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.
55+ CENTERS CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY: Arlington County 55+ centers will be closed on Monday, July 4 to mark Independence Day.
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)
FANS OF CARD GAME TO GATHER: Drop-in games of the card game spades will be offered on Wednesday, July 6 at 2:30 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center.
HEALTH WORKSHOP FOCUSES ON HANDS: Common conditions that affect hand function in older adults will be addressed by occupational therapist Michelle Elstein on Wednesday, July 6 at 1 p.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Registration #914500-15)
AT-HOME EXERCISES DETAILED: Simple but effective exercises that can be done at home will be the topic of a forum on Wednesday, July 6 at 5 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center, led by personal trainer Mike Sison. (Registration #914500-22)
FANS OF OPERA TO GATHER: The opera-appreciation group at Lubber Run 55+ Center will listen to selections from Wagner’s “Die Walkure” on Wednesday, July 6 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #914300-03)
‘SKIP-BO’ TAKES CENTER STAGE: Instruction and open play in the sequencing card game skip-bo will be held on Thursday, July 7 at 1:30 p.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Drop-in; no registration required)
4-1-1 ON HOSPICE CARE DETAILED: Understanding hospice care will be the topic, presented by Diana Dickson of Capital Caring, on Thursday, July 7 at 10 a.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #914500-17)
WAYS TO SAVE ON GROCERY COSTS EXPLORED: Ways to save money at the grocery store, presented by Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Food Volunteers, will be offered on Thursday, July 7 at 2 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #914501-04)
PLANT-AND-CUTTING SWAP ON HORIZON: Lubber Run 55+ Center will host a plants-and-cuttings swap on Friday, July 8 at 10 a.m. Pest-free and healthy plants only, please. (Registration #914401-03)