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Calendar: Family Events in August

Kids running exercise

Family Fun at the Library Aug. 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6 – 8 p.m. Howard County Library System Elkridge Branch | 6540 Washington Blvd., Elkridge, MD 21075 Details: Exploring STEAM and literacy skills with a different activity each week, including origami, tangrams and craft nights Free | Movie …

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It’s Only Natural: Nature-Based Occupational Therapy for Kids

Lauren Villa is a pediatric occupational therapist at Express Yourself Therapy, in Kensington, Maryland. She primarily works with children who have sensory differences, diagnoses or developmental disorders that impact their ability to participate in play in a “meaningful way.” Villa is currently operating a nature-based occupational therapy program at Freetown …

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Supporting Mental Health Amid Gun Violence

Gun violence unfortunately is becoming a more regular part of our lives. July was a particularly deadly month, with 86 mass shootings as of Aug. 3, as defined by four or more people injured or killed in addition to the shooter, according to Gun Violence Archive data. Those incidents included …

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Notre Dame Preparatory School’s 150th: Where a Gateway Opens

September 22, 1873  Opened school with 69 pupils. We were obliged to extend the vacation to this time, instead of the first Monday in September, as usual, because the building could not be sufficiently prepared before this date…As this new institution was considered quite the attractive novelty, there were constantly a great many …

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