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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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2016


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May

1  Red Planks Barn Tour & Red Planks Barn Tour Festival

Steppingstone Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 11am-4pm. The Red Planks Barn Tour will feature many of Harford County's historic barns on a self-guided tour around the county. Details of the specific barn locations will be posted to Visit Harford!'s website on or before April 28th. Go to www.visitharford.com to download tour information. The Red Planks Barn Tour Festival @Steppingstone Farm Museum will also be opening day weekend at the farm for the 2016 season of Artisan Demonstration weekends. The festival will feature food, music, crafts, live animals, and the artisan demonstrations you love at Steppingstone Farm Museum. FREE. Admission by donation. 410.838.7777 • 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.orgwww.visitharford.com

1  Microchipping for Pets

Aberdeen Vol. Fire Co. 21 N. Rogers St.., Aberdeen, 12-4pm. The Northeastern Maryland Kennel Club is offering low cost microchipping for Dogs and Cats during the County Rabies Clinic for $15 cash only. 443.922.9098 • jackie.aiken@comcast.netwww.northeasternmarylandkennelclub.org

1  Nautical and Aerospace Illustrations by Nate Ostrow

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Nautical paintings of U.S. Navy and 2nd U.S. Coast Guard ships along with Aerospace artwork of military aircraft. 410.879.4424

1  Guided Tour

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 1-1:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. Starts at 1pm and lasts about 45 minutes. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 •  SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com‬‬

1  Nature Tales

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2pm. Story time with a natural twist. Listen to stories, learn new songs and move like the animals. Drop in program. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

1  Junius Brutus Booth and Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. Presented by Jim Garrett. Jim is a life-long Lincoln Assassination and Booth enthusiast, a volunteer at Ford’s Theatre and a tour guide for Washington DC’s Old Town Trolley Tours. He is also a co-author of The Lincoln Assassination: Where Are they Now? A Guide to the Burial Places of Individuals Connected to the Lincoln Assassination in Washington, D.C. and The Flags of Ford’s Theatre. Starts at 2pm and lasts about 45 minutes. Age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 •  SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

1  MacBeth

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. One of Shakespeare’s most popular tragedies, Macbeth tells the story of an ambitious soldier whose meeting with three witches after a battle convinces him he will one day become King of Scotland. These prediction set Macbeth off on a murderous path that will eventually prove his undoing. Directed by experienced Shakespearean actor and educator Ben Fisler, this production will raise your consciousness, thrill your senses, and most importantly, make sense to the novice Shakespeare viewer. Admission $8 - $12. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

1  Bel Air Community Band Concert

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe Street, Bel Air. 3pm. This 85 member concert band will perform quality popular seasonal music. It will please an audience of all ages. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. FREE Admission. www.belairmd.org

3-5  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

4  Plankton Monitoring Studies – Citizen Science

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Adults. Our plankton program is open to interested individuals who would like to take part in monitoring and research. Help is needed with collection, identification, analysis, and research. This is a great opportunity for those interested in science to contribute to research at the Center. All training is provided. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

5  Rocking Chair Story Time

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 9:30-10:30am. The Rocking Chair Story Hour, in partnership with the Harford County Public Library, will begin on Thursday, May 5th and continue through May 26th. Depending on the weather, we may be reading on the patio or fireside in the Manor. Each Thursday, local officials and celebrities will read exciting stories to children 5 and under. Children and parents will have a chance to meet local leaders as we celebrate our community!  A simple craft will be provided for children to take with them and enjoy at home. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is FRE! Registration is required. 410.638.4565 • www.rockfieldmanor.com/events

5-7  Consignment Event for Women and Teens hosted by Maryland Fashion Exchange

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Great Hall, 1200 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 5/5 and 5/6 – 9am-7pm; 5/7 – 9am-4pm. Maryland Fashion Exchange features thousands of consignor items in a three day public sale. Featured are clothing, shoes, purses, jewelry and decor. Dressing rooms available and credit cards welcomed. May 7 is Discount Day when many items are 50% off! Interested in consigning? We welcome consignors until Tuesday, May 3, but spaces fill quickly. FREE admission. MarylandFashion@gmail.comhttp://www.marylandfashionexchange.com/

5-7  Spring Fling Carnival and More

St. John Catholic Church, 13305 Long Green Pike, Hydes. 5/5 and 5/6 from 5-10pm; 5/7 from 12-10pm. 3 Day Carnival & More In beautiful Long Green Valley welcomes you to our BIG Spring Fling CARNIVAL.  Ride bracelets available for Thursday night or Saturday afternoon. Purchase pre-sale ride bracelet coupons at an $8 savings through May 2. Friday night FREE professional fireworks display! Food, flowers, games, Silent Auction, raffles, huge White Elephant sale & more. 410.592.6206 • sjehydes@sjehydes.orgwww.sjehydes.org

6  Harford County Public Schools – Elementary School 3 Hour Early Dismissal

6  Preschool Nature Series – Discovering Dirt

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:15am. Ages 2-5 with adult. Your child’s natural curiosity will be engaged through stories, activities, live animals, crafts, snacks, and exploration of various parts of Eden Mill Park by a former kindergarten teacher. Must preregister. $8/member and $6/sibling or $10/non-member per date (adults not charged). 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

6  Lunchtime Concert: Matt Kineke

Office Street near the Courthouse, Bel Air. 12-1pm. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided. Admission is FREE. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. 410.638.4550 • www.belairmd.org

6  First Fridays Returns!

Main Street Tower Parking Lot, Bel Air. 5-8pm. Harford County’s best block party is Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s First Fridays with local live music, beer and wine, food vendors, and more! Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our Facebook page for a list of scheduled bands or visit www.downtownbelair.com

6  Mother’s Day Tea

The Tea Trolley, 104 Main Street, Delta, PA. 6:30pm. Reservations required. 717.303.5182 • 443.807.9592 • www.tea-trolley.com

6-8  Dwellings

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. Friday – Sunday 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. Reception May 14th 5-7pm. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

6-8  35th Annual HdG Decoy and Wildlife Art Festival

HdG Decoy Museum and other locations throughout HdG,. 5/6, 6-9pm; 5/7, 9am-5pm; 5/8, 10am-4pm. Over 140 artists exhibiting and selling their art work, plus food, children’s activities, live and silent auctions, retriever demonstrations, carving competitions and more! $10 for the weekend; under 12, free with adult. www.decoymuseum.com

7  HHS Music Boosters 5K Run

Tydings Park, Commerce and South Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 7-7:30am Race Day Registration and Check in. 8am 5k run begins. Come run along the waterfront and through historic Havre de Grace. Bring a comfortable pair of shoes and run for the kids. Proceeds benefit the HdG High School Band & Chorus programs. Prize money for the top 3 male and female runners. $20 entry forms postmarked by April 27; $25 race day registration.

7  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

7  River Fishing

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 8am-12pm. Step onto our Pontoon Boat to try your luck at fishing. Learn how to clean and filet your catch. Equipment provided. Fishing license required for those 16 and older who will be participating. This program is for ages 12 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $10/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

7  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

7  Children's Book Launch Party

The Creative Cow, 4 Newport Drive, Forest Hill, 9-10:30am. Book Launch Party with Stephanie Guzman, author of The Adventures of Oliver the Clownfish series. Come celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Adventures of Oliver the Clownfish with the 2nd edition of the first book. Dress in your favorite beach attire, listen to a story, create a fish craft, take a picture with Oliver, and purchase signed copies of all the books in the series. Raffle ticket is included with your $6 per child studio fee. $6. 443.640.6245 • stephanie@olivertheclownfish.comwww.olivertheclownfish.com

7  Furbearers – The Mammals of Eden Mill

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. All ages. Explore the life of fur-bearing mammals that visit Eden Mill, through hands-on activities with furs, skulls, tracks, and scat. We’ll take a short hike to look for signs of mammals onsite. Pre-Registration IS required. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

7  Lions STRIDES Color Walk for Diabetes

Ma & Pa Trail, Friends Park, 35 E. Jarrettsville Road, Forest Hill, 9am-12pm. The purpose of the Lions STRIDES Walk is to raise awareness in our community of Diabetes and its prevention through walking as a lifestyle. It is a fun filled opportunity to come out as a family and enjoy the surroundings while adding fun colors to their tshirts for every 1/4 mile walked. Pins, pedometers, and magnets will be given out and refreshments and water provided. One hundred percent of all the money raised will go for scholarships to Camp Possibilities, a summer camp for children with diabetes held in Darlington and other Diabetes awareness programs. The Lions motto is "We Serve" and our volunteers are very active in Harford County giving eyeglasses to those in need, supporting area youth programs, Teen Court, 4th of July pancake breakfast, Festival of the Arts, and many more. This walk is an opportunity to enjoy a walk with family and friends while staying healthy and supporting Diabetic children. $15 adults, $10 students & seniors, children under six are free. 410.838.3555 • bobbbieandbuffy@verizon.net • www.belairlions.org

7  Mom and Me Kayak

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-1pm. Put Mom in the queen seat for the day and let her relax while you paddle. BYO gourmet brown bag lunch for dining on Snake Island--dessert is on us! This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $13. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

7  Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage-Harford County

Seven Historic Homes are included on the tour this year. 10am-5pm. Rain or shine. MHGP is a Non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and restoration of architecturally significant properties in the State of Maryland. For tickets or more information go to www.mhgp.org

7  Garden Festival at Ladew Gardens

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 10am-4pm. Garden Festival, now in its 8th year, has become the most anticipated rare plant, antiques and garden ornaments sale in the region, featuring an exclusive collection of more than 45 unique vendors from throughout the eastern seaboard. In addition to enjoying the shopping opportunities and complimentary lectures & workshops, guests can tour Ladew’s spectacular gardens, visit the historic home of Harvey S. Ladew, and stroll through the Nature Walk. $20 for Ladew members; $25 for non-members. www.LadewGardens.com

7  Celebration of Cultures

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 11am. Cultural performances, ethnic foods, artisans, etc.; 6pm Latin Dance. This is a family oriented event to celebrate the various cultures/ethnicities that call Harford County home. It is an opportunity to share traditions through music, dance, youth/family activities and crafts. Sponsored by the Harford County Dept. of Community Services’ Human Relations Commission. Most of the activities of the day are free. 410.836.0333

7  Mother’s Day Tea

The Tea Trolley, 104 Main Street, Delta, PA. 11am and 2:30pm. Reservations required. 717.303.5182 • 443.807.9592 • www.tea-trolley.com

7  Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. All ages. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Pre-Registration IS required. FREE. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

7  Jarrettsville Spring Fling

Jarrettsville United Methodist Church, 1733 Jarrettsville Road, Jarrettsville, 11am-3pm. Crafters, music, face painting, gifts for children to make for Mother's Day, plants, bake table, food, and some of our local police and fire dept, and lots more surprises. Rain date: May 14. FREE. 410.692.5847 • 410.557.8997 • rcgouty@verizon.net

7  Tree Identification Lab

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 12-1pm. Bring in leafed-out branches and take part in a hands-on lab to learn how to identify deciduous trees, such as oaks, maples and ashes, by their leaves. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

7  MDSPCA Kitten Shower and Donation Drive

The Maryland SPCA, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, 1-4pm. During kitten season, animal shelters and rescue groups are overwhelmed with thousands of homeless litters. Last spring, the MD SPCA took in 819 kittens! We provide medical care, food, love and shelter until each kitten finds his or her forever home. This year, the Maryland SPCA is hosting a Kitten Shower and Donation Drive to celebrate the beginning of our busiest season. We’ll be recruiting foster parents and collecting donations to help us stay afloat during this year’s wave of kittens. Since most of the kittens that come in are without a mother, there are special supplies that are needed for caring for these babies. Please find the complete list of items on our Amazon Wishlist. We also ask that each attendee bring an in-kind donation off of our wish list for the babies. 410.235.8826 • tregester@mdspca.orgwww.mdspca.org

7  2nd Annual Run for the Roses: A Kentucky Derby Party

MaGerk’s Pub & Grill, 20 South Bond Street, Bel Air, 4:30-7:30pm. The afternoon features live music provided by an Appalachian bluegrass band, plus heavy hors d’oeuvres, mint juleps, an open bar, games of chance and more. Guests are encouraged to wear Kentucky Derby attire such as seersucker suits, sundresses and hats. Proceeds from the event benefit the Harford County Bar Foundation, which provides legal services and educational programs to support the underserved and those who lack the means to access help. Tickets cost $85 per person and may be ordered by calling the Harford County Bar Foundation at 410.836.0123 or sending a check (made payable to the Bar Foundation) to 17 West Courtland Street, Suite 130, Bel Air, Md., 21014. Tickets may also be ordered by visiting https://hcbf.ticketspice.com/run-for-the-roses-a-kentucky-derby-party.

7  Spaghetti & Bingo

Copley Parish (Episcopal Church), 700 Anchor Drive, Joppa, 6-10pm. Dinner starts at 6pm; bingo starts at 7pm;. $10, under 13 $5. Bingo packages extra. 410.679.8700 • www.copleyparish.org

7  Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra presents "Friends and Family”

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe Street, Bel Air. 7:15pm. Featuring Side-by-side with the SSO. The SSO welcomes Harford County Public Schools’ finest musicians in this annual “side-by-side” concert. $20 adult; $15 senior; $10 student. www.ssorchestra.org

8 Happy Mother’s Day!!

8  Birding by Boat

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9-10:30am. Join birder, Phil Powers, on a search for the beautiful marsh birds of Otter Point Creek. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $6/Ages 13 to adult, under 13 are $4. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

8  Mother’s Day at Ladew Gardens

Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 10am-5pm. The whole family can enjoy a day in the Gardens, tour the Manor House and have lunch in the Ladew Cafe. Free treat for Moms (while supplies last). Complimentary coffee and tea. Special gift with every new family membership.  www.LadewGardens.com

8  Mother’s Day Pontoon

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 11am-12:30pm. Treat mom to a relaxing tour of Otter Point Creek. Enjoy a late morning continental breakfast as we glide along watching the animals of the marsh awaken. This program is for children who weigh at least 30 lbs. up to adult, under 13 w/adult. $9/Ages 13 to adult, under 13 are $7. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

8  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

8  Nautical and Aerospace Illustrations by Nate Ostrow

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Nautical paintings of U.S. Navy and 2nd U.S. Coast Guard ships along with Aerospace artwork of military aircraft. 410.879.4424

8  Mother’s Day Suffragette Tea

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. Bring your Mom for a great dose of women's history with suffragette Alice Paul while enjoying afternoon tea in the Historic Farm House for a refined celebration of Mother's Day. Join us at the lovely Steppingstone Farm House for afternoon Tea featuring Professional Interpreter and Historic Reenactor Angela Yau. As this is a performance, doors will close promptly at starting time to not interrupt the program. $25. Reserve your seat by following the link below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mothers-day-suffragette-tea-ticketswww.SteppingstoneMuseum.org

10  Brown Bag Lunch

Historical Society of Harford County, 143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 12:30-1:30pm. The history of Bel Air in pictures. FREE. 410.838.7691

10  Harford County Dept. of Community Services’ Human Relations Commission

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 4. 6:30pm. Open meeting to discuss events, public education of matters relating to the equality, equity and harmony of citizens of Harford County. FREE. 410.638.4739

11  Plankton Monitoring Studies – Citizen Science

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Adults. Our plankton program is open to interested individuals who would like to take part in monitoring and research. Help is needed with collection, identification, analysis, and research. This is a great opportunity for those interested in science to contribute to research at the Center. All training is provided. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

11  Nature Storybook Art – Session 3

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 12:15-2pm. Ages 5-12. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $39/member or $41/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

12  Rocking Chair Story Time

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 9:30-10:30am. The Rocking Chair Story Hour, in partnership with the Harford County Public Library, will begin on Thursday, May 5th and continue through May 26th. Depending on the weather, we may be reading on the patio or fireside in the Manor. Each Thursday, local officials and celebrities will read exciting stories to children 5 and under. Children and parents will have a chance to meet local leaders as we celebrate our community!  A simple craft will be provided for children to take with them and enjoy at home. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is FRE! Registration is required. 410.638.4565 • www.rockfieldmanor.com/events

12-16  Aberdeen Public Library May Book Sale

Aberdeen Public Library, 21 Franklin Street, Aberdeen. 5/12 – 1-8pm; 5/13 and 5/14 – 10am-5pm; 5/16 – 10am-8pm. Hundreds of books. Paperback and Hardbound. All Ages. All genre. Music CDs. Movie DVDs. Credit cards accepted. Children’s books - $ .25, paperbacks - $ .50, hardbound - $1.00. 410.273.5608

13  Lunchtime Concert: The Favorites

Office Street near the Courthouse, Bel Air. 12-1 pm. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided. Admission is free. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. 410.638.4550 • www.belairmd.org

13  Show Your Soft Side to Host 4th Annual Pawject Runway to Benefit BARCS

Royal Farms Arena, 201 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore. 6pm. The hippest fashion show on four paws. Softies—big, bad, animal-loving athletes from the Show Your Soft Side campaign—will strut the runway “modeling” some of the adorable dogs and cats available for adoption from Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS). All proceeds from the event benefit BARCS and its mission to find forever homes for homeless and abandoned animals. Softie models this year include Baltimore Ravens Morgan Cox, Lawrence Guy and Ryan Jensen as well as Jacksonville Jaguar Rasheed Bailey and MMA fighter Dan Root. Baltimore Orioles wives Maria Wieters, Yainee Machado and Christina Tillman, as well as comedian Rebecca Corry will also model. Big Softies, Frank Remesch, general manager of Royal Farms Arena, and MMA’s John Rallo will serve as chairs for the event. Pawject Runway begins at 6pm with drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a kissing “pooch” booth with therapy dogs and a silent auction. The fashion show begins at 8pm with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Sarah Fleischer and MMA television personality Nick Ehrlich emceeing the evening. On-site adoptions of animals featured in the runway show are encouraged. All-inclusive tickets are $65 and include unlimited beer, wine, Tito’s Vodka cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, runway-show-only tickets are $25 and all-inclusive tickets for children under 12 are $20. Tickets to Pawject Runway can be purchased online at http://bit.ly/pawjectrunway or through the Ticketmaster website.

13  3rd Annual Be A Hero Fundraiser

Pazo, 1425 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore. VIP Reception at 6:30pm; Main event at 7:30pm. Hosted by the Baltimore Child Abuse Center (BCAC). The event honors members of the Baltimore community for their commitment to keeping children safe from sexual abuse, trauma and other Adverse Childhood Experiences, and raises the necessary funds for BCAC to continue its important work in the community. “Our city’s children need our help now more than ever and we’re looking forward to a great night of entertainment in the name of supporting one of our community’s most vulnerable populations,” said Adam Rosenberg, executive director of BCAC. Jamie Smith and Morgan Gilligan will serve as chairs of the event. Live auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and mingling. Guests can purchase tickets for the main event for $200 or VIP tickets for $300. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at http://www.bcaci.org/beahero/. A silent auction will go live on the same website on Friday, April 29, 2016.

