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Upcoming Events for Fairfield
Events for:   Emmitsburg  Gettysburg  Thurmont   Taneytown   Woodsboro
 April Events
7 Saturday  
     
8 Sunday  
  4 pm Music Gettysburg! presents the Central Bucks West High School. America’s most acclaimed high school choir returns for another vibrant, virtuosic performance! 

Music, Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central Pennsylvania region.  For more information about this and other concerts in the Music, Gettysburg! schedule, please call 717-339-1334 or visit the www.musicgettysburg.org.

     
9 Monday  
     
10 Tuesday  
     
11 Wed  
     
12 Thursday  
  7 pm Grace United Church of Christ's  Basket, Bags, & Cash Bingo. As in past Bingos, attendees who bring one canned good for the Taneytown Food Bank will receive a free Senior Jackpot Card (limit one per person). Taneytown Firemen’s Activities Building located at 49 Memorial Drive. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games start at 7 p.m.. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Games feature Longaberger baskets, Michael Kors, Vera Bradley, 31 bags and $50 Cash Games as prizes and include Junior and Senior Jackpot games, door prizes and 50/50 Raffles. There is limited seating so please reserve early by calling Michelle at 410-756-2898 or Joan at 410-756-2043.
     
13 Friday  
     
14 Saturday  
  10 a.m. Frederick County Master Gardener Seminar - "Native Plants & Invasives (The Dirty Dozen)." Why native plants? Replacing non-native plants with beautiful natives help our native birds, butterflies, and pollinators. Non-native trees, shrubs, forbs, and grasses threaten our natural areas and harm the Chesapeake Bay’s watershed. Learn to identify the “Dirty Dozen” of invasive plants and native alternatives to plant. UMEFC Master Gardeners are volunteers who love gardening and have been specially trained to help other gardeners. Our mission is to educate Maryland residents about safe, effective and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens, landscapes, and communities. Register online: bit.ly/FCMG04142018, or call Lisa Strong at 301-600-1595. UME Office, 330 Montevue Lane, (off Rosemont Avenue), Frederick.
  5:30 pm Mother Seton School Coach and Vera Bradley Bingo. Welcome spring by joining us at Mother Seton School for the last bingo of the school year! Fabulous prizes, including bags from Vera Bradley and Coach. Enjoy concessions, door prizes, and great company. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Contact Terry at 301-447-3161 for tickets and more information. Proceeds benefit the Mother Seton School Home and School Association.
     
15 Sunday  
  TBD First rehearsal for musical, Graceham Moravian Church's Are We There Yet? a new way of experiencing the Exodus story. Children, youth and adults. Call for details, 301-271-2379. 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont.
     
16 Monday
     
17 Tuesday
  9:30 am Mother Seton School Great Gardeners Preschool Program. Join us in welcoming spring by planting in our garden. Wear gardening shoes and a jacket, as the ground may be wet. In case of rain, we’ll play inside. Free. Ages 2-5. RSVP to Laurie Szukalski at admissions@mothersetonschool.org or call 301.447-3165.
     
18 Wednesday  
     
19 Thursday  
     
20 Friday  
  6 pm Gettysburg Foundation Spring Muster: a Friday evening program and on Saturday a choice of two Civil War programs followed by an evening banquet; fee; to register go to www.friendsofgettysburg.org
     
21 Saturday  
  All day Gettysburg Foundation Spring Muster: a Friday evening program and on Saturday a choice of two Civil War programs followed by an evening banquet; fee; to register go to www.friendsofgettysburg.org
  All Day Gettysburg National Park's  Junior Ranger Day: Programs designed to help children and families connect with parks in ways that engage them in exploring, learning, and practicing stewardship. At Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site. For more information go to www.nps.gov/gett and www.nps.gov/eise
  10 am University of Maryland Extension Frederick County Master Gardeners present the following free seminar for the general public, beginning and advanced gardeners alike: "Raindrop Rodeo: Reducing Storm Water Runoff." Saddle up and learn many ways that you can round up raindrops falling from the sky and harness them not only for watering your plants but to also recharge our groundwater. Learn about storm water runoff and how to wrangle it to reduce its effects on your own property and on our groundwater and streams. UMEFC Master Gardeners are volunteers who love gardening and have been specially trained to help other gardeners. Our mission is to educate Maryland residents about safe, effective and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens, landscapes, and communities. Register online: bit.ly/FCMG04212018, or call Lisa Strong at 301-600-1595.
  1 pm Shroud of Turin: One of the World’s Greatest Mysteries
See the full size Shroud replica. Hear the history. Learn the science. Experience the passion of Jesus in a new way!
Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Bruté Council #1860
at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 47 DePaul Street Emmitsburg, Maryland. For more information call 301-447-2326
     
22 Sunday  
     
23 Monday  
     
24 Tuesday
  
25 Wed
     
26 Thursday
  7 p.m. The Catoctin Forest Alliance presents "Up the Creek: Brook Trout in the streams of Catoctin Mountain. National Park Service Biologist Lindsey Donaldson will discuss the current status of native brook trout in area streams. The Community Room of the Thurmont Regional Library
     
27 Friday  
     
28 Saturday  
  All Day Hollabaugh Bros's: Bees & Blossoms Festival Weekend – Fun for the whole family – free – no registration required.
     
29 Sunday  
  All Day Hollabaugh Bros's: Bees & Blossoms Festival Weekend – Fun for the whole family – free – no registration required.
  8 am Graceham Moravian Church's Compassion Sunday. Learn about organizations showing compassion to children around the world.  8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont.
  4 pm Music Gettysburg's Hymn Festival - In honor of their retirement, texts by Mark Oldenburg, set to music by Stephen Folkemer, sung by the Schola Cantorum and the audience. 

Music, Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central Pennsylvania region.  For more information about this and other concerts in the Music, Gettysburg! schedule, please call 717-339-1334 or visit the www.musicgettysburg.org.

  3 pm National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton presents "Chat with an Author" - All are welcome to join us for Chat with an Author, featuring Colleen Duggan, who has written the book, “Good Enough is Good Enough: Confessions of an Imperfect Catholic Mom”. Colleen will be at the Shrine to talk about her book, respond to questions and comments, and will also sign books. The chat takes place in the theater that’s inside the Visitor Center. It’s sure to be an engaging and interactive conversation! Light refreshments will be provided.  For more information call 301-447-6606
     
30 Monday  
  7 pm Mother Seton School Fine Arts Night. Come experience our awards-winning arts program and enjoy an evening of art and musical performances from our talented students. You may spot the next Frida Kahlo or Glenn Miller. Visit www.mothersetonschool.org for more information
     
31 Tuesday