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Arlington55+ News, 8/11/22 edition

55+ News, 8/11/22 edition

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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.

FANS OF SHORT STORY TO GATHER: A reading of the short story “Leiningen Versus the Ants” by Carl Stephenson will be held on Monday, Aug. 15 at 1 p.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Registration #914300-09 in person, #914300-10 online)

CURRENT-EVENTS BOOSTERS TO GATHER: A current-events discussion about local and world news will be held on Monday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #914402-16)

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ROCK MUSIC OF SUMMERTIMES PAST FEATURED: The songs of summer and rock-music legends will be the topics of discussion in a program led by musician Carl Gold on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #914400-28 in person, #914400-29 virtual)

BASIC STRATEGIES FOR GENEALOGY DETAILED: “Genealogy 101,” a program led by experienced genealogist Eileen Bogdanoff about research tips and tools, will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #914402-09)

ARTIST TO PROVIDE METALWORK INSTRUCTION: Creating metalpoint drawings using silver, copper and aluminum wires will be the topic of a workshop led by artist George Ziobro on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 1:30 p.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center. (Registration #914300-03)

APPRECIATORS OF OPERA TO GATHER: The opera-appreciation group of Lubber Run 55+ Center will hear musical selections of Gaetano Donizetti’s “L’Elisir D’Amore” (“The Elixir of Love”) on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #914300-06)

SUMMER SQUASH TAKES CENTER STAGE IN FOOD PRESENTATION: Recipes using summer squash will be the topic of a presentation by Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Food Volunteers on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 11 a.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Registration #914501-06)

TOMATOES ARE FOCUS OF FOOD FORUM: Tasty tomato recipes will be featured in a presentation by Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Food Volunteers on Thursday, Aug. 18 at 11 a.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center. (Registration #914501-07)

4-1-1 ON CREDIT SCORES DETAILED: The importance of credit scores and reports will be detailed by Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Financial Education Volunteers on Thursday, Aug. 19 at 1 p.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #914400-25)

DUO TO PRESENT ACOUSTIC SOUNDS: Acoustic music will be presented by Ed Girovasi and Phil Rosen on Friday, Aug. 19 at 1 p.m. at Virginia Highlands Park. (Registration #914301-05)

BALLROOM DANCERS CAN HIT THE FLOOR: The tango, waltz, foxtrot and swing will be among the dances offered in a drop-in program on Friday, Aug. 19 at 1:45 p.m. No instruction is provided.

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