•Netherlands. April 24, 10 a.m. Jim Heinz from the National Park Service will provide a photo tour of the Netherlands. Register at the front desk.

•One Stroke Painting Workshop. Thursdays, 10 a.m.

•Pet Rock Friday. April 26, 11 a.m. Join for the music of Pet Rock.

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

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

•Sittercize. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1 p.m. Eighteen classes for $39.

•Soup and Salad Bar. May 24, noon. Suggested lunch donation.

•Titanic. Fri., April 19, and May 3, 1:30 p.m. Learn the facts of the sinking. $10.

•Womenfest. April 27, 10 a.m. Lunch is available for purchase. Event is for women of all ages.

Jewish Federation

of Howard County

Century Plaza 1000, Suite 400, 10630 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-730-4976.

•jGroup. Programs for age 55 and older. Safety, effectiveness and use of medical and dental devices. Presentation by Dr. Zory R. Glaser, adjunct associate professor in the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. Glaser will describe ways the Food and Drug Administration classifies and categorizes products as "devices" and the potential for risk or injury. Suggestions as to how the patients might help to minimize some of the risks associated with the use of devices will be discussed. Meets at the Jewish Federation of Howard County Office. snovinsky@jewishhowardcounty.org, 410-730-4976, Ext.103, or http://www.jewishhowardcounty.org.

Kiwanis-WallasRecreation Center

3300 Norbert's Way, Ellicott City. 410-313-7311.

•Bingo. First Fridays, 1 p.m. Ages 55 and older.

•Blood Pressure Screening. First Wednesdays and third Fridays, 9:15 a.m. Ages 55 and older. Free.

•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.

•Long-Term Living: Covering the Costs. May 15, 11 a.m. Explore realm of long-term care insurance and consider whether to buy or not. Registration, 410-313-7391. Age 55 and older. Free.