Apr
25
Tue
SENIOR CAPSTONE EXHIBITION II @ McDaniel Rice Gallery
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – May 5 @ 12:00 pm

Reception: Thursday, April 27, 5:30–7:30 p.m., with a gallery talk at 6 p.m.

This end-of-the-year exhibition showcases works by graduating art and art history majors at McDaniel working in a range of media from two- and three-dimensional approaches to digital and new media.

Apr
27
Thu
The Arc Autism Social Club’s Karaoke Night! @ The Arc Carroll County
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

**This event is for adults on the Autism Spectrum only**
Bring your singing voices and get ready for an evening of music and fun!
Please RSVP by April 20th

Apr
28
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Apr 28 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

GUEST ARTIST PIANO RECITAL @ McDaniel Lounge
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm

McDaniel’s Department of Music and the Carroll County Music Teachers Association present their annual guest artist piano recital.

Apr
29
Sat
Legacy Gala: Land of Oz at Emerald Hill @ Emerald Hill-City Hall
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Legacy Gala: Land of Oz at Emerald Hill @ Emerald Hill-City Hall

Join the Historical Society of Carroll County on Saturday, April 29th for a fabulous evening of dining and dancing at historic Emerald Hill, built in 1842 and owned by one of Carroll County’s founders, Colonel John K. Longwell.

In honor of Emerald Hill’s purchase by the City in 1939 for use as City Hall and the 75th anniversary of the release of the movie, “The Wizard of Oz,” HSCC presents its third annual Legacy Gala, The Land of Oz at Emerald Hill. Step into your ruby slippers, carry your broom, bring your oil can, or pin a poppy on your lapel or a medal on your chest! Look for the yellow brick road!

The party will start at 6:00 p.m. with an open bar and signature cocktails. At 7 p.m., a catered dinner will be served by Paradiso Ristorante. The Colgan-Hirsh Band will provide music during the pre-dinner cocktail reception and for after-dinner dancing (9-11 p.m.). We encourage you to wear your cocktail attire or appropriate Oz-wear.

Apr
30
Sun
MUSICAL THEATRE/OPERA WORKSHOP @ WMC Alumni Hall
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm

Music and theatre arts students at McDaniel perform selections from renowned operas and Broadway musicals under the direction of Kyle Engler, senior lecturer in music.

May
1
Mon
AN EVENING OF MADRIGALS @ Little Baker Chapel
May 1 @ 7:30 pm

This annual concert features The Madrigal Singers, McDaniel’s premier a cappella vocal ensemble, under the direction of Margaret Boudreaux, director of choral activities at McDaniel. The Madrigal Singers perform unaccompanied vocal music, primarily Renaissance pieces, but also world music and vocal jazz. Audience participation is encouraged.

May
4
Thu
Jazz Night @ Decker Center Forum
May 4 @ 7:00 pm

Jazz Night is directed by music lecturer Tim Jenkins and features diverse styles of jazz, including classic big band swing, bebop, Latin, Funk, Jazz-rock and classic blues.

VIDEOPALOOZA @ Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science
May 4 @ 7:00 pm

McDaniel’s Department of Communication and Cinema hosts this annual showcase of student-produced fiction and documentary films. Call 410-857-2290 for more information.

May
5
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
May 5 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

College Band Concert @ WMC Alumni Hall
May 5 @ 7:00 pm

Directed by Linda Kirkpatrick, senior lecturer in music, the College Band features nearly 50 musicians, including McDaniel students, as well as McDaniel faculty members, band alumni and community musicians, performing everything from classical to pops.

May
6
Sat
FINCH SERVICES DRIVE GREEN EVENT @ Finch Services Eldersburg
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
FINCH SERVICES DRIVE GREEN EVENT @ Finch Services Eldersburg | Sykesville | Maryland | United States

Come out, grab some lunch and test drive John Deere equipment! Plus, everyone who registers that day receives coupons and will be entered for a chance to win a Stihl string trimmer and the Grand Prize of a John Deere 3E Series Tractor Package!

