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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.

Register Sept. 29-Oct. 2 for upcoming brain exercise programs using “Brain Fitness” and “Insight” software programs from PositScience, for adults 55+, to be held at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. and Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arligton. No computer experience needed. Flexible scheduling for the 40 hour classes. Cost is $50 per program with $10 rebate upon completion. For more information, call Anne Peret, Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs, 703-228-4878.

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.

Monday/Sept. 29

Lecture. Claire Christian, Antarctica and Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC), will discuss Antarctic environmental issues, 11 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Presentation will include extensive collection of photos. No fee; newcomers welcome. Early registration, 703-228-4403.

Culture Talk. Share experiences with native South Americans, including traditional dances, 10:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Learn about cultural traditions, languages, geography and artistic expressions. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5321.

Language. English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults 55+, taught by linguist Dr. Merton Bland, and Thursday, Oct. 2, 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. Call for more information, 703-228-5321.

Games. Scrabble games for adults 55+, 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., and Friday, Oct. 3, 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).

Strength Training. Senior strength training classes for adults 55+, to improve muscular strength, preserve and strengthen bone density, maintain full joint flexibility, and Wednesday, Oct. 1, Friday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center. Drop-in; $56 for 16 sessions. Details, 703-228-4745.

Exercise. Seated exercise class for adults 55+, and Wednesday, Oct. 1, Friday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Drop-in; $3.50 per class. For more information, call 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). For more information, call 703-229-4745.

Walkers. The Walter Reed Walkers, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., will walk around the Tidal Basin, D.C., 9:30 a.m. Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Register, 703-228-0955.

Games. Wii Nintendo games for adults 55+, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-5722.

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

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

Senior Olympics. Northern Virginia Senior Olympics ice skating competition, 12:45 p.m., Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Ballston Mall, Arlington. The public is invited. Free. For more information, call 703-228-4721.

Tuesday/Sept. 29

Senior Olympics. Northern Virginia Senior Olympics pickleball competition, through Thursday Oct. 2, 10 a.m. –3 p.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. The public is invited. Free. For more information, call 703-228-4721.

Health Training. Modern approach for adults 55+ to low impact aerobics, dance and strength training, and Thursday, Oct. 2, 9:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Exercise. Full fitness exercise class for adults 55+, suited for beginners, and Thursday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Flexibility and strength training plus 30 minute cardiovascular workout. Cost is $3.50 per class; drop-in. For more information, call 703-228-0555.

Games. Pickleball for adults 55+, beginners, and Thurs., Oct. 2, 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. Call for details, 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. For more information, call 703-228-5321.

Music. The Voices of Arlington, a multicultural senior chorus, will meet 11:30 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome; no experience needed. Details, 703-228-0955.

Musical Café. Remembering Tony Bennett is the theme of Culpepper Garden Senior Center’s weekly musical café, 1 p.m., 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Cost is $2; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-4403.

Music Performance. Local pianist Jerry Fastrup will entertain seniors 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. For details, 703-228-0955.

Health Talk. Medicare and Medicaid updates, 11 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. One-on-one counseling with Martha Trunk. No fee. Call for appointment, 703-228-4403.

Legal Talk. Attorneys from Legal Services of Northern Virginia will meet with seniors individually, to offer advice and counsel on a wide array of issues, 10 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for appointment, 703-228-0955.

Trip. The National Press Club, D.C., is the destination of Arlington seniors, to hear Annie Leibovitz, world renowned portrait photographer. Cost is $40 (includes lunch). Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Wednesday/Oct. 1

Tour. Arlington seniors will tour the Library of Congress. Cost is $8. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Dance Performance. Dances from around the world will be performed by Elisabeth Larsen, creative arts educator, Museum One, 11 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. For more information, call 703-228-0955.

Technology. How to use features on a cell phone, for adults 55+, 10:30 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Workshop led by Arlington County tech expert Shattima Abdulmalik. Free; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Games. Duplicate bridge games for adults 55+, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., and Friday, Oct. 3, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Cost is $4.50; newcomers welcome. For more info, call Anne Gress, 703-228-7714.

Walking Club. The Walking Club of Arlington for adults 55+ will walk in Ft. Smith Park, 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, 703-228-4403.

