Wii bowling at the Bain Center

SENIORS

December 19, 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.

•Bridge. Thursdays, 1 p.m. Free.

•Bunco. Fri., 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.

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

•Duplicate Bridge. Tuesdays, noon. Free.

•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.

•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. Fri., Dec. 20, 9:30 a.m. Free.

•Wii Bowling. Tuesdays, 10 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.

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

•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.

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

•Marriotts Ridge Women's Ensemble Sings. Thu., 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

2400 Route 97, Cooksville. 410-313-5440.

•Acupuncture. Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $125 initial appointment, $75 a session.

•Age Will Sit and Fit. Tuesday and Thursday, 11 a.m.

•Billiards/Table Tennis. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.

•Computer Seniors. First and third Wednesday, 10 a.m.

•Drop-in Basketball. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m.

•Drop-in Painting. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon. Free.

•Duplicate Bridge. Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:45 p.m.

•Genealogy. Thu., Dec. 19, 10 a.m. This session will look at evaluating photos for clues which can give timing, location and meaning.

•The Holiday Go Retro. Fri., Dec. 20, noon. Kick off the holidays The Retro Rockets. Purchase tickets at the front desk. $7.

•Pinochle. Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m.

•Silver Sneakers Walking Club. Weekdays, 8 a.m.

Jewish Federation

of Howard County

Century Plaza 1000, Suite 400, 10630 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-730-4976.

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