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July

1…… Living History Tour – Catherine Comes Home, National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 3 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 4:30 p.m. & 5 p.m. $10/adult; $7/ages 7-18; Free/ages 6 & under. 301-447-6606. Also: July 8, 15, 22, 29.

1…… Parties in the Park, Thurmont Community Park, Thurmont. 2-6 p.m. Support local vendors: Tastefully Simple, With a Little Bit of Grace, Color Street, Magnolia & Vine & many more. Dawn Fisher 301-988-0247 or tastefullysimple/web/dfisher5.

1…… Summer Worship, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 9:15 a.m. w/Summerfest program for children: “Take Two Tablets and Call Moses.” All welcome.

1…… Open Memory Lab, Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 2-4 p.m. Convert photos and analog home videos to digital formats. Lab volunteers available to help. Formats accepted: mini DV tapes, VHS tapes, VHS-C tapes, photos, slides, and negatives. Project made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services & the Maryland State Department of Education. Also: July 29. 301-600-7200.

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

2…… Clothes Closet, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 6-7:30 p.m.

2…… Musical Mondays: Mary Poppins (Rated G), Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6 p.m. 717-794-2240.

2…… Zumba Gold (Senior Version), Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10:15-11 a.m.  $24/8 sessions or $5/session. 301-271-7911. Also: July 9, 16, 23, 30.

3…… Exercise with Alice Eyler (every Tues.), Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 9:30-10 a.m. $ donation. 301-271-7911. Also:  July 10, 17, 24, 31.

3…… Line Dancing, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10-11 a.m. Free. 301-271-7911. Also: July 10 , 17, 24, 31.

3…… Free Movie Day: Yankee Doodle Dandy, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. 301-271-7911.

3…… Fuse Teen “Coffee House” Meeting, Trinity UCC, Thurmont. 6-8:30 p.m. Every Tues. & Thurs. in July/Aug. Middle & H.S. teens.

5…… Movie Night with S’mores (Grades 6-12), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6 p.m. 301-600-7200.

5…… Fuse Teen “Coffee House” Meeting, Trinity UCC, Thurmont. 6-8:30 p.m. Every Tues. & Thurs. in July/Aug. Middle & H.S. teens.

5…… Exercise to DVD Workout on Large TV (every Thurs.), Thurmont Sr. Center, 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 9:30-10 a.m. Free. 301-271-7911. Also: July 12, 19, 26.

5…… Memory Café, Sponsored by Somerford House, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. Noon-1 p.m. Free lunch & craft. Register: 301-271-7911.

6…… First Friday Fun – the Little Mermaid, Children’s Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick, MD. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Ages 3-4 yrs. $5. Nancy Sweet nsweet@frederickcountymd.gov or 301-600-1650.

6…… Thurmont Regional Library Activity: On-site at Catoctin Mountain Park: Storytime & Hike (ages 3+). Meet at Visitor Center, 14707 Park Central Rd, Thurmont. 11 a.m. Also: July 27. 301-600-7200.

6 … Friday Flicks (ages 3-12), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Pack a lunch, and head over to the library for a fun movie on the big screen. Noon. 301-600-7200.

7…… Blessing Day – FREE Yard Sale, Mountain View Ministries, 103 Apples Church Rd., Thurmont. Our annual Give-A-Way will start 8 a.m. 301-271-9088.

7…… Story Hour w/ Miss Mary Anne, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 10:30 a.m. 717-794-2240. Also: July 14, 28.

7    Beef, Pork, Turkey & Ham Sandwich Sale, Thurmont Lions Club, 1 1/2 miles north of Thurmont (on west side of Rt. 15). 10 a.m. until sold out (or 3 p.m.).

7…… Civil War Tour, National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. $7/adult; $5/ages 7-18; Free/ages 6 & under. 301-447-6606. www.setonshrine.org/civil-war-tour. Also: July 14, 21, 28.

8…… Summer Worship, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 9:15 a.m. w/Summerfest program for children: “Take Two Tablets and Call Moses.” All welcome.

9…… Newly Added Summer Story Hour, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 4:30 p.m. 717-794-2240. Also: July 16, 23, 30.

9…… Musical Mondays: Singin’ In The Rain (Rated G), Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6 p.m. 717-794-2240.

9 … Thurmont Friends Book Club, Hosted by the Friends of the Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Open to adult readers in community interested in discussing books. 7 p.m. 301-600-7200.

9…… Free Movie Day: Johnny Tremain, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. 301-271-7911.

9-13. VBS 5-Day Club, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 10-11 a.m. Bible lessons, songs, games, activities, prizes & more. Jan Jones 301-471-9898 or janjones0626@gmail.com.

