Upcoming Events

The following events, sponsored by the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks, are open for registration.

SENIORS AUTUMN FESTIVAL, for ages 55 and older, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Nov. 18, the Fall Frolic, singing, dancing, refreshments and more, to celebrate fall, held at the Florence Bain Senior Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. $2; registration required. 410-313-7279.

SENIORS CRAFTS CLASS, for ages 55 and older, 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 19, create a fresh-flower Thanksgiving centerpiece for a table; bring clippers or a sharp knife, held at the Cedar Lane Recreation Center, 5081 Cedar Lane, Columbia. $22; registration required. 410-313-7279.

SENIORS FUSED GLASS CLASS, for ages 55 and older, 11 a.m.-noon Nov. 23, create a pendant, pin or earrings using colored glass fused together in a kiln, held at Winter Growth at Ruth Keeton House, 5466 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. $30; registration required. 410-313-7279.

SENIORS BIG BAND TRIP, for ages 55 and older, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1, a trip to the La Fontaine Bleu in Glen Burnie for a Big-Band Christmas show featuring the Skyline City Band, singers, dancers, musicians and comedians, call for bus departure points in Howard County. $69; registration required. 410-313-7279.

-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES