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Sunday, May 24

'Godspell' Silhouette Stages presents the musical "Godspell" at 3 p.m. at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane. The show will include modernized versions of the 1971 score, including the hit song "Day by Day." Tickets are $17-$20. Information: 410-637-5289 or go to


Monday, May 25

Holiday happening The Roger Carter Community Center, a 46,000-square-foot facility with swimming and diving pools, basketball and volleyball courts, classrooms, fitness and exercise rooms, will be open Memorial Day. The center is at 3000 Milltowne Drive, Ellicott City. Information and hours: 410-313-2764.


Tuesday, May 26

'Invitation to the Ballet' Students of Misako Ballet in Columbia perform classical ballet and contemporary dances at 6:30 p.m. at the Howard County Library's Central branch, 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway. Children from the audience will have the opportunity to learn a quick piece and perform it. All are welcome. Information: 410-313-7800.

'Live Well, Age Well' The Mental Health Players perform three thought-provoking sketches on living well as we age at 10:30 a.m. at the Bain Senior Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way in Columbia. Free. Light refreshments will be served. Information: 410-313-7213.

Wednesday, May 27

Farmers' Market The Farmers' Market at the Miller Branch Library, 9421 Frederick Road in Ellicott City, is open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and continues through Nov. 11. Vendors come from Columbia, Sykesville, Glenelg, Millersville, Woodbine, Ellicott City, Catonsville, Taneytown, Millersville, Cavetown and Colonial Beach, Va.

Thursday, May 28

Fundraiser The Howard County Conservancy hosts its ninth annual "Wine in the Garden & Beer in the Barn" from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 10520 Old Frederick Road in Woodstock. Enjoy bluegrass music performed by Dean Sapp and the Hartford Express, browse bargains at a silent auction of art, getaways, dining and themed packages, and more. Tickets are $55. Information:

Friday, May 29


'Once Upon a Mattress' The No Boundaries theater troupe, in cooperation with the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks and the Howard County Arts Council, will present the musical comedy "Once Upon a Mattress" at 7 p.m. at the Howard County Center for the Arts' Black Box Theatre, 8510 High Ridge Road, Ellicott City. Seating is limited. Information: 410-313-ARTS (2787) or email Additional shows are at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 30, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 31.

Saturday, May 30

Oldies concert Rearview Mirror will perform at 7 p.m. at the Howard County Historical Society Museum, 8328 Court Ave. in Ellicott City as part of the Music at the Museum concert series. Iris Hirsch and Glenn Bullion perform a blend of rock and roll, R&B, pop, country, standards and disco. Tickets are $15; free for society members, but seats must be reserved by emailing Information: 410-480-3250 or

Health festival The annual "U Can Win, Community Resource Day and Howard County Men's Health and FitnessFest" will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Celebration Church, 6080 Foreland Garth in Columbia. The event will include fitness demonstrations, nutrition coaching, free health screenings and food samples and resources from health professionals. Free food will be distributed to qualifying families and individuals. For more information, email Kimberly Pruim at or call 410-313-2001.

Flea market and book sale Shepherd of the Glen Lutheran Church will hold the annual event from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 14551 Burntwoods Road in Glenwood. Information: 410-489-0063.



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Classical music Sundays At Three Sinfoniapresentsa special symphony concert to commemorate the 70thanniversary of the end of World War II, and to honor the memory of Polish-Jewish violinist and humanitarian Bronislaw Huberman at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at Temple Isaiah, 12200 Scaggsville Road in Fulton. A related 40-minute film will be shown at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25, $29 at the door; $14 for children 17 and younger and students to age 24. Information: 443-288-3179 or

Community festival The 28th annual Savage Fest featuring live music, food, crafts, pony rides, a petting zoo, jugglers, magic shows, history re-enactments, tours, dancing and more will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at Baldwin Hall, 9035 Baltimore St. Information:

Anniversary concert Voices 21 will perform the last concert in a season-long 15th anniversary celebration with music for chamber chorus, piano, flute and harp at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road in Columbia. Admission is free; donations will be accepted at the door. Information: 240-643-6563 or


•Baltimore City College Class of 1950 will hold its 65th class reunion from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at the Pikesville Hilton Hotel, located at Beltway Exit 20. The event will include a buffet lunch. Cost is $35. RSVP to John Heyn, 410-363-2620.

•Howard High School will hold a multi-class 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


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