Events around town
Mar. 7, 2002




Get healthy

Multicultural Health, Agency and Educational Fair, 10 a.m. ­ 2 p.m., March 9. Sponsored by the Frederick County Health Department and the Brunswick CASS Program for the benefit of the residents of Frederick County. Frederick County Health Department Auditorium. 301/834-6869.

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Maple Syrup Heritage Festival, 10 a.m. ­ 3 p.m. on March 9, 10, 16 and 17. Maryland Rangers will demonstrate tree tapping and sap boiling with talks every hour on the hours. William Houck Area of Cunningham Falls State Park, Thurmont. $1. 301/271-7574.

Incinerator meeting

Thursday, March 7

Alzheimer's Evening Support Group meeting, 6:30 ­ 8 p.m. Caregiving currently unavailable. Frederick County Department of Aging, 520 N. Market St., Frederick. 301/696-0315.

Frederick Ski Club meeting, 7 p.m. T.J. Meadows Restaurant, 175 Thomas Johnson Drive, Frederick. Leslie 301/694-1980.

FCC Aviation Maintenance Club features Maynard Hill, 7 p.m. FCC Hangar, 330 Bailes Lane, Frederick Municipal Airport, Frederick. 301/846-2532.

Friday, March 8

Frederick Senior Center. Strength training 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Aerobics 11:45 ­ 12:45 a.m., Musical Fun 11:30 a.m., Canasta 12:30 a.m. 520 N. Market St., Frederick. 301/631-3525.

Thurmont Senior Citizens' Center. Income tax assistance 9 ­ 11 a.m., Shopping at Trout's Jubilee Foods 1 p.m., Art group 1 p.m. 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 301/271-7911.

Life After School Transition Fair, 9:30 a.m. ­ 2:30 p.m. For high school juniors and seniors with disabilities. JBK Theater, Frederick Community College, 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick. 301/846-2409.

Knights of Columbus Friday Lenten Fish Fries, 5 ­ 8 p.m. Fried or baked fish, cole slaw, roll and french fries, fish sandwich, pizza and more. $7. St. John's Literary Institute at Prospect Hall, 889 Butterfly Lane, Frederick. 301/695-2633 ext. 6917.

Positively Single meeting, 7:30 p.m. Come hear Christine Maccabee, a Christian folk singer and songwriter, in concert. Bring a snack to share. Frederick Church of the Brethren, 201 Fairview, Frederick. 301/695-5174 or 301/416-8739.

Saturday, March 9

"Puppy Parenting 101," 9 ­ 10:30 a.m. Frederick County Humane Society, 5712-D Industry Lane, Frederick. $5. 301/694-8300.

Thurmont Senior Citizens' Center. Income tax assistance 9 ­ 11 a.m., Canaries rehearsal 12:45 p.m., Volunteer dinner 6 p.m. 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 301/271-7911.

Slippery chicken pot pie luncheon and bake table, 11 a.m. ­ 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Auxiliary to the Middletown Volunteer Fire Company. $7 adults, $3.50 children 6-10. Middletown Fire hall, Middletown. 301/371-6727.

Independent Hose Company open recruitment, noon ­ 4 p.m. For anyone who would like to become a volunteer firefighter or emergency medical technician. The Independent Hose Company No. 1, 310 Baughman's Lane, Frederick. 301/624-9774.

Basket bingo. Doors open 12:30 p.m., games begin 2 p.m. Sponsored by Walkersville Athletic Boosters. New Midway Fire Hall, New Midway. $15 in advance, $20 at door. 301/845-7759.

"Ranger Careers for Women," 1 p.m. Requires advanced reservation by calling the Catoctin Mountain National Park Service Visitor Center. 301/663-9388.

Frederick County Genealogical Society lecture, 1 p.m. Topic will be historical and genealogical researching in Montgomery County. Homewood at Crumland Farms, 7407 Willow Road, Frederick. Free. 301/831-5781.

Frederick Nonprofit Building Supply will be closed for business for Volunteer Saturday. We need volunteers to help with warehouse projects and will be closed Saturday. Sue deVeer 301/662-2988.

Sunday, March 10

Animal Welfare League pet adoptions, 1 ­ 4 p.m. Satellite adoption of cats, dogs and guinea pigs from the animal shelter and the Animal Welfare League foster care program. Frederick Towne Mall. 301/631-3734.

"Discover GPS," 1:30 p.m. Requires advanced reservation by calling the Catoctin Mountain National Park Service Visitor Center. 301/663-9388.

Monday, March 11

Frederick Senior Center. Aerobics 9 a.m. ­ 10 a.m., Strength training 10:30 a.m., Arthritis exercise 11 a.m., Wheel of Fortune 12:30 a.m., Art class 1 ­ 3 p.m. 520 N. Market St., Frederick. 301/631-3525.

Mission of Mercy medical care, 9 a.m. ­ 4 p.m. Free medical care to anyone that is poor, homeless, uninsured or underinsured. Appointment requested. Frederick Church of the Brethren, 201 Fairview Ave., Frederick. 301/631-2670.

