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Senior Living

Thursday/Nov. 16

Music Performance. The Embassy of Israel will host Arlington seniors for a concert by the Jerusalem Trio. Cost is $57 which includes a post concert buffet. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749.

Game Time. Mah Jongg players will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-6300.

Walkers. The Langston Walkers, Langston-Brown Senior Center, will walk in the neighborhood, at 9:30 a.m., 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call , 703-228-6300.

Blood Pressure Screening. Karen Smith, R.N. and public health nurse, will meet with seniors at 10:15 a.m. at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free blood pressure screening and time to ask questions. Call 703-228-0955.

Safe Driving Course. AARP safe driving refresher course for seniors from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Seniors must attend both classes (Friday, Nov. 17) to receive certificate. Cost is $10. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Friday/Nov. 17

Computer Class. Basic computer class for seniors, led by a skilled instructor and supported by teenage counselors, are available at 10 a.m. at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway., Arlington. Four, four hour classes. Cost is $20 for a textbook. Seniors can review course materials and ask questions. Call for details, 703-228-6425.

Zoo Walking. The Lee Walkers at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington, will travel to the National Zoo for its weekly walking program, at 10 a.m. Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Book Discussion. The book discussion group at Aurora Hills Senior Center will discuss “So Long, See You Tomorrow” by William Maxwell, at 1 p.m., at the center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-5722.

Composer Exploration. Composer Richard Wagner’s life, operas, music dramas and songs will be explored from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4403 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for information, 703-228-4403.

Annual Hawaiian Festival. 6:30 p.m. at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Performance by Arlington County Hawaiian and Tahitian Dancers. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to reserve a place, 703-228-4403.

Free Health Screenings. Free blood pressure screening and nutrition counseling by Diane Hendel, R.N., starts at 10:30 a.m. at Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Call for details, 703-228-5285.

Reservations Due. Arlington seniors will be celebrating Valentine’s Day 2007 at the Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Va., Feb. 13-15, 2007. Reservations due by Friday, Nov. 17. Call for details and cost, Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749.

Sunday/Nov. 19

Theater Performance. Arlington seniors will attend a matinee performance of “Madame Butterfly” by the Washington National Opera Company at The Kennedy Center. Cost is $84. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Monday/Nov. 20

Chess Enthusiasts. Join senior chess enthusiasts at Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington, for instruction at 10 a.m., games at 10:30 a.m. All levels of players welcome. No fee. Call for details, 703-228-5285.

Line Dancing. Drop-in line dancing class for seniors, at 1 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Taught by renowned line dancing instructor, Pinky O’Neil. Cost is $3.50 per class. Call for details, 703-228-0555.

Yarn Crafters. The Yarn Crafters group at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington, will meet at 10:30 a.m., to make items for Arlington charities. No fee; donations of washable yarn appreciated. Call for details, 703-228-5722.

Tuesday/Nov. 21

Travel Viewers. The Travel Viewers Club at Madison Senior Center will cruise in France, Belgium and the Netherlands, via video, at 1 p.m. at the center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-5285.

Volleyball Games. Senior volleyball (co-ed) at Langston-Brown Senior Center, starts at 1:30 p.m. with practice and 2 p.m. with games at the center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. All levels of players welcome. No fee. Call for details, 703-228-4745.

Walkers. The Walter Reed Walkers, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington, will walk around the Tidal Basin, D.C., for its weekly walking program, at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Healing Series. The mind-body healing series at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington, will feature holistic nutrition, at 11:30 a.m., conducted by Mayuri Sobti, certified nutritional consultant. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Bilingual Bingo. For seniors at 10 a.m. at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. Call for details, 703-228-6300.

Wednesday/Nov. 22

Walkers. The Walking Club of Arlington for seniors will travel to the National Zoo, in Washington,, D.C., for its weekly walking program at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Call 703-228-4403.

Crafters Workshop. The Crafters Workshop of Arlington will meet from 10:30 a.m.-noon at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Meet fellow crafters to share ideas and camaraderie. No fee. Call for details, 703-228-4403.

Holiday Feast. The Grand Old Mimslyn Inn in Luray, Va., will host Arlington seniors for a holiday feast with all the traditional trimmings. Cost is $38. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749.

Thursday/Nov. 23

All Arlington County senior centers are closed for Thanksgiving.

