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Carroll’s Renaissance Woman

How do you define a great person?  Try this: Civil War chronicler; reformer; crusader; patriot; civic activist; suffragette; author; and business woman. That’s Mary Bostwick Shellman. Frank Batavick examines the life and accomplishments of this remarkable woman.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Grace Hall, Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll Street, Westminster. Member $3, Non Member $7

Past Times for Children
Food and Where to Find it in the 1800s

Your child will explore the world of food and how to find it on a farm. Jack wakes up and asks his Mom for pancakes, then the food adventure begins. The book, “Pancakes Pancakes,” by Eric Carle will be featured, They will make butter and eat it on homemade bread.

Classes are held the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in the Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s, 216 East Main Street in Westminster, MD.

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New prices for Box Lunch Talks! Member $3 and Non-Member $7

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Tea & Tidbits

"19th Century Functional Fashions"


2:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Koontz Yingling Learning Center, Cockey’s, 216 E. Main St., Westminster. Food & Tea by Lora Andrews & Jo Fleck of Cup Tea Bar & Cafe, and Gypsy’s Tea Room. Sherry Hartman will be presenting the functional fashions.

Call 410-848-6494 x200 for reservations!


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