Author: Pam Schipper

Around Town

Celebrate Indian Culture, Heritage and Achievements The 18th annual Festival of India, presented by the Indian Association of Frederick, is planned for Saturday, Sept. 7 at the W.R. Talley Rec Center, 123 Bentz St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and…

Out & About

Sol Yoga: Good Cause Class Aug. 30, Sept. 6, 13, 20 & 27, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Urbana Regional Library Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat. Free, but donations accepted. Twilight Hikes Aug. 31, 7:30-9 p.m., Monocacy National Battlefield…

Shop Talk

Surf House Debuts Music on New Patio Picture this: UHS alum and Hammocks frontman Gary McKee performing from the “We Could Be Giants” Surf House lifeguard chair with his band set up at his fee, and underground DMV DJ Whighzeguy…

Assignment Education

Photo | Submitted Urbana dance students Haley and Taylor DeGirolamo were winners at the Believe National Talent Competition.

Support Lunch Out of Landfills! This fall, Mountainside Education and Enrichment (MEE) and Frederick County Rotary Clubs are rolling out the Lunch Out of Landfills! initiative in 14 Frederick County Schools. They need volunteers to help make this school lunch…

Around Town

Photo | Submitted Kelly Corsiatto and Emily Kibiloski stopped to help Cathy LaDana and her mother, Mary Giesenhaus, rescue a snapping turtle.

All Welcome at Safe Streets Urbana Aug. 17 Meeting The Safe Streets Urbana committee plans an Aug. 17, 9 a.m. meeting at the Natelli Community Center, 9023 Harris St., to organize support for students walking and biking to school at…

New Dog on the Block at Urban Green

Photo | Submitted Dogs enjoy a cake made especially for them at The Green K9 birthday parties.

The Green K9 has given patrons of the Urbana Library Farmers’ Market pause recently with veterinarian-approved treats, free healthy pet food samples and CBD products for pets. “I’ve gotten a lot of great feedback from people,” said owner Marni Lewis,…