Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008

Mount Airy

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Send items for the Community Calendar toDiana Mota Morgan,The Gazette, 218 S. Main St., Mount Airy, MD 21771; or e-mail dmorgan@gazette.net. If you have any questions, call301-829-5102 or 410-549-0079.

Ongoing or to register

External Diploma Program: 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, free screening and information session to earn a high school. No appointment required. Mount Airy Middle School, second portable, 102 Watersville Road. 410-386-2550 and ask about the Mount Airy screening.

Mount Airy Senior Lunches: 11:45 a.m. Mount Airy Senior Center, 703 Ridge Ave. Cost, donation up to $3.48 for seniors 60 years and older; under 60 years, $3.48. Reservations must be made before 9:30 A.M. the day before. 410-795-1017 or 301-829-2407.

Thrift Shop: St. James Episcopal, 234 S. Main St., Mount Airy, shop is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and until 8 p.m., Thursday. Senior citizens 55 and older receive 10 percent Wednesdays. 301-829-0314.

Thrift Shop: The Nearly New Thrift Shop, a ministry of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 16457 Old Frederick Road, Mount Airy. Open noon to 3 p.m., Thursday through Saturday. 410-489-4411.

Thursday, Feb. 7

Secrets of Spiderwick: 3 and 7 p.m. Glenwood Library, 2350 Md. Route 97, Cooksville. Ages 8 and up. To register, 410-313-5577.

Hospice 101: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Hospice of Frederick County 516 Trail Avenue, Suite C Frederick. Jen Dickson, 240-566-3038 or jdickson@fmh.org www.hospiceoffrederickco.com

Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., Mount Airy Fire Hall. Monthly membership meeting. 301-829-5426 first thursday

League of Women Voters: 7:30 p.m. Westminster Senior Center. www.lwvmd.org⁄carr First thurday.

Glenwood Lions Club: 7 p.m., Olive Leaf Café, Twin Arch Shopping Center at Md. Route 27 & Twin Arch Road, Mount Airy.

Boy Scout Troop 428: 7:30-9 p.m. St. Michael’s Church, 1125 St. Michael’s Road, Mount Airy. Scoutmaster Andre Schmid, 301-829-0556. www.troop428.org.

Bingo: 5:20 p.m., doors open; 7 p.m., games. Mount Airy American Legion Gold Star Post 191, 801 Prospect Road. No one under 16 allowed. No smoking room available. 301- 829-9161.

Friday, Feb. 8

Business Networking International (BNI): 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Olive Leaf Café, Twin Arch Shopping Center, MD Rt. 27 & Twin Arch Road, Mount Airy. Laurie Dilks 301-524-5781.

Secrets of Spiderwick: 11 a.m. Glenwood Library, 2350 Md. Route 97, Cooksville. Ages 8 and up. To register, 410-313-5577.

Book Fair and Sale: 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Westminster Rescue Mission, 658 Luabaugh Mill Road. 410-848-2222.

Pork Tenderloin & Fish Dinner: 5-8 p.m. American Legion Post 191, 801 Prospect Road, Mount Airy. All you-can-eat buffet. post191mgr@verizon.net www.post191.org

Saturday, feb. 9

Valentine Craft: 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Glenwood Library, 2350 Md. Route 97, Cooksville. Ages 4-9. To register, 410-313-5577.

Book Fair and Sale: 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Westminster Rescue Mission, 658 Luabaugh Mill Road. 410-848-2222.

Adult, Child and Infant CPR: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Westminster Senior Center, 125 Stoner Ave. Held by the Central Maryland Red Cross. Cost, $52. 410-624-2060 or 1-800-787-8002 or www.redcross-cmd.org

Butterflies At Fountain Rock: 2-3 p.m. Fountain Rock Park, 8516 Fountain Rock Court, Walkersville. 301-898-1460 fountainrocknaturecouncil@yahoo.com

Basket Bingo: 5 p.m. St. Michael's Catholic Church, 1125 St. Michael's Road, Mount Airy. Callee, 301-663-5749 www.skyviewgymnastics.com

Sunday, feb. 10

Fraternal Order of Eagles 2nd Organizational Meeting: 2 p.m. Peter or Lori Churchyard, 301-854-4950. mtairyfoe@gmail.com

Monday, feb. 11

Bereavement Program: 7-8:30 p.m. Hospice of Frederick County, 516 Trail Avenue, Suite C, Frederick. Bereavement Services Coordinators, 240-566-3030. lkinna@fmh.org or dwatterson@fmh.org www.hospiceoffrederickco.com

Boy Scout Troop 460: 7 p.m. Calvary Methodist Church, Main Street, Mount Airy.

Bingo: 7 p.m. 5 p.m., doors open. St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1125 St. Michael’s Road, Mount Airy. $50 min. cash prize. 18+. Refreshments. Handicapped accessible and non-smoking. 410-489-7667.

Mood Disorder Support Group: 7-8:30 p.m. Emmitsburg.

La Leche League of Mount Airy: 9:45 a.m. Calvary United Methodist Church, Main Street, Mount Airy. Breastfeeding support group. Jen, 301-865-5424 or Kathy, 301-831-0071.

Educating Our Own: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Call Debi Robertson at 410-848-3390 for location.

Tuesday, feb. 12

Bingo: 6 p.m., doors open. 7 p.m., games start. New Windsor Fire Hall.

For the Love of Chocolate: 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 and 7 p.m. Glenwood Library, 2350 Md. Route 97, Cooksville. Ages 5-8. Tales, activities and chocolaty craft. To register, 410-313-5577.

Picture Book Parade: 10:30 am. Glenwood Library, 2350 Md. Route 97, Cooksville. Ages 2-5 with adult. 410-313-5577.

Free English Classes: 7 p.m. Calvary United Methodist Church, 403 S. Main St. Free English classes. Tuesday evenings through April 29. www.calvary-mtairy or 301-829-3251. Carol Parker-Perez 301-829-3251 or carolp654@gmail.com

Bingo: 5 p.m., doors open; 7:15 p.m., games begin. Gamber & Community Fire Company, 3838 Niner Road, Finksburg. 410-795-3445.

Sykesville-South Carroll Rotary Club: 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays. Salerno’s Restaurant. Bob Tabler, president.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Boy Scout Troop 733: 7:30 p.m. Winfield Fire Hall. www.bsatroop733.org

Carroll County Alzheimer’s Support Group: 6:30 p.m. Administrative Offices of the Carroll County Bureau of Aging, library, 125 Stoner Avenue, Westminster. 410-386-3800.

Carroll County Toastmasters: 7 p.m. Westminster Senior Center, 125 Stoner Ave. Call Bill Murphy at 410-374-6339 for more information.

Clustered Spires Chorus of Sweet Adelines: 7-9:30 p.m. open rehearsals every Wednesday. Frederick Church of the Brethren. Sweet Adeline's perform 4-part a cappella harmony, barbershop style. Call Cindy for directions and details at 301-644-1589.

Mother-Daughter Book Club: 7-8:30 p.m. Glenwood Library, 2350 Md. Route 97, Cooksville. For moms and daughters ages 11-17. Refreshments provided. “Becoming Naomi Leon,“ by Pam Munoz Ryan. To register, 410-313-5577.

Needles, Hooks and Books: 10 a.m., Mount Airy Library 705 Ridge Ave. Toni Minkel, 301-829-2348.

Alchoholics Anonymous: 8:30 p.m. Calvary United Methodist Church, 403 S. Main St., Mount Airy. Open meeting.