Oil painting classes for adults 55+ from 10 a.m. – noon, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Cost is $24 for four two-hour classes. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Social Club. The Happy Hearts social club for adults 55+ will meet noon, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-5321.

Thursday/Oct. 2

Discussion. Informal discussion for adults 55+ on aging in place or moving to a retirement community, 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Meet with professional strategic planner Marolyn (sp) Hatch. No fee; newcomers welcome. For more information, call 703-228-0955.

Dancing. Intermediate line dancing classes for adults 55+, 10 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Fee is $3.50 per class. For more information, call 703-228-4745.

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

Trip and Performance. The Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse, Boiling Springs, Pa., will host Arlington seniors, for a performance of “Always Patsy” and buffet lunch. Cost is $79. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-22804749. Registration required.

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. Call for details, 703-228-5722.

Friday/Oct. 3

Voting. Voter education session for seniors 55+ with representative from Arlington’s Voter Registration office, 10 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Demonstration of voting machines, Free. For more information, call 703-228-5321.

Hobby Talk. Hobbyist Fred Gatchell will discuss the history of miniature railroading, manufacturers, hobby clubs and show a video of Lionel layouts, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will walk along the C&O Canal, Gold Mine Loop, Potomac, Md., 10 a.m. Cost is $2; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Fast Walkers. The Fast Forwards, a fast paced walking group for adults 55+, will meet 9 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Register, 703-228-5722.

Music Group. The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center will discuss Orchestral Symphonies, 1 p.m. No free; newcomers welcome. Call for more information, 703-228-4403.

Saturday/Oct. 4

Trip. The annual Chestertown Tea Time House Tour, Chestertown, Md., and dinner at Annie’s Paramount Steak and Seafood House, Kent Narrows, Md. Cost is $67. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Monday/Oct. 6

Poetry Discussion. The poetry of Robert Frost will be explored 11 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Guest speaker, Arlingtonian Lesley Lee Francis, granddaughter of Robert Frost. Call early to register, 703-228-4403.

Courses. Arlington adults 55+ are invited to sign up for two upcoming 40 hour software courses, “Brain Fitness” and “Insight,” to be held at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. and Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Flexible scheduling; $50 per program ($10 rebate upon completion of each course). Call Anne Peret, Office of Senior Adult Programs, for more information, 703-228-4878.

Language. English as a Second Language (ESL) for adults 55+, and Thurs., Oct. 9, 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Classes taught by linguist Dr. Merton Bland. For more information, call 703-228-5321. No fee; newcomers welcome.

Games. Scrabble for adults 55+, 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. and Fri., Oct. 10, 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).

Strength Training. Adult 55+ strength training classes devoted to preserving and gaining new muscular strength and flexibility, and Wed., Oct. 8, Fri., Oct. 10, 9 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions; newcomers welcome. Details, call 703-228-4745.

Weight Training. Exclusive weight room hours for adults 55+, and Wed., Oct. 8, Fri., Oct. 10, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. and Tues., Oct. 7, Wed., Oct. 8, Thurs., Oct. 9, Sat., Oct. 11, Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Certified fitness coaches onsite to assist with machines and weights. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions. Call for times, 703-228-4745.

Exercise. Drop-in seated exercise classes for adults 55+, and Wed., Oct. 8, Fri., Oct. 10, 9 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Cost is $3.50 per class; newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5285 for more information.

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

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

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

Art Tour. Virtual tour for adults 55+ of the Ansel Adams and Georgia O’Keefe exhibition at the National Museum of Art, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Cost is $5; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

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

Health Talk. Medicare update, 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Free. Details, 703-228-0555.

Shopping. It’s off to Potomac Mills, Wegman’s and Wal-Mart for seniors. Cost is $9. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Tuesday/Oct. 7

Sudoku. Two hour introductory to solving Sudoku puzzles for adults 55+, 1 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Designed to help build brain function and cognitive abilities. No fee; small class, register early by calling, 703-228-0555.

Exercise. Low impact aerobics for adults 55+ with balanced exercises for the whole body, and Thursday, Oct. 9, 9:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Fitness Class. Full fitness exercise class for beginners, adults 55+, and Thursday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Improve range of motion, muscle tone, bone density and balance. Drop-in; $3.50 per class; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-0555.

