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Community Events

HUNTER DOUGLAS COMMUNITY EVENTS



Kids Learn About Nutrition & Grocery Shopping at the Library

The Allegany County Library System is partnering with the Western Maryland Food Bank and UPMC Western Maryland to offer 12 mini market events for kids in the coming months. Staff & volunteers from the Western Maryland Food Bank will talk with each child about nutrition and help guide them in choosing foods that are right for them. Kids will get to take home the food they select from the mini market, also stocked by the Western Maryland Food Bank. Each shopping expience takes about 15 minutes and pre-registration is required. Shopping bags will be provided by UPMC Western Maryland and include information for adults about prediabetes screening and diabetes prevention and self-management programs available at UPMC Western Maryland. Find out more about these programs at www.UPMCWesternMaryland.com/FindOut. The mini-market will start on August 1 at the Washington Street Library and run at alternating libraries through August and September. To see a full schedule and to register for a mini-market experience, please visit www.alleganycountylibrary.info/myminimarket.

Story Time in the Park

The popular Story Time in the Park series will be returning for the summer. beginning the week of June 13th, Story Time in the Park will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 10:00AM at alternating parks across the area. The first Story Time will be held Tuesday, June 14th at the Constitution Park Amphitheater. Each child will receive free books and crafts to take home. A full schedule of events and activities is available on the library's website at www.alleganycountylibrary.info.

National Federation of the Blind of Maryland Western Maryland Chapter

The Western Maryland chapter of the National Federation of the Blind is seeking new members as it starts its local membership drive! Are you blind, visually impaired or know someone who is or maybe you work with the visually impaired? Consider joining the state's fastest growing chapter here in Western Maryland. You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back. The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles betwen blind people and our dreams. For more information about the Western Maryland chapter and the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland please call 443-426-4110 or email at info@nfbmd.org.


Hounds Around Town

Looking for a day filled with furry friends and fun? Then look no further than the Allegany County Animal Shelter's "Hounds Around Town" program, which allows individuals to sign a shelter dog out for the day. The most important thing is you are giving an adoptable shelter dog a much-needed break from the kennels and providing enrichment and socialization. For more information on the "Hounds Around Town" program, contact the shelter at 301-777-5930


 

AUGUST

 


Thursday, August 11, 2022

Shredding Services

A free community event, Sunrise Mobile Shredding truck will be on site in the parking lot of Park Place United Methodist Church, in LaVale, Thursday, August 11th from 11:00AM to 1:00PM. This event is sponsored by the Park Place Men's Group, who ask that those who wish to bring items to be shredded, to please bring two cans of food for every bag or box  for shredding. Canned food will be sent to an area food bank. There will be prepared hot dogs, hamburgers and soft drinks available for purchase.


Sunday, August 14, 2022

Sunday in the Park Concert Series

The City of Cumberland Parks and Recreation Department is excited for their Sunday in the Park Concert Series for an evening of concerts under the stars. Performing Sunday, August 14th will be Surrender Dorothy at 7:30 at the Constitution Park Amphitheatre. All concerts are free and open to the public. Visit the CIty's Facebook page for updates, https://www.facebook.com/cityofcumberlandmd.


Saturday, August 20, 2022

FrostburgFirst-Pig Out in the Park

Pig Out in the Park is back for its fourth year, Saturday, August 20th, 12:00PM-6:00PM, at Hoffman Hollow Park, 11200 Hoffman Hollow Road, Frostburg. It will be a fun filled day of live music, a beer tent, pie eating contest, kid zone, local artists, craft vendors and food vendors. Pig Out in the Park will feature a varity of kids activities for all ages with Joint Training Facility, performances by Mountain City Center for the Arts. Plus food vendors from the Frostburg area including Radcliffe Concessions, DeDi's Kitchen and many others. The annual pie eating contest will feature pies made by The Princess Restaurant. Guests can relax and enjoy local bands, The Hounded, Gilbert Lee & the Ghost on the Radio and the grand finale, The Jakob's Ferry Stragglers. All proceeds from Pig Out in the Park support FrostburgFirst: A Maryland Main Street Community and their efforts towards downtown revitalization, local economic developemnt, engaging the community, and making Frostburg a beautiful and thriving city to live, work, and visit. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door, or they can be pre ordered online for $8 at PigOutFrostburg.com. To Participate or for more information visit PigOutFrostburg.com or email PigOutFrostburg@gmail.com or call 301-689-6900.


