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Picturing Maryland: A photo a day for 2021

Ravens wide receiver Tylan Wallace joins Doc Walther, a Wells Fargo employee, left, and other United Way volunteers in cleaning up a weed-filled rain garden at Benjamin Franklin High School in Curtis Bay. This is one of several events held outdoors during “Caw to Action,” a United Way of Central Maryland Volunteer Day of Service in partnership with the Baltimore Ravens. Ravens fans from around the country were encouraged to participate in virtual or in-person events to give back to the Greater Baltimore Community.
(Amy Davis)

Picturing Maryland: A photo a day for 2021

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Picturing Maryland is a visual feature that showcases faces, places and events happening around us.
"Caw to Action"
Ravens wide receiver Tylan Wallace joins Doc Walther, a Wells Fargo employee, left, and other United Way volunteers in cleaning up a weed-filled rain garden at Benjamin Franklin High School in Curtis Bay. This is one of several events held outdoors during “Caw to Action,” a United Way of Central Maryland Volunteer Day of Service in partnership with the Baltimore Ravens. Ravens fans from around the country were encouraged to participate in virtual or in-person events to give back to the Greater Baltimore Community.
Ravens wide receiver Tylan Wallace joins Doc Walther, a Wells Fargo employee, left, and other United Way volunteers in cleaning up a weed-filled rain garden at Benjamin Franklin High School in Curtis Bay. This is one of several events held outdoors during “Caw to Action,” a United Way of Central Maryland Volunteer Day of Service in partnership with the Baltimore Ravens. Ravens fans from around the country were encouraged to participate in virtual or in-person events to give back to the Greater Baltimore Community. (Amy Davis)
Adaptive biking
Anthony Ringenberg, 27, of Ashburn, VA, front, with volunteer Lucian Smith, 56, of Downington, PA, ride adaptive mountain bikes during Patapsco Trail Fest in the McKeldin Area of Patapsco Valley State Park. Catalyst Sports, a volunteer-run non-profit, provides the adaptive bikes to give people with disabilities access to life changing experiences in nature. After his first ride on “The Bomber,” Ringenberg, who suffered a spinal cord injury almost three years ago, said “It definitely gives you freedom and a new sense of adventure and excitement.”
Anthony Ringenberg, 27, of Ashburn, VA, front, with volunteer Lucian Smith, 56, of Downington, PA, ride adaptive mountain bikes during Patapsco Trail Fest in the McKeldin Area of Patapsco Valley State Park. Catalyst Sports, a volunteer-run non-profit, provides the adaptive bikes to give people with disabilities access to life changing experiences in nature. After his first ride on “The Bomber,” Ringenberg, who suffered a spinal cord injury almost three years ago, said “It definitely gives you freedom and a new sense of adventure and excitement.” (Amy Davis)
Lantern making
Leslie Wheeler of Towson, right, assists her three daughters, Leila, 6, front left, Lorielle, 7, third from right, and Erin, 11, second from right, as they make lanterns out of paper plates for the 22nd Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Festival. The annual event, which returns after holding a car parade last year, will be held Saturday, October 23. The festival begins at 4 p.m., and the parade line-up begins at 6:30 p.m. A free mobile vaccination station for Covid and flu shots will be at the Patterson Park festival.
Leslie Wheeler of Towson, right, assists her three daughters, Leila, 6, front left, Lorielle, 7, third from right, and Erin, 11, second from right, as they make lanterns out of paper plates for the 22nd Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Festival. The annual event, which returns after holding a car parade last year, will be held Saturday, October 23. The festival begins at 4 p.m., and the parade line-up begins at 6:30 p.m. A free mobile vaccination station for Covid and flu shots will be at the Patterson Park festival. (Amy Davis)
Tree Planting At Mary Ann Winterling Elementary School
Katie Hendricks, left and Liz Sherstad, right, of the Liz Sherstad State Farm Agency of Locust Point help plant a tree at Mary Ann Winterling Elementary School. State Farm, Arbor Day Foundation and Baltimore Tree Trust teamed up to help plant trees at the school in West Baltimore as part of a national reforestation effort.
Katie Hendricks, left and Liz Sherstad, right, of the Liz Sherstad State Farm Agency of Locust Point help plant a tree at Mary Ann Winterling Elementary School. State Farm, Arbor Day Foundation and Baltimore Tree Trust teamed up to help plant trees at the school in West Baltimore as part of a national reforestation effort. (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Sailboat Show Prep
Preparations continue Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, which opens for a VIP day Thursday.
