0
Votes

Senior Living Sept. 10-16

Other Items

Arlington’s Office of Senior Adult Programs is a unit of the Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources. OSAP coordinates the activities at the County’s six seniors centers, senior programming at community centers and operates the Senior Adult Travel office. Arlington residents, 55 years of age and older, can access all the activities by registering with OSAP and paying an annual fee of $15. For more information and a registration application, call 703-228-4744.

Thursday/Sept. 11

Woodcarvers. The Woodcarvers group at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will meet 1 p.m.; chips relief and round carving. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-0555.

Tour. Docent led tour at the National Portrait Gallery, D.C. of “Herblock’s Presidents: Puncturing Pomposity,” for Arlington seniors. Cost is $8. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Life Discussion. Planning for retirement will be discussed 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Session conducted by Alan Dubow, National Association of Retirement Counselors. No fee. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Dancing Class. Intermediate line dancing class for adults (55+), drop-in, 10 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Cost is $3.50 per class. Details, 703-228-4745.

Armchair Activities. Armchair getaway to Antarctica Adventures, 1 p.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-4403.

Hearing Talk. Hands on demonstrations of assistive listening devices for adults (55+) with hearing loss, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call by Sept. 10 to register, 703-228-0955.

Hair Loss. Causes and ways of preventing and reversing hair loss will be discussed, 10:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Program presented by public health nurse, Margie Cockrill, R.N. No fee. Details, 703-228-5321.

Friday/Sept. 12

Fast Walkers. The Fast Forwards, a fast paced walking group for adults (55+), will meet 8 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5722.

Music Exploration. Explore the rhythms of South American music, 10:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details 703-228-5321.

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

Healthy Homes. Creating healthy homes using feng shui will be discussed with adults (55+), 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 16th St., Arlington. Program presented by Eileen Conti Welker, feng shui consultant, educator and writer. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

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

Yoga. Yoga for adults (55+), 12:30 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Cost is $28 for eight classes; taught by Peggy Finn; all levels welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5321.

Trip. The National Cryptological Museum, Ft. Meade, MD, is on the agenda for seniors. Cost is $9. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Monday/Sept. 15

Exercise. Water exercise classes for adults (55+) begin 8:40-9:30 a.m., Washington & Lee High School pool, 1300 N. Quincy St.; Tues., Sept. 16, noon– 12:40 p.m., Wakefield High School pool, 4901 S. Chesterfield St., Arlington. Cost is $45.50, 12 sessions, W&L or $91, 26 sessions, Wakefield. Call to register, 703-228-4745.

Ice Skating. Ice skating for adults (55+), 8– 9:30 a.m., Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Ballston Mall, Arlington. Cost is $1 (includes skates). For more information, 703-228-4745.

Walkers. Roosevelt Island, is the destination of the Walter Reed Walkers, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., 9:30 a.m. Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Workshop. Asian jewelry making workshop with real Australian crystal, 10 – noon, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Register early by calling 703-228-4403. Class size limited, cost is $5.

Art Appreciation. Art appreciation four part series begins 1 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., with “Window on the Riviera: Matisse in Nice.” Cost is $14 for the series or $5 for single program. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Games. Armchair bowling for adults (55+), 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. For more information, call 703-228-5321.

Art Class. Oil painting classes for adults (55+) begin 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Cost is $24 for four two-hour classes. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Yarn Group. The Yarn Crafters at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., will meet 10:30 a.m. to knit and crochet items for Arlington charities. Yarn and patterns provided. Details, call 703-228-5722.

Health. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-0555.

Tour and Lunch. The Mansion on O Street in the District will welcome Arlington seniors for a tour and lunch. Cost is $48. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Games. Scrabble for adults (55+), 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St.; Fri., Sept. 19; 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. Call for details, 703-228-5722 (AH), 703-228-0955 (WR).

