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Seniors in Action

<cal1>WEDNESDAY/OCT. 27

<cal2> Tour the Diplomatic Reception Rooms at the U.S. State Department. Cost is $8. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749.

The genealogy group at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington, will meet at 1 p.m. Newcomers welcome to discuss research strategies, websites, software, special interest groups. No fee. Call 703-228-0555 for more information.

Presentation on Chile. Carver Senior Center’s discovering South America series will feature Chile. Led by Flor Fiallos. Bi-lingual presentation. Free. Call for details, 703-228-5700. 11 a.m. at Carver Senior Center’s 1415 S. Queen St . , Arlington .

Huntley Meadow Park, Alexandria, is the destination of the Walking Club of Arlington, sponsored by Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. 9:30 a.m. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

<cal1>Thursday/Oct. 28

<cal2>"Seeing America through Artists’ Eyes" is a five part series hosted by Culpepper Garden Senior Center , beginning at 1 p.m., 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington . Programs highlight America ’s artistic heritage, conducted by Museum One’s (D.C.) director, Joan Hart. Cost is $15 for the series. Newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-4403 to register.

<cal1>FRIDAY/OCT. 29

<cal2>The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington, will discuss Viennese composer, Erich Wolfgang Korngold at 1:30 p.m. Free. Call for details, 703-228-4403.

Local historian Les Albers will take seniors on a fun-filled “cruise” to introduce them to privateers, pirates, corsairs and buccaneers. Noon at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18 th St., Arlington. Cost is $5, includes lunch. Register by Oct. 27 by calling 703-228-5722.

Halloween Costume parade. Barrett Elementary School children will visit Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive. Arlington, for their annual Halloween costume parade at 1:15 p.m. Entertainment and refreshments. Fee is $1; newcomers welcome. Registration not required. For more information, call 703-228-4403.

Halloween party. Dawson Terrace Senior Center will hold its annual Halloween party and costume contest at 10:45 a.m. at 2133 N. Taft St., Arlington .  Prizes warded for mot original and most colorful. Free. For information, call 703-228-6300.

Bingo Party. Langston-Brown, 2121 N. Culpeper St. , Arlington . will celebrate Halloween with a Bingo Party at 11 a.m. Prizes and light refreshments. Cost is $2; newcomers welcome. Register by calling 703-228-4839.

Stress Management. A representative from the Virginia Hospital Center will meet with seniors to discuss stress management techniques and resources at 10 a.m. at Culpepper Garden Senior Center , 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington.Free. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Charles Town Slots and Simulcast Racing, Charles Town, W. Va., is the destination of Arlington seniors. Cost is $22. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749.

<cal1>MONDAY/NOV. 1

<cal2>Walkers. Walter Reed Walkers walk in Bluemont Park at 9:30 a.m. Fee is $2.50; newcomers welcome. To register, call 703-228-4745. Group leaves from 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington.

Bridge. Arlington seniors are invited to learn how to play bridge from Capitol Hill Bridge Club champion David Hartman at 10:45 a.m. Free. The lesson will be at Dawson Terrace Senior Center, 2133 N. Taft St., Arlington. To register, call 703-228-6300.

<cal1>TUESDAY/NOV. 2

<cal2>Line Dancing. Line dancing champion Pinky O’Neill conducts a five class series at Lee Senior Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m. Cost is $15 for the series. To register, call 703-228-0555. Lee Senior Center is located at 5277 Lee Hwy., Arlington.

Pilates. Beginner and intermediate Pilates classes for seniors at 9:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. The sessions will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 21. Cost is $42. To register call

703-228-5285. Classes will be held at Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington.

Travel Viewers Club. The travel viewers club at Madison Senior Center visits New Zealand via video at 1 p.m. Free. Madison Senior Center is located at 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. For details, call 703-228-5285.

<cal1>WEDNESDAY/NOV. 3

<cal2>Yoga. Yoga classes for seniors at 10:00 a.m at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18 th St. , Arlington. Cost for eight week session is $24. To register, call 703-228-5722.

Walking Club. The Walking Club of Arlington for seniors travels to Georgetown for its weekly fitness walk at 9:30 a.m. Fee is $3; newcomers welcome. To register call 703-228-4403.

Holiday Stress. Arlington County mental health therapist Rachel Thompson meets with seniors to discuss holiday stress issues at 10:30 a.m. Free. Carver Senior Center is located at 1415 S. Queen Street. For more information, call 703-228-5700.

<cal1>THURSDAY/NOV. 4

<cal2>Walking Club. Dawson Terrace Senior Center’s walking group meets at 9:30 a.m. Free. Call 703-228-6300 for information. Dawson-Terrace Senior Center is located at 2133 N. Taft St., Arlington.

<cal1>FRIDAY/NOV. 5

<cal2>Music Appreciation. The music appreciation group at Culpepper

Garden Senior Center discusses woodwinds at1:30 p.m. Call 703-228-4403 for details. Free. Culpepper Senior Center is located at 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington

Winter Eating. Nutrition educator Ana Moran meets with Arlington seniors to discuss winter eating habits at10:45 a.m. Dawson Terrace Senior Center is located at 2133 N. Taft St., Arlington. For details, call 703-228-6300.

Yoga. Langston-Brown Senior Center hosts beginning Yoga classes for seniors at12:30 p.m. Six weekly sessions cost $18. To register, call 703-228-4839. Langston-Brown Senior Center is located at 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington .

Jazz Night. The Westminster Presbyterian Church, D.C., will host Arlington seniors for a Jazz Night in Southwest. Cost is $15. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749.

<cal1>Monday/Nov. 8

<cal2>Balance, posture and strength improvement classes for seniors offered at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpepper St., at 2 p.m., conducted by Arlington County fitness instructor, Jill Kern. Twelve one-hour classes. Cost is $36. Call 703-228-4839.

Weekly fitness walks are on the agenda for seniors at Walter Reed Senior Center. 9:30 a.m., along the Mt. Vernon Trail, Alexandria. Group travels to walking site by van from 2909 S. 16th St. (trailer). Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-4745.

The rubber stamping club at Lee Senior Center will meet at 1 p.m. at 5722 Lee Hwy. to make match box gift boxes and holiday decorations. Fee is $1; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0555.

Line dancing classes for seniors are offered at Drew Community Center, 3500 S. 23rd St., Mondays, 10 a.m. Free. Call 703-228-5702 for details.

<cal1>Tuesday/Nov. 9

<cal2>Showcasing Senior Careers in the Middle East. 11:30 a.m. at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy. Retirees will share experiences working in Iran, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Morocco. Moderated by former Foreign Service officer, Andrea Baumann. Free. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Veterans Day celebration at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Begins at noon with lunch followed by a Color Guard presentation, patriotic music, veterans’ remembrances, lively historical discussion and remarks from active duty servicemen. Cost is $5; early registration required by calling 703-228-5722.

Low impact Aerobics. Arlington County fitness instructor Kai Jones leads a low impact aerobics class for seniors Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:15 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Next class, Nov. 9. Cost is $45 for 15 sessions. Newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5722 to register.

The Culpepper Garden Senior Center book club will meet at 1:30 p.m. at 4435 N. Pershing Drive to discuss “Interpreter of Maladies,” by Jhumpa Lahri. Free. Call 703-228-4403 for details.

Trip to Middleburg Antiques Emporium. Lunch on one's own; wine tasting at a nearby vineyard. Cost is $20. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749 for details.

Bonsai expert Peter Jones returns to Carver Senior Center , 1415 S. Queen St., at 10:15 a.m. to continue instruction on how to cultivate and care for bonsai plants both indoors and outdoors. Program includes review of first installment. Free. Call 703-228-5700 for details.