Ellicott City

February 04, 2011

Quilt exhibit

"Stitches in Time/Threads of Change: An Exhibition of Maryland Community Quilts" continues through March 31 at the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, 300 Oella Ave. The "Banneker Historical Quilt," a project more than five years in the making, is the centerpiece of the exhibit. Information: 410-887-1081.

Spring baseball

Elkridge Youth Organization is holding early registration for youth league baseball, which includes T-ball, coach pitch and machine pitch, minors through pony. Information: jfhaberern@verizon.net or eyosports.org.

Soccer registration

Registration is open for the coed Elkridge Youth Organization spring soccer program for ages 4-18. Late registration ends Feb. 28. No tryouts are required, and all players receive substantial playing time. Registration or information: eyosports.org or send an e-mail with EYO in the subject field to eyosoccer@verizon.net.

Baseball

The Elkridge Hurricanes' 8U baseball team seeks players for its travel teams this spring and summer. Interested parents should contact Scott Anderson at 443-517-3178 or e-mail him at snl6700@verizon.net to arrange a tryout for the player at one of the organization's winter workouts. Information: eyosports.org.

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Around town

Genealogy Bill Amos takes the class online to ancestry.com from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Feb. 9 at the Ellicott City Senior Center. Free.

Nutrition counseling Class with Rona Maritiyan will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Ellicott Senior Center. Free.

Black History Month Movie screenings honoring historic African-American figures take place at 1 p.m. Wednesdays in February at the Ellicott City Senior Center. Free.

Bereavement group Eight-week program for seniors mourning a loss will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Fridays through March 25 at the Ellicott City Senior Center. $10 class fee.

Exercise classes Zumba Gold classes will be held at 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through March 16 at Ellicott City Senior Center. 18 classes, $99. (No class Feb. 21.)

Yoga classes Designed for the novice, these classes take place at 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through March 16 at Ellicott City Senior Center. 18 classes, $99. (No class Feb. 21.)

Dance to the Hits Learn and practice choreography at 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through March 17 at Ellicott City Senior Center. 20 classes, $109.

Exercise program A stroke exercise program will be held 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road. Information: 410-313-1425.

Table tennis Play pingpong from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at the Ellicott City Senior Center. Free.

Cards Play pinochle from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Ellicott City Senior Center. Free.

Billiards Play pool from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays at the Ellicott City Senior Center. Free.

Needlework club Bring knitting, sewing or needlework projects and supplies to the Ellicott City Senior Center at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Free.

Workshop Madline Taylor hosts a journaling workshop at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Ellicott City Senior Center. Free.

Shutterbugs Camera club meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, at the Ellicott City Senior Center. Free.

Blood pressure screenings Stop in from 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the Ellicott City Senior Center 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, 9421 Frederick 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.

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.

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