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Monday, March 9,  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Blood Pressure Screening at Savage Branch. Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Well & Wise event. 2nd Mondays; 10 am – 12 pm. No registration required.

Monday, March 9, 7:00 p.m. Calming Crafts at Miller Branch. Improve your mood through arts and crafts. Research shows that creative activities can boost serotonin levels. Join us as we use artistic expression to improve our moods. All levels of artistic ability welcome. Well & Wise event. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.

Tuesday, March 10, 10:15 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. Toddler Tunes at East Columbia Branch. Music, movement, and some stories too. Ages 1-2 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required. Tickets available at 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday, March 10, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Blood Pressure Screening at Elkridge Branch. Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Well & Wise event. 2nd Tuesdays; 1 – 3 pm. No registration required.

Saturday, March 14, 2:00 p.m. I’m Going to Be A Big Brother or Sister, at Central Branch. Prepare for the arrival of a baby in this class for new siblings. Enjoy stories, activities, and bring a favorite doll or stuffed animal to practice holding your baby. Resources for parents, too. In partnership with Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Well & Wise event. Families; 30 – 45 min. Ticket required. Tickets available at 1:45 p.m.

Monday, March 16, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Blood Pressure Screening at Glenwood Branch. Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Well & Wise event. 1st & 3rd Mondays; 3:30 – 5:30 pm. No registration required.


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calendar_2015_blogToday, Friday, Feb. 27, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Maryland Legal Aid. Howard County Library System partners with Maryland Legal Aid to provide free civil legal services to financially qualified Marylanders. 1st Wednesdays, 2nd & 4th Fridays; 10 am -1 pm. For initial interview and appointment, please call 410.480.1057.

Monday, March 2, 10:15 a.m. Just for Me at Savage Branch. A class for children who are ready for an independent classroom experience that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills. Ages 3-5; 30 min. No registration required. Also offered at Miller Branch at 2:00 p.m. Ticket required. Tickets are available at 1:45 p.m.


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calendar_2015_blogSaturday, Feb. 21, 3:00 p.m. Hands Only CPR & AED at Miller Branch. You could save a life! Learn about cardiac arrest, how to recognize it’s happening, and the three simple steps of hands-only CPR for victims over 8 years old. Receive a basic overview of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Ages 9-18; 60 min. Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.

Monday, Feb. 23, 2:00 p.m. Howard County Book Connection: Tribes at Howard Community College, Smith Theatre (443.518.1420). Howard County Book Connection presents a panel discussion of Nina Raine’s Tribes, the 2014-15 book selection and award-winning play about belonging, family, deafness, and the limits of language. In partnership with Howard County Poetry and Literature Society; Rep Stage; and Howard Community College’s Office of Student Life, Theater Department, Arts Collective, and Horowitz Center.


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Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 18/19, 6-9 p.m. or Friday, Feb. 20 and Tuesday, Feb. 24, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Living with Diabetes If you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes—or even if you have been living with diabetes for some time and want to improve your health—this course will teach you how to change your habits and gives practical, attainable solutions for staying healthy. This interactive, group course is taught by an endocrinologist, diabetes nurse educator, dietitian, psychologist, podiatrist and exercise specialist. Held in The Bolduc Family Outpatient Center at Howard County General Hospital. Choose either the day program or condensed evening program. Most insurance plans cover all or part. For more information or to register, please call 443-718-3000.

Monday, Feb. 16, Howard County Library System is closed in observance of Presidents’ Day.

Saturday, Feb. 21, 3:00 p.m. Hands Only CPR & AED at Miller Branch. You could save a life! Learn about cardiac arrest, how to recognize it’s happening, and the three simple steps of hands-only CPR for victims over 8 years old. Receive a basic overview of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Ages 9-18; 60 min. Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.

 


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calendar_2015_blogMonday, Feb. 9, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Blood Pressure Screening at Savage Branch.  Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. 2nd Mondays. No registration required.

Monday, Feb. 9, 7:00 p.m. Calming Crafts at Miller Branch. Research shows that creative activities can boost serotonin levels. Join us as we use artistic expression to improve our moods. All levels of artistic ability welcome. Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Blood Pressure Screening at Elkridge Branch.  Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. 2nd Tuesdays. No registration required.

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 7:00 p.m. Emotional Intelligence in Sports at Miller Branch. How can we manage and master the powerful emotions that accompany competitive sports while keeping the game civil? Presented by Terry McAulay, top tier football official in the National Football League and Coordinator of Football Officials for the American Athletic Conference. Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.

Saturday, Feb. 21, 3:00 p.m. Hands Only CPR & AED at Miller Branch. You could save a life! Learn about cardiac arrest, how to recognize it’s happening, and the three simple steps of hands-only CPR for victims over 8 years old. Receive a basic overview of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Ages 9-18; 60 min. Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.

 


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calendar_2015_blogMonday, Feb. 2, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Blood Pressure Screening at Glenwood Branch. Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. No registration required.

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 7:00 p.m. Guided Meditation at Miller Branch.  Enjoy a guided mindfulness meditation designed to impart a feeling of peacefulness and connection. Please bring a cushion or meditation pillow. Presented by Star Ferguson, M.Ac., L.Ac. Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 7:00 p.m. Conflict Resolution Techniques on the Sidelines at Miller Branch. Learn diplomatic and effective methods to handle conflicts at sporting events and everyday situations. Discover basic techniques to identify the conflict and how to use non-defensive language to diffuse the situation. Presented by Cecilia B. Paizs, Esq., of The Mediation Center in Ellicott City. Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.

Tuesdays, The Mall Milers Walk-for-health program at The Mall in Columbia. Blood pressure screenings on the second Tuesday of the month. 410-730-3300. Free.

Monday, Feb. 9, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Blood Pressure Screening at Savage Branch.  Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. 2nd Mondays. No registration required.

Monday, Feb. 9, 7:00 p.m. Calming Crafts at Miller Branch. Research shows that creative activities can boost serotonin levels. Join us as we use artistic expression to improve our moods. All levels of artistic ability welcome. Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Blood Pressure Screening at Elkridge Branch.  Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. 2nd Tuesdays. No registration required.

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 7:00 p.m. Emotional Intelligence in Sports at Miller Branch. How can we manage and master the powerful emotions that accompany competitive sports while keeping the game civil? Presented by Terry McAulay, top tier football official in the National Football League and Coordinator of Football Officials for the American Athletic Conference. Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.

 


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