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     JULY 2014 - Events
    Jun. 13-
    Dec. 7
    HARFORD ARTISTS GALLERY RECEPTION
    Thursday - Friday 1-6pm; Saturday 12-6pm; Sunday 1-4pm
    503 Churchville Rd Bel Air, MD 21014
    This is ongoing - All displayed paintings are for sale. Designer jewelry, pottery, and gifts are available for sale as well. The Gallery is open year round every- Th-F 1-6pm Sat 12-6pm Sun 1-4pm.
    410-420-9499 or Email: harfordartists@gmail.com
    Jun. 7-
    Aug. 16
    HISTORIC MILL GUIDED TOUR
    Saturday, June 7, July 12, or August 16; 3 - 4pm
    Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Rd. Pylesville, MD
    Historic Mill Tour Eden Mill Nature Center will be offering this course on June 7, July 12, or August 16 from 3:00 to 4:30 PM for all ages. The fee for the course is $5 for non-members and $3 for members. Learn about the history of the Mill at Eden Mill Nature Center by signing up for a guided tour. The tour will 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 by calling 410-836-3050 or emailing edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. Visit www.edenmill.org for more information!
    To register or for additional information, please call 410.836.3050. or Email: edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com
    Jun. 15-
    Aug. 30
    CREEK SNORKELING
    Sunday, June 15, Sunday, July 13, Saturday, July 26, Saturday, August 30; 12 - 2pm
    Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Rd. Pylesville, MD
    Creek Snorkeling Eden Mill Nature Center will be offering this course on June 15, July 13, July 26, or August 30 from 12-2 pm for ages adult to 10. The fee for the course is $10.00 for members and $15.00 for non-members. Creek snorkeling sounds like a strange idea. But the underwater world of our rivers and streams is amazing! Snorkeling is one of the most powerful experiences we can have in our rivers and streams and it reveals the unexpectedly beautiful sights of our freshwater environments. Join underwater naturalist Keith Williams as we explore the underwater world of Deer Creek. We can expect to see a variety of fish and incredible underwater stream scapes. Wear a bathing suit and shoes that will stay securely on feet in the river. Bring plenty of drinking water. We’ll provide the snorkeling gear. Pre-Registration IS required by calling 410-836-3050 or emailing edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. Visit www.edenmill.org for more information!
    To register or for additional information, please call 410.836.3050. or Email: edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com
    Jun. 17-
    Aug. 19
    NATURE STORYBOOK ART
    June 17, 24; July 1, 8 & 15; July 22, 29 ; August 5, 12 &19, 10-noon; Aug 13, 12:30-2:20pm
    Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Rd. Pylesville, MD
    Nature Storybook Art-Session One Eden Mill Nature Center will be offering this session on June 17, 24; July 1, 8 & 15 from 10-12noon for ages 5-10. The fee is $65.00/members and $69.00/ non-members. Nature Storybook Art invites children to explore art activities with materials readily available in most homes and schools. The wide variety of activities require no prior expertise. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques. 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. Pre-Registration IS required by calling 410-836-3050 or emailing edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. Visit www.edenmill.org for more information! Nature Storybook Art-Session Two Eden Mill Nature Center will be offering this session on July 22, 29 ; August 5, 12 & 19 from 10-12noon, except for Aug 13, which will be from 12:30-2:30 for ages 5-10. The fee is $65.00/members and $69.00/ non-members.. Nature Storybook Art invites children to explore art activities with materials readily available in most homes and schools. The wide variety of activities require no prior expertise. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques. 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. Pre-Registration IS required by calling 410-836-3050 or emailing edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. Visit www.edenmill.org for more information!
