AUGUST

1…… Owl Pellet Dissection (grades 5-12), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 4-5 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

1…… How the Climate Crisis is Transforming Maryland (adult), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 7-8 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

1…… Memory Café, Sponsored by Accessible Home, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. Noon-2 p.m.  Free lunch & activity. Register: 301-271-7911.

2…… On-site at Catoctin Mountain Park: Storytime & Hike (ages 3+), Thurmont Regional Library partner location, Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center, 14707 Park Central Rd., Thurmont. 10 a.m.-noon. www.fcpl.org.

3…… Sandwich Sale, Thurmont Lions Club, at Bell Hill & Rt. 15, Thurmont. Pit beef, pork, ham & turkey sandwiches.

3…… Strawberry Festival, Grace Rocky Hill Lutheran Church, 10825 Coppermine Rd., Woodsboro, MD. 3:30 p.m.

3…… First Saturday Films: Creed II, Basilica at National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 7-8 p.m. Free.

3…… Literacy Tutor Training (adult), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

3…… Universe of Stories Storytime (ages 3-10), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 10:05-10:45 a.m. www.fcpl.org.

3…… Green Screen Fun (grades 6-12), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 2-3 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

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.

3…… Civil War Sisters Tour, National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. $8/adult; $6/youth ages 7-18; Free/ ages 6 & under. www.setonshrine.org/civil-war-tour/. Also: Aug. 10, 17, 24, 31.

4…… Chat with an Author, Featuring Mary Lenaburg, Author of Be Brave in the Scared, Visitor Center Theater, National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 3-4 p.m. Free.

4…… Catherine Comes Home Living History Tour at National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Sundays thru Aug. 21. $8/adult; $6/youth ages 7-18; Free/ages 6 & under. www.setonshrine.org/living-history-tour/.

4…… Concert: Daystar Vocal Trio, Germantown Church of God, 16924 Raven Rock Rd., Cascade, MD. 9:30 a.m. 301-241-3050.

4…… Summer Worship, “Jesus to the Rescue” Summerfest Program for Children, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 9:15 a.m. 301-271- 2379. All welcome.

5…… Served with Grace Free Community Meal, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 5:30-7 p.m. 301-271-2379. All welcome.

5…… Thurmont AMVETS Post 7 Ladies Auxiliary Monthly Meeting, 26 Apples Church Rd., Thurmont. 7 p.m.

5…… Family Night on the Deck: Scales & Tales (ages 3+), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 7-8 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

5…… Emmitsburg Board of Commissioners Holds Public Hearing, Town Office, 300A S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 7:30 p.m.

5…… Zumba Gold, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10:15-11 a.m.  $24/8 sessions or $5/session. 301-271-7911.  Also:  Aug. 12, 19, 26.

5…… Free Movie: Heidi, Thurmont St. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. 301-271-7911.

5-8… A Day in the Park Summer Program, Thurmont Community Park, Large Pavilion, Thurmont. 8:30 a.m.-noon. $10/day or $35/week. Children entering grades 1-8. Fun activities every day. Register: 301-271-7313 or stop by Thurmont Town Office.

5-9… Vacation Bible School: Roar!, Germantown Church of God, 16924 Raven Rock Rd., Cascade, MD. Ages 3-12. 6:15-8:30 p.m. 301-241-3050.

6…… National Night Out 2019, Community Park, Emmitsburg. 6-8:30 p.m. Police & Community Partnership, food, music, vendors, crafts, Police K-9 demos & more.

6…… Guardians of the Galaxy Escape Room (ages 11+), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 1-4 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

6…… Exercise with Alice Eyler (every Tues.), Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 9:30-10 a.m. $donation. 301-271-7911. Also: Aug. 13, 20, 27.

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

6…… Knitting Group for Newborn Hats for FMH Hospital, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont, 11:00-1 (1st & 3rd Tues. & 5th when there are five Tuesdays. 301-271-7911. Also Aug. 20.

7…… Emmitsburg’s “Food 4 Kids” Summer Program, Pick-up at Elias Lutheran Church, 100 W. North Ave., Emmitsburg. Also: Aug. 14 & 28.

7…… Luis Garay: Percussion World Duo (ages 4+), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 2-2:45 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

7…… Free Blood Pressure Checks by Right At Home, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. 301-271-7911.

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. Also: Aug. 21.

7…… Catherine Comes Home Living History Tour at National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Wednesdays thru Aug. 21. $8/adult; $6/youth ages 7-18; Free/ages 6 & under. www.setonshrine.org/living-history-tour/.

