Community Notes


HOWARD COUNTY NOTES

THE HOWARD COUNTY 4-H DAY CAMP All youth, ages 8 (as of January 1, 2021) through 14, are welcome to apply. Applications will be accepted until June 21, 2021 or until spaces are filled. Fee: $200 Week. The fee includes snacks, and drink, supplies, other educational materials, postage for mailings, and insurance. Some of a few camper activities include arts and crafts, outdoor cooking, nature and science classes, shooting sports, and many more activities. Registration will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Please keep in mind 4-H members will received preferred status prior to Monday June 7, 2021. After that date, it will be open to all youth (ages 8-14) and placement will continue until spaces filled. In order for your application to be processed you need to have the following submitted to the University Maryland Extension Howard County Office. (University of Maryland Extension 4-H Camp 3300 North Ridge Road Suite 240 Ellicott City, MD 21043). Mark your calendars- Parent orientation will be held on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 6 p.m. virtually a link will be sent once application is processed. Need-based scholarships are available for those who qualify. Registration Application at: https://go.umd.edu/2021HowardCountyCamp Payments processed on line at: https://go.umd.edu/HowardCountyCampPayment or make check payable to the "Howard County EAC". For more information, please contact Chris Rein by email at crein@umd.edu.

ALL DAY HAPPY HOUR! recurring weekly on Sunday, 11am-10pm, presented by The Periodic Table Restaurant and Bar, 8808 Centre Park Drive, Columbia. Call 410-753-0299 for more information.

HANDEL: MESSIAH & MORE recurring daily thru Dec 5, Columbia Pro Cantare, 8510 High Ridge Road, Studio 17, Ellicott City, MD. Free. Visit http://www.procantare.org for more information.

MALL WALKING AT THE MALL IN COLUMBIA recurring daily, 6am-11am, The Mall in Columbia 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 1600 - Management Office, Columbia, MD.

DURUFLE REQUIEM recurring daily thru March 6, 2022, Columbia Pro Cantare, 8510 High Ridge Road, Studio 17, Ellicott City, MD. Call 410-696-2888 for more information. Free.


CARROLL COUNTY NOTES

CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT July 17 9am-9:15pm & July 18 9am-3pm. Visit info@unionmills.org for more information.

SECRET GARDEN REGGAE WINE FESTIVAL July 18, 12-7pm, Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 South Center St., Westminster, MD. Complimentary glass and tasting by Dejon Vineyards Basignani Winery Special Guest Winery TBA featuring: Eclipse International Band and Special Guest Band TBA hosted by Neil Mattei 88.9 and April Watts music by DJ Smally The Golden Touch DJ Mr Muzik DJ Tanz Davon on percussions rain or shine event tents, chairs, food, juices, water allowed. No oustide alcohol permitted.

JOB FAIR July 22, 11am-3pm, 15 North Main Street, Mt Airy. The Plumbery Home Center parking lot. Rain or shine. Will be moved inside if inclement weather.Convenience Catering on site to feed everyone and anyone free lunch 11am to 3pm. No charge for anything just come and see if job there's a job for you. 15 to 20 different employers on site ready to hire. Lots of different job positions open from trade positions in plumbing and septic, retail, restaurant staff, bartender, school personnel, office positions, etc, etc. etc.!!! Bring friends and family, come as you are and see if there is a fit for you if you are looking for employment!! The Plumbery Home Center/WRF & Son Plumbing, Mt Airy Bowling Lanes, J&P Restaurant, Mt Airy Inn, The Green Turtle, DMS Sign Connection, The Goddard School, Superfoods on Main Street and Milby Company to name a few,

VIRTUAL PRINCESS BALLET Thursdays, June 24-July 29 from 6-6:45pm. Virtual (Zoom). 6 sessions. Ages 5-6. Visit https://ccrec.recdesk.com/Community/Program/Detail?programId=505 for more information.

FIRST SATURDAY NIGHT presented by Stone Chapel UMC, August 7th, featuring The Carroll County Ramblers. Doors open at 5:30pm, show starst at 7pm. Refreshments available. Free will offering will be collected. Masks optional. Stone Chapel UMC, 1448 Stone Chapel Rd, New Windsor, MD.

