These groups meet regularly
Columbia Area Mothers of Multiples — First Monday, 7 p.m. Mothers of twins and multiples. Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia. 410-750-1322.
Columbia Toastmasters — First and third Monday, 7:30 p.m. Public speaking and leadership skills. Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. Terry Meyers, 443-831-0069, http://www.progress.org/toast or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hola! Toastmasters — First and third Tuesday, 7:30-9 p.m. 8830 Stanford Blvd., First Floor, Room 3, Columbia. Diane or Rene, 410-381-8459.
Howard County Democratic Central Committee — First Wednesday, 7 p.m. 410-730-8683.
Howard County Republican Club — First Friday. Happy hour. Chick Chickanis, email@example.com.
Laurel Moms Club — First Thursday, 7 p.m. Learn something new, develop adult friendships and become a part of the Laurel community. Our Savior Lutheran Church, 13611 Laurel-Bowie Road. 301-776-4989 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOMS Club of Ellicott City-South — First Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. Glen Mar United Methodist Church, 8430 Glen Mar Road, Ellicott City. email@example.com or http://www.geocities.com/momsclubofec.
Vegan Potluck Dinner, Ellicott City — Usually the first Saturday, 7 p.m. Bring a vegan dish for the number in your party plus eight and tableware. firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-465-0427.
50+ Professionals — Singles social group for professionals ages 50 and older. Group meets for social events such as happy hours, brunches, dinners, theater, concerts, book clubs and more. 410-813-4071.
A Course in Miracles — For people who are seriously seeking spiritual solutions; study with and form a group of like-minded people. Every week in Columbia, Ellicott City, Reisterstown and/or Westminster. Francesca, 410-833-7440.
Chapelgate Presbyterian Church — Wednesdays, 6:45 p.m. Free classes for adults learning English as their second language. Free child care is available for children up to age 12. 2600 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville. 410-442-5800. http://www.chapelgate.org.
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.
Columbia Families in Nature — Most Sundays, 2-4 p.m. This new community organization provides free, fun, friendly opportunities for Columbia area families to spend time together in nature. Outings take place in natural areas in and around Columbia and include lightly guided time to play and explore as well as hands-on education activities. http://www.columbiafamiliesinnature.org.
Ellicott City spiritual discussion group — All faiths welcome. Meeting weekly at KolacheKreations, 10455 Frederick Road at Route 40. 410-833-7440 or NRSsolutions@yahoo.com.
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.
Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City —Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Bob Evans, 4900 Beaver Run Court, off of Executive Park Drive at Route 100. http://www.ellicottcitykiwanis.com. Harry Slade, 410-418-8218.
Logos youth program — Wednesdays, 5 p.m., for kindergarten-eighth grade; 6 p.m. for high school. Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church, in Columbia. http://www.cmpcusa.org, or Liz Perraud, email@example.com.
Phoenix Cultural Singles — Sundays, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.; presentation at noon. For attendees 50 and older. Social, complimentary cup of coffee and snacks. Meeting House Room A, Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia. 410-884-3848 or 410-992-0794.
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, 7-8:30 p.m. Find peace through spiritual discussion and support. Meeting Route 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.