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Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

  • Lenten Lunches at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Oakland | Local Events, Lenten Lunches, St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Oakland
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Lenten Lunches at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Oakland - Lenten Lunches at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Oakland begin at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, February 25th and will be held weekly on Wednesday through March 25th. Those who work will have time to be back to work by 1:00 p.m. Join us for soup, sandwich, drink, and dessert prepared by the United Methodist Women of St. Paul's. Lunch is followed by a brief inspiration message. There is no charge for the lunch, but a freewill offering will be accepted.





  • Oakland Church of the Nazarene Mid-Week Worship Service | Religious Events, Oakland MD Church of the Nazarene, Mid-Week Worship,
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    Oakland Church of the Nazarene Mid-Week Worship Service - Oakland Church of the Nazarene
    203 South Eighth Street
    Oakland, MD. 21550
    Rev. Art Evans

    Wednesday: 7 pm
    Sunday School: 9:45 am
    Sunday worship: 10:45 am
    Sunday Evening: 6 pm
    Sunday Teens: 6 pm



Thursday, March 5th, 2015

  • Short Story Slam at Dante's | Local Events, Short Story Slam, Dante's, Frostburg State University Center for Creative Writing
    Short Story Slam at Dante's - The Frostburg State University Center for Creative Writing invites writers of any experience level to participate in our Spring 2015 Short Story Slam slam! This semester’s slam takes place on Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Dante’s Bar in Frostburg.

    Registration will begin at 7:00 PM the day of the slam and will start at 7:30 PM. The slam is open to participants ages 18 and older, and the cost for attendance and participation is $2. This covers the cash prizes awarded to the first, second, and third place winners.
    The slam rules are as follows: The story must be the writer’s own work. Each writer is allowed five (5) minutes to read his/her story. A ten-second grace period is allowed, but any additional time after that will result in point deduction. Finally, writers may not use props, musical instruments, etc. Be reminded that although poems will be judged based on literary merit, an outstanding performance may also capture the judges’ attention.
    For more information, please email us at cwcenter@frostburg.edu or call (301) 687-4340.
    CASH PRIZES!


  • Soil Science at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville | 1:00pm - 3:00pm | Special Interest, soil science, Grantsville
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Soil Science at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville - Garrett College in coordination with the University of Maryland Extension is sponsoring a one-session course in Soil Science at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. Class will be held on Thursday, March 5 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Have you ever wondered why the “dirt” in your yard or garden is so different than the dirt in your neighbor’s yard? Ever wondered what type of soil amendments you should be making to your garden? Take this short course on Soil Science and learn all about the mineral make up of soil and how to take a proper soil sample. We will be discussing soil pH and the best steps to take to improve overall soil health. Demonstration of taking a soil sample and instructions on how to get soil tested will be covered as well.

    The course is being instructed by Ashley Bodkins who received her B.S. degree in Agronomy from WVU and an A.A. degree in Horticulture from Potomac State College. She works for the University of Maryland Extension where she answers home horticulture questions and coordinates the Maryland Master Gardener Program for Garrett County. University of Maryland Extension programs are open to any person and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Anyone with a disability that requires special assistance for participation in the program should contact the extension office at 301-334-6960.

    For more information on this course persons may contact Terry Beachy at 301-895-4700 or terry.beachy@garrettcollege.edu. To register for this course contact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at Garrett College at 301-387-3069.


Friday, March 6th, 2015

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

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    Daylight Savings Tim begins - Daylight Saving Time (DST) is a way of making better use of the natural daylight by setting your clock forward one hour during the summer months, and back again in the fall.
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    Spring forward – Fall back
    DST 2015 | DST 2016


    To remember which way to set your watch, keep in mind “spring forward, fall back”. You set your clock forward in the spring when DST starts (= lose one hour), and back one hour when DST ends in the fall (= regain one hour).

  • Oakland Church of the Nazarene Sunday Services | Religious Events, Oakland MD, Church of the Nazarene, Sunday Services
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Oakland Church of the Nazarene Sunday Services - Oakland Church of the Nazarene
    203 South Eighth Street
    Oakland, MD. 21550
    Rev. Art Evans

    Wednesday: 7 pm
    Sunday School: 9:45 am
    Sunday worship: 10:45 am
    Sunday Evening: 6 pm
    Sunday Teens: 6 pm



Monday, March 9th, 2015

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    Community Supper, St. Peter the Apostle Church Parish Hall - St. Peter the Apostle Church Parish Hall-208 S. 4th St., Oakland
    Community Supper held the second Monday of each month from 4:30 to 6:30pm.
    This is a free meal! Everyone welcome!