CARROLL COUNTY 4-H & FFA July 30-Aug 7, Carroll County Agriculture Center, 706 Agricultural Center Dr, Westminster, MD Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair Will be open to the public this year! Please visit the Fairs website for more information and complete fair schedule.

CLOGGING Intermediate/Advanced Mondays, June 21-August 16 (No class 7/5), from 4:30-6pm at Robert Moton Center. 8 sessions. Ages 12+. Visit https://ccrec.recdesk.com/Community/Program/Detail?programId=499 for more information.

BEGINNER CLOGGING Mondays, June 21-August 16 (No class 7/5) from 6-6:30pm at Robert Moton Center. 8 sessions. Ages 8+. Visit https://ccrec.recdesk.com/Community/Program/Detail?programId=500 for more information.

1ST ANNUAL CARROLL COUNTY HOT AIR BALLON FESTIVAL August 29, 1-7pm. Admission: $20 Adults and kids 12 and over; $5 for kids 6-12, children under 6 are free. Ticket sales: Admission fee per person may be paid on line in advance (recommended). General Admission Parking is free. VIP parking available for a fee. Carroll County will become home of the first annual Carroll County Balloon Festival. The beautiful setting at the Carroll County Agriculture Center was selected so we may delight our spectators, balloon pilots, passengers, sponsors, and vendors. What a beautiful flying area for our pilots and passengers! For those of you who have experienced other balloon festivals in Maryland, we invite you to attend and enjoy all of our many balloon activities. For those of you who have not attended a balloon festival before, prepare to be thrilled! Please visit our website: carrollcountyballoonfestival.com for all the details for both days of the event.

FIRST SATURDAY NIGHT presented by Stone Chapel UMC, October 2nd, featuring Canaan's Land Bluegrass Bands. Doors open at 5:30pm, show starst at 7pm. Refreshments available. Free will offering will be collected. Masks optional. Stone Chapel UMC, 1448 Stone Chapel Rd, New Windsor, MD.

MASON-DIXON JEEP GATHER, Oct 17, 10am-3pm. Come out and see a large collection of Willys and Jeeps at the historic Union Mills Homestead. Since 2008, this is one of the largest vintage Jeep shows on the East Coast. This year is the 15th Anniversary of this annual event. See World War II and Korean War era military Jeeps and the civilian Jeeps and utility vehicles that are the grandfathers of today's Jeeps & SUVs. Jeeps can be entered into one of three categories at the show: Best Military Jeep, Best CJ (Civilian Jeep) and Best Non-Jeep. The non-jeep category features Willys trucks and station wagons. Everyone in attendance will vote on each of the three categories to name the winners. Visit info@unionmills.org for more information.

OAKLAND UM CHURCH CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY BAZAAR Please join us Nov 5, 9am-7:30pm & Nov 6, 9am-2pm for Crafts, Pinecone & Gift Baskets, Wreaths, Gifts in a Jar, Silent Auction, White Elephant, Cakes, Cookies, Nuts, Soups & Sandwiches. Oakland United Methodist Church Hall, 5971 Mineral Hill Rd, Sykesville, MD. Free event.

CHRISKINDLMARKT Nov 20, 11am-4pm. Come and join us for a German-style Christmas Mart. Food and drinks will be available to purchase, along with a variety of hand-crafted and unique gifts from vendors in the Grist Mill and Tannery. A portion of the historic Homestead will be decorated and open for you to visit. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season at Union Mills, celebrating our German heritage! Visit info@unionmills.org for more information.

FIRST SATURDAY NIGHT presented by Stone Chapel UMC, December 4th, featuring Salem Bottom Boys. Doors open at 5:30pm, show starst at 7pm. Refreshments available. Free will offering will be collected. Masks optional. Stone Chapel UMC, 1448 Stone Chapel Rd, New Windsor, MD.

