Saturday 30

BRUNSWICK JEWELRY CLASS, for students in grade 3 and higher, class teaches how to knit a bracelet with the old-fashioned method of spool-knitting, using a spool, four nails and a crochet hook; materials provided. 10:30 a.m., Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. Free; registration required. 301-834-9065.

LIP GLOSS CLASS, for ages 10-18. Susan Weiss, a local soap-maker, shows how to make "lava lamp" lip gloss; materials provided. 11 a.m., Walkersville Branch Library, 57 W. Frederick St., Walkersville. Free; registration required. 301-845-8880.

CIVIL WAR MEDICINE, Mark Quattrock portrays a Union field surgeon; discusses accomplishments, challenges and equipment; and demonstrates surgical practices. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. $6.50; seniors, $6; ages 10-16, $4.50; and ages 9 and younger, free. 301-695-1864.

Tuesday 2

DISABLED ADULTS SUPPORT GROUP, a discussion of parenting concerns, including discipline, nutrition and medical, schooling and neighborhood issues; a chance to 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.

FREDERICK GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP, for people who have experienced the death of a loved one, Genesis Support Group, 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. 301-698-3037.

FREDERICK BUSINESS CLASS, "How to Start Your Own Business," discussion of 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.

MOVIE MAKERS CLUB, for children in grades 6-12 interested in making movies, an opportunity to 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 3

CIVIL WAR LUNCH LECTURE, a museum staff member discusses Richmond women's riots. 12:15-1:15 p.m., National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. $2. 301-695-1864.

INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION MEETING, an opportunity to talk with parents who have recently traveled to Russia or Kazakhstan, hear about their experiences, ask questions and meet their children; people can meet families at various stages of the adoption process. 7 p.m., Frank Adoption Center, 3 W. Church St., Suite 2, Frederick. Free; registration requested. 301-682-5025.

-- Compiled by

TINA TOLL

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