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Arlington55+ News, 9/1/22 edition

55+ News, 9/1/22 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.

4-1-1 ON UKULELE STRUMMING OFFERED: A class in basic ukulele strumming will be presented on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 4:30 p.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. Limited ukuleles are available for borrowing, or individuals can bring their own. (Registration #911304-01)

CORNHOLE-TOSS COMPETITION SLATED: Langston-Brown 55+ Center will host a cornhole-toss challenge on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. (Registration #911899-03)

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EMERGENCY-PREPAREDNESS TIPS PROFFERED: Emergency-preparedness tips for families and pets will be offered on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 11 a.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center, presented by the Arlington County Department of Public-Safety Communications and Emergency Management. (Registration #911400-06)

OPERA APPRECIATORS TO GATHER: An online opera-appreciation class will hear musical selections from “Samson and Delilah” by Camille Saint-Saens on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #911300-03)

ONLINE TOUR TRANSPORTS ATTENDEES TO CLARA BARTON HOUSE: An online tour of Clara Barton House and the Dentzel Carousel led by Park Ranger Kevin Patti of the National Park Service will be presented on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 1:30 p.m. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. (Registration #911400-11)

GENEALOGY SERIES KICKS OFF: The Library of Virginia’s genealogy series kicks off for fall on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. with a presentation on the use of yearbook records. (Registration #911400-37)

QUILLING WORKSHOP ON THE HORIZON: Quilling for beginners, creating raised images from paper strips using coils, will be presented on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 1:30 p.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. The cost is $18; supplies are included. (Registration #911300-04)

EASY-PACED WALKING GROUP TO HEAD OUT: The Arlington Mill 55+ Center Trekkers, an easy-paced walking group, will head out on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 9 a.m. Participants will walk along the W&OD and Four Mile Run trails. (Drop-in; no registration required)

BICYCLISTS HEAD TO VIENNA: The Tour de Friends Bike Club will travel from Bluemont Park in Arlington out to Vienna on Friday, Sept. 9 at 9 a.m. (Registration #911206-01)

HISTORIAN LOOKS AT ORIGINS OF ARLINGTON: Sean Denniston of the Arlington Historical Society will present a program on “When Did Arlington Become Arlington?” on Friday, Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Registration #911400-17)

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