Friday 1

FIRST FRIDAY BOOK TALK, Patricia Gaffney's novel "The Saving Graces." 10 a.m., Walkersville Branch Library, 57 W. Frederick St. Free. 301-845-8880.

EMMITSBURG BOARD GAMES, for ages 6 and older (children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult), checkers, chess, Parcheesi and more. 2-4 p.m., Emmitsburg Branch Library, 300A S. Seton Ave. Free. 240-629-6329.

Saturday 2

JUNGLE TREASURE HUNT, for kindergartners through grade 5. Find the lost treasure and share the goodies. 2 p.m., Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave. Free. 301-834-9065.

Sunday 3

FREDERICK SINGLES DANCE, disc jockey, snacks and a cash bar; www.fredericksingles.org. 6:30-10 p.m., Holiday Inn, Francis Scott Key Mall, Routes 85 and 355, Frederick. $7. 301-682-6174.

Tuesday 5

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

GRIEF SUPPORT, a meeting of Genesis Support Group, for people who have experienced the death of a loved one. 2-3:30 p.m., the first and third Tuesday of each month, Hospice of Frederick County, 516 Trail Ave., Frederick. Free. 301-698-3037.

READING VOLUNTEERS, for ages 11-15 to read to younger children. 3:15 p.m., Middletown Branch Library, 101 Prospect St. Free. 301-371-7560.

FREDERICK BUSINESS CLASS, "How to Start Your Own Business," regulatory requirements, legal structures, business plans 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., Frederick. Free; registration required. 301-694-1630.

BRUNSWICK BOOK CLUB, for grades 9-12. Copies of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" available for loan. 7 p.m., Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave. Free. 301-834-9065.

MOVIE-MAKERS CLUB, for grades 6-12. 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. Free; registration required. 240-629-6329.

Wednesday 6

FREDERICK LUNCH LECTURE, a staff member discusses Civil War-era medical practices. 12:15-1:15 p.m., National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. $2. 301-695-1864.

Thursday 7

KIDS LUNCH AND STORY TIME, for ages 6-7; "Jungle Safari," with a staff member leading a story and guiding the making of a craft item; bring a lunch; part of the library's Brown Bag Lunch Series. 12:30-1:30 p.m., C. Burr Artz Public Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free; registration required. 301-694-1630.

READING VOLUNTEERS, for ages 14-18; design reading programs for younger children. 3:15 p.m., Middletown Branch Library, 101 Prospect St. Free. 301-371-7560.

-- Compiled by TINA TOLL

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