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Senior Living April 15-21

Friday/April 17

Technology. Cyberseniors/Cyberteens, intergenerational computer training program, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Five four-hour courses, $20 each. Call 10 a.m. – noon, 703-228-0555.

Walkers. Riverbend Park, Great Falls, is the destination of the Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 10 a.m., 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Cost is $2; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

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

Games. All levels of badminton players are welcome to learn or play, 12:30– 3 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee. Details, 703-228-0955.

Singing Group. The Caroleers, an informal group who enjoy humming or singing to The Oldies, will meet 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-0555.

Music Group. The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center will discuss musical themes and variations, 1 p.m., 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. For more information, call 703-228-4403.

Lunch and Music. Annual Springtime Luncheon and musical entertainment, noon, Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Cost is $6. Register by noon, Apr. 15 at 703-228-5722.

Saturday/April 18

Performance. Seniors will attend an afternoon performance of the National Acrobats of China at the George Mason Center for the Arts. Cost is $53. Call Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Monday/April 20

Talk and Demonstration. How to become an informed organic shopper plus a cooking demonstration with organic products, 10 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. For more details, 703-228-5321.

Art. Our Favorite Artists series at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., concludes 1 p.m. with "The World of Jamie Wyeth: From Brandywine Valley to Monhegan Island." Cost is $5. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Reading. Live reading of touching short story, "The Tree Nobody Wanted," 10 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Free. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Yarn Crafters. The Yarn Crafters of Aurora Hills Senior Center will meet 10:30 a.m., to knit and crochet items for Arlington charities, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Yarn and patterns provided. Donations of washable yarn welcome. For more information, call 703-228-5722.

Planning. Explore the power of identifying, affirming and writing personal goals, 11 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. An exercise to create a personal business plan. Free. Call early to register, 703-228-4403.

Employment. Employment counseling for seniors, 10 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Meet with Haile Woldu, Employment Center; individuals and small groups. Free. Call for appointment, 703-228-0955.

Health Group. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weight loss support group, will meet 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Private weigh-ins, interesting programs; newcomers welcome. Cost is $24 for newsletter. For more information, call 703-228-0555.

Trip. Visit the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, for an in-depth look into the workings of Congress. Cost is $9. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749.

Games. Mah Jongg (American style), Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. Free; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5722.

Language Class. Linguist Dr. Merton Bland teaches ESL (English as a Second Language) classes, 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. Drop-in or call for information, 703-228-5321.

Strength Class. Senior strength training classes, 9 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions or $3.50 per drop-in. For more information, call 703-228-4745.

Fitness Class. Full fitness classes for intermediate and advanced participants, 10 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Includes flexibility, strength training exercises plus half hour cardiovascular workout. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions or $3.50 per drop-in. For more information, call 703-228-4745.

Seated Exercise. Seated exercise class using free weights, dyna bands, ankle weights, 9 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Cost is $3.50 per drop-in class. For more information, 703-228-4878.

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.

Ice Skating. Exclusive ice time for senior ice skaters, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Ballston Mall, 8- 9:15 a.m. Cost is $1 (includes skates). For more information, call 703-228-4745.

Games. Pickleball for beginners, 12:30 – 3 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. Call for information, 703-228-0955.

Tuesday/April 21

Bingo. Bilingual bingo 10 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Cost is $1 per card; newcomers welcome. For more information, call 703-228-5321.

Club. The Rubber Stamping Club at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will meet 11:30 a.m. to make slender envelope cards. Bring small stamps and vertical sayings. Cost is $1. Details, 703-228-0555.

Health Discussion. Lee Senior Center will host a discussion about brain health, research and recent findings, 11:15 a.m., 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Free. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Medicare Workshop. New to Medicare workshop conducted by Martha Trunk, Agency on Aging, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. Past participants also welcome to review. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Language. Practice English/Spanish dialogue, improve vocabularies and social connections, 1 p.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. Details, 703-228-5321.

Wii Fit. Nintendo’s Wii Fit exercise program available 1 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Includes yoga, strength training, aerobics and balance games. Free. Call for appointment, 703-228-5321.

Low Exercise. Fun exercise group using low impact aerobics, dance and strength training, 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. Beginners full fitness classes 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Exercises enhance overall muscle tone, bone density and balance. Cost is $3.50 per drop-in class. For more information, call 703-228-0555.

Dancing. Line dancing class, 11 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Partners not required. Cost is $3.50 per drop-in class. Details, 703-228-4403.

Tai Chi. Open Tai Chi practice, 10 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St. Free. For more information, call 703-228-4878.

