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Flag Day (United States)

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  • Students create their own Star-Spangled Banner [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Students create their own Star-Spangled Banner [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    Let's test your knowledge of Maryland history. Do you know the importance of Mary and Caroline Pickersgill? The fourth grade students at West Friendship Elementary do; they learned in a very hands-on manner this year. To answer the question, I must back...
  • Farmers market open Fridays in Perryville, breakfast is Sunday

    Farmers market open Fridays in Perryville, breakfast is Sunday
    The Perryville Farmers Market is open every Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the corner of Broad Street and Roundhouse Drive in Lower Ferry Park downtown Perryville. Vendors are selling produce, crafts, baked goods and more. An all-you-can-eat breakfast is...
  • What happened to the Star-Spangled Banner's missing star?

    What happened to the Star-Spangled Banner's missing star?
    Decades of careful restoration and study have revealed a lot about the flag that flew over Fort McHenry after its defenders fought off a naval attack during the War of 1812: the swatches taken as mementos of the pivotal battle, the areas worn by time,...
  • Maryland Gov. O'Malley tests presidential waters in New Hampshire visit

    Maryland Gov. O'Malley tests presidential waters in New Hampshire visit
    Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley was in New Hampshire this weekend to rub shoulders with influential Democrats in the early-voting state as he begins to test the waters for a presidential run in 2016. The charismatic Democrat, who is considered a...
  • Flag Day commemoration taking place in Rodgers Forge

    A Flag Day commemoration will take place at St. Pius X Church, 6428 York Road, Saturday, June 14, noon to 4 p.m. Events include a flag ceremony, blessing of bikes and retiring of old flags. The Baltimore Area County of the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts...
  • Pickersgill gearing up to celebrate Old Glory

    Pickersgill gearing up to celebrate Old Glory
    Former Towson resident Bob Knowles promises "shock and awe" June 13 when Pickersgill Retirement Community hosts a Flag Day Ceremony featuring patriotic songs and readings, and 260 flags from all over the world. The flags are not just a stunning...
  • Spend Friday the 13th at HdG's concert in Tydings Park [Havre de Grace]

    Spend Friday the 13th at HdG's concert in Tydings Park [Havre de Grace]
    Uh oh, dear readers! It's Friday, the 13th. Beware of black cats, open ladders and broken mirrors, as your proceed through this day. Enjoy a concert in Tydings Park tonight (Friday) at 7:30 p.m. as part of the HdG Arts Commission's Friday Concerts...
  • Bel Air celebrates the 'red, white and blue' Saturday

    Bel Air celebrates the 'red, white and blue' Saturday
    Bel Air residents who were willing to get up early on a Saturday morning and come out to Shamrock Park were treated to a morning of music, poetry and patriotic speeches that were part of the town's annual Flag Day celebration. The event started off with...
  • Flag Day Ceremony set for June 7 in Bel Air

    Flag Day Ceremony set for June 7 in Bel Air
    The Town of Bel Air will celebrate Flag Day on Saturday, June 7, at 8 a.m. at the William A. Humbert Amphitheater in Shamrock Park. Traditionally, Flag Day is recognized on June 14; however, the town coordinates the scheduling of this ceremony with...
  • June 14 is the last all-you-can-eat breakfast until September at Harmony

    The CGR Relentless Run 5K & Fun Walk to benefit the Cody G. Richardson Memorial Scholarship Fund was held this past weekend. It was a wonderful success. More information to follow on the activity later this month. Mark June 14 down as the last...
  • Tall ships, Blue Angels to return for bicentennial of national anthem

    Tall ships, Blue Angels to return for bicentennial of national anthem
    It's a mere yellowing piece of paper with a few hundred words scrawled on it, a document that once sat forgotten in a drawer for three-quarters of a century. But this summer, the original manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner," the poem Francis...
  • Ulman, Howard council honor National POW/MIA recognition day

    Ulman, Howard council honor National POW/MIA recognition day
    The black-and-white POW/MIA flag, with its image of a hunched prisoner flanked by barbed wire and a menacing guard tower looming overhead, has been a sober reminder since 1971 of the more than 83,000 American soldiers who have been taken prisoner of war...