CIVIL WAR LECTURE, Mark Hudson, director of the Historical Society of Frederick County, discusses the Civil War diaries of a local resident, Jacob Engelbrecht, and the role Frederick played as a hospital site during the war; bring your own lunch. Noon-1 p.m., conference room, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free. 301-695-1864.
MENOPAUSE THERAPY DISCUSSION, "Mentoring Menopause," Karen L. Reilly, a massage therapist, discusses the physiological, emotional and spiritual aspects of the life transition. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. Free. 301-834-9065.
TANGRAM GAMES, for ages 6-11, solve tangram puzzles; this ancient Chinese game uses geometric shapes to make pictures; prizes awarded; tangram sets provided. 11 a.m., Thurmont Branch Library, 11 Water St., Thurmont. Free. 301-271-7721.
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. $7. 301-682-6174.
LEAF-PRINTING WORKSHOP, artist Dorothea Barrick teaches traditional monotype printing using leaves and lace; some supplies provided; bring your own leaves and lace. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Emmitsburg Branch Library, 300A S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Free; registration required. 240-629-6329.
THURMONT BOOK TALK, Jane Hamilton's novel "A Map of the World." 7 p.m., Thurmont Branch Library, 11 Water St., Thurmont. Free. 301-271-7721.
BRUNSWICK BOOK TALK, Patrick O'Brian's novel "Desolation Island." 7:30 p.m., Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. Free. 301-834-9065.
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 those 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.
TEENAGERS BOOK TALK, Eoin Colfer's "Artemis Fowl," book one. 7 p.m., Emmitsburg Branch Library, 300A S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Free. 240-629-6329.
FREDERICK BOOK TALK, Kate Chopin's novel "The Awakening." 11 a.m.-noon, C. Burr Artz Public Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free. 301-694-1630.
BRUNSWICK BOOK TALK, Russell Baker's "Growing Up." 7:30 p.m., Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. Free. 301-834-9065.
GENEALOGY FOCUS GROUP, join others engaged in genealogical research; learn about resources and share tips in tracking down ancestors. 7 p.m., Emmitsburg Branch Library, 300A S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Free. 240-629-6329.
-- Compiled by TINA TOLL
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