Lori Swerda, author of “Star-Spangled Scandal,” will speak to the Francis Scott Key Lions Club on October 22 about her book. “Star-Spangled Scandal” is historical fiction about the Francis Scott Key family, featuring local landmarks, plenty of Frederick history, and prominent historical figures.

To support the club’s charitable programs, visit www.cedarridgesoaps.com and use coupon code “FSKLions” upon check out (proceeds benefit Lions Clubs International Foundation); or visit www.livalit.com/amt to register for the club’s December 5 American Music Theater holiday bus trip fundraiser.