8…… The make-IT place: Fly Drones at the Library (grades 5-12), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 4-5 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

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

9,10. Big Yard Sale, Mt. Tabor Park, 13616 Motters Station Road, Rocky Ridge. All Day, Rain or Shine. Benefit: Mt. Tabor Park.

9…… Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones (ages birth-3), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 10:15-10:45 a.m. www.fcpl.org.

9…… Choose Civility: 2020 Census: Employment Opportunities (Adult), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 2-4 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

9…… Concert on the Hill, Tom’s Creek United Methodist Church, 10926 Simmons Rd., Emmitsburg. 5:30 pm.

10…. Mt. Bethel U.M.C.’s Annual Picnic, Stottlemyer Rd. (near Foxville). 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

10…. Mt. Tabor Church of Rocky Ridge’s Annual Big Picnic, 13616 Motters Station Rd., Rocky Ridge, MD. 3-9 p.m.

10…. Frederick County Craft Beverage Festival, Libertytown Vol. Fire Dept. Activities Grounds, 12027 S. St., Libertytown, MD. Noon-6 p.m.

10…. Fermented Food Series: Sauerkraut for Strength: Vegetable Fermentation for Beginners (adult), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

10…. Jacob’s Church Festival, 495 Harbaugh Valley Road, Fairfield, PA. 3 p.m.

11…. Music on the Deck: Herb & Hanson (adult), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 2-4 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

11…. Lewistown Ruritan Chicken BBQ, Rt. 15 & Fish Hatchery Rd., Lewistown, MD.

11…. Summer Worship, Moravian August 13th Festival Holy Communion, “Jesus to the Rescue” Summerfest Program for Children, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 9:15 a.m. 301-271-2379. All welcome.

12…. Family Night on the Deck: Paint Night with Pandy (ages 4+), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 7-8 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

12…. Free Movie: An American in Paris, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. 301-271-7911.

12-17. Rocky Ridge Carnival, Mt. Tabor Park, Motter Station Rd., Rocky Ridge, MD. Rides, games, live entertainment every night, food, ice cream, parade (7 p.m. Wed.) & more.

14…. Cookies and Card Games (grades 6-12), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6-7 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

15…. Create Retro-Chic Furniture (adult), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6:30-7:30 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

16…. 2019 Thurmont AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Crab Raffle Drawing at Post 7, 26 Apples Church Rd., Thurmont. 7 p.m.

16…. Marie Free’s 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.

16…. Emmitsburg Community Pool Party, 201 W. Lincoln Ave., Emmitsburg. 6-8 p.m. $1 admission. Burgers, hot dogs, ice cream, games & music.

17…. Family Fun Day, Mountain View Ministries, 104 Apples Church Rd., Thurmont. 2-5 p.m. Free. Meredyth Shaw 301 271-9088.

17…. UTICA Picnic, Miller’s Woods, 7515 Lewistown Rd., Thurmont. Noon-7 p.m. Fried chicken & country ham dinner w/sides &dessert ($20/adult); carryouts avail. Sandwiches, ice cream, baked goods, cake auction, games, live entertainment & more. Hosted by St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Utica. All welcome. Rain or shine. 301-898-9454. www.splcutica.org.

17…. Festival, St. John’s UCC, Pavilion (behind Church), Harbaugh Valley Rd., Sabillasville, MD. 3 p.m. Food, pies, cakes, raffles, moon bounce, pony rides & games for kids. Featuring Blue Grass Chapel Band.

17…. Keysville Grace UCC’s Community Day & Antique Tractor Display, 2060 Keysville Bruceville Rd., Keymar, MD. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Food, tractors, music & more. Mike Duble 410-984-3237.

17…. Live Entertainment: St. Pat’s De-Jà Vu, Shamrock Restaurant, Rt. 15, Thurmont. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Live music by Cormorant’s Fancy. 301-271-2912.

17…. Calling All Farmers & Tractor Enthusiasts for Free Scenic Tractor Drive on Back Roads of Rocky Ridge, Emmitsburg & Keymar, Ride Begins/Ends at Keysville Grace UCC’s Community Day, 2060 Keysville Bruceville Rd., Keymar, MD. Ride begins 10:30 a.m. Tractor needs to be able to maintain a minimum 10 mph w/full tank of gas. Register: Allison 717-357-4521.

18…. Thurmont AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post 7 Classic Car & Truck Show, Thurmont Guardian Hose Co. Activities Bldg., E. Main St., Thurmont. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. All makes/models welcome. Registration fee: $12 (10 a.m.-1 p.m.). Awards 2:30 p.m. Food, baked goods, auction, raffles, music & more.

