Wii bowling at the Bain Center


December 12, 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.

•Acupuncture. Thursdays, 9 a.m. $20 group setting.

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

•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 Travel Chatter Club. Second Wednesday, 10 a.m. Share experiences, pictures, magazine websites and apps. Learn the dos and don'ts of planning a trip. Registration requested.

•Brain Fitness-Neurobics. Mon., Dec. 16, 10 a.m. Build brain capacity. Call center to register. Free.

•Bridge. Thursdays, 1 p.m. Free.

•Bunco. Dec. 20, 10:30 a.m. Sign-up in the lobby. Free.

•Chess. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.

•Computers Seniors of America. Check with the center for description and offerings.

•Computer Tutoring. Wednesdays, 10 a.m., and Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. Scheduled an appointment.

•Cooking 101. Mondays, through Jan. 13, 10 a.m. Free.

•Council Dance. Fri., Dec. 13, 1:30 p.m. Featuring Men-n-Motion. $6 for woman; men dance free.

•Drop-in Zumba. Thursdays, 11 a.m. $1 donation accepted.

•Duplicate Bridge. Tuesdays, noon. Free.

•KASA annual Holiday Party. Mon., Dec. 16, 11 a.m. Korean American Senior Association celebrates the holiday season. Call center to reserve a seat.

•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.

•Nutrition Individual Counseling. Thu., Dec. 12, 9 a.m. 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.

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

•Trivia Time. Dec. 20, 9:30 a.m. Free.

•Use it or Lose it. Tue., Dec. 17, 2 p.m. Various exercises for those who may experience movements and coordination challenges. Call the front desk to register.

•Wii Bowling. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.


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.

•iPad Lab. Dec. 20, by appointment. Learn to skype, create Facebook or follow people on Twitter. Reservations required.

•Lyric Opera. Tue., Dec. 17, reception at 6:30 with concert at 7 p.m. Cost: Unexpired canned gods for the county food bank.

•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.

Elkridge Senior Center

6540 Washington Blvd., Elkridge. 410-313-5192 or 410-313-4930.

•Age Well Exercise. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. Low-impact exercise for any fitness level. Sixteen classes for $32.

•AARP Driver Safety Class. Feb. 7, 10 a.m. Learn the new laws and road safety. Call center to reserve a spot.

•Brain Fitness with Robin Zahor. Tue., Dec. 17, 10 a.m. Learn new and interesting techniques to keep the brain in top form.

•Card Players Wanted. The center is looking for groups that are interested in starting card games and/or tournaments. Call center for information.

•Computer Seniors of America. Day classes available for basic, advanced and specialized courses. Stop in or call for description and offerings.

•Gentle Chair Yoga. Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Six-week session for $40.

•The Origin and History of the Bible. Tuesdays in December, noon.

•Wii. Second Wednesday, 10 a.m. Join for Wii bowling.

Ellicott CitySenior Center

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

•Blood Pressure Screening. Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-noon.

•Brain Fitness. Dec. 19, 11 a.m. Learn techniques to keep the brain sharp.

•Fabulous 50+ Players. Dec. 20, noon. Presentation of the new show, "Our Hit Parade." $5 pizza luncheon. Sign up for luncheon by Dec. 18.

•Holiday Party. Tue., Dec. 17, noon. Lunch, musical show and cookie sale.$15.

•John Hauserman. Thu., Dec. 12, 11 a.m. Program to educate and promote financial well being.

•Lyric Opera Performs. Fri., Dec. 13, 11 a.m. $10.

•Marriotts Ridge Women's Ensemble Sings. Dec. 19, 11 a.m. The ensemble will perform a holiday/winter concert.

•Qigong. Fridays, Jan. 10-March 14, 9:30 a.m. Ten classes for $58.

Gary J. Arthur

Community Center

at Glenwood

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