CHURCH TO HOLD FOOD PANTRY Ebenezer United Methodist Church will hold the "Rock of Help" Food Pantry for anyone in the community in need of food from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at the new food pantry building, behind the church, 4901 Woodbine Road, near Winfield. Non-perishable foods, assorted frozen foods, plus a non-food household item are available. Due to COVID restrictions, the food pantry currently is strictly drive-through. Church staff will put pre-loaded bags of food in your car. The food pantry will be held July 17, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20 and Dec. 18, 2021. The church is one-half mile south of Liberty Road on Woodbine Road. Information: call the church office at 410-795-6136 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; e-mail eumcwinfield@gmail.com; or go to www.ebenezerumchurch.org.


FREDERICK COUNTY NOTES

DOG DAYS AT LINGANORE! Bring your furry friends out July 15, 4-8pm for an evening of fun, wine, and food. They'll be able to run in our dog park while you enjoy a glass of wine, food from our featured food truck, and live music. Music: Jason Teach 5-8pm. Food Truck: Pop-Up Poutine 4-7pm.

STORY CHOICE THURSDAYS! VIRTUAL July 15, 4-4:30pm Get ready to vote with the other participants as to how the story goes! Majority rules! Vote right up front when the librarian offers a choice of which story to read -- and keep casting your vote as the plot continues! How will the story end? It's up to all of you! No registration is needed. This program is geared for elementary schoolers and their families. Join here: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82779301430 pwd=bzM1ODJkdS95cGlUZ2U1T1BnMWl5dz09.

STREAMING WITH TUBI - VIRTUAL SENIOR PLANET TECH LECTURE July 15, 4-5pm. Join MCPL & Senior Planet Montgomery for a virtual tech lecture series! Lectures take place on three Thursdays per month from 4-5pm, hosted by the Olney & Aspen Hill branches. Tubi is a popular free online streaming service and app that offers thousands of movies and TV shows. During this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to sign up for a Tubi account. You'll also learn how to search for and save movies and TV shows. https://zoom.us/j/95496714371.

DOG DAYS AT LINGANORE! Bring your furry friends out July 22, 4-8pm for an evening of fun, wine, and food. They'll be able to run in our dog park while you enjoy a glass of wine, food from our featured food truck, and live music. Music: Sparrow Smith 5-8pm. Food Truck: Craving Potato Factory 4-7pm.

TOMORROW'S ANTIQUES - TIME TO SAY GOODBYE After 30 yrs in business, we will be closing our doors. Tag sale, July 22-24th, 8a-2pm, 50 West Main Street, New Market, MD.

DOG DAYS AT LINGANORE! Bring your furry friends out July 29, 4-8pm for an evening of fun, wine, and food. They'll be able to run in our dog park while you enjoy a glass of wine, food from our featured food truck, and live music. Music: Sookey Jump Duo 5-8pm. Food Truck: Pop Up Poutine 4-7pm.

CARILLON RECITALS IN BAKER PARK thru August 15, 12:30-1pm, recurring weekly on Sundays. Baker Parker Carillon, Baker Park, Frederick, MD. Free. 301-788-2806.

VINYASA YOGA Saturdays thru September 18, 1-1:45pm, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 5103 Pegasus Ct, Frederick, $10 Drop in Rate.

DRUM CIRCLE AT SKY STAGE May 7 thru Oct 1,5:30-6:30pm, recurring monthly on the 1st Friday, Presented By Frederick Arts Council. Sky Stage, 59 S. Carroll St., Frederick, MD. 301-662-4190. Free/donations accepted.

SKY POP! PRESENTED BY FREDERICK ARTS COUNCIL recurring monthly on the 1st Sat, May 1 - Oct 2, 11am-3pm, Sky Stage, 59 S. Carroll St., Frederick, MD. Free. 301-662-4190

JESSE JAMES DAY 78/14/2021, 9/11/2021, 10/23/2021, 11am, 1pm, 3pm, Walkersville Southern Railroad, 34 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville, MD. Adults:$14; Seniors 55+: $12; Kids 2-12: $10; Kids under 2 free when riding on a lap. 301-898-0899

YOGA IN THE VINES 4/25, 5/23, 6/27, 7/25, 8/22, 9/2, 10/24, 11am-12pm, Loew Vineyards, 14001 Liberty Road, Mount Airy, MD. $20. 301-831-5464

ONE VAST HOSPITAL, CIVIL WAR WALKING TOUR in Downtown Frederick, recurring weekly on Saturdays 2-3pm thru October 30, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St, Frederick, MD. $15 and Free for Museum Members. Tickets include the tour and Museum admission. 301-695-1864.

