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June Calendar of Events

June Calendar of Events

Lots of activities are happening this month in and around Baltimore. Exciting events are taking place including the big Sand Mandala with Tibetan Monks, Bikes and Beers and Orioles games.


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Image: 3rd Annual Batlimore Flotilla

3rd Annual Baltimore Floatilla at the Canton Waterfront Park to raise funds to protect the harbor on June 9 at 2:00 pm.


Calendar of June Events sand mandala

Image: EventsinUSA.net

Baltimore Yoga Village Presents Creation of the Sand Mandala with Tibetan Monks from June 26-July 1st, 11:00 am-5:30 pm.


Bikes and Beers

Image: Union Craft Brewing

Bikes and Beers – A bike ride that focuses on local craft beer and benefits Baltimore cycling! June 23


Orioles

Image: Orioles

Lots of dates in June: The Orioles are home June 11-13 vs. Boston, June 15-17 vs. Miami, May 25-28 vs...

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Planning to sell? Think like a buyer

think like a buyerThink like a buyer when you are selling your home. You have to force yourself to look at it objectively with no emotional attachment. In this Monthly Item of Value, we’ll get some advice on selling homes. Try to see your home as if you were a potential buyer looking at it. It’s difficult to do because most of us are emotionally attached.

Think about what you need to do as far as curb appeal, cleaning, decluttering and painting to give you home a fresh look. Minimize the bad points and maximize the good points. You don’t have to spend a lot of money, just do some little things to make it shine.

Here is the full text in my May eReport.

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May Events Calendar

May Calendar of Events

Lots of activities are happening in February in and around Baltimore this month. There are many events taking place this month including the big Home & Garden Show at the fairgrounds and Women’s History Month.


May 4-6: Villain Arts Tattoo Arts Convention 2018


maryland sheep and wool

May 5-6: Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival – Live demos, wool from all different types of sheep, live animals and great food.


Towsontown spring festival 2018

Image: Towsontown Spring Festival

May 5-6: Towsontown Spring Festival in downtown Towson is the way to greet spring with rides, music, food and lots of vendors.


jazz and art festival

Image: Fells Point Jazz and Art Festival

May 12: Fells Point Jazz and Art Festival in the square in Fells Point. Lots of music, food and art to please all of the senses from 1:00-7:00 pm.


May 19: Come to Carrie Murra...

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Baltimore April events

April events in the Baltimore area

Here are some April events happening in and around Baltimore to start this new year right. Get out to support the O’s or visit a farmers’ market. All of that and more is happening this month in our town.


Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar

farmers' market fun in Baltimore

Image courtesy of promotionandarts.org.

Under the overpass at the end of the JFX is where you will find Baltimore most well known farmers’ market. You name it, you can find it here: fresh produce, baked goods, food vendors, meat, eggs and even jewelry. It’s a family friendly place on Sunday mornings downtown.

Jones Falls Expressway
315 North Guilford Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
April 23, 2017 – December 17, 2017 from 7 am -noon.
Visit their website.


Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Out Of This World

circus coming to town

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Community Events for June

June Events

Spend some time in and around Baltimore this June. Our community offers many events this month including a visit to the Baltimore Orioles, concerts, a Greek festival and more!


Baltimore City Recreation and Parks “Music In The Park”

baltimore parks concert series

Courtesy of baltimore.org

Come out and enjoy the beautiful summer weather and listen to some great music. Summer concert services, “Music In The Park” will include contemporary and traditional jazz and R&B artists.  June 23: Slagz, July 28: Todd Marcus Trio, August 25: Kelly Bell Band.
Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park
1920 Eagle Drive
Baltimore, MD 21207
June 23, 2016 – August 25, 2016
Free
Visit their website.

Family Movie Night at The Ravens Stadium

ravens station watch movie

Photo courtesy baltimore.org

Join Ravens Players, Cheerleaders, Poe and Marching Ravens fo...
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Does your home have curb appeal?

Curb appeal

The outside of your home makes people either want to see more or run the other way.

As the saying goes, you only have one chance to make a first impression. the same goes for your home. Cracked sidewalks, hanging gutters and sports equipment littering the yard are things that will take away from your home’s curb appeal.

Step back and look at your house objectively, including all the way to the roof. When house photos are taken for website, make sure the yard is clean with no kids’ gear on the porch. Put everything away. Instead of bikes, consider adding a colorful Adirondack chair or a rocker for the front porch.

What can you do to increase curb appeal?

People need to be able to find you. Clean and easy to read numbers on your house is a good start...

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Renovations on a Budget – Monthly Item of Value

Renovations are possible

Are you considering doing some renovations or improvements around your Baltimore area home? There are ways to make beautiful changes in your home without breaking the bank. Enjoy these tips on how to make home renovations on a budget.

Click on the link below to read about the ways you can save money as you update or change your home, whether you hire someone or learn how to do the modifications yourself.

Monthly Item of Value

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May E Report

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May Garden Tips

MAY IS A BUSY MONTH IN THE GARDEN

Lawns have most likely been growing for a few weeks now.  If you despise crabgrass (as many avid gardeners do) this is the time to help prevent it with a turf friendly crabgrass pre-emergent.  Crabgrass germinates when soil temperatures are 54 degrees or higher…..don’t miss out!!

 

For more helpful landscape ideas or help getting them accomplished, contact David Dix of DCD Lawnscaping, Inc at 443.463.9957.  Dave has a horticulture degree and is the owner and operator of his small business that has been serving the community for over 17 years.

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April Garden Tips

April Showers Bring May Flowers so… lets Welcome Spring!!

Here are some garden tips from Dave Dix, my preferred landscape contractor: 

This is often the time of year when people apply mulch to their garden beds.  Mulching helps to prevent weed growth and retain moisture around new plantings.  Use a granular, pre-emergent herbicide such as Preen to enhance weed control before applying mulch.

mulchFor more helpful landscape ides or help getting them accomplished, contact David Dix of DCD Lawnscaping, Inc at 443.463.9957.  Dave has a horticulture degree and is the owner and operator of his small business that has been serving the community for over 17 years.

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