Ellicott Mills Brewing Company, in conjunction with the Howard County Marine Corps League Detachment 1084, is inviting everyone to celebrate Veterans Day and the Marine Corps birthday on Sunday, Nov. 9, The last Old Town Farmers' Market for the season will be held on Saturday, Nov. 8. Banneker Park over in Oella is offering an after-school explorer series. Howard County Historical Society has scheduled several new programs in their "Music at the Museum" series. Howard County Historical Society
First annual Zaching Against Cancer Foundation's "Living The Dream" event takes place Friday, Nov. 7 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Sports Legends Museum in Baltimore. The Zaching Against Cancer Foundation was established in honor of Centennial High School graduate and University of Maryland student Zachary Lederer who inspired millions of people during his courageous battle with brain cancer.
Scientists who observe Earth from space say the data they collect tells them climate change is impacting land use. With a goal of sharing that data with the masses, "Changing Landscapes Observed from Space" is the topic of a forum open to the public at Howard Community College on Nov. 8.
Bells will peal and special events unfold in Howard County on Saturday as part of a statewide effort to mark the 150th anniversary of Maryland's stepping up to the plate in a big way on Nov. 1, 1864. That's when it officially became the first slave state in the country to voluntarily free its slaves, over a year before the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery across the nation on Dec. 6, 1865.
Morgan State and the University of Maryland Baltimore County have been targeted by the National Institutes of Health to receive millions of dollars in awards for developing ways to attract and retain more minorities in the biomedical sciences, NIH officials said on Wednesday.
These questions, and others, were the topics of conversation last weekend at a CA-sponsored Town Hall meeting called "Columbia Speaks, CA Listens." The three-and-a-half hour long event, which officials say is a first for the organization, was held inside the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center and put on at request of the CA Board of Directors.
Two art exhibits at Howard Community College have a singular focus on Asian art. "The Resonance of the East and the West: Contemporary Chinese Art" is a group show featuring works on paper and paintings; and ceramics are featured in a one-artist show by Shin Yeon Jeon.
Since the station -- which broadcasts on Comcast Channel 71, Verizon Fios Channel 12 and also streams on the city's website, cityoflaurel.org -- relaunched as Laurel TV in September, Barnes and media coordinator Joyce Jackson, a fellow television journalist turn city employee, have received over 100 applications for volunteers.
The audition process can be as anxiety-inducing for theater directors as it is for actors, and that sense of anxiety also extends to those of us who are merely watching an audition in David Ives' "Venus in Fur." This disturbing play is receiving an appropriately moody staging at Rep Stage.
The Howard County Library System will hold its seventh annual Choose Civility symposium "The Ball's in Your Court: Can Civility and Sports Co-Exist?" from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Miller branch library in Ellicott City.
Howard Community College is one of 14 Maryland community colleges that have partnered to receive nearly $15 million in federal grant funding to create cyber technology training programs, according to a release from the college.
Stephen Sondheim's lengthy career as the composer of Broadway musicals gets sampled in the musical revue "You're Gonna Love Tomorrow," which you'll have the opportunity to love from Sept. 19 to 21 at Red Branch Theatre Company.
In 1989, Andrea Ingram took a big cut in both pay and prestige to leave her job as director of Montgomery County's Crisis Center for a similar job in Howard County. Twenty-five years later, neither she nor Howard County has regretted the decision.
Throughout the past 10 years, Neighbor Ride has provided transportation for seniors who cannot drive or have limited driving ability. Volunteers make about 1,300 trips a month, driving seniors to hair salons, grocery stores, senior centers, doctors¿ offices, post offices, church services and even other volunteer organizations.
Howard County executive candidate Courtney Watson on Tuesday unveiled her education platform, a 17-point plan that seeks to expand funding for some current programs and bring new ones, including the International Baccalaureate program and tech business partnerships, to the county.
Andrea Ingram, the executive director of Grassroots, will be honored by the organization¿s Board of Directors with a reception on Friday, Sept. 5 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Howard Community College¿s Rouse Foundation Student Services Hall.
Candlelight Concert Society is gearing up for its 42nd season of presenting classical music in Howard County. Its season-opening concert qualifies as a prestigious event on the 2014-2015 cultural calendar. The pianist Menahem Pressler gives a recital on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m., in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.
Howard Community College¿s English Language Center was recently named this year¿s National Council for Continuing Education & Training (NCCET) National Exemplary Program Award winner, HCC officials said.