Participants needed for pre-school program, 9:40 ­ 11:30 a.m. or 12:15 ­ 2:30 p.m. Middletown High School is seeking participants for 10-week program. Six openings for each session available. $50. 240/236-7407.

"Fire in the Glen," 7 p.m. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with an energetic duo that brings their own branch of 'Celtic Eclectic' accents to traditional Irish, Scottish and Cape Breton styles. Hospitality Room of the Knott Athletic Complex, Mt. St. Mary's College, Emmitsburg. 301/271-7721.

Athletic Boosters meeting, 7 p.m. Room 2160 at Gov. Thomas Johnson High School, 1501 N. Market St., Frederick. 301/663-4684 or 301/662-2895.

Tuesday, March 12

Thurmont Senior Citizens' Center. Crafts/quilting 9 a.m., Exercise with Maggie 9:30 a.m., Birthday party with music by Wilson Craddock at noon. 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 301/271-7911.

The ABCs of Long Term Care, 10 ­ 11 a.m. A Morgan Stanley seminar. Call to reserve a seat. The Patrick Center, 30 W. Patrick St., fifth floor. Leslie Gluesing 301/644-2384.

Frederick Senior Center. Warm-up group 10:15 ­ 10:45 a.m., Strength training 11 a.m., Ceramics 12:30 ­ 2:30 p.m., Bingo 12:35 p.m. 520 N. Market St., Frederick. 301/631-3525.

JTA Workforce Development Center. Orientation 10:30 a.m. ­ 12:30 p.m. 7340 Executive Way, Suite U, Frederick. 301/846-2255.

Brunswick Senior Citizen Center. Birthday party 12:30 p.m. 12 East A St., Brunswick. 301/834-8115.

"Teens and Risky Behavior: Warning Signs for Parents," 7 ­ 8:30 p.m. Mel Castle, school psychologist and Suzi Borg, Frederick County Hotline will discuss issues that parents worry about: drugs, alcohol, driving accidents, suicide and other life-threatening behaviors. N. Frederick Elementary School, 1001 Motter Ave. Frederick. 301/694-9002.

Potomac Valley Fly Fishers meeting, 7 ­ 9 p.m. Features Mark Kovach who has guided on the Potomac near Harpers Ferry for 20 years. Learn how to read the water, locate fish, and choosing flies. Ely Building at Maryland School for the Deaf, 101 Clarke Place, Frederick. 301/607-4357.

Historical Society lecture, 7:30 p.m. Presentation by Roelkey Myers and Jack Griffin on the Frederick County Sports Hall of Fame. Winchester Hall Meeting Room, first floor, 12 E. Church St., Frederick. Free. 301/663-1188.

Wednesday, March 13

JTA Workforce Development Center. Career Assessment 8:45 a.m. ­ noon, Resumes and Applications 1 ­ 3 p.m. 7340 Executive Way, Suite U, Frederick. 301/846-2255.

Frederick Senior Center. Strength training 9 a.m., Arthritis exercise 11 a.m., "Sing A Long" with Bill Powell 12:30 p.m., Bridge/Pinochle 12:30 p.m., Line dancing 12:30 ­ 1:45 p.m. 520 N. Market St., Frederick. 301/631-3525.

Thurmont Senior Citizens' Center. Crafts/quilting 9 a.m., Shopping in Frederick 1 p.m. 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 301/271-7911.

Brunswick Senior Citizen Center. Game day 1:30 p.m. 12 East A St., Brunswick. 301/834-8115.

The Men's Republican Club of Frederick County meeting, 5:30 ­ 7 p.m. Attorney Rand Weinberg of Weinberg & Weinberg will present an update on the new Frederick County zoning proposals. Tauraso's Restaurant, 6 East St., Frederick. 301/416-1910, ext. 126.

Divorce recovery support group, 7 ­ 8:30 p.m. Advanced registration required. Families Plus!, 35 E. Church St., Frederick. Free. 301/694-9002.

Thursday, March 14

Frederick Senior Center. Quilting, 9 a.m. ­ 2 p.m., Strength training 11 a.m., "Cancer Prevention" 12:30 p.m. 520 N. Market St., Frederick. 301/631-3525.

"Outreach for Veterans," 9 a.m. ­ 3 p.m. An Outreach team from Martinsburg VA Medical Center will enroll veterans in VA Healthcare and provide blood pressure screenings. Please bring a copy of DD 214 (discharge) and Social Security numbers of all dependents. American Legion Post 11, 1450 Taney Ave., Frederick. 800/817-3807.

Thurmont Senior Citizens' Center. Exercise with Maggie 9:30 a.m., Game Nite 6:30 p.m. 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 301/271-7911.

Brunswick Senior Citizen Center. Frederick shopping trip 1 p.m. 12 East A St., Brunswick. 301/834-8115.

Mission of Mercy medical care, 1 ­ 4 p.m. Free medical care to anyone that is poor, homeless, uninsured or underinsured. Appointment requested. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Parish Hall, 103 N. Church St., Thurmont. 301/694-3733.

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