Slayton House Gallery is hosting a two-person exhibit, featuring Jeff Shi's digital photography in "Spirit of Nature" as well as Xiangfei Fay Shi's photography. The exhibit runs Thursday, Jan. 6, through Feb. 5 at the gallery, 10400 Cross Fox Lane, Columbia. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and is closed Sundays. There will be a reception open to the public, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8. Information: 410-730-3987.
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The Phoenix Cultural Singles Group, a Columbia social group for those 50 and older, meets from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Sundays. Applications are available by e-mailing email@example.com. Information: 410-730-3987.
English conversation The central branch of the Howard County Library, 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, offers "Let's Get Together: English Conversation Club." It's a chance for those for whom English is a second language to practice speaking and understanding English in a group setting. The club meets at 9:30 a.m. Mondays and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Register with the library before your first meeting. Information: 410-313-7850.
Wii club Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks offers a Wii club for those 55 and older from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way. The first game is free. Information: 410-313-7213.