PSA for March 19th through March 25th
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
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 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.
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
Monday, March 18th
Tuesday, March 19th
Frederick County Public Schools invites the community to attend STEM Standards of Practice: Supporting College and Career Readiness. It will take place at
Join members of the
Wednesday, March 20th
The Historical Society of Middletown will hold a dinner auction at the Amvets Post #9 on
There will be a backpacking skills and gear clinic at the Evangelical Reformed Church on
Thursday, March 21st
Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent Terry Alban is holding a third town hall from 7pm till 8:30pm at
The American Red Cross will hold a
Friday, March 22nd
The 11th Annual Art in Bloom will be hosted this year by the Hagerstown Garden Club, and will display art using floral arrangements. This event is free and open to the public. The preview reception will be held from 6pm till 8pm and the cost is $30 per person. This will allow the attendee to be the first to view the arrangements while they are at their greatest perfection and freshness.
Friday, March 22nd and Saturday, March 23rd
Saturday, March 23rd
Eagles #1067 on
Wolfsville Volunteer Fire Company will hold a country breakfast from 7am till 10am. The cost is $7 for adults, $6 for senior citizens, $3.50 for children ages 6-12, and children under 6 are free. For more information please call 301.293.4374
The Frederick County Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee invites you to Make It Happen!, a special day for families of children with special needs. It will held at
The Inwood-Bunker Hill Lions Club will hold their Annual Spring Dinner, Dance and silent auction will be held starting at 6pm at the Heritage Hall in Inwood, WV. Music will be by DJ Eric Patterson of Power Company. The money raised from this event goes to
Sunday, March 24th
The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will host featured presenter Jim Kern at 2:30pm in conjunction with the Museum’s current exhibition of the 80th Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon. The cost is $5 for non-members and free for Museum members and children under 12. For more information, or for tickets, please call 301.739.5727
Monday, March 25th
The Middletown Lions Club is holding an Open House at Amvets Post #9 on