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Spring Has Sprung in Frederick

Strong Sense of Community Endures in Middletown Spring 2019

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MARYLAND GOLF

at its finest

With a county population of 300,000 and 13 golf courses, Clustered Spires has earned “Best of Frederick Golf Course” for the 3rd straight year and our 17th time out of 20 years! Golf Digest awards Clustered Spires a HHHH rating. Clustered Spires reputation is a great conditioned golf course with wonderful greens and considered the best value golf course in central Maryland.

CLUSTERED SPIRES GOLF CLUB NON-SENIORS RATE

Monday–Thursday ......... $43 Friday ............................. $47 Saturday & Sunday ........ $61

SENIORS/60+ RATE

Monday–Friday .............. $33

TWILIGHT RATE

5 pm–Dusk ..................... $27

8415 Gas House Pike | Frederick, MD 21701 | 301-600-1295 | ClusteredSpiresGolf.com


DISTINCTIVE STYLE, FABULOUS GIFTS! 17 N. MARKET STREET FREDERICK, MARYLAND

301.668.8075 MollysMeanderings.com Monday–Thursday, 10:30-6 Friday & Saturday, 10:30–9 Sunday, 12–5

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BEYOND THE GARDEN GATES GARDEN TOUR

Organized in partnership with Green-walled Garden Club

May 18 & 19 Downtown Frederick Venture beyond the garden gates of downtown Frederick homes during this annual tour featuring eleven gardens. $25 in advance | $30 days of the tour Rain or Shine

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Sunday Evenings June, July & August at 7 PM Baker Park Band Shell From funk and soul groups to outstanding tribute artists, this free concert series has something for everyone.

SUMMERFEST FAMILY THEATRE Thursday Mornings June, July & August at 10 AM Baker Park Band Shell Enjoy free children’s entertainment featuring local and regional performers showcasing the best in tot rock. 4

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FREDERICK’S 4TH— AN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION July 4, Noon–Dusk Baker Park Join us for the largest Independence Day celebration in Frederick County! The day includes non-stop children’s activities, a volleyball tournament, local brews and distilleries, two stages of live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks display at dusk.

FREDERICK WINE FESTIVAL organized in partnership with

August 3 | Carroll Creek Urban Park VIP: 11 AM–5 PM General Admission: 1–5 PM Sample wines from the most innovative wineries in the state of Maryland and signature food from local chefs while enjoying live entertainment along the picturesque Carroll Creek Urban Park. VIP Admission $50 | General Admission $35 Designated Driver & Children ages 13 – 20 $20 Children under 13 are free Rain or Shine

To purchase tickets or for event information visit CelebrateFrederick.com Find out more about Celebrate Frederick

Event Partner

Band Shell Sponsor Frederick Magazine

Celebrate Frederick @celebratefrederick

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­­­­­ FREE QUARTERLY PUBLICATION FOR THOSE ON THE A MOVE AND THE RESIDENTS OF FREDERICK COUNTY. No intent was shown by the editor to be partial to any individual, group, or event. Any omission in our resource listing sections was completely unintentional. Should anyone who is not listed herein desire to be included in the next Frederick County Guide, please contact Donna Elbert at 301-662-6050, or email publisher@pulsepublishing.net. Deadline for the Summer issue is June 3, 2019. If you are currently listed and have recently experienced an address or phone number change, please contact the editor to update your listing.

PUBLISHER

Donna S. Elbert

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EXECUTIVE EDITOR Molly Fellin Spence

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COPY EDITOR

Lauren LaRocca

GRAPHIC DESIGNER Ana Lazo Eastep

­SALES & MARKETING Donna Elbert

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CONTRIBUTORS­­­­

Dr. Terry Alban, Brenda Fisher, Gina Gallucci-White, Sue M. Paul, Kendall Tiffany

ACCOUNTING­­­ Erica Murray

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LETTER

from the editor Spring has sprung in Frederick (finally!) and along with warmer weather comes opportunities for adventure, whether it’s catching a baseball game at Harry Grove Stadium, taking a hike through one of the many great nearby state parks, or exploring one of the outdoor activities filling the area’s calendar of events. If you’re thinking about making a move, spring is a great time to get your current home ready for its closeup. Curb appeal can play a huge part of getting your home noticed, and then, of course, sold! The Frederick County Association of Realtors has some tips on the types of things you should think about before a sale; see all the tips starting on Page 16. A new business in town, called Give Rise Studio, is aiming to boost your health and spirits this spring, with a variety of classes aimed at creative wellness. Studio owner Sue Leveille believes in creating change through creativity to benefit the community, and has a host of ideas to help you creatively heal. Read all about it starting on Page 30. In each issue we feature a town in Frederick County, and tell you all about its residents, businesses and activities. This time it’s Middletown’s turn. Find out more about this vibrant, close-knit community starting on Page 64. And when it’s time to schedule your own outdoor adventures, be sure to check out our Calendar of Events, starting on Page 54… from a lavender festival or movie nights in the park to the Frederick Festival of the Arts, you’re sure to find something wonderful to do outside in Frederick this season!

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12 S. Market Street, Suite 101 Frederick, MD 21701 p. 301-662-6050 | f. 301-662-5102 www.TheFrederickGuide.com The Frederick County Guide is a quarterly publication of Pulse Publishing, LLC. Customer inquiries should be directed to Pulse Publishing, LLC. Manuscripts, drawings, photography, and other submissions must be accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed envelope. The Frederick County Guide is not responsible for unsolicited material. All contents of this publication are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced in whole or in part for any reason without prior consent of the publisher. The Frederick County Guide makes every effort to ensure accuracy of its resource listings, but does not hold responsibility for incorrect or missing information. We wish to thank our advertisers for their continued support! Many thanks to the countless Frederick County residents and employees who offered their time and insight to add to the content of this issue.

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ON THE COVER

Beyond the Garden Gates Garden Tour is set for May 18-19 in Downtown Frederick. Photo courtesy Celebrate Frederick.


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EMERGENCY NUMBERS POLICE/FIRE/ AMBULANCE

  O 911

POISON CONTROL

  O 1-800-222-1222

NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTER Report Chemical/Oil Spills & Chemical Biological Terrorism

  O 1-800-424-8802

UTILITIES EMERGENCY Electric Potomac Edison

  O 1-800-686-0011 Gas Washington Gas

  O 1-800-752-7520 Water/Sewer

  O 301-600-2194   O 301-600-2187

NON-URGENT NUMBERS

GENERAL NUMBERS

LANDFILL INFORMATION

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT

YOUTH CRISIS HOTLINE

  O 301-600-1630

  O 301-600-2100 FREDERICK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

  O 301-600-2071 FREDERICK COUNTY FIRE MARSHALL

  O 301-600-1479 MARYLAND STATE POLICE (FREDERICK BARRACKS)

  O 301-600-4151 BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS, AND EXPLOSIVES (ATF)

  O 443-965-2000

HELPLINES/ CRISIS INFO ADULT ABUSE/ PROTECTIVE SERVICES (FREDERICK COUNTY)

  O 301-600-2635 CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES (FREDERICK COUNTY)

  O 301-600-2464 FREDERICK COUNTY CRISIS & INTERVENTION HOTLINE

  O 301-662-2255 HOSPICE OF FREDERICK COUNTY

  O 240-566-3030 MISSING CHILDREN MARYLAND

  O toll free: 1-800-843-5678 NATIONAL RUNAWAY SWITCHBOARD

  O toll free: 1-800-RUN-AWAY SUBSTANCE ABUSE (FREDERICK COUNTY)

  O 301-600-1775

  O 301-600-1848 LIBRARY INFORMATION

  O toll free: 1-800-422-0009 FREDERICK COUNTY GOVERNMENT INFORMATION

  O 301-600-9000 w www.frederickcountymd.gov ANIMAL CONTROL

OFFICE FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

  O 301-600-1063 PARKS AND RECREATION

  O 301-600-1646 PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS

  O 301-600-1546   O 301-600-2558

  O 301-600-2313

(emergency-after hours)

PLANNING AND ZONING

BULK TRASH PICK-UP

  O 301-600-1138

  O 301-600-1035

RECYCLING

CITIZEN SERVICES

  O 301-600-2960

  O 301-600-1063

TRANSIT (TRANSPORTATION)

COUNTY EXECUTIVE

  O 301-600-1100

  O 301-600-2065

COUNTY COURTHOUSE

TOURISM COUNCIL

  O 301-600-1976

  O 301-600-2888

FREDERICK SENIOR CENTER

VITAL RECORDS

  O 301-600-1605

  O 301-600-1029

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

WORKFORCE SERVICES

  O 301-600-1029

  O 301-600-2255

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

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FREDERICK COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

1888 N. Market St.

  O 301-662-4164

Frederick, MD 21701

O 301-600-4555

FREDERICK COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

offices/frederick-county/

  O 301-663-5895

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES ADOPTION/FOSTER CARE

FREDERICK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

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www. dhr.maryland.gov/local-

  O 301-600-2466 w www.foster.careinfo@maryland.gov ELECTIONS

  O 301-600-VOTE FAMILY PARTNERSHIP

  O 301-600-2206 FREDERICK COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

  O 301-644-5000 HOUSING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

  O 301-600-1061 HUMAN RELATIONS

  O 301-600-1109 HUMAN RESOURCES

  O 301-600-1070   O 301-600-2315

  O 240-566-3300 w www.fmh.org MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES

  O toll free: 1-800-950-1MVA w www.mva.maryland.gov MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF FREDERICK COUNTY

  O 301-663-0011 THE ARC OF FREDERICK COUNTY

  O 301-663-0909 w www.arcfc.org U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

  O 301-695-2803

(24-Hour Job Line)

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UTILITY LISTINGS ELECTRIC – GAS Potomac Edison

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Frederick, MD

  O 1-800-686-0011

24 hours / 7 Days

Ferrellgas

 ,

Frederick, MD

  O 301-662-1531 PPL Gas Utilities

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Lock Haven, PA

  O 1-800-652-0550

Serving Parts of Frederick County

Washington Gas – Frederick Division

 ,

Frederick, MD

Columbia Propane

OIL COMPANIES

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Aero Energy

Frederick, MD

  O 301-620-9046 Ferrellgas

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Frederick, MD

Geiser Distributing Company, Inc.

Mount Airy, Libertytown,

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Frederick, MD

  O 301-662-1885 Lee's Gas Supply

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Frederick, MD

  O 301-662-5306 Penn Fuel Propane

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Emmitsburg, MD

  O 301-447-6110   O 1-800-464-6110 The Plumbery Mount Airy, MD

Aero Energy

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Hagerstown, MD

  O 301-797-4887

Servicing Myersville, Thurmont,

  O 301-662-4101   O 1-800-998-4311

Emmitsburg, and Burkittsville

Amerigas (Columbia Propane)

Southern States Cooperative, Inc. Frederick Petroleum Service

Frederick, MD

  O 410-848-4477   O 1-800-834-8590

Delivering to Frederick County

C. Richard Dewees Fuel Oil

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Thurmont, MD

  O 301-271-7303 Damascus Fuel Company

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  O 1-800-768-6612 United Propane

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Mount Airy, MD

  O 301-831-5551

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Thurmont, MD

  O 301-898-7116

Frederick, MD

  O 301-663-5422   O 1-800-255-0023

Public Water Information

Griffith Energy Services, Inc.

Billing Department

 ,

Frederick, MD

  O 301-663-3111   O 1-800-486-2477 LS Fuel Oil

 ,

Brunswick, MD

Mason Dixon Oil Company

Delivering to Frederick County

West Oil, Inc.

Frederick County Division of Utilities and Solid Waste Management

Suburban Propane Thompson's Gas & Electric Service

Mount Airy, MD

  O 301-829-0244

Farmer's Cooperative Association, Inc.

Carroll Independent Fuel

  O 1-800-258-0606

 ,

WELL AND SEPTIC INFORMATION

Serving southern Frederick County

  O 301-663-6168

Westminster, MD

Voneiff Oil

  O 301-253-2161

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Frederick, MD

Monrovia, and New Market

Damascus, MD

  O 301-620-9046   O 1-800-545-6103

  O 410-848-4477   O 1-800-834-8590

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Westminster, MD

  O 301-834-9701   O 301-663-3833

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Service Provided to most of Frederick. Serving oil to

GAS – PROPANE

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Monrovia, MD

  O 410-875-2600   O 1-888-468-4949

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Shawley's Superior LP Gas So Fine, Inc.

Frederick, MD

  O 301-662-4101   O 1-800-998-4311

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Carroll Independent Fuel

  O 301-829-1770   O 1-828-238-5258

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Frederick, MD

  O 301-662-1531

24 hours / 7 Days

  O 301-662-2151

 ,

Tevis Oil/Modern Comfort Systems

 ,

Emmitsburg, MD

  O 301-447-3199 Southern States Cooperative, Inc. Frederick Petroleum Service

 ,

Frederick, MD

  O 301-663-668

  O 301-696-2997   O 301-600-2354 County Water/Sewer Emergencies

  O 301-600-2187 (Daytime)   O 301-600-2194 (Evening) Frederick City Water/Sewer Emergencies

  O 301-600-1440 Frederick County Health Department Environmental Health Problems

  O 301-600-1719 Water Quality Problems

  O 301-631-3168


CONTENTS Spring 2019

COMMUNITY 12 Binding Frederick Together

Frederick Book Arts Center Opens Its Doors

HOMES/REAL ESTATE 16 Spruce Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal This Spring BUSINESS 20 Start a Business in Downtown Frederick EDUCATION 22 Spring Is Awards Season: Frederick County Public

Schools Celebrates Excellence

HEALTHCARE 30 Give Rise Studio Helps Frederick Focus

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SENIORS 38 Six Fitness Tests Older Adults Can Do at Home TRANSPORTATION 42 Frederick Employers Can Reduce Costs, Retain

Employees with Employer Connection

ARTS & LEISURE 46 Movie Nights on the Creek 54 Events Throughout Frederick County HISTORY 30

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50 Frederick County Historical Happenings FREDERICK COUNTY TOWNS 62 Middletown Fosters Sense of Community 70 Towns Throughout Frederick County

Brunswick / Burkittsville / Frederick City / Mount Airy / Myersville / New Market / Rosemont / Thurmont / Urbana / Walkersville / Woodsboro

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Frederick County Parks & Recreation SUMMER CAMPS include sports, arts and crafts, science & discovery, dance, nature camp, history camp and more!

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COMMUNITY \\

BINDING FREDERICK TOGETHER Frederick Book Arts Center Opens Its Doors BY GINA GALLUCCI-WHITE

When artist Johnny Carrera moved from Massachusetts to Frederick several years ago, he had to drive to Silver Spring to find supplies or equipment to participate in “book arts.” Now, Fredericktonians have a space of their own to learn all about book arts, thanks to Carrera. Carrera and his intern at the time, Sara Friedman, would often talk about how great it would be to have a book arts center in the city. In the years that followed, Pyramid Atlantic moved from Silver Spring to Hyattstown and Friedman began pursuing a master’s degree at the George Washington University Corcoran School of Arts and Design. “What I like to tell people is that she is the only person who has gone to the Corcoran with the expressed desire stated in her interview of creating a book arts center one day,” Carrera says. Carrera and Friedman joined forces with artist and designer Kayleigh Montgomery to form the nonprofit Frederick Book Arts Center, which opened this winter. “As I get older, I feel like I want to give something back to our community and do something that is more meaningful than making my own art,” Carrera says. “It is almost a calling to do something like that and making the Book Arts Center seemed like the best gift that I have to offer — my knowledge of making books and book-related art.” After a year-long search for the perfect space, the center is now housed at 217 W. Patrick St., in Frederick, and officially opened its doors to the public in mid-March. Pop-up classes are to be held in subjects such as bookbinding, letterpress, printmaking and photography.

“It’s a lot more than most people can handle on their own,” he says. Frederick area residents can now come to the center and not only work on their craft but also find a community of people who enjoy the discipline as well. PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF FREDERICK BOOK ARTS CENTER

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Carrera, who serves as executive director and co-founder, notes classes will be for beginners through experienced artists and vary in length depending on projects. As of this writing, the center was working on putting together summer camps — one for adults and others for children of different ages to learn book art techniques, such as making paste papers and marbling. The center also plans to host visiting artist workshops, including two in late April.

While the book arts discipline continues to grow, especially on college campuses, Carrera notes it is a field of study that requires a lot of expensive equipment, such as letter and etching presses, a photography studio and bookbinding tools.


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“As we are getting more digitally minded and getting farther and farther away from the physical, tactical world of books, there is actually a growing desire for people to get back to that and it is a wonderful discovery for children when they realize that they can actually make something that is immediate and physical,” Carrera says. One of the first classes Carrera has planned to teach at the center is “Print Your Own Inspiration,” during which students can bring a quote and print it on printing presses while learning about the basics of printing, including setting letters and spaces. “When your brain goes through this process, it really slows you down and creates a deliberate process,” he says. “I particularly love it when I am setting works of poetry. Not only do you appreciate the craft of the poet, but you internalize what you are doing.” Carrera has been participating in talks and events around Frederick during the past year. “There is a real magic any time you make a print,” he says. “There is always a little bit of an element of surprise when the rolls go over the form and you print it backwards. You never know exactly what you are going to get until it comes out and it’s an exciting discovery. “There will be a lot to learn” at the center, he says.

+ Frederick Book Arts Center 217 W. Patrick St., Frederick 240-366-1683 frederickbookarts.org

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C O M M U N I T Y L I S T I N G S \\

FITNESS William R. Talley Recreation Center

, Frederick

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

Habitat for Humanity of Frederick County Restore

Zonta Club of Frederick

  O 301-662-2988 w www.frederickhabitat.org

O 301-600-1492

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The YMCA of Frederick County

  O 301-606-8161 m pbrosensteel@aol.com w www.zontafrederick.com

DOWNTOWN Y

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1000 N. Market St. Frederick, MD 21701

  O 301-663-5131 w https://www.frederickymca.org GREEN VALLEY Y

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917 N. East St. Frederick, MD 21701

P.O. Box 3896 Frederick, MD 21705

They are dedicated to advancing the status of women worldwide and work alongside the community to eradicate violence against women, provide literacy tutoring, and raise funds for scholarships to benefit women in their education.

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11791 Fingerboard Road Monrovia, MD 21770

  O 301-607-6900 w https://www.frederickymca.org

Shop, donate and volunteer at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore! Bring your donation of furniture, appliances, household goods, and building materials and shop for a deal. Every donation and every purchase gives more families in Frederick County the strength, stability and selfreliance that comes through affordable homeownership.

United Way of Frederick County

, 629 N. Market St.

