Albany

  • Albany Senior Center -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 846 Masonic Ave. Health insurance counseling by HICAP 1-3 p.m. Feb. 11. Traditional circle dance class for women of all ages, 10:15-11:30 a.m. Feb. 13; $5. Mercy Brown Bag and low-vision support group Feb. 15. Papier maché, bridge, chess, needlecrafts, world events, literature. Writing memoirs, line dancing, exercise, art and Paratransit information. Home-delivered meals offered. Dinner 4 p.m. weekdays by reservation. 510-524-9122.

    El Cerrito

  • Christ Lutheran Senior Center -- 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays. 780 Ashbury Ave. Conversational German and Spanish, current events, art appreciation, computer lab, line dancing. 510-524-1050.

  • St. John's Senior Center -- 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays. 6500 Gladys Ave. On Feb. 12, there will be bingo after lunch. Needlecrafts, painting and drawing, copper enameling, tai chi, sit-down exercises, card and table games. Lunch site; $3. 510-237-3808; 510-417-0703.

  • The Open House -- 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays. 6500 Stockton Ave. Exercise classes, balance training and fall prevention, tai chi, folk dancing, watercolor painting. Broadway song, piano music composition, computer classes, creative writing, support groups, excursions and trips. Nintendo Wii, chess, mah jong. 510-559-7677.

    Kensington

  • Kensington Senior Activity Center -- 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays. Arlington Community Church, 52 Arlington Ave. Conversational German, watercolor painting and meditation group. 510-526-9146.

    Berkeley

  • Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 1414 Walnut St. Art, exercise, Hebrew and Yiddish, yoga, photography. Holiday programs, bridge, Sunday brunches, and films. Kosher lunch Monday and Thursday. 510-848-0237.

  • North Berkeley Senior Center -- 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 1901 Hearst Ave. Speakers, classes in languages, writing, dancing, sewing, ceramics and exercise. Scrabble Tuesdays. Movies Mondays and opera videos Fridays. Acting class Wednesdays. Support groups, diabetes education, housing information, health insurance counseling. Assisted grocery shopping at nearby supermarkets. 510-981-5190.

  • Berkeley/East Bay Gray Panthers -- Meet monthly at North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Ave. People of all ages are welcome. 510-548-9696.