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Top 5 – May 28th and 29th Weekend

Posted by on May 26th, 2016 in News/Blog, Slider, Top 5 | 0 comments

Top 5 – May 28th and 29th Weekend

The sun is out and the Carnivals, Parades and Flea Markets happening this weekend. Check out all the exciting events happening in your area of Carroll! Check our complete Top 5 things to do in Carroll County this weekend below! ‪#‎carrollcounty‬ ‪#‎thisweekend‬ Don’t forget to drop a vote for Sykesville Maryland as Americas #1 Coolest Small Town’s of 2016! There’s plenty of fun to be had in Carroll County this weekend! Do YOU have an event for the Top 5 Weekend Events? Email Us Subscribe to our Newsletter 1. Hampstead DaySaturday May 28th @ 8am – 4pm FREE – Due to the main street revitalization project along the main street corridor in Hampstead, Hampstead Day will be held at Arcadia Volunteer Company Carnival Grounds again this year.  Great entertainment and good food for the entire family.  Over 90 craft vendors.  Huge car and tractor show.  Puppet show and blow up slide for the kids. – Event Website 2. Gamber Fire Hall CarnivalMay 28 – June 4, @ 6pm - 11pm FREE – The 1st fireman’s carnival of the year! Eight nights. Rides, food, games, and entertainment. Free fireworks on Monday night, Memorial Day – 5/30/16. 3. 149th Memorial Day ParadeMonday, May 30th @ 10:00am FREE -The Parade starts on Pennsylvania Avenue and ends on Church Street at the Westminster Cemetery. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. in the cemetery.If you cannot make it out to the parade, Watch it LIVE online. 4. New Windsor Memorial Day CelebrationSunday May 29th @ 6:00 PM FREE -Memorial celebration in New Windsor to honor those who have and do serve our country in the military. 5. Sykesville Farmers’ MarketSunday May 29th @ 9am – 1pm FREE – Sundays only May 15 – October 30, 2016.  Fresh produce, meats, eggs, cheese, herbs, honey, nuts, pickles, baked goods, crafts, jewelry and more.  Live music most weekends!  – Event Website Bonus: Make Sykesville the #1 Coolest Small Town Sykesville has been nominated as one of America’s Coolest Small Town 2016! Voting is open until 11:59 p.m. EDT on June 6 2016 when one town will be crowned coolest! 1. Go to: http://bit.ly/1R0aRR62. Click Vote For Sykesville Maryland3. You can only vote once per 24 hours. Check out our Community Calendar page and see tons of things to do for the months to come! Event Calendar NOTE: Individual events are always subject to change due to inclement weather or other issues.  We recommend visiting the event links for more information and the latest...

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149th Memorial Day Parade – WATCH LIVE

Posted by on May 25th, 2016 in News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

149th Memorial Day Parade – WATCH LIVE

LIVE streaming coverage will begin on Monday, May 30th at 10am Watch LIVE coverage of the 149th Memorial Day Parade will take place in Downtown Westminster this Monday! When: 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 30th 2016 Where: The Parade starts on Pennsylvania Avenue and ends on Church Street at the Westminster Cemetery. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. in the cemetery. Event Website NOTE: Event is always subject to change due to inclement weather or other issues.  We recommend visiting the event links for more information and the latest updates. If you experience a problem with our Live Stream please report it below.Report an...

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Carroll Nonprofit Center 10th Anniversary

Posted by on May 24th, 2016 in News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

Carroll Nonprofit Center 10th Anniversary

Carroll Nonprofit Center celebrated it’s momentous 10th Anniversary last Friday May 20th 2016. Thanks for 10 years of great service to the non-profits in Carroll...

