Jan
16
Thu
Business Employment Resource Center Information Session @ Carroll County Business Employment Resource Center
Jan 16 – Dec 31 all-day

Business Employment Resource Center Information Sessions provide details about services available to help match job openings and job seekers. Just spend 30 minutes with us and learn how BERC can support your career development and job search.

About this Event – available anytime between 8 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Call to schedule an appointment or stop in to the BERC office to get started.

Start your job search at Carroll County BERC. Call or stop by to learn about employment services available to you. Info: 410-386-2820 or info@carrollworks.com.

See new job openings in Carroll County Maryland. We post employment opportunities and hiring events on this page, www.facebook.com/CCBERC/

Like BERC on Facebook and get job leads! Go to our Facebook page and Like the CCBERC page.

For assistance or questions, contact BERC, 410-386-2820, or come to the BERC office, at 224 North Center St., Westminster, Maryland.

BERC is open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm. Holidays or other schedule changes may alter the opening and closing of the BERC office.

BERC is a proud partner of the American Job Center network.

Jan
22
Wed
Explore Nintendo @ Carroll County Public Library, Eldersburg Branch
Jan 22 @ 3:00 pm

For ages 6 – 17. Join us in Exploration Point! for some drop-in Nintendo themed activities. Stop in to take photos on our green screen, make your own Nintendo-themed buttons, and try out even more crafts and activities!

Deep Relaxation Class @ Carroll County Public Library, Eldersburg Branch
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm

For ages 13 – adults. Experience the benefits of a deep relaxation session in this inwardly focused yoga class. Through gentle asanas (comfortable stretching), Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation), an introduction to pranayama (breathing practices), and meditation, we work from the physical body to the subtle bodies, restoring and inviting peace to our being. No experience necessary. Please bring a mat and blanket. All attendees need to register. Registration begins 1/8.

Jan
23
Thu
Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: Five Presidents @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm

For adults. This month’s selection is Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford by Clint Hill and Lisa McCubbin. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Let’s Explore Nature: Owls @ Carroll County Public Library, Taneytown Branch
Jan 23 @ 1:30 pm

For ages 3 – 6. Join the fun as we explore nature through hands-on activities.This month we’ll learn about owls and dissect owl pellets. Only kids need to register. Registration begins 1/9.

Leave It, Move It, Roll It, Take It @ Carroll County Public Library, North Carroll Branch
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm

For adults. This educational program is designed to help you learn how to handle your 401(k), pension or other employer-sponsored retirement plans when you leave a job. Participants will learn about: the most common distribution options, how to avoid having the IRS withhold 20% of your retirement distribution, how taxes , penalties, and investment options factor into your decision.

Language Learning with Mango Languages @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm

For ages 11 – adults. Mango Languages is back! Join us for an introduction to this awesome resource. Over 70 languages are available; which do you want to learn?! Please feel free to bring your tablet or mobile device. All attendees need to register. Registration begins 1/9. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Jan
24
Fri
19th Annual World of Pets Expo & Educational Experience @ MD State Fairgrounds
Jan 24 – Jan 26 all-day

The Event for the Pet Enthusiast. Hundreds of Pet Products and Services * Interactive Pet Exhibits * Free Seminars by National Experts on Pet Care and Training * Johnny Peers Muttville Comix * Indoor DockDog Competition * AKC Dog Agility Trial * Petting Zoo * Pony Rides * ACFA Cat Show * HorseLand * Reptiles & More * Fish & Small Animals * The Bird Whisperer * Interactive Contests * Heated Facility & Great Food * Free Parking

Cinderella’s Winter Ball @ Carroll County Public Library, Westminster Branch
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am

For ages 3 – 12. The prince is having a winter ball and you’re invited! Will Cinderella get to go or will she have to stay home and clean? Who will the prince dance with and will he find his true love? Join us as we sing and dance our way through one enchanted evening!