13  LaBlast Line Dancing Debut with Louis van Amstel

SwingTime Ballroom, 12536 Harford Road, Hydes, 6:30-7:30pm. Join Dancing With The Stars Louis van Amstel, Creator of LaBlast dance fitness, as he previews the next generation of his dance fitness lifestyle program.  This completely partner free class requires no experience or previous dance training, just a passion for moving to music. $30 per person. 410.877.2633 • swingtimeballroom@gmail.comwww.SwingTimeBallroom.com

13  Dave Nachmanoff in Concert

Deer Creek Coffeehouse, 1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Award-winning songwriter who often plays with Al Stewart (Year of the Cat and Time Passages fame). Suggested Donation - $10. . 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

13-15  Dwellings

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. Friday – Sunday 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. Reception May 14th 5-7pm. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

13-15  Peter Pan

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 5/13 – 8:30pm; 5/14 – 4pm and 7:30pm; 5/15 – 1pm and 4pm. Harford Dance Theatre presents Peter Pan Fly away past the second star to the right with Peter, Wendy, Captain Hook, and all of the characters in Neverland!  Featuring original choreography, bright costumes, and engaging video projection, this adaptation of J. M. Barrie’s beloved tale will make you want to never grow up!  Admission $10 - $16. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

14  Fifth Annual Spring Bird Count

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 8-11am. Phil Powers will be your guide as you count and record all the birds of the Estuary Center and Bosely Conservancy on the land, water and in the sky. This program is for ages 13 to adult. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

14  Who Lives in a Tree!

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 5-12 w/adult. Find out the amazing variety of animals, including birds and insects, that live and feed below, above, and in our trees. We’ll use hands-on activities, games, and a short hike to explore. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

14  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

14  "How to Read a Nautical Chart"

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St., Havre de Grace, 9am-1pm. A four-hour course that teaches you the basics of reading a nautical chart. When navigating on land, you use a map. But when you are out at sea, there are no road signs or landmarks. This is why every boater needs to learn how to read a nautical chart, which will tell you how to spot buoys, markers, shoreline features, water depth, etc. in order to navigate your way safely to your destination. Course cost is $35. Please contact Abe for details: 443.504.3880 • safeboating2207@gmail.comwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

14  Bird-tastic Scavenger Hunt Canoe

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1-3:30pm. Observe International Migratory Bird Day with a paddle around the creek in search of the ducks, terns, swallows, herons and birds of prey that have returned for the season. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $12. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

14  Campfire Bird Bingo

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 7-8:30pm. "Get your bird game on" as we sit around the campfire, enjoying the late spring air and playing a game (or two) of bird bingo! Treats for roasting will be provided. Bring camp chairs and blankets for your comfort. Participants meet at the Pontoon Pier. This program is for ages 6 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $6/non-member. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

14  Sunset Serenade Night of Big Band Jazz Music

Copley Parish (Episcopal Church), 700 Anchor Drive, Joppa. 7-9pm. Featuring Reisterstown Jazz Ensemble. Bring Your Lawn Chair/Blanket. Concession Items Available. Benefits the Good Samaritan Project. Bring a Non-Perishable Can Food & receive either a free beverage or popcorn. $5 per person, children under 12 free. 410.679.8700 • www.copleyparish.org

14  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

14  Still Life Drawing

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road Pylesville. 9-11am. Ages 13-adult. Are you interested in sketching from nature and learning more about your subjects? Do you want to discover where art and science meet? Branch out with Eden Mill's spring still life drawing course to learn alternative drawing methods with an artistic naturalist’s eye. After a brief presentation on a unique drawing technique, spend the morning drawing from your choice of a variety of displays. All skill levels are invited to participate! Pre-Registration IS required. $7/member or $9/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

14  How to Read Nautical Charts

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace. Offered by the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Half of all proceeds for classes at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum go to the museum. Contact Abe Spergel 443.504.3880 • safeboating2207@gmail.com

14  North Park Trail Walk

Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace. 10-11:30am. This guided nature and historic walk is free to the public. Distance 1.5 miles in 90 minutes. FREE. www.thelockhousemuseum.org

14  Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. All ages. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Pre-Registration IS required. FREE. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

14  Maryland Craft Beer Festival

Carroll Creek Linear Park, 44 South Market Street, Frederick. 12-6pm. Harford's own Falling Branch Brewery will be on-hand, along with over 30 other Maryland brewing companies, sampling over 175 unique, local beers. Attendees will have exclusive access to small-batch beers, one-of-a-kind casks; all in a family-friendly environment with live music featuring local bluegrass/Americana/folk music. Goods from artisan vendors, as well as fresh, local foods will be available for purchase. VIP Pass $50; general admission $40. www.growandfortify.com/mdcraftbeerfestival

14  Dwellings Reception

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 5-7pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

14  Bicycle Safety

Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road North East. Meet at the Amphitheater located within the campground area. 6-7pm. Wait! Watch out! Look both ways! Whether bicycling through the park’s campground, on a trail or in your neighborhood, there are many obstacles a rider must be aware of at all times. Join a guest speaker to learn more about bicycle safety and then test your knowledge by taking a ride through Elk Neck’s bicycle obstacle course. Be sure to bring your own bike.  Day-use fees apply. $3 per Maryland resident, $5 per out-of-state resident. Contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410.287.5333 • www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx

14-15  10th Annual Garden Mart & 10th Annual Secret Garden Tour

HdG Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, 10am-6pm. We're once again hosting the Gardens de Grace garden club for their ever-popular Secret Garden Tour. Come by the Maritime Museum to register and get your garden list and a map. Tickets will be sold at a variety of locations, to include the museum. Tour time – 12-5pm. Also check out our Garden Mart on museum grounds, from 10am-6pm. Native plants for sale, annuals, perennials, and herbs for sale, in addition to vendors on-site who will be selling garden tools and knick-knacks. A "must" for any garden aficionado. $20. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

15  Ride Giant Demo Tour

Susquehanna State Park - Deer Creek Picnic Area, Pavilion #2, 948 Stafford Road, Havre De Grace, 11am-4pm. The Bike Shop of Bel Air along with the BSBA Racing Team is presenting the 2016 Ride Giant Tour bringing the world's best MTB and Road bicycles for you to demo.  This year we will also feature Liv, the women's road & mountain bicycles. Come join us for a great time! Look for the Ride Giant Tour rig - a Giant blue trailer, big blue tents that say "Ride Life Ride Giant" and LOTS of MTB & Road bikes for you to ride! Check out a Giant bicycle and Ride Life, Ride Giant. Free food, soft drinks and snacks will be served to participants. To demo a bike, please bring: (1) a valid driver's license, (2) a credit card, (3) a bicycle helmet, and (4) your own pedals if you want to ride something other than platform pedals. FREE. 410.734.6723 • demo@bikeshopbelair.comwww.bikeshopbelair.com/giant-tour.html

15  Warbler Wonders

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 12-1:30pm. Warblers, tiny as they are, fly great distances during migration and thrive in large, unbroken interior forest habitats, characteristics that create survival challenges in our developed world. Colorful and lively, they lure many a beginner into birding. Search the tree canopy of Leight Park with Ruth Bergstrom for these beguiling birds, as you learn about their life history and conservation. Children can complete a craft and hike to receive a reward for participation. This program is for families, age 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $5/family. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

15  Wag Your Tail, It’s Time for Ale!

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Rd., Havre de Grace. Bring your whole family for an event that's all about our furry best friends! This fundraiser will feature demonstrations, music, food vendors, and fun for humans and dogs alike! Benefits Fallston Animal Rescue Movement (FARM). 410.939.2299 • www.SteppingstoneMuseum.org

15  Nautical and Aerospace Illustrations by Nate Ostrow

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Nautical paintings of U.S. Navy and 2nd U.S. Coast Guard ships along with Aerospace artwork of military aircraft. 410.879.4424

15  Survival Skills – Fire

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1:30-3pm. Instructor Craig Walker, a volunteer with over 30 years of military outdoor survival experience, will share tips, skills, and tools to help you survive the unexpected, whether preparing for a day hike or designing a survival shelter. Explore or demonstrate your fire-building skills using old and new methods. Learn different survival applications for fire, and how to keep your fire safe. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

15  Standing Spring Rooster

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 2-4pm. Ages 6-adult. Come out and start your own flock. Make a rooster from a lump in the neck gourd. Pre-Registration IS required. $12/member or $14/nonmember. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

15  Meet a Critter

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 3pm. Check out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special. Drop in program. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

16  9th Annual GOLF4STEM Education Tournament

Winters Run Golf Club, Bel Air. 8am-3pm. Registration and breakfast at 8am. 9:30am Shotgun Start. The first spring Golf Tournament and another rare opportunity to play a premier private golf course, the beautiful Winters Run Golf Club in Bel Air.  Hosted by NMTC & WID. www.GOLF4STEM.com

16  NMTC Inventor's Portal

Abingdon Public Library, 2510 Tollgate Road, Abingdon, 6:30pm. Neil Davis, Director of Entrepreneurial Development - TEDCO, explains the components of a winning business plan and gives tips on how to make them sparkle. FREE. 410.638.3990 • https://nmtc.org/events/inventors-portal-patent-not-to-patent/

16  Food Fight

Vandiver Inn, 301 South Union Street, Havre de Grace, 6:30pm. Four Harford County chefs will be competing in AAUW's 7th Annual Food Fight. Modeled after the popular "Chopped" on the Food Network, the chefs will prepare an appetizer and main course from a mystery box in just one hour. Confirmed at press time were private chef Timothy Weinhold, Dan Nosek from Maryland Golf and County Clubs, Mark Littleton of Bushmill Tavern and Jeremy Wright of Alchemy Elements.  Additional energy will be added to the entertainment for the evening with Wayne Hepler, Associate Professor of Mass Communications at Harford Community College keeping the audience engaged and Alaina Pippitt, owner of Alaina's Gourmet Creations, offering minute to minute commentary of the chefs' preparations. Opportunities for sponsorship and donations are still available. Contact Jennifer Palinkas at aauw.foodfight@gmail.com for more information and tickets. The American Association of University Women is a national non-profit which advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Judge tickets, priced at $40, are limited to 36 participants. However, there are also plenty of spectator tickets are available priced at $7 with $5 for students and $20 for families. Price: $40/$7. 410.879.8498 • aauw.foodfight@gmail.comhttp://harfordcounty-md.aauw.net

17  HdG Bike to Work Day

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue, Havre de Grace. 7-8:30am. Harford County will feature three Bike to Work events. Connect with Harford County Rideshare on Facebook for more info on all of the Harford County events, the Team Cycle Challenge, flyers, prizes, speakers, and more. All events will includes goodie bags, gifts, on the go snacks and light refreshments, proclamations and special guests, prizes, and more.  410.939.2100 • www.baltometro.org/be-involved/transportation-options/bike/bike-to-work-day

18  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 8-9am. Networking opportunity for members and guests of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce. No reservation required, but come prepared with a business card and a great 30 second promotion of your business. FREE. 410.838.2020

18  Plankton Monitoring Studies – Citizen Science

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Adults. Our plankton program is open to interested individuals who would like to take part in monitoring and research. Help is needed with collection, identification, analysis, and research. This is a great opportunity for those interested in science to contribute to research at the Center. All training is provided. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

18  Nature Storybook Art – Session 3

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 12:15-2pm. Ages 5-12. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $39/member or $41/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

18  Swan Harbor Farm Open House: Wedding & Special Event Venue

Swan Harbor Farm, 401 Oakington Rd., Havre de Grace, 4-7pm. Situated on 500 rolling acres overlooking the Chesapeake Bay, Swan Harbor Farm features breathtaking views, lush gardens, a formal tented area, and beautifully restored Victorian farmhouse. Swan Harbor Farm is an award-winning venue available to rent for weddings, special events, and corporate gatherings. Registration required by May 13. FREE. 410.937.6767 • info@SwanHarborFarm.orgwww.swanharborfarm.org/

18  Saving the North Atlantic Right Whale

HdG Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St., Havre de Grace, 7pm. The North American Right Whale is one of the world's most endangered marine mammals. The heavily-trafficked shipping lanes at the entrances to the Chesapeake have been a killing zone for these creatures, who are often killed when they collide with the ships going in and out of the Bay. Bruce Russell, chair of the advisory committee for the Nat'l Marine Fisheries Service, helped develop a plan to reduce the fatalities and therefore save this species. His lecture will include a short video and pictures (not for the faint of heart). He will delve into the economics and politics involved in getting these regulations in place, and there will be ample discussion time. FREE presentation to the public. Suggested donation - $3 per person. For questions, please call 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

19  Rocking Chair Story Time

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 9:30-10:30am. The Rocking Chair Story Hour, in partnership with the Harford County Public Library, will begin on Thursday, May 5th and continue through May 26th. Depending on the weather, we may be reading on the patio or fireside in the Manor. Each Thursday, local officials and celebrities will read exciting stories to children 5 and under. Children and parents will have a chance to meet local leaders as we celebrate our community!  A simple craft will be provided for children to take with them and enjoy at home. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is FRE! Registration is required. 410.638.4565 • www.rockfieldmanor.com/events

19  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

19  Simply Diamond - A Musical Tribute to Neil Diamond

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, 7401 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, 7pm.  Benefiting the Edward A. Myerberg Center. Enjoy a night of Neil Diamond classics performed by Simply Diamond, “the best Neil Diamond tribute band out there” according to Paul Shaffer of The Late Show with David Letterman. Led by expert Neil Diamond tribute  artist Brian La Blanc (in the trademark sequin shirt), Simply Diamond will perform classics including Sweet Caroline, Holly Holy, and Love on the Rocks with dazzling authenticity and showmanship! The event honors Gloria Harris, founder and first President of the Edward A. Myerberg Center, who passed away in March 2016. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Myerberg Center’s programs and services for older adults in Baltimore. The Edward A. Myerberg Center provides over 150 enriching programs each year for 1,400 adults ages 55 and over, including classes in painting, sculpture, current events, technology and fitness. The Myerberg’s Eating Together program is the largest in Baltimore City and serves 11,000 meals each year to seniors. Patron: $125 Patrons receive priority seating and a dessert reception with Simply Diamond immediately following the performance.   General Admission: $50. To make your reservation and for more information, call the Myerberg Center at 410.358.6856   • myerbergposts@gmail.comwww.myerberg.org/simplydiamond.

19  Simple Living Discussion Group - Sappari Solutions

JoRetro, 467 Franklin St., Havre de Grace, 7-8:30pm.  May Topic: Procrastination, Prioritization & Justification You’ve read the books, blog posts, web sites. You KNOW what you need to do but putting those skills to action, being consistent? It just gets tricky. You could use the support, accountability, inspiration, and success that comes with working together. Please visit the website to register. $12. 443.904.5412 • info@sapparisolutions.comwww.sapparisolutions.com

20  Preschool Nature Series – Wacky Worms

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:15am. Ages 2-5 with adult. Your child’s natural curiosity will be engaged through stories, activities, live animals, crafts, snacks, and exploration of various parts of Eden Mill Park by a former kindergarten teacher. Must preregister. $8/member and $6/sibling or $10/non-member per date (adults not charged). 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

20  Lunchtime Concert: Regents of Jazz

Office Street near the Courthouse, Bel Air. 12-1 pm. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided. Admission is free. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. 410.638.4550 • www.belairmd.org

20  Eden Mill Paint Night

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville, 6:30-8:30pm. Adults only. Create a bird in branches painting on canvas to learn how to use tools such as acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, as well as painting techniques. Participants will complete a 14”x 18” acrylic painting on canvas with instruction provided throughout event. Pre-Registration IS required: $35/member or $40/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

20  Doubt: A Parable

"Theater 351", Havre de Grace Activity Center, 351 Lewis Lane, Havre de Grace, 7pm. The Lewis Lane Players proudly present the winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play, John Patrick Shanley's "Doubt: A Parable." Two church leaders do not see eye to eye to begin with, but things take a dramatic turn when Sister Aloysius becomes convinced that Father Flynn's loving approach to students at a Bronx Catholic School in 1964 may have crossed a dark and sinister line. Suspicion mounts, battle lines are drawn, and the audience gets to be a fly on the wall as they are pulled between competing uncertainties. What do you do when you do not know? How do you cope with Doubt? Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children under 12 and seniors (55+). Purchase tickets at the Havre de Grace Drama Guild's website (www.hdgdramatroop.com), or in person inside the Parks and Recreation Office at the HdG Activity Center during normal business hours (M-F, 9am-4:30pm). 443.987.4395 • hdgdrama@yahoo.comwww.hdgdramatroop.com/tickets2.html

20  An Evening of Jazz

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. Featuring Second Shift and HCC’s Jazz Ensemble. HCC’s vocal jazz ensemble under the direction of Marianne Pastelak, and instrumental jazz ensemble under the direction of Benny Russell, will appear in concert performing a variety of vocal and instrumental jazz styles including blues, swing, be-bops, and fusion. Admission $5. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

20-21  Relay for Life of Havre de Grace

Havre de Grace High School, 700 Congress Avenue, Havre de Grace. 5/20 - 6pm – 5/21 – 6am. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement symbolizes hope and our shared goal to end a disease that threatens the lives of so many people we love. If cancer has touched your life, participating in a Relay For Life event is a way to take action and help finish the fight. This is your opportunity to honor cancer survivors, remember those you have lost, and raise funds and awareness to fight back and help end cancer forever. 410.933.5173 • Kristin-Tilton@cancer.orgwww.main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/

20-21  The Objection Pact

Unitarian Universalists of Fallston, 1127 Old Fallston Road, Fallston. 8-10:30pm. A BOOM Theatre Company World Premier. Written & directed by Samantha Allen. Love is never easy and it gets even more complicated when a group of friends are all tied up in a wedding in their own way. Watch as four millennials try to navigate the waters of love, relationships, and marriage as they ask some of the same questions that have been plaguing lovers since the beginning of time - what is love and can two people stay together when it seems like the whole world is against it? YOU PICK THE ENDING! For the first time in a BOOM production, the audience will get to vote on how the show ends each night. Come choose your own adventure.  BOOM's 6th Season made possible by the Harford County Cultural Arts Board, the Maryland State Arts Council, and Harford Mutual. General Admission $15; Students & Seniors $12.  Online ticket sales will stop at 7:30pm (when the Box Office opens) for that night's performance. Credit cards accepted at the Box Office but surcharge of $0.50 per ticket will be added to the transaction. Email questions to Patron Services at BoxOffice@boomtheatre.com. www.boomtheatre.com Buy tickets at https://ticketriver.com/event/19415

20-22  Dwellings

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. Friday – Sunday 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

21  CASA of Harford County's 1st Annual Epic Craft & Yard Sale

Chenowith Activity Center, 1707 Fallston Rd., Fallston. 7am-1pm. Come find that perfect craft or some amazing yard sale deals! The best part is that some of the proceeds of the event benefit neglected and abused children in Harford County's foster care system. FREE to shoppers. For vendor space rental or general event questions, contact Donia Schmiege at 410.638.4938 • drschmiege@harfordcountymd.govwww.casaofharfordcounty.org

21  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

21  Yard Sale in the Park

Aberdeen Festival Park, 44 N. Park Street, Aberdeen. Bernard L. Tobin Post 128 yard sale in the park. Clean out the basement, garage and attic and make some extra money. 10'X10' space only $10. 5'X10' inside if it rains. Refreshments available. 202.740.8827 • www.facebook.com/post128

21  Hope on the Horizon Walk

Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 9am-12pm. 410.877.3560 • www.jerusalemmill.org

21  The Life of Streams

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 5-12 with adult. Streams are full of life – not only fish, amphibians, and reptiles, but a variety of tiny aquatic creatures. Splash in the stream with us to find them. Find out where our stream water comes from and where it’s going. Must pre-register. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

21  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

21  Fallen Officers of Harford County Memorial Ride

Start – Mountain Christian Church, 1824 Mountain Road, Joppa. Finish – Chesapeake Harley Davidson, 4600 Thunder Court, Darlington. Registration begins at 8am. Kickstands up at 10:15am. Escorted ride through scenic Harford County. Motorcycles, jeeps, cars, hot rods and trucks. Live music by Old Skool, and other musical guests from 12-4pm. Food vendors, raffle for suite at Oriole Park and more. $20 per person, 16 and up. Pre-register by May 15 and receive a FREE commemorative ride t-shirt. Pre-registration available at the following locations: Auto Pros of Aberdeen, 640 S. Philadelphia Boulevard, Aberdeen – 410.272.0767 • www.autoprosaberdeen.com or Chesapeake Harley Davidson – 4600 Thunder Court, Darlington, 410.457.4541 • www.chesapeakehd.com. Register online at www.fallenofficersofharfordcountymemorialride.com.

