Monday, July 2
Movie time The Columbia Association Summer Lakefront Film Festival continues with
Tuesday, July 3
Bluegrass music Savage Bluegrass plays at Sam and Elsie's Bar and Restaurant, 9994 Washington Blvd. N. in Laurel, starting at 7 p.m. No cover charge. For directions and information, call 301-317-7796.
Wednesday, July 4
Parade and food drive Volunteers from "Food for Tomorrow" will be marching in the Longfellow Friends of the Traditional 4th parade, with collection baskets and a truck. Parade watchers are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items to donate. The parade with begin at Longfellow Elementary School, 5470 Hesperus Drive in Columbia, at 10 a.m. and follow the Hesperus Drive horseshoe connecting with Eliot's Oak Road. All food donations will be given to the Howard County Food Bank. For more information, call 410-730-4024.
Friday, July 6
On the big screen As part of the Columbia Association Summer Lakefront Film Festival, "Men in Black: Part One" will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call 410-715-3161 or go to lakefrontfestival.com.
Latin Salsa Night Dance to a mix of salsa, merengue, rumba, mambo and more at That's Dancing Ballroom & Dancesport Center, 8610 Washington Blvd., Ste. 203 in Jessup. There will be a group lesson, as well as snacks and refreshments. Class is 8:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost is $20; $15 after 9 p.m. No jeans, please. For more information, call 410-792-0091 or 301-776-0085, or visit thatsdancing.net.
Music by the lake The Retro-Rockets, a six-piece oldies band specializing in music of the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and beyond, will perform as part of the Columbia Lakefront Summer Festival from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 8 at 10275 Wincopin Circle in Columbia. The band will play favorites by
Fiddlers and fireflies As the fireflies flicker in the tall grasses, listen to Steve Hickman's band perform fiddle music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 12 at the Howard County Conservancy, 10520 Old Frederick Road in Woodstock. Kids will also learn interesting facts about fireflies and are invited to make a firefly craft. Bring a picnic dinner and blanket or chairs. Cost is $10 per car, purchased on site only. For more information, call 410-465-8877 or go to hcconservancy.org.
Food, farms and film The third annual "Feastival" takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 17 at Clark's Elioak Farm, 10500
The cost is $5, with proceeds going toward Farmers' Market coupons redeemable for free fresh fruits and vegetables for county families through the WIC program and the Howard County Food Bank. Advance registration required at hceda.org/agriculture. For more Feastival information, call 410-313-2707.
Reunion The Baltimore City College Class of 1962 will hold its 50th reunion celebration on Oct. 13 at the
Anniversary Boy Scout Troop 306 of