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    Community Supper St. Peter the Apostle Church - St. Peter the Apostle Church Parish Hall-208 S. 4th St., Oakland
        
    Community Supper held the second Monday of each month from 4:30 to
    6:30pm.
         This is a free meal!  Everyone welcome!



  • MD Master Gardener Course at Northern Outreach Center | 1:00pm - 4:15pm | Special Interest
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    MD Master Gardener Course at Northern Outreach Center - MD Master Gardener Course to be offered at Northern Outreach Center

    Garrett College in coordination with the University of Maryland Extension is sponsoring a Maryland Master Gardener course at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. Classes will be held on Mondays, March 2 to June 1, from 1 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

    For those with an interest and passion in gardening and home horticulture, the Maryland Master Gardener program is a great fit for you. The Maryland Master Gardener vision is a healthier world through environmental stewardship. The mission is to support the University of Maryland Extension mission by educating residents about safe, effective and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens, landscapes, and communities.

    The first step in becoming a Master Gardener is to take the Basic Training Class, which consists of 40 hours of education. The classes are offered through the University of Maryland Extension. Once you take the course, you will be asked to volunteer 40 hours of community service at approved Master Gardener events in the county. For more information or to register, contact 301-334-6960 or email abachtel@umd.edu.

    The cost to participate is $110 and includes the purchase of the Maryland Master Gardener handbook ($69 value) and class instruction on topics including: Native Plants, Soil Science, Ecology, Plant Science, Plant Pathology, Insects, Small Fruit, Composting, Weed Science and ID, Integrated Pest Management, Plant Propagation, Integrating Poultry in your Garden, and more. For a complete class syllabus contact the University of Maryland Extension office in Garrett County.

    The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to any person and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression.





Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

  • Floral Design classes | Special Interest, floral classes, Grantsville
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    Floral Design classes - Floral Design for Fun and Profit to be offered at Grantsville

    Garrett College in coordination with the University of Maryland Extension is sponsoring a Floral Design for Fun and Profit course at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. Classes will be held on Tuesdays, March 3 and 10, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Interested in arranging flowers and enjoy being creative?Learn about the art and science behind floral arranging. Session 1: Introductory to Floral Design - terms, designs, etc. Session 2: Floral Arranging - Hands on where participants will get the chance to arrange a floral bouquet. This course is being offered in cooperation with MD Cooperative Extension.

    The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to any person and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Anyone with a disability that requires special assistance for participation in the program should contact the extension office at 301-334-6960.

    For more information on this course, contact Terry Beachy at 301-895-4700 or terry.beachy@garrettcollege.edu. To register persons may contact Continuing Education and Workforce Development division at 301-387-3069.



  • Dough Raiser at Uno's benefit Garrett Mentors | Charity, Fundraiser, Dough Raiser, Uno's, Garrett Mentors
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Dough Raiser at Uno's benefit Garrett Mentors - Join us for a Dough Raiser!
    Please print certificate found on http://www.garrettmentors.org)and present certificate to your server at the time of payment to have up to 20% of your check’s value, excluding tax and tip, donated to Garrett Mentors. at UNO Chicago Grill,Deep Creek Lake 19746 Garrett Highway, Oakland, MD on TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015

    Garrett Mentors, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in 2008 serving Garrett County, Maryland. We are committed to providing elementary school children in the Garrett County Public Schools in need of positive, adult role models, with caring, committed, adult mentors. Our volunteer mentors are adults of all ages who serve as positive role models to children with various needs and backgrounds.Mentors meet with the child they are matched with once a week during the child’s lunchtime at the child’s school. We also provide our children and their mentors with several out-of-school bonding experiences throughout the year. Overall, the children in the program have been reported to have improved in classroom behaviors, respect for authority, relationships with adults and peers, self-concept and confidence,engagement in school and learning and attendance. Teacher feedback provides that mentors have also helped their child’s grades to improve in various subjects and that the child’s feelings and attitudes about themselves and their abilities have improved by the special bond the child and the mentor share.
    Funds raised by this Dough Raiser will go toward mentoring resources and supplies and activities for the children we serve.



  • Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center | 5:00pm - 9:15pm | Schools and Education
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center - Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development will be offering an Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center in Oakland. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, March 10 – April 30 from 5 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    This course offers training in general office procedures, customer service, the art of listening, critical thinking, problem solving, and the power of words. Approximately half of the 64 hours of training will focus on technology and software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks, and PowerPoint. The final topics of the class will cover resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and exploring tools for finding jobs.
    Students will receive a Continuing Education Office Skills Certificate after successful completion of all course requirements.

    For additional information or to register for the course, contact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.


Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

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    Food Connect Program, St. Peter Church Parish Hall - FOOD CONNECT PROGRAM will be held in the parish hall of St. Peter Church Parish Hall at 208 South 4th Street, Oakland from 11am to 1pm. Making food accessible for those in need throughout Garrett County. Call 240-321-5919.

  • FOOD CONNECT PROGRAM | Reminders
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    FOOD CONNECT PROGRAM - FOOD CONNECT PROGRAM will be held in the parish hall of St.
    Peter Church Parish Hall at 208 South 4th Street, Oakland from 11am to 1pm.  Making food
    accessible for those in need throughout Garrett County.  Call 240-321-5919.

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    Garrett County Schools 3 Hour Early Dismissal - Garrett County Schools

    3 Hour Early Dismissal

    http://garrettcountyschools.org/




  • Computer Skills Course at GC Northern Outreach Center - Course in Computer Skills to be offered at GC Northern Outreach Center

    Garrett College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development division has scheduled a hands-on computer course, ‘Computers: Getting to Know Them – Part I’ at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. The course will be held on Wednesdays, March 11 to 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    This course is designed for the computer novice. Topics include: desktop functions such as cursor, pull-down menus and taskbar, create folders and store files, mouse techniques, and launching applications. The course is being instructed by Teresa Walters. Walters has a bachelor’s of science degree in Information Technology and has been teaching for Garrett College since 2001. She loves introducing computers and keeping students current with new technological trends.

    For additional information contact Terry Beachy, Northern Outreach Center Program Coordinator, at 301-895-4700 or terry.beachy@garrettcollege.edu. To register, contact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.




  • Lenten Lunches at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Oakland | Local Events, Lenten Lunches, St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Oakland
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Lenten Lunches at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Oakland - Lenten Lunches at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Oakland begin at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, February 25th and will be held weekly on Wednesday through March 25th. Those who work will have time to be back to work by 1:00 p.m. Join us for soup, sandwich, drink, and dessert prepared by the United Methodist Women of St. Paul's. Lunch is followed by a brief inspiration message. There is no charge for the lunch, but a freewill offering will be accepted.





  • Art for Toddlers | Arts and Entertainment, Art for Toddlers
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Art for Toddlers - Art for Toddlers
    Date: March 11, 2015
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
    Website: http://www.jfmazurstudio.com

    Art for Toddlers is a fine art class designed to introduce young children to shapes, colors, and famous art! The hand-over-hand technique will help children and their adults explore new sensory materials, art concepts such as color mixing, and fine motor conditioning with drawing, gluing, and cutting activities. It's never too early to introduce children to master and contemporary artists, therefore, classes will allow children to see and recognize pictures of artwork from the greats!

    Location: J. F. Mazur Studio
    Date/Time Information:
    Select Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am
    Contact Information:
    http://www.jfmazurstudio.com/art-school/#/art-for-toddlers-2s/, 240-321-9212



  • Oakland Church of the Nazarene Mid-Week Worship Service | Religious Events, Oakland MD Church of the Nazarene, Mid-Week Worship,
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Oakland Church of the Nazarene Mid-Week Worship Service - Oakland Church of the Nazarene
    203 South Eighth Street
    Oakland, MD. 21550
    Rev. Art Evans

    Wednesday: 7 pm
    Sunday School: 9:45 am
    Sunday worship: 10:45 am
    Sunday Evening: 6 pm
    Sunday Teens: 6 pm



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    A Naturalist’s Travels in China at Garrett College - A Naturalist’s Travels in China
    Joan Crawford Lecture Series
    Given by Peter Skylstad
    12 p.m. Room 224

