"A Holiday Happening" runs through Dec. 29 at the Young Artists Theatre, 11200 Scaggsville Road in Laurel. Reservations required. Tickets are $9 per person, $8 per person for groups of 10 or more. For show times and reservations, call 301-604-2844.
"Ascending Through the Darkness," an exhibit of abstract drawings and paintings by Ania Milo, is on display through Feb. 26 in Tai Sophia Institute's Himmelfarb Gallery, 7750 Montpelier Road, Laurel. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. (closed Dec. 24-Jan.2). Information: 410-888-9048 or tai.edu.
Volunteers needed The Volunteer Center Serving Howard County, with the Community Emergency Response Network, is recruiting for nonprofit agencies. Information: 410-715-3179.