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Ellicott City

Summer outdoor movies

The Saturdays at the Wine Bin summer movie series continues with "The African Queen" at 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at 8390 Main St. Popcorn and bottled water will be sold to benefit Voices for Children. Information: 410-465-7802.


Around town

English conversation The Miller branch of the Howard County Public Library, 9421 Frederick Road, offers "Let's Get Together: English Conversation Club," a chance for those for whom English is a second language to practice speaking and understanding English in a group setting. The club meets at 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Register with the library before your first meeting. Information: 410-313-1950.


'Paint It'

An exhibition featuring artwork by 25 juried artists during the recent plein-air painting event in Ellicott City will be on view through Friday, Aug. 23, in Gallery I at the Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Road. For hours and information, call 410-313-2787.

Ellicott City Senior Center

These events take place at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, 410-313-1421:

Piano lessons Diane Waslick teaches a half-hour session Mondays through Fridays and has several openings. Cost is $30.

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

'Genealogy, Tracking Your Roots' Part 1 will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 14. Free.

'Beauty with a Purpose' A Mary Kay Glamour Day led by Sandi Kriebel will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15. Free.


Oldies music Larry and Jim from Olde Golde music share an hour of oldies but goodies beginning at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21. Free.

'Brain Fitness' Instructor Robin Zahor leads a class on how to keep the mind sharp and keep the brain in top form at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22. Free.

'Ask the Pharmacist' Don Hamilton will provide updates and information concerning your medications at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26. Bring questions, drug lists or prescription containers to discuss medication concerns. Free.

Monthly Bingo will be held beginning at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27. Cost is $4.

Also at the center:

•Billiards, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.


•Pingpong, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Fridays.

•Pinochle, noon to 3 p.m. Mondays and Fridays.

•Mah-jongg, 9 a.m. Tuesdays.

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•Spring Insighters, 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

•Needlework Club, 1 p.m. Wednesdays.

•Canasta, 1 p.m. Thursdays.


•Spring Men's Forum, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays.

•Movies/documentaries, 1 p.m. Fridays.

Youth soccer

Registration is open for the Elkridge Youth Organization's coed fall soccer league. The program is for players ages 4-18, and all games are played at Rockburn Park. There are no tryouts, and everyone is given substantial playing time. Registration ends Aug. 15. Information: