Slayton House Gallery kicks off the fall season with a solo show, "Abstract Work: Collage Paintings," by Robert Tennenbaum. Show runs through Saturday, Oct. 9, at 10400 Cross Fox Lane and is part of the Howard County Road to the Arts. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sundays. Information: 410-730-3987 or 301-596-4883.
Call for artists
Slayton House Gallery is accepting applications to exhibit for the coming season. Applications are available by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Information: 410-730-3987.
English conversation The Central branch of the Howard County Library, 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, offers "Let's Get Together: English Conversation Club." It's a chance for those for whom English is a second language to practice speaking and understanding English in a group setting. The club meets at 9:30 a.m. Mondays and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Register with the library before your first meeting. Information: 410-313-7850.
Wii club Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks offers a Wii club for those 55 and older from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way. The first game is free. Information: 410-313-7213.