News of interest for active seniors in Arlington.
Most Arlington County government 55+ Programs will be “virtual” for the foreseeable future. A 55+ membership ($20 annual fee) is required to participate.
For information, see the Website at parks.arlingtonva.us (search “55+ member”). To join or register, go to registration.arlingtonva.us or call (703) 228-4747.
FAST-PACED WALKERS HEAD OUT: The fast-paced walking group at Aurora Hills will complete two- to three-mile loop, with some hills, on Friday, April 16 at 9 a.m. The group leaves from 735 18th St. South. (Registration #913201-04).
GARDENERS TO FOCUS ON LANDSCAPE CHALLENGES: A discussion of landscaping challenges will be offered on Monday, April 19 at 1 p.m. Questions can be submitted in advance to Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Registration #913401-02).
PAINTING DEMONSTRATION TAKES IT ONE STEP AT A TIME: A step-by-step painting demonstration with community-arts programmers will be offered on Monday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m. (Registration #913301-11)
TAI CHI OFFERED IN THE PARK: Tai chi led by experienced volunteers will be presented on Monday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Virginia Highlands Park, 1600 South Hayes St. (Registration #913105-17)
SENIOR-OFFICE STAFF TO DISCUSS UPCOMING PROGRAMS: The “55+ Live” talk show, featuring presentations by Office of 55+ Programs staff, will be presented on Tuesday, April 20 at noon. (Registration #913801-04)
ICONS OF ROCK-AND-ROLL DETAILED: Rock-music legends and history presented by musician Carl Gold will be offered on Tuesday, April 20 at 1 p.m. (Registration #913400-03)
CHANGING CLIMATE DETAILED IN WORKSHOP: A program by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will look at climate change on Thursday, April 22 at 2 p.m. (Registration #913400-01)
GENEALOGY 4-1-1 LOOKS AT BIRTH, DEATH CERTIFICATES: A genealogy discussion focused on accessing birth and death certificates and other vital statistics will be held on Thursday, April 22 at 3 p.m. (Registration #913400-17)
CONVERSATION ABOUT ARTISTIC TECHNIQUE IN THE OFFING: A program chatting with an artist about composition, materials, technique and more will be offered on Thursday, April 22 at 4 p.m. (Registration #913301-21)55+ News, 4/15/21 edition
PAINTERS TACKLE FAVORITE OBJECT: A program focused on painting a favorite object will be presented on Thursday, April 22 at 10 a.m., hosted by community-arts programmer Jim Halloran. (Registration #913301-26)
TRAVELERS TAKE GANDER AT HISTORICAL SITES: A travel discussion focused on historical sites will be presented on Friday, April 23 at 3 p.m. (Registration #913402-27)