Sunday, Dec. 16
'Amazing Nativity' This gospel musical, based on
Discussion Rabbi Susan Grossman presents "Raising Spiritual Kids in a Material World" from 10:35 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. at Beth Shalom Congregation, 8070
Holiday concert The St. Louis Church Concert Series presents "Christmas at St. Louis" at 4 p.m. at 12500
Music for charity The Columbia Concert and
Musical Bethel Assembly of God presents the "Christmas Miracle" at 10:30 a.m. 9001 Vollmerhausen Road in Jessup. Free. Information: 301-498-3344.
Tuesday, Dec. 18
Networking The county Chamber of Commerce hosts a Business After Business Networking event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bob's BMW Motorcycles, 10720 Guilford Road in Jessup. Cost is $30; $15 for members. To register and for more information, call 410-730-4111 or go to howardchamber.com.
Holiday jazz Marriotts Ridge High School's Madrigals, Women's Ensemble and Big Band Jazz Group performs smooth sounds of the season at 7 p.m. at 12100 Route 99. Admission is $10 and includes coffee, hot chocolate and finger foods. Information: 443-326-9152.
Thursday, Dec. 20
Readings Rep Stage's artistic director, Michael Stebbins, will read David Sedaris' "Holidays on Ice" Dec. 20-23 in
Music performance The Oakland Music Cafe series presents the string quartet Accoppiato Ensemble from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, in the ballroom of Historic Oakland Manor, 5430
'Talkin' Baseball' The regular meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Brighton Gardens Assisted Living, 7110 Minstrel Way in Columbia. John Holway will discuss his book "Baseball's Biggest Miracle." Free. Information: 410-740-1145.
Classical concert Sundays at Three Chamber Music Series presents violinist and
Luncheon The League of Women Voters hosts it's annual luncheon with the county delegation to the
Pops concert The Atholton High School Music Department hosts a pops concert and cafe from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at 6520 Freetown Road in Columbia. Tickets are $5 and $12. Information: 410-313-7065 or atholtonmusic.org.
Movie The Jewish Federation's Israel and Overseas Committee presents a screening of "Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story" at 7:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. A Q&A session with the film's director, Jonathan Gruber, takes place following the screening. Tickets are $10; $5 for seniors and students. Information: 410-730-4976.
Benefit The Glenelg PTSA will host a "BINGO Bag-A-Palooza" on Jan. 24 at the school, 14025 Burntwoods Road. The event benefiting the 2013 "After Prom Party" includes bags by Vera Bradley, Thirty-One, Coach, Pandora and more. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., games start at 7 p.m. Food will be available for purchase. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For tickets and more information, email Jane Synk at email@example.com.
Reunion The Cardinal Gibbons High School class of 1973 will hold its 40th reunion April 20 at Reflections Banquet Hall, 8015 Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena. Information: 410-382-6919 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.