Howard County datebook Datebook

Monday, Dec. 23

Cellphone photos The Bet Aviv Camera Club hosts a presentation on cellphone photography by Tony Sweet at 7:30 p.m. at the Meeting House, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, in the Oakland Mills Interfaith Center in Columbia. Free. Information: 410-997-5366.



Sundays at Three Concert series presents the Aeolus Quartet at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5 at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road in Columbia. Tickets are $15, free for those 17 and younger accompanied by an adult. Information: 443-288-3179 or sundaysatthree.org.

Classical music The Fine Arts Quartet, along with Grammy-nominated violist Roberto Diaz, performs at 8 p.m. Jan. 11 at Howard Community College's Horowitz Arts Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Tickets are $32, $30 for seniors and $12 for students. Information: 410-997-2324 or candlelightconcerts.org.

'Jazz for the New Year' The Howard Community College Faculty Jazz Quartet performs at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way in Columbia. Tickets are $10, free for children younger than 15. Information: 410-381-0097.

Concert The Jewish Federation of Howard County presents the Robyn Helzner Trio performing "From Beijing to Biloxi: A concert of Jewish Music" at 3 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Jim Rouse Theatre, 5460 Trumpeter Road in Columbia. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door, free for children 5 and younger. Information: 410-730-4976, ext. 106 or jewishhowardcounty.org.

Forum The Office of Consumer Affairs will host a forum on tax identity theft from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 14 at the North Laurel Community Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road. Panel will consist of experts from the Federal Trade Commission, IRS, AARP, Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition and others. Opening remarks by Rod J. Rosenstein and Susan Lee. Free admission. Information: 410-313-6420 or howardcountymd.gov/taxidtheft.htm.

Child care fair Howard County's Department of Citizen Services Preschool/Child Care Information Fair, "Children On Board," will be held from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. Jan. 26 at Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane in Clarksville. Admission is free, but attendees are asked to bring a nonperishable food item to donate to the Howard County Food Bank. Fair will provide parents, guardians, grandparents and child care personnel with information on child care, preschool and summer programs, as well as the opportunity to talk with teachers and program directors. Representatives from community service organizations that offer programs and services to the county's youngsters will also attend. Information: 410-313-1940 or email children@howardcountymd.gov.

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