News of interest to 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.
TRAVELERS HEAD TO ‘SECRET GARDEN’: Arlington 55+ Travel heads to the annual Secret Garden Tour on Sunday, June 5. The cost is $54 for county residents, $62 for others. (Registration #902206-03)
BEGINNERS-LEVEL PICKLEBALL IN THE WORKS: Pickleball games for “absolute beginners” will be offered on Monday, June 6 at 9 a.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center and at 10 a.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Drop-in; no registration required)
MEDICAL FORUM PUTS FOCUS ON EYE DISEASES: A discussion of eye diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and prysbyopia presented by Dr. Shazia Ahmed of Arlington Eye Center will be offered online on Monday, June 6 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #914500-11)
CURRENT-EVENTS ROUNDTABLERS TO MEET: A current-events discussion of local and world news will be offered on Monday, June 6 at 10 a.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #912402-13)
CLASS LOOKS AT UKULELE STRUMMING: A class in basic ukulele strumming will be offered on Tuesday, June 7 at 4:30 p.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #914304-01)
RECIPES WITH FRUITS, VEGETABLES DETAILED: Fruits and vegetables will be the focus on a recipe workshop offered by Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Food volunteers on Tuesday, June 7 at 10 a.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #914501-01)
COUNTY HISTORY IS FOCUS OF GATHERING: Karl VanNewkirk of the Arlington Historical Society will present an overview of county history on Wednesday, June 8 at 2 p.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #914400-01)
ESTATE-PLANNING TIPS OFFERED: Elder-law attorney Ed Zetlin will discuss estate planning on Wednesday, June 8 at 11 a.m. online. (Registration #914404-01)
HISTORY GROUP LOOKS AT MEDIEVAL TIMES: An online history-roundtable group will discuss the impacts of the 14th and 15th centuries on Wednesday, June 8 at 11:15 a.m. (Registration #914402-10)
WARNING SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S OFFERED: Ten warning signs of Alzheimer’s will be discussed on Thursday, June 9 at noon at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #914500-03)
FINANCIAL WORKSHOP ZEROES IN ON RETIREMENT: A workshop on making retirement money last will be offered on Thursday, June 9 at 1:30 a.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center and concurrently online. (Registration #914404-02 for online, 914404-03 for “virtual”)