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Senior Living Oct. 3-10

Friday, Oct. 5

The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, will meet 1 p.m. to discuss Moon Music featuring composers Schulhoff, Schumann, Debussy, Beethoven and Offenbach. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-4403.

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will travel to Capitol Hill for an urban walk, 10 a.m. Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Celebration. Columbus Day celebration, 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Share cultural expressions with food and dress. Call to register, 703-228-5321. No fee.

Trip Time. The 64th Annual Waterford Home Tour & Crafts Exhibition, Waterford, Va., is on the agenda for seniors. Cost is $23. Call Arl. Senior Adult travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Sunday/Oct. 7

Trip Time. The Crown and Thistle Tearoom, Sparks, Md., will welcome seniors for an Afternoon Tea. Cost is $37. Call Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Monday/Oct. 8

Games. Mah Jongg for seniors, American style, Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5722.

Games. The chess club at Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., will meet 10 a.m. (instruction), 10:30 a.m. (games). No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5285.

Outdoor Activity. Ice skating for seniors 7:45-9:15 a.m., Kettler Iceplex, Ballston Mall, Arlington. Cost is $1, which includes rental of skates. Call 703-228-4745.

Exercise. Seated exercise class for seniors, 9 a.m., Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Drop-in; $3.50 per class. Call 703-228-5285.

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

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

Tuesday/Oct. 9

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

Volunteer Services. The new Wisdom Works Connections Café at the Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., is for retirees and soon-to-be-retirees interested in connecting with volunteer services, employment assistance and learning opportunities. The Café will be open from 10 a.m.-noon. No fee. Call 703-228-4745.

Pet Care. The selection and care of a pet by seniors will be discussed 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Guest speaker, Jennifer Walsh, pet rescuer and pet foster parent. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Games. Table tennis for seniors 10 a.m. – noon, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0955.

Book Club. The book club at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, will meet 1:30 p.m. to discuss "Isaac’s Storm" by Erik Larson. No fee; newcomer welcome. Call 703-228-4403.

Hearing Workshop. Communications strategies workshop to help hearing people improve communications with hard of hearing people, 7 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Learn about strategies through short skits and role playing. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0949.

Legal Services. Lawyers from Legal Services of Northern Virginia will meet with seniors at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., 9:30 a.m.-noon and Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, 1-3p.m. To secure a confidential appointment, call 703-228-5321 (LB) or 703-228-0555 (Lee).

Wednesday/Oct. 10

Theater Performance. Arena Stage in the District will host seniors for a matinee performance of the comedy, "Well." Cost is $50. Call Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Walking Club. The Walking Club of Arlington for seniors will walk from the Old Anglers Inn, Md. to Great Falls, Md., 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, 703-228-4403.

Dance Workshop. Jane Franklin Dance is conducting four dance workshops for seniors at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., 9:30 a.m. and Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., 11 a.m. No fee. Call to register, 703-228-5321 (LB) or 703-228-0955 (WR).

Greeting Cards. Seniors will create hand-made greeting cards, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Cost is $4; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Thursday/Oct. 11

Trip Time. Great Falls of the Potomac, Potomac, Md., is the destination of seniors. Ride down the C&O Canal with costumed Park Rangers. Cost is $46, which includes lunch at Green Field Churrascaria. Call Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Money Talk. Avoiding investment fraud is the topic of a presentation for seniors, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Guest speaker, Stephen Brundage, Virginia Investment Fraud speakers bureau. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Health Talk. Patti O’Neill, R.N. will met with seniors to discuss Restless Legs Syndrome, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, 10:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5321.

Friday/Oct. 12

Estate Planning. Estate planning seminar for seniors with local financial advisor, 1 p.m., Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register 703-228-5285.

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will walk along the Asian Trail at the Arboretum in D.C., 10 a.m. Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Music Group. The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, will meet 1:30 p.m. to discuss Borodin, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Prokofiev. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-4403.

Laugh Time. Time for laughter at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., 10:30 a.m., as seniors listen to radio shows with Ernie Kovacs, Burns and Allen and Bob and Ray. Discussion with Mike Bloom, comedy book author. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Health Talk. Dorotea Gonzalez, R.N. will meet with seniors to discuss cholesterol, 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5321.