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Veterans Oral History Collection Day

Posted by on May 24th, 2016 in News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Veterans Oral History Collection Day

On Saturday, May 21st nearly a dozen local veterans came to the Community Media Center to take part in the Carroll County History Project’s Veterans Oral History Collection Day. The event is an opportunity for our local veterans to share their personal accounts of military service with the rest of our community. Veterans who served in the US Army, US Navy, US Air force, US Marines and Army National Guard shared their memories of service with the Carroll County History Project. Their remarkable stories were captured on video and will be preserved in a permanent online archive at www.carrollhistory.org for future generations to learn from and enjoy.   The Carroll County History Project will honor these individuals for their contribution, as well as celebrate all Carroll County veterans at a special reception on Friday June 10th starting at 4:00pm at the Community Media Center. The public is encouraged to join us as we recognize our local service men and women and showcase clips from interviews at our Veterans Oral History Collection Day. The event is free but registration is required by June 1st. To register...

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Henryton Sanatorium & Nursing School Dedication

Posted by on May 23rd, 2016 in News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Henryton Sanatorium & Nursing School Dedication

The Carroll County NAACP Branch No. 7014 held a dedication ceremony for the Henryton State Sanatorium and Henryton School of Practical Nursing on Saturday, May 14, 2016. State officials, former nurses, students and the public turned out for the dedication ceremony. The Keynote speaker for the event was Ms. Betty Lee a former student of Henryton Nursing School. The dedication ceremony was followed by a reception at the Colored School House Museum in Sykesville. The Henryton Center opened in 1923 as Maryland’s first tuberculosis sanatorium for African Americans. Treatment at the time sought to provide fresh air, good food and sanitary living conditions. In 1963 the sanatorium became Henryton State Hospital Center, serving developmentally disabled adults. The facility closed in...

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Flower and Jazz Festival

Posted by on May 20th, 2016 in News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

Flower and Jazz Festival

Historic Downtown Westminster hosted the 2016 Flower and Jazz Festival on May 7th, and featured an array of live music, plants, and vendors. Check out this video for a recap of the festival’s...

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Adobe Creative Cloud Suite Training

Posted by on May 19th, 2016 in News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Adobe Creative Cloud Suite Training

Adobe Creative Cloud Suite Training Pricing Per Class: $30 – Non-Members $25 – CMC Members $20 – Student Seats: 8 Per Class 6-Week Program Description: In this intensive 6-week program, you will be given lessons on how to effectively use 4 different Adobe Media Production software; Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Media Encoder. You will be exposed to all of these while also building advanced knowledge of Photoshop and Premiere Pro through multiple lessons. This will allow you to glimpse into the post-production process as a whole and will allow you to move to more advanced techniques in these software venues. *These courses will be using macintosh machines, so previous knowledge of MACs are recommended    Class 1 – Adobe Photoshop Basic When: Wednesday June 15th from 6:00 – 8:30pm Description: Introduction to Photoshop, opening and saving a project, Creating and Organizing Layers, Introduction to Photoshop Tools.   Class 2 – Adobe Photoshop Intermediate When: Wednesday, June 22nd from 6:00 – 8:30pm Description: Manipulating pictures (colors, hues, etc.) Using vectors, masks and effects.   Class 3- Adobe Premiere Pro (basics) When: Wednesday, June 29nd from 6:00 – 8:00pm Description: Opening a project, Importing materials, Premiere windows and their functions, Project Organization/work flow, Using Sequences, Labeling, Bins, Cutting and moving clips in the timeline, making basic titles   Class 4 – Adobe Premiere Pro (intermediate) When: Wednesday, July 6th from 6:00 – 8:00pm Description: Effects, Keying, Color Correction, Audio manipulation, Audio and Video Transitions, Slow motion or speed enhancement, Shortcut keys, Advanced Titles.   Class 5: Adobe After Effects (basics) When: Wednesday, July 13th from 6:00 – 8:00pm Description: Opening a project, saving a project, importing materials, working with the layers, Tool introduction, creating shapes, working with key frames and movement.   Class 6:  Adobe Media Encoder When: Wednesday July 27th from 6:00 – 8:00pm Description: Codecs tutorial, Specs for the channel and other medium, Opening/creating a project in Encore, Menu creation and manipulation, Subtitles, Burning a DVD. NON-Member Price Adobe Creative Cloud Suite Classes Class 1: Adobe Photoshop Basic $30.00 USDClass 2: Adobe Photoshop Intermediate $30.00 USDClass 3: Adobe Premiere Pro (basics) $30.00 USDClass 4: Adobe Premiere Pro (intermediate) $30.00 USDClass 5: Adobe After Effects (basics) $30.00 USDClass 6: Adobe Media Encoder $30.00 USD CMC Member Price Adobe Creative Cloud Suite Classes Class 1: Adobe Photoshop Basic $25.00 USDClass 2: Adobe Photoshop Intermediate $25.00 USDClass 3: Adobe Premiere Pro (basics) $25.00 USDClass 4: Adobe Premiere Pro (intermediate) $25.00 USDClass 5: Adobe After Effects (basics) $25.00 USDClass 6: Adobe Media Encoder $25.00 USD Student Price Adobe Creative Cloud Suite Classes Class 1: Adobe Photoshop Basic $20.00 USDClass 2: Adobe Photoshop Intermediate $20.00 USDClass 3: Adobe Premiere Pro (basics) $20.00 USDClass 4: Adobe Premiere Pro (intermediate) $20.00 USDClass 5: Adobe After Effects (basics) $20.00 USDClass 6: Adobe Media Encoder $20.00...