21  Terrific World of Trees

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10-11:30am. Trees are more than bark and leaves! Discover their fascinating world as we actively explore their parts and function and how to identify them. Give your favorite tree a face to fit its personality! This program is for ages 5 to 10 w/adult. $3/child. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

21  Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. All ages. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Pre-Registration IS required. FREE. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

21  Deer Creek Basket Bingo

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 Mt Royal Ave, Aberdeen, 1pm; doors open at 12pm. All baskets are hand made by Guild members for 20 games of bingo. Extra games are offered. Bring in a canned good item to support FISH, a local food pantry. Raffle prizes help support local charities, such as Tabitha's House and Cancer projects. Food is provided by Eastern Ster. Come shop at our Marketplace. $15/$20 at the door. 410.638.7047 • Songbirde2@yahoo.com

21  Critter Dinner Time

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1:30pm. Watch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat while learning about these fascinating creatures. Drop in program. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

21  Family Luau

Prince of Peace Church, 2600 Edgewood Road, Edgewood, 5-9pm. Prince of Peace church is hosting their first family luau. This event is to encourage families in the community to come together and enjoy an evening of fun, food, and fellowship. Music, games, raffles, a hula contest plus much more. Food will be available for purchase. $5 children and adults. 443.922.7162 • dmhoppe87@gmail.com

21  Doubt: A Parable

"Theater 351", Havre de Grace Activity Center, 351 Lewis Lane, Havre de Grace, 5:30pm. The Lewis Lane Players proudly present the winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play, John Patrick Shanley's "Doubt: A Parable." Two church leaders do not see eye to eye to begin with, but things take a dramatic turn when Sister Aloysius becomes convinced that Father Flynn's loving approach to students at a Bronx Catholic School in 1964 may have crossed a dark and sinister line. Suspicion mounts, battle lines are drawn, and the audience gets to be a fly on the wall as they are pulled between competing uncertainties. What do you do when you do not know? How do you cope with Doubt? Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children under 12 and seniors (55+). Purchase tickets at the Havre de Grace Drama Guild's website (www.hdgdramatroop.com), or in person inside the Parks and Recreation Office at the HdG Activity Center during normal business hours (M-F, 9am-4:30pm). 443.987.4395 • hdgdrama@yahoo.comwww.hdgdramatroop.com/tickets2.html

21  Full Moon Paddle

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 7:30-10pm. Experience Otter Point Creek in a new way as you paddle by the light of the moon. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 18 w/adult. $12. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

22  Sunday Safari

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9-10:30am. Don your homemade safari hat and binoculars and board the Water Strider to explore the wilds of Otter Point Creek in search of “big game”! This program is for children who weigh at least 30 lbs. up to adult, under 13 w/adult. $6/Ages 13 to adult, under 13 are $4. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

22  Invasinators

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 12:30-2:30pm. Become a part of the volunteer team of invasive plant removers and native plant restorers. When weather permits, be prepared to work outdoors anywhere within Reserve boundaries. In case of rain, meet at the Center for Invasives 101—threats, invasive ID, understanding the ecology, and removal and restoration strategies. This program is for ages 14 to adult. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

22  Spring Pond Exploration

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1-2:30pm. Use dip nets to scoop tadpoles and other creatures that call our ponds home. Look through microscopes and hand-lenses to see the microorganisms. Explore aquatic food webs and the seasonal changes that occur in this ecosystem. This program is for ages 5 to 10 w/adult. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

22  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

22  Nautical and Aerospace Illustrations by Nate Ostrow

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Nautical paintings of U.S. Navy and 2nd U.S. Coast Guard ships along with Aerospace artwork of military aircraft. 410.879.4424

22  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 1-1:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. Starts at 1pm and lasts about 45 minutes. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 •  SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com‬‬

22  Till the Curtain Falls: The Genius of Edwin Booth

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2-2:45pm. Presented by Kate Ramirez. Kate is a senior at St. Mary's College of Maryland, working toward a major in History and a minor in Museum Studies, and the recipient of their Transfer and Phi Theta Kappa scholarships. While attending Manhattanville College in her native New York, she received the Castle Scholars Research Grant Award for her study of the Lincoln assassination and conspiracy. She has spoken about the trial and execution of convicted conspirator Mary Surratt for the 2015 Surratt Society Conference, the Society for Women in the Civil War, and Historic Port Royal. When not researching the infamous tragedy of 1865, she can be found working as a living Civil War historian, giving tours at the Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland and volunteering at Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C. Starts at 2pm and lasts about 45 minutes. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com •  http://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

22  Volunteer Opportunities – Grasses to the Masses Planting Day

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, 3:30-5pm. Ages 6 – adult, under 16 w/adult. Learn what submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) is, why it is important to the Bay, and how you can help restore bay grasses. In this free workshop for volunteers, you will be given instruction, equipment, and plant material to grow SAV in your home. Then join us this spring to plant the SAV in Otter Point Creek.  No experience necessary. Space is limited, registration required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

23  Harford County Commission for Women

McFaul Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 5, Bel Air. 6:45pm. Open meeting to discuss resources for Harford County women in their endeavor for social, political and economic equality. FREE. 410.638.4739

23-6/13  DoReWee Mommy and Me Music Classes Summer Mini-Session I

Holy Trinity Church Parish House, 2925 Level Road, Churchville. 5pm, 6pm and 7pm. Each class is 45 minutes. Dates are 5/23, 5/31, 6/6 and 6/13. The Do-Re-Wee Music Academy offers young children (8 months-5 yrs) and their accompanying adult a quality introduction to music in a fun-filled group setting through songs, rhythm & rhyme, instruments, dance and more. Give your children music, and give a gift for a lifetime! Do-Re-Wee’s program offers free enrollment to accompanying siblings, a CD of incredible music, take-home materials that reinforce class concepts and enrich your little one, and applied discounts for returning families and for referrals. $70. Contact Anne Balto, 410.279.5357 • anne@DoReWee.com. Additional information and Paypal/Credit Card registration available at www.DoReWee.comwww.facebook.com/DoReWeeMusicAcademy/

25  Plankton Monitoring Studies – Citizen Science

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Adults. Our plankton program is open to interested individuals who would like to take part in monitoring and research. Help is needed with collection, identification, analysis, and research. This is a great opportunity for those interested in science to contribute to research at the Center. All training is provided. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

25  Nature Storybook Art – Session 3

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 12:15-2pm. Ages 5-12. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $39/member or $41/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

26  Rocking Chair Story Time

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 9:30-10:30am. The Rocking Chair Story Hour, in partnership with the Harford County Public Library, will begin on Thursday, May 5th and continue through May 26th. Depending on the weather, we may be reading on the patio or fireside in the Manor. Each Thursday, local officials and celebrities will read exciting stories to children 5 and under. Children and parents will have a chance to meet local leaders as we celebrate our community!  A simple craft will be provided for children to take with them and enjoy at home. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is FRE! Registration is required. 410.638.4565 • www.rockfieldmanor.com/events

26  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

27  Harford County Public Schools – Elementary School 3 Hour Early Dismissal

27  Preschool Nature Series – Plants and their Parts

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:15am. Ages 2-5 with adult. Your child’s natural curiosity will be engaged through stories, activities, live animals, crafts, snacks, and exploration of various parts of Eden Mill Park by a former kindergarten teacher. Must preregister. $8/member and $6/sibling or $10/non-member per date (adults not charged). 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

27  Lunchtime Concert: Dennis Schocket

Office Street near the Courthouse, Bel Air. 12-1 pm. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided. Admission is free. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. 410.638.4550 • www.belairmd.org

27-29  Dwellings

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. Friday – Sunday 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

28  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

28  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches.  The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

28  Historic Grist Mill Tour

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. All ages. Learn about the history of the Mill at Eden Mill Nature Center with a guided tour. We’ll touch on the historic significance and role that Eden Mill played in the advancement of the local area as well as how select machinery operated during the milling process. Pre-Registration IS required: $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

28  Toad Abode

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10-11:30am. Toad-ally awesome creatures are toads! Discover why every yard needs some, and how to create habitat in which they will thrive. Build a toad house to meet shelter requirements. This program is for ages 5 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $6/project. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

28  “Cruzin for Cause” Car Show

North East Walmart, 75 NE Plaza, NE. 10am-2pm. Description: Car show in memory of Robert C. Reynolds Sr. to benefit cancer patients at Union Hospital of Cecil County who need financial assistance with co-pays/deductibles. Contact Missy at 443.553.5856 or visit CRUZIN CAUSE facebook page.

28  Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. All ages. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Pre-Registration IS required. FREE. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

28  Kiddy Campfire

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2-3:30pm. Bring your little one to enjoy a campfire on Otter Point Creek! Play games, sing songs, and learn how to stay safe around a fire. Roasted treats provided. Participants meet at the Pontoon Pier. This program is for ages 3 to 6 w/adult. $4/child. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

29  Bel Air Rotary Cornhole Tournament

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. Come dressed in your Redneck best!  Spend the day listening to live country and bluegrass music while playing a couple of rounds of cornhole!  Enjoy award winning BBQ, beer and wine. $50 per person. For tickets and team registration, call 410.734.4422.

29  Marsh Bloom Kayak

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1-3:30pm. As the wildflowers start to bloom, paddle through the marsh to witness their beauty. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $12. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

29  Nautical and Aerospace Illustrations by Nate Ostrow

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Nautical paintings of U.S. Navy and 2nd U.S. Coast Guard ships along with Aerospace artwork of military aircraft. 410.879.4424

29  Hungry Hungry Hummingbirds

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 3-4:30pm. These spunky garden acrobats are quite interesting! Learn about their unique adaptations and make a feeder for them from recycled materials. This program is for ages 10 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $6/project. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

30  Harford County Public Schools Holiday – Schools & Offices Closed

30  Memorial Day Ceremony

Band Shell - Lee Way and Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. 10:30am. Ceremony honoring deceased veterans. Sponsored by Town of Bel Air and American Legion Harford Post #39. FREE. 410.303.8138

June

1  Plankton Monitoring Studies

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Adults. Our plankton citizen science project is a great opportunity for science-minded individuals to contribute to monitoring and research at the Center. Help is needed with collection, identification, and analysis of plankton samples. Interested individuals should contact the Center for introductory training. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

2  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

2  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

2  Thursday Night Live! Concert Series

Hutchins Park, 100 Congress Avenue, Havre de Grace. 6-10pm. Doors open at 6pm. Concert begins at 7pm. Food and Drink available for sale. Rock out to The B Street Band: A Tribute to the BOSS!! The B-Street Band is the hardest working Springsteen tribute band on the circuit, with almost 200 shows per year throughout the country. Tickets available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-b-street-band-a-tribute-to-the-boss-tickets/ or at the Havre de Grace Visitor Center: 410.939.2100, 450 Pennington Ave, Havre de Grace. $20. www.explorehavredegrace.com/event/thursday-night-live/

3  First Friday!

Main Street Tower Parking Lot, Bel Air from 5-8pm. Harford County’s best block party is Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s First Fridays with local live music, beer and wine, food vendors, and more! Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our Facebook page for a list of scheduled bands or visit www.downtownbelair.com

3  Havre de Grace First Friday

Downtown Havre de Grace. 5-9pm. With Washington, St. John and Franklin streets closed to traffic, and market stalls lining the street, special events, and musicians, our stores stay open late allowing you to enjoy our City, meet friends, and enjoy our cafes and restaurants. www.explorehavredegrace.com

3-5  Dwellings

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. Friday – Sunday 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

3-5  10th Annual Greek Food and Cultural Festival

The John Carroll School, 703 E. Churchville Road, Belair. 6/3 – 4-10pm; 6/4 – 12-10pm; 6/5 – 1-7pm. Hosted by Sts. Mary Magdalene and Markella Greek Orthodox Church. Join us for "A Big Fat Greek Experience". Great food, music, activities for children. Vendors, silent auction. FREE admission, FREE parking. 410.917.7840 • 410.457.0303 • alatzasr@comcast.netwww.stsmm.org

3-5  Devised Theater

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6/3 – 8pm; 6/4 – 8pm; 6/5 – 12pm and 3pm. HCC Actor’s Guild presents Devised Theater by Leif McCurry and the students of HCC Actors Guild. The completely original piece will be built around explorations, improvisations, and research into interesting themes/topics/events/ people. Stay tuned as anything could happen!  Admission $8 - $12. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

4  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

4  Bird Banding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 7am-12pm. Ages: all. Join Mark Johnson and the bird banders as they band birds. Banding will take place at the Joe Vangrin Memorial with intermittent walks to check the nets. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

4  Flag Day

Shamrock Park (behind Town Hall), Bel Air. 8am. Join us for our annual tradition of commemorating the American Flag. Along with an inspiring keynote speaker and Color Guard presentation, we will enjoy a variety of patriotic music in honor of everything our flag represents. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. 410.638.4550

4  National Trails Day Hike

Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road North East. Meet at the Farm Road trailhead (across from Shelter One) in the North East Beach Area. 10-11am. Four (4) mile hike. Get a jumpstart into celebrating “Great Outdoors Month” by joining a Ranger on National Trails Day to hike the Farm Road and Pond Loop trails. Have your hiking shoes ready to enjoy and explore Mountain Laurel filled forests and lively marshy habitats. Day-use fees apply. $3 per Maryland resident, $5 per out-of-state resident. Contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410.287.5333 • www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx

4  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

4  Friends with Frogs and Toads

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. Ages 5-12 with adult. Discover the fascinating lifecycle of frogs and toads as they develop from egg through tadpole to adult. We’ll do hands-on activities and take a walk around the park hunting for the frogs and toads that make their home at Eden Mill. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

4  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches.  The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products.Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

4  Guthrie's Outdoor Artist Market

Guthrie's Gifts Parking Lot, 116 N. Bond Street, Bel Air, 10am-3pm. Up to a dozen local artists will set up booths to showcase and sell their creations. Profits made from their sales go directly to the individual artists. Guthrie’s Gifts will donate 10% of all store sales that day to Harford Artists’ Association. Enjoy free donuts and coffee while you browse! The rain date for this event is June 18. FREE. 410.836.5175 • bethg@guthriesgifts.com

4  Beach Bum Book Sale

Bel Air Library, 100 E. Pennsylvania Avenue, Bel Air. 10am-4pm. Children’s and paperback books. Sponsored by Friends of the Bel Air Library. 410.838.3151

4  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

4  19th Annual Wade In Festival

Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, 1-4pm. 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 28 years ago with his “sneaker index.” No reservations needed. Activities include Free Pontoon Boat rides and Canoeing; Music; Fish Seining; Live Animals; Face Painting; Meet DPW’s “Seymour Clearwater”; Fun with Water Chemistry; Fish Printing; and Decoy Carving demonstration. The Wade-In is hosted by the Upper Western Shore Tributary Team, Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, CBNERR-MD, and the Otter Point Creek Alliance. (No rain date.) Everyone is invited!  No Admission Charge. Great fun for all ages! FREE. 410.612.1688 • aclec@harfordcountymd.gov • www.otterpointcreek.org.

4  Summer Lecture and Tea

The Historical Society of Harford County, 143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 2pm. Speaker to be announced. $. 410.838.7691

4  17th Annual Senator Bob Hooper House Hospice Regatta

Next to the Historic Concord Point Lighthouse, Havre de Grace. 5-10pm. This is a magical evening located next to the historic Concord Point Lighthouse on the shores of the Susquehanna River. Arrive at 5pm and watch the race with event sponsors and benefactors. Special hors d'oeuvres and a top shelf bar will be available to sponsors from 5pm to 6pm. Dinner service compliments of Texas Roadhouse of Fallston follows. Please note: General admission/ shore party ticket holders arrive at 6pm. All guests will enjoy a delicious dinner, unlimited beer & soda, entertainment, live music, as well as live and silent auctions! For more information of the Annual Senator Bob Hooper House Hospice Regatta, please contact Donna Tower Lenzner: 443.643.3469 • dtlenzner@uchs.org

4   Relay For Life of Central Harford County

Bel Air High School Track, 100 Heighe Street, Bel Air, 6pm. Relay For Life is an organized overnight community fundraising event where teams of people camp out around the track & take turns walking the track. Fun, games & activities make it a perfect family friendly event! Our main reason for coming together is to bring an awareness to the fight against cancer. We come together to celebrate those who survived the fight against cancer; remember those who were lost, and promise to fight back against cancer. This year's theme is "Lights! Camera! Relay!!" Please come join us! FREE. 410.933.5173 • Kristin.Tilton@cancer.orgwww.RelayForLife.org/CentralHarfordMD.

4, 5  Maryland Safe Boating Class

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace. Offered by the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. This course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters and a Maryland Department of Natural Resources Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued upon satisfactory completion. Instructors teach two sessions. Attendance at both sessions is required followed by a test. Half of all proceeds for classes at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum go to the museum. Contact Abe Spergel 443.504.3880 • safeboating2207@gmail.com

4, 5  Celtic Culture and Fiber Festival

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, 11am-4pm. Our annual celebration of Celtic Heritage, wear your green or tartan and come out to the museum for music, food, dancing and more! This year we are adding a celebration of fiber arts.$10-$12. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

4-5  Jerusalem Mill Civil War Encampment & Reenactment of Gilmor’s Raid

Jerusalem Mill Village, intersection of Jerusalem and Jericho Road, Kingsville. 11am-4pm. Jerusalem Mill Village announces its Annual Civil War Weekend Encampment; commemorating CSA Major Harry W. Gilmor's 1864 raid across Baltimore and Harford Counties and on the General Store (now popularly known as McCourtney's), located here in the village. The raid was part of an overall campaign conducted by Major Gilmor to disrupt Union transportation and communication. Civil War reenactors will re-enact the raid on McCourtney's Store, as well as recreate some other raids that occurred in neighboring towns in Maryland. Demonstrations, drills, children's activities and living history demonstrations. www.jerusalemmill.org

5  36th Annual Bel Air Town Run

Downtown Bel Air. 8am. A 5K foot race and a 1 mile walk will take you through the town starting on Main Street and ending at Shamrock Park, behind Town Hall. Sponsor: RASAC. 410.652.9974 • www.belairtownrun.com

5  Restore Church Biker Sunday Celebration

Perryville High School, 1596 Perryville Road, Perryville to 15 N. Earleton Road, Havre de Grace. 10:15am-4pm. Event will start at Perryville High School at 10:15am with a non-denominational service, and a message you can relate to. At the conclusion of the service, Pastor Jess will lead a blessing of the bikes, and their riders in the parking lot of the school. Riders will then depart on a 50 mile ride which concludes at 15 N. Earleton Rd in Havre de Grace where the celebration will be underway. Registered participants will receive a ride patch, free food/drinks, family fun events, and live classic rock band "Powder Keg" will be playing. All bikes, and colors are welcome at this event. Proceeds Benefit Restore Church/Rage Against Addiction. For more information, contact: Restore Church or visit www.BikerSunday.net

5  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 1-1:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

5  Fairy Houses

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1-2:30pm. Ages: All, under 13 w/adult. Imagine and construct the perfect home to attract the mythical woodland creatures known as fairies. Gather materials in our woods to make a fairy house for your own garden. $3/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

5  Nautical and Aerospace Illustrations by Nate Ostrow

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Nautical paintings of U.S. Navy and 2nd U.S. Coast Guard ships along with Aerospace artwork of military aircraft. 410.879.4424

5  Kelly Miller Circus

Aberdeen Shopping Plaza, 7 Aberdeen Throughway, Aberdeen. 2-4pm. Inner County Outreach is Celebrating their 30th Year Anniversary by sponsoring the Kelly Miller Circus. Advanced Ticket Prices: Adult: $12; Child (ages 2-11yrs) $6. Day of Event: Adult: $16; Child (ages 2-11 yrs) $8. www.kellymillercircus.com

