January 5, 2012
Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •A New Year, a New You. Jan. 30, 10 a.m. Free. •Acting Up! Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater club at the center. Free. •American Indian Experience. Second Mondays, 1 p.m. Call center to register. •Another Way to See It Laughter Club.
October 20, 2011
Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Another Way to See It Laughter Club. Mondays, 9 a.m. $2 instructor fee at class each week. •Bain's Got Talent. Oct. 27, 10:30 a.m. Refreshments served. Free. •Bereavement Group. Thursdays, beginning Oct. 20, for eight weeks, 10 a.m. Sponsored by Senior Peer Resources: Individuals, Networks and Groups.
September 14, 2008
Library offering preschool classes The east Columbia library, 6600 Cradlerock Way, offers preschool classes to help children develop creative expression, social skills, comprehension and the foundations of reading. "Play Partners" for infants through 23 months with an adult is offered at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Mondays, through Sept. 29. "All Together Now," for children of all ages and adults, is offered at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursdays. A Farm-City celebration theme is planned for Sept. 25. "Toddler Tunes and Tales," for ages 1 and 2 (with an adult)
September 7, 2008
The east Columbia library, 6600 Cradlerock Way, will sponsor a Rock Band Tournament for ages 11 to 17 from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. Contestants can register alone or with up to four bandmates. Prizes will be awarded for skill and style. Permission slips are required. Information or registration: 410-313-7700. Card-making workshop The Oakland Mills Community Association will present "Stamping With Gina," a workshop on using stamping techniques to make handmade cards with a professional look, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sept.
August 10, 2008
A new partnership between Phelps Luck Elementary School and Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will provide mentoring and other support to children, families and school staff. Under the terms of the agreement, church members will provide at least 10 hours of volunteer time each week to mentor students. They will also help at school events. The church has also pledged to help with food, clothing and school supply drives, holiday assistance and a transportation fund. The church also plans to offer space for school meetings and provide refreshments for staff appreciation events.
August 3, 2008
The Howard County Library and 40 community partners will offer "Lessons of Forgiveness," a part of the multiyear initiative "Choose Civility" designed to make Howard County a national model of respect, consideration, empathy and tolerance. The program, which explores how justice, forgiveness and remembrance can transcend trauma and lead to new relationships, will be led by Katharina von Kellenbach, associate professor of Religious Studies at St. Mary's College of Maryland. It will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at the east Columbia branch library, 6600 Cradlerock Way. Information: 410-313-7700.