Monday, May 9, 2016

HoCo Happenings

Two upcoming concerts you should definitely put on your calendar:

Columbia Bands Spring Concert

Our next concert is this Sunday at 5:00,and will feature not only the concert band, but the debut performance of the new Columbia Big Band! Come out and hear the amazing music we've prepared!

Sunday, May 15, 5:00pm

River Hill High School


A Joyful Noise!

A Gala Concert showcasing our Adult and Children's Choirs, Jazz/Pop Vocal Ensemble, Jazz Sextet and Soloists. Celebrating UUCC's glorious new building and our Music Ministry's 25th anniversary!

Sunday, May 22, 5:00 pm

UUCC, Owen Brown

What, besides music, do these two events have in common? They should both totally be publicized on Totally HoCo, Howard County's newest (and dare I say, coolest) calendar of HoCo Happenings. Created by Jessie Newburn, who founded HoCoBlogs with Robin Abello, Totally HoCo is a free and easy to use way to publicize local events. They also accept sponsorships from local businesses to support the venture.

There's a lovely piece about Jessie in this month's Howard Magazine. "It started with an idea to transform the way a community connects," begins the article. Since making connections is the whole point of my blog, I'm a big fan of ways that help people do that.

Speaking of blogs, there's a rumor that some local bloggers may be making an appearance as panelists at this month's meeting of the Western Howard County and Ellicott City Democratic Club. I'd tell you more, but they don't appear to have registered the event at Totally HoCo. If you're a member, perhaps you can fill us in with the details.

I think the topic has something to do with the role blogs can play in local elections.

Update: I found more info on tomorrow night's event on Scott Ewart's blog.



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