Harriet Tubman event on September 17 in Thurmont
The ‘Life and Legacy of Harriet Tubman’ presentation will take place at Harriet Chapel (Catoctin Episcopal Parish), 12625 Catoctin Furnace Road, Thurmont, at 11am on September 17.
The program, co-sponsored by Harriet Chapel and the Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, is free to the public (donations accepted). Program speaker Angela Crenshaw of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will share the story of Tubman, the Underground Railroad’s most famous bandleader, who also served as a scout, spy, guerrilla and medic for the Union Army during the Civil War. War. Tubman’s social activism also included participation in the women’s suffrage movement. Crenshaw’s hour-long program will showcase the centrality of faith, family, community and nature in Tubman’s work.
It is requested that participants be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Wearing a mask is encouraged and may become mandatory depending on the state of the virus at the time of the event. Windows and doors will be opened for ventilation.
Moser reunion on September 18 at the Jefferson Ruritan Pavilion
Alpha Moser’s annual meeting will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. on September 18 at the Jefferson Ruritan Pavilion.
Participants must bring their own cutlery and side dishes. Chicken will be provided. This year’s host family will be from Florida and will provide games and prizes. Bring old family photos to share. There will be a copier available to scan and share photos.
Yamamoto will speak at a science symposium on Sept. 20 in Hood
Keith Yamamoto, Ph.D., will speak at Hood College at 7:15 p.m. Sept. 20 for a Frederick National Laboratory Science Symposium titled “Artificial Intelligence in Cancer Research and Clinical Care: Transforming the Promise in reality”.
Yamamoto has taught at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) since 1973 and is currently Special Advisor to the Chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy, the first to hold such a position at UCSF. Prior to his appointment, Yamamoto served as chairman of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology from 1994 to 2003. He also directs a basic research laboratory at UCSF, which has made groundbreaking discoveries focused on receptor signaling and transcriptional regulation. nuclear.
Virtual Forum on Family Relations and the Courts September 22
The Maryland Judiciary Equal Justice Committee will host the Frederick County Virtual Community Forum on Domestic Relations and the Courts from 6-7:30 p.m. on September 22.
The forum will cover topics such as victim advocacy, child advocacy, fee waivers, mediation, mutual and pro bono assistance, and custody assessments.
Evangelical Lutheran Church Used Book Sale September 23-25
The Evangelical Lutheran Church Used Book Sale, benefiting Operation Second Chance, will take place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on September 23 and 24 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on September 25.
A $5 bag sale will be held on September 25.
Calvary Lutheran Church Fall Feast September 24
Calvary Lutheran Church’s annual Fall Fest will take place from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on September 24.
Breakfast starts at 8:00 a.m. and lunch is available at 10:30 a.m. Baked goods, jelly and jams, cider, pumpkins, apples and apple dumplings are available for purchase.
Garage sale spaces are available for $25. To reserve a place, contact the church at 410-489-5280. Event organizers have received a donation of collectible dolls, and they will be available for purchase at garage sale prices.
Jenny Terry and her band will provide music starting at 11 a.m.
Calvary Lutheran Church is located at 16151 Old Frederick Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771.
Damascus Lions Club Breakfast Sept. 24 at Wesley Grove UMC
The Damascus Lions Club will host a breakfast of pancakes, sausages and scrambled eggs from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. September 24 at the Wesley Grove United Methodist Church Educational Building, 23640 Woodfield Road.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for children. Admission is free for children under 4 years old. A pastry/crafts table will offer other products. Tickets can be purchased at the door or from any Damascus Lions Club member.
Contact Lion Mary Frances at 301-829-1002 for more information. All profits from Lions fundraisers are donated to approved community projects.
National Public Lands Day September 24 at Monocacy National Battlefield
Volunteers will help plant, mulch and seed native wildflowers on Monocacy National Battlefield on National Public Lands Day, which runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on September 24.
