These groups meet regularly.
The Bet Aviv Camera Club — A presentation on cell phone photography, by professional photographer and instructor Tony Sweet. (http://tonysweet.com) The presentation will be at The Meeting House, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia, in the Oakland Mills village center, on Dec. 23, 7:30 p.m., in the Quad rooms. Guests are welcome to attend this free event.http://bacameraclub.wordpress.com or Jeff Friedhoffer, 410-997-5366, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Central Maryland Photographers Guild — Fourth Wednesday, 7 p.m. A premier photographic organization. Chapelgate Presbyterian Church, 2600 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville, rooms 212 and 213. http://www.cmpg.org.
Committee for Palestinian Rights — Monthly meetings. Howard County Central Library, 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. email@example.com.
The Howard County Celestial Searchers — Fourth Monday, 7-8 p.m. Astronomy club for kindergarten through eighth grade. Parents welcome. Bushy Park Elementary School, Art Room, 14601 Carrs Mills Road, Glenwood. Joel Goodman, 410-531-6600, or StardocJG@aol.com, or http://www.goodteeth.com.
Howard County Libertarian Party — Fourth Sunday, 5 p.m. For location, 410-579-1123.
Howard County NAACP — Fourth Monday, 7 p.m. Ridgely's Community Center, Jessup. howardcountynaacp.com.
Howard County Republican Club — Fourth Thursday, 7 p.m. Yingley-Ridgely VFW Post 7472, 4225 VFW Lane, Ellicott City. http://www.facebook.com/groups/hocogopclub/.
Howard County Republican Women's Club — Fourth Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Yingley-Ridgely VFW Post 7472, 4225 VFW Lane, Ellicott City. hcrepublicanwomen.org.
Patuxent Toastmasters — Special holiday schedule. Meeting Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. Oliver's Carriage House, 5410 Leaf Treader Way, Columbia. http://www.patuxenttoastmasters.org or find on meetup.com.
Phoenix Cultural Singles — Sundays, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.; presentation at noon. For attendees 50 and older. Social with complimentary coffee and snacks. Meeting House Room A, Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia. 410-997-0739.
Speak Always With Confidence Toastmasters — Second and fourth Wednesdays, 5:10 p.m. Come develop your speaking and leadership skills in a fun, supportive environment. Leidos/SAIC building, 6841 Benjamin Franklin Drive, in Columbia Gateway. http://saic.toastmastersclubs.org.
St. Andrew's Community Feasts — Fourth Thursday. In the parish hall, 2892 Route 97, Glenwood, between Union Chapel Road and the Glenwood Post Office. The cook will be Brett Arnold of Smokin' Hot! http://www.standrewsglenwood.org or 410-442-5445.
The Society of Military Widows — Fourth Sunday, 11 a.m. Groups meet for brunch at Club Meade at Fort Meade. Betty Jones, 410-730-0127.
Wh'Y' Not Toastmasters — Second and fourth Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. A nonprofit organization that provides communication and leadership training, invites visitors to attend and learn more about the organization. Glen Mar United Methodist Church, 4701 New Cut Road, Ellicott City. http://1542797.toastmastersclubs.org/. Audrey McLendon, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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