News of interest to active seniors in Arlington.
55+ programs are held indoors at 55+ Centers unless otherwise noted. 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.
INVASIVE LANTERNFLY TOPIC OF DISCUSSION: The invasive lanternfly, an insect that damages trees and vines, will be discussed during a program on Monday, June 27 at 2 p.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #914401-02)
WEIGHT-SUPPORT GROUP TO GATHER: A drop-in weight-support group with private weigh-ins and interesting programs will meet on Monday, June 27 at 1:30 p.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center.
LIFE-SAVING SKILLS TOPIC OF TWO-PART SERIES: “Hand on Heart CPR,” a two-part series on life-saving skills, will be offered on Tuesday, June 28 and on Monday, July 25 from 10 to 11 a.m. each day at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #914400-19)
MURAL-MAKERS TO GATHER TOGETHER: A drop-in program at Lubber Run 55+ Center will allow seniors to create a mural on Tuesday, June 28 at 10 a.m. (Drop-in; no registration required)
BEATING INSOMNIA TOPIC OF WORKSHOP: Practical strategies for developing better sleep habits will be presented on Wednesday, June 29 at 10 a.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. The presenter is Kate Chutuape of Virginia Hospital Center. (Registration #914500-19)
LIBRARIANS DETAIL THEIR SUMMER FAVES: Local librarians will discuss some good picks for summer reading on Wednesday, June 29 at 1 p.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. Registration #914400-18.
‘NEIGHBORHOOD VILLAGE’ DIRECTOR SPEAKS: Wendy Zenker, executive director of Arlington Neighborhood Village, will discuss efforts to help Arlington seniors stay in their homes on Wednesday, June 29 at 11:30 a.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Registration 914400-20 in-person, 914400-21 online)
WORKSHOP AIMS AT ASPIRING SPIELBERGS: Video enthusiast Nick Englund will present a program for prospective filmmakers on Wednesday, June 29 at 10 a.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #914403-03)
WAYS TO AVOID IDENTITY THEFT DISUCSSED: A program on how to avoid identity theft will be presented on Thursday, June 30 at 6 p.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #914400-24)
BALLROOM DANCERS TO HIT THE FLOOR: “Ballroom Bootcamp” for beginners will be presented on Thursday, June 30 at 2:30 p.m., with a social-ballroom dance slated for Friday, July 1 at 1:45 p.m. at the center. (Drop-in; no registration required for either)
STORYTELLERS TO GATHER FOR CAMARADERIE: The Arlington Spellbinders, a group of volunteer storytellers, will meet on Friday, July 1 at 9:30 a.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center. (Drop-in; no registration required)