• BINGO is BACK on the first and third Fridays of the month, Jan. 7 and 21. Bring your partner! The center will have prizes and refreshments. Games start at 2 p.m. See Mary Branch if you would like to volunteer to be a caller or checker.

• Hot dog and Karaoke Friday will be held at noon on Friday, Jan. 7. Join your fellow members for some smooth sounds and join in and sing your favorite tunes while your enjoying a hotdog combo. Bring a friend or two. Hosted by Mary Branch and Arthur Randolph.

• A community outreach discussion on energy assistance will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11. The goal of the community outreach program is to help seniors remain in their homes and communities. This month’s discussion will focus on Maryland Energy Assistance and tax credits. Speaker: Lynn Reedy

• Fit and Strong will be held at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11 It’s a new class to improve the quality of your life! Join Mary Lewis as she introduces the class, which will offer benefits such as managing arthritis, improving your daily function, Reducing anxiety and depression, and much more. Bring a friend or two.

• Preventing and Managing Diabetes will be held Wednesday, Jan. 12 at 1:30 p.m. Diabetes affects over 30 million people in the United States, and over 80 million people are at risk for diabetes. During this session, Dr. Maya Venkataramani will discuss the diabetes epidemic, how diabetes can be prevented and how you can optimize your health if you have risk factors for diabetes, or have diabetes.

• The Dr. Martin L. King Luncheon will be held on Friday, Jan. 14 at 1 p.m. Join speaker Melvin Johnson as the center celebrates Dr. MLK with a luncheon, Q&A about MLK and entertainment. Please sign up in advance. Admission costs $12 per person. Entertainment by Mary Branch & Arthur Randolph. Please sign up beforehand.

• SENIOR CENTERS ARE CLOSED MONDAY, JAN. 17 FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY

• A talk about dementia will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 1:30 p.m. Dementia is not a single disease, it’s an overall term — like heart disease — that covers a wide range of specific medical conditions including Alzheimer’s disease. Disorders grouped under the general term “dementia” are caused by abnormal brain changes. These changes trigger a decline in thinking skills severe enough to impair daily life and independent function. They also affect behavior, feelings and relationships.

• The monthly birthday celebration will be held on Thursday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. Nothing is more important or exciting than celebrating your special day. In your honor, the center is providing light refreshments and musical selections. Entertainment will be provided by Mary Branch and Arthur Randolph.

• A stroke awareness talk and blood pressure screening will be held Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 1:30 p.m. Join the center for an educational presentation on strokes, the importance of heart health, signs of a stroke and know your blood pressure numbers. Following the presentation, blood pressure screenings will be provided. Please sign up in advance. Healthy refreshments will be served.

• Line Dancing with Roberta Marine will now be held every Friday at noon, with a $5 drop-in charge. Members can bring two new friends, and lunch is free! Participants must be 50 years of age or older and must register. Bring energy and a sweat towel! Sign up in advance.