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Community Events


 

APRIL 2020

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College Students – Make a Difference with Camp Horseshoe

Looking for a meaningful way to make a difference this summer? If so, Camp Horsehoe is looking for you! College-age students who are ready to use their skills, energy, and passion for shaping a better world by influencing youth should apply now for this unique opportunity.. Horseshoe camp counselors help teens and children become more productive citizens and always find something more within themselves in the process. Living, working, and playing at camp is the foundation for lifelong memories, friendships, and skills in leadership and service. Summer positions provide a living allowance, meals, and lodging, during the 10 week commitment. For information, call Horseshoe at (304) 478-2481 or email horseshoe@yla-youthleadership.org Camp Horseshoe is a not-for-profit organization, we do programs for youth (7-12 years old) and teens. Our programs teach Leadership, Character, Service, and each week adds experiences to help our campers become all they can be, plus return home ready to serve others, and build better futures for all.


Monday, March 16-Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Special Enrollment for Maryland Health Insurance Program

The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange announced a new special enrollemnt period open to all Marylanders in need of health insurance during the State of Emergency. Uninsured Marylanders may enroll through MarylandHealthConnection.gov, the state's heath insurance marketplace. To ensure residents of the state receive access to affordable ACA-compliant insurance coverage during this emergency, individuals can visit MarylandHealthConnection.gov or download the free "Enroll MHC" mobile app. Request or select "Coronavirus Emergency Special Enrollment Period" Free consumer assistance is available by calling 1-855-642-8572 from 8AM-6PM on weekdays. Individuals can enroll starting Monday, March 16, through Wednesday, April 15. Coverage selected during this time will have a start date of April 1, 2020, regardless of when a consumer enrolls during this period. Assistance is available in more than 200 languages through the call center, and relay services also are available for the deaf and hard of hearing. Hundreds of trained insurance brokers and navigators statewide will offer free in-person help. You can find their locations and contact information at MarylandHealthConnection.gov or through the mobile app. Additional details about Maryland's response to the ongoing pandemic can be found at governor.maryland.gov/coronavirus. And health resource imformation is at health.maryland.gov/coronavirus. This special enrollment will also run concurrent with the new Maryland Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program that also ends Wednesday, April 15. When tax filers check the box on their 502 and 502B tax forms seeking information aobut health coverage, they will be able to enroll.

 

 

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Books on The Bricks

The Book Center hosts Books on The Bricks, a book forum where readers can come together and talk about books. Join them Tuesday, April 14th, 6:00PM, 15 N. Centre St. The book for this evening is "The German Girl" by Armando Lucas Correa. This is a free event, open to the public and there's no need to register in advance. Monthly book selections are available at The Book Center for 20% discount. Themed refreshments are served, and wine is always welcome. Sign up to receive the latest news and email updates at http://eepurl.com/gupd49. If you have questions, email bookgroup_thebookcenter@hotmail.com or call The Book Center at 301-722-2284.


April 16, 2020

The American Precidency in Portraiture

Take an imaginary trip to the National Portrait Gallery and the White House with Rolfe Singerman to view paintings of all 45 presidents at the Washington Street Library. Inspect the first image of a president captured in the early days of the daguerreotype, see and analyze the way painters & photographers chose to memorialize the presidents and how cartoonists through the decades depicted the Comander in Chief.


Saturday, April 25, 2020

2nd Annual Improve Your Photos Day

Are you a new or aspiring photographer looking for constructive feedback on images? Would you like to learn how to improve your photography from a variety of experts? The 2nd Annual Improve Your Photos Day, happening on Saturday, April 25th from 12:00PM to 2:00PM, at the Allegany Arts Council. You will be given the opportunity to receive one-on-one feedback from experienced, award-winning photographers, artists, and art directors who will serve as your own personal photo coaches. Experts will review up to five (5) of your images, discuss their stengths and weaknesses, and point out opportunities for improvement. You'll also receive a list of resources, workshops and classes to help you continue to learn and grow in your photography. Improve Your Photos Day is not a session for learning how to use your camera, nor is it designed to teach you how to use Photoshop or other digital imaging software. This event is free. Bring no more than 5 digital images (.jpg format) on a thumb drive OR no more than 5 prints at least 5×7 in size. Coaches will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, so you may need to wait until one becomes available. Plan to spend 15-20 minutes with at least 3 different coaches (1 hour total) to get a variety of prespectives and ideas. Improve Your Photos Day is one of a series of Photography Month activiteis sponsored by the Allegany Arts Council in April. The major event is the Annual Allegany National Photography Competition and Exhibition (ANPCE), which will be on diplay in the Saville and Schwab Galleries from April 4-May 2, 2020


