Out & About

Sol Yoga: Good Cause Class
Sept. 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19 & 26, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
This free yoga class is offered by Sol Yoga’s Good Cause Division. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat. Donations
accepted.

Frederick’s Oktoberfest
Sept. 28, 6-10 p.m. & Sept. 29, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. • Eventplex at the Frederick Fairgrounds
Enjoy Bratwurst, Oktoberfest beer, German wines, dancing, music, children’s events and much more. New this year are
Oktoberfest Games 2018. The Reagan Years perform. Spearheaded by the Rotary Club of Carroll Creek and the Rotary Club
of Southern Frederick County, this annual event supports both clubs’ efforts to raise thousands of dollars for area non-profits. Tickets are $5-$20.

Photos | Submitted The Main Line Gravy Soppers perform Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Art at the Point.

Photos | Submitted
The Main Line Gravy Soppers perform Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Art at the Point.

Art at the Point
Sept. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. • Point of Rocks Community Center, 1635 Ballenger Creek Pike
Urbana’s own band The Main Line Gravy Soppers performs 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at this 9th annual outdoors art and music festival.

Urbana Library Farmers’ Market
Sept. 29, Oct. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. • Urbana Library parking lot
The market features local farmers, food artisans, artists and craftspeople.

Safe Harbor
Sept. 29, 4-7 p.m. • New Market Plains Vineyard
Acoustic duo Katherine and Sam Ott perform.

Symphony Storytime with Frederick Symphony Orchestra
Sept. 30, 1:05-1:35 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Frederick Symphony Orchestra musicians perform classical music to beloved stories, followed by a musical instrument petting
zoo provided by Music and Arts. Free.

College Night
Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m. • Frederick Community College
Meet with representatives from nearly 100 colleges and universities. Learn about programs of study, financial aid options,
admissions processes, campus life and more. Free.

Teen Advisory Board
Oct. 4, 6-7:30 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Teens are invited to discuss what the library can do for them. Pizza will be provided by Manhattan Pizza.

October Cash Bingo at St. Ignatius
Oct. 5, Early Bird Games at 6:30 p.m.; Regular Games at 7 p.m. • St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church
$25 entrance fee receives a 9 up bingo card of 16 regular games, 5 specials and cash door prizes. Jackpot game and door prizes. Pull tabs—King Tuts, Ball games and others. Food available for purchase.

A Very Special Story Time With Susan Verde
Oct. 6, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Meet Susan Verde as she shares her newest children’s book, “I Am Human: A Book on Empathy.” Verde’s interactive presentation is geared toward children ages 4 to 8.

Ransom Riggs: ‘A Map of Days’
Oct. 6, 2 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
The author of the “Miss Peregrine” books talks about his fourth novel in the series, “A Map of Days.” Free.

Washington Solar and Green Homes Tour
Oct. 6, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. • Bar-T Mountainside
Bar-T Mountainside is on the Metropolitan Washington Solar and Green Homes Tour. Mountainside features a wind turbine,
83 kW of solar arrays, battery back-up and geothermal systems, a green building and composting toilets.

Mindfulness Mini-Retreats
Oct. 7, 2:30-5:30 p.m. • Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard
Optional wine tasting $10 per person.

Friends of the Urbana Regional Library Monthly Meeting
Oct. 9, 6:15-8:30 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Meeting is held in the small conference room.

Boo! Halloween Fun
Oct. 10, 2:30-3:30 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Get ready for Halloween with spooky and fun games, crafts and activities.

Teen Book Club
Oct. 11, 4-5 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Students in grades 9 through 12 are invited to bring a favorite book to share. Snacks provided.

Poetry Slam
Oct. 11, 7-8 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Celebrate Black Poetry Day with a poetry slam and prizes. Spoken word poetry welcome. Students in grades 6 through 12 are
invited to present published or original works in two categories.

United Methodist Motorcycle Association
Monthly meeting Oct. 11, 7 p.m. • Wesley Chapel UMC Parish Hall, 3519 Urbana Pike
Ecumenical outreach ministry that works to support local food banks, prisons, Red Cross relief efforts and blood drives, homeless initiatives and more. All are welcome to participate. Visit sites.google.com/site/ummamaryland for more information.

Countryside Artisans Fall Gallery & Studio Tour
Oct. 12-14, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Take a free, self-guided driving tour of 15 artist studios/galleries through scenic countryside in Montgomery, Frederick
and Howard counties. Brochure, map and info can be found at www.countrysideartisans.com.

Infantry Day
Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. • Monocacy National Battlefield
The rattling of musketry returns to Monocacy National Battlefield for a day of demonstrations and living history. Learn
what it may have been like to serve in the infantry during the Civil War. Free.

VOU Fall Festival
Oct. 13, 1-4 p.m. • Natelli Community Center
Enjoy music, games and food. Free, but RSVP to services@villagesofurbana.net.

Teen Writer’s Club
Oct. 15, 4-5 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to practice brainstorming tips, edit with peers, and learn all about NaNoWriMo.

One Maryland One Book: Community Conversation on Justice
Oct. 17, 6:45-8:45 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Come for a community discussion of “Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA
Evidence” by Tim Junkin. Panelists will share their expertise on DNA and the justice system.

Monocacy Community Lions Club—Robert Martin
Oct. 18, 6:45 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Have you wondered what happens to your old eyeglasses that are put into the Lions donation box at your eye doctor’s office?
Robert Martin has been the local collection point for all of Lions District 22-W. He will discuss this important Lions project.
Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

UVFD Open House
Oct. 20, 12-3 p.m. • Urbana Volunteer Fire Department
Don’t miss this opportunity to meet the firefighters of Urbana Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department 23.

Stitches in Time
Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-12 pm. • Thomas House, Monocacy National Battlefield
Work on your own project or something that may be donated to a local charity. Limited knitting/crocheting supplies
will be available to borrow on a first-come first-served basis. Free.

Maryland Society for Paranormal Research: Equipment Demo & Discussion
Oct. 24, 6-9 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Maryland Society for Paranormal Research will discuss ghost hunting and the ghosts and goblins of Urbana. Equipment demonstration at 6 p.m.

Cosplay Tips and Tricks
Oct. 25, 7-8 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to learn about cosplay.

15th Urbana Indoor Art & Craft Show
Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. • Urbana Fire Hall
Discover one-of-a-kind holiday gifts and more. You’ll find jewelry, woodworking, floral design, painted gourds, photography,
original artwork, textiles, fabrics, soap, candles, fall and Christmas decorations plus other items for sale. Breakfast and lunch
will be served. Free admission.

Twilight Hikes
Oct. 27, 5 p.m. • Monocacy National Battlefield, Gambrill Mill
Prowl around the park with a ranger at twilight and search the trails for wildlife. Allow two hours for program. Free, but
registration required.

Trunk or Treat
Oct. 28, 5-7 p.m. • Ijamsville United Methodist, 4748 Mussetter Road
Smarty Pants Preschool is partnering with Ijamsville United Methodist on this free event. Come in costume and visit
lots of decorated car trunks full of candy. After trunk or treating, kids are invited to a snack and craft session. Volunteers are needed to participate with their cars and pass out candy. If interested, please email smartypantspreschoolmd@gmail.com.

Preschool Halloween Spooktacular
Oct. 31, 10:05-10:35 a.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Halloween songs, stories, and fun for preschoolers and their grownups followed by a parade. Come in costume.

VOU Halloween Costume Parade
Oct. 31, 5:30-6:30 p.m. • Natelli Community Center
Enjoy a Halloween costume parade and party.

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