Frederick, MD 21701

  O 301-663-4231 w www.unitedwayfrederick.org

@UnitedWayFrederick

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in Frederick County.

MINI DANCE CAMPS (ages 4-6) MINI MUSICAL THEATRE CAMPS (ages 5-10) MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP (ages 11-18) INTENSIVE WORKSHOP SERIES (ages 7-18) EVENING CLASSES (ages 2-ADULT)

CONNECT IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE. YMCA OF FREDERICK COUNTY DOWNTOWN Y

1000 North Market Street Frederick • 301-663-5131

GREEN VALLEY Y

11791 Fingerboard Road Monrovia • 301-607-6900

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H O M E S \ R E A L E S TAT E \ \

SPRUCE UP YOUR HOME’S CURB APPEAL THIS SPRING BY BRENDA FISHER, FREDERICK COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

After months of being shuttered indoors, now that it’s spring, it’s time to start thinking about the great outdoors. For Frederick homeowners, spring is a great time to tackle outdoor remodeling projects. Upgrading your outdoors can lead to more than just increased home value, it can also mean increased happiness. The National Association of Realtors® recently conducted a survey of its members and released the 2018 Remodeling Impact Report: Outdoor Features report. This report explains the reasons why homeowners complete outdoor remodeling projects and the increased happiness that comes from these upgrades. “When planning any remodeling project, it’s all about your personal enjoyment,” said Frederick County Association of Realtors® President Maureen Nichols. “But it’s also important to know the impact the project will have on your market value.” In the report, respondents were asked to list the top 13 projects that they thought would be most appealing to buyers. The top five projects are: 1. Standard lawn care service 2. Landscape maintenance 3. Overall landscape upgrade 4. Tree care 5. New wood deck

1. Landscape maintenance 2. Overall landscape upgrades 3. Standard lawn care service 4. New patio 5. New wood deck As you can see, there are similarities between what will appeal to buyers and what will get you the most return for your money. Maintaining your landscape, whether through a lawn care service or by doing the work yourself, is very important. Having a meticulously 16

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groomed landscape adds to the curb appeal of your home, which is what buyers first see when they arrive at your property. “Whether you’re an owner, a buyer or a realtor, walking up to a beautifully maintained landscape not only provides maximum value, it infuses the spectator with joy. It’s a win-win!” Nichols said.

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The report also ranked the top 13 projects that are thought to add the most value to a home for resale. The Realtors® said the projects with the biggest return on investment are:


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The report rated each project with a joy score from one to 10. An overall landscape upgrade received a joy rating of 9.6. The sample project included installing a flagstone walkway, two 6-foot by 2-foot stone planters, and planting five flowering shrubs and one deciduous 15-foot-tall tree. The estimated cost for this project was $6,000 and the estimated return on investment was about $5,000.

Dream it. Own it.

Performing standard lawn care service on your yard earned a joy score of 9, but the return on investment is huge. The estimated cost for a season of lawn care service, which includes six fertilizer applications and weed control for 2,835 square feet of lawn, was about $375. But the return on investment estimated by the realtors surveyed was $1,000, which is a 267 percent increase. You can view the entire report at www.nar.realtor/researchand-statistics/research-reports/remodeling-impact-reportoutdoor-features.

+ Buying or selling real estate is one of the biggest financial transactions you will have in your lifetime. Make sure you have the benefit of a local Realtor to help you through the process. Just remember, not every real estate agent is a realtor. A Realtor is a member of the National Association of Realtors速 and guided by the standards of the Realtors Code of Ethics. Local Frederick County Realtors are members of the Frederick County Association of Realtors 速, the Maryland Realtors速 and the National Association of Realtors速.

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START A BUSINESS in Downtown Frederick According to the Downtown Frederick Partnership, the City of Frederick contains a thriving commercial mix of eclectic stores and restaurants, professional firms and organizations. More than 3,000 employees work in the main downtown area, at nearly 700 businesses. Many work for government institutions that serve as anchors to the downtown economy. More than 1.8 million visitors come annually to the area, and spend more than $1 million per day in Frederick County. Downtown Frederick is the county’s largest tourist destination, according to the partnership. The partnership offers a variety of resources to prospective business owners, including a Business Welcome Committee, a volunteer group of downtown merchants who share their knowledge of doing business here with new business owners over coffee or drinks. The partnership hosts monthly committee meetings during which merchants have the opportunity to learn about upcoming events and discuss items of interest to the community. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month. Other Downtown Frederick Partnership business resources include:

Find Your Space The right space is key to your business success. If you are interested in learning more about which spaces are available in Downtown Frederick, contact the Downtown Frederick Partnership via email (kara@downtownfrederick.org) to request a list of available properties. If you think you have found your space, contact the City of Frederick (thrive@cityoffrederick.com or 301-600-6360) to request permitting assistance. Staff will work with you to set up a meeting with the relevant reviewing agencies (building, fire, health, etc.) to make sure the space is the right fit.

Find Your Staff Nothing makes your business run smoothly like finding the right team. Check out the resources offered by Frederick County Workforce Services (frederickworks.com) and post your job openings on the partnership’s jobs board. Questions about how to submit a 20

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posting go to Leeann Dickerson (leeann@downtownfrederick.org).

Launch It! Launch It Downtown is a marketing package created by Downtown Frederick Partnership to help establish momentum for your business — whether you’re just starting out, changing ownership, moving to a new location, or celebrating an anniversary. The partnership can help you get the ball rolling with your marketing efforts so that your business can be up and running before you know it. To meet the needs of businesses throughout Downtown Frederick, the partnership offers both a retail and a professional Launch it! package. The cost of each package is credited toward an annual partnership investment. Contact the partnership via e-mail (leeann@ downtownfrederick.org) or by phone (301-698-8118) to learn more.

+ More Business Resources Business Resource Center at C. Burr Artz Public Library Helpful source for the data to build a strong business plan. 110 E. Patrick St, Frederick 301-694-1630 Maryland Women’s Business Center Free assistance to start and grow your business; both men and women are welcome. 118 N. Market St, Frederick 301-600-1058 City of Frederick Department of Economic Development The department provides a guide for starting your business and helps with strengthening your business plan 101 N. Court St., Frederick 301-600-6360


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SPRING IS AWARDS SEASON Frederick County Public Schools Celebrates Excellence BY TERRY ALBAN, SUPERINTENDENT, FREDERICK COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) employs amazing teachers — and schools appreciate them! We show that appreciation throughout the year, but spring is special because of FCPS’s Teacher of the Year program. Each school names its Teacher of the Year, who is eligible for recognition as the countywide FCPS Teacher of the Year, our most prestigious award for teachers. Schools select the Teacher of the Year differently. Some principals choose independently. Others consult with staff and parents. Others form a committee to make a selection. Regardless of how they choose, each school’s Teacher of the Year is remarkable. Those selected are experienced teachers with advanced training. But they’re also passionate, articulate and charismatic leaders in their schools and communities. It shouldn’t be surprising that choosing a countywide winner is daunting. The countywide process starts when each school’s Teacher of the Year submits materials to support his or her nomination. Panels review those materials to narrow the field to up to 25 quarterfinalists. The review process continues as another panel conducts phone interviews with each quarterfinalist and selects about 10 semifinalists. Next, semifinalists complete essays that a third panel reviews to select three to five finalists. These finalists complete additional essays and in-person interviews. At the end of this rigorous process, FCPS announces the final winner, our

That county winner then goes on to participate in the statewide Teacher of the Year program. After each of Maryland’s 24 school systems selects a Teacher of the Year to serve as the district’s teacher ambassador, one is named Maryland’s Teacher of the Year. Then from state-level teachers of the year, one is named National Teacher of the Year.

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The Maryland Department of Education has named two FCPS

such as School Support Employees of the Year and Substitute of

teachers as Maryland Teacher of the Year since 2003 — Darren

the Year. And year-round nominations are open for FCPS All

Hornbeck that year (he continues to teach social studies at Linganore

Star Awards at www.fcps.org/awards. Acknowledging top-quality

High) and Michelle Shearer in 2011.

work boosts morale and helps staff share successes. I invite you

Shearer was selected America’s 2011 National Teacher of the Year! She later transferred from teaching chemistry at Urbana

to share appreciation next time you see excellence at Frederick County Public Schools!

High to Frederick High, where she serves as project manager for FCPS High School Innovation and Transformation and is a key contributor to the award-winning FCPS LYNX — Linking Youth to New eXperiences — program. Whether school-level or national ambassadors, our Teachers of the Year are honored at an FCPS Hollywood-style “blue carpet” event. You can find each honoree’s photo online along with videos celebrating the finalists and the FCPS Teacher of the Year. The countywide Teacher of the Year is also recognized at a grand gala that the state hosts, attends special professional-development opportunities, and is even provided a six-month new car lease! While the FCPS Teacher of the Year program is a highlight of the

+ For more about FCPS, visit www.fcps.org • Sign up for FindOutFirst school email news and emergency text messages • Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube • Read the FCPS Calendar Handbook • Watch FCPS-TV on Comcast cable channel 18 and online at www.fcps.org/tv • Contact FCPS Communication Services, 191 S. East St., Frederick, 301-696-6900

season, spring also brings celebrations for other employee groups,

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EDUCATION throughout FREDERICK COUNTY COLLEGES/ UNIVERSITIES

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

Frederick Community College

Banner School

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7932 Opossumtown Pike

Frederick, MD 21702

1730 N. Market St.

Frederick, MD 21701

  O 301-846-2400 w frederick.edu

  O 301-695-9320 w www.bannerschool.org

Hood College

Beth Sholom Early Childhood Center

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401 Rosemont Ave.

Frederick, MD 21701

  O 301-696-3400 m admission@hood.edu w www.hood.edu Mount St. Mary’s University

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16300 Old Emmitsburg Road

Emmitsburg, MD 21727

  O 301-447-6122 m admissions@msmary.edu w www.msmary.edu Mount St. Mary’s University, Frederick Campus

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5350 Spectrum Drive

Frederick, MD 21703

  O 301-682-8315 m inquiry@msmary.edu w www.msmary.edu

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1011 North Market St.

Frederick, MD 21701

  O 301-663-3427 w www.bethsholomfrederick.org Friends Meeting School

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3232 Green Valley Road

Ijamsville, MD

  O 301-798-0288 w www.friendsmeetingschool.org Friends Meeting School is a premiere K-12 Quaker school which inspires students to change the world. Our confident and compassionate students, encouraged by passionate teachers, become inquisitive leaders who aim to Seek and Speak Truth and Love.

Lucy School Arts-Integrated Curriculum

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9117 Frostown Road

Middletown, MD 21769

  O 301-293-1163 w www.lucyschool.com

Mother Seton School

Small classes, hands-on learning, and a wellrounded curriculum are complemented by a beautiful natural setting adjoining the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, who founded in 1810 the pioneering school that became Mother Seton School. Today we continue her mission to provide an excellent, affordable Catholic pre-k to grade 8 education to all who seek it.

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100 Creamery Road

Emmitsburg, MD 21727

  O 301-447-3161 w www.mothersetonschool.org Saint John’s Regional Catholic School

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8414 Oppossumtown Pike

Frederick, MD 21702

  O 301-662-6722 w www.sjrcs.org

INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS Frederick Adventist School (pre-K–8)

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6437 Jefferson Pike

Frederick, MD 21703

  O 301-663-0363 Frederick Christian Academy (pre-K–12)

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6642 Carpenter Road

Frederick, MD 21703

  O 301-473-8990 New Life Christian School (pre-K–12)

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5909 Jefferson Pike

Frederick, MD 21703

  O 301-663-8418 Saint Thomas More Academy (pre-K-8)

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103 Prospect St.

Middletown, MD 21769

  O 240-490-5479 St. John’s Catholic Prep High School (9–12)

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3989 Buckeystown Pike

Buckeystown, MD 21717

  O 301-662-4210

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PRESCHOOLS Frederick County Public Schools Pre-K Programs The FCPS Pre-Kindergarten program is a state-funded program for 4-year-olds who meet the following eligibility requirements: - Must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 of current school year.

FCPS ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Lincoln Elementary

Ballenger Creek Elementary

Middletown Elementary (grades 3–5)

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5250 Kingsbrook Drive, Frederick

  O 240-236-2500 w http://education.fcps.org/bces Brunswick Elementary

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200 Madison St., Frederick

  O 240-236-2650

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201 E. Green St., Middletown

  O 240-236-1100 Middletown Primary (grades K–2)

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403 Franklin St., Middletown

- Must reside in Frederick County.

  O 240-236-2900

  O 240-566-0200 w http://education.fcps.org/mps

- Those who qualify under the Free and Reduced-Price Meal guidelines or who are homeless or in foster care receive automatic placement.

Butterfly Ridge Elementary

Monocacy Elementary

For more information, visit http://www.fcps. org/academics/prekindergarten

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400 Central Ave., Brunswick

601 Contender Way, Frederick

  O 240-566-0300 Carroll Manor Elementary

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5624 Adamstown Road, Adamstown

  O 240-236-3800

Educare Learning Center

Centerville Elementary

Full-day, year-round child care program for children 8 weeks through school-age, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Additional part-time preschool program available 9 a.m.-1 p.m. during the school-year. Educare is MSDE Accredited, EXCELS Level 5, Approved Non-Public Educational Program (for 3-5 year olds), and Licensed (#65870).

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2538 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson, MD

O 301-834-9007 w www.educatewithcare.com Frederick County Head Start

Provides 3- and 4-year-olds from low-income families a comprehensive preschool program. Focus is on language skills, problem solving, creativity, personal growth, organizational skills and readiness for the public school system. Also offers parent education and special services.

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801 N. East St., Frederick

  O 301-378-9140

FREDERICK COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (FCPS) Superintendent Dr. Theresa Alban

3601 Carriage Hill Drive, Frederick

  O 240-566-0100 w http://education.fcps.org/ces Deer Crossing Elementary

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10601 Finn Drive, New Market

  O 240-236-5900

191 S. East St., Frederick

  O 301-644-5000 (General Information) w http://fcps.org

429 Main St., Myersville

  O 240-236-1900 New Market Elementary

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93 W. Main St., New Market

  O 240-236-1300 w http://education.fcps.org/nmes/ New Midway Elementary School (grades 3–5)

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12226 Woodsboro Pike, Keymar

North Frederick Elementary

300 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg

  O 240-236-1750 Glade Elementary

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9525 Glade Road, Walkersville

  O 240-236-2100 Green Valley Elementary

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11501 Fingerboard Road, Monrovia

  O 240-236-3400 Hillcrest Elementary

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1285 Hillcrest Drive, Frederick

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1010 Fairview Ave., Frederick

  O 240-236-2000 Oakdale Elementary

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5830 Oakdale School Road, Ijamsville

  O 240-236-3300 Orchard Grove Elementary

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5898 Hannover Road, Frederick

  O 240-236-2400 w http://education.fcps.org/oges/

  O 240-236-3200

Parkway Elementary

Kemptown Elementary

  O 240-236-2600

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3456 Kemptown Church Road, Monrovia

Lewistown Elementary

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Frederick County Board of Education Main Administrative Office

Myersville Elementary

  O 240-236-1500

  O 301-696-6910

http://fcps.org/boe

7421 Hayward Road, Frederick

  O 240-236-1400

Emmitsburg Elementary

  O 240-236-3500 w http://education.fcps.org/kes

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11119 Hessong Bridge Road, Thurmont

  O 240-236-3750 Liberty Elementary

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11820 Liberty Road, Frederick

  O 240-236-1800

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300 Carroll Parkway, Frederick

Sabillasville Elementary

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16210-B Sabillasville Road, Sabillasville

  O 240-236-6000 Spring Ridge Elementary

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9051 Ridgefield Drive, Frederick

  O 240-236-1600 Thurmont Elementary (grades 3–5)

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805 East Main St., Thurmont

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ABOUT FCPS 2018–19 Enrollment

> 43,000 Enrollment Growth in Past Year

> almost 600 students

Thurmont Primary (grades Pre-K–2)

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7989 Rocky Ridge Road, Thurmont   O 240-236-2800

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Tuscarora Elementary

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6321 Lambert Drive, Frederick

> 92%

  O 240-566-0000 w http://education.fcps.org/tues

Employees

Twin Ridge Elementary

Graduation Rate

> 5,856, of which nearly 3,000 are teachers ( fulltime equivalent positions) Student Demographics

> 60% White, 16.5% Hispanic/Latino of any race, 12% Black or African American, 5% Asian, 5% Two or more races.

> 26.6% Eligible for free or reduced-price school meals (about 11,000)

> 10% Receiving Special Education services (about 4,200)

> 6% Families for whom English is not the primary language (about 2,400) Per Pupil Expenditure

> $13,061 per year (2016–17) Combined SAT Scores (2018)

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1106 Leafy Hollow Circle, Mount Airy

  O 240-236-2300 w http://education.fcps.org/tres Urbana Elementary at Sugarloaf

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3400 Stone Barn Drive, Frederick

  O 240-566-0500 w http://education.fcps.org/ues Valley Elementary

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3519 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson

FCPS MIDDLE SCHOOLS Ballenger Creek Middle

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5525 Ballenger Creek Pike, Frederick

  O 240-236-5700 Brunswick Middle

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301 Cummings Drive, Brunswick

  O 240-236-5400 Crestwood Middle

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7100 Foxcroft Drive, Frederick

  O 240-566-9000 Gov. Thomas Johnson Middle

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1799 Schifferstadt Boulevard, Frederick

  O 240-236-4900 Middletown Middle

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100 Martha Mason St., Middletown

  O 240-236-4200

  O 240-236-3000 w http://education.fcps.org/ves

Monocacy Middle

Walkersville Elementary

  O 240-236-4700 w http://education.fcps.org/moms

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83 W. Frederick St., Walkersville

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8009 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick

  O 240-236-1000

New Market Middle

1,149 Frederick County

Waverley Elementary

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Advanced Placement Mean Scores (2017)

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> 1,066 Maryland, 1,049 U.S., > 3.03 Maryland, 2.84 Global, 3.27 Frederick 37 Elementary Schools, Grades Kindergarten–5

> All provide full-day kindergarten > Pre-kindergarten is offered to all students

201 Waverley Drive, Frederick

  O 240-236-3900 w http://education.fcps.org/waves Whittier Elementary

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2400 Whittier Drive, Frederick

125 W. Main St., New Market

  O 240-236-4600 w http://education.fcps.org/nmms Oakdale Middle

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9840 Old National Pike, Ijamsville

  O 240-236-5500

  O 240-236-3100 w http://education.fcps.org/whes

Thurmont Middle

13 Middle Schools, Grades 6–8

Wolfsville Elementary

  O 240-236-5100

10 High Schools, Grades 9–12,

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Urbana Middle

eligible for free or reduced-price meals

and a Virtual (Online) School Program

> Career & Technology Center for high school students countywide

> HeatherRidge and Rock Creek schools for students with special needs

> Maryland’s first public charter school, Monocacy Valley Montessori; Carroll Creek Montessori Public Charter; and Frederick Classical Charter School. School Bus Riders

> 31,000+ Meals Served Daily

12520 Wolfsville Road, Myersville

  O 240-236-2250

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408 E. Main St., Thurmont

3511 Pontius Ct., Ijamsville

Woodsboro Elementary (grades Pre-K–2)

  O 240-566-9200 w http://education.fcps.org/ums

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Walkersville Middle

101 Liberty Road, Woodsboro

  O 240-236-3700 Yellow Springs Elementary

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8717 Yellow Springs Road, Frederick

  O 240-236-1700 w http://education.fcps.org/yses

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55 W. Frederick St., Walkersville

  O 240-236-4400 West Frederick Middle

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515 W. Patrick St., Frederick

  O 240-236-4000 w http://education.fcps.org/wfms

> 12,500 lunches, about 6,500 breakfasts

Windsor Knolls Middle

Meal Cost*

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> Elementary: $2.65 lunch, $1.60 breakfast > Middle/High: $2.90 lunch, $1.85 breakfast Free and reduced-price meals available to families with limited ability to pay (For details, call 301-644-5061, visit fcps.org/meals or contact the child’s school.)

