Recreation for Disabled

The Howard County Department of Parks and Recreation makes accommodations for county residents with disabilities to participate in such department-sponsored activities as bowling, soccer, swimming, tennis, dances and art classes. For details, call 313-2762. Bike & Hike

Bike & Hike '90, a group biking and walking exercise, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday on Columbia's bike pathways. The event begins and ends at Symphony Woods, at Meriwether Post Pavilion. The event will include music, refreshments and prizes. Call 381-0282. Group for Abusive Men

Citizens Against Spousal Assault of Howard County Inc. sponsors evening groups for men who are abusive. For more information, call 997-0304. Courses for Seniors

Howard Community College is offering pottery, writing, music, world affairs, language and other courses for senior citizens beginning this month at the Florence Bain Senior Center in Columbia. For more information, call 730-7697. Surreal Photos

An exhibit of surrealist photographs by Connie Imboden is on display in the art gallery at Howard Community College in Columbia through Oct. 27. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. For details, call 964-4959. Square Dancing Classes

County-sponsored square dancing classes will be offered from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursdays beginning today at Waverly Elementary School, Ellicott City. Call 461-8557 or 730-4265. Kangaroo Kid Tryouts

Tryouts for the Kangaroo Kids Precision Jump Rope Team will be next week at Harper's Choice Middle School, Columbia. Tryouts for boys and girls in the fourth to eighth grades will be at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Tryouts for boys and girls in the first to third grades will be at the same time Wednesday. For more information, call 750-8739. Human Development

A five-week course on human development will be offered from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning today at Towson State University's Columbia campus. Course topics will include teenage pregnancy, AIDS, single-parent families and suicide. For details, call 964-0260 or 830-3532. The Business of Art

Area artists are invited to attend "The Business of Being an Artist" from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Rockland Arts Center, Ellicott City. The seminar will include workshops on marketing, getting published and public relations. For more information, call 730-2771 or 740-4479. Golf Lessons

The county Department of Recreation and Parks will offer beginning and advanced golf lessons at area golf courses beginning next week. Call 992-2464. New Stages Auditions

New Stages Inc. will hold auditions for staged readings of original plays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 12209 Benson Branch Rd., Ellicott City. Auditioners will read from a script. For more information, call 531-2381. Ellicott City Fair

The annual Ellicott City Country Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow at the Ellicott Mills parking lot next to the downtown firehouse. A free shuttle trolley will operate from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. to the fair site from parking lots at the county office complex, the county courthouse, lower Main Street and Hamilton Street. Call 313-2762.