PSA for February 12th through February 18th
Marvin Chapel Thrift Shop is now offering all winter clothing at 50% off. 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
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine has the following upcoming events:
v “Bringing the Story of War to Our Doorsteps: Rediscovering Alexander Gardner’s Antietam Photographs” will be displayed at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine from December 14th thru February 28th. For the first time since the Civil War, Mathew Brady’s famous 1862 photographic exhibition “The Dead of Antietam” will be reproduced.
v The Pry House Field Hospital Museum will remain open all winter long with special hours. Weekends through the end of May, Saturday and Sunday from 11am till 4pm. A donation of $3 per person is suggested.
v Saturday, February 9th the National Museum of Civil War Medicine will hold a talk on The Evolution of Military Medicine: The Letterman Plan 1862 to 2012 by Greg Susla. It will be held from 2pm till 3pm in the Delaplaine-Randall Room. The program is free and included in the Museum admission fee.
v The Pry House Field Hospital Museum will hold Marching to the Beat, that will feature different musicians from around the region to serenade visitors in the exhibit gallery with songs and instrumentals from the 1860s.
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is located at
The Pry House Field Hospital Museum is located at 18906 Shepherdstown Pike on the Antietam National Battlefield in Keedysville, MD
v Registration is open for Fall 2013. All are welcome and financial air is available. You can also call to schedule a personal visit and receive school information.
This school is located at
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
v The 2013 Quick Fix for Cats will be held in the months of February and March. This low cost spay/neuter program is being done in cooperation with 15 participating veterinary practices. The cost is $25 per male cat, and $35 per female cat. For details visit www.fchs.org or call the FCHS at 301.694.8300 ext. 0.
The Frederick County Humane Society is the county’s oldest non-profit organization dedicated to helping pets and their families. They are located at
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 Frederick Rescue Mission is now offering showers for the homeless and they are in dire need of toiletries. Please help with a donation of shampoo, soap, deodorant or other toilet articles that can be dropped off at the Rescue Mission or at Copy Doc next to Comcast on
The Frederick County Public Schools Earth and Space Science Lab’s Ausherman Planetarium will be holding the following events for the upcoming season. Doors are open from 5pm till 8:30pm for shows at 5:30pm, 6:30pm, and 7:30pm. They are located at
Tuesday, February 12th and Thursday, February 21st – Wonders of the Universe
Tuesday, February 26th and Thursday, March 7th – Forces of Nature
March 12th, 21st, and 26th – Wildest Weather in the Solar System
Attention Veterans. The Korean War Veterans Organization is a federally chartered organization. Membership is open to Veterans who served in the Armed Forces from June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955 and Veterans who served a tour of duty in
Trinity School of Frederick will hold Admissions Open Houses from 9:30am till 11am on the following dates: February 21st, March 6th and 21st, and April 17th. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also visit www.TrinitySchoolofFrederick.org or call 301.228.2333 and they are located at
The Frederick Rescue Mission is holding Operation Closet Cleanout to gather new or used winter wear for those in need. They are in need of coats, hats, boots, scarves, sweaters and blankets. Drop off locations are Dutch’s Daughter Restaurant, Fitzgerald Auto Mall, Ideal Buick GMC Hyundai, Select Seconds, Shockley Honda, and U2SA Thrift and Gift Shop.
Saturday, February 16th
The Middletown Lions Club will hold a pancake breakfast to support eye testing and diabetic children. The breakfast will include sausage and sausage gravy, fruit salad, French toast, biscuits, potato tots, chocolate milk, breakfast pastries and pancakes. It will be held at the Middletown Fire Hall from 7am till 11am. The cost is $7.50 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 6-10, under 6 is free. For more information please call Phyl Thompson at 301.371.9429
Thorpewood in Thurmont will host a performance by Ruut from 6pm till 9pm. Advance tickets are $25 and will also be available at the door for $30. For more information please call Thorpewood at 301.271.2823
Rohrersville Ruritan Club will hold a ham, oyster, and turkey dinner from 1:30pm till 5pm. The meal includes mashed potatoes, filling, green beans, sauerkraut and dessert. It will be held at the Rohrersville Ruritan Schoolhouse and the cost will be $15 for adults, $7.50 for children ages 6-12, and children 5 and under are free. For more information please call 301.791.2369 or on the day of the supper at 301.432.5541
The Jefferson Ruritan Club will sponsor a turkey, country ham and fried oyster family-style supper from 12pm till 5pm at the
Sunday, February 17th
Unsettle Frederick, a foreclosure defense group for people in or nearing foreclosure, will hold a meeting at
The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will hold “Hearts at War: Civil War Valentines and Love Letters from the Collection of the Museum of the Confederacy”. This event will be held at 2:30pm and will include a rich collection of wartime love letters, valentines and home-made items of affection. Tickets will be $5 for non-members and free to Museum members. Tickets can be obtained by calling 301.739.5727 or at the door day of the event.
Monday, February 18th
The Wolfsville Ruritan Club will be sponsoring a Country Butchering on March 1st and 2nd. Available will be pork products, including fresh pork cuts, uncured hams, sausage, ponhaus, pubbin’ and cracklins. Orders MUST BE PLACED by Monday, February 18th by calling Geraldine Miller at 301.293.2926 or Sarah Spade at 301.293.2281. Orders will be available for pickup on Friday, March 1st from 5pm till 7pm and on Saturday, March 2nd from 8am till 11am at the