9-14. Annual Thurmont Fireman’s Carnival, Guardian Hose Co. Carnival Grounds, E. Main St., Thurmont. Rides, raffles, games, live music every night, food & more. Pre-purchase tickets at Woodsboro Bank, PNC Bank, InTowne Barbers, Direct To You Gas, Gateway Market.

10…. Seton Center, Inc.’s Outreach Office & Family Store Dedication/Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 226 E. Lincoln Ave., Emmitsburg. 3 p.m. Followed by self-guided tours. www.setoncenter.org.

11…. Seton Center Free Community Workshop: How to Avoid Falling for a Jerk/Jerkette, 226 East Lincoln Ave., Emmitsburg. Free. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Registration required: 301-447-6102  x 17. Also: July 18.

11…. Coffee Club, Community Room, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 4-5:30 p.m. Food donations appreciated.  717-794-2240. Also: July 18, 25.

11…. Teen & Tween Dance Charades Competition, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6 p.m. 717-794-2240. Also: July 18.

11…. VITT (very important teens & ‘tweens) Night, Community Room, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6-7:30 p.m. 717-794-2240. Also: July 18.

11 … Family Tunes & Tales: Global Music Makers (ages 6-8), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Global instruments provide an exciting group experience. This event is made possible in part by a grant from the Frederick Arts Council. 2 p.m. 301-600-7200.

12…. Nighttime on the Deck: Oyster Games (Grades K-8), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Hands-on Chesapeake Bay experience with oyster tonging and nautical knot-tying in a miniature boat. Sponsored by Thurmont Lions Club. 6-8 p.m. 301-600-7200.

12…. On-site at the Thurmont Parade (Grades 5-12). Represent the Thurmont Regional Library in the annual community parade. Meeting location to be announced. 6-8:30 p.m. Thurmont Regional Library, Partner Location. 301-600-7200.

12…. FREE Family Movie: Paddington 2 (Rated PG), Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6 p.m. 717-794-2240.

12…. “Food 4 Kids” Summer Program, Elias Lutheran Church, Emmitsburg. Pick-up time 4-6 p.m. Connie Fisher 301-447-2805.

12…. Annual Thurmont Fireman’s Parade, Thurmont. 6:30 p.m. Rain or shine.

12…. Monthly Birthday Party,  Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 12:30 p.m. Birthday people get picture taken for Senior Moments in The Catoctin Banner. Cake & ice cream. All seniors welcome. Call day before to order lunch ($6). 301-271-7911.

12…. Talk by Priscilla Rall Honoring our Local WWI Heroes, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1:15-2:15 approx. 301-271-7911.

13…. Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones, Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Designed for ages birth-3 years with an adult.10:15-10:45 a.m. 301-600-7200.

13…. Play Date! Playgroup for Little Ones (ages 0-3), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 10:45-11:15 a.m. 301-600-7200.

13,14.. Potomac Valley Bernese Mountain Dog Specialty, Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Maria Crifasi 301-503-6501. www.pvbmdc.org.

14…. First Emmitsburg Volunteer Community Clean-Up Day, Meet at Community Park Pavilion, Emmitsburg. 9 a.m.-noon.

14…. On-site at Eyler’s Stables: Horse Storytime (ages 3-6). Meet a real horse at Eyler’s Stables, 137 Emmitsburg Rd., Thurmont. 11-11:30 a.m. Thurmont Regional Library, Partner Location. 301-600-7200.

14…. Local Author Book Fest, Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library, Waynesboro, PA. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 717-762-3335.

14…. safeTALK Training, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 East Moser Rd. Thurmont. 12:30 – 4 p.m. SafeTALK is a Suicide Awareness Program designed for anyone 15 and over to become alert and aware of someone considering suicide and know how to respond to get them to resources to help them live. $10/person. Harriet Chapel 301-271-4554 to register.

15…. Summer Worship, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 9:15 a.m. w/special music by guitarist/vocalist Mike Schirf; prayer/anointing for healing; Summerfest program for children: “Take Two Tablets and Call Moses.” All welcome.

15…. Lewistown Ruritan Chicken Barb-B-Q, US 15 & Fish Hatchery Rd., Lewistown.

15-19 Get Your Game On Vacation Bible School, First Baptist Church of Thurmont, 7 Sunny Way, Thurmont. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

16…. Musical Mondays: West Side Story, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6 p.m. 717-794-2240.

16…. Free Movie Day: Drums Along the Mohawk, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. 301-271-7911.

16-20 Vacation Bible School, Mountain View Ministries, 103 Apples Church Rd., Thurmont. Mega Sports Camp 2018. Ages 1-99. 7-8:30 p.m. Pre-register: 301-271-9088.

