The community wishes to extend ITS sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of Bill Gerlack. Bill, known by so many for his gardening and love for the outdoors, will surely be missed by all who new him.

Yoga classes are being held at Grace Church Parish Hall from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.


A Knitting Group will be held every Thursday at the Wilson Ministry Center from 10 a.m to noon.

The AARP, in conjunction with the IRS and the Harford County Tax-Aide Program, provides free tax preparation and e-filing on federal and Maryland state income tax returns for low to middle income taxpayers of any age. To schedule an appointment with an IRS-certified volunteer, call 410-638-3425, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Services are offered in Abingdon, Bel Air, Edgewood, Havre de Grace and Whiteford.

Don't miss the Book Group at the Wilson Ministry Center the first Monday at the Wilson Ministry at 1 p.m. Anyone interested should call the Wilson Center, 410-836-3555, to check out what book they are reading next month.

Spring into action with good book buys on gardening, cooking, travel, self-improvement, health, do-it-yourself, home decorating, crafts and much more. One bag is $10 (bags provided by Friends) and get a free book with a donation for the Twice-Blessed Shop.

Mark your calendars! On April 1 Wilson Center is having a program called Backyard Chickens. The program will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Wilson Center, 1014 Main St., in Darlington. "Ever thought about raising chickens in your backyard but don't know where to start? Are you all reading raising chickens and would like to share your experiences with others? Let's talk chicken!"

The Rev. Nick McDonald, priest-in-charge at the Church of the Ascension, will conduct a Lenten study - the series is in process and everyone is welcome to attend. That's now until Palm Sunday, April 13.

Covered dish dinners will be held at 4 p.m. on two of the dates, March 30 and April 13, followed by study time from 5 to 6 p.m. For more information, contact Rev. McDonald, nickmed57gmail.com.

Springtime in the Woods will be held at Rockfield Manor through Sunday, April 6. Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Handcrafts, gardens, jewelry, florals, country, girls and ladies accessories, specialty foods, collectibles, gifts for all occasions. The show is re-stocked daily. For questions, call 443-829-5902.

The Harford Artists Gallery presents "Refections" through April 27. Gallery hours are Thursday and Fridays, 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday noon to 5 p.m., and Sunday noon to 4 p.m. in the little cottage at Rockfield Manor.

The 19th annual Dublin Country Fair will be held on the grounds of Dublin Elementary School, Saturday, May 3, rain or shine from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day offers something for all ages.

The fair starts out with a fabulous parade at 10 a.m. Have an antique car you'd like to show everyone? A community group that would like to be in the parade? Sign up to participate! It's free! Parade participants include antique cars, tractors, floats, fire and rescue apparatus and marching units.

It's not to early to start thinking about summer camp! For many years, the Wilson Center has offered a Summer Fun Camp program for area children in kindergarten through eighth grade. The program takes place at the center and runs for nine weeks (start date depends on the last day of school). A variety of activities are provided for the children in a "family type" setting where they can enjoy themselves in a structured but relaxed atmosphere. In order to prepare for adequate staffing. Contact the center, 410-836-3555 or wilsoncc1@verizon.net, if you are interested in having your children attend the camp program this summer. Early registration incentives will begin in April.