Walking Group. Indoor walking group will meet 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. For more information, 703-228-5321.

Games. Volleyball players will meet 1:30 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. All levels of players welcome. Free. For more information, call 703-228-5321.

Table Games. Table tennis at Walter Reed Senior Center, 10 a.m. – noon, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. All levels of players welcome. Free. For more information, 703-228-0955.

Wednesday/April 22

Walking Club. The Walking Club of Arlington will travel to Adams Morgan in D.C. for its weekly walking program, 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, 703-228-4403.

Women’s Games. Women basketball players, new and experienced, can practice skills and play 3x3 scrimmages, 7 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center gym, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. Details, 703-228-4745.

Dance Workshop. Choreographer Jane Franklin will lead two dance workshops emphasizing creative movement, 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. and 11 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. For more information, call 703-228-5321 (L-B), 703-228-0955 (WR).

Games. Nintendo Wii sports and games, 1 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. Free. Details, 703-228-5722.

Card Games. Duplicate bridge provides mental aerobics, 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Cost is $4.50; newcomers welcome. For more information, call Anne Gress, 703-243-7714.

Talk. Arlington’s Commissioner of the Revenue, Ingrid Molloy, will present an overview of her office plus conduct a Q&A session, 2 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Celebration. Annual Virginia Senior Day celebration at Shenandoah Caverns. Cost is $35 (includes lunch). Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Thursday/April 23

Health Talk. How to improve a home to adapt to physical changes in the body will be discussed, 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Guest speaker Anne Morris, Ed.D., asst. professor, Occupational Therapy Department, Howard University. No fee. Details, 703-228-0955.

Writing Workshop. Two session workshop on writing one’s life story, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Conducted by senior adult specialist Nancy Connors. Free. For more information, call 703-228-0955.

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

Talk. Capital Hospice representative, Ofelia Recio, will discuss advance directive documents, 10:30 a.m. (Spanish), 11 a.m. (English), Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. For more information, call 703-228-5321.

Friday/April 24

Trip. It’s off to Capt. Billy’s Seafood Restaurant, Newburg, Md. Cost is $9 (transportation only). Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Birding Basics. Learn the basics of birding, Friday, April 24, 10 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Program presented by Rachel Tolman, naturalist, Long Branch Nature Center. Review using binoculars, field guides and field marks for common birds. Free. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Computer Course. Teenagers are assisting seniors with five different four-hour computer courses at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. The cost is $20 per course for text book. Call or drop-in, 10 a.m. – noon. For more information, call 703-228-0555.

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

Fast Walkers. Aurora Hills Senior Center’s fast paced walking group, the Fast Forwards, will meet 9 a.m., 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free. For more information, call 703-228-5722.

Games. Badminton enthusiasts, beginners or experienced, will play 12:30 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Coaching onsite. Free. For more information, 703-228-0955.

Music Talk. George Bizet, French composer and pianist, will be the topic of discussion by Culpepper Garden Senior Center’s music appreciation group, 1 p.m., 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Free. For information, 703-228-4403.

Comedy. Comedy Club featuring classic audio and video selections of popular radio and TV stars, 10:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Stories. Senior adult specialist Nancy Connors will share heart warming stories from "Angels Among Us," 1 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free. For more information, call 703-228-5722.

Saturday/April 25

Music Performance. Arlington Philharmonic Concerts (chamber music), 2 p.m., Central Library Auditorium, 1015 N. Quincy Street. Free. Visit www.arlingtonphilharmonic.org.

Sunday/April 26

Music Performance. Arlington Philharmonic Concerts (chamber music), 2 p.m., Central Library Auditorium, 1015 N. Quincy Street. Free. Visit www.arlingtonphilharmonic.org.

Monday/April 27

Health Group. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weight loss support group, 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Private weigh-ins; interesting programs; newcomers welcome. Cost is $24 for newsletter. For more information, call 703-228-0555.

Fitness Class. Full fitness classes for intermediate and advanced, 10 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Includes flexibility and strength training exercises, half hour cardiovascular workout. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions or $3.50 per drop in. For more information, call 703-228-4745.

Seated Exercise. Seated exercise class using free weights, dyna bands, ankle weights, 9 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 S. Stafford St., Arlington. Cost is $3.50 per class. For information, call 703-228-4878.

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

Ice Skating. Ice skating, exclusively for seniors, 8 a.m. – 9:15 a.m., Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Ballston Mall, Arlington. Cost is $1 (includes skates). Details, 703-228-4745.

Games. Pickleball, similar to tennis with a short net, indoors, 12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. Details, 703-228-0955.