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11150 Windsor Road, Ijamsville

  O 240-236-5000 w http://education.fcps.org/wkms


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FCPS HIGH SCHOOLS Brunswick High

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101 Cummings Drive, Brunswick

  O 240-236-8600 Catoctin High

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14745 Sabillasville Road, Thurmont

OTHER FCPS SCHOOLS AND PROGRAMS

SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCES

Adult Education/ Flexible Evening High

The ARC of Frederick County

  O 240-236-8450 w http://education.fcps.org/flex/fehs

  O 240-236-8100

Career and Technology Center

Frederick High

  O 240-236-8500 w http://education.fcps.org/ctc

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650 Carroll Parkway, Frederick

  O 240-236-7000 Gov. Thomas Johnson High

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1501 N. Market St., Frederick

  O 240-236-8200 w http://education.fcps.org/gtjhs Linganore High

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200 Schoolhouse Drive, Middletown

  O 240-236-7400 w http://education.fcps.org/mhs Oakdale High

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5850 Eaglehead Drive, Ijamsville

  O 240-566-9400 w http://education.fcps.org/ohs

  O 301-898-3587 w http://fc4htrp.org F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

210 Madison St., Frederick

Middletown High

http://somd.org/frederick-county

Frederick County 4-H Therapeutic Riding Program

  O 240-236-2694 w http://education.fcps.org/essl

  O 240-566-9700

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7922 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick

HOMESCHOOLING RESOURCES

12013 Old Annapolis Road, Frederick

  O 301-663-0909 w http://arcfc.org

Frederick County Special Olympics

Earth and Space Science Lab

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A Down Syndrome Advocacy group in Frederick County

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The Jefferson School For students with primary emotional disturbance and/or behavior disorders and secondary learning, developmental, and post-traumatic stress disorders.

http://fcps.org/academics/home-instruction.cfm

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2940 Point of Rocks Road, Jefferson

  O 240-315-0200 Maryland School for the Deaf

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101 Clarke Place, Frederick

  O 301-360-2000

TDD: 301-360-2001

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Tuscarora High

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5312 Ballenger Creek Pike, Frederick

  O 240-236-6400 Urbana High

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3471 Campus Drive, Ijamsville

  O 240-236-7600 Walkersville High

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81 W. Frederick St., Walkersville

  O 240-236-7200

FCPS PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS Carroll Creek Montessori Public Charter School

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Frederick Classical Charter School 8445 Spires Way, Frederick

  O 240-236-1200 w http://frederickclassicalcharterschool.org Monocacy Valley Montessori Public Charter School

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Catholic Schools St. John Regional Catholic School (Pre-K - 8th Grade) 8414 Opossumtown Pike | Frederick, MD 21702 SJRCS.org | 301-695-9358 Mother Seton School (Pre-K - 8th Grade) 100 Creamery Road | Emmitsburg, MD 21727 MotherSetonSchool.org | 301-447-3165

7215 Corporate Court, Frederick

  O 301-663-7970 w http://carrollcreekmontessori.org

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FREDERICK COUNTY

217 Dill Ave., Frederick

  O 301-668-5013 w http://education.fcps.org/mvmpcs

St. Thomas More Academy (Pre-K - 8th Grade) 103 Prospect Street | Middletown, MD 21769 STMAmd.org | 240-490-5479 Saint John's Catholic Prep (High School) 3989 Buckeystown Pike | Buckeystown, MD 21717 SaintJohnsprep.org | 301.662.4210 | 9th-12th Grade

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Today’s Creative Minds. Tomorrow’s Leaders.

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Small Classes Affordable Tuition Exceptional Curriculum Before & After School Programs Summer Activities Summer Programs for preschool through 8th grade Come visit our 17 acres of rolling hills, woodlands, wetlands, organic garden, pond, and waterfall. 9117 Frostown Road Middletown, MD (301) 293-1163 | www.LucySchool.com

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GIVE RISE STUDIO Helps Frederick Focus on Creative Wellness BY MOLLY FELLIN SPENCE

As a child, Sue Surdez Leveille was surrounded by creativity. “I was a maker, not a taker, and I found peace in supporting people.” When she moved to Frederick in 2010, she brought along her nowhusband, a massive stash of beads and other craft items, and an idea – “to create change through creativity that benefits the community.” “Creative classes where you are learning something new mirrored how we related to each other in our community in a time of uncertainty, confidence or the unknown,” Leveille says. In October 2019, Leveille leased a Downtown Frederick studio space and launched Give Rise Studio, a unique art and yoga studio that offers yoga and jewelry making/art classes to the Frederick community to tap into the creative mind and the parasympathetic nervous system in an accessible way through a relaxed, cozy and welcoming atmosphere. Give Rise Studio aims to eventually have a bigger space to allow for workshops and classes taught by local artists, creatives and business owners, who Leveille calls “fellow Givers and Risers.” We asked Leveille to tell us more about herself and Give Rise Studio, especially how her unique space allows participants to heal mentally and physically through crafts and exercise. How would you describe Give Rise Studio to someone who knows nothing about it? Give Rise Studio (GRS) is an open space with colorful blankets and beads covering one side of the room; a foldable table made by my husband comes out during creative sessions and folds away during yoga. I practice with a small group of five or less for yoga and up to 10 for art/jewelry classes. The art is tactile and the yoga is experiential, slow and mindful. Art and yoga both provide a path for self-expression, showing us how unique we truly are. PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF GIVE RISE STUIDO

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The studio is a great start for me, but I have bigger plans that I’m developing and manifesting for 2019. How would you describe Yin Yoga to someone who has never heard of it? Yin Yoga is generally a passive form of yoga done sitting or lying down in specific, modifiable shapes. It’s wonderful to practice just before bed. We disengage our muscles and hold the shapes with the support of our bodies or props, creating a stirring of fluid to the joints, releasing the fascia tissues in the body and bringing strength to our joints, tendons and bones, just to name a few physical benefits. Other muscle-focused activities are beneficial, but with Yin, we strengthen a layer deeper in our body to then build more effective muscle on top or simply move better. These shapes are held for a few minutes at a time without the muscles engaged. This stillness allows your brain to become familiar with this relaxed state so it can better access it at other times in your life. If you are used to the more active styles of yoga (such as Yang), you may find Yin to be a wonderful complement to your active yoga practice. This is a great first-time yoga class, or for folks who need to improve mobility.

How do the two parts of Give Rise Studio work together — yoga and creating art? Why is each important to a healthy lifestyle? Creative wellness is a term that is hard to define because it can mean so many things. To me, it means creating space in our bodies and minds to let in joy and let go of things that no longer serve us. We create something beautiful that is truly unique to us, being who we are. Both yoga and jewelry-making are paths to self expression. In a classroom, you can see how someone interacts with the world around them revealing itself through judgment, comparing ourselves to others, forcing ourselves into a pose, settling into a pose for our bodies, choosing a certain color palette or helping a fellow student with a technique. Self-expression is courageous: doing yoga and allowing yourself to feel how it will serve you in your life. Creating art in all its forms with a playful, open mind can bring color to your life. Both practices are proven to improve mood and reduce stress. Creative wellness is an act of self-love and if welcomed with open arms, can improve the lives of those around you. Seeing yourself and others as unique and irreplaceable beings. Who is your ideal client? I would say people who want a palatable way to slow down from our fast-paced lives. Creative expression can be intimidating and creating a safe space to explore without judgment is easier with a

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diverse group of people. For yoga, ages range, but the gentle, and slow nature of GRS classes typically attracts 30 -to 70-year-olds. We live in an active and fast-paced world, so at any age we can be caught up in multitasking and phone checking. Both practices can reconnect us with ourselves and therefore those around us. For art, I love having young and old working on the same project. What goals do you have in mind with regard to how you want to serve the community? I want to show people that the tools they need to see and interact with the world in a new way are inside them. Meeting people where they are as they are can spark growth, relaxation and joy. Yin Yoga not only is a gentle and slow practice, but it also reaches deeper into our joints, tendons and fascia by taking the more active muscles out of the mix. I want participants to find stillness and realize they have the ability to be still for a length of time and feel really good physically and mentally. When we support ourselves it allows us to go deeper, creating channels that our brain recognizes as safe, making it easier to find our way out of stress or into a joyful state.

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What lessons have you learned in creating Give Rise Studio? I’m still learning many lessons and continually evaluating, learning, networking, sticking to my vision while still being flexible. One in particular is to not give up on something. I’m bringing something to Frederick that many haven’t seen: a mini bead shop with open stock that you pick and create the piece from scratch. It’s my job to support students judgment-free and with gratitude, that is just my character. So, I was getting zero hits for jewelry classes and open studio. I didn’t get rid of the classes because they weren’t successful right away. I took videos, created copy that explained it. I will continue to reintroduce these classes and hopefully that will gain traction. Talk about Frederick County as a home for Give Rise Studio. What is it about the area that you think supports your particular vision? I believe creative wellness is something that brings the world of art and yoga together, which Frederick already embraces. We have yoga studios that are wonderful and serve our community well. People can find their studio or hop around. Give Rise Studio stands out by focusing on slow and low, accessible yoga classes and creative classes to foster mindfulness, creative expression and better communication with ourselves. GRS can help influence our community in a positive way, not to mention foster connection and education among the amazing creatives who live in Frederick.


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Tell us about your background, education and training. In college I was a criminal justice major, with a sudden passion for art therapy. Self-exploration and expression was something I identified as a gateway to happiness, success, and life. At 18, during college, I started to make jewelry and my job was to teach others how to make jewelry at a local bead shop. This is where the teacher in me bloomed, and then I started to see how teaching or guiding was my language. I create a safe container in which people can learn, explore and search for a voice — their voice. In October 2017, Milkhouse Brewery believed in me and allowed me a space to host my first Give Rise Project class, where I had three adults and a group of six children dropping in at different times. I felt at home and on the verge of a new adventure at the same time. I spent an entire year running around to multiple farmers markets, visiting every library in Frederick County, to teach. I’ve been in self-study with yoga for 10 years and became certified in August 2018 after completing a 200-hour training. I’ve been making and teaching for 22 years in jewelry and crafting. I’ve also been in retail, class coordination and management for 20 years. Currently I’m the customer service manager for the Common Market food co-op in Frederick. My ties to the community are strong and I focus on lining up my work with my values.

I’m turning 41 this June and I’m married to a fellow maker, Mike Leveille of Workbench by Mike. We live in Frederick with fabulous neighbors and a garden. PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF GIVE RISE STUIDO Spring 2019 // FREDERICK COUNTY GUIDE

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MEDICAL CENTERS

FMH Mount Airy

Frederick Memorial Hospital System (FMH)

  O 301-829-5800

Main Campus

  O 301-829-5830

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Mt. Airy Plaza

1502 South Main St. Mount Airy, MD 21771

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400 W. Seventh St.

Frederick, MD 21701

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General Information

  O 240-566-3300

TTY: 240-566-3700

Emergency Room

X-Ray and Imaging Services Rehabilitation Services

  O 301-829-5880 FMH ProMotion Fitness +

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7211 Bank Ct., Suite 220

Frederick, MD 21703

  O 240-215-1470

TTY: 240-566-3592

FMH Preventative Cardiology and Rehabilitation

Patient Information

Frederick, MD 21701

  O 240-566-3500

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400 W. Seventh St.

  O 240-566-3380

  O 240-566-3229

The Birth Place

FMH Psychiatric Services

  O 240-566-3534

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Volunteer Services

  O 240-566-3567 FMH Advanced Skin & Wound Care

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400 W. Seventh St.

Frederick, MD 21701

  O 240-566-3840 FMH Center For Diabetes & Nutrition Services

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7211 Bank Ct., Suite 240

Frederick, MD 21703

  O 240-215-1474 FMH Crestwood

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7211 Bank Ct.

Frederick, MD 21703

  O 240-215-1420 FMH Home Health Services

  O 240-566-3568 FMH Immediate Care Mt. Airy

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Mt. Airy Plaza

1502 S. Main St. Mount Airy, MD 21771

  O 301-829-5888 FMH Immediate Care Oak St.

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850 Oak St.

Frederick, MD 21701

  O 301-698-8374

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Frederick, MD 21701

REGIONAL HOSPITALS

Holy Cross Hospital

Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital of Maryland

Johns Hopkins Medical Center

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Rockville

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Hagerstown

  O 301-733-0330

1-800-342-2992

Carroll County General Hospital

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Westminster

  O 410-848-3000 Children’s National Medical Center

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Washington, D.C.

  O 202-884-5000

1-800-787-0021

  O 240-566-3300

Radiation Oncology

  O 240-566-4500 Outpatient Intravenous Therapy

  O 301-694-5580 FMH Rose Hill

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Rose Hill Plaza

1562 Opossumtown Pike Frederick, MD 21702

  O 240-566-3100 FMH Urbana

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3430 Worthington Blvd.

Frederick, MD 21704

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Frederick

Frederick Surgical Center

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Frederick

  O 301-694-3400 Georgetown University Hospital

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Washington, D.C.

  O 202-444-2000 The Gettysburg Hospital

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Gettysburg, PA

  O 240-379-6000 240-379-6010

Hospice of Frederick County

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516 Trail Ave., Suite C

Frederick, MD 21701

  O 240-566-3030

Baltimore

  O 410-578-8600 Potomac Ridge Behavioral Health

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Rockville

  O 301-251-4500 Saint Agnes Hospital

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Baltimore

  O 410-368-6000 Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

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Rockville

  O 301-279-6000 Sheppard Pratt Services at FMH

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Frederick

  O 240-566-3990 Washington Adventist Hospital

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Takoma Park

Washington County Hospital Association

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Baltimore

Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Frederick, MD 21703

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Good Samaritan Hospital

FMH Wellness Center 5500 Buckeystown Pike

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, Inc.

  O 717-334-2121

  O 410-532-8000

Francis Scott Key Mall

Baltimore

  O 410-332-9000

  O 301-891-7600

  O 301-874-2163

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Baltimore

  O 1-800-455-6467

Brook Lane Health Services

FMH Therapy Center Frederick, MD 21701

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Mercy Medical Center

Frederick Memorial Hospital

501 W. Seventh St.

Silver Spring

  O 301-754-7000

  O 240-864-6000

  O 240-566-3904

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Baltimore

  O 443-849-2000

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Hagerstown

  O 301-790-8000 Washington Hospital Center

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Washington, D.C.

  O 202-877-7000


Radha Nathan, M.D., F.A.A.P. Sheetal Dhote, M.D., F.A.A.P. Bophany Chea, M.D., F.A.A.P. Leena Dev, M.D. Thomas Koerner, M.D. Brian Swinton, M.D. Kari Pratt, C.R.N.P. Maravanna Chan, C.R.N.P. Patricia Duley, C.R.N.P. Stefanie Spessard, C.R.N.P. Christina Kirkpatrick, PA-C Brittany Henry, PA-C

FREDERICK (TJ) OFFICE 87 Thomas Johnson Drive, Suite 101, Frederick, MD 21702 HOURS: Monday–Friday, 8am–7pm (6pm in summer); Walk-Ins 8–9am Saturday, 9am–noon (by appointment only, no walk-ins) PHONE: 301-694-0606 BALLENGER CREEK OFFICE 6550 Mercantile Drive, Suite 106, Frederick, MD 21703 HOURS: Monday–Friday, 8am–5pm; Walk-ins 8–9am PHONE: 301-668-6347 MOUNT AIRY OFFICE 1311 South Main Street, Suite 304, Mount Airy, MD 21771 HOURS: Monday–Friday, 8am–5pm; Walk-ins 8–9am PHONE: 301-829-6146 URBANA OFFICE 3500 Campus Drive, Suite D, Urbana, MD 21704 HOURS: Monday–Friday, 8am–5pm; Walk-ins 8–9am PHONE: 301-874-6107

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Comprehensive Pediatric Care Seven Offices to Better Serve You Convenient Office Hours Including Nights & Weekends Telephone Advice From Our Nurses During Office Hours Online Referral & Prescription Refill Requests Available Committed to Patient Service & Satisfaction 1475 Taney Ave • Frederick | 610 Solarex Ct • Frederick 504 E. Ridgeville Blvd, Ste 101 • Mt. Airy | 9093 Ridgefield Dr • Frederick 3020 B Ventrie Ct • Myersville | 3430 Worthington Blvd #204 • Urbana

Please call 301.662.0133 for more information, or visit www.thepedcenter.com

WORKING TOGETHER FOR WOMEN’S HEALTH CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT TODAY!

