BEL AIR — The public is invited to attend as Harford County government leaders take the oath of office for their upcoming four-year term. Harford County’s 13th Inauguration Ceremony will be held at noon Monday, Dec. 3, at the APG Federal Credit Union Arena on the campus of Harford Community …

MONKTON — Ladew Gardens will celebrate Christmas in seasonal resplendence as local floral designers and garden clubs are invited to decorate the rooms of the circa 1747 Manor House, adorning the walls, tabletops and fireplace mantels in holiday splendor.

Looking for ways to celebrate during this holiday season? Harford Community College is offering a number of performances and classes to help put you in the right mood for the most wonderful time of the year.

Harford County Public Schools has released the 2019 Teacher of the Year application, now available on the school system’s website, www.hcps.org. This year will mark the 25th anniversary of the HCPS Teacher of the Year program and annual banquet — an event entirely funded by community donatio…

The Annual Candlelight Tour of Historic Havre de Grace will mark its 46th year in 2018. The self-guided tour will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. This year’s theme, “Art of Grace,” celebrates the artistic spirit of Havre de Grace.

On Tuesday, Nov. 13, Harford County-based design and marketing firm Sonipak Design & Marketing hosted their annual calendar release party to share their 2019 community calendar “Wild Things of Harford County.”

BELCAMP — HCPL Cares!, an initiative by Harford County Public Library to invite the community to contribute to holiday donation drives, takes place in November, the month that hosts the nationwide celebration of National Philanthropy Day.

BEL AIR — The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation announced a $15 million capital campaign, “Your Health, Our Mission: Caring for Our Families Together,” at its biennial Starnight gala Nov. 3.

BEL AIR — “The Nutcracker” will grace the stage of the Amoss Center in Bel Air as Harford Dance Theatre presents the holiday production at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 and noon and 4 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9.

The Board of Directors of UM Upper Chesapeake Health has announced Aberdeen as the location for the development of a new medical campus. The health system plans to move services from its current UM Harford Memorial Hospital location in 2021. The development of the medical campus remains depe…

BEL AIR — No Shave November is a nationwide campaign encouraging men to stop shaving for the month to “Grow it. Show it. Support Cancer Awareness.” Under the administration of County Executive Barry Glassman, Harford County government is joining the campaign again this year by collecting new…

BEL AIR — On Wednesday, Nov. 14, Harford County parents and caregivers are invited to join in the county’s third annual Night of Conversation by having dinner with their families and talking to their children about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.

BEL AIR — Harford Transit LINK will hold three public hearings on proposed changes to its fixed route bus schedule, as required by the Maryland Transit Administration and the Federal Transit Administration.

The Havre de Grace Arts Collective, in cooperation with Havre de Grace Elementary and Middle schools along with the Havre de Grace Police Department, are presenting the film “Wonder” in conjunction with a post-film discussion on bullying.

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BEL AIR — On Nov. 1, Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna marked the 25th year of its incorporation. The Habitat affiliate will celebrate its accomplishments with a breakfast Nov. 29 at Mountain Christian Church in Joppa. It is open to the public.

The Maryland Association of Science Teachers annual award program recognizes excellence in science teaching, administration and outreach in Maryland. Each year, MAST honors teachers and leaders who have made outstanding contributions to science education in Maryland.

BEL AIR — During its 10 years as one of Harford County’s best-loved races, the Heather L. Hurd 5K Spooktacular has raised $200,000 for book scholarships for Harford Community College students. When the proceeds from this year’s race are distributed, 1,000 scholarships will have been awarded.

BEL AIR — Harford Crisis Center, the first of its kind in Maryland providing 24-hour behavioral, mental and addiction health services, gave a preview Oct. 25 for more than 140 community, health and business leaders. It is the first co-located, co-funded, public-private partnership to offer b…

Harford County Public Library Foundation’s 14th annual gala, “An Evening in the Stacks: The Pink Edition,” raised more than $126,000 the evening of Oct. 13 at the Abingdon Library. It was the largest amount ever raised by the yearly event.

HAVRE DE GRACE — At 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, Harford County Executive Barry Glassman will lay a wreath at the World War I memorial at Tydings Park in Havre de Grace, joining Mayor Bill Martin and other local officials in remembrance of the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, organized by …