News of interest to 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.
HEALTH FORUM FOCUSES ON FEET: A discussion of healthy feet with Dr. Gregory Cardinal will be offered on Monday, May 3 at 2 p.m. (Registration #913500-09)
PAINTING DEMONSTRATION TAKES IT A STEP AT A TIME: A step-by-step painting demonstration will be offered on Monday, May 3 at 10:30 a.m. (Registration #913301-13)
KNITTERS, CROCHETERS TO MEET IN THE PARK: Needlecrafters will knit and crochet together outdoors at Virginia Highlands Park, 1600 South Hayes St., on Monday, May 3 at 10 a.m. (Registration #913-703-10).
4-1-1 ON IDENTITY THEFT OFFERED: Information on how to minimize the risk of identity theft and what to do when victimized will be presented on Monday, May 4 at 11 a.m. (Registration #913404-03)
GENEALOGIST TO OFFER QUESTIONS: Genealogy questions will be answered by genealogist Susan Court on Wednesday, May 5 at 3 p.m. (Registration #913402-05)
FANS OF LOCAL HISTORY TO GATHER: A local-history group explores Fostoria, Overlee Knolls and Westover on Wednesday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #913402-19).
CASUAL CONVERSATION OFFERED: An afternoon hangout featuring casual conversation with other 55+ members will be held on Thursday, May 6 at 3:30 p.m. (Registration #913801-22)
TRAVEL-TRIVIA FANS TO GATHER: A travel-trivia game is offered on Thursday, May 6 at 11 a.m. (Registration #913601-06)
‘ARTIST CHAT’ IN THE WORKS: An artist chat focused on techniques, materials and creative expression will be presented on Thursday, May 6 at 4 p.m. (Registration #913301-22)
ROLE OF BLACK WOMEN IN SPACE RACE DETAILED: Black women’s role in the space race will be explored on Friday, May 7 at 1 p.m. during a “virtual” tour of the National Women’s History Museum. (Registration #913400-13)
ARMCHAIR TRAVELERS HEAD TO ALASKA: An armchair-travelers program will explore the rugged mountains, glaciers and grizzlies of Alaska on Friday, May 7 at 3 p.m. (Registration #913402-31)