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Free popcorn and Harry Potter at Elkridge library [Elkridge]

This week, whether you're looking for an adventure in nature, wanting to celebrate Fat Tuesday or just curling up with a good movie, Elkridge has the events for family fun in the community.

On Friday, Feb. 13, Howard County Schools are closed. Why not enjoy the day off with free popcorn and drinks at the Elkridge Branch Library? "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" will be featured at 2 p.m. for all ages to enjoy. For more information call the library at 410-313-5077.

On Tuesday, Feb. 17, all are welcome for good food and good fellowship at Harwood Park United Methodist Church. The church, at 6635 Highland Ave. in Elkridge, is...