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7/3 Sunday

Patriot paddle -  An Independence Day Paddle and Barbecue is planned for 3-5 p.m. at the Piney Run Nature Center, 30 Martz Road, Sykesville. Celebrate the Fourth of July weekend with a paddle around Piney Run Lake. Then enjoy hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and s’mores. Cost is $15. 410-795-6043.

Month of Sundays  - The Month of Sundays concert series at Westminster City Park, off Longwell Avenue, Westminster, opens with Jay Henley and his band performing in a outdoor concert, 6:45-9 p.m. Free, but donations of personal care items — baby food, diapers, formula, paper goods or cleaning supplies — will be collected to benefit the  Human Services Programs of Carroll County Inc. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Food available for purchase. 410-848-4883.

7/4 Monday

Farm Fourth  - The Fourth of July celebration at the Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster, will be held beginning at noon with music, games, food for sale and kids attractions. The fireworks go off at dark. 410-386-3880 or www.carrollcountyfarmmuseum.org.

Manchester carnival  - The Manchester Fire Company Carnival, on the community grounds at 3400 Locust St., Manchester, opens and continues through July 9, 5 p.m.-midnight. Rides, food, games and entertainment. Fireworks will be on Thursday, July 7. www.manchestervfd.org.

7/5 Tuesday

Dragon tale  - The Carroll County Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, will host a screening of the movie, “How to Train Your Dragon,” at 7 p.m. as part of its Free Family Movies series. Seating is on a first-come, first-served. No advance tickets or reservations will be accepted. The doors to the theater will open at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by Rhoten’s Printing.

Harry debate - “Harry Potter vs. Twilight” is the title of a program, 3 p.m., at the Mount Airy Library, 705 Ridge Ave., Mount Airy, for ages 11-17. Twihard and Potterheads will debate which of these book series is the ultimate and which is drivel. Teens can earn Library Bucks for attending.

7/6 Wednesday

Cow palace -  Taneytown Library, 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, will host “Down on the Farm: Meet the Cows,” at 9:45 a.m., for ages 3-6. Learn about the animals that live on a farm with the help of local 4-H’ers. Children age 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Hitchcock presents - Westminster Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, will host a Hitchcock Lovers Film Fest at 6:30 p.m. for adults. Fans of the iconic filmmaker are invited to view his classic work, “Rear Window.” Bring snacks and be entertained by The King of Suspense.

7/7 Thursday

Visiting Aspen  - The Songs at 6:30 concert series at the Westminster Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, will feature the group, Aspen Run, at 6:30 p.m., for all ages. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy music outside the library. Sponsored by the City of Westminster, Downtown Westminster Main Street Program and Coffey Music. The rain location is the lower level of Longwell parking garage.

‘Little’ musical - “Little Women: The Musical,” a musical version of Louisa May Alcott’s book, will be performed at 7 p.m. by students of the Studio of Sarah Howes, at North Carroll High School, 1400 Panther Drive, Hampstead. Cost is $10 general; free for children younger than 5. Tickets available at the Carroll Arts Center or at the door. Also Friday and Saturday, July 8 and 9, 7 p.m.; and Sunday, July 10, 3 p.m. 

7/8 Friday

Cool Hotwire - The Sykesville Concerts in the Park series opens with the group, Hotwire, featuring blues and rock, at Millard Cooper Park, Springfield Avenue, Sykesville, 7-9 p.m. Free. The park’s playground and snack bar will be open. 410-795-8959 or www.sykesville.net/dconcert. No alcohol or pets permitted.

Performing for Cash - The movie, “Walk the Line,” a chronicle of the life of country music legend Johnny Cash, will be shown at 7:30 p.m., at the Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster. Cost is $6 adults, $5 for arts council members, seniors and students younger than 18. Sponsored by Film Lovers in Carroll County. 410-848-7272.

7/9 Saturday

Picnic tradition - The 129th annual picnic at Zion United Methodist Church, 2716 Old Washington Road, Westminster, is scheduled for 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Flea market, chicken platters and entertainment. 410-848-9080 or zionumc.org.

Taneytown market - The Taneytown Farmers Market will be held at the town’s Memorial Park, Route 140, Taneytown, 9 a.m.-noon. Local fruits, vegetables, herbs, baked goods, eggs, honey, flowers and plants. Includes entertainment, demonstrations. 443-918-8100.

Roots music - 14th Annual Common Ground on the Hill Festival , “A Festival with Roots,” returns to the Carroll County Farm Museum, 50 S. Center St., Westminster, July 9-10, with Grammy winner Buckwheat Zydeco and the Grand Ole Opry’s Jesse McReynolds with Professor Louie and The Crowmatix. Music, juried art and crafts and international food vendors. Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Weekend tickets are $40 for adults, $35 for seniors and teens; ages 6-12 are $5 per day; free for ages 5 and younger. Saturday only tickets: adult, $25; seniors and teens, $20. Sunday only: adult $20; seniors and teens, $15. For details on the full Traditions week of arts and music classes, go to www.commongroundonthehill.org, or call 410-857-2771.

7/10 Sunday

Cabin fever - Bear Branch Nature Center, 300 John Owings Road, Westminster, will host its annual Martin Cabin History Hike, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Take a walk back in time with a hike to Martin Cabin. See the inside of the log cabin and discuss what life was like before Hashawha.  For ages 6 and older. Cost is $5. 410-386-3580.

Sundae Sunday - The annual Ice Cream Sundae Social at the Union Mills Homestead, 3311 Littlestown Pike, Union Mills, will be held 1-4 p.m. The Music by the Littlestown Municipal Band, as well as face painting, a clown, wagon rides and tours of the historic Shriver Homestead and Grist Mill (for a small fee). 410-848-2288 or www.unionmills.org.

Month of Sundays - The Month of Sundays concert series at Westminster City Park, off Longwell Avenue, Westminster, continues, 6:45-9 p.m., with KingTeddy performing swing music in a outdoor concert. Free, but donations of baby food, diapers, formula, paper goods or cleaning supplies will be collected to benefit the  Human Services Programs of Carroll County Inc. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Food available for purchase. 410-848-4883.

7/11 Monday

Winfield carnival  - The Winfield Fire Company Carnival opens and continues through July 16, 6 p.m.-midnight, at the fire department grounds, 1320 W. Old Liberty Road, Sykesville. Rides, food, games and entertainment, fireworks July 15. www.winfieldvfd.org or 443-745-7715.

7/12 Tuesday

Lassie’ comes home -  “Lassie” will be shown at 7 p.m., as part of the Free Family Movies series at the Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster. Free. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. No advance tickets or reservations. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. 410-848-7272. Sponsored by Mariah Belle Manor Grooming and Pets.



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