Thursday 27

FREDERICK COMPUTER CLASS, for first-time adult personal computer users, learn how to use a mouse and monitor. 9-10 a.m. Thursday-Saturday, C. Burr Artz Central Library technology center, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free; registration required. 301-694-1673.

THURMONT PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, for ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult. 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Thurmont Branch Library, 11 Water St., Thurmont. Free; registration required. 301-271-7721.

WALKERSVILLE STORY TIME, for ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult. 10:30 a.m., Walkersville Branch Library, 57 W. Frederick St., Walkersville. Free; registration required. 301-845-8880.

MIDDLETOWN GENEALOGY CLUB, for teenagers and adults, trace ancestors through the Internet and printed sources, and learn about the library's AncestryPlus database. 1 p.m., Middletown Branch Library, 101 Prospect St., Middletown. Free. 301-371-7560.

FREDERICK DOCUMENTARY FILM, "An Act of Conscience" (1997), about war protesters whose home is seized and sold at auction, directed by Robbie Leppzer, sponsored by Peace Resource Center. 7 p.m., C. Burr Artz Central Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free. 301-663-6117.

BRUNSWICK STORY TIME, for all ages. 7 p.m., Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. Free. 301-834-9065.

Friday 28

INFANT STORY TIME, for ages 24 months and younger with an adult, the "Babies With Books" program will show how to teach children the rhythms and meanings of speech and make connections among words, pictures and objects. 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., C. Burr Artz Central Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free. 301-694-1630.

ADOPTION CLASS, ongoing registration for a four-week class, learn the process of adoption, sponsored by Frank Adoption Center. 6-8:30 p.m. Mondays, June 7-28, at the center, 3 W. Church St., Frederick. Single parent, $75; couples, $100; registration required. 301-682-5025.

Sunday 30

FREDERICK SINGLES DANCE, music by a disc jockey, snacks and a cash bar. 6:30-10 p.m., Holiday Inn, Francis Scott Key Mall, routes 85 and 355, Frederick. $6. 301-682-6174.

Tuesday 1

THURMONT STORY TIME, for age 2 accompanied by an adult, "Stories Two-gether." 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, through June 29, Thurmont Branch Library, 11 Water St., Thurmont. Free. 301-271-7721.

EMMITSBURG STORY TIME, for age 2 accompanied by an adult, "Two-Terrific." 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 8 and 15, Emmitsburg Branch Library, 101 Silo Hill Rd., Emmitsburg. Free. 301-447-2682.

DISABLED PARENTS SUPPORT, a discussion of parenting concerns including discipline and nutrition; and medical, school and neighborhood issues; meet other parents with disabilities who are facing the same issues. 11 a.m. Tuesdays, the Arc of Frederick County, 620A Research Dr., Frederick. Free; registration required. 301-663-0909 or 301-663-0936 (TDD).

FREDERICK GRIEF SUPPORT, for people who have experienced the death of a loved one, Genesis, a self-help organization. 2-3:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month, Hospice of Frederick County, 516 Trail Ave., Frederick. Free. 301-698-3033.

BLOOD DRIVE. 2-8 p.m., Lorien Mount Airy, 713 Midway Ave., Mount Airy. Free. To schedule an appointment, 301-829-6050, Ext. 100 or 122.

FREDERICK FINANCIAL LECTURE, learn basic legal and financial requirements for starting a business, sponsored by Maryland Small Business Development Center. 6:30-8:30 p.m., C. Burr Artz Central Library, business resource center, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free; registration required. 301-694-1367.

STORY TIME, for all ages. 7 p.m. Tuesdays, C. Burr Artz Central Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick, 301-694-1630; and Walkersville Branch Library, 57 W. Frederick St., Walkersville, 301-845-8880. Free.

Wednesday 2

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, for children ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult. 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays and 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, C. Burr Artz Central Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free. 301-694-1630.

WALKERSVILLE SUMMER STORY TIME, for all ages. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Walkersville Branch Library, 57 W. Frederick St., Walkersville. Free. 301-845-8880.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, for ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, through Aug. 12, Middletown Branch Library, 101 Prospect St., Middletown. Free; registration required. 301-371-7560.

BRUNSWICK PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, for ages 3-6 accompanied by an adult. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 11, Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. Free. 301-834-9065.

ADOPTIVE FAMILIES OUTDOOR SOCIAL, share ideas, advice and experiences, sponsored by Frank Adoption Center. 10-noon the first and third Wednesdays of each month. Free. For location, call 301-834-5008.

THURMONT STORY TIME, for all ages, "Books Before Bedtime." 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Thurmont Branch Library, 11 Water St., Thurmont. Free. 301-271-7721.

EMMITSBURG PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, for ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult. 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Emmitsburg Branch Library, 300 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Free. 240-629-6329.

DOWN'S SYNDROME SUPPORT GROUP, for parents of children with Down's syndrome. 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month, the Arc of Frederick County, 620A Research Dr., Frederick. Free; registration required. 301-473-4535.

Thursday 3

BRUNSWICK STORY TIME, for all ages. 7 p.m. Thursdays, through Aug. 12, Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. Free. 301-834-9065.

FOOD- AND-HOME SAFETY LECTURE, "Safeguard Your Home and Food From Toxic Chemicals," a discussion by Jessica DeCesare of Life Is a Gift and Dan Blackmore and Sally Fulmer of the Common Market Food; plus a question-and-answer session and food samples. 7-8:30 p.m., C. Burr Artz Central Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free; registration required. 301-694-1630.

TROLLEY PRESENTATION, a video and photos of a trolley line that served Middletown and a discussion of the line by local historian Jim McMorrow. 7:30-8:30 p.m., Middletown Branch Library, 101 Prospect St., Middletown. Free; registration required. 301-371-7560.

-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS

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