• The Kinetics Dance Theatre presents “Bliss & Not Your Mother’s Goose,” a modern dance concert, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, at Slayton House in the Wilde Lake Village Center, 10400 Cross Fox Lane, Columbia. Tickets are $15, $10 for students and seniors, and $5 for children 10 and younger. Information: 410-480-1686.
The Kinetics Dance Theatre presents “Bliss & Not…
November 13, 2010

Sunday, Nov. 14

Marathon The 34th Columbia Metric Marathon & 5K, sponsored by the Howard County Striders, takes place beginning at 8:15 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Lakefront in Columbia. There will be numerous age-group awards and a post-race pizza party. Those interested can register at; paper registration available at area running stores and at Information: 410-730-0749.

Veterans Day celebration Howard County Marine Corps League, Detachment 1084, is hosting a luncheon to celebrate Veterans Day and to say thanks to all the veterans, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ellicott Mills Brewing Co., 8308 Main St. in Ellicott City. Free for veterans, $10 for everyone else. Information: 410-313-8141.

'Nourishment: Body and Soul' A collection of photographs and paintings by Joan Forester and Diane Dunn that represent their views on the joys of cooking, eating and celebrating life, will be on display through Dec. 3 at Artists' Gallery, American City Building, 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, closed Sundays. 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, Nov. 15

Workshop The Columbia Art Center and Little Patuxent Review present Creativity for Survival Workshop with poet Linda Joy Burke at 7:30 p.m. at 6100 Foreland Garth, Columbia. Free. Information: 410-730-0075.

Computer group meeting The Central Maryland User Group (CMUG) for Windows personal computers meets at 7:30 p.m. in the East Columbia Library meeting room, 6600 Cradlerock Way. Bring your computer questions and problems for help. Free. Information: 301-774-0331 or

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

Tuesday, Nov. 16

Thanksgiving The Howard County Office of Aging will hold a Thanksgiving celebration for seniors at Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane in Clarksville. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. and there will be a traditional turkey dinner and judges for the Howard County Senior Idol contest. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at any senior center. Information: 410-313-6537.

Wednesday, Nov. 17

Arts program Howard Community College's English Language Learning Center hosts its annual "Arts Around the World" program from noon to 2 p.m. in the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. Event features food and drink samples, music, dance performances, and informational displays from more than 15 countries, including Angola, Brazil, Burma, Japan and Turkey. Admission is free. Information: 443-518-1680.

Community meeting "Gangs and Youth Violence in Howard County" is the subject of the Association of Community Services' general meeting being held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. Speakers will be Lt. Jim Marshall and Sgt. Dave Trapani of the Howard County Police Department. Information: 410-715-9545.

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:

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

Thursday, Nov. 18

'The Matchmaker' Centennial High School performs this play about love and comedy at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 20, with a 2 p.m. matinee Nov. 21 at the school, 4300 Centennial Lane in Ellicott City. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Information: 410-313-2856.

School news The Howard County Board of Education meets at 4 p.m. in the department's Board Room, 10910 Route 108 in Ellicott City. The meeting will begin with a "Public Forum," when members of the public may address the board on any topic other than those for which a formal public hearing process exists. In lieu of an evening session, the board will hold a community meeting at 7:30 p.m. with the Howard County Conservancy. Information: 410-313-7194.

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, Nov. 19

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