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July 31, 1997
Spring Fling in Mount Airy raises $427Mount Airy's second annual Spring Fling attracted 29 vendors and raised $427 for the Mount Airy beautification fund, the town beautification commission said.The spring festival, held in May, features local nurseries, crafts, business displays and performers.PoliceMount Airy: A resident of Eldersburg told police that someone reached through a partially open window of her vehicle while it bTC was parked in the 13000 block of Unionville Road between 10: 30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday and stole a purse containing money and prescription glasses.
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May 9, 2014
Fundraiser St. James Parish will hold its annual crab cake and country ham spring dinner from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at 5757 Solomons Island Road in Lothian. The menu includes homemade crab cakes, country and honey-baked ham, potatoes au gratin, homemade cole slaw, rolls and biscuits, beverages and homemade pies. The event also includes baked goods, garden items, homemade ice cream, antique cars, guided tours of the church and children's activities. Cost is $20, $10 for children 10 and younger, free for those under 2. Information: stjamesdinners@aol.com or go to stjameslothian.com.
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NEWS
March 21, 1995
Elmer Wolfe Elementary School will have a spring fling from 10 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. Saturday at the school, 115-119 N. Main St., Union Bridge.The event will start with a Maryland Day program. Students in third through fifth grades will read poems and perform skits, and the school chorus and instrumental band will provide music.School officials will make a video of the Maryland Day program to send to the governor. County Commissioners W. Benjamin Brown and Donald I. Dell, school board members Ann Ballard and Carolyn Scott, and Assistant Superintendent Gary Dunkleberger also are expected to attend.
NEWS
June 20, 2013
The Young Bucks Band, featuring Ed Jones, of Washington, performed at the annual Spring Fling May 18, hosted by Gena Wade and the city of Laurel Division of Senior Services. Through their musical talents, countless renditions and old school street-corner harmony, they allowed attendees to step back in time, hand dance, line dance, slow dance, sing and simply reminisce about another time, gone but definitely not forgotten. The Partnership Hall was beautifully decorated by Gena Wade, and guests wore their "spring best" and dined on delicious, mouth-watering and savory foods and assorted beverages prepared by Chef Lavease Briley.
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By JUDY REILLY | March 23, 1995
The Spring Fling at Elmer Wolfe Elementary School Saturday will begin with Maryland Day festivities. The school band will play music including "Maryland, My Maryland," and fourth-graders, who have been studying their state all year, will perform in a Maryland Day program.Several county commissioners and board of education members will attend.But that's only the beginning of this fun day that will create a circus-has-come-to-town excitement for Union Bridge.Kathleen the Great will be a roving clown, dressed in medieval-style clothing, and creating and giving away balloon sculptures.
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By Gerri Hastings and Gerri Hastings,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 30, 1998
ON SATURDAY, Clarksville Elementary PTA will hold its annual Spring Fling -- a community tradition with roots stretching back over 35 years.This year's event will last from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, on Route 108, a mile east of Route 32.Spring festivals were a tradition in Clarksville before the present school was built in 1963. When Clarksville Elementary and Clarksville Junior High existed as one school -- housed on Route 108 in the building that is now the Gateway School -- community residents looked forward to the annual May Day festival.
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By Donna Abel and Donna Abel,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 12, 2000
MOUNT AIRY'S annual Spring Fling will fill the streets of downtown Mount Airy from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. May 20. Come rain or shine, this event will feature a wide variety of items, food and entertainment for the family. The downtown block of Main Street will be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Booths, tables and displays will be set up for crafts people, plants and flowers, a petting zoo, raffles, contests, demonstrations, face painting and food. The kids can enjoy games and rides, as well as musical entertainment, local and street performers and the popular hayride through Mount Airy.
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By Ed McDonough and Ed McDonough,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 23, 1998
A FEW YEARS ago, the Taneytown area had no annual festivals. Now, there are three.In 1996, the city organized Celebrate Taneytown Days in the late summer, and the folks at Thunderhead Bowl had the first Spring Fling.This year, the city's Economic Development Commission will sponsor the first Flower, Plant and Craft Mart at the Taneytown Shopping Center.The Spring Fling features an antique and classic car show, sponsored by Street Cars of Desire, and includes a flea market, crafts, a clown and disc jockey, raffles and reduced-price bowling.
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By Jean Marie Beall and Jean Marie Beall,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 22, 2001
IT'S OFFICIALLY SPRING and, to celebrate the season, Elmer Wolfe Elementary School will hold its Spring Fling from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the school in Union Bridge. New this year will be a marble room, according to Colleen Williar, who with Caroline Amsel coordinated the event. "Kids will be able to learn to play marbles," Williar said. "They'll also be able to win marbles." One classroom will have six craft stations. Participants can make a spring feeder of pinecones and peanut butter, a foam flower magnet, spring baskets and more.
NEWS
April 26, 1993
Spring Fling Weekend, Western Maryland College's annual outdoor party celebrating the return of fair weather, will be held on campus for three days beginning Thursday.Comedy, music, food and other entertainment for all ages will be available. This year's highlights include Carrot Top, a nationally known stand-up comedian, and more than 20 booths and games sponsored by student organizations.All events are free unless otherwise indicated.On April 29, Carrot Top, a veteran comedian who carries his routine in six overflowing travel trunks, will appear in the Decker College Center Forum at 8 p.m. Baltimore-Washington area singer-songwriter Karen Goldberg will be the opening act.Carrot Top's humor is adult-oriented.
