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The Gourmet Gang Available on Sundays

Just in time for your football party, lunch is ready to order from The Gourmet Gang on Sundays this fall. The gang that has brought gourmet food to Villages of Urbana summer snack bars and to weekend breakfast tables will now offer pit beef and ham, and smoked pork—sliced to order—plus fresh baked beans, cole slaw and potato salad. The gang’s food truck will be at Franklin Liquors, Route 355 south of Urbana High School, each Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Food will be made to order, or large orders can be called in ahead. Call Urbana residents Stephany or Bob Faulkner at 757.572.4466 or send your order by email to

Zumba and Yoga Have Returned

Yoga and Zumba classes have returned to the Villages of Urbana. The previous Zumba instructor there recently moved out of state, but Connie Burstein now teaches Zumba on Sunday mornings at 8:30 a.m. and Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m., both at the Natelli Community Center, 9023 Harris St. “Zumba is for any age or level of fitness,” Burstein said. “It’s the best time to let loose and shake off the stress!” Drop in rates are $5, or a 10-visit pass is available for $45. Visit Burstein’s Facebook page — Urbana Zumba — for more information, or contact her at

Amanda Strand also teaches Zumba, at the Urbana Fire Hall on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Her classes are $7 per class. Strand also teaches in other locations around Frederick. Check out her Facebook page, Zumba Frederick, or contact her at The general website,, provides more information and locations for classes.

Registered yoga teacher Stacy Mallow returns to the Shafer’s Mill Community Center this fall on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. All levels and walk-ins are welcome. Rates are $10 per class, but reduced rates are available with the purchase of a multi-class pass. Mallow is the director of Ayurveda for Ananda Shala in Frederick. For more information, email Stacy at

Sage Orthopedic, in the Giant Shopping Center at Sugarloaf Parkway and Worthington Boulevard, also offers yoga. Classes are taught by certified instructors on Fridays at 6 p.m. and Sundays at 9:30 a.m. and cost $15 per class or $120 for 10 classes. For more information, visit Sage’s website at


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