Events

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Apr
30
Tue
Neighborhood Story Hour – April
Apr 30 @ 10:30 am

 

Bring the little ones to The Hawthorn Center to enjoy some classic stories and meet other parents/grandparents/caregivers in your neighborhood. Free! Coffee and kid-friendly snacks provided. No registration required – just show up ready for fun!

 

This month: In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month, we’ll be exploring jazz music through stories and songs.

 

 

Note: this month Story Hour takes place on a Tuesday.
(We’re going to continue alternating days of the week to accommodate more of our preschool friends.)

Jul
12
Fri
Summer Bingo!
Jul 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Summer Bingo! @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

 

Why should Bingo take a vacation, when it’s the perfect vacation activity? Join us for Summer Bingo on Friday, July 12 from 7-8:30pm (Doors open at 6:30). Free admission & snacks, cheap cards & drinks, fun for the whole family! No registration required.

Jul
24
Wed
Neighborhood Story Hour – July
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am

 

Bring the little ones to The Hawthorn Center to enjoy some classic stories and meet other parents/grandparents/caregivers in your neighborhood. Free! Coffee and kid-friendly snacks provided. No registration required – just show up ready for fun! While school is out, older siblings are invited to attend – we’ll have pencil puzzles and other activities to keep them occupied 🙂

 

 

This month we’ll be reading about America’s Favorite Pastime, with a special Baseball-loving guest!

 

Jul
31
Wed
Family Pool Party
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Pool Party @ Hawthorn Pool | Columbia | Maryland | United States

It’s that time again! Our annual family pool party will take place at the Hawthorn Pool on Wed, July 31 from 6-8 pm. Enjoy pizza, drinks, dessert, and a DJ who will provide music and games. It’s the best party of the year, and it’s FREE! You must be a CA assessment-paying Hickory Ridge resident and you must pick up tickets in advance. Tickets will be available at the village office starting June 21 (the first official day of summer!) Proof of residency is required, and you may ONLY pick up tickets for people living in your home. Please note that kids under 18 must be accompanied by an adult, with at least one adult for every 3 kids.

 

Tickets available beginning June 21.
Space is limited, so get your tickets early!

Sep
13
Fri
Family Bingo Night
Sep 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Family Bingo Night @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Prizes! Fun! Snacks! Help us kick off another season of our ever-popular Family Bingo Night on Friday, September 13 at The Hawthorn Center. Doors open at 6:30, bingo runs 7-8:30 pm. Free admission and plenty of free snacks! Bingo cards 5 for $1, drinks $1 each. Bag dinners welcome. No registration required unless you’d like to reserve a table (parties of 5 or more).

Bring an item for the Howard County Food Bank and receive a free bingo card!

Oct
15
Tue
Neighborhood Story Hour – October
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am
Neighborhood Story Hour - October @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

 

STORY HOUR IS BACK 🙂

Bring the little ones to The Hawthorn Center to enjoy some classic stories and meet other parents/grandparents/caregivers in your neighborhood. Coffee and kid-friendly snacks provided. FREE! No registration required – just show up ready for fun!

Oct
30
Wed
Halloween at the Hickory Ridge Village Center
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Trick-or-Treat! Kimco Realty and the Village Center merchants will be hosting their annual pre-Halloween event on Wednesday, October 30th at the village center. Enjoy magical entertainment from 5-6 pm followed by trick-or-treating at the village center shops. Stop by the Hickory Ridge table for a special treat too. Wear your costume and bring your treat bag! All children must be accompanied by an adult. The event is FREE and no registration is required. Please Note: This event will take place RAIN OR SHINE.

Nov
20
Wed
Neighborhood Story Hour – November
Nov 20 @ 10:30 am
Neighborhood Story Hour - November @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Bring the little ones to The Hawthorn Center to enjoy some classic stories and meet other parents/grandparents/caregivers in your neighborhood. Coffee and kid-friendly snacks provided. FREE! No registration required – just show up ready for fun!

Dec
13
Fri
Pizza with Santa
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pizza with Santa @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Santa is coming to The Hawthorn Center – don’t miss your chance to have dinner with the Jolly Guy himself!

Enjoy pizza, cookies, cocoa, and some surprises, plus chat with Santa and leave with a souvenir photo.

 

Tickets are $5 per person for Hickory Ridge residents and $8 per person for non-residents/outparcel.
Tickets must be purchased in advance, and will be available at The Hawthorn Center beginning Friday, November 8.

Space is limited, so get your tickets today!

Dec
18
Wed
Neighborhood Story Hour – December
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am
Neighborhood Story Hour - December @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Bring the little ones to The Hawthorn Center to enjoy some classic stories and meet other parents/grandparents/caregivers in your neighborhood. Coffee and kid-friendly snacks provided. FREE! No registration required – just show up ready for fun!