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Arlington55+ News, 10/6/22 edition

55+ News, 10/6/22 edition

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55+ programs are held indoors at 55+ Centers unless otherwise noted. A 55+ membership (starting at a $20 annual fee) is required to participate.

For information, go to registration.arlingtonva.us or call (703) 228-4747.

AGING OR DEMENTIA? FORUM SORTS IT OUT: The differences between normal aging and dementia will be discussed by Kay Yong of Insight Memory Center on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center. (Registration #911500-03)

SAFETY OF HEALTH DATA DETAILED: A discussion on the privacy and security of health data will be discussed in an online program featuring Dr. Matthew Hicks of George Mason University on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #911500-04)


HIKE LOOKS FOR SPICES: Naturalist Jaron Winters leads a “Sugar and Spice Hike” to search for paw-paw and spicebrush plants on Monday, Oct. 10 at 11 a.m. at Long Branch Nature Center. (Registration #911106-15)

PUMPKINS TAKE CENTER STAGE IN PRESENTATION: Pumpkin recipes and a demonstration by Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Food Volunteers will be offered on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #911501-04)

4-1-1 ON FINANCIAL APPS OFFERED: Using financial apps for budgeting and investing is the topic of discussion, facilitated by a Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Financial Education volunteer, on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #911403-06)

GROUP TO DISCUSS HISTORY OF LANGUAGE: The study of words, phrases and expressions and the history of language will be discussed on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 10:30 a.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #911402-31)

HALLOWEEN TREATS WITH HOMEMADE FLAIR DETAILED: Homemade Halloween treats, demonstrated by a Master Food Volunteer from Virginia Cooperative Extension, will be presented on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Registration #911890-05)

EXPERT SPEAKS TO ASPIRING GENEALOGIST: A discussion with genealogist Susan Court will be presented on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 3 p.m. online. (Registration #911402-10)

HISTORY-ROUNDTABLERS ZERO IN ON INVENTORS: A history-roundtable group will discuss the impact of inventors on history on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 11:15 a.m. online. (Registration 911402-16)

FANS OF AFTERNOON TEA GATHER IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: A “virtual tea service,” where participants can share favorite teas and recipes for clotted cream and other treats, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 1 p.m. (Registration #911402-16)

FAST-PACED WALKERS HEAD OUT: Fast Forwards, the fast-paced walking group at Aurora Hills 55+ Center, will head out on a two-to-five-mile loop (including some hills) on Friday, Oct. 14 at 9 a.m. (Drop-in; no registration required)

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