Green Thumb Family Gardening Club

Date: 
Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Age Group: 
An Emmitsburg Community Garden and Library Project, this club is intended for families with kids ages 4 and up who want to learn about growing food in a community garden. Everyone will get to plant, water and weed as well as make garden crafts, hear stories at the garden and much more. Visits to the garden are part of every meeting.

Club dates are:
April 5 – Growing Fun in the Garden: Planning and planting starter plants and plus our first visit the see the garden.

READ to a New Dog Friend

Date: 
Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. R.E.A.D. dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children. Allergy alert: the dogs are live animals.

Poketown Gym! – A Pokemon Trading Card League for all ages!

Date: 
Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 1:45pm to 4:45pm
The Poketown Gym, Frederick County's official Pokemon League, provides a place for you to get together with other fans of Pokemon to have some fun. Using your own cards, you can play, trade, and earn cool prizes, all for free!

Even if you are just a beginner, at league you can learn all the rules of the game. Don’t have any Pokemon cards? No worries, we'll have some starter decks on hand to get you going! Joining a league is the best way to hone your skills to compete in bigger Pokemon tournaments where players win great prizes like cards, medals, and even scholarships!

Read to a New Dog Friend - Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. R.E.A.D. dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Learning to read begins BEFORE your child starts school - as a matter of fact, it begins at birth! Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and activities. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 11:15am to 11:45am
Learning to read begins BEFORE your child starts school - as a matter of fact, it begins at birth! Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and activities. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 11:15am to 11:45am
Event Type: 
Is your curious toddler transitioning from baby to child? Transition to Twos nurtures this exciting time in your child’s development through books, movement, music and rhymes. We’ll begin learning to play with others, wait turns, and listen to stories, as well as dance, sing, laugh and have fun! This storytime is designed specifically for caregivers and children 18 months to 30 months. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

Lunch and a Movie: How to Train Your Dragon

Date: 
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Type: 
Bring a blanket and your lunch and enjoy a great movie with your family and friends!

Today's Movie: How to Train Your Dragon

Hiccup is a Viking teenager who aspires to hunt dragons, but doesn't exactly fit in with his tribe's longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. His world gets turned upside down when he encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view.

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