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Arlington 55+ News, 2/18/21 edition

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News of interest to active seniors in Arlington:

Arlington County government 55+ Programs will be “virtual” for the foreseeable future. A 55+ membership ($20 annual fee) is required to participate.

For information, see the Website at parks.arlingtonva.us (search “55+ member”). To join or register, go to registration.arlingtonva.us or call (703) 228-4747.

HORTICULTURAL ISSUES DISCUSSED: Virginia Cooperative Extension will offer solutions to horticultural challenges on Monday, Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. (Registration #912401-05)

PAINTING DEMONSTRATION PROFFERED: A painting demonstration with community-arts programmer Jim Holloran will be offered on Monday, Feb. 22 at 10:30 p.m. A picture to paint and supply list will be provided with registration. (Registration #912301-10)

EARLY-BIRD ART FANS GATHER: An early-bird art activity featuring community-arts programmer Jennifer Droblyen will be held on Monday, Feb. 22 at 7 a.m. The event uses materials readily available at home (Registration #912301-10)

PROGRAM LOOKS AT REDISTRICTING IN VIRGINIA: Encore Learning presents a program on Virginia’s redistricting constitutional amendment on Monday, Feb. 22 at 3 p.m. For information, see the Website at www.encorelearning.net.

WORKSHOP ZEROES IN ON BEING HAPPY: “Happiness 101,” featuring ways to enhance contentment, will be offered on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. (Registration #912500-07)

RETIREMENT FOCUS LOOKS AT FEDERAL WORKERS AND MEDICARE: A discussion on whether federal retirees should sign up for Medicare will be presented by Don Oellerich, a retired staff member of the county government’s Department of Human Services, on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 11:30 a.m. To register, call (703) 228-1725.

GENEALOGY AFICIONADOS TO GATHER: Genealogy enthusiasts will meet with advanced researcher Eileen Bogdanoff on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 11:30 a.m. (Registration #912400-17)

YARN ENTHUSIASTS TO MEET: Fans of yarnwork will share ideas and offer fellowship on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. (Registration #912703-20)

WORKSHOP LOOKS AT TAMING CLUTTER: A workshop on controlling clutter and learning how to organize important papers will be discussed on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. (Registration #912404-14)

POETRY GROUP GATHERS TO SHARE: A new poetry group meets to discuss and share ideas on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. (Registration #912300-08)

HISTORY ROUNDTABLERS TO GATHER: A history roundtable focusing on political, economic and artistic issues of various countries will be presented on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. (Registration #912402-21)

ARTS/CRAFTS EXHIBIT SLATED: An arts-and-crafts exhibit will be held online on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. (Registration #912301-24)

HEART-HEALTHY LIVING DISCUSSED: Tips and recipes for a healthy heart will be offered on Friday, Feb. 26 at 11:30 a.m. (Registration #912501-06)

SUPPER-SHARING EVENT SLATED: A “Saturday Night Supper Club,” featuring online conversation while dining at home, will be offered on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. (Registration #912801-22)

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