Lunar New Year Celebrations @ Carroll County Public Library, Finksburg Branch
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am

For ages 3 – 6. Come learn about this holiday celebrated throughout Asia and by Asian-Americans. We will hear stories, sing songs, and do crafts together, all themed around the holiday.

FLICC Documentary Series @ Carroll Arts Center
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Film Lovers in Carroll County (FLICC) presents a weekly documentary feature film.
Showtimes: Fridays in January, 1:00pm (captioned) & 7:00pm
Jan. 10 | Free Solo – 2018; 1 h 40 m; PG-13. This 2019 Academy Award® Winner for Best Documentary Feature is a stunning, intimate, and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock … the 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park … without a rope. 

Jan. 17 | Three Identical Strangers – 2018; 1 h 36 m; PG-13. Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different families. Their jaw-dropping, feel-good story instantly becomes a global sensation complete with fame and celebrity, however, the fairy-tale reunion sets in motion a series of events that unearth an unimaginable secret.
Jan. 24 | Maiden – 2019; 1 h 37 m; PG. The inspirational story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World yachting race in 1989. With the support of her remarkable crew she went on to shock the sport and prove that women are the equal to men.
Jan. 31 | Honeyland – 2019; 1 hr 27 mins; Not Rated. A sumptuous and ethereal documentary about the last female beekeeper in Europe, who makes her living cultivating honey in the mountains of Macedonia using ancient beekeeping traditions. Tension arises when a rowdy nomadic family arrive and try their hand at beekeeping while disregarding her advice. An epic, visually stunning portrait of the delicate balance between nature and humanity.
Tickets: http://carrollartscenter.org.

Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Jan 24 @ 5:30 pm

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

Escape the Library Lock-In @ Carroll County Public Library, Eldersburg Branch
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm

For ages 11 – 17. You and your team must find clues, solve puzzles, and locate the key to unlock four different rooms before time runs out. Do you have the brain power and team work skills needed to escape? Come and find out! Parent permission required. Registration begins 1/10. Refreshments will be served.

How to Make a Happy Marriage with Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn @ LifePoint Church
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 25 @ 9:00 am

Join the Marriage and Relationship Education Center and LifePoint Church for a powerful event for couples featuring best-selling Christian authors and speakers, Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn.

Learn:
• What happy couples do differently – (based on a 3-year investigative national study)
• Surprisingly simple little actions and habits that make a huge difference.
• Changes that have the largest, lifelong impact.

This two day conference runs from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, January 24 and 9 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, January 25.

Register at: wwww.mrecenter.org/events
Early bird pricing of $40 per couple iis available through December 26.
Beginning Dec. 27 the cost is $50 per couple.

Jan
26
Sun
Roar Like a Lion: An Afternoon of Community Service @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm

For all ages. Beat the winter blues and feel the warmth of service to your community. We will have an afternoon of community service in partnership with local Lions Clubs. The Lions Clubs will supply materials, instructions, and volunteers to lead a variety of projects that benefit our community. Drop in for an hour or the entire time. Student service hours will be available. Snow date: February 9. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Jan
29
Wed
Meet Pepper @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm

For all ages. Meet Pepper, CCPL’s social humanoid robot! During this drop-in time, interact with Pepper to learn about robots and how their underlying technology works. Pepper was funded by a Library Services and Technology Act Grant from the Maryland State Library and Institute of Museum and Library Services. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Robo Dojo: Code with Pepper @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm

For ages 11 – adults. Meet Pepper, CCPL’s social humanoid robot! Program Pepper to strike up a conversation, dance, or tell a story using the simple drag and drop interface, Choregraphe. No previous coding experience is required. Explore coding concepts and human robot interaction in a fun way. Pepper was funded by a Library Services and Technology Act Grant from the Maryland State Library and Institute of Museum and Library Services. Registration begins 1/15. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Jan
31
Fri
FLICC Documentary Series @ Carroll Arts Center
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Film Lovers in Carroll County (FLICC) presents a weekly documentary feature film.
Showtimes: Fridays in January, 1:00pm (captioned) & 7:00pm
Jan. 10 | Free Solo – 2018; 1 h 40 m; PG-13. This 2019 Academy Award® Winner for Best Documentary Feature is a stunning, intimate, and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock … the 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park … without a rope. 

