May 14, 2010

Sunday, May 16

Choral concert The Alleluias, an interdenominational Christian choir, presents a "Sacred Choral Concert" at 4 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 5787 Elkridge Heights Road, Elkridge. Information: 410-796-2387 or

'Wine in the Woods' Visitors can sample wines from a souvenir glass, enjoy food, live entertainment, arts and crafts, and more from noon to 6 p.m. at 5950 Symphony Woods Road in Columbia. Admission is $25, $20 for designated drivers and $5 for ages 4-20. Information: 410-313-7275 or 410-313-4700.

'Sundays at Three' Oboists Katherine Needleman, Michael Lisicky and Sandra Gerster Lisicky perform at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia. Tickets are $15, those younger than 18 admitted free with a paying adult. Information: 410-992-0145 or

'Recent Paintings' Exhibit by local artist Nancy Lee Davis will be on display through May 28 at Artists' Gallery, 10227 Wincopin Circle, Columbia. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 410-740-8249 or

Farmers' market Site is open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays through November at Oakland Mills Village, 5851 Robert Oliver Place. Information: 410-313-6524.

Monday, May 17

Passport services The Passport Acceptance Facility at Howard County Library's East Columbia branch at 6600 Cradlerock Way offers passports and passport photos from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 410-313-7700.

Wednesday, May 19

'Lakefront Wednesdays' The Columbia Association kicks off its annual lunchtime concert series with the 2nd Story Band. Line-up features a variety of musical styles, including rock, folk and jazz. Project Natale plays on May 26. Information: 410-715-3104.

Legal screening Attorney Thomas Burns will host the 60 Plus Wills and Legal Screening Program from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. Services include simple wills, powers of attorney, living wills, small estates and deed changes. Program is open to all residents 60 and older. Cost depends on individual's or couple's income. Information: 410-313-7213

Support group WomenHeart, a support group for women with heart disease, meets at 11:30 a.m. at That's Amore Restaurant, 10400 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. For more information about the group, contact Marilyn Gobbett at

Farmers' market Site is open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays June 2 through October at Howard County Library's Miller branch, 9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City. Information: 410-313-6524.

Thursday, May 20

Seminar The Howard County Economic Development Authority's Business Resource Center hosts "Smart Start to Business Success" from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Center for Business and Technology Development, 9250 Bendix Road, North, Columbia. Cost is $55. Information: 410-313-6550.

Farmers' market Site is open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays through November at the East Columbia Library, 6600 Cradlerock Way. Information: 301-934-9004.

Friday, May 21

'The Drowsy Chaperone' Silhouette Stages presents this musical comedy Friday, May 21 through May 30 at Slayton House, 14100 Cross Fox Lane in Columbia. Tickets are $15, $12 for seniors and students. Information and show times: 410-461-7373.


Wine party Howard County Conservatory holds its annual "Wine in the Garden" party from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 27 at 10520 Old Frederick Road. Guests can enjoy wine and food from local establishments while listening to bluegrass music. Tickets are $35 in advance, $45 at the gate. Information: 410-465-8877.

Art show and sale The Willowbrook Painters Studio annual art show and sale will be held June 4 at Oliver's Carriage House, 5410 Leaf Treader Way, Columbia. Offerings include paintings, prints, mixed-media and cards. A reception will be held 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 4 and noon to 5 p.m. June 5. Information: 410-446-7584.

Flea market and book sale Shepherd of the Glen Lutheran Church will hold a Flea Market and Mini Book Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 5 at the church, 14551 Burntwoods Road in Glenwood. Spaces are $5, tables are available for $5. Set up time is 7:30 a.m. Registration required. Information: 410-442-2475 or e-mail

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