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

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    Swan Lake at the Drama Theatre, FSU Performing A - 7:30PM  The Russian National Ballet Theatre presents Swan Lake at the
    Drama Theatre, FSU Performing Arts Center. Tickets: $30 adults; $25.50 under
    17/FSU staff. Set to Tchaikovsky's haunting score, this tragic tale of betrayal,
    redemption and eternal love has enchanted audiences across the world since its
    Moscow premiere over 100 years ago. Swan Lake tells the story of the swan queen,
    Odette - a beautiful maiden transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer - and
    the prince who swears his enduring love for her. Its a tour de force work of
    good triumphing over evil. Founded in Moscow in the late 1980s, the Russian
    National Ballet Theatre tours internationally under the direction of former
    Bolshoi Ballet soloist, Elena Radchenko. Featuring a roster of more than 50
    dancers, the company dedicates itself to the presentation of enduring
    masterworks from the classical Russian repertory. Tickets can be purchased by
    visiting the CES Box Office located on the second floor of the Lane University
    Center, by calling 1-866-849-9237 or 301-687-3137 or online at http://ces.frostburg.edu .

  • lant Science/Plant Nutrition course at Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville | Schools and Education, Plant Science, Nutrition, Northern Outreach Center, Grantsville
    lant Science/Plant Nutrition course at Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville - Garrett College in coordination with the University of Maryland Extension is sponsoring a one-session course, Plant Science/Plant Nutrition, at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. Class will be held on Thursday, March 12 from 1 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Take this short course on Plant Science/Plant Nutrition and learn about the process of photosynthesis and what nutrients plants need in the largest amounts and why. The course will cover pH, macronutrients, micronutrients, and much more. Tips and tricks for growing some popular vegetables, small fruits, and flowers/ornamentals will also be discussed.

    The course is being instructed by Ashley Bodkins who received her B.S. degree in Agronomy from WVU and an A.A. degree in Horticulture from Potomac State College. She works for the University of Maryland Extension where she answers home horticulture questions and coordinates the Maryland Master Gardener Program for Garrett County. The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to any person and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Anyone with a disability that requires special assistance for participation in the program should contact the extension office at 301-334-6960.

    For more information on this course contact Terry Beachy at 301-895-4700 or terry.beachy@garrettcollege.edu. To register for the course, contact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at Garrett College at 301-387-3069.


  • Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center | 5:00pm - 9:15pm | Schools and Education
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center - Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development will be offering an Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center in Oakland. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, March 10 – April 30 from 5 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    This course offers training in general office procedures, customer service, the art of listening, critical thinking, problem solving, and the power of words. Approximately half of the 64 hours of training will focus on technology and software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks, and PowerPoint. The final topics of the class will cover resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and exploring tools for finding jobs.
    Students will receive a Continuing Education Office Skills Certificate after successful completion of all course requirements.

    For additional information or to register for the course, contact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.


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    QuickBooks Course at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. - Garrett College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development division has scheduled a hands-on, introductory course on QuickBooks. The course will be held on Thursdays, March 12 and 19, from 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville.

    The class will provide an introduction to the computer program for participants with little or no experience in using QuickBooks. Topics include: creating a new QuickBooks 'company,' modifying the preset chart of accounts, adding information to company lists, opening and using registers for balance sheet accounts, and reconciling a QuickBooks checking account.

    The course is being instructed by Sarah J Wilt, who is a Certified Bookkeeper, QuickBooks ProAdvisor and a Licensed Tax Preparer with her own firm in Grantsville for the past ten years. She has worked in the accounting field for 17 years and consults with new and seasoned business owners with business plans, marketing plans, cash flow issues and general needs. She continues to expand her services for the small business in Garrett County.

    Successive courses, QuickBooks II and QuickBooks III will follow in April along with QuickBooks Payroll to be offered in May. For additional information contact Terry Beachy, Northern Outreach Center Program Coordinator,at 301-895-4700 or terry.beachy@garrettcollege.edu. To register for this coursecontact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.


Friday, March 13th, 2015

  • Morgantown Home Show | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
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    Morgantown Home Show -

    Home Show 2015 will be held at Mylan Park. This year's show will be
    bigger and better than last year with more exhibitors than ever. The
    North Central West Virginia Homebuilders Association "Home Show 2015"
    will be held on March 13, 14, and 15, 2015 . The hours for the show will be from 12-7pm on Friday, 10am-7pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday .


