Savage Library

The following events will be held at the Savage Branch Library, 9525 Durness Lane, Laurel. 410-880-5975.


Kindergarten, here we come Stories and activities to prepare for the first day, including boarding a school bus. 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19. Registration required.

Seashell picture frames Making a picture frame with seashells for ages 11 to 17. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18. Registration required.

Ecology Learn how organisms interact with their environment. 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19. Ages 11-18. Registration required.

Health walk

Howard County General Hospital in partnership with Healthy Howard and We Promote Health conducts the We Walk for Wellness program, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturdays at North Laurel Community Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel. Registration for new participants will begin at 8:45 a.m. in the parking lot behind the center followed by the program. Information: 410-740-7601.

Bluegrass music

Savage Bluegrass plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Sam and Elsie's Bar and Restaurant, 9994 Washington Blvd. in Laurel. No cover charge. Information: 301-317-7796.

Savage Mill Heritage Tours

Savage Mill is hosting free guided tours of the 200-year-old building complex at 8600 Foundry St., Savage. Information: 410-792-2820 or go to savagemill.com.

50+ Center events

Events at the North Laurel 50+ Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road. Information: 410-313-0380:

Walking Club 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mondays through Fridays.

Blood pressure screenings 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays.

Open Art Studio Noon to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.


Billiards 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Fridays.

Sit, Stitch and Give 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays.

Line Dance Drop-in 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays; $1.

Mah-jongg 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays.

Agewell exercise class 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; $35 for 16 classes.

Chair Yoga Traditional yoga poses are done seated in a chair or standing while using a chair for support and stability; $33 for six classes.

Hand-building with clay 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays; $42 for four classes.

Montpelier tours

Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road in Laurel, offers tours at the following times:

•Self-guided: year-round, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays through Tuesdays.

•Guided: Sundays at noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m.

Information: 301-377-7817.