Trip. Ford’s Theatre, D.C. will host seniors for a performance of "Living Lincoln Series." Cost is $47 (includes pre-theatre dinner at Bistro d’Oc). Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Card Games. Social bridge games, 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center; 735 S. 18th St. Free. Details, 703-228-5722.

Card Games. Friendly poker games, 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free. Details, 703-228-5722.

Health Group. Private meetings regarding Medicare issues with Martha Trunk, Arlington Agency on Aging, 10 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Call for appointment, 703-228-4403. Free.

Language. Linguist Dr. Merton Bland teaches English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. Drop-in or call for information, 703-228-5321.

Games. Mah Jongg (American style), 10 a.m. – noon, Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Free; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5722 (AH).

Yarn Group. The Yarn Crafters of Aurora Hills Senior Center will meet to knit and crochet items for Arlington charities, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Yarn and patterns provided. Newcomers welcome. Call to sign up, 703-228-5722.

Tuesday/April 28

Dancing. Line dancing class, 11 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Partners not required. Cost is $3.50 per drop-in class. For information, 703-228-4403.

Tour. Tour of the Holocaust Memorial Museum’s exhibit, "State of Deception." Cost is $9. Call Arlington County Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Exercise Group. Fun exercise group using low impact aerobics, dance and strength training, 9:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Cost is $56for 16 sessions. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Fitness. Beginners full fitness classes 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Exercises enhance overall muscle tone, bone density and balance. Cost is $3.50 per drop in. For more information, call 703-228-0555.

Games. Table tennis at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., 10 a.m. – noon. All levels of players welcome. Free. For more information, call 703-228-0955.

Outdoor Games. Volleyball players will meet 1:30 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. All levels of players welcome. Free. For more information, 703-228-5321.

Language. Practice English/Spanish dialogue, improve vocabulary and social conversation, 1 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free; for more information, 703-228-5321.

Video Exercise. Nintendo’s Wii Fit exercise program available 1 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Includes yoga, strength training, aerobics and balance games. Free. Call for appointment, 703-228-5321.

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

Weight. Weight rooms available to seniors only, 7 – 11 a.m., Madison Comm. Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Certified fitness coach onsite to assist with cardio exercise equipment. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions or $3.50 per drop in. For more information, call 703-228-4771.

Wednesday/April 29

Basketball. Women’s basketball players, new and experienced, practice skills and play 3x3 scrimmages, 7 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center gym, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. For more information, call 703-228-4745.

Card Games. Playing duplicate bridge provides mental aerobics for seniors, 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Cost is $4.50; newcomers welcome. For more information, call Anne Gress, 703-243-7714.

Planet Presentation. Jonathan Harmon from the Arlington Planetarium will give a presentation about Mars using 3-D glasses, 2 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Free. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Walking. The National Arboretum, D.C., is the destination of the Walking Club of Arlington, 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, 703-28-4403.

Practice. Open practice for women’s basketball players, 7 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Practice skills or play 3 x 3 half court scrimmages. Free. Details, 703-228-4745.

Crafters. Crafters workshop to share ideas and hobbies, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-4403.

Friday/May 1

Games. Badminton players, new or experienced, will play 12:30 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Coaching onsite. Free. For more information, call 703-228-0955.

Technology Course. Teenagers assist seniors with five different four hour computer courses at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. The cost is $20 per course for text book. Call 10 a.m. – noon for more information, 703-228-0555.

Fast Walkers. Fast paced walking group, the Fast Forwards, will meet 9:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to sign up, 703-228-5722.

Law. 32nd annual Senior Law Day, 9 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., DHS building, 3033 Wilson Blvd., 7th floor. Learn about senior services, resources, legal issues. Call for more information and to sign up, 703-228-1700.

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will travel to the National Cathedral area, D.C., for weekly walking program, 10 a.m. Cost is $2. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Visiting. Arlington senior centers welcome visitors at various times during the week. For exact times and days, call the Office of Senior Adult Programs, 703-228-4721. Noon – 4 p.m.

Art. Art workshop exploring fundamentals of painting and drawing begins 1 – 3 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Beginners welcome. Free; four classes. Call to register, 703-228-5321.

Music Group. The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, will meet 1 p.m. to discuss eight composers in a program entitled, "Putting on Airs." No fee; newcomers welcome. Call for information, 703-228-4403.

Trip and Shopping. The National Cathedral Flower Mart, D.C., is on the agenda for seniors. Cost is $9. Call Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Saturday/May 2

Theater Performance. Arlington seniors will attend a matinee performance of "Ragtime" at The Kennedy Center. Cost is $84. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.