Wine and art
Walk through Hashawha at Bear Branch Nature Center, 300 John Owings Road, with a naturalist on May 5 at 1 p.m. Learn about flowers' lore and uses. Cost is $5. 410-386-3580.
Carroll County Community Concert Association presents Fabulous Family Entertainment on May 5 at 3 p.m. at
McDaniel College's a cappella vocal ensemble, The Madrigal Singers, will perform at Baker Chapel, 2 College Hill, Westminster, on May 6 and May 7, at 7:30 p.m. each night. http://www.mcdaniel.edu.
Taneytown Library, 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, will host a cult classic movie night on May 7 at 6:30 p.m. Films rated PG or PG-13 will be shown. Refreshments will be served. 410-386-4510.
Children form birth to age 5 can participate in a variety of play centers at Eldersburg Library, 6400 W. Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg on May 8 at 6:30 p.m. Reading, artwork and play time for skill development will be featured. An adult is expected to attend with child. 410-386-4460.
The Westminster Astronomical Society will hold its monthly meeting at Bear Branch Nature Center, 300 John Owings Road, Westminster, on May 8 at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is invited and a guest speaker will be featured.
Chicken or egg
Children ages 5 to 11 can meet some chicks and learn about their development and care at North Carroll Library, 2255 Hanover Pike, Greenmount on May 9 at 2 p.m. 410-386-4480.
Carroll County 4-H will host a session of the MyPlate Nutrition Program on May 9 at 2 p.m. at Eldersburg Library, 6400 W. Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg. Learn about vegetables, play a game and make a snack. 410-386-4460.
Use duct tape of all colors to make rose pens, picture frames and more at Taneytown Library 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, at 7 p.m. 410-386-4510.
Up and active
Westminster Recreation and Parks Department will show youngsters how to become more active and have fun. A session will be held at Westminster Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, on May 10 at 10 a.m. A snack will be served. 410-386-4490.
Charlotte's Quest Nature Center, 3400 Wilhelm Lane, Manchester, hosts the following events on May 10: At 1 p.m., Ecoadventures: Chesapeake Bay Watershed for ages 10 and up. $3 for non-members; $2 for members. At 3 p.m., Outdoor classroom will teach natural science using binoculars and microscopes, for ages 9 and up. $3 non members; $2 members. And at 4:30 p.m., Earthkids Club for ages 9 and up offers community service hours while learning about the environment. Free. 410-374-3395.
Taneytown Library, 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, will host an after-hours family program at 6 p.m. May 10. Families can compete in games of fun and fast-thinking logic, all based on the television show,
Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, will present the play,
"Pocahontas" / Carroll Arts Center
Rhododendron Society Show and Sale will take place on May 11 at 7 a.m., at the Carroll County Agriculture Center, 706 Agriculture Drive, Westminster. Also May 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 410-848-6704.
Children can learn what army life was like during the Civil War at Westminster Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster on May 11 at 10 a.m. 410-386-4490.
Watch birds as they begin their migratory journey at Piney Run Nature Center, 30 Martz Road, Sykesville, on May 11 at 11 a.m. Make a bird feeder. Cost is $5. 410-795-6043.
Hunt for spiders, insects and other arthropods on May 11 at 1 p.m. at Bear Branch Nature Center, 300 John Owings Road, Westminster. Learn how they survive. $5. 410-386-3580.
Mother's Day dinner
Winfield Community Fire Department, 1320 W. Old Liberty Road, Sykesville, will host a Mother's Day buffet-style dinner from noon to 5 p.m. on May 12. 410-795-1333.
Follow clues through an activity-packed treasure hunt at
Taneytown Library, 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, will show the movie
Carroll Singers will present the group's spring concert "What a Wonderful World," on May 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Westminster High School, 1225 Washington Road, Westminster. Hymns, spirituals and more. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Students are $5 in advance, $7 at the door and children 6 and under admitted free. A second performances will be May 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Historical Society of Carroll County will host a Box Lunch Talk "Hidden Treasure: Lost, Then Found" at the