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Senior Living

Wednesday/Aug. 10

<cal2>The Battle of LZ X-Ray in 1965 during the Vietnam War is being discussed at 1:30 p.m. at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive. Program presented by veteran and military historian Les Albers includes video clips, uniforms, artifacts, equipment and more. Fee is $1; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Nutrition educator Ana Moran demonstrates how to make gazpacho soup at 10:30 a.m. at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

The Walking Club of Arlington for seniors walks on Massachusetts Ave. in D.C., around the National Cathedral, at 9:30 a.m. Fee is $3; newcomers welcome. Call Culpepper Garden Senior Center at 703-228-4403.

Pizza, root beer and bingo at Lee Senior Center at 1 p.m., 5722 Lee Highway. Cost is $4; newcomers welcome. Register at 703-228-0555.

Musician and singer Fred Brooks entertains seniors at 10:30 a.m. at Carver Senior Center, 1415 S. Queen St. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5700.

Free blood pressure screening for Arlington seniors at 10:30 a.m. at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. Call to register, 703-228-6300.

<cal1>Thursday/Aug. 11

<cal2>The National Museum of the American Indian is on the agenda for Arlington seniors. Cost is $8. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel at 703-228-4849. Registration required.

The walking club at Langston-Brown Senior Center meets at 9:30 a.m. for a walk in the neighborhood. All levels of walkers welcome. No fee. Call 703-228-6300.

Ways to resolve conflicts between friends, acquaintances and family are being discussed at 10:15 a.m. at Carver Senior Center, 1415 S. Queen St. Program presented by Rachel Thompson, senior adult specialist. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5700.

<cal1>Friday/Aug. 12

<cal2>Aurora Hills Senior Center hosts a pizza party for seniors, followed by a movie at 11:30 a.m. Register by Aug.10. Cost is $5. Call 703-228-5722.

The Lee Walkers from Lee Senior Center walk around Lake Thoreau in Reston at 10 a.m. Fee is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0555.

Period instruments are discussed by the music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, at 1:30 p.m. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-4403.

Jazz musicians entertain Arlington seniors at Jazz Night at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in D.C. Cost is $15. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel at 703-228-4749. Registration required.

<cal1>Moday/Aug. 15

<cal2>Four Mile Run Park, Alexandria, is the destination of the Walter Reed Walkers of Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. 9:30 a.m. Fee is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5703.

It’s off to Atlantic City, N.J. for Arlington seniors. Cost is $41. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel at 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Register now for the 2005 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics to be held Sept. 17-29. Opening day, Sept. 17, starts with track and field at 10 a.m., following opening ceremonies at 9:30 a.m., at Falls Church High School, 7521 Jaguar Trail, off Rt. 50, inside the Beltway. For information and complete schedule, call 703-228-4721. Registration fee of $10 includes one event.

<cal1>Tuesday/Aug. 16

<cal2>Travel viewers at Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., cruise the Danube River via video with travel expert Steve Guback at 1 p.m. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5285.

“Show and talk” time with master storyteller Jon Spelman at 1 p.m. at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive. Light refreshments. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

<cal1>Wednesday/Aug. 17

<cal2>The Walking Club of Arlington for seniors walk in Meadowlark Gardens, Vienna, at 9:30 a.m. Fee is $3; newcomers welcome. Call Culpepper Garden Senior Center at 703-228-4403.

The Totem Pole Playhouse in Fayetteville, Pa., hosts Arlington seniors for a performance of “Mixed Emotions,” followed by dinner at the Hickory Bridge Farm. Cost is $73. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.