Encore programs are designed with the active aging adult in mind. Now is the time for you to reignite the excitement of years past and try something you've always wanted to do! Whether it is diving into a lecture series or trying your hand at a new art form, we strive to offer opportunities that will inspire and delight you. If you don't see something offered here that you would like to try, let us know! We are always looking for new ideas on how to better serve the community. For more information or to provide a suggestion, please contact Ruth Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-313-7311.
For more information about any of the programs below, please contact Curtis Gore at (410) 313-7281 or email@example.com.
Explore this popular art form that is an easy-to-learn and relaxing method of drawing structured patterns. Anyone who thinks he/she is a “non-artist” can learn! Certified Zentangle teacher Arlene Mindus will guide you in teaching techniques and creating hand-drawn patterns, one stroke at a time. The Zentangle Method develops focus and creativity, hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, following step-by-step directions, and problem-solving techniques. A mini Zentangle box may be purchased for $5.
Learning to rumba and cha-cha can help you feel confident on social and ballroom dance floors. These Latin dances are not danced by a step, but with a Cuban motion and all body awareness. You’ll also get to learn beginning Latin round dancing. (No class 11/22.)
You can dance without worrying if you’re on the wrong foot. Grab your partner and join our accredited square dance caller to show off your best do-si-do! Dancers of all levels are welcome. Instruction will be provided
for those who are new to square dancing. Partners are not required, we can pair you up when you arrive!
It's a "roll of the dice" game. Bunco is gaining in popularity and now you can get in on the fun! Join us for an hour of this exciting dice game. No experience necessary. Free!
Bain 50+ Center 10:30-11:30am Last Fri of the month
Stop by for some social bridge. Beginners welcome! Coffee, tea and light refreshments available. We gladly accept donations to t he snack fund. Free!
Kiwanis-Wallas Hall 9am-noon Wed.
Enjoy a few hours of drop-in duplicate bridge. Bring a bag lunch; coffee, tea and light refreshments available. We accept donations to the snack fund. Free!
Kiwanis-Wallas Hall Noon-3:30pm Wed.
Kiwanis-Wallas Hall 9:15am-12:45pm Fri.
Kiwanis-Wallas Hall 1-3:30pm Wed. Free
Kiwanis-Wallas Hall 9:30am-3:30pm Fri. Free
Who says, "close only counts in horseshoes?" In Toss Across, it counts! Try the latest backyard and tailgating craze. have fun and get a little exercise too. Meet in the Bain 50+ Center lobby. Free!
Bain 50+ Center 10:30-11:30am Fri.
Come show us what you know during this entertaining hour of group trivia! Fire up those brain cells while you help your team compete. Meet in the lobby. Free!
Bain 50+ Center 9:30-10:30am Last Fri. of the month
Why let the kids have all the fun? Bowl in a virtual alley without leaving the building. You improve hand-eye coordination and get some exercise while competing against your peers. Free!
Elkridge 50+ Center 10-11am Wed.
Bain 50+ Center 9:30-11:30am Thu.
Go 50+ Members, ask about upcoming drop-in opportunities for fitness classes and more at Gary J. Arthur Community Center, North Laurel Community Center and Roger Carter Community Center!
Encore Explorations are one day workshops or mini-sessions designed to let you try out something new without committing to a full class session. New exploration opportunities will be added as they become available, so check back often!
For more information about fitness programs, please contact Curtis Gore at (410) 313-7281 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn basic techniques that teach you how to defend yourself against physical threats. Through the techniques of Sifu Johnson, Basic Defensive Tactics incorporates a positive attitude and a few basic precautions, which allow you to avoid a potential problem. Learn in a relaxed environment that is conducive to learning proven tactics and unique insights about the problems unique to older adults. (No class 9/19, 10/24, 11/7, 11/21.)
Improve your flexibility and strengthen your core, thereby protecting your back and improving your posture. Enjoy exercises on the floor. Reap the amazing benefits as this class helps create stability in the hips and spine while building core muscles and flexibility.
This slower-paced yoga class is suitable for those new to yoga or just preferring a less vigorous class. Participants move through poses designed to increase flexibility, strength and balance while emphasizing mindfulness and breathe awareness. Yoga props utilized to make poses easier, allowing the body to fully achieve the benefits of each pose comfortably. Must be able to get up and down from the floor. Please bring a yoga mat. (No class 11/22.)
For more information about Lifelong Learning programs, please contact Ruth Coleman at (410) 313-7311 or email@example.com.
Follow-on to Bridge Basics. Topics include brief review of basics followed by light openings, weak and pre-emptive openings, transfers, slam bidding and hand play. All material is supported by hand play during class. Additional examples and practice hands, accompanied by hand analysis, is provided for home study. Completion of the course supports social and beginning duplicate play and provides the foundation for more advanced learning and play.
Through the lessons of ITTF Level 2 Certified Coach Jeff Smart, beginner students learn the proper techniques to execute the forehand (FH) and backhand (BH) topspin drive, FH&BH underspin push, basic footwork, and topspin. Also work on underspin, sidespin serves and how to return each one. Info: Curtis Gore, 410-313-7281 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Explore historically significant locations around our magnificent state! Transportation is provided as we visit the State House & Governor's House, the Annapolis Maritime Museum, the Star Spangled Banner Flag House and the National Cryptologic Museum.
For more information about photography programs, please contact Ruth Coleman at (410) 313-7311 or email@example.com.
“The best camera is the one you have with you” is a popular saying in photography communities, and it certainly applies to smartphones. Smartphone cameras can’t always compete with higher-end digital cameras, but they’re a whole lot more portable! This class will teach some of the same concepts as Digital Photography 101, but lessons will be focused more on how they apply to getting great smartphone snaps. 10% off two or more people.
For more information about these sport programs, please contact Curtis Gore at (410) 313-7281 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join senior men and women of various volleyball skill levels for competitive and fun volleyball play. Previous volleyball experience helpful. Prior to registration, visit the Meadowbrook Athletic Complex and see if this program is for you. The program meets twice a week. The fee is based on when you register and is good through the end of the calendar year.
Through the lessons of ITTF Level 2 Certified Coach Jeff Smart, beginner students learn the proper techniques to execute the forehand (FH) and backhand (BH) topspin drive, FH&BH underspin push, basic footwork, and topspin. Also work on underspin, sidespin serves and how to return each one.
Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Sign up to be an Encore Volunteer! You will participate in industry-level trainings, have opportunities to socialize with other volunteers and share your time and/or skills with others in a Recreation & Parks program. Visit our volunteer website to sign up today!
Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Join us for an informational open house to learn more about our Encore Recreation Volunteer program. Encore volunteers participate in trainings, have opportunities to socialize with other volunteers and share your time and/or skills with others in a Recreation & Parks program. Light refreshments provided. Please RSVP to Ruth Coleman, 410-313-7311 or email@example.com.
Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr Oct 24 1:30-2:30pm Wed. Free
we also offer Trips & Tours! Visit our website to see where we are going next.
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