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Howard County General Hospital’s Living Well with Diabetes Howard County General Hospital’s Living Well with Diabetes

10/19/2021 to 10/19/2021

Virtual Event, Columbia, MD 21044

Howard County General Hospital’s Living Well with Diabetes is a virtual, interactive workshop that teaches diabetes self-management skills to include goal setting and stress management strategies; glucose monitoring; skin and foot care; techniques to cope with feelings of frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation; skills to communicate more effectively with family, friends and health professionals; and exercise and nutrition appropriate for diabetics. Course materials are free and sent to the address provided at registration. Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., via Zoom

Voice of a Woman Toastmasters Club Hosts Virtual Open House

10/20/2021 to 10/20/2021

Virtual, Columbia, MD 21045

Are you a woman over the age of 18 who wants to elevate her business or career? Do you desire to write blogs, host a podcast, or become a better public speaker? If so, the Voice of a Woman Toastmasters Club, based in Columbia, Maryland, might be the place for you. Women in the club benefit from Toastmasters' self-paced personal and professional development program and get real-world experience at meetings which helps them develop into great communicators and leaders. Learn more about Voice of a Woman Toastmasters Club at their Virtual Open House. Voice of a Woman Toastmasters Open House. Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Location: Virtual via Zoom. Time: 7:15 PM – 8:45 PM (EST). Register: https://bit.ly/3lp7YEr. For more information, Contact Valerie, Open House Chair, at 410-415-3291 or email Valerie Brice-Brooks at vppr-2381330@toastmastersclubs.org

Howard County General Hospital’s Diabetes Support Group

10/21/2021 to 10/21/2021

Virtual Event, Columbia, MD 21044

Howard County General Hospital’s Diabetes Support Group is an ongoing virtual support group that meets once a month for individuals with prediabetes and Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes as well as caregivers. Participants will receive educational resources and social and emotional support to help with diabetes management. First Thursday of the month from 6 to 7:30 p.m., via Zoom. Third Thursday of the month from 10 to 11:30 a.m., via Zoom

Miller’s Grant Mission Miles

10/24/2021 to 10/24/2021

9000 Fathers Legacy, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Enjoy the fall foliage with family and friends while walking our two-mile course that includes the grounds of Miller’s Grant, Howard County Library’s Miller Branch and the Ellicott City 50+ Center. A pumpkin patch, hand or mask painting, kids games and Halloween treats along the walk are just some of the fun activities we have planned for the day. Children are encouraged to dress in Halloween costume. All are asked to wear casual walking attire for this day of fun. The Miller’s Grant Mission Miles – family fun walk fundraiser directly supports Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant's Ministry of Caring fund, which enables residents to remain at Miller’s Grant if they have outlived their financial resources, so they can continue receiving ongoing care and the best possible quality of life. The annual walk is the non-profit community's signature event that supports the fund. For details, visit millersgrant.org/walkinfo.

Gift of Art Holiday Show

11/02/2021 to 01/02/2022

8197 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD 21043

"Gift of Art" Holiday Show at Artists Gallery. November 2, 2021 - January 2, 2022. This special holiday show runs for two months. If you are looking for that special gift - THIS IS THE PLACE!! Talk about variety - this exhibit features all Artists' Gallery members. That's over 25 artist and a wide choice of media. MARK YOUR CALENDAR!!!! The Artists’ Gallery is located at 8197 Main Street, Ellicott City MD. Hours: Tuesday-Wednesday: 11-3. Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 11-6. Sunday: 11-5. Gallery Phone: 443-325-5936 Website: www.artistsgalleryec.com. Thanks, Pat Roberie.

Columbia Jazz Band: Veteran’s Day Concert: A Musical Tribute to the USO

11/07/2021 to 11/07/2021

10400 Cross Fox Lane, Columbia, MD 21044

The Columbia Jazz Band is back! This multimedia event will feature the Columbia Jazz Band along with photos, news footage, and audio/video clips from the USO. The show will include tunes from the Count Basie Orchestra, Glenn Miller, and Duke Ellington Orchestras with featured selections including Strike Up the Band, Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy and When I Fall In Love. Tickets are $20. Contact: ticketinfo@columbiaorchestra.org. Website: http://www.columbiajazzband.org/. Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/CJBVeteransDay