Friday 2

WALKERSVILLE BOOK TALK, Edward P. Jones's novel "The Known World." 10 a.m., Walkersville Branch Library, 57 W. Frederick St., Walkersville. Free. 301-845-8880.

Saturday 3

CIVIL WAR CAREGIVERS REENACTMENT, portrayals of surgical techniques and practices of a Union surgeon, a hospital steward and a nurse. 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; ages 9 and younger, free. 301-695-1864.

Sunday 4

FREDERICK SINGLES DANCE, music by a disc jockey, snacks and a cash bar, sponsored by Frederick Singles. 6:30-10 p.m., Holiday Inn, Francis Scott Key Mall, routes 85 and 355, Frederick. $7. 301-682-6174 or

Tuesday 6

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 or 301-663-0936 (TDD).

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.

BRUNSWICK YOUTH BOOK CLUB, for students in grades 9-12, Ernesto Che Guevara's memoir "The Motorcycle Diaries: A Latin American Journey"; read the book before the meeting; copies available for checkout. 7 p.m., Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. Free. 301-834-9065.

MOVIE MAKERS CLUB, for students in grades 6-12 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. Tuesday and the first Tuesday and third Thursday of each month, Emmitsburg Branch Library 300A S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Free; registration required. 240-629-6329.

Thursday 8

TAX-SYSTEM BOOK TALK, David C. Johnston's "Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich -- and Cheat Everybody Else." 1 p.m., Emmitsburg Branch Library, 300A S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Free. 240-629-6329.

CHILDREN'S BOOK LECTURE, for all ages, British children's book author Patricia Finney discusses "I, Jack" and how much fun it is to write books. 4 p.m., C. Burr Artz Public Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free. 301-694-1630.

EMMITSBURG HONEYBEE LECTURE, for ages 6-11, Monica Dabbs, an Emmitsburg beekeeper, discusses bee facts, biology and why the insects are important to area farmers; samples of local honey available for taste and sale. 6:30 p.m., Emmitsburg Branch Library, 300A S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Free. 240-629-6329.

MIDDLETOWN BOOK TALK, Homer Hickam's novel "The Keeper's Son." 7:30 p.m., Middletown Branch Library, 101 Prospect St., Middletown. Free. 301-371-7560.

-- Compiled by TINA TOLL

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