Home | Careers | Font size A A A

County Government Special Events

Click here to view County Government Meetings 

Events listed here are sponsored by Howard County Government agencies.

  

-------------------------------------------------------- 

-------------------------------------------------------- 

JULY 2014

30

Sunset Serenades Summer Concerts - Ocho de Basto (Latin Rock) 

Every Wednesday night, June 25th through August 13th, grab a blanket or lawn chair, bring the family and friends, and have a picnic dinner while you enjoy the sounds of summer by the lake! For a complete schedule and list of this summer entertainers (coming soon), visit www.howardcountymd.gov/summerconcerts.htm, or for information, call 410-313-4700 (TTY 410-313-4665). In the case of inclement weather or extreme heat, check on the status of the night's concert by calling 410-313-4451 after 4:00 p.m. on the day of the performance.
Centennial Park South, 10000 Rt 108, Ellicott City / 7 pm / Contact: Department of Recreation & Parks, 410-313-4700.
 

 

-------------------------------------------------------- 

AUGUST 2014 

1

Traveling Bands Summer Concerts - David Bach (Jazz)  

Grab a blanket or lawn chair, bring the family and friends, and have a picnic dinner while you enjoy the sounds of summer at the park! For a complete schedule and list of this summer entertainers (coming soon), visit www.howardcountymd.gov/summerconcerts.htm, or for information, call 410-313-4700 (TTY 410-313-4665). In the case of inclement weather or extreme heat, check on the status of the night's concert by calling 410-313-4451 after 4:00 p.m. on the day of the performance.
Schooley Mill Park, 12975 Hall Shop Road, Highland / 7 pm / Contact: Department of Recreation & Parks, 410-313-4700   

5

National Night Out Kick Off 

Bring your family, friends and neighbors and join Howard County Police Department as they kick off the 31st annual National Night Out celebration at Harper's Choice Village Center. The evening is designed to heighten awareness of crime and drug prevention, generate support for local anti-crime programs and strengthen neighborhood spirit and poilce-community partnerships. The event is free and for all ages.

Harper's Choice Village Center, 5485 Harpers Farm Road, Columbia / 6 to 9 pm / Contact: Police Department, 410-313-3200 

Traveling Bands Summer Concerts - The Crime Stoppers (Classic Rock/Blues Cover)  

Grab a blanket or lawn chair, bring the family and friends, and have a picnic dinner while you enjoy the sounds of summer at the park! In partnership with the Howard County Police Department's “National Night Out” community celebration. For a complete schedule and list of this summer entertainers (coming soon), visit www.howardcountymd.gov/summerconcerts.htm, or for information, call 410-313-4700 (TTY 410-313-4665). In the case of inclement weather or extreme heat, check on the status of the night's concert by calling 410-313-4451 after 4:00 p.m. on the day of the performance. 
North Laurel Park, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel / 7 pm / Contact: Department of Recreation & Parks, 410-313-4700 

6

Sunset Serenades Summer Concerts - Wicked Jezebel (All Female Rock 60's-90's) 

Every Wednesday night, June 25th through August 13th, grab a blanket or lawn chair, bring the family and friends, and have a picnic dinner while you enjoy the sounds of summer by the lake! For a complete schedule and list of this summer entertainers (coming soon), visit www.howardcountymd.gov/summerconcerts.htm, or for information, call 410-313-4700 (TTY 410-313-4665). In the case of inclement weather or extreme heat, check on the status of the night's concert by calling 410-313-4451 after 4:00 p.m. on the day of the performance.
Centennial Park South, 10000 Rt 108, Ellicott City / 7 pm / Contact: Department of Recreation & Parks, 410-313-4700
 
 

13 

Sunset Serenades Summer Concerts - Proverbs Reggae Band (Reggae/Caribbean) 

