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Each season brings more opportunities to Keep it Local as community groups and businesses host events and activities that entertain and inspire. From arts performances and concerts, to community fund-raising, to charity runs and unique sales events, you'll find it all in our Calendar of Events.

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June

1  Flag Day

Shamrock Park (behind Town Hall).  8am.  Join us for our yearly tradition of remembering the meaning and sacrifice represented in our American Flag.  Along with an inspiring keynote speaker and Color Guard presentation, we will enjoy a variety of patriotic songs and music to honor our defenders of freedom.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air.  410.638.4550

1  Vinyasa Flow with Justin Casteel

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 8am. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

1  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

1  Fourth Annual Strawberry Festival

Sunny Hill Farm, 2128 Whiteford Road, Whiteford. 10am-3pm. Everything Strawberry! Plus Live Music, Pony Rides, Vendors & Crafts, and Strawberry Picking! 410.452.8428 • www.sunnyhillfarmmd.com

1  Mudders and Utters Pottery Sale

Broom's Bloom Dairy, 1700 Fountain Green Road, Bel Air. 11am-6pm. Held by Earth Arts Pottery Guild.  Come for ice cream and browse our pottery tents for unique handmade pottery. 410.452.0033 • joyshots@gmail.com

1  Atlantic City Bus Trip to Support Relay for Life

Trump Taj Mahal Resort & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey. 12:30-9pm. Meet at North East Walmart at 12:30pm. $50 per person - $20- $30 returned in slot play. (Non-refundable).  Payment due no later than April 9, 2013. Limited to first 47 to pay. Must be 21! Leave Casino Time: 9pm. Have a great time with great people in Atlantic City! To arrange payment please Contact anyone below through facebook: Wendy Webber (Belle), Rachel Hickey (Nae), George Webber (Taz), Jennifer Sheets (Smurf).

1  Fundraiser to Benefit Level Vol. Fire Company

Bill Bateman’s Bistro, 2021 Pulaski Highway, Havre de Grace, 3pm-close. Join us for a great night of fun food and more where 15% of your purchase dine-in or carryout will be donated back to Level Vol. Fire Co. Silent Auction filled with sports items along with a Chinese auction and more!! Bring your friends and please feel free to share the event.

1  16th Annual Wade-In Festival

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1-4pm. No rain date. No admission charge. Join us as we pull up our pants legs and wade into Otter Point Creek to measure water quality the way retired Maryland State Senator Bernie Fowler did 23 years ago with his “sneaker index.” No reservations needed. Great fun for all ages. Fish Seining, Free Pontoon Boat, Canoeing and Kayaking, Live Animals, Face Painting, Meet DPW’s “Seymour Clearwater“, Fun with Water Chemistry, Fish Printing, Decoy Carving demonstration. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

1  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

1  Dr. Duke and Mr. President

Havre de Grace Library, 120 N. Union Avenue, Havre de Grace, 6:30-9pm. Concert starts at 7pm. Enjoy a role play concert conceived and performed by Dr. Duke Thompson, Director of the Maryland Conservatory of Music.  As Lincoln, the concert pianist plays popular songs of the day and discusses his attachment to the music and theater.  A reception at the Library, hosted by General and Mrs. Grant, precedes the concert at St. John's Church next door.  www.hcplonline.org

1  The Rio Bravo Band

American Legion, 501 Saint John Street, Havre de Grace. 8pm

2   Susan Diliberto's "The Joy of Color"

Liriodendron Mansion, 502 West Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. FREE. Beautiful paintings with lots of color.  Susan also has her collection of uniquely designed jewelry. Ornamental Tiara's, also, designed by Susan and her whimsically designed high heeled "Tacky Shoes" will all be on exhibit and for sale.  This is a very happy and fun exhibit; so, please, come visit us! 410.838.3942 • www.liriodendron.com

2  Summer Concert Series - Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm. FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.   410.803.9784  

2  Fiore Winery Music in the Vineyard

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 1-4pm. Join us on the patio for live music in the vineyard at Fiore Winery. Every Sunday during the summer. Stop by with a picnic and listen to some music while you enjoy a bottle of Fiore Wine with your friends and family. www.fiorewinery.com

2  Visit Tudor Hall

Bel Air. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home - childhood home of Edwin and John Wilkes Booth. The property and first floor will be open to visitors at 1 & 2pm. Tours are free, but a $3 donation is suggested for persons age 13 and above. Please contact the Center for the Arts at 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com

2  Water Strider Pontoon Boat Rides – Floating Feast

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 6-8pm. Ages 8-adult. $12 per person. Children under 13 must be with an adult.  Sup on local foods as you cruise on the upper Bush River in the warm late spring air.   *Meet at Estuary Center. Wear shoes that can get wet. All equipment supplied. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

2  Latin Night

MaGerk’s Bel Air, 120 S. Bond Street. 8pm. $5 at the door. Come on out to the Latin dance at MaGerks Pub. Party starts at 8. Music brought to you by DJ Cruz and DJ Flaco (Sonido Extremo Evolution)! Only $5 at the door! Bring your best bachata, salsa and cumbia shoes and we will see you there!!

3  Nature Tots & Nature Kids

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. $17.50/child. Tots - 9:30-10:30am; Kids  - 11am-12pm.  Ages: Tots - 2 & 3 (w/parent); Kids - 4 & 5 (w/parent). Explore and discover the natural world around us during the summer season through sensory activities, songs, movement and a short hike.  Topics: Fish, Trees, Butterflies and Moths. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

3  Restorative Yoga with Justin Casteel

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 6:15pm. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

4  Ladybugs and Beetles Bop

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 10:30-11:15am or 12:30-1:15pm. Ages: 2-6 years with an adult. Members $5/child, Non-members $10/child. One accompanying adult per child is free.  Additional siblings only $5 each! Includes admission to the Gardens and Nature Walk for the day. What do ladybugs and fireflies have in common?  They’re both beetles! Come read all about these cool bugs of the insect world.  Space is limited. Advance registration and payment is required. REGISTER FOR 6 SESSIONS AND GET 2 of the SESSIONS FOR FREE! Members: 6 sessions for only $20; Non-members: 6 sessions for only $40. To register, please contact Sheryl at 410.557.9570, ext. 226 or spedrick@ladewgardens.com.

4  Chick-Fil-A Friends of Bear Fundraising Night

Forest Hill Chick-Fil-A, 1980 Rock Spring Road, 4-9pm. Chick-Fil-A Forest Hill is hosting a fundraising night for our friend Bear and his family. Dine In, Carry Out or Drive Thru as well as pre-paid tray orders. Must present flyer. Flyers cannot be distributed to customers at any time, on Chick-Fil-A property, before or during the event (this includes parking lot and drive thru). Any questions contact Laura Finney.

4  Zumba for a Good Cause

Zumba at the Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 7-8:30pm. $5. Help raise money for Literacy. Come enjoy an amazing 90 minute workout with a PARTY atmosphere while helping a worthy cause. The funds raised will be donated to ”Under the direction of Juan Alzamora and Monica Agredo so a great workout is a guarantee!Special guest instructor Monica Agredo will be rocking the house with her amazing moves!!! 410.322.5117 • 410.836.0333 • alzamora0505@gmail.com.

5  Nature's Playgroup

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. Session 1 - 9:30-10:30am; Session 2 – 11am-12pm. $17.50/child. Ages 0-4 w/parent. Little ones and their parents play and learn in the natural world. Stories, songs, simple crafts and discovery outings will highlight each day's theme.  Topics:  Fish, Trees, Butterflies and Moths. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

5 Summer Camp Open House

The Arena Club, 2304 Churchville Rd., Bel Air. Come see why The Arena Club's Under the Sea Cummer Camp is so popular! Children enjoy swimming, play time in our indoor turf field, outside games, arts & crafts and more! Camp sells out quickly, so be sure to attend to register. 410.734.7300 • www.thearenaclub.com

5  Vinyasa Flow with Justin Casteel

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 7:15pm. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

6  Tina Twirls Teaches Hoopdance!

Salvation Army of Harford County, 300 Seneca Avenue, Havre de Grace. Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm. $8 per class with Charitable Proceeds to The Salvation Army. All class materials and hoops are available for purchase. Location changes are always given with ample heads up. On super nice days at The Concord Light House or Lock House. All kinds of surprises at every class, All Ages Welcome.  All materials provided, complimentary coffee or tea. Learn to hula hoop then hoopdance by taking fun and energizing classes in a supportive environment with other beginners or One on One. In your first class you will learn to hoop on the waist.  Soon after, you will integrate various forms of dance, Kinetics, and exercise as well as fancy tricks.   Each class will have a different focus. Classes fit to most schedules. Feel free to bring your own music as well. Private lessons , Birthday Party's /other promotional entertainment etc. available. Hooping is a great way to get fit with an impactive, full body workout. It helps your balance, coordination and stress reduction in an endlessly creative way. All levels are welcome and hula hoops will be provided  every class. Instructed by Tina Torre, a Multidimensional Movement Artist. Tina has hooped in various Parades, Talent shows, Festivals, Concerts and given private lessons to those who thought they would never be able to hoop. RSVP to get a spot. 410.487.1224 • tinaswoboda@yahoo.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TinaTwirlsHoopDance

6  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

6  Summer Concert Series – Calico Jack

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street. 7-9pm. $10 donation supports the series. Songs and stories of the Chesapeake Bay.  410.939.4800 •museum@comcast.net

6  Lecture Series: "Hidden Gems on the Bay: Cruising the Chesapeake"

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace. FREE. Lecture Given by: Al and Betty Caffo. The Chesapeake Bay, and the land around it, is a fascinating place to explore and enjoy by boat. There are bustling small waterfront towns and cities to visit, birds and other creatures to be discovered, and quiet anchorages with starry skies to contrast with busy lives. After many years of sailing the Chesapeake, Betty and Al share some of their discoveries and offer a glimpse of these nearby gems. Whether you are looking for new places to visit, or if you just want to learn about the way of life on a sailboat, these stories and photos might intrigue you to investigate further. Betty is a retired university administrator and Al is a retired professor and industrial chemist. They live in Havre de Grace, and own a 36 foot sailboat “Summer Semester”. Al is a USCG licensed captain and holds American Sailing Association instructor certification. Betty and Al have been sailing about 30 years. 410.939.4800 • www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

7  Outdoor Vinyasa Flow with Colleen Webster

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. By the lighthouse on nice days and at the Creative Sanctuary when raining. 4pm. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

7  Taste of Cheer

Holiday Inn Express, 1007 Beards Hill Road, Aberdeen, 5:30-8:30pm. Tickets $40 drinkers, $20 non-drinkers and under 21. Supports the Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce. Sponsors Holiday Inn Express, Harford Bank, Saxons Diamond Centers, Johnson Family Pharmacy and Almacy & Moats, CPA, PA. Sprint vendors supplied thru Short stop Beverage Barn. Food supplied by Olive Tree Restaurant. For more details and tickets visit our website – www.aberdeencc.org • 410.272.2580

7  Concerts in the Park

Millard E. Tydings Park, Havre de Grace, 7:30pm. FREE. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a concert on the waterfront in beautiful Havre de Grace. Open to public -  no rain location. Contact: HdG Arts Commission 410.939.2100

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7  First Fridays in Bel Air

Office and Main Sts., Bel Air. 5-8pm. Music by Declassified. Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance. FREE. 443.823.1797 • www.downtownbelair.com

8  Parking Lot Sale

Belle Patri, 3725 Federal Hill Road (Rt 165), Jarrettsville. 410.692.5341 • www.bellepatri.com

8  Vinyasa Flow with Justin Casteel

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 8am. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

8  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

8  Harford Games

The John Carroll School, 703 E. Churchville Rd., Bel Air, 9am. Entry fee - $20 each or $80 as a team of four (includes t-shirt). Put your leadership skills to the challenge: Obstacles, Challenges, Archery... and more while creating solutions for today's public issues. Kids can register as a team of 4 or on their own and we will partner them. (Age groups:  10-12,  12-14, 14-16, 16-18).  Be part of a wonderful event focused on today’s young leaders who choose to fight for a stronger tomorrow. Do not mail registrations after June 4; online registration is available until 6/4). Visit www.active.com for online registration. Email or fax form and pay through PayPal at www.LASOS.org (under the donate button). Or mail registration form and check payable to LASOS, Inc. to 31 W Courtland St. Bel Air, MD 21014. Awards: The Golden Arrow to the top winners in each category. Course: Relays, obstacles course, archery, mind jogging challenges. Amenities: T shirts for all participants, water available throughout the event. 410.836.0333 • info@lasos.orgwww.lasos.org

8  White-Tailed Deer Survey

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9-11am. Ages 16-Adult. Harford County seems to be experiencing explosive population growth - and not just with humans. So, we need your help to determine if the deer population of Leight Park is a healthy size. Join us and get the scoop on poop as we conduct pellet (deer scat) counts out on the trails to determine how many deer call us home. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

8  Friends of the Library Beach Bum Book Sale

Bel Air Public Library, 100 E. Pennsylvania Avenue.  10am-4pm.  Paperback books, children’s books.  Sponsored by Friends of the Bel Air Library.  410.638.3151

8  American Legion – 3rd Annual Car Show

501 Saint John Street, Havre de Grace. $12 Registration Fee. Great Food! Great Music!! Great Trophies. Rain or Shine: The show must go on. For more info, please call 410.939.0234 and leave your name and number and someone will get back to you ASAP. Come see all the "beauties"! Bring yours!!!

8  Kayak Trips – World Oceans Day Paddle

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 12-2:30pm. Ages 8-adult. Fee: $12. Children under 13 must be with an adult. All trips meet at the Estuary Center unless otherwise noted. Wear shoes that can get wet. All equipment supplied. Celebrate World Oceans Day by paddling on the water of Otter Point Creek and learn what links us to the Atlantic Ocean and what steps we can take to help protect it. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

8  Crawfish Boil Party on the Susquehanna River

Susquehanna River, Craley, PA. 3:30-7:30pm. Featuring the reggae sounds of THE EVOKATONES www.theevokatones.com more details coming!

8  Barry Glassman event

Level Fire Company, 3633 Level Village Road, Havre de Grace, 5-8pm. 6pm – announcement. Food drinks, and live music to be provided featuring Dean Crawford and the Dunn’s River Band. 410.836.7691. Purchase tickets early to ensure availability. www.barryglassman.com/events

8  Deer Creek Coffeehouse

Grace Memorial Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Suggested Donation: Adults-$15, Students-$10 (or pay what you can). We’re About 9 is a Maryland-based trio consisting of Pat Klink, Brian Gundersdorf and Katie Graybeal. Their style can be compared to other young folk acts such as Crooked Still or Nickel Creek, but with more of an emphasis on thoughtful lyrics and slow melodies. 410.378.4350 •deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.gracememorial.ang-md.org

8  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

8  Harford Ballet Company Presents Beauty and the Beast

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe St, Bel Air. 6pm. $17-$23. The Harford Ballet Company (HBC), resident company of the Dance Conservatory of Maryland, is headlining its spring production with Beauty and the Beast.  Featuring local Harford County students. 410.877.0777 • info@harfordballetcompany.orgwww.harfordballetcompany.org

8 Upper Chesapeake Hospice Regatta

Concord Point Lighthouse, HdG. 6-10pm. Evening begins with Sailboat Race, followed by dinner donated by Texas Roadhouse; beer and soda provided, cash bars for wine and specialty drinks. Fabulous live and silent auctions, raffles, live entertainment, dancing and gaming wheels. Supports the Senator Bob Hooper Residential Hospice in Forest Hill. 443.643.3460 • dtlenzer@uchs.org • www.uchs.org

8, 9  Celtic Festival

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Rd., HdG.  11am-4pm, Admission $5. Our annual celebration of Celtic Heritage, wear your green or tartan and come out to the museum for music, food, dancing and more! Irish Step dancing by Tir na nOg and Ryan-Kilcoyne School of Irish Dance, Highland Dancing, Welsh Clogging, Sheepherding by Nancy Starkey, York Kiltie Pipe Band, Donegal X-press Celtic Rock Band, Carl Peterson Scottish Singer-Songwriter, Spinning and Weaving Demonstrations, 84th of Foot- 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards WW1 Living History, Vendors, Clans, Scottish Food by Cameron's Market and more... bring a chair or blanket and enjoy! 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

8, 9  Carnival Science

Maryland Science Center, 601 Light Street, Baltimore. 12-4pm. FREE with paid admission. Visitors can run away and join the circus at Carnival Science, the Maryland Science Center’s annual fun-filled, three-ring-inspired extravaganza. Rhys Thomas is the star attraction at Carnival Science, demonstrating fun physics at his Science Circus, a mix of science, stunts and comedy at 1pm and 3pm both days. Rhys will introduce Newton’s laws in a performance that features bowling ball juggling, yo-yo spinning, six-foot unicycle riding and glass bowl-balancing. Charm City Movement Arts will be on-site with their own stunts, including juggling, plate spinning, and wire walking. Other Carnival Science activities will let visitors speed around in tiny clown bike races, exercise their accuracy at the bean bag toss, test their balance on the balance beam, and create their own spin art, juggling balls or pinwheels! Carnival Science events are free with paid admission to the Maryland Science Center. For information and ticket prices, visit www.marylandsciencecenter.org  or call the 24-Hour Information Line at 410.685.5225.

