Sunday, Dec. 23
Readings Rep Stage's artistic director, Michael Stebbins, will read David Sedaris' "Holidays on Ice" at 2 p.m. in Howard Community College's Horowitz Center's Monteabaro Hall, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Sedaris is one of the country's most renowned humorists. Tickets are $15. Information: 443-518-1500 or repstage.org. (Parental discretion is advised).
Music performance The Oakland Music Cafe series presents the string quartet Accoppiato Ensemble from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. 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 its annual luncheon with the county delegation to the Maryland General Assembly, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 8 at Bethany United Methodist Church, 2875 Bethany Lane in
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 after the screening. Tickets are $10; $5 for seniors and students. Information: 410-730-4976.
Meet the author Gordon Livingston will discuss and sign his book, "The Thing You Think You Cannot Do: Thirty Truths About Fear and Courage," from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at
Celebration The 28th annual
Benefit The Glenelg High School 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annual fair The Department of Citizen Services and Office of Children's Services will host its annual preschool/child care information fair, "Children On Board," from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 26 at Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane in Clarksville. Admission is free, but attendees are asked to bring a nonperishable food item to donate to the Howard County Food Bank. The event will provide parents, guardians, grandparents and child care personnel with information on child care, pre-school and summer programs, as well as the opportunity for personal contact with teachers and program directors. Representatives from community service organizations that offer programs and services to young children will also be on hand to provide information to interested parents. Information: 410-313-1940 or email 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.