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Upcoming Events and everything Ellicott City, if you love our town I would like to know. Future events are posted to the Maryland's Calendar of Events. We list all events for free and the longer you are advertising the better exposure you'll get, so by all means please send us your event details and we'll be happy to post & Twitter it for you. Last time page was updated April 1, 2015 7:18 AM
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Portalli's Italian Restaurant

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3733 Old Columbia Pike Ellicott City, MD 21043 / Tel: 410.313.8530 - Fax: 410.313.8443
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Visit the Howard County Historical Society Museum
Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays 1:00-5:00PM

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Visit the Howard County Historical Society Museum

The Howard County Historical Society Museum is located at 8328 Court Avenue off Main Street in Ellicott City.

Please call 410-480-3250 if you wish an appointment.


GreenRow Books Event
Early Bird Books: The Art Forger
April 2 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

GreenRow Books, 8132 Main Street, Ellicott, MD 21043

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** We are rescheduling The Art Forger due to weather! See you April 2nd!  Early Bird Books meets March 5th to discuss B.A. Shapiro’s THE ART FORGER. See you at 11am!


Challenge Trivia
April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

The White Oak Tavern Enchanted Forest 10030 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042 / 410.680.8974

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Challenge Trivia

Join us every Thursday for Trivia @ 7pm. Test your knowledge, enjoy a few beers and have a good time with friends & family. Top 4 teams win house cash! Call 410.680.8974 to reserve your spot!


 

Howard County Historic Society Event
Lunchtime Lecture: “Belmont” by Fred Dorsey

April 3, 2014 @ 11:30 am

Howard County Historic Society Museum, 8328 Court Ave. Ellicott City, MD 21043 / 410-480-3250

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Lunchtime Lecture: “Belmont” by Fred Dorsey. BYO lunch, drinks and treats provided. HCHS Museum. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.; lecture noon-1 p.m. Optional tour 1-1:30 p.m. $5.


First Fridays in Ellicott City
April 3, 2015 @ 5-9pm

Historic Ellicott City, 8267 Main Street Ellicott City, MD 21043

| http://www.visitellicottcity.com/ff | Email |

Stroll the town and visit our shops open late with specials and sidewalk sales plus late night dining and entertainment. Live music featuring the best of local talent in front of the B&O Railroad Museum.
Clark’s Elioak Farm Egg Hunt & Craft Weekend
April 4-5, 2015

Clark's Elioak Farm, 10500 Clarksville Pike (Route 108) Ellicott City, MD 21042 / 410-730-4049

| http://www.clarklandfarm.com/ |

Children in different age groups (ages 1 to 3 and 4 to 6) will have a chance to hunt for eggs throughout the day on both Saturday and Sunday. *Please bring your own Easter baskets and we’ll provide the fun!

Admission charge for farm applies, but no extra charge for the egg hunt or the weekend crafts making. Also, enjoy the fun of GEM MINING.  Purchase a bucket of enriched ore and use the water flume to discover gems to take home with you. Check www.mobileminingexperience.com

The petting farm and the rides will also be open on EASTER MONDAY.


Whipps Annual Daffodil Day Event
April 4, 2015 @ 10 to 3 pm

Whipps Garden Cemetery 2014 Gallery
Ellicott City’s only public historic garden-park run entirely by volunteers -- the eighth annual Whipps Daffodil Day  takes place from 10 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 3651  St. John's Lane, in Ellicott City. Daffodil Day will feature horticultural presentations by Master Gardeners in the Park’s Woodland Theatre.

Easter lilies, hydrangeas (blue, pink and white), potted tete a tete daffodils, hyacinths, tulips, hellebores, and Virginia bluebells will be sold. There will be a raffle at 3 p.m. 
Free Admission.

The park is today maintained by the Howard County’s Master Gardeners and is open to the public daily. It is owned by a non-profit organization, The Friends of the Whipps Cemetery and Memorial Gardens, Inc. Begun as a family burial ground in 1855, Whipps is no longer an active cemetery; the last burial was in 1915.

Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Whipps Cemetery, a non-profit organization. The Howard County Master Gardeners will be on hand to help answer your plant and gardening questions. For more information, Call or text Aleta Gravelle at 410-274-7795 or email agravelle@verizon.net.




