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Community Events for 9/6-9/9

PSA for June 25th through July 1st



Marvin Chapel Thrift Shop is now having a summer clearance bag sale.  Clothing, books and videos by the bag.  Many men’s suits just $5.  Backroom sale continues at 50% off.  Other items will be reduced on a weekly basis.  The hours are Friday and Saturday from 10am till 2pm.  The church is located at 5101 Woodville Road, off of Rt. 144 between New Market and Mt. Airy.  For more information please call 301.829.1656.



The National Museum of Civil War Medicine has the following upcoming events:



The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is located at 48 East Patrick Street in downtown Frederick.  For more information about their events please call 301.695.1864 or visit

The Pry House Field Hospital Museum is located at 18906 Shepherdstown Pike on the Antietam National Battlefield in Keedysville, MD



Mother Seton School will be hosting the following events:


This school is located at 100 Creamery Road in Emmitsburg, MD, and for more information about these or other school events please call 301.447.3161 or visit



The Frederick County Humane Society is offering the following activities:


The Frederick County Humane Society is the county’s oldest non-profit organization dedicated to helping pets and their families.  They are located at 217 West Patrick Street in downtown Frederick.



Safe Kids of Frederick County is having free checks of car seats/booster seats.  The “Keep Kids Safe” checkpoints will be at the following locations from 1pm till 4pm:

October 27th @ Fire Station 8, Myersville Vol Fire Department, Myersville

For questions please call Michele Bowman at 301.600.2091



The Frederick County Health Department announces their schedule for the 2013 Spring and Fall Animal Rabies Vaccination Clinics:

v     Thursday, September 12th – at the Ballenger Creek Park located on Ballenger Creek Pike in Frederick from 5pm till 8pm

v     Thursday, September 10th – at the Thurmont Community Park on Frederick Road in Thurmont from 5pm till 8pm

All clinics will be held rain or shine, on a walk-in basis.  Each vaccination is $8 payable by cash or check only.  All dogs, cats and ferrets are welcome and, for the safety and comfort of all, need to be contained, leashed or in a carrier.  For more information please call 301.600.1726



Saint Anthony Shrine in Emmitsburg will hold their yard sale and flea market on the first and third Sunday of each month, May through October.  They are located on the corner of Rt. 15 and St. Anthony Road.  If you want to reserve a spot the cost is $10.  For more information please call 240.529.2737.  Food sales are reserved for St. Anthony Parish.



Know  Your Rights Under the Constitution leaflet available for anyone who stops by during normal business hours at Frederick TechHeads at 221 West Patrick Street in downtown Frederick on Constitution Day, Tuesday, September 17th.  For more information please find Constitution Week on Facebook or email them at



State Farm and Grammy Award Winner Kelly Clarkson team up for teen driver safety.  Teens who commit to safe driving could have the chance to bring Kelly Clarkson to Frederick for a free concert this coming school year.  State Farm is teaming up with Clarkson and offering teens the opportunity to learn more about safe driving, win grant money for their school, and be one of two school in the US and Canada to win a free concert by Kelly.  To participate, high school administrators can register their school at now through October 17th.  Beginning October 18th and continuing through US National Teen Driver Safety Week, teens, their parents and community members can make commitments to safe driving – the more commitments made, the better their chances of winning a grant for their high school and/or a concert with Kelly.



Brunswick High School is having their Sizzling 70’s Class Reunion!  Classmates from 1970-1979, it’s reunion time!  For more information go to



Friday, September 6th and Saturday, September 7th

The Thrift Shop of Seton Center, Inc on Seton Avenue in Emmitsburg is holding a two-day Bag Sale on Friday from 10am till 4pm and on Saturday from 10am till 3pm.  Shoppers are permitted to fill a grocery-sized paper bag full of merchandise for just $5.  All paper bags are provided by Seton Center.  For more information please call 301.447.6102 or email or visit



Saturday, September 7th

The Donna Yonker Charity Ride to fight the effects of lung and brain cancer will be held starting at Dominic’s Restaurant.  Registration is at 10am, kickstands up at 11am.  The cost is $25 per biker, $15 for rider.  For more information please visit


The Out of the Darkness Walk will be held in Baker Park.  For more information and to donate please visit


The 1st Annual Motorcycle Run Bikers Razin’ Hell Against Heroin will be held starting at Jackman’s Custom Cycles on Tilco Drive in Frederick.  Registration is from 7am till 9am and kickstand’s up at 10am.  A route map will be provided.  The ride will end at Buckeystown Pub at 2pm and music will be from 2pm till 11pm.  The cost is $20 per person and $30 per couple.  For more information please call 301.662.9465


Saint Peter’s Church in Libertytown will hold their annual auction from 9am till 2pm.  There will be furniture, appliances, outdoor items, collectibles, antiques, tools and more.  The Ladies Club will be selling breakfast and lunch fare, browsing and hunting are free.  For more information please call the church office at 301.898.5111.


Monocacy Valley Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation is presenting its annual banquet with live and silent auctions.  It will be held at the Lewistown Volunteer Fire Department with doors opening at 4:30pm.  For more information please call Gene at 301.898.7004



Sunday, September 8th

St. Paul Lutheran Church is holding their Fall Festival from 1pm till 5pm.  There will be live music featuring The Shades and Silent Old Mountains.  There will be food, kids activities, crafts and fun.  Please bring a canned good for their Food Bank.  For more information please visit


Carroll Manor Fire Department will host a Very Bradley, Coach Purse, and Basket Bingo to benefit the Urbana High Football Team.  Doors open at 12:30pm and games being at 2pm.  Admission is $25 in advance and $28 at the door.  For tickets please call Debbie at 301.748.3157 or email or Helen at 301.606.5202 or email at



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