August 19, 2010

Sunday, Aug. 15

'People Worth Knowing' Exhibit featuring photographs by Columbia photographer Stanley L. Rodbell runs through Aug. 28 at the Himmelfarb Gallery at Tai Sophia Institute, 7750 Montpelier Road, Laurel. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 410-888-9048.

'Cool Waters' Exhibit running through Aug. 27 features works that evoke the serenity and restorative value of water at the Artists' Gallery Annex at Lakeside Cafe in the American City Building, 10227 Wincopin Circle, Columbia. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. Information: or 410-740-8249.

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, Aug. 16

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.

Tuesday, Aug. 17

Political meeting The Western Howard County Democratic Club's endorsement/social meeting, with many local and state Democratic officeholders and candidates, will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97. Attendees can converse with the candidates, vote for endorsement if they are members or become members at the meeting, and enjoy ice cream while the votes are being counted. Information: 410-531-9890.

Wednesday, Aug. 18

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

MOMS Club of Elkridge Support/social group for moms meets at 9:45 a.m. at the Elkridge Baptist Church, 5929 Setter Drive, Elkridge. Children welcome. Information:

Farmers' market Site is open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through October at St. John's Episcopal Church, 9120 Frederick Road, Ellicott City. Information: 410-313-6524.

Thursday, Aug. 19

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, Aug. 20

Concert Howard County Recreation and Parks presents the Nighthawks at 7 p.m. at Rockburn Branch Park, 6145 Montgomery Road in Elkridge. The band plays a wide variety of music mixing blues, rock and soul music, along with rockabilly and swing. Admission is free. Information: 410-313-4700 or go to

Farmers' market Site is open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays through November at Howard County General Hospital, 5755 Cedar Lane, Columbia. Information: 410-313-6524.

Saturday, Aug. 21

Open house Kinetics Dance Theatre will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3280 Pine Orchard Land, Ellicott City. Registration will be held for a variety of classes, including ballet, jazz, modern, tap, hip-hop, musical theater, creative dance, dance fundamentals, as well as specialty classes in Pilates, yoga and fitness. Kinetics Theatre also offers classes for children with special needs and classes for boys only. There is another open house scheduled for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 2. Information: 410-480-1686.

Car show Annual Rockburn Open Car Show will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Rockburn Branch Park, 6105 Rockburn Branch Road in Elkridge. Prizes will be awarded in several categories. For more information, call 410-313-4624 or go to

Music Matters Showcase Rick Millman, Alyssa Shouse and, the Jillian Borchard Band perform from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Mad City Columbia, 10801 Hickory Ridge Road. Information: 410-964-8671.


Jazz concert The Janine Gilbert-Carter Quintet performs the next "Jazz in the Mills" concert at 5 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at door. Tickets: 410-730-4610 or

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