Preparations continue Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, which opens for a VIP day Thursday. (Paul W. Gillespie/Capital Gazette)
Little History Explorers
From left, Liam Palich, 4, North Laurel, shows off his jar of butter as Cara Nunn, Ellicott City, and her son, Niko, 3, make some by shaking a jar of heavy whipping cream until butter forms. This is one of the activities at the Little History Explorers: Farm Explorers! session at the Patapsco Female Institute on Tuesday.
From left, Liam Palich, 4, North Laurel, shows off his jar of butter as Cara Nunn, Ellicott City, and her son, Niko, 3, make some by shaking a jar of heavy whipping cream until butter forms. This is one of the activities at the Little History Explorers: Farm Explorers! session at the Patapsco Female Institute on Tuesday. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dancing Free: Open Air Dances of Courage and Resilience Free Fall Baltimore Community Performance.
Dance students from the Radius Performance Company of the Morton Street Dance Center join members of Full Circle Dance Company in presenting Dancing Free: Open Air Dances of Courage and Resilience Free Fall Baltimore Community Performance on Sunday October 10, 2021 at Eager Park.
Dance students from the Radius Performance Company of the Morton Street Dance Center join members of Full Circle Dance Company in presenting Dancing Free: Open Air Dances of Courage and Resilience Free Fall Baltimore Community Performance on Sunday October 10, 2021 at Eager Park. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Pimlico Canter
From left, Becci Armentrout of Kingsville, riding Filly, and Adriana Torres, 14, riding Chance, take two laps around the Pimlico Race Course. About 275 horse riders signed up, for a donation of $50, to canter around the Pimlico Race Course as a benefit for Thorughbred Aftercare Alliance. The annual event, organized by the Maryland Jockey Club, did not take place last year due to the pandemic.
From left, Becci Armentrout of Kingsville, riding Filly, and Adriana Torres, 14, riding Chance, take two laps around the Pimlico Race Course. About 275 horse riders signed up, for a donation of $50, to canter around the Pimlico Race Course as a benefit for Thorughbred Aftercare Alliance. The annual event, organized by the Maryland Jockey Club, did not take place last year due to the pandemic. (Amy Davis)
Power boat show
Folks check out the Hinckley Yachts as boating enthusiasts come to Annapolis for the 2021 United States Power Boat Show.
Folks check out the Hinckley Yachts as boating enthusiasts come to Annapolis for the 2021 United States Power Boat Show. (Paul W. Gillespie/Capital Gazette)
Health Fair
Joseph Jung, a pharmacist with Giant Food, administers Pfizer booster to Vietnam veteran Darryl “Karate” Jones who will turn 80 in November. Stadium Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center & Giant Supermarkets are offering free flu shots, Covid vaccines and more for the entire community.
Joseph Jung, a pharmacist with Giant Food, administers Pfizer booster to Vietnam veteran Darryl “Karate” Jones who will turn 80 in November. Stadium Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center & Giant Supermarkets are offering free flu shots, Covid vaccines and more for the entire community. (Karl Merton Ferron)
Fishing On Lake Roland
Mia Tubman, left, and her mother Mildred Scovens, right, both of Baltimore, enjoy an afternoon of fishing at Lake Roland.
Mia Tubman, left, and her mother Mildred Scovens, right, both of Baltimore, enjoy an afternoon of fishing at Lake Roland. (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
The 172nd anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe's death
Poe Baltimore volunteer Matt Hood walks through the funeral reenactment, commemorating the 172nd anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe's death.
Poe Baltimore volunteer Matt Hood walks through the funeral reenactment, commemorating the 172nd anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe's death. (Kevin Richardson / Baltimore Sun)
Hispanic Heritage Month
Peruvian dancers perform in parade at Fiesta Baltimore. The festival celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with food, art, music and a parade of different heritages from Highlandtown to Patterson Park. The Oct. 3, 2021 event was sponsored by Nuestras Raices, Inc.
Peruvian dancers perform in parade at Fiesta Baltimore. The festival celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with food, art, music and a parade of different heritages from Highlandtown to Patterson Park. The Oct. 3, 2021 event was sponsored by Nuestras Raices, Inc. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Johnston Square Gateway
Christina Delgado, left, designer of the Johnston Square Gateway Project, stands on the bridge between the 300 and 400 blocks of E. Biddle Street with community resident and Rebuild Johnston Square block captain Jean Edwards. The bridge, a link between the Johnston Square and Midtown neighborhoods, was painted as public art to honor the people of the Johnston Square community. Tomorrow from 1-4 the community will be holding a block party with a farmer's market, sidewalk chalk drawing, and a community altar. Historical photographs as well as newer ones taken by Ms. Delgado will be placed along the bridge .
