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1………………… Memory Café, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. Noon-2 p.m. Lunch & activity for those with memory loss and/or Alzheimer’s and their caretakers. Sponsored by Somerford  of Frederick.  Call Teresa at 301-271-7911 at least 24 hrs. in advance to RSVP.

2………………… First Friday Fun, Children’s Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick, MD. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Ages 2-4. Story, activities & craft. $5. Pre-registration recommended: 301-600-2963 or www.recreater.com.

2………………… Fort Ritchie Community Center Speaker Series Event: Canine Warrior Connection, 14421 Lake Royer Dr., Highfield-Cascade, MD. Pioneering organization that helps wounded Warriors reconnect w/life, their families, their communities & each other. Presented by Rick Yount, Executive Director. 6:30 p.m. $15/person; $25/couple. Register: www.thefrcc.org or 301-241-5085.

2………………… Thurmont American Legion Post 168 Entertainment: Jimmy Jones, 8 Park Ln., Thurmont.

3………………… Art on the Deck (hands-on abstract drawing instruction with artist Mark Hatfield), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 1 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

3………………… Grace Rocky Hill Church Strawberry Festival, 10825 Coppermine Rd., Woodsboro, MD. 4 p.m. Music by Rivers Bend Band.

3………………… The Frederick County Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Meeting, Edenton Retirement Community, Manor House, 5800 Genesis Ln., Frederick, MD. 10 a.m., followed by social time. Everyone welcome. Janice 301-988-3838.

3………………… Summer Reading Program: “Glamping Palooza,” Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Set up your glamping site (glamorous camping) on the green. Story hour 11 a.m. Prizes for best glamping site. Register by May 31: 717-794-2240.

3………………… Bus Casino Trip for the Gregory Brashears Memorial Fund. $45/person.  Lori Long 301-748-6007.

3………………… Cornhole 4 A Cause Tournament Fundraiser, Hosted by Barkers 4 Blood Cancer benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, American Legion Post 168, 8 Park Ln., Thurmont. $20 donation per team. Teams of two; three-game guarantee; double-elimination format. Doors open 10 a.m. Cash prizes, raffles, 50/50, tip jars, silent auction. Open to public. Registration info.: pages.lightthenight.org/md/westmd17/barkers4bloodcancer.

3………………… Bags For Ben’s Bunch Cornhole Tourmanent to Benefit six-year-old Ben Myers, 13702 Graceham Road, Thurmont. 11 a.m. $40/team. All proceeds go to Ben and his family to pay for therapy, equipment & other medical expenses not covered by insurance. Food, raffles & prizes. Register: call or text Renee Lawyer 301-639-4585.

3………………… Step Back in Time with Author Terry Miller, Main Street Center, 11 Water St., Thurmont. 2 p.m. Admission is FREE. A $5 donation will be made to “Save the Creeger House Fund” for each book sold.

3………………… Thurmont Main Street Farmers Market, Municipal Parking Lot, South Center St. (behind PNC Bank), Thurmont. 9 a.m.-noon. Every Sat. thru Sept. 23. www.thurmontmainstreet.com.

3………………… Civil War Tour at The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, at 339 South Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 1:30 p.m. Offered every Sat. thru Sept. 2. $10/person. Free parking. Sign up (not required ahead of time): email office@setonshrine.org.

4………………… Celebration of Pentecost with Holy Communion, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 9:15 a.m. Open to all.

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

5………………… Lego and 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 held: June 12, 19, 26.

5………………… Clothes Closet, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 6-7:30 p.m.  Church Secretary 301-271-4511.

5………………… Zumba Gold for Seniors, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10:15-11 a.m. $24/8 sessions or $5 each. 301-271-7911. Also held: June 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28.

6………………… Line Dancing at the Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10-11 a.m. Free. 301-271-7911. Also held: June 13, 20, 27.

6………………… Nighttime on the Deck is all about Rabbits, Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6:30 p.m. Courtesy Thurmont Lion’s Club. www.fcpl.org.

6………………… Presentation of New Book: Heaven Our Eternal Home by Rev. Wesley Glass & John Sipes, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1 p.m. Limited number of free books will be given.

6………………… 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 held: June 13, 20, 27.

6………………… Scherenschnitte (German papercutting), Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6 p.m. New members welcome; great family activity. 717-794-2240.

7………………… 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. 301-271-7911. Overflow parking behind police station. Also held: June 21.

