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Adults 55+ Needed to Apply: Tech-Savvy Viral Video Star Contest

07/31/2021 to 07/31/2021

Virtual Event, Howard County, MD 21771

Become a Viral Video Star! We often hear of teens teaching older generations and grandparents how to use technology, but wouldn’t you like to see a few tech-savvy older adults give their own peers the 411 on navigating technology in your 60s, 70s, 80s and even 90s? SeniorLiving.org(https://www.seniorliving.org/) is calling all adults 55+ to accept this challenge in its first “Become a Viral Video Star! contest,” which is now accepting entries. Simply create and submit a “how-to” video that instructs older adults on something technical - whether it’s how to use Zoom, set up your Roomba, or store digital photos - and compete for a cash prize and a chance to be featured on SeniorLiving.org’s YouTube channel watched by more than 25,000 subscribers nationwide. How to Enter: 1) Visit https://www.seniorliving.org/viral-video-star-contest/, 2) Decide on a tech topic you want to teach about, 3) Record a video no more than 5 minutes in length, 4) Upload the video. That’s it! July 31stis the submissions deadline.

Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Opportunities at Howard Community College

08/03/2021 to 08/03/2021

Virtual Event, Virtual Event, MD 21044

We know that life under COVID-19 has been extremely challenging, especially if you’ve lost your job, had reduced work hours, or haven’t been able to find a new job. Did you know the Governor of the State of Maryland has established a fund to help Maryland residents who have been impacted by COVID-19 enroll in workforce training programs? Funding provides tuition and fee scholarships for programs and students who are eligible. Join us on August 3 to learn about how GEER may be able to help you get back into the workforce. The session is open to the public, free of charge, and will last approximately an hour or until all questions are answered. To register, please visit howardcc.edu/InfoSessions. A Zoom meeting link will be emailed to registrants the morning of the information session. If you have any questions or need assistance, please send an email to InfoSessions@howardcc.edu.

Fair Hill International USEA Recognized Horse Trials in nearby Cecil County

08/07/2021 to 08/08/2021

378 Fair Hill Drive, Elkton, MD 21921

Saturday 08/07/2021 – Sunday 08/08/2021, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Pack a chair, a picnic lunch and a sunhat, and prepare to spend a relaxing day in the beautiful countryside. Fair Hill International will host USEA Recognized Horse Trials for Beginner Novice, Novice, Training, Preliminary, and Intermediate categories on Saturday August 7 and Sunday August 8. New to equestrian sports? The Fair Hill International Horse Trials are the perfect introduction to eventing, which can best be described as an equestrian triathlon and includes three distinct phases of competition: dressage, cross-country, and show jumping. Keep your eyes peeled, as you may also see some members of the US Olympic team! The event is free and open to the public, with ample free parking. Dressage starts at 8 am. Show Jumping & Cross Country begin at 10 am. All events end at 4 pm. The Horse Trials will be held near the Cecil County Fair Grounds located on Rt. 273 between Rt. 213 & Gallaher Rd. (GPS: 4640 Telegraph Rd, Elkton, MD 21921). CDC Covid-19 protocols are in place for all spectators. All dogs must be on a lead. This is a rain or shine event. Check https://fairhillinternational.org for additional details.

Tree to Art: Woodcuts by Ellen Corddry and Woodwork by Gene Adcock and Dave McCann

08/31/2021 to 09/26/2021

Artists Gallery 8197 Main Street, Ellicott City , MD 21043

Artists Gallery’s featured show for September is , Tree to Art: Woodcuts by Ellen Corddry and Woodwork by Gene Adcock and Dave McCann. This exhibit runs from August 31 , 2021 - September 26, 2021. There will be a Meet the Artists event on September 18 from 4-6pm. Artists Gallery is located at 8197 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD. 21043. Phone : 443-325-5936. Website: www.artistsgalleryec.com. Gallery Hours: 11am-3pm Tuesday and Wednesday, 11am-6pm Thursday-Saturday, 11am-5pm Sunday

Howard County General Hospital’s Heroes in Health Care

09/14/2021 to 09/14/2021

10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044

Howard County General Hospital will hold Heroes in Health Care, an evening celebrating the heroism of the hospital staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. The fundraiser will benefit the hospital. Heroes in Health Care will begin with a reception, include food and beverages and feature fireworks and a private concert by The Columbia Orchestra. It will be held outdoors following physical distancing and COVID-19 precautions consistent with state and federal guidelines. Gary and Kelly Garofalo are the honorary co-chairs of the event. Heroes in Health Care tickets cost $150 or $75 for first responders and health care workers. For more information, sponsorship opportunities or tickets for the event, visit HCGH.org/heroes or contact Emily Shreve at eshreve@jhmi.edu or 410-720-8706.

Howard County General Hospital’s New Moms’ Online Support Group

09/28/2021 to 11/16/2021

Online, Columbia, MD 21044

Howard County General Hospital is offering a New Moms’ Online Support Group for new mothers of babies up to 5 months old. Using Zoom, new moms will meet weekly to share experiences and offer support. Meetings will include guest speakers, referrals and the discussion of parenting topics. The virtual support group is free and runs for eight weeks on Tuesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. beginning July 27 to Sept. 14 or Sept. 28 to Nov. 16. For more information and to register, visit hcgh.org/babyclasses. For more information, contact jstanto6@jhmi.edu. Tuesday, Sept. 28, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.; Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.; Tuesday, Oct. 12, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.; Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.; Tuesday, Oct. 26, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.; Tuesday, Nov. 2, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.; Tuesday, Nov. 9, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.; Tuesday, Nov. 16, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.