About the meeting

If you are interested you may attend two meetings as a guest before joining. Why don’t you come by and visit for a meeting or two!  Check the schedule on our Presentations homepage, click the orange button just below.

The usual order of events for the in-person meeting are shown below, spanning from 9 am to 12pm.  During the Covid pandemic, the meetings are conducted virtually, using Zoom technology, and a shorter schedule from 10am to 12pm.

For in-person meetings:

  • 0900 – 1000am – Assembly and social, stop by the membership table, drop off show-n-tell items;
  • 1000 – 1045am – .
  • 1045 – 1100am – Break;
  • 1100am – 1200pm – Announcements, guild business, treasurer’s report, 50:50 & door prizes.


For Zoom Virtual Meetings:

  • 945am – social period
  • 10am – start business agenda
  • 11am – start presentation hour


Our usual meeting place is Florence Bain Senior Center in Columbia, Maryland.  At various times, our in-person meeting have shifted to different locations.  Please keep your email up to date in our records so that you can be kept informed of there is a change.

For Zoom Virtual Meetings, members receive a direct email with connection details a few days before the monthly meeting.  Guests can request a Zoom Guest Pass, , good for two months before we ask you to join.

The Guild meets from 9:00am to 12:00PM
on the 1st Saturday of the month.

The Florence Bain Senior Center
(Google Map)
5470 Ruth Keeton Way
Columbia, MD 21044

Howard County Government does not endorse or recommend the products or services associated with programs held at Howard County 50+ Centers. Howard County Government is not responsible for the performance or non-performance of program sponsors.

Bain Center Hours and Phone:
Mon-Wed, Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Phone: 410-313-7213
FAX: 410-313-7465

Ruth Keeton Way runs between the Harpers Choice Safeway and the Columbia Athletic Club on Beaverkill Rd.  


Florance Bain Center Map View

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