(301) 663-6171

61 Thomas Johnson Drive | Frederick, MD 21702 3430 Worthington Blvd Ste 202 | Frederick, MD 21704 504 E. Ridgeville Blvd Ste 108 | Mount Airy, MD 21771

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Evening and Saturday Appointments Available

www.cwcfrederick.com


Tranquillity at FREDERICKTOWNE

Assisted Living & Memory Care

Salt and Light Counseling llc

Because there is Hope Professional Mental Health Therapy and Counseling for Adolescents, Men and Women

Our focus is to Empower and Equip You to Change Your Life in the Way You Want Insurance Accepted

1707 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21702 240-347-2581

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S E RV I N G T H E F R E D E R I C K A R E A O V E R 2 0 Y E A R S

Joseph Camacho, DDS and Associates

• Relaxing Private Rooms • Sedation Dentistry • Laser Lip and Tongue Tie Release • Babies Under 18 Months Complimentary Exam • Orthodontics Parents Welcome During Treatment for Children & Adults FREDERICK, MD: 77 Thomas Johnson Drive, Suite A • Frederick, Maryland 21702 • 301-682-3887 HAGERSTOWN, MD: 1150 Omega Drive, Suite 102 • Hagerstown, Maryland 21740 • 240-513-6161

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SIX FITNESS TESTS

Older Adults Can Do at Home BY SUE M. PAUL OTR/L, FAS, CHC

Fitness for folks older than 60 is a growing trend, especially as people become more intentional about their health and wellness lifestyles, at every age. Unlike their younger peers, seniors’ fitness goals have less to do with vanity, competitive sports or bucket list challenges. For older adults, fitness is more about function: • Can I carry the laundry basket up and down the stairs? • Can I lift my toddler grandson into his high chair? • Can I work all day in the yard like I used to? Measuring fitness levels can lead to interesting discoveries about cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health, and can help focus a fitness program from general exercise to specific goals that can have real life implications. Try these tests at home yourself and see where your weaknesses lie, and then, get busy addressing any deficits you find. For these tests, you will need a firm chair, a tape measure or ruler, and a dumbbell (5 pounds for women, 8 pounds for men). And you’ll need to record your results so you can measure your improvement six to eight weeks later. Grab a pen and notebook!

1. Sit to Stand Test Sit on a firm chair with your feet hip-width apart and your arms crossed in front of your chest. Now, press through your heels to stand up. Count how many times you can stand all the way up and sit back down in 30 seconds. Results: The average adult ages 60 to 79 should be able to perform 10-19 reps. Functional Activities: Getting in and out of the car, going up and down stairs, moving from kneeling to standing.

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2. Arm Curl Test Sit on a firm chair with your feet hip-width apart. Hold a dumbbell at your side in your dominant hand, palm facing your body (women 5 pounds, men 8 pounds). Keeping your upper arm stationary, curl the weight up to your shoulder, rotating your palm to face your shoulder as you do so. Count how many times you curl up and lower the weight back down in 30 seconds. Results: The average adult ages 60 to 79 should be able to perform 11-22 reps. Functional Activities: Pouring milk from a one-gallon jug, picking up the grandchildren and carrying grocery bags.

3. 2 Minute Step Test March in place for 2 minutes, raising each knee to mid-thigh height (you may want to mark this height on the wall with a piece of tape). Count how many times your right knee hits the mark in 2 minutes. Results: The average adult ages 60 to 79 should be able to perform 68-115 marches per side. Functional Activities: This is a great test of endurance, especially the stamina required for longer walks, shopping and traveling.

4. Sit and Reach Test Sit on a firm chair with your feet hip-width apart. Extend one leg straight out in front of you, toes pointed toward the ceiling. The opposite foot should remain flat on the floor. With one hand on top of the other—and your back straight—reach as far toward your toes as you comfortably can, making sure not to bounce to go deeper into the stretch. Hold the farthest position for 2 seconds and measure the distance from fingers to toes. Perform the test twice on both sides, and record your best result for each leg. dementia, this wasn’t all that unusual for her.


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Results: The average adult ages 60 to 79 should be able to reach within 4 inches of the toes to 5 inches past them, no matter which leg is forward. Functional Activities: Flexibility is important for walking, balance, fall prevention and preserving joint health and mobility.

5. Stand Up and Go Test Sit on a firm chair with your feet hip-width apart and your hands resting on your knees. From here, time how long it takes you to stand up, walk 8 feet, turn around, and return to your seat. Perform the test twice, and record the best result. Results: The average adult ages 60 to 79 should be able to finish the test in 3.8 to 7.4 seconds. Functional Activities: This is a great test for agility, which is the combination of strength and speed. This is important for walking through the mall, across the lawn or through the snow, and chasing your grandkids around the playground.

6. Back Scratch Test Stand tall, and reach one hand over your shoulder and down the middle of your back as far as possible, your palm against your back. Reach your other hand around your side and up the middle of your back as far as possible, the back of your hand against your

back. Without causing pain, try to bring your hands as close as possible to each other. Measure the distance between each hand. Results: The average adult ages 60 to 79 should be able to get both hands within 9 inches of each other. Functional Activities: Women generally do better on this test than men. This motion is important for dressing, reaching overhead and upright posture. Once you have recorded all of your data, come up with a plan to improve all of your scores, not just the lowest ones. There are plenty of individual personal training and group class options at senior centers, city and county recreation programs and at the YMCA.

+ Sue Paul is an occupational therapist and certified health coach, practicing throughout Maryland. She is also the executive director of SeniorScapes, Inc, a nonprofit dedicated to building accessible, dementia-friendly spaces for older adults. You can find her on her blog, SueM.Paul.com.

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Discover how good it feels to come home to Buckingham’s Choice, Frederick County’s premier senior living community. Every maintenance-free residence comes standard with a host of luxury amenities, finishes, and upgrades— giving you the magazine-worthy home you’ve been dreaming of. Outside your door, you’ll find a community bustling with friendly neighbors, countless experiences, and a complete system of support should you need us. Love where you live: find your dream home now at BuckinghamsChoice.org.

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FREDERICK EMPLOYERS CAN REDUCE COSTS, Retain Employees with Employer Connection

BY KENDALL TIFFANY, COMMUNITY RELATIONS MANAGER, TRANSIT SERVICES OF FREDERICK COUNTY

If you are looking for a way to be more competitive and retain talent, implementing transportation benefits with TransiT’s Employer Connection may be the solution. Employer Connection is a free service for Frederick County employers managed by Transit Services of Frederick County to develop and implement transportation benefits that work best for a company and for its employees. Benefits of Employer Connection include, but are not limited to, implementation of a formal telework program, compressed work week or flex scheduling, pretax transit benefits, free ride-matching, and vanpooling services — all things that can help save a company money while also retaining quality employees. Employer Connection Helps Reduce Costs to the Employer by • Reducing operational and overhead costs (i.e., HVAC, lighting, etc.) through implementation of a formal telework program. By reducing the amount of office space that needs heating and cooling or lighting, an employer can reduce operating expenses. • Reducing the tax liability. This can be done by offering a pretax transit benefit to employees who use transit or vanpool to work, which helps save the employer and employee expenses. • Reducing costs associated with training new hires by instead retaining current employees. Employees that are satisfied with work and enjoy working for a company with great benefits are more likely to stay with that company. Employer Connection Helps Reduce Employee Turnover by • Reducing employees’ commuting and travel stress by providing transportation benefits, such as flex scheduling or a compressed work week. These benefits help reduce an employee’s commuting stress, allowing them to be more present at work and take less time off. • Implementing a formal telework program for employees to use at least once per week or under specific circumstances. A formal telework program also helps to improve employee morale, satisfaction with their job, and gives them a sense of empowerment. 42

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Neighboring counties and jurisdictions have similar programs to Employer Connection, allowing for regional recognition for thriving programs.

+ Get Your Program Started Today! If you’re interested in setting up your free consultation meeting, call 301-600-RIDE or email transitrideshare@frederickcountymd.gov. Already doing something similar? Reach out to get your program and company recognized! PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF FREDERICK TRANSIT


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MOVIE NIGHTS on the Creek BY LAUREN LAROCCA

Are you ready for some summer movies yet? Got visions of hauling the family with blankets and lawn chairs in hand to get cozy under the open sky and watch some classics on a big screen? They’re coming soon to a park near you. Gone are the days when you could find a drive-in movie theater in every town in America. But luckily for Frederick, regular outdoor movie screenings are popping up to take their place. In its sixth season, Movie Night on the Creek will kick off on June 21 at Carroll Creek Amphitheater in Downtown Frederick. The atmosphere at these spring and summer open-air events is fun and casual, bringing together the community for some relaxing good times. Free, family-friendly films are shown on a large inflatable screen along Carroll Creek, and a beer garden opens one hour before each show to welcome guests. Movies are screened on the third Friday of each month from June through October (times vary, depending on the sunset). A committee of volunteers, all local movie lovers, meet each March to determine which films will be shown, and these are announced by mid-April (check Downtown Frederick Partnership’s website at https://downtownfrederick.org for details). During the last five years, the event has welcomed more than 10,000 attendees, some of whom go all out and get dressed up in costume or wear movie poster T-shirts to show their support of the films. “It’s not necessarily the new movies that draw big crowds but the more nostalgic ones that are the most popular,” says Cecylia Morrison, who works at Downtown Frederick Partnership and attends the events. Some of the past crowd favorites were “The Goonies,” “10 Things I Hate About You,” “The Sandlot” and the double-feature of “Harry Potter” and “Beetlejuice.”

“You see a lot of people dressing up for the October movies, near Halloween,” Morrison says. “For ‘The Lego Movie,’ people brought Legos and wore Lego attire.” People also got in costume and wore movie T-shirts for “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “Jaws.” PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF THE FREDERICK ARTS COUNCIL

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The amphitheater is a great location, with built-in seating and a view of Carroll Creek. It’s best to arrive early, though, so you can grab a good spot. Beer and wine and snacks are available for purchase before and during the show. Gates open one hour before dusk. Films are for all ages (pets are welcome, too!) and closed captioning is provided. Middletown has also begun a movie night of its own. This year, the town will screen “Ralph Breaks the Internet” on June 21 and “Black Panther” on Aug. 16. Family Movie Nights in Middletown start at 7 p.m., with movies beginning at dark, in Middletown Park. Food is available for purchase during shows.

+ MORE INFO: https://downtownfrederick.org/ https://www.middletown.md.us

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ART CENTERS & GALLERIES The ArtistAngle Gallery

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124 S. Carroll St.

Frederick, MD 21701

  O 240-285-4393 w theartistangle.com Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center

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40 S. Carroll St,

Frederick, MD 21701

  O 301-698-0656 w delaplaine.org The Frederick Arts Council

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11 W. Patrick St., Suite 201,

Frederick, MD 21701

Roger Brooke Taney House

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121 S. Bentz St.

Frederick, MD 21701

  O 301-663-7880 w frederickhistory.org

ACTIVITIES & SPORTS City of Frederick Parks & Recreation The Parks and Recreation Department was founded in 1927 to provide recreational opportunities to all Frederick city residents, regardless of age, race or religion, and to provide and maintain parks, swimming pools, and sports facilities for public use and benefit.

  O 301-662-4190 w frederickartscouncil.org

, Talley Recreation Center

MUSEUMS

  O 301-600-1300 w cityoffrederick.com/255/

Beatty Cramer House

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Liberty Road, Frederick

  O 301-668-2086 Brunswick Heritage Museum

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B40 W. Potomac St.

Brunswick, MD 21716

  O 301-834-7100 w brunswickmuseum.org Heritage Frederick

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Frederick

  O 301-663-1188 w frederickhistory.org National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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48 E Patrick St,

Frederick, MD 21701

  O 301-695-1864 w civilwarmed.org Rose Hill Manor Park & Children’s Museum

121 N. Bentz Street. Frederick, MD 21701

Parks-Recreation

Frederick County Parks & Recreation Frederick County offers a variety of parks and recreation programs for its residents. Find out about seasonal activities for all ages at recreater. com. For a map of all Frederick County parks facilities, go to: http:// maps.frederickcountymd.gov/ parksandrecreation.

YMCA

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1000 N Market St.

Frederick, MD 21701

 O 301-663-5131 w frederickymca.org

SPORTS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

  O 301-600-1650 w rosehillmuseum.com

Baltimore Chapter – Baltimore Adapted Recreation and Sports (BARS)

Schifferstadt Architectural Museum

  O 410-771-4606 w barsinfo.org

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1611 N. Market St.

Frederick, MD 21701

, 1110 Rosemont Ave. Frederick, MD 21701

  O 301-663-3885 The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

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339 S. Seton Ave.

Emmitsburg, MD 21727

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Baltimore

Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating

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Annapolis

  O 410-266-5722 w crabsailing.org

Disabled Sports USA

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Rockville

  O 301-217-0960 w disabledsportsusa.org Maryland Ravens (Wheelchair Basketball)

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Baltimore

  O 301-825-5359 w marylandravens.org

NATIONAL PARKS Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail is a footpath across 2,168 miles from Georgia to Maine. Almost 40 miles cross Maryland, most following the ridgeline of South Mountain. There is only a 1,650-foot change in elevation from the low point at the Potomac River to the high point at High Rock.

Gambrill State Park

Located on the ridge of the Catoctin Mountains in Frederick. Includes 16 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Three stone overlooks offer views of Frederick and Middletown Valley. Nature center, wooded picnic areas, a small fishing pond, picnic shelters. The Tea Room lodge is available for reservation.

w https://dnr.maryland.gov/ publiclands/Pages/western/ gambrill.aspx Gathland State Park

Once the mountain home of George Alfred Townsend, a Civil War journalist. A large stone monument dedicated to the memory of Civil War. Hiking trails and picnic pavilion available.

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Catoctin Mountain Park

Greenbrier State Park

Contains 25 miles of hiking trails, camping and lodging, and scenic overlooks.

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184.5-mile linear park that interprets the role of canals in America’s westward expansion. A towpath cuts through the Catoctin Mountains at Point of Rocks. Eight miles west, the towpath comes to the railroad town of Brunswick.

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STATE PARKS State Park Reservations

Multi-use park with a 42-acre manmade freshwater lake and beach. Swimming, canoeing, boating and fishing. Visitor center open yearround. 11 miles of hiking trails.

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South Mountain Recreation Area

40-mile multi-use state park weaving along the South Mountain ridge from the Pennsylvania line to the Potomac River. It has no distinguishable boundary or entrance facility and can be accessed at a number of locations. Most of the park is only accessible by foot. Guided climbing at Annapolis Rocks requires a special use agreement to be completed in advance.

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  O 1-888-432-2267 State Park w https://parkreservations. Located atop South Mountain maryland.gov

Cunningham Falls State Park The William Houck Area is 3 miles west of Thurmont on Route 77 (lake, falls and camping); the Manor Area is 3 miles south of Thurmont off U.S. Route 15 (aviary, camping, Catoctin Iron Furnace). Swimming, hiking, fishing and canoeing, campsites and camper cabins available April through October.

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and named for the first completed monument dedicated to the memory of George Washington. The monument is a rugged stone tower that was initially erected in 1827. Stop by the park office or museum to learn more about the first major Civil War battle fought in Maryland.

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FREDERICK COUNTY HISTORICAL HAPPENINGS Brunswick Heritage Museum Reopens Upper Floors In March, the Brunswick Heritage Museum opened its upper floors after months of being closed for maintenance. The upper floors include exhibits on model trains and the city’s history. The museum store and the Brunswick and C&O Canal visitors’ centers remained open during regular hours. For more than 30 years, the museum has preserved the history of Brunswick. Known during the Civil War as Berlin, this small town along the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal and Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was incorporated as Brunswick in 1890. That same year the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad began construction of the 5-mile rail yard that would reshape Brunswick into a company town with a population of more than 5,000. On the second floor, the museum’s exhibits tell the story of a town built by the B&O railroad at the turn of the 20th century and the people who lived here. Recreations of late Victorian rooms are the centerpiece complemented by exhibits that recall the lives of the railroaders and their families in the early 1900s. On the third floor, the museum’s 1,700 square-foot HO Scale model railroad depicts the B&O Metropolitan Subdivision beginning at the west end of Brunswick’s rail yard and running eastward through Montgomery County communities all the way to Union Station in Washington, D.C. The museum includes railroad equipment and memorabilia, social history exhibits, photographs, Victorian costumes, furnishings, as well as toy, baseball, and medical history exhibits. Pete Harper’s Children’s Hands-On Activity Room located on main floor. Brunswick’s Heritage Museum shares the same building as the National Park Service’s Chesapeake & Ohio National Historic Park. The history of the C&O canal is depicted in photographs and interactive elements.

museum offers a number of membership levels for families, individuals and businesses that help support the museum’s operating needs, programs and educational outreach efforts. The museum is operated by the Brunswick Potomac Foundation, a nonprofit organization operated by a Board of Directors elected from the organization’s membership.

Civil War Medicine Museum Plans Host of Upcoming Events The National Museum of Civil War Medicine opened in 1996, in Downtown Frederick’s historic Carty Building. This building stood during the Civil War and saw soldiers march through the city, going to battle. Richard Burr, the most dastardly embalmer of the Civil War, operated out of the building, sometimes embalming the dead in the building’s front windows so passersby could watch. Since 1996 the museum has continued to grow, as in 2005, it partnered with the National Park Service to run the Pry House Field Hospital Museum. In 2014, the museum partnered with the General Services Administration to interpret the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum in Washington, D.C. The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is a private nonprofit museum, which means it receives no guaranteed funding from the state or national government to keep its doors open. Instead, the museum subsists on profits from events and gift shop sales, as well as grants, memberships and donations. The museum continues to grows, change, and improve. Currently, staff is working to make collections and collected knowledge digitally accessible, available for anyone who would like to learn. The museum has planned several upcoming events this spring.

The mission of the Brunswick Heritage Museum is to tell the story of Brunswick, past to present, through dynamic presentations and programs for history lovers and rail fans of all ages.

• In mid-April uncover Civil War history while sipping on local spirits and wine on a one-of-a-kind guided walking tour through historic Downtown Frederick.

Entrance to the Brunswick Heritage Museum is free; the museum relies on donations to operate and maintain the building. The

Beginning at 4 p.m., Friday, April 12, lift your spirits by sampling some of the best beverages Frederick has to offer. The walking

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tour starts at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine and travels to McClintock Distilling Company, Tenth Ward Distilling Company, and Spin the Bottle Wine Company. For $20, attendees will be treated to award-winning tastings and discounts at each location. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Attendees will learn about historic distilling techniques, the use of alcohol during the Civil War, and about 19th century recipes being kept alive today. Additionally, between stops, Jake Wynn, director of interpretation at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, will share stories of Frederick’s Civil War nightlife.

While Nightingale is often called the Mother of Nursing, the reality is she did not ever journey to the U.S. to serve in any caregiving role. For having such a lofty title, one must wonder how extensive her influence was over nursing in this country, if she never visited. Professor Campbell will uncover how that was possible.

Visit civilwarmed.org/event/sip-tour to find registration information.

The program will look at her role in both healthcare and in nursing, how she influenced both from abroad, what that influence was, and how it shaped healthcare and nursing. Nightingale also had an important role in several lasting traditions and made early use of evidence based practice. Discussion will focus on her use of leadership, education, political action, and statistics – all unusual for a women or a medical professional of her time.

