Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Upcoming Events

The following events are open for registration. They are sponsored by the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks unless otherwise noted.

BUSINESS BREAKFAST, a "Signature Breakfast" with remarks by John B. Catoe Jr., manager of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, sponsored by the BWI Business Partnership. 7:45-9:30 a.m. next Thursday, Holiday Inn BWI Airport, 890 Elkridge Landing Rd., Linthicum. $40; members, free or $25 depending on membership; registration due Tuesday. 410-859-1000 or http://www.bwipartner.org.

PENNYSLVANIA COUNTRY-WESTERN TRIP, for age 55 and older, a trip to the historic Star Theatre in Mercersburg, Pa., for a variety show featuring country music, gospel, patriotic tunes, cowboy songs, oldies and ballads. A family-style lunch at Antrim House Restaurant is included. 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Nov. 1. Call for departure points in Howard County. $89; registration required. 410-313-7320 or 410-313-7279.

NORA ROBERTS BOOK EVENT, for age 55 and older, a trip to Boonsboro, Md., for a meet-the-author event at Turn the Page Bookstore Cafe, operated by Bruce Wilder, husband of author Nora Roberts. Roberts and several other authors will be present to sign books; timed tickets for signing will be provided that day. Lunch is on your own at Hagerstown Prime Outlets. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 3. Call for departure points in Howard County. $43; registration required. 410-313-7320 or 410-313-7279.

MUSIC SEMINAR, for age 18 and older, "Senior Adult Saturday Institute: Music and the Sea," a lesson on maritime music, including ancient Greek naval war songs, Debussy's "La Mer" and Benjamin Britten's "Billy Budd"; bring lunch; sponsored by Howard County Recreation and Parks and Howard Community College, Office of Continuing Education. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Howard Community College Business Training Center, 6751 Gateway Dr., Columbia. Ages 18-59, $12; age 60 and older, $10; registration required. 410-313-7320 or 410-313-7279.

HALLOWEEN BINGO LUNCHEON, for age 55 and older, lunch, games and prizes for all costumed participants. 2-3:15 p.m. Oct. 31, Colonial Landing Apartments, 6391 Rowanberry Dr., Elkridge. $10; registration required. 410-796-4399.

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