Community Notes

Howard County Notes
LINDEN LINTHICUM UMC Clarksville, MD will hold its annual Ham &Oyster Supper on Saturday November 4,2017 from 3 to 7 PM. The event includes an all you can eat dinner served family style, optional dessert table, bazaar, bake sale, and book sale. Menu consists of hand patted fried oysters, ham, potato salad, succotash, coleslaw, rolls, jelly, relishes, assorted desserts (priced separately), iced tea, lemonade, and coffee. Carry-outs available. Tickets are $20 in advance and $22 at door. Children (6-10) $8. For tickets call 410-531-5653 or order online at The church is located at 12101 Linden Linthicum Lane (across from Freestate) in Clarksville, MD.

KINETICS DANCE COMPANY presents bold new work with IGNITE! Ellicott City, MD - Howard County-based, professional Kinetics Dance Company unveils bold new work with its season-opening performance, IGNITE, at 8pm on Saturday evening, November 4th at Columbia's Slayton House Theatre.

HOWARD COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING Nov 8, 7-9pm at the Bain Sr Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way Columbia. Topic Researching My Uncles WWI by Member Jerry Kissel will share their personal letters and his research. Free.

LOOKING FOR CRAFTERS Looking for crafters! Only $25.00 a table. Set up Saturday with Fair on Sunday, 11/19. 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM at the Church of the Resurrection , 3175 Paulskirk Road, Ellicott City. For more information call Helen Nycum at 410-461-6710.

PIANO DEDICATION RECITAL Nov 10, 7:30pm. Martin Labazevich, music of Scriabin, Medtner, and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition.St. Louis Church, 12500 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD.

ST. JAMES UMC ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR AND FLEA MARKET Nov 11, 8am-1pm. Get a jump on your holiday shopping! New crafters and vendors are added every year! Shop the Camp Hope Christmas Room and browse through gently used holiday decorations, home decor items, toys, housewares and much more. Stop by the Social Hall for a hot breakfast or lunch and pick up your favorite treat from the UMW Bake Sale Table. We are located in West Friendship on Rt 99 just east of Rt 32. Interested vendors or crafters call Janet at 410-442-2020 and leave message.

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Nov 10 & 11, 2017 (Fulton, MD). Seeking unique crafters, artisans, and vendors for 24 booths. For Registration form & Info contact Barbara Costa. or call (301) 490-0348.

HOLLY MART Ebenezer United Methodist Church will hold it's annual Holly Mart,8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at the Winfield Fire Hall, 1320 W. Old Liberty Rd. Food, crafts, and much more. Call 410-795-6136 for more info or visit

HOWARD CHAPEL-RIDGEVILLE UMC 1970 Long Corner Road, Mt. Airy, MD will be holding its annual Turkey and Fried Oyster Dinner, served family-style, on November 11, 2017 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Bake Table will be available. Prices are Adults $18, Children (6-12) $8, Carryouts $19. Church is handicapped accessible. For more information, call 301-829-2391.

JUMP FOR OUR HEROES JUMPER SHOW Nov 11, 9am, Oak Spring Equestrian, LLC, 15195 Bushy Park Rd, Woodbine, MD. Food and drink available for purchases. No dogs allowed. Open to the public. Silent auction located on Jump for Our Heroes Facebook page. 100% of all proceeds will go directly to Operation Second Chance. For more information or to purchase YETI raffle tickets, contact Shannen 443-745-9276.

ALL-YOU-CAN EAT COUNTRY BREAKFAST sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City, Nov 18, 8am-11am at Bethany UMC, 2875 Bethany Lane, Ellicott City. Adults $8, children under 8 free. Menu incls: pancakes, eggs, Boarman's sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, and beverages. Contact Gus at 410-465-1891 or katsamg@yahoo for more information.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Mark your calendar, Relay for Life team "Hope Cures" holding their annual Christmas Bazaar Nov 18,2017 from 10am-2 pm. At Jennings Chapel U.M.C 2601 Jennings Chapel Rd Woodbine.Handmade crafts , bake table and luncheon will be available. All proceeds goes to American Cancer Society.

THE HOWARD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY'S 2017 Lunch And A Lecture Series date: Nov. 3: "Cemetery Art And Symbols" by Fred Dorsey; Dec. 1: "Floods of The Patapsco River Valley" by Shawn Gladden. The lunchtime lectures will be held at the HCHS Museum, 8328 Court Ave., Ellicott City. Bring your own lunch; drinks and treats will be provided. Tickets are free to HCHS members and $5 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.; lectures run noon-1 p.m. followed by an optional tour of the museum from 1-1:30 p.m. Visit to order tickets and for more details.

