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Monday, December 10, 2012
Here’s a look at photos from Friday’s tree lighting and Park Plaza festivities.
Despite some rain, many area residents came out to the Severna Park Chamber for the tree lighting and the festivities that followed at Park Plaza on Friday night. During the tree lighting, Severna Park Elementary sang a number of holiday songs and local girl scout troops provided cookies. Bruster’s was also there serving up samples of ice cream. The celebration continued in the Park Plaza shopping center as the Severna Park High jazz band and Folger McKinsey chorus performed, along with other local groups. Santa and Mrs. Claus even made an appearance. The pair rode in on a horse-drawn carriage and posed for pictures with children who had been lined up all night. Take a look at the photos from the Christmas festivities and be sure to add …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The annual lighting of the tree and caroling in Park Plaza will commence on Friday night.
With the warm weather, it may not feel like Christmas outside, but the holiday season has arrived and the town of Severna Park is ready to celebrate. The annual lighting of the tree and caroling in Park Plaza will take place on Friday night. “Santa will be coming to town in a horse drawn carriage and we will have various performing groups from Anne Arundel County Schools singing carols and performing,” said Music and Arts manager Greg Bell. “It should be a good time and lots of fun.” Two local schools in particular will be participating in the festivities. Folger McKinsey will be singing in Park Plaza, while Severna Park Elementary will perform at the tree lighting ceremony in the parking lot of Severna Park Chamber of Commerce. “Folger …
Friday, June 22, 2012
The formal wear shop once located in Park Plaza relocated earlier this month.
There are two empty storefronts anchoring California Closets in Park Plaza. The China Buffet, a once popular local restaurant, closed abruptly last year and Bridals by Elena has now relocated to Gambrills. What type of business would you like to see in these empty storefronts? Tell us in the comments.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The free 'First Friday' movies begin next month at Park Plaza in Severna Park.
Summer must be near because the "First Friday Movies Under the Stars" in Park Plaza on Ritchie Highway begins on June 1. Sponsored by the merchants, the shopping center offers the community free outdoor movies on the first Friday of every month beginning in June and runs through October. The first movie is Karate Kid (2010 version) starting at 8:30 p.m. June 1. Before the movie, there will be a live Kung Fu performance by students of the award-winning Jing Ying Institute of Arnold who will have crafts for children, giveaways, and a special prize package moviegoers can enter to win. Free popcorn will be provided by Ace Hardware in Park Plaza. Here's the summer movie lineup: June: Karate Kid (2010 version) movie begins about 8:30 p.m. July: …