Ellicott City

Meet the author

The Howard County Historical Society will host a book signing and discussion for Jehanne Wake, author of "Sisters of Fortune: America's Caton Sisters at Home and Abroad," at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at 8328 Court Ave. The Caton sisters, known as the "Three American Graces," were the granddaughters of Charles Carroll of Carrollton. Refreshments will be provided. Information: 410-480-3250.

Around town

Blood pressure screenings Stop in from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the Ellicott City Senior Center for free blood pressure readings by a registered nurse. Information: 410-313-1425.

Theater and lunch The Ellicott Senior Center sponsors a bus trip to the Rainbow Dinner Theater in Paradise, Pa., on Thursday, April 12. The day trip includes bus, show, lunch and gratuities. Buffet lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and the show, "The Dixie Swim Club," begins at 1 p.m. The bus departs at 9:30 a.m. and returns at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $79 per person. Information: 410-313-1400. (Senior center membership required).

Driver safety program The Ellicott City Senior Center presents the American Association of Retired Persons' driver safety program from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 16. The class covers the rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to operate a vehicle more safely. The course also reviews how to adjust to age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. The cost is $14, $12 for AARP members. Registration and information: 410-313-1400.

Kiwanis meets The Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City meets at 6:45 p.m. Mondays at 3300 Norberts Way. Information: 410-418-8218 or ellicottcitykiwanis.com.

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