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Aug 10, 2018

Yesterday morning had some rain showers but the day turned out to be nice.  This weekend’s weather will be partly sunny, with a high near 76 and a low around 63. Chance of showers and thunderstorms as we go into the evening. Saturday and Sunday will both be mostly cloudy, with a high near 73 a low around 61. Showers likely in the afternoon — chance of precipitation is 60%.

First, a reminder that voting is now open for the Deep Creek Times People’s Choice Challenge. Check out the nominees provided by you, our readers, in the four categories and vote for your favorite Deep Creek Lake area experience, service, product and professional in 40 categories.

The Maryland Workforce Legal Services Division of the Legal Aid Bureau, Inc. will be holding office hours in the Garrett College Southern Outreach Center/Oakland Armory Building today from 8am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm. Services will be brief advice, information, counseling, and referral on issues such as child support, consumer rights, and tenant rights.

You can join a naturalist at Herrington Manor State Park on today at 1:00pm for a Stream Investigation and learn about all the critters that live in or around a stream. This is open to all ages and is free.  Wear shoes that can get wet!

Friendsville Days are here again!  The 38th annual Friendsville Days Celebration is this Friday and Saturday and includes FREE entertainment, food, games, and more for the whole family.

Award-winning pianist Lura Johnson will be performing solo at Penn Alps Saturday evening at 7:30pm in the Great Hall as part of the Music at Penn Alps music series.

It’s a bird.  It’s a plane. No, it’s a meteor shower coming this Saturday evening, with viewing at the Discovery Center at 9:00pm.  They will have telescopes available and we all need to hope for clear skies.

Garrett College Community Education is looking for a part-time piano and/or voice teacher to provide private lessons at their Oakland location at the Old Armory. If you are interested, or know of someone, contact Terry Beachy at 301.387.3750.

Speaking of the College, there are still slots open for the Fall semester for degree or non-degree credit students.  Lots of great courses and teachers in a variety of disciplines and scholarship funds and advising days available. Call admissions at 301.387.3044 to talk to an admissions counselor.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced it will be issuing an additional 50 black bear hunting permits this year — a total of 800. The hunt will run from October 22nd through the 26th.

Garrett Lakes Arts Festival is presenting the award-winning band Bumper Jacksons at Wisp Resort at 6:00pm Sunday evening.

Lots of other events of all kinds going on this weekend, too. Check them out in our Upcoming Events section.

Laurie Kowaleviocz-Moran shared this photo of the Deep Creek Lake State Park with us – doesn’t it look perfect?Laurie Kowaleviocz-Moran

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!