Classes and Events

Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center

November Classes and Events

Every Wednesday 10:00 a.m.- noon: Knitting and Crochet Support Group for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Join us each week for instruction, directions and good times for the beginning or advanced needler. Free. Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia MD. Call 410-740-5858 for more information.


November 2, 10-11:30 a.m. Together We Thrive. Held the first Saturday of each month this patient support group is for men and women diagnosed with cancer. Participants can share, explore and be encouraged in a safe environment. Registration required. Facilitated by Mary Dowling, LCSW-C. Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia MD. (410) 740-5858 for more information.


November 5, 3:30 p.m. Care Giver’s Support Group. Meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m. or the second Saturday of each month (Nov 9) at 10:00 a.m.- noon. Registration is required. Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia MD. Call 410-740-5858 for more information.


November 8, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Beating the Odds: Autumn Extravaganza. Join us for our annual signature event celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center at Howard County General Hospital. $75 per person. Fretz Kitchen Showroom, Columbia. Join committee and chairs: Tina Broccolino, Paulina Nemec, Carla Northrop and Mary Jayne Register for an evening of food by Carrabba’s Italian Grill, fine wines by Gus Kalaris/Axios Wines, silent and live auctions, raffles, entertainment and more. Visit www.hcgh.org/Fretz for more information!


November 9, 10:00 a.m. Care Giver’s Support Group. Meets the second Saturday of each month. Registration is required. Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia MD. Call 410-740-5858 for more information.


November 12, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Quilting Support Group for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Join us on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month to learn quilting and hand piecing techniques and to for time to work on projects. Free. Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia MD. Call 410-740-5858 for more information


November 16, 3:30 p.m. Care Giver’s Support Group. Meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m. or the third Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m.- noon. FREE. Registration is required. Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia MD. Call 410-740-5858 for more information


November 18, 6:30 p.m. Look Good…Feel Better. This American Cancer Society program provides a free workshop by a licensed cosmetologist. Women undergoing cancer treatment learn to manage the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment and receive a complimentary bag of cosmetics. Howard County General Hospital Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center. 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia. To register: (888) 535-4555


November 20, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Breast Cancer Support Group. This group, facilitated by Mary Dowling, LCSW-C meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Free. Registration requested. Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia MD. Call 410-740-5858 for more information.


November 21, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Living with Breast Cancer Support Group. This group facilitated by Mary Dowling, LCSW-C for patients with a stage IV cancer diagnosis usually meets each fourth Thursday of the month. Registration requested. Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia MD. Call 410-740-5858 for more information.


November 26, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Quilting Support Group for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Join us on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month to learn quilting and hand piecing techniques and to for time to work on projects. Free. Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia MD. Call 410-740-5858 for more information


November 26, 10-11:00 a.m. Winter Yoga for Patients, Caregivers and Survivors. Every Tuesday with Heather Thamer. Winter session begins November 26, $132 for 12 classes. Register by calling 410 964-9100. Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia MD.