Tuesday October 2

Yesterday was a nice day on the mountain. Today will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. A high near 70 and a low around 63. West wind 8 to 13 mph.

It’s Children’s Story Time today at the Kitzmiller branch of the Ruth Enlow Library from 10:30am – 11:00am. This is for youngsters between the ages of three and five years.

The Cindy’s Fund Cancer Support Group meets this evening at 6:30pm in the GRMC hospital boardroom. It is open to everyone – people with cancer, caregivers, kids, relatives, friends, anyone. Come on by and sit and vent and laugh and eat, etc. It’s very informal and comforting.

The Maryland Environmental Trust, a unit of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, is now accepting applications for the Keep Maryland Beautiful grants program. The deadline to apply for funding is Nov. 15th. Awards will be announced in spring 2019.

Generation West Virginia (GWV) is the statewide organization dedicated to attracting, retaining, and advancing young talent in the Mountain State. Here’s a link to their calendar for the month, as I know many of our young readers are looking for interesting events in the area.

Autumn Glory hours for the Oakland B&O Railroad museum are: Wednesday – Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm. The museum is a great place and may provide a nice respite from the hectic goings-on around town that week. Take a few minutes and celebrate the past.

I bet you didn’t know October was National Seafood Month?! Well, it is and you can check out NOAA’s web page that has cool stories on sustainability and other “fishy stuff.”

Our apologies for the late post! Check out the “Where Am I?” contest page and make your guess for a chance to win a $25 Ace’s Restaurant & Pub gift card.

The Maryland State Banjo, Fiddle and Mandolin Championship will be taking place October 12th and 13th at Southern High School. For more information contact GOBA at mainstreetgoba@gmail.com or call them at 301.334.2691.

Oakland Town Notice - 2018