Classes and Events to Make You Well & Wise!

2012 Calendar

December 22, 2:00 p.m. Math Circle. Are you good at math? Do you love numbers? Join the HCLS Math Circle at the East Columbia Branch to learn about patterns and intricacies in the world of mathematics. Use logic and problem solving skills to solve brain teasing problems. Ages 11-14. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700

December 24 & 25, Howard County Library System Closed.

December 27, 2:00 p.m. Junior Architects. Come to the East Columbia Branch to design and build a room or building from recycled materials. You have two days to work on your project. Ages 8 & up; 60 min. Register online or by calling 410.313.7730

Dec 27, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Living with Breast Cancer. This ongoing support group for patients with a stage IV breast cancer diagnosis meets at the Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center monthly on the fourth Thursday.  The group is free, but registration is required. Call 410 740-5858 for more information.

Dec 31, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Midnight at 7.  See Howard County dazzle with a New Year’s Eve fireworks display! Celebrate with your family and friends. Walk through the animated light displays; enjoy food, music and other exciting activities as the Symphony of Lights comes to a close. Fireworks at 7:00 p.m.

January 9, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Prenatal Class for Your Early Pregnancy. This free class for parents to be and parents in their first trimester will learn about the early stages of prgnancy including your body’s phsical changes, your baby’s growth and easy ways to support your pregnancy. HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia.

January 10, 7:00-9:00 p.mWhat is Pre-Diabetes? Has your doctor told you that you have pre-diabetes or risk factors for developing diabetes? This program will answer your questions. Our certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian will teach you how to make changes to prevent or delay an actual diabetes diagnosis. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes but would like more information on how to manage your diagnosis, or information from endocrinologists, podiatrists and dieticians about how to live with diabetes, contact our Diabetes Management Program at Howard County General Hospital at 443-718-3000.

January 17, 7:00-8:30 p.m. The Eyes of Children. Children’s learning is affected by their vision. Learn about eye health and safety, common complaints and what parents can do. presented by pediatric ophthalmaolgist Anya Trumler, M.D. Free.

January 18 or January 23. Living with Diabetes: Day or Evening Program. Living with Diabetes is a two-day, interactive, group course taught by an endocrinologist, diabetes nurse educator, dietitian, psychologist, podiatrist, and exercise specialist.   The class is held at The Bolduc Family Outpatient Center at Howard County General Hospital. Choose either a day program or a condensed evening program. Day classes will be held Friday and the following Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Evening classes are held Wednesday and Thursday from 6-9 p.m. Most insurance plans cover all or part of this program. For more information or to register, please call 443-718-3000.