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Mardi Gras

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  • Warm meals, Mardi Gras parade highlights in HdG

    Hello dear readers, February is Snack Food Month. Anyone in need may snack at Grace Place Serving Center at St. John's Episcopal Church, 114 N. Union Ave., 410-939-2107, for its regular Tuesday luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Feb. 25....
  • Les bons temps for a Baltimore native

    Les bons temps for a Baltimore native
    What is nearly as remarkable as Jenny Campbell's costumes — the glittering swirls of ribbon and whirling snow globe headdresses — is the path that led to her second career as a costume maker. The Baltimore native taught herself to make...
  • HdG geared up for Mardi Gras parade, Fat Tuesday

    Can it be March already, dear readers? Laissez les bons temps roulez! Brigitte Peters, at the Office of Tourism, and I are making the parade list for the March 4 Mardi Gras parade at 6:30 p.m. down Bourbon Street from the high school, to Washington...
  • It's fat city as Havre de Grace celebrates Mardi Gras madness

    It's fat city as Havre de Grace celebrates Mardi Gras madness
    The annual Mardi Gras Parade in Havre de Grace will be this Tuesday evening, March 4, and there's plenty of other great Fat Tuesday fun going on around town leading up to the big night, as the city embraces French culture with a grand week of celebration....
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center These activities are being offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Party A Mardi Gras party will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5. Wear a costume and enjoy the group...
  • HdG Mardi Gras parade postponed until Friday

    HdG Mardi Gras parade postponed until Friday
    Havre de Grace's annual Mardi Gras parade fell victim to the snowstorm that came through Harford Monday morning. The parade will tentatively still be held on Friday, but the crowds will not be celebrating in downtown Havre de Grace on the actual day...
  • Recipe Finder | Torta del re (Italian king's cake)

    Sophie Filippetti from Santa Rosa, Calif., was searching for a recipe for Italian king's cake. She said her mother-in-law used to make it often and even won first prize at their county fair some time ago. She has lost the recipe and wanted to be able to...
  • Church leadership changing in Hampden area

    Church leadership changing in Hampden area
    As Sandra Carnes, 77, walked up Roland Avenue to attend Sunday services at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Hampden, the Rev. Bonnie McCubbin, 27, the new pastor, was there to greet her with a hearty "Hello there!" "She's a lot younger" than...
  • Handful of HdG birthdays close out March

    Happy Maryland Day, dear readers! On March 25, the English ships, Ark and Dove, landed in St. Mary's, loaded with the first colonists for Lord Baltimore to settle here in 1634 as a Catholic colony. March 25 is a national holiday in Greece. Greeks and...
  • Owners flip the switch to turn on 'Miracle on 34th Street' display

    Owners flip the switch to turn on 'Miracle on 34th Street' display
    The brightest block in Hampden flickered into full holiday kitsch Saturday night, its tens of thousands of lights twinkling, its hub-cap Christmas tree gleaming and its Natty Boh-themed display drawing oohs and ahhs from revelers. Santa arrived in a...
  • Before ringing in the new year, tour HdG churches on Dec. 29

    Happy new year dear readers! Good luck in 2014. May you accomplish all your new year's resolutions. On Dec. 29, the Susquehanna Ministerium hosts an open house of Havre de Grace churches, 2 to 4 p.m., 410 939-2464. This is a self-guided tour of HdG's...
  • Enjoy the cold on a walk on the North Park Trail in HdG

    It's frigid January, dear readers, Calling all polar bears! Joe Kochenderfer will lead Havre de Grace's polar team to brave frigid temperatures on Saturday at 10 a.m. for a "Frost Bite Walk of the North Park Trail." This guided Ice Age nature and...