January 11 - Wednesday - Pony Talk to Hampstead Brownie Troop
4:30 p.m. - Private event
January 21 - Saturday - Day of Knowledge
9 a.m to 2 p.m.
Millers United Methodist Church, 4224 Millers Station Road, Manchester, MD
Come out for free books, free lunch and a chance to purchase autographed books from 11 authors.
For more information call Laura at 410-239-8935
May 20 - Saturday - Gaithersburg Book Festival
2 to 4 p.m. in the MD/DE/WV SCBWI Booth
The book festival features many authors throughout the day!
Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Learn more here: www.gaithersburgbookfestival.org
July 16 - Saturday - North Carroll branch of Carroll County Public Library
Come out, learn about the ponies in their wetlands with fun facts, inspirational stories and colorful slides from the islands. Then, meet trainer, Summer Barrick and her real Chincoteague Pony!
2255 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, MD 21074
For more information call the library at 410-386-4480
July 19 - Wednesday - Taneytown Branch of Carroll County Public Library
Come out and learn about the ponies in their wetlands with fun facts, inspirational stories and colorful slides. Then, meet a real Chincoteague Pony and pony owner and trainer, Summer Barrick!
10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, MD 21787
For more information call the library 410-386-4510
August 19 - Saturday - Mt. Airy Branch of Carroll County Public Library
Come out and hear about the Chincoteague Ponies in a talk with colorful slides, inspirational stories and fun facts, and then learn about The Feather Fund, a charity that helps children purchase Chincoteague Pony foals! Hear inspirational stories, see colorful slides and then meet a real Chincoteague Pony and horse trainer, Summer Barrick!
705 Ridge Avenue, Mt. Airy, MD 21771
September 30 - Saturday - The Carroll County Farm Museum
Two sessions with seating at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Join in a picnic lunch in a beautiful setting. Then learn about the Chincoteague ponies and their wetlands with fun facts, colorful slides and inspirational stories. Afterwards, meet a real Chincoteague Pony and horse trainer, Summer Barrick.
500 S. Center Street, Westminster, MD 21157
For more information including cost and reservation details, contact the Carroll County Farm Museum at 410-386-3880.