5  Thomas Run Church Semi-Annual Service

Thomas Run Church, 2546 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 2-3pm. Praise and worship service with special music. Reflect back on a by-gone era in this historic church. Refreshments served after the service. Invite your family, friends and fellow church goers. 410.272.6588 • hawkins118@verizon.net

5  Nature Tales

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 3pm. Story time with a natural twist. Listen to stories, learn new songs, and move like the animals. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

5  Kelly Miller Circus

Aberdeen Shopping Plaza, 7 Aberdeen Throughway, Aberdeen. 5-7pm. Inner County Outreach is Celebrating their 30th Year Anniversary by sponsoring the Kelly Miller Circus. Advanced Ticket Prices: Adult: $12; Child (ages 2-11yrs) $6. Day of Event: Adult: $16; Child (ages 2-11 yrs) $8. www.kellymillercircus.com

5  John Wilkes Booth and Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2-2:45pm. Presented by Jim Garrett. Jim is a life-long Lincoln Assassination and Booth enthusiast, a volunteer at Ford’s Theatre and a tour guide for Washington DC’s Old Town Trolley Tours. He is also a co-author of The Lincoln Assassination: Where Are they Now? A Guide to the Burial Places of Individuals Connected to the Lincoln Assassination in Washington, D.C. and The Flags of Ford’s Theatre. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

5  Concerts in the Meadow: Bluestone

Historic Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 6-8pm. Featuring Bluestone, a band firmly grounded in traditional bluegrass. Bluestone's music incorporates gospel, country, blues, swing, and folk influences. $5 members; $8 non-members. www.jerusalemmill.org

5  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

7-9  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

8  Plankton Monitoring Studies

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Adults. Our plankton citizen science project is a great opportunity for science-minded individuals to contribute to monitoring and research at the Center. Help is needed with collection, identification, and analysis of plankton samples. Interested individuals should contact the Center for introductory training. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

9  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

9  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

10  Pirate Fest Pirate Pub Crawl

Havre de Grace. 7pm. Put on your best swashbuckling attire and join in with pirates as you visit some of Havre de Grace's finest pubs. There will be activities and prizes along the way! Price TBD. www.thelockhousemuseum.org

10  Free Outdoor Summer Movie Series

Shamrock Park, 7:15pm. Movie starts immediately after sunset. Bring the family for a fun and free movie night under the stars. Pre-movie entertainment provided by the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission. All movies are family friendly. Follow us on twitter and like us on facebook for up to the minute information and a list of scheduled movies. www.downtownbelair.com

10-12  Dwellings

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. Friday – Sunday 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

10-12  Mary Poppins

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6/10 – 7pm; 6/11 – 7pm; 6/12 – 2pm. Phoenix Festival Theater presents Mary Poppins, a musical based on the stories of P. L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film. Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure!  Admission $12 - $20. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

10-12  Devised Theater

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6/10 – 8pm; 6/11 – 8pm; 6/12 – 12pm and 3pm. HCC Actor’s Guild presents Devised Theater by Leif McCurry and the students of HCC Actors Guild. The completely original piece will be built around explorations, improvisations, and research into interesting themes/topics/events/ people. Stay tuned as anything could happen!  Admission $8 - $12. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

11  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

11  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

11  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches.  The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products.Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

11  Home Fire Campaign Event

J.M. Huber Corporation, 907 Revolution Street, Havre de Grace. 10am-2pm. Hosted by The American Red Cross of the Greater Chesapeake Region with generous support from J.M. Huber Corporation. The initiative is part of the national American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign designed to reduce the number of fire deaths and injuries across the country by as much as 25 percent over the next five years. Volunteers and installation team members will meet at J.M. Huber Corporation office for a brief training prior to heading out into the community. Once the training has been completed, teams will head out into specific neighborhoods in Havre de Grace to install FREE smoke alarms in homes needing them. Volunteers will be out in the community until 2pm going door to door speaking with residents to educate them about fire safety and fire evacuation plans, and installing the smoke alarms in homes that are not properly equipped. Those interested in volunteering can register via the link below. Red Cross volunteer experience is not needed and training will be provided the day of the event. https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/. For more information, contact: Brittany Fowler at Brittany.fowler@redcross.org or Josh Winkel at josh.winkel@huber.comwww.redcross.org/gcr

11  Nature Weaving

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10:30am-12pm. Ages 6 to adult, under 13 w/adult. Let the woods be your inspiration! Build a simple loom to weave together a beautiful piece of art that incorporates treasures from the forest floor. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

11  Pirate Fest Pirate Encampment

Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace. Discover where the first act of piracy occurred here in our state! Visit an authentic Pirate Encampment, complete with skirmishes, period clothing and demonstrations. Children's activities, guided tours and musical entertainment also included. Share This Event! http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org

11  Family Fun Pontoon

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2-3:30pm. Ages: 30 lbs. to adult, under 13 w/adult. Gather up the family and hop onto the Water Strider! Cruise around the creek, watch for birds, and play games, all while enjoying a warm summer afternoon. *Meet at Estuary Center. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

11  Pirate Fest Buccaneer Bash

Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace. 7-11pm. Party with the pirates! Come in your best pirate or island attire to enjoy a night filled with music, food, drinks, and dancing. http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org

11  Craig Bickhardt in Concert

Deer Creek Coffeehouse, 1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Award-winning songwriter whose songs have been recorded by Ray Charles, The Judds, Kathy Mattea, B.B.King, Johnny Cash and Alison Krauss. Suggested Donation - $10. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

11, 12  Maryland Faerie Festival

Camp Ramblewood, 2564 Silver Road, Darlington, 10am-6pm. Come celebrate the faeries and enjoy the pageantry, magic, music, and mischief. We provide an atmosphere and entertainment inspired by Faerie folklore and literature, and, of course, by the Faeries themselves. Yes, we believe in Faeries. Maryland Faeries promote the stewardship of nature, outdoor education, and sponsor faerie artists, merchants and entertainment. Tickets for the day festival and evening activities can be purchased at the door with no service fee. We recommend buying camping tickets online to reserve a spot, space is limited. $5 for ages 3-12, $15 for 13-99, free for under 3 or over 100. $5 fee per car for parking. $1 discount for coming in costume. See website for camping costs. 443.267.4386 • info@marylandfaeriefestival.org

12  Pirate Fest Pirate Encampment

Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace. Discover where the first act of piracy occurred here in our state! Visit an authentic Pirate Encampment, complete with skirmishes, period clothing and demonstrations. Children's activities, guided tours and musical entertainment also included. http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org

12  Invasinators

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9-11am. Ages 14 to 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. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

12  Marsh Bloom Time Monitoring

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 12-3pm. Ages 16 to adult. Paddling skills required. We have created a Marsh Plant Phenology Monitoring Trail, and seek to train volunteers to assist with the project. Learn how tracking the timing of life stages of plants helps us study climate change effects, using world-wide databases. This training will be on the water, visiting each monitoring station and identifying target plants and phenophases. Volunteers must be able to safely and comfortably paddle a canoe—all monitoring is from a boat. A monitoring schedule will be created at the time of the training. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

12  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

12  Through the Eyes of Jasmin Marie by Jasmin Johnson

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Embroidery and visual art (acrylic painting) will be the focus of this intriguing exhibit. Learning to embroider from her beloved grandmother, this fine craft has developed into an expression of art for Jasmin. Her embroidery art has led her to explore the visual arts (acrylic painting). Cityscapes are her favorite scenes to paint. 410.879.4424

12  Doggie Treat Gourd Container

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 2-4pm. Ages 6-adult. Create a lidded bowl for your dog. Vinyl designs will be used as a resist with acrylic paint. Must pre-register. $12/member or $14/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

12  7th  Annual Lardarius Webb Charity Softball Game

Ripken Stadium, 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen. 2:30-6:30pm. Benefitting the Lardarius Webb Foundation and United Way. This event features the Ravens offense versus the Ravens defense, brings out over 50 top companies in the area, and SELLS OUT the stadium with 7,500 people in attendance! Past participants include; Joe Flacco, Torrey Smith, John Harbaugh, Jimmy Smith, Ed Reed, Justin Tucker, and many more. www.webbcharitysoftball.com

12  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

12  Dance Synthesis - A Benefit for Center for the Arts

John Carroll School Auditorium, 703 E Churchville Rd, Bel Air, 7:30-9:30pm. Rage Box Contemporary Dance Center is hosting a community dance showcase featuring the incredible talents of several local dance groups in Harford County. A portion of ticket sales will benefit the Center for the Arts. Tickets are $20 per person and will be made available in April at www.rageboxdancecenter.com. 410.872.7243 • rageboxdance@hotmail.com

14  Harford County Dept. of Community Services’ Human Relations Commission

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 4. 6:30pm. Open meeting to discuss events, public education of matters relating to the equality, equity and harmony of citizens of Harford County. FREE. 410.638.4739

14  Town of North East Annual Flag Day Celebration

Town of North East Community Park, 106 S. Main Street, North East. 6:45pm. Flag Raising, Pledge of Allegiance, Scouts and Public are Welcome. 410.287.5801 • www.northeastmd.org

15  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 8-9am. Networking opportunity for members and guests of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce. No reservation required, but come prepared with a business card and a great 30 second promotion of your business. FREE. 410.838.2020

15  Plankton Monitoring Studies

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Adults. Our plankton citizen science project is a great opportunity for science-minded individuals to contribute to monitoring and research at the Center. Help is needed with collection, identification, and analysis of plankton samples. Interested individuals should contact the Center for introductory training. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

16  Annual Blueberry Festival and Live Auction

Deer Creek Friends Meeting (Quakers), 1212 Main Street, Darlington, 10am Festival; 11am Live Auction. Fresh Homemade Blueberry pies, baked goods, and fresh berries. Pie with ice cream, ice cream with blueberry sauce (or all three). 11am Live Auction: vintage furniture, household items, art, collectibles, jewelry. Native plants, white elephant table, used books, kids’ activities. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks. Bring a chair and join us under the trees. FREE. 410.457.9188 • cewalter10@gmail.com

16  "Book Talk Luncheon"

Liriodendron Mansion, 502 W Gordon Street, Bel Air. 11:30am. Partnering with Harford County Library an event at the Liriodendron. Catered lunch, wine and cheese. Door Prizes and some first edition book give-aways.  $35 (Partially deductible Non-profit). Reservation required. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

16  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

16  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air, 5-8pm. Grab your best girlfriends for a night of shopping, discounts, food and drink specials in downtown Bel Air. Follow us on twitter and like us on facebook for up to the minute information. www.downtownbelair.com

16  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

16  Simple Living Discussion Group - Sappari Solutions

JoRetro, 467 Franklin St., Havre de Grace, 7-8:30pm. June Topic: What is Clutter? You've read the books, blog posts, web sites. You KNOW what you need to do but putting those skills to action, being consistent? It just gets tricky. You could use the support, accountability, inspiration, and success that comes with working together. Please visit the website to register. $12. 443.904.5412 • info@sapparisolutions.comwww.sapparisolutions.com

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
17  Night with the Wild Gala

Deer Creek Overlook, 6 Cherry Hill Road, Street. 7pm-midnight. Join us as we come together for an exotic evening of delight to raise funds for our region’s first dedicated Wildlife Center! Enjoy fine food, wine, craft beers, open bar, bourbon lounge, Tito’s Vodka Signature Drink station, live & silent auctions, rare & exquisite jewelry raffles, Big Stakes Gaming Wheel, 50/50 rescue raffle, music to stir your inner animal moves and a very special visit and photo opportunity with our feathered, furry and scaled guests of honor. Black tie optional, gala gowns with your favorite cowboy boots! $80. Tickets are available now. 443.333.WILD (9453) • contact@suskywildlife.orgwww.susquehannockwildlife.org

17-19  Dwellings

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. Friday – Sunday 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

17-19  Mary Poppins

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6/17 – 7pm; 6/18 – 7pm; 6/19 – 2pm. Phoenix Festival Theater presents Mary Poppins, a musical based on the stories of P. L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film. Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure!  Admission $12 - $20. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

18  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

18  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

18  Historic Grist Mill Tour

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages: all, children must be accompanied by an adult. Learn about the history of the Mill at Eden Mill Nature Center with a guided tour. We’ll touch on the historic significance and role that Eden Mill played in the advancement of the local area as well as how select machinery operated during the milling process. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

18  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches.  The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

18  Annual Yard Sale

The Historical Society of Harford County, 143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. 410.838.7691

18  7th Annual Cecil County Wade-In

Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road North East. 10am-2pm. Join us as we pull up our pant legs and wade into the Upper Chesapeake Bay at the beautiful North East Beach to measure water quality the way retired Maryland State Senator Bernie Fowler did 25 years ago with his “sneaker index”. No reservations required. Contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410.287.5333 • www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx

18  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

18  Ballet Chesapeake Presents: Sleeping Beauty

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe St., Bel Air. 6pm. Tickets: $17- $23 in advance; $25 at the door of the event. 410.877.077 • kaitlin@balletchesapeake.orgwww.balletchesapeake.org

19  Ballet Chesapeake Presents: Sleeping Beauty

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe St., Bel Air. 1pm. Tickets: $17- $23 in advance; $25 at the door of the event. 410.877.077 • kaitlin@balletchesapeake.orgwww.balletchesapeake.org

19  Through the Eyes of Jasmin Marie by Jasmin Johnson

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Embroidery and visual art (acrylic painting) will be the focus of this intriguing exhibit. Learning to embroider from her beloved grandmother, this fine craft has developed into an expression of art for Jasmin. Her embroidery art has led her to explore the visual arts (acrylic painting). Cityscapes are her favorite scenes to paint. 410.879.4424

18  Critter Dinner Time

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1:30pm. Watch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat while learning more about these fascinating creatures. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

18  Survival Skills – Home Preparation for Natural Disasters

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2:30-4pm. Ages 13 to adult. Prepare now for the severe weather season. Share and discuss how to be self-reliant and safe during emergencies using the Harford County emergency guidelines as a starting point. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

19  A Day In The Park sponsored by Sons of Italy Harford County Lodge

Rock State Park, Rock Ridge Pavilion B. 12-7pm. All are welcome to a fun filled Fathers' Day in the park with good food, music, raffles, children's games, bocce ball, horseshoes, face painting and more. Separate flyer to follow with more information.  $25 pp (under 12 free). 410.688.5574 • amignini@comcast.net.

19  Spinning Spiders

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 12:30-2pm. Ages 8-10 w/adult. Discover how and why spiders spin webs. Search Leight Park for spiders and their prey-catching creations. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

19  Sunset Family Yoga (ages 6+)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 4-5:15pm Yoga (a class for the kids and one for the adults); 5:15-6:30pm Bring Your Own Picnic. Live music and old fashioned ice cream. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members! To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

19  “Groovin’ in the Grass” Summer Concert Series: Crawdaddies

The Great Bowl at Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. What better way to enjoy a glorious summer evening than groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands!  Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please, no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Concerts continue each Sunday night through August 7th. $15 non-members; $7 members. $13 seniors & students. 410.557.9570 x217 • www.LadewGardens.com

19  Concerts in the Meadow: 2nd Sole

Historic Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 6-8pm. Featuring 2nd Sole, a rock and blues band made up of veteran musicians from the Baltimore, DC, VA and NYC areas. $5 members; $8 non-members. www.jerusalemmill.org

19  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

20  Harford County Public Schools – Last Day for Pre-K Students

20  Preschool Nature Series – Summer! Rocks, Pebbles, and Stones Oh My!

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:15am. Ages 2-5 w/adult. Your child’s natural curiosity will be engaged through stories, activities, live animals, crafts, snacks, and exploration of various parts of Eden Mill Park. Must pre-register. $8/member with $6/sibling or $10/non-member per date. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

20-7/11  DoReWee Mommy and Me Music classes Summer Mini-Session II

Holy Trinity Church Parish House, 2925 Level Road, Churchville. 5pm, 6pm and 7pm. Each class is 45 minutes. Dates are 6/20, 6/27, 7/5 and 7/11. The Do-Re-Wee Music Academy offers young children (8 months-5 yrs) and their accompanying adult a quality introduction to music in a fun-filled group setting through songs, rhythm & rhyme, instruments, dance and more. Give your children music, and give a gift for a lifetime! Do-Re-Wee’s program offers free enrollment to accompanying siblings, a CD of incredible music, take-home materials that reinforce class concepts and enrich your little one, and applied discounts for returning families and for referrals. $70. Contact Anne Balto, 410.279.5357 • anne@DoReWee.com. Additional information and Paypal/Credit Card registration available at www.DoReWee.comwww.facebook.com/DoReWeeMusicAcademy/

20-8/5  Exploration Art School Summer Art Camps for Kids!

