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Senior Living Feb. 11-17

Friday/Feb. 13

Technology Program. Cyberseniors/Cyberteens, intergenerational computer training program offered at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Five four-hour courses, $20 each with tens assisting seniors. Call or drop by, 10 a.m. – noon, 703-228-6425 or 703-228-0555.

Fast Walkers. Fast paced walking group for adults 55+ will meet 9:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Information: 703-228-5722.

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will walk along Holmes Run Trail, Alexandria, 10 a.m. Cost is $2; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Lunch. Valentine’s Day luncheon for adults 55+, noon, Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Pasta, meatballs, salad, rolls, dessert. Musical entertainment by Songfellows barbershop quartet. Cost is $6. Register by noon Feb. 11 by calling 703-228-5722.

Celebration. Smoothies party for early Valentine’s celebration, 10:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Bring a favorite fruit, Center will provide the rest. Free. Call to sign up, 703-228-5321.

Games. Duplicate bridge games for adults 55+, 10:30 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Cost is $4.50; newcomers welcome. For more information, call Anne Gress, 703-243-7714.

Trip. The historic Heart in Hand Restaurant, Clifton, Va. is the destination of seniors. Cost is $30. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Free Booklet. Adults 55+ are encouraged to call Arlington’s Office of Senior Adult Programs, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., for a complimentary copy of its 55+ Program Guide and registration application, 703-228-4721.

Saturday/Feb. 14

Honor Celebration. Nine elders from Arlington’s African-American community will be honored for their community contributions during a Harambee Ceremony, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Harambee in Swahili means working together for a common purpose. Free. Information: 703-228-0948.

Sunday/Feb. 15

Performance and Dinner. The Kennedy Center will host seniors for a performance of the New Tang Dynasty Divine Performing Arts Spectacular 2009. Cost is $110 (includes dinner in Chinatown). Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4849. Registration required.

Monday/Feb. 16

Senior centers closed for President’s Day.

Tuesday/Feb. 17

Ballet. Seniors will attend an Open Rehearsal of the American Ballet Theatre at The Kennedy Center. Cost is $19. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Business Talk. Learn how to buy and sell on eBay, 7 p.m., adults 55+, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Brain Exercise. Introductory mental exercise class for adults 55+ teaches how to approach and solve Sudoku puzzles, 1 p.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Small classes; free. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

English Language. Practice English/Spanish dialogue, adults 55+, 1 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. Details, 703-228-5321.

Aerobics. Fun low impact aerobics class and strength training for adults 55+, 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 classes for adults 55+, beginners, 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Includes 30-minute cardiovascular workout. Cost is $3.50 per drop-in class. Details, 703-228-0555.

Weight Room. Exclusive weight room hours for adults 55+ with certified fitness coaches, 7– 11 a.m., Sat., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Learn how to use cardio exercise equipment. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions. For information, call 703-228-4745.

Walking Group. Indoor walking group 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.

Games. Pickleball for beginners, adults 55+, 12:30– 3 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-0955.

Games. Volleyball for adults 55+, 1:30 p.m. (practice), 2 p.m. (games), Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5321.

Music. Multi-cultural chorus for adults 55+, 10 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No experience necessary; no fee; weekly rehearsals. For information, call 703-228-0955.

Games. Table tennis for adults 55+, 10 a.m. – noon, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. All levels of players welcome; no fee. Details, 703-228-0955.

Card Games. Social bridge games for adults 55+, 10 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St. No fee. For more information, call 703-241-0557.

Card Games. Wild Card Poker games for adults 55+, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome who would like to learn welcome. Details, 703-228-0555.

Stamp Club. The Rubber Stamping Club at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will meet 11:30 a.m., to create all occasion cards and collage style greetings. Cost is $1. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Talk. A discussion about changes after retirement will be held 2:30 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Conducted by Arlington transitions counselor Rachel Thompson. Free. For more information, call 703-228-5321.

Wednesday/Feb. 18

Exercise. Seated exercise classes for adults 55+, 9 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Cost is $3.50 per class; drop-in. Details, call 703-228-0555.

