Bring Back the Vision
cordially invites its members and other friends to
NO DENSITY, NO DIVERSITY
A Smarter Way of Thinking About Growth
featuring Rollin Stanley
Planning Director, Montgomery County Planning Department
One of the largest planning agencies in the country
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 • 7-8:30 p.m.
Refreshments to follow
Vantage House Retirement Community Auditorium
5400 Vantage Point… Continue
Added by Bob Russell on October 29, 2009 at 4:01pm —
Ellicott City, MD – The Howard County Arts Council announces the opening on October 29, 2009 of two new exhibits in the galleries at the Howard County Center for the Arts. Gallery I features the biennial multi-media juried exhibit Art HoCo 2009 with 49 works by 44 Howard County artists. Time and Shuttles Fly…, in Gallery II, features works celebrating the Weavers Guild of Greater Baltimore’s 60th Anniversary and, in addition to member work selected by a judge, they will be exhibiting their "60… Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on October 29, 2009 at 3:26pm —
Slayton House Conservatory is pleased to announce that the 2010 Conservatory performance will be the Howard County’s premier performance of the musical “13”.
13 is a musical with lyrics and music by Jason Robert Brown and a book by Dan Elish, with Robert Horn newly joining as co-librettist. The story concerns the life of 13-year-old Evan Goldman when he moves from New York City to Appleton, Indiana, and his dilemma as the move conflicts with the upcoming celebration of his Bar… Continue
Added by Slayton House Conservatory Camp on October 27, 2009 at 12:37pm —
Kenneth Kolb, a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, is vice president of Hunt Valley-based Riparius Construction, Inc. Ken has a diverse background with commercial projects, high and low-rise structures, renovations, non-profit organizations, projects, student housing and design-build projects. As a father of three, he has been active in the Hereford Recreation League, coaching soccer and baseball for the past ten years. Ken has also been an active leader and role model for the Boy… Continue
Added by Ilana Bittner on October 24, 2009 at 10:30am —
The Howard County Board of Education will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 5, 2009, in the Board Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Route 108 in Ellicott City.
Both the afternoon and the evening session, which convenes at 7:30 p.m., will begin with a “Public Forum,” when members of the public may address the Board on any topic other than those for which a formal public hearing process exists. Advanced sign up is preferred.
Added by Ilana Bittner on October 22, 2009 at 10:00pm —
Long-time Howard County resident Nancy Koepsell was one of 48 people inducted into the Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame today during the Senior Citizen Hall of Fame Award luncheon in Glen Burnie. Koepsell, who is 87 and lives at Vantage House in Columbia, was nominated by Frank Chase for her role in the creation and continuing success of the Spotlight on Seniors cable television program.
“Nancy has accomplished more since she turned 60 than most of us do in a lifetime,” says… Continue
Added by Ilana Bittner on October 22, 2009 at 9:30pm —
Howard County public schools are accepting nominations to test grade 5 students for possible inclusion in middle school G/T classes (English, mathematics, science, and social studies) for the 2010-2011 school year.
Students who are currently participating in above grade level mathematics or reading and students who performed at the advanced level in mathematics or reading on the Maryland School Assessments have already been nominated for testing.
If you wish to nominate… Continue
Added by Ilana Bittner on October 21, 2009 at 5:00pm —
"A person's a person, no matter how small!"
So professes Horton the Elephant in the colorful and entertaining production of the broadway musical Seussical, continuing this weekend at The Red Branch Theater Company
, located at Drama Learning Center in Columbia.