102 N. Main St. Ste. B-2 Bel Air, Times vary - Morning and afternoon. Exploration Art School under the direction of Nicki Jergensen M.Ed. offers a variety of Summer Art Camps for kids ages 5-13. The Art camps are designed for the youngest beginner to the most experienced of artist. $104-$170 depending on camp registered for. 410.652.6411 • nickijergensen@me.com. Times and dates vary so for specific information please go to www.explorationartschool.com

21  Preschool Nature Series – Summer! Inside the Ocean

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:15am. Ages 2-5 w/adult. Your child’s natural curiosity will be engaged through stories, activities, live animals, crafts, snacks, and exploration of various parts of Eden Mill Park. Must pre-register. $8/member with $6/sibling or $10/non-member per date. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

22  Harford County Public Schools – Last Day for K-11 Students

22  Preschool Nature Series – Summer! Interesting Insects

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:15am. Ages 2-5 w/adult. Your child’s natural curiosity will be engaged through stories, activities, live animals, crafts, snacks, and exploration of various parts of Eden Mill Park. Must pre-register. $8/member with $6/sibling or $10/non-member per date. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

22  Plankton Monitoring Studies

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Adults. Our plankton citizen science project is a great opportunity for science-minded individuals to contribute to monitoring and research at the Center. Help is needed with collection, identification, and analysis of plankton samples. Interested individuals should contact the Center for introductory training. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

22  Juvenile 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 required. All training and equipment will be provided. Sampling dates are July 9 & 22, August 5 & 20, September 9 & 24. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

23  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

23  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

24  Free Outdoor Summer Movie

Shamrock Park, Lee Street and Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. Pre-movie festivities at 7:15pm and movie begins immediately after sunset. Bring the family for a fun and free movie night under the stars at Shamrock Park with pre-movie entertainment provided by the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission. All movies are family friendly. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our facebook page for a list of scheduled movies or visit www.downtownbelair.com

24-26  Dwellings

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. Friday – Sunday 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

25  Bear Legacy 5K Run/Hike

Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 7am-1pm. 410.877.3560 • www.jerusalemmill.org

25  Brightview's Age Is Just A # 5K Run/Walk

Ma & Pa Trail - Williams Street Entrance, 323 Williams St., Bel Air, 8:30am. Brightview Avondell and Brightview Bel Air senior living communities are teaming up for our first annual Age Is Just A # 5K Run/Walk. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Harford County Office on Aging's Senior Emergency Fund which assists eligible Harford County seniors who are facing particularly difficult circumstances and have no other resources on which to rely. 5K Cash Prizes for Overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Male & Female and Medals awarded to top Male & Female in each age group. 5K $25 Ages 13 – 59; $15 Under 12 or 60+; 1K $15 All Ages. 410.893.2202 • loliver@bvsl.nethttp://eliteracemanagement.com/brightview5K/

25  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

25  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

25  Explore our Wetlands

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 5-12 w/adult. Wetlands are a special habitat, home to frogs, birds, and many types of insects along with different kinds of plants. We’ll explore this world, including time spent at the wetlands area of Eden Mill. Be prepared to get muddy. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

25  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches.  The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

25  Yard Sale and Mock Storage Wars

1339 Belcamp Road, Belcamp. 9am-3pm. Hosted by Storage King and the UPS store. All proceeds go to the Humane Society of Harford County. Raffle items all donated by local business. To donate, 410.272.7272 • belcamp@storagekingusa.com

25  Hello Summer Canoe Trip

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12:30pm. Ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. "Float your boat" into the full-on party that is summer on the waters of Otter Point Creek. Fish, fowl and herps are kicking up their heels, butterflies are soaring, and plants are pushing for the sky. Join in the chorus! $12/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

25  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

25  Educational Boat Tour of the Susquehanna Flats

Departs Tydings Park Marina, Commerce Street. First departure at 10am; second departure at 11:30am. Join the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum’s Environmental Center on a tour of the upper bay aboard the Miss Nancy pontoon boat. Learn amongst local professionals about your native watershed through an educational journey. Families welcome. Limited availability. $30/family or $10/individual. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

25  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-2pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

25  Patriotic Rosary

Shamrock Park, 12pm. This year Our One Nation Under God is supporting the Fortnight for Freedom initiative by sponsoring a Harford County multi parish recital of the Patriotic Rosary dedicated to the preservation of religious freedom in our nation. Many Harford County parishes will be participating. Family picnics are encouraged for after the recital. We invite all of the faithful to join in this service. For more information, contact Ellie Youngmann, St. Mark, Fallston at 410.877.3060

26  Sunrise Yoga (ages 12 and up all levels)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 8-9:15am. Juice, coffee, tea and yogurt bar to follow. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members!  To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

26  Wildlife - - Caught on Camera!

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10-11:30am. Ages: All, under 13 w/adult. What animals have been lurking in the Bosely woods? The wildlife cameras will tell us! Hike to retrieve the camera, and then follow us back to the Estuary Center to solve the mystery as revealed on film! *Meet at Bosely Conservancy. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

26  Meet a Critter

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1pm. Check out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

26  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 1-1:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

26  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

26  Through the Eyes of Jasmin Marie by Jasmin Johnson

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Embroidery and visual art (acrylic painting) will be the focus of this intriguing exhibit. Learning to embroider from her beloved grandmother, this fine craft has developed into an expression of art for Jasmin. Her embroidery art has led her to explore the visual arts (acrylic painting). Cityscapes are her favorite scenes to paint. 410.879.4424

26  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2-2:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

26  “Groovin’ in the Grass” Summer Concert Series: Cara Kelly and the Tell Tale

The Great Bowl at Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. What better way to enjoy a glorious summer evening than groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands!  Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please, no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Concerts continue each Sunday night through August 7th. $15 non-members; $7 members. $13 seniors & students. 410.557.9570 x217 • www.LadewGardens.com

26  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

27  Harford County Commission for Women

McFaul Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 5, Bel Air. 6:45pm. Open meeting to discuss resources for Harford County women in their endeavor for social, political and economic equality. FREE. 410.638.4739

27-30  Winding through Watersheds Summer Camp

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9:30am-3:30pm. Ages 11-15. Delve into local streams and their watersheds with upstream/downstream explorations on foot and by boat - kayak or canoe. Discover the plants and animals that rely on stream habitats and how human activity in the watersheds affects them. $108/member; $120/non-member. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

27-7/1  Wild Week Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Wild Week Summer Camp Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. What’s wild at Eden Mill? Enjoy the week exploring and discovering what roams the trails, hides in the thickets and swims in the water around Eden Mill. Explorations will include hikes, games and activities, arts and crafts, and live animals! End each day with swimming in the creek and end the week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek! $175/member or $190/non-member. Pre-registration is required: 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

27-7/1  Beginner Volleyball Camp

Harford Community College, APGFCU Arena, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 5-8pm. Beginner Volleyball Camp for ages 11-15. $180 ($160 if paid before June 1st). 410.808.3434 • wiwheeler@harford.edu • http://volleyball.byethost16.com/

29  Plankton Monitoring Studies

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Adults. Our plankton citizen science project is a great opportunity for science-minded individuals to contribute to monitoring and research at the Center. Help is needed with collection, identification, and analysis of plankton samples. Interested individuals should contact the Center for introductory training. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

30  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

30  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

July

1  First Friday!

Main Street Tower Parking Lot, Bel Air from 5-8pm. Harford County’s best block party is Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s First Fridays with local live music, beer and wine, food vendors, and more! Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our Facebook page for a list of scheduled bands or visit www.downtownbelair.com

1  Havre de Grace First Friday

Downtown Havre de Grace. 5-9pm. With Washington, St. John and Franklin streets closed to traffic, and market stalls lining the street, special events, and musicians, our stores stay open late allowing you to enjoy our City, meet friends, and enjoy our cafes and restaurants. www.explorehavredegrace.com

1-3  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. Reception July 16th from 5-7pm. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

1  The Y in Central Maryland’s Wild West Fun Night

The Y in Abingdon, 101 Walter Ward Boulevard, Abingdon. 5:30-7:30pm. Enjoy an evening of Western-themed games and activities. Learn campfire songs, make Happy Trails mix and s’mores, pan for gold, take pictures in a Wild West photo booth, participate in pool noodle horse races and more! This family-friendly event is FREE and open to all community members. Specific activities vary by location, contact The Y in Abingdon at 410.679.9622 for additional information. FREE. www.ymaryland.org

2  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

2  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

2  Camouflage – The Art of Hiding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 5-12 with adult. Animals could be nearby, but they’re hidden in plain sight. The ability to go unnoticed by predators is crucial to an animal’s survival. Let’s discover how animals conceal themselves. We’ll take a short hike to search for hidden critters. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

2  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

2  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

3  Through the Eyes of Jasmin Marie by Jasmin Johnson

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Embroidery and visual art (acrylic painting) will be the focus of this intriguing exhibit. Learning to embroider from her beloved grandmother, this fine craft has developed into an expression of art for Jasmin. Her embroidery art has led her to explore the visual arts (acrylic painting). Cityscapes are her favorite scenes to paint. 410.879.4424

3  Concerts in the Meadow: Free Range Blue

Historic Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 6-8pm. Acoustic Music For The Soul! Free Range Blue is a four piece acoustic Americana band that never fails to captivate their audience. The Free Range Blue repertoire includes folk, bluegrass, classic country, celtic, jazz, blues and much more. They play classic tunes that you are sure to know, some obscure songs sure to become favorites, a selection of originals, and hot pickin’ instrumentals. $5 members; $8 non-members. www.jerusalemmill.org

3  “Groovin’ in the Grass” Summer Concert Series: Trinidad & Tobago Baltimore Steel Orchestra

The Great Bowl at Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. What better way to enjoy a glorious summer evening than groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands!  Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please, no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Concerts continue each Sunday night through August 7th. $15 non-members; $7 members. $13 seniors & students. 410.557.9570 x217 • www.LadewGardens.com

3  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

3  Sunrise Yoga (ages 12 and up all levels)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 8-9:15am. Juice, coffee, tea and yogurt bar to follow. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members!  To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

4  Fourth of July Celebration in the Town of Bel Air

All-day old-fashioned patriotic celebrations, fun and participatory events for the whole family, celebrating the birth of our country. Flag-raising at 6:45am at Bel Air High School followed by Pancake Breakfast. Horseshoe Pitching in Rockfield Park. Daytime events including Watermelon Eating, Uncle Sam Says, Frog-Jumping Contest and more in Shamrock Park. Bicycle Rodeo at Bel Air Elementary School. Historic pageantry at the Hays House. Grand Parade at 6pm on Main Street, followed by Fireworks over Rockfield Park at about 9:30pm. All events are open to the public free of charge with the exception of the Pancake Breakfast, which charges a fee per person. Souvenirs and vendors are available throughout the day. For full information and details on how to participate, donate or sponsor an event, call 410.879.4245 before June 1, 2016, and 410.893.4444 on or after June 1, 2016. Sponsored by the Bel Air Independence Day Committee, Inc., a 501(c)3 organization. Full details and schedule, plus applications, maps, parade entry rules and forms, and more, are available online at www.belairjuly4.org

4  Independence Day Open House

Hays House, 324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 9am-12pm. Special activities!  Music by the Catherine Street Consort. FREE. 410.838.7691

5  Nature Storybook Art – Session 1

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

5-7  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

6  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

6-8  Nature Discovery 3 Day Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-1pm. Ages 4-5. Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. Ages 4-5 from July 6- July 8 from 10:00am-1:00pm. Campers will become detectives as they explore and understand the hidden wonders of nature. Walk through the meadow, wetlands, and trails, as well as participate in environmental activities, crafts, and games! $80/member or $85/non-member. Pre-registration is required: 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

7  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

7  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

8  Free Outdoor Summer Movie

Shamrock Park, Lee Street and Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. Pre-movie festivities at 7:15pm and movie begins immediately after sunset. Bring the family for a fun and free movie night under the stars at Shamrock Park with pre-movie entertainment provided by the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission. All movies are family friendly. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our facebook page for a list of scheduled movies or visit www.downtownbelair.com

8-10  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. Reception July 16th from 5-7pm. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

9  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

9  Suddenly in Command

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace. Offered by the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Half of all proceeds for classes at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum go to the museum. Contact Abe Spergel 443.504.3880 • safeboating2207@gmail.com

9  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

9  Historic Grist Mill Tour

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Learn about the history of the Mill at Eden Mill Nature Center with a guided tour. We’ll touch on the historic significance and role that Eden Mill played in the advancement of the local area as well as how select machinery operated during the milling process. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

9  Still Life Drawing: Discovering Ecosystems in Your Garden

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-11am. Ages 13-adult. Are you interested in sketching from nature and learning more about your subjects? Do you want to discover where art and science meet? Join Eden Mill’s summer still life drawing course to learn about the ecosystems in your backyard with an artistic, naturalist’s eye. After a brief presentation, spend the morning drawing from your choice of a variety of displays. All skill levels are invited to participate. Must pre-register. $7/member or $9/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

9  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

9  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

10  Catch a Pig 5k

MA & PA Trail, Williams Street trail head, Bel Air. 8-10am. It’s a chase. A few young runners (the pigs) get a head start on you. If you happen to “catch” (pass) them, your name will be put in a special drawing for local prizes. But look out for the Big, Bad Wolves who will get a late jump on you. If they pass you, you won’t be eligible for that special drawing!  $20 children under 12; $25 adults. 443.286.9109 • rbournmd@yahoo.comhttps://runsignup.com/Race/MD/BelAir/CatchaPig5K

10  Summer Fun Day

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, 11am-4pm. Rock out to oldies, try some old fashioned games, watch the lawnmower races and ride in the bike parade! Good old fashioned family fun! $10-$12. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

10  Game Snack Gourd Bowl

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 2-4pm. Ages 6-adult. Come out and create a bowl from a gourd to hold your game day munchies. Eight different sports are depicted on the side of the bowl. Must pre-register. $12/member or $14/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

10  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 1-1:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

10  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

10  Through the Eyes of Jasmin Marie by Jasmin Johnson

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Embroidery and visual art (acrylic painting) will be the focus of this intriguing exhibit. Learning to embroider from her beloved grandmother, this fine craft has developed into an expression of art for Jasmin. Her embroidery art has led her to explore the visual arts (acrylic painting). Cityscapes are her favorite scenes to paint. 410.879.4424

10  Junius Brutus Booth and Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2-2:45pm. Presented by Jim Garrett. Jim is a life-long Lincoln Assassination and Booth enthusiast, a volunteer at Ford’s Theatre and a tour guide for Washington DC’s Old Town Trolley Tours. He is also a co-author of The Lincoln Assassination: Where Are they Now? A Guide to the Burial Places of Individuals Connected to the Lincoln Assassination in Washington, D.C. and The Flags of Ford’s Theatre. $5.00 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

10  Sunset Yoga (all levels)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 6-7:15pm. Live music, wine tasting and cheese to follow. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members! To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

10  “Groovin’ in the Grass” Summer Concert Series: Charm City Junction

The Great Bowl at Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. What better way to enjoy a glorious summer evening than groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands!  Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please, no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Concerts continue each Sunday night through August 7th. $15 non-members; $7 members. $13 seniors & students. 410.557.9570 x217 • www.LadewGardens.com

10  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

11  Summer Swing Golf & Tennis Tournament

Maryland Golf & Country Clubs, 1335 E Macphail Rd, Bel Air, 10am. Join us for Harford County's premier Golf & Tennis tournament. New this year - Men/Women/Mixed doubles Tennis Tournament. Fee includes lunch, surf & turf dinner, gift bag, open bar and award ceremony. Plus the chance to win exciting prizes and a car with a Hole in One. $250 Golfer, $150 Tennis Player. 443.412.2449 • trclarke@harford.eduwww.harford.edu/golf

11  Preschool Nature Series – Summer! Creeks and Streams – So Much Life!

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:15am. Ages 2-5 w/adult. Your child’s natural curiosity will be engaged through stories, activities, live animals, crafts, snacks, and exploration of various parts of Eden Mill Park. Must pre-register. $8/member with $6/sibling or $10/non-member per date. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

11-15  Seasonal Snacks Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 6-8. Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. Seasons come and go, but with many changes. Discover how animals adapt to the seasons and what food they have available to munch on. Talk about favorite seasonal snacks and enjoy them on a summer day! Create snacks from some plants found at the park! End each day with swimming in the creek and end the week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek! $175/member or $190/non-member. Pre-registration is required: 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

12  Preschool Nature Series – Summer! Leaf Me Be! Leaves and Trees

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:15am. Ages 2-5 w/adult. Your child’s natural curiosity will be engaged through stories, activities, live animals, crafts, snacks, and exploration of various parts of Eden Mill Park. Must pre-register. $8/member with $6/sibling or $10/non-member per date. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

12  Nature Storybook Art – Session 1

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 12:30-2:30pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

12  Info Session on Community Solar for Harford County

Harford County Public Library, Bel Air Branch, 100 E. Pennsylvania Ave, Bel Air, 6-8pm. Gary Skulnik, Founder of Neighborhood Sun, and Lore Rosenthal, Interfaith Power and Light, will present information about community solar co-ops in other parts of Maryland, and how to bring this model to Harford County. Solar co-ops allow individuals and organizations that don't have the means to install their own solar panels to join in the benefits of this growing energy resource. All are invited. Bring your questions. FREE. 443.243.3363 • hcclimateaction@gmail.comwww.hcclimateaction.org

13  Preschool Nature Series – Summer! Rain and Storms

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:15am. Ages 2-5 w/adult. Your child’s natural curiosity will be engaged through stories, activities, live animals, crafts, snacks, and exploration of various parts of Eden Mill Park. Must pre-register. $8/member with $6/sibling or $10/non-member per date. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

13  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

14  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

14  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

15-17  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. Reception July 16th from 5-7pm. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

16  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

16  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

16  The Journey of a Seed to a Flower

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 5-12 with an adult. Discover how a tiny seed becomes a beautiful flower. With hands-on activities, we’ll explore how a plant creates seeds as well as how seeds travel to a place they can become a new plant. We’ll look for what’s in bloom. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

16  KEG Productions Film Acting for Youth Workshop

Havre de Grace Activity Center, 351 Lewis Lane, Havre de Grace, 9am-4pm. For the third consecutive year, KEG Productions will be offering three single day summer workshops in 2016, each covering a single topic in filmmaking. Each workshop is only $30 (plus a one-time $10 admin fee, $15 for non-Harford County residents, which is paid only once per program year regardless of the number of troupes/workshops into which you enroll), or (for the first time this year) you can register for all three for $80, a $10 discount. Rising 3rd through 12th graders. Film is a different medium than stage, and as a result there are some nuances between acting for one versus the other. While some of our younger Guild members are not yet old enough to participate in KEG Productions' full film workshop, they are old enough to start to learn the differences between acting methods for these two mediums. Due to increasing demand for film training for our younger participants, the Guild offers this unique workshop for them. Download the registration form and pay registration fees at http://www.hdgdramatroop.com/registration.html. 443.987.4395 • hdgdrama@yahoo.com

16  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

16  Junior Lock Tenders

Susquehanna Museum, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace. 11am-12pm. Have you ever wondered what a lock is and how it works? Children will be able to see a working model of the lock system and learn about the lock and canal. Be sure to stay for the craft activity--designing your own lock! FREE. http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org

16  Apples and Oranges Reception

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 5-7pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

16  Evening Paddle

Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road North East. Meet next to the boat launch facilities in the Rogues Harbor Area. 6-8pm. Enjoy an evening paddle on the serene waters of the Elk River. Discover the wonders that abound on the water as the sun sets. Space is limited, so call today to make your reservations. $20 per canoe or tandem kayak, and $15 per single kayak. Have your own canoe or kayak - bring it along for just $5 per person. Contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410.287.5333 • www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx

16  Reunion for all Edgewood High School Classes of the 1980s (Hosted by EHS Class of 1985)

Richlin Ballroom, 1700 Van Bibber Road, Edgewood, 8pm. Open Bar, Hors d'oeuvres, Buffet with Carving Station, Desserts; DJ of Choice; Games, Door Prizes, Raffles, Silent Auctions, Photobooth, AND...Some Surprise Guests! $85. 843.855.2048 (Donna) • EHSClassof1985@aol.comwww.EHSClassof1985.com

17  Sunrise Yoga (ages 12 and up all levels)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 8-9:15am. Juice, coffee, tea and yogurt bar to follow. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members!  To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

17  Through the Eyes of Jasmin Marie by Jasmin Johnson

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Embroidery and visual art (acrylic painting) will be the focus of this intriguing exhibit. Learning to embroider from her beloved grandmother, this fine craft has developed into an expression of art for Jasmin. Her embroidery art has led her to explore the visual arts (acrylic painting). Cityscapes are her favorite scenes to paint. 410.879.4424

17  Concerts in the Meadow: Trinidad and Tobago Baltimore Steel Orchestra

Historic Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 6-8pm. Trinidad and Tobago Baltimore Steel Orchestra has been providing the finest authentic Caribbean steel drum music since its founding in 1971. $5 members; $8 non-members. www.jerusalemmill.org

17  “Groovin’ in the Grass” Summer Concert Series: What’s Next

The Great Bowl at Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. What better way to enjoy a glorious summer evening than groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands!  Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please, no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Concerts continue each Sunday night through August 7th. $15 non-members; $7 members. $13 seniors & students. 410.557.9570 x217 • www.LadewGardens.com

17  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

18-22  Leave Only Footprints, Take Only Memories Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 9-11.  Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. How can we connect with the environment and what can we do to protect it? Get in on the action first-hand. Explore why nature is so important to people and animals! End each day with swimming in the creek and end the week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek! $175/member or $190/non-member. Pre-registration is required: 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

18-22  Intermediate Volleyball Camp

Harford Community College, APGFCU Arena, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 5-8pm. Intermediate Volleyball Camp for ages 14-18 with 2+ years of playing experience. $180 ($160 if paid before June 1st). 410.808.3434 • wiwheeler@harford.eduhttp://volleyball.byethost16.com/

18-28  Havre de Grace Drama Guild Summer Stock Theater Camps

Havre de Grace High School, 700 Congress Avenue, Havre de Grace, 9am-4pm. Summer Stock is the Guild's summer day camp program for children who are entering 3rd through 12th grades. There are two camps. "Summer Stock Teen" is a two week half-day camp for those who are rising 7th through 12th graders. "Summer Stock Youth" is a two week half-day camp for rising 3rd through 6th graders. Both camps culminate in a performance on the final night. The 2016 Summer Stock camps are scheduled and registration is now open. Both camps will be held on July 18-21 and 25-28. The teens will meet from 12:30pm to 4pm with the youth meeting from 9am to 12:30pm. Both camps will conclude with a performance at 7pm on Thursday, July 28. Registration for each camp is $100, plus a one time $10 administrative fee ($15 for non-Harford County residents) that is only paid once per program year regardless of how many Guild programs you enroll in. Download the registration form and pay registration fees today at http://hdgdramatroop.com/registration.html. 443.987.4395 • hdgdrama@yahoo.com

