The annual Blessing Bag Event for the Homeless will be held on Oct.15 at the Howard County Library System HCLS, Central Branch, located at 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. This event is free and family-friendly and will include organizations such as the Model to your Children the Gift of Giving, Charity and Compassion for Others and more organizations. The event will involve a collection of donations, packing and loading of blessing bags for the homeless, and every volunteer is responsible to give out ten bags to those in need. The event is free and has many stations in need of volunteers. For more information, visit