Baltimore County

You're invited -- to watch movies under the stars and race in high heels [Perry Hall]

Come and enjoy the movie series Under the Stars, courtesy of the Perry Hall Giant food store. Unique to our almost one-year-old store at 8905 Belair Road in Perry Hall, the series started at the end of June and runs until the beginning of August.

An outside company handles the event using a huge inflatable screen set up on the side of the parking lot bordered by the woods. An area is roped off specifically for the moviegoers as the store is open during the movie showings.


I met Mr. Tyshon "Ty" Daniel, an assistant manager at Perry Hall Giant, who explained, "We're the only (Giant) store in the area doing this and it's to thank our customers and the community." The selection of movies presented has been excellent with "Despicable Me" starting off the series and others such as "Rise of the Guardians" and "Brave" presented. "It's great! We actually get to pick the movies and most of them are less than eight months old," Ty added.

Of the remaining week left in this series, "Escape from Planet Earth" is slated for Aug. 3. Just in case, Aug. 10 is set aside as a rain date if needed. Movies start at dusk (normally between 8 and 8:30pm).


If you happen to have those evenings free, take Ty's advice, "It's a fun thing to do on a Sat night, enjoy up to date movies with your family and free popcorn too!" Bring your chair or blanket with you and enjoy a "movie under the stars"! This event is free!

A free fall concert, sponsored by the Perry Hall Rec Council with the support of the Perry Hall Improvement Association and Woman's Club of Perry Hall, takes place on Sunday, Sept.15. The Baltimore Symphonic Band, under the direction of Chris Wolfe, will perform "Peter and the Wolf" for all ages at 7 p.m. in the Perry Hall High School auditorium, 4601 Ebenezer Road in Perry Hall. For info, call 410-256-1766.

Thank you to Councilman David Marks for keeping us informed. At the meeting on July 1, the Baltimore County Council passed several bills and here are a few to note: Bill 39-13 requires an operator of a public swimming pool or public bathing beach to provide an automatic external defibrillator nearby, as well as someone trained how to use this life-saving device; Resolution 49-13 creates a residential parking permit program directly across from Perry Hall High School, where 100 percent of residents within the zone had petitioned for such a program;

Also, Councilman Marks has been working with White Marsh Mall, the Perry Hall High School Athletic Booster Club, and T3 Run to present the White Marsh 4 on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 7:30 a.m. at White Marsh Mall, 8200 Perry Hall Blvd. There will be four races: 4 mile race, 4x1 relay race, high heels race and a kids fun run. Be early and register by July 31, late registration is from Aug. 1 to Sept. 7 and last chance registration takes place Sept 7- 14. Participants in every event receive a T shirt as long as you register by Sept. 7. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Perry Hall High School Athletic Booster Club. For information, visit or go to and complete the form.

The Baltimore County Animal Shelter pet bed drive through Kuranda USA continues. A donation of one bed helps many pets as it can be used for many years. Kuranda beds keep pets dry and off the cold, hard floor. Donating a bed is easy. Go to and the page comes up for our county shelter in Baldwin. The beds are priced at a special donation discount. Beds ship directly to the shelter in your name. Donate a bed as a gift or in memory of a loved one and Kuranda will mail a free personalized gift card from you! For details, contact Kuranda: email or call 800-494-7122.

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