The following events are open for preregistration. They are sponsored by the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks unless otherwise noted.
SENIORS SUMMER PARTY, for ages 55 and older, 10:30-11:30 a.m. June 9, includes food and entertainment, Elkridge Senior Center, 6540 Washington Blvd., Elkridge. $2; preregistration required. 410-313-7279.
SENIORS JEWELRY-MAKING CLASS, for ages 55 and older, 1-4 p.m. June 11, learn how to make a three-strand necklace using wire, beads and simple tools, Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Rd., Ellicott City. $28; preregistration required. 410-313-7279.
CHILDRENS ARTS CAMP, for children experienced in theatrical arts, Junior Conservatory, ages 11-13, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays, June 21-July 16; Senior Conservatory, ages 14-16, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays, July 12-Aug. 6, includes classes in drama, improvisation, pantomime, group dance, music, storytelling, voice and more; each camp culminates in a full musical production; applicants must audition for the camp, sponsored by Slayton House Camp of the Arts, program held at Slayton House, Wilde Lake Village Center, 10451 Twin Rivers Rd., Columbia. Junior Conservatory, $510; Senior Conservatory, $520; Columbia residents discount, $20 per camp; preregistration required. 410-730-3987.
-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES