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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.

Cultivate Arts Magazine Submissions-HopeWorks

The Cultivate Arts Magazine is a new arts and activism magazine. Submissions for Cultivate are open now-April 15, and can be sent to cultivate@wearehopeworks.org, wearehopeworks.org/cultivate

Project Access Workshop-Howard Community College

Project Access presents a half-day workshop titled, Unpacking Executive Functioning, Nov. 15, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m., Howard Community College, Rouse Company Foundation Building, Room 400. $45.00 (until close of business on Nov. 14, $50.00 on day of event. A panel of experts will examine the field of neuroscience, educational influences, and the impact through transitional periods. Practical strategies will be provided. Dianne Nagle, 443-518-4625, www.howardcc.edu/projectaccess

Jewels for Hope-HopeWorks

Join us for a fun morning of shopping for hundreds of Gently-Worn Jewelry and Scarves on Sat., Nov. 16, 9 a.m. -1 p.m., Glen Mar Church, 4701 New Cut Road, Ellicott City, MD. Great selection and incredible prices. The sale benefits HopeWorks of Howard County, the County’s Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Center. Questions? Email hopeworks@glenmarumc.org, Alison Zuzak, HopeWorks@glenmarumc.org/, 410-750-0192

HCCA Holiday T-Shirt Pop-Up Shop- Harper’s Choice Community Center
Want to give a special, one of a kind gift to family and friends (or yourself) Come to our pop-up T-shirt shop, just in time for the holidays. Nov. 17, 5-8 p.m.Kahler Hall Meeting Room 5440 Old Tucker Row Columbia, MD 21044. You send us an image or photo, JPEG file format, and we will print it on a T-shirt for you. Your choice of black or white heavy cotton T-shirt, in child and adult sizes to 3XL. Prices are $6 for child sizes, $10 for adults up to XL and $12 for 2XL/3XL. Prices include the T-shirt and transfer of your image. Light refreshments will be available, while you wait.Leah Akers (410)-730-0770 or leah@kaherhall.org
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hcca-holiday-t-shirt-pop-up-shop-tickets-69076145611

Teen Advisory Council (TAC)-HC DrugFree

FREE, Teen Advisory Council meeting, Monday, Nov. 18, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., The Barn/Teen Center in the Oakland Mills Village Center. Open to all Howard County high school students. Community service hours are available for all meetings and events. To access the registration form, please visit HC DrugFree’s Teen Advisory Council page at www.hcdrugfree.org/teen-advisory-council-1. Refreshments provided at meetings, so teens must RSVP to Joan Webb Scornaienchi at Admin@hcdrugfree.org or call 443-325-0040.

November Meetings-League of Women Voters of Howard County

Please join this interesting and lively discussion on “The Electoral College, Yes or No?” Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The Residences at Vantage Point, 5400 Vantage Point Road, Columbia, MD 21044, or Nov. 21, 7-9 p.m. Historic Oakland, 5430 Vantage Point Road, Columbia, MD 21044. More information: Thea Jones, info@howard.lwvmd.org , 410-730-0142 or https://hoco.lwvhowardmd.org/.

Breakfast with Santa-Bethany Church

Join us for breakfast, games, crafts, and digital photos with Santa. Nov. 23, 9-11 a.m., Bethany Church, 3030 Bethany Lane, Ellicott City, MD. $10 pre-registration online, $12 at the door. Tracy Johnson, tjohnson@yourbethany.org
yourbethanyec.org

Breakfast and More with Santa-Wilde Lake Community Association

Sat., Dec. 7, 9 a.m., $5.00 per person, Slayton House 10400 Cross Fox Lane Columbia MD. Watch old-fashioned holiday cartoons, shop at the Secret Shop and visit with Santa. Advanced and adult tickets required. Breakfast includes mini-bagels and cream cheese, yogurt, juice box, and coffee (for adults). Lunch includes pizza, applesauce and juice box. No exchanges or refunds. No inclement weather date. Information: Rachael Strube: 410-730-3987 or camp@wildelake.org, or visit https://www.wildelake.org/.

Pizza with Santa Harper’s Choice Community Association

FREE, Sat., Dec. 14, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Kahler Hall Ballroom, 5440 Old Tucker Row, Columbia, MD 21044. This holiday tradition is especially for Harper’s Choice residents. Space is limited. The event is free, but tickets are required. Guests will enjoy pizza, face painting, arts and crafts, and more. We are switching it up this year! We will be showing “Trolls: Holiday” Pictures with Santa will begin promptly at 12 p.m., Please be sure to bring your cameras. Leah Akers (410-730-0770) or leah@kaherhall.org; https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pizza-with-santa-tickets-69022404871

Concert and Artist Series- St. Louis Church

“Feast of Carols…with Tropic Twist” Sunday, Dec. 15, 4 p.m., St. Louis Church, 12500 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD 21029; Howard County, off Rte. 108 near Rte. 32 and Ten Oaks Road. Free Admission; no ticket required but best seating is available on a first-come basis. For more information about “Christmas at St. Louis” or the 2020 Series through May. Richard Toth, rtoth2@umd.edu, 240-755-0312. www.stlconcertseries.org

HC DrugFree’s Teen Advisory Council (TAC)-HC DrugFree

FREE, Teen Advisory Council next meeting, Monday, Dec. 16, 5:30 p.m.-7: p.m., The Barn/Teen Center in the Oakland Mills Village Center. Open to all Howard County high school students. Community service hours are available for all meetings and events. To access the registration form, please visit HC DrugFree’s Teen Advisory Council page at www.hcdrugfree.org/teen-advisory-council-1. Refreshments provided at meetings, so teens must RSVP to Admin@hcdrugfree.org or call 443-325-0040.

Free Bibles – Gideons International

The Gideons International is offering free pocket-sized Testaments (New Testament, Psalms and Proverbs) to anyone who would like one. The Testaments are available in English or Spanish language and are the English Standard Version translation. If you would like a Testament, please contact Greg Pang at 301-351-9031 or pang3877@aol.com.

Theatre Camp of the Arts-Slayton House

Registration for Camp 2020, Thurs., Jan. 2, Slayton House Theatre 10400 Cross Fox Lane Columbia MD. The Broadway Edition June 29-July 14 (6 Grade and Up) Rising Stars Session I July 20-31 Rising Stars Session II August 3-14 (1-8 Grade). Rachael Strube: 410-730-3987, camp@wildelake.org
http://campofthearts.com/