Annual Plant Sale

It is the MISSION of the Friends of the Whipps Cemetery and Memorial Gardens, Inc.:
      TO PRESERVE and maintain this one-acre cemetery established in 1855-the physical grave monuments, the history of the old graveyard, and both heritage and native plant,
      TO ENCOURAGE within the larger community a respect for Maryland’s many old burial grounds dating to earlier centuries and thereby to build an appreciation of our rich cultural heritage,
      TO DEMONSTRATE, through stewardship of the cemetery, ecologically sound horticultural practice that protects the environment,
      TO DEVELOP AN ADAPTIVE USE for the cemetery for community education of the history and culture of 19th century Ellicott Mills, while demonstrating the use of heritage and native plants in the contemporary landscape, and

TO PROTECT A GREEN SPACE within the urban environment as a sanctuary for native plants, a haven for local wildlife, and a place of peace and tranquility to refresh the human soul. 

Annual Plant Sale


Judge's Bench Pub Open Mic Night!
8:30 pm (Every Tuesday)

Judge's Bench Pub, 8385 Main Street Ellicott City, MD 21043

| http://judgesbenchpub.com/ |

Judge's Bench Pub Open Mic Night!

Live show where audience members may perform at the microphone. Usually, the performers sign up in advance for a time slot with the host or master of ceremonies. These events are typically focused on performance arts like poetry and the spoken word, music, and comedy.

 

Clark's Elioak Farm

10500 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042 - 410-730-4049

| Clark's Elioak Farm | Meats & Eggs (locally raised meat and vegetables) |
| clarkselioakfarm@hotmail.com |

Clark's Elioak Farm
Open Tuesday through Sunday  
Tuesday thru Friday:  10 am to 5 pm (last admission 4 pm)
Saturday & Sunday:  10 am to 5:30 pm (last admission 4 pm)
Closed Mondays (except we are open on Monday April 14,
Easter Monday--April 21, Memorial Day, Labor Day and all Mondays in October)

 A Petting Farm In the heart of Howard County. Petting farm animals * Hayrides * Cow Train Rides /  Pony Rides * Birthday Parties * Educational Tours. Enchanted Pine Tree Forest * Special Weekend Events / Enchanted Forest attractions


Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 4, at 10:30 am

Chapelgate Church, located across from Turf Valley Town Square on Marriottsville Road

| http://www.chapelgate.org/eggs |

You're invited to our annual community Easter Egg Hunt.  This community wide event is one of the largest egg hunts in the area and boasts over 5000 eggs filled with treats and treasures. Kids can enjoy special refreshments, face-painting, story and more.  This year there will be a special toddler area so the big kids won't sweep up all the eggs!  Saturday, April 4, at 10:30 am at Chapelgate Church, located across from Turf Valley Town Square on Marriottsville Road.   Questions?   410-442-5800 or www.chapelgate.org/eggs.


Turf Valley Easter Buffet
April 5, 2015 @ 10:00am - 3:00pm

2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042 / 1 (410) 465-15001 (888) TEE-TURF

| http://www.turfvalley.com/ |

Turf Valley Easter Buffet
Easter Brunch Buffet at The Woodstock Inn
April 5, 2015 @ 10am-2pm

The Woodstock Inn 1415 Woodstock Rd. Woodstock, MD 21163 / 410.750.3673

| http//www.woodstockinn.net/ |

Call 410.750.3673 for reservations


The Little Things for Cancer will be hosting our annual "In Honor Of" Bingo
Friday, April 10, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Ellicott City, MD

| http://tlt4c.org/ |
Cost: $30 ahead and $35 at the door

The Little Things for Cancer will be hosting our annual "In Honor Of" Bingo
PHG 2014 Spring Environmental Events
(check out our webpage at http://www.patapscoheritagegreenway.org/eventcal.html for updated information; if
you plan to attend, please register to make sure you get additional details about the event before you arrive!)

Project Clean Stream - Sawmill Branch Cleanup in Catonsville
Saturday, April 11. 9 am - 12 pm
in partnership with the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Oakcrest Community Association, volunteers will meet behind the Catonsville Senior Center in the parking area near the playground, near 510 North Rolling Road, Baltimore, MD 21228. Follow signs to registration.Several volunteers needed to clean up the Sawmill stream that runs through the park and other targeted park areas!!!!!

Project Clean Stream - Sucker Branch Cleanup in Ellicott City
Saturday, April 11. 9 am - 12 pm
in partnership with Boy Scout Troop 495 and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. Participants restricted to boy scout troop and their families.

PHG Exhibit at Howard County Greenfest
Saturday, April 18, 10 am - 4 pm
Howard Community College,10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044 Come and visit our exhibit and learn more about the environment. For more information, visit www.co.ho.md.us/OES/GreenFest.htm 
Saturday, April 18, 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Watershed Clean Up. Location TBA.