UNESCO World Youth Day of Peace Online Program September 24-25
The UNESCO Mind and Body Wellness Club (UNESCO BMW), in collaboration with Sahaja Yoga Meditation (SYM) and Hood College, will be offering a two-day online program titled “Life Enhancement Through self-awareness” at noon on September 24 and 25.
UNESCO’s World Day of Peace for Youth program offers a free 90-minute session that focuses on helping college-aged adults monitor their inner state of being. It will focus on youth issues such as mental health, social media use/abuse, bullying and more.
The program is free and includes an introduction to youth issues, a guided indoor recording, a focused expert speaker, music, and a question-and-answer session.
Jeep Fest for St. Jude on September 24 at Mount Airy, Libertown
Maryland Jeeps for Charity’s Jeep Fest for St. Jude will take place September 24 in Libertytown and Mount Airy.
The Jeep Creep portion of the event, which begins in Libertytown, is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. It includes a rally of 150 Jeeps, with owners visiting various landmarks across Frederick County. A $100 ticket includes the Jeep Creep, ensuing Jeep Fest, and parking (for driver and one passenger).
The Jeep Fest portion is scheduled for 1-6 p.m. at Frey’s Brewing Co., 8601 Mapleville Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771. This portion includes dealer displays, a Jeep contest, prizes, raffles, vendors, a silent auction, live music, food and dessert trucks, cornhole, a dunk tank and an off-road course.
Mountain View UMC Garage Sale September 23-24
Mountain View United Methodist Church will be holding an indoor garage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. September 23-24.
The event will offer a variety of items.
Mountain View United Methodist Church is located at 11501 Mountain View Road, Damascus. For more information, email [email protected] or call 301-253-3119.
Christ Reformed United Church of Christ garage sale September 24
Christ Reformed United Church of Christ’s outdoor garage sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 24.
The fee for a 15 foot by 15 foot space is $10. Those who want to participate must bring their own tables. Fries, hot dogs, steamers, and drinks are available for purchase. For more information, call 301-824-2971.
The Christ Reformed United Church of Christ is located at 22514 Cavetown Church Road, Cavetown.
Relic Hunter Kiser will speak at Taneytown on September 26
Doug Kiser, an experienced relic hunter, will kick off the Taneytown Heritage & Museum Association’s Fall Guest Speaker Program with a presentation at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 26 in the parish hall of Grace United Church of Christ, 49 W. Baltimore Street, Taneytown.
Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend.
A brief business meeting precedes the presentation. Kiser has worked with many owners and found treasures from the past. He will bring with him relics and equipment he has discovered. His presentation will include a discussion of the loss of historic sites and the cause of the decay of relics over the past 40 years. Light refreshments will follow the presentation.
Retiree Gathering September 29 at AMVETS Post No. 2
The All Services Retirees Executive Council will hold a retiree rally at 4 p.m. on September 29 at AMVETS Station No. 2, 702 E. South St, Frederick.
The new Garrison Commander and the Garrison Command Sergeant Major will be the guest speakers. The gathering is open to all military service retirees and/or surviving spouses. The event menu includes ground beef and a chef’s salad. The cost for the meal, taxes and tip is $11. Please RSVP to [email protected]
Dr. J. Elmer Harp Medical Center meeting on October 5
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section (6) of the Dr. J. Elmer Harp Medical Center Inc. Bylaws, the Annual Meeting of Members will be held virtually via Zoom at 7:00 p.m. on October 5th. meeting is to approve the minutes of the last annual meeting of members, the affirmation of new members, the election of directors for a period of three years or until their successors are elected, and to deal with all such other business as may be duly brought before the meeting.
Anyone interested in becoming a member of Dr. J. Elmer Harp Medical Center Inc. is encouraged to contact the organization prior to the annual meeting. An annual fee of $10 will be charged. Dues should be sent to Treasurer Francine Heaton at 5943 Jacobean Place, New Market, MD 21774. Email [email protected] if interested in membership and for additional meeting information.
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