VENDORS WANTED FOR OUTDOOR CHRISTMAS VILLAGE of the Great Lisbon Farmers Feed the Hungry (Horse and Tractor) Parade, Main Street, Lisbon, MD on Dec 9, 2017. Looking for artists, artisans, craftsmen, photographers, knitters, sewers, bakers, specialty food, local retailers, nonprofits, etc. Set up donation (nonrefundable) is $40 until Nov 17, $50 after that until Dec 1, the final registration deadline. Parade proceeds benefit area food banks and the Lisbon VFC. For more info visit, call 410-489-4752 or email

HOWARD COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY ROUNDTABLES and Celebration of 20 year plus members, Dec 13, 7-9pm, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way Columbia. Table topics on Research methods, places and tools. Free. Everyone invited.

CHRISTMAS AT ST. LOUIS Sunday Dec 17, 4pm, featuring the St. Louis Choir and Treble Choir, and the St. Louis Orchestra. St. Louis Church,12500 Clarksville Pike,Clarksville, MD.

THE KIWANIS CLUB OF ELLICOTT CITY meets Monday evenings at 6:30pm at the Bob Evans Restaurant, 4900 Beaver Run Court (off Executive Park Drive at Rte 100). Please contact Harry Slade with questions at 410-418-8218.

LOOKING FOR DONATIONS OF FABRIC, LACES, TRIMS, ELASTIC colorful sheets and pillow cases, any sewing materials. We are a group of church ladies from the community making dresses for poor countries including places here at home. Next mission is Mexico and we are running low on supplies, 410-795-3252.

Carroll County Notes

HOLIDAY BAZAAR at the Sam's Creek Church of the Brethren on Nov 4, 8:30am-2pm. The Bazaar will be held in Baile Hall next to the church sanctuary on Rt. 407 Marston Rd, near New Windsor and Taylorsville. Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations and handmade tree ornaments, nuts and chocolate chips, handcrafted jewelry, baked good and produce, and a light lunch will be available for purchase. Seated 15 min seated massage for a donations will be available also. A flea market of gently used clothing and assorted housewares will be for sale in the church basement. For more information call Roma Green at 410-848-0687 or Pastor Paul Leatherman at 301-253-5469. On the day of the bazaar call the Church Office at 410-635-2772.

CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY BAZAAR Oakland U.M. Church Hall, 5971 Mineral Hill Rd, Sykesville, MD 21784. Friday Nov 3, 2017 9-7pm, Saturday Nov 4, 2017 9-2pm. Enjoy the following: Crafts,Pinecone & Gift Baskets, Wreaths, Gifts in a Jar, Silent Auction, White Elephant, Cakes, Cookies, Nuts Soups & Sandwiches.

CRAFTS AND BAKE SALE 503 Ridge Avenue, Mt. Airy, MD (Mt. Airy Senior Center and Community Center) on November 4, 2017 from 10 am to 2 pm. Hot Dogs, snacks, beverages, and homemade baked items will be on sale. If you would like to rent a space, the Early Bird Special until September 30 is $15 or $21 after that date, please call Doris Bujanowski at 410-458-6458.

COUNTRY BREAKFAST Nov. 4, 7-11AM, Mt. Olive UM Church, 2927 Gillis Falls Rd, Mt. Airy. Buffet-style pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, hominy, sausage gravy, biscuits, cinnamon apples. Adults $8, Children, 10 & under $3. Carry outs. Toy/books; Baked goods. For more info call Pastor Lynne 443-920-3356.

CHRISTMAS BAZZAR Taylorsville United Methodist Church, 4356 Ridge Road, will hold their annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, November 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fried oyster platters and ham platters w/sides, along with chicken tenders, hot dogs, soup, sandwiches and homemade pies will be served. Santa will be there to greet the children at the Train Garden. There will be crafts, Santa's Re-gifting Area, homemade gift items, a bake table, a silent auction, woodworking demonstrations and hayrides. For more information, call the church at 410-875-4101.

FOUR COUNTY QUILT GUILD QUILTER'S YARD SALE Saturday, Nov. 11 Noon to 4 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church (rear door), 403 S. Main Street, Mount Airy. Machines, gift items, yardage, fat quarters, notions, books, patterns, etc.

