St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School — 3710 Roland Ave., Hampden is hosting an open house, Nov. 14-18, 9-11 a.m. Tour the campus and observe classeses. Sister Marie Rose Gustatus, 410-889-4618.

Eureka!: Rare Books in the History of Scientific Discovery — at the George Peabody Library, 17 E. Mount Vernon Place. Runs through Feb. 29, 2012. Weekdays, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m.–3 p.m. and Sundays noon-5 p.m. Free. http://www.releases.jhu.edu/.

The Maryland Science Center Kids Room — 601 Light St. 410-685-5225. Free with paid admission.

• Preschool Storytime, Tuesdays, Nov. 8, 15, 22, 29, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.


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• Imagination and Creation Exploration, ages 5-8. Fridays, Nov. 4 and 25, 3 p.m. Learn about bugs and insects.

• Discovery Tots, ages 12-24 months, Nov. 10, 11 a.m. Basic science concepts at interactive investigation stations.

• Infant Wonders, Nov. 17, 11 a.m., ages up to 1 year, to stimulate their minds with music, rhymes, books, and more.

Health and Support

One Day At A Time Al-Anon meetings — Monday evenings, 7-8 p.m., second floor, Hampden Family Center, 1104 W. 36th St. 202-488-5629 or jcosper@umc-gbcs.org.

Lupus Support Group — Good Samaritan Hospital, 5601 Loch Raven Blvd., second Saturdays, 10 a.m. http://www.tinyurl.com/lupusgrps, 1-888-349-1167 or info@lupusdmv.org.

Tai Chi Classes — at St. Johns Church, 2640 St. Paul St. Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. 410-296-4944.

To Your Health: A special health fair — hosted by The Maryland Athletic Club and Wellness Center in partnership with The Heart Center at Mercy Medical Hospital, Nov. 5, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., held at MAC, 110 W. Timonium Road. The health fair will also feature free health screenings. Maria Yanson, myanson@macwellness.com.

Libraries

Central Library — 400 Cathedral St., 410-396-5402.

• Preschool Leaps, program of stories, songs and fun for ages 3-5, Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m.

• Mother Goose Baby Steps, to age 3, Fridays 11 a.m. and Saturdays 10:15 a.m.

• Toddler Jumps, for 2-year olds, Thursdays, 11:15 a.m.

Govans Library — 5714 Bellona Ave. 410-396-6098.

• Mother Goose Baby Steps, to age 3, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.

• Preschool Leaps, ages 3-5, stories, songs and fun, Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.