Where: 1114 Shawan Rd, Baltimore County Ctr for Maryland
When: Fri, August, 10, 2012 6:30 p.m. (pet show); Sat, August, 11, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Why to go: Check out livestock, agricultural and home arts accomplishments exhibited by youth demonstrating importance of agriculture in our lives.
Where: Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium, Maryland 21093
When: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Why to go: Beginning at 10 a.m. and ending at 9 p.m. the Latino Festival of Maryland is sure to be a great time. Featuring numerous music acts and other entertainers, this festival has something for everyone.
When: Friday, August 10, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
Why to go: Join naturalist Lloyd Tydings for a walk around Carrie Murray Nature Center. We’ll be listening to insect songs and trying to catch a glimpse of the singers: katydids and crickets.
This walk will help you get ready to participate in Cricket Crawl 2012—an evening sound census of late summer insects on August 24. As we walk we’ll be focusing on the eight target species of the Crawl. To preview and listen to those eight, and to learn about the Crawl itself, visithttp://tinyurl.com/7y5trym.
Where: 601 Light St, Baltimore, MD
When: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 12:00 p.m.
Why to go: The Maryland Science Center’s Backyard Science Days returns Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12 from 12-4 p.m. featuring Rob Mies, Director of the Organization for Bat Conservation, and flying, furry, fanged friends.
Rob’s performances explain the benefits these famed and feared winged wonders. Visitors will meet tiny fruit bats of Asia and Africa, North America’s Big Brown bat and even spend some quality time with Camilla, the Malaysian Flying Fox with a six-foot wingspan. Cameras will flash and eyes will widen as Rob brings his bats through the crowd, just inches from guests.
The Maryland Park Service’s Scales and Tales program will also be on hand with exciting, Maryland-native creatures including snakes, turtles and raptors (birds of prey). The Maryland Ornithological Society’s “study skins” of once-living birds will give visitors an appreciation for still-living members of the same species.
Families will design and race vegetables-on-wheels in the always-popular Veggie Racing, launch stomp rockets, make solar art and get crafty with the Maryland Native Plant Society.
Where: , 4416 Wilkens Ave, Baltimore, MD
When: Friday, August 10, 2012, Doors open at 6:00 p.m., Games begin at 7:00 p.m.
Why to go: Come join us each Friday at OLV on Wilkens Avenue for a night of fun and cash prizes!!
We have lots of fun and special events throughout the month!
Bring your friends, and find out what all the buzz is about ***Small packages $7.00***Large packages $14.00***Concession stand with food, dessert & drinks..
(Doors open at 6:00, games start at 7:30pm)
For more information, email Melanie Bishop at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: 1301 York Road, Lutherville, Maryland 21093
When: July and August:
Wednesdays: 11:00 a.m. – Crafts
Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – Story Time
Fridays, 11:00 a.m. – “Rescue Me Game” Put on Fire Gear and take turns rescuing each other from a ‘burning building’!
Wednesday – Saturday: Museum Tour for All Ages at 12:00 noon.
Why to go: Come for crafts, story time, and museum tour or on Fridays: Put on Fire Gear and take turns rescuing each other from a ‘burning building’!
Where: Centennial Park10000 Route 108, Ellicott City, MD 21042
When: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration opens: 8:00 a.m., Walk begins at 9:00 a.m.
Why to go: Join in the First Annual Howard County Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk! This walk was founded by in response to losing relatives and friends to this deadly disease. It is sponsored by the Lustgarten Foundation. Participants will walk or run the 2.4-mile paved pathway that meanders around the lake.
Pricing: Sign up online $50 Pledge; Pay at door $60.
When: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 9:00 a.m.
Why to go: Do you have a daughter, niece, sister, friend age 5 -17 that loves Fashion?? If so, we have the program for you. Girls GLAM Fashion Program teaches young girls modeling tips, styling tips, photoshoot, fashion show, etiquette and much more. Sign up online, www.girlsglam.com or Visit us every Saturday at the Women's club (next to Wells Fargo) on Frederick Rd. Contact Danielle Baker, Director, for more info. 443-865-8318.
When: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 8:00 a.m.
Why to go: A multi-family yard sale around our community! Lot's of kids stuff and big stuff too! Oh, and don't forget the lemonade stands!
Come by and see us!