8, 9  Celtic Traditions Tea

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 4pm seating each day. $25. Enjoy an intimate tea with an exploration of Scottish and Irish Heritage and how these traditions have shaped culture stateside. A mix of storytelling, music, and discussion will bring the celtic traditions alive. *Seats are limited due to the size of the historic home, we will make every effort to seat groups together but tables are limited to 4-6 each so you may be seated with another party. The teas require attention for an hour and proper table manners and thus are not suitable for children under the age of 8 years. Your paypal confirmation is your receipt and places you on our seating list. We will contact you if we need clarification on your order or group size for seating purposes. Please let us know if you need special accommodations for accessibility or seating. Cancellations must be made 2 weeks before the tea for a refund unless we are able to sell your seats to someone on the waiting list. Thank you for your understanding.* Please come for a lovely day out and let Steppingstone bring you a heart of green! 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

9   Susan Diliberto's "The Joy of Color"

Liriodendron Mansion, 502 West Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. FREE. Beautiful paintings with lots of color.  Susan also has her collection of uniquely designed jewelry. Ornamental Tiara's, also, designed by Susan and her whimsically designed high heeled "Tacky Shoes" will all be on exhibit and for sale.  This is a very happy and fun exhibit; so, please, come visit us! 410.838.3942 • www.liriodendron.com

9   Fiore Winery Music in the Vineyard

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 1-4pm. Join us on the patio for live music in the vineyard at Fiore Winery. Every Sunday during the summer. Stop by with a picnic and listen to some music while you enjoy a bottle of Fiore Wine with your friends and family. www.fiorewinery.com

9  Harford Ballet Company Presents Beauty and the Beast

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe St, Bel Air. 1pm. $17-$23. The Harford Ballet Company (HBC), resident company of the Dance Conservatory of Maryland, is headlining its spring production with Beauty and the Beast.  Featuring local Harford County students. 410.877.0777 • info@harfordballetcompany.orgwww.harfordballetcompany.org

9  Waypoints - A Kid's Guide to Boating Safety

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2:30-4pm. Ages 9-12. $5. Before you pile the kids into the motorboat or canoe this summer, be sure they know how to boat safely and why it is important. This 1.5 hour class uses "One Minute Mysteries" to teach the most important lessons of boating safety. Help your kids learn how to avoid emergencies, what to do should an emergency occur, and be prepared. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

9  Groovin' in the Grass! Summer Concerts at Ladew

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. Members $7; Adults $15; Seniors/Students $13. Join us in the Great Bowl Sunday evenings for sounds of classic rock, Cajun/Zydeco, swing, blues, bluegrass and more! For more information call Ladew 410.557.9570 or visit www.ladewgardens.com for the 2013 line up of musicians.

9  Summer Concert Series

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm.  FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.  410.803.9784  

10  Nature Tots & Nature Kids

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. $17.50/child. Tots - 9:30-10:30am; Kids  - 11am-12pm.  Ages: Tots - 2 & 3 (w/parent); Kids - 4 & 5 (w/parent). Explore and discover the natural world around us during the summer season through sensory activities, songs, movement and a short hike.  Topics: Fish, Trees, Butterflies and Moths. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

10  Restorative Yoga with Justin Casteel

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 6:15pm. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

11  Chick-Fil-A Fundraiser Night

Forest Hill Chick-fil-A, 1980 Rock Spring Road. 4-9pm. Please join us in celebrating the last day of school at Chick-Fil-A in Forest Hill for a fundraiser night to benefit Greater Harford Moms.

12  Nature's Playgroup

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. Session 1 - 9:30-10:30am; Session 2 – 11am-12pm. $17.50/child. Ages 0-4 w/parent. Little ones and their parents play and learn in the natural world. Stories, songs, simple crafts and discovery outings will highlight each day's theme.  Topics:  Fish, Trees, Butterflies and Moths. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

12  Is a Slug a Bug?

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 10:30-11:15am or 12:30-1:15pm. Ages: 2-6 years with an adult. Members $5/child, Non-members $10/child. One accompanying adult per child is free.  Additional siblings only $5 each! Includes admission to the Gardens and Nature Walk for the day. Is a slug a bug?  Why does a snail leave a trail? Find out us as we read about these curious critters of land and water.  Space is limited. Advance registration and payment is required. REGISTER FOR 6 SESSIONS AND GET 2 of the SESSIONS FOR FREE! Members: 6 sessions for only $20; Non-members: 6 sessions for only $40. To register, please contact Sheryl at 410.557.9570, ext. 226 or spedrick@ladewgardens.com.

12  A Taste of Mason-Dixon

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville, 5:30-7:30pm. $20. Join us for a sampling of some of the area's finest food vendors while enjoying our community's finest winery. Proceeds benefit Mason-Dixon Community Services and MDBA Benevolent Fund. Silent auction and raffles.

12  Vinyasa Flow with Justin Casteel

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 7:15pm. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

13  Sip, Savor and Support

Bill Bateman’s Bistro, 2021 Pulaski Highway, Havre de Grace, 5-10pm. Come join us for a fun night. It's simple to support the fundraiser - just come thirsty and hungry. We will have door prizes and a Chinese Auction! SAVE THE DATE. This needy ol' gal is at it again. Come support Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy keep Skipjack Martha Lewis afloat and operating. We are holding fundraisers to maintain monthly expenses while she is in for her "Grand Makeover". It's been 20 years since her last do over -she is a big gal and needs lots of TLC. Please visit the CHC page to find out more about her.

13  Tina Twirls Teaches Hoopdance!

Salvation Army of Harford County, 300 Seneca Avenue, Havre de Grace. Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm. $8 per class with Charitable Proceeds to The Salvation Army. All class materials and hoops are available for purchase. Location changes are always given with ample heads up. On super nice days at The Concord Light House or Lock House. All kinds of surprises at every class, All Ages Welcome.  All materials provided, complimentary coffee or tea. Learn to hula hoop then hoopdance by taking fun and energizing classes in a supportive environment with other beginners or One on One. In your first class you will learn to hoop on the waist.  Soon after, you will integrate various forms of dance, Kinetics, and exercise as well as fancy tricks.   Each class will have a different focus. Classes fit to most schedules. Feel free to bring your own music as well. Private lessons , Birthday Party's /other promotional entertainment etc. available. Hooping is a great way to get fit with an impactive, full body workout. It helps your balance, coordination and stress reduction in an endlessly creative way. All levels are welcome and hula hoops will be provided  every class. Instructed by Tina Torre, a Multidimensional Movement Artist. Tina has hooped in various Parades, Talent shows, Festivals, Concerts and given private lessons to those who thought they would never be able to hoop. RSVP to get a spot. 410.487.1224 • tinaswoboda@yahoo.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TinaTwirlsHoopDance

13  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

13  Summer Concert Series – Kapriol’!

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street. 7-9pm. $10 donation supports the series. Songs and dancing from the Fresian Coast (The Netherlands). 410.939.4800 • museum@comcast.net

14  Outdoor Vinyasa Flow with Colleen Webster

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. By the lighthouse on nice days and at the Creative Sanctuary when raining. 4pm. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

14  Concerts in the Park -The Klassix

Millard E. Tydings Park, Havre de Grace. 7:30pm. FREE. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a concert on the waterfront in beautiful Havre de Grace. Open to public - no rain location. Contact: HdG Arts Commission 410.939.2100

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
14  Outdoor Movies – Hotel Transylvania

Shamrock Park, Lee Street & Hickory Avenue.  Seating opens at 6 pm and movie starts at dusk.  FREE. Enjoy movies under the stars.  Pack the blankets and grab the kids!  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  443.823.1797 • www.downtownbelair.com

14, 15  Brave New Works Theatre Festival

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County, 2515 Churchville Road, Churchville. 7pm. $12-15. See five world-premiere productions at the first-ever Brave New Works Theatre Festival! Each piece must fit within a 20-minute time slot, and must be produced on a shoestring budget of only $20. Following each performance, artists will host a short talk-back with audiences in order to further develop each piece. TRUST, a new play written/directed by Joshua Fletcher; MAYELLA, a new ballet directed/choreographed by Kayleigh Daniels; DAMNED POETS, a new play by Ryan Nicotra, directed by Dustin Horsman. One ticket guarantees admission to the Festival for two dates, and can be used in any combination. It is recommended that tickets are purchased in advance, as seating will be limited. Group rates are available, write to info@boomtheatre.com for more information. This production is recommended for audiences 16 years of age and older.

15  Annual Sporting Clay Classic (Sponsored by The HdG Decoy Museum)

The HdG Decoy Museum invites you to this 75 target 3 Lewis Class sporting Clay shoot. Shoot will be held at Pintail Point in Queenstown, MD. 410.939.3739 • decoymuseum@yahoo.comwww.decoymuseum.com

15  Vinyasa Flow with Justin Casteel

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 8am. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

15  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

15  Family Nature Explorers: Pond Search

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 10:30am-12pm.  Free for members; Free for non-members with paid general admission. $2/child; $10/adult; $8/senior or student - includes admission to Gardens & Nature Walk for the day. All ages, with adult. Spring has sprung and the ponds are jumping with lots of activity.  Join us as we scoop the ponds in the water lily garden for frogs, tadpoles, dragonfly babies and more.  Create a fun, frog life cycle craft to take home. Contact Sheryl at 410.557.9570 x226 • spedrick@ladewgardens.comwww.ladewgardens.com

15  Children’s Gardening

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10:30-11:30am. Ages 5-10. $5. Have fun growing food and flowers here and at home.  Enjoy crafts, games, and science disguised as fun, as you learn about seeds, life cycles, and cooking the food you grow! Topic: Cool as a Cucumber. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

15  Canoe Trips – Little Gunpowder Canoe Trip

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. *Meet at Mariner Point Park. 10:30am-1:30pm. Ages 13-Adult. Fee: $12. Children under 13 must be with an adult. All trips meet at the Estuary Center unless otherwise noted. Wear shoes that can get wet. All equipment supplied. Experience the mysterious marshes of the Little Gunpowder River as we paddle the shores of Mariner Point Park. Flatwater trip with some wind conditions. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

15  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

15  Pound the Petals T-Shirt

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2:30-4pm. Ages 8-Adult; under 13 w/adult. $4. Harness the natural pigments of flowers and leaves to print a unique t-shirt. Bring a white t-shirt, a hammer and earplugs! Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

15  KC & The Sunshine Band

APGFCU Arena - Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30-10pm. $50-$75. Are you ready to "Get Down Tonight"? If "That's That Way" and you like to "Shake Your Booty," join us as Harford County Chamber of Commerce presents KC & The Sunshine Band. So lace up your "Boogie Shoes" and come dance with "The Boogie Man"!  www.harford.edu/cultural/

15, 16  Civil War Encampment

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Rd., HdG. 11am-4pm, Admission $5. The Civil War Encampment returns to Steppingstone this year to commemorate the sesquicentennial. Reenactors will display camp life in the civil war era and re-enact battle skirmishes. Watch for more information on the Bull Roast and Barn Dance hosted by the Archer Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans Saturday night of this weekend. 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

16  A Civil War Ladies Tea

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Rd., HdG.  11am-4pm seatings. Admission $25.00. Discover the inner sanctum of ladies society leading up to and suring the civil war. At this tea you can mingle with civil war ladies and learn about manners, society, and hear tales of some famous women of the Civil War. Join us at the lovely Steppingstone Farm House for a Civil War Tea featuring Professional Storyteller and Historic Reenactor Alisa Dupuy. Ticket includes your Afternoon Tea, the Performance, an exciting glimpse of the past, and a donation to the museum. Seats are limited due to the size of the historic home so we are offering 2 seatings. Please come for a lovely day out and let Steppingstone get you excited about the sesquicentennial! 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

16  Fiore Winery Fathers Day Picnic

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville, 1-4pm. Stop on by Fiore Winery and bring a picnic for our Fathers day picnic, sit back, relax, and enjoy live music, bocce ball, and share a bottle of wine with your dad. www.fiorewinery.com

16   Susan Diliberto's "The Joy of Color"

Liriodendron Mansion, 502 West Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. FREE. Beautiful paintings with lots of color.  Susan also has her collection of uniquely designed jewelry. Ornamental Tiara's, also, designed by Susan and her whimsically designed high heeled "Tacky Shoes" will all be on exhibit and for sale.  This is a very happy and fun exhibit; so, please, come visit us! 410.838.3942 • www.liriodendron.com

16  Fiore Winery Music in the Vineyard

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 1-4pm. Join us on the patio for live music in the vineyard at Fiore Winery. Every Sunday during the summer. Stop by with a picnic and listen to some music while you enjoy a bottle of Fiore Wine with your friends and family. www.fiorewinery.com

16  Drop in Program – Meet a Critter

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2:30pm. FREE. All ages. Check out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

16  Groovin' in the Grass! Summer Concerts at Ladew

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. Members $7; Adults $15; Seniors/Students $13. Join us in the Great Bowl Sunday evenings for sounds of classic rock, Cajun/Zydeco, swing, blues, bluegrass and more! For more information call Ladew 410.557.9570 or visit www.ladewgardens.com for the 2013 line up of musicians.

16  Summer Concert Series – Bel Air Community Band

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm.  FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.   410.803.9784  

16  U.S. Army Soldier Show

Aberdeen Proving Ground Post Theater, 7pm. FREE. The U.S. Army Soldier Show, proudly presented by the Installation Management Command, is back with its best production yet. Come enjoy a family-friendly, high-energy, 90-minute live musical production by the active duty Soldiers as they perform at 40 venues across the globe. The six-month tour features performances of today's hits, yesterday's classics and even original material. 410.278.4011 • www.apgmwr.com

16  Visit Tudor Hall

Bel Air. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home - childhood home of Edwin and John Wilkes Booth. The property and first floor will be open to visitors at 1 & 2pm. Tours are free, but a $3 donation is suggested for persons age 13 and above. Please contact the Center for the Arts at 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com

17  Nature Tots & Nature Kids

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. $17.50/child. Tots - 9:30-10:30am; Kids  - 11am-12pm.  Ages: Tots - 2 & 3 (w/parent); Kids - 4 & 5 (w/parent). Explore and discover the natural world around us during the summer season through sensory activities, songs, movement and a short hike.  Topics: Fish, Trees, Butterflies and Moths. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

17  Restorative Yoga with Justin Casteel

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 6:15pm. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

17  Classics Reading Group – “Passage to India” by E. Forrester

Barnes and Noble Bookstore, Bel Air, 7pm. FREE. Read the book and come to the discussion!  410.569.0975 • saucier_family@comcast.net

17-21  All About Trees Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 6-8. $160/member or $175/non-member. Can you tell the difference between a maple tree and a black walnut? You’ll learn to identify evergreen and deciduous trees. We will study the trees in the park and learn how to determine the age of a tree. Activities include hikes, field studies, games and many more activities. We will end each day with swimming in the creek and end our week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek. Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

18  Aberdeen Summer Concert Series - Premier Music (Tributes by Richard Blane)

Festival Park, Howard & Franklin Streets, Aberdeen. FREE. Free outdoor concerts featuring a variety of performers. Bring lawn chairs/blankets. Refreshments available for purchase. Rain location: Aberdeen Middle School Multi-Purpose Room. 410.939.6767 • www.aberdeen-md.org

19  Tidal Fish Survey

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 6-8pm. (dinner provided). Ages 16-Adult. Be part of a Bush River monitoring effort. Join CBNERR, DNR and OPCA to collect fish population data that will be used to help determine the status of tidal freshwater fish in our area. No experience is required. All training and equipment will be provided. Sampling dates are Friday, July 12, Saturday, July 27, Saturday, August 10, Friday, August 23, Saturday, September 7 and Friday, September 20. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

19  Vinyasa Flow with Justin Casteel

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 7:15pm. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

20  Kid's Corner Story Time!

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, 10:30am-12pm. Drop anchor at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Kid's Corner for Story Time! Enjoy a variety of tales from Native American life to local animals. 410.939.4800 •www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

20  Ellsworth B. Shank Lecture Series

Held at HdG City Hall, 711 Pennington Ave. 7pm. FREE. "Using archaeology to bring local history to life" presented by Ann Persson. Contact: Susquehanna Museum of HdG at the Lock House  lockhousemuseum@gmail.comwww.thelockhousemuseum.org

20  Tina Twirls Teaches Hoopdance!

Salvation Army of Harford County, 300 Seneca Avenue, Havre de Grace. Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm. $8 per class with Charitable Proceeds to The Salvation Army. All class materials and hoops are available for purchase. Location changes are always given with ample heads up. On super nice days at The Concord Light House or Lock House. All kinds of surprises at every class, All Ages Welcome.  All materials provided, complimentary coffee or tea. Learn to hula hoop then hoopdance by taking fun and energizing classes in a supportive environment with other beginners or One on One. In your first class you will learn to hoop on the waist.  Soon after, you will integrate various forms of dance, Kinetics, and exercise as well as fancy tricks.   Each class will have a different focus. Classes fit to most schedules. Feel free to bring your own music as well. Private lessons , Birthday Party's /other promotional entertainment etc. available. Hooping is a great way to get fit with an impactive, full body workout. It helps your balance, coordination and stress reduction in an endlessly creative way. All levels are welcome and hula hoops will be provided  every class. Instructed by Tina Torre, a Multidimensional Movement Artist. Tina has hooped in various Parades, Talent shows, Festivals, Concerts and given private lessons to those who thought they would never be able to hoop. RSVP to get a spot. 410.487.1224 • tinaswoboda@yahoo.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TinaTwirlsHoopDance

20  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

20  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air.  5-8pm.  Grab the gals and head out to Downtown Bel Air.  Our shops are open later and there are deals to be had.  Local restaurants and pubs have great Happy Hour specials as well.  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  www.downtownbelair.com •  443.823.1797

20  Summer Concert Series – Teresa Whitaker & Frank Schwartz

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street.  7-9pm. $10 donation supports the series. Songs of the Bay from the Tom Wisner collection. 410.939.4800 • museum@comcast.net

21  Outdoor Vinyasa Flow with Colleen Webster

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. By the lighthouse on nice days and at the Creative Sanctuary when raining. 4pm. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

21  Concerts in the Park

Millard E. Tydings Park, Havre de Grace. 7:30pm. FREE. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a concert on the waterfront in beautiful Havre de Grace. Open to public - no rain location. Contact: HdG Arts Commission 410.939.2100

22  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

22  Vinyasa Flow with Justin Casteel

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 8am. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

22  Invasinators

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 11am-1pm. Ages 14-Adult. Become a part of the volunteer team of invasive plant removers and native plant restorers. Learn why non-native invasive plants are a threat to our ecosystem, how to identify problem plants, and removal and restoration strategies. Wear sturdy shoes, long sleeves, and work gloves for field work in the Reserve each meeting date. Participants receive an “Invasinators” T shirt after attending two work days. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

22  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

22  Steppingstone Summertime Blues Festival

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Rd., HdG.  2-8pm. Admission $20 in advance and $25 at the gate, Walk-ins are welcome! The setting for this festival is our beautiful orchard overlooking the Susquehanna River.  Our visitors may enjoy beer, wine, and food while listening to some of the best entertainment in the area. Watch here for the 2013 lineup.  This is an outdoor concert, rain or shine, with no refunds granted.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair but please do not bring in alcoholic beverages or glass containers. Remember sunscreen and your Photo ID to purchase beer or wine. Tickets will be available online. Sorry, but pre-sale ticket orders closed at 5pm Friday. Museum Staff are busy setting up the event so please purchase your tickets at the gate on Saturday. 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

22-23  Great American Backyard Campout

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 6:30pm-10:30am. Families. $40/family (5), $10 additional child. Be a part of the National Wildlife Federation’s movement to encourage families to get outdoors! Spend time connecting your children with the natural world by camping in the Estuary Center's backyard. We supply camping gear if you don't have your own. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

23  Fiore Winery Music in the Vineyard

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 1-4pm. Join us on the patio for live music in the vineyard at Fiore Winery. Every Sunday during the summer. Stop by with a picnic and listen to some music while you enjoy a bottle of Fiore Wine with your friends and family. www.fiorewinery.com

23   Susan Diliberto's "The Joy of Color"

Liriodendron Mansion, 502 West Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. FREE. Beautiful paintings with lots of color.  Susan also has her collection of uniquely designed jewelry. Ornamental Tiara's, also, designed by Susan and her whimsically designed high heeled "Tacky Shoes" will all be on exhibit and for sale.  This is a very happy and fun exhibit; so, please, come visit us! 410.838.3942 • www.liriodendron.com

23  Drop in Program – Nature Tales

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2:30pm. FREE. All ages. Come join us as we explore nature through a story.  Listen to a tale about an animal or a habitat. Story time August include meeting a live critter, a simple craft or acting out the story. - Topic: Fish. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

23  Groovin' in the Grass! Summer Concerts at Ladew

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. Members $7; Adults $15; Seniors/Students $13. Join us in the Great Bowl Sunday evenings for sounds of classic rock, Cajun/Zydeco, swing, blues, bluegrass and more! For more information call Ladew 410.557.9570 or visit www.ladewgardens.com for the 2013 line up of musicians.

23  Summer Concert Series – Baltimore Symphonic Band

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm.  FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.   410.803.9784  

23  Canoe Trips – Full Moon Canoe

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 7:30-10pm. Ages 8-Adult. Fee: $12. Children under 13 must be with an adult. All trips meet at the Estuary Center unless otherwise noted. Wear shoes that can get wet. All equipment supplied. Paddle dark marsh waters under a full moon to discover nature's night shift. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

24  2nd Annual Gahler for Sheriff Golf Tournament

The Wetlands Golf Club, 10am-6pm. Come out and support Jeff for a great day of Golf and camaraderie. 10-11am - Registration -Driving Range Open; 11am - Shotgun Start (Beverage Cart on Course). 4-6pm - Buffet Dinner, Silent Auction, Door Prizes. Prices: Individual - Golf and Dinner $100; Foursome – Golf and Dinner $400;  Hole Sponsorship: $100; Flag Sponsorship $100. Please make checks payable to:  “Committee to Elect Jeff Gahler”, PO Bx 1062, Bel Air, MD 21014.

24  Volunteer Meeting

Eden Mill Nature Center, Classroom Facility, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 7-9pm. Come see what we are all about and meet our volunteers. Meetings typically start with an educational program of interest to the group. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.orgedenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com

24-28  Investigative Explorers Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 6-8. $160/member or $175/non-member. Enjoy the week exploring Eden Mill to determine what critters call Eden Mill home. We will investigate life in the wetlands, creek and on the trail! Activities include hikes, field studies, games and many more activities. We will end each day with swimming in the creek and end our week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek. Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

24-28  Junior Rangers: Water Rangers!

Susquehanna State Park, Deer Creek Picnic Area. Park Office: 4122 Wilkinson Road, Havre de Grace. 9am-12pm. $30 per child; $20 for each additional sibling. Drop into Susquehanna State Park for a water- themed adventure! Park Naturalists will lead an interactive 1-week program, Junior Ranger for kids ages 7-14 and Park Pals for ages 4-6, that develops their knowledge and love of nature and the outdoors! Through fun activities, including a mini-conservation project, nature hiking, and more, kids will learn the importance of water and how to protect this natural resource. Your child will earn a Junior Ranger badge upon completion of this program and have a great time doing so! 410.734.9035 •jdewolfe@dnr.state.md.us•  www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/jrranger.asp

25  Aberdeen Summer Concert Series – The Retro Rockets

Festival Park, Howard & Franklin Streets, Aberdeen. FREE. Free outdoor concerts featuring a variety of performers. Bring lawn chairs/blankets. Refreshments available for purchase. Rain location: Aberdeen Middle School Multi-Purpose Room. 410.939.6767 • www.aberdeen-md.org

25-28  A Matter of Survival Summer Camp

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-3pm. Ages 8-11. $100. Put down your smartphones and i-pods and get back to the basics of surviving in the natural world without technology. Learn survival lessons from the creatures that call the outdoors "home". Bring a lunch and water bottle each day. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

26  Vinyasa Flow with Justin Casteel

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 7:15pm. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

26-28  Park Pals: Water Rangers

Susquehanna State Park, Park Office, 4122 Wilkinson Road, Havre de Grace. Meet At Deer Creek Picnic Area on Stafford Road in Susquehanna State Park. 9-11am. $30 per child; $20 for each additional sibling. Drop into Susquehanna State Park for a water-themed adventure! Park Naturalists will lead an interactive 3-day program that develops kids' knowledge and love of nature and the outdoors. Through fun activities including a mini- conservation project, nature hiking and more, kids will learn the importance of water and how to protect this natural resource. Your child will earn a Junior Ranger badge upon completion of this program and have a great time doing so! 410.734.9035 •jdewolfe@dnr.state.md.uswww.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/jrranger.asp

27  Kid's Corner Story Time!

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, 10:30am-12pm. Drop anchor at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Kid's Corner for Story Time! Enjoy a variety of tales from Native American life to local animals. 410.939.4800 • www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

27  Tina Twirls Teaches Hoopdance!

Salvation Army of Harford County, 300 Seneca Avenue, Havre de Grace. Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm. $8 per class with Charitable Proceeds to The Salvation Army. All class materials and hoops are available for purchase. Location changes are always given with ample heads up. On super nice days at The Concord Light House or Lock House. All kinds of surprises at every class, All Ages Welcome.  All materials provided, complimentary coffee or tea. Learn to hula hoop then hoopdance by taking fun and energizing classes in a supportive environment with other beginners or One on One. In your first class you will learn to hoop on the waist.  Soon after, you will integrate various forms of dance, Kinetics, and exercise as well as fancy tricks.   Each class will have a different focus. Classes fit to most schedules. Feel free to bring your own music as well. Private lessons , Birthday Party's /other promotional entertainment etc. available. Hooping is a great way to get fit with an impactive, full body workout. It helps your balance, coordination and stress reduction in an endlessly creative way. All levels are welcome and hula hoops will be provided  every class. Instructed by Tina Torre, a Multidimensional Movement Artist. Tina has hooped in various Parades, Talent shows, Festivals, Concerts and given private lessons to those who thought they would never be able to hoop. RSVP to get a spot. 410.487.1224 • tinaswoboda@yahoo.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TinaTwirlsHoopDance

27  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

27  Summer Concert Series – Grey Larsen & Cindy Kallet

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street. 7-9pm. $10 donation supports the series. Songs old and new from the New England maritimes. 410.939.4800 • museum@comcast.net

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
28  Outdoor Movies – Hoodwinked 2

Shamrock Park, Lee Street & Hickory Avenue.  Seating opens at 6 pm and movie starts at dusk.  FREE. Enjoy movies under the stars.  Pack the blankets and grab the kids!  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  Free.  www.downtownbelair.com •  443.823.1797

28  Concerts in the Park – Larry Brown Quintet

Millard E. Tydings Park, Havre de Grace. 7:30pm. FREE. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a concert on the waterfront in beautiful Havre de Grace. Open to public - no rain location. Contact: HdG Arts Commission 410.939.2100

28  Outdoor Vinyasa Flow with Colleen Webster

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. By the lighthouse on nice days and at the Creative Sanctuary when raining. 4pm. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

28, 29  Brave New Works Theatre Festival

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County, 2515 Churchville Road, Churchville. 7pm. $12-15. See five world-premiere productions at the first-ever Brave New Works Theatre Festival! Each piece must fit within a 20-minute time slot, and must be produced on a shoestring budget of only $20. Following each performance, artists will host a short talk-back with audiences in order to further develop each piece.  LIKEWISE, a new play by Judy Klass, directed by Erin Curran;  SO WISE, SO YOUNG, a new play written/directed by Lisa Davidson. One ticket guarantees admission to the Festival for two dates, and can be used in any combination. It is recommended that tickets are purchased in advance, as seating will be limited. Group rates are available, write to info@boomtheatre.com for more information. This production is recommended for audiences 16 years of age and older.

29  Vinyasa Flow with Justin Casteel

114 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 8am. $15. Save money and by a class card $100 for 10 classes, $60 for 5 classes. Class cards good for other drop-in class at the Creative Sanctuary as well (Meditation, QiGong, Mixed media Art Open Studio). 443.502.2759 • devra@cshdg.comwww.cshdg.com

29  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

29  Lunar Bay Festival

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 10pm. Ladies of Locust are proud to present The First Annual Lunar Bay Music and Arts Festival at the Steppingstone in Susquehanna Park. Bands include but not liimited to MOE, KELLER WILLIAMS, Steve Kimock, Tea Leaf Green and the list goes on! All that are invited to attend Lunar Bay... please visit Lunar Bay Music & Arts Festival page and add your like so we can keep in touch for next year! www.lunarbayfestival.com

29  Drop in Program – Critter Dinner Times

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10:30am. FREE. All ages. Come watch our turtles, fish and snakes eat as you learn more about these fascinating creatures.  410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

29  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

29  Water Strider Pontoon Boat Rides – Family Fun Cruise

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1-2:30pm. Ages 30 lbs-Adult. Adults $6; children up to 12 - $4. Children under 13 must be with an adult.  Wear shoes that can get wet. All equipment supplied. Activities for all ages will be featured on this summer afternoon boat ride. Bring the whole family to enjoy fun in the sun on the estuary. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

29  Darlington Independence Day Celebration 2013

Darlington, 5:30pm. Line up for the parade starts at 4pm at the weigh station on Rt. 1 in Darlington. You will be signed up at that time. The parade starts at 5:30pm and ends at Frances Silver park for food, music, the awarding of trophies, featuring "American Idol - Darlington Style", and fireworks at dusk!

29  Owl Prowl

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 8:30-10pm. Ages 8-Adult; under 13 w/adult. $3. Explore the woods with us at Bosely Conservancy to learn about and locate the owls that call this bottomland hardwood swamp home. Make sure to dress for muddy trails. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

30  Lunar Bay Music & Arts Festival

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 10am-8pm. Featuring Keller Williams, Yellow Dubmarine, Cara Kelly & The Tall Tales. Get tickets: http://ticketf.ly/15og96G.

30  Fiore Winery Music in the Vineyard

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 1-4pm. Join us on the patio for live music in the vineyard at Fiore Winery. Every Sunday during the summer. Stop by with a picnic and listen to some music while you enjoy a bottle of Fiore Wine with your friends and family. www.fiorewinery.com

30  Who Lives at Bosely?

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 3-4:30pm. Ages – all, under 13 w/adult. FREE. Search Bosely Conservancy for signs of the critters that live there. We'll look for tracks, trails and other animal signs. Be prepared to get muddy. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

30  Groovin' in the Grass! Summer Concerts at Ladew

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. Members $7; Adults $15; Seniors/Students $13. Join us in the Great Bowl Sunday evenings for sounds of classic rock, Cajun/Zydeco, swing, blues, bluegrass and more! For more information call Ladew 410.557.9570 or visit www.ladewgardens.com for the 2013 line up of musicians.

