Main Street Halloween Spooktacular to be held
The Reisterstown Improvement Association is sponsoring the Main Street Halloween Spooktacular Oct. 25. The event will begin at 12:30 p.m. at 246 Main Street with open registration for the costume contest, which will begin at 1 p.m. After the contest, participants will be able to trick or treat, shop and enjoy children's activities along Main Street from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The afternoon will conclude with one last Music on Main Street concert at Franklin Middle School from 4 to 6:30 p.m.
CCBC to hold events
CCBC Essex will host two music forums in the coming weeks. Both will take place in the Arts and Humanities Hall Recital Hall from 12:20 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. The first, which will take place Oct. 10, will feature the Luis Garay Percussion World Ensemble. This multicultural group will perform world rhythms, specifically rhythms of the Americas and Africa.
The second event, which will be held Oct. 17, will feature multi-instrumentalist Brian Comotto, who will perform music with the accompaniment of Rob Winter, music faculty, and Dr. Bill Watson, professor of Music and dean of Instruction for the School of Liberal Arts. Both concerts and free and open to the public.
CCBC Essex Academic Theatre will present the play, "Fat Pig" from Oct. 15 to 21. The presentation, which will focus on societal perceptions of beauty, will take place in the Arts and Humanities Hall Studio Theatre. Times vary. Tickets are $8 for general admission and $5 for seniors, students, CCBC faculty and staff. Current CCBC students with IDs are free.
Cromwell Valley Park to hold events
Cromwell Valley Park is holding Fall Camping for Cub Scouts at the Willow Grove Family Campsite from 6 p.m. Oct. 17 to 10 a.m. Oct. 18. Participants can enjoy camping while earning their "Nocturnal Animals" Fun Patch. Participants must bring their own tents and gear. Bedtime snack and breakfast will be provided. For more information, see http://www.cromwellvalleypark.org.
Cromwell Valley Park is also holding Zombie Apocalypse, through which participants will be able to learn the wilderness survival skills they will need to stay alive if technology ceases to operate. The event will take place at the Willow Grove Nature Education Center from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 24. It is open to individuals 10 years of age and older. Cost is $2 for members and $4 for nonmembers.
Fallen Baltimore County firefighter to be honored
Firefighter Gene Meir Kirchner of the Baltimore County Fire Department and Fire Police Captain David R. Barr Jr. of the Community Fire Company of Perryville will be honored for their sacrifice in the line of duty at the 33rd annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service Oct. 12. Over 5,000 people are expected to attend the event, which is being sponsored by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Fire Administration.