Summer Reading Club

Every Hero Has a Comic - Understand & Improve Your Comic Book Collection

Date: 
Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn how to start a comic book collection (or, if you've already got one, learn how to improve it) with an expert from Comics to Astonish in Mt. Airy. Get a look at some exciting new titles and ask some questions. This event is open to students in elementary, middle, and high school.

Wanderlust: Cruising 101

Date: 
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Age Group: 
Leslie Baker from Cruise Planners will present. Ever wonder why over 23 MILLION people go on cruises each year? Cruise ships are like floating hotels; some are similar to luxury resorts, others offer amusement park activities and some provide opportunities for adventure and exploration. This presentation will shed light on the many different styles of cruising, an overview of the most popular cruise lines and how to choose which one suits your needs.

Preparing for Retirement: Mapping Your Course

Date: 
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Jennifer Dahill from MFS Investment Management will present. This seminar addresses many questions, including "Are there additional steps I can take today to guide myself to and through retirement?", "What can I do to prepare for the future needs of my children or grandchildren?", and "What additional actions can I take to impact my legacy?". This session also offers possible solutions and client tools to help you pursue your goals with confidence.

Sciencetellers: Dragons and Dreams

Date: 
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
In a faraway world with castles, kings, dragon keepers, ice sorceresses, and a powerful item known as the Horn of Fire, two villagers must take a daring journey to release the dragons and save the entire kingdom

Join us as we learn about the science of fire and ice through the tale of "Dragons & Dreams." Best for ages 4 and up

Wanderlust: Multi-Generational Travel

Date: 
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Leslie Baker from Cruise Planners will present. Multi-Generational Travel provides opportunities for families to create a special bond that will last a lifetime. But knowing where to go, what to see and how to travel to satisfy all ages can be challenging. Learn some tips on planning for a family reunion, educational travel experiences, or just a quick meaningful get-a-way that appeals to the whole family.

Hooked on Fishing

Date: 
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Get Hooked on Fishing with the MD Dept. of Natural Resources - we provide the rods and bait - you bring drinking water and sunscreen for a morning of fishing at Woodsboro Community Park. Casting practice, angler ethics, catch and release, and safety will be covered before fishing. Registration a MUST - space is limited!

Soolah Hoops

Date: 
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Come join Soolah as she shares the joys of hula hooping. Kids will be entertained with a demonstration of hula hooping tricks with different kinds of hula hoops. Soolah will share her hoops, teaching kids how to hoop, how to do some tricks and play some games! Hoops will be provided. Please be sure your child is in comfortable clothing and has a water bottle to stay hydrated. Best for ages K-8

Securing Social Security: Today, Tomorrow, and for the Future

Date: 
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Age Group: 
Dave McDonough from Franklin Templeton Investments will present. This presentation will educate you on the many decisions involved in claiming Social Security as well as their consequences, and provide strategies to maximize the benefits received. Topics include when to claim Social Security benefits, how being married, divorced or widowed impacts your benefits, how to give your Social Security check a government-guaranteed boost and how benefits for one spouse are affected based on when and how the other spouse files.

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