Monday/Nov. 27

Travel the World. Langston-Brown Senior Center’s Travel the World video series will feature Life in the Wild, 11 a.m., 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-6300.

Chess Club. The chess club at Madison Senior Center at 10 a.m. (instruction) and 10:30 a.m. (games), at 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-5285.

Walkers. The Walter Reed Walkers, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington, will walk along the Capital Crescent Trail in D.C., at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

The Yarn Crafters. 10:30 a.m. at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington, will meet to knit and crochet items needed for Arlington charities. No fee; donations of washable yard appreciated. Call for more information, 703-228-5722.

Eye Discussion. A local optometrist will visit at 1 p.m. at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington to discuss diseases of the eye and the latest treatments available. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to sign up, 703-228-5722.

Tuesday/Nov. 28

Museum. The newly opened National Museum of the Marine Corps is on the agenda for Arlington seniors. Cost is $8, Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Volleyball Games. Senior volleyball enthusiasts will meet at Langston-Brown Senior Center, at 1:30 p.m. (practice), 2 p.m. (games), 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; all levels of players welcome. Call for details, 703-228-4745.

Animal Presentation. Amanda Campbell, naturalist, Gulf Branch Nature Center, will exhibit several live Virginia turtles and snakes during a presentation, at 11:30 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Campbell will explain how they survive during the winter months. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Computer Course. Advanced computer course for seniors from 10 a.m.-noon, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Eight, two hour weekly sessions. No fee; limited space. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Legal Consultation. A representative from Legal Services of Northern Virginia will meet with Arlington seniors needing individual consultation, from 10 a.m.-noon at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. No fee. Call to register, 703-228-0955 (WR).

Wednesday/Nov. 29

Genealogical Group. The Lee Genealogical Research Support Group will meet at 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Genealogy enthusiast Dan Dennison will present a program, “A Pictorial Tour of 1900 Washington, D.C.” No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-0555.

Legal Consultation. A representative from Legal Services of Northern Virginia will meet with Arlington seniors needing individual consultation, from 9:30 a.m.-noon at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. No fee. Call to register, 703-228-6300 (LB).

Walkers. The Walking Club of Arlington for seniors will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive and travel to Rock Creek Park Nature Center Trail for their weekly fitness walk. Fee is $3; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-4403.

Holiday Arts. Holiday session of oil and acrylic painting classes for seniors begins at 10 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Cost is $20 for four two hour classes taught by Larry Isham. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Healthy Skin. Making Spa products at home is a series at Langston-Brown Senior Center featuring body lotions, soaps, massage oils and more, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Join Arlington seniors at 11 a.m. and learn how to make skin softener for extra dry skin. No fee. Call for more information, 703-228-6300.

Elder Abuse Discussion. How to identify elder abuse situations and what to do about them will be presented by Terry Onderick, Arlington Adult Protection Services, at 1 p.m. at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Thursday/Nov. 30

Animal Discussion. Dr. Dexter Hinckley, entomologist, amateur photographer and volunteer at D.C.’s National Zoo, will present a slide show on the Zoo’s reptiles, birds and mammals, at 10:15 a.m. at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 176th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to sign up, 703-228-0955.

Walkers. The Langston-Brown Walkers, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington, will meet at the Center, at 9:30 a.m., for a walk in the neighborhood. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-6300.

Art Discussion. The works of impressionist painter, Claude Monet, will be discussed at 1:30 p.m. at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Program presented by Joan Hart, executive director, Museum One. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Friday/Dec. 1

Walkers. At 10 a.m. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington, will walk around the National Cathedral grounds. Fee is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Music Group. The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center will meet at 1:30 p.m., to discuss oratorios by Hector Berlioz, J.S. Bach and Felix Mendelssohn. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-4403.

Games Tournament. Scrabble tournament for Arlington seniors begins at 10:15 a.m. at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th Street. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-0955.

Healthy Discussion. The Eat More and Move More campaign promoting healthier aging will continue with a discussion, at 11 a.m. at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-6300.

Christmas Show. It’s off to the annual Maryland Christmas Show in Frederick, Md. for Arlington seniors. Cost is $14. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Saturday/Dec. 2

Theatre Matinee. Arlington seniors will attend a matinee performance of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” at the Frances Merrick Performing Arts Center, Baltimore, MD. Cost is $81. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.