19  Nature Storybook Art – Session 1

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

20  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 8-9am. Networking opportunity for members and guests of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce. No reservation required, but come prepared with a business card and a great 30 second promotion of your business. FREE. 410.838.2020

20   Homeruns for the Homeless benefiting Harford Family House

Ripken Stadium, 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen. 8am-6pm. This is our 8th Annual Homerun event helping the homeless in Harford County. Great way to give back to the community and feel like a star at Ripken Stadium!  Price: $150-1500 Sponsorships, $1000 for a Team. If you are interested in being a Sponsor or Sponsoring a team of 4 to complete please call 410.273.6700 • kclawson@harfordfamilyhouse.orgwww.harfordfamilyhouse.org

20  Art with Sticks and Twigs: A Tree for All Seasons, by Robin Bernard

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:30am. Ages 4-7 with an adult. Participants will create unique art using natural materials such as twigs, sticks and various objects found in nature. Art activities will be supported and enhanced through the use of children’s picture books (story time), and audio and visual supplemental experiences. Must pre-register. $9/member child or $10/non-member child. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

20  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

21  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

21  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

21  Simple Living Discussion Group - Sappari Solutions

JoRetro, 467 Franklin St., Havre de Grace, 7-8:30pm. July Topic: Building Simple Habits. You've read the books, blog posts, web sites. You KNOW what you need to do but putting those skills to action, being consistent? It just gets tricky. You could use the support, accountability, inspiration, and success that comes with working together. Please visit the website to register. $12. 443.904.5412 • info@sapparisolutions.comwww.sapparisolutions.com

22  Free Outdoor Summer Movie

Shamrock Park, Lee Street and Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. Pre-movie festivities at 7:15pm and movie begins immediately after sunset. Bring the family for a fun and free movie night under the stars at Shamrock Park with pre-movie entertainment provided by the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission. All movies are family friendly. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our facebook page for a list of scheduled movies or visit www.downtownbelair.com

22-24  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

23  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

23  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

23  Life of the Forest Floor

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 5-12 w/adult. As we walk through the woods, beneath our feet is another world with its own unique and often unseen community of inhabitants. The forest floor is teeming with life: big, small, and microscopic. We’ll take a hike, dig in the dirt, and turn over logs searching for all kinds of hidden critters. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

23  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

23  KEG Productions Film Makeup Workshop

Havre de Grace Activity Center, 351 Lewis Lane, Havre de Grace, 9am-4pm. For the third consecutive year, KEG Productions will be offering three single day summer workshops in 2016, each covering a single topic in filmmaking. Each workshop is only $30 (plus a one-time $10 admin fee, $15 for non-Harford County residents, which is paid only once per program year regardless of the number of troupes/workshops into which you enroll), or (for the first time this year) you can register for all three for $80, a $10 discount. Rising 6th graders through adults. Just like acting, the art of makeup design is also different depending on whether your actor is performing on stage or in front of the camera. The Guild's resident makeup artist, Mary Kay Coughlan, gives students hands-on practice in film makeup artistry. Download the registration form and pay registration fees at http://hdgdramatroop.com/registration.html. 443.987.4395 • hdgdrama@yahoo.com

23  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-2pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

23  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

23  Summertime Blues Festival

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, 2-8pm. Enjoy the soulful blues as brought to you by the best regional blues artists with a fabulous view of the Susquehanna from our Orchard stage. $25-$30. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

23  Kinetic Canvas – Claude Monet

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Road, Bel Air. 8pm. 7pm – Informative Pre-Show discussion on Monet, his most famous works, and the time period in which he painted to gain context on the show’s inspiration. Harford Dance Theatre presents Kinetic Canvas – Claude Monet. From the company that brought you Kinetic Canvas – Edward Hopper, comes another all-new dance theater production inspired by the works of impressionist painter, Claude Money. Featuring original choreography and a moving storyline, this is a night for art and dance enthusiasts alike!  Admission  $15 - $20. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

23  Blues and Brews Festival

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 1-8pm. Enjoy live music, food trucks, and local beer & wine with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! This is an outdoor concert, rain or shine, with no refunds granted and no re-entry. Bring a blanket or lawn chair but please DO NOT bring in alcoholic beverages or glass containers- coolers will be checked. Remember sunscreen and your Photo ID to purchase beer or wine. Credit card payment at vendors is available. Presale Ticket $25; event day ticket $30. VIP tickets available. 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

24  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 1-1:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

24  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

24  Through the Eyes of Jasmin Marie by Jasmin Johnson

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Embroidery and visual art (acrylic painting) will be the focus of this intriguing exhibit. Learning to embroider from her beloved grandmother, this fine craft has developed into an expression of art for Jasmin. Her embroidery art has led her to explore the visual arts (acrylic painting). Cityscapes are her favorite scenes to paint. 410.879.4424

24  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2-2:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

24  Sunset Yoga (all levels)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 6-7:15pm. Live music, beer tasting and snacks to follow. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members! To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

24  “Groovin’ in the Grass” Summer Concert Series: Don’t Stop

The Great Bowl at Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. What better way to enjoy a glorious summer evening than groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands!  Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please, no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Concerts continue each Sunday night through August 7th. $15 non-members; $7 members. $13 seniors & students. 410.557.9570 x217 • www.LadewGardens.com

24  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

25-29  Beyond My Backyard Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 6-8. Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. Scout the Piedmont beyond our backyard by learning techniques of primitive cultures that lived here before us; explore the trails to discover and observe the wonders around us; and become a part of the life of a miller from long ago. End each day with swimming in the creek and end the week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek! $175/member or $190/non-member. Pre-registration is required: 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

26  Nature Storybook Art – Session 1

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

27  Art with Sticks and Twigs: The Happiness Tree: Celebrating the Gifts of Trees We Treasure by Andrea Alban Gosline

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:30am. Ages 4-7 w/adult. Participants will create unique art using natural materials such as twigs, sticks and various objects fund in nature. Art activities will be supported and enhanced through the use of children’s picture books (story time), and audio and visual supplemental experiences. Must pre-register. $9/member or $10/non-member child. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

27  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

27  International Music Institute and Festival

Shamrock Park, Lee Street and Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. 7pm. This FREE “must-see” concert features the American Virtuosi and young virtuosos from around the world, performing a program of exciting solo and chamber music. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Harford County Cultural Arts Board, and the Maryland State Arts Council. 410.638.5323

28  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

28  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

28-31  29th Annual Harford County Farm Fair

Harford County Equestrian Center, 608 N. Tollgate Road, Bel Air. Annual event to promote Harford County agriculture and youth involvement in 4-H, FFA, and Ag Magnet Program. Local residents can exhibit their skills through Home Arts and many other contests. Includes carnival, tractor pulls, live entertainment, and numerous other events and activities. Commercial and civic vendors displayed. Adults $8, Ages 5-11 $4, Free for ages 4 and under, 410.838.8663 • info@farmfair.org • www.farmfair.org.

29  Moth Night At Eden Mill

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:30-11pm. Ages: All (parents must accompany children). Moth Night at Eden Mill is part of National Moth Week that celebrates the beauty, life cycles, and habitats of moths. “Moth-ers” of all ages and abilities are encouraged to join us as we put up our lights, screens, and all our tools to learn about, observe, and document moths that visit Eden Mill. Become a Citizen Scientist and contribute scientific data about moths. You will be guided by members of the Maryland Entomological Society. FREE. Pre-registration required. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmailcom • www.edenmill.org

29-31  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

29-8/6  Cal Ripken World Series

Ripken Stadium, 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen. The Cal Ripken World Series is home to the best 12-year-old baseball players in the world, representing the Cal Ripken Major/70 division of the Babe Ruth League. It's the culmination of a year-long journey known as the Road to Aberdeen. The CRWS is the definitive place to see the future of youth baseball. Teams receive the latest in technologically advanced uniforms from Under Armour and compete on state of the art playing surfaces that you'll only find at a Ripken Experience. And the CRWS continues to grow. In 2016, the field consists of 10 champions from across the United States and 8 international teams representing Australia, Canada, Republic of Korea, the Dominican Republic, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico and New Zealand. www.ripkenbaseball.com/world_series/about

30  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

30  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

30  Butterflies: Flying Flowers

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 5-12 w/adult. Butterflies delight us with their pretty colors and how they flit about. We’ll explore the lifecycle and food preferences of the butterflies that visit Eden Mill. Well take a walk to try to catch some and see them up close. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

30  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

30  KEG Productions Fight Choreography for Film Workshop

Havre de Grace Activity Center, 351 Lewis Lane, Havre de Grace, 9am-4pm. For the third consecutive year, KEG Productions will be offering three single day summer workshops in 2016, each covering a single topic in filmmaking. Each workshop is only $30 (plus a one-time $10 admin fee, $15 for non-Harford County residents, which is paid only once per program year regardless of the number of troupes/workshops into which you enroll), or (for the first time this year) you can register for all three for $80, a $10 discount. Rising 6th graders through adults. Taught by professional stuntman Dylan Hintz (AMC's "TURN," "Black Mass"), this workshop introduces students to the art of safely producing fight scenes on screen. Download the registration form and pay registration fees at http://hdgdramatroop.com/registration.html. 443.987.4395 • hdgdrama@yahoo.com

30  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

31  Sunrise Yoga (ages 12 and up all levels)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 8-9:15am. Juice, coffee, tea and yogurt bar to follow. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members!  To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

31  “Groovin’ in the Grass” Summer Concert Series: Tall in the Saddle

The Great Bowl at Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. What better way to enjoy a glorious summer evening than groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands!  Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please, no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Concerts continue each Sunday night through August 7th. $15 non-members; $7 members. $13 seniors & students. 410.557.9570 x217 • www.LadewGardens.com

31  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

August

1-5  Trails Adventure Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 7-11. Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. Explore the trails at Eden Mill. Learn about and search for the many signs of animals along the trail. Edible and medicinal plants are plentiful along our trails, let’s take a closer look and even sample one or two! End each day with swimming in the creek and end the week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek! $175/member or $190/non-member. Pre-registration is required: 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

2  Nature Storybook Art – Session 2

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

2-4  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

3  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

4  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

4  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

5  First Friday!

Main Street Tower Parking Lot, Bel Air from 5-8pm. Harford County’s best block party is Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s First Fridays with local live music, beer and wine, food vendors, and more! Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our Facebook page for a list of scheduled bands or visit www.downtownbelair.com

5  Havre de Grace First Friday

Downtown Havre de Grace. 5-9pm. With Washington, St. John and Franklin streets closed to traffic, and market stalls lining the street, special events, and musicians, our stores stay open late allowing you to enjoy our City, meet friends, and enjoy our cafes and restaurants. www.explorehavredegrace.com

5-7  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

6  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

6  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

6  Phenology – It’s All About “First”

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages: adult. Do you have a special nature spot you enjoy often? Phenology – the study of seasonal changes – can deepen your awareness and appreciation of the natural changes in plants. In addition, your observations can provide important information on climate change. Join us for an introduction on phenology; find out what to look for and when. This is a great time to begin; we’ll be ready for the changing of the leaves in fall. We’ll link into Project Budburst’s “Fall into Phenology” autumn campaign. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

6  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

6  Havre de Grace Museums present: Fish, Fowl & Folk Festival

Museum Grounds, Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace. 10am-7pm. Join us for the inaugural year of the Fish, Fowl & Folk Festival, Enjoy crafters, performance artists, craft demonstrations and live music as well as food and beverages all along the museum grounds with beautiful water views. The museums will be open to the public with free admission.

6  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

6  First Responders Day

Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 12pm-4pm. 410.877.3560 • www.jerusalemmill.org

7  Sunset Couples/Partner Yoga (all levels)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 4-5:15pm Yoga; 5:15-6:30pm Bring Your Own Picnic. Live music. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members! To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

7  Concerts in the Meadow: Great Train Robbery

Historic Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 6-8pm. GTR has entertained audiences for over 35 years with their classic smokey southern sound.  $5 members; $8 non-members. www.jerusalemmill.org

7  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2-2:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com • http://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

7  John Wilkes Booth and Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2-2:45pm. Presented by Jim Garrett. Jim is a life-long Lincoln Assassination and Booth enthusiast, a volunteer at Ford’s Theatre and a tour guide for Washington DC’s Old Town Trolley Tours. He is also a co-author of The Lincoln Assassination: Where Are they Now? A Guide to the Burial Places of Individuals Connected to the Lincoln Assassination in Washington, D.C. and The Flags of Ford’s Theatre. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

7  “Groovin’ in the Grass” Summer Concert Series: Swampcandy

The Great Bowl at Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. What better way to enjoy a glorious summer evening than groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands!  Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please, no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Concerts continue each Sunday night through August 7th. $15 non-members; $7 members. $13 seniors & students. 410.557.9570 x217 • www.LadewGardens.com

7  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

8-12  Leave Only Footprints, Take Only Memories Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center , 1617 Eden Mill Rd., Pylesville, 9am-3pm. Ages 6-8. Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. How can we connect with the environment and what can we do to protect it? Get in on the action first-hand. Explore why nature is so important to people and animals! Eend each day with swimming in the creek and end the week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek! $175/member or $190/non-member. Pre-registration is required. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

9  Nature Storybook Art – Session 2

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

10  Art with Sticks and Twigs: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:30am. Ages 4-7 w/adult. Participants will create unique art using natural materials such as twigs, sticks and various objects found in nature. Art activities will be supported and enhanced through the use of children’s picture books (story time), and audio and visual supplemental experiences. Must pre-register. $9/member or $10/non-member child. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

10  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

11  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

11  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

12, 13  Maryland State BBQ Bash

Bond and Thomas Streets, 8/12 from 4-10pm; 8/13 from 12-10pm. The BBQ Bash features live music, top quality BBQ, sponsor displays, crafter, merchant vendors, Farmers Market, children’s entertainment as well as Harford County’s biggest and best beer and wine garden. Follow us on twitter and like us on facebook for up to the minute information. www.downtownbelair.com/bbqbash

12-14  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

13  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

13  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

13  Dragonflies – Ninjas of the Insect World

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 5-12 w/adult. A good ninja uses speed for evasion as well as pursuit. These acrobatic, fast-flying, and colorful insects fascinate us as they flutter, hover, and then speed away. We’ll explore their life cycle; they begin their life underwater. And we’ll discover how their anatomy gives them their special powers, including the ability to hone in on their targeted prey. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

13  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

13  Bel Air Walking Events

Conference Room, Bel Air Library, 100. E. Pennsylvania Ave, Bel Air. 10:30am-4:30pm. The Baltimore Walking Club has designed three different trails that begin and finish at the Bel Air library. The 5 kilometer trail travels through Major's Choice. The 6 kilometer trail includes the Liriodendon and the BBQ Bash, and the 7 kilometer trail goes past the Bel Air High School and into Rockfield Park. The walks are sanctioned by the Maryland Volkssport Association and the American Volkssport Association, a member of the International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV). Walk for the fun of it! $3. 410.638.7043 • farleyfam@comcast.netwww.ava.org

13  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

13  Bay Country Gentlemen Concert

John Carroll High School Auditorium, 703 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 7-9:30pm. Spend a night of harmony with the Bay Country Gentlemen as we sing your favorite songs, barbershop style. Our special guest this night will be the 2010 International Gold medal winners, Storm Front. $15. 410.679.3957 • www.baycountrygentlemen.com

14  Elk River Exploration

Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road North East. Meet next to the boat launch facilities in the Rogues Harbor Area. 9-11am. Explore the banks of Turkey Point by paddling the Elk River. Along the way learn to identify some of the animals that call this watery habitat home. Space is limited, so call today to make your reservations. $20 per canoe or tandem kayak and $15 per single kayak. Have your own canoe or kayak - bring it along for just $5 per person. Contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410.287.5333 • www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx

14  Liriodendron Art Exhibit: Paintings and Constructions

Liriodendron, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. An innovative exhibit of paintings on canvas, painted wood constructions, and shadow boxes whose dimensions range from a few inches to ten feet tall by Bill Shimek. www.liriodendron.com

14  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

14  Butterflies are Free Luminary Gourd

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 2-4pm. Ages 6-adult. Create a luminary from a cannonball gourd that has a butterfly theme. The wings of the butterfly are carved out to emit light from a battery operated candle. Vinyl designs of butterflies are used to create a resist with the Adirondack ink used on the gourd. Once the vinyl is removed the remaining skeleton of a butterfly is painted with black acrylic paint. Green blades of grass are added as well as glitter paint to help with the glow. Battery-operated candle is included. Must pre-register. $12/member or $14/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

14  End of Summer Family Yoga & Picnic (ages 6+)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 4-5:15pm Yoga (a class for the kids and one for the adults); 5:15-6:30pm Bring Your Own Picnic. Live music and old fashioned ice cream. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members! To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

14  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

15-19  Watery World Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 7-11. Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. What could be living in the aquatic habitats in the park? Let’s explore these areas and see what we can find! How do we effect the watery world? Enjoy stories, crafts and many other exciting activities. End each day with swimming in the creek and end the week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek! $175/member or $190/non-member. Pre-registration is required: 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

15-19  Camp Invention at Harford Day School

Harford Day School, 715 Moores Mill Road, Bel Air, 9am-3:30pm. Camp Invention, the nation’s premier summer enrichment day camp program, supported by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and a product of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), is coming to Harford Day School. For students entering grades one through six, Camp Invention is a weeklong adventure that will turn the summer from ordinary to extraordinary through hands-on problem solving, using science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). $245. For more information or to register, 410.838.4848 • kimnorris@harfordday.orghttp://campinvention.org/2016-program/

16  Nature Storybook Art – Session 2

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

16, 17  Dance Conservatory of Maryland Open House

Dance Conservatory of Maryland, 701 Whitaker Mill Rd, Joppa, 4-7pm. FREE. 410.877.3281 • kaitlin@balletchesapeake.orgwww.danceconservatoryofmd.com

17  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 8-9am. Networking opportunity for members and guests of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce. No reservation required, but come prepared with a business card and a great 30 second promotion of your business. FREE. 410.838.2020

17  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

18  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

18  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

18  Simple Living Discussion Group - Sappari Solutions

JoRetro, 467 Franklin St., Havre de Grace, 7-8:30pm. August Topic: Why Simplify? You've read the books, blog posts, web sites. You KNOW what you need to do but putting those skills to action, being consistent? It just gets tricky. You could use the support, accountability, inspiration, and success that comes with working together. Please visit the website to register. $12. 443.904.5412 • info@sapparisolutions.comwww.sapparisolutions.com

19  Free Outdoor Summer Movie

Shamrock Park, Lee Street and Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. Pre-movie festivities at 7:15pm and movie begins immediately after sunset. Bring the family for a fun and free movie night under the stars at Shamrock Park with pre-movie entertainment provided by the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission. All movies are family friendly. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our facebook page for a list of scheduled movies or visit www.downtownbelair.com

19-21  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

19-21  53rd Annual Havre de Grace Art Show

Tydings Park, Commerce and South Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 8/19 – 5-9pm; 8/20 – 10am-5pm; 8/21 – 10am-5pm. Havre de Grace Art Show is proud to showcase the talents of artists and craftsman from throughout the country, along with live entertainment, children’s entertainment and specialty food. The Havre de Grace Art Show is a juried show held annually on the third weekend of August. All proceeds for the show benefit academic and art scholarships, local schools, and community service projects. On Friday evening, August 19th, 5-9pm, we will feature wine tasting and a beer garden along with specialty food provided by local restaurants and food vendors. Artists and craftsmen will be displaying and selling their unique creations for your browsing and purchase. Live entertainment will be performing on the stage for your listening pleasure as you enjoy the beautiful views and sunset. 410.939.9342 • www.hdgartshow.org

