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Mindful Art With A Purpose – For Adults

10/02/2023 to 10/23/2023

5700 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215

Participants will experiment with different means of creative self-expression in this JCS 4-part workshop to develop self-awareness, enhance mental well-being, and foster healing. Free and open to the public. Space is limited. Held Mondays, October 2-23 at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC – Studio J. For continuity, please commit to attending all 4 sessions. RSVP by September 27. For more information visit or contact Rozi Rice at or 410-843-7325.

Grief Support Group

10/03/2023 to 12/12/2023

2200 West Joppa Rd., Lutherville, MD 21093

Valley Presbyterian Church will host GriefShare, a nondenominational support group offering Biblical insights and tools for those dealing with grief after the loss of a loved one. The group will meet on Tuesdays from September 12 – December 12. A different topic is discussed each week; people can join at any time. Cost: $20 for workbook; scholarships available. For more information or to register (preferred but not required), call 410-828-6234 (church), send an email to, or visit (enter zip code 21093 for the Valley Church location).


10/03/2023 to 10/03/2023

2701-C Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201

Families can be caught off-guard by the many tasks that must be completed within a day or two of a loved one’s death. Even those who have planned a funeral before may be overwhelmed by the need for making thoughtful decisions and coordinating arrangements. Listen to Aging Matters Tues Oct 3 and Fri Oct 6 at 2 pm on WERA Arlington 96.7 FM when host Cheryl Beversdorf talks with Sara Williams, President, Funeral Consumers Alliance,, about goods, services and logistics associated with funeral planning, including costs and pricing, and how the Funeral Consumers Alliance helps ensure consumers are prepared and protected when planning a funeral for themselves or loved ones. Outside listening area? Visit, click Listen Live/Listen Online. This broadcast will be available on Mixcloud Podcast –, Apple Podcast - and Spotify Podcast - To access AGING MATTERS radio programs & TV episodes, visit

Good Company: Virtual Get-Togethers For Adults 60+

10/04/2023 to 10/04/2023

5750 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215

Are you looking for good company and interesting conversation? Be part of Jewish Community Services' Good Company. Drop-in for a chat. Bring a friend. Make some new ones. Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month via Zoom. Free and open to the public. For more information visit or contact Rozi Rice at or 410-843-7325.

Best of Film at Mason Showcase 2023

10/04/2023 to 10/04/2023

3601 Fairfax Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030

Join us for this year's Best of Film at Mason Showcase, taking place on Wednesday, October 4th from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Mason Exhibitions Arlington (3601 Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA 22201). Best of Film at Mason is a showcase of recent notable and award-winning films. This year's program captures student work ranging from documentary filmmaking, fiction film directing, and senior thesis films. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. The following student and alumni films will be screened, and a live Q&A with the filmmakers will follow the screening: Countdown (dir. Jaiden Williams), Radio Silence (dir. Sujay Khona), Jazz (dir. Andrew Opitz), Whirled of an Artist (dir. Bodhi Bryan-Roig), We're Only Strangers (dir. Jennifer Vu), Pequeno Gigante (Little Giant) (dir. Mauricio Alarcon), Surrender (dir. Tiffany Vu)

Howard Community College’s Drag[on] Extravaganza!

10/05/2023 to 10/05/2023

10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044

Howard Community College is celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month with the return of the Drag[on] Extravaganza, an educational, entertaining drag show featuring performances by regional celebrity drag artists with a panel discussion and Q&A with the cast! The evening begins at 6 p.m. with an LGBTQ+ resource fair in the Grand Hall of the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center. The show will begin at 7 p.m. in the Smith Theatre. Be sure to stay after the show for a meet and greet with the performers. Scheduled to appear: Domingo Saint X, Kayden Amore Chole, Stealya Manz, Washington Heights. Hosted by King Molasses. Admission to the Extravaganza is free, and tickets are not required. For more information, visit