•Line Dance Drop-In. Tuesday, 11 a.m. $1.
•Mah Jongg. Fridays, 12:30 p.m.
•News Talk. Second and fourth Thursdays, 10 a.m. A discussion group focusing on current news locally, nationally and globally featuring facilitators Jacquelyn Barnes and Julia Murray. 410-313-0380 to register. Free.
•Open Art Studio. Mondays and Wednesdays, noon.
•SPRING Bereavement Group. Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Find comfort in this short-term group for anyone mourning the loss of a loved one. Nominal fee. Karen Hull, 410-313-7466.
•Walking Club. Weekdays, 8 a.m.
•Zumba Gold. Mondays, 10 a.m. Eight classes for $43.
Office on Aging
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia. 410-313-5980.
•Giving Thanks Luncheon and Dance. Nov. 14, 10:30 a.m. Tickets are on sale at all Howard County senior centers, $12.Retor Rockets will perform. Attendees are asked to bring a nonperishable food item to be donated to the Howard County Food Bank. 410-313-5440 for more information. To request a sign language interpreter or other accommodations, 410-313-5980 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Nov. 7. For transportation requests, HT Ride, 800-270-9553 (press 3) by Nov. 5. Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane, Clarksville.
•Maryland Access Point (MAP) — Part of the Howard County Office on Aging, is an information and assistance gateway for older adults, people with disabilities, family members, caregivers and professionals. Information on respite and home care, long-term care, in-home evaluation, aging in place and home modifications, retirement and planning for the future, Medicare and health insurance, chronic-disease management, housing, transportation, income management, and legal services. Appointments are conducted at the Columbia office, senior centers or in your home, weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Contact MAP at the number above, email@example.com or http://www.howardcountyaging.org.
Social GroupFor Singles 50+
Sundays, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Complimentary coffee and snack. Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia. 410-997-0739.
•Second and fourth Saturdays, 2:15-3:15 p.m. Volunteers needed to sing or play an instrument for the elderly at the Lorien Health Center. All ages welcome. Tim Belton, 410-730-6006, 410-908-7805 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Winter Growth Senior Services seeking volunteers to share life stories with older adults, and sing or play instruments for older adults at Winter Growth Day Program. Bob Heron or Vivian Golden, 410-964-9616 or email@example.com. WinterGrowthInc.org for available times. Also seeking volunteers to visit with bed-bound older adults. Vivian Golden, 410-964-9616 or firstname.lastname@example.org or WinterGrowthInc.org.