The following events are open for registration. They are sponsored by the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks unless otherwise noted.
SENIORS JEWELRY CLASS, for ages 55 and older and their children and grandchildren. 1-4 p.m. June 14. Learn how to make wire jewelry using tools, wire and beads, and learn about techniques to make wire for earrings and bracelets. Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. $20; registration required. 410-313-7279.
C&O CANAL TRIP, for ages 55 and older. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 16. A ranger-guided tour of Lock 20 of the Great Falls area on the Maryland side of the Potomac River to learn about the history of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal system. Lunch at Normandie Farm in Potomac; wear proper shoes. Call for departure points in Howard County. $50; registration required. 410-313-7279.
WOODSTOCK SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM, for ages 7-12. Five-day sessions, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays, July 11-Aug. 19. Educational information, hikes, nature games and crafts. Extended-day option available. Sponsored by the Howard County Conservancy at Mount Pleasant Farm, 10520 Old Frederick Rd., Woodstock. $250 per session; registration required. 410-465-8877.
-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES