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Flag Day (United States)

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  • On Flag Day, inspiration abounds

    On Flag Day, inspiration abounds
    For the better part of a decade, Jill Crowther-Peters has portrayed the widowed seamstress who stitched the Star-Spangled Banner, but on Thursday she had the chance to really feel what it was like to be her. Crowther-Peters, dressed as 19th-century...
  • Flag Day ceremony in Bel Air

    The Town of Bel Air will be celebrating Flag Day on Saturday, June 2, 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...
  • Havre de Grace: It's first Friday time again

    It's June, dear readers! Tonight (June 1) is First Fridays in downtown Havre de Grace from 5 to 9 p.m. with shopping bargains, live music, entertainment and fun. Guided historic walking tours of Havre de Grace are available ($12 ticket) on First Fridays...
  • Bel Air salutes Old Glory

    Bel Air salutes Old Glory
    A nice crowd gathered under sunny skies at the William Humbert Amphitheater in Bel Air's Shamrock Park Saturday morning for the town's annual Flag Day ceremony. Traditionally, Flag Day is recognized on June 14; however, the town coordinates the...
  • Equine action will abound at Howard County fairgrounds on June 17

    Can't make it to a dude ranch this summer? Come out to the Howard County fairgrounds on June 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., or anytime in between, to view some fabulous equestrian action. The Maryland Western Horse Association will host another show that is...
  • Column: A look back at Flag Day

    Wave it proudly, dear readers, Thursday, June 14 is Flag Day. "Flag Birthday" was originally observed June 14, 1885, by school teacher B.J. Cigrand and the students in the Fredonia, Wis., Public School District 6. The year 1885 was the 108th...
  • Owings Mills: PTA honors teachers Russell, Wasserman of Owings Mills High

    The school year has ended and students and teachers alike are looking forward to a relaxing, fun-filled summer. There is special recognition, however, for two teachers at Owings Mills High School who received awards from the PTA Council of Baltimore...
  • Perryville: Congratulations on recent graduations, dean's list

    Congratulations to Reba Ann Hause on her recent graduation from Anne Arundel Community College, where she received her certificate as an emergency medical technician – paramedic. The emergency medical technician program provides the knowledge and...
  • New American citizens take their oath

    New American citizens take their oath
    The white-haired Bosnian grabbed his certificate of citizenship with two hands, held it over his head and smiled broadly. A South Korean woman bowed. A long-haired woman from Ecuador posed like a beauty queen. They were some of the 40 immigrants (from 31...
  • Flag Day ceremony at American Legion Post 60

    Members of American Legion Post 60 will dispose of unserviceable flags in a Flag Day ceremony Thursday, June 14 at 6 p.m. at the Post, 2 Main St. The ceremony is sponsored by the Post 60 color guard. Local Boy and Girl Scouts will help with the flag...
  • Calling all kids: Towson Fourth of July Parade recruiting for annual bike rush

    It takes an active and dedicated committee, scores of volunteers and a significant budget to pull off the annual Towson Fourth of July parade. But even with all that, it takes something extra to truly get Towson's Independence Day celebration off on...
  • Owings Mills: 'Godspell' production taps anti-bullying theme

    Summer is a time for relaxing and enjoying a slower pace of life. The activities around town are sure to bring a smile to your face. Theater lovers will be treated to a production of "Godspell" by the Liberty Showcase Theatre. This group has been...