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Poverty in Carroll County Panel Discussion

Posted by on May 17th, 2016 in News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

Poverty in Carroll County Panel Discussion

Watch a panel discussion of poverty in Carroll County, MD at the Carroll Citizens for Racial Equality Spring Conference...

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Thoughts on Poverty by Dr. Richard Smith

Posted by on May 17th, 2016 in News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

Thoughts on Poverty by Dr. Richard Smith

Carroll Citizens for Racial Equality Spring Conference 2016. Dr. Richard Smith, “Thoughts on...

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Taneytown History Museum 2016

Posted by on May 16th, 2016 in News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

Taneytown History Museum 2016

Watch coverage of the Taneytown History & Heritage Museum’s Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting from Saturday, April...

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Golf Tournament Raises $20,000 for HSP

Posted by on May 12th, 2016 in Celebrate, News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Golf Tournament Raises $20,000 for HSP

Let’s Celebrate Melanie Burrier and The Lifeplus Foundation for their generous support and all their sponsors and volunteers for all the hard work that went into this event. The Lifeplus Foundation held a charity golf tournament on Thursday, May 5th at The Links at Challedon in Mt. Airy. The event raised $20,000 to benefit the Workforce Development and Education programs of HSP. The LifePlus Foundation covered the cost of the event so 100% of the proceeds could directly benefit HSP. Do you know an ordinary person who has done something extraordinary? We want to shine a spotlight on people and organizations in our community that deserve to be recognized and celebrated for their good works, major milestones or local achievements. Let’s Celebrate! the local heroes who make life better for our friends, neighbors and communities throughout Carroll County.   What can you Celebrate! Milestone birthdays or Anniversaries (people or organizations) Special Awards or Recognitions Outstanding achievements or promotions How do you Celebrate! 1. Send us an email with the honorees name, and a description of their achievement. 2. Be sure to include a photo of the person or group you want to recognize. 3. Include your name, address, phone and email address in case we have any questions.   Send your Celebrate! requests to: info@CarrollMediaCenter.Org   When you Celebrate! Your message is seen: (a) As an electronic bulletin board on Channel 19. (b) As a post on the homepage of our website. (c) On CMC’s social media sites. (d) In CMC news blog.   If you have any questions or would like more information about how you can Celebrate! Give us a call at 410-386-4415 or email...

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Westminster Arbor Day 2016

Posted by on May 9th, 2016 in News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Westminster Arbor Day 2016

In celebration of Arbor Day, the City of Westminster once again held an Arbor Day Celebration. The Westminster Tree Commission and the City of Westminster felt it would be appropriate to use the 26th annual Arbor Day Celebration to remember Mrs. Jeannie Vogel, the late owner of JeannieBird Baking Company. The City commemorated this event by planting two Ginkgo trees at the entrance of the Davis Lot, located next to 32 West Main Street, in the parking lot adjacent to JeannieBird’s...

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