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The Bain Center

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


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

•Autumn Ballet for Health and Healing. Tue., Sept. 13, 10:30 a.m. Enjoy this interactive demonstration and experience how movement, music, and meditation can improve your health and spirits. Call the center to reserve your seat.

Back-to-School Photo Contest and Luncheon. Sept. 28, 12:30 p.m. As students head back to school this, the center will be taking a trip back down memory lane. The center will be collecting old school pictures from seniors and staff and assigning adjoining numbers. The idea is to assign a name to each numbered picture, the person who matches the most names to the numbered pictures wins. First place winner will receive a $50 gift card from a local restaurant and the second place winner will receive a $25 gift card from a local grocery store. Staff is excluded from winning. Sign up in the lobby.

•Bain Thursday Afternoon Movies. Sept. 8, 1 p.m. "The Fighter"; Sept. 22, 1 p.m. "Morning Glory."

•Bain Friday Documentaries. Sept. 16, 1 p.m. "Countdown to Zero"; Sept. 30, 1 p.m. "Vanishing of the Bees."

•Beginner Soul Line Dance Class. Thursdays, Sept.8-29, 2:45 p.m. $23.

•ChairYoga. Fridays, Oct. 22-Dec. 23, 9:30 a.m. $48 for nine weeks.

•Chess. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.

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

•Council Dance. Fri., Sept 9 and Oct. 14, 1:30 p.m. Featuring ByHeart and The Good Timers. $6.

•Drop-In Sewing. Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Free.

•E.S.L. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Help improve your conversational English. Participate in small groups with tutors. 410-313-7213. Free.

•Fitness-Neurobics. Tuesdays, through Oct. 18, 10 a.m. Strengthen your brain and have fun in the process. Free.

•Health Insurance Assistance. Information and counseling services. Medicare beneficiaries, regardless of age, as well as people ages 60 and older, and people with disabilities ages 55 and older. Weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 410-313-7391.

•Kasa Annual Thrift Sale. Sept. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. All proceeds go to the Vivian Reid Fund.

•Mah Jongg. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.