Seussical weaves together many of Dr. Seuss' most famous characters and stories, conjured up in… Continue
Added by Dave Bittner on October 20, 2009 at 10:00am —
The Howard County Health Department (HCHD) has begun to receive doses of H1N1 vaccine – in the form of FluMist® and injectible vaccine. The HCHD receives all the vaccine for the county. As the vaccine comes in, it will be administered as soon as possible to those most vulnerable to the H1N1 flu, including children ages 6 months through 24 years old. The Health Department is working closely with the school system to administer the vaccine, free of charge, to any HCPSS student with parent… Continue
Added by Ilana Bittner on October 19, 2009 at 7:00pm —
Because of the dramatic increase in the number of reported cases of H1N1 in Howard County and because this increase is particularly prominent in the pediatric population, Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine has decided to make temporary changes to our visitation guidelines beginning at noon today
“The primary goal of these temporary visitor restrictions is to provide a safe environment for the patients in the hospital,” said Sharon Hadsell,… Continue
Added by Ilana Bittner on October 16, 2009 at 4:30pm —
Wilde Halloween Event – Halloween Hijinx with
Beale Street Puppets
Wilde Lake Community Association at Slayton House in Columbia will hold their annual “Wilde Halloween” on Friday, October 30, 2009 at 4:30pm. Join Beale Street Puppets for a special Halloween puppet show. This event is for children ages 3 through 10. The performance begins at 4:30pm followed by trick-or-treating in the village center – be sure to wear your… Continue
Added by Slayton House on October 16, 2009 at 2:18pm —
BREAKFAST AND MORE WITH SANTA – OUR 25th ANNUAL!
Join us at Slayton House for our 25th Annual Breakfast and More with Santa on Saturday, December 5, 2009 in the Wilde Lake Village Center in Columbia. Tickets go on sale November 1st. We will host the customary breakfast seating at 8:30 a.m. and at 11:30 a.m. we will offer a special lunch seating. Cartoons will be shown during both seatings, and each child will get a private visit, and… Continue
Added by Slayton House on October 16, 2009 at 2:14pm —
Slayton House Gallery, Wilde Lake Village Green, Columbia, Maryland, is pleased to announce a group exhibit in the galleries for October 2009. A.R.T. East, (Artists Roundtable – Eastern Shore) will offer a multi- media exhibit October 15 – November 14, 2009.
The Artists Roundtable began in 1983 in Howard County, Maryland as a way for artists to network, critique and support each other. In August 2001 The Roundtable branched out to Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Artists working ALL media are… Continue
Added by Slayton House Gallery on October 16, 2009 at 2:11pm —
On October 13, 2009, Greg Hamm, Vice President and Columbia manager for General Growth Properties, made a presentation to the Howard County Council, outlining GGP's case for their downtown Columbia development plan. The detailed presentation included several video segments, featuring interviews with experts on urban design and planning.
The videos are presented here, courtesy of GGP.
Find more… Continue
Added by Dave Bittner on October 14, 2009 at 3:30pm —
A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Rehearsal
Rehearsals are now underway for our fall play, Shakespeare’s amazing, fantastic comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which will be presented Thursday, October 29 – Saturday, October 31 at 7:30pm. There will be a matinee at 3pm on Sunday, November 1.
Come see the show! Our version is set in both the early and late 1960s, and you will surely see “what fools these mortals be.”
Buy your tickets early and save up to $4 per… Continue
Added by Nathan Rosen on October 13, 2009 at 9:19pm —
It's not too late to buy tickets for Clarksville Rocks, have a great fun night and help kids. Thursday night, October 8 Looney’s Pub in Maple Lawn is the setting for the Clarksville Rotary's fundraiser to benefit the Pediatric Emergency Care Center at Howard County General Hospital. Clarksville Rotary Rocks features the group "Misspent Youth". It runs from 7-11:30 p.m. and includes complementary appetizers and happy-hour level drink prices, sports memorabilia, silent auction and fifty/fifty.… Continue
Added by Karen Lubieniecki on October 7, 2009 at 9:34am —
I received word from throughout the Next American City that the Columbia Association has proposed shutting down...forever...three pools in Columbia:
No word on why CA has decided to withdraw from these communities, or how they decided to target these areas.
Something to keep in mind is that this is a proposal, so kickboards don't need to be converted to headstones...yet.
I also seem to… Continue
Added by Bill Santos on October 6, 2009 at 6:23pm —