30  R.A.D. (Ralph and Darin) at Fiore Winery

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville.  Enjoy a Sunday afternoon at this wonderful Harford County Winery that may as well be in Southern Italy! Soak in the beautiful scenery, savor the phenomenal vino and relax to the sound of Ralph and I expressing our appreciation of Fiore's hospitality!! www.fiorewinery.com • 410.879.4007  

30  Summer Concert Series

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm. FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.  410.803.9784  

30  Visit Tudor Hall

Bel Air. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home - childhood home of Edwin and John Wilkes Booth. The property and first floor will be open to visitors at 1 & 2pm. Tours are free, but a $3 donation is suggested for persons age 13 and above. Please contact the Center for the Arts at 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com

July

2  A Day at the Beach

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 10:30-11:15am or 12:30-1:15pm. Ages: 2-6 years with an adult. Members $5/child, Non-members $10/child. One accompanying adult per child is free.  Additional siblings only $5 each! Includes admission to the Gardens and Nature Walk for the day. Let’s imagine that we’re at the beach as we read about fun in the sun, sand and water.  Space is limited. Advance registration and payment is required. REGISTER FOR 6 SESSIONS AND GET 2 of the SESSIONS FOR FREE! Members: 6 sessions for only $20; Non-members: 6 sessions for only $40. To register, please contact Sheryl at 410.557.9570, ext. 226 or spedrick@ladewgardens.com.

2  Aberdeen Summer Concert Series – Red Bees Trio

Festival Park, Howard & Franklin Streets, Aberdeen. FREE. Free outdoor concerts featuring a variety of performers. Bring lawn chairs/blankets. Refreshments available for purchase. Rain location: Aberdeen Middle School Multi-Purpose Room. 410.939.6767 • www.aberdeen-md.org

2-6  Havre de Grace Independence Celebration Carnival

Bring the family to the annual Independence Celebration Carnival! Rides and attractions for all ages. 410.939.2100 • havredegracejuly4.org

4  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

4  Bel Air Independence Day

Celebration in various locations around Bel Air.  6:45am – 10pm.  Morning events include Pancake Breakfast, Turtle Derby, Frog Jumping, Hamster Races, Horseshoe Pitching, Bicycle Rodeo, Uncle Sam Says, and Watermelon Eating.  Evening events are the Parade and Fireworks.  Sponsored by the Bel Air Independence Day Committee, Inc.  www.belairjuly4.org

4  Fourth of July Open House

Hays House Museum, 324 Kenmore Avenue. 9am – 12pm. FREE admission. Music by the Catherine Street Consort.  Tour the 1788 house with costumed docents.  Sponsored by the Historical Society of Harford County.   410.838.7691

5  Paddle, Hike, and Swim One Day Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 7-12. $50/member or $75/non-member. Can’t commit to a week of camp? Enjoy this one day camp to experience some of the highlights of our summer camps. We will paddle Deer Creek, hike the trails, explore the park, and swim in the creek!  Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
5  First Fridays

Office and Main Sts., Bel Air. 5-8pm. Music by Alter Ego. Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance. FREE. 443.823.1797 • www.downtownbelair.com

6  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

6  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

6  Tina Twirls Teaches Hoopdance!

Salvation Army of Harford County, 300 Seneca Avenue, Havre de Grace. Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm. $8 per class with Charitable Proceeds to The Salvation Army. All class materials and hoops are available for purchase. Location changes are always given with ample heads up. On super nice days at The Concord Light House or Lock House. All kinds of surprises at every class, All Ages Welcome.  All materials provided, complimentary coffee or tea. Learn to hula hoop then hoopdance by taking fun and energizing classes in a supportive environment with other beginners or One on One. In your first class you will learn to hoop on the waist.  Soon after, you will integrate various forms of dance, Kinetics, and exercise as well as fancy tricks.   Each class will have a different focus. Classes fit to most schedules. Feel free to bring your own music as well. Private lessons , Birthday Party's /other promotional entertainment etc. available.  Hooping is a great way to get fit with an impactive, full body workout. It helps your balance, coordination and stress reduction in an endlessly creative way. All levels are welcome and hula hoops will be provided  every class. Instructed by Tina Torre, a Multidimensional Movement Artist. Tina has hooped in various Parades, Talent shows, Festivals, Concerts and given private lessons to those who thought they would never be able to hoop. RSVP to get a spot. 410.487.1224 • tinaswoboda@yahoo.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TinaTwirlsHoopDance

6  Annual Havre de Grace 4th of July Parade and Fireworks

Parade begins at 2pm on Union Avenue. Concert will be at 7pm and Fireworks at Tydings Park to follow at approximately 9:15pm. Come on out to downtown Havre de Grace and see Steppingstone's Float in the parade, then join us the next day for Summer Fun Day! 410.939.2100 • havredegracejuly4.org

7  Summer Fun Day with Lawnmower Races

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Rd., HdG. 11am-4pm. $5. This event will feature all things wheels! Enjoy a great family fun day with music; lawnmower racing; a car and motorcycle show; ice cream eating contest; face painting; kids crafts and games; food; and museum displays. Fun for the whole family! 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

7  Fiore Winery Music in the Vineyard

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 1-4pm. Join us on the patio for live music in the vineyard at Fiore Winery. Every Sunday during the summer. Stop by with a picnic and listen to some music while you enjoy a bottle of Fiore Wine with your friends and family. www.fiorewinery.com

7  Groovin' in the Grass! Summer Concerts at Ladew

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. Members $7; Adults $15; Seniors/Students $13. Join us in the Great Bowl Sunday evenings for sounds of classic rock, Cajun/Zydeco, swing, blues, bluegrass and more! For more information call Ladew 410.557.9570 or visit www.ladewgardens.com for the 2013 line up of musicians.

7  Summer Concert Series – Bel Air Jazz Ensemble

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm. FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.  410.803.9784  

8-12  Water, Water Everywhere Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 9-11. $160/member or $175/non-member. Ever wonder where water comes from? Or what lives in the water? Explore and discover the water critters of Eden Mill’s wetland and Deer Creek. We will play water games, conduct water experiments, go on hikes, and create crafts. We will end each day with swimming in the creek and end our week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek. Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

8-12  Scales, Tails, Fins and Feathers Summer Camp

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9am-12pm. Choose one of the following - Session I  - 9am-12pm Ages 4-5; Session II  - 1-4pm. Ages 6-7. $90. Spend the week with creatures that have these different features and learn how that makes each insect, bird, fish, mammal, or plant special!  Explore a different area of the estuary each day in search of these amazing creatures, playing games and creating crafts as we use the trails as our classroom. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

8-13  Mason Dixon Fair

6988 Delta Rd., Delta, PA. Mon.-Fri., exhibits open 10am, Midway 5-11-m; Sat., exhibits open 9am, Midway 2-5pm, firemans parade 5pm, fireworks 10pm. Ticket info and full details www.masondixonfair.com

9  Aberdeen Summer Concert Series – Eileen the Singer

Festival Park, Howard & Franklin Streets, Aberdeen. FREE. Free outdoor concerts featuring a variety of performers. Bring lawn chairs/blankets. Refreshments available for purchase. Rain location: Aberdeen Middle School Multi-Purpose Room. 410.939.6767 • www.aberdeen-md.org

9  Holistic Moms Network July Meeting: Safe Cleaning

Panera in Abingdon, next to Wegman’s, 3412 Merchants Blvd, Abingdon. 7pm. FREE. Interested in cleaning without harsh chemicals? Want to clean without spending a lot? Join us in learning the ins and outs of cleaning without chemicals. Discover the benefits of cleaning your home with common household items, such as vinegar, baking soda, and lemons. This is a fantastic way to learn to be eco-friendly without breaking the bank!  harfordhmn@gmail.comhttp://harfordmd.holisticmoms.org

10  Play it Safe Safety Camp

Level Volunteer Fire Company, 3633 Level Village Road, Havre de Grace. 9am. Applications are now available for our 20th annual "Play it safe" Safety Camp. Go to www.LevelVFC.com and download your application today. Registration is limited to 100 children and camp fill up fast.  

10  Summer Concert Series – Sounding Brass

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm.  FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.   410.803.9784  

11  Kid's Corner Story Time!

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, 10:30am-12pm. Drop anchor at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Kid's Corner for Story Time! Enjoy a variety of tales from Native American life to local animals. 410.939.4800 • www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

11 Harford Artists Association – Opening Art Reception

Rockfield Manor Grounds, 503 Churchville Road, Bel Air, 1-4pm. "The Lazy Days of Summer" Art Show. 410.420.9499

11  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

11-8/31  Harford Artists Association – The Lazy Days of Summer

Rockfield Manor Grounds, 503 Churchville Rd., Bel Air. Opening reception 8/11, 1-4pm; Thurs. & Fri, 1-6pm; Sat. Noon-6pm; Sun. Noon-4pm. 410.420.9499

12  Lazy River Duck Derby

Valleybrook Country Club, 1810 Valleybrook Drive, Kingsville, 5-9pm. $10 per person. The Lazy River Duck Derby, open to the public and providing an all-access pass to Valleybrook for the evening, takes place in the Lazy River, the only one of its kind in Harford County. A $10 rubber duck rental fee will be collected per person upon admission, and the duck will be entered in three races throughout the evening. Participants may also rent a duck online at lazyriverduckderby.com (need not be present to win). The winner of each race receives a basket of prizes valued between $250 and $400 from area businesses; basket values increase with each race. A final fourth race, The Quackness, will be run at evening’s end and limited to 100 rubber ducks. The winner will receive an autographed Ray Rice football jersey. Those interested in participating in this race will rent a special rubber duck for $10 each that evening, and winners must be present to win. A family flock is available for a $40 donation and includes five rubber duck rentals for the first three races and five admissions to the Lazy River Duck Derby, an ideal family package. Duck rental fees sold at the gate allow each person access to Valleybrook’s five swimming pools (including the lazy river and two water slides) and 11 tennis courts, plus a moonbounce, glitter and press-on tattoos, games (including a duck launch), music and more. All proceeds from the Lazy River Duck Derby will be donated to Cool Kids Campaign, a nonprofit based in Towson that works to improve the quality of life for kids with cancer and their families. Several raffles will be held throughout the evening, and 100 percent of food and beverage sales at The Grill will be donated to Cool Kids Campaign. For those unable to attend but wanting to support the Lazy River Duck Derby and Cool Kids Campaign, contributions may be made by visiting www.lazyriverduckderby.com or www.coolkidscampaign.org. 410.803.2334

12  Pirate Fest Weekend! Pirate Pub Crawl

7pm. $10 per person. Put on your best swashbuckling attire and join in with the Pirates as you visit some of HdG's finest pubs. There will be treasure hunts and prizes along the way. Contact: Susquehanna Museum of HdG at the Lock House 410.939.5780 • lockhousemuseum@gmail.comwww.thelockhousemuseum.org

12  Concerts in the Park – EWABO Caribbean

Millard E. Tydings Park, Havre de Grace. 7:30pm. FREE. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a concert on the waterfront in beautiful Havre de Grace. Open to public - no rain location. Contact: HdG Arts Commission 410.939.2100

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
12  Outdoor Movies – Rise of the Guardians

Shamrock Park, Lee Street & Hickory Avenue.  Seating opens at 6 pm and movie starts at dusk.  FREE. Enjoy movies under the stars.  Pack the blankets and grab the kids!  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  www.downtownbelair.com • 443.823.1797

12, 13  The Baltimore Waltz by Paula Vogel

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County, 2515 Churchville Road, Churchville. 7pm. Tickets $12-$15. When Anna, an unmarried schoolteacher, is diagnosed with ATD, Acquired Toilet Disease, a fatal new malady with a high risk factor for elementary school teachers, she and her brother Carl take flight to Europe. Anna decides to drown herself in the sensuality of food and sex, while Carl becomes involved in a wild Third Mannish espionage scheme to find a cure for his sister. Something is not quite right with the scenario, and the largest hint is dropped when Anna shows slides of their trip to Europe where each frame looks exactly like Baltimore. Featuring actors Kayleigh Daniels, Vincent Seadler, and Brandon Beatty. This production is directed by Ryan Nicotra. Group rates are available, write to info@boomtheatre.com for more information. This production is recommended for audiences 16 years of age and older.

12-8/31  Harford Artists Association

Rockfield Manor Grounds, 503 Churchville Road, Bel Air.   "The Lazy Days of Summer" Art Show.  Hours of Operation: Thurs & Fri. 1-6pm, Sat. 12-6pm, Sun. 12-4pm. 410.420.9499

13  Pirate Fest 5K Run

Susquehanna Museum of HdG at the Lock House, 8am. $20 early bird/ $25 regular and day of event. The 4th annual Pirate 5K is run along a fast and flat certified course that takes you along Havre de Grace's historic Lafayette Trail and beautiful views of the Susquehanna River. 410.939.5780 • lockhousemuseum@gmail.comwww.thelockhousemuseum.org

13  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

13  White-Tailed Deer Survey

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9-11am. Ages 16-Adult. Harford County seems to be experiencing explosive population growth - and not just with humans. So, we need your help to determine if the deer population of Leight Park is a healthy size. Join us and get the scoop on poop as we conduct pellet (deer scat) counts out on the trails to determine how many deer call us home. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

13  Family Nature Explorers: Butterflies and Caterpillars

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 10:30am-12pm. Free for members; Free for non-members with paid general admission. $2/child; $10/adult; $8/senior or student - includes admission to Gardens & Nature Walk for the day. All ages, with adult. Advance registration requested. The gardens are aflutter with butterflies everywhere.  Help us catch some of these winged beauties, as well as search for caterpillars munching away on their favorite plants.  Conduct a cool experiment and make a craft.  Contact Sheryl at 410.557.9570 x226 • spedrick@ladewgardens.comwww.ladewgardens.com

13  Tina Twirls Teaches Hoopdance!

Salvation Army of Harford County, 300 Seneca Avenue, Havre de Grace. Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm. $8 per class with Charitable Proceeds to The Salvation Army. All class materials and hoops are available for purchase. Location changes are always given with ample heads up. On super nice days at The Concord Light House or Lock House. All kinds of surprises at every class, All Ages Welcome.  All materials provided, complimentary coffee or tea. Learn to hula hoop then hoopdance by taking fun and energizing classes in a supportive environment with other beginners or One on One. In your first class you will learn to hoop on the waist.  Soon after, you will integrate various forms of dance, Kinetics, and exercise as well as fancy tricks.   Each class will have a different focus. Classes fit to most schedules. Feel free to bring your own music as well. Private lessons , Birthday Party's /other promotional entertainment etc. available. Hooping is a great way to get fit with an impactive, full body workout. It helps your balance, coordination and stress reduction in an endlessly creative way. All levels are welcome and hula hoops will be provided  every class. Instructed by Tina Torre, a Multidimensional Movement Artist. Tina has hooped in various Parades, Talent shows, Festivals, Concerts and given private lessons to those who thought they would never be able to hoop. RSVP to get a spot. 410.487.1224 • tinaswoboda@yahoo.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TinaTwirlsHoopDance

13  Pirate Fest Weekend- 6th Annual Pirate Gala

Susquehanna Museum of HdG at the Lock House, 7-11pm. $$. You'll discover that no one parties like the Pirates when you attend the Gala of the Summer! Come in your best pirate finery and expect an evening filled with live music, vitttles and grog.  410.939.5780 • lockhousemuseum@gmail.comwww.thelockhousemuseum.org

13  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

13-14  Pirate Fest Weekend- Pirate Encampment

Susquehanna Museum of HdG at the Lock House, 10am-4pm. $3, kids 12 and under FREE. Discover where the first act of piracy occurred here in our state! Visit an authentic Pirate Encampment, complete with skirmishes, music, period clothing and demonstrations. 410.939.5780 • lockhousemuseum@gmail.comwww.thelockhousemuseum.org

14  Fiore Winery Music in the Vineyard

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 1-4pm. Join us on the patio for live music in the vineyard at Fiore Winery. Every Sunday during the summer. Stop by with a picnic and listen to some music while you enjoy a bottle of Fiore Wine with your friends and family. www.fiorewinery.com

14  Groovin' in the Grass! Summer Concerts at Ladew

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. Members $7; Adults $15; Seniors/Students $13. Join us in the Great Bowl Sunday evenings for sounds of classic rock, Cajun/Zydeco, swing, blues, bluegrass and more! For more information call Ladew 410.557.9570 or visit www.ladewgardens.com for the 2013 line up of musicians.

