Home, life expo
Event designed to provide information related to simplifying care of home and family will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 5 at the Holy Grounds Youth Center, 623 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park. Expo features informational exhibits from businesses whose focus is making life easier. Lunch, refreshments and activities will be available for children. Information: 410-562-1087.
Mother's Day Tea
Women and girls of all ages grieving the death of their mother or grandmother are invited to a Mother's Day Tea at noon Sunday, May 4, at the Chesapeake Life Center, 90 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena. Cost is $25 per person. To register and more information, call 410-987-2129 or go to chesapeakelifecenter.org.
The eighth annual Emily Schindler Memorial Triathlon will be held April 26 at the Community Center in Severna Park. The 800-yard swim, 9.5-mile bike and 3-mile run will be held at the SPY Aquatics Center, 623 Baltimore/Annapolis Blvd. and the Baltimore/Annapolis Trail. Interested persons can also sign up for the Flamingo Feat distance of a 1,600-yard swim, 18-mile bike and 6-mile run. Check-in time is 6 a.m. and the first wave of swimmers starts at 7 a.m. Registration fee is $50 for an individual, $90 for a two-person relay team and $135 for a three-person relay team. Forms can be found at spccaquatics.org or active.com.
The office of Anne Colt Leitess, state's attorney for Anne Arundel County, is available to present "Communities Against Senior Exploitation: How to Prevent You or Your Loved Ones from Becoming a Victim of Crime." The presentation helps seniors protect themselves against fraud, identity theft and scams. Presentations are free of charge as part of the office's community outreach program. To schedule Leitess or a representative to speak with an organization, call Maureen Noe at 410-222-1740, ext. 3853.
Child care grants
If you are a grandparent or relative, 55 or older, and the primary caregiver for a child 18 or younger, you may be eligible for a grant program offered by the National Family Caregiver Support Program. Grants are available to assist with care, clothing, school supplies and activities. Information: 410-222-4464, ext. 3043.