News of interest for active seniors in Arlington.
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.
RUMMIKUB COMPETITION OFFERED: Games of rummikub are offered weekdays at 11 a.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Drop-in; no registration required)
CANASTA AFICIONADOS GATHER: Games of canasta are offered on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. Instruction is available. (Drop-in; no registration required)
EARLY START ON MOTHER’S DAY OFFERED: A Mother’s Day event with music and tea will be offered on Wednesday, May 4 at 1:30 p.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Registration #913890-02)
HISTORY BUFFS LOOK AT COUNTY PARKS: The history of Arlington’s parks will be discussed in an online presentation on Wednesday, May 4 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #913402-15)
APPRECIATORS OF OPERA TO GATHER: The opera-appreciation group at Lubber Run 55+ Center will meet on Wednesday, May 4 at 1:30 p.m. to hear and discuss selections from Bellini’s “Norma.” (Registration #913300-06)
4-1-1 ON HANDCRAFTS OFFERED: A workshop on basic handcrafts, to develop skills using silk flowers and bottlecap crafts, will be presented on Wednesday, May 4 at 11 a.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #913310-04)
‘AGING IN PLACE’ FORUM FOCUSES ON HOMES: A discussion on whether your home is ready for “aging in place” will be offered on Thursday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m. online. (Registration #913404-06)
SMART-HOME DEVICES DISSECTED: A discussion on “smart-home” devices such as Amazon’s Alexis and Google’s Home will be presented on Thursday, May 5 at 2 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #913403-07)
TRIVIA COMPETITION TAKES ON TRAVEL THEME: Travel trivia will be offered online on Thursday, May 5 at 11 a.m. (Registration #913601-04)
PUZZLERS TO TEST THEIR SUDOKU SKILLS: Sudoku puzzlers will gather on Thursday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Drop-in; no registration required)
TRADITIONAL MEALS UPDATED FOR HEALTH-CONSCIOUS EATERS: Healthy versions of family-favorite meals will be offered on Friday, May 6 at 2 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #913501-05)
‘SPELLBINDERS’ MEET TO SPIN YARNS: The Spellbinders group of volunteer storytellers will meet on Friday, May 6 at 9:30 a.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center. (Registration #913301-11)
GRANDPARENTS, GRANDCHILDREN INVITED TO CELEBRATION: Grandparents and grandchildren (ages 5 and older) can participate in International GranDay activities on Saturday, May 7 at 10 a.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #913310-05)