Howard County seniors notices

SENIORS

October 20, 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.

•ChairYoga. 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.

•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.

•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. Thu., Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Hear Tom Glenn present Otello, Verdi's opera based on Shakespeare's 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 a 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. 24, 10:30 a.m. Come with an event in mind and plan it.

•Quilling. Wed., 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. Tue., 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.

•Just Bead It. Second Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. Make a craft with beads. $6 per craft.

•Legal Aid Help and Assistance. Second and fourth Fridays, 10 a.m. Free.

•Line Dance. Wednesdays, 2-3 p.m.

•Rummikub. Second Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m.

•St. Augustine Bingo Lunch. Third Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Free homemade lunch and cash bingo.

Ellicott CitySenior Center

9401 Frederick Road, Ellicott City. 410-313-1421.

•Al Callahan Sings. Thu., Oct. 20, 11 a.m. Callahan performs songs from the '40s, '50s and '60s.

•Blood Pressure Screenings. Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Free.

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