Old Maryland Farm to host wool shearing, spinning event
There will be a Wool and Fiber Day 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 30 at Old Maryland Farm, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. Admission is free for this sheep and llama sheering and wool spinning event. There will also be a natural dye demo, a pollination station as well as cotton display and more things to do and see. There will be hayrides priced at $2 per rider.
Individuals with disabilities are asked to contact the facility at least two weeks in advance of the program start date asking for accommodations, such as sign language interpreter, support staff, etc. The numbers to call are 301-218-6770, TTY 301-699-2544, for additional information about this event.
Baysox baseball season is upon us
The Bowie Baysox schedule is now in place for people to come aboard and have some fun, getting to know the players and supporting this nearby team. The Baysox baseball team has home games being played daily at daytime, evening, nights and weekends at Prince George’s Stadium, 4101 Northeast Crain Highway, Bowie. The first game was on April 6 with games locally until Sept. 1. They have several games where they will play teams at that particular teams home stadium. There is free parking at the Baysox stadium and inside the stadium you can get a variety of foods and drinks to enjoy as you watch the game.
Union United Methodist Church to host events
Church service at Union United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 24, will include Women’s Day celebration. Services include adult Sunday school at 8:30 a.m., children’s church at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10 a.m. at the church, 14418 Old Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro. The church office phone number is 301-6277389. The Rev. Dr. Kendrick D. Weaver is the church Pastor.
The church will have the Youth Financial Seminar presented by CSA 23 Leadership Council 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 23. Students must make a reservation by emailing their name, address, grade level and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than April 21. This seminar is open to students in grades 9-12 and college freshman students. Students under 18 must get the form completed and signed by their parent. This seminar is free and has a team of qualified representatives from one of our Upper Marlboro local banks who will lead it. Refreshments and snacks will be served. Please call the church to make reservations, get forms and get any other information for this seminar.
Get your senior ID card
Residents of Prince George’s County who are 60 years or older are eligible to get a free M-NCPPC Senior ID Card. This is a super pass for seniors to have free access to the 40 community centers and their fitness rooms. There are also six other senior activities centers that all have programs for seniors. They are able to go to indoor track and pool at the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8 a.m.-noon. Check schedule for the summer times. You can get your free M-NCPPC Senior ID Card when you have proof of your age and residence in Prince George’s County. Call the Park and Planning Help Desk at 301-699-2255, TTY 301-699-2544, for specific information.