Sunday, August 21, 2022

Sunday in the Park Concert Series

The City of Cumberland Parks and Recreation Department is excited for their Sunday in the Park Concert Series for an evening of concerts under the stars. Performing Sunday, August 21tst will be Shanty Irish at 7:30 at the Constitution Park Amphitheatre. All concerts are free and open to the public. Visit the CIty's Facebook page for updates, https://www.facebook.com/cityofcumberlandmd.


Saturday, August 27 – Sunday, August 28, 2022

Back To Schoo Model Railroad Exhibit

Get ready and come visit the Back To School Model Railroad Exhibit with the Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society, Saturday, August 27th, 10:00AM-4:00PM and Sunday, August 28th, 1:00PM-4:00PM at Mountaineer Mall, 5000 Green Bag Road, Morgantown, WV. This event is free and open to the public. There will be five tables of used Linel & HO scale trains for sale and lots of Model Railroading. For more information contact Richard Henderson at 304-276-1046, on their website www.MVRRHS.org or Facebook at www.facebook.com/MVRRHS.


Sunday, August 28, 2022

Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

All are welcome to the Experimental Airplane Association Chapter 426 Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast, Sunday, August 28th, 8:00AM until 12:00PM. All you can eat on the premises for $10.00 adults and $6.00 under age 12. Breakfast includes hotcakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, sausage gravy, fried potatoes, fruit cocktail, coffee and orange juice. Free "Young Eagle" airplane rides for ages 8 thru 17, weather permitting and pilots available. For more information contact Katie Kight at 301-268-2624, or check them out on Facebook, www.facebook.com/eaachapter426.

Sunday in the Park Concert Series

The City of Cumberland Parks and Recreation Department is excited for their Sunday in the Park Concert Series for an evening of concerts under the stars. Performing Sunday, August 28th will be Fellowship Quartet at 7:30 at the Constitution Park Amphitheatre. All concerts are free and open to the public. Visit the CIty's Facebook page for updates, https://www.facebook.com/cityofcumberlandmd.


 

SEPTEMBER

 


Sunday, September 4, 2022

Sunday in the Park Concert Series

The City of Cumberland Parks and Recreation Department is excited for their Sunday in the Park Concert Series for an evening of concerts under the stars. Performing Sunday, September 4th will be Potomac Concert Band-Labor Day Concert at 7:30 at the Constitution Park Amphitheatre. All concerts are free and open to the public. Visit the CIty's Facebook page for updates, https://www.facebook.com/cityofcumberlandmd.


Thursday, September 8 – Saturday, September 11, 2022

Wills Creek Muster

Three events, separated by more than 200 years, are coming together on the historic site of Fort Cumberland as the 2022 Wills Creek Muster at Cumberland's Heritage Days. With premiere East Coast reenactors committed to portray George Washington and other 18th century personages, the Wills Creek Muster will feature four unique activites in association with Heritage Days: *Military March Walkabouts through Prospect Square and Back *President Washinton's Whiskey Rebellion review of militia units *Free Saturday period-style meal, compliments of the host committee *Sunday 18th Century in-kit service in historic Emmanuel Church. For more information visit www.alleganycountyhistory.org.


Friday, September 9, 2022

George Washington Whiskey Rebellion Fest

Did you know that it's time for the annual George Washington's Whiskey Rebellion Fest, Friday, September 9th? Get your tickets now before they sell out https://whiskeyrebellioncumberland.com. George Washington's Whisky Rebellion is brought to the community by the Community Trust Foundation and is an annual fundraiser for the Allegany Museum. There will be great tasting food, an open beer and wine bar, gift bags, games, re-enactors, and more. Stay up to date with their Facebook page Whiskey Rebellion Cumberland.


Friday, September 16, 2022

Casa Wine, Craft Beer and Spirits Festival

Come join in for a fun filled afternoon of wine tasting, craft beer, and spirits for the 8th Annual Casa Wine, Craft Beer, and Spirits Festival, Friday, September 16th, 1:00PM-6:00PM at the Canal Place Festival Grounds. Vendors, live music, raffles, tip jars, food trucks, wine tasting, spirit tasing, craft beer tasting, and a beer truck will make for an amazing afternoon in beautiful downtown Cumberland.


Friday, September 16 – Sunday, September 18, 2022

Edinburg Ole Time Festival

The Edinburg Heritage Foundation and the Town of Edinburg, VA will host the Edinburg Ole Time Festival, Friday, September 16th thru Sunday, September 18th. There will be music, art and artisan vendors, local food vendors, children's activites, antique tractors and bicycles, a duck race, hay rides, old-time games, a parade, and of course the famous Old Time Festival Bed Race. For more information call 540-984-7272 or visit www.edinburgoletimefestival.org.