Church sponsoring patriotic musical performances July 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will sponsor its first Greater Columbia Musical Independence Day Observance, with performances of patriotic numbers by choirs, vocalists and instrumentalists, at 7 p.m. July 2 at the church, 4100 St. Johns Lane, Ellicott City. Admission is free.
Information: 301-483-6106 or 301-821-4131.
'Pilgrimage' is the theme for Journeys' service
The theme for Journeys Community's 10 a.m. Sunday service will be "Pilgrimage."
Journeys Community's Sunday services are held in the second-floor auditorium of Vantage House Life-Care Retirement Community, 5400 Vantage Point Road in Town Center in Columbia.
Information: 410-730-6079, or Journeyscommunity@mris.com.
Cactus Boys to perform at Owen Brown center
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia's One World Coffeehouse will present the Cactus Boys, a country music group, at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia.
Tickets are $12.
Trinity Episcopal holding flea market tomorrow
Trinity Episcopal Church will hold a flea market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow at 7474 Washington Blvd., Elkridge.
Space is available for $10 a space; with a table, $15.
Lubavitch Center sponsoring a Sunday running group
The Lubavitch Center for Jewish Education is sponsoring a free Sunday morning running group, meeting weekly with Rabbi Hillel Baron at 7:30 a.m. at the center, 770 Howes Lane, Columbia.
The group aims to boost spiritual and physical energy with readings from meditations of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and a three-mile run. The pace will be about 12 minutes a mile.
Christ Memorial offering summer Sunday school
Summer Sunday school classes are being offered for all ages at Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church, 6410 Amherst Ave., Columbia.
Children in preschool through fifth grade can "Journey with Joshua" on an imaginary archaeological dig; middle school and high school students are invited to help. The church will also present a class for high school students and adults, using videos and a curriculum focused on the lives of Saints Peter and Paul.
The programs will meet at 9 a.m. Sundays, through July 31. Registration is not required. Admission is free.
Information: 410-997-8011, or visit www.cmpcusa.org.
Support groups set for kids whose parents have split
The Faith Journeys Foundation Inc. of Ellicott City is offering support groups for children, ages 9 and older, whose parents have separated or divorced.
The next group will meet from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, July 27 through Aug. 31, at Church of the Resurrection, 3175 Paulskirk Drive, Ellicott City.
A wrap-up session for parents is planned Aug. 31.
Registration is required.
Information: Lynn Cassella, 410-744-4910.
Parent Resource Place offering a Shabbat Circle
The Parent Resource Place, a program of Jewish Family Services in Howard County, offers Shabbat Circle, an drop-in playgroup and parent-child Shabbat program at 10 a.m. Fridays at Kahler Hall in Harper's Choice Village Center, Columbia.
Shabbat Circle includes "Share and Compare," a parent discussion, on the first and third Fridays. Rabbi Sonya Starr is today's speaker. Admission is free, but registration is requested.
Information: 410-730-4976, Ext. 26.