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Announcements

Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks is holding a Public Hearing about changes to Amenities at Atholton, Centennial, and Rockburn Branch Park at 7PM on Wednesday, October 16 at 7120 Oakland Mills Road. For more information, please visit https://www.howardcountymd.gov/advisoryboard.  To sign up to speak, please visit: https://apps.howardcountymd.gov/E_RAPTestimony/.

Recreation & Parks completed their FY 2020-2024 Strategic Plan today. The plan goes into effect on July 1, 2019. The plan helps the department plan and to be proactive.

Events-by-Week

October 1-6

October 2    NEW! Encore Showcase   Meadowbrook Ath Comp   9am-noon   W

October 3    A Brush with History: Zombie Snowmen in Ellicott Graveyard   Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station Museum   9am-noon   Th

October 4    Trips & Tours: Philadelphia Museum Art    8am-6pm   F

October 4, 11, 18    Ghostly Guides at the Patapsco Female Institute   Patapsco Female Institute   8-11pm   F

October 5    NEW! A Wicked Night in Space   Robinson Nature Ctr   6:30-9pm   Sa

October 5    Behind the Scenes Tour   B&O EC Station Museum   6-7:30pm   Sa

October 5    Public Star Parties   Alpha Ridge Pk   7:15-8:45pm   Sa

October 6    History Day for Scouts: Cast Iron Chef: Civil War Edition   B&O EC Station Museum   11am-3pm   Su

October 6    NEW! Get Outside Gear Sale!   Centennial Pk-South   Noon-4pm   Su

October 6    Trips & Tours: CATS at the Kennedy Center    11:30am-6:30pm   Su

October 7-13

October 9    Mutt Strutt   Patuxent Branch Trail   5pm-6:30pm   W

October 11    Celebration of Sports Golf Tournament   Timbers at Troy Golf Course   9am-3:30pm   F

October 11    Finding the Way to Freedom   Robinson Nature Center   7-8:15pm   F

October 11    Trips & Tours: Glenstone Museum    9am-3pm   F

October 12    Nite Bite Fishing   Centennial Pk-South-Boat Launch   6-11pm   Sa

October 12    A Tale of Two Rivers: Colonial Settlement in Howard County   Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station Museum   1-3pm   Sa

October 12    Fall Foliage Hike  Savage Mill Trail   2-3pm   Sa

October 12    Ladies Night Hike Out!   Robinson Nature Ctr   6:30am-8:30pm   Sa

October 13    NEW! Sensory-Friendly Sunday   Robinson Nature Ctr   11:30am-12:30pm   Su

October 13    Downtown Columbia Mini Maker Faire   Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods   10am-4pm   Su

October 13   History Alive! with Friends of the PFI  Patapsco Female Institute   12-4pm   Su

October 14-20

October 14    Colonial Settlement in the Patuxent: The Raven Site   Heritage Program Office   7-8pm   M

October 16    Ladies' Day Out on the Tails!   Robinson Nature Ctr   2-4pm   W

October 17   Magnificent Maryland: Edgar Allan Poe House & Grave    11am-5pm   Th

October 17    Colorful Characters & Little Known Facts of Ellicott City   B&O EC Station Museum   7-9pm   Th

October 18    Ghostly Guides at the Patapsco Female Institute   Patapsco Female Institute   8-11pm   F

October 18, 19, 25, 26    The Haunted Experience   Rockburn Branch Pk (Montgomery Rd)   7-10pm   F, Sa

October 19    Public Archaeology Lab Days   Heritage Program Office   10am-3pm   Sa

October 19    Freight House Films Presents!   B&O EC Station Museum   7-9pm   Sa

October 19   Trips & Tours; Smithsonian Castle & Freer Sackler Gallery    9am-5pm   Sa

October 19    Scarecrow DIY!   N Laurel Comm Ctr   10-11am   Sa

October 19    Floating Pumpkin Patch   Roger Carter Comm Ctr   2-3:30pm   Sa

October 19    Freight HOuse Films Presents: The Ghost Train (1941)   Baltimore & Ohio Station Museum   7-9pm   Sa

October 19 & 20    NEW! Halloween Tricks, Treats and Trees   Robinson Nature Ctr   9am-3pm   Sa, Su

October 20 & 27    The Happy Haunted Hayride   Rockburn Branch Pk (Montgomery Rd)   2-4pm   Su

October 21-27

October 21    A Tale of two Rivers: Colonial Settlement in Howard County   B&O EC Station Museum   10am-3pm   Sa

October 25   Trips & Tours: MGM Grand Casino at National Harbor     11am-5pm   F

October  25, 26    The Haunted Experience   Rockburn Branch Pk (Montgomery Rd)   7-10pm   F, Sa

October 26    Ghostly Guides at the B&O   B&O EC Station Museum   8-11pm   Sa

October 26    Truck or Treat   Gary J. Arthur Comm Ctr   10am-1pm   Sa

October 27    Spooky Owl Prowl   Western Regional Park   6-7:30pm   Su

October 28-31

October 29    Celebration of Sports   Turf Valley   5-9pm   Tu

October 30    Monster Mash Murders – Dinner Theatre   Belmont   6:30-9:30pm   W

 

 

 

 

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