You can get a Winter Emergency Food Box at the Emmitsburg 50+ Senior Center to keep on hand in the event of a weather or related emergency. Stop-in and ask the senior center supervisor for your free box of shelf stable food available while supplies last. Each box contains 8 individual servings of vegetables, 8 individual servings of fruit, two cans of tuna, two packs of fully cooked white meat chicken, a jar of peanut butter, a can of spaghetti sauce, a can of black beans, a package of rice, a package of grits or oatmeal, and 3 cartons of shelf stable milk. All food is supplied by the Maryland Food Bank.

The Thurmont Food Bank located on Old Frederick Rd. in the old Town office building near the Hunting Creek bridge opens Tuesdays from 5 to 7pm and Fridays from 4 to 6pm. Bring a picture ID with you to receive free food and learn about our local resources for those in need. For more information, you can call 240 288 1865 or go online to

Tues. 2/27 Please help the Community Blood Drive at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church & American Legion Post 168 in Thurmont from 1-6 p.m.

Fri. 3/1 Checkout the Fish Fry at St. Peter’s Church in Libertytown from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. The cost is $14 per person which includes fried haddock (gluten-free), a choice of two sides: french fries, salad, mac & cheese, coleslaw, or stewed tomatoes and cake and beverage. Kid’s eat for $14 ages 12 and older and $6 ages 5 to 11 with ages 4 and under free. The family rate is $45. Carryouts are available.

Fri. 3/1 The Knights of Columbus invite you to their Lenten Fish Dinner from 5 to 7pm at St. John the Evangelist Church Parish Center Hall in Frederick. The cost is $14 for adults and a child’s plate is $6 There also will be “quick curbside” to-go and the menu includes a baked or fried fish entrée with complementary drink, roll and your choice of 2 sides: fries, homemade mac & cheese, baked potato, steamed vegetables or coleslaw. Fried fish is freshly breaded by us on-site. The edat-in menu includes homemade vegetable soup or salad. Dessert is sold separately. Stations of the Cross will follow in the church at 7 p.m.

Sat. 3/2 Checkout the Myersville Indoor Farmers Market @ 9:00 am at the Myersville Fire Company Banquet Hall. For more information, go online to

Sat. 3/2 Enjoy a Frederick Community College Faculty Recital with Jason Diggs on Viola from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Jack B. Kussmaul (koos mawl) Theater. The event is free. Enjoy a relaxing evening of music with faculty violist Jason Diggs, accompanied by the virtuoso pianist Dr. John Wickelgren with compositions by Debussy, Forsyth, Bruch and Brahms.

Sat. 3/1 and Sun. 3/2 from 8am to Noon. The Strawberry Hill Foundation Maple Fest invites you to a walk back through time to honor the traditions of long ago while learning new and exciting discoveries about the future of this uniquely North American treat – maple sugar! Enjoy a traditional pancake breakfast with friends. Stop by a living history-style Colonial sugar bush to learn the important history behind this delicious treat. Gather around the campfire and hear new tales from the forest. And try all-new hands-on activities the whole family will enjoy. Whether you’ve attended Mount Hope Maple Madness every year, or this will be your first time, the 2024 Maple Fest will immerse you in the history, culture, science, and FUN of this unique local tradition. The cost is $20 for adults, children (4-12): $15 and ages 3 & under free

Sat. 3/2 and Sun. 3/3 You are invited to the Maryland Spring Home Garden & Craft Show from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. The cost is $12 for adults. This is your inspiration for spring cleaning, long-awaited renovations, relaxing outdoor living and easy entertaining begin at the annual show with over 400 exhibitors and home professionals, 10 professionally designed gardens, 125+ crafters, the Maryland Orchid Society and a petting zoo.

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