18…. 35th Annual Lewis Smith Family Reunion, Pen Mar Park, Pavilion 2, Highfield-Cascade, MD. Starting at noon. Bring hot and cold dish to share, plus drinks for your family. Games & white elephant auction.

18…. Summer Worship, 2019 Mission Team Presentation, “Jesus to the Rescue” Summerfest Program for Children, Church Picnic, and Auction in support of 2020 Mission Trip, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 9:15 a.m. 301-271-2379. All welcome.

19…. Family Night on the Deck: Bingo (ages 4+), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 7-8 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

19…. Free Movie: Top Hat, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. 301-271-7911.

20…. Catoctin Feeder School Supply Distribution, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231 Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Students from Catoctin Feeder Schools pick up new school supplies for 2019-2020 school year. Free. Jennifer Harbaugh 301-639-9970 or caringind@aol.com.

20…. Choose Civility: Kindness Rocks (grades 5-12), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 2-3 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

20…. Art on the Deck: Painted Bottles (adult), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6:30-8:30 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

20…. Pauline’s Pals, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. Make & Take craft. All materials supplied. Meets third Tues. of each month. 301-271-7911.

21…. On-site at Gambrill State Park: Hiking Families (all ages), Thurmont Regional Library Partner Location, High Knob Nature Center, 8448 High Knob Rd., Frederick, MD. 4-5 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

22…. Perler Beads & Popsicles (grades 6-12), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6-7 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

23…. Board at the Library (grades 6-12), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 2-3 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

23…. Elly Williams, Senior Services Division Free Half-Hour Meeting to Discuss Senior Programs, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. Register: 301-271-7911.

23,24.. Community Yard Sale, Germantown Church of God, 16924 Raven Rock Rd., Cascade, MD. Reserve space (no set fee; spaces reserved on a donation basis): 301-241-3050.

24…. Free Concert, Sponsored by Mt. Zion UMC, Pen Mar Park, 14600 Pen Mar/High Rock Rd., Cascade, MD. 3-7 p.m. Featuring 5.5 Men, Country & Classic Rock. Free gift certificate drawings, snacks, water & sodas. Bring own picnic/lawn chairs. mtzionumconcert@gmail.com.

24…. Chess Club (grades K-adult), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

24…. R.E.A.D.® with Wags for Hope (grades K-5), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 11 a.m.-noon. www.fcpl.org.

25…. Community Worship Service & Picnic, Germantown Church of God, Pavilion, 16924 Raven Rock Rd., Cascade, MD. 10 a.m. Featuring Twin Hill Express. 301-241-3050.

25…. Open Memory Lab (adult), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 2-4 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

25…. Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Birthday Celebration, National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Free.

25…. Guyton Reunion, Mt. Tabor Activities Bldg., 10043 Longs Mill Rd., Rocky Ridge, MD. 1 p.m. Each family bring a meat & covered dish to share, drinks & place settings. Bring family’s latest genealogy, updated pictures & recipes for their respective albums. Irene Miller 301-271-7687.

25…. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Birthday Celebration, National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Mass with Backpack Blessing 1:30 p.m. Free refreshments & activities. 2:30-5 p.m. Free.

25…. Summer Worship, Prayer Day for Public Education, “Jesus to the Rescue” Summerfest Program for Children, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 9:15 a.m. 301-271-2379. All welcome.

25…. Jazz Festival, Renfrew Park, 1010 East Main Street, Waynesboro, PA. 2-4 p.m.

26…. Art on the Deck: Paint a Tile Trivet (adult), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6:30-8:30 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

26…. Free Movie: Old Yeller, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. 301-271-7911.

28…. Teen Advisory Board (grades 6-12), Thurmont Regional Library, 76. E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6-7 p.m. www.fcpl.org.

28…. Annual Thurmont Senior Center Picnic, Large Pavilion, Thurmont Town Park, Thurmont. Opens 11 a.m.; eat noon. $10/person. Sign up & pay at center by Fri. Aug. 16. 301-271-7911.

28…. 500 Card Game, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont, 6:00-9:00p.m., $2.00 ea. to play, always the 4th Wed. evening of the month, 301-271-7911.

31…. Sandwich Sale, Thurmont Lions Club, at Bell Hill & Rt. 15, Thurmont. Pit beef, pork, ham & turkey sandwiches.

31      Strawberry Festival, Grace Rocky Hill Lutheran Church, 10825 Coppermine Rd., Woodsboro, MD. 3:30 p.m.

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