Brunch on the hill
On Sun., Jan. 13, at 11 a.m., McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, will host a Sunday brunch buffet with live music. The cost is $12 and includes a mimosa or bloody Mary, or $7.75 without an alcoholic beverage. 410-857-2290.
Sesame Street party
Mount Airy Library, 705 Ridge Ave., Mount Airy will host a Sesame Street ABC 123 party Mon., Jan. 14, at 2 p.m. Enjoy stories, games and crafts featuring Sesame Street characters. Refreshments will be served. Children 3 and under must be with an adult. 410-386-4470.
Children, with an adult caregiver, are invited to an outdoor rangers program on Tue., Jan. 15 at Piney Run Park, 30 Martz Road, Sykesville, 1-2:30 p.m. Learn about nature by doing outdoor and indoor activities. Dress for the weather. Cost is $18. 410-795-6043.
Eldersburg Library, 6400 W. Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg, will host a session to "Create Purple Power," on Wed., Jan. 16, at 6:30 p.m. Create Ravens jewelry by making beads with polymer clay. For ages 13 and up. To register, call 410-386-4460.
Westminster Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, will show "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted," rated PG, on Wed., Jan. 16, at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. 410-386-4490.
Francis Scott Key High School, 3825 Bark Hill Road, Union Bridge, will host the third annual Northwest Regional Showcase on Thu., Jan 17, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Various performing groups from local elementary and middle schools, as well as the high school, will perform. Superintendent Steve Guthrie will speak. Free. 410-751-3320.
Serving 'Hot Soup'
Jennie Avila and Hot Soup will perform at Baldwin's Station, 7618 Main St., Sykesville, on Thu., Jan. 17, at 8 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $17. 410-795-1041.