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may

1………………… Served with Grace Free Community Meal, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 5:30-7 p.m. Open to all.

1………………… Law Day, Thurmont Senior Center, 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free Advance Medical Directives for Seniors; sign up for half-hour appt.  with lawyer.  301-271-7911.

1………………… Lego & Wee Build Creation Night, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. All ages welcome. 3-5:30 p.m. 717-794-2240. Also: May 8, 15, 22.

2………………… Every Tuesday is Coloring Club, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 3-5 p.m. All ages welcome. 717-794-2240. Also: May 9, 16, 23, 30.

2………………… Scherenschnitte, German Papercutting, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6 p.m. New members welcome. 717-794-2240.

2………………… Line Dancing, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont.  10-11 a.m. Free. Also: May 9, 16, 23 & 30. 301-271-7911.

3………………… Zumba Gold for Seniors, 806 E. Main St., Thurmont.  9:30-10:15 a.m. $24/8 sessions or $5 each. Also: May 8, 10, 15, 17, 22 & 24. 301-271-7911.

3………………… 50/50 Bingo,  Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont.  1-3 p.m. Open to  public.  Must be 18 to play.  $5 to play (specials, pickle jar); $1 coverall last game. Free snacks. Also: May 17. 301-271-7911.

3………………… Coffee Club, Community Room, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 3-5:30 p.m. Mingle w/gang for coffee, tea, puzzles, board games, coloring books, etc. Food donations appreciated. 717-794-2240. Also: May 10, 17, 24, 31.

3………………… VITT (very important teens and ‘tweens) Night, Community Room, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6-7:30 p.m. Hang out or play WII, board games, do puzzles, eat snacks, watch movies, make movies, etc. 717-794-2240. Also: May 10, 17, 24, 31.

4………………… Memory Café, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 12-2 p.m. Lunch & activity for those w/memory loss and/or Alzheimer’s and their caretakers. Sponsored by Somerford  of Frederick.  RSVP: Teresa 301-271-7911.

5………………… Flower Ring Craft, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. $2 each (taught by Joanie Freeze). Beautiful rose rings made w/pipe cleaners, choice of red or pink. See sample at center; sign up & pay. 301-271-7911.

5,6…………… Smoke on the Mountain Homecoming, presented by Thurmont Thespians, Saint John’s Lutheran Church, 15 N. Church St., Thurmont. 7 p.m. $15/person.

5,6…………… Indoor Yard Sale, Homewood at Frederick (Crumland Farms), 7407 Willow Rd., Frederick, MD. May 5: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; May 6: 8 a.m.-noon. 301-644-5600 or go to www.homewoodfrederick.com.

5,6…………… Yard Sale, Wolfsville Ruritan, 12708 Brandenburg Hollow Rd., Myersville, MD. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Spots available $15. Rain or shine.

6………………… Emmitsburg Lions Club’s Chicken BBQ & Yard Sale, Corner of S. Seton Ave. & Rt. 15 (next to Zurgables Hardware), Emmitsburg. BBQ: 11 a.m. until sold out; Yard Sale: 7 a.m. (reserve table $10). Rain date: May 7. Info./reserve space: Zurgable Hardware 301-447-2020.

6………………… Common Market Watershed Cleanup, Catoctin Watershed, 6010 Mountaindale Rd., Thurmont. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. Cleaning up roadside of Frederick Watershed as part of 29th Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup. Sign up so they may provide appropriate supplies & food. https://www.commonmarket.coop/events/watershed-cleanup/.

6………………… 2017 Asian Heritage Month Festival, Baker Park, 121 N. Bentz St., Frederick, MD. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free event. info@aacfmd.org; aacfmd.org.

6………………… Story & Craft Hour, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 11 a.m. 717-794-2240. Also: May 13, 20, 27.

6………………… His Place Car Show, Mother Seton School, 100 Creamery Rd., Emmitsburg. Benefits Mother Seton School & Hospice of Frederick County. Registration 8 a.m.-noon; judging noon-2 p.m.; awards 3 p.m. Free to attend. Info./register: Bill Kuhn billykuhn1971@yahoo.com.

6………………… Dance w/John & Peggy Offutt and the “Back Roads Band,” Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 5-8 p.m. (doors open 4 p.m.). Admission by donation; 50/50 drawing; food available. 301-271-7911. Overflow parking behind police station or park across the street in elementary school parking lot.

