•Culture, Conversation and Cuisine. Tue., Sept. 24, noon. History, fun facts and food from Australia.

•Drop-in Basketball. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m.

•Drop-in Painting. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon. Free.

•Drumming Circle. Mon., Sept. 23, 10 a.m.

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

Flu Shots. Sept. 26, 10 a.m.

•Genealogy. Sept. 26, 10 a.m. A look at the types of Civil War records available.

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

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

•The Titanic. Fri., Sept. 20 and 27, 10 a.m. $10.

•Waffle Bar. Wed., Sept. 25, 9 a.m.

Jewish Federation

of Howard County

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

•jGroup. Programs for ages 55 and older. Tue., Sept. 24, 10:30 a.m. "A Jewish Child Growing Up in Tientsin, China 1939-1948." Presentation by Rena Rotenberg. Meets at The Bain Center; and Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m. Al Biegel, retired US Army colonel, will present an update of the contemporary challenges facing Israel. He will highlight prospects for resumption of the aborted Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. Meets at the Jewish Federation of Howard County Office. snovinsky@jewishhowardcounty.org, 410-730-4976, ext. 103, or http://www.jewishhowardcounty.org.


Longwood Senior Center

6150 Foreland Garth, Columbia. 410-313-7217.

•Art Therapy. Second and fourth Friday, 11 a.m.-noon.

•Coffee and Game Social. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.