Tuesday/Sept. 16

Technology Talk. Buying and using a Global Positioning System (GPS) will be discussed 7 p.m. Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee. For more information, call 703-228-0955.

Video Talk. Yosemite National Park will be discussed, with accompanying video, 1 p.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-4878.

Games. Pickleball for adults (55+), beginners, and Thurs., Sept. 18, 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. For more information, 703-228-0955.

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

Health Class. Beginners and intermediate level Pilates classes for adults (55+) start 9:15 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Cost is $49 for 14 classes. Call for details, 703-228-0555.

Art. Create small copper Australian wall hangings, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Session conducted by Park Naturalist Jennifer Soles. Free. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Music Lesson. Piano lessons for adults (55+) begin 1 p.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Cost is $15 per half hour session. Early registration required by calling 703-228-4403.

Games. Table tennis for adults (55+), and Thurs., Sept. 18, 10 a.m. – noon, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-0955.

Musical Café. Culpepper Garden Senior Center’s Tuesday musical café social will feature songs by Sammy Davis Jr., 1 p.m., 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Cost is $2; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Health Talk. One-on-one counseling about Medicare issues with Martha Trunk, 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee. Call for appointment, 703-228-5321.

Wednesday/Sept. 17

Brookside Garden, Md., will welcome the Walking Club of Arlington for adults (55+), for its weekly walking program and picnic, 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, 703-228-4403.

Art Class. Intermediate oil painting classes for adults (55+) begin 10 a.m. – noon, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Cost is $24 for four two hour classes. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

State by Video. The state of New Jersey will be visited via video at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., 11 a.m. Drop-in; no fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5321.

Hobby. Card making class with rubber stamps, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Cost is $5. Register early by calling, 703-228-5722.

Musician. Local musician and singer, Fred Brooks, will entertain seniors, 11 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-0955.

Social Club. The Happy Hearts social club for adults (55+) will meet noon, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Bring a bag lunch; dessert and beverage provided. Details, 703-228-0955.

Wii Games. Nintendo Wii games for adults (55+), 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome; drop-in. Details, 703-228-5321.

Thursday/Sept. 18

Story Tellers. Come and learn how to become a Spellbinder, a group of senior volunteer story tellers, 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center. 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. New members receive free training. Lots of fun interacting with schoolchildren. For more information, call 703-228-0955.

Dancing. Intermediate line dancing for adults (55+), 10 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Cost is $3.50 per class; drop-in. Details, 703-228-4745.

Continent Getaway. Armchair getaway to the Antarctica, 1 p.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-4403.

Crafts. South American crafts workshop, 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-5321.

Woodcarving. Join the Woodcarvers group at Lee Senior Center for chips relief and round carving, 1 p.m., 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-0555.

Social Club. The Fair Golds social club for adults (55+) will meet noon, Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. For information, call Julie Albers at 703-228-5722.

Health Talk. The subject of hair loss, causes and remedies, will be discussed, 10:15 a.m., Walter reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arligton. No fee; newcomers welcome. For more information, call 703-228-0955.

Antiques. Jean Jackson of Antiques Associates will meet with seniors 11 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Bring small objects for one-on-one consultation. No fee; newcomers welcome. Register by Sept. 15 by calling 703-228-4403.

Performance. Arlington seniors will attend a performance of “La Traviata” by the Washington National Opera at The Kennedy Center. Cost is $14. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Friday/Sept. 19

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will walk along the Wildwood Trail, Vienna, 10 a.m. Cost is $2; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-2328-0555.

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

Games. Duplicate bridge games for adults (55+), 10:00 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center.Cost is $4.50; newcomers welcome. For details, call Anne Gress, 703-243-7714.

Trip. It’s off to Charles Town, WV and the Charles Town Slots, for Arlington adults (55+). Cost is $22. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Music Group. The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center will discuss Chamber Music, 1 p.m., 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome; drop-in. Details, 703-228-4403.