7………………… Coffee Club, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 3-5:30 p.m. Coffee, tea, puzzles, board games, coloring books, etc.   Food donations appreciated. 717-794-2240. Also held: June 14, 21, 28.

7………………… VITT (very important teens and ‘tweens) Night, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6-7:30 p.m. Hang out, play WII, board games, eat snacks, watch movies, etc. 717-794-2240. Also held: June 14, 21, 28.

8………………… Free Performance by Taylor Brown as Elvis w/Monthly Birthday Party Cake & Ice Cream at intermission, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. 50’s & 70’s show with photo opps afterward. 301-271-7911. Overflow parking behind police station.

9………………… School’s Out Party on the Deck (grades 6-12), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 1 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

9………………… Farm to Table Displays and Free Outdoor Movie on the Green, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. Bring chairs or pillows. 6 p.m. Movie at dark. 717-794-2240.

9,10………. Annual Yard Sale, St. Joseph’s Parish Hall (corner of DePaul St. & N. Seton Ave.), Emmitsburg. June 9—9 a.m.-3 p.m. (reg. sales); June 10—8 a.m.-1 p.m. (all items half-price or fill bag for $1). Free parking/handicap accessible. Breakfast/lunch sandwiches. Sponsored by St. Joseph’s Sodality. 301-447-6343.

10……………. Mt. Tabor Church Festival, Mt. Tabor Park, Rocky Ridge (home of the BIG SLIDE). Home-cooked food 4-9 p.m. Music by “River Bend Band” 6-9 p.m.

10……………. Mother’s & Father’s Day Dinner, Keysville Grace United Church of Christ, 2060 Keysville Bruceville Rd., Keymar, MD. 4 p.m.; 5:30 p.m.; 7 p.m. Ham Steak $15/Steamed Shrimp $15. Reservations required (deadline June 3): Mike Duble 410-984-3237; Khalie Smith 301-401-1027.

10……………. Story & Craft Hour, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 11 a.m. 717-794-2240. Also held: June 17, 24.

10……………. Benefit Dinner, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 8619 Blacks Mill Rd., Creagerstown, MD. Noon-5 p.m. $16/adult; $8/ages under 12; Free/ages under 5. Carryout: $17. Benefits Cindy Hellman. 301-304-2507.

10……………. Vigilant Hose Company’s Annual Spring Fling, Mount St. Mary’s University East Campus (behind ARCC), Emmitsburg. $30/ticket. Features $30,000 given in prizes; horseshoes; food; 50/50 tip jars; live music; beverages & more. Gabe Baker 301-447-2212; Bill Boyd 717-642-9717. www.vhc6.com.

10……………. Bingo Bash to Benefit Ed Little’s Van Fund, Mother Seton School, 100 Creamery Rd. Emmitsburg. Doors open at 5 p.m., Bingo will be pay for what you play. Bingo starts at 7 p.m. 240-285-3184.

10……………. Thurmont Main Street Matinee: Manchester by The Sea, 11 Water St., Thurmont. 2-4 p.m. Free matinee & popcorn. www.thurmontmainstreet.com.

10……………. Thurmont Main Street Clean Up, Meet at J. Rothrock Outfitters, 3 East Main St., Thurmont. 9:15-11:30 a.m. After clean-up, enjoy complimentary pizza & drinks. Thomas tkesteven@mtb.com.

10……………. 4th Annual Giveaway Day, MorningStar Family Church, 14698 Albert Staub Rd., Thurmont. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Just like a yard sale, except every item is FREE! Items range from furniture to books. No clothing. Open to general public. No dealers, retailers, or wholesalers. Nothing is for resale. Event & items are for those who have a need. Questions: email contact@morningstarfc.org.

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

11……………. Music on the Deck (featuring The Southern Valley Gospel Singers), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 2 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

11……………. Children’s Lovefeast Service, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 9:15 a.m. Open to all.

11-15… Hero Central Vacation Bible School, Weller United Methodist Church, 101 N. Altamont Ave., Thurmont. Grades pre-K thru grade 5. 6-8 p.m. Music, dance, interactive Bible fun, crafts, games & more. Meal served 6 p.m. 301-271-2802,

12……………. America’s Road: A History of the National Road, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 East Moser Rd., Thurmont. 7 p.m. 301-600-7212.

12……………. Stitch & Chat, Emmitsburg Library Activity Room, Emmitsburg. 2-4 p.m. Bring your current work in progress or a new project. All experience levels welcome.

