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Weekly Bingo at New Windsor Fire Department
5:30 pm

101 High St, New Windsor, MD Dorothy 410-775-7402.
FREE

| http://nwfd10.org |

**Weekly Bingo to Support New Windsor Volunteer Fire Department**

Bingo information:
Every Tuesday night
-Doors open at 5:30 P.M.
-Home cooked food available at 6:00 P.M.
-Games start at 7:00 P.M.
-Games include early birds, regular games, specials, quickies and jackpots. Pull tabs available all evening. Bingo prizes approximately $1,575.00.

Please note: There will be no bingo on the following Tuesday nights
-May 28, June 4th, June 11th and June 18th.

-December 24th and December 31st. /
If people have any questions, contact Dorothy 410-775-7402.


Westminster Ravens Roost #115 Meeting
April 23, 2014, 6:00 PM

Johanssons Dining House 4 West Main Street

 Westminster Ravens Roost #115 Meeting

Westminster Ravens Roost #115 will be gathering at Johansson's Dining House
4 West Main Street, Westminster, MD.

Please welcome our Special Guest Speaker Jamison Hensley, ESPN Reporter
for the Baltimore Ravens! 

Come see what we're all about! We welcome guests and new members.

Ravens Roost #115 is a charity organizaiton, a social club, and a fan club of the Baltimore Ravens. We bring people together in our local communities for social activities and to raise money for local charities.   
West Side Story
April 24, 25 and 26 at 7 pm and April 12 and 26 at 2 pm


Liberty High School’s Schnorr Auditorium, 5855 Bartholow Road, Eldersburg, MD.

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This Spring, 2014, Liberty Drama Club will perform the classic Broadway musical West Side Story, Arthur Laurents’ tale of forbidden love with music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.  Showtimes are April 11, 12, 24, 25 and 26 at 7 pm and April 12 and 26 at 2 pm at Liberty High School’s Schnorr Auditorium, 5855 Bartholow Road, Eldersburg, MD.

Tickets are $10 in advance; $12 at the door; and $15 for advanced seating (which includes your show ticket in price).  Advanced seating tickets are encouraged for anyone that would like to choose their seat from 6 pm to 6:30 pm prior to general admission ticket holders being admitted to the auditorium.  There are a limited number of Advanced Seating Tickets.

Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.showclix.com/event/LHS_West_Side_Story or in the lobby of Liberty High School beginning March 31st during school hours.

For more information please go to www.LHSDRAMACLUB.com or contact libertydramaboosters@gmail.com.

Zumbathon® Charity Event
April 25, 2014, 7:00 PM

300 S. Carroll Street Westminster, MD 21157

Zumbathon® Charity Event

Zumbathon® Charity Event
Get a workout and have fun doing it! Experience the Zumba® fitness sensation with easy-to-follow Latin dance steps that will keep you energized and motivated! Regardless of your experience, if you like to dance and groove while exercising, this party is for you!

Hosted by Adriane Morrow, licensed Zumba® instructor and featuring special guest instructors. A donation to Carroll Hospital Center's Relay for Life team is being accepted in lieu of a fee: $10 in advance (with RSVP) or $15 at the door. 

All proceeds benefit Carroll Hospital Center's Relay for Life team. Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society's signature fundraiser. 

Space is limited! Please call 410-871-7000 to reserve your spot today!

5K Race for CHANGE, Inc.
April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM

115 Stoner Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157

5K Race for CHANGE, Inc.

The Particulars
Race will start in front of the CHANGE, Inc. facility located at 115 Stoner Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157. Race
terrain consists of sidewalk and asphalt. This will be a timed race. Post race refreshments will be served with water on course.

Agenda
8am - Registration begins
8:45am - Runners Stretch
8:55am - Brief Race Announcements
9am - 5K Race starts

Fees

$30 until 3/31/14 (includes tech
shirt); $20 until 4/24/14 (does NOT include tech shirt; $25 after and on race
day - shirts may be purchased for $15.

Visit http://www.changeinc.cc/5krun.htm for details and to register online via active.com


"From a Vision" Ladies' Tea
April 26, 2014, 10:30 AM

Westminster Baptist Church 354 Crest Lane Westminster 

Back by popular demand, the Westminster Rescue Mission Ladies' Auxiliary is sponsoring a Tea.  The theme of this year's Tea is "From a Vision", recalling the history and vision for the Westminster Rescue Mission, which is in its 46th year of serving the community.  Come enjoy Tea sandwiches, Scones, Pastries, and specialty teas along with good friends and fellowship!  There will also be Silent Auction items, Door Prizes and Music.    Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased by contacting Beverly Maring at 410-848-8149 or maring2@verizon.net.
Wine Tasting Fund Raiser for benefit of Distinguished Young Women of Maryland Scholarship Program
April 26, 2014, 2:00 PM

Artisan Wine Company, 61 1/2 East Main Street, Westminster, MD 410-984-6985

Saturday, April 26, 2014
2:00 – 4:30PM

Proceeds will be used to award scholarships during the 2015 Distinguished Young Women of Maryland Program. To be held July 12, 2014 in Westminster, Maryland. To purchase tickets ($25.00 each) contact Amy Hackett

carroll@distinguishedYW.org

Distinguished Young Women of Maryland is a fund of The Community Foundation of Westminster


