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Howard County General Hospital’s Community COVID-19 Testing

12/05/2020 to 12/05/2020

2210 Fairgrounds Road, West Friendship, MD, MD 21794

Howard County General Hospital will offer community COVID-19 testing for children and adults in November and December at no cost to participants. Tests will be administered using nasal swabs as participants remain in their cars. A physician order is not required to be tested. Advance registration is encouraged, but same-day registration will also be accepted. Participants can learn more and register online at www.bit.ly/j2bh-testing. In addition, email HCGH-J2BH@jhmi.edu or call 410-740-7601 for more information.

Kendra Scott Jewelry Benefit for Shepherd’s Center

12/05/2020 to 12/06/2020

541 Marshall Rd SW, Vienna, VA 22180

December 5-6, 2020 Saturday & Sunday. Kendra Scott Jewelry Benefit for Shepherd’s Center serving Oakton-Vienna-Reston-Herndon. 20% of your purchase will be donated to Shepherd’s Center. Shop online at www.kendrascott.com and enter this code at checkout: GIVEBACK0GNS or, visit their showrooms (be sure to mention you are shopping for the SC benefit): Mosaic District, 2920 District Avenue, Suite 125 Fairfax, VA 22031; Reston Town Center, 11924 Market Street, Reston, VA 20190

British Players Online Pandemic Holiday Spectacular

12/05/2020 to 12/05/2020

Virtual, Bethesda, MD 20817

Unable to cross the pond for the holidays? Missing puddings, pies, panto, and poetry? The British Players have just the solution -- Oh yes we do! The British Players have just the solution -- Oh yes we do! Join us for three holiday variety shows December 5th, 12th, and 19th at 7pm on YouTube. We have an amazing array of artistes performing new versions of favorite numbers from Music Hall and pantomime, as well as stellar performances of holiday music. You won't want to miss demonstrations of traditional holiday fare, reminiscences of holidays past, and wonderful recitations of classic holiday messages. We have a cheeky chappie, a chairman, chefs and children! And everyone will be invited to sing along as our full cast joins together from here and away to ring in the holiday season with some popular carols. Check our webpage for viewing info: https://britishplayers.org/2020/11/19/online-pandemic-holiday-spectacular/. We hope you’ll join us!

Meet-the-Author: Pamela Nadell – Virtual

12/07/2020 to 12/07/2020

8800 Garland Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20901

Dr. Pamela Nadell will present a lecture based on her book "America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today." The Montgomery County Public Library is hosting the event on Zoom. https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/4697488

The Creatives Cafe

12/08/2020 to 12/08/2020

Online event hosted by HopeWorks of Howard County, Columbia, MD 21046

The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for many of us. It’s important that we take breaks from the news, take care of our bodies, and make time to unwind and connect with others. Please join us for a virtual crafting circle! Bring a project you’re working on, or start something new. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, we will be able to see each other, talk, and share our art. This group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 7pm-9pm. Come to as many sessions as you want! Attendance is on a drop-in basis, but you must register in advance to receive the Zoom meeting details. For more information or to register, visit: https://creativescafe.eventbrite.com

Learn About ‘Connect-A-Ride’ : transportation options for the disabled and 50+

12/08/2020 to 12/08/2020

Zoom, Wheaton, MD 20902

This program will cover information about private, public and subsidized ride programs like the Escorted Transportation Program, Montgomery County Call-n-Ride, MetroAccess, and volunteer driving organizations. There will be time for Questions and Answers. The Connect-A-Ride program is administered by the Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) and is funded by Montgomery County Government. Registration is not required. Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/94479318002