    Are you planning a spring or summer project on your home or a thinking
    about building a new home? Come out and visit our exhibitors. They have
    every stage of remodeling, building, landscaping, financing, insurance,
    decorating plus more for your project and home. Admission is free! Register to win prizes!

    http://www.morgantownhomeshow.com/




Saturday, March 14th, 2015

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    Luck of the Irish 5-K & 1-Mile Run/Walk! - Eight  Annual Luck of the Irish 5-K & 1-Mile Run/Walk!
    Start time 9:00 a.m. From the Hardy County Health and Wellness Center 411 Spring Ave Moorefield



  • 2015 Maple Weekend Taste & Tour | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    2015 Maple Weekend Taste & Tour - Maple Weekend Taste & Tour


    Mar 14, 2015
    Recurring daily




    Venue:
    Somerset County Maple Producers Association



    Address:

    234 Sugar Cake Road Somerset, PA 15501





    Times:
    From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM



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  • Morgantown Home Show | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
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    Morgantown Home Show -

    Home Show 2015 will be held at Mylan Park. This year's show will be
    bigger and better than last year with more exhibitors than ever. The
    North Central West Virginia Homebuilders Association "Home Show 2015"
    will be held on March 13, 14, and 15, 2015 . The hours for the show will be from 12-7pm on Friday, 10am-7pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday .


    Are you planning a spring or summer project on your home or a thinking
    about building a new home? Come out and visit our exhibitors. They have
    every stage of remodeling, building, landscaping, financing, insurance,
    decorating plus more for your project and home. Admission is free! Register to win prizes!

    http://www.morgantownhomeshow.com/




  • Garrett County Fair Board Outdoor Sports Show | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, Garrett County Fair Board Outdoor Sports Show
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Garrett County Fair Board Outdoor Sports Show - Garrett County Fair Board Outdoor Sports Show March 14 and 15, $3 for adults, $1 for children. 55 vendors and exhibits for the entire family. Bow shoot, crossbow shoot, turkey calling contest, casting contest, and kids activities. See http://www.garrettcountyfair.org for more details.

  • Cinderella Project, Designer Prom Wear at Thrift Store Prices | 1:00pm - | Charity, Fundraiser, Prom Gowns; Thrift Store, Low Prices, Sherr;s Boutique, , B & O Junction
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    Cinderella Project, Designer Prom Wear at Thrift Store Prices - Cinderella Project, Designer Prom Wear at Thrift Store Prices
    Great Gowns in a variety of sizes and styles starting at $5!
    B&O Junction, Rt 7, Reedsville
    Co-sponsored by Sherry Newcome of Sherry's Boutique and Consignment and Brittany Titus of B&) Junction


Sunday, March 15th, 2015

  • Morgantown Home Show | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Morgantown Home Show -

    Home Show 2015 will be held at Mylan Park. This year's show will be
    bigger and better than last year with more exhibitors than ever. The
    North Central West Virginia Homebuilders Association "Home Show 2015"
    will be held on March 13, 14, and 15, 2015 . The hours for the show will be from 12-7pm on Friday, 10am-7pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday .


    Are you planning a spring or summer project on your home or a thinking
    about building a new home? Come out and visit our exhibitors. They have
    every stage of remodeling, building, landscaping, financing, insurance,
    decorating plus more for your project and home. Admission is free! Register to win prizes!

    http://www.morgantownhomeshow.com/




  • Garrett County Fair Board Outdoor Sports Show | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, Garrett County Fair Board Outdoor Sports Show
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    Garrett County Fair Board Outdoor Sports Show - Garrett County Fair Board Outdoor Sports Show March 14 and 15, $3 for adults, $1 for children. 55 vendors and exhibits for the entire family. Bow shoot, crossbow shoot, turkey calling contest, casting contest, and kids activities. See http://www.garrettcountyfair.org for more details.

