Top 10 Events in Westminster-Carroll: Apr 17 - 23

By Ashley Fisher April 12, 2023

You can check out our full event calendar HERE, but the list below are our Top 10 picks for events and activity ideas happening in and around Carroll County this week. Don't miss out on all the fun, and please be sure to let them know you saw it in Macaroni Kid Westminster-Carroll!

Events are subject to change or cancellation. Please confirm events prior to attending.

Top 10 of the Week

Apr 17 - 23

  1. Book Buzz: A Sneak Peek at Hot Summer Reads - Representatives from both the adult and children's divisions of Penguin Random House will be on hand to preview and review recently released and upcoming spring and summer titles. Discover what everyone will be reading in the next few months and which books are destined to be bestsellers. A limited number of advance reader copies (books not yet published), book club resources, and giveaways will be available on a first-come, first-served basis!
  1. Annual Career Fair - Carroll Community College is hosting its annual Career Fair on Tuesday, April 18 from 3 to 6 pm in the Babylon Great Hall. This event is free and open to the public!
  1. Celebrate Earth Day: Recycling Truck Visit - Come see a real recycling truck from Hughes Trash Removal. Learn how you can make Earth Day a better day!
  1. Guided Kayak Trip at Piney Run Park - Enjoy a serene paddle around Piney Run Lake as you enjoy scenic views of the forested shoreline and abundant wildlife. No experience is necessary. Kayak, Paddle, and life vest are provided. Youth 15 and under must have an adult present in the same boat. Meet at the Yak Shak behind the Nature Center.
  1. Owls: Creatures of the Night at Taneytown Library - Owls are amazing creatures of the night! Join us as we learn about these nocturnal animals using hands-on activities, including dissecting owl pellets. 
  1. Personalized Snack Board for Teens - Step up your snacking game by creating a custom engraved snack board! Using design software and our Fusion Pro laser cutter, we'll personalize a bamboo snacking board and then head to the teaching kitchen to fill the board with yummy snacks!
  1. Spring Cleanup in Sykesville - Let's come together as a community to keep our parks beautiful for families to enjoy for years to come. The park and activities vary. This is a great opportunity for student service hours. Rain date April 30.
  1. Westminster Wine Stroll - Enjoy a tasting of local wines at this Sip, Shop & Stroll event as Main Street transforms into a Wine Mart with samples, wine-related vendors, and great food. Live entertainment featuring Kanye Twitty.
  1. Earth Day at Piney Run Park - Games, activities, and events for kids!
  1. Super Smash Bros Tournament - Battle your friends in a Super Smash Bros. tournament on the library's Nintendo Switch. See if you have what it takes to be a champion.