Ellicott City


The Men's Club of the Church of the Resurrection hosts its annual pancake breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at 3175 Paulskirk Drive. The menu includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausages and juice. Admission is $5 per person; free for children 6 and younger; $20 maximum per family. Information: 410-465-4483.

Garden club

The Cross Country Garden Club will host an open house from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 8, in the Avalon Room of the Howard County Library's Miller branch, 9421 Frederick Road. Visitors can meet club members and learn about activities and projects. Light refreshments will be served. Information: 410-465-5424.

Soccer registration

The coed Elkridge Youth Organization spring soccer program is accepting registrations for ages 4-18. No tryouts are required, and all players receive substantial playing time. Games are played at Rockburn Park. Registration ends Thursday, Feb. 28. For more information, go to eyosoccer.org or send an email with "EYO" in the subject field to eyosoccer@verizon.net.

Around town

Blood pressure screenings Stop in from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, for free blood pressure readings by a registered nurse. Information: 410-313-1425.

English conversation The Miller branch of the Howard County Public Library, 9421 Frederick Road, offers "Let's Get Together: English Conversation Club," a chance for those for whom English is a second language to practice speaking and understanding English in a group setting. The club meets at 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Register with the library before your first meeting. Information: 410-313-1950.

These events take place at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, 410-313-1421:

'Ask the Pharmacist' Don Hamilton will provide the latest updates and information regarding your medications at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25. Bring questions, drug lists, or prescription containers to discuss any medication concerns. Free.

Support group for families and friends of persons suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26.

Also at the center:

•Pingpong, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays.

•Pinochle, noon to 3 p.m. Mondays and Fridays.

•Mah-jongg, 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays.

•Spring Insighters, 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

•Needlework Club, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays.

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