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May 2017

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May 22, 2017 - 3:00 pm to May 30, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Flags for Heroes

The Rotary Club of Long Meadows is honoring ‘heroes’ at the second annualFlags for Heroes display during the Memorial Day Holiday. Heroes can bemembers of the military, police, fire, or other first responder; a specialteacher, mentor, coach or community leader; or family member or friend.  Thisweek long display of American flags at Rotary Park on Northern Ave.culminates in a ceremony to celebrate the contributions of these significantpeople in our lives.Sponsorship of an individual flag with a...

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Civil War Lecture

While researching "Searching for George Gordon Meade: The Forgotten Victor of Gettysburg," author Tom Huntington visited a severed leg, a buried arm, and a horse's head. He also hiked across Civil War battlefields, recited the names of fallen soldiers at a candlelit ceremony at Gettysburg, and drank a champagne toast in a Philadelphia cemetery on New Year's Eve. It was all part of his quest to learn more about the man who commanded the victorious Union army at the Civil War's Battle of...

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Washington County and the Great War

One hundred years ago, in 1917, the United States entered into the FirstWorld War. Called "The Great War" at the time, people thought it was the warto end all wars. New technologies and innovations completely changed the faceof warfare and ushered in a new era of culture and thinking.

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Shangri-La to Camp David: A History of the Presidential Retreat

This PowerPoint presentation by local author andhistorian Bob Savitt will trace the fascinating 75 year history of CampDavid, detailing the day-to-day activities of its occupants and the momentousdecisions and events which have taken place there.  The program will befollowed by a social hour with refreshments.  There is no charge.

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May 26, 2017 - 9:00 pm to May 27, 2017 - 1:00 am

Karaoke w/TSL Karaoke Entertainment

Come out and get your sing on with TSL Karaoke Entertainment. Enjoy a night of ballads, rockin' jams, and some grooving R&B with anyone who has the nerve to grab the mic and take the stage.

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Family Workshop: Plant a Victory Garden!

Learn more about how people during the World Wars contributed to the wareffort: by planting their own victory gardens! These small kitchen gardenshelped feed people fresh fruits and vegetables during times of intenserationing, and helped people feel like they were doing their patriotic duty.

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Award-Winning Author Appearing Before Veterans Group

Author Tom Clemens will be presenting and signing copies of his series of books, "The Maryland Campaign of September 1862" Volumes 1–3 at Victory Gardens Ranch in Sharpsburg on May 27. This event is free. For more information, visit www.comeallwhoarethirsty.org.

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Washington County and the Great War

One hundred years ago, in 1917, the United States entered into the FirstWorld War. Called "The Great War" at the time, people thought it was the warto end all wars. New technologies and innovations completely changed the faceof warfare and ushered in a new era of culture and thinking.

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Washington County's 1918 Spanish Flu Outbreak

Join us at the Miller House Museum as local author James Rada, Jr. speaksabout the deadly outbreak of Spanish Influenza. During the later years of the First World War, a new menace swept across theglobe: a particularly lethal epidemic of influenza. Known as the 1918 SpanishFlu, the disease decimated populations because it targeted young and healthypeople.

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Wills & Estate Planning Seminar

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD willhold a free wills and estate planning seminar at Fort Ritchie CommunityCenter on Tuesday, May 30 from 5–6 p.m.  with attorney Jeanne Singer, CPA,JD. Please call the Foundation at (301) 745-5210 to make a reservation toattend.

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