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Rambling Rose: Happy Father's Day To All The Daddies!

6/14/2019, 6 a.m.
Just say it’s not so— Father’s Day is just as big in Baltimore/Washington area as Mother’s Day!
The New Ebony Gospel Singers are one of many acts that will be performing at the “Big Father’s Day Gospel Celebration at Brown’s Memorial Baptist Church located at 3215 W. Belvedere Avenue on Sunday, June 16, 2019 starting at 4 p.m. For more information, call: 410-358-9661.

Hello everyone, I hope everyone is well and if not, just keep the faith, it will get better.

Just say it’s not so— Father’s Day is just as big in Baltimore/Washington area as Mother’s Day! Well put me on the record that Father’s Day weekend is just as popular as Mother’s Day. Girlfriend, let me tell you that there is so much going on, I couldn’t get it all in my column this week. “Terrible situation!” So ladies you know what to do, it’s the fathers, grandfathers, husbands, significant others, brothers, sons, uncles or who ever played the role of father in your life— it’s now your turn to show them how much you care and love them.

Baltimore Night Club Promoter, Carlos Hutchins is sponsoring a “Pre-Father’s Day Fisherman’s Club Annual Picnic on Saturday, June 15, 2019 to St. Benedict’s Picnic Grove in Reading, Pennsylvania. Buses leave 10 a.m. from Corinthian’s Parking lot, 7107 Windsor Mill Road. For more information, call 443-963-5711.

Baltimore Night Club Promoter, Carlos Hutchins is sponsoring a “Pre-Father’s Day Fisherman’s Club Annual Picnic on Saturday, June 15, 2019 to St. Benedict’s Picnic Grove in Reading, Pennsylvania. Buses leave 10 a.m. from Corinthian’s Parking lot, 7107 Windsor Mill Road. For more information, call 443-963-5711.

I guess I better get started!

The Father’s Day Jazz Fest has a line-up of six bands including the Baltimore School for the Arts Big Band; the Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra; The Kings of Crownsville; the Women of Baltimore Jazz Collective; the Eric Kennedy Trio; and Da B’More Brass Factory. There will be food and kids’ activities, all at St. John’s Episcopal Church at 3009 Greenmount Avenue in Baltimore on Sunday, June 16, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Richard Calloway, owner of the Personality Hall located at 2014 Harford Road is hosting his Annual “Father’s Day Crab Feast, on Sunday, June 16, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a full buffet dinner, BYOB, free crabs, DJ music. For more information, call 410-366-3342.

Richard Calloway, owner of the Personality Hall located at 2014 Harford Road is hosting his Annual “Father’s Day Crab Feast, on Sunday, June 16, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a full buffet dinner, BYOB, free crabs, DJ music. For more information, call 410-366-3342.

The African Griot Book Fair will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Druid Hill Park in the Lakeside Pavilion Area Grove Road. The festival includes children vendors, entrepreneurs, authors from the DMV, Hip Hop, Plant based menus, story tellers, drum circle, free books, bike rides, poets, guest speakers, youth steel drum orchestra, magician, yoga and a lot more. For more information, call 410-940-7498.

Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra is one of the headliners at the “Father’s Day Jazz Fest” on Sunday, June 16, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at St John’s Episcopal Church at 3009 Greenmount Avenue in Baltimore. It is free and open to the public.

Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra is one of the headliners at the “Father’s Day Jazz Fest” on Sunday, June 16, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at St John’s Episcopal Church at 3009 Greenmount Avenue in Baltimore. It is free and open to the public.

My dear friend, Bilal Ali is hosting “A Night of Smooth Jazz and R&B” on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Quality Inn Ballroom, 1800 Belmont Avenue in Windsor Mill. The event includes dinner and concert starting at 7 p.m. For more information, call 443-540-7797.

“It is time to celebrate the men in our lives!,” according to officials from Forum Caterers as they host a “Father’s Day Feast with live entertainment on Sunday, June 16, 2019 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 4210 Primrose Avenue. The menu will blow your mind and it will be fit for a king, including: salad bar; fried fish; BBQ ribs; pit beef; fried chicken; macaroni and cheese; rice and gravy; green beans; collard greens; rolls; cornbread; hot and cold beverages; and cash bar. For more information, call 410-358-1101.

Renowned pianist and vocalist, Eartha Lamkin along with her husband John Lamkin and his band, Bob Butta, Michael Hairston, Michael Graham, Jesse Moody and vocalist Bruce Henderson will perform at the Randallstown Community Center located at 3505 Resource Drive in Randallstown.

Renowned pianist and vocalist, Eartha Lamkin along with her husband John Lamkin and his band, Bob Butta, Michael Hairston, Michael Graham, Jesse Moody and vocalist Bruce Henderson will perform at the Randallstown Community Center located at 3505 Resource Drive in Randallstown.

Okay, this is enough to get you started. More activities are listed with the photos on the page. Before I go, I want to extend a long stem red rose to all the fathers— Happy Father’s Day! I got to go now, but remember if you need me, call me at 410-833-9474 or email me at rosapryor@aol.com. UNTIL THE NEXT TIME, I’M MUSICALLY YOURS.