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Sunday, June 8

Community fair The Israel Peace Fair will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbia Jewish Congregation, 5885 Robert Oliver Place in Columbia. Event features nonprofits which support peace, social justice and environmental issues in Israel. Admission is free. Information: 410-730-6044 or 410-322-5513.


Monday, June 9

ZOOmobile visit The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's ZOOmobile will visit the Elkridge branch library at 2 p.m. Meet a few animals and join instructors from the Maryland Zoo as they discuss various habitats and how animals have adapted. Ticket is required; 410-313-5088.


Tuesday, June 10

Health program The Howard County Lyme Awareness Group presents a program, "The Lyme Epidemic: Millions Infected, But Not Detected," at 7 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 6004 Waterloo Road in Columbia. Drs. Kathy Spreen and Paul Beals will provide insight into Lyme and other diseases that ticks carry. Free admission, registration suggested. Information:

Wednesday, June 11

Genealogy Daniel Ingham will speak on "Civil War Pension Applications of Howard County U.S. Colored Troop Veterans" at 7 p.m. at the monthly meeting of the Howard County Genealogical Society being held at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road. All are welcome. Information: 410-313-1400.

Lakefront concert Damon Foreman performs rock and funk music at the Columbia lakefront from noon to 2 p.m. as part of the Wednesday Lunchtime Concert Series hosted by the Columbia Association. Information: 410-715-3000.

Thursday, June 12

Brewmaster "The Science of Home Brewing" a session on how to brew beer, will be presented at 7 p.m. by retired brewer Art Lydick at the Glenwood branch library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville. Registration is required, call 410-313-5577.

Friday, June 13


Oldies concert "Rearview Mirror," Iris Hirsch and Glenn Bullion, will perform music from the '50s, '60s, '70s and beyond as part of the Harper's Choice Village Center Courtyard Concert Series being held at 6 p.m. at 5485 Harpers Farm Road in Columbia. Event is canceled if raining. Information: 410-427-4451.

Tournament The Clarksville Lions Club will hold its 34th annual golf tournament at the Fairway Hills Golf Club in Columbia. A shotgun start is at 1 p.m. followed by a banquet. Information: 410-730-7766 or 301-854-0096.

Saturday, June 14

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Outdoors program The Howard County Conservancy presents "Geocaching the Historic Farm" at 10 a.m. at 10520 Old Frederick Road in Woodstock. During this free event, visitors can look for hidden containers with treats, clues, and interesting information about the farm and its history. The conservancy has GPS units to borrow or bring your own. To sign up and for more information, go to For more information about the conservancy, call 410-465-8877 or go to


Classical music The Candlelight Concert Society presents the Wasmuth String Quartet performing the music of Haydn, Ligeti and Mendelssohn at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 15, at Howard Community College's Horowitz Arts Center, Smith Theatre, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Tickets are $32, $30 for seniors and $12 for students. Information: 410-997-2324 or


Jazz The Jazz in the Mills Concert Series presents vocalist Lori Williams at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 15, at The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Place in Columbia. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Information: 410-730-4610. Event sponsored by the Oakland Mills Community Association.

Candlelight concert The Candlelight Concert Society presents a performance by the gold medal winner of the 2014 Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition on Sunday, June 15, at Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Tickets are $32, $30 for seniors, $12 for students. Information: 410-997-2324.

Classical music The Sundays at Three Chamber Music Series presents the Chagall Trio, composed of violinist Ronald Mutchnik, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra cellist Seth Low, and pianist Andrea Sokol-Albert at 3 p.m. June 22 at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road in Columbia. They will play Mendelssohn's Piano Trio in D minor, Op.49, and French composer Ernest Chausson's Piano Trio, Op.3. Tickets are $15; age 17 and under admitted free with an adult. Information: 443-288-3179 or

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