16-20. “Shipwrecked” VBS, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231 A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. Ages 3 through 5th grade (completed). Songs, Bible adventures, snacks, crafts & games. 6:30-8:45 p.m. Register: church office 301-271-2379 or www.gracehammoravian.org.

17…. Pauline’s Pals, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. Crafters needed to make favors for next year’s Christmas party; all supplies provided. Meets third Tues. of each month. 301-271-7911.

17…. Clothes Closet, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 10-11:30 a.m.

17…. The Summit Stitchers Quilt Club, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 5:30 p.m. 717-794-2240.

17…. Curious George Visits the Library (ages 2-8), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 11-11:30 a.m. 301-600-7200.

18…. Peter Wood: Explorer of the Impossible (ages 3+), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Magician Peter Wood shares his collection of impossibilities from across the globe. 2- 3 p.m. 301-600-7200.

18…. Mini-Science Workshop for Kids, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 5-6 p.m. 717-794-2240.

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

18-21 Vacation Bible School, Monocacy Church of the Brethren, 13517 Motters Station Rd., Rocky Ridge. July 18-20—6:30 p.m.; July 21—9 a.m.-noon. Register: www.rrr.cokesburyvbs.com/MonocacyCOB/. Deb Eyler at 301-271-7396.

19…. Perler Bead Designs (Grades 5-12), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6-7 p.m.

19…. Radio Frederick: Music Through the Decades – 50s & 60s With the Cruisers, Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 7-9 p.m.

19…. History of Blue Ridge Summit and Local Area by Bill Stanley, Fort Ritchie Community Center, 14421 Lake Royer Drive, Cascade. 6:00 p.m. $25/couple, $15/person. 301-241-5085 or  bbrowning@thefrcc.org.

20…. Rockin’ Kids – Summer Music (ages 3-8), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 2-2:45 p.m.

20…. Catoctin Voices Evening of Poetry Presents Guest Poet Mark Greathouse, Collier’s Log House, 12607 Catoctin Furnace Rd., Thurmont. 7-9 p.m. Open mic readings precede. 301-418-3375.

20…. Mommy & Me – T is for Train, Children’s Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick, MD. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Ages 1 ½-2 yrs. $5. Kari Saavedra 301-600-2743 or ksaavedra@frederickcountymd.gov.

20…. Free Meeting w/Elly (Jenkins) Williams, Dept. of Aging, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Call to make half-hour appt.: 301-271-7911.

20…. Free Friday Family Fun Night, Carroll Valley Common Pavilion, 5865 Fairfield Rd., Fairfield, PA . 7 p.m. Sponsored by HOPE Creative Ministries & Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. Missy Miller 717-321-0169.

21    Mt. Tabor Church of Rocky Ridge’s Peach Festival at Mt. Tabor Park (home of the BIG SLIDE), Motters Station Rd., Rocky Ridge, MD. 4-9 p.m. Music by Silver Eagle Band (6-9 p.m.). Jeff 301-447-6387.

 

21…. 5th Annual Whistle 5K Run/Walk, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. Starts promptly 8 a.m. Registration required:  717-794-2240.

21…. Ice Cream Social & Book Sale, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 717-794-2240.

21…. Story Stroll: Explore a Picture Book in the Outdoors (ages 0+), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Walk your way through a picture book while enjoying the outdoors. 10:35 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 301-600-7200.

21…. My Reptile Guys (ages 3-18), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. See/learn about reptiles from around the world. Space limited; come early for ticket. 1:30-2:15 p.m. 301-600-7200.

21…. Forever Young Dinner & Show, Thurmont Event Complex, 13716 Strafford Dr., Thurmont. Doors open 4 p.m.; show 7 p.m. 301-271-3820 or 301-748-4344. www.thurmonteventcomplex.com.

22…. Music on the Deck – Ashby Run, Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 2-3:30 p.m. 301-600-7200.

22…. “Shipwrecked” Vacation Bible School Closing Program, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 9:15 a.m. Everyone welcome.

23…. Clothes Closet, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 6-7:30 p.m.

23…. Musical Mondays: Across the Universe (Rated PG-13), Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6 p.m. 717-794-2240.

23…. Finch Robots (Grades K-2), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Work with team & learn to code with Finch Robot. 11 a.m.-noon. 301-600-7200.

23…. Critters and Conservation (ages 3-18), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Local & exotic animals visit the library. 2-3 p.m. 301-600-7200.

23…. Free Movie Day: Benedict Arnold:  A Question of Honor, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. 301-271-7911.