• On May 4, the museum marks the beginning of the 2019 programming season at the Pry House Field Hospital Museum in Keedysville. Public historian Rich Condon will talk about the experience of one of the youngest soldiers to fight in the Battle of Antietam in this pay-what-you-please presentation, scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. In the days preceding the great battle of Antietam, 14-year-old Private Lucien Welles Hubbard sensed an imminent engagement on the horizon. Although not a seasoned veteran, the boy soldier communicated his premonition through a series of letters home. Little did he know that his first bloody engagement would set the tone for a tragically arduous conflict. The program takes place in the historic Pry Barn and is a pay-whatyou-please presentation. Admission to the Pry House is $5. • On May 11, at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, join professor of nursing William T. Campbell as he explores Florence Nightingale’s influence on medicine in the U.S., to celebrate National Nurses Week and Florence Nightingale’s birthday.

The program begins at 2:30 p.m., in the Delaplaine Randall Conference Room in the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. The event is included with museum admission and is free for museum members.

+ Brunswick Heritage Museum 40 W. Potomac St., Brunswick 301-834-7100 brunswickmuseum.org

National Museum of Civil War Medicine 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick 301-695-1864 civilwarmed.org

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EVENTS throughout FREDERICK COUNTY APRIL

Career Fair

A Taste of Thurmont: Restaurant Week

April 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

April 5 and 12, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Frederick Reads: The Immigrant Experience

, The Frederick News-Post, 351 Ballenger

, Downtown Thurmont

April 2, 7 to 8 p.m.

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, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E. Moser Road,

Meet with dozens of local employers ready to hire now. Dress for success and bring your resume.

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Center Drive, Frederick

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Using humor, music and data from current research in language acquisition, Cynthia Fraga will share her immigration story and provide tips for best practices in language education.

Laverne Cox

April 3, 7:30 p.m.

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Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-600-2828 w weinbergcenter.org Award-winning transgender actress, producer, and equal rights advocate.

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Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-600-2828 w weinbergcenter.org A global romp through South American rhythms, jazz improvisation, and songs in six languages.

O 240-626-9980

“Curse of the Starving Class”

April 5 to 28, 8 p.m. shows Thursday through Saturday, 3 p.m. shows on Sundays

, Maryland Ensemble Theatre, 31 W. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-694-4744 In a farmhouse in the American West, the Tate family has enough to eat but not enough to satisfy the other hungers that bedevil them. The family’s survival in a harsh and changing world is put to the test in this darkly humorous play that explores of the underside of American life.

Frederick Keys’ Home Opener

First Saturday

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April 4, 7 p.m.

Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium, 21 Stadium Drive, Frederick

O 301-662-0018 An Evening with Brooks Robinson April 5, 8 p.m.

, Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-600-2828 w weinbergcenter.org An unforgettable evening with the Orioles legendary third baseman.

April 6, 3 to 9 p.m.

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Downtown comes alive with on-the-street entertainment, late-night shopping and dining and something for all ages to enjoy. Explore the hidden corners of Downtown Frederick with this month’s theme, “Downtown Revealed.”

Schifferstadt Opening Day: Bell & History Day April 6, noon to 4 p.m.

, Schifferstadt Architectural Museum, 1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick

O 301-663-3885 Comedy and Magic Spectacular April 6, 7 p.m.

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Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-600-2828 w weinbergcenter.org Entertainers include Tony Chapek, Brett A. Myers and Jarol Martin. R.G. Smith is the master of ceremonies for this special show that benefits the YMCA of Frederick County and special needs youth in the Kids Unlimited Program.

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April-May-June Civil War Walking Tour

April 6 through Oct. 5, recurring monthly from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month

Schifferstadt Architectural Museum Tour

Local Filmmaker Showcase April 12, 7:30 to 10 p.m.

April 6 through Dec. 7, 1 and 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays

, Area 31, 31 E. Patrick St., Frederick

, Schifferstadt Architectural Museum, 1110 O 301-663-3885

Screenings of fiction and nonfiction film work by DMV-based artists. Each month will vary with a mixture of shorts or features followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.

Blind Tasting

Bunny Train

April 7, 2 to 4 p.m.

April 13, 14 and 20 at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m.

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, Walkersville Southern Railroad, 34 W.

April 6, 3 to 5 p.m.

O 443-340-2644

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MPT Indie Lens Pop-up: “Charm City,” a film by Marilyn Ness

O 301-898-0899 w wsrr.org/ws/schedule

, Heritage Frederick, 24 E. Church St., Frederick O 301-663-1188

Walk in the footsteps of Frederick’s past residents and discover their story. Heritage Frederick offers six walking tours with expert guides to lead visitors on their exploration of Downtown Frederick.

Creative Outlet The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick

O 301-698-0656 Expand your appreciation of the arts and diverse cultures at this drop-in art program for all ages. Each session allows young people and their families an opportunity to engage in art activities that focus on a different artist from throughout the nation and the world each month.

Kid’s Club: Fairy Gardens April 6, 10 a.m. to noon

, Mar-Lu View Nursery & Landscaping, 3810 Lander Road, Jefferson

O 301-662-6000 Invite the tiniest of forest creatures to your backyard with a one-of-a-kind fairy garden. Perhaps you have an old birdbath or rusty wheelbarrow you’d like to bring from home and re-purpose. You can also purchase containers and items onsite. For all ages.

Living History at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine

Rosemont Ave., Frederick

Elk Run Vineyards, 15113 Liberty Road, Mount Airy

April 7, 2 to 4 p.m.

Visit with the bunny on the train who will give each child an Easter gift. Reservations recommended.

, C. Burr Artz Public Library CBA Community

Choose Civility: Egg Rock Painting

Room, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-600-1368 w mmannix@frederickcountymd.gov, https:// www.fcpl.org/branches-hours/c-burr-artz- public-library

During three years of unparalleled violence in Baltimore, this film (NR) delivers an unexpectedly candid, observational portrait of the police, citizens and government officials left on the frontlines. In these divisive times, Charm City offers humanity as common ground.

Gardening for Beginners April 10, 6 to 8 p.m.

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Create rocks that look like colorful eggs and add a positive message of spring renewal before hiding in the community. Materials guaranteed for the first 30 participants.

Art & Architecture Walking Tour

, Heritage Frederick, 24 E. Church St., Frederick

April 12, 6 p.m.

, Mar-Lu View Nursery & Landscaping,

Market Street Food Tour

3810 Lander Road, Jefferson

, Throughout Downtown Frederick

This happy hour-inspired succulent workshop invites you to bring your own container or purchase one onsite to learn how to create your own succulent garden. BYOB.

O 301-658-7520

O 301-600-7000 w www.fcpl.org/branches-hours/urbana-

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Sipping with Succulents

April 6 through June 30, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on select days

9020 Amelung St., Frederick

April 13 through Oct. 27, 11 a.m. on second Saturdays and 1:30 p.m. on fourth Sundays

O 301-695-1864 Watch as Civil War medical care comes to life.

, Urbana Regional Library,

Pike, Frederick

, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick

April 13, 1 to 3 p.m.

, The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Join Master Gardener Don Ludke for an introductory class on organic vegetable gardening, and learn basic tips to creating a soil mix, seed starting, fertilization and maintenance to start your first home garden.

April 6 and 7, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville

O 301-662-6000

O 301-663-1188

Experience the history and beauty of downtown by exploring some of the popular architectural styles, local art and history. Tours run 90-minutes.

Easter Egg Hunts

April 13, 14, 18, 19, 20 and 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

, Green Meadows Petting Farm, 10102 Fingerboard Road, Ijamsville

O 301-865-9203 Egg hunts and photos with the Easter Bunny, plus petting zoo.

Taste Frederick Food Tours invite you to participate in Downtown Frederick’s most delicious walking tour.

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Tea Room Open House

LeVar Burton

, Mar-Lu View Nursery & Landscaping, 3810

, Gambrill State Park, High Knob Area, 8346

Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-662-6000

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Local gardener Linda Mullineaux will share tips and tricks for gardening with edibles, as well as the importance of gardening with healthy, natural products.

Gambrill State Park will open the doors of the Tea Room to the public from 1 to 3 p.m. The Tea Room is a historic building built by the Civilian Conversation Corps in the 1930s.

O 301-600-2828 w https://weinbergcenter.org

Egg-citement at Westview Promenade

Frederick Reads

April 13, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Lander Road, Jefferson

April 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Westview Promenade, 5243 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick

O 410-561-1300 Come on out to Westview Promenade to enjoy a spectacular Easter candy and toy hunt. Take a selfie with the Easter Bunny.

Ghost Tours of Historic Frederick

April 13 through May 11, recurring weekly on Saturday

, Brewer’s Alley Restaurant and Brewery, 124 N. Market St., Frederick

O 301-668-8922 Take a journey through Frederick’s gruesome and bloody past, covering nearly 300 years of war, executions and revenge and true, documented stories of the paranormal.

Small City Saturday: Why We Love Brunswick April 13

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Brunswick Main Street, 8 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick

O 301-834-5591 Small City Saturdays feature some of Brunswick’s treasures. Businesses come to life with themes and activities, day-long shopping experiences and culinary delights.

Spring Youth Fishing Rodeo April 13, 10 a.m. to noon

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Culler Lake, Baker Park, 600 W. Second St., Frederick

O 301-600-3846 Ages 3-15 can cast a line in Culler Lake in hopes to catch the biggest or most fish. A limited number of fishing rods will be available for use. Bait will be provided. Fishing license not required.

Thurmont Greenfest April 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

, Thurmont Regional Library,

76 East Moser Road, Thurmont

O 301-600-7212 Thurmont Greenfest promotes green living through demonstrations, nature activity stations, electronic recycling pick-up, and fun activities for all ages.

April 14, 1 to 3 p.m.

High Knob Road, Frederick

April 15, 7 to 9 p.m.

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Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-600-2828 w https://weinbergcenter.org Frederick Reads is a consortium of partner organizations that brings acclaimed authors to Frederick to foster community conversations, events and a love of reading. The 2019 Frederick Reads author is Cristina Henríquez, author of “The Book of Unknown Americans.”

Pink Boots Release Party April 19, 5 to 9 p.m.

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Flying Dog Brewery, 4607 Wedgewood Blvd., Frederick

With more than three decades of groundbreaking work, powerful advocacy, acting and numerous honors, Levar Burton has notably influenced numerous generations and has effectively proven the power of adaptability. He’s been awarded 12 Emmys, a Grammy and five NAACP awards.

Classic Albums Live presents The Beatles Abbey Road April 26, 8 p.m.

, Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-600-2828 w https://weinbergcenter.org More than 40 years after The Beatles recorded their final studio album, “Abbey Road,” a handpicked collection of world-class musicians from Classic Albums Live come together to perform the masterpiece in its entirety.

Dance Ensemble Spring Concert April 26 and 27, 7:30 p.m.

Once a year, the ladies of Flying Dog Brewery get together to brew a beer with a specialty hop blend, courtesy of the Pink Boots Society. Come get a taste of Tenacious V, an India Pale Lager, at the release party with live music, women-owned vendors and food trucks galore. SASS Magazine will host a VIP discussion panel featuring women in the beer business.

Hood College, Hodson Auditorium in Rosenstock Hall, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick

Easter Egg Roll

April 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

, Children’s Museum of Rose Hill Manor, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick

O 301-600-2743 Bring a basket for an Easter egg hunt, plus visit with the Easter Bunny and enjoy games, face painting, inflatables, animals, pony and hay rides, egg rolls, and more. Ages 2 and up.

Shab Row Third Saturday

April 20 to Sept. 21, 5 to 8 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month

, Everedy Square/Shab Row,

East and Church streets, Frederick

O 301-662-4140 Bring a picnic basket, a blanket, and spread out on the grassy hillside behind the Shab Row shops for three hours of live music.

Earth Day: National Park Week April 22, noon to 4 p.m.

, Monocacy National Battlefield, 5201 Urbana Pike, Frederick

Learn about creating and promoting healthy critter habitats that can be used in your own backyard.

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The dance concert will include choreography and performances by faculty, ensemble members and guest artists, featuring a variety of dances styles including jazz, contemporary, tap and hip-hop.

Bluegrass, Brew and Barbecue Festival April 27, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

, Red Shedman Farm Brewery,

13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mount Airy

O 240-888-0262 This celebration of craft beer, music and barbecue and takes place on Linganore Winecellar’s beautiful rolling acres in the countryside and will showcase 30+ breweries plus wine samplings, local barbecue and four bluegrass bands.

Plaque Your House: A Property Research Primer April 27, 2 to 3 p.m.

, Brunswick Branch Library,

915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick

O 301-600-1368 w mmannix@Frederickcountymd.gov, fcpl.org/ branches-hours/brunswick-branch-library

Introduction to the Frederick County Landmarks Foundation’s Plaques program, followed by an introduction to house and property research.


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April 27 and 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Civil War Church Service & Living History Program

Frederick Running Festival May 4 and 5

, Children’s Museum at Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick

April 28 through Dec. 22, 1 to 2:30 p.m. on the fourth Sunday of each month

, Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick St.,

O 301-600-1650

, Historic Rocky Springs Chapel,

O 410-605-9381

Hayrides, exhibits, demonstrations, animals, hand-on activities and games. Saturday morning tractor pull.

7817 Rocky Springs Road, Frederick

O 240-439-4235

Frederick

Featuring 5k and Kids Fun Run on Saturday and half marathon and two-person team relay on Sunday. All events start and end at the Frederick Fairgrounds.

Attend a Civil War style, nondenominational church service conducted by a preacher wearing Civil War period attire, using an 1860s version of the Bible, and leading worshipers in singing hymns that were popular during the American Civil War. A living history program will immediately follow the church service.

Boat and Brew Smoketown

O 301-662-4549

Poetry in Two Voices

O 301-834-9950

Children can enjoy hands-on activities and entertainment while their parents learn more about local early childhood programs and services.

, Thurmont Regional Library,

Children’s Festival in Baker Park April 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

, Baker Park Bandshell area (William R. Talley Rec Center if it rains), 121 N. Bentz St., Frederick

Coloring the Street: Chalk Art Main Street Middletown April 27

, Middletown Main Street, 31 W. Main St., Middletown, MD 21769

O 301-371-6171 Main Street Middletown is bringing chalk art to downtown. Start the morning with a drop-in yoga class held on the street, then participate alongside professional artists in creating your own chalk-art masterpiece. Art vendors and live music will be onsite.

April 30, 7 to 8 p.m.

76 E. Moser Road, Thurmont

O 301-600-721 w fcpl.org/branches-hours/thurmont-regional-

May 4, 10 a.m.

, River & Trail Outfitters, 604 Valley Road, Knoxville

A guided whitewater rafting trip with up to Class III rapids down the Shenandoah River. After the paddle, enjoy the taste of craft beer at the Smoketown Brewing Station only minutes away in Brunswick.

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Poets Dana Sauers and Mike Hoover of Mount St. Mary’s University recite their favorite poetic works to celebrate National Poetry Month.

, Walkersville Southern Railroad, 34 W.

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May 4, 6 to 8 p.m. Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville

O 301-898-0899 w wsrr.org/ws/schedule

Key City Food and Farm Market

Board a richly restored dining car at the train station in Walkersville. Sit back and enjoy fine dining throughout your leisurely two-hour train ride. Advanced reservations required.

Fishing Rodeo at Gambrill State Park

, William Talley Recreation Center at Baker Park, 121 N. Bentz St., Frederick

Divided Loyalties: Downtown Frederick Walking Tour

, Gambrill State Park, 8002 Gambrill Park Road,

O 301-600-3846, 301-600-3850 w cityoffrederick.com/1135/Key-City-Food-

, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E.

April 27, 9 a.m. to noon Frederick

O 301-293-4170

May 3, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays from May through Oct. 25

Farm-Market

A food truck and farm market featuring locally sourced goods.

Anglers 15 years and under are invited to fish at Gambrill State Park’s fishing pond. All participants must be accompanied by an adult and bring their own fishing tackle and bait. Limited to the first 35 registered participants.; registration required.

First Saturday

Painting the Past

O 301-698-8118

April 27, 1 to 4 p.m.

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Monocacy National Battlefield, 5201 Urbana Pike, Frederick

O 301-662-3515 Paint toy soldiers with a ranger and learn about Civil War uniforms and camp life. Ages 8 and up. Reservations required.

South Mountain Creamery Spring Festival April 27 and 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

, South Mountain Creamery,

8305 Bolivar Road, Middletown

O 301-371-8565 Craft vendors, food, new attractions, hay rides, kids craft, music and tours.

May 4, 3 to 4 p.m.

Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-695-1864

May 4, 3 to 9 p.m.

Join historian John Lustrea as he explores the divided loyalties of the citizens and soldiers of Frederick, a border town, throughout the Civil War. Preregistration required.

, Downtown Frederick

Green Neighbor Festival

Downtown comes alive with on-the-street entertainment, late-night shopping and dining and something for all ages to enjoy. Celebrate the arrival of spring with Mayfest.

Culler Lake at Baker Park, West College Terrace and West Second Street, Frederick

Eileen Ivers May 4, 8 p.m.

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Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-600-2828 w weinbergcenter.org American fiddler Eileen Ivers is a music star of Riverdance and has a new, energetic band, Universal Roots. They connect music, cultures, stories and emotions that tie us together.

May 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Start with a sustainability bike ride through town, then attend the festival featuring businesses and organizations promoting environmentally friendly practices, release a native blue gill to the lake, and attend a “Sustainability Bite” to learn tips on being a better environmental steward.

Nature Fest

May 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

, Catoctin Creek Park, 2929 Sumantown Road, Middletown

O 301-600-2051 Celebrate Earth Day with live animal presentations, local environment exhibitors, crafts and campfire activities. Food trucks onsite.

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AOPA Fly-In Presented By AOPA

May 4, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

May 10 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and May 11 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

, Walkersville Southern Railroad Opening Day,

, Frederick Municipal Airport, 421 Aviation Way,

O 301-898-0899 w wsrr.org/ws/schedule

O 301-695-2161

34 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville

Train videos in the museum and rides.

K9s in the Vines May 5, 1 to 4 p.m.

, Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mount Airy

O 443-974-3894 Activities for both you and your dog! Enjoy springtime with a glass of wine, music and fresh air with your dog while helping to support the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County.

Wednesdays at Westview Concert Series

Frederick

The AOPA Frederick Fly-In is two full days of events for pilots and non-pilots alike, from a pancake breakfast and food trucks, to free educational seminars and in-depth workshops. Attendees will have the opportunity to see the D-Day Squadron’s C-47s and DC-3s—airplanes that dropped paratroopers behind enemy lines to start the invasion of Europe during World War II.

Main Street Art & Wine Stroll

May 8, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

, Point of Rocks Community Park, 1637 Ballenger Creek Pike, Point of Rocks

O 301-874-4560 w fcpl.org/branches-hours/

Enjoy an afternoon with your furry four-legged friend, at the Frederick County Parks and Recreation’s annual event. Adopt a dog, learn training techniques, sample dog related products, and visit exhibit booths. Dog owners must bring a collar, leash, and proof of rabies vaccination for entry. Limit two dogs per owner.

