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Senior Living Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Wednesday/Oct. 29

Bridge. Duplicate bridge for adults 55+, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Madison Community Center. Cost is $4.50; newcomers welcome. Call Anne Gress, 703-243-7714 for more information.

Walking Club. The Walking Club of Arlington for adults 55+ will walk along the National Mall, D.C., 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 703-228-4403.

Crafts. Friendlycrafters (sp) workshop for adults 55+, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center. Come and share hobbies. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-4403.

Thursday/Oct. 30

Exercise. Introduction to mental exercise class for adults 55+ using a systematic approach to solving Sudoku puzzles, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Lee Senior Center. Free. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Dancing. Intermediate line dancing class for adults 55+, men and women, 10 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center. Cost is $3.50 per class; newcomers welcome; drop-in. Details, 703-228-4745.

Discussion. Native Americans who lived in Arlington will be discussed, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center. Program and craft demonstration by Jennifer Abel, park naturalist. No fee; newcomers welcome. Register early by calling, 703-228-0955.

Woodcarvers. The Lee Woodcarvers group will meet 1 p.m., Lee Senior Center. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-0555.

Music Performance. Local musician Fred Brooks will entertain seniors, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center. Free; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-0955.

Friday/Oct. 31

Trip. The New Ocean Hall at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, D.C., will be toured by seniors. Cost is $8. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Computer Class. Cyberseniors/Cyberteens, intergenerational computer classes at Lee Senior Center. Five courses with teens assisting seniors; four hours each over two weeks. Cost is $20 each. Call 10 a.m. – noon, 703-228-0555 or drop in.

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, will travel to Oak Hill Cemetery, D.C., for weekly walking program, 10 a.m. Cost is $2; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Music Appreciation. The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, will meet 1 p.m. to discuss composer Antonin Dvorak. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-4403.

Fast Walkers. Aurora Hills Senior Center’s fast paced walking group, The Fast Forward, will meet 9 a.m., 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Halloween Party. Halloween party for adults 55+, 10:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Costumes, entertainment, lunch. Register early by calling, 703-228-5321.

Halloween Parade. Annual Halloween parade of children from Barrett Elementary School at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 10 a.m., 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Music and refreshments. Free. Register by Mon. Oct. 27 by calling 703-228-4403.

<cal1>Tuesday/Oct.28

<cal2> Seminar. 7 p.m. at 2000 N. Glebe Road. Understanding the different stages of Alzheimer’s. Learn what to expect as the disease progresses and how to plan for the future. Free. RSVP to Jennifer Connors 703-524-5300.

Sunday/ Nov. 2

Information Fair. Noon-4 p.m. at Ballston Mall. Health screenings, flu shots, computer training, door prizes, entertainment. Speakers include JC Hayward, WUSA-TV and Steven Goldberg, financial columnist for Kiplinger’s. Free. For more information call 301-949-9766.

Monday/Nov. 3

Brain Aerobics. 10:30 a.m. at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. For adults 55+. Four sessions on Mondays with transitions counselor, Rachel Thompson. Free. Newcomers welcome. Call to register 703-228-0955.

Armchair Viewing of Art Exhibition. 1 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Four presentations, $14 or $5 for single session starting with “Pompeii and the Roman Villa” at the National Gallery of Art. Call to register 703-228-5722.

Diet and Nutrition Classes. 9:45 a.m. at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. For adults 55+ focusing on cooking healthy food at home.Four part series taught by Hareg Tecklu, Virginia Cooperative Extension office. Free. Newcomers welcome. Call to register 703-228-0555.

Museum Visit. National Museum of the Marine Corps, Quantico, VA, is on the agenda for adults 55+. Cost is $8. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel at 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Club Meeting. , 10 a.m. at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets. Annual $24 fee for newsletter. Call for information 703-228-0555.

Strength Training. 9 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Senior (adult 55+) strength training classes to achieve observable muscular strength, preserve and strengthen bone density, maintain full joint flexibility. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions or $3.50 drop-in. For information call 703-228-4745.

Fitness Class. 10 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Full fitness exercise classes for adults (55+). Cost is $3.50 per class; drop-in. For information, call 703-228-4745.

Yoga. , 1 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. Cost is $24.50 for seven classes. Call to register, 703-228-5321.

Open Tai Chi Practice. 2 p.m. Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. No fee; newcomers welcome. No onsite instructor. For information, call 703-228-4745.

