Glen Mar United Methodist Church will offer eight nondenominational day camps for elementary school-age children at 4701 New Cut Road. The different camps run June 28 through Aug. 6, and offer outdoor exploration, summer sports and science experimentation. Registration and information: 410-465-4995, ext. 212, or glenmarumc.org.
'Much Ado About Nothing'
Performances by the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company will be held through July 11 at Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park, 3691 Sarah's Lane. Shows at 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 5 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $25, $23 for seniors, $15 for students younger than 25, and free for those 18 and under with a paying adult. Tickets and information: 866-811-4111 or chesapeakeshakespeare.com.
Civil War exhibit
"Civil War: The Maryland Story," an exhibit highlighting the presidential election of 1860, continues through June 27 at the B&O Railroad Museum, 2711 Maryland Ave., Ellicott City. 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 ecborail.org.
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 email@example.com.
Blood pressure screenings Stop in from 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, for free blood pressure readings administered by a registered nurse. Information: 410-313-1425.
Chess The Elkridge branch of the Howard County Library, 6540 Washington Blvd., sponsors a chess club for ages 13 and older from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Players of all abilities are welcome. Information: 410-313-7723.
English conversation The Miller branch of the Howard County Library, 9421Frederick 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. Information: 410-313-1950.
Piano lessons Diane Waslick offers half-hour lessons at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays, by appointment. Cost is $28 per session. Information: 410-313-1400.
Kiwanis meets The Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City meets at 6:45 p.m. Mondays at 3300 Norberts Way. Information: 410-418-8218 or ellicottcitykiwanis.com.