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Go, Do, Learn

March 06, 2009

Program about bullying



Families Plus will offer present a free program about bullying from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at Sabillasville Elementary School, 16210-B Sabillasville Road. Reservations are required for dinner and/or childcare for children older than 4. For information or to register, call 301-694-9002.

Money matters for parents



FREDERICK, Md. - Families Plus will present "Parents Learning Together: Money Matters" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at Thomas Johnson Middle School, 1799 Schifferstadt Blvd. For information or to register, call 301-694-9002.

Italian ice giveaway



Rita's Italian Ice will give every guest a free 10-ounce cup of Rita's Italian Ice from noon to 10 p.m. Friday, March 20, at all of its locations. Go to www.ritasice.com for a list of locations.

Family jewelry making



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Chambersburg YMCA will host a family jewelry making workshop from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at Chambersburg YMCA.

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The cost is $25 for one parent and child for nonmembers; $15 for one parent and child for members; and $5 for each additional person.

The cost includes instruction as well as all jewelry making supplies.

Enrollment is limited. Registration deadline is Wednesday, March 11. For information, call Jen Gossert at 717-263-8508.

Special needs workshops



FREDERICK, Md. - Families Plus will present a SECAC Resource Fair and workshops from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Rock Creek School, 191 Waverley Drive.

A full day of resources for parents of special needs children and workshops will be offered. Frederick County Public Schools' Partners for Success, Families Plus! and the Infant and Toddler's Family Support Network will present workshops. For information or to register, call 301-694-9002, e-mail families_plus@att.net or go to www.familiesplus.org.

Single moms group



FREDERICK, Md. - Single Moms Together will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Families Plus, 35 E. Church St. The meeting will feature a discussion about balancing work and family responsibilities and a visit to the historical society for a story and a craft. For information or to register, call 301-694-9002.

Autism discussion



FREDERICK, Md. - Families Plus will present "Let's Talk about It: Autism" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at Thomas Johnson Middle School, 1799 Schiffertstadt Blvd. Parents are invited to bring questions for an informal chat with Becky Groves, autism specialist teacher. For information or to register, call 301-694-9002.

Alzheimer's medication discussion



FREDERICK, Md. -Families Plus will present "New Medications for Alzheimer's Disease" from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Rally Point, 1549 Porter St., Fort Detrick. Matthew Hollis will discuss what the new Alzheimer's disease medicines can and cannot do at this lunch and learn. Bring your own lunch or purchase lunch at Rally Point. The program begins at noon. For information or to register, call 301-694-9002.

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