Classes & Workshops - August

Classes & Workshops - August

Know of something missing from our class and workshop listings? E-mail it to Deadline is 2 p.m. the Thursday before publication. Call Rebecca Halik at 703-917-6407 with any questions.

Real Estate Career Seminars. Weichert Realtors, Arlington Office, 4701 Old Dominion Drive. Every first and third Thursday of the month at noon. Attendees will learn about the real estate profession focusing on license requirements, training and mentor programs. To reserve a spot, call Barbara Stone at 703-527-3300.

Small Business Tips. Free one-on-one counseling by SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives). Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Call 703-228-5984 to make a reservation.

Tai Chi. Classes for seniors held weekly at four senior centers. Call 703-228-4744 for a schedule and location of nearest center.

Tiny Tots and Preschool Programs. Long Branch (703-228-6535) and Gulf Branch (703-228-3403) nature centers offer programs for children 1 1/2 years through the end of their second year and preschool-age children. Morning and afternoon programs available. $1 fee per child, payable on the day of the program. Reservations must be made by phone only during the month the program is offered.

DJ-ing Class. Come experience the world of a DJ. Learn how to mix music with your own CDs. All tastes in music are welcome. Classes are held on Wednesday 3:30-5 p.m. and Friday 3:30-6 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center. Contact Edson Bravo at 703-228-7783.

Meditation classes are offered at the Griffin Center, 3800 Fairfax Drive, Suite 5, by the Vajrayogini Buddhist Center. Mondays from 7-8:30 p.m. Fee is $10 per session or $30 for four sessions. Call 202-331-2122 or visit

CyberCenter Classes. Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Call 703-228-6346 to reserve a time. Cherrydale Library, 2190 N. Military Road. Call 703-228-6330 to reserve a time.

Master Gardeners' Plant Clinic. Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. 7 p.m. Gardening and plant-care advice and identification every Thursday. Call 703-228-6400.

Ballroom Dance Classes for singles and couples, beginner, intermediate and advanced. Friday mornings. Walk in, no registration. $5 for a one-hour class, free practice sessions and free parking. Sessions at Arlington First Presbyterian Church near Ballston. Call 703-527-4766, or call Michelle Kearney 703-915-1465.

Latin Dance Class. Basic classes in the merengue, salsa and bachata. Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 4-6 p.m. at Arlington Mill Community Center, 4975 Columbia Pike, Dance Studio Room 138. For middle and high schoolers. Call 703-228-7781.

DJ Class. Experience the world of a DJ. Mix music with instructor Derrick Santos, A.K.A. DJ DeRico. Classes are held on Tuesday 3:30-5 p.m. and Friday 3:30-6 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center. For middle and high schoolers. Contact Edson Bravo at 703-228-7783.

Get on Board! Go Online! Hands-on introduction to the Internet and the library’s electronic databases. Shirlington, 2786 S. Arlington Mill Drive. To reserve a time, call 703-228-6545.

Online @ your Library. Find information in magazines and newspapers using the library’s databases. Westover, 1800 N. Lexington St. To register, call 703-228-5260.

Computer training. Westover Library on Lexington St. Learn how to use the library databases, establish a free e-mail account or check out Internet sites. Call 703-228-5260 to schedule an appointment.

Free Aerobics. Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Ongoing adult program featuring a high/low combination physical workout. Includes stretching, toning, cardiovascular and abdominal exercises. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 7-8 p.m. Call Margo Watters at 703-228-5718.

Genealogy Classes. Lee Senior Center. Second Wednesday of each month. Free. Call 703-228-0555.

Get personalized Internet instruction. Also learn how to open a free e-mail account at Aurora Hills Library, 735 18th St. S. Senior coaching available on the first and second Tuesdays of the month. Call 703-228-5715.

Hands-on instruction of the Internet. And the library's electronic databases. Shirlington Library, 2786 S. Arlington Mill Drive. Call 703-228-6545.

Internet Introduction. Shirlington Library, 2700 S. Arlington Mill Road. Mondays at 2 and 2:30 p.m., and Thursdays at 10:30 and 11 a.m. Free. Advance registration required. Call 703-228-6545.

Jane Franklin Dance Classes. Adult Dance Technique, Mondays 8-9:30 p.m., Saturdays 10:15-11:45 a.m., both at 3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive. Visit

Play Group. Ongoing opportunity for parents and young children (birth to 5 years) to interact in a safe, fun environment. Every Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-noon at Barcroft Sports and Fitness Center, 4200 S. Four Mile Run. Drop-in cost for Arlington residents is $2 for an adult with any number of children. $3 for nonresidents. Call 703-228-0701.