with a number of requests from
local non-profit organizations
to participate in or to sponsor
fund-raising events: parties and
dinners and fairs and events,
5K runs and walks, cut-a-thons, bingo, silent
auctions and all-you-can-eat breakfasts. These
events raise funds for research for cancer and
other diseases, for housing assistance, to provide
a much needed lift for families in crisis, to give
"extras" for service men or veterans, and to
support the community groups that work to
enhance the quality of life for all of us.
Downtown Alliance, the Rockfield Foundation,
the Chesapeake Cancer Alliance, and the
Harford Fall Fest. All these organizations are
working to Keep It Local. Volunteers are rolling
up their sleeves and putting their hands in their
pockets to coordinate events that are fun for the
community, that bring people together, and that
focus attention on services and activities that
contribute to the character of Harford County
that makes us proud to call it home.
and individuals who contribute hard cash and
in-kind materials or services also believe in
the importance of Keeping it Local. Local
restaurants support school and sports groups
by donating proceeds from special meals.
Local retail stores provide silent auction items.
Local businesses donate services for signage,
promotion, and decoration.
efforts depends on attendance at the events
by YOU. Come out to enjoy the music at the
Harford County Rock & Blues Festival at
Rockfield on June 5th, Race to Feed the
Hungry on June 19th or play Bingo at the
Darlington-Dublin VFW on a Friday evening,
watch the Lawnmower Races at
local events throughout the year!
these and many more events. Visit our web site at
Walter Ward Blvd., Abingdon. 6-9pm. An
evening of great food, wine and fun! Enjoy a
variety of food and wine samples, as well as a
silent auction. Proceeds go to the Walter &
Betty Ward Family Center Y's Safe Place for
Kids campaign, which benefits children and
families in need throughout Harford County.
Sponsored by the Y of Central Maryland and
Pairings Bistro. Members $40; non-members
$50; at the door $60.
Jarrettsville Rd., Jarrettsville. Classic cars,
live music, moon bounce.
Center, HdG. 5-11pm. Support Upper
Chesapeake's Pulmonary and Cardia
Rebabilitations Programs for an evening of
fun and an opportunity to support these
great programs. Free hors d'oeuvres, live
auctions, raffles and more!
conjunction with the Library's Winds and
Words of War exhibit, Jack and Jan
Hirschfeld have coordinated a series of films
that capture different points of view during
the World War I era. Series will include
pre- and post-screening discussions. FREE.
Castleton Rd., Darlington. 10am-4pm, rain
or shine. Herbs, flower and veggie plants plus
crafts, garden accessories, garden collectibles
and food. FREE. Patti
St., Delta, PA. Friday 6:30pm; Saturday
11am and 2:30pm. RSVP.
Rd., Street. 6pm doors open, game starts
7pm. $14/packet, every game pays $20; jackpot
pays $500. Food available.
and more. Fri. 6-11pm; Sat. 10am-11pm;
Sun. 10am-7pm; featuring International
Performers as well as local favorites. With
daytime concerts and a childrens stage as
well as a Main Stage and songwriting