20  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

20  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

20  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches.  The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

20  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

20  Junior Lock Tenders

Susquehanna Museum, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace. 11am-12pm. Have you ever wondered what a lock is and how it works? Children will be able to see a working model of the lock system and learn about the lock and canal. Be sure to stay for the craft activity--designing your own lock! FREE. http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org

20  Fiore Winery’s Annual Jazz Art & Wine Festival

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 12-6pm. 410.879.4007 • www.fiorewinery.com

21  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 1-1:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

21  Liriodendron Art Exhibit: Paintings and Constructions

Liriodendron, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. An innovative exhibit of paintings on canvas, painted wood constructions, and shadow boxes whose dimensions range from a few inches to ten feet tall by Bill Shimek. www.liriodendron.com

21  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2-2:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

21  Concerts in the Meadow: Kaydence (Celtic)

Historic Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 6-8pm. Kaydence plays traditional folk music - Celtic, American, European, played on guitar, concertina, flute, fiddle, mandola, banjo, and penny whistle. $5 members; $8 non-members. www.jerusalemmill.org

23  Nature Storybook Art – Session 2

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

25  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

25  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

26  Free Outdoor Summer Movie

Shamrock Park, Lee Street and Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. Pre-movie festivities at 7:15pm and movie begins immediately after sunset. Bring the family for a fun and free movie night under the stars at Shamrock Park with pre-movie entertainment provided by the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission. All movies are family friendly. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our facebook page for a list of scheduled movies or visit www.downtownbelair.com

26-28  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

27  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

27  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

27  Historic Grist Mill Tour

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages: all, children must be accompanied by an adult. Learn about the history of the Mill at Eden Mill Nature Center with a guided tour. We’ll touch on the historic significance and role that Eden Mill played in the advancement of the local area as well as how select machinery operated during the milling process. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

27  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

27  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-2pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.net • www.harfordhistory.org

27  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

28  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

28  Liriodendron Art Exhibit: Paintings and Constructions

Liriodendron, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. An innovative exhibit of paintings on canvas, painted wood constructions, and shadow boxes whose dimensions range from a few inches to ten feet tall by Bill Shimek. www.liriodendron.com

30  Nature Storybook Art – Session 2

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

30-11/1  DoReWee Mommy and Me Music Fall 2016 Classes

Harford Day School, 715 Moores Mill Road, Bel Air. 9:15am, 10am, 10:15am, 11am. A series of ten, weekly 45-minute sessions. The Do-Re-Wee Music Academy offers young children (8 months-5 yrs) and their accompanying adult a quality introduction to music in a fun-filled group setting through songs, rhythm & rhyme, instruments, dance and more. Give your children music, and give a gift for a lifetime! Do-Re-Wee’s program offers free enrollment to accompanying siblings, a CD of incredible music, take-home materials that reinforce class concepts and enrich your little one, and applied discounts for returning families and for referrals!  $175. Contact Anne Balto, 410.279.5357 • anne@DoReWee.com. Additional information and Paypal/Credit Card registration available at:  www.DoReWee.comwww.facebook.com/DoReWeeMusicAcademy/

31-11/9  DoReWee Mommy and Me Music Fall 2016 Classes

Holy Trinity Church, Parish House, 2925 Level Road, Churchville. 9:15am, 10am, 10:15am, 11am. No class 10/19. A series of ten, weekly 45-minute sessions. The Do-Re-Wee Music Academy offers young children (8 months-5 yrs) and their accompanying adult a quality introduction to music in a fun-filled group setting through songs, rhythm & rhyme, instruments, dance and more. Give your children music, and give a gift for a lifetime! Do-Re-Wee’s program offers free enrollment to accompanying siblings, a CD of incredible music, take-home materials that reinforce class concepts and enrich your little one, and applied discounts for returning families and for referrals!  $175. Contact Anne Balto, 410.279.5357 • anne@DoReWee.com. Additional information and Paypal/Credit Card registration available at:  www.DoReWee.comwww.facebook.com/DoReWeeMusicAcademy/

September

1  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

1  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

1-11/10  DoReWee Mommy and Me Music Fall 2016 Classes

Holy Trinity Church, Parish House, 2925 Level Road, Churchville. 9:15am, 10am, 10:15am, 11am. No class 10/20. A series of ten, weekly 45-minute sessions. The Do-Re-Wee Music Academy offers young children (8 months-5 yrs) and their accompanying adult a quality introduction to music in a fun-filled group setting through songs, rhythm & rhyme, instruments, dance and more. Give your children music, and give a gift for a lifetime! Do-Re-Wee’s program offers free enrollment to accompanying siblings, a CD of incredible music, take-home materials that reinforce class concepts and enrich your little one, and applied discounts for returning families and for referrals!  $175. Contact Anne Balto, 410.279.5357 • anne@DoReWee.com. Additional information and Paypal/Credit Card registration available at:  www.DoReWee.comwww.facebook.com/DoReWeeMusicAcademy/

2  First Friday!

Main Street Tower Parking Lot, Bel Air from 5-8pm. Harford County’s best block party is Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s First Fridays with local live music, beer and wine, food vendors, and more! Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our Facebook page for a list of scheduled bands or visit www.downtownbelair.com

2  Lunchtime Concert

Office Street near the Courthouse, Bel Air. 12-1pm. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided. Entertainment TBA. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. Admission is FREE. 410.638.4550 • www.belairmd.org

2  Havre de Grace First Friday

Downtown Havre de Grace. 5-9pm. With Washington, St. John and Franklin streets closed to traffic, and market stalls lining the street, special events, and musicians, our stores stay open late allowing you to enjoy our City, meet friends, and enjoy our cafes and restaurants. www.explorehavredegrace.com

2-4  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. Reception Sept. 10 from 5-7pm. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

2-11/11  DoReWee Mommy and Me Music Fall 2016 Classes

Holy Trinity Church, Parish House, 2925 Level Road, Churchville. 9:15am, 10am, 10:15am, 11am. No class 10/21. A series of ten, weekly 45-minute sessions. The Do-Re-Wee Music Academy offers young children (8 months-5 yrs) and their accompanying adult a quality introduction to music in a fun-filled group setting through songs, rhythm & rhyme, instruments, dance and more. Give your children music, and give a gift for a lifetime! Do-Re-Wee’s program offers free enrollment to accompanying siblings, a CD of incredible music, take-home materials that reinforce class concepts and enrich your little one, and applied discounts for returning families and for referrals!  $175. Contact Anne Balto, 410.279.5357 • anne@DoReWee.com. Additional information and Paypal/Credit Card registration available at:  www.DoReWee.comwww.facebook.com/DoReWeeMusicAcademy/

3  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

3  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

3  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

4  Bill Shimek – Paintings and Constructions

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Bill creates paintings on canvas as well as painted wood construction and shadow boxes whose dimensions range from a few inches to ten feet. His pieces are in colors that range from muted monochrome to energetically vibrant, and in compositions ranging from photo – real to cartoonish. 410.879.4424

6-8  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

8  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

8  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

9  Lunchtime Concert

Office Street near the Courthouse, Bel Air. 12-1pm. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided. Entertainment TBA. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. Admission is FREE. 410.638.4550 • www.belairmd.org

9  911 Tribute Concert featuring World Renowned Singer/Songwriter Charlie Zahm and Friends

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 Mount Royal Ave. Aberdeen, 6:30pm. Charlie is one of the most popular soloists at Celtic music festivals, Maritime, Patriotic and Early American music events anywhere east of the Mississippi. Charlie will be accompanied by Fiddler Tad Marks; who has toured extensively across the U.S. and Europe with top-name groups and is considered one of the finest fiddlers on the East Coast. On guitar is Steve Hobson whose talent is incredible to behold. Completing our group tonight is percussionist, Cheryl Prashker. She has her own band, RUNA, which tours extensively throughout North America and is considered to be one of the finest Celtic groups to come along in decades. We wish to pay tribute to the Brave men and women Firefighters, Police, Paramedics and Military who give so freely and selflessly to their fellow man, and upon occasion, sacrifice their lives to protect us. This evening we especially will pay Tribute to those of the Emergency Service Community and their families that have suffered a Line of Duty Death. Refreshments will be available before the Concert from 5:30 until 6:15, and again during the intermission. Refreshments will include our now famous Crab Soup! The Concert will begin at 7pm. For tickets send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Christmas Concert, 201 Mount Royal Avenue, Aberdeen, MD 21001 Make checks payable to: St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Tickets MAY be available at the door. Purchase your tickets early as we do anticipate a large representation of military, emergency workers and medical personnel. $10 adults; children under 16 FREE. 410.272.3111 • finsec@stpaulselc.orgwww.charliezahm.com

9-11  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. Reception Sept. 10th from 5-7pm. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

10  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

10  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

10  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

10  North Park Trail Walk

Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo St, Havre de Grace, 10-11:30am. This guided nature and historic walk is free to the public. Distance 1.5 miles in 90 minutes. Meet at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo Street. FREE. www.thelockhousemuseum.org

10  Children’s Arts Festival

Tydings Park, Commerce and South Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 11am-2pm. For children ages 3-10. Craft projects, face painting and entertainment. Open to the public; no rain location; Children must be with an Adult, bring child size clothes for scarecrows. FREE. 410.939.2100

10  Ladew Gardens Children’s Day

Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Road, Monkton. 11am-4pm. Experience hands on learning stations, live birds and educational presentations. Enjoy games, crafts, sing-a-longs, a magic show, food and more! www.ladewgardens.com

10  Pictures at an Exhibition Reception

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 5-7pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

11  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air, 1-1:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. Tour starts at 1pm and lasts about 45 minutes. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

11  Bill Shimek – Paintings and Constructions

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Bill creates paintings on canvas as well as painted wood construction and shadow boxes whose dimensions range from a few inches to ten feet. His pieces are in colors that range from muted monochrome to energetically vibrant, and in compositions ranging from photo – real to cartoonish. 410.879.4424

11  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

11  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air, 2-2:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. Tour starts at 1pm and lasts about 45 minutes. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

13  Harford County Dept. of Community Services’ Human Relations Commission

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 4. 6:30pm. Open meeting to discuss events, public education of matters relating to the equality, equity and harmony of citizens of Harford County. FREE. 410.638.4739

15  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

15  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

15  Simple Living Discussion Group - Sappari Solutions

JoRetro, 467 Franklin St., Havre de Grace, 7-8:30pm. September Topic: Ready, Set, GO! Creating Motivation. You've read the books, blog posts, web sites. You KNOW what you need to do but putting those skills to action, being consistent? It just gets tricky. You could use the support, accountability, inspiration, and success that comes with working together. Please visit the website to register. $12. 443.904.5412 • info@sapparisolutions.comwww.sapparisolutions.com

15  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air, 5-8pm. Grab your best girlfriends for a night of shopping, discounts, food and drink specials in downtown Bel Air. Follow us on twitter and like us on facebook for up to the minute information. www.downtownbelair.com

16  Lunchtime Concert

Office Street near the Courthouse, Bel Air. 12-1pm. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided. Entertainment TBA. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. Admission is FREE. 410.638.4550 • www.belairmd.org

16-18  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

17  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

17  City Wide Yard Sale

City Wide, Havre de Grace. 8am-4pm. Huge Community Wide event. Yard sales, sidewalk sales and bargains galore. Rain date Sunday, September 17. 410.939.2100 • info@hdgtourism.com

17  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

17  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

18  Bel Air Festival for the Arts

Shamrock Park, 39 N. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. 9am-5pm. 350 artists, photographers, and craftsmen will display their hand made work at this popular annual event in its 51st year. Enjoy continuous entertainment on the band shell stage as well as roving entertainment. A variety of festival foods will be available. There will be FREE shuttle bus service from the MVA parking lot on Rt. 24 to the festival grounds. This is a rain or shine event. Sponsored by Bel Air Parks and Recreation and the Town of Bel Air. FREE. 443.616.6708

18  Impressions of Harford and Beyond

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Five women who are artists and friends tell their story of experiences, travels and paintings. Sponsored by the Harford Artists Association: Barbara Love, Robin Capecci, Sandra Norris, Barbara Kirchner and Alexandra Kopp. 410.879.4424

19  15th Annual Golf Classic

Maryland Golf & Country Club, 1500-1538 Stone Post Court, Bel Air. 9am-7pm. The Greater Bel Air Community Foundation raises funds for capital improvement projects in the Bel Air community. The Golf Classic is their major fund raiser. Please join the Foundation in helping with improvements to standing structures and renovations to playgrounds. All proceeds will benefit the community. Sponsored by The Greater Bel Air Community Foundation, Inc. For information on fees and sponsorships, 410.879.9292 • 410.836.6366 • www.gbacf.com

21  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 8-9am. Networking opportunity for members and guests of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce. No reservation required, but come prepared with a business card and a great 30 second promotion of your business. FREE. 410.838.2020

22  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

22  Historical Society 2015 Annual Dinner

Speaker to be announced. Call for details. 410.838.7691

22  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

23  Lunchtime Concert

Office Street near the Courthouse, Bel Air. 12-1pm. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided. Entertainment TBA. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. Admission is FREE. 410.638.4550 • www.belairmd.org

23  Trace Adkins

APGFCU Arena, Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30-10pm. Get your tickets to see country rock recording artist Trace Adkins at a benefit concert. Tickets go on sale May 23 at 10am. The APGFCU Arena has partnered with WXCY 103.7 FM to bring the concert to Harford County. Reasonable accommodations for a documented disability may be requested by calling Disability Support Services, 443.412.2402, in advance of participation. A minimum notice of two weeks may be needed to provide some accommodations. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Harford Community College Foundation Scholarship Program. Tickets (reserved seating) range from $29.50 to $74.50. Purchase online at tickets.harford.edu, by calling 443.412.2211, or in person at the HCC Ticket Office in the Chesapeake Center at Harford Community College. Ticket Office hours are 10am-3pm Monday to Friday. http://harford.universitytickets.com/

23-25  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

24  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

24  2016 Healthy Harford Day

119 Hays Street, Bel Air. 9am.1pm. Registration is now open. Last year, over 2,500 Harford County residents came out to learn more about how to stay healthy in Harford. Sign up for a booth today and be part of the fun. Healthy Harford Day is designed to educate the public about existing initiatives, services and programs in Harford County that support residents in their efforts to live healthier lives, as well as promote those businesses and services in our community that support those choices. www.healthyharford.org

24  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

24  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

24  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-2pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

24  11th Annual Harford County Wine Festival

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 12-6pm. Enjoy wines from around the world, food, crafts and live entertainment!  Quench your thirst and hoist your stein in our Oktoberfest Beer Garden. Our VIP area will satisfy your senses as you sample premium wines and feast upon gourmet food from Pairings Bistro. For tickets and more information, please call 410.638.4565 • www.harfordcountywinefest.com.

24  National Public Lands Day

Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road North East.  Meet in the North East Beach Area. 1-4pm. Come out and celebrate Public Lands Day at Elk Neck State Park! You will be among thousands of people nation-wide who volunteer their time to benefit America's public lands. Work side-by-side with park staff and afterwards enjoy a live animal program featuring some of Maryland’s most common reptiles. Call for more details. Jeanette Thayer, 410.287.5333 • www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx

24, 25  Fall Harvest and Craft Festival

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, 11am-4pm.  Free hay rides, apple bobbing, cider pressing, and apple butter making.  Crafters and entertainers feature Fall and family fun! $10-$12. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

25  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air, 1-1:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. Tour starts at 1pm and lasts about 45 minutes. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

25  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

25  Impressions of Harford and Beyond

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Five women who are artists and friends tell their story of experiences, travels and paintings. Sponsored by the Harford Artists Association: Barbara Love, Robin Capecci, Sandra Norris, Barbara Kirchner and Alexandra Kopp. 410.879.4424

25  Ben Franklin Speaks

Hays House Museum, 324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Visit with interpreter David Fisher as he portrays Ben Franklin in the days of the signing of the US Constitution. Adults $5, Students & Seniors $3, Children under 4 are Free. 410.838.7691

26  Harford County Commission for Women

McFaul Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 5, Bel Air. 6:45pm. Open meeting to discuss resources for Harford County women in their endeavor for social, political and economic equality. FREE. 410.638.4739

29  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

29  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

30-10/2  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

October

1  What’s In Your Attic? 3rd Annual Antique & Collectibles Appraisal Fair

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County. $. 410.838.7691

1  Darlington Apple Festival 2016

Village of Darlington, 10am-5pm. Festival includes an outdoor stage with all day entertainment, hundreds of country crafters, a fall harvest of mums, pumpkins and of course apples! Children's area with games and kids can stuff their own scarecrows. FREE.

1  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

1  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

2  Rosh Hashana Begins at Sundown – Happy New Year 5777, Harford County!

2  Impressions of Harford and Beyond

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Five women who are artists and friends tell their story of experiences, travels and paintings. Sponsored by the Harford Artists Association: Barbara Love, Robin Capecci, Sandra Norris, Barbara Kirchner and Alexandra Kopp. 410.879.4424

4-6  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.net • www.harfordhistory.org

6  Rocking Chair Story Time

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 9:30-10:30am. In partnership with the Harford County Public Library. Depending on the weather, we may be reading on the patio or fireside in the Manor. Each Thursday, local officials and celebrities will read exciting stories to children 5 and under. Children and parents will have a chance to meet local leaders as we celebrate our community!  A simple craft will be provided for children to take with them and enjoy at home. Our October 27th story time will be a “Not So Spooky” story time!  Costumes are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free! Registration is required. Please visit www.rockfieldmanor.com/events for more information or call 410.638.4565.

6  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

6  Book Sales

Bel Air Library, 100 E. Pennsylvania Avenue, Bel Air. 5-7:30pm. Paperback, hardback and children’s books. Members Only Night. Sponsored by Friends of the Bel Air Library. 410.638.3151

7  Final First Friday of 2016!

Main Street Tower Parking Lot from 5-8pm. Harford County’s best block party is Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s First Fridays with local live music, beer and wine, food vendors, and more! Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our Facebook page for a list of scheduled bands or visit www.downtownbelair.com

7  Havre de Grace First Friday

Downtown Havre de Grace. 5-9pm. With Washington, St. John and Franklin streets closed to traffic, and market stalls lining the street, special events, and musicians, our stores stay open late allowing you to enjoy our City, meet friends, and enjoy our cafes and restaurants. www.explorehavredegrace.com

7-8  Book Sales

Bel Air Library, 100 E. Pennsylvania Avenue. 10am-4:30pm. Paperback, hardback and children’s books. Sponsored by Friends of the Bel Air Library. 410.638.3151

7-9  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

8  Historical Society’s Annual Bus Trip

TBA. 410.838.7691

8  Turkey Point by Moon Light

Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road North East.  8-9pm. Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night by hiking approximately two miles round-trip, by the light of the moon, to the Turkey Point Lighthouse. Learn more about the earth’s “natural satellite” along the way. Parking is limited; reservations required! $3 per person or $10 for a family of four. Contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410.287.5333 • www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx

8  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

8  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

9  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

9  Impressions of Harford and Beyond

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Five women who are artists and friends tell their story of experiences, travels and paintings. Sponsored by the Harford Artists Association: Barbara Love, Robin Capecci, Sandra Norris, Barbara Kirchner and Alexandra Kopp. 410.879.4424

9  Book Sales

Bel Air Library, 100 E. Pennsylvania Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Paperback, hardback and children’s books. $5 Per Bag Day. Sponsored by Friends of the Bel Air Library. 410.638.3151

9  Children’s Colonial Games Day

Hays House Museum, 324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm. An afternoon of games and activities for the whole family. Board games, and weather permitting, outdoor activities enjoyed by our forefathers. Adults $5, Students & Seniors $3, Children under 4 are Free. 410.838.7691

10-15  Center for the Arts hosts the Harford County International Plein Air Art Festival

Various Painting Locations throughout Harford County. 10/10-10/14; Juried Exhibition, Public Art Sale and Reception – 10/15 – Location and time to be determined. The Center for the Arts is hosting its second annual Harford County International Plein Air Art Festival to attract regional and local plein air artists to paint Harford's unique historical sites, farms, outdoor landscapes, cityscapes, and waterfront to submit for a juried art exhibition and public sale on Saturday, October 15th. A portion of the art sales will benefit the Center for the Arts. 443.567.5216 • apugh@harfordcfa.orgwww.harfordcfa.org

11  Yom Kippur Begins at Sundown

11  Harford County Dept. of Community Services’ Human Relations Commission

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 4. 6:30pm. Open meeting to discuss events, public education of matters relating to the equality, equity and harmony of citizens of Harford County. FREE. 410.638.4739

13  Rocking Chair Story Time

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 9:30-10:30am. In partnership with the Harford County Public Library. Depending on the weather, we may be reading on the patio or fireside in the Manor. Each Thursday, local officials and celebrities will read exciting stories to children 5 and under. Children and parents will have a chance to meet local leaders as we celebrate our community!  A simple craft will be provided for children to take with them and enjoy at home. Our October 27th story time will be a “Not So Spooky” story time!  Costumes are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free! Registration is required. Please visit www.rockfieldmanor.com/events for more information or call 410.638.4565.

