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Arlington55+ News, 4/14/22 edition

55+ News, 4/14/22 edition

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55+ programs are held “virtually,” indoors at 55+ Centers and outdoors. 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.

GARDEN DISCUSSION LOOKS AT SPRING PLANTING: A garden discussion focused on plant placement and ways to maximize yield, among other topics, will be held on Monday, April 18 at 1 p.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #913401-06)

STEP-BY-STEP PLANTING DEMONSTRATION IN THE WORKS: A step-by-step painting demonstration with a community-arts programmer will be offered online on Monday, April 18 at 10:30 a.m. The picture and a supply list are sent to participants prior to the class. (Registration #913303-11)

BASICS OF UKULELE STRUMMING DETAILED: Basic ukulele strumming will be the topic of a musical workshop on Tuesday, April 19 at 4:30 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #913304-04)

MEAL-PLANNING TRIPS PRESENTED: Meal-planning tips from a representative of Virginia Cooperative Extension will be presented on Tuesday, April 19 at 11 a.m. online, with a focus on repurposing leftovers. (Registration #913501-04)

4-1-1 ON CONSUMER SCAMS DETAILED: A look at consumer scams targeting Medicare beneficiaries will be presented by Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program online on Tuesday, April 19 at 10 a.m. To register, call (703) 228-1725 or e-mail medicarehelp@arlingtonva.us.

PAPERWORK-DECLUTTERING TIPS OFFERED: Determining which papers to save and which to shred will be the topic of a discussion online by Kay Blansford of MemoryBanc on Tuesday, April 19 at 1 p.m. (Registration #913404-01)

TRAVELERS HEAD TO VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ART: Arlington County 55+ Travel hosts a trip to the Virginia Museum of Fine Art on Wednesday, April 20 to view the “Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France” exhibition. The journey departs Madison Community Center at 7:40 a.m. and Gunston Middle School at 8 a.m.; masks are required. The cost is $37 for county residents, $39 for others. (Registration #902204-04)

ANCIENT ART DANCING TAKES CENTER STAGE: Youthful-movement classes highlight the fusion of ancient art dancing with low-impact moves on Wednesday, April 20 at 2 p.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center. (Drop-in; no registration required)

SERIES ON ADVANCED-CARE PLANNING KICKS OFF: A two-part series on advanced-care planning, presented by the Coalition to Improve Advanced Care, will be offered on Wednesdays, April 20 and 27, at 11 a.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #913500-09)

FOCUSES ON REDUCING FOOD WASTE: A “waste not, want not” program featuring tips and tricks to waste less food and save money will be presented on Wednesday, April 20 at 1:30 p.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. The program is presented by Virginia Cooperative Extension. (Registration #913404-02)

OPERA-APPRECIATORS TURN TO WAGNER: An opera-appreciation group will hear and discuss selections from “Das Rheingold” by Richard Wagner on Wednesday, April 20 at 1:30 p.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #913300-05)

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