Haunted history of Ellicott City

The Baltimore Sun

Howard County Tourism will present Ye Haunted History of Olde Ellicott City Ghost Tour on Feb. 13 at the Howard County Visitor Information Center, 8267 Main St., side entrance.

Friday the 13th tours will also be offered in March and November. The ghost tours are normally held at 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, April through November, starting at the same location.

The cost is $10; $8 for seniors, children, and active military personnel and their families. The Crab Shanty in Ellicott City offers a discount to ghost tour "survivors."

Information: 800-288-8747 or www.VisitHowardCounty.com.

Garden programs

The Miller branch library, 9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, will sponsor a presentation by master gardeners on "Grow Great Tomatoes From Seeds," at 7 p.m. Feb. 4. Information: 410-313-1950.

The program will also be at the Central Library, 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 (410-313-7860). Seeds To Seedlings" will be presented at the Glenwood branch, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville, at 7 p.m Feb. 12 (410-313-5577).

around town

Dance, cheer coaches sought : The Ellicott City Patriots Football & Cheer Program is seeking volunteer coaches with dance, cheer or gymnastic experience. Needed are head and assistant coaches, teen coaches, stunt coaches, dance coaches, cheer gymnastic coaches, competition coaches and fitness trainers. Training and certification is offered to those who participate. Information: Linda Lagala-Spano, 410-461-1225, or ecpatriots.com.

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