• A two-person exhibit featuring the works of Tatiana Kuzmina of Columbia and David Fried of Jessup will be on display through March 12 at Slayton House Gallery, 10400 Cross Fox Lane in Columbia. A reception with refreshments and music will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Sundays. Information: 410-730-3987 or 301-596-4883.
A two-person exhibit featuring the works of Tatiana Kuzmina…
February 12, 2011

Sunday, Feb. 13

Dance performance Misako Ballet Company presents "Classical with a Japanese Twist" at 4 p.m. at the Howard County Center for the Arts' Black Box Theater, 8510 High Ridge Road in Ellicott City. Tickets are $12, $10 for seniors and students, $6 for children 12 and younger. Information: 410-884-9690 or

'Sundays at Three' concert series The Mutchnik-Low-Sokol Trio plays the music of Faure and Dvorak at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road in Columbia. Tickets are $15, free for children 17 and younger with a paying adult. Information: 410-992-0145 or

Theater performance Theatre IV presents the Chinese folktale, "The Song of Mulan" at HCC's Smith Theatre, Horowitz Performing Arts Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway. Shows at 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Information and tickets: 410-997-2324.

Charity event People Who Need People holds its annual event, "The Heart to Heart Tea," from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2892 Route 97 in Glenwood. Information: 410-925-9250 or

Art exhibit The paintings of Marc Boone and Michael Sastre will be on display through March 13 in the Rouse Co. Foundation Gallery at Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway. Information: 410-772-4804.

Monday, Feb. 14

CMUG The Central Maryland User Group for Windows personal computers meets at 7:30 p.m. in Howard County Library's east Columbia branch, 6600 Cradlerock Way. Bring your questions and problems for help from other computer users. Free. Information: 301-774-0331.

Passport services The Passport Acceptance Facility at Howard County Library's east Columbia branch, 6600 Cradlerock Way, offers passport applications 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, Feb. 15

Team meeting Relay for Life of Howard County at Hammond High School will hold a team meeting at 6 p.m. at the east Columbia Library, 6600 Cradlerock Way. Information: 410-781-4316 or

Wednesday, Feb. 16

Networking event The Howard Technology Council holds its first networking event of the year from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Union Jack's, 10400 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Cost is $15. Information: 410-313-6550.

MOMS Club of Elkridge Support/social group for moms meets at 9:45 a.m. at 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: Marilyn Gobbett at

School news The Howard County Board of Education's Legislative Committee meets at 3:30 p.m. in Conference Room ML2 at the department, 10910 Route 108 in Ellicott City. Information: 410-313-6600

Friday, Feb. 18

Poetry and music The Howard County Poetry and Literature Society holds its 33rd annual "Evening of Irish Music and Poetry" with novelist Colm Toibin at 8 p.m. in the Jim Rouse Theater, 5460 Trumpeter Road in Columbia. Tickets are $35. Tickets and information: 443-518-4568 or

Saturday, Feb. 19

'Out of the Bins' Sale of watercolors, oils, acrylics, pottery, sculpture, collages, prints, photos and more will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Slayton House Gallery, 10400 Cross Fox Lane. Prices range from $5 to $200. Information: 410-730-3987.

Music Matters Showcase Hank Alinger, Jess in the Black Dress and Steve Hung perform from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Mad City, 10801 Hickory Ridge Road. Information: 410-964-8671.


'Jazz in the Mills' Concert featuring bassist Amy Shook and vocalist Felicia Carter takes place at 5 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door, and may be purchased online at Information: 410-730-4610.

Acoustic concert The Howard County Historical Society presents singers/songwriters Karyn Oliver and Rob Lytle from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. March 11 at 8328 Court Ave. in Ellicott City. Tickets are $20, $18 for society members. Information: 410-750-0370 or

'Sound of Music' Centennial High School presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical March 17-26 at the school, 4300 Centennial Lane in Ellicott City. Show features students from four Howard County schools in the roles of the Von Trapp children. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door, or online at Information: 410-313-2856.

Carnival The annual Jewish Federation of Howard County Purim Carnival takes place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. March 20 at Reservoir High School, 11550 Scaggsville Road in Fulton. Event features entertainment by Washington Talent and DJ Doug; the festival also includes games, vendors, face painting, crafts, prizes and raffles, a coffeehouse, food and more. Admission is $10 per family or $5 per person. Volunteer opportunities are available, as well as high school community service hours. In addition, exhibitor space is available. Proceeds benefit youth scholarships and grants and Jewish families that need help. Information: 410-730-4976.

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