The following events, sponsored by the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks, are open for registration.
SENIORS GLASS JEWELRY CLASS, for ages 55 and older. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 11. The class teaches how to make a pendant or pin out of fused glass and jewelry wire. Class held at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. $22; registration required. 410-313-7279.
CLAUDE MOORE COLONIAL FARM TRIP, for ages 55 and older and children ages 5 and older. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 15. Participants will visit an 18th-century market fair in Northern Virginia and have a chance to do some shopping. Mulled wine and period food and beverages available for purchase. Call for departure points in Howard County. $20; registration required. 410-313-7279.
WALKERSVILLE SOUTHERN RAILROAD TRIP, for ages 55 and older and children ages 3 and older. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 22. A one-hour ride in a 1920s passenger rail car. The train will go by a 100-year-old lime kiln and Maryland farm country with the Catoctin Mountains as the backdrop. A fried chicken box lunch with potato salad, coleslaw, roll and brownie is included. Call for bus departure points in Howard County. $25; ages 3-12, $20; registration required. 410-313-7279.
-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES