News of interest to active seniors in Arlington.
55+ programs of the Arlington County government are currently being held both in a “virtual” environment and at senior centers. A 55+ membership ($20 annual fee) is required to participate.
For information, go to registration.arlingtonva.us.
WORKSHOP LOOKS AT WINTER GARDENS: A winter-gardening presentation by Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners will be presented online on Monday, Jan. 24 at 1 p.m. (Registration #912401-04)
ARTIST SERIES LOOKS AT MASTERPIECES: A two-part program for artists on re-creating art masterpieces will be held on Mondays, Jan. 24 and 31, at 1 p.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #912303-10)
PAINTING DEMONSTRATION TAKES IT STEP BY STEP: A step-by-step painting demonstration will be offered online on Monday, Jan. 24 at 10:30 a.m. (Registration #912303-18)
NATURE DISCUSSION FOCUSES ON EVERGREENS: A discussion of evergreen trees led by park naturalist Madeline Koenig will be presented online on Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. (Registration #912400-27)
BASICS OF GENEALOGY PRESENTED: Genealogy 101, led by experienced genealogist Eileen Bogdanoff, will be presented on Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 11:30 a.m. (Registration #912402-16)
4-1-1 ON UBER, LYFT DETAILED: An overview of ride-sharing apps Uber and Lyft, presented by tech enthusiast Nick Englund, will be offered on Wednesday, Jan. 26 at 3 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #912403-04)
HEALTH WORKSHOP LOOKS AT OSTEOPOROSIS: A discussion of osteoporosis, presented by Kate Chutaupe of Virginia Hospital Center, will be presented on Wednesday, Jan. 26 at 11 a.m. online. (Registration #912500-10)
INTRODUCTION TO LINE DANCING PLANNED: An introduction to line dancing with a focus on basic steps is presented on Wednesday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Drop-in; no registration required)
GENEALOGY SERIES LOOKS AT CLEMENCY RECORDS: The Library of Virginia’s genealogy series continues online on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. with a program on researching clemency records. (Registration #912400-13)
NEIGHBORHOOD VILLAGE CHIEF DETAILS ORGANIZATION: Wendy Zenker, executive director of Arlington Neighborhood Village, discusses her organization online on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 11:30 a.m. (Registration #912400-28)
PROGRAM LOOKS AT LIFE OF ROAD’S NAMESAKE: Who was John M. Langston, the new namesake of U.S. Route 29 in Arlington? Saundra Brown of the Langston Boulevard Alliance will discuss him on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 1:30 p.m. online. (Registration #912400-29)
ART SWAP IN THE WORKS: An art swap among 55+ members will be offered on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 11:30 a.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #912300-04)
BASICS OF SALSA DANCING EXPLORED: An introduction to salsa dancing for beginners will be offered on Friday, Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. No partner is needed. (Registration #912802-01)
ARTS-AND-CRAFTS SHOW ON HORIZON: An arts-and-crafts show featuring members of the 55+ community will be presented on Saturday, Jan. 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #912899-02)