  • Oakland Church of the Nazarene Sunday Services | Religious Events, Oakland MD, Church of the Nazarene, Sunday Services
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    Oakland Church of the Nazarene Sunday Services - Oakland Church of the Nazarene
    203 South Eighth Street
    Oakland, MD. 21550
    Rev. Art Evans

    Wednesday: 7 pm
    Sunday School: 9:45 am
    Sunday worship: 10:45 am
    Sunday Evening: 6 pm
    Sunday Teens: 6 pm



Monday, March 16th, 2015

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    Schoolhouse Quilters Guild Inc. meeting - Schoolhouse Quilters Guild Inc. meeting

    January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, September 21, October 19, November 16
    and December 12. Meetings are every 3rd Monday of the month (except June, July and
    August) at the LaVale United Methodist Church, 565
    National Highway, LaVale , MD.  Meeting starts at 9:30
    AM.
    The Schoolhouse Quilters Guild Inc. is a Maryland certified non-profit organization
    that has been established more than 30 years in Cumberland, Maryland.  This group exists for
    quilters who know the joy of sewing and creating quilts that will be handed down
    from generations to come.  It's goal is to educate and share quilting techniques to the
    community.  Quilting is no longer a craft that mothers and grandmothers do but it is an
    art of designing and technical knowledge of how to sew  creative bed spread, wall
    hanging, bags, 3 D vessels and clothing from various textile materials.  The group hosts
    a quilt show every 2 years at the Allegany County
    Fairgrounds.  One of the benefits of being a member of the group is a participation in a
    yearly workshop instructed by award winning quilters from local area and various
    states. The group meets every 3rd Monday of the month at the LaVale Methodist Church on National Highway, LaVale .There is always a demonstration or quilting program scheduled at every
    meeting, no meetings during July and August.  The yearly fee is $25.00.  A yearly
    group community related quilt project is given to a charity event.  For more information
    about the group, please visit Schoolhouse Quilters' Guild website at www . schoolhousequiltersguild .org http://www.schoolhousequilters.org/



  • MD Master Gardener Course at Northern Outreach Center | 1:00pm - 4:15pm | Special Interest
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    MD Master Gardener Course at Northern Outreach Center - MD Master Gardener Course to be offered at Northern Outreach Center

    Garrett College in coordination with the University of Maryland Extension is sponsoring a Maryland Master Gardener course at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. Classes will be held on Mondays, March 2 to June 1, from 1 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

    For those with an interest and passion in gardening and home horticulture, the Maryland Master Gardener program is a great fit for you. The Maryland Master Gardener vision is a healthier world through environmental stewardship. The mission is to support the University of Maryland Extension mission by educating residents about safe, effective and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens, landscapes, and communities.

    The first step in becoming a Master Gardener is to take the Basic Training Class, which consists of 40 hours of education. The classes are offered through the University of Maryland Extension. Once you take the course, you will be asked to volunteer 40 hours of community service at approved Master Gardener events in the county. For more information or to register, contact 301-334-6960 or email abachtel@umd.edu.

    The cost to participate is $110 and includes the purchase of the Maryland Master Gardener handbook ($69 value) and class instruction on topics including: Native Plants, Soil Science, Ecology, Plant Science, Plant Pathology, Insects, Small Fruit, Composting, Weed Science and ID, Integrated Pest Management, Plant Propagation, Integrating Poultry in your Garden, and more. For a complete class syllabus contact the University of Maryland Extension office in Garrett County.

    The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to any person and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression.





Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

  • Soup Kitchen, Divine Hope Church | Charity, Fundraiser
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    Soup Kitchen, Divine Hope Church - Soup Kitchen – Come & enjoy a free, nice meal. Open to everyone. (4pm to 6:30pm monthly)(3rd Tuesday each month)

    Divine Hope Church

    110 Weber Road, Oakland, MD 21550

    Web: DivineHopeChurch.net

    Phone: 240.321.4673

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    Oakland's Soul Food Dinner, St. Paul's United Methodist Church - St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Oakland's Soul Food Dinner
    Soul Food is held at 5:00 p.m. in the church fellowship hall the third Tuesday evening of every month. Public is invited.

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    Soup Kitchen, Free Meal - Divine Hope Church -



    Soup Kitchen Come &
    enjoy a free, nice meal.   Open to
    everyone. (4pm to 6:30pm monthly)(3 rd Tuesday each month)



    Divine Hope Church

    110 Weber Road, Oakland, MD 21550

    Web: DivineHopeChurch.net

    Phone:
    240.321.4673



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    Soul Food Dinner at St Paul's UM Church - St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Oakland's Soul Food
    Dinner Soul Food is held at 5:00 p.m. in the church fellowship hall the third Tuesday evening
    of every month.  Public is invited. 


  • Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center | 5:00pm - 9:15pm | Schools and Education
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center - Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development will be offering an Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center in Oakland. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, March 10 – April 30 from 5 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    This course offers training in general office procedures, customer service, the art of listening, critical thinking, problem solving, and the power of words. Approximately half of the 64 hours of training will focus on technology and software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks, and PowerPoint. The final topics of the class will cover resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and exploring tools for finding jobs.
    Students will receive a Continuing Education Office Skills Certificate after successful completion of all course requirements.

    For additional information or to register for the course, contact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.


Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

  • Computer Skills Course at GC Northern Outreach Center - Course in Computer Skills to be offered at GC Northern Outreach Center

    Garrett College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development division has scheduled a hands-on computer course, ‘Computers: Getting to Know Them – Part I’ at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. The course will be held on Wednesdays, March 11 to 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    This course is designed for the computer novice. Topics include: desktop functions such as cursor, pull-down menus and taskbar, create folders and store files, mouse techniques, and launching applications. The course is being instructed by Teresa Walters. Walters has a bachelor’s of science degree in Information Technology and has been teaching for Garrett College since 2001. She loves introducing computers and keeping students current with new technological trends.

    For additional information contact Terry Beachy, Northern Outreach Center Program Coordinator, at 301-895-4700 or terry.beachy@garrettcollege.edu. To register, contact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.




  • Lenten Lunches at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Oakland | Local Events, Lenten Lunches, St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Oakland
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Lenten Lunches at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Oakland - Lenten Lunches at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Oakland begin at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, February 25th and will be held weekly on Wednesday through March 25th. Those who work will have time to be back to work by 1:00 p.m. Join us for soup, sandwich, drink, and dessert prepared by the United Methodist Women of St. Paul's. Lunch is followed by a brief inspiration message. There is no charge for the lunch, but a freewill offering will be accepted.





  • Oakland Church of the Nazarene Mid-Week Worship Service | Religious Events, Oakland MD Church of the Nazarene, Mid-Week Worship,
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Oakland Church of the Nazarene Mid-Week Worship Service - Oakland Church of the Nazarene
    203 South Eighth Street
    Oakland, MD. 21550
    Rev. Art Evans

    Wednesday: 7 pm
    Sunday School: 9:45 am
    Sunday worship: 10:45 am
    Sunday Evening: 6 pm
    Sunday Teens: 6 pm



Thursday, March 19th, 2015

  • Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center | 5:00pm - 9:15pm | Schools and Education
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center - Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development will be offering an Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center in Oakland. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, March 10 – April 30 from 5 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    This course offers training in general office procedures, customer service, the art of listening, critical thinking, problem solving, and the power of words. Approximately half of the 64 hours of training will focus on technology and software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks, and PowerPoint. The final topics of the class will cover resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and exploring tools for finding jobs.
    Students will receive a Continuing Education Office Skills Certificate after successful completion of all course requirements.

    For additional information or to register for the course, contact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.


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    QuickBooks Course at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. - Garrett College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development division has scheduled a hands-on, introductory course on QuickBooks. The course will be held on Thursdays, March 12 and 19, from 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville.

    The class will provide an introduction to the computer program for participants with little or no experience in using QuickBooks. Topics include: creating a new QuickBooks 'company,' modifying the preset chart of accounts, adding information to company lists, opening and using registers for balance sheet accounts, and reconciling a QuickBooks checking account.

    The course is being instructed by Sarah J Wilt, who is a Certified Bookkeeper, QuickBooks ProAdvisor and a Licensed Tax Preparer with her own firm in Grantsville for the past ten years. She has worked in the accounting field for 17 years and consults with new and seasoned business owners with business plans, marketing plans, cash flow issues and general needs. She continues to expand her services for the small business in Garrett County.

    Successive courses, QuickBooks II and QuickBooks III will follow in April along with QuickBooks Payroll to be offered in May. For additional information contact Terry Beachy, Northern Outreach Center Program Coordinator,at 301-895-4700 or terry.beachy@garrettcollege.edu. To register for this coursecontact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.


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