Urbana Regional Library Annual Book Sale
The Friends of the Urbana Regional Library (FURL), will hold its spring used book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, in the community room on the lower level of the Urbana Regional Library. There will be hundreds of books organized by subject category, along with CDs, DVDs, books on tape and children’s books. Funds from this book sale go to support the many programs and activities of the Urbana Regional Library.
The Second Annual Lucky Leprechaun Fun Run
On March 14, the Green Valley YMCA participates in the Second Annual Lucky Leprechaun Fun Run Old National Park, an event hosted by the YMCA in downtown Frederick. A Little Leprechaun 1-mile run begins at 8:30 a.m., and the 5K begins at 9 a.m. The Little Leprechaun Run is open for youth ages 6 and up; adults may participate in the race with their children. There are no awards given for this race but youth go home with a goody bag of surprises. The 5K is a timed event with age group winners all the way up to age 99. Registration is required and can be done at www.frederickymca.org or at the Green Valley YMCA Branch. Contact Jennie Coppit at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Mighty Leprechaun Strength Challenge
The Green Valley YMCA features a Mighty Leprechaun Strength Challenge on March 13 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. This family-friendly event features a bench and squat competition for ages 14 and up. The winner is determined using a formula that incorporates height, weight and the amount of weight successfully lifted. Registration is required and can be done on line at www.frederickymca.org or at the Green Valley Branch. Contact Jennie Coppit at email@example.com for more information.
Annual Art Contest at Urbana Regional Library
This month the Urbana Regional Library is in search of young artists who want to put their artistic talents on display. The annual art contest begins March 1 with all entries due by March 31. Winning designs will be featured on free bookmarks when Summer Reading launches May 1. This year’s theme for children and teens is, “Every Hero Has a Story.” Please create your design in color. For contest details and entry forms, visit www.fcpl.org/summer.
UHS presents the Third Annual Hawkfest Festival, Saturday, April 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join others from the community for a day of food, music, craft vendors, games and inflatable attractions. All general proceeds support kids with pediatric cancer. Armbands cost $10, providing unlimited access to rides and attractions.
St. Patrick’s Day Lunch
On Tuesday, March 17, the Urbana Senior Center hosts a St. Patrick’s Day lunch. The noon lunch includes corned beef, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, corn muffin and cake. For more information call 301.600.7020 or go to www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/aging.
Lunch with Nurse Steve
On March 12, enjoy breakfast for lunch with a talk by Nurse Steve titled, “How do I take care of this skin I’m in: A discussion on the care and maintenance of our skin.” Event begins at noon. For more information call 301.600.7020 or go to www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/aging.