Earth Week Workshop - Rain Garden Workshop
Tuesday, April 21. 7-8:30 pm
Free. Benjamin Banneker Park & Museum. Speaker: Krisztian Varsa, Watershed Restoration Specialist with the University of Maryland Extension Office. Thinking about installing a rain garden in your yard? Come to this presentation to learn about what is involved in building a successful rain garden. Take a walking tour of the park area to see examples of native plants appropriate for inclusion in rain gardens. Thanks to our partner, the Benjamin Banneker Park & Museum, for allowing us to use their meeting room!

Oella Welcome Garden Cleanup
Wednesday, April 22. 10 am - 12 pm
Come and join volunteers to help weed and mulch the welcome garden at the corner of Oella Avenue and Frederick Road in Oella! Park in parking lot A. For a map of the area, go to http://www.ellicottcity.net/tourism/interactive_map/ For more information, email Paul at pjfarrgut@aol.com 

Earth Week Workshop - Rain Barrel Workshop
Wednesday, April 22. 7-8:30 pm
Free. Location - Belmont Carriage House, 6553 Belmont Woods Road, Elkridge. Speaker: Krisztian Varsa, Watershed Restoration Specialist with the University of Maryland Extension Office. Thinking about installing a rain barrel on your property? Come to this presentation to learn about the use and purpose of rain barrels. Five ready-made rain barrels will be available for sale at workshop. When registering, please indicate if you are interested in purchasing one.

Earth Week Workshop - Be "Bay Wise" - Learn Conservation in Your Own Backyard
Thursday, April 23. 7-8:30 pm
 Free. Location - Belmont Carriage House, 6553 Belmont Woods Road, Elkridge. Speaker: Wanda MacLachlan, Senior Agent and Area Extension Educator, from Agricultural and Natural Resources Office; Bay Wise Program Coordinator and Master Naturalist Coordinator, with the University of Maryland Extension Office. Learn how to be "bay wise" and stop the pollution of the Chesapeake Bay, the Patapsco River and the closest stream near your home. Learn how some simple changes to your property can make all the difference in saving the bay.

PHG Watershed Scavenger Hunt with Arbutus Middle School
Friday, April 24, 8:30 am - 11 am (3 one-half hour rotations)
Participation restricted to PHG trained stream team volunteers and Arbutus Middle School students, teachers, staff & parents. For more information, email patapscofriend@gmail.com .

Invasives Removal along Bull Branch
Friday, April 24, 12-4 pm
on Baltimore County parkland. Meet along Mellor Avenue across from Catonsville Armory, 130 Mellor Avenue, Catonsville.

Invasive Plant Removal
Saturday, April 25, 9 am - 1 pm
at Belmont Area, in partnership with Howard County Conservancy and Patapsco Valley State Park. Location: along Belmont Woods Road in Elkridge.

and at the same time...

Wavyleaf Basketgrass Workshop at Belmont Area, in partnership with Towson State University, Howard County Conservancy and Patapsco Valley State Park. Location: along Belmont Woods Road in Elkridge. If you have a smart phone or GPS and want to help with a Towson State University study to track wavyleaf basketgrass which is spreading throughout the Patapsco River Valley area, come to this 30 minute workshop to learn how to use the free application and then take a hike to try to locate where it is spreading! To learn more about this project and to download a copy of the free application before you attend, go to http://heron.towson.edu/wavyleaf/home/ 

Watershed Clean Up
Sunday, April 26, Time- 10 - 1:00
Location TBA

Patapsco Valley State Park Fun Day
Sunday, April 26, 1-4 pm
 Avalon Area. Come and visit PHG's exhibit and enjoy all the festivities and get in the park free! For more information, email Donna Seymour at donna.seymour@maryland.gov . Pick up a bag of trash along the river and get a special reward from the Patapsco Heritage Greenway!

Earth Week Workshop: Invasive Plants - what are they and how to get rid of them
Tuesday, April 28, 7-8 pm 
 Location - Belmont Carriage House, 6553 Belmont Woods Road, Elkridge. Guest Speaker is renowned Maryland invasives expert Marc Imlay, recent award winner of the 2014 "Volunteer/Terrestrial Award" from the
Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council of Maryland will give a short talk about key invasive plants in the area and what we can do to combat them. Visit our partners (Sierra Club, Towson State University, Tree Savers of Catonsville and Howard County Conservancy) to learn more about what you can do to help combat invasives in your area.