FIRE SAFETY AND PREVENTION Nov 12, noon-3pm, Winfield VFD. Various fire equipment and demos will be provided by organizations from across Carroll County and the State of MD. Hot dogs, chips, cookies & drinks will be served inside the hall. Santa will arrive by fire engine at noon.

SUNDAY SOCIAL An evening of fun and dancing, Nov 12, 6:30-10pm, Winfield VFD Social Hall. A DJ will provide music and take requests. Admission $10. BYOB. For more info call 410-591-5255.

FUNDRAISER FOR ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL Monday November 13th from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Mt. Airy Inn, 1401 South Main Street. 10% of sales both dine-in and carry-out for the day with flyer or mention of St. Jude for Team WFRE. On-Site donations and raffles in the restaurant area starting at lunch time.

ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL FUNDRAISER Family Paint Night - Snowman Mugs. Painting With Friends by Tammy Brown. Nov 13, Mt. Airy Inn, 1401 South Main Street. RSVP to or 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - Dinner 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. - Register $35 for 2 mugs - cash at door. 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - Painting . Door Prizes and Raffles for Purchase. Benefits Team WFRE.

BAZAAR OF THE CHURCHES Nov 18, 9am-2pm, at the Lisbon Fire Hall 1330 Woodbine Rd. (Rt. 94) Lisbon, MD. The bazaar includes candy, crafts, nuts, Gourmet to Go (frozen entree-ready to bake), cheese balls, gifts and lots more. Free Parking. Lunch provided by the Lisbon Ladies Auxiliary. We are located at the Lisbon Fire Hall 1330 Woodbine Rd. (Rt. 94) Lisbon, MD.

CASH BINGO TO BENEFIT St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Nov 18, New Windsor Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:30pm, games begin 7pm. $20 advance/$25 at the door. For tickets contact Leah Mader 443-789-4119.

CASH BINGO Nov 18, New Windsor VFC, 101 High Street, New Windsor, MD. Doors open at 5:30pm, games begin at 7pm. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Benefits Team WFRE St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. For advance tickets contact Leah 443-789-4119 or Nicole 301-760-6668. Order advance tickets at You must order by 12pm day of event.

GISELLE Performed by the American School of Inspiration. November 18 - 7:00pm. November 19 - 3:00pm. Location: Carroll Arts Center, Westminster Tickets: $15.

WESTMINSTER TOY TRAIN SHOW Nov 19, 10am-3pm, Agricultural Center, 706 Agriculture Center Dr, Westminster, MD. Admission: $5; children under 12 free.

CARROLL SINGERS PRESENTS "SING WE NOW OF CHRISTMAS" Nov 27 & 28, 7:30pm, Westminster High School. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door; students $7 in advance, $9 at the door; children 6 & under free.

CRAFTERS/VENDORS WANTED for our annual "A White Rock Christmas" Bazaar on December 2. from 9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. White Rock Independent Methodist Episcopal Church, 6300 White Rock Rd., Sykesville.For more information call 410-627-0310 or email

CHURCH TO HOLD FOOD PANTRY Ebenezer United Methodist Church will hold the "Rock of Help" Food Pantry for anyone in the community in need of food from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month at the church, 4901 Woodbine Road, near Winfield. Non-perishable foods, assorted frozen foods, plus a non-food household item, and children's shoes, are available. Those coming to the food pantry are asked to fill out a short information sheet, then the church gives them a list of available foods to check off what they need. The food pantry will be held Nov. 18 and Dec. 16, 2017. The church is one-half mile south of Liberty Road on Woodbine Road. For information, call the church office at 410-795-6136 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

CARROLL COUNTY ALATEEN MEETING Every Tuesday at 8 pm, St. Benjamin's Lutheran Church, 700 Kreider's Cemetery RD, Westminster, MD 21158. In Alateen meetings, young people share their own experiences-everyone in the meeting has been affected by someone else's drinking. Some currently live with a problem drinker, others do not. Alateens share their feelings, encourage each other, and share how the Alateen program has helped them.

MARVIN'S CHAPEL'S THRIFT SHOP With the cool weather fast approaching, the ladies at Marvin Chapel Thrift Shop have replaced summer clothing with all fall and winter apparel. At $2/bagful, there are may real bargains. Backroom items are still 50% off and weekly specials are listed on the board as you enter. The Thrift Shop hours are 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, weather permitting. Marvin Chapel is located at 5101 Woodville Road, just north of Rt. 144 between New Market and Mount Airy. Worship services are at 9:30am on Sunday mornings and all are welcome.

