Category archives for: Westminster

Vendors Sought for 2013 Maple Sugarin’ Festival

Hashawa Festival, Carroll County

Hashawha Environment Center and Carroll County Recreation and Parks will be hosting the annual Maple Sugarin’ Festival on Sunday, March 3, 2013, 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spaces are available for interested craft vendors at a fee of $25.00 per space. This fee is nonrefundable unless the event is canceled. All spaces are outside and […]

Free flue vaccine for students

Free vaccine for students in Carroll County Maryland

A Walk-In Clinic offering free flu vaccine for students will be held at the Carroll County Health Department on Tuesday, January 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. The vaccine also will be available for adults for $20. The Health Department is located at 290 South Center Street in Westminster.

Seniors on the Go – An Aging & Disabilities Expo


The 8th Annual “Seniors on the Go – An Aging & Disabilities Expo” will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at the Shipley Arena located at the Carroll County Ag Center, 700 Agricultural Drive and Gist Road in Westminster from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm. Admission to this event is FREE!  The purpose of this Expo […]

Westminster Fallfest Helps Non-Profits


Five Carroll County residents representing the Special Olympics will carry the Fallfest banner at the annual Westminster parade.  The festival aids nonprofits and community organizations.

Adriana Trigiani Book Signing


Missing out on A Day for Book Lovers? Well, we are pleased to announce that due to overwhelming demand, Adriana will also be appearing from 4 – 5 PM on Monday, September 24th at the Westminster Branch Library. We will be selling copies of her books, and Adriana will be able to sign one book […]

Fall 2012 Programs at Bear Branch Nature Center


Westminster, MD, August 30, 2012 – The following programs are offered at the Bear Branch Nature Center this fall: Bear Cubs Club: Thursdays 10-11am, Sep. 13 (Program #12BB41), Oct. 18 (#12BB42), or Nov. 15 (#12BB43). Age: 4-6 years. Cost: $5 All About Nature for Homeschoolers: Thursdays 2-3:30pm, Sep. 13 (Program #12BB44), Oct. 18 (#12BB45), or […]

5K Race Added to Wine Festival


The race is being organized by Endurance Maryland LLC and aims to bring wine and exercise together to promote a healthy lifestyle. The race will begin at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16 at the Robert Moton Center, at 300 S. Center St. in Westminster, with the course looping back to finish at the same […]

Westminster Cafe Used for Online Soap Opera


An online soap opera, “Milgram and the Fastwalkers”, was shot in Birdies Cafe in Westminster. The show examines how people would deal with UFO encounters. Each episode is 6-9 minutes and the final of 12 episodes was shot in the cafe. Read More >>

Living Well…Take Charge of Your Health, offered in Sykesville

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Living Well…Take Charge of Your Health, is a chronic disease self management program (CDSMP) from Stanford University. The program is open to adults experiencing chronic health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, chronic pain, heart disease, stroke or cancer. Family members, friends and caregivers are also encouraged to participate. Workshops are facilitated by […]

Commissioners Reduce School Impact Fees


The Board of County Commissioners voted 3 to 2 to temporarily reduce the education portion of impact fees to zero for two years starting retroactively from June 15, 2012. The impact fee associated with parks will remain intact. The timing of the fee reduction will not affect the building or completion of the Mount Airy […]

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