Games. Pickleball, fastest growing indoor sport for adults 55+, and Thursday, Oct. 9, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Beginners welcome; no fee. Call for more information, 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 for details, 703-228-5321.

Tennis. Table tennis for adults 55+, and Thursday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. – noon, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. Call for details, 703-228-0955.

Musical Café. Culpepper Garden Senior Center’s Musical Café will feature the songs of Johnny Cash, 1 p.m., 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-4403.

Music. Encore Chorale (adults 55+) will rehearse 2 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. New members welcome; no auditions. Call for fee details, 703-228-5321.

Wednesday/Oct. 8

Health Check. Free blood pressure checks for adults 55+, 12:30 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Games. Duplicate bridge games for adults 55+, 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. and Friday, Oct. 10, 10:30 a.m., Madison Community Center. Cost is $4.50; newcomers welcome. Call Anne Gress, 703-243-7774 for more information.

Walking Club. The Walking Club of Arlington for adults 55+ will walk in Huntley Meadows, Alexandria, 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 703-228-4403.

Dancing. Jane Franklin Dance of Arlington will present four weekly programs of dance and movement for adults 55+ beginning 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center and 11 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-5321 (L-B), 703-228-0955 (WR).

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

Thursday/Oct. 9

Tour. Arlington seniors will tour the 50 room Anderson House in the heart of Dupont Circle, D.C. Cost is $8. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Employment. Employment assistance for retired or semi-retired person, 50 years of age and older, will be discussed 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center. Guest speakers, Sue Allen and Arne Meyrow, Senior Employment Resources (SER). No fee; newcomers welcome. For more information, 703-228-0955.

Dancing. Drop-in intermediate line dancing class for adults 55+, 10 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center. Cost is $3.50 per class; newcomers welcome. For details, call 703-228-4745.

Woodcarvers. The Lee Woodcarvers group at Lee Senior Center will meet 1 p.m., 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Newcomers welcome; no fee. Call for details, 703-228-0555.

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

Health Talk. Updates on osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, 10:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Program presented by public health nurse Chantal Middlethon, R.N. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5321.

Friday/Oct. 10

Planning ahead for a year for adults 55+, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 189th St., Arlington. Program presented by senior adult specialist Nancy Connors. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call early to register 703-228-5722.

Meditation. Feng shui consultant, educator and writer, Eileen Conti Welker, will present a program on modern methods of mediation, 10:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Computer Training. Visit Lee Senior Center to learn about a computer training program called Cyberseniors/Cyberteens, 10 a.m. – noon, 5722 Lee Highway. Arlington. Five courses offered; $20 each. Teens assist seniors. Call for details, 703-228-6425 or 703-228-0555.

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will travel to Dyke Marsh, Alexandria, for weekly walking program, 10 a.m. Cost is $2; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

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.

*Caregivers’ Workshop. The Alzheimer’s Association is sponsoring a workshop for caregivers of seniors at 6:30 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday of every month through May covering topics such as “Caring, Coping and Understanding Dementia,” “Healthy Brain Aging,” and “Managing Caregiver Stress.” Located at Brighton Gardens of Arlington, 3821 Wilson Blvd. Free. Refreshments provided, call to RSVP, 703-294-6875.

* Seniors (55+) are invited to register with Arlington County’s Office of Senior Adult Programs and participate in fitness, education, arts, social and travel programs at seven senior centers. The cost is an annual $15 registration fee which includes a bi-monthly program guide .Transportation options to the centers are available. For more information, call OSAP at 703-228-4744.

* Free federal and state income tax preparation for seniors every Tuesday and Friday until April 15 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, by certified AARP Taxaide counselors, Appointments necessary by calling 703-228-4403.

* 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 over the next 10 years. The survey is part of a process called MAPP, Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships. Survey results will also provide valuable information in measuring perceptions of the quality of life and health in Arlington. For more information and to obtain a survey, call 703-228-1795 or go to www.arlingtonva.us/mapp.

* Classes in English as a Second Language, for seniors, are offered at Langston-Brown Senior Center, every Monday, 10 a.m., 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. To register, call 703-228-5321.