    To register or for additional information, please call 410.836.3050. or Email: edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com
    Jun. 25-
    Aug. 13
    ART WITH STICKS AND TWIGS
    Wednesdays, June 25, July 9, July 23, August 6, OR August 13; 10- 11:30am
    Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Rd. Pylesville, MD
    Art With Sticks and Twigs Eden Mill Nature Center will be offering this course on Wednesdays, June 25, July 9, July 23, August 6, OR August 13 from 10- 11:30AM for ages 4 to 7 years with an adult. The fee for the course is $8.00/member or $9.00/non-member. Participants will create unique art using natural materials such as twigs, sticks and various objects found in nature. Pre-Registration IS required by calling 410-836-3050 or emailing edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. Visit www.edenmill.org for more information!
    To register or for additional information, please call 410.836.3050. or Email: edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com
    Jul. 1-
    Aug. 26
    PADDLE BOARD YOGA
    Tuesdays, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19, 26; 6:30-8pm
    Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon
    The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center is excited to partner with BeachBee Yoga and offer weekly sunset paddle board yoga classes on Otter Point Creek on Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Participants can expect a core conditioning and body strength-training workout that is low impact and totally different from anything they've done before. All classes are 90 minutes and will meet at the Pontoon Pier for a quick introduction, demo on launching the boards, correct paddle technique, and standing up once you’re ready. No paddling experience necessary, but a basic knowledge of yoga is helpful. This program is for ages 14 – adult and the fee is $30/person per class.
    Online registration at www.otterpointcreek.org or call 410-612-1688 for additional information.
    Jul. 19-
    Aug. 30
    SUMMER OBSERVATION HIKE
    Saturday, July 19 or August 30, 3 - 4:30pm
    Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Rd. Pylesville, MD
    Summer Hike Eden Mill Nature Center will be offering this course on July 19 or August 30 from 3:00 to 4:30 PM. all ages (under 12 must have a parent escort). The fee for the course is $5 for non-members and $3 for members. Come join EMNC for an afternoon hike through the trails to look for flora and fauna that are present in the Piedmont region. We will hike through woods, meadow and streamside floodplain habitats to observe who is out and about. Pre-Registration IS required by calling 410-836-3050 or emailing edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. Visit www.edenmill.org for more information!
    To register or for additional information, please call 410.836.3050. or Email: edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com
    Jul. 22
    ABERDEEN SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE PARK - CHUCK BAKER ORCHESTRA
    Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7 pm
    Festival Park, Howard & Franklin Streets, Aberdeen
    FREE ADMISSION...Bring the family out for a relaxing Summer Evening. Come out with blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic dinner and relax to the sounds of local entertainment through the Summer Nights. This event has been sponsored by the Aberdeen Board of Parks & Recreation. In the event of inclement weather, all performances will be held at Aberdeen Middle School, 111 Mount Royal Avenue, in the Multi-Purpose Room.
    For additional information, please call 410.939.6767
    Jul. 23
    BEL AIR SUMMER CONCERTS SERIES - CHUCK BAKER ORCHESTRA
    Wednesday, July 23, 7 pm
    William A. Humbert Amphitheater, in Shamrock Park, Hickory & Lee Streets, Bel Air
    FREE ADMISSION...Bring the family out for a relaxing Summer Evening. Come out with blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic dinner and relax to the sounds of local entertainment through the Summer Nights. This event has been sponsored by the Bel Air Recreation Committee.
    For rain location and additional information, please call 410.803.9784
    Jul. 25
    HAVRE DE GRACE SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE PARK - 229TH ARMY BAND
    Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:30pm
    Millard E. Tydings Park, 900 Tydings Lane, Havre de Grace
    FREE ADMISSION...Bring the family out for a relaxing Summer Evening. Come out with blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic dinner and relax to the sounds of local entertainment through the Summer Nights. This event is sponsored by the Havre de Grace Arts Commission. No rain location.
    For additional information, please call 410.939.5425
    Jul. 25
    TODDLER TALES - FASHION A FISH
    Friday, July 25, 2014, 10am-11am
    Harford Glen Environmental Education Center
    Geared for ages birth to 5 years. Participants will engage in lively story telling and songs, which will be followed by a coordinating craft. Will meet at the main pavilion.