TENTATIVE Watershed/Nature Scavenger Hunt with Children's Manor Montessori School
Friday, May 1,2014
Participation restricted to PHG Trained stream team volunteers and Montessori kindergarten class and parents/teachers.

TENTATIVE Watershed Clean Up
Friday, May 1. 12-4 pm
Location TBA.

Watershed Clean Up
Saturday, May 2 , 10 am - 2 pm
Location TBA.

Watershed cleanup with Structural Inc. Employees. 
Friday, May 15, 1-4 pm. (Rain date Friday, May 22) 
Location TBA. Other volunteers also welcome.

Come and join us!

Mid-Atlantic Crossfit Affiliate Challenge (MAAC)
April 11-12, 2015

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Meadowbrook Athletic Conference 5001 Meadowbrook Lane Ellicott City, MD 21043 Representing over 100 mid atlantic affiliates!

Get out of your gym walls and come spend time with the rest of the local fitness community. The MAAC is more than a competition….it brings affiliates together for a weekend of fun and camaraderie. The workout floor will be optimized this year in order to give spectators the best possible view, along with Vendors having plenty of spectator challenges to add to the experience.

Athletes, expect the unexpected as we find new ways to test your fitness. 2012 was the deadlift hold/rope climb, 2013 had the sled pull/thruster couplet, while 2014 had the Devil’s Tricycle aka Assault Bike Triplet. What will be coming in 2015?

Also expect more gear in your check in package, better prizes, and the idea of an outdoor workout on one of the fields next to the venue.


Clark’s Elioak Farm Enchanted Forest Cherrybration Days
April 11-12, 2015

Clark's Elioak Farm, 10500 Clarksville Pike (Route 108) Ellicott City, MD 21042 / 410-730-4049

| http://www.clarklandfarm.com/ |

Celebrate Howard County’s “Cherrybration Days” at our farm with lots of pink pizzazz. All children in a family will get a free hay ride if at least one person in the family is dressed as a pink princess.  Children may also dress up in princess gowns we have at the farm for a photo opportunity with “Princess Cherrybella”.  To round out our weekend of activities, Martha Clark will sign copies of the book, The Enchanted Forest: Memories of Maryland’s Storybook Park on Sat and Sun 10 AM to 2 PM.  We will also have a Truly Pink Treasure Hunt in the Enchanted Pine Tree Forest on both days where you will need to find 12 pink things..  Think pink!!!


Howard County Historic Society Event
Music at the Museum Concert Series : Reggae Music with Scotty Paynter
Saturday, April 11th, 5:00PM - 7:00PM


The Howard County Historical Society Museum welcomes back the very popular Scotty Paynter, aka Scotty P! Scotty is a vocalist and songwriter from Baltimore's legendary reggae band-Jah Works. He will perform an acoustic set of Jah Works' favorites, reggae covers and some originals from Scotty's solo album, "Draw Your Brakes."

This event will take place at the Howard County Historical Society Museum (8328 Court Avenue Ellicott City, MD).

We welcome visitors to bring their own bottle of wine to enjoy the evening of the concert. Pick up a bottle at the Wine Bin (8390 Main St, Ellicott City) and mention that you are going to the show for a 10% discount.

Tickets are $15 Click here to purchase tickets. Part of the proceeds benefit the Howard County Historical Society. For more information, call 410-480-3250 or e-mail at info@hchsmd.org

Free Tickets for HCHS Members are available, but limited for this event and MUST be reserved via email to info@hchsmd.org or phone at (410) 480-3250.


Howard County Historic Society Event
Antiques Appraisal Fair

April 12, 2015

Howard County Historic Society Museum, 8328 Court Ave. Ellicott City, MD 21043 / 410-480-3250

| http://www.hchsmd.org/ | Email |

Bring your treasures to be appraised by qualified professionals. $12.


Girls Night Out in Ellicott City
April 16, 2015 from 5-9pm

Historic Ellicott City, 8390 Main Street Ellicott City, MD 21043

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Pick up your free reusable goodie tote filled with gifts and coupons.  Demonstrations from local chefs, salons and more while you sample various wines to live jazz music. Then grab your gal pals and head down the street for special Girls Night Only discounts in our boutiques and restaurants.


