CCPL's Lynn Wheeler was instrumental in the construction and opening of the Finksburg Branch Library; the renovation of Westminster Branch; and the interior renovations to the North Carroll, Mount Airy, Eldersburg, and Taneytown branches. She plans to retire in November.
The 28th Festival of Carving will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at the Robert Moton Center in Westminster. The festival will feature displays by local and regional woodcarvers. There will also be a woodcarving competition, demonstrations, and woodcarvings for sale.
On April 14, men will literally walk a mile in women’s shoes for the 10th annual Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. The fancy footwork begins at 10 a.m. at Westminster’s Dutterer Park and proceeds through downtown Westminster to Westminster City Park.
Judy Morley was recently named the new executive director of the Carroll County Arts Council. She will start in May.
More than 100 students with special needs participated alongside McDaniel student-athletes in a variety of athletic activities during the 29th annual Tournament of Champions Friday morning.
Sykesville artist Virginia Sperry will unveil her welded steel sculpture “The Great Blue Heron” at Piney Run Park on April 12.
The Department of Agriculture encourages dairy producers to consider enrolling in the new and improved Margin Protection Program for Dairy, which will provide better protections for dairy producers from shifting milk and feed prices.
The Pipe Creek Civil War Roundtable will host a Corbit’s Charge Dance on Saturday, April 7. Dancing begins at 7 p.m. in the city of Westminster’s Recreation and Parks Family Fitness Center Gymnasium. Proceeds from the dance benefit the organization’s June Corbit’s Charge event.
Family-friendly entertainment is abundant this weekend in Carroll.
Chefs are encouraged to submit simple but creative recipes that showcase ways the average Maryland family can prepare delicious, nutritious meals with locally produced food at home for the annual Buy Local Cookout.
The annual International Chili Society-sanctioned Main Street Heat Chili Cook-off will return to Mount Airy on Saturday, April 7.
Motorcycle maven Julie Gelsinger will be teaching riders how to navigate with confidence at Carroll Community College this April.
The Carroll County Bureau of Aging and Disabilities' Seniors on the Go Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the Carroll County Agriculture Center’s Shipley Arena.
Last year, artist Vivian Davis spent many cold afternoons in her garage creating an 8.5-foot sugary sculpture for Carroll County Arts Council’s PEEPshow. She won the grand prize award. The 11th annual PEEPshow will be held Thursday, March 29, through Tuesday, April 10.
This weekend, pick up last-minute gifts at Carroll County Farmers Market’s Easter Show. On Tuesday, check out McDaniel College’s best undergrad artwork during the annual “Kathryn E. Wentz Juried Undergraduate Exhibition."