Scrabble at the Bain Center

SENIORS

March 28, 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.

•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.

•Artful Journaling with Carol Zika. Thursdays, beginning March 21, for 10 weeks. Ages 55 and older. $84.

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

•Bid Whist. Mondays, 1 p.m. Free.

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

•Canasta. Mondays, 1 p.m.

•Chair Yoga. Fridays, April 5-June 21, 9:30 a.m. $64.

•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.

•Finances 50+. Tuesdays, April 2, 9 and 16, 10 a.m. Baltimore Cash Campaign, AARP and the Charles Schwab Foundation fund the workshop.

•Foreign Films, Lunch and Discussion. Last Wednesday of the month. April 24, 11:30 a.m. "Wild Strawberries." Register by April 19. $10.

•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, 9:30 a.m. The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works. Free. Call center to reserve a seat.

•National Stress Awareness Day. April 16, 9 a.m. An opportunity to learn free stress relievers. A day of relaxation, herbal teas, seated yoga, meditation, brain stress relievers, AcuDetox and therapeutic laughter.

•New-Best Seller's Book Club. First and third Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. Free.

•Nutrition Workshops. Thu., 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.

•Qigong. Thursdays, April 4-June 20, 10 a.m. $64.

•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.

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

•Thursday Afternoon Movies. March 28, 1 p.m. "Arbitrage."

•Wellness Seminar. Wed., April 3, 6 p.m. Ain't No Stopping Us Now ... Eliminating the Myths of Aging. Sponsored by the SPRING Peer Outreach Program of Howard County Office on Aging. Register by Mon., April 1. Karen Hull, 410-313-7283 or khull@howardcountymd.gov.

•Wii Club. Tuesdays, 10:30 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.

•SPRING Caregiver Support Group. Third Mondays, 7 p.m. For adult caregivers of other adults. For information, Karen Hull, 410-313-7466 or khull@howardcountymd.gov. Free.

•Tai Chi beginners. Mondays, 6 p.m.

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.

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