12……………. Mackenzie’s Light Bereavement & Drug Awareness Groups Invite Public to FREE Picnic, Thurmont Community Park Large Pavilion, Thurmont. 6:30 p.m. Event is instead of regular monthly meetings of each group. Food, activities & displays planned for evening. Anyone impacted by family loss or drug abuse is welcome. Info.: Becky 301-524-8064 or Colt 240-288-1300 or go to Facebook.

13……………. Free Community Workshop: Vacationing On a Budget, Seton Center, Inc., 16840 South Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 5:30 p.m. 301-447-6102, ext. 17 or visit http://www.setoncenter.org/our-programs/build-your-resources/.

14……………. American Legion Post 168 Hosts Flag Retirement Ceremony, 8 Park Ln., Thurmont. Refreshments.

14-17… Friends of Adams County Library’s Summer Book Sale, the Hauser Field House, Jaeger Athletic Center, 265 W. Lincoln Ave., Gettysburg, PA. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sat.: 9 a.m.-noon). Free admission & parking. Over 40,000 books available. 717-334-5716.

15……………. Free Community Workshop: Positive Money Mindset, Seton Center, Inc., 16840 South Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 2-3 p.m. 301-447-6102, ext. 17 or visit http://www.setoncenter.org/our-programs/build-your-resources/.

15……………. “Making Happy Karaoke Singers” Sing-a-long, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 12:30 p.m. Good-will offering will be available.  Call 24 hrs. prior if  you want to order lunch ($6): 301-271-7911.

15-17… Vacation Bible School, Monocacy Church of the Brethren, 13517 Motters Station Road, Rocky Ridge. June 15-16—6-8:30 p.m.; June 17—9 a.m.-3 p.m. Lunch served on June 17. Register: 2017.cokesburyvbs.com/MonocacyCOB or Deb Eyler 301-271-7396.

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

16……………. Catoctin Voices Evening of Poetry, The Creeger House, 11 N. Church St., Thurmont, 7-9 p.m. Bring original poetry to share. 301-418-3375.

16……………. 6th Annual Emergency Services Golf Tournament, Carroll Valley Golf Course at Liberty Mountain. Shot gun 9:15 a.m. w/4-person scramble format. $70/player (includes cart, green fees, refreshments, catered lunch after tournament). Benefits Fairfield and Fountaindale Volunteer Fire Departments. Numerous team & individual prizes. Registration deadline June 12: Sarah Ginn 717-729-1998.

16……………. Thurmont American Legion Post 168 Entertainment: Big Al, 8 Park Ln., Thurmont.

16……………. Fort Ritchie Community Center Speaker Series Event: Steven Pearlstein, 14421 Lake Royer Dr., Highfield-Cascade, MD. Meet Pulitzer Prize winner & Washington Post columnist, Steven Pearlstein. 6:30 p.m. $15/person; $25/couple. Register: www.thefrcc.org or 301-241-5085.

17……………. Grace Rocky Hill Church Strawberry Festival, 10825 Coppermine Rd., Woodsboro, MD. 4 p.m. Music by LODI (previously J.R. Country).

17……………. 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.

17……………. Ribbon Cutting Ceremon, East End Park Inclusive Playground, E. Main Street, Thurmont. The Town of Thurmont and the Catoctin Area Civitan Club have rescheduled this event to this date. 10 a.m. Celebrate  completion of Phase 1 of this wonderful project w/special guests, refreshments & fun. RSVP Melody Dix at 301-271-7313, ext. 212 or mdix@thurmontstaff.com.

18……………. Celebration of Outdoor Ministries; Father’s Day; Graduate Recognition; Mission Team Commissioning; Summerfest for Children; Special Music, Buckingham Choice Ringers, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 9:15 a.m. Open to all.

18……………. Thurmont Regional Library’s Music on the Deck Concert: Southern Valley Gospel Singers, 76 E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 2 p.m. Free admission. www.fcpl.org.

19……………. Let There Be Rock acoustic performance by the Frederick Rock School, Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 2 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

19-21… Lady Cougar Volleyball Clinic, Catoctin High School, 14745 Sabillasville Rd., Thurmont. 9 a.m.-noon. For students entering grades 6-9. $25/day or $65/all three days. Make checks payable to and mail to: Catoctin H.S. Athletic Boosters c/o Lady Cougar Volleyball Camp, 14745 Sabillasville Rd. Thurmont MD 21788. You may also register the day of the camp. Sherry Levering Mandslevering1@comcast.net.

