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Sunday, July 26

Hiking Howard The Mountain Club of Maryland will conduct an eight-mile history hike in Ellicott City and Oella. Information: 410-381-7212 or go to mcomd.org.

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Outdoor Hall Jazz vocals with Julie Hall will be featured at the Lakefront Summer Festival, 6:30 p.m. at the downtown lakefront in Columbia. If weather is bad, call the Columbia Association inclement weather hot line at 410-715-3127.

Monday, July 27

Film Fest The Columbia Association's 2015 Lakefront Summer Film Festival continues with "101 Dalmations" (G) at 8:30 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Free. Information: columbiaassociation.org/services/lakefront-summer-festival.

Tuesday, July 28

Business network The Business Women's Network of Howard County will host a networking event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Carlisle Collection/The Decorative Choice, 4637 Willowgrove Drive, Ellicott City. Light fare will be served. Cost is $20. Reserve at bwn-hoco.org. Information: 410-740-0126.

Wednesday, July 29

Musical lunch The Columbia Association's free weekly Lakefront Wednesdays Lunchtime Concert Series continues from noon to 2 p.m. with Janice B performing R&B and soul. Information: 410-423-1891, email Erin.McPhail@ColumbiaAssociation.org or go to ColumbiaAssociation.org/LFW.

Celtic sounds Painted Trillium will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the lakefront in Columbia in the Lakefront Summer Festival. Call 410-715-3127 for weather information.

Thursday, July 30

Country music Patsy's Honky Tonk will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the lakefront in Columbia in the Lakefront Summer Festival. Call 410-715-3127 for weather information.

Friday, July 31

Crocodile encounters Meet National Geographic explorer Brady Barr and a real crocodile at 2 p.m. at the Glenwood Branch Library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville. Registration required: 410-313-5577.

'Hero' on film The Columbia Association's Summer Lakefront Film Festival presents Disney's "Big Hero 6" (PG) at 8:30 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free. Information: 410-715-3161 or go to columbiaassociation.com/services/lakefront-summer-festival.

Belmont cinema Belmont Manor and Historic Park, 6555 Belmont Woods Road, Elkridge, will host a screening of "Rear Window" (PG) at 8:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic, blanket and lawn chairs. In case of inclement weather, call 410-313-4452. Information: 410-313-4700.

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Saturday, Aug. 1

Ice cream bash Celebration Church will host Faith Girls Rock 4 Education, a back-to-school ice cream social for girls, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the church, 6080 Foreland Garth, Columbia. Information: 410-997-2088 or email Stephanie_Geddie@hcpss.org.

R&B night The Lakefront Summer Festival will present the Rhythm Method performing classic R&B and funk at 6:30 p.m. at the lakefront in Columbia. Call 410-715-3127 for weather information.

Future

Biking Patapsco Mid-Atlantic Off-Road Enthusiasts will lead a mountain bike ride on the trails of Patapsco Valley State Park starting at 10 a.m. Aug. 9. The online registration deadline is Aug. 5. Information: bikereg.com/patapsco-epic.

Essentials in Baby-sitting Learn to manage children, create a safe environment and apply basic emergency techniques in this Howard County General Hospital wellness class. The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, in the hospital's Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. The cost is $50. Information: 410-740-7601 or go to hcgh.org.

Reunion:

•Howard High School will hold a multiclass reunion from 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Yingling-Ridgley VFW Hall, 4225 VFW Lane in Ellicott City. The Soul Island Rebels will provide musical entertainment. Cost is $45 per person in advance; $50 after Oct. 1. Information: email dalemurphydesigns@gmail.com.

Announcements for the datebook may be sent by mail to The Baltimore Sun in Howard County, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore 21278, by email to howard.events@baltsun.com or by fax to 410-332-6455.

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