14  Visit Tudor Hall

Bel Air. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home - childhood home of Edwin and John Wilkes Booth. The property and first floor will be open to visitors at 1 & 2pm. Tours are free, but a $3 donation is suggested for persons age 13 and above. Please contact the Center for the Arts at 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com

14  Summer Concert Series – Peabody Ragtime Ensemble

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm.  FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.  410.803.9784  

15  Babes in the Woods Summer Camp – Feathered Friends

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-1pm. Ages 4-5. $25/members or $30/non-members per date. Preschoolers will enjoy a day exploring nature through hands-on activities such as hikes, games, stories, and crafts.  Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

15  Wee Wonders Summer Camp – I Can Do It!

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10:15-11am. Strictly ages 2-3 w/adult. $10/member or $15/non-member. Led by Tiny Wonders instructor Kim Truxel, Wee Wonders is a stimulating gathering for 2-3 year olds. Planned activities will provide opportunities for creative movement, language development nature exploration, and the five senses. Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

15-19  Harford County Parks and Recreation Outdoor Adventure Camps

Parks and Recreation is offering 5 days of exciting outdoor adventure activities for youth ages 11-14! 9am-4pm. $250. Participants will gain experience and confidence as they master skills in kayaking, canoeing, and rock wall climbing. As they navigate through the ropes challenge course, they will understand the value of teamwork and cooperation, all valuable life skills! We hope to instill an appreciation for the outdoors in each participant, while making the process stimulating and fun! Transportation provided by Harford County Parks and Recreation. Monday: Ropes Challenge at Harford Glen; Tuesday: Canoeing Basics at Eden Mill Nature Center; Wednesday: Kayaking at Anita C. Leight Estuary Center; Thursday: Creek Tubing with Eden Mill Nature Center; Friday: Rock Climbing at Edgeley Grove. Registration is required by calling Kathy at 410.638.3572 or by emailing kehall@harfordcountymd.gov. Space is limited so register early!

16  Aberdeen Summer Concert Series – Howling Mudbugs

Festival Park, Howard & Franklin Streets, Aberdeen. FREE. Free outdoor concerts featuring a variety of performers. Bring lawn chairs/blankets. Refreshments available for purchase. Rain location: Aberdeen Middle School Multi-Purpose Room. 410.939.6767 • www.aberdeen-md.org

17  Babes in the Woods Summer Camp – Rockin Reptiles

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-1pm. Ages 4-5. $25/members or $30/non-members per date. Preschoolers will enjoy a day exploring nature through hands-on activities such as hikes, games, stories, and crafts.  Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

17  Wee Wonders Summer Camp – Big, Small, Short, Tall

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10:15-11am. Strictly ages 2-3 w/adult. $10/member or $15/non-member. Led by Tiny Wonders instructor Kim Truxel, Wee Wonders is a stimulating gathering for 2-3 year olds. Planned activities will provide opportunities for creative movement, language development nature exploration, and the five senses. Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

17  Summer Concert Series – Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm.  FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.   410.803.9784  

18  Kid's Corner Story Time!

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, 10:30am-12pm. Drop anchor at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Kid's Corner for Story Time! Enjoy a variety of tales from Native American life to local animals. 410.939.4800 • www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

18  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

18  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air.  5-8pm.  Grab the gals and head out to Downtown Bel Air.  Our shops are open later and there are deals to be had.  Local restaurants and pubs have great Happy Hour specials as well.  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  www.downtownbelair.com • 443.823.1797

18  Auditions: BEYOND THE HORIZON by Eugene O’Neill

Historic Tudor Hall, Center for the Arts, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 6-8pm. Directed by Ryan Nicotra. BEYOND THE HORIZON was Eugene O'Neill's first full-length play and won the first of his four Pulitzer Prizes. Set on a farm in Massachusetts at the beginning of the twentieth century, this riveting drama pits brother against brother for the heart of one woman. It is a powerful, timeless work by one of America's greatest playwrights. Please prepare a one minute monologue, list of scheduling conflicts, and an updated resume. Appointments are recommended but unnecessary. All roles are currently open. Please drive slowly through the neighborhood, as there are children and animals in the area. Rehearsals will be scheduled from mid-August through October, based on the availability of actors and team members. BEYOND THE HORIZON will be performed November 1-16, 2013 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County. For more information, please visit www.boomtheatre.com.  To book your audition, please write to: ryan.nicotra@yahoo.com.

19  Paddle, Hike, and Swim One Day Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 7-12. $50/member or $75/non-member. Can’t commit to a week of camp? Enjoy this one day camp to experience some of the highlights of our summer camps. We will paddle Deer Creek, hike the trails, explore the park, and swim in the creek!  Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

19  Wee Wonders Summer Camp – Colors of the Rainbow

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10:15-11am. Strictly ages 2-3 w/adult. $10/member or $15/non-member. Led by Tiny Wonders instructor Kim Truxel, Wee Wonders is a stimulating gathering for 2-3 year olds. Planned activities will provide opportunities for creative movement, language development nature exploration, and the five senses. Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

19  Concerts in the Park – Big Cam & The Lifters

Millard E. Tydings Park, Havre de Grace. 7:30pm. FREE. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a concert on the waterfront in beautiful Havre de Grace. Open to public - no rain location. Contact: HdG Arts Commission 410.939.2100

19, 20  The Baltimore Waltz by Paula Vogel

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County, 2515 Churchville Road, Churchville. 7pm. Tickets $12-$15. When Anna, an unmarried schoolteacher, is diagnosed with ATD, Acquired Toilet Disease, a fatal new malady with a high risk factor for elementary school teachers, she and her brother Carl take flight to Europe. Anna decides to drown herself in the sensuality of food and sex, while Carl becomes involved in a wild Third Mannish espionage scheme to find a cure for his sister. Something is not quite right with the scenario, and the largest hint is dropped when Anna shows slides of their trip to Europe where each frame looks exactly like Baltimore. Featuring actors Kayleigh Daniels, Vincent Seadler, and Brandon Beatty. This production is directed by Ryan Nicotra. Group rates are available, write to info@boomtheatre.com for more information. This production is recommended for audiences 16 years of age and older.

20  Parking Lot Sale

Belle Patri, 3725 Federal Hill Road (Rt 165), Jarrettsville. 410.692.5341 • www.bellepatri.com

20  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

20  3rd Annual Cecil County Food and Wine Festival

Cecil County Food & Wine Festival, North East Community Park, North East. 11am-6pm. ReMax Vision presents the 3rd Annual Cecil Co Food & Wine Festival to benefit American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Elkton and North East. Maryland wines, good food, live music, fine crafts and more! Like us to find out who is performing, what wineries will be pouring, what food is cooking and who you can shop! www.facebook.com/cecilwinefest

20  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

20  Tina Twirls Teaches Hoopdance!

Salvation Army of Harford County, 300 Seneca Avenue, Havre de Grace. Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm. $8 per class with Charitable Proceeds to The Salvation Army. All class materials and hoops are available for purchase. Location changes are always given with ample heads up. On super nice days at The Concord Light House or Lock House. All kinds of surprises at every class, All Ages Welcome.  All materials provided, complimentary coffee or tea. Learn to hula hoop then hoopdance by taking fun and energizing classes in a supportive environment with other beginners or One on One. In your first class you will learn to hoop on the waist.  Soon after, you will integrate various forms of dance, Kinetics, and exercise as well as fancy tricks.   Each class will have a different focus. Classes fit to most schedules. Feel free to bring your own music as well. Private lessons , Birthday Party's /other promotional entertainment etc. available. Hooping is a great way to get fit with an impactive, full body workout. It helps your balance, coordination and stress reduction in an endlessly creative way. All levels are welcome and hula hoops will be provided  every class. Instructed by Tina Torre, a Multidimensional Movement Artist. Tina has hooped in various Parades, Talent shows, Festivals, Concerts and given private lessons to those who thought they would never be able to hoop. RSVP to get a spot. 410.487.1224 • tinaswoboda@yahoo.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TinaTwirlsHoopDance

21  Groovin' in the Grass! Summer Concerts at Ladew

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. Members $7; Adults $15; Seniors/Students $13. Join us in the Great Bowl Sunday evenings for sounds of classic rock, Cajun/Zydeco, swing, blues, bluegrass and more! For more information call Ladew 410.557.9570 or visit www.ladewgardens.com for the 2013 line up of musicians.

21  Fiore Winery Music in the Vineyard

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 1-4pm. Join us on the patio for live music in the vineyard at Fiore Winery. Every Sunday during the summer. Stop by with a picnic and listen to some music while you enjoy a bottle of Fiore Wine with your friends and family. www.fiorewinery.com

21  Summer Concert Series – Upper Chesapeake Chorus

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm.  FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.   410.803.9784  

22  Volunteer Meeting

Eden Mill Nature Center, Classroom Facility, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 7-9pm. Come see what we are all about and meet our volunteers. Meetings typically start with an educational program of interest to the group. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.orgedenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com

23  Aberdeen Summer Concert Series – Joyful Noiz

Festival Park, Howard & Franklin Streets, Aberdeen. FREE. Free outdoor concerts featuring a variety of performers. Bring lawn chairs/blankets. Refreshments available for purchase. Rain location: Aberdeen Middle School Multi-Purpose Room. 410.939.6767 • www.aberdeen-md.org

24  Summer Concert Series – Regents Jazz Ensemble

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm.  FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.  410.803.9784  

25  Kid's Corner Story Time!

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, 10:30am-12pm. Drop anchor at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Kid's Corner for Story Time! Enjoy a variety of tales from Native American life to local animals. 410.939.4800 • www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

25  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

25-27  Christmas in July Sale

Backyard Boys, 2419 Whiteford Road, Whiteford. 10am-4pm. 410.452-0270

25-28   Harford County Farm Fair

Equestrian Center, 608 N. Tollgate Road.  Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am – 10pm and Sunday 10am- 6pm.  26th Annual Farm Fair celebrates Harford County’s agricultural community with fun-filled activities and events for all ages.  4-H Fair and open class competitions, including talent and culinary contests.  Sponsored by Harford County Farm Fair, Inc.  Admission Fee TBD.  410.838.8663 •  info@farmfair.org • www.farmfair.org  

26  Concerts in the Park - LIX, Classic Rock

Millard E. Tydings Park, Havre de Grace. 7:30pm. FREE. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a concert on the waterfront in beautiful Havre de Grace. Open to public - no rain location. Contact: HdG Arts Commission 410.939.2100

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
26  Outdoor Movies – Wreck it Ralph

Shamrock Park, Lee Street & Hickory Avenue.  Seating opens at 6 pm and movie starts at dusk.  FREE. Enjoy movies under the stars.  Pack the blankets and grab the kids!  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.   www.downtownbelair.com •  443.823.1797

26, 27  The Baltimore Waltz by Paula Vogel

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County, 2515 Churchville Road, Churchville. 7pm. Tickets $12-$15. When Anna, an unmarried schoolteacher, is diagnosed with ATD, Acquired Toilet Disease, a fatal new malady with a high risk factor for elementary school teachers, she and her brother Carl take flight to Europe. Anna decides to drown herself in the sensuality of food and sex, while Carl becomes involved in a wild Third Mannish espionage scheme to find a cure for his sister. Something is not quite right with the scenario, and the largest hint is dropped when Anna shows slides of their trip to Europe where each frame looks exactly like Baltimore. Featuring actors Kayleigh Daniels, Vincent Seadler, and Brandon Beatty. This production is directed by Ryan Nicotra. Group rates are available, write to info@boomtheatre.com for more information. This production is recommended for audiences 16 years of age and older.

27  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org

27  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

27  Tina Twirls Teaches Hoopdance!

Salvation Army of Harford County, 300 Seneca Avenue, Havre de Grace. Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm. $8 per class with Charitable Proceeds to The Salvation Army. All class materials and hoops are available for purchase. Location changes are always given with ample heads up. On super nice days at The Concord Light House or Lock House. All kinds of surprises at every class, All Ages Welcome.  All materials provided, complimentary coffee or tea. Learn to hula hoop then hoopdance by taking fun and energizing classes in a supportive environment with other beginners or One on One. In your first class you will learn to hoop on the waist.  Soon after, you will integrate various forms of dance, Kinetics, and exercise as well as fancy tricks.   Each class will have a different focus. Classes fit to most schedules. Feel free to bring your own music as well. Private lessons , Birthday Party's /other promotional entertainment etc. available. Hooping is a great way to get fit with an impactive, full body workout. It helps your balance, coordination and stress reduction in an endlessly creative way. All levels are welcome and hula hoops will be provided  every class. Instructed by Tina Torre, a Multidimensional Movement Artist. Tina has hooped in various Parades, Talent shows, Festivals, Concerts and given private lessons to those who thought they would never be able to hoop. RSVP to get a spot. 410.487.1224 • tinaswoboda@yahoo.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TinaTwirlsHoopDance

27  Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps Spaghetti Dinner & Comedy Show

Havre de Grace Community Center, 6-10pm. $25 per person or table of 10 for $200. A delicious Spaghetti Dinner will be served and at 8pm the Great Comedy Tornado, Paul Venier will take the stage for a 2 hour Comedy/Musical show you will never forget.  Draft beer and soda available all evening. BYOL. You can get tickets by calling Ambulance Corps 410.939.6658. Limited supply of tickets.

28  Fiore Winery Music in the Vineyard

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 1-4pm. Join us on the patio for live music in the vineyard at Fiore Winery. Every Sunday during the summer. Stop by with a picnic and listen to some music while you enjoy a bottle of Fiore Wine with your friends and family. www.fiorewinery.com

28  Groovin' in the Grass! Summer Concerts at Ladew

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. Members $7; Adults $15; Seniors/Students $13. Join us in the Great Bowl Sunday evenings for sounds of classic rock, Cajun/Zydeco, swing, blues, bluegrass and more! For more information call Ladew 410.557.9570 or visit www.ladewgardens.com for the 2013 line up of musicians.

28  Visit Tudor Hall

Bel Air. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home - childhood home of Edwin and John Wilkes Booth. The property and first floor will be open to visitors at 1 & 2pm. Tours are free, but a $3 donation is suggested for persons age 13 and above. Please contact the Center for the Arts at 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com

28  Summer Concert Series – Bottle of Blues

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm. FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.   410.803.9784  

29-8/2  Row, Row, Row Your Boat Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 6-8. $160/member or $175/non-member. Join us as we explore all the water habitats around Eden Mill. We will discover where water comes from, and why it is so important to us! Activities include hikes, field studies, games and many more activities. We will end each day with swimming in the creek and end our week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek. Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

30  Aberdeen Summer Concert Series – Chuck Baker Orchestra

Festival Park, Howard & Franklin Streets, Aberdeen. FREE. Free outdoor concerts featuring a variety of performers. Bring lawn chairs/blankets. Refreshments available for purchase. Rain location: Aberdeen Middle School Multi-Purpose Room. 410.939.6767 • www.aberdeen-md.org

31  Animal Homes

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 10:30-11:15am or 12:30-1:15pm. Ages: 2-6 years with an adult. Members $5/child, Non-members $10/child. One accompanying adult per child is free.  Additional siblings only $5 each! Includes admission to the Gardens and Nature Walk for the day. Animals are some of the most talented artists and engineers in building their homes. Let’s learn about some of the nests, dens, and lodges that animals design so well. Space is limited. Advance registration and payment is required. REGISTER FOR 6 SESSIONS AND GET 2 of the SESSIONS FOR FREE! Members: 6 sessions for only $20; Non-members: 6 sessions for only $40. To register, please contact Sheryl at 410.557.9570, ext. 226 or spedrick@ladewgardens.com.

31  Health of The Chesapeake Bay

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace. 7-8pm. FREE. Dr. Jim Bailey will discuss several factors contributing to the health of the Chesapeake Bay, their recent history, present condition, and future prognosis. Factors to be considered include sediment and nutrient run-off and their effects on submerged aquatic vegetation, algal production and other aquatic organisms along with those organisms effect on water quality. He will also suggest human actions that may improve the Bay’s health. 410.989.4800 • www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

31  Summer Concert Series

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm.  FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.   410.803.9784  

August

1  Kid's Corner Story Time!

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, 10:30am-12pm. Drop anchor at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Kid's Corner for Story Time! Enjoy a variety of tales from Native American life to local animals. 410.939.4800 • www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

1  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

2  Starbelly Golf Tournament

Mountain Branch, Joppa. 8am registration; 9am Shotgun start. $125 per golfer. Includes beer all day, lunch, dinner, awards, prizes, silent auction. To benefit The ARC. For entry forms and additional information, www.mountainbranch.com

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
2  First Fridays

Office and Main Streets.  5-8pm.  FREE outdoor celebration of live music downtown; beer & wine garden; refreshments; merchants participating with specials.  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  www.downtownbelair.com •  443.823.1797

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
2  Outdoor Movies – Madagascar 3

Shamrock Park, Lee Street & Hickory Avenue.  Seating opens at 6 pm and movie starts at dusk. FREE. Enjoy movies under the stars.  Pack the blankets and grab the kids!  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  www.downtownbelair.com •  443.823.1797

3  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

3  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

4  Fiore Winery Music in the Vineyard

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 1-4pm. Join us on the patio for live music in the vineyard at Fiore Winery. Every Sunday during the summer. Stop by with a picnic and listen to some music while you enjoy a bottle of Fiore Wine with your friends and family. www.fiorewinery.com

4  Groovin' in the Grass! Summer Concerts at Ladew

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. Members $7; Adults $15; Seniors/Students $13. Join us in the Great Bowl Sunday evenings for sounds of classic rock, Cajun/Zydeco, swing, blues, bluegrass and more! For more information call Ladew 410.557.9570 or visit www.ladewgardens.com for the 2013 line up of musicians.

4  Summer Concert Series – Barbara Martin

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm. FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.  410.803.9784  

5  Babes in the Woods Summer Camp – Water Wonderland

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-1pm. Ages 4-5. $25/members or $30/non-members per date. Preschoolers will enjoy a day exploring nature through hands-on activities such as hikes, games, stories, and crafts.  Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

5-9  Harford County Parks and Recreation Outdoor Adventure Camps

Parks and Recreation is offering 5 days of exciting outdoor adventure activities for youth ages 11-14! 9am-4pm. $250. Participants will gain experience and confidence as they master skills in kayaking, canoeing, and rock wall climbing. As they navigate through the ropes challenge course, they will understand the value of teamwork and cooperation, all valuable life skills! We hope to instill an appreciation for the outdoors in each participant, while making the process stimulating and fun! Transportation provided by Harford County Parks and Recreation. Monday: Ropes Challenge at Harford Glen; Tuesday: Canoeing Basics at Eden Mill Nature Center; Wednesday: Kayaking at Anita C. Leight Estuary Center; Thursday: Creek Tubing with Eden Mill Nature Center; Friday: Rock Climbing at Edgeley Grove. Registration is required by calling Kathy at 410.638.3572 or by emailing kehall@harfordcountymd.gov. Space is limited so register early!

6  Aberdeen Summer Concert Series – No Pro Bono

Festival Park, Howard & Franklin Streets, Aberdeen. FREE. Free outdoor concerts featuring a variety of performers. Bring lawn chairs/blankets. Refreshments available for purchase. Rain location: Aberdeen Middle School Multi-Purpose Room. 410.939.6767 • www.aberdeen-md.org

7  Babes in the Woods Summer Camp – Animals: Before and After

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-1pm. Ages 4-5. $25/members or $30/non-members per date. Preschoolers will enjoy a day exploring nature through hands-on activities such as hikes, games, stories, and crafts.  Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

7  Summer Concert Series – Army Field Band & Soldiers Chorus

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm.  FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.   410.803.9784  

8  Kid's Corner Story Time!

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, 10:30am-12pm. Drop anchor at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Kid's Corner for Story Time! Enjoy a variety of tales from Native American life to local animals. 410.939.4800 • www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

8  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

9  Paddle, Hike, and Swim One Day Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 7-12. $50/member or $75/non-member. Can’t commit to a week of camp? Enjoy this one day camp to experience some of the highlights of our summer camps. We will paddle Deer Creek, hike the trails, explore the park, and swim in the creek!  Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

9  Live Concert (Part of Opening Night of the Seafood Festival)

6:30pm. Live concert with limited ticket admission; very limited VIP admission. Performers TBA. 410.939.1525 • seafoodfes@aol.comwww.hdgseafoodfestival.org

9-10  Maryland State BBQ Bash

Bond and Thomas Streets.  Friday 4-10pm.  Saturday 12 Noon-10pm.  The BBQ Bash features live music, top quality BBQ, sponsor displays, crafters, merchant vendors, Farmers Market, and children’s entertainment, not to mention the County’s biggest beer and wine garden!  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  www.mdbbq.com •  443.823.1797

9-11  Havre de Grace Seafood Festival

Friday 8/9 – 3-8pm; Saturday 8/10 – 10am-8pm; Sunday 8/11 – 10am-6pm. FREE. Food, fun and live entertainment on the Chesapeake. Over 100 juried artisans/seafood delicacies from the bay and beyond. Car Show added on Sunday. 410.939.1525 • seafoodfes@aol.comwww.hdgseafoodfestival.org

9-18  Cal Ripken World Series

Ripken Academy, 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen. FREE. The 2013 12u Major/70 Cal Ripken World Series (CRWS) is the home of family fun and Where the World Comes to Play! The CRWS brings teams from all over the world (Australia, Canada, Dominican Republic, Japan, Mexico, and the Republic of Korea) to compete for the world championship title. Throughout the week, there are not just baseball games, other activities include Splash Day, feasts, a week-long carnival, music and much more. 410.297.9292 • http://worldseries.ripkenbaseball.com/

10  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

10  White-Tailed Deer Survey

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9-11am. Ages 16-Adult. Harford County seems to be experiencing explosive population growth - and not just with humans. So, we need your help to determine if the deer population of Leight Park is a healthy size. Join us and get the scoop on poop as we conduct pellet (deer scat) counts out on the trails to determine how many deer call us home. Space is limited, registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

10  Family Nature Explorers: Nature’s Crayons

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 10:30am-12pm. Free for members; Free for non-members with paid general admission. $2/child; $10/adult; $8/senior or student - includes admission to Gardens & Nature Walk for the day. All ages, with adult. Advance registration requested. Imagine if you had no crayons, markers or other art materials.  What would you use for drawing or painting?  Let’s get creative and make masterpieces from materials that we gather from nature - berries, flowers, twigs, nuts, charcoal and more. Contact Sheryl at 410.557.9570 x226 • spedrick@ladewgardens.comwww.ladewgardens.com

10  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

11  Fiore Winery Music in the Vineyard

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 1-4pm. Join us on the patio for live music in the vineyard at Fiore Winery. Every Sunday during the summer. Stop by with a picnic and listen to some music while you enjoy a bottle of Fiore Wine with your friends and family. www.fiorewinery.com

11  Groovin' in the Grass! Summer Concerts at Ladew

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. Members $7; Adults $15; Seniors/Students $13. Join us in the Great Bowl Sunday evenings for sounds of classic rock, Cajun/Zydeco, swing, blues, bluegrass and more! For more information call Ladew 410.557.9570 or visit www.ladewgardens.com for the 2013 line up of musicians.

11  Summer Concert Series – Allyson Taylor

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm. FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.   410.803.9784

11  Visit Tudor Hall

Bel Air. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home - childhood home of Edwin and John Wilkes Booth. The property and first floor will be open to visitors at 1 & 2pm. Tours are free, but a $3 donation is suggested for persons age 13 and above. Please contact the Center for the Arts at 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com

12  Wee Wonders Summer Camp – On the Fly

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10:15-11am. Strictly ages 2-3 w/adult. $10/member or $15/non-member. Led by Tiny Wonders instructor Kim Truxel, Wee Wonders is a stimulating gathering for 2-3 year olds. Planned activities will provide opportunities for creative movement, language development nature exploration, and the five senses. Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

13  Wee Wonders Summer Camp – 1,2,3…Look At Me!

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10:15-11am. Strictly ages 2-3 w/adult. $10/member or $15/non-member. Led by Tiny Wonders instructor Kim Truxel, Wee Wonders is a stimulating gathering for 2-3 year olds. Planned activities will provide opportunities for creative movement, language development nature exploration, and the five senses. Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

13  Things With Wings

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 10:30-11:15am or 12:30-1:15pm. Ages: 2-6 years with an adult. Members $5/child, Non-members $10/child. One accompanying adult per child is free.  Additional siblings only $5 each! Includes admission to the Gardens and Nature Walk for the day.  What do butterflies, birds, and bats all have in common?  They’re all things with wings.  Let’s read about these amazing animals that explore the world from high above. Space is limited. Advance registration and payment is required. REGISTER FOR 6 SESSIONS AND GET 2 of the SESSIONS FOR FREE! Members: 6 sessions for only $20; Non-members: 6 sessions for only $40. To register, please contact Sheryl at 410.557.9570, ext. 226 or spedrick@ladewgardens.com.

13  Aberdeen Summer Concert Series – Bay Country Gentlemen

Festival Park, Howard & Franklin Streets, Aberdeen. FREE. Free outdoor concerts featuring a variety of performers. Bring lawn chairs/blankets. Refreshments available for purchase. Rain location: Aberdeen Middle School Multi-Purpose Room. 410.939.6767 • www.aberdeen-md.org

14  Summer Concert Series

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park.  7pm.  FREE. Outdoor concert in the park.  Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair.  Rain location is Bel Air High School.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.   410.803.9784

15  Kid's Corner Story Time!

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, 10:30am-12pm. Drop anchor at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Kid's Corner for Story Time! Enjoy a variety of tales from Native American life to local animals. 410.939.4800 • www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

15  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air.  5-8pm.  Grab the gals and head out to Downtown Bel Air.  Our shops are open later and there are deals to be had.  Local restaurants and pubs have great Happy Hour specials as well.  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  www.downtownbelair.com •  443.823.1797

15  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
16  Outdoor Movies – Escape from Planet Earth

Shamrock Park, Lee Street & Hickory Avenue.  Seating opens at 6 pm and movie starts at dusk.  FREE. Enjoy movies under the stars.  Pack the blankets and grab the kids!  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  www.downtownbelair.com •  443.823.1797

16-18  50th Annual Havre de Grace Art Show

Tydings Park in historic Havre de Grace. 8/16  5-9 pm, 8/17 & 8/18 10am - 5pm.  No admission fee. Celebrating 50 Years of Art with Juried Artists & Craftsmen from throughout the U.S. in Tydings Park. Overlooking the mouth of the Susquehanna River & headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay. For the whole Family. Entertainment, Food, Handicap Accessible, Boat Accessible. 410.939.9342 • hdgartshow@gmail.comwww.hdgartshow.org

17  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

17  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

17 Summer Concert Series – Jazz Ambassadors of Army Field Band

Wm. A. Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Rain location Bel Air High School. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. FREE. 410.803.9784

17  GoldHeart Golden Retriever Rescue

Columbus Gardens, 4301 Klosterman Avenue, Baltimore. 7-11pm. $45 per person. 6th Annual Crab Feast Fundraiser -  DJ, Raffles, Wheels, Silent Auction.  Contact Donna Blake - treasurer@goldheart.org for tickets.

17-18  Fiore Winery Art Wine & Jazz Festival

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 1-5pm. Join us for our annual art, wine, and jazz festival at Fiore Winery. Live music, arts and crafts vendors, tours of the winery and distillery, as well as wine tastings of our famous wines. www.fiorewinery.com

19-23  Seasonal Snacks Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 6-8. $160/member or $175/non-member. Seasons come and go, but with many changes. Let’s discover how animals adapt to the seasons and what food they have available to munch on. We’ll also talk about our favorite seasonal snacks and enjoy them on a summer day! Let’s also create snacks from some plants found at the park! Activities include hikes, field studies, games and many more activities. We will end each day with swimming in the creek and end our week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek. Must pre-register. edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

20  Aberdeen Summer Concert Series – Something Borrowed

Festival Park, Howard & Franklin Streets, Aberdeen. FREE. Free outdoor concerts featuring a variety of performers. Bring lawn chairs/blankets. Refreshments available for purchase. Rain location: Aberdeen Middle School Multi-Purpose Room. 410.939.6767 • www.aberdeen-md.org

22  Kid's Corner Story Time!

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, 10:30am-12pm. Drop anchor at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Kid's Corner for Story Time! Enjoy a variety of tales from Native American life to local animals. 410.939.4800 • www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

22  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

24  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

24  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

24  10th Annual FOP Crab Feast

Fair Hill Nature Center, 630 Tawes Drive, Edward Walls Building. Fair Hill. 6pm-12am. $45 each. Tables of 8 may be purchased. Catered by the Wellwood. All-you-can-eat crabs, crab soup, fried chicken, hotdogs, potato salad, pretzels & chips, sheet cake, sodas, and beer. Silent Auction & Raffles (including many sports & celebrity autographs, memorabilia, collectibles, gift certificates, golf items, & more!) Big 6 Wheel / 50/50 / Door Prizes. For tickets (only 400 will be sold) please contact 443.309.4148 / 443.309.4465 or message me or go to www.cecilfop2.com to email a lodge officer.  Thank you for supporting your police!

25  Fiore Winery Music in the Vineyard

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 1-4pm. Join us on the patio for live music in the vineyard at Fiore Winery. Every Sunday during the summer. Stop by with a picnic and listen to some music while you enjoy a bottle of Fiore Wine with your friends and family. www.fiorewinery.com

25  Visit Tudor Hall

Bel Air. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home - childhood home of Edwin and John Wilkes Booth. The property and first floor will be open to visitors at 1 & 2pm. Tours are free, but a $3 donation is suggested for persons age 13 and above. Please contact the Center for the Arts at 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com

26  Volunteer Meeting

Eden Mill Nature Center, Classroom Facility, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 7-9pm. Come see what we are all about and meet our volunteers. Meetings typically start with an educational program of interest to the group. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.orgedenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com

28  Hoot! Howl! Hiss!

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 10:30-11:15am or 12:30-1:15pm. Ages: 2-6 years with an adult. Members $5/child, Non-members $10/child. One accompanying adult per child is free.  Additional siblings only $5 each! Includes admission to the Gardens and Nature Walk for the day.  Can you hoot?  Can you hiss?  Can you sing a little bit?  Join us as we surround ourselves with the wonderful sounds of nature and read about some chatty animal friends.  Space is limited. Advance registration and payment is required. REGISTER FOR 6 SESSIONS AND GET 2 of the SESSIONS FOR FREE! Members: 6 sessions for only $20; Non-members: 6 sessions for only $40. To register, please contact Sheryl at 410.557.9570, ext. 226 or spedrick@ladewgardens.com.

29  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

31  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

31  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

September

1  Fiore Winery Music in the Vineyard

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 1-4pm. Join us on the patio for live music in the vineyard at Fiore Winery. Every Sunday during the summer. Stop by with a picnic and listen to some music while you enjoy a bottle of Fiore Wine with your friends and family. www.fiorewinery.com

5  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
6  First Fridays

Office and Main Streets.  5-8pm.  FREE outdoor celebration of live music downtown; beer & wine garden; refreshments; merchants participating with specials.  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  www.downtownbelair.com •  443.823.1797

6  Lunchtime Concert

Office Street near the Courthouse.  12 Noon-1pm.  FREE admission. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air.  

7  25th Annual Children's Arts Festival & Contest

Millard E. Tydings Park , HdG, 11am-3pm. For Children ages 3-10. FREE. Craft projects, face painting, and entertainment. Children may submit art work (limit 2 per), for the Art Contest, to the HdG Library (August 1 thru September 1). Open to the Public (no rain location). Children must be with an adult. 410.939.2100

7  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

7  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

7 – 22  CCA Decorators Show House

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road.  Hours open to be determined.  For updates:  www.rockfieldmanor.com or call 410.638.4565

8  Visit Tudor Hall

Bel Air. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home - childhood home of Edwin and John Wilkes Booth. The property and first floor will be open to visitors at 1 & 2pm. Tours are free, but a $3 donation is suggested for persons age 13 and above. Please contact the Center for the Arts at 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com

10  Open House at Swan Harbor Farm

Swan Harbor Farm, 401 Oakington Road, Havre de Grace, 4-7pm. FREE. Swan Harbor Farm is the perfect site to host a wedding, reception, corporate meeting, retreat or special event. Please visit us to discuss your personal needs. Call for reservation. 410.939.6767 •www.swanharborfarm.org

12  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

13  Lunchtime Concert

Office Street near the Courthouse.  12 Noon-1pm.  FREE admission. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air.  

14  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

14  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

15  Bel Air Festival for the Arts

39 Hickory Avenue (behind the Town Hall).  10am-5pm.  Rain or shine. Admission is FREE. 350 fine art, craft and photography booths; continuous live entertainment; great festival food; free shuttle bus from MVA on Route 24.   Sponsored by Bel Air Parks and Recreation.  443.616.6708

15  Children’s Day - Fun with Bubbles!

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 11am-4pm. Free for members; Free for non-members with paid general admission. $2/child; $10/adult; $8/senior or student - includes admission to Gardens & Nature Walk for the day. Pop! Float! Fizz!  Join us as we learn about all types of bubbles formed in nature  from bubbles made by animals and bugs for hiding, breathing or floating, to bubbles created in a chemistry experiment.  Enjoy performances from The Bubble Lady, Pam the Kindersinger and the One-Step MagiCompany.  Also included are crafts and hands-on learning stations with lots of bubbles, live fish and insects! Contact Sheryl at 410.557.9570 x226 • spedrick@ladewgardens.comwww.ladewgardens.com

19  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air.  5-8pm.  Grab the gals and head out to Downtown Bel Air.  Our shops are open later and there are deals to be had.  Local restaurants and pubs have great Happy Hour specials as well.  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  www.downtownbelair.com •  443.823.1797

19  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

20  Lunchtime Concert

Office Street near the Courthouse.  12 Noon-1pm.  Free Admission. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air.  

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
20  Rising Above It: Balloon Glow Gala

Maryland Golf & Country Club, 1338 E. McPhail Rd., Bel Air. 7-11pm. Signature fund-raising event to benefit SARC. 410.836.8431 • kluchey@sarc-maryland.orgwww.sarc-maryland.org

20, 21  Walking Haunted History and Ghost Tours

Downtown Havre de Grace - Begin at Jana's Java7-10pm. The guided tours will be conducted on Friday and Saturday evenings in September through October. Please send payment to Havre de Grace Main Street, Inc., 121 N. Union Avenue, Suite D, Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078 and indicate the date and time of the tour. Reservations are encouraged. www.mainstreethdg.com

21  North Park Trail Walk

Meet at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace. 10am. FREE. This guided nature and historic walk is free to the public. Distance 1.5 miles in 90 minutes. Contact: Susquehanna Museum of HdG at the Lock House, 410.939.5780 • lockhousemuseum@gmail.com •  www.thelockhousemuseum.org

21  City-Wide Yard Sale

Havre de Grace. 8am-4pm. Huge, community-wide event. Yard sales, sidewalk sales, and bargains galore. Rain date September 22. 410.939.6562 •  410.939.2100 •  info2@havredegracemd.comwww.hdgtourism.com

21  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
21  Hot Air Ballon Festival – Family Fun Day

Bel Air Equestrian Center, 608 N. Tollgate Rd., Bel Air. 11am-6pm. Fun food, crafts, entertainment, conculding with an exciting hot air balloon race. Benefits SARC. 410.836.8431 • kluchey@sarc-maryland.orgwww.sarc-maryland.org

21  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House

700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. FREE. Come and visit one of Harford county's historic landmarks! Built in 1827, Concord Point lighthouse is one of the oldest operating on the Bay. Climb the tower and visit the museum in the Keeper's House. 410.939.3213 • www.concordpointlighthouse.org

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
21  The 6th Annual “Dancing for the Arts” Gala

Historic Tudor Hall, Center for the Arts, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. Save the Date.

22  Visit Tudor Hall

Bel Air. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home - childhood home of Edwin and John Wilkes Booth. The property and first floor will be open to visitors at 1 & 2pm. Tours are free, but a $3 donation is suggested for persons age 13 and above. Please contact the Center for the Arts at 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com

23  The Greater Bel Air Community Foundation’s 12th Annual Golf Classic

Maryland Golf & Country Clubs.  10am-7pm.  The Foundation raises funds for capital improvement projects in the Bel Air community.  The Golf Classic is our major fund raiser.  Please join the Foundation in helping with improvements to standing structures and renovations to playgrounds.  All proceeds will benefit the community.  For information on fees and sponsorships, please refer to our website: www.gbacf.org or please call 410.836.6366 or 410.879.9292  

23  Volunteer Meeting

Eden Mill Nature Center, Classroom Facility, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 7-9pm. Come see what we are all about and meet our volunteers. Meetings typically start with an educational program of interest to the group. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.orgedenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com

24  Harford County Crohn’s and Colitis Support Group

Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Maryland Room, 500 Upper Chesapeake Drive, Bel Air. 7-8:30pm. A support group for people dealing with Crohn's & Colitis has formed. The group welcomes people who have the disease and their family and friends. The group plans to meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month, except during the months of December, March, June, July and August.  Contact Carin Dlin at harfordccfa@yahoo.com.

26  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45-8:30pm. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

27  Lunchtime Concert

Office Street near the Courthouse.  12 Noon-1pm.  FREE Admission. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air.  

27, 28  Walking Haunted History and Ghost Tours

Downtown Havre de Grace - Begin at Jana's Java7-10pm. The guided tours will be conducted on Friday and Saturday evenings in September through October. Please send payment to Havre de Grace Main Street, Inc., 121 N. Union Avenue, Suite D, Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078 and indicate the date and time of the tour. Reservations are encouraged. www.mainstreethdg.com

28  2nd Annual Fallen Officers of Harford County Memorial Ride

Ripken Stadium/Chesapeake Harley-Davidson, 4600 Thunder Court, Darlington, 8am. The ride will leave at 10:30am from Ripken Stadium, 873 Long Dr. Aberdeen MD 21001, and end at Chesapeake Harley-Davidson, 4600 Thunder Ct. Darlington MD 21034. During the month of September 2012, Harford County and its Law Enforcement Agencies suffered a tremendous loss as 5 of its officers lost their lives within mere days of each other. Unfortunately, in the month's since, this number has grown. Benevolent funds set up by the Harford County Deputy Sheriff's Union and Harford County Municipality FOP Lodge 128 are designed to support the officers and families in their times of need or tragic lose. The Sheriff's Union, FOP Lodge #128, Chesapeake Harley-Davidson as well as several local businesses have come together once again for the 2nd Annual Fallen Officers of Harford County Memorial Ride, to help raise money for these benevolent funds. Please join us to remember those fallen officers and help collect funds to support the families in need and future families. This event comprises of a simple but scenic ride through Harford County that is open to all types of motor vehicles, followed by festivities at the conclusion of the ride. The festivities will be held at a venue offering family entertainment, local vendors, as well as a chance for spectators and participants to share their prayers and condolences to those who have fallen, as well as make contributions to the benevolent funds. Tickets are now on sale at Chesapeake Harley-Davidson in Darlington, and AutoPros of Aberdeen. Remaining tickets will also be available at the starting point of the ride beginning at 8am. $25/rider and $25/passenger. Your fee will include breakfast provided by Chick-fil-A at Constant Friendship, Lunch provided by Galvinell Meat Company, Event T-Shirt and new this year is a Pin.  Additional registration is available from 8-10am.

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
28  Annual Harford County Wine Festival

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road.  1-7pm.  Live music by Reagan Years, unlimited wine tastings from around the world, and crafters.   www.rockfieldmanor.com or call 410.638.4565

28  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:15-11am. $5/member or $8/non-member. All trips begin and end at the Eden Mill Nature Center. Must be 6 or older. Canoe trips help acquaint paddlers with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek at Eden Mill.  Exploration of the environment, both the land and the water, is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along Deer Creek. During these relaxed excursions, environmental education and interpretation are provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group.  It is a quiet time of learning, exploring, and enjoying nature. Basic paddling instruction is provided before the trip. Canoes, paddles, and personal floatation devices (lifejackets) are provided. Reservations are required. Small groups can be accommodated. Please call 410.836.3050 or visit www.edenmill.org and click on Family Canoe Trips.

28  Maritime Museum Crabtober Fest

Elk's Club, 940 Pulaski Highway, HdG. 6-9pm. $55. Welcome fall by having all you can eat Maryland crabs and other Bay foods. Fundraiser for the Maritime Museum. 410.939.4800 • directorhdgmm@gmail.comwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

28, 29  Fall Harvest & Craft Festival

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Rd., HdG. 11am-4pm. $5 admission. This event will feature activities such as craft booths; scarecrow making; pumpkin painting; apple bobbing & pressing; apple butter making; hay rides; straw maze; bluegrass music; clogging and square dancing; food; and tours. Rain or shine event. Additional fees only for items you take home (scarecrows and pumpkins). 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

28, 29  Applewood Farm Pumpkin Picking

Northern Harford County, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, 10am-4pm. Additional Fee: Applewood Express Train Ride $4 per person, free to Kids under 3 yrs (must be accompanied by an adult). Cash at the gate, please. Visa/MC accepted once you are inside and on the farm. Applewood Farm is all about family fun and the fall is very beautiful at the farm with lots to do. Included in admission: Hayrides (continuous), Petting Zoo, Corn Maze, Kiddie Maze, Lawn Bowling, Reindeer Antler Toss, Model Trains, Spooky Spot Picture Boards, Applewood Play Ground, Picnic Area, & Pedal Tractors. 443.417.6329 • www.applewoodfarm.org

29   Joppa- Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company Open House

1403 Old Mountain Rd South, Corner of Rt. 7 and Mountain Road (Rt. 152), Joppa. 12-4pm. FREE. Day of public/ community awareness on the subject of fire and safety issues. We are having live car fire burn, entertainment for children, moonbounce, local health related companies, state/ county police, fire trucks, fire boats, hazmat and others. Smokey the bear and Sparkey will be available. Food prepared by members of Joppa-Magnolia. 443.760.1270 • jmvfcfiresafety@live.com

October

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
4   First Fridays

Office and Main Streets.  5-8pm.  FREE outdoor celebration of live music downtown by Remains of Radio; beer & wine garden; refreshments; merchants participating with specials.  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  www.downtownbelair.com •  443.823.1797

4, 5  Walking Haunted History and Ghost Tours

Downtown Havre de Grace - Begin at Jana's Java7-10pm. The guided tours will be conducted on Friday and Saturday evenings in September through October. Please send payment to Havre de Grace Main Street, Inc., 121 N. Union Avenue, Suite D, Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078 and indicate the date and time of the tour. Reservations are encouraged. www.mainstreethdg.com

5, 6  Applewood Farm Pumpkin Picking

Northern Harford County, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, 10am-4pm. Additional Fee: Applewood Express Train Ride $4 per person, free to Kids under 3 yrs (must be accompanied by an adult). Cash at the gate, please. Visa/MC accepted once you are inside and on the farm. Applewood Farm is all about family fun and the fall is very beautiful at the farm with lots to do. Included in admission: Hayrides (continuous), Petting Zoo, Corn Maze, Kiddie Maze, Lawn Bowling, Reindeer Antler Toss, Model Trains, Spooky Spot Picture Boards, Applewood Play Ground, Picnic Area, & Pedal Tractors. 443.417.6329 • www.applewoodfarm.org

6  Visit Tudor Hall

Bel Air. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home - childhood home of Edwin and John Wilkes Booth. The property and first floor will be open to visitors at 1 & 2pm. Tours are free, but a $3 donation is suggested for persons age 13 and above. Please contact the Center for the Arts at 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
8  15TH Annual CPWN Fashion Show

Richlin Ballroom. 5:30-9pm. Annual Fashion Show featuring CPWN members modeling the latest styles, hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and dinner, silent auction and raffle prizes. Benefits local non-profits. www.cpwnet.org.

11  HdG Chamber of Commerce Community Bull & Oyster Roast

HdG Community Center, 6:30-10pm. $50. Catered by Fast Eddie's pit beef, DJ, door prizes, Bomboy's chocolate, Bruster's Ice Cream. Contact: HdG Chamber of Commerce, 410.939.3303 •  hdegchamber1@comcast.netwww.hdgchamber.com

11, 12  Walking Haunted History and Ghost Tours

Downtown Havre de Grace - Begin at Jana's Java7-10pm. The guided tours will be conducted on Friday and Saturday evenings in September through October. Please send payment to Havre de Grace Main Street, Inc., 121 N. Union Avenue, Suite D, Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078 and indicate the date and time of the tour. Reservations are encouraged. www.mainstreethdg.com

12  LJ’s 9th Annual Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome

Lehr Park, 3700 Davidsburg Road, Dover, PA. 10am-2pm. Sponsored by York Area Down Syndrome Association. 10-11am – Registration & Activities. Please come by registration tent early enough to turn in your pledge money, collect your t-shirts, wrist bands for the children, and begin to enjoy the activities that will also be open at this time, before the walk begins. 11am Walk begins. Rain or shine. This is what it’s all about. The course at Lehr Park is a beautiful winding walkway that accommodates strollers, walkers, and wheelchairs. Anyone can participate in our Walk for Down Syndrome! 11:30am – 2pm – Fun in Lehr Park. At the end of the walk please stay and enjoy the activities, raffles drawings, music, face painting, bounce houses, crafts, and much more! Yummy food and beverages will be available for purchase. For questions for the York Area Down Syndrome Association, please email  yadsagroup@gmail.com.

12, 13  Applewood Farm Pumpkin Picking

Northern Harford County, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, 10am-4pm. Additional Fee: Applewood Express Train Ride $4 per person, free to Kids under 3 yrs (must be accompanied by an adult). Cash at the gate, please. Visa/MC accepted once you are inside and on the farm. Applewood Farm is all about family fun and the fall is very beautiful at the farm with lots to do. Included in admission: Hayrides (continuous), Petting Zoo, Corn Maze, Kiddie Maze, Lawn Bowling, Reindeer Antler Toss, Model Trains, Spooky Spot Picture Boards, Applewood Play Ground, Picnic Area, & Pedal Tractors. 443.417.6329 • www.applewoodfarm.org

17  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air.  5-8pm.  Grab the gals and head out to Downtown Bel Air.  Our shops are open later and there are deals to be had.  Local restaurants and pubs have great Happy Hour specials as well.  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  www.downtownbelair.com •  443.823.1797

18  Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Volunteer Services Association's 1st Annual Crab Feast

The Richlin Ballroom, 1700 Van Bibber Rd, Edgewood. 7-10:30pm. $60. Enjoy hot fresh crabs, carved beef and other delicious dinner items. Beer and wine included. Cash bar.  Prize wheels, prize drawings, bucket raffles and great music all evening long! Proceeds from the event will support the Kaufman Cancer Center opening on the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center campus this fall. Call 443.643.1725 for information or to purchase tickets.

18, 19  Walking Haunted History and Ghost Tours

Downtown Havre de Grace - Begin at Jana's Java7-10pm. The guided tours will be conducted on Friday and Saturday evenings in September through October. Please send payment to Havre de Grace Main Street, Inc., 121 N. Union Avenue, Suite D, Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078 and indicate the date and time of the tour. Reservations are encouraged. www.mainstreethdg.com

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
18-20  Bel Air Film Festival

Bel Air Armory, 37-41 N. Main Street.  Friday through Sunday.  $5 per film includes popcorn and a drink.  Exciting international films and celebrity guests.  For more information, go to www.townofbelairfilmfestival.com or call 410.838.0584

19  Annual Maritime Museum

Tydings Park Marina, HdG, 6:30am- 3pm. $100 entrance fee. Striped Bass (Rockfish) and Angler Teams. Prizes for biggest and second place. 410.939.4800 • directorhdgmm@gmail.comwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

19  Family Nature Explorers: Fairy Houses and Gnome Homes

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 10:30am-12pm. Free for members; Free for non-members with paid general admission. $2/child; $10/adult; $8/senior or student - includes admission to Gardens & Nature Walk for the day. All ages, with adult. Advance registration requested. Family Nature Explorers: Compost Critters. Venture into the forest with us to help build fairy houses and gnome homes for our fantastical forest friends.  In addition, make your own fairy or gnome craft to take home.  We’ll provide the materials, you provide the imagination. Contact Sheryl at 410.557.9570 x226 • spedrick@ladewgardens.comwww.ladewgardens.com

19, 20  Applewood Farm Pumpkin Picking

Northern Harford County, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, 10am-4pm. Additional Fee: Applewood Express Train Ride $4 per person, free to Kids under 3 yrs (must be accompanied by an adult). Cash at the gate, please. Visa/MC accepted once you are inside and on the farm. Applewood Farm is all about family fun and the fall is very beautiful at the farm with lots to do. Included in admission: Hayrides (continuous), Petting Zoo, Corn Maze, Kiddie Maze, Lawn Bowling, Reindeer Antler Toss, Model Trains, Spooky Spot Picture Boards, Applewood Play Ground, Picnic Area, & Pedal Tractors. 443.417.6329 • www.applewoodfarm.org

20  Visit Tudor Hall

Bel Air. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home - childhood home of Edwin and John Wilkes Booth. The property and first floor will be open to visitors at 1 & 2pm. Tours are free, but a $3 donation is suggested for persons age 13 and above. Please contact the Center for the Arts at 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com

22  Harford County Crohn’s and Colitis Support Group

Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Maryland Room, 500 Upper Chesapeake Drive, Bel Air. 7-8:30pm. A support group for people dealing with Crohn's & Colitis has formed. The group welcomes people who have the disease and their family and friends. The group plans to meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month, except during the months of December, March, June, July and August.  Contact Carin Dlin at harfordccfa@yahoo.com.

