Upcoming Events

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

SENIORS JEWELRY-MAKING CLUB, for ages 55 and older. 9:30 a.m.-noon Sept. 16, Oct. 14, Nov. 4 and Dec. 16. Participants work on projects, learn techniques and share beads. Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Rd., Ellicott City. $12; registration required. 410-313-7279.

SENIORS URBAN DANCE COURSES, for ages 55 and older. Participants can learn the newest syncopated patterns, basic footwork, timing and phrasing with rhythm and blues and jazz. Beginner Urban Line Dance, 1:15-2:15 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 19-Nov. 21, Cedar Lane Park and Recreation Center, 5081 Cedar Lane, Columbia; Urban Line Dancing II, beginner class a prerequisite, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 19-Nov. 21, Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. $27, registration required. 410-313-7279.

SENIORS CANNING PROGRAM, for ages 55 and older. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 27. Participants can learn how to can produce to make jellies, low-salt or no-sugar jellies, low-salt salsa and spiced peaches. Samples included; equipment and materials provided. Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. $12; registration required. 410-313-7279.

SENIORS PENNSYLVANIA TRIP, for ages 55 and older. 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 7, a tour of the Amish farm where the movie "Witness" was filmed in Lancaster, a guided tour of the area with a stop at the Lancaster Cultural History Museum to view the "Witness to Witness" exhibit; a family-style lunch at Hershey Farms Restaurant and Inn; and a screening of the movie. Call for departure points in Howard County. $69; registration required. 410-313-7279.

-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES