Wednesday, March 8
“Women In Government Contracting Leadership Forum.” $125/$150. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Columbia.

“NAACCC: Increase Your Sales Performance.” 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Free/$10. Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber,

“Launch Party: BWCC & WCC Merger.” 5–7 p.m. Free/$30. Live! Casino.
“County Executive Kittleman’s Second FY18 Citizens’ Budget Hearing.” 7 p.m. George Howard Building.

Thursday, March 9
“BWCC/WCC: Membership 101.” 9–10:30 a.m.

“Howard County Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.” 7:30 p.m. The Banneker Room, George Howard Building. Howard County Commission for Women,

Friday, March 10
“Governor’s Reception & Dinner for the 25th Anniversary Annapolis Leukemia Cup.” 6:30–9:30 p.m. $175. St. Johns College.

Saturday, March 11
“20th Annual Chocolate Ball.” 7 p.m. Turf Valley Resort.

Monday, March 13
“Silas Craft Collegians Dinner.” 5–8 p.m. Hunan Manor Restaurant. Howard Community College,

Tuesday, March 14
“Merriweather Hosts Beer Tasting & Backstage Tour for MakingChange.” 5–7 p.m. $70. $125/$150.

Wednesday, March 15
“Business Women’s Network Lunch: Branding 101.” 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. $35/$50/$60. Turf Valley Resort Terrace on the Green.

Thursday, March 16
“Central Maryland Women in Agriculture Forum: Broaden Your Farm Horizons.” 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Howard County Fairgrounds Dining Hall. Howard County Economic Development Authority,

“YPN Celebrate Education Series: Networking.” 7:45–9:30 a.m.

Friday, March 17
“Howard Community College Spring 2017 Job Fair.” 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Clark Library Building.

“Howard County Library System’s Spelling Bee.” 7 p.m. Reservoir High School.

Saturday, March 18
“Columbia Orchestra: Young People’s Concerts.” 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. $15. Jim Rouse Theatre.

“Old Mill Dance Class Evokes 1918 Dance in Laurel.” 1 p.m. $3/$5. Laurel Pool Room.

Sunday, March 19
“7th Annual Chili Cook Off.” 12:30 p.m. Church of the Resurrection. Bridges to Housing Stability,

“Columbia’s 50th Birthday Celebration Begins.” 11 a.m.–4 p.m. The Mall in Columbia.

Tuesday, March 21
“BWI Business Partnership Signature Breakfast: Mohan Suntha, president & CEO, University of Maryland Medical Center.” 7:30 a.m. BWI Marriott.

“HCCC Business After Business.” 5–7 p.m. Building Families for Children, 7161-A Columbia Gateway Drive. Howard County Chamber,

Wednesday, March 22
“Women Mean Business.” 11:30 a.m. $20/$25. WCC/BWCC,

“The Maryland Cybersecurity Awards Celebration.” 5:30–8 p.m. $75/$100. American Visionary Arts Museum. Cybersecurity Association of Maryland,

Thursday, March 23
“Business in Bloom: Entrepreneur’s Exchange Annual Signature Mixer.” 6–8 p.m. $25/$30/$35/$40. Homestead Gardens.

Friday, March 24
“An Evening of Columbia Storytelling.” 7–9 p.m. $20. Owen Brown Interfaith Center. Howard County Conservancy,

Saturday, March 25
“Storytelling Workshop.” 2–6 p.m. $75. Owen Brown Interfaith Center. Howard County Conservancy,

“5th Annual Howard County Caregiver Conference: The Caregiving Journey, A Universal Voyage.” 9 a.m.–3 p.m. $10/$40. Glenwood 50+ Center. Howard County’s Office on Aging and Independence,

“2017 Celebration of the Arts.” 6 p.m. $50/$100. Howard Community College’s Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center.

Monday, March 27
“Women Who Make a Difference: Business Leaders Luncheon.” 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. $40. Marriott BWI Airport. Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber,

“Spirit of Community Awards Dinner.” 6–9 p.m. $65. The Hotel at Arundel Preserve.

