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Senior Living March 28-April 4

Thursday/March 29

Bird Attraction. How to attract more birds to your backyard will be discussed at 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Guest speaker, Dr. Dexter Hinckley, ecologist and bird lover, will discuss bird feeders, food and maintenance. No fee; newcomers welcome; Call to register, 703-228-0955.

History Tour. Dodona Manor, Leesburg, Va., home of Gen. George C. Marshall is on the agenda for seniors. Cost is $17. Call Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Friday/March 30

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington, will stroll around the Tidal Basin in the District, at 10 a.m. Fee is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Music. The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center will discuss Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi, at 1:30 p.m., 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-4403.

Trip Deadline. Join Arlington seniors for an international celebration in Newport, R.I. of world class Tall Ships and Maritime Festival, June 29-July 1. Board the ships, enjoy festival activities, tour Historic Mystic Seaport, visit International Village and more. Call Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4748.

Saturday/March 31

History Tour. Arlington seniors will visit the Pearl S. Buck house, Bucks County, Pa., plus tour the Meiser Museum and enjoy a Chinese lunch. Cost is $75. Call Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Sunday/April 1

Needlework. New Sunday needlework group for seniors, from noon-2p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Drop-in; no fee. Knitters and crocheters welcome. Call 703-228-5703.

Monday/April 2

Mind Stimulation. Mind stimulation exercises for seniors using brain aerobics and word games, at 10:30 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0955.

Games Group. New Mah Jongg (American style) group, from 10 a.m.-noon, Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

ESL Classes. Classes for seniors in English as a Second Language (ESL), at 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. No fee. Call to register, 703-228-5321.

Dancing. Drop-in line dancing class for seniors at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, at 1 p.m., taught by Pinky O’Neil. Cost is $3.50; partners not required. Call 703-228-0555.

Exercise. Seated exercise class for seniors, at 9 a.m., Madison Senior Center, taught by Linda Bell. Cost is $3.50; group meets Mondays and Wednesdays; drop-in. Call 703-228-5285.

Walkers. The Walter Reed Walkers, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., will meet at 9:30 a.m. and travel to Hains Point, D.C., for their weekly walking program. Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Yarn Group. The Yarncrafters group at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., will meet from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. to knit and crochet items for charitable projects. Yarn and patterns provided. Call 703-228-5722.

Health Group. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weight loss support group, will meet at 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. $24 annual dues. Call 703-228-0555.

Shopping. A day of shopping at the Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets is on the agenda for Arlington seniors. Cost is $9. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Tuesday/April 3

Poker. Friendly poker games for seniors, from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. Men and women invited to learn, hone skills, win prizes. No fee. Call 703-228-0555.

Volleyball. For seniors at 1:30 p.m. (practice), 2 p.m. (games), Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. All levels of players welcome. No fee. Call 703-228-4745.

Exercise. Modern approach to low impact aerobics, dance and strength training for seniors, at 9:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, taught by Irena Woodruff. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions. Call 703-228-5722.

Travel. Dover Downs Slots, Dover, Del., is the destination of seniors. Cost is $23. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Wednesday/April 4

Walkers. The Walking Club of Arlington for seniors will walk around the Tidal Basin, D.C., at 9:30 a.m. for its weekly walking session. Cost is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, 703-228-4403.

Hobbies. Crafters workshop for seniors, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Share hobbies with fellow crafters. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-4403.

Healthy Lifestyle. Food for Life, an eight-week course exploring ways to prepare healthy meals to reduce risk of cancer, at 11 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Classes conducted by Jan Graves from the Cancer Project, an affiliate of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. No fee. Call to register, 703-228-0944.

Thursday/April 5

Walkers. The Langston Walkers, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., will meet at 9:30 a.m., for a walk in the neighborhood. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5321.

Music. A string trio from the Virginia Chamber Music Orchestra will perform Broadway tunes and light classical selections, at 1:30 p.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive. No fee. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Entertainment. Local entertainer Fred Brooks will perform at 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0955.

Tea Travel. Arlington seniors will travel to The Inn at Peralynna Manor, Columbia, Md., for an Afternoon Tea. Cost is $54. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749.

Friday/April 6

Games. Seniors who play Scrabble or would like to learn are invited to join a group at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., at 10:15 a.m. No fee. Call 703-228-0955.

Walkers. The Kenwood area of Bethesda, known for its cherry blossom tree-lined streets, is the destination of the Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, at 10 a.m. Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.