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  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Monday, Sept. 16 Lecture Martin Gordon speaks on the War of 1812 at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church, 3604 Chatham Road in Ellicott City. Free and open to the public. Information: 410-465-2977. Workshop The Howard County Department of Citizen Services...
  • Savage/North Laurel

    Meetings •The Savage Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, in Room 3 at the Faith and Ministry Center, 9032 Baltimore St. Free and open to the public. Information: 301-725-1241. •The North Laurel Civic Association meets at 7...
  • Dinner is served...tonight by the ladies at the HdG VFW

    Dinner is served, dear readers, Tonight (Friday) by the VFW Ladies Auxiliary 8126, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner includes pork roast, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, peas, applesauce, roll and dessert ($10). The VFW Lodge is at 300 North Lodge Lane, 410-939-4578....
  • Fort McHenry captures the glory of Defenders' Day

    Fort McHenry captures the glory of Defenders' Day
    Baltimore went a little War-of-1812-crazy last year, when some 1.5 million people crowded into the Inner Harbor to celebrate the bicentennial of the last time Great Britain invaded the U.S. And things should get even crazier next year, when Charm City...
  • Another First Friday extravaganza in Havre de Grace [Havre de Grace]

    It's First Fridays, dear readers: Tonight in downtown Havre de Grace, 5-9 p.m. Be there! Saturday morning (Sept. 7) rise and shine to the Havre de Grace Farmer's Market, 450 Pennington Avenue. Booths set up 9 a.m. to noon. The 25th Children's Art...
  • Carroll County's first newspaper reprinted

    Carroll County's first newspaper reprinted
    Charles Sower intended to drum up support for the formation of a new county between Baltimore and Frederick counties when he began publishing Carroll County's first newspaper in 1813. While Carroll County was not formed until 17 years after Sower's...
  • It's autumn, walk the North Park Trail and enjoy the leaves

    Peace be with you, dear readers, Saturday, Sept. 21 marks the International Day of Peace, established by a United Nations resolution in 1982. Also Saturday, happy autumn! Officially, Sept. 21/22 is the first day of autumn. It's time to enjoy colorful...
  • The Grand Prix was never a good fit for Baltimore

     The Grand Prix was never a good fit for Baltimore
    It seems that when it comes to the doomed Baltimore Grand Prix, there is really no gray area. Baltimoreans either embraced it or abhorred it. I am in the latter category ("Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond," Sept. 13). But...
  • My Lady's Manor turns 300

    My Lady's Manor turns 300
    Because there are no guidebooks on how to create a tercentennial celebration, several members of the Manor Conservancy took matters into their own hands by forming the Manor 300 Committee with representatives from other nonprofit groups, churches, schools...
  • Riverfest brings pirates, hayrides and music to Riverfront Park

    Riverfest brings pirates, hayrides and music to Riverfront Park
    A lot of changes are in store for Laurel's Riverfest festival this year, with a larger lineup of vendors, more entertainment and a pirate's theme. Normally held on Saturday, this is the second year that the festival is scheduled for a Sunday. The Sept....
  • Fort McHenry enlists border collies on a wild goose chase

    Fort McHenry enlists border collies on a wild goose chase
    The human eye sees a black-and-white border collie, about 35 pounds, stepping slowly and silently across the lawn at Fort McHenry, its light-brown eyebrows lending its face a most personable expression. The Canada goose eye apparently sees something...
  • History lessons add to festival fun at Riverfest

    History lessons add to festival fun at Riverfest
    Under the cover of, thankfully, sunny skies, this year's Riverfest found vendors in good spirits and close to 1,000 visitors to the outdoor celebration in Riverfront Park, according to Maureen Rogers, administrator at festival sponsor Laurel Board of...