Open Tai Chi Practice. 12:30 p.m. Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr. No fee; newcomers welcome. No onsite instructor. For information, call 703-228-4745.

Walking Club. , 9:30 a.m. at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. The Potomac Overlook Park in Arlington is the destination of the Walter Reed Walkers. Cost is $2.50;newcomers welcome. Call to register 703-228-0955.

Ice Skating. 8 a.m. at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Ballston Mall. Cost is $1 (includes skates). Newcomers welcome. For more information call 703-228-4745.

Friendly Poker Games. 10 a.m-noon at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. No fee. For adults 55+. Newcomers welcome. For details call 703-228-5722.

Yarn Club. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m The Yarn Crafters will meet at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. to knit and crochet items for Arlington charities. Free. Newcomers welcome. Call to register 703-228-5722.

Scrabble.10 a.m. at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. For adults 55+. Free. Call for more information, 703-228-5722.

Chess. 9:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St. All levels of players welcome. For information call 703-228-5285.

Tuesday/Nov. 4

Open Tai Chi Practice. 10 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St. No fee; newcomers welcome. No onsite instructor. For information, call 703-228-4745.

Vocabulary Building. 1 p.m. Increase English and Spanish vocabulary through conversations at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for more information, 703-228-5321.

Low Impact Aerobics. 9:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. For adults 55+. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions. Call to register 703-228-5722.

Exercise Classes. 10 a.m. at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. For adults 55+, specializing in full fitness. Cost is $3.50 per class; beginners welcome; drop-in. For more information call 703-228-0555.

Walking Club. 9:30 a.m. The Langston Walkers will walk indoors, at , Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details 703-228-5321.

Volleyball. 1:30 p.m. at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. All levels of players welcome. No fee. Call for information 703-228-5321.

Pickleball.1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. For beginners 55+. No fee; newcomers welcome; drop-in. For information call 703-228-0955.

Choral Rehearsal. 10 a.m. at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Voices of Arlington, a senior multicultural chorus, rehearses. New members welcome. Free. Call Dir. Stacie Steinke for details at 703-485-5745.

Wild Card Poker 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. Beginners welcome. Free. For information call 703-228-0555.

Table Tennis.10a.m.–noon at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. No fee; newcomers welcome. For details call 703-228-0955.

Wednesday/Nov. 5

Strength Training. 9 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Senior (adult 55+) strength training classes to achieve observable muscular strength, preserve and strengthen bone density, maintain full joint flexibility. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions or $3.50 drop-in. For information call 703-228-4745.

Fitness Class. 10 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Full fitness exercise classes for adults (55+). Cost is $3.50 per class; drop-in. For information, call 703-228-4745.

Open Tai Chi Practice. 12:30 p.m. Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr. No fee; newcomers welcome. No onsite instructor. For information, call 703-228-4745.

Three part series about urban planning and civic identity for adults 55+ begins Wed., Nov. 5, 2 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Writing Class. 11 a.m. at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St Part of a two session series on writing condensed autobiographies for adults 55+. No fee; newcomers welcome. For more information call 703-228-5321.

Bridge.10:30 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St. Cost is $4.50; newcomers welcome. Call Anne Gress for details 703-243-7714.

Yoga. 10 a.m. at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Instructor Peggy Finn begins classes for adults 55+. Cost is $21.50 for six classes. Call to register 703-228-5722.

Meditation Class. 1 p.m. at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. Cost is $24.50 for seven classes. Call to register 703-228-0555.

Walking Club. 9:30 a.m. The Walking Club of Arlington for adults 55+ will walk in Bladensburg (MD) Waterfront Park. Cost is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr. Call 703-228-4403 for information.

Wii Games. 1 p.m. at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. Nintendo Wii interactive virtual sports and games for adults 55+. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register 703-228-0555.

Social Club. , 1:30 p.m. at te Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. The Happy Hearts social club for adults 55+ will meet. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-356-8142.

Health Discussion. 10:30 a.m. How to prepare for a doctor’s visit will be discussed at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. with Cori Jorgensen, R.N. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register 703-228-0955.

Basketball. 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. Half court 3x3 basketball instruction for women (55+) begins. Three sessions, $21.50; conducted by members of NOVA United Senior Women’s Basketball Association. Call to register, 703-228-4745 or e-mail hwhite@arlingtonva.us.

