Wii bowling at the Bain Center

SENIORS

February 20, 2014

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. Mon., Feb. 24, 9 a.m. Free.

•Bain Travel Chatter Club. Fourth Monday, 1 p.m. Learn the dos and don'ts of planning a trip.

•Brain Fitness-Neurobics. Tue., Feb. 25, 10 a.m. Learn to keep the mind sharp. Call center to register.

•Bridge. Thursdays, 1 p.m. Free.

•Bunco. Feb. 28, 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. Scheduled an appointment.

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

•Duplicate Bridge. Tuesdays, noon. Free.

•Friday Documentaries. Feb. 21, 1 p.m. "Roadmap to Apartheid."

•Income Tax Preparation and Assistance. Monday and Tuesday afternoon; Wednesday-Saturday mornings; and Thursday evenings. AARP and the IRS are sponsoring free personal income tax preparation for Howard County residents. The tax service is available to all middle- and low-income taxpayers, with special emphasis on ages 60 and older. Self-employment returns with more than $10,000 in expenses and complex returns are not eligible for this service. 410-313-7387.

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

•Mah Jongg. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.

•Music Appreciation. First and third Fridays, 10 a.m. The Symphony. Free. Call center to reserve a seat.

•Nutrition Individual Counseling. Thu., Feb. 13, 9 a.m. Appointment required.

•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.

•Thursday Afternoon Movies. Feb. 27, "The Shipping News."

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

•Trivia Time. Feb. 28, 9:30 a.m. Free.

•Wii Bowling. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.

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

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.

•AARP Tax Assistance. Through April 2. Call center to schedule an appointment.

•Brain Fitness. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. A class that focuses on improving memory, problem solving, critical thinking and word retrieval.

•Chess Club. Thursdays, 1 p.m.

•Harmonize Exercise. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. Light aerobics.

•Latin Jam Dance. Thursdays, 1 p.m.

•Pilates. Thursdays, 2:30 p.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.

•Strength Training. Wednesdays, 3 p.m.

•Travel Chatter. Tue., Feb. 25, 1 p.m. Bring what you know about Norway and learn what you need to know to plan an adventure.

•Urban Line Dance. Tuesdays, 3 p.m.

Elkridge Senior Center

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

•Active Aging: Preventing Back and Joint Pain. March 20, noon. Learn about arthritis, common causes of back pain, and more.

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

•Boost Your Brain. March 6, 10 a.m. "Six Steps to a Better Brain."

•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.

•Harrington Slots. Feb. 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. A ride on a coach bus to Harrington, Del. $35; $10 includes free slot play and free buffet. Call center for tickets.

•Income Tax Preparation and Assistance. Select Wednesdays. AARP and the IRS are sponsoring free personal income tax preparation for Howard County residents. The tax service is available to all middle- and low-income taxpayers, with special emphasis on ages 60 and older. Self-employment returns with more than $10,000 in expenses and complex returns are not eligible for this service. 410-313-5192.

•The Origin and History of the Holy Bible. Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m. Register for lunch.

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