25, 26  Walking Haunted History and Ghost Tours

Downtown Havre de Grace - Begin at Jana's Java7-10pm. The guided tours will be conducted on Friday and Saturday evenings in September through October. Please send payment to Havre de Grace Main Street, Inc., 121 N. Union Avenue, Suite D, Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078 and indicate the date and time of the tour. Reservations are encouraged. www.mainstreethdg.com

26  Harvest at Swan Harbor Farm – A Maryland Wine Event

Swan Harbor Farm, 401 Oakington Road, Havre de Grace, 11am-6pm. First annual Harvest Wine Festival will include up to 12 Maryland wineries, food, entertainment, artisans, local farm products, educational displays and family fun. 410.939.6767 •www.swanharborfarm.org

26  Costume Halloween Dance

Havre de Grace American Legion Post 47, 501 Saint John Street. 8pm. The American Legion Riders of Post 47 will be hosting this fabulous dance. This is advance notice to please mark your calendars.

26, 27  Applewood Farm Pumpkin Picking

Northern Harford County, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, 10am-4pm. Additional Fee: Applewood Express Train Ride $4 per person, free to Kids under 3 yrs (must be accompanied by an adult). Cash at the gate, please. Visa/MC accepted once you are inside and on the farm. Applewood Farm is all about family fun and the fall is very beautiful at the farm with lots to do. Included in admission: Hayrides (continuous), Petting Zoo, Corn Maze, Kiddie Maze, Lawn Bowling, Reindeer Antler Toss, Model Trains, Spooky Spot Picture Boards, Applewood Play Ground, Picnic Area, & Pedal Tractors. 443.417.6329 • www.applewoodfarm.org

26-12/22  Holidays on Main

Beginning with “Trick or Treating on Main” and ending with “Last Chance Weekend”.  www.downtownbelair.com • 443.823.1797

28  Volunteer Meeting

Eden Mill Nature Center, Classroom Facility, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 7-9pm. Come see what we are all about and meet our volunteers. Meetings typically start with an educational program of interest to the group. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.orgedenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com

November

1-2  Fine Arts Festival

Harford Day School.  715 Moores Mill Road.  FREE admission. Preview Party on Friday, 6:30-9:30pm.  Saturday 9am- 5 pm.  A juried art show and sale featuring arts from 9 states.  The show is open to the public and free of charge.  410.838.4848

1-3  Pottery in the Barn

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road.  11am-5pm.  Pottery sale by local artists.  Great buys!  Rain or shine. Sponsored by Rockfield Foundation, Inc.  No Admission.  www.rockfieldmanor.com or call 410.638.4565

1-16  Beyond the Horizon by Eugene O’Neill

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County

1-12/10  Christmas in the Woods

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road. 10 am-5pm daily.  Crafts, jewelry, collectibles, Ravens wear, specialty foods and gifts.  Sponsored by Rockfield Foundation, Inc.,  www.rockfieldmanor.com or call 410.638.4565

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
2  It Happened In The Library: An Evening in the Stacks

Abingdon Library, 7-11pm. Annual Gala to support Harford County Public Library.

3  Visit Tudor Hall

Bel Air. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home - childhood home of Edwin and John Wilkes Booth. The property and first floor will be open to visitors at 1 & 2pm. Tours are free, but a $3 donation is suggested for persons age 13 and above. Please contact the Center for the Arts at 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com

7-10  Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Bel Air Public Library, 200 E. Pennsylvania Avenue.  Thursday is Members Night, 5-7:30pm.  Friday and Saturday 10am-5pm.  Sunday is $5/Bag Day, 1-4pm.  Books, CDs, DVDs, etc.  Sponsored by Friends of the Bel Air Library.  410.638.3151

9  The Greater Bel Air Community Foundation’s 8th Annual Family Comedy Magic Show

2pm.  Doors open at 1:30pm.  Magic and Illusions by Rick Walker.  Come for an inexpensive afternoon of Amazing Magic and Fun for the entire family.  Please join the Foundation in helping with improvements to standing structures and renovations to playgrounds.  All proceeds will benefit the community.  For tickets and information on how to support the Foundation, please visit the website:  www.gbacf.org or please call 410.879.9292 or 410.836.6366

16  North Park Trail Walk

Meet at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo Street. 10am. FREE. This guided nature and historic walk is free to the public. Distance 1.5 miles in 90 minutes. Contact: Susquehanna Museum of HdG at the Lock House 410.939.5780 • lockhousemuseum@gmail.comwww.thelockhousemuseum.org

16  Thanksgiving Open House with Open Hearth Cooking

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 1-4pm. $3. Join us for an Open House and Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration in the historic farm house featuring Colonial period recipes. The Country Store will be open for all your Christmas shopping needs. Featuring locally crafted goods and some made by museum artisans. Find a truly unique gift this year at Steppingstone! 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

17  Harvest Traditions Tea

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 11am and 2pm seatings. $25 which includes your Afternoon Tea, the Performance, a great dose of Thanksgiving spirit, and a donation to the museum.  As Fall starts to settle in and we get ready for Thanksgiving, join us to learn about Harvest traditions throughout history and our region. Join us at the lovely Steppingstone Farm House for a Victorian Tea featuring Professional Storyteller and Historic Reenactor Alisa Dupuy. *Seats are limited due to the size of the historic home, we will make every effort to seat groups together but tables are limited to 4-6 each so you may be seated with another party. The teas require attention for an hour and proper table manners and thus are not suitable for children under the age of 8 years. Your paypal confirmation is your receipt and places you on our seating list. We will contact you if we need clarification on your order or group size for seating purposes. Please let us know if you need special accommodations for accessibility or seating. Cancellations must be made 2 weeks before the tea for a refund unless we are able to sell your seats to someone on the waiting list. Thank you for your understanding.* Please come for a lovely day out and let Steppingstone get you in the spirit of the holidays! 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

21  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air.  5-8pm.  Grab the gals and head out to Downtown Bel Air.  Our shops are open later and there are deals to be had.  Local restaurants and pubs have great Happy Hour specials as well.  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  www.downtownbelair.com • 443.823.1797

23  Maryland Conservatory Annual Gala

Bel Air Armory, 37-41 N. Main Street.  6pm. $100/person.  Faculty, guests, students, and alums host a dinner, dance, and performances with top-shelf everything.  Sponsored by the Maryland Conservatory of Music.  443.243.7265

23  Thanksgiving Open House with Open Hearth Cooking

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, HdG, 1-4pm. Admission $3. Join us for an Open House and Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration in the historic farm house featuring Colonial period recipes. The Country Store will be open for all your Christmas shopping needs. Featuring locally crafted goods and some made by museum artisans. Find a truly unique gift this year at Steppingstone! 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

24  Harvest Traditions Tea

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, HdG, 11am and 2pm seatings. Admission $25. As Fall starts to settle in and we get ready for Thanksgiving, join us to learn about Harvest traditions throughout history and our region. Join us at the lovely Steppingstone Farm House for a Victorian Tea featuring Professional Storyteller and Historic Reenactor Alisa Dupuy. Ticket includes your Afternoon Tea, the Performance, a great dose of Thanksgiving spirit, and a donation to the museum. Seats are limited due to the size of the historic home so we are offering 2 seatings. Please come for a lovely day out and let Steppingstone get you in the spirit of the holidays! 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

25  Volunteer Meeting

Eden Mill Nature Center, Classroom Facility, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 7-9pm. Come see what we are all about and meet our volunteers. Meetings typically start with an educational program of interest to the group. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.orgedenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com

26  Harford County Crohn’s and Colitis Support Group

Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Maryland Room, 500 Upper Chesapeake Drive, Bel Air. 7-8:30pm. A support group for people dealing with Crohn's & Colitis has formed. The group welcomes people who have the disease and their family and friends. The group plans to meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month, except during the months of December, March, June, July and August.  Contact Carin Dlin at harfordccfa@yahoo.com.

27  Susquehanna Ministerium: Thanksgiving Eve Ecumenical Worship

Havre de Grace United Methodist Church, 101 S. Union Ave., 7pm. 410.939.2464

30  Small Business Saturday

Celebrate and support the small businesses in your local community.  Hours vary by store.  Please go to www.downtownbelair.com for more information.

30  Christmas at Applewood Farm

Applewood Farm, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, 10am-4pm. Christmas at Applewood is intended for those folks who wish to experience and create a family memory. Enjoy the following: Included: Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Kiddy Maze, Lawn Bowling, & Reindeer Antler Toss. Santa's Work Shop Model Trains (Train Gardens) 1773 Log Barn, Applewood Playground, Pedal Tractors, Applewood Express Train Ride: $4 per person free to Kids under 3 yrs (must be accompanied by an adult). Selection of Cut Your Own Blue Spruce and White Spruce, and White Pine growing on our farm. In addition there is a generous selection of Frasier Fir and Douglas Fir that are grown in Harford County and pre-cut each week. 443.417.6329 • www.applewoodfarm.org

December

1  Christmas at Applewood Farm

Applewood Farm, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, 10am-4pm. Christmas at Applewood is intended for those folks who wish to experience and create a family memory. Enjoy the following: Included: Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Kiddy Maze, Lawn Bowling, & Reindeer Antler Toss. Santa's Work Shop Model Trains (Train Gardens) 1773 Log Barn, Applewood Playground, Pedal Tractors, Applewood Express Train Ride: $4 per person free to Kids under 3 yrs (must be accompanied by an adult). Selection of Cut Your Own Blue Spruce and White Spruce, and White Pine growing on our farm. In addition there is a generous selection of Frasier Fir and Douglas Fir that are grown in Harford County and pre-cut each week. 443.417.6329 • www.applewoodfarm.org

1  Christmas Open House

Hays House Museum, 324 Kenmore Avenue.  1-4pm.  FREE admission. House decorated with fresh greenery.  Music by the Catherine Street Consort.  Sponsored by the Historical Society of Harford County.  410.838.7691

1  Bel Air Christmas Celebration

Courtland Street Concert at 2:45pm.  Parade begins at 3:30pm, Main Street at Churchville Road, ending at Lee Way and Hickory Avenue, with floats, marching bands, Santa and much more!  Immediately following the parade, there will be seasonal music, bonfire, caroling, hot chocolate, cookies and Santa Claus in Shamrock Park along with a tree lighting.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air.  410.838.0584

1  Bel Air Community Chorus Holiday Concert

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe Street.  FREE.  443.752.6555

7  Authors & Artists Sale

Bel Air Armory, 37-41 N. Main Street.  12-5pm.  Admission is free.  This exciting event provides a unique opportunity to meet local authors and artists from many different genres, and to find perfect, one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your list.  410.638.5323  

7, 8  Christmas Open House

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, HdG, 11am-4pm. This event will feature tours of the historic farmhouse decorated for the holidays;  Christmas music; cookies and cider; museum store open for shopping. No admission charge for this event. The Country Store will be open for all your Christmas shopping needs. Featuring locally crafted goods and some made by museum artisans. Find a truly unique gift this year at Steppingstone! 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

7, 8  Christmas at Applewood Farm

Applewood Farm, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, 10am-4pm. Christmas at Applewood is intended for those folks who wish to experience and create a family memory. Enjoy the following: Included: Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Kiddy Maze, Lawn Bowling, & Reindeer Antler Toss. Santa's Work Shop Model Trains (Train Gardens) 1773 Log Barn, Applewood Playground, Pedal Tractors, Applewood Express Train Ride: $4 per person free to Kids under 3 yrs (must be accompanied by an adult). Selection of Cut Your Own Blue Spruce and White Spruce, and White Pine growing on our farm. In addition there is a generous selection of Frasier Fir and Douglas Fir that are grown in Harford County and pre-cut each week. 443.417.6329 • www.applewoodfarm.org

7, 8  "A Christmas Carol" Tea

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, HdG, 4pm seating each day. Admission $25. Catch the spirit of the holidays early as Dickens comes to life with "A Christmas Carol" as told by Ebenezer Scrooge's sister, Fan. Join us at the lovely Steppingstone Farm House for a Victorian Tea featuring Professional Storyteller and Historic Reenactor Alisa Dupuy. Ticket price includes your Afternoon Tea, the Performance, a great dose of Christmas Spirit, and a donation to the museum. Seats are limited due to the size of the historic home so we are offering 2 seatings. Please come for a lovely day out and let Steppingstone get you in the spirit of the holidays! 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

8  Bel Air Community Band Concert

Bel Air High School Auditorium, 100 Height Street.  3pm. FREE. Popular music for the season.  Big band music for all ages.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air.   410.638.4550

8  Colonial Candlelight Concert and Tea

Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 303 N. Main Street. 4pm. $23 – must be reserved and paid in advance. A candlelight concert with 18th and 19th century instruments and costumed musicians followed by a festive and elegant tea party in the British tradition. Sponsored by the Hays House/Historical Society.  410.838.7691  

14, 15  Christmas at Applewood Farm

Applewood Farm, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, 10am-4pm. Christmas at Applewood is intended for those folks who wish to experience and create a family memory. Enjoy the following: Included: Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Kiddy Maze, Lawn Bowling, & Reindeer Antler Toss. Santa's Work Shop Model Trains (Train Gardens) 1773 Log Barn, Applewood Playground, Pedal Tractors, Applewood Express Train Ride: $4 per person free to Kids under 3 yrs (must be accompanied by an adult). Selection of Cut Your Own Blue Spruce and White Spruce, and White Pine growing on our farm. In addition there is a generous selection of Frasier Fir and Douglas Fir that are grown in Harford County and pre-cut each week. 443.417.6329 • www.applewoodfarm.org

19  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air.  5-8pm.  Grab the gals and head out to Downtown Bel Air.  Our shops are open later and there are deals to be had. Local restaurants and pubs have great Happy Hour specials as well. Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  www.downtownbelair.com • 443.823.1797

21, 22  Christmas at Applewood Farm

Applewood Farm, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, 10am-4pm. Christmas at Applewood is intended for those folks who wish to experience and create a family memory. Enjoy the following: Included: Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Kiddy Maze, Lawn Bowling, & Reindeer Antler Toss. Santa's Work Shop Model Trains (Train Gardens) 1773 Log Barn, Applewood Playground, Pedal Tractors, Applewood Express Train Ride: $4 per person free to Kids under 3 yrs (must be accompanied by an adult). Selection of Cut Your Own Blue Spruce and White Spruce, and White Pine growing on our farm. In addition there is a generous selection of Frasier Fir and Douglas Fir that are grown in Harford County and pre-cut each week. 443.417.6329 • www.applewoodfarm.org

22   Merry Tuba Christmas

Bel Air Armory, 37-41 N. Main Street. Registration 2-4pm; Rehearsal 2:30-4pm; Performance 4:30-5:30 pm. Registration Fee $5; Music Cost $15 (unless you have music from a previous Tuba Christmas event). No admission fee for the audience. This year will be the seventh annual Merry Tuba Christmas. Come and bring your tubas, euphoniums and baritone horns to make this event even bigger. Bring a music stand, dress festively and decorate your instrument.  410.391.7832

23  Volunteer Meeting

Eden Mill Nature Center, Classroom Facility, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 7-9pm. Come see what we are all about and meet our volunteers. Meetings typically start with an educational program of interest to the group. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.orgedenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com