Christina Delgado, left, designer of the Johnston Square Gateway Project, stands on the bridge between the 300 and 400 blocks of E. Biddle Street with community resident and Rebuild Johnston Square block captain Jean Edwards. The bridge, a link between the Johnston Square and Midtown neighborhoods, was painted as public art to honor the people of the Johnston Square community. Tomorrow from 1-4 the community will be holding a block party with a farmer's market, sidewalk chalk drawing, and a community altar. Historical photographs as well as newer ones taken by Ms. Delgado will be placed along the bridge . (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Delivery of new recycling carts
Mayor Brandon Scott promoted the new 65-gallon rolling recycling carts that will be offered to all city residents by delivering some of the carts to residents in the 1700 block of Abbotston Street in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood. Deliveries of the new carts began this week but distribution throughout the city is expected to take five months.
Mayor Brandon Scott promoted the new 65-gallon rolling recycling carts that will be offered to all city residents by delivering some of the carts to residents in the 1700 block of Abbotston Street in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood. Deliveries of the new carts began this week but distribution throughout the city is expected to take five months. (Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun)
Giant pumpkin at the Valley View Farms
Forklift driver Brian Brannan delivers a smaller giant pumpkin to join the giant pumpkin nick named "Uncle Chuck" at the Valley View Farms on September 29 as part of an annual fall tradition. "Uncle Chuck" weighs 1561 and a half pounds. It will be on display until October 30 when it will be cut open and its seeds counted. The person who guessed the correct number of seeds will win a gift card from the nursery.
Forklift driver Brian Brannan delivers a smaller giant pumpkin to join the giant pumpkin nick named "Uncle Chuck" at the Valley View Farms on September 29 as part of an annual fall tradition. "Uncle Chuck" weighs 1561 and a half pounds. It will be on display until October 30 when it will be cut open and its seeds counted. The person who guessed the correct number of seeds will win a gift card from the nursery. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Dog Training At Patterson Park
Bernie DeJarld, owner of Paws & Go dog training, walks 4 dogs in Patterson Park. Two are hers, and two are clients. They are from left: Baboo, Lucy, Truffles and Pepper.
Bernie DeJarld, owner of Paws & Go dog training, walks 4 dogs in Patterson Park. Two are hers, and two are clients. They are from left: Baboo, Lucy, Truffles and Pepper. (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Chesapeake Bay Foundation's outdoor education program
Sixth grade students from the Baltimore Lab School on a boat ride with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's outdoor education program. The students get a chance to touch and hold some of the fish that were caught using a troll net to see a sample of fish that are in the harbor. Chesapeake Bay Foundation's outdoor education program restarts this fall after pandemic shutdown.
Sixth grade students from the Baltimore Lab School on a boat ride with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's outdoor education program. The students get a chance to touch and hold some of the fish that were caught using a troll net to see a sample of fish that are in the harbor. Chesapeake Bay Foundation's outdoor education program restarts this fall after pandemic shutdown. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Seeing Eye Puppies Cruise At Inner Harbor
Stanley, left, and Fela, center, relax on the deck of the Annapolitan II on an Inner Harbor cruise. Ives, a German Shepard, is behind them. They are 3 of 12 puppies in training to become Seeing Eye dogs who are taking a cruise along with their foster parents. Humans left to right: Wendy Alexakos, Paula Cook, Karen Wood and Courtney Wood. The puppies, who are learning socialization skills, are part of the Lancaster County branch of "Puppies With A Purpose," who live with foster families for 20 months and hope to eventually become Seeing Eye dogs. They are part of an organization called The Seeing Eye, which is based in Morristown NJ.
Stanley, left, and Fela, center, relax on the deck of the Annapolitan II on an Inner Harbor cruise. Ives, a German Shepard, is behind them. They are 3 of 12 puppies in training to become Seeing Eye dogs who are taking a cruise along with their foster parents. Humans left to right: Wendy Alexakos, Paula Cook, Karen Wood and Courtney Wood. The puppies, who are learning socialization skills, are part of the Lancaster County branch of "Puppies With A Purpose," who live with foster families for 20 months and hope to eventually become Seeing Eye dogs. They are part of an organization called The Seeing Eye, which is based in Morristown NJ. (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival
The Clones of Funk perform on the main stage. The 31st Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival was held Saturday, September 25, 2021, at City Dock in Annapolis.