Drunk & Disorderly: Frederick in the Civil War Walking Tour

, Heritage Frederick, 24 E. Church St., Frederick

O 240-626-9980 w thurmontmainstreet.com

An Evening with Judy Collins

Point of Rocks Community Park Nature Walk

Pike, Frederick

O 301-600-2983

, Thurmont Main Street, 11 Water St., Thurmont

O 410-561-1300 A variety of family-friendly musical performances in the courtyard near Regal Cinemas.

, Ballenger Creek Park, 5420 Ballenger Creek

May 11 to Aug. 10, 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month

, Westview Promenade, Buckeystown Pike and Crestwood Boulevard, Frederick

May 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

May 10, 5 to 8 p.m.

Stroll down main street and meet local artists inside of Main Street businesses. Live drawing session, interactive art make-and-take, meet 15+ local artists and view their work, plus wine samplings and live entertainment in Mechanicstown Square.

Second Wednesday of each month, May 8 through September, 6 to 8 p.m.

Bark in the Park

May 11, 8 p.m.

, Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-600-2828 w weinbergcenter.org An evening with Grammy Award winner Judy Collins as she performs many of her classics, such as “Send in the Clowns” and “Both Sides Now.”

O 301-631-1188

Explore the chaos that encompassed Frederick during the Civil War. Drunk and Disorderly Frederick shares the stories of drink, bloodshed, and mysterious happenings that occurred in town. Ages 13 and older.

Florence Nightingale’s Influence on Medicine & Nursing in the US May 11, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-695-1864 Join professor of nursing William T. Campbell as he explores the Florence Nightingale’s influence on medicine in the United States, as a way of celebrating National Nurses Week and Florence Nightingale’s birthday.

Mother’s Day Extravaganza May 11, 1 to 3 p.m.

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Mar-Lu View Nursery & Landscaping, 3810 Lander Road, Jefferson

Take a nature walk along the Point of Rocks Community Park and through the C&O Canal.

O 301-662-6000

Alive @ Five on Carroll Creek

, Carroll Creek Amphitheater, Carroll Creek

Decorate clay pots with chalk marker messages for Mom, Orchid Cellar Meadery will be onsite pouring samples of their mead and wine, Boxcar Burgers food truck will be selling Maryland grass fed burgers.

O 301-698-8118

“You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown”

Each Thursday, May 9 through Oct. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. (no concert on July 4) Park, Frederick

May 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19, 8 to 9:45 p.m.

Happy hour and live music. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF WEINBURG CENTER

, Other Voices Theatre, 244 S. Jefferson St.,

Every Thursday and the third Friday of each month from May 9 through Oct. 18, 7 to 8 p.m. (no event on July 4)

Maryland Craft Beer Festival

O 301-662-3722

, Carroll Creek Amphitheater, Carroll Creek

, Carroll Creek Park, 44 S. Market St., Frederick

Yoga on the Creek

Park, Frederick

O 301-698-8118 Start your day with free yoga in the amphitheater. All skill levels are welcome. Donations are encouraged.

The Performing Arts Factory, Frederick

May 11, 1:30 to 5 p.m.

The lovable Peanuts Gang comes to life in this musical for the whole family.

O 410-252-9463

David Sedaris

The fest features 40 of Maryland’s craft brewing companies, live music, and local artists, crafters and food vendors. VIP entrance at noon. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick

May 13, 7:30 p.m.

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O 301-600-2828 w weinbergcenter.org NPR humorist, best-selling author and Grammy nominee David Sedaris is a master of satire who delights audiences with his sharp wit, social commentary and outlandish stories.

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May 15 to Oct. 16, 7 to 10 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month

, Sky Stage, 59 S. Carroll St., Frederick O 301-662-4190

Join Frederick Salsa instructor Silvia Yacoubian under the stars as she teaches about Hispanic culture through dance. Salsa lesson starts at 7 p.m. followed by dancing to Latin beats by a DJ or live band. All ages. Beer and wine available for purchase.

Barynya, A Russian Dance Troupe

Jesse James Day

, C. Burr Artz Public Library CBA Community

, Walkersville Southern Railroad,

O 301-600-1630 w www.fcpl.org/branches-hours/c-burr-artz-

O 301-898-0899 w wsrr.org/ws/schedule

May 18, 2 to 3 p.m.

Room, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick

public-library

As featured on “The Today Show” and “Superstars of Dance,” this trio will delight your senses with their exhilarating Russian folkdance and music.

May 18, 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. 34 West Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville

Jesse James and his gang are on the loose. Expect an Old West raid on the train. Rides last one hour and 10 minutes.

Maryland Brewery Tours: Frederick

Sts. Peter & Paul Greek Festival

Taste of Brunswick Progressive Dinner

May 15 to 19, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

May 18

, Sts. Peter & Paul Greek Orthodox Church, 920

, Brunswick Main Street, 8 N. Maple Ave.,

Brunswick

O 301-663-0663

O 301-834-5591

Celebrate Greek customs, food and culture with authentic Greek cuisine, live music, traditional dance performances by the Parathosi Dance Troupe and vendors of Greek art, books and jewelry. Games, activities and moon bounce for kids. Rain or shine.

The Maryland Iron Festival: Mountains, Metal and Malt

Check out Maryland’s finest breweries without the hassle of driving and with the added perks of behind the scenes tours, a pint of your choice at each stop, swag and good times. Breweries include Flying Dog, Smoketown Brewing Station, House Cat Brewing and Monocacy Brewing. Pick up and drop off for this tour will be at the Frederick Courtyard Marriott.

Bike to Work Day 2019

, Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, 12607 Catoctin Furnace Rd., Thurmont

Spires Brass Band Gala 25th Anniversary Concert

W. Seventh St., Frederick

Taste the unique cuisine of Brunswick.

May 18 and 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

May 17, 6 to 8 a.m.

O 443-463-6437

, Frederick Transit Center, 100 S. East St.,

A celebration of the Old Line State’s unique history as a center for the craft of iron making. The festival features blacksmithing and casting demonstrations; historic foods; a wine and beer garden; a wide variety of iron and metalwork arts, crafts, and jewelry; live music; cannonball tosses and anvil-lifting contests; guided tours of the village and cemetery commemorative trail and lots of children’s activities.

Frederick

O 301-600-3543 A ceremonial bike ride through Downtown Frederick followed by free refreshments, remarks from local dignitaries, and a chance to win great prizes. Participants will also receive a free Bike to Work Day T-shirt. Registration required.

Walkersville Days: Taiko Drumming May 18, 3 to 4 p.m.

, Walkersville Branch Library WA Outside Library, 2 S. Glade Road, Walkersville

O 301-600-8200 w www.fcpl.org/branches-hours/walkersville- branch-library

An afternoon of traditional Japanese drumming by the world-renowned artist Mark H. Rooney.

2019 Healthy Kids Day May 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5225 Westview Drive, Frederick

May 18, 8 p.m.

, Kussmaul Theatre, 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick

O 301-662-8320 Featuring vocalists Leigh Ann Hinton, Holly Shockey and Sara Sheffield.

Steam Train Excursion

May 18, 19, 25, 26 and 27 and June 1 and 2, 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m.

, Walkersville Southern Railroad, 34 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville

O 301-898-0899 w wsrr.org/ws/schedule Steam returns to WSRR! Experience the exciting sights, smells and sounds of steam for three weekends. This is the only steam locomotive operating in Maryland. Ride behind a real 90-yearold, coal-fired steam locomotive, the restored Jeddo Coal Co. #85. Rides run one hour and 10 minutes.

Walking Tour of Middletown May 18, 11 a.m.

Exhibitors, entertainment, crafts and games for kids to play, plus samples of healthy foods.

O 301-371-6171

African American History Walking Tour

May 18 to Sept. 21, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month

Beyond the Garden Gates Garden Tour

, Frederick Courtyard Marriott,

Two locations: Downtown YMCA, 1000 N. Market St., and South County Y Property, 9239 Fingerboard Road, Ijamsville

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May 18, 11:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

, Roger Brooke Taney House, 121 S. Bentz St., Frederick

, Middletown Main Street, 31 W. Main St., Middletown

A tour of some of Middletown’s best kept beauties, with access to some interiors. From log-cabins to Victorian mansions and a lot in between, Middletown boosts over 250 years of architectural styles all along Old National Road.

Frederick Reads: Diversity Festival

May 18 and 19, 1 to 5 p.m.

O 301-663-1188

May 19, 2 to 4 p.m.

, Throughout Downtown Frederick

Learn about some of the county’s sites, people, and events through a tour of the local AfricanAmerican community’s historical cultural and civic center.

, C. Burr Artz Public Library CBA Community

O 301-600-2841

Venture beyond the garden gates of historic Downtown Frederick in this tour featuring public and private gardens. Live musicians and plein-air artists will be in many gardens.

Room, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-600-1630 w www.fcpl.org/branches-hours/c-burr-artz- public-library

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, Urbana Regional Library,

9020 Amelung St., Frederick

O 301-600-7000 w www.fcpl.org/branches-hours/urbana- regional-library

Design an object with your family to be printed on a 3D printer. Designs will be printed and made available at a later time for pickup.

“Pride and Prejudice”

May 24 through June 16, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday

, Maryland Ensemble Theatre, 31 W. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-694-4744 Jane Austen’s romantic classic is given a hilarious twist in this new adaptation from Kate Hamill. For a mature audience.

Caribbean Wine Festival

May 25 and 26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

, Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mount Airy

O 301-831-5889 Sip your favorite Linganore wines and enjoy the mellow vibes with island cuisine, live music, and artisan craft vendors.

Twilight Hikes at Monocacy Battlefield May 25, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

, Monocacy Battlefield Gambrill Mill, 4801 Urbana Pike, Frederick

O 301-662-3515

Mother Earth News Fair

June 1 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and June 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

CMATC Gas Engine, Tractor, and Truck Show June 7 to 9, 10 a.m.

, The Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick St.

, Gladhill Tractor, 5509 Mount Zion Road,

O 800-234-3368

O 443-286-7843 w cmatc@comcast.net

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The nation’s largest sustainability event features hands-on workshops, demonstrations, nationally renowned speakers, entertainment for the kids, and locally-made beer, wine and spirits. Singleday and weekend passes are available now at motherearthnewsfair.com/Maryland.

First Saturday

June 1, 3 to 9 p.m.

, Downtown Frederick O 301-698-8118

Downtown comes alive with on-the-street entertainment, late-night shopping and dining and something for all ages to enjoy. Visual and performing arts will be highlighted during this month’s First Saturday.

Small City Saturday: Why We Love Brunswick

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Wagon rides, barrel train rides, tractor and truck displays, flea market, crafts and more.

Barnstormers Tour

June 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

, Frederick County Landmarks Foundation, 1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick

O 301-663-3885 This self-guided tour calls attention to beautiful old barns and their importance to the area’s agricultural heritage. The tour provides a rare opportunity to gain access to some of the most scenic and private farm properties.

Teddy Bear Picnic June 8, noon to 4 p.m.

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June 8

Everedy Square/Shab Row, East and Church streets Frederick

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Brunswick Main Street, 8 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick

O 301-834-5591 Small City Saturdays feature some of Brunswick’s treasures. Businesses come to life with themes and activities, day-long shopping experiences and culinary delights.

Civil War Sisters Tour

June 1 through Aug. 31, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays

Annual children’s event.

Vintage Vehicles in the Valley June 8, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

, Main Street Middletown, 31 W. Main St., Middletown, MD 21769

O 301-371-6171

Venture through the park with a ranger at twilight and search the trails for wildlife. Each hiking program will meet at the Gambrill Mill. Allow up to two hours for each hike.

The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg

Main Street Middletown pays homage to the antique cars that traversed through the pictureperfect town along the Old National Road. Specialty food, old-soda recipes, music and more.

O 301-447-6606

Summer Concert Series

Boat and Brew Smoketown

Discover how the sisters made a difference during this pivotal time of the Civil War.

June 9 to Aug. 25, 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Sundays

River & Trail Outfitters, 604 Valley Road, Knoxville

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Frederick

O 301-834-9950

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May 26, 10 a.m.

A guided whitewater rafting trip with up to Class III rapids down the Shenandoah River. After the paddle, enjoy the taste of craft beer at the Smoketown Brewing Station only minutes away in Brunswick.

JUNE Frederick Festival of the Arts

June 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and June 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

, Carroll Creek Park, 50 Carroll Creek Way, Frederick

O 301-662-4190 All-ages festival with food, music and art, featuring artists from across the nation, chosen by local art enthusiasts.

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June 1, 11:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Frederick Courtyard Marriott, 5225 Westview Drive, Frederick Check out Maryland’s finest breweries without the hassle of driving and with the added perks of behind the scenes tours, a pint of your choice at each stop, swag and good times. Breweries include Flying Dog, Antietam Brewery, Cushwa Brewing and Monocacy Brewing. Pick up and drop off for this tour will be at the Frederick Courtyard Marriott.

“Not Respectable” — The Enterprising Women of Civil War Frederick June 1, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick

O 301-695-1864 Join historian John Lustrea for a walking tour and explore the stories of powerful local women who shaped Frederick during the Civil War era.

, Baker Park Band Shell, 121 N. Bentz St., O 301-600-2841 w www.celebratefrederick.com Local and regional performers, from blues and swing to tribute artists. In lieu of admission, canned food and cash donations will be accepted to benefit the Frederick Food Bank.

FreeState Beer, Wine and Seafood Festival June 15, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

, Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mount Airy

O 301-831-5889 Seafood, multiple Maryland craft brewers, Linganore Wines, live music and vendors.


// CA L E N DA R O F E V E N T S Maryland Lavender Festival at Springfield Manor June 15 and 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

, Springfield Manor Winery, Distillery, &

Brewery, 11836 Auburn Road, Thurmont

O 301-271-0099 w www.springfieldmanor.com Join us for a day in the lavender field. Enjoy picturesque views, vendors, live music, food trucks, glasses and bottles of wine, pints and growlers of beer, handcrafted distilled spirits, educational seminars and demonstrations, and relax in the fragrant lavender field.

New Market Historic House Tour, Walk, Wine & Art June 15

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New Market Main Street, 39 W. Main St., New Market

O 301-865-5544 w www.newmarket.events,

Sunset/Full Moon Float June 15, 6:30 p.m.

, River & Trail Outfitters, 604 Valley Road, Knoxville

O 301-834-9950 w www.rivertrail.com Enjoy paddling by the light of the setting sun and moon rise. Experience the serenity and wildlife of the evening river. No paddling experience or equipment required on this guided 6-mile trip on the Potomac River.

Father’s Day Train Excursions June 16, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

, Walkersville Southern Railroad, 34 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville

O 301-898-0899 w wsrr.org/ws/schedule Celebrate Father’s Day with a relaxing train ride departing that runs one hour and 10 minutes.

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Movie Night on the Creek

Visit one of Maryland’s most charming and distinctive small towns. Stroll from one house to the next and taste some of the finest offerings of local vineyards in New Market’s first wine festival. Get a close-up look at artists capturing the charm of the historic district in a plein-air painting event.

Carroll Creek Amphitheater, Carroll Creek Park, Frederick

Maryland Brewery Tours: Frederick June 15, 11:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

, Frederick Courtyard Marriott,

5225 Westview Drive, Frederick

w www.mdbrewerytours.com/brewerytours Check out Maryland’s finest breweries without the hassle of driving and with the added perks of behind the scenes tours, a pint of your choice at each stop, swag and good times. Breweries include Flying Dog, Midnight Run, Barley and Hops and Monocacy Brewing. Pick up and drop off for this tour will be at the Frederick Courtyard Marriott.

National Public Lands Day Historic House Tours June 15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

June 21 to Oct. 18, 7 to 11 p.m. on third Fridays of each month

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June 27 to Aug. 15, 10 to 10:45 a.m. on Thursdays (no show on July 4)

, Baker Park Bandshell, 121 N. Bentz St., Frederick

O 301-600-2841 w www.celebratefrederick.com/events/ summerfest-family-theatre

From clowns and magicians to Emmy Awardwinning musicians and puppeteers, the Summerfest Family Theatre brings entertainment to Frederick youngsters.

Vino for Vini Benefit June 29, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

, Catoctin Breeze Vineyard, 15010 Roddy Road, Thurmont

O 240-578-3831 w www.catoctinbreeze.com/events Catoctin Breeze Vineyard partners with the Mid-Atlantic German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue Mission for this fest featuring live music by Damion Wolfe, food, and German Shorthaired Pointers. There will be up to 10 dogs onsite, five of which will be fosters looking for homes.

Frederick Jazz Festival

O 301-698-8118 w downtownfrederick.org

June 29, 1:30 to 9 p.m.

Grab a blanket and a lawn chair and enjoy free outdoor movies. Gates open an hour before dusk and the show starts at dark. Beer, wine and snacks are available for purchase before and during the show.

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Camaro Nationals

June 21 and 22, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

, Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick St., Frederick

O 410-218-7007 w www.camaronationals.org Camaro car show and display of more than 400 Camaros spanning all generations.

Movie Night in the Park June 21, 8 p.m.

Monocacy National Battlefield, 5201 Urbana Pike, Frederick

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, Middletown Park, 7628 Coblentz Road,

O 301-662-3515 w www.nps.gov/mono/index.htm

O www.middletown.md.us

Each historic farm at Monocacy National Battlefield has a unique history. Get a rare peek inside these historic houses, learn about those who lived there, free and enslaved alike, and how years of war shaped their lives. This tour is of the Best House.

Summerfest Family Theatre

Middletown

Event starts at 7 p.m., movie starts at dark. Bring blankets and lawn chairs for the whole family to watch on Middletown’s giant blow-up movie screen. A variety of foods and snacks will be sold by local vendors.

, Carroll Creek Park Amphitheater, Frederick The festival features Grammy and other professional artists from Frederick, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Bring lawn chairs, umbrellas and tents. Food, beer and wine are available onsite.

Twilight Hikes at Monocacy Battlefield June 29, 8 p.m.

, Monocacy Battlefield Gambrill Mill, 4801 Urbana Pike, Frederick

O 301-662-3515 Venture through the park with a ranger at twilight and search the trails for wildlife. Each hiking program will meet at the Gambrill Mill. Allow up to two hours for each hike.

Frederick Food Truck Festival June 29, 1 to 7 p.m.

, Frederick Fairgrounds,

797 E. Patrick St., Frederick

O 240-405-8525 w frederickfoodtruckfestival.com Food, music and local vendors.