13  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

13-15  Town of Bel Air Film Festival

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. Exciting films and special guests. Thursday through Saturday. $5 per film includes popcorn and a drink. A $10 All Access Pass is also available. Children under 10 free. 410.838.0584 • www.townofbelairfilmfestival.com

14  HdG Chamber of Commerce Bull & Oyster Roast

Havre de Grace Community Center, 100 Lagaret Lane, Havre de Grace. 6-11pm. Gourmet Bull & Oyster Roast. DJ, Games, Door Prizes, Auctions, 50/50. $50. 410.939.3303 • www.hdgchamber.com

14-16  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

15  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

15  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

16  Impressions of Harford and Beyond

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Five women who are artists and friends tell their story of experiences, travels and paintings. Sponsored by the Harford Artists Association: Barbara Love, Robin Capecci, Sandra Norris, Barbara Kirchner and Alexandra Kopp. 410.879.4424

16  2nd Annual Oktoberfest

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 2-7pm. Bring the whole family for this family festive event! Enjoy German beer and wine while listening to a Bavarian band and watching the Bavarian dance group of the Delaware Saengerbund. They will be performing in the colorful “Tracht” – the traditional costume patterned after the distinctive style of Miesbach in Bavaria. Parking available along our store fronts - shop our sidewalk sales and specials from our Downtown Merchants. Additional merchandise vendors in the park - start your Christmas shopping early! 410.939.2100

19  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 8-9am. Networking opportunity for members and guests of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce. No reservation required, but come prepared with a business card and a great 30 second promotion of your business. FREE. 410.838.2020

20  Rocking Chair Story Time

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 9:30-10:30am. In partnership with the Harford County Public Library. Depending on the weather, we may be reading on the patio or fireside in the Manor. Each Thursday, local officials and celebrities will read exciting stories to children 5 and under. Children and parents will have a chance to meet local leaders as we celebrate our community!  A simple craft will be provided for children to take with them and enjoy at home. Our October 27th story time will be a “Not So Spooky” story time!  Costumes are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free! Registration is required. Please visit www.rockfieldmanor.com/events for more information or call 410.638.4565.

20  Simple Living Discussion Group - Sappari Solutions

JoRetro, 467 Franklin St., Havre de Grace, 7-8:30pm. October Topic: Letting Go When It's Hard. You've read the books, blog posts, web sites. You KNOW what you need to do but putting those skills to action, being consistent? It just gets tricky. You could use the support, accountability, inspiration, and success that comes with working together. Please visit the website to register. $12. 443.904.5412 • info@sapparisolutions.comwww.sapparisolutions.com

20-23  Harriet’s Happiest Halloween

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 10/20 – 7pm; 10/21 – 5pm and 8pm; 10/22 – 5pm and 8pm; 10/23 – 1pm and 4pm. Harriet’s back on her quest to find the perfect Halloween costume!  There is sure to be tons of Halloween fun in this energetic show guaranteed to have you dancing in your seat!   Slip on your favorite Halloween costume and join her…..if you dare!  Admission $10 - $16. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

21  Steppingstein – A Refined Oktoberfest Celebration

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 6-9pm. Enjoy authentic German food, wine, and beer!  Dance the night away to German polkas and waltzes.  A fundraiser to support Steppingstone’s educational programs. $50. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

21-23  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

21-23  HallowRead Book Convention

Havre de Grace, at different venues throughout the town including the new library. 11am-10pm. Non-profit book convention bringing authors and readers together to celebrate a passion for the literary arts. HallowRead focuses on genre fiction and is themed around the Halloween season. Featuring local authors from Harford County and other locales in Maryland, as well as around the country there is something to see and do for everyone! All proceeds to benefit the library, LASOS and the Opera House foundation. $15-$65. hallowread13@gmail.comwww.hallowread.com

22  Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. $10 per car. 410.877.3560 • www.jerusalemmill.org

22  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

22  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-2pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

22  Haunted Lock House

The Susquehanna Museum, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. Visit the Lock House at night for a haunted house full of tricks and treats! 410.939.5780 • www.thelockhousemuseum.org

23  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

23  Impressions of Harford and Beyond

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Five women who are artists and friends tell their story of experiences, travels and paintings. Sponsored by the Harford Artists Association: Barbara Love, Robin Capecci, Sandra Norris, Barbara Kirchner and Alexandra Kopp. 410.879.4424

24  Harford County Commission for Women

McFaul Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 5, Bel Air. 6:45pm. Open meeting to discuss resources for Harford County women in their endeavor for social, political and economic equality. FREE. 410.638.4739

27  Rocking Chair Story Time – Not So Spooky Story Time

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 9:30-10:30am. In partnership with the Harford County Public Library. Depending on the weather, we may be reading on the patio or fireside in the Manor. Each Thursday, local officials and celebrities will read exciting stories to children 5 and under. Children and parents will have a chance to meet local leaders as we celebrate our community!  A simple craft will be provided for children to take with them and enjoy at home. Costumes are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free! Registration is required. Please visit www.rockfieldmanor.com/events for more information or call 410.638.4565.

27  National Geographic Live Speaker Series

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. Exploring the Red Planet with Kobie Boykins, NASA Engineer. Take a front seat in the exploration of Mars with Kobie Boykins, a dynamic young engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Having helped design the Mars rovers Spirit, Opportunity, and Curiosity, NASA engineer Kobie Boykins reveals what these robots are telling us about the existence of life on the red planet. Speaker Series Sponsors: Harford County Public Library, Harford Community College; Student Services Reception Sponsor: Towson University. Admission $15 - $40. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

28-30  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

29  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

29  Tales and Treats – A Historic Halloween

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 6-9pm. Meet some characters from your imagination at HdG museums for Halloween.  Steppingstone will feature ghost stories in the barn, a campfire with s’mores, and fabulous stargazing! $3. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

29  Fall Fling Big Band Dance

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 7-10pm. A fun evening of big band dancing. Live big band dance music by the Bel Air Community Band Jazz Ensemble. Food, beer and wine will be available for sale. Halloween costumes welcome, but not necessary. Free Admission. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, the Harford County Cultural Arts Board and the MD State Arts Council. 410.638.5323

30  Scapes by Cindy Mehr

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. This solo exhibit by Cindy Mehr features a series of oil paintings that are inspired by silly putty sculptures and scraps of realistic images, the combination of which evokes both the literal and the fanciful. The overall collage effect of these works is a reflection of digital age fragmentation and connectivity. 410.879.4424

30  Tales and Treats

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 6-9pm. Meet Steppingstone's historic haunts and ghosts at our family-friendly Halloween event! Hear stories and songs from the beyond, take a lantern-lit walk around our grounds, then join us at the bonfire for s'mores and hot cider. Check back soon for more information about this joint event weekend with Havre de Grace museums and historic sites. Admission by donation. www.thelockhousemuseum.org

November

1-3  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

4-6  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

5  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

5  Archer Lecture & Tea

The Historical Society of Harford County, 143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 2-4pm. Speaker to be announced. $. 410.838.7691

6  Daylight Savings Time Ends – Set Your Clocks BACK One Hour

6  Scapes by Cindy Mehr

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. This solo exhibit by Cindy Mehr features a series of oil paintings that are inspired by silly putty sculptures and scraps of realistic images, the combination of which evokes both the literal and the fanciful. The overall collage effect of these works is a reflection of digital age fragmentation and connectivity. 410.879.4424

8  Harford County Dept. of Community Services’ Human Relations Commission

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 4. 6:30pm. Open meeting to discuss events, public education of matters relating to the equality, equity and harmony of citizens of Harford County. FREE. 410.638.4739

11-13  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

12  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

12  North Park Trail Walk

Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo St, Havre de Grace, 10-11:30am. This guided nature and historic walk is free to the public. Distance 1.5 miles in 90 minutes. Meet at the Lock House. FREE. www.thelockhousemuseum.org

13  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

13  Scapes by Cindy Mehr

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. This solo exhibit by Cindy Mehr features a series of oil paintings that are inspired by silly putty sculptures and scraps of realistic images, the combination of which evokes both the literal and the fanciful. The overall collage effect of these works is a reflection of digital age fragmentation and connectivity. 410.879.4424

13  The Art of Hearth Cooking

Hays House Museum, 324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Experience the sounds and aromas of seasonal foods prepared at the hearth by Pam Williams, an 18th century culinary expert and history interpreter. Adults $5, Students & Seniors $3, Children under 4 are Free. 410.838.7691

15  Beginnings – The Music of the Band Chicago

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30pm. Beginnings plays the music of one of the greatest American rock bands of all time – Chicago. Admission. $20 - $40. 443.412.2211

16  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 8-9am. Networking opportunity for members and guests of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce. No reservation required, but come prepared with a business card and a great 30 second promotion of your business. FREE. 410.838.2020

17  Simple Living Discussion Group - Sappari Solutions

JoRetro, 467 Franklin St. Havre de Grace, 7-8:30pm.  November Topic: Simple Gifts. You've read the books, blog posts, web sites. You KNOW what you need to do but putting those skills to action, being consistent? It just gets tricky. You could use the support, accountability, inspiration, and success that comes with working together. Please visit the website to register. $12. 443.904.5412 • info@sapparisolutions.comwww.sapparisolutions.com

18-20  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

19  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

20  Scapes by Cindy Mehr

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. This solo exhibit by Cindy Mehr features a series of oil paintings that are inspired by silly putty sculptures and scraps of realistic images, the combination of which evokes both the literal and the fanciful. The overall collage effect of these works is a reflection of digital age fragmentation and connectivity. 410.879.4424

20  Thanksgiving Ecumenical Service

Lighthouse Mission of Havre de Grace, 105 Wilson Street. 3-5pm. Ecumenical Worship Service to give thanks to all God’s Blessings & Love. 410.939.2464 • hdgumc@verizon.net

24  Happy Thanksgiving, Harford County!

25  CCA “Wine” Down Social

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 5-8pm. Enjoy a glass of wine and light hors d’oeuvres while listening to music and previewing this year’s decorated trees. For information about tickets, go to www.uchfoundation.org

25, 26  Victorian Holiday Faire and Market

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, 11am-4pm. A Dicken’s Christmas comes to life with Carolers, hot treats and juried craft show for your Christmas shopping.  A great activity for all those Thanksgiving visitors! $10-$12. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

25-27  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

26  Small Business Saturday in Downtown Bel Air

Downtown Bel Air. Small Business Saturday gives you an opportunity to see all that downtown has to offer with special savings and incredible service at all of our downtown businesses including great food and drink and plenty to see and do. Check out our facebook page for more information. www.downtownbelair.com

26-27  CCA Festival of Trees

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 11/26 – 10am-6pm; 11/27 – 10am-4pm. The Armory will be filled with beautifully decorated trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses which will be sold by silent auction. Also gift boutiques, bake sale, fresh greens and children’s crafts and entertainment. Adult $6. Children 12 and under are Free. Sponsored by the Chesapeake Cancer Alliance. 410.836.7226 • www.uchfoundation.org

27  Christmas Open House

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, 1-4pm. Tour the historic Farm House with traditional decorations, a roaring fire, treats, and live music.  Museum store open for your Christmas shopping. FREE. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

27  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

27  Scapes by Cindy Mehr

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. This solo exhibit by Cindy Mehr features a series of oil paintings that are inspired by silly putty sculptures and scraps of realistic images, the combination of which evokes both the literal and the fanciful. The overall collage effect of these works is a reflection of digital age fragmentation and connectivity. 410.879.4424

28  Harford County Commission for Women

McFaul Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 5, Bel Air. 6:45pm. Open meeting to discuss resources for Harford County women in their endeavor for social, political and economic equality. FREE. 410.638.4739

December

1  Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Happy Hour

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 6:30-9:30pm. Kick off the holidays with Rockfield Manor’s Christmas tree lighting and holly jolly happy hour!  Enjoy the Manor’s festive décor while sipping warm wassail, grazing on savory snacks and listening to Christmas Carols. $10 per person. For tickets and more information, 410.638.4565 • www.rockfieldmanor.com

2-4  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

2-4  The Nutcracker

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 12/2 – 8pm; 12/3 – 1pm and 4pm; 12/4 – 1pm and 4pm. Ring in the holiday season with a holiday classic and take a magical journey with Clara to the Land of the Sweets. With magnificent scenery, gorgeous costumes, and exquisite dancing, it’s a holiday feast for young and old alike. Admission $10-16. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

3  Christmas in the Village: The Real Story of The Teddy Bear

Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 410.877.3560 • www.jerusalemmill.org

3  Authors & Artists Holiday Gift Sale

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-3pm. 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. FREE Admission. 410.638.5323

3, 4  "Christmas at the Mansion"

Liriodendron Mansion, 502 W Gordon Street, Bel Air. 12/3 – 10am-7pm; 12/4 – 10am-4pm. Come see the mansion in all her magnificent turn of the century splendor. Decorated rooms with trees, holiday arrangements and trains to fascinate the kids. Cookies and punch for all. Fresh greens and candle arrangements for table or mantle will be for sale to benefit the maintenance of the mansion. $10 adult admission.  Students $5. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

3-4  Holiday Open House and Greens Sale

Hays House Museum, 324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm. The museum is richly arrayed in natural decorations for the holidays. A greens sale will be cosponsored by Hays House and the Country Garden Club of Harford County. On Sunday, music by the Catherine Street Consort. FREE. 410.838.7691

3-4  Holiday Open House & Sale

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

4  Scapes by Cindy Mehr

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. This solo exhibit by Cindy Mehr features a series of oil paintings that are inspired by silly putty sculptures and scraps of realistic images, the combination of which evokes both the literal and the fanciful. The overall collage effect of these works is a reflection of digital age fragmentation and connectivity. 410.879.4424

4  Annual Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony

Downtown Bel Air. 2:30pm – Concert on Main Street in front of the Courthouse. 3:30pm – Parade (down Main Street to Lee Street to Shamrock Park); 4pm – Community bonfire and singalong in Shamrock Park, with free cookies and hot chocolate. 4:45pm – Tree lighting at Town Hall. Scheduled to appear: Stilt-walkers and acrobats; local high school marching bands; costumed characters and mascots; beauty queens; performance units; dancers, floats and musical groups and even some special equestrian guests, ending with The Living Christmas Tree and Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus! Event is weather permitting. In the case of bad weather, the event will be cancelled and not rescheduled. Check our facebook page for more information. www.downtownbelair.com

6  Bel Air Community Chorus Presents: “There is a Faint Music”

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe Street, Bel Air. 3pm. FREE winter concert. 443.910.2658

6-8  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

9-11  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

9-11  Annual Christmas Open House at Ladew Gardens

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 11am-4pm. Ladew Gardens celebrates "The Colors of Christmas" as local artists and Garden Clubs decorate the circa 1747 Manor House. The event also features an exceptional Greens Sale and seasonal music. The Ladew Cafe will be open for lunch. No reservations necessary. 410.557.9570 • www.ladewgardens.com

10  Holiday Boutique

Lock House, The Susquehanna Museum, 817 Conesteo Street. 9am-5pm. Shop for handmade and holiday gifts in a historic setting. Fresh greens, gourmet baked goods, and more. A perfect setting for all your holiday shopping! 410.939.2464 • hdgumc@verizon.net

10  44th Annual Candlelight Tour

City Wide, Havre de Grace. 4-8pm. Take a tour of selected Havre de Grace historic homes and buildings.  Enjoy the candlelit streets and holiday entertainment. 410.939.5780 • www.thelockhousemuseum.org

11  Holiday Boutique

Lock House, The Susquehanna Museum, 817 Conesteo Street. 10am-5pm. Shop for handmade and holiday gifts in a historic setting. Fresh greens, gourmet baked goods, and more. A perfect setting for all your holiday shopping! 410.939.2464 • hdgumc@verizon.net

11  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, or by appointment. A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. 410.838.7691

11  Scapes by Cindy Mehr

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. This solo exhibit by Cindy Mehr features a series of oil paintings that are inspired by silly putty sculptures and scraps of realistic images, the combination of which evokes both the literal and the fanciful. The overall collage effect of these works is a reflection of digital age fragmentation and connectivity. 410.879.4424

11  Bel Air Community Band Concert

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe Street, Bel Air. 3pm. This 85 member concert band will perform quality popular seasonal music. It will please an audience of all ages. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. FREE Admission. www.belairmd.org

13  Harford County Dept. of Community Services’ Human Relations Commission

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 4. 6:30pm. Open meeting to discuss events, public education of matters relating to the equality, equity and harmony of citizens of Harford County. FREE. 410.638.4739

15  Simple Living Discussion Group - Sappari Solutions

JoRetro 467 Franklin St. Havre de Grace, 7-8:30pm. December Topic: Building Traditions. You've read the books, blog posts, web sites. You KNOW what you need to do but putting those skills to action, being consistent? It just gets tricky. You could use the support, accountability, inspiration, and success that comes with working together. Please visit the website to register. $12. 443.904.5412 • info@sapparisolutions.comwww.sapparisolutions.com

15  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air, 5-8pm. Grab your best girlfriends for a night of shopping, discounts, food and drink specials in downtown Bel Air. Follow us on twitter and like us on facebook for up to the minute information. www.downtownbelair.com

16-18  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

17  Winter Concert

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 1200 Churchville Road, Bel Air. 7:30pm. Celebrate the holidays as Dr. Spencer conducts the Harford Choral Society in selected movements from Handel’s Messiah, and other seasonal classics with a professional and featured vocal soloists. $25 adult, $20 senior, $10 student, under 12 free. Prices discounted for online and pre-concert purchase. 410.734.7974

18  Merry Tuba Christmas

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. Registration 2pm; Rehearsal 2:30-4pm; Doors open at 4:30pm; Performance 5-6pm. This year will be the 10th 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. Registration Fee $5; Music Cost $15 (unless you have music from a previous Tuba Christmas event). No admission fee for the audience. 410.391.7832

21  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 8-9am. Networking opportunity for members and guests of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce. No reservation required, but come prepared with a business card and a great 30 second promotion of your business. FREE. 410.838.2020

25  Merry Christmas, Harford County!

25-1/1  Happy Chanukah, Harford County!