6………………… Wolfsville Ruritan Yard Sale, 12708 Brandenburg Hollow Rd., Myersville, MD. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Rain or shine. Spots avail. $15.

6,7…………… Sarah’s Garden Social, Harriet Chapel, 12625 Catoctin Furnace Road in Thurmont. May 6: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; May 7: Noon-4 p.m. Event created as memorial tribute to young Sarah Chandler, whose ashes are buried in the church’s Memorial Garden. Event offers plants, flowers, baked goods, gifts for Mother’s Day, bee keeping demonstration, live music, delicious food, Blessing of the Animals & much more. 301-271-4554.

6,7…………… 6th Annual Spring in the Village, Art at the Furnace, hosted by Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, 12607, 12610 & 12625 Catoctin Furnace Rd. (thoughout village of Catoctin Furnace), Thurmont. May 6: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; May 7: noon-5 p.m. Crafts, tours, music, demos & much more. Free admission. www.catoctinfurnace.org.

7………………… Smoke on the Mountain Homecoming, presented by Thurmont Thespians, Saint John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Creagerstown. 2 p.m. Admission: pay what you can.

7………………… Cash Bingo, Cascade Sons of the American Legion, 14418 MacAfee Hill Rd., Cascade, MD. Doors open 11 a.m.; early bird games 12:45 p.m. Refreshments avail. No alcoholic bev. allowed. Also held on June 4, July 9 & Aug. 6, Sept. 10, Oct. 1, Nov. 5 & Dec. 3.

7………………… Eagle Scout Court of Honor Dalton Wine & Devin Wine, Boy Scout Troop 270, Lewistown Vol. Fire Dept., 11101 Hessong Bridge Rd., Frederick, MD. 3 p.m. Potluck: please bring side dish. RSVP (by Apr. 30): Rich Wine 240-285-1996 or Nancy Wine 240-439-9973.

8………………… Mackenzie’s Light Bereavement Class (meets 2nd Monday each month), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6:30 p.m. Discussion leader: Colt Black of Black’s Mortuary in Thurmont. Anyone impacted by the loss of a loved one is welcome. Colt 240-288-1300 or Facebook.

9………………… Frederick Co. Health Dept. 2017 Rabies Clinic, Farm & Home Srvs. – Brunswick, 630 Souder Rd., Brunswick, MD. 4-7 p.m. Rain or shine. $8/animal (cash or check). Dogs, cats & ferrets (3 months of age or older). Please have animal properly contained, leashed or in carrier. 301-600-1717.

9………………… Cup n’ Saucer Flower Arrangement Craft for Mother’s Day, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. $3 each cup. See sample at center; sign up & pay. 301-271-7911.

9………………… Mother Seton School Take-a-Tour Tuesday, 100 Creamery Rd., Emmitsburg. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 301-447-3161 or email Amy Myles amymyles@mothersetonschool.org to set up a private tour. www.mothersetonschool.org.

9………………… Mother Seton School STEM-tastic Pre-K, 100 Creamery Rd., Emmitsburg. 9-10 a.m. Make special take-home craft for Mom; enjoy snack & playtime with Pre-K students. Free for ages 2-5. RSVP: Amy 301-447-3165 or amymyles@mothersetonschool.org.

11……………. Somerford Assisted Living Hosting Education Series for Caregivers and Those Diagnosed w/early onset Alzheimer’s or Dementia, Somerford House Bistro, 2100 Whittier Dr., Frederick, MD. 12:00 p.m. The Alzheimer’s Association teaching classes. Classes held simultaneously & include FREE lunch. Classes held May 11, 18 & 25. 301-668-3900.

11……………. Myers – Durboraw Funeral Home P.A. Lunch & Learn, Emmitsburg Senior Center, 300 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 11 a.m. Learn about options & benefits of Advance Funeral Planning, followed by Q&A. Reserve free meal & seat: Michelle Reichart 410-848-3933.

11……………. “Insurance 101” Talk by the MD State Insurance Agency, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Presentation with questions to follow & handouts. 301-271-7911.

11……………. Monthly Birthday Party, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1:30 p.m. (Note time change). Cake & ice-cream; youngest & oldest birthday people get free lunch coupon. Call a day ahead to order lunch (cost: $6): 301-271-7911.

11……………. Free Movie: Sixteen Candles (Rated PG), Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6 p.m. 717-794-2240.

12……………. Mother Seton School May Crowning Procession & Prayer Service, 100 Creamery Rd., Emmitsburg. 10:15 a.m. Free to public. www.mothersetonschool.org.

