Annapolis Center

These activities are being offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818.

Party A Mardi Gras party will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5. Wear a costume and enjoy the group Nostalgia performing music from the big band era.

Safe driving AARP offers safe-driving training for those 50 and older from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 7. Cost is $20, $15 for AARP members.

Concert The Bates Jazz Quintet will perform a free concert at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12.

Trips:

•The trip committee is accepting reservations for a trip to Victorian Cape May, N.J., May 19-22. Accommodations will be at the oceanfront Grand Hotel. The trip includes a "Ghosts of Cape May Trolley Tour," live entertainment at dinner on two evenings, lunch in the Carriage House Restaurant and Cafe on the historic Emlen Physick Estate and, on the way home, a stop at the Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center's Museum of American Glass. The cost is $640 per person double occupancy; single, $780; and triple, $620.

•The trip committee is accepting reservations for a European river cruise on the Danube. The Aug. 2-13 trip includes visits to Prague, Budapest and Vienna. The price depends on the cabin.

For information, stop at the Trip Desk. Fliers about these trips and others planned for 2014 are available.

Arnold Center

The following activities will be offered at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road. Information: 410-222-1922:

Scrabble Challenge your brain by playing Scrabble, 12:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays. New participants are welcome.

Cultural Influences of Motown with instructor Nat Martin meets from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursdays. Registration and fees required.

19th-Century French Painters with instructor Deb Boudra meets from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays. Registration and fees required.

American Political Perspectives with instructor Joanne Tetlow meets from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays. Registration and fees required.

Origins of Religious Ideas with instructor Clinton Logan meets from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays. Registration and fees required.

O'Malley Center

The following activity will be offered at the O'Malley Senior Activity Center, 1270 Odenton Road in Odenton. Information: 410-222-6227:

Quilt Club Participants can help one another with projects and learn ideas and techniques at 1 p.m. Fridays at the O'Malley Annex. Sewing machines are available. New members are welcome.

Pasadena Center