Family briefs for April 9

April 09, 2010

'Live Well, Reduce Your Stress'

FREDERICK, Md. -- The program "Live Well, Reduce Your Stress" is scheduled for 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 16, at Families Plus, 35 E. Church St., Frederick, Md. Jennifer Mayer, Community Health Adovcate of Priority Partners, Johns Hopkins, will teach what stress and stressors are. She also will provide ways to recognize stress overload and how to cope with stress and the body's reaction to stress. To register or for information, call Families Plus at 301-694-9002.

Asthma and allergies for kids seminar

Partners in Pediatrics will discuss "Asthma and Allergies for Kids" from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 18, at Partners in Pediatrics, 303 W. Memorial Blvd., Hagerstown. The seminar is for parents, grandparents and day care providers.

There will be a demonstration of CPR for infants and kids.

To register, call 301-791-7060.

Family events at the City Farmer's Market

The City Farmer's Market, located at 25 W. Church St., Hagerstown, announces its upcoming events.The market is open Saturdays from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m.


On April 10, the market will offer children's coloring sheets and activities from 9 a.m. to noon while supplies last.

Zoo Day at the market will take place April 17.There will be a petting zoo from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., children's' giveaways from 9 a.m. to noon, and children's animal crafts from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

On April 24, the market will celebrate Earth Day by helping kids make planters to take home from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. while supplies last.Reusable market totes will be available for sale for $3 each or two for $5.

For more information about these events, go to http://www.hagers or call 301-739-8577, ext 190.

'Behind the Scenes' at the Hager House

"Behind the Scenes" at the Hager House will be 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 24. The children's program is open to ages 6 to 12.

Behind the Scenes will be held at the Jonathan Hager House and Museum, 110 Key St., Hagerstown City Park. Reservations are required by today.

Cost is $2 per child covers the cost of project materials. Parents are encouraged to accompany their children during the tour and observe the activities for an additional cost of $2, but no more than two parents will be allowed per participating child.

To make a reservation, call 301-739-8393, e-mail or go to

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