Frederick Pride

Independence Day Celebration

June 22, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

June 29, noon to 10 p.m.

, Carroll Creek Park, Frederick

, Middletown Park, 7628 Coblentz Road,

O 240-397-4036 w thefrederickcenter.org

Frederick’s annual Pride celebration brings together people from all walks of life to celebrate and reflect upon the LGBTQ community.

Middletown

w www.middletown.md.us A full day of family activities, culminating in fireworks. Rain date is June 30.

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Many folks have bottle-fed a human baby, but not many can say they have done the same for a calf. South Mountain Creamery is ready to change that. Every day at 4 p.m., anyone can visit the Middletown farm and feed as many calves as they can handle. Some calves drink voraciously, while others are more laid back. But whichever calf you chose, it’s an experience to remember. And it is just one of the activities that the dairy farm offers to visitors daily. “The biggest thing we have heard is we are just such an authentic farm experience,” says Lanie Swanhart, head of marketing and tourism for South Mountain Creamery. “It is a real working farm that you get to see what day to day life on the farm is like.” After the feeding, visitors can indulge their sweet tooth with a pit stop in South Mountain’s Karen’s Kountry Store, where an ice cream counter offers more than a dozen homemade flavors. Choose between taditional favorites such as vanilla and chocolate or seasonal and specialty flavors. One of the most popular is Snallygaster, a peanut butter ice cream with peanut butter cups and chocolate swirl that is named for the mythical dragon-like creature that is said to live only in Middletown.

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A self-guided tour map of the farm is available on-site for $1, or you may take a guided tour offered weekdays from April to October. Families will enjoy the playground areas where kids can burn off some energy during a visit. Just beside the area is a covered pavilion that is a perfect site for a bagged lunch. Between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m., visitors may step into the milking parlor to watch the cows at work. Beginning in late spring, weather depending, the farm plans to offer yoga every Saturday morning. “We are definitely trying to promote a healthy lifestyle with fruits and vegetables and farm-fresh products so (weekly yoga offerings) goes together with that healthy lifestyle aspect,” Swanhart said.

interact with the animals, really see where your food is coming from. We try to be as educational as possible.” The creamery also has a thriving delivery service, featuring milk, eggs, produce, and meat from their farm and others in the area. The first farm in the state to have their own processing plant on-site, they are able to bottle milk within hours of milking. “You can have milk delivered to your house that 24 hours ago was still in a cow,” she says. “That’s how fresh the product is.”

Farm owners are also gearing up in April to launch their first restaurant, Hometown Harvest Kitchen, in Downtown Frederick. The farm is also preparing for its annual spring festival to be held April 27-28. The event will feature vendors, children’s activities, additional animals to see that are not normally at the farm, and hayrides.

Rich farmland and scenic views are staples of Middletown, first founded in 1767. As a young lieutenant, even President George Washington was reportedly taken by Middletown’s views, remarking that the Middletown Valley was one of the most beautiful he had ever seen. Settlements in the area are recorded as far back as the 1600s. The town was also a stopping point for soldiers during the Revolutionary and Civil wars. Traveling along Old National Pike, militia would use Middletown’s schools and churches as hospitals and headquarters.

“The biggest thing we are promoting is education about our agricultural processes,” Swanhart said. “I think a lot of people are losing the connection with where their food is coming from. We offer a space where you can come see the cows being milked,

Main’s Ice Cream and Butcher Shop welcomed residents, tourists and even presidents and state officials on their way to Camp David before closing in 1969. Today, the 100-plus-year-old structure is home to The Main Cup, an American-fare restaurant known for its PHOTOGRAPH BY MOLLY FELLIN SPENCE

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KEY ACTIVITIES: Color Me Spring Arts & Crafts Festival May 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Middletown Community Park www.middletownrec.com 10th annual festival featuring arts and crafts vendors, as well as a free Fairy Garden House Hunt, free children’s craft corner, as well as food for sale and five inflatable’s (entrance by donation). South Mountain Creamery Spring Festival April 27-28 8305 Bolivar Road, Middletown southmountaincreamery.com With a circus theme this year, the annual event will feature vendors, kids activities, animals (plus some that are not normally at the farm), and hayrides. Green Expo April 27 MainStreetMiddletown.org Focusing on sustainability and protecting the environment, the Green Expo pairs kids activities, vendors, education and food with recycling items like electronics and paper shredding.

Middletown Memorial Day Celebration May 25 at Middletown Memorial Park 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Middletown Heritage Festival September 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. www.middletownheritagefestival.com.

Participate in the tradition of honoring those who serve our country at Middletown’s Veteran Memorial. Free crafts, family-friendly games, face painting and a moon bounce. Food available for purchase.

35th celebration of Middletown’s past, present and future. The day starts with the Heritage Parade and continues with food, music, historical events, children’s activities and vendors of all kinds.

Family Movie Nights June 21: “Ralph Breaks the Internet” Aug. 16: “Black Panther”

Christmas in the Valley December 7, 4-8 p.m.

Event starts at 7 p.m., movie begins at dark. Bring blankets and lawn chairs for the whole family to watch on Middletown’s giant blow-up movie screen. A variety of foods and snacks will be sold by local vendors. 33rd Independence Day Celebration June 29, noon-10 p.m. Bring a blanket and join community members for a day full of entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, children’s activities, scavenger hunt, food, music and more. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. (Rain date is June 30.)

This annual event includes “Miracle on Main Street” (bring a new, unwrapped toy to the Main Street table in front of Town Hall. In exchange for your donation, you will receive a bag that you can fill by visiting participating businesses throughout the evening. The toys will be distributed locally through Middletown Valley People Helping People); storytelling with Mrs. Claus; visit with Santa at Town Hall; tree-lighting ceremony; holiday music program at Zion Lutheran Church.

TOWN FACTS: * Data as of 2010, based on the U.S. Census

Population: 4,136 Number of households: 1,665

Middletown Municipal Center

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31 W. Main St.

Median household income:

  O 301-371-6171 w Middletown.md.us

$125,227

LIBRARY

Residents under age of 5:

Frederick County Public Libraries Middletown branch

6 percent

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Residents under age of 18: 27 percent

People aged 65 years or older: 11 percent Language other than English spoken in the home: 9.1 percent

ELECTED OFFICIALS BURGESS

John D. Miller (Serving his fourth four-year term, expiring in 2020)

TOWN COMMISSIONERS (Serving 4-year terms) Larry K. Bussard Thomas S. Catania Richard L. Dietrick Jennifer J. Falcinelli Christopher I. Goodman

101 Prospect St.

  O 301-600-7560 w fcpl.org FOOD AND RESTAURANTS Aleko’s Village Cafe

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11670 Old National Pike

  O 301-882-7889 Asian Cafe

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7 N. Church St.

  O 301-371-5988 Cinco De Mayo

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200 Middletown Parkway

  O 240-870-2131 Dempseys Grill

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116 W. Main St.

  O 301-371-7400 Domino’s Pizza

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4316 Old National Pike

  O 301-371-5801 Dunkin Donuts

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200 Middletown Parkway

  O 240-490-8681

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Fratelli’s Italian and Seafood

Valley Grill Sports Bar

 ,

 ,

200 Middletown Parkway

The Main Cup

 ,

SHOPS

14 W. Main St.

Classic Barber Shop

  O 301-371-4433

 ,

More Ice Cream

 ,

205 S. Church St.

O 240-674-6747

13 W Main St.

Gladhill Furniture Company

  O 240-490-5337

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James Gang Pizzeria

 ,

50 Glenbrook Dr.

  O 301-371-0400

  O 301-371-4000

10 Walnut St.

O 301-371-6800

809 E. Main St.

  O 301-371-7777

Middletown Sportsland

Schroyer’s Tavern at Maryland National Golf Club

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O 301-371-4242

 ,

Middletown Pharmacy

8836 Hollow Rd.

  O 301-371-0000

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108 W. Main St.

4317 Old National Pike

O 301-371-8145

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crab cakes, steaks, sandwiches and salads. The restaurant opened at the historic site in 2007. There are several different dining areas to sit in that are populated by regulars and tourists alike. Local artists’ works decorate the walls and entryway. “I’ve been involved in the arts for a really long time,” says Kim Brenengen, who co-owns the restaurant with her husband, Bob. “By working with the local art community, it allows me to have beautiful artwork in the restaurant. It helps the artists by marketing them and selling their pieces for them. It’s a great outlet for artists to get their work seen, and to perhaps sell.” During the last three years, the restaurant has hosted Valley Jazz Jam, showcasing local musicians playing a variety of instruments. The event is now held on the second Thursday of every month. Active in the community, the restaurant has become a go-to destination for locals, thanks to good word of mouth. “It’s a really comfortable place and we offer something for everybody,” Brenengen says. Middletown is currently undergoing a Maryland State Highway Administration Streetscape project. Begun in October 2016, the $12 million project is replacing waterlines, sidewalks, curbs and

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gutters along with adding new pavement and landscaping. Officials anticipate the project will be finished in October. “We have a very charming town,” says Middletown Burgess John D. Miller. “When you drive through it or when you come to it, you are riding through there and you go, ‘This is really a nice-looking town.’ It’s very quaint. It’s clean and it presents itself well with its architecture and historical aspect to it. But we also have a strong sense of community here where people care about each other. People support each other. You don’t find that everywhere.” Miller moved to Middletown in 1971 and graduated from Middletown High School in 1975. He was a teacher in Frederick County Public Schools for 36 years, and served as a town commissioner for 12 years before being elected as burgess in 2004. He is now in his fourth four-year term. “It’s the best job I have ever had and I really loved teaching,” he says. “It’s very rewarding.” Miller says the town’s four parks are “hidden gems.” Middletown Memorial Park features a horseshoe pit, play areas and a memorial to town native New York Yankee Charlie Keller. Wiles Branch Park has a community garden, a walking path and a separate fenced-in dog park. At 88 acres, Remsberg Park is home to multipurpose sports fields. Middletown Community Park has nearly 80 acres PHOTOGRAPHS BY MOLLY FELLIN SPENCE

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and features fishing, disc golf, a radio control racetrack, volleyball courts on sand, trails and lighted basketball courts. Main Street Middletown, a nonprofit dedicated promoting the town’s quality of life and economic vitality, plans a number of community events each year. The group is currently gearing up for the annual Green Expo and Coloring the Street Chalk Art events, which are being combined this year on April 27 on Main Street. Focusing on sustainability and protecting the environment, the Green Expo pairs kids’ activities, vendors, education and food with recycling items such as electronics and paper shredding. Becky Axilbund, Main Street manager, notes everyone who comes to the event is interested in environmental issues with active engagement among participants and visitors. The Coloring the Street Chalk Art event starts with yoga to get the creative juices flowing. Next professional artists and residents can work side-by-side to create masterpieces on the street. “Coloring the Street is the most relaxing event I have ever attended,” Axilbund says. Last year, she recalled standing in the middle of the crowded Main Street. “Most of them are sitting on the road hunched over creating,” she says. “It was just really wonderful. You knew everyone was concentrating on creating their art. The people walking by were just observing. To me, that says that everyone was really engaged in the activity.” PHOTOGRAPHS BY MOLLY FELLIN SPENCE Spring 2019 // FREDERICK COUNTY GUIDE

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BRUNSWICK The once-sleepy City of Brunswick, located along the Potomac River, with close proximity to the C&O Canal, Harper’s Ferry, Antietam, Leesburg and Charlestown, is now filled with a new air of excitement. Residents (about 6,000 currently), business owners and city officials are stepping up efforts to revive and reinvent their community. Seeking to redefine Brunswick as an attractive outdoor destination, they are working to fill empty downtown storefronts, opening new businesses and building trails for hiking and biking. With the city working on a new municipal building, a new music and events venue opening downtown, and the continuous expansion of Brunswick Crossing – a population-doubling housing development – Brunswick may finally be on track to change its fortune from the 1950s, when the railroad pulled out of the city abruptly..

KEY CITY EVENTS: Railroad Days An annual event celebrating the town’s railroad history with passenger train rides, local food, live entertainment, model train exhibits, arts and crafts vendors, passenger train rides, kids’ activities, pony rides and more. Traditionally held on the first weekend of October.

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Veterans Day Parade Brunswick’s Veterans Day Parade is one of the oldest in the country. It began in 1932, six years before Veterans Day became recognized as a national holiday. Brunswick is one of only two Veterans Day sites in Maryland to be officially sanctioned by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, which allows official military groups — such as the Armed Forces Color Guard of Washington, D.C. — to participate.

O Contact event coordinator Shuan Butcher at 240-344-4757 or BrunswickParade@gmail.com w facebook.com/brunswickveteransparade

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TOWN FACTS: Elected Officials MAYOR Jeff Snoots (term expires August 2020)

CITY COUNCIL Mayor Pro Tem John Dayton (exp. 8/2022) Nathan Brown (exp. 8/2022) Vaughn Ripley (exp. 8/2020) Tom Smith (exp. 8/2020) Andrew St. John (exp. 8/2022) Angel White (exp. 8/2020)

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CITY HALL

LIBRARIES

LEARN AND EXPLORE

 ,

Brunswick Library

Brunswick Heritage Museum O 301-834-7100

1 W. Potomac St.

  O 301-834-7500 w www.brunswickmd.gov

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915 Maple Ave.

  O 301-600-7250 w www.fcpl.org

Edward F. Fry Memorial Library at Point of Rocks

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1635 Ballenger Creek Pike,

Point of Rocks   O 301-874-4560 w www.fcpl.org

w

www.brunswickmuseum.org

C&O Canal Towpath Walk or bike a historic trail located just a short walk from Brunswick downtown. Scenic Potomac River Kayaking, tubing, fishing, nature watching River and Trail Outfitters O 301-834-7100

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BURKITTSVILLE Burkittsville is a virtually unchanged example of an American townscape of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, when the town was a service center for the rural area around it. Today, Main Street’s buildings are still bordered by fields of crops and dairy farms, although there are no longer any commercial establishments in the town. Burkittsville became closely involved with the Civil War when forces of the Union and Confederate armies engaged in the Battle of Crampton’s Gap, a bloody prelude to the Battle of Antietam.

BURKITTSVILLE MAYOR

TOWN OFFICE

POST OFFICE

CHURCHES

Debby Burgoyne

 ,

 ,

St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church

POPULATION 151 as of 2010 Census

500 E. Main St.

  O 301-834-6780 w www.burkittsville-md.gov

8 E. Main St.

  O 301-834-9592

 ,

Burkittsville, MD

  O 201-834-9866

EMMITSBURG Emmitsburg, a quiet town nestled at the foot of the mountains, offers peace and tranquility. Incorporated in the early 1800s, Emmitsburg was the home of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. She established the first Catholic school in the U.S., that grew into St. Joseph’s College. The property is now home to the National Fire Academy and Homeland Security. A short drive away is Mount St. Mary’s University. In Emmitsburg you can relax but still be within driving distance to major cities such as Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Harrisburg. You are just a few miles from the Gettysburg Battlefield, Ski Liberty Resort and numerous golf courses.

TOWN FACTS * Data based on 2010 U.S. Census

Population: 3,090 (2017 estimate)

Number of households: 997 People under the age of 18: 5.4 percent

People aged 65 years or older: 16.3 percent ELECTED OFFICIALS MAYOR: Don Briggs (Term expires October 2020) TOWN COMMISSIONERS Clifford Sweeney, president (exp. 10/2021) Glenn Blanchard, vice president (exp. 10/2019) Timothy O’Donnell, treasurer (exp. 10/2021) Joseph Ritz III (exp. 10/2020) Elizabeth Buckman (exp. 10/2019) Town Hall

 ,

300A S. Seton Ave.

  O 301-600-6300 w www.emmitsburgmd.gov LIBRARY Frederick County Public Libraries Emmitsburg Branch

 ,

300A S. Seton Ave.

  O 301-600-1630 w www.fcpl.org PHOTOGRAPH BY SPENCE PHOTOGRAPHICS

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FREDERICK CITY One of the largest cities in Maryland, the City of Frederick is home to a diverse and thriving business community that includes Fort Detrick, the Frederick Memorial Healthcare System, and MedImmune. In addition to a strong employment base, Downtown Frederick is the hub of arts, culture and entertainment within the county. Downtown Frederick offers a thriving business district of 200+ eclectic and specialty retailers, restaurants and antique shops. Nearly 1.5 million tourists visit downtown each year, drawn by Civil War history and beautifully restored 18th, 19th and 20th century architecture. Activities and events can be enjoyed nearly every weekend throughout the year.

CITY FACTS *Data as of July 1, 2016 based on U.S. Census

Population: 70,060

FIRE DEPARTMENTS

Number of households:

 ,

26,591

Median household income:

Citizens Truck Company 9 S. Court St.

  O 301-600-1713 Independent Hose Company

$64,700

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People under the age of 5:

Junior Fire Company

7.7 percent in 2010

People under the age of 18:

310 Baughman’s Lane

  O 301-600-1720

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535 N. Market St.

  O 301-600-2286

23.7 percent in 2010

Spring Ridge Fire Station # 33

People aged 65 years or older:

  O 301-600-9330

10.8 percent in 2010

 ,

6061 Spring Ridge Pkwy.

United Steam Fire Engine Co.

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79 S. Market St.

Language other than English spoken in home: 23.9 percent

  O 301-600-1711

High school graduate or higher (aged 25+):

  O 301-600-9330

United/Westview Fire Station

 ,

5525 New Design Road

89.2 percent

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Bachelor’s degree or higher (aged 25+): 37.7 percent

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ELECTED OFFICIALS MAYOR

Michael O’Connor (Sworn in December 2017 for a 4-year term)

BOARD OF ALDERMEN

Kuzemchak, Ben MacShane, Kelly Russell, Derick Shackelford and Roger Wilson. (Sworn in for 4-year term in December 2017) City Hall  , 101 N. Court St.   O 301-600-1380 w www.CityOfFrederick.com

C.Burr Artz Central Library

  O 301-600-1630 w www.fcpl.org POST OFFICES Frederick City

 ,

201 E. Patrick St.

  O 301-662-2131 College Estates Station

 ,

1301 W. Seventh St.

  O 301-662-6115 Tuscarora

 ,

5709-A Tuscarora Rd.

  O 301-874-2303 TOWN PARKS Baker Park

 ,

121 N. Bentz St.

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT

  O 301-600-1493

  O 301-600-2100

  O 301-600-1492

CITY OF FREDERICK DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

SWIMMING POOLS

  O 301-629-6360

City Recreation Department

Baker Park Swimming Pool

  O 301-663-5666 Diggs Memorial Pool

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110 E. Patrick St.

