Scrabble at the Bain Center

SENIORS

August 16, 2012

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.

•Acting Up! Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater club. Call center to confirm attendance. Free.

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

•Book Club. Thu., Aug. 16, 1 p.m. "The Accidental Tourist," by Anne Tyler.

•Brain Fitness-Neurobics. Tue., Aug. 21, 10 a.m. Free.

•Bunco! Aug. 31, 10:30 a.m. Free.

•Canasta. Mondays, 1 p.m. Card game of the rummy family.

•Chess. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.

•Computer Seniors of America. Day classes available for basic, advanced and specialized courses.

•Duplicate Bridge. Tuesdays, noon. Free.

•End of Summer Block Party. Aug. 28, 11 a.m. Entertainment by Golden Gals and Guys, and the Theatre Club. Donations accepted, reservations required.

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

•Friday Documentaries. Aug. 17, "Forks Over Knives;" Aug. 31, "A Man named Pearl."

•Gathering of the Arts. Mondays, 1 p.m.; and Thursdays, 9 a.m. Drop-in class, bring your own supplies.

•Gospel Choir Summer Concert. Aug. 24, 11 a.m. Free.

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

•Let's Walk and Move. Tuesdays, 1 p.m.

•Mah Jongg. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.

•Music Appreciation. First and third Fridays, 10 a.m. The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works. Free. Call center to reserve a seat.

•Parkinson's Support Group. First Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. For individuals with a diagnosis of early onset Parkinson's disease. Malcolm Wolf, 301-490-7288 or mhwolf@comcast.net.

•Ping pong. Call center for availability.

•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 Afternoon Movies. Aug. 23,"Moneyball."

•Toss Across. Aug. 17 and 24, 10:30 a.m. A combination of bean bag toss and horseshoes. Free.

•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.

•"50 Shades of Grey." Tue., Aug. 21, 7 p.m. Book discussion.

•AARP Driver Safety Course. Aug. 31, 10 a.m. For ages 50 and older. Call center to register.

•At Your Service, Mr. President. Sept. 11, 7 p.m. Meet Alan Devalerio, a former White House butler. Donation.

•Basket Weaving. Sept. 5, 10:30 a.m. Create a harvest basket. $38.

•Belly Dance. Tuesdays, 1 p.m.

•Chess Club. Thursdays, 1 p.m.

•Dayna Brown. Sept. 19, noon. Speak to Brown, Office on Aging administrator. Lunch donation.

•Harmonize Exercise. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m.

•Latin Jam Dance Movement. Thursdays, 1 p.m.

•Mah Jongg. Mondays, noon; Wednesdays, 10 a.m.

•Pencil Drawing and Rendering. Sept. 17 and 24, Oct. 1, 1 p.m. $43.

•Reflexology. Fridays, 9 a.m. $53 an hour.

Elkridge Senior Center

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

•Age Well Exercise. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. Low-impact exercise for any fitness level.

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

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

•Chair Yoga. Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.

•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.

•Free Bread Day. Wednesdays, all day.

•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.

•Pancake Breakfast. Wed., Aug. 22, 10 a.m. $4 donation.

•Rummikub. Second Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m.

•Saving Money on Prescription Drug Cost. Mon., Aug. 20, 10:30 a.m. Free.

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

•Walking Club. 8 a.m. for the summer; 9 a.m. starting in October.

Ellicott CitySenior Center

9401 Frederick Road, Ellicott City. 410-313-1400.

•Ask the Pharmacist. Aug. 27, 11 a.m.

•Bingo. Aug. 28, 1 p.m. $3.

•Blood Pressure Screening. Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-noon. No screenings Aug. 21.

•Famous Duels. Aug. 30, 12:30 p.m.

•Friday Flicks/Documentaries. Fridays, 1 p.m.

•Insighters Group. Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m.

•Needlework Club. Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m.

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