Upcoming Events

Apr
19
Thu
7:30 pm Monthly GTCCA Meeting April @ Pickersgill Retirement Community
Monthly GTCCA Meeting April @ Pickersgill Retirement Community
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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Apr
20
Fri
12:00 pm The Loch Raven Network Spring Dr... @ Fellowship Hall, St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church
The Loch Raven Network Spring Dr... @ Fellowship Hall, St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Loch Raven Network Spring Drive for Schools @ Fellowship Hall, St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church | Towson | Maryland | United States
THE LOCH RAVEN NETWORK SPRING DRIVE FOR SCHOOLS YOU CAN HELP A SCHOOL HELP THEIR STUDENTS! DATES/DROPOFF TIMES: Friday, APRIL 20, 12:00 PM TO 5:00 P.M. Saturday, APRIL 21, 9:00 AM TO 3:00 P.M. LOCATION:[...]
Apr
21
Sat
9:00 am The Loch Raven Network Spring Dr... @ Fellowship Hall, St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church
The Loch Raven Network Spring Dr... @ Fellowship Hall, St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Loch Raven Network Spring Drive for Schools @ Fellowship Hall, St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church | Towson | Maryland | United States
THE LOCH RAVEN NETWORK SPRING DRIVE FOR SCHOOLS YOU CAN HELP A SCHOOL HELP THEIR STUDENTS! DATES/DROPOFF TIMES: Friday, APRIL 20, 12:00 PM TO 5:00 P.M. Saturday, APRIL 21, 9:00 AM TO 3:00 P.M. LOCATION:[...]
Apr
25
Wed
7:00 pm Six Bridges Trail Project Commun... @ First Lutheran Church
Six Bridges Trail Project Commun... @ First Lutheran Church
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm
Six Bridges Trail Project Community Input Meeting @ First Lutheran Church | Towson | Maryland | United States
Knollwood Community Association was awarded $115K by Chesapeake Bay Trust to design the stormwater management portion of the project between Stevenson Lane and Worthington Road. Knollwood got the money right away and hired Blue Water[...]
Apr
29
Sun
3:00 pm ACTC Benefit Concert and Hymn Sing @ Towson Presbyterian Church
ACTC Benefit Concert and Hymn Sing @ Towson Presbyterian Church
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm
ACTC Benefit Concert and Hymn Sing @ Towson Presbyterian Church | Towson | Maryland | United States
The Assistance Center of Towson Churches, an ecumenical consortium of churches, is a ministry of resources, volunteers and advocacy that provides emergency food and financial aid to families and individuals suffering hardships in our communities.[...]

Categories

Social Host Ordinance

Baltimore County Social Host Law

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Social Host Ordinance pilot program boundaries - Arbutus (February 2016)

Social Host Ordinance pilot program boundaries – Arbutus (February 2016)

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