The Montpelier Arts Center hosts the Prince George’s County Juried Exhibition Reflections of Self through Thursday, Dec. 31. The artwork displays renderings of the different approaches the artist uses to reflect and increase self-awareness as an aspect of the artistic process.
Laurel Advocacy and Referral Services recently honored the memory of one the most enthusiastic supporters of the Adopt-a-Family program when, on Nov. 25, it dedicated the lobby of its Laurel Avenue office to the late Dawn Hoffman.
In a back corner of Pasta Plus in Laurel restaurant, Maria Mejia reigns supreme. With seemingly little effort, Mejia’s hands fly over balls of dough, creating the restaurant’s specialty homemade noodles from scratch, including spaghetti, linguine, fettuccine and ravioli.
Three forensic psychiatrists, who are not part of the Capital Gazette shooting trial and wouldn’t discuss specifics of the case, said evidence of animal neglect would prompt them to dig further for a clue into a defendant’s state of mind leading up to and during the crime.
Savage Mill will kick off the season on Saturday, Dec. 7, with free pictures with Santa from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., shopping and live music. The Mill will be all decked out for the holidays and special deals will be available from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Laurel author Perry Koons is a retired Maryland art teacher who writes and illustrates children’s books. His newest, “Comet Saves the Day,” was released in October and is available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
Throughout Laurel and beyond, there are dozens of local nonprofit groups who are committed to serving those in need. Here is a listing of local helping organizations seeking donations of either money, items or both.
This December, 45 members of the Eleanor Roosevelt High School Wind Ensemble will perform at the coveted Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference in Chicago, an event attended by musicians from all 50 states and more than 30 foreign countries.
In the dance world, December means it’s time again for a dashing young prince to sweep a young girl named Clara away to the magical Kingdom of Sweets where music, movement and mystery abound. In other words, it’s “The Nutcracker” time.
The Maryland Jockey Club announced today a total of 38 stakes, 11 graded, worth $6.325 million in purses scheduled through mid-May 2020 at Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course, highlighted by the 145th running of the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes, the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown, May 16.
The death of a horse after a race at Laurel Park Race Track on Thursday has added to concerns about a sport that has been under scrutiny across the country for a staggering number of equine fatalities.
Positioned perfectly between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., the city of Laurel’s historic Main Street is open to a bright future filled with unique shops, long-standing businesses and a variety of restaurants that should become a reality soon, city employees say.