•Silver Sneakers Walking Club. Weekdays, 8 a.m.
of Howard County
Century Plaza 1000, Suite 400, 10630 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-730-4976.
•jGroup. Tue., Feb. 12, 10:30 a.m. The movie "The Thomashefskys" explores the lives of Tilson Thomas' grandparents, Boris and Bessie Thomashefsky, through a musical performance that features performers and the New World Symphony orchestra. The Thomashefskys were founding members of the Yiddish Theater in America. The Bain Center; and Feb. 20, 11:30 a.m. Israeli Elections Recap: Local author Avraham Azrieli will discuss the Israeli elections for the 19th Knesset in light of Israel's history and with a view to the coming challenges facing the Jewish state. Azrieli, a native of Haifa, Israel, and a graduate of Columbia Law School practiced law for two decades before publishing his first novel, "The Masada Complex." He lives with his family in Columbia. Sophie Novinsky, 410-730-4976, Ext. 103, or Sophie@JewishHowardCounty.org.
3300 Norbert's Way, Ellicott City. 410-313-7311.
•Bingo. First Fridays, 1 p.m. Ages 55 and older.
•Community Knitting and Crocheting Group. Second and fourth Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Knit and crochet afghans, blankets, baby wear and more for local charities, hospitals and senior centers.
•Duplicate Bridge. Wednesdays, noon-3:30 p.m.; and Fridays, 9:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Drop in for a few hours of duplicate bridge. Bring a bag lunch; coffee, tea and treats will be available.
•Mah Jongg. Wednesdays, 1 p.m. Ages 55 and older. Free.
•Medicare 102 – Why Medicare Isn't Enough. Feb. 20, 11 a.m. Ages 55 and older. Free.
•Pinochle. Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m. Ages 55 and older.
•Supervised Play (Bridge). For four weeks beginning Fri., Feb. 8, 12:30 p.m. Ages 55 and older. $36.
•What to be Alert to After Signing up for Medicare. Learn how to get the most out of coverage and reduce problems or confusion. To register, call 410-313-7391.
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.
•Computer Classes. Monthly, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Call center for dates and description.