PSA for August 14th through August 20th
Marvin Chapel Thrift Shop is now having an end of the season sale. Clothes by the bagful for the whole family, shoes, dishes, household items, artwork, books, etc. The hours are Friday and Saturday from 10am till 2pm. The church is located at 5101 Woodville Road, off of Rt. 144 between New Market and Mt. Airy. For more information please call 301.829.1656.
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine has the following upcoming events:
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is located at 48 East Patrick Street in downtown Frederick. For more information about their events please call 301.695.1864 or visit www.civilwarmed.org
The Pry House Field Hospital Museum is located at 18906 Shepherstown Pike on the Antietam National Battlefield in Keedysville, MD
Mother Seton School will be hosting the following events:
v 2012-2013 Registration is open at the school. Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Transfer Interviews and Shadow Days are now being scheduled. Enroll now. For application and tour please call 301.447.3165 or email email@example.com
This school is located at 100 Creamery Road in Emmitsburg, MD, and for more information about these or other school events please call 301.447.3161 or visit www.mothersetonschool.org
The Frederick County Humane Society is offering the following activities:
v Right now their emergency pet food bank is extremely low on supplies. For the next two months you may drop off pet food and supplies at Copy Doc Business Solutions. They are located at 436 West Patrick Street and their business hours are Monday thru Friday from 7am till 6pm.
The Frederick County Humane Society is the county’s oldest non-profit organization dedicated to helping pets and their families. They are located at 217 West Patrick Street in downtown Frederick.
Saint Anthony Shrine will hold their yard sale and flea market on the first and third Sunday of the month from May thru October. They will be located on the corner of US 15 and St. Anthony Road in Emmitsburg. The cost to sell items is $10 per spot. For more information please call 240.529.2737. Lunch rights (food sales) reserved for St. Anthony Parish.
The American Red Cross Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Blood Services Region is seeking Youth to be greeter and refreshment volunteers at blood drives in the Central Maryland area. A commitment of 1-2 blood drives a month is requested. This position is offered to youth who have transportation, enjoy working with people and have excellent customer service skills. One hour orientation sessions are offered at American Red Cross offices in Frederick County. For more information please call 1.800.272.0094, ext. 1 or email TerryAnn.Karloff@redcross.org
The Frederick County Health Department will hold it’s 2012 Rabies Vaccination Clinics at the following locations:
v June 14th and September 11th at Thurmont Community Park
All clinics will be held, rain or shine, on a walk-in basis from 5pm till 8pm. Each vaccination is $8 payable by cash or check ONLY. All dogs, cats, and ferrets are welcome but, for the safety and comfort of all, need to contained, leashed, or in a carrier.
To show appreciation for those who serve in the U.S. Military, the National Park Service will begin issuing an annual pass offering free entrance to all 397 national parks for active duty military members and their dependents.
The Colorado and New Mexico wildfires have destroyed hundreds of homes and thousands of people are struggling and need your help. Samaritan’s purse has responded with emergency equipment and volunteers are helping families cleanup. To donate or volunteer please visit www.samaritanspurse.org
NorthStar Community Church, located at 11801 Fingerboard Road, Suite 16 in Monrovia has opened a cooling station. This site has the capacity to assist residents with basic necessities to survive the extreme heat conditions this summer. The Cooling Center provides an air-conditioned facility for when the National Weather Service declares a Heat Emergency Advisory. It has free movies, a library, a place to charge electronics and other activities. The site is opened from 9am till 8pm daily through the Heat Emergency Advisory. For more information please call Sharon Blache at 301.401.2456
Every mother wants the best possible start in life for her new baby. That’s why there’s “Baby Blocks,” a new free, online interactive program developed by UnitedHealthcare and available in Maryland to HealthChoice members who are pregnant or new moms. The program is designed to inform women about the importance of prenatal and well-baby appointments. Baby Blocks offers incentives for completing prenatal, postpartum and well-baby visits, earning discount cards for clothing, teething rings and more. Sign up at uhcbabyblocks.com. HealthChoice is a programs of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Calvary Weekday School in downtown Frederick will be celebrating it’s 50 year anniversary this coming school year, and Calvary Weekday still has a few remaining openings in both 3yr. old and 4yr. old classes. For more information please call 301.662.6783.
