News of interest for 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.
BARBECUE RESTAURANT HOSTS FUND-RAISER FOR SENIOR PROGRAMS: Rocklands Barbecue will host a fundraiser for the Alliance for Arlington Senior Programs and Arlington 55+ Centers advisory committees on Tuesday, June 14 from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the restaurant, 3741 Washington Blvd. For information, see the Website at www.friendsofthealliance.org.
DIABETES-SUPPORT GROUP TO GATHER: A diabetes-discussion group will meet on Monday, June 13 at 3 p.m. at Langston-Brown Senior Center. Topics include daily management; social and emotional support; and community resources. (Drop-in; no registration required)
AUTHOR SERVES UP HAUNTED TALES FROM CZECH CITY: A discussion of “Haunted Prague” will be presented by author Michele Patrick on Monday, June 13 at 1 p.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center. (Registration #914400-02)
GARDEN PROGRAM ZEROES IN ON WATERING: Expert gardener Peter Jones will share tips on watering plants on Monday, June 13 at 11:30 a.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #914401-01)
MEDICARE BASICS DETAILED: The ABCs of Medicare will be presented by the Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program online on Tuesday, June 14 at 10 a.m. Call (703) 228-1725 to register.
BRAIN-HEALTH TIPS OFFERED: Ways to keep your brain healthy, presented by doctors from George Washington Brain Institute, will be discussed on Tuesday, June 14 at 1 p.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #914500-04)
SING-ALONG PART OF ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCE: An acoustic afternoon with musician Carl Gold, featuring a sing-along, will be presented on Thursday, June 16 at 2 p.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center. (Registration #914301-02)
TRAVELING VEGETARIANS AIDED BY WORKSHOP: A program for those seeking to find restaurants, cafés and stores with food for vegetarians while traveling will be presented on Tuesday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #914501-08)
NATURALIST LEADS WALK ALONG CREEK: Naturalist Jaron Winters will lead a hike along Salamander Creek at Long Branch Nature Center on Tuesday, June 14 at 10 a.m. (Registration #914106-06)
PROGRAM LOOKS AT MULTIGENERATIONAL COOKING: A program on cooking with grandkids will be presented on Wednesday, June 15 at 1:30 p.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #914501-02)
OPERA APPRECIATORS ENJOY ‘TOSCA’: The opera-appreciation group at Lubber Run 55+ Center will listen to selections from Puccini’s “Tosca” on Wednesday, June 15 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #914300-02)
SERIES ON BALLROOM BASICS KICKS OFF: “Ballroom Bootcamp for Beginners” begins on Thursday, June 16 at 2:30 p.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Drop-in, no registration required.)