Activity Pals

For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385.

Aging Successfully in the Community

Sept. 12, 1:30-4:30 p.m. A fall question and answer forum. Get answers to questions about putting together a successful plan for aging in Howard County. Topics include information on tax credits, shared transportation options, inter-generational concerns, social needs, the village concept and more. Sponsored by the Howard County Citizens Association, the Coordinating Center, and the League of Women Voters of Howard County. Register and additional forum information, http://www.howardcountyhcca.org/aging-in-place. Miller Branch library, Ellicott Room, 9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City.


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The Bain Center

5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.

•Acupuncture. Thursdays, 10 a.m. $20 group setting.

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

•Artful Journaling with Carol Zika. Thursdays, beginning Sept. 12, 9:30 a.m., for 12 weeks. Ages 55 and older. $102 plus materials fee.

•Ask the Pharmacist. Last Monday of the month, 9 a.m. Call center to register. Free.

•Bain 'Buzz' Book Club. Third Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. Free.

•Bain Center Council Dance. Sept. 13, 1:30 p.m. Featuring ByHeart. $6.

•Brain Fitness-Neurobics. Sept. 19, 10 a.m. Build brain capacity. Registration required. Free.

•Bridge. Thursdays, 1 p.m. Free; and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. $2.

•Bunco. Sept. 27, 10:30 a.m. Free.

•Canasta. Mondays, 1 p.m.

•Chess. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.

•Cooking 101: The Culinary Institute of America. Thursdays, Sept. 5-19, 10 a.m. Free.

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

•Drop-in Zumba. Fridays, 10:45 a.m. Free.