All Genders Teen Yoga — 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays through March 21, Luna Yoga, 34 S. Market St., Frederick. Ages 11 to 18, for beginners. $10, drop in. 240-818-1462 or

Tai Chi Class — 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Walkersville Public Library, 2 S. Glade Road, Walkersville. Free. 301-600-8200 or

Oils for Vitality of Life — 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays through Jan. 29 session or Mondays April 27 to May 11, William Talley Rec Center, 121 N. Bentz St., Frederick. Learn the basics of essential use. $55. 301-600-1492 or


2nd Annual Washington County Recovers — A Day of Access to Treatment — 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Fletcher Branch of the Washington County Free Library, Hagerstown. To provide anyone interested in receiving help with substance abuse the opportunity to gain access to recovery services. 240-313-3310.

Nutrition and SAD — 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Middletown Library, 101 Prospect St., Middletown. Nutritionist Cheryle McKee will show how good nutrition can improve mood while supporting good health. Ideas for quick winter meals will be shared. Free. 301-600-7560 or

DAV Service Officer at Fort Detrick — 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. third Wednesday of the month. Information and prepare VA claims to obtain benefits for military personnel, veterans, their spouse or dependents. Appointments preferred. Walk-ins welcome if time allows. Call for appointments and details of what to bring. 301-842-2562.

Phoenix Ostomy Closet — 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays, Frederick Health Hospital Toll House Building, 501 Tollhouse Ave., Frederick. Provides ostomy supplies to those uninsured and under-insured Ostomates, sponsored by the Frederick Area Ostomy Support Group. 301-663-1203.


Call 800-733-2767 or go to 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.

Jan. 14 — 2 to 6:30 p.m., Carroll County Public Library, 705 Ride Ave., Mount Airy

Jan. 14 — 2:30 to 8 p.m., Centro Cristiano de Maryland, 5115 Pegasus Court, Frederick

Jan. 21 — 2 to 7 p.m., St. Joseph on Carrollton Manor Catholic Church, 5843 Manor Woods Road, Frederick

Jan. 21 — 2 to 7:30 p.m., Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Co. Activities Grounds, 1008 Twin Arch Road, Mount Airy

Jan. 22 — 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Maximus Federal Services Inc., 5202 Presidents Court, Frederick

Jan. 24 — 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., FCPS, 191 S. East St., Frederick

Jan. 24 — 1:30 to 7 p.m., Bethel UMC, 21006 Twin Springs Drive, Smithsburg


Alcoholics Anonymous meetings — No dues or fees. For times and locations, call 301-662-0544.

Alzheimer’s Support Group — 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. third Wednesday of the month at Edenton Retirement Community, 5800 Genesis Lane, Frederick. 301-694-3100 or

Cancer Support Group — 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Friday, Monocacy Valley Church, 9861 Old National Pike, Ijamsville. Family members welcome. Details at 301-865-9100 or

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous — 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, South End Baptist Church, 506 Carrollton Drive, Frederick. No dues or fees. Angela, 301-758-3614, or Moya, 641-680-3354.

Friends in Frederick Parkinson’s Disease Support Group — 1 to 3 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month, Mount Pleasant Ruritan Club, 8101 Crum Road, Walkersville. Contact John at 301-703-1194 or

Frederick County Parkinson’s Disease Support Group — noon to 2 p.m. the third Saturday of the month at YMCA of Frederick County, 1000 N. Market St., Frederick. Contact Louise at

Frederick County Spinal Cord Injury Support Group — Noon, third Tuesday of the month, Jan. 21, Brain and Balance Center, Baker Rehab Group, 197 Thomas Johnson Drive, Suite B, Frederick. Hosted by Baker Rehab Group. Monthly topics hosted by members, and occasional speakers are scheduled. A therapist will be available to facilitate. Free. 301-662-1997 or

NAMI Connection Support Group for Deaf Adults — 11 a.m. first and third Mondays. For ages 18 and older and living with a mental health diagnosis. Led by two trained deaf facilitators. Share the challenges and successes of coping with a mental illness. 301-471-0148 or

Overeaters Anonymous — 7 p.m. Thursdays Room 302-304, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays Room 108, Trinity United Methodist Church, 703 W. Patrick St., Room 103, Frederick. Recovery from compulsive overeating. Angie 301-732-7017 or

Survivors of Suicide Support Group — Mental Health Association of Frederick County. Led by a trained facilitator. For meeting time and location, call 301-663-0011.

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