Wednesday, March 29
“FMA Industry Day.” 7:30–11 a.m. $65/$130. BWI Marriott Hotel. www.Fort Meade Alliance,

“Information Technology Recruitment.” 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Columbia Workforce Center, 301-362-1054.

Thursday, March 30
“LHC: The Big Event Featuring Laura Bush Hager.” 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Turf Valley Resort.

Saturday, April 1
“An Evening With Judy Collins.” 8 p.m. $48/$58/$63. Jim Rouse Theatre.

Sunday, April 2
“FIRN International Celebration 5K and Multicultural Fair.” 9 a.m. Howard Community College.

“Soup’r Sundae.” Noon–3 p.m. $5/$20. Wilde Lake High School.

Tuesday, April 4
“Howard County Veterans Resource Fair.” 5–8 p.m. Ellicott City 50+ Center. Office of Veterans and Military Families,

Wednesday, April 5
“ACS: Audrey Robbins Humanitarian  Awards.” Noon–2 p.m. $60/$80. Ten Oaks Ballroom. Association of Community Services,

Friday, April 7
“8th Annual Theme Exhibition Honoring Columbia’s 50th Birthday.” 6–8 p.m. Columbia Art Center.

Saturday, April 8–Sunday, April 9
“Enchanted Forest Cherrybration Days.” Clark’s Elioak Farm.

Friday, April 14
“10th Annual Pretty in Pink.” 10 a.m.–3 p.m. $52. Turf Valley Resort.

Friday, April 21
“Storytelling Workshop.” 2–6 p.m. $75. Howard County Conservancy,

“An Evening of Howard County Storytelling.” 7–9 p.m. $20. Howard County Conservancy,

Saturday, April 22
“Columbia Orchestra: Bluebeard’s Castle.” 7:30 p.m. $10–$28. Jiim Rouse Theatre.

Tuesday, April 25
“ACS 2017 Best Practices Series: Evaluating Performance Outcomes.” 8:30 a.m. Charles I. Ecker Business Training Center. Association of Community Services,

Thursday, April 27
“Business Leaders Luncheon With Gov. Larry Hogan & Comptroller Peter Franchot.” 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. $50/$60/$65/$75. La Fontaine Bleue. Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber,

“FMA: Backyard BBQ.” 6:30–10 p.m. $75. Ten Oaks Ballroom. Fort Meade Alliance,

Friday, April 28
“9th Annual Pink Greens Golf Classic.” 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Turf Valley Resort.

Saturday, April 29
“WomenFest: A Health & Wellness Event for Women.” 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Free. Gary J. Arthur Community Center.

“10th Annual Hope Bowl. 7–9 p.m. Brunswick Zone Columbia Lanes. Hoope Works Howard County,

Thursday, May 4
“CAMI Signature Social.” 5:30–7:30 p.m. The Great Room at Historic Savage Mill. Cybersecurity Association of Maryland,

Friday, May 12
“Praxis Engineering’s 11th Annual Charity Golf Tournament.” Compass Pointe Golf Course.

Thursday, May 18
“HCCC Annual Meeting.” 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Turf Valley Resort. Howard County Chamber,

Saturday, May 20
“Columbia Orchestra: Symphonic Pops.” 7:30 p.m. $10–$28. Jim Rouse Theatre.

Monday, May 22
“Sixth Annual Glen Mar Golf Classic to Benefit Grassroots.” 7:30 a.m. $135/$540. Timbers at Troy Golf Course.

Monday, June 12
“Power of the Purse.” 4:30–7:30 p.m. $10/$45. Sub-Zero Wolf Showroom By Fretz.

Tuesday, June 13
“LHC Annual Awards Dinner and Graduation.” 5:30–9 p.m. Ten Oaks Ballroom.

Friday, June 16–Sunday, June 18;
Friday, June 23–Sunday, June 25
“Weekend Summer Festival, Columbia Festival of the Arts.” Columbia Lakefront.

Friday, October 6
“HCCC Signature Event.” 6 p.m. Turf Valley Resort. Howard County Chamber,