Clean Drinking Water Event @ Atlantic Blue
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Free water testing. Giveaways/doorprizes & games for the kids. Outlaw BBQ & Sweet Frog will be providing food and frozen yogurt for the event. The Sweet Frog mascot will also be there!

Pawject Runway @ Royal Farms Arena
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Pawject Runway @ Royal Farms Arena |  |  |

Show Your Soft Side and Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) will hold the fifth annual Pawject Runway, presented by Pet Valu, on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Royal Farms Arena. At the hippest fashion show on four paws, Softies—big, animal-loving influencers from the Show Your Soft Side campaign—will strut the runway “modeling” some of the adorable dogs and cats available for adoption from BARCS. Proceeds from the event will benefit BARCS and its mission to find forever homes for homeless and abandoned animals, and Show Your Soft Side as it continues to change the mindset of young people who view torturing defenseless animals as tough.

Softie models this year include Baltimore Ravens Lawrence Guy, Ryan Jensen, Carl Davis, Alex Lewis and Chris Moore as well as Philadelphia Eagle Torrey Smith, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters Dan Root and Dave Daniecki, and Baltimore Blasts William Vanzela and Vini Dantas. Big Softies, Frank Remesch, general manager of Royal Farms Arena, and MMA’s John Rallo will serve as chairs for the event.

Pawject Runway begins at 6 p.m. with drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a cuddle corner and selfie station with four-legged super models, and live and silent auctions. The fashion show, outfitted by Pet Valu, begins at 8 p.m., with MMA television personality Nick Ehrlich and 98 Rock’s Kirk McEwen emceeing the evening. On-site adoptions of animals featured in the runway show are encouraged.

Gospel Choir Concert: “i need you to survive” @ WMC Alumni Hall
May 6 @ 7:30 pm

McDaniel College’s Gospel Choir presents “I Need You to Survive” under the direction of music lecturer Shelley Ensor. The Gospel Choir performs traditional and contemporary gospel music.

May
12
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
May 12 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

May
13
Sat
South Hanover Sports and Wellness Complex Grand Opening Event @ South Hanover Sports and Wellness Complex
May 13 all-day
South Hanover Sports and Wellness Complex Grand Opening Event @ South Hanover Sports and Wellness Complex |  |  |

Join the Hanover Area YMCA as we officially open our doors to the new South Hanover YMCA Sports and Wellness Complex on Saturday, May 13, 2017! Community Ribbon Cut-ting will start at 9:00 AM and the FREE event continues with demonstrations, tours, sports clinics for youth and adults, a preview into the YMCAs accredited Early Learning Center programs and Kinder Class, Experience Camp Hickory, enjoy free food, tents with activi-ties, live music and SO MUCH MORE!

Masterworks Chorale of Carroll County: “an american tapestry” @ Baker Memorial Chapel
May 13 @ 3:00 pm

Margaret Boudreaux, director of choral activities at McDaniel, with McDaniel College organist Ted Dix as accompanist, leads the Masterworks Chorale presentation of “An American Tapestry.” The concert features works by Leonard Bernstein.

Tickets are $12 for adults and free for children, as well as college students with valid ID. Call 410-871-3371 for additional information or visit www.masterworksofcc.org.

Saturday Singles Dance @ Winfield Fire Hall
May 13 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Open to everyone 21 years and older.  (No dance in July.)

Two Sirs…..With Love @ Westminster High School
May 13 @ 7:30 pm

Carroll Singers under the direction of Beverly J. Gandalfo will present, a concert entitled,
“Two Sirs… With Love” featuring the music of Sir Elton John and Sir Paul McCartney. This is one of two concerts. The second will be given Sunday afternoon on 5/14/2017 at 2:30 p.m. .Both concerts will be performed in the auditorium of Westminster High School. Advance tickets may be purchased at the music stores & the Arts Council and CS members. Advance tickets are $12.00/ Adults, $7.00 /Students. Children 6 and under have free admission. Tickets at the door are $15.00/Adults, $9.00/Students.