Jan. 17 | Three Identical Strangers – 2018; 1 h 36 m; PG-13. Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different families. Their jaw-dropping, feel-good story instantly becomes a global sensation complete with fame and celebrity, however, the fairy-tale reunion sets in motion a series of events that unearth an unimaginable secret.
Jan. 24 | Maiden – 2019; 1 h 37 m; PG. The inspirational story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World yachting race in 1989. With the support of her remarkable crew she went on to shock the sport and prove that women are the equal to men.
Jan. 31 | Honeyland – 2019; 1 hr 27 mins; Not Rated. A sumptuous and ethereal documentary about the last female beekeeper in Europe, who makes her living cultivating honey in the mountains of Macedonia using ancient beekeeping traditions. Tension arises when a rowdy nomadic family arrive and try their hand at beekeeping while disregarding her advice. An epic, visually stunning portrait of the delicate balance between nature and humanity.
Tickets: http://carrollartscenter.org.

Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Jan 31 @ 5:30 pm

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

Feb
1
Sat
Country Breakfast Buffet @ Church of the Ascension - Holy Cross Hall
Feb 1 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

The Ascension Country Breakfast is held on the first Saturday of every month. Come hungry, leave full. Called the best in Carroll County by many of our customers, a full all-you-can-eat breakfast menu including pancakes, Hahn sausage, scrambled eggs, hashed brown potatoes, egg and ham casserole, sausage gravy and biscuits, creamed chipped beef, assorted fruit, assorted pastries, fresh brewed coffee, hot tea, hot chocolate, milk, and juices all at an affordable price. Plenty of parking in the lot behind the church off Ralph St.
The breakfast crew is always looking for more volunteers. If you would like to be involved with this monthly event that benefits the church financially, please contact the church office.

Bubble Gum Taste Test @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 1 @ 1:30 pm

For ages 4 – 12. Celebrate National Bubble Gum Day as we learn more about the history and science behind one of America’s favorite things! We will end the program with a taste test of various brands and flavors to see which one will be declared Mount Airy’s favorite! Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Elvis Tribute @ Eichelberger Performing Arts Center
Feb 1 @ 3:00 pm

Come celebrate the music of Elvis Presley, the greatest entertainer of all time, featuring The Spin Outs band.
Cody Ray Slaughter captures the essence of the King of Rock and Roll. He starred as Elvis in the traveling production of the Tony Award Winning musical “The Million Dollar Quartet”, and earned the title of Graceland’s Ultimate Tribute Artist.

Feb
2
Sun
Read with a Furry Friend @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm

For ages 3 – adults. KPET’s trained reading dogs provide a relaxed, informal atmosphere for to practice reading. Every dog enjoys a good story! Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Feb
3
Mon
Can You See Your Shadow? @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm

For ages 2 – 6. What does your shadow look like? Will the groundhog see his shadow this month? Join us for a storytime, groundhog crafts, games, and some shadow science fun. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Feb
7
Fri
17th Annual Foreign Film Festival @ Carroll Arts Center
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Annual FLICC Foreign Film Festival brings some of the best international cinema to the big screen right here in Carroll County.
Showtimes: 1pm & 7:30pm for each film.
Tickets: $7 Adults / $6 ages 25 & Under, and ages 60 & Up. CCAC Members receive additional 10% off
All films shown with English subtitles.
Feb. 7 | “Woman at War”
Halla is a fifty-year-old independent woman. But behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist. Known to others only by her alias “The Woman of the Mountain,” Halla secretly wages a one-woman war on the local aluminum industry.
2018; 1 hr 41 mins; NR some brief nudity (Iceland)
Feb. 14 | “The Sapphires”
It’s 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.
2012; 1 h 43 m; PG-13 for sexuality, a scene of war violence, some language, thematic elements and smoking (Australia)
Feb. 21 | “The Insult”
In today’s Beirut, a minor incident between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee turns into an explosive court trial that ends up dividing the two communities.
2017; 1 h 53 m; R for language and some violent images (Lebanon)
Feb. 28 | “Capernaum”
After running away from his negligent parents, committing a violent crime and being sentenced to five years in jail, a hardened, streetwise 12-year-old Lebanese boy sues his parents in protest of the life they have given him.
2018; 2 h 6 m; R for language and some drug material (Lebanon)
Tickets: http://www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org/attractions_artscenter_events.asp.

