The Office of Children and Families Events

All upcoming events have been canceled due to COVID-19.  Please check back to view the updated calendar of events for 2021.  

The Office of Children and Families holds several annual events and conferences throughout the year. Event pages are updated regularly and include helpful links to schedules, registration forms and program descriptions.

 Children On Board Child Care and Preschool Information Fair

Children on Board Child Care and Preschool Information Fair


Are you a Parent, guardian, grandparent or care personnel?  Then this event is for you!  This annual Fair offers a “one stop shop" for information on child care, pre-school and summer programs, as well as an 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. Attendees will also have the opportunity to attend free informational sessions on “How to Choose a