Blood Pressure Screening. Free blood pressure screening for seniors, 10:30 a.m., Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Call 703-228-528

Saturday/Oct. 13

Trip Time. Seniors are off to the Graves Mountain Apple Harvest Festival, Syria, Va. Cost is $25, which includes home cooked potluck lunch at the lodge. Call Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Sunday/Oct. 14

Music Concert. Arlington seniors will attend a piano concert by Yakov Kasman at the National Academies of Science auditorium in D.C. Cost is $8. Call Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Monday/Oct. 15

Games. American style Mah Jongg for seniors, 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5722.

Outdoor Activities. Ice skating for seniors, 7:45-9:15 a.m., Kettler Iceplex, Ballston Mall, Arlington. Fee $1 includes skates. Call 703-228-4745.

Walkers. The Walter Reed Walkers, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., will walk in Old Town Alexandria, 9:30 a.m. Cost is $2.50 for van transportation to walking site; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

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

Yarn Work. The Yarn Crafters of Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., will meet 10:30 a.m. to knit and crochet items for local charities. Yarn and patterns provided. Donations of washable yarn accepted. Call 703-228-5722.

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

Tuesday/Oct. 16

Game Time. Two hour introductory class for seniors on Sudoku puzzle solving, 1 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Register early, space is limited, 703-228-0555.

Golf Class. Golf exercise-conditioning classes for seniors begin 2 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Eight weekly classes, $45. Call to register, 703-228-4745.

Outdoor Games. Senior volleyball at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., 1:30 p.m., skills practice, 2 p.m., games. No fee; all levels of players welcome. Details, 703-228-4745.

Games. Table tennis for seniors 10 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Coaching available; newcomers welcome; no fee Call 703-228-0955.

Clubs. The Rubber Stamping Club at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will meet 11:30 a.m. to make holiday cards. Cost is $1; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0555.

Trip Time. Arlington seniors are off to Warrenton, Va. for lunch at Claire’s Restaurant, a former historic train station. Cost is $32. Call Senior Adult travel, 703-228-4749.

Wednesday/Oct. 17

History of Halloween. Dr. Walter Rankin and Dr. Doris Bitler, George Mason University Speakers Bureau, will present a program exploring the history of Halloween, 11 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome., Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Via Video. The travel viewers group at Madison Senior Center will visit the state of Maine via video, 11 a.m., 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5285.

Walking Club. The Walking Club of Arlington for seniors will walk and picnic, 9:30 a.m., Mason Neck Park, Lorton. Cost is $4; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, 703-228-4403.

Health Topic. "New to Medicare" seminar for seniors about to reach Medicare age, 6 p.m., Arlington Agency on Aging, 3033 Wilson Blvd., 7th floor. Informal session about the basics of Medicare. No fee. Call 703-228-1700.

Health Group. Hearing loss support group will meet 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Social Club. The Happy Hearts social club for seniors will meet 1:30 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Dessert and beverage provided. Newcomers welcome; no fee. Call 703-228-5321.

Thursday/Oct. 18

Investment Fraud. How seniors can protect themselves from investment fraud will be discussed, 10:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Guest speaker, Stephen Brundage, Virginia Investment Fraud Speakers Bureau. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5321.

Trip Time. Romney, W.V. is the destination of seniors as they board the historic Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad Train for a three hour excursion plus lunch. Cost is $86. Call Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Friday/Oct. 19

Games. Duplicate bridge games for seniors, 10:30 a.m., Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Cost is $4; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-7714.

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will travel to Dyke Marsh, Alex., for its weekly walking program, 10 a.m. Cost is $2.50 for transportation to walking site; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Music Group. The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, will meet 1:30 p.m. to discuss German composer Richard Strauss. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-4403.

Book Group. The book discussion group at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., will meet 1 p.m. to discuss, "Bless Me Ultima" by Rodolfo A. Anaya. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5722.

Music Group. Local musician and singer Fred Brooks will entertain seniors 10:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5321.

Saturday/Oct. 20

Trip Time. It’s off to Frederick, Md., for the annual Oktoberfest Celebration of Family Festivals at the Farm. Cost is $13. Call Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.