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

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

Sykesville First Fridays @ Historic Main Street Sykesville
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Merchants of Main Street present the 2020 First Friday Schedule of Events.  A different theme each month on the first Friday…

Teen After-Hours: Winter Wonderland @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm

For ages 11 – 17. Who says the snow has to stay outside? Join us for an evening of winter-themed fun and games. We will break out the snow machine and maybe even have (marshmallow) snowball fights! Parent pick-up at 8 PM. All attendees need to register. Registration begins 1/24. Refreshments will be served. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Feb
8
Sat
Preparing for Marriage @ Carroll Nonprofit Center
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Join MREC for our popular Preparing for Marriage Class at the Carroll Nonprofit Center, 255 Clifton Blvd, Westminster.

From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. you and your love will laugh and learn together as you spend time exploring key topics that will help your relationship last a lifetime. Experienced marriage educators will cover key topics of interest, including communication and conflict management, family dynamics, sex and affection, setting financial goals, maximizing differences, date nights, and more.

The cost for this special experience is just $89 and includes lunch, materials and a powerful online relationship inventory.

Class size is limited, so register early at www.mrecenter.org. For questions or help registering, email Registration@mrecenter.org or call 410-386-9003.

Genticorum @ Carroll Arts Center
Feb 8 @ 7:30 pm

Over the past 18 years the trad Quebec group Genticorum has become a fixture on the international world, trad, folk and Celtic music circuit. They weave precise and intricate fiddle, flute and accordion work, gorgeous vocal harmonies, energetic foot percussion and guitar accompaniment into a big and jubilant musical feast. Their distinctive sound, sense of humor and stage presence makes them a supreme crowd pleaser. Presented by Common Ground on the Hill.

Genticorum @ Carroll Arts Center
Feb 8 @ 7:30 pm

Over the past 18 years the trad Quebec group Genticorum has become a fixture on the international world, trad, folk and Celtic music circuit. They weave precise and intricate fiddle, flute and accordion work, gorgeous vocal harmonies, energetic foot percussion and guitar accompaniment into a big and jubilant musical feast. Their distinctive sound, sense of humor and stage presence makes them a supreme crowd pleaser.
Tickets: https://www.commongroundonthehill.org/concert_tix.html.

Feb
9
Sun
Stop, Swap and Save @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Don’t miss the 23rd annual STOP, SWAP AND SAVE, the East Coast’s Largest Indoor Bicycle Swap and Consumer Expo. If you’ve never made it to the SWAP before, don’t miss out in 2020!
What will you find at the SWAP…. thousands of discounted cycling and fitness products, product demos, prizes and giveaways, special events and so much more. Beat the cold and kick-off your Spring cycling season at the SWAP! Admission with thousands square feet (yes, it’s all indoor and heated) of everything that cycling has to offer. Whether you’re looking for road, mountain, triathlon, BMX, vintage, new or used, there’s something for everyone!  Admission is $5.00 – children under 10 are free.
For more information visit www.stopswapandsave.com

Arrival from Sweden – The Music of ABBA @ Eichelberger Performing Arts Center
Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm

Arrival, from Gothenburg, Sweden is one of the world’s most popular and most selling ABBA show band. Hits like: Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, Does Your Mother Know, Take A Chance, SOS, The Winner Takes It All, Super Trouper, Money Money Money, Waterloo, Honey Honey, Fernando, Chiquitita, Knowing Me Knowing You, Thank You For The Music, Lay All Your Love On Me, Gimme Gimme Gimme and many more are delivered with such accuracy that it’s hard to believe that it’s not the real ABBA on stage. This production has all the features a great ABBA show needs; stunning costumes, extremely talented musicians and breathtaking singers.

Feb
10
Mon
Teen Advisory Board @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm

For ages 12 – 17. Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board for a fun-filled meeting to learn how you can become a leader in your library. But it’s not all work and no play; we’ll provide plenty of snacks and games too! Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Feb
11
Tue
Storytime Shorts: Bean Bag Bop @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm

For ages 2 – 5. Join us for a storytime that specializes in a specific, beloved activity: parachutes, scarves, and bean bags! Each program will focus on a different “tool” we use to develop and enhance our fine motor skills. Attend one, two, or attend them all! Only kids need to register. Registration begins 1/28. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Feb
14
Fri
17th Annual Foreign Film Festival @ Carroll Arts Center
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Annual FLICC Foreign Film Festival brings some of the best international cinema to the big screen right here in Carroll County.
Showtimes: 1pm & 7:30pm for each film.
Tickets: $7 Adults / $6 ages 25 & Under, and ages 60 & Up. CCAC Members receive additional 10% off
All films shown with English subtitles.
Feb. 7 | “Woman at War”
Halla is a fifty-year-old independent woman. But behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist. Known to others only by her alias “The Woman of the Mountain,” Halla secretly wages a one-woman war on the local aluminum industry.
2018; 1 hr 41 mins; NR some brief nudity (Iceland)
Feb. 14 | “The Sapphires”
It’s 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.
2012; 1 h 43 m; PG-13 for sexuality, a scene of war violence, some language, thematic elements and smoking (Australia)
Feb. 21 | “The Insult”
In today’s Beirut, a minor incident between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee turns into an explosive court trial that ends up dividing the two communities.
2017; 1 h 53 m; R for language and some violent images (Lebanon)
Feb. 28 | “Capernaum”
After running away from his negligent parents, committing a violent crime and being sentenced to five years in jail, a hardened, streetwise 12-year-old Lebanese boy sues his parents in protest of the life they have given him.
2018; 2 h 6 m; R for language and some drug material (Lebanon)
Tickets: http://www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org/attractions_artscenter_events.asp.

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

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

Feb
19
Wed
Mount Airy Book Discussion Group: All the Stars in the Heavens @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm

For adults. This month’s selection is All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Feb
20
Thu
Board Game Afternoon @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm

For ages 11 – 17. Join us for an afternoon of board game fun! We will have a selection handy; if you have a favorite, consider bringing it from home and introducing it to your friends. All attendees need to register. Registration begins 2/6. Refreshments will be served. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Feb
21
Fri
17th Annual Foreign Film Festival @ Carroll Arts Center
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Annual FLICC Foreign Film Festival brings some of the best international cinema to the big screen right here in Carroll County.
Showtimes: 1pm & 7:30pm for each film.
Tickets: $7 Adults / $6 ages 25 & Under, and ages 60 & Up. CCAC Members receive additional 10% off
All films shown with English subtitles.
Feb. 7 | “Woman at War”
Halla is a fifty-year-old independent woman. But behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist. Known to others only by her alias “The Woman of the Mountain,” Halla secretly wages a one-woman war on the local aluminum industry.
2018; 1 hr 41 mins; NR some brief nudity (Iceland)
Feb. 14 | “The Sapphires”
It’s 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.
2012; 1 h 43 m; PG-13 for sexuality, a scene of war violence, some language, thematic elements and smoking (Australia)
Feb. 21 | “The Insult”
In today’s Beirut, a minor incident between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee turns into an explosive court trial that ends up dividing the two communities.
2017; 1 h 53 m; R for language and some violent images (Lebanon)
Feb. 28 | “Capernaum”
After running away from his negligent parents, committing a violent crime and being sentenced to five years in jail, a hardened, streetwise 12-year-old Lebanese boy sues his parents in protest of the life they have given him.
2018; 2 h 6 m; R for language and some drug material (Lebanon)
Tickets: http://www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org/attractions_artscenter_events.asp.