DINNER TRAINS 8/7/2021, 9/4/2021, 10/2/2021, 11/6/2021, 6-8pm, Walkerville Southern Railroad, 34 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville, MD. Adults $91 (Includes tax and gratuity); Children 12 and under $67 (Includes tax and gratuity). 301-898-0899.

TAKE A TURN AT THE WHEEL 2nd Sat of the month, March 12-Nov 13, 2021, 6-9pm, Frederick Clay Studio, 119 N. East St., Frederick, MD. $100 Registration Fee.

THE BOULDER YARD 5714 Industry Ln., Unit E, Frederick, MD. As Frederick's new premiere rock climbing facility, our success is achieved by means of providing our community with the convenience of diverse health and fitness methods under one roof. Specializing in "bouldering", our 6000 square foot facility currently has 3000 square feet of bouldering surface with "problem ratings" from beginner to advanced which change every five weeks keeping our members satisfied with new problems throughout the year. The main floor also includes free weights, boxing equipment, and hang-boards for other training techniques. The second floor provides a hardwood floor studio for yoga, group fitness, and MMA classes with room for twenty plus members and classes for all ages. 301-228-9368.


MONTGOMERY COUNTY NOTES

INTEGRAL TAI CHI - VIRTUAL July 15, 2:30-4pm. Join us as we practice Integral Tai Chi in an informal, friendly relaxed setting. Integral Tai Chi is a series of exercises, relaxation techniques, and a type of meditation that combines Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and meditation. This meeting is a virtual event that will be conducted through Zoom. Join our Event Here: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87344306041 or Dial In: 301 715 8592; Meeting ID: 873 4430 604.

FAMILY STORYTIME AT MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY Vitrual event, July 15, 6-6:30pm. Join us live for Family Storytime via Zoom! Filled with diverse stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage young children of all ages to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning and introduce them to the culture of reading. Join our Family Storytime here: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84507637492?pwd=R1ZYZ3ZQVjMwTGE4TUVTMEU4cVNKUT09 or Dial In: 301-715-8592; Meeting ID: 845 0763 7492

ROCKVILLE MEMORIAL AFRICAN AMERICAN BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Virtual, July 15, 6-8pm. Join us on July 15, 2021 to discuss The Toni Morrison Book Club, by Bennett, Brown-Claude, Jackson & Williams. If you would prefer a hard copy of the book, please make a Holds 2 Go appointment and enter "African American Book Discussion Group" under the "unique requests" field. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the branch at 240-777-0140.

GONG & SOUND MEDITATION every 2nd & 4th Wednesday, 6:30-7:30pm, starting June 9, Blueberry Gardens Healing Center, 237 Ashton Road. Contact Josh for info and preregistration (required) @ Congajosh@gmail.com / 443-324-6639. Suggested contribution $15-$25.


GENERAL NOTES

GAYLE HARROD BAND July 16, Cat's Eye Pub, 1730 Thames Street, Baltimore, MD. The Gayle Harrod Band bring their Blues, Soul, R&B, Pop/Rock, and original music to the stage 9:30pm to Close! Music that inspires, connects and captivates, but most of all it will move you. Their momentous and soulful sound is the work of powerhouse vocalist, Gayle Harrod, supported by the solid, engaging instrumental performances, rich vocal harmonies and professional musicianship of her band. A diverse, fun, funky, and eclectic play list of both covers and original music, spanning multiple genres and generations, will assure that everyone is having a good time and keep them on the dance floor all night long.

JOSIE BALTIMORE July 17, 12-3pm, at the Cat's Eye Pub, 1730 Thames Street, Baltimore, MD.