Scrabble at the Bain Center

SENIORS

October 13, 2011

Activity Pals

For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385.

The Bain Center

5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.

•Another Way to See It Laughter Club. Mondays, 9 a.m. $2 instructor fee at class each week.

•Bain's Got Talent. Oct. 27, 10:30 a.m. Refreshments served. Free.

•Bereavement Group. Thursdays, beginning Oct. 20, for eight weeks, 10 a.m. Sponsored by Senior Peer Resources: Individuals, Networks and Groups. A group for adults mourning the loss of a loved one. Karen Hull, 410-313-7466 or khull@howardcountymd.gov. $10.

•Breast Cancer Awareness Lunch and Trivia. Wed., Oct. 19. Join for a lunch, get some information, and win prizes for participating in Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

•Chair Yoga. Fridays, Oct. 22-Dec. 23, 9:30 a.m. $48 for nine weeks.

•Chess. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.

•Computer Seniors of America. Day classes available for basic, advanced and specialized courses. Stop in or call for description and offerings.

•Council Dance. Fri., Oct. 14, 1:30 p.m. Featuring The Good Timers. $6.

•Dr. Carson of Clarity Audiology and Hearing. Tue., Oct. 18, 10 a.m. This presentation will address misconceptions about hearing loss and more. Free.

•Drop-In Sewing. Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Free.

•E.S.L. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Help improve your conversational English. Participate in small groups with tutors. 410-313-7213. Free.

•Fitness-Neurobics. Tue., Oct. 18, 10 a.m. Strengthen your brain and have fun in the process. Free.

•Health Insurance Assistance. Information and counseling services. Medicare beneficiaries, regardless of age, as well as people ages 60 and older, and people with disabilities ages 55 and older. Weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 410-313-7391.

•Libretto and Lunch. Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Hear Tom Glenn present Otello, Verdi's masterpiece based on Shakespeare's poignant tragedy. $11.

•Mah Jongg. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.

•Parkinson's Support Group. First Saturdays, 11 a.m. For individuals with an early onset diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. Malcolm Wolf, 301-490-7288 or mhwolf@comcast.net.

•Ping Pong. Tuesdays, noon-4:15 p.m.; Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.; Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.; and Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Free.

•Reflexology. Second Thursday and Friday. $53 for 55 minutes. Experience a foot massage as an alternative form of stress management. 410-313-7213 to schedule an appointment.

•Scrabble. Tuesdays, 1 p.m.

•Sixty Plus Wills/Legal Screening. Third Wednesdays, 1 p.m. Services include simple wills, powers of attorney, living wills, small estates and deed changes. 410-313-1400 to schedule an appointment.

•Thursday Night Bridge. Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. $2.

•Wii Club. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. Improve hand-eye coordination and get exercise while competing against peers. Free.

•Work up the Beat. Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. Freestyle dancing, no instructor. Free.

East Columbia50+ Center

6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. 410-313-7680.

•Agewell Exercise. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through Nov. 3 10 a.m. $35.

•Computer Seniors of America. Day classes available for basic, advanced and specialized courses. Stop in or call for description and offerings.

•Harmonize Exercise. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. Boost your metabolism and get your brain in gear for the day. $27.

•Healthy Food Support Group. Second and fourth Fridays, 10 a.m. Senior Peer Resources: Individuals, Networks and Groups support group. Discuss and share topics related to healthy foods and food choices. Elaine Widom, 410-313-7283. Free.

•Kukuwa Dance. Mondays, through Oct. 31, 12:30 p.m. $23.

•Line Dance with Mary McCormick. Mondays, through Nov. 28, 3:30 p.m. advanced; 4:30 p.m. beginners. $38.

•Party Planning 101. Oct 17 and 24, 10:30 a.m. Come with an event in mind and plan it.

•Quilling. Oct. 26, 1:30 p.m. Create snowflakes that never melt. $15.

•Sew Who Cares. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. Join a group for people who want to improve knitting, crochet and cross stitch skills.

Elkridge Senior Center

6540 Washington Blvd., Elkridge. 410-313-5192.

•Age Well Exercise. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. Low-impact exercise designed for any fitness level. $32 for 16-week session.

•Book Club. Second Tuesdays, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

•Car Fit. Oct. 25, 9 a.m. Trained experts will fit you properly in your car and keep you safe on the road. Free.

•Cards and games. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

•Cozy Inn and Gettysburg Outlets. Oct. 28. Travel to Thurmont for lunch at the Cozy Inn Restaurant and then shopping at the Gettysburg Outlets. $30 per person.

•Computer Seniors of America. Day classes available for basic, advanced and specialized courses. Stop in or call for description and offerings.

•Golden Corral Bingo Breakfast. Second Fridays, 8:30 a.m. Breakfast for $7.95; free bingo.

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