These groups meet regularly.
50+ Professionals — Singles social group for professionals ages 50 and older. New members are currently being accepted. Group meets for social events such as happy hours, brunches, dinners, theater, concerts, book clubs and more. 410-813-4071.
A Course in Miracles spiritual discussion study group — Tuesdays, 6 p.m. Meetings are free ($5 donation suggested). For information and reservations, NRSsolutions@yahoo.com or Francesca, 410-294-4539. KolacheKreations, 10455 Frederick Road at Route 40, Ellicott City.
Christian Singles Fellowship — Sundays, 7 p.m. Join for a meeting of connection, friendship, spiritual growth, learning and worship. Crossroads Church of the Nazarene, 2750 Rogers Ave., Ellicott City. http://www.christiansinglesfellowship.net.
Drop-In Life Sessions — Tuesdays, 7:30-10 p.m. Draw, paint from a live, nude model at each session. Participants younger than 18 must have parental consent to participate. A monitor coordinates sessions, but instruction is not provided. Bring own materials. Discounts for sessions purchased in advance. $12 per session or $60 for six sessions purchased in advance. Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-313-2787, firstname.lastname@example.org or http://www.hocoarts.org.
Drop-In Portrait Sessions — Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Draw, paint from a live, clothed model at each session. A monitor coordinates sessions, but instruction is not provided. Bring own materials. Discounts for sessions purchased in advance. $10 per session or $42 for six sessions purchased in advance. Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-313-2787, email@example.com or http://www.hocoarts.org.
Faithful Circle Quilters — Mondays, 7-9 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, 9325 Presbyterian Circle, Columbia. 410-730-9561.
First Place Singles — A group for singles 40 and older offers social events such as happy hours, dances, potluck parties, bowling, hikes and field trips. Join for $18. Membership form and calendar, http://www.firstplacesingles.org or 410-243-7344.
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous — Sundays, 8:30 a.m. Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? You are not alone. No dues, no fees and no weigh-ins. Steve, 443-416-4960 or Heather, 443-433-2639. http://www.foodaddicts.org. Community Room, Harper House, 5495 Cedar Lane, Columbia.
Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City —Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Bob Evans off of Executive Park Drive at Route 100. Harry Slade, 410-418-8218..
Phoenix Cultural Singles — Sundays, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.; presentation at noon. For attendees 50 and older. Social, and complimentary cup of coffee and snacks. Meeting House Room A, Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia. 410-730-7568 or 410-997-0739.
Rotaract Club of Howard County — Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Community service group for young professionals ages 18-30. Nora Cafe, 8450 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City. Joe, firstname.lastname@example.org or http://www.hcrotaract.com.
Rotary Club of Clarksville — Tuesdays, 7:45-8:45 a.m. Luna C Grille, River Hill Shopping Center, Clarksville. Karen Krehs, 410-465-3434; Hamp Fields, 410-531-7869; Susie Davis, 410-531-7900; Nancy Forrest, 410-531-2113.
Rotary Club of Columbia — Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Social hour, and community and international service programs. Eggspectation, 6010 University Blvd., Ellicott City. Becky Magnus, 410-740-7300.
Spiritual discussion — Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. Find peace through spiritual discussion and support. Meeting Rt. 108, Columbia. 410-465-5467.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Club — Mondays. Weigh-in, 6:30-6:45 p.m.; meeting begins at 7 p.m. Hall of the Pythians, 850 Montgomery Ave. (Seventh and Montgomery), Laurel. 410-531-1283.
Voix de Femmes — Thursdays, 7:45-9:15 p.m. All women's chamber choir based in Laurel. Good sight readers preferred. Annick, 301-520-8921 or email@example.com.
Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Groups must be open to the public, and priority will be given to those that meet in Howard County. Send information to: Let's Get Together, Baltimore Sun Media Group, Targeted Media, 501 N. Calvert St., Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278; fax to 410-332-6495; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun