Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (Jan. 29-Feb. 1)

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Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include a community meeting at the Amoss Center Thursday where U.S. Army Senior Officials are to discuss the potential loss of 4300 positions at APG, a variety quarter auction to benefit St. Paul’s Women’s Retreat at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church on Friday and a a chili dinner at Churchville Presbyterian Church to benefit Harford Community Action Agency on Saturday.

Thursday, Jan. 29

NMTC Community Event, Jan. 29

Thursday, January 29, 2015. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m, Amoss Center, Harford Technical High School, 200 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air.  The U.S. Army Senior Officials presenting the potential loss of 4300 positions at APG.

Friday, Jan. 30

“The Gifted Program” at HCC, Jan. 30 and 31

“The Gifted Program” is to be performed in Joppa Hall’s Black Box Theater at Harford Community College at 8 p.m. on Jan. 30 and 31. The show is at 3 p.m. on Feb. 1. For tickets, visit http://harford.universitytickets.com/.

Variety quarter auction at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Jan. 30

A variety quarter auction to benefit St. Paul’s Women’s Retreat is scheduled Jan. 30 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church’s Fellowship Hall in Aberdeen. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the auction begins at 7 p.m. Bring a canned good for a bonus prize ticket. For information, call 410-273-7332.

 

Saturday, Jan. 31

Chili dinner at Churchville Presbyterian Church, Jan. 31

Churchville Presbyterian Church is hosting a chili dinner from noon to 7 p.m. Jan. 31 to benefit Harford Community Action Agency. Cost is $10 for adults, $4 for children under 12. Eat in or take out. Menu includes chili, corn bread and cobbler. Churchville Presbyterian Church is at 2844 Churchville Road in Churchville.

Harford Bird Club day trip to Eastern Neck Wildlife Refuge, Jan. 31

Harford Bird Club is hosting a day trip to Eastern Neck Wildlife Refuge in Upper Shore Kent County on Jan. 31. Meet at the Havre de Grace Park-n-Ride at Route 155 and I-95 at 7:30 a.m. Dress warmly and bring a lunch. For details, visit http://www.harfordbirdclub.org/harfield.html.

Sunday, Feb. 1

All-you-can-eat breakfast at Good Shepherd Catholic School, Feb. 1

Good Shepherd Catholic School is hosting an All-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 1. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children age 6 to 12 and free for ages 5 and under. Good Shepherd Catholic School is at 800 Aiken Avenue in Perryville.

Coming next . . .

Warehouse Clearance sale to benefit SARC, Feb. 8

Tiny Toes children’s boutique is hosting a Warehouse Clearance sale to benefit SARC from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 8 at Silks at Bulle Rock Golf Course, 320 Blenheim Lane in Havre de Grace. All clothing is $12, all Shoes are $18 and all outerwear is $24. Includes children’s clothing for boys and girls from newborn to size 12.

Harford County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner, Feb. 11

The Harford County Chamber of Commerce will show appreciation for its members during the 2015 Annual Dinner, a celebration of success and gratitude, on February 11th from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at Water’s Edge Events Center in Belcamp. The theme of this year’s event is “An Affair to Remember,” and features renowned celebrity chef John Shields, host of PBS’ Coastal Cooking and owner of Gertrude’s Restaurant at the Baltimore Museum of Art. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Chamber’s Education Foundation to support their Scholarship Fund. “An Affair to Remember” is open for registration to Chamber members and non-members. The cost is $75 per person in advance, and $80 the week of the event for Chamber members. The non-member cost is $90 in advance and $95 the week of the event. Space is limited so all are encouraged to reserve space by visiting www.harfordchamber.org or calling 410-838-2020.

Vera Bradley/Thirty-One Bingo to benefit Band Parent Organization for C Milton Wright, Feb. 13

Vera Bradley/Thirty-One Bingo on Friday February 13 to benefit CMWBPO (Band Parent Organization for C Milton Wright).  Doors open at 6pm games begin at 7pm.  Tickets are $15 and can be purchased throughCMWBPO@gmail.com.  At CMW cafeteria 1301 N. Fountain Green Road Bel Air, MD.

DJ “Batman” dance at Perryville Fire Company, Feb. 14

DJ BATMAN RETURNS to Perryville Fire Company on Saturday, February 14, 2015. Party and dance with the tri-state area’s most popular DJ “Batman” who is famous for the wildest dance parties permitted by law. Doors open at 7pm, dance runs 8pm til 12am. NO BYOB and must be 21 years of age with ID. For tickets and information contact Charlie Gardner at (443) 350-0871.

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Youth’s Benefit Educational Foundation’s 5th Annual Basket Bingo, Feb. 20

The Youth’s Benefit Educational Foundation’s 5th Annual Basket Bingo is coming up Feb. 20. Doors open at 6 p.m. and early bird games begin at 7 p.m. Cost is $20 in advance or $22 at the door. Admission includes 20 regular games. Questions: Contact the Basket Bingo Coordinator: Denise Kraus @ 410-262-0801 or denisekraus@ymail.com. To VOLUNTEER in any capacity, to donate baked goods or to donate supplies, please visit Edline and sign up under the YBEF Folder – 2015 Annual Basket Bingo.

