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.
HEALING POWER OF POETRY EXPLORED: “The Healing Power of Poetry,” presented by poet Susan Mockley, will be offered on Monday, March 7 at 11 a.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #913300-01)
PAINTING DEMONSTRATION TAKES IT STEP BY STEP: A step-by-step painting demonstration will be offered on Monday, March 7 at 10:30 a.m. (Registration #913303-09)
WRITING GROUP TO GATHER: An informal writing group meets on Tuesday, March 8 at 1:30 p.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center. (Drop-in; no registration needed)
BINGO PRESENTED WITH SPANISH-LANGUAGE FLAIR: Spanish-language bingo will be offered on Tuesday, March 8 at 11 a.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #913601-01)
HISTORIAN LOOKS AT COUNTY’S ‘HIDDEN HISTORY’: The “hidden history of Arlington” presented by author/historian Charlie Clark will be held on Wednesday, March 9 at 1 p.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Registration #913400-04 for in-person, #913400-05 for “virtual”)
HISTORY ROUNDTABLERS LOOK AT STATE BORDERS: History roundtablers will meet online on Wednesday, March 9 at 11:15 a.m. to discuss the history of state borders. (Registration #913402-16)
MULTI-PART SERIES FOCUSES ON COPYING ART: A five-part series on becoming an “art copyist” led by artist/forgery specialist (retired) George Ziobro will start on Wednesday, March 9 at 1:15 p.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center. Participants should bring a color copy of a famous piece of artwork to work on. (Registration #913303-05)
TECH PROGRAM LOOKS AT SAMSUNG DEVICES: Phone help with Samsung devices will be offered on Wednesday, March 9 at 5 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #913900-37)
NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH PROGRAM SLATED: “Eat the Rainbow,” an initiative of National Nutrition Month, will be presented by Virginia Cooperative Extension online on Thursday, March 10 at 11 a.m. (Registration #913501-01)
INNOVATIONS IN VIRGINIA AEROSPACE DETAILED: Aerospace innovations related to the Old Dominion will be presented by Roger Connor, author of “Virginia Aviation,” online on Thursday, March 10 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #913400-19)
PAINTING TECHNIQUES EXPLORED: An exploration of painting techniques using non-toxic oils will be presented on Friday, March 11 at 1 p.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. No experience necessary; materials provided. (Registration #913303-03)