Monday, July 2, 2012
A Havre de Grace man and Bel Air business owner is trying to get 40,000 parade-goers to blow bubbles on the Fourth of July.
Dave Anderson says few things brighten a child's day like blowing bubbles, and he wants to harness that this Fourth of July. Before the Towson Area 4th of July Parade, the Havre de Grace man and Bel Air business owner hopes to see parade-goers break the world record for most people blowing bubbles simultaneously. Anderson said the record attempt is a way of raising awareness for children suffering from cancer and troops fighting overseas. "The Guinness Book of World Records is giving me the opportunity to break a world record and to honor our heroes," he said. "When you have military people who also have kids fighting cancer at the same time people don't realize how much of a burden that is." For Anderson, the bubbles are also a way for …
The 2012 Havre de Grace Independence celebration culminated with fireworks over the water.
Havre de Grace's annual Independence Celebration was held Sunday. An afternoon parade led into the popular fireworks display over the water near Tydings Park. Did you attend Sunday's fireworks? Add you video to this post. Add your photos of the parade and fireworks here. The video with this post features a view of the fireworks from high up on the hill near Meadowvale Elementary School. Where did you watch the show? See also: ——— Video by Liz Welsh. Editing by Sean Welsh.
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Patch shines a spotlight on some events this week around town.
The big party around here is over. But there will be plenty more celebrating on the 4th of July as many businesses close to allow families to enjoy the holiday together. Patch will outline some summer safety tips this week—many of them partaining to Independence Day and summer recreation. What are your plans for the Fourth? Check out the events calendar here for a list of events around town. Looking for more events in Harford County? Check out the Patch calendars for Aberdeen and Bel Air, too. Are you hosting an event? Get the word out. Add it to our calendar. TELL US: What are you up to this week? Leave a comment.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Wednesday is July Fourth, and Patch wants to help you find the best place to enjoy the fireworks.
Darlington got the ball rolling over the weekend with Harford County's first fireworks display of the 2012 July Fourth celebration season. The towns of Havre de Grace and Bel Air will offer fireworks displays as in years past, but Harford County isn't the only place local folks go to see the traditional holiday flash and bang. You tell us: Where will you watch the fireworks? Leave a comment. A list of area shows is as follows: July 3 July 3 July 3 July 3 July 3 Rain dates may apply to certain shows. Some shows are private, but can be viewed from surrounding locations.