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.
FOLK-MUSIC FANS TO ENJOY SINGALONG: A folk-music singalong will be held on Monday, Sept. 12 at 1:30 p.m. at Madison Community Center. (Drop-in; no registration required)
NINTENDO GAMES DETAILED: Nintendo enthusiast Ben Childers will preview three Nintendo games on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Walter Reed 55+ Center. (Registration #911600-01)
MEAL WORKSHOP FOCUSES ON EGGPLANT: Easy ideas for meals with eggplant will be discussed on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. at Lubber Run 55+ Center. (Registration #911501-02)
DINING-ROOM DECÓR TOPIC OF FORUM: Professional event planner Samantha Nuamah will discuss centerpieces and dining-room decór on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #911401-01)
OPERA APPRECIATORS DISCUSS LIFE OF VERDI: The opera-appreciation group at Lubber Run 55+ Center will discuss the life and struggles of Guiseppe Verdi as reflected in his operas on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #913300-04)
APPLE-BASED FALL RECIPES DETAILED: Fall recipes using apples will be discussed on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 1 p.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Registration #911501-03)
ATTORNEY PROVIDES OVERVIEW OF PROBATE: “What is Probate?” a discussion featuring elder-law attorney Ed Zetlin, will be presented online on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. (Registration#911404-01)
STUDY OF WORDS TAKES CENTER STAGE: The study of words and the history of English will be the topic of discussion on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 10:30 a.m. in a program offered both at Lubber Run 55+ Center and online. (Registration #911402-29 for in-person, #911402-30 for online)
DISCUSSION LOOKS AT HOW TO CUT COSTS OF TECHNOLOGY: An overview on how to reduce cable, phone and Internet bills will be presented on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #911403-01)
GENEALOGISTS GATHER TO SHARE INFORMATION: Budding genealogists can share techniques and discoveries with fellow enthusiasts in an online program on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 3 p.m. (Registration #911402-09)
HISTORY ROUNDTABLERS TO DISCUSS CONSORTS OF LEADERS: An online history-roundtable group will discuss the importance of consorts to the powerful on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 11:15 a.m. (Registration #911402-15)
SAFETY EXPO OFFERED FOR SENIORS: Lubber Run 55+ Center will host a safety expo in honor of Fall Prevention Month on Friday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon. The event will feature informational booths, activities, screenings and a medications review. (Registration #911899-05)