February Health Fair & Food Giveaway

February Health Fair & Food Giveaway

The EPICENTER at Edgewood’s February Health Fair & Food Giveaway will take place on Friday, February 8 from 2-5 p.m., with food distribution beginning at 3.

As we do each month, The EPICENTER will share fresh produce with Harford County citizens in need. We will also feature a broad spectrum of resources for all community members, including free employment support, Empowering Minds Resource Center, and many others.

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. Hope to see you soon!

An EPICENTER Story | SAM | Finding Family

An EPICENTER Story | SAM | Finding Family

Living in his car, Sam walked through the doors of the EPICENTER for the first time as a guest of our Showers in Transition program. That decision changed the trajectory of his life.

It’s like a second family…

Don’t miss the Snowball!

Don’t miss the Snowball!

The EPICENTER at Edgewood couldn’t be more proud to be one of Southern Harford County Rotary’s beneficiaries for its 2019 Snowball, which will take place on Saturday, January 26. Buy your tickets for SHCR’s Snowball today and enjoy a night of food, music, dancing, and more!

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 epicenteratedgewood.org, 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 allison@epicenteratedgewood.org, or by calling 443-981-3742

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 epicenteratedgewood.com

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 epicenteratedgewood.com

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.

Martial Arts Classes Tuesdays & Fridays

Martial Arts Classes at The EPICENTER

Time:

Tuesdays and Fridays 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cost:

The initiation fee is $60, which covers the annual registration fee and the first examination. After that, the annual organizational registration fee is $30. The monthly membership fee is $40, which allows that student to train at any and all regularly scheduled classes. Scholarships to cover part or all of the monthly training fee.

Description:

The Karate program is part of an internationally recognized organization, called JAPAN KARATE-DO RYOBU-KAI (JKR), a traditional Japanese karate organization. JKR is one of the six original karate organization in Japan. More information about JKR is available at the official JKR Web Site: http://www.jkr.com/. The classes are taught by certified black belt members of JKR. The training program includes strikes, kicks, throws, takedowns, joint-lock techniques, as well as traditional Okinawan weapons. The level of technical difficulty is graduated. The students will learn only those techniques that are appropriate for the students’ proficiency level. Currently, the age restriction for these classes are set at 13 years and older.

Donate through your Amazon purchases!

You can help the EPICENTER with a donation through the AmazonSmile program.  Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the EPICENTER.  Just shop Amazon through this link:  http://smile.amazon.com/ch/46-1504860

 

Grand Opening Photos!

Sunday afternoon we celebrated the Grand Opening of the Epicenter! It was a great turn out, with friends and neighbors, dignitaries and kids, kids, kids. Check out these photos from all the fun!

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