Monday, April 27, 2015

Aberdeen Community Garden and Outdoor Learning Lab

Boys & Girls Clubs Harford County, Aberdeen Club competing for $20,000 grant from organic food and seed company Seeds of Change to build an Aberdeen Community Garden

The location of the Aberdeen Boys & Girls Club site is considered a food desert, with access to just a corner store and a few fast food restaurants options that offer high-calorie nutrient poor choices and lack affordable healthy options. The Seeds of Change Grant will help us provide the community with an opportunity to access healthy and affordable foods, which is an important way for our community, to achieve positive health outcomes. Read more...

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Health Department Announces Dates for Annual Springtime Pet Rabies Vaccination Clinics

Bel Air, MD -- The Harford County Health Department (HCHD) is sponsoring its annual rabies vaccination clinics for dogs, cats, and ferrets that are at least three months of age on Sunday, April 26th and Sunday, May 3rd, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Read more...

4th Annual Adam Thompson 5K Run/Walk Raises Funds for Student Scholarships

Bel Air, MD -- The 4th Annual Adam Thompson 5K Run/Walk will be held Sunday, April 26, at 8 a.m. at Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road in Bel Air.

The race, on a USA Track and Field certified 5K course, honors the memory of Adam Thompson, a first-year Harford Community College student who was killed in an automobile accident in 2011. Proceeds from the race will benefit scholarships supporting students attending Harford Community College. Read more...

Friday, April 24, 2015

Local Businesses Step Up to Support Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®

[Bel Air, MD] — The local business community has really “stepped up” to support SARC’s 7th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® fundraiser, taking place on Saturday, April 25 in downtown Bel Air. The event challenges men to walk a mile in high heels to benefit SARC, the Harford County organization that helps area victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking. Women, children and groups are also invited to participate. Read more...

Earth Day Celebration at Christ Our King Presbyterian Church

Everyone welcome to join us on Saturday, April 25 from 9 am to 1 pm as we celebrate Earth Day and explore how we can help the Chesapeake Bay in our own back yard.

Mini workshops will include speaker Doug Myers, Maryland Senior Scientist at Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Bay-wise Certification in your own back yard, rain garden construction and children's activities. Read more...

3rd Annual Harford Hills Bike Adventure

Courses will begin and end at Towson University in Northeastern Maryland, on the grounds of Harford Community College.

[Bel Air, MD] – The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region (The Arc NCR), a non-profit organization that provides services to families and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will host the third annual Harford Hills Bike Adventure on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Read more...

Arts by the Bay Gallery Grand Opening Reception at New Location

Join us Friday April 24, 2015 for Arts by the Bay Gallery’s Opening Reception at their new location 307 St. John Street. Be part of our celebration as we join the historic downtown Havre de Grace Community. Read more...

Tidewater Players Presents LES MISÉRABLES

Tidewater Players, the Community Theatre of Havre de Grace, proudly presents a new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s LES MISÉRABLES. It will run April 24 – May 10 in The Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave., 2nd Floor, in Havre de Grace. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm. Read more...

HCC Actors Guild Presents REEFER MADNESS THE MUSICAL

April 24 & 25 at 8 PM ~ April 26 at 3 PM
Friday, May 1 & 2 at 8 PM ~ May 3 at 3 PM

Inspired by the original 1936 film of the same name, this raucous musical comedy takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the hysteria caused when clean-cut kids fall prey to marijuana, leading them on a hysterical downward spiral filled with evil jazz music, sex and violence. REEFER MADNESS is a highly stylized and satirical political commentary. Read more...

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

NY Times Bestselling Author & His Furry Best Friend Service Dog, Tuesday, to Visit Library

(Bel Air, Maryland)  Harford County Public Library is honored to welcome former U.S. Army Captain Luis Carlos Montalván and his service dog, Tuesday, to share their story at the Library’s Bel Air Branch at 6:30 p.m. April 21.

Capt. Montalván never backed down from a challenge during his two tours of duty in Iraq. Like many service members, Capt. Montalván honorably departed the military as a result of physical and psychological wounds. The war continued for him until a highly trained golden retriever named Tuesday entered his life. Their journey of healing inspired a bestselling memoir and a highly acclaimed children’s book. Read more...