May
14
Sun
Two Sirs….With Love @ Westminster High School
May 14 @ 2:30 pm

Carroll Singers will present the second of two concerts featuring the music of Sir Elton John and Sir Paul McCartney under the direction of Beverly J. Gandalfo. Advance tickets may be purchased from the music stores, the Arts Council, and the members of Carroll Singers. Advance tickets are $12.00/Adults, $7.00/Students. Children under 6 will be admitted free. Tickets at the door are $15.00/Adults, $9.00/Students

May
19
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
May 19 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

May
20
Sat
Open Studio and Sculpture Garden @ Virginia Sperry Studio
May 20 @ 10:00 am – May 21 @ 5:00 pm
Open Studio and Sculpture Garden @ Virginia Sperry Studio

Stroll around the private sculpture gardens of local artist Virginia Sperry. Walk up to a life-sized giraffe, stick your tongue out at a kangaroo, meet the artist and see what new things are being created in the studio. Refreshments are offered. Event is free. Open 10 to 5 each day.

May
26
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
May 26 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Jun
2
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Jun
3
Sat
27th Annual Strawberry Festival @ Sykesville Freedom District Fire Dept Grounds
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fresh Strawberries, games, pony rides, entertainment, silent auction, food, crafts and antique vendors, and strawberry shortcake. An annual event sponsored by Messiah Lutheran Church. Admission is free and there is plenty of parking.

Jun
9
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Jun 9 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Jun
10
Sat
Saturday Singles Dance @ Winfield Fire Hall
Jun 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Open to everyone 21 years and older.  (No dance in July.)

Jun
16
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Jun 16 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Jun
19
Mon
Living Healthy, Living Well with Chronic Conditions – Leader Training @ Westminster Senior Center
Jun 19 – Jun 27 all-day
Living Healthy, Living Well with Chronic Conditions - Leader Training @ Westminster Senior Center |  |  |

Volunteers are needed to become a Certified Chronic Disease Self-Management Lay leader for Living Healthy, Living Well a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program from Stanford University. You can help others manage chronic conditions such as heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, or depression. Lay leaders help individuals achieve many objectives in this evidence-based program. Training is FREE and attendance at all four sessions is required – Mondays and Tuesdays, June 19/20 and 26/27.

Jun
23
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Jun 23 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Jun
30
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Jun 30 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Jul
7
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Jul 7 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Jul
8
Sat
Saturday Singles Dance @ Winfield Fire Hall
Jul 8 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Open to everyone 21 years and older.  (No dance in July.)

Jul
9
Sun
Rock ‘Round the Block @ The Historical Society of Carroll County
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Rock 'Round the Block @ The Historical Society of Carroll County |  |  |

Block parties originated around World War I, when neighborhoods would partake in singing patriotic songs and celebrating those living on the block whom were leaving for war. These neighborhood or block parties gained immense popularity during the 1970s and they often became an opportunity to welcome new neighborhood members.

The Historical Society invites the local community in celebrating with music, food, and backyard games on July 9th from 1 pm-4 pm. Food, frozen custard, and Italian Ice will be available for purchase by The Taneytown Lions Club and The Cow. Free custard and ice will be offered for HSCC volunteers! The Shellman and Kimmey House gardens will be in full bloom where games are available to play, like croquette, Frisbee, and many others! Celebrate summertime, Mary Shellman’s birthday and the community of others July 9th from 1pm-4pm behind the Kimmey and Shellman Houses, 210 East Main Street Westminster 21157. For more information, contact the Historical Society at 410.848.6494, ext. 205.

Jul
14
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Jul 14 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Jul
21
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Jul 21 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Jul
28
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Jul 28 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Aug
4
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Aug 4 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Aug
11
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Aug 11 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Aug
12
Sat
Saturday Singles Dance @ Winfield Fire Hall
Aug 12 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Open to everyone 21 years and older.  (No dance in July.)

Aug
18
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Aug 18 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Aug
25
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Aug 25 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Sep
1
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Sep 1 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Sep
8
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Sep 8 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Sep
9
Sat
Saturday Singles Dance @ Winfield Fire Hall
Sep 9 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Open to everyone 21 years and older.  (No dance in July.)

Sep
15
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Sep 15 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Sep
22
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Sep 22 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Sep
29
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Sep 29 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.

Oct
6
Fri
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Oct 6 @ 5:30 pm

5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.