This month, Urbana’s realtor Lisa Giuliani is hosting a fundraiser for Cliff and Rebecca Hageman and their two children, Cassidy and Eli. In September, Cliff was in a car accident that led to 14 surgeries and the loss of his leg. On Jan. 9, at the Urbana Fire and Rescue Hall, the event will include free beer and wine, a silent auction, dessert table, 50/50 drawings throughout the event and more. Event begins at 7:30 p.m. and includes a $20 donation at the door. For more information, contact Giuliani at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 240.447.5766.
Green Valley YMCA Youth Classes
The Green Valley YMCA is now offering youth and teen fitness programs including Kids Boot Camp, Ultimate Conditioning and Strength Training for teens and TeenTrax, a computerized personal training program for youth. Also, for the month of January the joiner’s fee is being waived. For more information, contact Jennifer Coppit at email@example.com.
Red Cross CPR/AED Class
The Green Valley YMCA is hosting a Red Cross CPR/AED class for adults and children on Feb. 21. That same day, a Red Cross First Aid certification will also be held. Classes begin at 9 a.m. For more information, contact Christine Rachel at 301.607.6900 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Breakfast for Lunch with Nurse Steve
On Thursday, Jan. 8, the Urbana Senior Center hosts Breakfast for Lunch with Nurse Steve. Held at noon, a variety of breakfast foods will be offered while Nurse Steve talks about “When is good food not good for me: A discussion of the myths and truths about foods and their benefits.” For more information call 301.600.7020 or go to www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/aging.
Fall Prevention and Balance Screening
On Tuesday, Jan. 20, the Urbana Senior Center hosts an event for anyone worried about their balance. A discussion about reducing your risk of falling will be followed by free balance screenings by staff from Superior Physical Therapy. This event is held at 6:30 p.m. For more information call 301.600.7020 or go to www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/aging.
On January Monday mornings and Tuesday afternoons, come knit, crochet or just chat with members of the community. The Urbana Senior Center hosts these informal events where members help each other with projects, patterns and learning new skills. Held Mondays at 10 a.m. and Tuesdays at 1 p.m. For more information call 301.600.7020 or go to www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/aging.
Theatre, Arts and Music
Wine Down Downtown
On Jan. 3 from 3 to 9 p.m., downtown Frederick hosts a Wine Down Downtown. This event features drinks and snacks at local shops and late shopping hours. Also included is the first-ever Walk of Lights, an illuminating experience through downtown Frederick. For more information, go to www.downtownfrederick.org.
Jim Henson’s Sid the Science Kid: Live!
On Jan. 22, the Weinberg Center for the Arts hosts a live stage show for kids. This performance engages the curious scientist in every child and is a journey through all five senses — sight, sound, taste, smell and touch, as well as the discovery that there’s a very special sixth sense. This show includes a musical adventure with tunes from the hit PBS Kids television series. Shows are at 12:15 and 5 p.m. For more information, go to www.weinbergcenter.org.
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Frederick
On Jan. 23, the Weinberg Center for the Arts hosts the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performing Brahms’ Violin Concerto with Concertmaster Jonathan Carney taking the stage. Also featuring conductor Tito Munoz. Event runs from 8 to 11 p.m.; for more information, go to www.weinbergcenter.org.
Ivy + Bean
On Jan. 31, a musical story hits the stage at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in downtown Frederick, a show for ages 4 and up. Based on the New York Times best-selling children’s book series by Annie Barrows, the performance tells the story of an unexpected friendship. Shows are at 1 and 4 p.m. For more information, go to www.weinbergcenter.org.