12……………. Thurmont Art & Wine Stroll, Main St., Thurmont. 6-8 p.m. Entertainment on the square by Paul Zelenka. A Thurmont Main Street event. Meet local artists; wine tastings from local wineries; Gnarly Artly drawing session. www.thurmontmainstreet.com.

12……………. Painted Gourd Birdhouse or Butterfly House w/Nancy Rice, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 9:30-11:30 a.m. $5. See samples at center; choose which one & sign up/pay. Class limited to 12 people (first come, first served). 301-271-7911.

12,13….. Guardain Hose Company’s Flower Sale & Chicken BBQ, Fire Station, N. Church St., Thurmont. Large assortment of hanging baskets & potted plants—May 12: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; May 13—8 a.m.-1 p.m. Chicken BBQ—10 a.m. both days.

13……………. Creagerstown Community Dinner, St. John’s Lutheran Church Parish House, 8619 Blacksmill Rd., Creagerstown, MD. Noon-5:00 p.m. Served family-style. $16/adult; $7/ages 6-10; Free/ages under 6. Carryout: $17. Pot Pie: $5. Baked goods & fancy table. Proceeds benefit Cemetery up-keep & lights.

13……………. 17th Annual Mid-Maryland Celtic Festival, Mount Airy Fire Department Carnival Grounds, 1003 Twin Arch Road, Mount Airy, MD. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Family-oriented. Honors veterans and wounded warriors. Celtic rock, traditional songs, bagpipes & dance stage. Rain or shine. Benefits Saint Andrew’s Society of Mid-Maryland. $15 in advance; $20 at gate; $15 Active Duty Military (w/ID); Free/ages 12 & under. Marianne Elliot 240-818-8283. www.midmarylandcelticfestival.com.

13……………. Bark in the Park, Utica Park, 10200-B Old Frederick Rd., Frederick, MD. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Off-leash areas, agility course, doggie fashion show (noon), prizes, demos, exhibits, vendors & more. $5/dog (limit 2). Registration: 301-5600-2936 or www.recreater.com/31/Events.

13……. Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrating Completion of Phase 1 East End Park Inclusive Play Area, 804 E. Main St., Thurmont (behind Thurmont Senior Center), Thurmont. 10 a.m.

13……………. Cash Bingo, sponsored by Thurmont Lions Club, Guardian Hose Co. Activities Bldg., Thurmont. Doors open 5 p.m.; Bingo 6:45 p.m. King Tut, tip jars, specials, door prizes, raffles, 50/50. $20 in advance; $25 at door. Must be 18 to play. Bring in non-perishable food item for special drawing. Nadja Muchow 410-299-4074 or 717-398-2663.

13……………. Thurmont Main Street Matinee: Sing, Main Street Center, 11 Water St., Thurmont. 2 p.m. Free matinee; free popcorn. www.thurmontmainstreet.com.

14……………. Mt. View Ministries Host Joyce Igo, 103 Apples Church Rd., Thurmont. 10:30 a.m. Everyone welcome.

14……………. Moravian Music Sunday w/Hosanna Choir (8 a.m.) & Bells of Grace Handbell Choir (10:30 a.m.), Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. Open to all.

15……………. Seton Center Community Workshop: “Protecting Yourself in an On-line World,” 16840 South Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Presented by Dan Keller, IT Director for Daughters of Charity-Ascension Health. Registration required: 301-447-6102, ext. 17 or www.setoncenter.org/our-programs/build-your-resources/.

15……………. Mother Seton School Fine Chorale & Band Performance, 100 Creamery Rd., Emmitsburg. 9:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. Free to public. 301-447-3161 or www.mothersetonschool.org.

16……………. Emmitsburg Community Chorus Concert, St. Joseph’s Ministries, 331 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 7 p.m. Free & open to public.

16……………. Summit Stitchers Quilting Club, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 5:30 p.m. New members always welcome. 717-794-2240.

18……………. Woodsboro Bank Community Blood Drive, 143 Frederick Rd., Thurmont. 12:30-6 p.m. Schedule your live-saving donation: American Red Cross 1-800-RED-CROSS or 301-271-4944.

19……………. Catoctin Voices Evening of Poetry, The Creeger House, 11 N.Church St., Thurmont., 7-9 p.m. Featured Poet: Marian Cannon Dornell. Open mic precedes. 301-418-3375.

19……………. Marie Free Seated Massage, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $1/minute. 301-271-7911.

