Wii bowling at the Bain Center

SENIORS

September 05, 2013

Activity Pals

For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385.

Aging Successfully in the Community

Sept. 12, 1:30-4:30 p.m. A fall question and answer forum. Get answers to questions about putting together a successful plan for aging in Howard County. Topics include information on tax credits, shared transportation options, inter-generational concerns, social needs, the village concept and more. Sponsored by the Howard County Citizens Association, the Coordinating Center, and the League of Women Voters of Howard County. Register and additional forum information, http://www.howardcountyhcca.org/aging-in-place. Miller Branch library, Ellicott Room, 9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City.

The Bain Center

5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.

•Acupuncture. Thursdays, 10 a.m. $20 group setting.

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

•Artful Journaling with Carol Zika. Thursdays, beginning Sept. 12, 9:30 a.m., for 12 weeks. Ages 55 and older. $102 plus materials fee.

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

•Bain 'Buzz' Book Club. Third Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. Free.

•Bain Center Council Dance. Sept. 13, 1:30 p.m. Featuring ByHeart. $6.

•Brain Fitness-Neurobics. Sept. 19, 10 a.m. Build brain capacity. Registration required. Free.

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

•Bunco. Sept. 27, 10:30 a.m. Free.

•Canasta. Mondays, 1 p.m.

•Chess. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.

•Cooking 101: The Culinary Institute of America. Thursdays, Sept. 5-19, 10 a.m. Free.

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

•Drop-in Zumba. Fridays, 10:45 a.m. Free.

•Duplicate Bridge. Tuesdays, noon. Free.

•Evening of Live Music. Sept. 20, 6 p.m. An evening of pop, R&B and contemporary music with Dr. Phil Butts and the Sunset Band. $6 in advance.

•Foreign Films, Lunch and Discussion. Last Wednesday of the month, 11:30 a.m. "Eat Drink Man Woman." Register by Sept. 18.

•Friday Documentaries. Sept. 20, 1 p.m. "They Came to Play."

•KASA – Annual Vivian Reid Thrift Sale Fundraiser. Sept. 12, 9 a.m.

•Kick-Off to Health – A Wellness Event for Men. Sept. 17, 10 a.m. Free health screenings, physician-led seminars and more. Ages 18 and older welcomed.

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

•Mah Jongg. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.

•Meet the Author: Dr. John Parascandola. Tue., Sept. 10, 11 a.m. "King of poisons: A History of Arsenic." Registration required. Free.

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

•Nutritional Individual Counseling at the Men's Health Fair. Sept. 17, 10 a.m. Learn the right foods to eat for daily fiber needs. 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 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.

•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. Sept. 5, 1 p.m., "Life of Pi"; Sept. 26, 1 p.m., "Hitchcock."

•Toss cross. Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Free.

•Trivia Time. Sept. 27, 9:30 a.m. Free.

•You be the Judge. Sept. 18, 10:30 a.m. Step behind the bench and decide by going through all the facts. Registration required. Free.

•You Can Draw and Paint with Carol Zika. Thursdays, beginning Sept. 12, 1:15 p.m., for 10 weeks. Ages 55 and older. $84 plus materials fee.

•Wii Bowling. Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.

Cycle2Health

A noncompetitive, peer-led, bicycling club featuring weekday rides during daytime hours. Adults of all ages and riding abilities welcomed. Rides vary in length and difficulty and depart from various county senior center locations. Jennifer Lee, 410-313-5940 or jlee@howardcountymd.gov. http://www.howardcountyaging.org/cycle2health.

East Columbia50+ Center

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

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

•Chess Club. Thursdays, 1 p.m.

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

•Pilates. Thursdays, 2:30 p.m. Monthly fee.

•Soul Line Dance. Mondays, 7 p.m. advanced; Wednesdays, 7 p.m. beginners; and Tuesdays, 4 p.m., urban line dance.

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