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

•jGroup. Second and fourth Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon, at the Bain Center; third Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Federation Community Room. Wed., Sept. 7. Al Biegel is back. Biegel will do a presentation on the status of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process. Sept. 13, 10:30 a.m. at the Federation Community Room. Themes and customs of Rosh Hashanah. Have you ever wondered why exactly we blow the Shofar? With Rachel Petroff, family educator, Temple Isaiah. Sophie Novinsky, 410-730-4976, ext. 103, or Sophie@JewishHowardCounty.org.

Kiwanis-WallasRecreation Center

10481 Frederick Road, Ellicott City. 410-313-2637.

•Bingo. First Fridays, 1 p.m.

•Blood Pressure Screenings. First Wednesdays and third Fridays, 9:15-10:45 a.m.

•Bridge and Pinochle. Bridge, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; pinochle, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Drop in for bridge and pinochle or bring a table game. Bring a bag lunch; coffee, tea and treats will be available.

•Community Knitting and Crocheting Group. Second and fourth Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Knit and crochet afghans, blankets, baby wear and more for local charities, hospitals and senior centers.

•Duplicate Bridge. Wednesdays, noon-3:30 p.m.; and Fridays, 9:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Drop in for a few hours of duplicate bridge. Bring a bag lunch; coffee, tea and treats will be available.

•Mah Jongg. Wednesdays, 1 p.m. Cathy Vigus, 410-313-7311 or cvigus@howardcountymd.gov.

North Laurel50+ Center

9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel. 410-313-0380.

•Mah Jongg. Fridays, 12:30 p.m.

•Pinochle. Thursdays, 9 a.m.

•Unstuff Your Life. Mon., Sept. 12, 7 p.m. Presented by the Howard County Office on Aging. Learn how to get a handle on a crowded kitchen, a disorganized closest and more. Space is limited. $15. 410-313-0380 to register.

•Walking Club. Weekdays, 8 a.m.