•Music Appreciation. First and third Fridays, 10 a.m. The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works. Free. Call center to reserve a seat.

•National Senior Center Month. Sept. 26, 11 a.m. Reservations required by Sept. 19. Free.

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.


Submit a Letter to the Editor for the Laurel Leader, Columbia Flier and Howard County Times

•Politics and Pulpit: Religion and the American Civil War: Sept. 20, 1 p.m. Learn different perspectives on the role of religion and clergy. Register through HCC, 443-518-4972.

•September is Emergency Preparedness month. Wed., Sept. 19, 9 a.m.

Scrabble. Tuesdays, 1 p.m.

•Sixty-Plus Wills/Legal Screening. Third Wednesdays, 1 p.m. Services include simple wills, powers of attorney, living wills, small estates and deed changes. 410-313-1400 to schedule an appointment.

•Toss Across. Fridays, Sept. 14, 21 and Oct. 5 and 12, 10:30 a.m. Free.

•Thursday Afternoon Movies. Sept. 13, "Maxed Out," 1 p.m.; and Sept. 20, "Bonneville," 1 p.m.

Wii Club. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. Improve hand-eye coordination and get exercise while competing against peers. Free.

•You Can Draw and Paint with Carol Zika. Thursdays, for 12 weeks beginning Sept. 13, 1:15 p.m. Ages 55 and older. $100 plus materials fee.

East Columbia50+ Center

6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. 410-313-7680.

•Belly Dance. Tuesdays, 1 p.m.

•Chess Club. Thursdays, 1 p.m.

•Dayna Brown. Wed., Sept. 19, noon. Speak to Brown, Office on Aging administrator. Lunch donation.

•Focus on the Caregiver. Sept. 30, 3:30 p.m. Sponsored by SPRING program.

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

•Latin Jam Dance Movement. Thursdays, 1 p.m.