Scrabble at the Bain Center


September 06, 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.

•Artful Journaling with Carol Zika. Thursdays, for 12 weeks beginning Sept. 13, 9:30 a.m. Ages 55 and older. $100 plus materials fees.

•Bain Council Dance. Sept. 14, 1:30 p.m. $6.

•Brain Fitness. Sept. 25, 10 a.m. Free.

•Chess. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.

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

•Duplicate Bridge. Tuesdays, noon. Free.

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

•Friday Documentaries. Sept. 28, 1 p.m. "ENMV0002398">"Trumbo."

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

•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.

•Jim Ellis Book Club. Third Thursdays, 1 p.m. free. 410-313-7213 for reservation information.

•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.

•National Senior Center Month. Sept. 26, 11 a.m. Reservations required by Sept. 19. Free.

•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

•Ping pong. Call center for availability.

•Politics and Pulpit: Religion and the American Civil War: Sept. 20, 1 p.m. Learn different perspectives on the role of religion and clergy. Register through HCC, 443-518-4972.

•Red Hatters. Tue., Sept. 11, 10:30 a.m. Diabetes awareness presentation. Ginny Russ, 410-313-7279.

•September is Emergency Preparedness month. Sept. 19, 9 a.m.

•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.

•Toss Across. Fridays, Sept. 7, 14, 21 and Oct. 5 and 12, 10:30 a.m. Free.

•Thursday Afternoon Movies. Sept. 6, "Albert Nobbs," 1 p.m.; Sept. 13, "Maxed Out," 1 p.m.; and Sept. 20, "Bonneville," 1 p.m.

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

•You Can Draw and Paint with Carol Zika. Thursdays, for 12 weeks beginning Sept. 13, 1:15 p.m. Ages 55 and older. $100 plus materials fee.

East Columbia50+ Center

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

•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.

•Focus on the Caregiver. Sept. 30, 3:30 p.m. Sponsored by SPRING program.

•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. Jessica Rowe will discuss the challenges caregivers face every day and explore resources for the future. Light refreshments and Office on Aging resources will be available. Karen Hull, 410-313-7466 or Register by Sept. 27.

•You Can Draw and Paint with Carol Zika. Fridays, for 12 weeks beginning Sept. 14, 9:15 a.m. Ages 55 and older. $100 plus materials fee.

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.

•Ravens Kickoff Tailgate Party. Sept. 19, 10:30 a.m. Call center to reserve a spot.

•Rummikub. Second Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m.

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