Tuesday March 22

Mar 22, 2022

The weather today will be mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of rain—highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph, becoming east in the afternoon.

Join the Garrett College Library for Engaging Community Conversations, a discussion of the Indigenous Peoples of Garrett County, on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at 6:00 PM. This event will be held in Room 511 of the McHenry campus of Garrett College.

Have you heard What’s New Around Town? There is a new farmer’s market starting on May 27 — you can find Deep Creek Farmers Market in Parking Lot A at Garrett College every Friday from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM through Labor Day. The market is a rain or shine event!

This past Wednesday, Superintendent Barbara Baker and the Garrett County Board of Education (GCBOE) held a Special Board Listening Session. Superintendent Baker and the GCBOE would like to remind all students, staff, parents, and community members that the purpose of this meeting was to gain additional insight from stakeholders on the feasibility of the proposed Grade-Band Alignment Plan as it pertains to the southern end schools.

In addition, Ms. Barbara Baker, Superintendent of Schools, and Mr. Mark Greene, Manager of Communications & Public Relations, presented the Garrett County Public Schools (GCPS) Communication Plan “A Path Forward” at the monthly Board meeting Tuesday, March 8, 2022. This communication plan is focused on, and committed to, strong communication and building relationships with GCPS stakeholders.

Today from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, is the GoVax: Vaccine Schedule (Garrett County Health Department Clinic – Oakland Offices). Appointments may be scheduled in this link, or call 301-334-7698 for assistance.

Join Kitzmiller Library for Children’s Story Time as they look, listen, sing, and play while learning through stories, crafts, and other fun activities. This program is geared for children ages 3-5.

Children are invited to the Kids’ Book Club today at Oakland Library. This is a book discussion group for children in grades 3 through 5. Members will be provided with books to read and discuss with the group. Meetings include activities and snacks.