•Handbuilidng with Clay. Mondays, classes began Nov. 21, 10 a.m. Four classes for $42.

•Line Dance Drop In. Tuesday, 11 a.m. $1.

•Mah Jongg. Fridays, noon.

•Massage Therapy. Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m.


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•Open Art Studio. Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon.

•Pinochle. Thursdays, 9 a.m.

•Sit, Stitch and Give. Fridays, 11 a.m.

•Walking Club. Weekdays, 8 a.m.

Office on Aging

6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia. 410-313-5980.

•Maryland Access Point (MAP) — Part of the Howard County Office on Aging, is an information and assistance gateway for older adults, people with disabilities, family members, caregivers and professionals. Types of information offered include respite and home care, long-term care, in-home evaluation, aging in place/home modifications, retirement/planning for the future, Medicare and health insurance, chronic disease management, housing, transportation, income management and legal services. Appointments are conducted at the Columbia office, at senior centers or in your home, weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Contact MAP at the number above, map@howardcountymd.gov or http://www.howardcountyaging.org.

Phelps Senior Center

701 Montgomery St., Laurel. 301-776-6168.

•Blood pressure screenings. Second Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon.

•Laurel Senior Friendship Club. Second Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. Meetings are preceded by an hour of mingling and refreshments. Lunch provided after the meetings. 301-725-0661.

Social GroupFor Singles 50+

Sundays, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Complimentary coffee and snack. Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia. 410-997-0739.

 

 

Trips

Sponsored by Howard County Recreation and Parks, unless otherwise noted. 410-313-7320 or 410-313-7279.

•Music at the Mansion. Dec. 10, 10 a.m. Presented by the Concert Artists of Baltimore. Engineers Club, Garrett-Jacobs Mansion in Mount Vernon. Ages 18 and older. $97.

•Holiday Cirque de la Symphonie. Dec. 11, noon. Holiday concert of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Ages 6 and older. $84.

•Mrs. K.'s Toll House Restaurant and Mormon Temple Lights. Dec. 13, 4 p.m. Eat at Mrs. K's restaurant and go to the Mormon Temple Visitors Center. Ages 55 and older. $77.

Radio City Music Hall. Dec. 17, 6:30 a.m. See the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes, Dancing Santas, March of the Wooden Soldiers and more. Ages 6 and older. $219.

Volunteers

Second and fourth Saturdays, 2:15-3:15 p.m. Volunteers needed to sing or play an instrument to perform for the elderly at the Lorien Health Center. All ages welcome. Tim Belton, 410-730-6006, 410-908-7805 or vesselbelton@yahoo.com.