The Youth Development Coalition, serving Howard County youth ages 6 and older, holds its annual "Professional Networking Event" at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at Howard County Library's Miller branch, 9421 Frederick Road. The event allows participants to connect to resources and partners, and share updates on youth programs. Free. Information: 410-313-4625.
A support group for families and friends of persons suffering from attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road. Information: 410-313-1400.
The Ellicott City Patriots Youth Football & Cheer Program is looking for volunteers to serve as head coaches, assistant coaches, stunt coaches, dance coaches, gymnastics coaches, fitness trainers and competition-level coaches. Information: Linda Lagala-Spano, 410-461-1225 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
English conversation The Miller branch of the Howard County Public Library, 9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, 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.
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:
Early Bird Bingo Carol Patterson leads an hour of morning bingo fun beginning at 10 a.m. Tickets are $2.
Bingo The monthly bingo game will be held at 1 p.m.
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.