Humane Society of Harford County is hosting a Bowl-a-Rama to benefit homeless animals at Forest Hill Lanes, Feb. 21

The Humane Society of Harford County is hosting a Bowl-a-Rama to benefit homeless animals at Forest Hill Lanes on Feb. 21. Doors open for the Bowl-a-Rama at 3 p.m. and participants can bowl as many games as they can fit in between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m.  Pre-registration is $20 per person, and this fee helps to pay for your lane rental and bowling shoes.  This event sells out early every year, so pre-register by February 18th by visiting www.harfordshelter.org and following the links to pre-register with a credit card – or call 410-836-1090, x111 to pay over the phone.  Each lane will consist of up to six bowlers, so if you have less players, you may be paired with other bowlers. http://www.belairnewsandviews.com/2015/01/humane-society-of-harford-county-to-host-bowl-a-rama-to-benefit-homeless-animals-at-forest-hill-lanes-on-feb-21.html

NMTC Visionary Awards, Feb. 26

NMTC VISIONARY AWARDS, February 26, 5:30-8 PM. Warren Mullins, Battelle (retired) honored as Visionary Award Honoree. Keynote given by Bill Goodwyn, CEO and president of Discovery Communications. Sponsor and register to attend. Proceeds build our STEM workforce – starting with the student. Please go to http://nmtc.org/nmtc-visionary-awards/  

Bel Air Lions Hosts Loved Ones Dinner Show & Dance, Feb. 28

Join the Bel Air Lions on February 28th and support our community by attending a buffet dinner and the live Chuck Fisher’s Legends Show. The show features love songs by Connie Francis, Dean Martin, Neil Diamond and many more. Tickets are $45 per person if purchased by February 14th. There also will be games and prizes. This event will be held at the Richlin Ballroom, Van Bibber Road, Edgewood. Doors open at 6:30 PM and the festivities last until 11 PM. Purchase tickets online at www.BelAirLions.org or contact Lion Jim Szachta at jmszachta@hotmail.com or 443-502-5562.

Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series, March 3

The Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series features Charna Kinneberg of Senior Transitions discussing hoarding from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 3 at 1415 St. Francis Rd., Bel Air. To RSVP, call 410-420-6700.

U.S. Taekwondo Academy hosts Sip & Paint fundraiser for Harford Family House, March 5

U.S. Taekwondo Academy is organizing a charity Sip & Paint event from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 5 at Main Street Tower, 29 South Main Street in Bel Air. Tickets are $35 per person. All proceeds will go to the Harford Family House. The organizers will also be accepting new and gently-loved formal dresses, purses and accessories to benefit the Rapha House. Tickets may be purchased by emailing ustaekwondoacademy012@gmail.com or call (703)853-8355.  Tickets will be sold at the door.

LASOS fundraiser to feature the Rowdy Boys band, March 8

LASOS, Inc. is excited to feature the Rowdy Boys band at their 5th Annual WineFondue and You event. It will be held at MaGerks Pub, located at 120 S. Bond Street, Bel Air on Sunday, March 8 from 3-5 PM. Harford Vineyard & Winery will be serving some of their awarding winning wines which will be paired with savory and sweet fondue dishes. In addition to dance music, a silent auction and “Great Grapes” balloons will be part of the afternoon. To be a part of this fundraiser go to winefondueandyou.eventzilla.net or call 410-836-0333. Tickets are $35 or $30 for designated drivers.

3rd Annual Concord Point Lighthouse St. Patty’s Day Fundraiser, March 12

The 3rd Annual Concord Point Lighthouse St. Patty’s Day Fundraiser is coming up 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 12 at the Vandiver Inn, 301 S. Union Avenue, Havre de Grace. The event supports lighthouse maintenance projects.  Celebrate its 1st light keeper, John O’Neill, and his Irish heritage with great food, great drinks, great people and great music! Cocktail party with small plates and one drink included in price.  Raffles, Door prizes, and Irish music! Tickets for sale at HdG Visitor Center or by calling 410-939-3213 or emailing concordpointlighthouse@verizon.net.

Registration is now open for SARC’s “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event April 25

Registration is now open for SARC’s “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. with the walk itself starting at 11 a.m. April 25 in downtown Bel Air. This year’s goal is to raise $50,000. To register, visit https://fundly.com/walk-a-mile-in-her-shoes-2015.

Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series, May 5

The Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series features Russ Ford of Atlantic Home Equity discussing “Is a Reverse Mortgage for You?” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 5 at at 1415 St. Francis Rd., Bel Air. To RSVP, call 410-420-6700.

SARC’s 17th Annual Bull and Oyster Roast, March 14

SARC, Harford County’s resource center for victims of sexual assault and spouse abuse, will host its 17th Annual Bull and Oyster Roast on March 14th, 2015. Tickets are $55 each or $500 for a table of 10 and can be purchased online at www.sarc-maryland.org. The organization is actively seeking business and personal sponsorships for the event as well as silent auction item donations. If you or your business is interested in becoming an event sponsor or wish to donate an item or service for the auction, please contact Kathy Casey at development@sarc-maryland.org.

Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series, July 7

The Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series features Amy Kehrer, L.P.N., a Doterra Consultant, discussing “Essential Oil Therapy for Health” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 7 at 1415 St. Francis Rd., Bel Air. To RSVP, call 410-420-6700.

Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series, Sept. 8

The Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series features Courtney Brust, Esquire of Shaffer, McLauclin & Stover Attorneys at Law discussing “Are Your Papers in Order?” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 8 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series, Nov. 10

The Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series features John Wardell of Chesapeake Benefits Group discussing “Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

More events listings can be found at …

http://harfordmd.com/events.php

http://www.hdgtourism.com/calendar.php

For events at the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, visit http://www.otterpointcreek.org/events/http://www.edenmill.org/Programs.html

For upcoming programs at the Harford County Public Library, visit http://hcplonline.org/