Children ages 5 to 11 can meet some chicks and learn about their development and care at North Carroll Library, 2255 Hanover Pike, Greenmount on May 9 at 2 p.m. 410-386-4480.

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Vegetable fun

Carroll County 4-H will host a session of the MyPlate Nutrition Program on May 9 at 2 p.m. at Eldersburg Library, 6400 W. Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg. Learn about vegetables, play a game and make a snack. 410-386-4460.

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Duct tape

Use duct tape of all colors to make rose pens, picture frames and more at Taneytown Library 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, at 7 p.m. 410-386-4510.

Friday 5/10

Up and active

Westminster Recreation and Parks Department will show youngsters how to become more active and have fun. A session will be held at Westminster Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, on May 10 at 10 a.m. A snack will be served. 410-386-4490.

Nature talks

Charlotte's Quest Nature Center, 3400 Wilhelm Lane, Manchester, hosts the following events on May 10: At 1 p.m., Ecoadventures: Chesapeake Bay Watershed for ages 10 and up. $3 for non-members; $2 for members. At 3 p.m., Outdoor classroom will teach natural science using binoculars and microscopes, for ages 9 and up. $3 non members; $2 members. And at 4:30 p.m., Earthkids Club for ages 9 and up offers community service hours while learning about the environment. Free. 410-374-3395.

Family night

Taneytown Library, 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, will host an after-hours family program at 6 p.m. May 10. Families can compete in games of fun and fast-thinking logic, all based on the television show, "Minute to Win It." Prizes will be awarded, and refreshments will be served. 410-386-4510.


Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, will present the play, "Pocahontas," on May 10 at 7 p.m. Child actors, singers and dancers will be featured as historical characters, forest spirits and animals. The cost is $10; $7 for members, students 18 and under and seniors. Additional performances are May 11 and 12 at 3 p.m. 410-848-7272.

"Pocahontas" / Carroll Arts Center

Saturday 5/11

Flower show

Rhododendron Society Show and Sale will take place on May 11 at 7 a.m., at the Carroll County Agriculture Center, 706 Agriculture Drive, Westminster. Also May 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 410-848-6704.

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