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Senior Living: Sept. 19-26

<b>Friday/Sept. 21

</b>Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will walk in Gulf Branch Park, 10 a.m. Fee is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Music Appreciation. The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center will meet to discuss legendary pianists, 1:30 p.m., 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-4403.

Singing Group. New senior’s singing group with international flair at Walter Reed Senior Center, will meet 10 a.m., 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Call 703-228-0955.

Variety Show and Brunch. Welcome Back Brunch and Cameo Jewels Variety Show, 11 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Cost is $5. Register by Sept. 19 at 703-228-5722.

Book Discussion. The book discussion group at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., will meet 1 p.m. to discuss "Istanbul" by Orhan Pamuk. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5722.

Bingo and BBQ. Bingo and barbecue for seniors 10:30 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive. Cost is $4 Lunch, $2 bingo or $5 for both. Register by Sept. 17 at 703-228-4403.

Music Performance. Local musician and singer Fred Brooks will entertain seniors, 10:30 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0955.

Trip Time. Arlington seniors are off to D.C. for a docent led tour of the National Zoo. Cost is $8. Call Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Monday/Sept. 24

Chess Games. Chess club at Madison Senior Center welcomes new members, 10 a.m. instruction, 10:30 a.m., games, at 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. No fee. Call 703-228-5285.

Ice Skating. For seniors, 7:45 a.m.-9:15 a.m., Kettler Iceplex, Ballston Mall. Cost is $1, which includes skate rental. Call 703-228-4745.

Health Class. Yoga classes for seniors begin 1 p.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Cost is $21 for six sessions. Call to register, 703-228-5321.

Walkers. The Walter Reed Walkers, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., will travel to Kent Gardens Park, Fairfax, for their weekly fitness walk, 9:30 a.m. Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Langston 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 for details 703-228-5321.

Music Performance. Special performance to celebrate National Senior Center Month by the Lee Jammers, musicians from Lee Senior Center, 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., 5722 Lee Highway. No fee; drop-in. Call 703-228-0555.

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

Dancing. Line dancing class for seniors, noon, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Taught by Pinky O’Neil; drop-in; $3.50 per class. Call for details 703-228-0555.

Health Lecture. Aurora Hills Senior Center is hosting a presentation, "Arthritis 101" by Jamie Farmer, Arthritis Foundation, 1 p.m., 735 S. 18th St. Program will describe types, causes and symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other related conditions. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

<b>Tuesday/Sept. 25

</b>Volunteer Information. Seniors (55+) seeking information about volunteer, employment, education and social opportunities in Arlington are invited to visit the Wisdom Works Connections Café at Walter Reed Senior Center, 10 a.m.-noon at 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No cost. For details, call 703-228-4745.

Games. Free, two-hour introductory class for seniors on how to solve Sudoku puzzles, 1 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. Newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555. Space is limited.

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

Tai Chi. Beginners Tai Chi classes for seniors start 4 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Cost is $42 for 12 classes; taught by Take Toma. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Legal Advice. Attorneys from Legal Services of Northern Virginia will be available to meet with seniors one-on-one, 10 a.m. – noon, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee. Call to make appointment, 703-228-0955.

Trip Time. Touring the Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Md., is on the agenda. Cost is $8. Call Arl. Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Police Demonstration. Police K-9 unit demonstration at 11 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Legal Talk. Local elder law attorney will meet with seniors to discuss ethical wills, 10:15 a.m., Walter Red Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

<b>Wednesday/Sept. 26

</b>Walkers. Meadowlark Gardens, Vienna is the destination of members of the Walking Club of Arlington for seniors, 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive. 703-228-4403.

Music Club. A new Music Club at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., will hold its kickoff meeting, 2 p.m. with musical selections from Broadway hits and Big Bands. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5722.

Legal Talk. Grandparents’ rights regarding visitation, custody and support of minor grandchildren will be discussed 10:30 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

<b>Thursday/Sept. 27

</b>Trip Via Video. Visit Israel and Jordan, via video, 10:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to sign up, 703-228-5321.

Business Talk. Women and investing plus retirement planning and philanthropy will be explored with a local financial advisor, 11:30 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Book Discussion. The Walter Reed Wisdom Works Connections Café will host a book discussion, 1 p.m., about "Bless Me, Ultima," by Rudolfo Anaya. Retired librarian Diane Morton will lead the discussion at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington, 703-228-0955. No fee.

Games. Table tennis for seniors, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0955.

Art Adventures. Stolen masterpieces, lost treasures and great art heists will be discussed 10:30 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Guest speaker, Joan Hart, Museum One. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Music Performance. Musician and singer Fred Brooks will entertain seniors, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0955.

<b>Friday/Sept. 28

</b>Games. Scrabble for seniors, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. All levels of players welcome; coaching available. No fee. Call 703-228-0955.

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will walk in Meadowlark Regional Park, Vienna, 10 a.m. Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Storybook Workshop. Storybook writer Sushmita Mazumdar will meet with seniors 10:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., to conduct a workshop on creating Handmade Storybooks. Cost is $7 for materials. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

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

<b>Saturday/Sept. 29

</b>Trip Time. It’s off to the Virginia State Fair in Richmond for Arlington seniors, Sat., Sept. 29. Cost is $24. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749.

<b>Monday/Oct. 1

</b>Exercise Class. 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.

Ice Skating. Ice skating for seniors, 7:45-9:15 a.m., Kettler Iceplex, Ballston Mall. Cost is $1 includes skate rental. Call 703-228-4745.

Walkers. The Walter Reed Walkers, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., will walk in Bluemont Park, Arlington, 9:30 a.m. Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Yarn Crafters. The Yarn Crafters at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., will meet 10:30 a.m. to knit and crochet items for charity. Donations of washable yarn accepted. Patterns provided. 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. $24 annual dues. Call 703-228-0555.

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

<b>Tuesday/Oct. 2

</b>Poker. Friendly poker games for seniors, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Beginners welcome. Call 703-228-0555.

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

Trip via Video. The travel viewers group at Walter Reed Senior Center will visit Arizona, via video, 10:15 a.m., 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0955.

<b>Wednesday/Oct. 3

</b>Social Hour. The Happy Hearts social club for seniors will meet 1:30 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5321.

Women in History. Smithsonian docent Mary Lipsey will present a program on four American women who were the first in their respective fields, 2 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Bridge Games. Duplicate bridge games for seniors, 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Cost is $4. Call 703-243-7714.

Walking Club. The Walking Club of Arlington for seniors will walk in Huntley Meadows Park, 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, 703-228-4403.

Craft Wokshop. Crafters workshop for seniors 10:30 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Bring craft projects to share. No fee. Call 703-228-4403.

<b>Thursday/Oct. 4

</b>Trip Time. Arlington seniors will travel to Philadelphia, Pa. to view the Renoir Landscapes Exhibit. Cost is $60. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749.

Games. Mah Jongg for seniors, American and Chinese style, 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5321.

Health Talk. Understanding and managing anger will be discussed 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Program presented by senior adult specialist, Rachel Thompson. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

<b>Friday, Oct. 5

</b>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.