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Groups meeting in Howard County

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Acupuncture Happy Hour — First and third Monday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Relax and recharge with 20 minutes of auricular (ear) acupuncture. Classical Acupuncture and Healing Center, 8821 Columbia 100 Pkwy., Suite 5, Columbia. $20. or


Columbia Area Mothers of Multiples — First Monday, 7 p.m. Mothers of twins and multiples. Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia. 410-750-1322.

Columbia Toastmasters — First and third Monday, 7:30 p.m. Public speaking and leadership skills. Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. Terry Meyers, 443-831-0069, or


Columbians Toastmasters Club — First and third Wednesdays, 7:15 p.m. Visitors welcome. Capitol College (MCI Hall, Room 137), 11301 Springfield Road, Laurel.

Elkridge Evening Quilters — First and third Thursday, 7-9 p.m. All levels. Elkridge Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 5929 Setter Drive, Elkridge. 410-203-9309 or 410-796-5876.

Glenwood Lions Club — First and third Thursday, 7 p.m. Glenwood Community Center, activities room, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville.

Hola! Toastmasters — First and third Tuesday, 7:30-9 p.m. 8830 Stanford Blvd., First Floor, Room 3, Columbia. Diane or Rene, 410-381-8459.

Howard County Democratic Central Committee — First Wednesday, 7 p.m. 410-730-8683.

Howard County Family Child Care Association — First Thursday, October-June, 6:30 p.m. Howard Community College, Duncan Hall, Kittleman Room 100, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia.

Howard County Republican Club — First Friday. Happy hour. Chick Chickanis,

Howard County Woodworkers Guild — First Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon. The Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. Frank Krapcho, 410-381-1359.


Laurel Moms Club — First Thursday, 7 p.m. Learn something new, develop adult friendships and become a part of the Laurel community. Our Savior Lutheran Church, 13611 Laurel-Bowie Road. 301-776-4989 or

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Marylanders for a Free Palestine and a Secure Israel — First and third Friday, 7:30 p.m. Ann Von Lossberg for location, 410-465-3493.

Mid-week refresher worship service — First and third Wednesday, 7-8 p.m. Mount Pisgah African Methodist Episcopal Church, 5901 Cedar Fern Court, Columbia. 410-730-6688.

MOMS Club of Ellicott City-South — First Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. Glen Mar United Methodist Church, 8430 Glen Mar Road, Ellicott City. or

The Special Education Community Advisory Committee — First Tuesday, 7 p.m. Faulkner Ridge Center, 10598 Marble Faun Court, Columbia.

Rainbow Youth & Allies — This social group for youth ages 12-22 (most of the attendees are high school-aged) meets twice a month to provide a safe space for young lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning people and their friends. Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. Free. 410-381-0202.


Vegan Potluck Dinner, Ellicott City — Usually the first Saturday, 7 p.m. Bring a vegan dish for the number in your party plus eight and tableware. or 410-465-0427.

Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Groups must be open to the public, and priority will be given to those that meet in Howard County. Send information to: Let's Get Together, Baltimore Sun Media Group, Targeted Media, 501 N. Calvert St., Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278; or email