Support group for families and friends of persons suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road. Information: 410-313-1400.
Registration is open for the Elkridge Youth Organization's winter basketball league. The co-ed program is for players ages 5-18. All games are played at Elkridge-area schools. There are no tryouts, and everyone is given substantial playing time. Registration ends Oct. 31. For registration and information, go to eyosports.org send an email with EYO in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Practice speaking and understanding English in a small group at 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Howard County Library's Miller branch, 9421 Frederick Road in Ellicott City. No registration is required. Information: 410-313-1950.
Genealogical help desk
The Howard County Genealogical Society offers a free help desk at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Howard County Library's Miller branch, 9421 Frederick Road. Help is available for researching all areas of the U.S., Europe and other countries. Information: 410-480-3250.
Ellicott City Senior Center
These events take place at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, 410-313-1421:
Qigong Instructor Jessica Koch leads students in a class that consist of a series of gentle movements synchronized with breathing that promotes energy movement through the body. The class runs through Dec. 20.
Piano lessons Diane Waslick teaches a half-hour session Mondays through Fridays. Cost is $30.
Blood pressure screenings Stop in from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays for free blood pressure readings by a registered nurse. Information: 410-313-1425.
Also at the center:
•Billiards, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
•Pingpong, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Fridays.
•Pinochle, noon to 3 p.m. Mondays and Fridays.
•Mah-jongg, 9 a.m. Tuesdays.
•Spring Insighters, 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays.
•Needlework Club, 1 p.m. Wednesdays.
•Canasta, 1 p.m. Thursdays.
•Spring Men's Forum, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays.
•Movies/documentaries, 1 p.m. Fridays.