Elkridge/Ellicott City briefs

March 14, 2010

Cheer coaches

The Ellicott City Patriots Youth Football &Cheer Program is looking for volunteers to serve as head coaches, assistant coaches, stunt coaches, dance coaches, gymnastics coaches, fitness trainers and competition- level coaches. Information: Linda Lagala- Spano, 410-461-1225, or linda3at home@msn.com.

Spring art classes

Howard County Center for the Arts is holding registration for its visual and performing arts programs April 12 through June 13. Adult courses include beginner watercolor painting, sumi painting and knitting. Youth courses for ages 5-12 include creating comics and cartoons, and best of Broadway. Brochures are available for pickup at 8510 High Ridge Road or go to hocoarts.org. Information: 410-313-2787 or go to the Web site.

Civil war exhibit

“Civil War: The Maryland Story,” an exhibit highlighting the presidential election of 1860, runs through June 27 at the B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City Station, 2711 Maryland Ave. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for children 2-12 and free for children younger than 2. Information: 410-461-1945 or go to ecborail.org.

Around town

ENGLISH CONVERSATION The Miller branch of the Howard County Library, 9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, offers “Let’s Get Together: English Conversation Club.” It’s a chance for those for whom English is a second language to practice speaking and understanding English in a group setting. The club meets at 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Register with the library before your first meeting. Call 410-313-1950 for more information. KIWANIS MEETS The Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City meets at 6:45 p.m. Mondays at 3300 Norberts Way. Call 410-418-8218 or go to ellicottcitykiwanis.com.

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