Ellicott City

Rummage sale

St. John's Episcopal Church will hold its annual Clean Sweep rummage sale of toys, housewares, holiday items, clothing, books, furniture and more beginning at 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday, April 12-13, at 9120 Frederick Road. Proceeds will be used to help the needy. Free admission. Information: 410-461-7793.

Car show

VFW Post 7472 Men's Auxiliary will host its annual Car Show fundraiser with awards in 13 classes, including a special VFW Commander's Choice Award, at noon Sunday, April 14, at 4225 V F West Lane. Vehicle registration begins at 11 a.m. and a VFW dash plaque will be given to the first 100 entries. Food, beverages and desserts will be available. The event benefits veterans programs. Free admission. Car entry fee is $15 and includes lunch. Information: 410-465-4240.

Soccer registration

The coed Elkridge Youth Organization spring soccer program is accepting registrations for ages 4-18. No tryouts are required, and all players receive substantial playing time. Games are played at Rockburn Park. For more information, go to eyosoccer.org or send an email with "EYO" in the subject field to eyosoccer@verizon.net.

Around town

Blood pressure screenings Stop in from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, for free blood pressure readings by a registered nurse. Information: 410-313-1425.

English conversation The Miller branch of the Howard County Public Library, 9421 Frederick Road, offers "Let's Get Together: English Conversation Club," a chance for those for whom English is a second language to practice speaking and understanding English in a group setting. The club meets at 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Register with the library before your first meeting. Information: 410-313-1950.

These events take place at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, 410-313-1421:

'Sourcing' The various ways to source your information from the simple to the complex will be discussed in this month's genealogy class being held from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, April 10.

Nutrition talk Rona Martiyan will discuss nutrition guidelines and tips to maintain proper nutrition along with eating right to keep the body healthy from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 10.

'Ask the Pharmacist' Don Hamilton provides the latest updates and important information concerning medications at 11 a.m. Monday, April 29. Bring questions, drug lists, or prescription containers to discuss medication concerns.

Meeting The American Association of University Women meets. Trent Kittleman will speak on "Gender Strategies in Business" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9. Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.

Monthly bingo will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 23. Cost is $3.

Also at the center:

•Pingpong, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays.

•Pinochle, noon to 3 p.m. Mondays and Fridays.

•Mah-jongg, 9 a.m. Tuesdays.

•Spring Insighters, 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

•Needlework Club, 1 p.m. Wednesdays.

•Canasta, 1 p.m. Thursdays.

•Spring Men's Forum, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays.

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