•Exercise Counseling. Second Thursday, 10 a.m. Call for an appointment.

•Handbuilding with Clay. Mondays, 1 p.m. Four classes for $42.

•Line Dance Drop-In. Tuesday, 11 a.m. $1.

•Mah Jongg. Fridays, 12:30 p.m.

•News Talk. Second and fourth Thursdays, 10 a.m. A discussion group focusing on current news locally, nationally and globally featuring facilitators Jacquelyn Barnes and Julia Murray. 410-313-0380 to register. Free.

•Open Art Studio. Mondays and Wednesdays, noon.

•Sit, Stitch and Give. Fridays, 11 a.m.

•Sittercize. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 12:30 p.m. Sixteen classes for $36.

•SPRING Bereavement Group. Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Find comfort in this short-term group for anyone mourning the loss of a loved one. Nominal fee. Karen Hull, 410-313-7466.

•Tap Aerobics. Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. Six classes for $33.

•Walking Club. Weekdays, 8 a.m.

•Zumba Gold. Mondays, 10 a.m. Eight classes for $43.

Office on Aging

6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia. 410-313-5980.

•Maryland Access Point (MAP) — Part of the Howard County Office on Aging, is an information and assistance gateway for older adults, people with disabilities, family members, caregivers and professionals. Information on respite and home care, long-term care, in-home evaluation, aging in place and home modifications, retirement and planning for the future, Medicare and health insurance, chronic-disease management, housing, transportation, income management, and legal services. Appointments are conducted at the Columbia office, senior centers or in your home, weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Contact MAP at the number above, map@howardcountymd.gov or http://www.howardcountyaging.org.

Senior Adult Summer Institute

May 28, 29, 30 and 31, 9:30 a.m. Join for a day of "learning for the love of it" on the Howard Community College campus. Focus on a single topic in the humanities and the arts, featuring such topics as archaeology, art and culture, literature, and history. Pick up a registration packet at the Bain Center or Recreation and Parks headquarters after Friday, April 19. This is co-sponsored with Howard Community College. 410-313-7311. Ages 18-59, $18; ages 60 and older, $15.

Social GroupFor Singles 50+

Sundays, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Complimentary coffee and snack. Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia. 410-997-0739.

Trips

Sponsored by Howard County Recreation and Parks, unless otherwise noted. 410-313-7275 or 410-313-7279.

•D.C. Ducks. Sat., April 20, 9 a.m. Travel aboard an authentic, fully restored 1942 World War II vehicle and enjoy a narrated 90-minute tour through D.C. Ages 6 and older. $89.

•Barry Manilow. Sat., April 20, 6 p.m. Enjoy Manilow at 1st Mariner Arena. Age 55 and older. $120.

•Wednesday in Washington. April 24, 9 a.m. Enjoy visiting museums and galleries in D.C. Age 55 and older. $45.

•Around the World Embassy Tour. May 4, 8:30 a.m. Join the Embassy Tour and step into other lands. Ages 18 and older. $49.

•Villa Roma Resort. May 6-May 10. Travel to the Catskill Mountains and the Villa Roma Resort in Callicoon, N.Y. Age 55 and older. $890 double; $1050 single.

Volunteers

Second and fourth Saturdays, 2:15-3:15 p.m. Volunteers needed to sing or play an instrument for the elderly at the Lorien Health Center. All ages welcome. Tim Belton, 410-730-6006, 410-908-7805 or vesselbelton@yahoo.com.