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April 27, 2012
Under ideal conditions, Aaron Magid, of Halethorpe, was the top finishing at the Arbutus 5K Spring Fling which originated at the Arbutus Fire Hall on April 21. Magid, 29, posted a time of 18:45.5 which translated to a 6:03 mile pace. The top female runner was Jess Ivy, of Columbia. She finished in 20:18.5, a pace of 6:33. Results 1. Aaron Magid 18:45.5 2. Jack Ivy 19:22.7 3. David Jun 20:03.1 4. Martin Goode 20:07.6 5. Jess Ivy 20:18.5 6. Rich Handler 20:45.
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April 18, 2012
Enjoy a short stack for a tall cause at Applebee's on Saturday. You're invited to an Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast to support Havre de Grace 27 Order of the Eastern Star from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Applebee's at 991 Beards Hill Road in Aberdeen. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children. For more information call Diane Smith, 410-939-2754. The annual Perryville Spring Fling will be held on May 12 at 9 a.m. This event will be held at Perryville Middle School and include a fair with craft and food vendors, kids games, entertainment, etc., sponsored by the Perryville Chamber of Commerce.
TRAVEL
By Michelle Deal-Zimmerman and The Baltimore Sun | January 31, 2012
Here's a vision of your vacation: Cheerleaders. In swimsuits. The Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders and 98Rock are teaming up again this year for the Spring Fling trip to the Grand Bahama Islands . Fans can join the station's talent and staff, along with the Ravens squad of cheerleaders, at the Grand Lucayan Resort, April 8-15. In addition to sun, fun, beaches and entertainment from 98Rock live broadcasts, fans will also be able to watch as the Ravens cheerleaders pose for photos that will be used in their 2012-2013 Swimsuit Calendar.
NEWS
May 20, 2011
Ridgely among crop of six new BCPS 'green' schools Ridgely Middle School was one of six Baltimore County Public Schools in the 2011 class of newly certified Maryland Green Schools. In addition to Ridgely, new BCPS Maryland Green Schools are Crossroads Center, Franklin Elementary, Kingsville Elementary, Perry Hall High and Reisterstown Elementary. Also, Prettyboy Elementary received recertification. The six new Maryland Green Schools will be recognized during the Maryland Green School Youth Summit on June 3 at Sandy Point State Park.
NEWS
April 1, 2011
Car show Yingling-Ridgely VFW Post 7472 sponsors its annual car show from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at 4225 VFW Lane. Rain date is Sunday, April 10. Food and drinks will be available at the concession stand. Admission is free. Proceeds benefit veteran's programs and community outreach efforts. Information: 410-465-4240. Concert Saint Peter's at Ellicott Mills holds a "Celebration Vigil and Jazz Mass" at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at 3695 Rogers Ave. for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Music will be performed by the Ellington-Adderly African-American Community Jazz Ensemble.
FEATURES
By Michael Sragow and Michael Sragow,michael.sragow@baltsun.com | July 24, 2009
The hero of (500) Days of Summer, Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), works at a greeting-card company, where he's a whiz at creating slogans such as "I Love Us." He's given up on his professional dream of becoming an architect but not on his dream of finding true love - and he reckons he's lucked into it when his boss hires a comely, quizzical assistant named Summer (Zooey Deschanel). She likes Tom, she really likes him. But she doesn't believe in love at first sight, or even second or third sight.
NEWS
May 2, 2002
Clarksville Elementary School will hold its Spring Fling from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 11. Games, prizes, raffles, a plant sale, face-painting, nail-painting, a silent auction, martial arts demonstrations and other entertainment, a barbecue, nachos, pizza, hot dogs, snowballs and cotton candy are planned. Turner, Dean of Magic, will perform, and the Ravens' mascot will be on hand. Information: 410-531-3946. International Night slated at River Hill High School The International Club of River Hill High School will hold its second RHHS International Night at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
NEWS
By Sherry Graham and Sherry Graham,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 16, 1999
SPRING IS JUST around the corner, despite our recent reminders of winter.Carrolltowne Elementary School has planned "Spring Fling '99" to celebrate and to raise funds for its playground.The school has been working for the past two years to raise money to replace aging and unsafe playground equipment and is hoping that the proceeds from Spring Fling '99 will enable it to purchase and install the new equipment.Spring Fling '99 will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the school. The event will feature family games for minimal cost, and food and bake tables, cake walks and Beanie Baby walks.
NEWS
By SLOANE BROWN | March 16, 2008
CAN YOU HAVE MORE FUN THAN A fifth-grader? The guests at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's "Spring Swing 2008" certainly seemed to, especially since that question was also the theme of the shindig held inside the gym at St. Paul's School for Girls. With requested attire cocktail or "creative school uniform," the fun began with people-watching during the cocktail hour. Lots of pigtails and plaid skirts, alongside some shimmery cocktail dresses. "When I saw it was raining, it was the perfect opportunity to ... go back to the old prep days and put on the old baseball hat and to be comfortable," said Wachovia Securities investment officer Jay Snouffer, all decked out in blue blazer, khakis and docksiders.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Lori Sears | May 5, 2005
`Spring Fling' Celebrate spring with the animals this weekend at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. The "Spring Fling" features live entertainment, family games and crafts, face painting, visits from area mascots and more. Coming soon to the zoo will be the overnight "Roar-n-Snore" on May 20-21, the "Brew at the Zoo" outdoor festival May 28 and the opening of the Parakeet Landing summer exhibit during Memorial Day weekend. The "Spring Fling" runs 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, Druid Hill Park.
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