    410-638-3903 or Email: harfordglenfoundation@gmail.com
    Jul. 26
    CRITTER DINNER TIME
    Saturday, July 26, 10:30am
    Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon
    Come watch our turtles, fish and snakes eat while learning more about these fascinating creatures. This is a free drop in program for all ages.
    For additional information or directions, please call 410.612.1688.
    Jul. 26
    CHILDREN’S GARDENING
    Saturday, July 26, 11am to 12pm
    Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon
    Have fun growing food and flowers. Enjoy crafts, games, and science disguised as fun, as you learn about plants, life cycles, and preparing the food you grow! Topic: Sun-Sational Salad! This program is for ages 5 to 10 and the fee is $5.
    Online registration at www.otterpointcreek.org or call 410-612-1688 for additional information.
    Jul. 26
    BEAVERS AT SUNSET
    Saturday, July 26, 6:30-9:30pm
    Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon
    Paddle to Turtle Creek, a tributary of Otter Point Creek, where the beaver activity picks up as day turns to dark. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult and the fee is $12.00/person.
    Online registration at www.otterpointcreek.org or call 410-612-1688 for additional information.
    Jul. 26
    A CRAB'S LIFE
    Saturday, July 26, 4:30-6:30pm
    Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon
    Head out on the river in search of the creatures of the deep. Learn about Maryland’s favorite crustacean, the blue crab and return to shore for a savory sampling. Participants meet at the Estuary Center. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult and the fee is $15/person.
    Online registration at www.otterpointcreek.org or call 410-612-1688 for additional information.
    Jul. 27
    GUIDED TOURS OF THE HISTORIC TUDOR HALL
    Sunday, July 27, 1pm & 2pm
    Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air MD 21015
    Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home and childhood home of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. $5.00 for those age 13 and older. For more info call 443-619-0008 or SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com
    Spirits of Tudor Hall or Email: SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com
    Jul. 27
    BEL AIR SUMMER CONCERTS SERIES - BARBARA MARTIN TRIO
    Sunday, July 27, 7 pm
    William A. Humbert Amphitheater, in Shamrock Park, Hickory & Lee Streets, Bel Air
    FREE ADMISSION...Bring the family out for a relaxing Summer Evening. Come out with blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic dinner and relax to the sounds of local entertainment through the Summer Nights. This event has been sponsored by the Bel Air Recreation Committee.
    For rain location and additional information, please call 410.803.9784
    Jul. 27
    NATURE TALES
    Sunday, July 27 at 12:30pm
    Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon
    Join us and explore nature through a story. Listen to a tale about an animal or a habitat. Story time may include meeting a live critter, a simple craft or acting out the story. The topic will be water. This is a free drop-in program for all ages.
    For additional information or directions, please call 410.612.1688.
    Jul. 27
    POP TAB JEWELRY
    Sunday, July 27, 2:30-4:30pm
    Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon
    Create fashionable jewelry by reusing trash! Re-purpose soda pop tabs into wearable pieces of art. This program is for ages 12 to adult, under 13 w/adult and the fee is $4/person.
    Online registration at www.otterpointcreek.org or call 410-612-1688 for additional information.
    Jul. 28
    SUNSET PADDLE - KAYAK SERIES
    Monday, July 28, 6:30-9pm
    Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon
    Discover a new way to spend summer evenings. View the abundance of the season as you paddle the creek. Make your way back to shore as the sunset illuminates the sky. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult and the fee is $12.00/person.
    Online registration at www.otterpointcreek.org or call 410-612-1688 for additional information.
    Jul. 29
    ABERDEEN SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE PARK - NO PRO BONO
    Tuesday, July 29, 7 pm
    Festival Park, Howard & Franklin Streets, Aberdeen
    FREE ADMISSION...Bring the family out for a relaxing Summer Evening. Come out with blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic dinner and relax to the sounds of local entertainment through the Summer Nights. This event has been sponsored by the Aberdeen Board of Parks & Recreation. In the event of inclement weather, all performances will be held at Aberdeen Middle School, 111 Mount Royal Avenue, in the Multi-Purpose Room.