Pretty in Pink
Friday, April 17, 2015 @ 10:00am 3:30pm 10:00 15:30

Turf Valley Resort and Conference Center 2700 Turf Valley Rd Ellicott City, MD, 21042

| http://www.blossomsofhope.org/events/2014/9/23/pretty-in-pink |



$50 PER PERSON

10AM-1PM SHOPPING

1-2PM SEATED LUNCHEON

2-3PM FASHION SHOW

DRINK, DINE & SHOP the afternoon away with unlimited pink champagne for a good cause! Enjoy retail therapy with over 50 vendors, hors d’oeuvres and a served luncheon, followed by a fashion show featuring clothing provided by Chezelle’s,

Octavia II, and Simply Divine Boutique!

Benefitting Blossoms of Hope & The Claudia Mayer / Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center

CALL 410-423-0812 FOR TICKETS,

On sale February 24!

Interested in exhibiting? See our Exhibitor Information and Registration form.


Clark’s Elioak Farm Gem Mining Weekend
April 18-19, 2015

Clark's Elioak Farm, 10500 Clarksville Pike (Route 108) Ellicott City, MD 21042 / 410-730-4049

| http://www.clarklandfarm.com/ |

Enjoy the hands-on experience of gem mining.  Purchase a bucket full of enriched ore, and use the water flume to discover gems you can take home with you. Fun for all ages. Geode cracking, too. For more information about gem mining, check www.mobileminingexperience.com.


GreenRow Books Event
Middle Grade and Mystery at the Miller
April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Miller Library, 9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042

| Middle Grade and Mystery at the Miller |



This is going to be SO. MUCH. FUN! Three superstar authors whose books are just SO GOOD will be joining
GreenRow for an afternoon of middle grade and mystery at The Miller Library!

HOCO Genealogical Society Help Desk
Saturday, April 18th 1:00PM - 4:00 PM

| http://hchsmd.org/events/ |

image of a blank family tree

The Howard County Genealogical Society will be hosting a free help desk on the third Saturday of every month at our Archive and Research Library located on the second floor of the Miller Branch Library.  This help desk is open to genealogical research in all areas of the United States, Europe and other countries. Anyone interested in genealogical research is invited to stop by and have experienced genealogists help you to "break down the brick wall" or get started on your family history. For more information call 410-480-3250


Appraisal Roadshow and Antique Fair
Spring Session: Sunday April 19th / Session I: 10:00-11:30AM; Session II: 11:30AM-1:00PM

| Click here to purchase tickets for Spring Session |

picture of a brochure advertising the event

Curious about the value of treasures in your attic? Start searching the house now for items to be appraised by qualified professionals.

Professional appraiser Todd Peenstra and gemologist Steve Gouterman from Paradigm Experts will examine your treasured item, assess its age and value, and advise you on where to get it repaired or restored if necessary.  The Antique Appraisal Fair will at the Miller Branch of the Howard County Library System (9421 Frederick Road Ellicott City, MD 21042)

Ticket prices are as follows:

     $12  General Admission + 1 Appraisal
      $8    Member Admission + 1 Appraisal
      $5    General Admission

Click here to purchase tickets for Spring Session

We will also hold a Fall Session on Sunday October 11th! Check back for ticket information.


GreenRow Books Event
#SAFB meets THE RIVERMAN
April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

GreenRow Books, 8132 Main Street, Ellicott, MD 21043

| #SAFB meets THE RIVERMAN |



This will be our first meeting of our teen book club here at GreenRow! Looking forward to seeing you all to discuss Aaron Starmer’s THE RIVERMAN. Books will be available mid-March.


Clark’s Elioak Farm Baby Animal Weekend
April 25-26, 2015

Clark's Elioak Farm, 10500 Clarksville Pike (Route 108) Ellicott City, MD 21042 / 410-730-4049

| http://www.clarklandfarm.com/ |

Come see all the new babies we have at the farm this year.  Lambs, kids, chicks, ducklings, piglets We’ve got them all!!!


Vendors, Exhibitors Sought for Howard County’s 7th annual WomenFest
Saturday, April 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Gary J. Arthur Community Center in Glenwood, 2400 Route 97 in Cooksville, MD

