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Holidays

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  • Celebrating Diwali with light and sweets

    Celebrating Diwali with light and sweets
    Priya DasSarma's childhood memories of celebrating Diwali in India are bright and happy, filled with firecrackers, lanterns and many, many sweets. The Ellicott City resident's family moved around when she was a child, bouncing between India, Europe...
  • Ravens did not submit bid to host Championship Weekend at M&T Bank Stadium for 2015-2018

    Ravens did not submit bid to host Championship Weekend at M&T Bank Stadium for 2015-2018
    The Ravens, who will host next spring's NCAA men's lacrosse championships at M&T Bank Stadium, did not submit a final bid to host Championship Weekend between 2015 and 2018, largely over concerns about a scheduling conflict with the Orioles. Lisa Dixon,...
  • The story behind Bel Air's 'foxy' dancing Halloween House

    Bel Air's Jim Kurtz was crafty as a fox with his holiday decorations this year. After the success of his 2012 Christmas decorations, which played the hit Carly Rae Jepsen song "Call Me Maybe,"Kurtz decided to switch to a different holiday and wire his...
  • A season to tie one on, and help others, too [Column]

    Uh, oh, dear readers, It's Friday the 13th. Beware of black cats, broken mirrors and traversing under ladders! December is National Tie Month. Could a tie be lurking in the birthday gifts of: Ella Renee Stratton (Dec. 6); Makayla Hopps (Dec. 9);...
  • Arc of Carroll County looks for 'Secret Santa'

    The Arc of Carroll County is hoping a county business, civic organization, or individual will be able to play the role of Santa Claus for its clients this year. From 2002 through 2011, a local company was able to fund a 'Secret Santa' program for Arc...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, Nov. 3 'Pinocchio' The National Marionette Theatre presents Carlo Collodi's tale about a wooden puppet who desires to become a real boy at Howard Community College's Horowitz Art Center, Smith Theatre, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway. Tickets are...
  • Edible gifts for the holidays

    Edible gifts for the holidays
    Nothing melts hearts faster than homemade holiday treats decorated by little hands. Here, some of our favorite local pastry chefs share kid-friendly recipes for festive holiday desserts perfect for gifting or sharing at your own holiday open house. So...
  • Halloween party-goers hire pro makeup artists to perfect their costumes

    Halloween party-goers hire pro makeup artists to perfect their costumes
    Christina Murphy wanted her Halloween party to be epic. Rooms were given ghoulish themes. Everything was cobwebbed. Each light bulb was switched out into autumn colors. She even hired a professional makeup artist for herself and guests. Murphy...
  • 'Top Chef' recap: 'Lea Michele's Halloween Bash'

    'Top Chef' recap: 'Lea Michele's Halloween Bash'
    This week’s show begins at the chef house, where Travis calls home to talk to his mom about almost being eliminated last week.  We learn a little bit more about him – that he is gay and that his mother knows, but not his father.  Um, Travis&...
  • Military Bowl a nice present for Terps in December

    Military Bowl  a nice present for Terps in December
    When it comes to college football bowls, the Military Bowl in Annapolis may not seem like the most exciting of opportunities for Maryland, with the game a short bus ride away. Not to mention that the Dec. 27 date means the Terps will spend Christmas...
  • So, what are you supposed to be?

    So, what are you supposed to be?
    If you are anything like me, it’s Halloween, and you still don’t know what you are going to be. All you know is that you had a great idea for a costume last March, but you have no memory of what it is now. You also know that sometime in the...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. •English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m.;...