20……………. Strawberry Festival & Albert’s Yard Sale, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 17015 Sabillasville Rd., Sabillasville. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 301-241-3287.

20……………. Wing Dinner, Emmitsburg Fire Hall, W. Main Street, Emmitsburg. Doors open 5 p.m. 6:00-9:00 p.m. Benefit Jayden’s Journey through PPFinc.org. $20/person. 301-305-1016.

20……………. Yard Sale, Monocacy Church of the Brethren, 13517 Motters Station Rd., Rocky Ridge. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Benefits Monocacy Church of the Brethren Youth Fellowship. Deb Eyler at 301-271-7396.

20……………. “Before the Flood” film, Thurmont Main Street Center, Water Street, Thurmont. 2:00 p.m.

21……………. Emmitsburg Trails Workday, Rainbow Lake, Hampton Valley Road, Emmitsburg. 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Refreshments, giveaways, BBQ after work in town. todonnell@emmitsburgmd.gov.

21……………. Emmitsburg Community Chorus Presents Its 50th Annual Spring Concert, Apples Church, 7908 Apples Church Rd., Thurmont. 3 p.m. Features medley of songs from Broadway musical, Les Miserables’. Free & open to public. Free-will offering.

21……………. Chicken Bar-B-Q, Lewistown Ruritan, US 15 North and Fish Hatchery Road, Lewistown.

22……………. Mackenzie’s Light (drug awareness support group), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6:30 p.m. Representative of the Thurmont Police Dept. will speak & lead discussion. Anyone impacted by family drug abuse is welcome. Becky 301-524-8064 or Facebook.

22-27… 35th Annual MSS Carnival, 100 Creamery Rd., Emmitsburg. Sponsored by Mother Seton School. Rides by Russ Amusement. Bingo every night, live nightly entertainment, food & more. Monday is Alumni Night (rain date: Tuesday). MSS alumni who check in receive a special gift and may enter to win door prize. www.mothersetonschool.org.

23……………. Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home P.A. Lunch & Learn, Carriage House Inn, 200 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 11:30 a.m. Learn about options & benefits of Advance Funeral Planning, followed by Q&A. Reserve free meal & seat: Michelle Reichart 410-848-3933.

23……………. Thurmont Senior Center Annual Birthday Party, Thurmont AMVETS, 26 Apples Church Rd., Thurmont. Doors open 5 p.m.; dinner 6 p.m. $13/person. Sign up & pay by May 12: 301-271-7911.

24……………. Honoring Veterans for Memorial Day, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E.Main St., Thurmont. Noon. Sponsored by Blacks Funeral Home. Free lunch for all seniors who sign up by May 23. Short presentation honoring Veterans; short talk about Veterans Benefits w/question time to follow. Sign up: stop by or call 301-271-7911.

25……………. Free “Adults Only” Movie: Patriots Day (Rated R), Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 717-794-2240.

26……………. Elly Jenkins Dept. of Aging, Thurmont Senior Center, 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call or stop by to sign up for half-hr. appt: 301-271-7911.

26……………. St. Joseph’s Ministries Giving Free Grip Tests, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Stop by for free grip test w/Amanda Crawford & get info. on strengthening your grip. 301-271-7911.

26……………. From Shangri La to Camp David – History Presentation, Myersville Firehall, 301 M Street, Myersville, MD. Free.

26,27….. Yard Sale, Saint Anthony Shrine, 16150 St. Anthony Rd., Emmitsburg. Baked goods/food starting 8:30 a.m. Yard sale space $10/day (must bring own table/s). Helen Reaver 301-447-6431 or Parrish Office 301-447-2367.

27……………. Thurmont Main Street Matinee: Yankee Doodle Dandy, Main Street Center, 11 Water St., Thurmont. 2 p.m. Free matinee; free popcorn. www.thurmontmainstreet.com.

27……………. Thurmont Shop N’ Sip, Thurmont. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Shop N’ Sip specials at each business. Postcards will be distributed & stamped at each participating business for grand prize drawing valued at $500. A Main Street Event. www.thurmontmainstreet.com.

27,28….. Repticon Baltimore Reptile & Exotic Animal Show, Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Rd., Timonium, MD. Begins 10 a.m. Family-oriented fun for everyone. $10/adult; $5/ages 5-12; Free/ages under 5. RepticonEvents@repticon.com.

31……………. Prize Bingo, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 2-3 p.m. Play free bingo w/prizes. Sponsored by St. Joseph’s Ministries. 301-271-7911.