www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/howard/bs-ho-ellicottbriefs-0603-20120601,0,1802771.story

baltimoresun.com

Ellicott City

June 1, 2012

Advertisement

Meeting

The Wh'y' Not Toastmasters Club meets at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, and June 26 at Glen Mar Church, 4701 New Cut Road. Guests are welcome to attend and learn more about this new club. Information: 410-540-9910 or toastmastersclubs.org.

Summer camps

Glen Mar United Methodist Church will hold one-week summer camp sessions June 18 through July 27 at the church, 4701 New Cut Road. Sessions are for those who turned 4 years old by June 1 through children now in fifth grade. Registration and information: 410-465-4995, ext. 212, or glenmarumc.org.

Around town

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

Kiwanis meets The Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City meets at 6:45 p.m. Mondays at 3300 Norberts Way. Information: 410-418-8218 or ellicottcitykiwanis.com.

Ellicott City Senior Center events in May:

Genealogy class Bill Amos leads a program, "Bizarre Family Stories," from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 6. Every family has a story or two that might be considered unusual, odd, strange, monstrous or outlandish. Free.

Brain fitness Registered nurse Robin Zahor presents "De-stress Your Life and Preserve Your Neurons in the Process" at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 14. Keep your mind sharp using techniques designed to improve cognitive performance. Free.

Vascular screenings The Maryland Vascular Center at Baltimore Washington Medical Center offers free screenings from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 15. Screenings for artery disease, abdominal aortic aneurysm and peripheral arterial disease will be offered to people 50 and older who have one of these risk factors: hypertension, diabetes, family history of vascular disease, high cholesterol or smoker. Appointments required. Call 410-787-4367.

Also at the center:

•Pinochle, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Fridays.

•Mah-jongg, 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays.

•Billiards, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

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

•Painting Together, 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays.

•Bridge, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays.

•Computer Seniors of America; call for class information and offerings.