Sunday, April 26, 2020

E.E.A. Chapter 426 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

Come out to the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE and enjoy the E.A.A. Chapter 426 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast, Sunday, April 26th, 8:00AM until 12:30PM. All you can eat for one low price of  $8.00 for adults and $6.00 for under age of 12, eat on premises only. Menu includes hotcakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, home fries, sausage, sausage gravy, fruit cocktail, coffee & orange juice. Free Young Eagle Airplane Rides for ages 8 thru 17, weather permitting & pilots available. Wings & Wheels will be September 27th. For more information contact Katie Kight @ 301-268-2624 or check out their Facebook page www.facebook,com/eaachapter426.


 

MAY 2020

 


Saturday, May 9, 2020-Saturday, June 6, 2020

Hot Glass Competition & Exhibition

The Allegany Arts Council announces the call to entry for its 2020 Molten Glass Competition & Exhibition is now open! Entries are now being accepted through www.callforentry.org and deadline to entry is April 2, 2020. Artists may enter up to six (6) entries – the fee to enter is $30.00 for the first two (2) entries and additional $15.00 per entry thereafter. Prizes will be awarded in the following amount: Best in Show: $1000, Second Place: $750, Third Place: $500. The Juror, Erwin Timmers is co-founder and co-director of the Washington Glass School, where he teaches glass, lighting, sculpture, and metal work. Glass-making has been an artform for hundreds of years, but generally falls into one of three categories – cold glass, warm glass and hot glass. This exhibition focuses on two of these mediums, warm, and hot glass. Creating works using hot/warm glass techniques involves work with molten glass at temperatures of around 2000 degrees Fahrenheit. Once the glass becomes viscuous, it can be formed into a variety of objects. The exhibition will feature work from a variety of artists using multiple techniques and styles. The 2020 exhibition will take place Saturday, May 9th – Saturday, June 9th. The Public Opening and Awards will take place Saturday, May 9th from 6:00PM-8:00PM in the Saville Gallery. The Public Opening is free and open to the public.


Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Books on The Bricks

The Book Center hosts Books on The Bricks, a book forum where readers can come together and talk about books. Join them Tuesday, May 12th, 6:00PM, 15 N. Centre St. The book for this evening is "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate. This is a free event, open to the public and there's no need to register in advance. Monthly book selections are available at The Book Center for 20% discount. Themed refreshments are served, and wine is always welcome. Sign up to receive the latest news and email updates at http://eepurl.com/gupd49. If you have questions, email bookgroup_thebookcenter@hotmail.com or call The Book Center at 301-722-2284.


Sunday, May 17, 2020

4th Annual Special Accommodations Prom Winter Wonderland

The Bedford 480 Moose Riders are once again sponsoring the 4th Annual Special Accommodations Prom. This year's theme is "Winter Wonderland" and will be held, Sunday, May 17th, 2:00PM – 5:00PM, South Richard St. Bedford, PA. The prom is open to all challenged and autistic youth and adults ages 14 and up. Music will be provided by DJ 2nd Chance. Reservations are Required. Due to increased interest in the Prom and the limits they have in seating due to building codes and fire regulations, they have chaged a few things when making reservations for the Prom. Please NOTE: 1) All Prom attendees may only bring 1 person with them (parent, chaperone, caregiver, or date). 2) Reservations are a must. When making the reservation, please give your name, your guest name, your address and phone number. If you are calling for a group, we will need everyone's information when you call. 3) Everyone will have a ticket this year (including guest). If you do not have a ticket, you may not get into the prom. Once you make your reservation, tickets will be mailed to you. If you misplace your ticket, let us know, we will have a guest list. They do not want to turn anyone away, so please make reservations early. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact either, Stacy 814-494-2263, Tonya 301-697-6804 or Deb 814-285-2552.


