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Senior Living April 22-28

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.

Monday/May 4

Technology. Learn the basics of using a cell phone, 10 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. For appointment, call 703-228-5321.

Language. ESL (English as a Second Language) classes, Thursday, April 7, 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5321.

Games. Cranium crunches, a brain exercise program including puzzles, trivia and mind games, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-0955.

Brain Game. Nintendo Wii games to keep mental skills sharp, May 11, 1 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Small group. Register early by calling 703-228-0555. Free.

Chess. Master chess player Macon Shibut will meet with new and experienced players, 9:30 a.m. (lecture and discussion), 10:30 a.m., ladder tournament games, Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Free. For information, call 703-534-6232.

Workout. Senior Boot Camp, indoor and outdoor workouts, begins 8:30 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Cost is $32 for eight classes. Call to sign up, 703-228-0955. Additional camp begins Wed., May 6, 8:30 a.m.

Strength. Senior strength training classes, (upper body), Wednesday, May 6 (torso), Friday, May 8 (lower body), 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 information, call 703-228-4745.

Fitness. Intermediate and advanced full fitness exercise classes, 10 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Improve range of motion, strength training, half hour cardiovascular workout. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions or $3.50 per drop in. Details, 703-228-4745.

Walkers. The Walter Reed Walkers, Walter Red Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., will walk in Lady Bird Johnson Park, 9:30 a.m. Cost is $2.50; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Ice Skating. Seniors only ice skating, 8 a.m.-9:15a.m., Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Ballston Mall, Arlington. 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. Details, 703-228-0955.

Art. Adventures in Art series begins 1 p.m., featuring “Degas and New Orleans,” Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Cost is $15 for three sessions or $5 per program. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Dancing. Drop in square dancing class begins 10 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Newcomers. welcome. Free. Details, 703-228-4403.

Health Group. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weight loss support group, will meet 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Annual $24 fee for newsletter. Details, 703-228-0955.

Trip. It’s off to Harrington, Del., Raceway and Casino for seniors. Cost is $31. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Tuesday/May 5

Technology. Computer classes focusing on Internet browsing and email, begin 1 p.m., Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Free. Small classes; register early by calling Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., 703-228-0955.

Language. English/Spanish social conversation to improve vocabularies, 1 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5321.

Wii Fit. Wii Fit workshops including yoga, strength training, aerobics and balance games, 1 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. Call for appt., 703-228-5321.

Training. Core training classes to improve posture, balance, stability, begin 12:30 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Cost is $28 for eight classes. Call to sign up, 703-228-5321.

Exercise. Exercise to music with fitness instructor Irena Woodruff, 9:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Low impact aerobics, dance and strength training. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Yoga. Traditional Hatha Yoga classes begin 10 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4403 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Previous experience helpful. Fee is $21 for six sessions. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Gentle Yoga. Gentle Hatha Yoga classes begin 11:15 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Accessible to varying ability levels. Fee is $21 for six sessions. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Walkers. The Langston-Brown Walkers, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., will walk indoors, 9:30 a.m. Free; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5321.

Games. Volleyball games for beginners and up, 1:30 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5321.

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

Art Class. Introduction to watercolor painting, four part series, begins 10 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Free. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Music Performance. Classical jam sessions with pianist Ruth Pippenger, 11:30 a.m. – noon, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-4403.

Health Talk. Physical therapist Laura Probert will discuss myofascial release therapy for pain relief, 11:15 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Free. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Wednesday/May 6

Tea. The Crossing at Casey Jones restaurant, La Plata, Md., will host seniors for an Afternoon Tea. Cost is $42. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Games. Duplicate bridge games, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Cost is $4.50; newcomers welcome. Call Anne Gress for details, 703-243-7714.

Demonstration. Ukranian egg decorating demonstration (known as Pysanka), by Jurji Dobczansky, 11:30 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Step-by-step overview plus discussion. Free. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Exercise. Balance classes to enhance strength, equilibrium and coordination begin 1:30 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Fee is $21 for six sessions. Details, 703-228-5321.

Yoga. Yoga classes for seniors with varying abilities, begin 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Extensive warm ups for adapted yoga poses to stretch and strengthen body safely. Fee is $24.50 for seven sessions. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Walking Club. The Walking Club of Arlington will travel to Twin Branches Trail, Reston, for its weekly walking program, 9:30 a.m. Fee is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, 703-228-4403.

Women’s Games. Women’s Basketball 101, age 50+, build on skills and play 3 on 3 half court games, begins 7 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Fee is $28 for four sessions ($20 for women register with the Office of Senior Adult Programs). Details, 703-228-4771.

Dance Class. Choreographer Jane Franklin will teach two modern dance classes, 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No experience necessary. Free. Call to register, 703-228-5321.

Thursday/May 7

Gardening. Expert gardener Peter Jones will discuss ways to beautify a flower garden, 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Topics will include soil preparation, what to plant where and when. Free. Details, 703-228-0955.

Celebration. Mother’s Day lunch, noon, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Cost is $4. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Friday/May 8

Discussion. Reminiscence Tea to discuss, “The Things My Mother Taught Me,” 11 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Free. Register by Wed., May 6, 703-228-4403.

Technology. Five four-hour computer courses, $20 each, available at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Call 10 a.m. – noon, 703-228-6425.

Games. Scrabble games for all levels of players, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-0955.

Walkers. The National Arboretum, D.C. is the destination of the Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, Friday, May 8, 10 a.m., 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Cost is $2; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Fast Walkers. Fast paced walking group at Aurora Hills Senior Center will meet 9 a.m., 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

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

Dancing. Informal social dancing at Langston-Brown Senior Center, 10 a.m., 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Brush up on new steps, share skills. Free. Call for details, 703-228-5321.

Saturday/May 9

Trip. Harper’s Ferry, W.Va. tour with author Bob O’Connor commemorating 150th anniversary of John Brown’s raid. Cost is $38 (includes lunch). Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.