Seniors In Action

Seniors In Action

Senior Olympics. Arlington County hosts a Northern Virginia Senior Olympics event, pickle ball, Sept. 28-30, 9:30 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Centers, 3501 S. 2nd St. For more information call, 703-228-4721.

Indoor Walking for seniors at Thomas Jefferson Community Center's indoor track, Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The community center is located at 3501 2nd St. Free to seniors registered with the Office of Senior Adult Programs. Call 703-228-4744 for details.

Bi-lingual bingo every Tuesday at 10 a.m., at Dawson Terrace Senior Center, 2133 N. Taft St. Fee is $1. Call 703-228-6300 for details.

Senior pickle ball players meet at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 2nd St., from 9 a.m.-noon Monday through Friday. Free to seniors registered with the Office of Senior Adult Programs. The 2004 pickle ball competition of the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics will be held at the community center Sept. 28-30. Call 703-228-4721 for details.

Morning tennis games for Arlington seniors, Mondays through Fridays, beginning Aug. 30 through October at N. Quincy St. Park, 1201 N. Quincy St., Virginia Highlands Courts, S. Hayes and S. 18th streets. No fee, except $10 registration fee with Office of Senior Adult Programs. For more details, call 703-228-4746.

Senior adult water exercise classes at Washington and Lee Pool, 1300 N. Quincy St., Arlington, include swing rhythm, 12 sessions, Sept. 20-Dec. 13, $40; aqua aerobics, 13 sessions, Sept. 22-Dec. 15, $43 or 12 sessions, Sept. 14-Dec. 17, $40. Aqua aerobics are also offered at Wakefield pool, 4901 S. Chesterfield Road, Arlington, for 23 sessions, Sept. 21-Dec. 14, $72. Seniors required to have an OSAP registration card, $10 annual fee, to participate. For more information call Office of Senior Adult Programs, 703-228-4744.

The fitness room at the Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington, has hours exclusively for seniors, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and 7-10 a.m., Saturdays. Staffed by certified personal trainer. Cost is $45 for 15 session ticket. For details call 703-228-5285.

Drop-in seated strength training classes for seniors, Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 9 a.m., Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. $3 per class. Call for details, 703-228-5285.

<cal1>Wednesday/Sept. 29

<cal2>Register to vote, update addresses, pick up absentee ballot applications and learn about the new touch screen voting machines in Arlington. 10 a.m. at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee. For details call 703-228-4839.

The Walking Club of Arlington for seniors, sponsored by Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington, will walk from Mt. Olivet Church to Roosevelt Island at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3. Call 703-228-4403 to register.

A staged reading of "On Golden Pond" by James Earl Jones and Diahann Carroll at The Kennedy Center. Cost is $77. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel for details, 703-228-4749.

<cal1>Thursday/Sept. 30

<cal2>Line dancing class for seniors, 11 a.m. at Langston-Brown Senior Center dance studio, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Partners not required. Cost is $3 per class. Call to register, 703-228-4839.

The walking group at Dawson Terrace Senior Center will meet at 9:30 a.m., 2133 N. Taft St., Arlington. No fee. Call 703-228-6300 for details.

Halloween crafts workshop for seniors. Dawson Terrace Senior Center, 2133 N. Taft St., Arlington. No fee. For details call 703-228-6300.

Attitudes about aging in a youth-oriented culture will be discussed at 10:15 a.m. at Carver Senior Center, 1415 S. Queen St., Arlington. Conducted by Rachel Thompson, Madison Adult Day Health Center. No fee. Call 703-228-5700 for information.

Bingo World in Baltimore will host Arlington seniors. Cost is $9. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749.

<cal1>Friday/Oct. 1

<cal2>The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center will discuss Austrian classical composer, Franz Josef Hayden at 1:30 p.m., 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee. Call for information, 703-228-4403.

The Lee Walkers from Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington will walk in Brendan Park, Fairfax, Friday, Oct. 1, 10 a.m. Cost is $2.50. To register call 703-228-0555.