Sunday, May 31, 2020

E.E.A. Chapter 426 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

Come out to the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE and enjoy the E.A.A. Chapter 426 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast, Sunday, May 31st, 8:00AM until 12:30PM. All you can eat for one low price of  $8.00 for adults and $6.00 for under age of 12, eat on premises only. Menu includes hotcakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, home fries, sausage, sausage gravy, fruit cocktail, coffee & orange juice. Free Young Eagle Airplane Rides for ages 8 thru 17, weather permitting & pilots available. Wings & Wheels will be September 27th. For more information contact Katie Kight @ 301-268-2624 or check out their Facebook page www.facebook,com/eaachapter426.


 

JUNE

 


Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Books on The Bricks

The Book Center hosts Books on The Bricks, a book forum where readers can come together and talk about books. Join them Tuesday, June 9th, 6:00PM, 15 N. Centre St. The book for this evening is "Serena" by Ron Rash, who will be joining the evening events. This is a free event, open to the public and there's no need to register in advance. Monthly book selections are available at The Book Center for 20% discount. Themed refreshments are served, and wine is always welcome. Sign up to receive the latest news and email updates at http://eepurl.com/gupd49. If you have questions, email bookgroup_thebookcenter@hotmail.com or call The Book Center at 301-722-2284.


Sunday, June 28, 2020

E.E.A. Chapter 426 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

Come out to the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE and enjoy the E.A.A. Chapter 426 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast, Sunday, June 28th, 8:00AM until 12:30PM. All you can eat for one low price of  $8.00 for adults and $6.00 for under age of 12, eat on premises only. Menu includes hotcakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, home fries, sausage, sausage gravy, fruit cocktail, coffee & orange juice. Free Young Eagle Airplane Rides for ages 8 thru 17, weather permitting & pilots available. Wings & Wheels will be September 27th. For more information contact Katie Kight @ 301-268-2624 or check out their Facebook page www.facebook,com/eaachapter426.


 

JULY

 


Sunday, July 26, 2020

E.E.A. Chapter 426 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

Come out to the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE and enjoy the E.A.A. Chapter 426 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast, Sunday, July 26th, 8:00AM until 12:30PM. All you can eat for one low price of  $8.00 for adults and $6.00 for under age of 12, eat on premises only. Menu includes hotcakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, home fries, sausage, sausage gravy, fruit cocktail, coffee & orange juice. Free Young Eagle Airplane Rides for ages 8 thru 17, weather permitting & pilots available. Wings & Wheels will be September 27th. For more information contact Katie Kight @ 301-268-2624 or check out their Facebook page www.facebook,com/eaachapter426.


 

AUGUST

 


Sunday, August 30, 2020

E.E.A. Chapter 426 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

Come out to the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE and enjoy the E.A.A. Chapter 426 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast, Sunday, August 30th, 8:00AM until 12:30PM. All you can eat for one low price of  $8.00 for adults and $6.00 for under age of 12, eat on premises only. Menu includes hotcakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, home fries, sausage, sausage gravy, fruit cocktail, coffee & orange juice. Free Young Eagle Airplane Rides for ages 8 thru 17, weather permitting & pilots available. Wings & Wheels will be September 27th. For more information contact Katie Kight @ 301-268-2624 or check out their Facebook page www.facebook,com/eaachapter426.


 

SEPTEMBER

 


September 27, 2020

E.E.A. Chapter 426 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

Come out to the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE and enjoy the E.A.A. Chapter 426 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast, Sunday, September 27th, 8:00AM until 12:30PM. All you can eat for one low price of  $8.00 for adults and $6.00 for under age of 12, eat on premises only. Menu includes hotcakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, home fries, sausage, sausage gravy, fruit cocktail, coffee & orange juice. Free Young Eagle Airplane Rides for ages 8 thru 17, weather permitting & pilots available. Wings & Wheels will be September 27th. For more information contact Katie Kight @ 301-268-2624 or check out their Facebook page www.facebook,com/eaachapter426.


 

OCTOBER

 


Sunday, October 25, 2020

E.E.A. Chapter 426 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

Come out to the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE and enjoy the E.A.A. Chapter 426 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast, Sunday, October 25th, 8:00AM until 12:30PM. All you can eat for one low price of  $8.00 for adults and $6.00 for under age of 12, eat on premises only. Menu includes hotcakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, home fries, sausage, sausage gravy, fruit cocktail, coffee & orange juice. Free Young Eagle Airplane Rides for ages 8 thru 17, weather permitting & pilots available. Wings & Wheels will be September 27th. For more information contact Katie Kight @ 301-268-2624 or check out their Facebook page www.facebook,com/eaachapter426.

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