SWING INTO SPRING Dinner Dance and Silent Auction
April 26, 2014, 6:00 PM

Church of the Ascension, 23 N. Court Street, Westminster, MD

SWING INTO SPRING Dinner Dance and Silent Auction

Please join us for dinner at 6:00 p.m., a silent auction at 7:00 p.m., and dancing to the Big Band sound of the Thom Roland Dance Band from 8:00-10:00 p.m.Tickets: $40 per person, $25 for age 16 and under. For tickets or more information, please call the church office (410-848-3251). 
Need Your High School Diploma?
April 28, 2014, 1:00 PM

10 Distillery Drive Westminster, MD 21157

Carroll Community College Adult Education Diploma Programs offer free orientation sessions for interested adults. You'll learn about the two programs and have the opportunity to assess your skills. We also offer free child care and educational activities for students with children. Orientation consists of  three two- hour sessions. Pre-registration is required. Contact Angelina Welch at 410-386- 8630 to register.
Mother/Daughter/Grandmother "Be Your Best Self" Tea
May 3, 2014, 9:30 AM

Gypsy's Tea Room, at the Winchester Inn, 111 Stoner Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157

| http://www.gypsystearoom.com/ |

Join Jillian Luetje, Distinguished Young Woman of Carroll County and Margo Huffman, Distinguished Young Woman of Maryland to learn how To Be Your Best Self" and to celebrate Mothers Day at tea/breakfast. The BYBS is the national outreach program for Distinguished Young Women.

Saturday, May 3rd 2014  Gypsy’s Tea Room at the Winchester Inn, 111 Stoner Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157. 9:30-11:30am for a Mother/Daughter Tea. $20 (12 years and under)  $25 (13 years and above) by April 19 / For reservations: contact Carrah Holmes by April 19th @ 410-756-1530 Or carrahholmes@comcast.net  
Walk Carroll Free Walking Event
May 3, 2014, 9:30 AM

Finksburg Branch Library 

Walk Carroll is a free walking program for anyone who lives, works, or plays in Carroll County.  The program consistis of free walking events all over the county, an online activity tracker, health information, and prizes based on participation! We encourage people of all ages and physical activity levels to participate.  The program kicked off on April 5 but you can join us at any point! No prior registration is necessary to attend the events. Our next free walking event will be at the Finksburg Branch Library on Saturday, May 3 from 9:30am-12pm.  We will be walking over to Sandymount park! Visit HealthyCarroll.org or Facebook.com/WALKCARROLL for more information!  
Mother/Daughter/Grandmother "Be Your Best Self" Tea
May 3, 2014, 9:30-11:30am for a Mother/Daughter Tea

Gypsy's Tea Room, at the Winchester Inn, 111 Stoner Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157 

| http://www.gypsystearoom.com/ |

Join Jillian Luetje, Distinguished Young Woman of Carroll County and Margo Huffman, Distinguished Young Woman of Maryland to learn how To Be Your Best Self" and to celebrate Mothers Day at tea/breakfast. The BYBS is the national outreach program for Distinguished Young Women. $20 (12 years and under)    $25 (13 years and above) by April 19 / For reservations: contact Carrah Holmes by April 19th @ 410-756-1530 Or carrahholmes@comcast.net  
Taco Buffet
May 3, 2014, 4:00 PM

Benjamin's Krider's UCC - 208 Krider's Church Road, Westminster, MD 21158

Taco Buffet
All You Can Eat
$8.00 Adults, $4.00 Children (5-12), Under 5 EAT FREE

Crispy Tacos, Soft Tacos, Spanish Rice, Black Beans, and Refried Beans
(With ALL of the Fixings)

Drinks and Mexican Desserts Included

Balloons with Gift Certificates
Door Prizes (Pinatas)  
Spring Adult Running Clinic
May 5, 2014, 6:00 PM

Central Maryland Fitness 844 Washington Road #209 Westminster, MD 21157

Spring Adult Running Clinic

Prepare for your running season with Central Maryland Fitness and The Center for Physical Performance and Safety as they host a Spring Adult Running Clinic to increase performance and lower the risk of running injuries.

This interactive 4 week 8 session program is designed by Physical Therapists to increase speed, strength, power and agility in adult runners. The Clinic will take place May 5-June 2 on Monday's and Wednesday's from 6 PM- 7Pm. Additional services available including Performance Evaluations and Video analysis. For more information or to register for the clinic please call 410-848-0042 or email Rick Meyer, MPT at RickMeyer@cmrspt.com
"Lovely in Lavender" Mother's Day Tea
May 10, 2014, 11:00 AM

Gypsy's Tearoom

| http://www.gypsystearoom.com/ |

ience a lovely afternoon in a soothing setting with a soft lavender color theme, the fragrance of lavender in the air, and springy flowers everywhere. Lora and her staff have created a floral inspired menu that promises to please. We invite you to wear something in lavender / purple!

Please reserve early for this very popular event.
Mother Son Date Night
May 14, 2014, 6:00 PM

Martin's Westminster, 505 Jermor Lane, Westminster, MD

Mother Son Date Night

This annual tradition will be held at Martin’s Westminster. Moms: $43 each / Sons: $22 each

Ticket price includes sit-down dinner, dancing, games, prizes, professional photo and commemorative gifts. Sons should be in grades kindergarten through eight, please.

Order online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/westminstercityrec/Activity_Search/mother-son-date-night/36

Or call us at 410-751-5501.


Mary Shellman-The Many Faces Of...
May 17, 2014, 10:00 AM

Cockey's, 216 East Main Street, Westminster, MD 21157

Mary Shellman-The Many Faces Of...

Mary Shellman-The Many Faces Of...Mary Shellman was a Westminster native who organized, started, and ran various activities in the city. Children will come and explore her life through dramatic play, stories, activities and a craft.

For children 4 to 7 years old. $6 per child.  Location: Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s.
SPRING FLING Frisbee Golf Tournament & Family Picnic
May 18, 2014, 1:00 PM

Westminster Rescue Mission 658 Lucabaugh Mill Road Westminster 

Ready for the warmth of the sun, the gentle breezes of Spring and the chance to play outside? You do NOT want to miss our 2014 SPRING FLING.

Come and play our 10-hole frisbee golf course, spread out over the beautiful WRM campus.  Bring your family and friends and stay for the picnic, live music and games.  Sign up for one of our shotgun start times — 1pm or 4pm.  Enjoy a glorious day of festivities for family, friends, food, and frisbee fun!!  This is going to be a hoot!

Your admission price of $25 includes your frisbee, event T-shirt and picnic.  Your foursome, family or group is welcome to play.  Maximum of 5 frisbees per group ( special group rate $100)

Want to sponsor one of the holes?  We will advertise your support at the tee and on the t-shirts, plus you will receive 2 tickets to fling!

What a great way to spend an afternoon in the country!  At the same time, you are supporting the wonderful ministries of the Westminster Rescue Mission.


Carroll County Genealogical Society May Meeting
May 19, 2014, 7:30 PM

Westminster Branch, Carroll County Public Library, 50 East Main St., Westminster, MD

| http://library.carr.org/about/westminster.asp |

Monday, May 15—Dig Up Your Ancestors Online—Are you missing ancestors in your family history? Have you hit a brick wall? Some of the search tips and tricks offered by Eileen Souza may be just what you need to help you. Her presentation covers search strategies and tips that will make your online searches more effective, providing results that are more accurate. It focuses on specific techniques that will optimize both Ancestry and Google searches.

Eileen Souza, PLCGS, is a professional genealogist and currently the President of the Carroll County Genealogical Society. She has extensive experience researching family histories and worked for many years in the Information Technology field. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, the Maryland Genealogical Society, and other local business and genealogical societies. She has lectured locally on "Getting Started with Your Genealogy" and "Dig Up Your Ancestors Online." She authored "Research in Carroll County," an article published in the August 2012 issue of the Maryland Genealogical Society Journal. 


MUSIC ROCKS AUTISM(FUNDRAISER)
May 24, 2014, 12:00 PM

452 E Main St, Westminster MD 21236

MUSIC ROCKS AUTISM(FUNDRAISER)

The Stables Restaurant at Westminster is hosting and all day event to spread autism awareness..It's gonna be an amazing event and we will have a blast...Great musicians will gather to spread awareness...Come down and be a part of the movement!!!! 
50/50's raffles/basket raffles/door prices Tickets at $10. 100% of the proceeds will go to Autism Speaks National Capital Area!!!
Below is the list of the musicians/bands participating with the event

Rivers Bend Band noon 
Half Serious 1pm

Native Grave 2pm
Scarlett Angel 3pm
Jacked UP 4pm
Crying Backwards 5pm
The Kane Gang 6pm
Chess Club Romeos 7pm
Eclipse a Journey Tribute/Back Alley 8 pm

Baby Jayne Band 9pm
Crash Course 10pm
WayneJohnsonsCrunchHouse 11pm
Life Denied midnight to 1 

12:40 Crystal Sands 1:40 Rick Urbani 240 C.j. Buffett Benoit 340 Dan Mirz
440 Anne Reidy Davis 540 Gregson Lunz 640 Rich Moxley 740 Matthew Collins 
24th Annual Strawberry Festival
May 31, 2014

Sykesville Freedom District Fire Grounds

| http://www.sykesvillefire.org/ |

Attention Crafters, Antique Dealers, and Flea Market vendors. Space is available on May 31, 2014 for the 24th Annual Strawberry Festival to be held at Sykesville Freedom District Fire Grounds, 9 am - 4 pm. Sponsored by Messiah Lutheran Church. Vendor spaces are available at $40 for a 20’ x 20’ area until the end of February.  March 1st spaces will be $45.  For general information, call 410-795-9174 or visit melchurch.org.  Information for crafters and vendors, please call 410-875-2633.

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