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.
MAPLE TREES TOPIC OF INVESTIGATION: A tour of local laceleaf Japanese maple trees and a discussion about their origin and care will be presented on Monday, Sept. 19 at 11:30 a.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #911400-24)
FANS OF CURRENT EVENTS TO MEET: A discussion of local and world current events will be presented on Monday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #911402-24)
PAINTING DEMONSTRATION OFFERED ONLINE: An online painting demonstration with a community-arts programmer will be presented on Monday, Sept. 19 at 10:30 a.m. A supply list will be sent prior to class. (Registration #911303-14)
HISTORY OF PROHIBITION IN LOCAL AREA DETAILED: Stories of local bootleggers during Prohibition, and government raids that attempted to stop them, will be discussed by park historian John McNair on Monday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. at Rocky Run Park. (Registration #911106-14)
SERIES TO FOCUS ON LIFE’S NEXT CHAPTER: A three-part series on creating the next chapter of your life, led by trained life coach Amy Culbertson, will kick off on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center. Additional sessions will be held Oct. 4 and 25 at 11 a.m. (Registration #911899-10)
GENEALOGY 4-1-1 OFFERED: Basics of genealogy will be presented on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 11:30 a.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #911402-06)
CELEBRATION HIGHLIGHTS CHAI TEA: A celebration of National Chai (Tea) Day will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #911501-07)
ORIGAMI CLASS IN THE OFFING: A class in origami will be presented on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 4:30 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #911310-01)
DISCUSSION TO LOOK AT HARPER’S ARTICLES: A discussion of magazine articles from Harper’s, led by librarian Vicky McCaffrey, will be presented on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Registration #911402-26)
ASPIRING FILMMAKERS TO GATHER: A filmmaking-interest group will meet on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center, led by video expert Nick Englund. (Registration #911403-03)
TRAVELERS HEAD TO MARYLAND MUSEUM: The 55+ Travel group will visit the Glestone Museum in Potomac on Friday, Sept. 23. The cost is $9 for Arlington residents, $10 for others. (Registration #902209-05)