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COVID-19 Community Testing

09/19/2020 to 09/19/2020

6800 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD, MD 21045

Howard County General Hospital with support from the Howard County Health Department will offer COVID-19 community testing at no cost to patients. Both adults and children can be tested, and a physician order is not required. Advance registration online is encouraged. COVID-19 test results are typically available within 24 to 48 hours. Dates and times are subject to change depending on weather conditions. For more information, visit the Howard County General Hospital website, email HCGH-J2BH@jhmi.edu or call 410-740-7601.

Mental Health First Aid for Adults

09/25/2020 to 09/25/2020

Online, Columbia, MD 21044

Howard County General Hospital will offer Mental Health First Aid for Adults virtually. Participants will learn to assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge in a self-paced online course before participating in an instructor-led class using Zoom. Class cost is $30 and includes a digital manual. To register, visit www.hcgh.org/events. For more information, contact jstanto6@jhmi.edu or call 410-740-7601.

COVID-19 Community Testing

09/26/2020 to 09/26/2020

5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia, MD, MD 21043

Howard County General Hospital with support from the Howard County Health Department will offer COVID-19 community testing at no cost to patients. Both adults and children can be tested, and a physician order is not required. Advance registration online is encouraged. COVID-19 test results are typically available within 24 to 48 hours. Dates and times are subject to change depending on weather conditions. For more information, visit the Howard County General Hospital website, email HCGH-J2BH@jhmi.edu or call 410-740-7601.

“Colors of the Seasons” Jing-Jy

09/29/2020 to 11/01/2020

8197 Main Street , Ellicott City , MD 21043

Artists’ Gallery’s featured show for the month of October is: “Colors of the Seasons” By Jing-Jy Chen. The exhibit runs September 29- November 1, 2020. With her Asian heritage, imaginative mind, and eye for finding nature’s innate beauty, Chen's artwork presents a fresh expression of the ever-changing world we inhabit. She uses watercolor and color mixed with ink to create a wide variation of colors and shades to capture the essence and spirit of nature. Her recent work involves using ink of all varieties—thick, thin, and gluey—and her use of colors to create accidental effects. Artists’ gallery website: www.artistsgalleryec.com Artists gallery phone: 443-325-5936.

Virtual 50+ Resource Fair

10/01/2020 to 10/15/2020

online, Dayton, MD 21036

Oct 1 – Oct 15, Winter Grace Senior Ministries, Inc. is hosting its Fall 2020 Virtual 50+ Resource Fair. There will be 30+ vendors, 2 nationally recognized authors, “Ask the Expert” panels, workshops, games and more. The event is completely on-line and completely FREE. If you would like info for links to the live Panels, PDFs of info, a contact directory, and a game card, please register: https://bit.ly/3b22sQE No registration is necessary to view the Fair. www.Fall2020.wintergrace.org Questions? Please contact Rev. Debbie Burgio at debbie@wintergrace.org .”

Why We Can’t Wait: Poetry of History and Justice

10/02/2020 to 10/02/2020

10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044

The 2020 Lucille Clifton Reading Series provides an opportunity to deepen and extend our understanding of the experiences of others and ourselves as Joseph Ross explores through verse the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the debut of his book Raising King. Ross based his poems on King’s own writing in Stride Toward Freedom, Why We Can’t Wait, and Where do We Go from Here. Ross will read and discuss his work beginning in a virtual presentation. Advance registration is required. https://ci.ovationtix.com/32275/production/1031755?performanceId=10568759. Additional information is available on our website https://hocopolitso.org/programs/lucille-clifton-poetry-series/