The Clones of Funk perform on the main stage. The 31st Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival was held Saturday, September 25, 2021, at City Dock in Annapolis. (Paul W. Gillespie/Capital Gazette)
Renaming firehouse
Patricia Roberts, right, and daughter Chelsea Roberts pose for pictures outside Engine Company 52 firehouse after it was renamed on Sept. 23, 2021 to Hilton L. Roberts, Sr. Station, their father's and grandfather's name respectively. The station was renamed in honor of one of the first African American Firefighters to graduate and enter service in 1954.
Patricia Roberts, right, and daughter Chelsea Roberts pose for pictures outside Engine Company 52 firehouse after it was renamed on Sept. 23, 2021 to Hilton L. Roberts, Sr. Station, their father's and grandfather's name respectively. The station was renamed in honor of one of the first African American Firefighters to graduate and enter service in 1954. (Kenneth K. Lam / Baltimore Sun)
Freestyling
Sam Snead, 24, of Westminster takes a jump while freestyling on his BMX bike at the Westminster Skate Park.
Sam Snead, 24, of Westminster takes a jump while freestyling on his BMX bike at the Westminster Skate Park. (Dylan Slagle/Carroll County Times)
The Pride of Baltimore II
The Pride of Baltimore II returns the cannon salute of the FNS Aquitaine off Fort McHenry Monday morning, during her escort of the French frigate into Baltimore for the commemoration of the 240th anniversary of the Battle of the Chesapeake. The naval battle between the French and British fleets on September 5, 1781, a strategic victory for France, helped the United States win its independence.
The Pride of Baltimore II returns the cannon salute of the FNS Aquitaine off Fort McHenry Monday morning, during her escort of the French frigate into Baltimore for the commemoration of the 240th anniversary of the Battle of the Chesapeake. The naval battle between the French and British fleets on September 5, 1781, a strategic victory for France, helped the United States win its independence. (Amy Davis)
The StarTUp at the Armory
A guest takes in the view from a balcony overlooking the main room of Towson University's newest facility in their entrepreneurship academic program, The StarTUp at the Armory.
A guest takes in the view from a balcony overlooking the main room of Towson University's newest facility in their entrepreneurship academic program, The StarTUp at the Armory. (Brian Krista/Baltimore Sun Media)
Black Lives Matter Interfaith Coalition rally
From left, Grace Byerly and Ann Hurleypalmer, both of St. Matthew Catholic Church, and Mike Duggan, of St. Ignatius Catholic Church, join more than 65 participants from dozens of faith groups in the Black Lives Matter Interfaith Coalition for a Black Lives Matter rally on Loch Raven Boulevard, between St. Matthew Catholic Church and Faith Presbyterian Church. Many drivers honked in support. BLMIC held their first rally in the same location in July 2020.
From left, Grace Byerly and Ann Hurleypalmer, both of St. Matthew Catholic Church, and Mike Duggan, of St. Ignatius Catholic Church, join more than 65 participants from dozens of faith groups in the Black Lives Matter Interfaith Coalition for a Black Lives Matter rally on Loch Raven Boulevard, between St. Matthew Catholic Church and Faith Presbyterian Church. Many drivers honked in support. BLMIC held their first rally in the same location in July 2020. (Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun)
Construction At Lexington Market
Katie Marshall of Seawall Development leads a tour of the construction site of the New Market Shed, a $40 million building and plaza which is under construction at Lexington Market. It will feature space for 40-50 vendors, with an upper and a lower level, community and event space and a grand staircase with seating.
Katie Marshall of Seawall Development leads a tour of the construction site of the New Market Shed, a $40 million building and plaza which is under construction at Lexington Market. It will feature space for 40-50 vendors, with an upper and a lower level, community and event space and a grand staircase with seating. (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Ambassador Theater kick-off
Lawrence Cager Jr., left, and Ed Nottingham, right, unveil the colorful wrap-around art on the Ambassador theater marquee, to signal its rebirth. The kick-off event for the transformation of the theater into a cultural hub for the Liberty Heights corridor took place on Monday in the parking lot of the Shop-Rite across the street. Mayor Brandon Scott, Congressman Kweisi Mfume and other speakers welcomed the $18 - $20 million redevelopment project led by Artspace, the non-profit arts developer that purchased the building in 2019.
