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Sunday, June 3

Classical concert Sundays At Three Chamber Music Series presents the Monarch Brass Quintet performing "Romantic Brass" at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road in Columbia. The program features the music of Tchaikovsky, Debussy, Dvorak, Mahler, Kamen and Donaudy. Tickets are $15, free for those 17 and younger accompanied by an adult. Information: 443-288-3179 or


Tuesday, June 5

School news The Audit Committee of the Board of Education meets at 8 a.m. in Conference Room ML2 at 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City. Information: 410-313-6680.


Saturday, June 9

Fishing The Patuxent Research Refuge will host a Kids' Fishing Day at the National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop in Laurel. Activities target youths who have little or no fishing experience. Boys and girls ages 15 and younger can register for an 8:30 a.m. or 9:30 a.m. time slot by calling 301-497-5887. Each child should be accompanied by an adult. No personal fishing gear will be needed or allowed; the refuge will supply fishing poles and bait. The event ends between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Information: 301-497-5763 or

Concert Libby Weibel, Hank Alinger, Andrew Luttrell and Shane Grimm perform in a free Music Matters showcase from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Anna's Cafe, 8827 Centre Park Drive, Suite D in Columbia. Information: 443-546-4131.

'Talkin' Baseball' Regular meeting will be held at 9 a.m. at Brighton Gardens Assisted Living, 7110 Minstrel Way, Columbia. Paul Dickson will discuss his book, "Bill Veeck: Baseball's Greatest Maverick." Free. 410-740-1145.


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Concert The chamber chorus, Voices 21, closes its season with a program featuring songs composed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and Rodgers and Hammerstein at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road in Columbia. There will be also be jazz performed by Paul and Glenn Scimonelli Brothers. Admission is free; donations accepted at the door. Information: 240-643-6563 or

Fundraising gala The Jewish Federation of Howard County presents its annual fundraiser, "Federation Live!" (formerly "The Event"), at 6:30 p.m. June 13 at Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane in Clarksville. The event will honor Jewish community leaders Deborah and Harry Adler. Evening includes a cocktail reception, dinner and silent auction. Proceeds benefit the organization's social service programs for seniors, youth and teen outreach, and community families. Ticket packages range from $70 to $1,000. Information: 410-730-4976 or

Women's event The Department of Citizen Services' Office on Aging presents the annual "WomenFest," a wellness event for women, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 16 at the Gary J. Arthur Community Center, 2400 Route 97 in Cooksville. Event is an interactive day that focuses on health, wellness, fashion and beauty, and is designed to inspire women to live more balanced, healthier and fuller lives. Event also include a concert by blues and jazz musician, Deanna Bogart. Admission is free. Information: 410-313-5440. For a full schedule of the day's events, go to


Classical music The Candlelight Concert Society presents the Calidore String Quartet in concert at 3 p.m. June 17, at Howard Community College's Horowitz Performing Arts Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Information: 410-997-2324 or go to

Reception The Howard County Arts Council will host a special reception in conjunction with the Columbia Festival of the Arts from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 21 at the Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Road in Ellicott City. For more information, call 410-313-2787, go to or

Reunion The 1962 class of Baltimore City College will hold its 50th reunion celebration on Oct. 13 at the Pikesville Hilton. For more information, graduates from either the February or June class should call 410-381-6506 or email

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