LIVING HEALTHY, LIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS WORKSHOP Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? You don't have to stop doing the things you love to do. The key to getting the most out of life is learning to manage your symptoms. Join a FREE 2 hour Living Healthy, Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop, held each week for 6 weeks. Learn self-management skills, set your own goals and make a step-by-step plan to improve your health and your life. Sponsored by Carroll County Bureau of Aging & Disabilities and held at the South Carroll Senior Center, 5928 Mineral Hill Road, Sykesville on Tuesdays, 9:00am to 11:30am, thru November 28th. Register by calling Leslie Wagner at 410-386-3818 or email at

Montgomery County Notes

HOLIDAY CRAFT BAZZAR Saturday, November 4, 9am-2pm. Handmade treats & treasures, artisan crafts, homemade jams & savories, baked goods, kids' clothing, quilts and textile arts, ornaments, wreaths, holiday decorations and vintage items; Santa's Workshop (gift shopping for kids). BBQ Lunch served 11-1. FREE admission! Your holiday spirit starts here! The Lutheran Church of St Andrew, 15300 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20905. or 301.384.4394.

HOLIDAY CRAFT BAZZAR Saturday, November 4, 9:00 am-2:00 pm. Handmade treats & treasures, artisan crafts, homemade jams & savories, baked goods, kids' clothing, quilts and textile arts, ornaments, wreaths, holiday decorations and vintage items; Santa's Workshop (gift shopping for kids). BBQ Lunch served 11-1. FREE admission! Your holiday spirit starts here! The Lutheran Church of St Andrew, 15300 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20905. or 301-384-4394.

BLACKSMITHS & TRADITIONAL ARTS SHOW November 11 & 12, 10am-4pm, at the Agricultural History Farm Park, 18400 Muncaster Rd, Derwood, MD.

CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM Dec 9 & 10th, 12-5pm, at the Agricultural History Farm Park, 18400 Muncaster Rd, Derwood, MD.

FRIENDS OF AGRICULTURE HISTORY FARM PARK Membership meetings, 7pm on 12/12, at the Agriculture History Farm Park, 18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD. Call 301-670-4661 or visit for more information.

PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP second Wednesday of each month, 2-3:15pm at Brooke Grove Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 18131 Slade School Road on the Sandy Spring, Maryland, campus of Brooke Grove Retirement Village. Free. Confidential. For more information or to register, contact Toni Davis, 301-388-7209 or

PFNCA EXERCISE FOR PARKINSON'S CLASSES each Monday and Wednesday, 3:3-4:30pm at Brooke Grove Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 18131 Slade School Road on the Sandy Spring, Maryland, campus of Brooke Grove Retirement Village. Exercises are designed to improve posture, balance and circulation while also increasing strength, muscle control and mobility in those with Parkinson's or other neurodegenerative diseases. Free. For information or to register, contact Toni Davis, 301-388-7209 or

ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP third Wednesday of each month, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Brooke Grove Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 18131 Slade School Road on the Sandy Spring campus of Brooke Grove Retirement Village. Sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association, this group is designed for those who have a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia and provides an opportunity for individuals and families to find support, gain understanding, share caregiving tips and discover other helpful information. Free. For more information, contact group facilitator Bill Neely, 301-924-5176 or

Frederick County Notes

SLIPPERY TURKEY POT PIE DINNER with turkey and ham, and pre-ordered country ham sandwiches. Saturday, Nov. 4, from 12 - 5 pm, Woodsboro Lutheran Church, 101 S. Main Street. Adults $12, children 6-10 $6; Carry-outs $13; quarts of potpie $7; Country ham sandwiches $4. To order quarts of pot pie and sandwiches leave message 301-271-3309 by Tuesday, Oct. 31.

MARVIN CHAPEL'S HOLIDAY BAZAAR will be November 11,2017, from 9a.m. to 2p.m. Again this year we are featuring apple dumplings along with our other home-baked goods of pies, cakes, cookies and other goodies. Homemade soups by the bowl, pint, or quart, as well as sweet relish and jellies, sandwiches and drinks will also be available. Vendors are welcome at no charge. Spaces are limited and can be reserved if available by calling Mona at 301-829-0418. Silent auction items will be on display as this day is the kick-off of our Christmas Shop, which will be open Fridays and Saturdays from 10a.m. til 2p.m. beginning Nov. 17th thru Dec. 30th. (Our Thrift Shop continues to be open every Friday and Saturday from 10a.m. til 2p.m. For further info call 301-829-1656. Marvin Chapel United Methodist Church is located at 5101 Woodville Road, just north of Rt. 144 between New Market and Mt Airy. Sunday worship services are 9:30 a.m. and all are welcome

