Upcoming Events

The following events, sponsored by the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks, are open for preregistration.

SENIORS BALTIMORE ART TRIP, for ages 55 and older, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 24, by bus, to the American Visionary Art Museum in Federal Hill, a museum with works of self-taught artists, includes an exhibit titled "Golden Blessings of Old Age/Out of the Mouths of Babes"; plus a buffet lunch at the Rusty Scupper restaurant. Call for departure points in Howard County. $46; preregistration required. 410-313-7279.

SENIORS ATLANTIC CITY TRIP, for ages 55 and older, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 31, tour the resort on your own, participants dropped off in the heart of the Boardwalk, call for departure points in Howard County. $26; preregistration required. 410-313-7279.

SENIORS CUNNINGHAM FALLS STATE PARK TRIP, for ages 55 and older, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 9, hike the park or view what is considered Maryland's largest cascading waterfall, located in Thurmont, plus a buffet lunch at the Mountain Gate Family Restaurant and a stop at a produce stand on the return trip home, call for departure points in Howard County. $28; preregistration required. 410-313-7279.

-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES