Ellicott City

Open house

Mount Hebron High School, 9440 Route 99, will host an open house from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 9. Visitors will have an opportunity to tour the school's new addition and renovated wings. Information: 410-313-2880.


Mayfest at Mayfield Woods

Mayfield Woods Middle School commemorates its 20th anniversary at its annual Mayfest celebration from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at 7950 Red Barn Way in Elkridge. Alumni, staff and the community are invited to bring lawn chairs and relax as several local schools present musical performances. There will be food, tours of the building and other activities. Information: 410-313-5022.


Summer camps

Glen Mar United Methodist Church will hold one-week summer camp sessions June 18 through July 27 at the church, 4701 New Cut Road. Sessions are for those who will be 4 years old by June 1 through children now in fifth grade. Registration and information: 410-465-4995, ext. 212, or go to glenmarumc.org.

Around town

Blood pressure screenings Stop in from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the Ellicott City Senior Center for free blood pressure readings by a registered nurse. Information: 410-313-1425.

Kiwanis meets The Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City meets at 6:45 p.m. Mondays at 3300 Norberts Way. Information: 410-418-8218 or ellicottcitykiwanis.com.

Ellicott City Senior Center events in May:

Concert The Show Time Singers perform Broadway tunes and popular standards at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6. Tickets are free and on a first-come basis. Donations accepted to benefit the Linwood center. Information: 410-313-1400.

Lunch and music The center celebrates Older Americans Month beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 8, with Al Callahan performing an oldies but goodies concert. Sign up for lunch reservations. 410-313-1400.

Concert The center's Older Americans Month celebration continues at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, with keyboardists Dick and Claire, accompanied by vocalist Julie Hall, performing music from the Big Band era. 410-313-1400.

Glaucoma screenings will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 10. Participants will be asked to complete a brief questionnaire about their eye health. 410-313-1400.

Also at the center:

•Pinochle, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Fridays.


•Mah-jongg, 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays.

•Billiards, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

•Needlework Club, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays.

•Painting Together, 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays.

•Bridge, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays.

•Computer Seniors of America; call for class information and offerings.

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