News of interest for 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.
PAINTING DEMO TAKES IT ONE STEP AT A TIME: A step-by-step painting demonstration with a community-arts programmer will be presented on Monday, Feb. 7 at 10:30 a.m. (Registration #912303-19)
ARTISTS CAN TACKLE WORK OF THE MASTERS: Re-creating art masterpieces will be the topic of a program on Monday, Feb. 7 at 1 p.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #912303-11)
MUSICAL TRIBUTE LOOKS AT DYLAN, SPRINGSTEEN: A forum focused on musical legends Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen will be presented on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 1:30 p.m. online. (Registration #912400-34)
MEDICAL FORUM FOCUSES ON CONTINUUM OF CARE: Continuum-of-care professionals will answer questions and discuss options during an online program on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. (Registration #912500-15)
FORUM ZEROES IN ON BLACK HISTORY IN ARLINGTON: Black history in Arlington, presented by Karl VanNewkirk of the Arlington Historical Society, will be detailed on Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Registration #912400-03)
HISTORY ROUNDTABLERS FOCUS ON WWII: The impact of World War II on history will be the topic of a history roundtable to be held online on Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 11:15 a.m. (Registration #912402-09)
ROCK BAND HOSTS OPEN REHEARSAL: An open rehearsal of the Rocking Chairs, which performs rock-and-roll hits from the 1950s through the 1970s, will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 11:30 a.m. at Madison Community Center. (Drop-in program; no registration required)
OPEN ART STUDIO OFFERED: An open art studio will be presented on Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. and again on Friday, Feb. 11 at 11 a.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Drop-in program; no registration required)
AUTHOR DETAILS MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT: Author John Hollis will discuss Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Rodney Davis during an online program on Thursday, Feb. 10 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #912400-30)
LINE-DANCING PROGRAM GEARED TO BEGINNERS: Beginner-level line-dancing will be offered on Thursday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. and on Friday, Feb. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Drop-in program; no registration required)
MAH JONGG AFICIONADOS TO GATHER: American-style mah jongg will be offered on Thursday, Feb. 10 from noon to 4 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 12 from noon to 3:45 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Drop-in program; no registration required)
55+ CENTER TO HOST OPEN HOUSE: Arlington Mill 55+ Center hosts an open house with program previews and a chance to meet staff on Saturday, Feb. 12 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Registration #912899-01)