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Double Vision in Color

08/27/2019 to 09/29/2019

8197 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD 21043

“Double Vision in Color” Oil Paintings by Marian Gliese and acrylics/watercolors by Deborah Hoeper. The exhibit runs Aug 27-September 29 with a free reception On September 14 from 4-6 Pm as part of the Annual Road to the Arts weekend. Artists’ Gallery is located a 8197 Main Street, Ellicott City. Phone # is 443-325-5936. Hours are: 11am-6pm Tuesday and Wednesday, 11am-8pm Thursday Friday and Saturday , 11am-5pm Sunday and closed on Monday. Our website is www.artistsgalleryec.com

African-American Women Survivors on the needs of African-American Girls

09/06/2019 to 09/06/2019

HopeWorks of Howard County - Inside the NonProfit Collaborative, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, MD 21046

African-American girls and women 12 years old and older experience higher rates of rape and sexual assault than white, Asian, and Latina girls and women. Please join us for this important gathering, to share your stories and insights about growing up, culture, and ideas on how we prevent violence in the lives of girls. Questions? Contact Vanita Leatherwood, Director of Community Engagement, at (410) 997-0304. To register, visit: https://listeningsessionforafrican-americanwomensurvivors.eventbrite.com

St. Louis – St. Francis Men’s ACTS Retreat

09/12/2019 to 09/15/2019

1525 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville, MD 21104

ACTS is an acronym for Adoration, Community, Theology and Service. The goals of an ACTS retreat are to strengthen our faith, to renew ourselves spiritually and to build lasting friendships. Laymen present the ACTS retreat and clergy provide support and oversight. Men age 18 or older are invited to attend. The retreat begins Thursday evening, September 12th with check-in between 5:45 – 6:15 pm at St. Louis Church Parish Hall (just to the right of the Rt 108 entrance). Transportation will be provided to Bon Secours Retreat Center as well as a light meal upon arrival. We return to St. Francis on Sunday, September 15th in time for the 11:00am Mass. A reception follows Mass. Family members and friends are encouraged to attend both Mass and reception. The cost of the retreat is $350. https://www.instrumentofpeace.org/109

Living Well with Chronic Disease

09/22/2019 to 10/27/2019

St. James United Methodist Church, 12470 Old Frederick Rd, Marriottsville, MD 21104

Howard County General Hospital will hold Living Well with Chronic Disease, a free, six-week workshop for those living with or at risk for a chronic condition such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, depression, arthritis, lung disease or other long-lasting health concerns. Participants will learn techniques to cope with feelings of frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, develop skills to communicate more effectively about their health and learn exercises and healthy eating habits to maintain and improve well-being. Caregivers are welcome to register. Registration required. To register or learn more, visit www.hcgh.org/livingwell or call 410-720-8788.

Soriee with O.J.

09/27/2019 to 09/27/2019

594 Cranbrook Road , Cockeysville , MD 21030

O.J. and Chanda Brigance, the Board of Directors and Host Committee invite you to join us as we celebrate life at the 5th annual Soiree with O.J.!

The Soiree with O.J. will support the organization’s impactful mission to equip, encourage and empower families living with ALS. Join us as we celebrate our Founder’s birthday and support the Brigance family’s vision for their legacy: to provide direct resources and financial assistance to families battling ALS.
 This can't-miss event will feature: -- Guest Speaker: Ozzie Newsome, Executive Vice President of the Baltimore Ravens -- Music & dancing -- VIP guest appearances -- Inspiring stories & conversations -- Delicious food & beverages -- All in the beautiful Valley Mansion ballroom! At this year’s special event, we will celebrate the 50th birthday of O.J. Brigance, a milestone the medical community didn’t believe would be possible. Be there to honor O.J.’s journey and celebrate the lives of all those we serve in the ALS community.
 If you are a person living with ALS in our Brigance Brigade Foundation community, we are pleased to invite you and a guest to join us at the Soiree with O.J. with complimentary admission, made possible through our generous donors and sponsors. Please direct any questions and RSVPs directly to info@brigancebrigade.org.
 Ages 21+ only please.
Attire: Cocktail

$150 per ticket; $275 for a pair; $1,350 for a group of 10.

Living Well with Chronic Disease

09/30/2019 to 11/04/2019

6520 Martin Road, Columbia, MD 21044

Howard County General Hospital will hold Living Well with Chronic Disease, a free, six-week workshop for those living with or at risk for a chronic condition such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, depression, arthritis, lung disease or other long-lasting health concerns. Participants will learn techniques to cope with feelings of frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, develop skills to communicate more effectively about their health and learn exercises and healthy eating habits to maintain and improve well-being. Caregivers are welcome to register. Registration required. To register or learn more, visit www.hcgh.org/livingwell or call 410-720-8788.