Memory Writing @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm

For adults. Join us as we recall fond memories and free-write, creating a journal for others (and ourselves) to enjoy! Each month features a different topic. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

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

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

Feb
23
Sun
Sunday Storytime @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm

For birth – 8. We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Call 410.386.4488 for more information. 

Feb
25
Tue
Bottle Cap Art @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 25 @ 6:30 pm

For adults. Join us as we recycle bottle caps into works of art. Make a beautiful mural or a piece of jewelry to show off your creative skills! All attendees need to register. Registration begins 2/11. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Feb
27
Thu
Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: On the Beach @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm

For adults. This month’s selection is On the Beach by Nevil Shute. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.

Feb
28
Fri
17th Annual Foreign Film Festival @ Carroll Arts Center
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Annual FLICC Foreign Film Festival brings some of the best international cinema to the big screen right here in Carroll County.
Showtimes: 1pm & 7:30pm for each film.
Tickets: $7 Adults / $6 ages 25 & Under, and ages 60 & Up. CCAC Members receive additional 10% off
All films shown with English subtitles.
Feb. 7 | “Woman at War”
Halla is a fifty-year-old independent woman. But behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist. Known to others only by her alias “The Woman of the Mountain,” Halla secretly wages a one-woman war on the local aluminum industry.
2018; 1 hr 41 mins; NR some brief nudity (Iceland)
Feb. 14 | “The Sapphires”
It’s 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.
2012; 1 h 43 m; PG-13 for sexuality, a scene of war violence, some language, thematic elements and smoking (Australia)
Feb. 21 | “The Insult”
In today’s Beirut, a minor incident between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee turns into an explosive court trial that ends up dividing the two communities.
2017; 1 h 53 m; R for language and some violent images (Lebanon)
Feb. 28 | “Capernaum”
After running away from his negligent parents, committing a violent crime and being sentenced to five years in jail, a hardened, streetwise 12-year-old Lebanese boy sues his parents in protest of the life they have given him.
2018; 2 h 6 m; R for language and some drug material (Lebanon)
Tickets: http://www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org/attractions_artscenter_events.asp.

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

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

Feb
29
Sat
Teelin Irish Dance @ Carroll Arts Center
Feb 29 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Showtimes at 3:00pm & 7:00pm. $18 Adults / $14 ages 25 & Under, and ages 60 & Up.
This innovative show features spirited Irish dance and a variety of live Celtic music. Their thunderous percussive choreography is only surpassed by the thunderous applause when this talented dance company takes the stage!
Tickets: http://www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org/eventdetail.asp?event_id=1025.

IBR Bull Riding @ Carroll County Ag Center Shipley Arena
Feb 29 @ 5:00 pm

“Bullriding” presented by the International Bull Riders. Back for two Saturday nights this February 29th and March 7th! Watch as the top bullriders battle for final standings.
Doors open at 5pm, and the show starts at 7pm. Admission is $20 for adults, $10 for children 6-12 and children under 6 are FREE. Bring your children out for the Little Wranglers Rodeo prior to the start of the show. Food, drink and bleacher seating available! Get there early!
Go to www.GoIBR.com or call 301-748-0617 for more information!
For information on being a sponsor at this event or vendor spaces email rrensor@comcast.net or call 301-748-0617!

Sober Truth Black Tie & Mocktails Gala and Straight Face Poker tournament @ The Portico
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Delicious Mocktails & hors d”oeuvres provided by the Food chick. General admission is $95 which includes table card games, roulette, and more! For a seat in the poker tournament it costs $125 and it includes everything above. Poker seats are limited and the winner takes a 65″ Smart TV.