Every Wednesday night, June 25th through August 13th, grab a blanket or lawn chair, bring the family and friends, and have a picnic dinner while you enjoy the sounds of summer by the lake! For a complete schedule and list of this summer entertainers (coming soon), visit www.howardcountymd.gov/summerconcerts.htm, or for information, call 410-313-4700 (TTY 410-313-4665). In the case of inclement weather or extreme heat, check on the status of the night's concert by calling 410-313-4451 after 4:00 p.m. on the day of the performance.
Centennial Park South, 10000 Rt 108, Ellicott City / 7 pm / Contact: Department of Recreation & Parks, 410-313-4700 
  

14

"1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12" Workshop Hosted by the County's Department of Citizen Services, parents will learn techniques to help curb their children’s negative behaviors such as whining, arguing, yelling and tantrums, and encourage positive habits regarding homework, cleaning up, eating, bedtime and getting ready. The program costs $5 per person. As space is limited, pre-registration is required. Reserve your spot today by calling 410-313-1940 or visiting www.howardcountymd.gov/children.
Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, Ellicott City / 6:30 to 8:30 pm / Contact: Office of Children's Services, 410-313-1940 

15

Traveling Bands Summer Concerts - Bad Influence (Blues/Rock)    

Grab a blanket or lawn chair, bring the family and friends, and have a picnic dinner while you enjoy the sounds of summer at the park! For a complete schedule and list of this summer entertainers (coming soon), visit www.howardcountymd.gov/summerconcerts.htm, or for information, call 410-313-4700 (TTY 410-313-4665). In the case of inclement weather or extreme heat, check on the status of the night's concert by calling 410-313-4451 after 4:00 p.m. on the day of the performance. 
Rockburn Branch Park West, 6105 Rockburn Branch Park Road, Elkridge / 7 pm / Contact: Department of Recreation & Parks, 410-313-4700   

 

-------------------------------------------------------- 

OCTOBER 2014

17

50+EXPO 

Save the Date for the County’s Department of Citizen Services 16th annual 50+EXPO. Geared towards adults age 50 and older, caregivers, family members and health care professionals, the EXPO features over exhibitors, life-enriching workshops and healthy aging seminars, a living green fair, great food and all day entertainment. Stay tuned to www.howardcountyaging.org/50plusexpo for more information.
Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Road, Columbia / 9 am to 4 pm / Contact: Office on Aging, 410-313-6410  

 

-------------------------------------------------------- 

JANUARY 2015

31

“Children On Board" Preschool/Child Care Information Fair 

Coordinated by the Department of Citizne Services' Office of Children’s Services, the Preschool/Child Care Information Fair, “Children On Board,” will provide parents, guardians, grandparents and child care personnel with “one stop shopping” for information on child care, pre-school and summer programs, as well as the opportunity for personal contact with teachers and program directors. Representatives from community service organizations that offer programs and services to Howard County’s young children will also be on hand to provide information to interested parents. Admission is free; however, attendees are asked to bring a nonperishable food item to donate to the Howard County Food Bank. For more information about the Fair, contact the Office of Children’s Services at either 410-313-1940 or via e-mail at children@howardcountymd.gov.
Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane, Clarksville / 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. / Contact: Office of Children's Services, 410-313-1940

 

-------------------------------------------------------- 

APRIL 2015

18

Children's Discovery Fair A celebration for young children, ages 3-5 years old and their families, featuring free hand-on activities relating to school readiness including interactive games, songs, crafts and stories. For more information, call the Department of Citizen Services' Office of Children's Services at 410-313-1940.
East Columbia Branch Library, 6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia / 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. / Contact: Office of Children's Services, 410-313-1940 

28

Celebrating Successes for Children 

Hosted by the Department of Citizen Services’ Office of Children’s Services, this annual awards ceremony honors individuals, programs or businesses that make a difference in the lives of children. For more information, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/CelebratingSuccesses.htm or contact the Office of Children's Services at 410-313-1940.
Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane, Clarksville / 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. / Contact: Office of Children's Services, 410-313-1940 

 

This listing is provided by The Howard County Office of Public Information.