2018 Washington County Healthy Families Festival

A FREE community health fair co-sponsored by the United Way of Washington County on Day of Caring. There will be prizes and giveaways, health screenings and education, food and cooking demonstrations, and activities for all ages. Many organizations will also be on hand to off information about local resources. For more information, call Laura at 301.745.3777, X1077.  

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'Boone' Walk & Run 5K

2nd Annual 'Boone' Walk & Run 5K. Open to individuals of all ages/abilities and designed with both families and athletes in mind. Runners, walkers, strollers, and 4-legged all welcome!Register at: https://runsignup.com/Race/MD/Boonsboro/boonewalk

The 3.1 mile course starts in Shafer Memorial Park and highlights the beautiful past & present of our town - including Boonsboro Cemetery, Sycamore Run, Shafer Park Nature Trail, and a chance to glimpse the cemetery behind Trinity Reformed United Church where town founder William Boone lays at rest. 

Official timekeeping (chipped) will be provided by Overland Timing, but 'Boone'Walk & Runners are encouraged to enjoy the race at their own pace. Families, strollers, and dogs are welcome! Post-race festivities will feature commemorative awards for top finishers, sponsor promotions, and a range of munchies.Event Cost5 & under FREE, starting at $15Email boonewalk5k@gmail.com 

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2018 Annapolis Out of the Darkness Walk

Suicide prevention starts with everyday heroes like you. Join us on September 22, 2018 at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium as we walk to fight suicide and raise awareness about mental health. Registration starts at 10:00 a.m.and the Opening Ceremony/Walk will start at 11:30 a.m. Be a part of the movement turning hope into action, and create a culture that’s smart about mental health. Funds raised at the walk will benefit the Maryland Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. This is a FREE family and dog friendly event with activities and resources for all! To find out more about the walk and to register please visit http://afsp.org/Annapolis today!l

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Downtown Frederick Civil War Walking Tours

Docents from the National Museum of Civil War Medicine will lead downtown walking tours. Pay-what-you-please. Sundays through Sunday, Oct. 28. Go to CivilWarmed.org or email john.lustrea@civilwarmed.org.

  

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Boonsboro Farmers Market

 

Tuesdays through Oct. 9 - 4 to 7 p.m. Local vendors. Meets through October. Go to https://www.facebook.com/BoonsboroFarmerMarket/.

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Walking for Wellness

Do you like to walk but do not have walking partners? Would you like to improve your health and wellbeing? Then these programs are for you!  These hikes are designed to introduce new hikers to the physical and mental benefits of hiking and enjoyment of nature.  Join us in a series of Appalachian Trail day hikes. We will walk to our destination using a leisurely pace, and after resting and enjoying the wonderful views, we will walk back to our departure site. 9 a.m. to noon.Hikes range from 3.7 to 6.0 miles round trip.

Bring snacks/lunch, plenty of water, sunscreen, insect repellent and wear comfortable walking shoes. 

09/26
From Washington Monument to Reno Monument Road
6.0 miles round trip

10/10 
From High Rock to Raven Rock Hollow (MD rt. 491)
5.6 miles round trip

10/24
From US alt Route 40 A.T. parking lot (South Mountain inn) to Rocky Run Shelter
4.0 miles round trip

For further information, please call 301-791-4767 or e-mail steve.robertson@maryland.govEvent CostfreeEmailcecilia.melton@maryland.govPhone1-301-791-4767

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Washington County Farmers Market - Wednesdays

Local farmers, crafts people, vendors of local produce, meats, honey and many other products. Call 240-313-2384. Continues through Oct. 31.

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