'Gifts of Time'
An exhibition of works by Susan Stockman, Leora Smith, Diana Marta and Robyn Hall are on view through Jan. 31 at Perspectives Gallery, 8191 Main St., Ellicott City. Hours and information: 410-461-7763.
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 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Bob Evans, 4900 Beaver Run Court. Information: 410-418-8218 or ellicottcitykiwanis.com.
Ellicott City Senior 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.
•Billiards, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays.
•Needlework Club, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays.
•Bridge, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun