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Arlington 55+ News, 4/1/21 edition

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News of interest to active seniors in Arlington.

Most 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.

FUTURE OF THEATER DISCUSSED: Rick Davis, dean of George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts, will discuss “American theater at a crossroads” on Monday, April 5 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #913300-01)


NEEDLECRAFTERS TO GATHER OUTDOORS: Needlecrafters will knit and crochet together in an outdoor setting on Monday, April 5 at 10 a.m. at Virginia Highlands Park, 1600 South Hayes St. (Registration #913703-06)

HEIRLOOM DISTRIBUTION IS TOPIC OF DISCUSSION: Planning ahead to determine who gets certain family heirlooms is the topic of discussion on Tuesday, April 6 at 11 a.m. (Registration #913404-04)

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP OFFERED: A discussion group focused on genealogy will be presented on Wednesday, April 7 at 3 p.m. (Registration #913402-03)

LOCAL-HISTORY BUFFS TO FOCUS ON POLITICAL TOPICS: Aficionados of local history will discuss the Byrd political machine and Arlington’s progressive movement on Wednesday, April 7 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #913402-18)

BENEFICIAL ATTRIBUTES OF EGGS DETAILED: The benefits of eating eggs will be discussed by Virginia Cooperative Extension on Thursday, April 8 at 10 a.m. (Registration #913501-03)

LIBRARY FORUM FOCUSES ON BIOGRAPHIES: Information on biographies of famous people that are available in various formats in Arlington’s libraries will be presented on Thursday, April 8 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #913400-06)

HISTORY ROUNDTABLERS TO GATHER: A history discussion led by Dwight Rodgers of Encore Learning will be presented on Thursday, April 8 at 1 p.m. (Registration #913402-11)

MOVIE FANS TO DISCUSS ‘TRUMBO’: A discussion of the movie “Trumbo” will be offered on Thursday, April 8 at 3 p.m. (Registration #913402-36)

ARTIST GATHERING TO FOCUS ON TECHNIQUE: An artist chat focused on techniques, materials and creative expression will be held on Thursday, April 8 at 4 p.m. (Registration #913301-20)

LINE-DANCERS TO HEAD OUTSIDE: Line-dancing opportunities will be offered on Friday, April 9 at 10 a.m. at Virginia Highlands Park, 1600 South Hayes St. (Registration #913701-04)

FAST-PACED WALKERS HEAD OUT: The fast-paced walking group at Aurora Hills will complete two- to three-mile loop, with some hills, on Friday, April 9 at 9 a.m. The group leaves from 735 18th St. South. (Registration #913201-04).

ARTIST TECHNIQUES DISSECTED: The art of drawing will be detailed, with a focus on techniques in charcoal, pencil and pastels, on Friday, April 9 at 1 p.m. (Registration #913301-02)

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