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Lance Armstrong's mother to sign copies of her new book Saturday


Linda Armstrong Kelly, mother of cycling champion Lance Armstrong, will sign copies of her new book at Princeton Sports from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Armstrong credits his mother with helping him win his Tour de France races and recover from cancer. Kelly's book, No Mountain High Enough: Raising Lance, Raising Me, will be for sale. Proceeds will be donate to Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource and Image Center, a support center, lending library and private salon for cancer survivors, their families and friends.

Information: 410-995-1894.

Tap-dance classes set for teenagers and adults

Judy Templeton will offer summer Razz-a-Ma-Tap classes for teens and adults at Slayton House in Wilde Lake Village Center.

Beginners are to meet at 4:30 p.m. Mondays, starting June 20; intermediates are to meet at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $75 for six weeks. Registration is required.

Information: 410-772-9448.

Around Town

Parents and tots: Town Center Community Association is accepting registration for the summer session of Parents and Tots Playgroups. Sessions begin tomorrow. The groups are limited to about 15 children. Juice will be provided. The groups, for children ages 24 months and older, 6 to 24 months and 6 months to 4 years, meet at Historic Oakland, 5430 Vantage Point Road. The cost is $25 for 10 weeks for Columbia residents; $27.50 for nonresidents. Additional children pay half-price. 410-730-4744.

Draw, paint: Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks will sponsor You Can Draw and Paint classes for those ages 55 and older at Cedar Lane Recreation Center, 5081 Cedar Lane, from 9:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday through Aug. 16; and at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday through Aug. 18. Participants should take watercolors, acrylics, oils, pastels or whatever materials they have on hand. The cost is $55 at Cedar Lane; $44 at the Bain Center. Registration is due as soon as possible. A wire-jewelry class for seniors will be offered from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Bain center. Participants will learn to make wire jewelry using simple tools, wire and beads. The cost is $29. Registration is required. 410-313- 7213.

At the library: The central library, 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, will offer "Ikebana: The Way of the Flower," a program on Japanese flower arranging with Tressa Williams of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The program is limited to 15 participants. Registration is encouraged. "Be A Super Babysitter," for those ages 11 to 15, will be offered from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 20 and 21. Hope Jackson of the Howard County Cooperative Extension will talk about safety, first aid and other topics. Participants must attend both sessions to receive a certificate. Registration is required. "Tips for the Entrepreneur," with Richard Lowery, professor of management and small business at Bowie State University, will be held at 7 p.m. June 22. He will discuss dealing with demographics, technology, competition and the economy. Registration is encouraged. 410-313-7860.

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