Sunday, Aug. 12
Summer festival St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Catholic Church continues its celebration of the summer with the second day of its annual festival: games, a flea market, children's activities and more from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The church is located at 10800 Old Court Road in Woodstock. For more information, call 410-461-5267.
Monday, Aug. 13
Movie time The Columbia Association's Summer Lakefront Film Festival continues with "Puss in Boots" (rated PG) at 8 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free. Information: 410-715-3161 or go to lakefrontfestival.com.
Wednesday, Aug. 15
Concert The Greg Hatza ORGAN-ization performs from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free. Information: 410-715-3161 or lakefrontfestival.com.
Network lunch meeting Women's Network of Howard County holds a luncheon meeting to promote and support a network of professional women in their careers as executives, business owners and leaders at Historic Oakland, 5430 Vantage Point Road, Columbia. Tickets are $45 per guest. Call 410-780-1801.
Thursday, Aug. 16
Concert The Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition performs from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free. Information: 410-715-3161 or go to lakefrontfestival.com.
Friday, Aug. 17
On the big screen As part of the Columbia Association's Summer Lakefront Film Festival, "The Artist" (rated PG-13) will be shown at 8 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free. Information: 410-715-3161 or go to lakefrontfestival.com.
Saturday, Aug. 18
Outdoor concert My Morning Jacket Band plays its mixed bag of experimental reggae, funk and country at Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Show starts at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $39.50-$49.50. Information: 410-715-5550.
Concert Hank Alinger, Janet Griffin and Scott Sivakoff perform in a free Music Matters showcase from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Mad City, 10801 Hickory Ridge Road in Columbia. Information: 410-964-8671.
'Herbal Apothecary' Anne Roy presents an overview of the historical use of plants with medical applications and other cultural uses at 11 a.m. Aug. 21 at Howard County Library's Miller branch, 9421 Frederick Road in Ellicott City. Visitors can also learn about books that explain the use of herbal plants for healing, perfume making and cooking. Free. Information: 410-313-1950.
Concert "Music in the Mills" presents a "Crazy Eights" concert featuring flutist Margo Cargo at 5 p.m. Aug. 26 at The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Place in Columbia. Tickets are $15 in advance ($10 for students); $20 at the door ($15 for students). Tickets and information: brownpaperticket.com/event/257390.
Reunion The Baltimore City College Class of 1962 will hold its 50th reunion celebration Oct. 13 at the Pikesville Hilton. For information, graduates of the February or June classes should call 410-381-6506 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anniversary Boy Scout Troop 306 of Catonsville celebrates its 100th anniversary this year and is looking for former scouts and committee members associated with the troop to come together for a picnic Sept. 23. Contacts are: Dennis Gray, 443-286-2545 or email@example.com, or Kathy MacLeod, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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