    For additional information, please call 410.939.6767
    Jul. 29-
    Aug. 1
    WOWW - WONDERS OF WATER AND WETLANDS SUMMER CAMP
    Tues.-Friday, July 29 - 31, August 1, 10am - 3pm
    Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon
    Submerge yourself in games, critters, and crafts all related to water and aquatic life. Then, get your hands wet as we explore our tidal creek, wetlands, marsh, and pools. Canoe trip on the last day. This program is for ages 8 - 11 and the fee is $110.
    Online registration at www.otterpointcreek.org or call 410-612-1688 for additional information.
    Jul. 30
    BEL AIR SUMMER CONCERTS SERIES - REGENTS JAZZ ENSEMBLE
    Wednesday, July 30, 7 pm
    William A. Humbert Amphitheater, in Shamrock Park, Hickory & Lee Streets, Bel Air
    FREE ADMISSION...Bring the family out for a relaxing Summer Evening. Come out with blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic dinner and relax to the sounds of local entertainment through the Summer Nights. This event has been sponsored by the Bel Air Recreation Committee.
    For rain location and additional information, please call 410.803.9784
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     ON GOING EVENTS DURING THE YEAR...
    April - October
    CRITTER CHOW-DOWN AT EDEN MILL NATURE CENTER
    Join us EVERY Wednesday at 3pm
    Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Rd. Pylesville, MD
    NEW! Join us EVERY Wednesday at 3:00pm in the nature center to feed our critters. Take a turn feeding one of the turtles or fish! The snakes may need some exercise and handling time as well! There is no fee for this program. Open to everyone :) Space is limited so PreRegistration is Required. 
    To register or for additional information, please call 410.836.3050.
    Third Thursday of the Month
    GIRLS NIGHT OUT IN DOWNTOWN BEL AIR
    Every Third Thursday of the Month from 5pm-8pm (Rain or Shine - All the Fun is inside)
    Downtown Bel Air
    Grab your girlfriends & come to Downtown Bel Air!
    Enjoy extended shopping hours along with specials & discounts in our many boutiques & restaurants!
    For additional information, please call 410.638.1023
    ONGOING
    HISTORIC GRIST MILL MUSEUM
    Monday-Friday: 9am-4:30pm and most Sundays: 1-5pm
    Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Rd. Pylesville, MD
    For those of you who like to take a step back in time, Eden Mill is the sight that can't be missed. For more than 200 years old, the mill was hailed as the most significant grist mills in Harford County MD. Filled with milling equipment and displays along with a vintage turn of the century power plant, Eden Mill is a must see experience for all ages.
    Please call Eden Mill at 410-836-3050 in advance to confirm.
    Sundays
    HISTORIC HAYS HOUSE
    Open every Sunday 1-4pm or by appointment
    Hays House, 324 S. Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air
    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.
    For additional information please call 410.838.1213.
    ONGOING
    HISTORIC SOCIETY OF HARFORD COUNTY
    143 N. Main Street, Bel Air
    Tuesday, Court Records, 10am-12pm and 1-2:30pm
    Wednesday, Archives, 7:30am-2pm
    Thursday, Research Library, 9am-3pm
    Every Fourth Saturday, Archives & Research Library, 10am-2pm

    Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800's newspapers. Admission $2 non-members.
    For additional information please call 410.838.7691.
    Sundays March - December
    LIRIODENDRON TOURS
    March through December - Open for tours Sunday from 1pm - 4pm
    Liriodendron Mansion, 502 Gordon Street, Bel Air
    Liriodendron is open for touring March through December. The home is closed for touring January - February but remains available for rental. The office remains open.
    For additional information, please call 410.836.2061
    DISCLAIMER: Events may be subject to change and/or cancellation. Please call to verify the date, time, and location when planning to attend. Information for all non county events is provided by external sources and is intended for general purposes only. While reasonable efforts are made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained, Harford County Government does not assume responsibility for changes made.
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