20……………. Clothes Closet, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 10-11:30 a.m.  Church Secretary 301-271-4511.

20……………. Fred Balius, Mental Health Dept. Talk on Aging in Place, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont.  Noon.  301-271-7911.

20……………. Summit Stitchers Quilting Club, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 5:30 p.m. New projects & people always welcome! 717-794-2240.

21……………. Community Showcase, Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 5-7 p.m. Free & open to public. Connect w/businesses & community organizations for info. about internships, classes, volunteer opportunities, etc. 301-600-7200.

21……………. Blue Ridge Garden Club Presents Made In the Shade, Otterbein Church Ministry Center, 912 S., S. Potomac St., Waynesboro, PA. Speaker: George Weigel, Pennsylvania Garden Writer & Horticulturist. 1 p.m. (tea/coffee w/cake bar). Lecture 1:45 p.m. $12/person. Reservations: 717-765-4774.

22……………. Thurmont Police Dept. Talk on Theft from Vehicles & Safeguarding your Home from Theft, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 11:30 a.m. 301-271-7911.

22……………. Big Book Sale, Emmitsburg Library, 300A South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Hardcover books $2, paperbacks 50¢. Free Admission.

22……………. Free Adults-only Movie: La La Land (Rated PG-13), Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. Call or stop in to reserve your place: 717-794-2240.

23……………. Free Friday Family Fun Nights, Movie: Sing, Carroll Valley Common Pavilion (rain or shine). Parent must accompany children. Children’s Grocery Store open 6:30-9:00 p.m. (no cost, no income questions asked). Pizza, popcorn & movie. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sponsored by Wesley Chapel UMC in Fairfield. 717-321-0169.

24……………. Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day Festival, Emmitsburg Community Park, Emmitsburg. Walking path workouts, bike rides & bike rodeo; car, truck & motorcycle show; horseshoe contest; games; live music; craft & vendor show; fireworks & more!

24……………. Big Book Sale, Emmitsburg Library, 300A South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $3 bag sale. Admission Free.

24……………. All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, Emmitsburg Fire Hall, 25 W. Main St., Emmitsburg. 6-10 a.m. Benefits Vigilant Hose Company Auxiliary. $8/adult; $4/ages 6-10; Free/ages 5 & under. Dot Davis 301-447-2403.

24……………. Saturday Storytime – Thomas Jefferson, Children’s Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick, MD. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Ages 2 – 4. $5. Pre-registration recommended: 301-600-2936 or www.recreater.com.

24……………. Civil War Living History – 24th North Carolina, Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick, MD. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Kari Saavedra 301-600-2743 or ksaavedra@frederickcountymd.gov.

24……………. Thurmont Main Street Matinee: A Dog’s Purpose, 11 Water St., Thurmont. 2-4 p.m. Free matinee & popcorn. www.thurmontmainstreet.com.

24……………. Home Run Car Show, presented by Golden Gears Car Club of Frederick, Harry Grove Stadium, Frederick, MD. Vehicle registration (all cars, trucks, motorcycles & military vehicles welcome): 9 a.m.-noon (by donation). Raffles, food, prizes, auction, exhibits, music & more. Free parking & admission to public. Proceeds go to three Veterans groups in Frederick Co. Jay 301-831-0154. www.goldengears.org.

26……………. Curious Minds: Strawberries on the Deck, Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 2 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

26……………. Clothes Closet, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 6-7:30 p.m. Church Secretary 301-271-4511.

26……………. Meet at Thurmont Sr. Ctr. & Carpool to Lunch at the Parlor House in Waynesboro (order off menu), followed by Farm Tour by Wagon & Ice Cream at Misty Meadow Farm Creamery. $7 ea.  Meet at 10:50 a.m.; leave at 11 a.m. Trip rescheduled if it rains. Sign up & pay by June 20: 301-271-7911.

28……………. Special Bingo to Benefit “Save the Creeger House Fund,” Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. Must be 18 to play. $5 to play, specials, pickle jar; $1 coverall last game. 301-271-7911. Overflow parking behind police station.

30……………. Elly Jenkins Dept. of Aging, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sign up for half-hour appt. to discuss Dept. of Aging Programs for seniors and/or Medicare: 301-271-7911.