LEARN & EXPLORE National Museum of Civil War Medicine  , 48 E. Patrick St. 301-695-1864 Scheifferstadt Architectural Museum  , 1110 Rosemont Ave.   O 301-663-3885 Roads and Rails Museum  , 200 N. East St.   O 301-624-5524 Rose Hill Manor Park and Museum  , 1611 N. Market St.   O 301-600-1650

Congregation Kol Ami of Frederick

 ,

Frederick, MD

  O 301-575-9690 MESSIANIC

El Shaddai Congregation

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-695-4496 CHURCHES

Quinn Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

 ,

Frederick, MD

  O 301-663-1550 St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church

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Frederick

  O 301-695-6167

Roger Brooke Taney House  , 121 S. Bentz St.   O 301-663-7880

Wayman African Methodist Episcopal Church

SYNAGOGUES

St. Michael the Archangel Anglican Church

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Beth Sholom Congregation Frederick

  O 301-663-0267

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Frederick

  O 301-898-7100 Frederick

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Grace Community Church

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church

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 ,

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-473-5253

Frederick

  O 301-473-4337

Faith United Church of Christ

 ,

Frederick

Ambassador Baptist Church

Frederick Church of Christ

Hope Christian Fellowship Church

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 ,

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-620-7729

Frederick

  O 301-662-5789

Adamstown

First Church of Christ Scientist

Emmanuel Trinity Lutheran Church

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 ,

 ,

  O 301-834-7755

Frederick

  O 301-662-7852

Frederick

Jefferson United Church of Christ

Church of the Nazarene

 ,

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Frederick

  O 301-473-8283

Jefferson

  O 301-473-8262

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  O 301-663-6271 Frederick Christian Fellowship

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 ,

 ,

  O 301-662-3110

  O 301-682-5007

Frederick

Parkway Community Church

Harvest Christian Fellowship

 ,

 ,

 ,

  O 301-473-8900 Frederick Korean Baptist Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-695-6446 People’s Baptist Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-473-5635 South End Baptist Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-662-4347 Victory Baptist Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-662-5153 Frederick Church of the Brethren

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Frederick

  O 301-662-1819 Tibetan Meditation Center

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-473-5750 St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-662-8288

Frederick

  O 301-663-0741

SURE Fellowship Church

 ,

  O 301-845-9870

Frederick

  O 301-695-9053 Emmanuel Bible Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-473-4686

All Saints Episcopal Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-663-5625 First Love Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-694-8435 Thomas Tabernacle Holiness Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-695-9148 Emmanuel Bible Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-473-4686   O 301-662-4796

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-662-0206 District Office of Christian Missionary Alliance

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-620-9934 Emmanuel Alliance Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-663-0002 Frederick Alliance Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-663-1199

 ,

  O 301-846-0868

 ,

Frederick

Bethel Lutheran Church Office

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-694-8280 Evangelical Lutheran Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-663-6361 Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-663-3344 Mount Zion Lutheran Church

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-473-4737

Frederick

Apostolic Lighthouse United (Pentecostal Church) Frederick

Frederick

Jackson United Methodist

 ,  ,

Frederick

Frederick

Union Bridge

  O 410-795-1291

  O 301-663-5338

Mount Carmel United Methodist

Good News Presbyterian

 ,

Frederick

Frederick

  O 301-662-1303

  O 301-473-7070

Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church

New Hope Presbyterian Frederick

 ,

  O 301-694-3595 Seventh-Day Adventist Church Frederick

Ijamsville

  O 301-865-5443 Trinity United Methodist Church

 ,

  O 301-662-5254

Frederick

  O 301-662-2895

Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Frederick

 ,

Frederick

Linganore United Methodist

Frederick Presbyterian

 ,

Adamstown

  O 601-694-7315

  O 301-662-0662

 ,

 ,

  O 301-874-1166

Faith Reformed Presbyterian

 ,

Flint Hill United Methodist

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-473-5253

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-663-5273

Hopehill United Methodist

Victory Christian Center

 ,

Centennial Memorial United Methodist Church

  O 301-874-0890

  O 301-473-8788

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-662-1464

 ,

  O 301-663-0663

 ,

Frederick

Calvary United Methodist Church

Frederick

 ,

Frederick

Frederick

  O 301-874-2313

 ,

 ,

Harvest Christian Fellowship

 ,

Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church

  O 301-620-2255

Brook Hill United Methodist

Buckeystown United Methodist

Walkersville

Unity in Frederick

 ,

Frederick

  O 301-663-9380   O 301-662-1727

Frederick Christian Fellowship

Korean Emmanuel Church

  O 301-360-9581

 ,

Asbury United Methodist

 ,

  O 301-662-0206

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church Frederick

Frederick

Frederick

  O 301-694-8772

 ,

  O 301-620-2255

Frederick Baptist Temple Frederick

Frederick

Araby United Methodist

Frederick

Edgewood First Church of God Frederick

Grace United Church of Christ

  O 301-662-3312

First Missionary Baptist Church Frederick

Frederick

  O 301-662-2088

 ,

  O 301-624-5838

First Baptist Church of Frederick

Grace Trinity United Church of Christ

 ,

  O 301-874-5838

Faith Baptist Church Knoxville

Frederick

  O 301-695-6550

  O 301-473-4737

Salvation Army

 ,

Frederick

Frederick

  O 301-662-2311

  O 301-473-7680 Evangelical Reformed Church United Church of Christ

 ,

Frederick

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MOUNT AIRY The Town of Mount Airy is a nationally accredited “Main Street Maryland Community” and holds the State of Maryland’s esteemed “Community Legacy” designation. Located directly off of Interstate 70, it is about 45 minutes from both the Baltimore and Washington metropolitan job markets. One can quickly become enamored with downtown Mount Airy and its small-town charm, quaint old buildings and friendliness that takes you back to a time long past. Mount Airy has experienced a dramatic increase in growth, but because of effective growth management and land use strategies, still retains that quaint, small-town atmosphere. It boasts a booming downtown with community and cultural events, retail establishments, antique and craft collectible shops, cafes and restaurants.

TOWN FACTS * Data as of July 1, 2016 based on U.S. Census

Population: 9,374 Number of households: 3,130 Median household income: $108,578

Median value of owneroccupied housing: $351,300

People under the age of 5: 7.1 percent

People under the age of 18: 32 percent

People aged 65 years or older: 8.3 percent Language other than English spoken in home: 4.4 percent High school graduate or higher (aged 25+): 94.5 percent Bachelor’s degree or higher (aged 25+): 42.5 percent

ELECTED OFFICIALS MAYOR Patrick Rockinberg (term ends 2021)

CITY COUNCIL

Peter Helt (term ends 2019), Robert H. King Jr. (term ends 2019), Larry Hushour (term ends 2021), Jason Poirier (term ends 2019) and Scott Strong (term ends 2021) City Hall

 ,

110 S. Main St.

  O 301-829-1424 w mountairymd.org LIBRARIES

Carroll County Public Libraries Mount Airy Branch

 ,

705 Ridge Ave.

  O 410-386-4470 w www.library.carr.org PHOTOGRAPH BY MOLLY FELLIN SPENCE

MYERSVILLE Myersville is strategically located halfway between Frederick and Hagerstown, with convenient access from Interstate 70 to the south and U.S. Route 40 to the north, yet nicely buffered from both by a mile of local road. The outstanding location and beautiful, hilly terrain combined to make the town an attractive location for residential development during the last decades of the 20th century.

MYERSVILLE MAYOR

POST OFFICE

CHURCHES

Wayne Creadick

 ,

Church of the Saviour

Population: 1,626 as of 2010 Census

TOWN OFFICE

 ,

301 Main St.

  O 301-293-4281 w www.myersvillemd.govoffice2.com FIRE DEPARTMENTS Myersville Volunteer Fire Company

  O 301-293-9817 Wolfsville Volunteer Fire Company

  O 301-293-1453 76

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  O 301-293-1180 TOWN PARKS Doub’s Meadow Park

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Corner of Rte. 40 and Rte. 17

Wolfsville Rd.

  O 301-293-4281 Town Park

 ,

8 Harp Pl.

  O 301-293-4281

 ,

Rohersville, MD

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church

 ,

Myersville, MD

  O 301-293-1401

  O 301-665-9600

Myersville Baptist Church

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren

 ,

 ,

Myersville, MD

  O 301-293-9516 Harmony Church of the Brethren

 ,

Myersville, MD

  O 301-371-4297 Harmony Community Lutheran Church

 ,

Myersville, MD

  O 301-371-5188

Myersville, MD

  O 301-293-1335 Myersville Church of the Brethren

 ,

Myersville, MD

  O 301-293-9513 Salem United Methodist Church

 ,

Myersville, MD

  O 301-293-1616 St. Paul's Lutheran Church

 ,

Myersville, MD

  O 301-293-2979


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NEW MARKET Follow the town on Instagram @newmarketevents or online at www.NewMarket.Events New Market Founders Day To be celebrated in June with a Historic Houses Walking Tour as well as attractions and activities throughout the downtown area. Community Appreciation Day Held in mid-August, the town invites family, friends and neighbors to visit New Market for the chance to meet and speak with state and local officials about important issues that affect your daily life. Music, shopping, food offerings including local ice cream, and more. Christmas in New Market Beginning each December, as a way to usher in the holiday season, the town hosts a day devoted to merriment including a parade, meetings with Santa all day long and a tree-lighting in the evening.

TOWN FACTS * Data as of 2010, based on the U.S. Census

Population: 1,174

FOOD AND RESTAURANTS

Number of households:

Asian Bistro

3,274

, 11670 Old National Pike

Median household income:

Blue Sky Bar & Grill

$120,625

People under the age of 5:

O 301-882-7889

, 10519 Old National Pike O 301-865-1116

7.9 percent

The Derby Restaurant and Bar

People under the age of 18:

O 301-865-2222

29.0 percent

People aged 65 years or older: 9.4 percent Language other than English spoken in the home: 6.7 percent

High school graduate or higher (aged 25+):

, 83 Old National Pike Dunkin’ Donuts

, 11715 Old National Pike O 301-865-1509

Lighthouse Seafood

, 12051 Old National Pike O 301-865-8925

,

11717 Old National Pike

O 301-865-8100

98 percent

Pasquale’s

Bachelor’s degree or higher (aged 25+): 59 percent

, 11670 Old National Pike

ELECTED OFFICIALS

, 8 W. Main St.

(All are elected to the same 4-year term. The next election is set for 2021.)

MAYOR:

Winslow F. Burhans III

TOWN COUNCIL

Lawrence “Jake” Romanell Michael Davies Dennis Kimble Scott Robertson Shannon “Shane” Rossman

TOWN HALL

 , 39 W. Main St.   O 301-865-5544 w

TownOfNewMarket.org

PHOTOGRAPH BY MOLLY FELLIN SPENCE

Morgan’s American Grill

301-882-7103

Vintage

O 301-882-7674 SHOPS 1812 House

,

48 W. Main St.

O 301-865-3040 Country Side Liquors

,

11717 Old National Pike

O 301-695-9544 Fleshman’s Antiques

, 2 W. Main St.

O 301-602-2985 Happiloo

Hilltop Convenience and Liquors

Santa Fe Trading Company

, 10519 Old National Pike

O 301-305-0571

O 301-865-3354

Jim’s House of Music

, 33 W. Main St. Smith Tavern Antiques

, 11670 Old National Pike

, 17 E. Main St.

New Market Liquors

Tulip Tree Fiber Arts & Antiques

O 301-882-4298

,

11670 Old National Pike

O 301-882-4913 Peridot

, 41 W. Main St. O 240-397-1318

R P Brady Antiques

, 3 E. Main St.

O 301-865-3666 Robert Esterly Antiques

, 20 W. Main St. O 301-865-8000

O 301-865-3597

, 9 W. Main St.

O 301-865-2879 The Village Potter

, 73 W. Main St. O 252-412-6776

LEARN & EXPLORE The Original Playhouse

, 4 W. Main St.

O 301-865-6500

, 26 W. Main St. O 301-882-4293

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THURMONT Thurmont is a small city in northern Frederick County established in 1751. It is known as the “Gateway to the Catoctin Mountains,” where Catoctin Mountain Park and Cunningham Falls State Park are located. There are three covered bridges near by: Loy’s Station Bridge, Roddy Road Bridge and Utica Mills Bridge. Catoctin Iron Furnace and forge, built during the Revolutionary War, is just down the road. Frederick is about 15 miles south and Gettysburg is 20 miles north. Baltimore and Washington, D.C., are each about 60 miles away. The President’s retreat, Camp David, is also nearby. Thurmont is proud to have been designated a “Main Street Maryland Community.”

TOWN FACTS (Data from 2010 Census and estimates)

Population: 6,528

ELECTED OFFICIALS

Number of households: 2,608

MAYOR

$68,043

People under the age of 5: 5.3 percent

People under the age of 18: 25.8 percent

People aged 65 years or older: 13.1 percent

Language other than English spoken in home: 4.6 percent High school graduate or higher (aged 25+): 95.1 percent Bachelor’s degree or higher (aged 25+): 26.6 percent

John A. Kinnaird

TOWN COUNCIL

Bill Buehrer, Martin A. Burns, Wes Hamrick, Wayne Hooper Town Hall

 ,

615 E. Main St., P.O. Box 17

  O 301-271-7313 w www.Thurmont.com LIBRARIES

Frederick County Public Libraries Thurmont Branch  , 76 E. Moser Road   O 301-600-7200 w www.fcpl.org

LEARN AND EXPLORE

Thurmont Historical Society

  O 301-271-7574 w www.dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/

Catoctin Mountain Park

Cunningham Falls State Park

Pages/western/cunningham.aspx

  O 301-271-1860 w www.thurmonthistoricalsociety.org   O 301-663-9388 w www.nps.gov/cato/index.htm

URBANA Nestled in the southeastern section of the county near major arteries such as Interstate 270 and Md. Routes 355 and 80, Urbana has become a haven for Montgomery County residents looking to move north and Frederick or Pennsylvania folks aiming to be closer to Washington, D.C., yet still live in a quiet, country setting. Villages of Urbana and Urbana Highlands subdivisions comprise the largest communities. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the Urbana region has more than 9,000 residents, and that number is still climbing.

TOWN FACTS

Centerville Recreation Center

*Data from 2010 U.S. Census

  O 301-600-1646

Population 9,175 Number of households 2,804

 ,

3601 Carriage Hill Drive

HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS Villages of Urbana

Median age 33.4 years

w

People under the age of 5 10.5%

Urbana Highlands

People 16 years and older 67.3%

w

www.villagesofurbana.net www.urbana-highlands.com

People aged 65 years and older 4%

RESOURCES

RECREATION

Frederick County Public Libraries / Urbana Branch

Worthington Manor Golf Club

 ,

8329 Fingerboard Road

  O 301-874-5400 Urbana Community Park

 ,

3636 Urbana Pike

Urbana District Park

 , 78

3805 Urbana Pike

thefrederickguide.com

 ,

9020 Amelung St.

  O 301-600-7000 w www.fcpl.org

Urbana Senior Center

, 9020 Amelung St.   O 301-600-7020 w www.frederickcountymd.gov/318/

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iSTOCKPHOTO.COM / WILLIAM SHERMAN

Median household income:


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ROSEMONT Rosemont is a village in southern Frederick County, one mile southeast of Route 340 and one mile north of the Potomac River. It is a quiet residential community. Rolling farmland and mountains contoured by Harper’s Ferry Gap in West Virginia add to the tranquility of the town.

BURGESS

TOWN GOVERNMENT

Thomas Watson

 ,

POPULATION

294 as of 2010 Census

1219 Rosemont Drive

  O 301-834-7444 w www.sites.google.com/site/ rosemontmd/home

FIRE DEPARTMENTS

Volunteer Fire Department

BRUNSWICK VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE & RESCUE

CHURCHES

Faith Assembly of God

  O 301-834-8102

 ,

TOWN PARK

Rosemont Alliance Church

Lions Merryland Park

 ,

Brunswick

  O 301-834-8632

 ,

3673 Petersville Road

Knoxville

  O 301-834-8290

  O 301-834-8300

WALKERSVILLE • Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company Carnival: First week in July at 79 W. Frederick St. • Walkersville Day: On the third Saturday in May each year. The event celebrates the town with yard sales, church fundraisers, an open house at the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company and a Strawberry Festival at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

TOWN FACTS * Data based on 2010 U.S. Census

Population: 5,800 Number of households: 2,094 Median household income: $65,581

Median value of owneroccupied housing: $351,300 People under the age of 5: 5.9 percent

People under the age of 18: 40.1 percent

People aged 65 years or older: 24.2 percent

TOWN GOVERNMENT BURGESS: Chad W. Weddle (walkersvilleburgess@comcast.net)

TOWN COMMISSIONERS: Gary A. Baker, Mary Ann BrodieEnnis, Donald W. Schildt, Sr., Russell N. Winch, Deborah L. Zimmerman Town meetings with the burgess and commissioners are on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, starting promptly at 7:30 p.m. (One meeting on the second Wednesday only in July, November and December.) Town Hall

 ,

21 W. Frederick St.

  O 301-845-4500 w Walkersville-md.com

LIBRARIES

PHOTOGRAPH BY SPENCE PHOTOGRAPHICS

Frederick County Public Libraries Walkersville Branch

 ,

w fcpl.org/branches-hours/ walkersville-branch-library

2 S. Glade Road

  O 301-600-8200

WOODSBORO Early history suggests that the Woodsboro area was a hunting and trapping ground for a wandering tribe of Susquehanna Indians. From early times, the settlement was located at a crossroads on the Indian trail running from the Chesapeake Bay to the mountains. When the stagecoach became the primary mode of transportation, the place became an important stop on its itinerary. Today, Woodsboro is still primarily an agricultural area, but an important industry is centered on the three lime quarries that border the town.

WOODSBORO BURGESS Gary Smith

POPULATION 1,141 as of 2010 Census

TOWN OFFICE

 ,

2 S. 3rd St.

  O 301-898-3800 w www.woodsboro.org FIRE DEPARTMENTS

Woodsboro Volunteer Fire Company

  O 301-898-5100

Libertytown Volunteer Fire Company

GROCERY STORE

St. John's United Church of Christ

  O 301-898-9193

 ,

  O 301-845-7703

New Midway Volunteer Fire Company

Trout’s Market Woodsboro

  O 301-898-4103

  O 301-898-0543

TOWN PARK

POST OFFICES

  O 301-898-3800

Woodsboro Post Office

 ,

602 S. Main St.

  O 301-845-8408 Ladiesburg Post Office

 ,

12509 Woodsboro Pike

Woodsboro Town Park

 ,

Woodsboro

St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church

 ,

Union Bridge

  O 301-898-5111

CHURCHES

Woodsboro Evangelical Lutheran Church

 ,

  O 301-845-4533

Chapel Lutheran Church Walkersville

  O 301-845-2332

 ,

Woodsboro

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