23-26 Town of Thurmont Presents A Day in the Park Summer Rec Program, Thurmont Community Park, Thurmont. 8:30 a.m.-noon. Fun themes and activities each day. $10/day or $35/week. Ages 5-15. Register: stop by Town of Thurmont Office, 615 E. Main St. or 301-271-7313.

24…. John Hadfield’s One Man (and one dog) Variety Show (ages 3-18), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Juggling, magic, jokes, and more presented by comedian John Hadfield & his canine partner Reggie. 10:30-11:15 a.m. 301-600-7200.

24…. Musical Masterpieces (Grades 3-12), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Create art inspired by styles of music. 2:30-3:15 p.m. 301-600-7200.

25…. Movie Maker Workshop for Teens & Tweens, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6 p.m. 717-794-2240.

25…. Nintendo Games with Friends (Grades 5-8), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Try Let’s Dance 2017 for an afternoon workout, test your driving skills on MarioKart, or explore other popular games. 2-3 p.m. 301-600-7200.

25…. Pot Luck/General Meeting & Talk by Kathy of Clear Captions, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. Lunch at noon. Please bring dish or dessert to share & sign up at center by Jul. 20. Not bringing food? Still come & eat $6 by 7/20. Chicken supplied. 301-271-7911.

26…. “Take Control & Exercise”—Arthritis Foundation Exercise DVD, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 9:30 a.m. Arthritis workout DVD on fourth Thursday of each month. 301-271-7911.

26…. Make a Summer Mobile (Grades 5-12), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Upcycle CDs and DVDs with markers, paint and other embellishments to create luminous mobile for your room, garden or porch. 6-7 p.m. 301-600-7200.

26…. Rocknoceros Concert (ages 0-10). High energy musical fun with Rocknoceros, an award-winning kids’ band. 6:30-7:30 p.m. 301-600-7200.

26…. Catoctin Forest Alliance Speaker Series: What Kind of Tree is That? Tree identification for beginners with Naturalist, Troy Schyllenburg of Cunningham Falls State Park. Preservation program series is presented in a partnership between Thurmont Regional Library and Catoctin Forest Alliance. 7-9 p.m. 301-600-7200.

26…. Train of Thought Book Club, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6 p.m. 717-794-2240.

26-28. Indoor Yard Sale, Elias Lutheran Church, 100 W. North Ave., Emmitsburg. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

27…. Marie Free Doing Seated Massage, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $1/minute. Walk-in; no appt. needed. 301-271-7911.

28…. Community Appreciation Day, Gateway Candyland & Liquors, 14802 N. Franklinville Rd., Thurmont. Free lunch 12-2 p.m. Kids bouncy castle, free tastings in candy store, free tastings and more events in liquor store, outdoor move 8:30 p.m. 301-271-2322.

28…. Fried Oysters, Steamed Shrimp & Fried Chicken Dinner, Thurmont Event Complex, 13716 Strafford Dr., Thurmont. Doors open 4 p.m.; dinner 6 p.m. $30/person. 301-271-3820 or 301-748-5359. www.thurmonteventcomplex.com.

28…. Geocaching Adventure, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. Call for details: 717-794-2240.

28…. Chess Club (Grades K-Adult), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Beginners to advanced players welcome. 11 a.m.-noon. 301-600-7200.

28…. R.E.A.D.® with Wags for Hope (Grades K-5), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Children read to Reading Education Assistance Dogs. 11 a.m.-noon. 301-600-7200.

29…. Summer Worship, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 9:15 a.m. w/Summerfest program for children: “Take Two Tablets and Call Moses.” All welcome.

29-Aug.2. Rolling River Rampage VBS, Weller United Methodist Church, 101 N. Altamont Ave., Thurmont. 6-8 p.m. Sponsored by Weller UMC & Thurmont UCC. Pre-K thru 5th grade. Music, puppet performances, crafts, games, meals, Bible lessons & more. 301-271-2802 or secretary@wellerumc.com.

31…. Nurse Steve Taking Vitals & Talk on “Memory,” Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Meet individually for questions & vitals. Lunch at noon; talk at 12:30 p.m. 301-271-7911.

30…. Musical Mondays: Into The Woods (Rated PG), Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 6 p.m. 717-794-2240.

30…. Curious Minds: Fitness Fun with Anytime Fitness, Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Tammy from Anytime Fitness in Thurmont shares information, demonstrations and practical tips for maintaining fitness as you age. Dress comfortable. 1:30-2:30 p.m. 301-600-7200.

31…. Hula Hooping with Soolah Hoops (ages 3-14), Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 10:30-11:30 a.m. 301-600-7200.

31            “Rock and Roll” Rock Painting for All Ages, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. Space is limited. Times: 4:30-5:30 p.m. & 6-7 p.m. Register at library. 717-794-2240.