CHRISTMAS BAZZAR November 11, 2017, 9am-4pm, Grace Episcopal Church, 5740 Green Valley Road, New Market, MD. 15 vendors, 75+ silent auction items, crafts, bake sale, concessions, Santa, and more! Please contact us for more details at 301-865-3270.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR Nov 18, 8am-2pm, Libertytown Fire Hall, 12027 South St. Libertytown, MD. Crafts, home-made goodies, sandwiches, soups, bake table and much more. Table rental call Mary 301-401-2824. Sponsored by Libertytown Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary.

CMATC MEMBERS AWARD BANQUET, Nov 18, 9am, Libertytown, MD. For pull information contact, John Roop 240-674-6815 or John Schneider 443-519-7840. Visit

WEST FREDERICK FARMER'S MARKET Potomac Physician's Parking Lot, 110 Baughman's Lane, Frederick, MD, open thru Thanksgiving, Saturdays 10am-1pm.

HOLIDAY BIG MONEY BINGO Libertytown Volunteer Fire Department, Nov 25. Doors open at 4pm, dinner served 4:30-5:30pm, games start at 6:30pm. Total prize money over $10,000. 20 games paying up to $5000, 3 jackpots paying $500, $1000, $1000. $60/person, incls 9 pack and dinner. Extra papers 9 pack $15, 6 pack $10, 3 pack $5. Jackpots $1 per strip. For information and/or tickets contact Carol Fuller at 240-285-3134 or email All proceeds to benefit the Libertytown Volunteer Fire Department.

IHCC MD CHAPTER 39 HARVESTER HOLIDAYS Dec 2, 9am, Fredrick, MD. For pull information contact, John Roop 240-674-6815 or John Schneider 443-519-7840. Visit

GREAT FREDERICK FAIR FARMERS' MARKET Frederick Fairgrounds, E. Patrick St, Frederick, MD, open Saturdays 8am-2pm year round except holidays.

J BAR W RANCH 10530 Green Valley Road, Union Bridge. Frederick's best kept secret in family fun! Activities include battle of the beast event, pro-bull riding, cowgirls barrel racing, Muttton bustin', face painting, food, fun & much more. Visit for more information.

LOEW VINEYARDS 14001 Liberty Rd, Mt. Airy, MD. Wine tastings, winery & vineyard tours, and picnic grounds. Visit for more information.

LINGANORE WINECELLARS 13601 Glissans Mill Rd, Mt. Airy. Winery tours and tastings offered daily. Open year round to the public, with monthly activities in the tasting room. Visit for more information.

MAYNE'S TREE FARM 3420 Buckeystown Pike, Buckeystown, MD. Hayrides to the pumpkin patch, pick your own fruits, vegetables and pumpkins, cut your own Christmas tree, moon bounce and pedal tractor course. Pumpkin barn set up for group and bus tours and gatherings. Visit

CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN ORCHARD 15036 North Franklinville Rd, Thurmont. We offer several pick your own crops, black raspberries, dark sweet cherries, blueberries, sour cherries. For approximate picking dates you need to call 301-271-2737. Pick your own pumpkins (on the weekends in October only). Enjoy creating a beautiful bouquet from our large cut your own flower garden as well as a self guided walking tour of our orchard. Maps will lead you around to signs that identify crops. Guided education school and bus tours - must call to set up. Visit for more information.

General Notes

US NAVY CONCERT BAND CLARINET DAY GALA CONCERT Nov 3, 7:30pm, Rachel M. Schelsinger Concet Hall, 4915 E. Campus Dr, Alexandria, Va. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more info.

US NAVY SEA CHANTERS Nov 11, 3pm, Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, MD. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more info.

US NAVY COUNTRY CURRENT BLUEGRASS QUINTET Nov 11, 7:30pm, Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesday, MD. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more info.

US NAVY BAND CAHMBER CONERT Nov 12, 2pm, The Anthenaeum, 201 Prince St, Alexandria, VA. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more info.

US NAVY CONCERT BAND CLARINET DAY GALA CONCERT Nov 16, 7pm, Stonewall Jackson High School, 8820 Rixlew Lane, Manassas, VA. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more info.

CENTRAL MARYLAND ANTIQUE TRACTOR CLUB, INC meetings every 4th Thursday, 7:30pm Jefferson Community Center.