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Listening Circle for Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

04/02/2020 to 04/02/2020

HopeWorks of Howard County (Inside the NonProfit Collaborative – Enter Thru Suite 100), Columbia, MD 21046

Many folks are not aware that HopeWorks provides wellness and leadership opportunities for adult survivors of child sexual abuse and childhood sexual exploitation. We would like to hear from you. Please join us for this peer-lead listening session, where we will discuss ideas for new workshops, build community and enjoy some delicious desserts! Please pre-register at: wearehopeworks.org/events. Questions? Contact Vanita Leatherwood, Deputy Director, at (410) 997–0304.

Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland – Open Interviews

04/07/2020 to 04/07/2020

5305 Village Center Drive, Suite 214, Columbia, MD 21044

The Meals on Wheels Southwest Regional Office will hold open interviews for positions in the Howard, Montgomery, and Baltimore areas. For more information, call (410) 730-9476. Please bring along your resume and ID. Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, Inc., a premiere provider of services to the aging, is committed to providing nutritious and fulfilling meals to homebound individuals. Our dedicated staff and volunteers prepare and deliver over 1.3 million nutritious meals a year. Our success in delivering meals and more to homebound seniors in Central Maryland depends on the whole community. If you would like to join a staff of dedicated, caring professionals look no further than Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland (MOWCM). MOWCM works to attract, develop, retain and promote talented staff in an environment where all employees contribute to their fullest potential. Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. www.mealsonwheelsmd.org

*CANCELLED* 2020 Quilt Show “Facets of Quilting”

04/16/2020 to 04/18/2020

9325 Presbyterian Circle, Columbia, MD 21045

Faithful Circle Quilters of Columbia, MD will celebrate the art of quilting at their biennial Quilt Show 2020, “Facets of Quilting”, on April 16, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; April 17, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; and April 18, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The show is at the First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, 9325 Presbyterian Circle, Columbia, MD. The show features the guild's raffle quilt, "Through the Looking Glass." Raffle quilt drawing is Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 3:00 pm. Need not be present to win. In addition, there will be over 300 quilts on display; mini demos; vendors, $10.00 and Under Boutique; Silent Auction; Peddler’s Table; Raffle Baskets. Quilt Art Presentations are daily at 12:00 noon. Admission is $8.00 for 3 days; Children 10 and under free. For more information, visit the guild’s website at https://faithfulcirclequilters.com/2017/11/01/faithful-circle-quilters-2018-quilt-show-2/ IT IS RESCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER, 2020. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED.

HCGH Presents Advanced Care Planning

04/16/2020 to 04/16/2020

10760 Hickory Ridge Road, COLUMBIA, MD 21044

Advanced Care Planning will help attendees think through their health care wishes, complete an advance directive and electronically store documents for health care providers to easily access. Advance directives, which can include living wills, inform providers of patients’ wishes in case they are unable to communicate. The class is free and does not require registration. For more information, call 443-518-6684 or email kshelto7@jhmi.edu.

Weaving Our Inner Light: a self-care & healing workshop for survivors of sexual violence

04/23/2020 to 04/23/2020

HopeWorks of Howard County (Inside the NonProfit Collaborative – Enter Thru Suite 100), Columbia, MD 21046

Join facilitators Maya Carey (They/Them) and Allison Adams (She/Her) in an interactive, art-based self-care & healing workshop for survivors of sexual violence. During this workshop, participants will unpack the difficulties of healing trauma, examine our own ability to engage in healing, and create a unique art piece to take home. Light dinner will be provided. Childcare is available by request. Contact Allison Adams, Community Engagement Coordinator at aadams@wearehopeworks.org for more information. This is a free event, and space is limited. You must pre-register to attend! For more information visit: wearehopeworks.org/events

15th Annual Pieces of The Puzzle Gala

04/25/2020 to 04/25/2020

2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Our 15th Annual Pieces of The Puzzle Gala will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020, 7pm at The Turf Valley Resort, Ellicott City, MD. This year’s theme, A CASINO NIGHT, promises a thrilling Las Vegas-like setting that brings fun and friendly competition to a whole new level! Guests will enjoy an evening complete with the excitement of roulette, poker, craps and blackjack, all in the classic Las Vegas style. All proceeds benefit the Howard County Autism Society. Tickets: Online at www.howard-autism.org (Starting February 1st). Cost of Tickets: $130 each through 3/31/2020, $150 each after 4/1/2020, Ticket sales close 4/15/2020. Sponsorships: Available. Contact melissa.rosenberg@howard-autism.org