Thursday/Nov. 6

Open Tai Chi Practice. 10 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St. No fee; newcomers welcome. No onsite instructor. For information, call 703-228-4745.

Vocabulary Building. 1 p.m. Increase English and Spanish vocabulary through conversations at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for more information, 703-228-5321.

Low Impact Aerobics. 9:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. For adults 55+. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions. Call to register 703-228-5722.

Exercise Classes. 10 a.m. at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. For adults 55+, specializing in full fitness. Cost is $3.50 per class; beginners welcome; drop-in. For more information call 703-228-0555.

Pickleball.1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. For beginners 55+. No fee; newcomers welcome; drop-in. For information call 703-228-0955.

Wild Card Poker 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. Beginners welcome. Free. For information call 703-228-0555.

Table Tennis.10a.m.–noon at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. No fee; newcomers welcome. For details call 703-228-0955.

Line Dancing. 11:35 p.m. Intermediate level drop-in line dancing class at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway begins. Cost is $3.50 per class. Newcomers welcome. For more information call 703-228-0555.

Resume Writing. 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Program presented by Jack Dunne, employment counselor. Free. For details call 703-228-0955.

Club Meeting. 1 p.m. The Lee Woodcarvers group (55+) at Lee Senior Center will meet. No fee; newcomers welcome. For details call 703-228-0555.

Laughter Workshop. 11:15 a.m. at Lee Senior Center, 5722Lee Highway. For adults 55+ with exercises, games, meditation.No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register 703-228-0555.

Veterans Day Commemoration. noon at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. with historian and veteran Les Albers. Cost is $6. Attendees are also asked to bring personal and health care items to be given to wounded soldiers. Register by Nov. 3 by calling 703-228-5722.

Museum Visit. The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD will host seniors. Cost is $8. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel at 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Friday/Nov. 7

Strength Training. 9 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Senior (adult 55+) strength training classes to achieve observable muscular strength, preserve and strengthen bone density, maintain full joint flexibility. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions or $3.50 drop-in. For information call 703-228-4745.

Fitness Class. 10 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Full fitness exercise classes for adults (55+). Cost is $3.50 per class; drop-in. For information, call 703-228-4745.

Scrabble. 10:15 a.m. at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. For adults 55+. Free. Newcomers welcome. Call for more information 703-228-0955.

Bridge.10:30 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St. Cost is $4.50; newcomers welcome. Call Anne Gress for details 703-243-7714.

Trip. Seniors (55+) will travel to Philadelphia, PA for a tour of The Barnes Foundation museum, which houses one of the world’s greatest art collections. Cost is $106 which includes dinner at Maggiano’s Little Italy. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel at 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Health Presentation. 11 a.m. at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr. Informational health video and discussion about diabetes. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register 703-228-4403.

Music Appreciation. 1 p.m. The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr. will meet to discuss nocturnal music. No fee. Newcomers welcome; drop-in. For details call 703-228-4403.

Computer Class. 10 a.m. – noon. Choose one or five different computer courses for adults 55+ offered through Cyberseniors/Cyberteens at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. Call or drop by. Cost is $20 each. For details call 703-228-6425.

Core Training. 9:30 a.m. For adults 55+ to improve posture, balance and stability at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Cost is $21 for six classes. Call for details 703-228-0955.

Walking Club. 10 a.m. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway will walk in Fairview Park, Falls Church. Cost is $2; newcomers welcome. Call to register 703-228-0555.

Singing Club. 10:30 a.m. Sing or hum along with the Caroleers at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. Informal group of seniors (55+) who like the Oldies. No fee. For information call 703-228-0555.

Seminar Registration. 8:30 a.m.– 2:30 p.m Registration deadline for “Retirement Transition Conversation,” at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. on Sat. Nov. 15. Explore retirement options and issues with panel of experts. Cost is $5. To register, call703-228-0948 or email, jvasquez@arlingtonva.us.

Saturday/Nov. 8

Open Tai Chi Practice. 9 a.m. Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr. No fee; newcomers welcome. No onsite instructor. For information, call 703-228-4745.

Tea. The Liberia Mansion in Manassas will host seniors for a Victorian Tea. Cost is $42. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Sunday/Nov. 9

Piano Concert. The National Academies in D.C., will host seniors for a piano concert by renowned pianist Diane Walsh. Cost is $8. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.