The Frederick County Division of Parks and Recreation is taking registrations for a variety of recreation programs scheduled for this fall. Space is limited in these programs and pre-registration is required. All of the programs are held in a variety of parks and recreation centers throughout Frederick County for participants of all ages. For a list of programs and details please call 301.600.2936 or visit www.recreater.com
Tuesday, August 7th and August 21st
Hospice of Frederick County’s Bereavement Program is offering an on-going self help group from 2pm till 3:30pm. This group is designed to provide support to individuals who have experience the death of a loved one. This is a no cost program held at their offices, located at 516 Trail Avenue, Suite A. For more information please call 240.566.3030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
August 10th, 11th, 12th, 16th, 17th and 18th
Maryland Ensemble Theater will present Robin Hood Occupy Sherwood at the Jack B. Kussmaul Theater at Frederick Community College. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. For more information please call 301.694.4744 or visit www.marylandensemble.org
Mondays, August 13th and 27th
Hospice of Frederick County’s Bereavement Program is offering an on going self help group from 5pm till 6:30pm. This group provides a safe place where participants can share their stories and express their grief. This no cost program is held at their offices, located at 516 Trail Avenue, Suite A in Frederick. For more information please call 240.566.3030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Tuesday, August 14th
The Wolfsville Ruritan Club will be selling 12 inch cold cut subs for $5 on Wednesday, August 22nd. To place an order please call Doug or Lucille Martin at 301.371.6538 by August 14th. Please leave name, telephone number, and number of subs you would like to order. They will be available for pick up on the 22nd from 4pm till 7pm at the Wolfsville Ruritan Community Park.
Wednesday, August 15th and Thursday, August 16th
The Animal Welfare League of Frederick County will hold Dine for the Dogs at the West Patrick Street and Guilford Drive Ruby Tuesday restaurants. 20% of your purchase will be given to the Animal Welfare League. A special event flyer must be presented to your server. Visit www.awlfc.org or call 301.748.5983 for more information or for your flyer.
Wednesday, August 15th and Saturday, August 18th
Maryland Boater Education Course will be held at Cold Deer Hunting and Fishing Club located at 6130 Mountaindale Road in Thurmont. It will be held from 6pm till 10pm on the 15th and from 8am till 2pm on the 18th. All course materials will be furnished and the cost is $10 cash. Pizza will be furnished for lunch but soda and water will be extra. For more information please call 301.898.5030 between 3pm and 5pm.
Thursday, August 16th
The Historical Society of Frederick County will hold it’s annual Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social from 6pm till 8pm. It will be held at their Heritage Garden, located at 24 East Church Street in Frederick. Their volunteer soda jerks will be serving up cups of vanilla ice cream, dusty road sundaes, root beer floats and other old fashioned sweet treats. Admission, ice cream and other refreshments, and all activities are absolutely free. No reservations or tickets necessary. Just come out and enjoy! For more information please call Kristen Butler at 301.663.1188 x105 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, August 17th
The Frederick Arts Council will hold their 6th Annual Art in the Park Night at Harry Grove Stadium. The stadium will be filled with Plein Air Artists, Stitchers and various marketing booths including Frederick County’s local arts organizations. Tickets are available for just $5 per person at the Frederick Arts Council, located at 15 West Patrick Street in Frederick.
Saturday, August 18th
The Annual Wolfsville Picnic, sponsored by St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and Sunday School will be held at 11am. It will be held at Smith’s Picnic Woods in Maryland Route 17 just north of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. There will be musical entertainment, crafts, garden produce, wood crafts, home baked goods and much more. For more information please call Jennifer at 301.401.3524
Did you know that a woman has a 1 in 8 lifetime risk of developing breast cancer? Mammograms help find breast cancer early and save lives. WVU’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center and your community are working together to bring Bonnie’s Bus screening services to Jefferson County. Bonnie’s Bus will be providing mammograms at the African American Heritage Festival in Charlestown from 8am till 4pm. The bus will be parked at the Wright Denny School. To schedule please call 1.877.287.2272. West Virginia women are welcome!
The Historical Society of Frederick County presents some of Frederick’s most scandalous, nefarious and unbelievable stories as part of it’s Murder and Mayhem Walking Tours. It will start at 7:30pm and the one hour guided tours begin at the Museum of Frederick County History, located at 24 East Church Street in Frederick, and wend their way through Frederick’s downtown Historic District. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $5 for children ages 6-12. Space is limited and for more information please call 301.663.1188 or visit www.hsfcinfo.org/events
There will be a St. Jude 5K held in Baker Park starting at 8am. Registration is just $25. Runners will be able to pick up their packets at If The Shoe Fits in Frederick. For more information please call Tania at 301.928.2737
Fort Loudon will hold their Peach Festival at the Community Grounds from 8am till 2pm. Breakfast sandwiches will be served until 10am, followed by chicken barbeque at 11am. Food and dessert will be available throughout the day. There will also be activities such as a pie eating contest at 10:30am, and a pie baking contest at 1pm. There will also be musical entertainment. Parking and admission are free. For more information please visit www.explorefranklincountypa.com
Sunday, August 19th
The Francis Scott Key Antique Car Club will hold it’s 27th Annual Antique Car Show at the Rose Hill Manor Festival. They are located at 1611 North Market Street. Registration starts at 8am and the show goes on till 3pm. This is to benefit Hospice of Frederick County, the Alzheimer’s Association of Frederick County and Rose Hill Manor Children’s Museum. For more information please call Ray at 301.471.4948
Rose Hill Day will be held at the Children’s Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park. There will be a special WWII Timeline of Living History from 12pm till 4pm with soldiers, displays, activities and demonstrations. Also an ice cream social from 12pm till 3pm with lawn games, toys and kids activities. For more information please call 301.600.1650 or visit www.rosehillmuseum.com