Knit in Public Day planned for June 14

May 25, 2008

Those who knit, or are interested in knitting, are invited to celebrate Worldwide Knit in Public Day at 10:30 a.m. June 14 in the pavilion outside Clyde's restaurant on the Columbia Lakefront. The event, which is sponsored by Columbia Sip & Knit, is open to knitters.

World Wide Knit in Public Day began in 2005. The event, which is held on the second Saturday in June, is designed to show that knitting can be a community activity. Information: www.wwkipday.com.

Around Town

Theater camp : Slayton House Camp of the Arts is accepting registration for its musical theater camp for children who have completed full-day kindergarten and those in first through seventh grades. Camp dates are June 16 through July 3, July 7-25, and July 28 through Aug. 8. Kathy Verheul, 410-730-3987.

Senior Wii club : Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks will offer a Wii Club for ages 55 and older, at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Bain Center. Participants can improve hand-eye coordination and get some exercise while competing against their peers in the interactive video game. The first game is free. 410-313-7320.

Mah-jongg : Those ages 18 or older are invited to Slayton House in Wilde Lake Village Center for mah-jongg at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Admission is free. Participants are invited to bring a game and attend with a friend. 410-730-3987.

Water park : The Columbia Association will celebrate the opening of the newly renovated Mini WaterPark with a party from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. The Swansfield Mini WaterPark features a 104-foot-long water slide, 1,500-square-foot SplashPad and several Funbrellas around the pool. The WaterPark is at 5659 Cedar Lane. 410-312-6332 or www.ColumbiaPools.org.

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