Lawrence Cager Jr., left, and Ed Nottingham, right, unveil the colorful wrap-around art on the Ambassador theater marquee, to signal its rebirth. The kick-off event for the transformation of the theater into a cultural hub for the Liberty Heights corridor took place on Monday in the parking lot of the Shop-Rite across the street. Mayor Brandon Scott, Congressman Kweisi Mfume and other speakers welcomed the $18 - $20 million redevelopment project led by Artspace, the non-profit arts developer that purchased the building in 2019. (Amy Davis)
The 2021 Monarch Madness Festival
Braelynn Wilmot, 4, and her aunt Allison Champion, 11, right, both of Westminster, try to net a butterfly during the 2021 Monarch Madness Festival at Bear Branch Nature Center.
Braelynn Wilmot, 4, and her aunt Allison Champion, 11, right, both of Westminster, try to net a butterfly during the 2021 Monarch Madness Festival at Bear Branch Nature Center. (Kenneth K. Lam / Baltimore Sun)
9/11 Patriot Day Ride
Five-year-old Blake Remeikis waves an American flag as he and his father Danny Remeikis of Street watch motorcyclists make their way south on Route 1 during the 9/11 Patriot Day Ride on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. The 10th annual Patriot Day Ride, on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, included an estimated 1,000 bikes, with a route from Darlington to Parkville.
Five-year-old Blake Remeikis waves an American flag as he and his father Danny Remeikis of Street watch motorcyclists make their way south on Route 1 during the 9/11 Patriot Day Ride on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. The 10th annual Patriot Day Ride, on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, included an estimated 1,000 bikes, with a route from Darlington to Parkville. (Brian Krista/Baltimore Sun Media)
Purple Friday Rally
Ravens cheerleaders and Poe walk along Pratt St. greeting drivers and pedestrians during their Purple Friday "travel rally."
Ravens cheerleaders and Poe walk along Pratt St. greeting drivers and pedestrians during their Purple Friday "travel rally." (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
New cranes arrive
The Zhen Hua passes below the Francis Scott Key Bridge with a few feet to spare as it delivers Neo-Panamax cranes to the Port of Baltimore's Seagirt Marine Terminal.
The Zhen Hua passes below the Francis Scott Key Bridge with a few feet to spare as it delivers Neo-Panamax cranes to the Port of Baltimore's Seagirt Marine Terminal. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Calais Campbell Helps In A Garden
Ravens defensive end Calais Campbell, left, and Shane McCachren, right, of Costa Farms, plant a butterfly bush in a new urban garden this morning at Allen AME Church. Employees from Lowe's and Campbell joined the United Way to build an urban garden today at Allen AME Church in West Baltimore. The garden will be used as an outdoor learning tool for the soon-to-be open United Way Family Center at EXCEL Academy.
Ravens defensive end Calais Campbell, left, and Shane McCachren, right, of Costa Farms, plant a butterfly bush in a new urban garden this morning at Allen AME Church. Employees from Lowe's and Campbell joined the United Way to build an urban garden today at Allen AME Church in West Baltimore. The garden will be used as an outdoor learning tool for the soon-to-be open United Way Family Center at EXCEL Academy. (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Maryland State Fair
Karter Raines, 7, of Woodstock, VA, rests in spare sheep pen at the Maryland State Fair on a giant stuffed sloth that he won in a ball toss game at the fair that morning. Raines had a busy day playing games and helping to get three Tunis sheep ready to show on Labor Day, the final day of the 2021 fair.
Karter Raines, 7, of Woodstock, VA, rests in spare sheep pen at the Maryland State Fair on a giant stuffed sloth that he won in a ball toss game at the fair that morning. Raines had a busy day playing games and helping to get three Tunis sheep ready to show on Labor Day, the final day of the 2021 fair. (Amy Davis)
Atrium Village
Baltimore artist Tim McFadden hangs 10 hand-blown glass wall plates in the lobby of Atrium Village, a senior living community in Owings Mills, Maryland.
Baltimore artist Tim McFadden hangs 10 hand-blown glass wall plates in the lobby of Atrium Village, a senior living community in Owings Mills, Maryland. (Kevin Richardson / Baltimore Sun)
Day in the park
Cora BhaduriHauck,3, enjoys time on a swing after a picnic with her mother, Sara BhaduriHauck, left, and brother, Jacob,2, at the Friends Community Park in Forest Hill.
