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November Health Fair & Food Giveaway


The EPICENTER at Edgewood’s November Health Fair & Food Giveaway will take place on Friday, November 9 from 2-5 p.m., with food distribution beginning at 3.

As we do each month, The EPICENTER will partner with Tabitha’s House and share fresh produce with Harford County citizens in need. We will also feature a broad spectrum of resources for all community members, including the following services:

  • Free blood pressure screenings
  • Employment Readiness Specialist
  • Free Narcan training (emergency opioid overdose treatment)
  • Free vision screenings*
  • Info on free and low-cost healthcare for seniors and qualifying citizens
  • Harford County Health Department Care Coordination Plus and Medical Assistance
  • Catholic Charities Early Head Start Program
  • Free cancer prevention services
  • Mountain Christian Church
    *Opportunities to receive free or low-cost glasses may be available for qualifying individuals.

We encourage you to spread the word about our Health Fair & Food Giveaway in your offices, on social media, or with anyone you know who may benefit. You may also share our Facebook event.
Please contact Lauren Savard at or 443-981-3742 Ext. 618 with any questions (email best).


Before & After School Program


The EPICENTER is now enrolling for the 2018-19 Before and After School Program The Zone.  Our Before School Program will be a new addition this year.  We are so happy to have the opportunity to provide our community with a safe, fun and nurturing environment for children to come before and after school each day.

The program is open for kindergarten through 8th grade students. The hours of the program will be 6:30AM drop off for the Before School Program and 6:30PM pickup for the After School Program. The cost of the Before School Program will be $25 per week and After School Program will be $55 per week which includes transportation to and from school if needed.

Transportation is available to and from the following Harford County Schools:

  • Magnolia Middle School
  • Edgewood Middle School
  • Edgewood Elementary
  • Joppatowne Elementary School
  • Magnolia Elementary School
  • Deerfield Elementary School
  • William Paca/Old Post Elementary School
  • Riverside Elementary

Here is a quick overview of the programs:

Before School Program

A Healthy breakfast will be provided each morning along with small group structured games, moderate gym activities, completion of homework if needed, and or a quiet restful place for your children.

After School Program

  • Dinner is served daily
  • Math & reading tutoring as well as homework assistance by certified staff
  • Age appropriate Gym activities
  • Basketball
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Lego Club
  • Mentoring Program

You can register online at, or come into the Epicenter Mon.-Fri. 12pm-6pm.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact our Director of Children’s Programming at, or by calling 443-981-3742

Epic Golf 2018

2018 EPIC Golf and a Thank You to Our Partners

The EPICENTER would like to say a huge thank you to our partners that helped to make the 2018 EPIC Golf Challenge in support of our summer camp a success.

Epic Golf 2018EPIC Golf 2018 pic 2




EPICENTER Team Serves at Regatta

On Saturday, June 16th, our EPICENTER Team was proud and honored to serve during the Senator Bob Hooper House Hospice Regatta 2018!

Regatta Team 2018

Regatta 2018 Team pic 2


FREE Credit Management Workshops

What are some ways you can build, maintain, and protect your credit? Come to one of APGFCU and Harford Community Action Agency’s Credit Finesse workshops here at The EPICENTER on Thursday, April 12th. Workshop will take place from 1-2 p.m., and an identical workshop will take place from 2-3.

See flyer for more information, and as always, feel free to pass this on to anyone you know who might benefit!


2017 Year-in-Review Now Available

The EPICENTER at Edgewood was able to empower the Edgewood community in many ways in 2017. To read more about them, check out our 2017 Year-in-Review.


Internet Cafe’

Starting August 30th – Tuesday – Friday, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

New Internet Cafe’ hours for the Fall.  If you need to use the internet to surf the web, complete a job application or just play a game please feel free to come in any time Tuesday thru Friday between the hours of 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Someone will also be available to make copies or send a fax for you if needed.  If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us at 443-981-3742 or at


Open Gym

Starting August 30th Tuesday – Friday  12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Monday 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Bring a friend and experience a friendly game of basketball.  The gym is open for those 18 years of age and older.  Please make sure to bring an ID and your basketball skills.  If you have any questions give us a call a 443-981-3742 or at


Weekly Recovery Programs

Al Anon Tuesdays, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Al-Anon is for anyone who has been affected by alcoholism. If you are concerned about someone else’s drinking, the Al-Anon program can offer help.   For more information call Sheri P. 443-207-6804

Alcoholics Anonymous Thursdays, 7:30 pm

AA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hop with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Narcotics Anonymous Fridays, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

NA atmosphere provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network for addicts who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.


Edgewood Farmers Market

Edgewood Farmers Market is back, starting May 12th Until October 20th from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM!

The EPICENTER is hosting the Edgewood Farmers Market right here at 1918 Pulaski Hwy.  Come out and support local farmers and businesses.