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Community News and Programs

In alignment with Howard County Board of Education Policy 10010, Distribution and Display of Materials and Announcements, the following announcements have been approved by the Public Information Office for distribution. Please visit Distributing Community Information through the School System or contact the Public Information Office at 410-313-6682 if you have any questions.

The below community notices are neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Howard County Public School System.

Registration – Girls on the Run

Registration Opens Aug. 19 for girls in grades 3-5. Teams of 15-20 girls meet twice weekly after school for 10 weeks. Each season concludes with the girls and their running buddies completing a 5k run. Program registration fee is $175. Financial assistance is available – no girl is turned away. Visit www.gotrcentralmd.org for a list of program sites and to register. Questions? Call 443-583-7740.

Heart & Sole Registration – Girls on the Run

Registration opens Sun., Aug. 19, 12 p.m., for girls in 6th-8th grade. Teams of up to 16 girls meet twice weekly after school for 10 weeks. Each season concludes with the girls and their running buddies completing a 5k run. Program registration fee is $175. Financial assistance is available – no girl is turned away. Visit www.gotrcentralmd.org for a list of program sites and to register. Questions? Call 443-583-7740.

2018 Fall Registration – i9 Sports

Registration is open for flag football, soccer, t-ball, and basketball. Programs are available for boys and girls, ages 3 – 14. Programs begin September 15 at Mayfield Woods MS and November 4 at Longfellow ES and runs 6-7 weeks. For more information and to register visit our website: https://www.i9sports.com or call us at 443-485-4202.

Old Fashioned Family Picnic – Wilde Lake Community Association

Sat., Sept. 15, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., 10002 Hyla Brook Rd, Columbia, MD. Contact 410-730-3987 or email camp@wildelake.org

Youth Mental Health First Aid-Howard County General Hospital

FREE – For Howard County Residents only, Oct. 5, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Howard County General Hospital, Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, MD. Website: www.hcgh.org

Contact: Janice Stanton, jstanto6@jhmi.edu or visit our event page

In this class, parents, teachers, school staff, neighbors, and other concerned citizens will learn how to assist youth (ages 12-18) who may be experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge or in crisis. This class is a community course, not recommended for mental health professionals.