Sunday, July 13
Author appearance The Howard County Historical Society presents a discussion and book-signing by Claudia Floyd, writer of "Union Occupied Maryland: A Civil War Chronicle of Civilians and Soldiers," at 3 p.m. at Howard County Library's Miller Branch, 9421 Frederick Road. Information: 410-313-1950.
Lakefront concert Part harmony perform at Columbia's Lakefront in a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets and enjoy live music outdoors.
Monday, July 14
On the big screen "How to Train Your Dragon" (rated PG) will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway...