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Howard County Adult Bocce League

02/25/2018 to 02/25/2018

5230 Even Star Pl, Columbia, MD 21044

Now forming teams for Spring. Play 8 Saturday mornings at Cedar Lane Park West beginning April 7 with last play a tournament match. No experience necessary ... easy to learn and fun to play. We need both regular players as well as substitutes. Contact Cheryl Neely at cgneely@comcast.net; please write “Bocce” in subject line or call 301-461-3748.

An Afternoon With Playwrights

03/04/2018 to 03/04/2018

5410 Leaf Treader Way, Columbia, MD 21044

Try It Out Theatre's 2018 season begins with "An Afternoon With Playwrights" 2:00pm-4:00pm, Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Oliver's Carriage House, 5410 Leaf Treader Way, Columbia, Maryland, MD 21044. Four short plays will be read by a cast of actors, followed by an audience Q&A session with the playwrights. Wine, water, and snacks included. $5.00 suggested donation. Open to the public- please RSVP to Rich Madzel, rmadzel@hotmail.com. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/tiotheatre/

The Big Event

03/13/2018 to 03/13/2018

2700 Turf Valley Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Leadership Howard County’s annual Big Event brings together more than 400 leaders from business, government and nonprofits in Howard County. This year, speaker Ron Clark, a nationally and internationally recognized educator who established Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, will present his vision to transform education and cultivate a generation of global leaders, offering an inspiring message for community leaders on every level. Proceeds to benefit LHC programs and scholarships. This year's event will be held at the Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City. Visit www.leadershiphc.org/ if you have any questions or would like more information.

Howard Co. Genealogical Society

03/14/2018 to 03/14/2018

5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia, MD 21044

Wednesday Mar 14 Howard Co. Genealogical Society Meeting - 7-9pm everyone is welcome. Refreshments provided by members. Following the meeting a lecture titled, "Ely Samuel Parker: Connections in American and World History". Ely Parker is one of those virtually unknown individuals in American History whose story is one that provides a thread connecting disparate aspects of our history. Member of a prominent Native American family, he became famous in his own right. Presented by member Ron Schartz, who has had a lifetime interest in this story. In his presentation he will discuss some of his original insights and findings. This enlightening presentation will provide highlights of the life, times and significance of a most interesting individual and family. Among other things, the presentation will show how genealogical skills have led nearer to a possible solution of one of the great mysteries of American history, one that, even to this day, has had profound consequences. If Howard County senior centers are closed the meeting will be cancelled. For more information about upcoming events visit us at hcgsmd.org.

Living Well with Diabetes

04/05/2018 to 04/10/2018

10710 Charter Drive, Ste 100, Columbia, MD 21044

Living Well with Diabetes is a six-week workshop presenting diabetes management skills using an interactive group approach for people with diabetes or prediabetes and caregivers. The workshop takes place Thursdays, April 5 to May 10, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the hospital’s Wellness Center. To register or learn more, visit www.hcgh.org or call 410-740-7601.

We Walk for Wellness

04/07/2018 to 04/07/2018

9411 Whiskey Bottom Rd., Laurel, MD 20723

Howard County General Hospital will hold We Walk for Wellness every Saturday starting April 7 through Oct. 27 at the North Laurel Community Center parking lot at 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road in Laurel. The free program is open to the community, individuals and families. Registration for new participants will begin on Saturdays at 8:45 a.m. (to the right as participants enter the parking lot) followed by the program from 9 to 10 a.m. We Walk for Wellness is a walking and exercise group led by a personal trainer. Information about nutrition and exercise will also be available. For more information, call 410-740-7601.