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MWA Annual Membership Meeting and Elections

June 23, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

East Columbia Library
6600 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD 21045

The Annual Meeting and bi-annual board elections will be held at the East Columbia Branch of the Howard County library on June 23, 2018.  Join us in the Lucille Clifton Meeting Room A/B from 1-3pm.

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“HopeWorks Open Mic readings from Dragonfly Magazine

June 27, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Hope Works
9770 Patuxent Woods Dr Suite 300
Columbia, MD 21046

HopeWorks Dragonfly readings feature local poets’ work, offering reflections on life, love, trauma, justice, renewal and hope. Authors will have an opportunity to read their work at this dynamic gathering; to share ‘the power of words’ and promote healing

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Baltimore Chapter: Guest Author Wayne Biddle-Biography of Wernher von Braun, Dark Side of the Moon

June 28, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Cockeysville Recreation Center (across from the Cockeysville Library)
9836 Greenside Drive
Cockeysville, MD 21030

A stunning investigation of the roots of the first moon landing forty years ago. This illuminating story of the dawn of the space age reaches back to the reactionary modernism of the Third Reich and the life of "rocket scientist" Wernher von Braun.

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Howard County Chapter: Understanding Dialogue in Content

July 19, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradle Rock Way
Columbia, MD 21045-4809

Nancy Alexander will lead an interactional workshop enabling participants to explore how our written dialogue depends on the context surrounding it and how changing that context affects what we say and how we say it.

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Carroll County Chapter: Ever Wonder how to Self-publish a Children’s Book?

August 18, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

Go on a journey with Stephanie Guzman as she shares her experience in the self-publishing world and how she went about publishing her three children's books.

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MWA chapter meetings are open to the public and are free to MWA members and first-time guests. Returning non-members will be asked to pay $5. Non-members wishing to join MWA may do so at meetings or here

Events marked 'FYI' are not MWA events, and are provided as a courtesy for the benefit of members and supporters.



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