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Backyard Habitats and Home-Grown Food
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Ages: 10 - Adults, Adults
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Join a panel of experienced gardeners and growers to discuss the latest trends in gardening: native plants, pollinators in your garden, and growing herbs and vegetables for your table. Sponsored by Union Mills Homestead in collaboration with local partners. Hosted by Carroll County Public Library.

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Industrial Archaeology: Revisiting the Founding Era
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Ages: 10 - Adults, Adults
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Join moderator Joe Getty, Maryland Court of Appeals Judge, as he leads a history panel discussion with Elizabeth A. Comer and Rob Wanner, EAC/Archaeology, Inc., Alex Lothstein, Maryland Center for History and Culture, and Dr. David Greenspoon, Gerstell Academy, to explore the role of mills, tanneries, and other industries on the local agrarian economy. Economic growth and prosperity were factors in the early history of Carroll and Maryland that triggered the motivation for independence locally and nationally. This program is sponsored in part by a grant from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the American Library Association. Hosted by Carroll County Public Library.

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Quick and Easy Patriotic Decorations
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
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Looking for some cute decorations for the 4th of July and other patriotic holidays?  Learn to make a quick and easy red, white, and blue wreath and a stars and stripes flowerpot using a few inexpensive items. 

Restoration of an Old Barn (1790 - 1840)
Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages: All Ages
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Time takes its toll on everything, including old barns.  Follow the rebirth of a 200+ year-old barn as it gets a much needed face-lift.