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.


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•Acting Up! Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater club at the center. Call center to confirm attendance. Free.

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

•Beginner Soul Line Dance Class. Thursdays, Aug. 2-30, 2:45 p.m. $28.

•Book Club. Aug. 16, 1 p.m. "The Accidental Tourist," by Anne Tyler.

•Brain Fitness-Neurobics. Aug. 21, 10 a.m. Free.

•Bunco! Aug. 31, 10:30 a.m. Free.

•Canasta. Mondays, 1 p.m. Card game of the rummy family.

•Chef Special Omelet Brunch. Aug. 22, noon. Register by Aug. 15. Nominal lunch donations accepted.

•Chess. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.

•Computer Seniors of America. Day classes available for basic, advanced and specialized courses.

•Duplicate Bridge. Tuesdays, noon. Free.

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

•Friday Documentaries. Aug. 3, "Countryside;" Aug. 17, "Forks Over Knives;" Aug. 31, "A Man named Pearl."

•Gathering of the Arts. Mondays, 1 p.m.; and Thursdays, 9 a.m. Drop-in class, bring your own supplies.

•Gospel Choir Summer Concert. Aug. 24, 11 a.m. Free.

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