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 some senior centers. A 55+ membership ($20 annual fee) is required to participate.
For information, go to registration.arlingtonva.us.
RESERVED TIME ON THE ICE OFFERED: Ice-skating time reserved for seniors (55+) will be offered on Monday, Dec. 27 from 8:10 to 9:10 a.m. at MedStar Capitals Iceplex in Ballston. Skate rental is $1.
WEIGHT-LOSS SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: The Scale Down weight-loss support group will meet on Monday, Dec. 27 at 1:30 p.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center. (Drop in; no registration required)
SECRETS OF HAPPINESS DETAILED: “Happiness 101” presented by Paul Singh will be offered on Tuesday, Dec. 28 at 2 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #912500)
BASICS OF GENEALOGY PRESENTED: Genealogy 101, presented by experienced genealogist Eileen Bogdanoff, will be offered on Wednesday, Dec. 29 at 11:30 a.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #912402-14)
ANCIENT-ART DANCE INSTRUCTION OFFERED: Youthful-movement dance with a fusion of ancient art will be offered on Wednesday, Dec. 29 at 2 p.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center. (Drop in; no registration required)
LINE-DANCING CLASS FOCUSES ON BEGINNERS: A line-dancing class for beginners with no partner needed will be offered on Thursday, Dec. 30 at 1 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center, and on Friday, Dec. 31 at 10:30 a.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Drop in; no registration required)
EXPERIENCED RUBBER-STAMPERS INVITED TO MEET: A rubber-stamper workshop for those with experience will be offered on Thursday, Dec. 30 at 11:30 a.m. at Madison Community Center. (Drop in; no registration required)
DANCE PROGRAM ZEROES IN ON LATIN DANCE: Dancing to popular Latin tunes will be offered on Friday, Dec. 31 at 10 a.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Drop in; no registration required)
‘VIRTUAL’ CELEBRATION OF NEW YEAR IS IN THE OFFING: A celebration of the new year with a “virtual” party will be offered on Friday, Dec. 31 at 11:30 a.m. (Registration #912890-05)
WALKING GROUP TAKES A TREK: The Fast Forwards fast-paced walking group will take a two- to four-mile loop starting from Aurora Hills 55+ Center on Friday, Dec. 31 at 9 a.m. (Drop in; no registration required)