•Duplicate Bridge. Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:45 p.m.

•Food for Life. March 29, 9:30 a.m. Free.

•Line Dancing. Beginners, Thursdays, beginning March 21, 12:45 p.m.; beyond beginners, Thursdays, beginning March 21, 1:45 p.m.

•Lyric Opera House. Wed., March 13, 10 a.m.

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•Medicines and Vitamins. Fri., March 8, 10 a.m.

•The Mighty Kelltones. March 22, noon.

•One Stroke Painting Workshop. Thursdays, 10 a.m.

•Pinochle. Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m.

•Qigong. Wednesdays, beginning March 20, 11 a.m. Ten weeks for $53.

•Silver Sneakers Walking Club. Weekdays, 8 a.m.

•Sittercize. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1 p.m. Eighteen classes for $39.

The Women of Baltimore. March 27, 10 a.m.

Jewish Federation

of Howard County

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

•jGroup. Programs for ages 50 and older. Tue., March 12, 10:30 a.m. "A Price Above Rubies," a 1998 film starring Renee Zellweger. Zellweger plays against type as Sonia, a traditional Hasidic wife, who yearns for different experiences in her life. On her journey, Sonia deals with extended family including a predatory brother-in-law and befriends a Puerto Rican artist (portrayed by Allen Payne). Meets at The Bain Center; and March 20, 12:15 p.m. Melvin A. Goodman, senior fellow at the Center for International Policy and adjunct professor of government at Johns Hopkins University, an intelligence analyst at the CIA and a professor at National War College. Goodman will discuss his most recent book, "National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism." Meets at the Jewish Federation of Howard County Office. snovinsky@jewishhowardcounty.org, 410-730-4976, Ext.103 or http://www.jewishhowardcounty.org.

Kiwanis-WallasRecreation Center

3300 Norbert's Way, Ellicott City. 410-313-7311.

•Bingo. First Fridays, 1 p.m. Ages 55 and older.

•Blood Pressure Screening. First Wednesdays and third Fridays, 9:15 a.m. Ages 55 and older. Free.