PSA for March 12th through March 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 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 Thursday, March 21st – The Frederick County Civil War Roundtable Meeting will be held from 7:30pm till 8:30pm. It will be in the Delaplaine-Randall Room of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Lectures are free and this discussion will be on The Gilmore and Mosby Train Robberies.
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.
v March 18-22 is Penny Power Week. You can help by donating your loose change (and dollars) to your favorite student or directly to the school. Students collect all week and compete against the other classes to win their own ice cream party. All proceeds go to the school’s technology program.
v March 19th – Take a Tour Tuesday and Science Fair.
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 26th and Thursday, March 7th – Forces of Nature
March 12th, 21st, and 26th – Wildest Weather in the Solar System
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 email@example.com
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.
Safe Kids of Frederick County is having free checks of car seats/booster seats. The “Keep Kids Safe” checkpoints will be at the following locations from 1pm till 4pm:
February 24th @ Fire Station 31, Westview Fire Station,
April 28th @ Fire Station 25,
June 30th @ Fire Station 33, Spring Ridge Fire Department,
August 25th @ Fire Station 16, Woodsboro Vol Fire Department, Woodsboro
October 27th @ Fire Station 8, Myersville Vol Fire Department, Myersville
For questions please call Michele Bowman at 301.600.2091
The American Cancer Society is looking for 300,000 adults in the
PNC and the IRS are offering free tax services and fast access to refunds. The services are being offered at the
St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Libertytown will hold their Friday Night Lenten dinners from 5pm till 7pm in Sullivan Hall as follows:
v March 22nd – burrito bowls, fixin’s bar, chips & salsa, quesadillas, corn, chocolate éclair cake, iced tea, lemonade, water
The cost is $7 each for ages 12 and up, $4 each for children ages 5-11, ages 4 and under are free. Maximum family rate is $35 for parents and children. For more information please call 301.898.5111 or visit www.stpeter-libertytown.org
Amateur and professional photographers of all ages are invited to participate in the Historical Society of Frederick County’s second annual Byerly-Rothwell Photography Contest. The contest seeks to encourage individuals to discover local history through the camera’s lens. Possible subjects include, but are not limited to, historic structures, historical objects, places of historical significance, important events, notable individuals, and traditional activities. Cash prizes of up to $150 are awarded to the top three photos in four divisions: Adult-Amateur, Adult-Professional, Student-Primary, and Student-Secondary. A prize for best in show is also awarded to the top overall entry. Photographs entered in the contest will be on display at the
Friday, March 1st thru Sunday, March 17th
The Francis Scott Key Lions Club is conducting a book drive to benefit local
Barbara Fritchie Candystick Restaurant,
McDonald’s Restaurant, Frederick Shoppers World,
Friday, March 15th
The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts Annual Membership Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 21st from 9am till 11am. Breakfast starts at 9am in the Howard and Anne Kaylor Atrium and ends with the review of the year in the Bowman Concert Gallery. To attend, please RSVP by March 15th. For more information please call 301.739.5727
Friday, March 15th and Saturday, March 16th
The Thrift Shop of Seton Center in Emmitsburg is holding a $5 bag sale on Friday from 10am till 4pm, and on Saturday from 10am till 3pm. Shoppers are given a grocery sized bag by the
Friday, March 15th thru Sunday, March 17th
The Clear Springs Lions Club proudly presents its 62nd Annual Minstrel/Variety Show. This is a musical celebration that will be held in the Clear Spring High School Auditorium at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, and at 2pm on Sunday. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for children and students, and pre-school children are free. All persons attending must have a ticket. On Friday the Band Boosters will hold their Spaghetti Dinner from 5pm till 7pm, on Saturday the Athletic Department will be serving a roast beef supper from 5:30pm till 7pm, and on Sunday the Athletic Department will hold a soup and sandwich sale starting at 11:30am. Dinners are not included in the ticket price for the show and are paid separately.
Saturday, March 16th
The YMCA of Frederick County is proud to announce the 4th Annual Comedy & Magic Spectacular coming to the
AARP and the Washington County Commission on Aging would like to announce the upcoming AARP Driver Safety class from 9am till 1pm at the Halfway Volunteer Fire Company in
The Union Bridge Vol Fire Company is holding their St. Patty’s Dance from 8pm till midnight. Music will be by Big Jack/ACDC Tribute Band. Must be 21 to attend and the cost is $15 per person. For more information please call Cheryl at 410.775.7780
The Taneytown Lions Club’s 2013 spring pancake breakfast will be held from 6am till 11am in the building on the Taneytown Fire Department’s Carnival Grounds on
Serious researchers, amateur genealogists, and the plain curious are invited to see what the Frederick County Archives and
Frederick Church of the Brethren will hold their Annual Eggstravaganza Event at
The Rohrersville Ruritan Club will hold their ham, oyster and turkey dinner from 1:30pm till 5pm 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 you can call 301.432.5541
Sunday, March 17th
Christ Reformed UCC Church in
Pleasant Valley Fire Hall will hold a St. Patrick’s Day Feed Fundraiser from 2pm till 8pm. There will be a DJ, great food, games of chance and more. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. For more information please call 443.547.9144 or 717.476.2149
Monday, March 18th
The American Diabetes Association and the Frederick County Diabetes Coalition will show clips of “Choices”, the second film in HBO’s Weight of the Nation series. It will be held at the
Wednesday, March 20th
The Historical Society of Middletown will hold a dinner auction at the Amvets Post #9 on