Do you offer products and/or services that promote health, wellness, fashion and beauty and are designed to inspire women to live a more balanced, healthy and fulfilled life? If so, then be sure to apply for a spot at this year’s Department of Citizen Services’ WomenFest. Back for its 7th consecutive year, this signature wellness event for women will be held on Saturday, April 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Gary J. Arthur Community Center in Glenwood, 2400 Route 97 in Cooksville. Admission and parking are free.
Coordinated by the Department’s Office on Aging, last year’s WomenFest attracted 600 participants and more than 100 vendors and exhibitors. This year’s event will feature an interactive day with free health screenings and engaging seminars and workshops on topics including self-defense, painting on canvas, heart health, financial wellness and keeping relationships strong.
This year’s keynote address – “Build Your Healthy Tomorrow, Today!” – will be presented by Lynne Brick, President of Brick Bodies Fitness Services, Inc. This motivating and inspiring presentation will help attendees focus on their journey to health and happiness in three easy steps.
Vendor and exhibitor applications, sponsorship opportunities and full event details are available online at www.howardcountyaging.org/WomenFest. Applications may be faxed to 410-313-5950 or mailed to: WomenFest 2015, c/o Donna Tugwell, Howard County Office on Aging, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite 211, Columbia, MD 21046.
For more information about WomenFest, visit the event’s website at www.howardcountyaging.org/WomenFest, follow the Department’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/HoCoCitizen) or contact Courtney Barkley at 410-313-5957 or cbarkley@howardcountymd.gov.
Howard County Historic Society Event
Steam Punk Spring Formal with Eli August and The Abandoned Buildings

April 25, 2015 @ 7-9pm

Howard County Historic Society Museum, 8328 Court Ave. Ellicott City, MD 21043 / 410-480-3250

| http://www.hchsmd.org/ | Email |

Steam Punk Spring Formal with Eli August and The Abandoned Buildings. $20.


Spring Fest
April 25, 2015 @ Noon-7:30pm

Main Street Historic Ellicott City, MD 21043 / 443-240-2060

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Spring Fest bursts on the scene along Main Street in Historic Ellicott City.

Bring the family for a day of live music, Earth-day crafts and activities, local food, and craft beer.   Complimentary shuttle service is provided to area lots. Outdoor music venues are in three locations and children’s activities run from noon – until 5pm.


Woodstock Bike Fest & Outdoor Rock Concert
April 26, 2015 @ 12-5pm

The Woodstock Inn 1415 Woodstock Rd. Woodstock, MD 21163 / 410.750.3673

| http//www.woodstockinn.net/ |

A wonderful event for motorcycle enthusiasts featuring, beer garden, BBQ, air guitar contest and modern country and rock band Red Dirt Revolution


Baltimore Child Abuse Center’s Be A Hero fundraiser
Thursday, April 30, 2015 @ 5:30 p.m. VIP reception @ 6:00 p.m. Main event

Power Plant Live! 34 Market Place Baltimore, MD 21202

Baltimore Child Abuse Center (BCAC) will host its second annual Be A Hero fundraiser to raise both necessary funds for the Center and awareness of its mission and services. The evening will begin with a VIP reception followed by the main event featuring a cocktail hour, seated dinner, high-end raffles and keynote speaker Robin Quivers, who was born in Baltimore and is best known as the news anchor on the popular Sirius XM radio program “The Howard Stern Show.” Quivers is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse.

REGISTRATION: Tickets & tables available online at www.bcaci.org starting January 27.
                                                $175 Main event
                                                $250 VIP reception (includes meet & greet with Robin Quivers)
                                                $1,500 Main event table                                              
$2,500 Corporate-level table (includes 10 Main event tickets, two VIP tickets, corporate logo on table, favorable table placement and logo in program booklet)

DONATIONS:     To make a gift in honor of Be A Hero, please call 443-984-3013 or email jtrust@bcaci.org.


ManneqART Announces 2015 Events Schedule
April 30, June 21, September 12-26, September 27, 2015

ManneqART has announced its 2015 Competition which features the following unique and exciting events:
 
March 28-29 Sculpture on the Human Form Workshop for students and beginning artists
April 30--Artworks entry deadline
June 21 ManneqART Madness--Public introduction of the 2015 artworks
September 12-26  Public Display of Artworks
September 27 Gala and Stage Show 

ManneqART is a 501c3 nonprofit arts and education organization and competition based in Howard County, focused on bringing the Wearable Arts to the public.  Now in its third year,  it's mission is to inspire creativity and reward excellence in the field of wearable art.  ManneqART reaches out to beginning and accomplished artists of all ages and skill levels and invites them to think outside their comfort zones to create artworks unlike anything our community has seen in the past.   A gallery of more than 150 artworks created by ManneqART contestants from 30+ states can be seen at: www.manneqart.org

For more information about entering or supporting the 2015 competition,  go to the ManneqART website at www.manneqart.org, email info@manneqart.org or call 301.725.5555


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