Scrabble at the Bain Center

SENIORS

March 07, 2013

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.

•AARP Driver Safety Course. March 22, 9 a.m. Learn current rules of the road. $12 for AARP members; $14 for nonmembers. Sign up by March 18.

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

•AcuDetox. Thursdays, 10 a.m. $20.

•American Indian Experience. Second Mondays, 1 p.m.

•Another Way to See It Laughter Club. Mondays, 9 a.m. $2 instructor fee at class each week. Ages 55 and older.

•Ask the Pharmacist. Last Monday of the month, 9 a.m. Call center to register. Free.

•Bain Council Dance. Fri., March 8, 1:30 p.m. Featuring ByHeart. $6.

•Bid Whist. Mondays, 1 p.m. Free.

•Bridge. Tuesdays, 1 p.m. Free; and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. $2.

•Bunco! March 22, 10:30 a.m. Free.

•Canasta. Mondays, 1 p.m.

•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. March 15, 1 p.m. "Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies."

•Fire and Rescue Public Education. March 21, 11 a.m. Learn fire prevention, knowledge of fire extinguishers and additional exit locations. Call center to register. Free.

•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 ages 60 and older, and those with disabilities ages 55 and older. 410-313-7391.

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

•Leg Works Program. Thu., March 7, 10 a.m. Session to discuss steps to keep leg veins healthy.

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

•Mah Jongg. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.

•Medicare 102 – Why Medicare isn't Enough. March 20, 7 p.m. Learn about Medicare Part C/health plans and Medicare supplement policies. 410-313-7391 to register. Free.

•Mini-Lecture. March 16, 9:15 a.m. Topics include arts, history, literature, and sports and leisure. 410-313-7275, 410-313-7311 or cvigus@howardcountymd.gov. Ages 55 and older. $18.

•Music Appreciation. First and third Fridays, 9:30 a.m. The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works. Free. Call center to reserve a seat.

•Nutrition Workshops. March 28, 10:30 a.m.

•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.

•Reflexology. Second Friday. $53 for 55 minutes. Experience 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.

•Social Security New Online Services. March 18, 11 a.m. Become informed about any changes that may affect benefits. Call center to sign up. Free.

•St. Patrick's Day Celebration. March 19, 11 a.m. Featuring the 50 Plus Players. Free. Sign up by Tue., March 12.

•The Lyric Opera House Presents: Opera and Broadway. March 26, 11 a.m. Call center to register. Free.

•Theatre Club 'New Day.' Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.

•Thursday Afternoon Movies. March 7, 1 p.m. "Beasts of the Southern Wild"; March 21, 1 p.m. "Hope Springs"; and March 28, 1 p.m. "Arbitrage."

•Toss Across. Fridays, March 8 and 15, 10:30 a.m.

•Trivia Time. March 18, 10:30 a.m. Ages 55 and older. Free.

•Wii Club. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. Improve hand-eye coordination and get exercise while competing against peers. Ages 55 and older. Free.

•Yoga. Wednesdays, April 3-June 26, 11 a.m. $64.

•Zumba. Fridays, April 5-June 21, 10:30 a.m. $64.

East Columbia50+ Center

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

•Agewell Aerobic Strength and Stretch Class. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. $35 for eight-week session.

•Authentic Latin Jam Dance. Mondays and Thursdays, 1 p.m. Monthly fee.

•Belly Dance. Tuesdays, 1 p.m. Monthly fee.

•Chess Club. Thursdays, 1 p.m.

•Creative Writing with Shana Johnson. Mondays, 1 p.m.

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

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

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

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