PSA for July 17th through July 23rd
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
v July 17 thru August 21st – Take a Tour Tuesday will be held every Tuesday from 9am till 1pm. Visitors can come and take a tour of the school and get more information about the school’s educational program.
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.
The Frederick Senior Center will offer low impact exercise classes called Intro To Fitness. It provides participants with a safe exercise routine under the guidance of certified instructors. Classes are offered daily, Monday thru Friday, at varied times. A suggested donation of $3 per session is requested. For more information please call the Frederick Senior Center at 301.600.5325
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
Frederick County Public Schools will be holding the 2012 Summer Planetarium shows. The Earth and Space Science Laboratory-Ausherman Planetarium is located at 210 Madison Street in Frederick. The schedule is as follows:
-Matinee Planetarium Shows with doors open from 1pm till 4pm for shows at 1:30pm and 2:30pm. $4 per person at the door, $5 per person online.
7/17 – Sea Monsters
7/19 – Astronaut
7/24 & 8/7 – Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure
7/26 – Two Small Pieces of Glass
7/31 – Zula Patrol: Down to Earth
8/2 – Kaluoka’hina: The Enchanted Reef
8/9 – Zula Patrol: Under the Weather
-Evening Planetarium Shows with doors open from 5pm till 8pm for shows at 5:30pm and 6:30pm. $4 per person at the door, $5 per person online. For more information please call 240.236-2694
7/17 – Seven Wonders
7/24 – Black Holes
7/7/31 – 7/31 – Stars of the Pharohs
8/7 – Wonders of the Understood.
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.
Tuesdays, July 3rd and July 17th
Hospice of Frederick County’s Bereavement Program is offering an on-going self-help group designed to provide support to individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. This no-cost program is 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
Mondays, July 9th and July 23rd
Hospice of Frederick County’s Bereavement Program is offering an on-going self-help group from 5pm till 6:30pm designed to provide support to individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. This no-cost program is 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
Sunday, July 15th thru Friday, July 20th
Mountain View Baptist Church invites you to attend its Summer Tent Revival. Service times are Sunday from 10am till 6pm, Monday thru Friday at 7pm, and Tuesday thru Thursday from 9:30am to noon. They are located at 12107 Walnut Point Road in Hagerstown. For more information please call the church office at 301.582.1468
Thursday, July 19th
The Summerfest Family Theatre series presents Billy B. at 10:30am in the Baker Park Bandshell. He teaches children of all ages about natural science, ecology and the environment through song and dance. This performance is open and free to the public., but please bring a canned food item for the Frederick Food Bank.
Saturday, July 21st
The public is invited to connect to the lighter side of children’s lives in the 1800s from 10am till 4pm at the Roger Brooke Taney House, located at 121 South Bentz Street in Frederick. There will be guided tours of the museum and historic site, and activities geared towards younger guests. Crafts and historic games will be held and admission is free. For more information please call Jennifer Winter at 301.663.1188 x104
St. Benjamin’s Lutheran Church will hold a Bull Roast from noon till 3pm. It will be held rain or shine at 700 Krider’s Church Road in Westminster. Tickets are $10 for ages 12 and up, $5 for ages 5-11, and ages 4 and under are free. There will also be music and a silent auction. For more information please call 410.386.6481
Main Street Middletown is hosting their 3rd Annual Date Night on Main Street from 6pm till 11pm. Enjoy a festive evening of great food, delicious wine, carriage rides and live music. Tickets can be purchased at www.mainstreetmiddletown.org
The Historical Society of Frederick County presents it’s Murder and Mayhem Walking Tour, starting at 7:30pm. The one-hour guided tours begin at 24 East Church Street in Frederick and will wind through Frederick’s downtown Historic District. For more information please call 301.663.1188
Sunday, July 22nd
United Steam Fire Engine Company No.3 will hold a Bingo at the Frederick County 4-H Center, located at 3702 Basford Road in Frederick. Doors open at 11am, and games being at 1pm. The cost is $20 and concessions will be available.
Military Days kicks off the Summer Concert Series in Baker Park. Activities begin at 3pm and include military displays and entertainment.
Marvin Chapel United Methodist Church will hold a dedication service at 10am worship to commemorate the rebuilding and reopening of their sanctuary after the fire. All are welcome. They are located at 5101 Woodville Road.