Thursday 2

WALKERSVILLE LIBRARY CONTEST, for children in grades 6-12, match animals to their appropriate group; register for "Say What?," the library's youth summer reading program. 10 a.m-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 1-5 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, through June 30, Walkersville Branch Library, 57 W. Frederick St. Free. 301-845-8880.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE HISTORY PROGRAM, Marilyn Lindsey facilitates a discussion after a video, "The History of the English Language: Origins of English (Part 1)," by Stanford University professor Seth Lerer. 7-8:30 p.m., Middletown Branch Library, 101 Prospect St., Middletown. Free; registration required. 301-371-7560.

Friday 3

EMMITSBURG FUN AND GAMES, for children ages 6 and older; children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult; bring friends and play board and card games. 2-4 p.m., Emmitsburg Branch Library, 300A S. Seton Ave. Free. 240-629-6329.

Saturday 4

FREDERICK MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association's 15th annual fly-in and open house; informational seminars, aviation exhibits and special activities, which include exploring the cockpit of a trainer plane and talking to flight instructors. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Frederick Municipal Airport, 111 Airport Dr. E. Free. 301-695-2159 or

FREDERICK HISTORY, "Living History Day," demonstrations of 18th- and 19th-century trades such as blacksmithing, candle-making and chair-caning; tours of an 18th-century home; and horse-drawn wagon rides; sponsored by the Frederick County Landmarks Foundation. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Beatty-Cramer Architectural Museum, 9010 Liberty Rd. (one mile east of Route 194 on Route 26). Free. 301-668-2086.

BRUNSWICK "JUNGLE JAM," for all ages, a "Positive-ly Fun Rock Concert" with performer "Kidsinger Jim" Hossick; wear old clothes and help paint giant-size jungle animals and do other projects to change the branch into a jungle for the summer. 10:30 a.m., Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave. Free; registration required. 301-834-9065.

CIVIL WAR MEDICINE, Jonathan O'Neal discusses surgical techniques and demonstrates amputation methods in a re-created Civil War-era field hospital. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Pry House Field Hospital Museum on Antietam National Battlefield, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, between Keedysville and Sharpsburg. Free. 301-695-1864.

Sunday 5

HOME MOVIE WORKSHOP, Amy Gallick, a Library of Congress film archivist, discusses proper care, handling and storage of home movies and shows a video about taking home movies called "My Father's Camera"; bring your own 16 mm films for inspection and viewing. Program and video, 1-2:30 p.m.; question-and-answer period, inspection and screening of films, 2:30-4 p.m., C. Burr Artz Public Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free; registration required. 301-694-1630.

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. $6. 301-682-6174 or

Tuesday 7

DISABLED ADULTS SUPPORT GROUP, a discussion of parenting concerns, including discipline, nutrition and medical, schooling and neighborhood issues; meet other parents facing the same issues. 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, the Arc of Frederick County, 620A Research Dr., Frederick. Free; registration required. 301-663-0909.

WALKERSVILLE ANIMAL PARTY, for ages 3-5, bring a stuffed animal for the library's "Wild Animal Party"; books, games and songs are part of the party, too. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday or June 9, Walkersville Branch Library, 57 W. Frederick St. Free; registration required. 301-845-8880.

FREDERICK BUSINESS CLASS, "How to Start Your Own Business"; regulatory requirements, legal structures, business plan-making and money matters; sponsored by the Maryland Small Business Development Center. 6:30-8:30 p.m., C. Burr Artz Public Library, 110 E. Patrick St. Free. 301-694-1630.

MOVIE MAKERS CLUB, for children in grades 6-12, join others interested in making movies; learn the basics of filmmaking, and share experiences and resources to make movies; the goal is to host a film fair and show films produced by the club. 7-8 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month, Emmitsburg Branch Library 300A S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Free; registration required. 240-629-6329.

Wednesday 8

BRUNSWICK ANIMAL EVENT, Sally Oyer, as Sally the Bird Lady, brings Jingle Bells, her blue-and-gold macaw, to the library. 4 p.m., Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave. Free. 301-834-9065.

WALKERSVILLE ANIMAL EVENT, local members of the 4-H Club bring an alpaca to the library yard and talk about this animal. 7 p.m., Walkersville Branch Library, 57 W. Frederick St. Free. 301-845-8880.

Thursday 9

FREDERICK AUTHORS LECTURE, the Green-Walled Garden Club Garden Girls, authors of the "Garden Girls Go Gourmet" cookbook, discuss their experiences before and after their risque cookbook was published; all proceeds from book sales go to the club for beautification projects for the community. 7-8 p.m., C. Burr Artz Public Library, 110 E. Patrick St. Free; registration required. 301-694-1630.

-- Compiled by TINA TOLL

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