Performance. Welcome Back Brunch at Aurora Hills Senior Center will feature Ms. Virginia Senior America, Ruth Barnett and a performance by the singing and dancing group, Cameo Jewels, 10 a.m. – noon, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Cost is $6. Register by Sept. 17 by calling 703-228-5722.

Book Group. The book discussion group at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., will meet 1 p.m. to discuss “Water for Elephants” by Sara Gruen. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-5722.

Games. Canasta games for adults (55+), Lee Senior Center, 10 a.m.-noon, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome; drop-in. Details, 703-228-0555.

Saturday/Sept. 20

Opening Day. Opening day of the 10 day 2008 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics, 10:30 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Opening ceremonies followed by track and field events. Also a Health Fair sponsored by the Virginia Hospital Center. The public is invited; no fee. For more information, 703-228-4721 or www.novaseniorolympics.com.

Monday/Sept. 22

Training. Adults (55+) strength training classes, 9 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Preserve and gain new muscular strength and flexibility. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions or $3.50 per class. Call for details, 703-228-4745.

Health Class. Full fitness exercise class for adults (55+), intermediate/advanced, 10 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Improve flexibility, muscle tone, balance, stamina. Cost is $3.50 per class; drop-in. Call for details, 703-228-4745.

Exercise. Seated exercise class for adults (55+), 9 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Drop-in; newcomers welcome. Cost is $3.50 per class. Call for details, 703-228-5285.

Ice Skating. Ice skating for adults (55+), 8– 9:30 a.m., Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Ballston Mall, Arlington. Cost is $1 (includes skates). Call for details, 703-228-4745.

Walkers. The Walter Reed Walkers, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. will walk along the Southwest Waterfront, D.C., 9:30 a.m. Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Language. English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults (55+), and Thurs., Sept. 25, 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Taught by linguist Dr. Merton Bland. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-5321.

Games. Scrabble for adults (55+), 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. and Friday, Sept. 26, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-5722 (AH), 703-228-0955 (WR).

Art Group. Art appreciation discussion, “Renoir in Northern Africa: On the Road to Algeria,” 1 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Cost is $5; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Country Via Video. Explore the country of Argentina via video, 10 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-5321.

Health Discussion. Register early for a discussion about hearing aids, 11 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Meet with Bonnie O’Leary, Northern Virginia Resource Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Health Group. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) will meet 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Call for details, 703-228-0555.

Tuesday/Sept. 23

Grand Canyon by Video. A discussion and video visit to the Grand Canyon, 1 p.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-4878.

Writing Class. Six weeks course on memoir writing conducted by Cheryl Somers Aubin, begins 10 a.m. – noon, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Cost is $45; weekly sessions. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Dancing. Beginners line dancing 11 a.m. Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Cost is $3.50 per class. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Exercise. Beginners full fitness exercise class at Lee Senior Center, 10 a.m., 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Cost is $3.50 per class; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-0555.

Games. Pickleball (indoor tennis with a short net, plastic paddle and ball) for adults (55+), beginners, 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee. Call for details, 703-228-0955.

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

Music Group. Voices of Arlington senior singing group will meet 11:30 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No experience required. No fee. Call for details, 703-228-0955.

Game. Table tennis for adults (55+), 10 a.m. – noon, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-0955.

Musical Café. A musical café social at Culpepper Garden Senior Center will feature the music of Tony Bennett, 1 p.m., 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Cost is $2; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Singing and Dancing. The Merrymakers, a senior singing and dancing group, will perform 10:30 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-0955.

Cruise and Lunch. The Choptank Riverboat will host adults (55+) for a cruise and lunch along Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Cost is $66. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Wednesday/Sept. 24

Indoor Gardening 101 program presented by expert gardener Peter Jones, 11 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome; drop-in. Call for details, 703-228-0955.

Card Games. Duplicate bridge games for seniors, 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. and Friday, Sept. 26, 10:30 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Cost is $4.50; newcomers welcome. For details, call Anne Gress, 703-243-7714.

Basketball Games. Women’s 3x3 basketball for new or former players, adults (55+), begins 7 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Sessions conducted by players from NOVA United Seniors Women’s Basketball Association. Cost is $15 for three sessions. For more information, call 703-228-4745.

Walking Club. The Walking Club of Arlington for adults (55+) will walk along the Anacostia Trail, D.C., 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, 703-228-4403.

Culture. The many Flavors of Asia, a sampling of Asian food, for adults (55+), 1 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Early registration required by calling, 703-228-0555.

Legal Talk. Arlington seniors (55+) will meet with elder law attorney Ed Zetlin to discuss legal and estate planning tools such as will as and trusts, 2 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Thursday/Sept. 25

Travel Talk. Expert travelers and photographers Sandy and Gail Cohen will present a travelogue on non-urban Australia and the Great Barrier Reef, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. For more information, 703-228-0955.

Animal. Arlington County park naturalist Rachel Tolman will discuss Animals of the Antarctica, 11 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Early registration required by calling, 703-228-4403.

Games. Introductory Sudoku mental exercise class 1 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Two hour class helps improve brain function and cognitive abilities. No fee. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Dancing. Intermediate line dancing classes for adults (55+), 11 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Cost is $3.50 per class; drop-in. For information, call 703-228-4745.

Travel Video. Travel video of Wildest Antarctica, 1 p.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-4403.

Health Talk. Representatives from Capital Hospice are presenting informative discussions about dementia plus an overview of hospice and palliative care, 11 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955 (l-B), 703-228-0555 (Lee).

Tour and Lunch. The Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, D.C., is on the agenda for seniors (55+). Tour plus box lunch. Cost is $16. Call Arlington Senior Adult travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Friday/Sept. 26

Trip. The Johns Hopkins University Evergreen Museum and Library, Baltimore, Md., is on the agenda for Arlington seniors (55+). Cost is $35, includes Afternoon Tea. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

History of Africa. Local historian Les Albers will present a multi-media seminar on the land, sea and air campaigns in Africa from 1935-1945, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will walk in Gulf Branch Nature Center, 10 a.m. Cost is $2; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Art Class. Nilo Santiago, artist, designer and illustrator, will teach the basics of drawing to adults (55+), 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Music Group. The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, will meet 1 p.m., to discuss 19th century Austrian composer, Anton Bruckner. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-4403.

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

Computer class. Cyberseniors/Cyberteens is a computer training program with teens assisting adults (55+) with computer training. Learn more, 10 a.m. – noon, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Five different courses offered; cost is $20 for each course textbook. For more information, call 703-228-6425.

Trip

Outside Excursions. 2008 overnight excursions for seniors through Arlington Senior Adult Travel include Mt. Rushmore, Black Hills and Badlands of S.D., Sept. 8-17; Cape Cod, Mass., Oct. 20-24; Oglebay Resort, “Festival of Lights,” Wheeling W.V., Dec. 9-12. Call for costs and details, 703-228-4748.

The Rocking Horse Dude Resort, Highland, N.Y., will host seniors, June 9-13. Full scale dude ranch and year round resort. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel for information, 703-228-4748.

Ongoing Events

* Arlington County’s Public Health Division is asking seniors and all county residents to participate in a survey to help determine where the local public health system should focus its efforts. For more information and to obtain a survey, call 703-228-1795 or visit www.arlingtonva.us/mapp.

* The Arlington Agency on Aging has received a small grant to purchase fans to give to older Arlington residents (ages 60 and older) during the summer months. For information or to request an application, call 703-228-1700 or visit the Arlington Agency on Aging, located at 3033 Wilson Blvd. (seventh floor).

* Sports for Arlington seniors: tennis (Mon.-Fri.), volleyball (Tues.), ice skating (Mon.) and golf (Tues. & Thurs.) Call for more information, 703-228-4745.