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Zumba Saturdays at the Library — 10:15 to 11 a.m. Saturdays through April 1, Urbana Regional Library, 9020 Amelung St., Urbana. Free, ages 18 and older.
Sol Yoga — 6 p.m. March 20, Walkersville Public Library, 2 S. Glade Road, Walkersville. Wear comfortable clothes. Ages 18 and older. Free. 301-600-8200 or fcpl.org.
Community and Veterans Health Fair — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 18, American Legion Post 171, 10201 Lewis Drive, Damascus. Free health screening for high blood pressure and glucose levels, behavioral health assessments, and free health education classes to include NARCAN training. In addition to these services, veterans may meet with VA representatives for eligibility and enrollment assistance. Other community and veteran service organizations will also be in attendance. Pre-registration at https://bit.ly/AL-Health-Fair is encouraged, but walk-ins are more than welcome and will be accommodated. 301-518-0984.
Call 800-733-2767 or go to redcrossblood.org/make-donation to schedule appointments or to verify blood drive will be taking place. Call the Frederick American Red Cross Blood Donation Center, 141 Thomas Johnson Drive, to schedule appointments for blood, double red cells and apheresis donations. Schedule subject to change.
March 17 — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Brunswick Eagles #1136, 401 Central Ave., Brunswick
March 17 — 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Bethel United Methodist Church Chewsville, 21006 Twin Springs Drive, Smithsburg
March 18 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Road, Thurmont
March 20 — 1 to 6 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church — Jefferson, 3864 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson
March 21 — 12:30 to 6 p.m., Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Co. Activities Grounds, 1008 Twin Arch Road, Mount Airy
March 22 — 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ LDS, 1811 Latham Drive, Frederick.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings — No dues or fees. For times and locations, call 301-662-0544.
Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) 12-Step Meeting — 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Zion Lutheran Church, 107 W. Main St., Middletown. Contact Deb B. at [email protected] for entrance code and more information.
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous — 9 a.m. Saturdays, Trinity United Methodist Church, 703 W. Patrick St., Frederick. A free Twelve Step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating or bulimia. For more information or a list of additional meetings throughout the U.S. and the world, call 781-932-6300 or locally at 757-506-4118. foodaddicts.org.
Friends in Frederick Parkinson’s Disease Support Group — 1 to 3 p.m. March 15, Mount Pleasant Ruritan Club, 8101 Crum Road, Walkersville. Exercise is an important way to slow the progress of Parkinson’s Disease. Topic will be the LSVT BIG & LOUD program. Speaker will be Beth Brouillard from Fox Therapy. The afternoon will begin with a St. Patrick’s Day themed lunch of stew, soda bread, slaw and more. The support group library of books and materials on Parkinson’s Disease will be available during the meeting. fifpdsg.org or 240-215-0080.
LEAF (Lyme Education Awareness Foundation) Lyme Disease Support Group — noon to 2 p.m. March 18, Urbana Regional Library, 9020 Amelung St., Frederick. The Leaf Lyme Support group and The Leaf Program, Inc. with sponsorship from Project Lyme, present the movie “The Quiet Epidemic” in place of the usual support group meeting. Authors Dr. Nancy Fox and Fred Diamond will be on hand. Free. 240-446-2883 or [email protected]
Moms Helping Moms Peer Support Group — 6 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays, via Zoom. For mothers who have lost a child to overdose, SUD or alcohol. Professionally supported by Frederick Health Hospice. 301-455-5378, 301-514-3546 or [email protected]