Cora BhaduriHauck,3, enjoys time on a swing after a picnic with her mother, Sara BhaduriHauck, left, and brother, Jacob,2, at the Friends Community Park in Forest Hill. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Monkton
A horse enjoys the clear skies and temperatures which were in the upper 70's today in Monkton,MD. Comfortable temperatures are expected for the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend.
A horse enjoys the clear skies and temperatures which were in the upper 70's today in Monkton,MD. Comfortable temperatures are expected for the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Ping Pong At City Dock In Annapolis
Keyona Bryant, left, and her husband Aaron Bryant of Washington DC play a game of ping pong at Annapolis City Dock. They are enjoying a day trip to Annapolis while their children are finally back at school, they said.
Keyona Bryant, left, and her husband Aaron Bryant of Washington DC play a game of ping pong at Annapolis City Dock. They are enjoying a day trip to Annapolis while their children are finally back at school, they said. (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Poppleton run/walk
Gretchen Tome, front, organizer with Runners4Justice, Brian Seel, left, and Nicole King, UMBC associate professor, third from left, with other participants, run and walk past the mid-nineteenth century Waverly Terrace rowhomes facing Franklin Square. Tome and King shared the history of numerous sites in Old Poppleton, an endangered neighborhood known for its early Black home ownership, that is seeking designation as a CHAP Local Historic District.
Gretchen Tome, front, organizer with Runners4Justice, Brian Seel, left, and Nicole King, UMBC associate professor, third from left, with other participants, run and walk past the mid-nineteenth century Waverly Terrace rowhomes facing Franklin Square. Tome and King shared the history of numerous sites in Old Poppleton, an endangered neighborhood known for its early Black home ownership, that is seeking designation as a CHAP Local Historic District. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Balloon Festival
Balloons drift in a northeasterly direction from the Carroll County Ag Center at the first Carroll County Balloon Festival, presented by the Friendship Hot Air Balloon Co.
Balloons drift in a northeasterly direction from the Carroll County Ag Center at the first Carroll County Balloon Festival, presented by the Friendship Hot Air Balloon Co. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Grave Marking At Mt. Olivet Cemetery
Sandra R. Wallis, president of the Maryland State Society United States Daughters of 1812, places a wreath at the grave of Private Thomas Beeson, who was killed in action at Fort McHenry in 1814. The Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Maryland held a grave marking ceremony at Mt. Olivet Cemetery this morning for two 1812 war veterans: Private Thomas Beeson and Corporal John Durham, an "Old Defender" in the Maryland Militia who died in 1860. Members of the Fort McHenry Guard and Fife and Drum Corps are in background.
Sandra R. Wallis, president of the Maryland State Society United States Daughters of 1812, places a wreath at the grave of Private Thomas Beeson, who was killed in action at Fort McHenry in 1814. The Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Maryland held a grave marking ceremony at Mt. Olivet Cemetery this morning for two 1812 war veterans: Private Thomas Beeson and Corporal John Durham, an "Old Defender" in the Maryland Militia who died in 1860. Members of the Fort McHenry Guard and Fife and Drum Corps are in background. (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Donation Drive for Afghans
Krish O'Mara Vignarajah, president and CEO of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) announces a donation drive to collect items for Afghans resettling in the area.
Krish O'Mara Vignarajah, president and CEO of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) announces a donation drive to collect items for Afghans resettling in the area. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Quidditch Championship
In one of the matches in the Major League Quidditch Championship, held at Troy Park in Elkridge, chaser Teddy Costa with the Boston Forge, left, is stopped by Erin McBride of the Austin Outlaws. The Austin Outlaws won the championship, reclaiming the crown from number one seed New York Titans in the finals. Quidditch is a mixed-gender, full-contact sport played by around 600 teams in almost 40 countries.
In one of the matches in the Major League Quidditch Championship, held at Troy Park in Elkridge, chaser Teddy Costa with the Boston Forge, left, is stopped by Erin McBride of the Austin Outlaws. The Austin Outlaws won the championship, reclaiming the crown from number one seed New York Titans in the finals. Quidditch is a mixed-gender, full-contact sport played by around 600 teams in almost 40 countries. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Herndon Monument climb
The Class of 2023 tries to maintain a second tier one and a half hours into the Herndon Monument Climb.The Herndon Monument Climb traditionally takes place at the end of the first year, but was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic.
The Class of 2023 tries to maintain a second tier one and a half hours into the Herndon Monument Climb.The Herndon Monument Climb traditionally takes place at the end of the first year, but was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
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