Friday, January 11, 2013
Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.
Each week, Patch puts together a list of local activities and events happening over the weekend. Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up. To submit an event in the Patch events calendar, click on “Events” at the top of the page and then click on the green "Add an event" button on the right side of the page. Table Tennis Tournament Westminster Wildcat Flapjack Fundraiser Zumbatomic class for kids Freedom Fitness 6th Annual Open House - Free Classes All Day Sunday Singles Over 21 Dance Brunch on the Hill Country Style Breakfast Buffet Unplug and Play! at the Taneytown Branch library
Monday, September 24, 2012
At the Baltimore Ravens game on Sunday night, a man ran around on the field promoting a message.
The NBC cameras cut away before Mark Harvey could be seen running around on the field during Sunday night's Ravens game against the Patriots. But that doesn't mean his antics weren't seen. Here they are recorded by fans, who cheered and jeered Harvey as he busted dance moves while avoiding security. According to the Baltimore Sun, Harvey is 26 and from Severn. On Sunday, he ran around the field wearing a cape and tight-fitting short shorts. On his chest, he had painted "Don't be a bully, be a superhero." The "official video" of the stunt had a biggerthanbullying.com watermark on it on YouTube. Baltimore police removed Harvey from the field on Sunday, and officials said they would have more information later Monday on charges. The …
Friday, January 13, 2012
Arts programs are finding unique ways to educate students on bullying behavior.
Bullying in the arts is not uncommon but it sometimes goes unseen. Some local dance and drama teachers have decided to fight back, making bullying an act not tolerated in local arts programs. “I think there is something about the competitive nature of the dance field that brings out the less than admirable qualities of dancers,” said Michele Field, president of Tree of Life Theatre Troupe in Eldersburg. Field had to step in recently during one of her troupe's productions to stop a case of bullying. Addressing the problem with a gentle reminder wasn’t enough. “We did a production that had a student that began exhibiting some unkind tendencies. We addressed it, but it escalated. The young lady that was the recipient of the mean remarks …
Thursday, November 10, 2011
A local fourth grader wants to give back to others on his 10th birthday this year.
Kyle Anders isn’t your average 9-year-old boy. The fourth grader at Freedom Elementary School doesn’t pick up his baseball bat and hit the field, instead he spends hours in the studio, donning his jazz shoes and hitting the dance floor. He has been dancing for close to four years, studying jazz, tap, and contemporary dance styles and earning a spot on the Junior Company Competition Team at the Savage Dance Company in Sykesville, under the direction of Nichole Savage and Brandy Fry. Kyle has worked on perfecting his technique, which earned him three titles at dance competitions including "Mr. Mini Onstage New York," placing alongside such stars as Maddie Zeigler and Chloe Lukasiak from the hit reality series on Lifetime titled Dance Moms…
Saturday, August 20, 2011
Read these five things to stay on top of local news and get you prepared for the day.
1. The Stone Soup Foundation, Inc. presents Back to School Book and Burger Bash at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church in Eldersburg from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with 100 percent of the proceeds go to the less fortunate in Carroll County. Find more information here. 2. The Carroll County farmer's market takes place at the Ag center today from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 3. Today is the last day for the Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company Carnival. There will be live music from Dean Crawford and The Dunn's River Band. Find more information here. 4. The Carroll County Dance Center's free week on classes ends today. If you haven't gone already, find more information here. 5. There's a 20 percent chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon today with a …