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.
‘SOCIAL ART SWAP’ ON THE HORIZON: Arlington Mill 55+ Center will host a social-art-swap event on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. Participants can bring a finished piece of art, or create one on-site, to swap with others. (Registration #911300-15)
SECRET TECHNIQUES OF FAMOUS ARTISTS REVEALED: Secret, distinctive techniques of famous artists will be the topic of an online program on Monday, Sept. 26 at 10:30 a.m., presented by community-arts program Jen Droblyen. (Registration #911302-04)
4-1-1 ON CHIROPRACTIC DETAILED: Dr. Julia Wray of Cornerstone Chiropractic will discuss the benefits of going to a chiropractor on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 1:30 p.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Registration #911500-01)
‘NEIGHBORHOOD VILLAGE’ CONCEPT EXPLORED: Wendy Zenker, executive director of Arlington Neighborhood Village, will discuss her organization on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 11:30 a.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #911400-04 for in-person, #911400-05 for online)
OVERVIEW OF LOCAL PUBLIC ART DISCUSSED: An overview of Arlington’s public art will be detailed on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #911300-01)
WASHINGTON’S CONNECTIONS TO OLD DOMINION DETAILED: Historian John Maass, the author of “George Washington’s Virginia,” will discuss the first president’s connections to the Old Dominion during an online program on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. (Registration #911400-13)
GENEALOGY SERIES LOOKS AT PENSION RECORDS: The Library of Virginia’s online genealogy series continues with a focus on pension records on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. (Registration #911400-38)
LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS DISCUSSES UPCOMING ELECTION: The League of Women Voters will present an overview of the upcoming election and answer questions in an online program on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 11:30 a.m. (Registration #911400-08)
WORKING AT THE WHITE HOUSE DETAILED: Sarah Fling, an historian with the White House Historical Association, will discuss working at the White House in an online program on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #911400-09)
RIDE-SHARING APPS DECIPHERED: A discussion of ride-sharing apps will be led by tech expert Nick Englund on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #911403-04)
FANS OF ‘NAME THAT TUNE’ TO GATHER: A “Name That Tune” event featuring music from the 1950s to the 1970s will be presented on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center.
LATIN DANCE STEPS ENCOURAGED: Latin dancing – including salsa, bachata, rumba and cha-cha-cha – will be featured on Friday, Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Drop-in; no registration required.)
GARDEN’S CONNECTION TO NASA DETAILED: Walter Reed 55+ Center’s bioindicator garden’s purpose, and its connection to the upcoming NASA satellite launch, will be discussed on Friday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. at the center. (Registration #911400-25)