Thursday 22

GENEALOGY DISCUSSION GROUP, discussion of genealogical research, information about resources and tips in tracking down ancestors. 7 p.m., Emmitsburg Branch Library, 300A S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Free. 240-629-6329.

Friday 23

EMMITSBURG CHESS CLUB, for ages 6 and older; children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Emmitsburg Branch Library, 300A S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Free. 240-629-6329.

Saturday 24

COMPUTER CLASS, teaches how to use standard software found on a computer. 8:55 a.m., C. Burr Artz Public Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free. 301-694-1630.

CHILDREN'S SHOW, for ages 2-7 accompanied by an adult, Candy and her bear, Cupcake, present "The Farm That Needs Fixin'." 10:30 a.m., Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. Free. 301-834-9065.

DENIM BAG WORKSHOP, for students in grades 6 and higher; teaches how to make a denim bag and includes discussion about the books and the movie of "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"; participants should bring an old pair of jeans; sequins, appliques and fringe supplied. 2 p.m., Thurmont Branch Library, 11 Water St., Thurmont. Free. 301-271-7721.

Tuesday 27

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 or 301-663-0936 (TDD).

HIGH SCHOOL YOUNG ADULT GROUP, conversation and snacks. 3:15 p.m., Middletown Branch Library, 101 Prospect St., Middletown. Free. 301-371-7560.

-- Compiled by TINA TOLL

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