•Civil War Series. Wed., Nov. 20, 10 a.m. 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Sign up at the front desk.

•Cooking Demo: Apples and Squash. Nov. 19, 10 a.m. $6.

•Computer Seniors. First and third Wednesday, 10 a.m.

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


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

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

•Energize I.T. Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Nov. 18, 8:20 a.m. Twenty classes for $75.

•Latin Jam. Mondays, beginning Nov. 25, 11 a.m. Eight classes for $68.

•Pilates. Mondays, beginning Nov. 18, 9:45 a.m. Eight classes for $46.

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

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

•Waffle Bar. Nov. 20, 9 a.m. Sign up at the front desk.

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. One Tuesday a month, Nov. 26, 10:30 a.m. "About Face." A powerful, well-documented historical footage beginning with life in Germany and Austria for assimilated Jews prior to the Nazi takeover. The suppression caused by the anti-Jewish laws and the effect of these experiences as recalled by those who were living in those countries. Discussion with their individual stories are intertwined with the larger face of war. Meets at The Bain Center; and third Wednesday, Nov. 20, 11:30 a.m. "Melting Pot or Mixing Bowl: How Immigration Shapes Our History." America is in the midst of the greatest wave of immigration in its history, with most newcomers originating in Latin America, Asia, and the Caribbean. How do they compare with their Ellis Island predecessors in skills, education, and attitude? Presentation by Martin Ford who is an associate director at the Maryland Office for Refugees and Aslyees and former executive director of the Maryland Ethnic Heritage Commission. 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.