Events

Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

March 2024

Life Skills Class for Grades 6 – 9 #8 (Series of 8 classes)

March 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

FREE and back by popular demand!!! HC DrugFree is providing a highly interactive skills-based program designed to promote positive health and personal development for youth in grades 6-9. (For slightly younger or older students, we will consider each request.) We encourage siblings and friends to take these classes together! This middle school program uses developmentally appropriate, collaborative learning strategies to help students achieve competency in the skills that have been shown to help students resist substance use (tobacco, alcohol and other…

Find out more »

Guiding Good Choices® – Free Parenting Classes – Class 1

March 12
Free

Guiding Good Choices® is an evidence-based curriculum that helps guardians to build a stronger relationship with their kids, all while teaching them how to deal with peer pressure and avoid risky behaviors. More info coming soon!

Find out more »

TAC Talks: Teen Listening Session – Bridging the Gap Between Middle & High School

March 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Join HC DrugFree's Teen Advisory Council (TAC) as they present "insider information" for parents, educators, middle school students, and their high school peers during this special student-lead community program. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity for community members to listen to the real experiences of HoCo youth to better understand how to support rising middle-schoolers and current high school students.

Find out more »

Guiding Good Choices® – Free Parenting Classes – Class 2

March 19
Free

Guiding Good Choices® is an evidence-based curriculum that helps guardians to build a stronger relationship with their kids, all while teaching them how to deal with peer pressure and avoid risky behaviors. More info coming soon!

Find out more »

“Senior Week: Staying Safe in Ocean City” Program

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

“Senior Week: Staying Safe in Ocean City” will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. Learn more

Find out more »

April 2024

Guiding Good Choices® – Free Parenting Classes – Class 3

April 2
Free

Guiding Good Choices® is an evidence-based curriculum that helps guardians to build a stronger relationship with their kids, all while teaching them how to deal with peer pressure and avoid risky behaviors. More info coming soon!

Find out more »

Guiding Good Choices® – Free Parenting Classes – Class 4

April 9
Free

Guiding Good Choices® is an evidence-based curriculum that helps guardians to build a stronger relationship with their kids, all while teaching them how to deal with peer pressure and avoid risky behaviors. More info coming soon!

Find out more »

Guiding Good Choices® – Free Parenting Classes – Class 5

April 16
Free

Guiding Good Choices® is an evidence-based curriculum that helps guardians to build a stronger relationship with their kids, all while teaching them how to deal with peer pressure and avoid risky behaviors. More info coming soon!

Find out more »

Parenting Strategies – How to Talk about Drug Use in Popular Media

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

HC DrugFree and the Howard County Local Children's Board present: Parenting Strategies - How to Talk About Drug Use in Popular Media featuring Dr. Aaron Wiener Depictions of drug and alcohol use is widespread in current media, including shows often viewed by teenagers such as Stranger Things, The Queen's Gambit on Netflix and HBO's Euphoria. Given that research indicates that exposure to these messages increases teenage substance use, what can parents do to protect their children? Join Dr. Weiner for…

Find out more »

Drive-Thru Medication & Sharps Disposal

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wilde Lake Village Center Parking Lot, 5305 Village Center Dr.
Columbia, MD 21044 United States
+ Google Map
Free

HC DrugFree’s semi-annual medication & sharps collection will be held on Saturday April 27, 2024 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.! Bring any expired or unwanted medication or sharps to our convenient drive-thru event. This allows these items to be disposed of properly (please don’t flush them!) and prevent them from ending up in the hands of those who may misuse them. We are accepting:  Prescription medication  Over-the-counter medication  Vitamins  Veterinary medication  Vape devices (with the batteries removed, please!)  Inhalers…

Find out more »
+ Export Events