Savage/North Laurel

Jewelry sale

The Laurel Regional Hospital Auxiliary will host a jewelry sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 at the hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Road. Items for sale will include a selection of gold and sterling silver jewelry, watches and costume jewelry starting at $5. Information: 240-456-4764.

Blood drive

A community blood drive will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at the Oseh Shalom Synagogue, 7515 Olive Branch in Laurel. For appointments, call Carolyn Makovi at 301-326-4411 or go to Information: 301-498-5151.

Montpelier tours

Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, has changed its tour times. New times are:

•Self-guided: year-round, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thursdays-Tuesdays.

•Guided: Sundays at noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., March-November.

Information: 301-377-7817.

Tai Sophia open house

Tai Sophia Institute will offer a graduate school open house featuring all of the institute's programs from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at 7750 Montpelier Road in Laurel. Prospective students will be able to discuss programs with faculty, students and alumni; meet with admissions and financial aid counselors; and tour the facility's healing arts library, wellness clinic and the campus. Registration and information: 410-488-9048 or go to

50+ events

Events at the North Laurel 50+ Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road. Information: 410-313-0380:

Walking Club 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mondays-Fridays.

Blood pressure screenings 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays.

Open Art Studio Noon to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

Billiards 9 a.m. to noon Mondays-Fridays.

Sit, Stitch and Give 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays.

Line Dance Drop-in 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays; $1.

Mah-jongg 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays.

Agewell Exercise Class 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; $35 for 16 classes.

Enhance Fitness 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; $51 for 16 classes.

Sittercize 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; $36 for 16 classes.

Tap Aerobics 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays; six classes for $33. Class started Jan. 11.

Chair Yoga Traditional yoga poses are done seated in a chair or standing while using a chair for support and stability. $33 for six classes.

Zumba Gold 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Mondays. $43 for eight classes. Class started Jan. 9.

Handbuilding with Clay 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays; $42 for four classes.

Around town

Volunteers needed The Volunteer Center Serving Howard County, with the Community Emergency Response Network, is recruiting for nonprofit agencies. Information: 410-715-3179.

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