children with an adult

Police Officer and Pete the Cat

Date: 
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:30am
A local police officer and Pete the Cat are coming visit Point of Rocks! See up close a squad car and learn how our local heros keep us safe. Feel free to stick around to see Pete the Cat and have your picture taken with him! Parents- don’t forget the camera.

Have Fun Getting Your Child Ready to Read

Date: 
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Who knew learning early literacy skills could be so easy and so much fun? We'll give you lots of ideas and a chance for you and your child to try some of these ideas with us.

Have Fun Getting Your Child Ready to Read

Date: 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Who knew learning early literacy skills could be so easy and so much fun? We'll give you lots of ideas and a chance for you and your child to try some of these ideas with us.

Let it Rot! A Composting Workshop for Families

Date: 
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Let it Rot! A Composting Workshop for Families – Did you know that banana peels can make your roses more beautiful? It’s not a magic trick, it’s compost! Join Annmarie Creamer from the Frederick County Department of Solid Waste Management for a fun family program that looks at the wonders of composting at home. For ages 5 & up with an adult, registration required.

Battlefield Medicine: Trauma Care in the Civil War

Date: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Civil War soldiers suffered devastating casualties. Have you ever wondered who took care of them? This program explains and demonstrates medical practices of the time. Learn about Civil War ammunition and the types of wounds it cause. A costumed interpreter will also talk about casualties, how they were evacuated from their location and where they were treated. Also, learn about Dr. Jonathan Letterman and his revolutionary system of evacuation. Presented by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, this is the final session in a three-part series. Best for ages 5+

Civil War Influences on Today at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine

Date: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
This program will be held at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, located at 48 E Patrick St in Frederick, MD.

The American Civil War changed the landscape of our nation. From medical advancements to government programs, from a civil rights to social norms, the Civil War still influences our daily lives. Listen and learn as the National Museum of Civil War Medicine presents on effects of the Civil War. Presented by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, this is the second session in a three-part series. Best for ages 5+

To Feed an Army: Food and Nutrition in the Civil War

Date: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Napoleon Bonaparte supposedly said that “an army marches on its stomach,” and this remark proved very true during the Civil War. Feeding hundreds of thousands of men was one of the greatest logistical challenges for both sides during four years of war. Learn what the rank and file of Civil War armies ate while on campaign and how soldiers might keep and prepare their food in the field. The monotony of army food was not only boring, it was seriously detrimental to one’s health, leading many soldiers to creatively supplement modest government-issued rations.

The Engineering of Roller Coasters at Adventure Park USA

Date: 
Monday, August 17, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Program takes place at Adventure Park USA 11113 West Baldwin Road New Market MD 21774 301-865-6800 adventureparkusa.com

Join the the engineering experts at Adventure Park USA for a wild ride exploring the way that roller coasters are designed. This free program will be fun for the whole family. Attendees will receive a discount for use in the park. Registration Required.

The Engineering of Roller Coasters at Adventure Park USA

Date: 
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Program takes place at Adventure Park USA 11113 West Baldwin Road New Market MD 21774 301-865-6800 adventureparkusa.com

Join the the engineering experts at Adventure Park USA for a wild ride exploring the way that roller coasters are designed. This free program will be fun for the whole family. Attendees will receive a discount for use in the park. Registration Required.

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