Health Care Talk. Adult day health care in Arlington will be discussed 6 p.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Program presented by Nancy Connors, admissions coordinator, Madison Adult Day Health Care Center. Free. Register early by calling 703-228-4403.

Card Games. Duplicate bridge games for adults 55+, 10 a.m. -1:30 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Cost is $4.50; newcomers welcome. For more information, call Anne Gress, 703-243-7714.

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

Walking Club. The Walking Club of Arlington for adults 55+ will walk around Hains Point, 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.

Practice. Open basketball practice for women (50+), 7 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center gym, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Practice skills, play 3 on 3 half-court scrimmages. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-4745.

Music Lessons. Piano lessons for adults 55+, group or individual, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Call 1-3 p.m. to schedule appointment, 703-228-4403. Cost is $15 per half-hour session.

Workshop. Creative movements workshop for adults 55+, led by choreographer Jane Franklin, 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No experience necessary; no fee. Details, 703-228-5321.

Author Discussion. Quotes by author Maya Angelou will be discussed in celebration of Black History Month, 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5321.

Class. Card making class using rubber stamps, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No experience necessary; $5 fee. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Thursday/Feb. 19

Discussion. Open discussion for adults 55+ about physical intimacy, led by public health nurse Patti O’Neill, R.N., 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. For more information, 703-228-0955.

Woodcarvers. The Lee Woodcarvers group, Lee Senior Center, will hold an open workshop 1 p.m. No fee. Details, 703-228-0555.

Tea. Afternoon Tea for seniors at the restored Baliwick Inn, Fairfax. Cost is $52. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Job Preparation. Employment counselor Jack Dunne will counsel adults 55+ on preparing for job interviews, 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Friday/Feb. 20

Comedy. Aurora Hills Senior Center’s Comedy Club will meet 10:30 a.m. to relive classic radio and TV comedy shows, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Potluck and Discussion. A discussion on the history of U.S. Presidents, potluck soup and salad lunch and musical entertainment for adults 55+, noon, Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Cost is potluck dish; newcomers welcome. Register by noon, Feb. 18, by calling 703-228-5722.

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

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., will walk along the Brightwood Urban Trail, D.C., 10 a.m. Cost is $2; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Fast Walkers. 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. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Games. Scrabble for adults 55+, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. All level of players welcome. Free. For more information, call 703-228-0955.

Technology. Cyberseniors/Cyberteens, intergenerational computer training classes for adults 55+, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Five four-hour classes. Call or drop-in, 10 a.m. – noon.

Saturday/Feb. 21

Exercise. Open Tai Chi practice, adults 55+, 12:30 p.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. For information, call 703-228-4403.

Festival. Feel the Heritage Festival, celebrating the culture and history of Arlington County’s African Americans, noon to 5 p.m., Drew Community Center, 3500 S. 24th Street. Free. For more information, call 703-228-5339, 703-228-5702.

Performance. A matinee performance of “The Heavens are Hung in Black,” is on the agenda for seniors, in the newly renovated Ford’s Theatre in the District. Cost is $39. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4849. Registration required.

Monday/Feb. 23

Record Keeping. Jennifer Abel, Virginia Cooperative Extension office, will teach adults 55+ a record keeping system to help determine which papers and documents to keep or discard, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomer welcome. Details, call 703-228-5722.

Games. Scrabble for adults 55+, 10 a.m. – noon, Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Free. Details, 703-228-5722.

Games. Chess games for adults 55+, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. All levels of players welcome. No fee. Details, 703-228-0555.

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 sessions, taught by Larry Isham. Register, 703-228-0555.

Talk. Using writing to grieve for the loss of a loved one will be discussed, 11 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Guest speaker Don Gallehr (sp), George Mason University. Free. Call early to register, 703-228-4403.

Exercise. Intermediate and advanced strength training exercise classes for adults 55+, 9 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Cost is $56 for 16 classes or $3.50 per drop-in. Information, 703-228-4745.

Seated Exercise. Seated exercise classes for adults 55+, 10 a.m., Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington. Cost is $17.50 for five weekly sessions. Call to register, 703-228-4745.

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

Ice Skating. Ice skating for adults 55+, 8 a.m.-9:15 a.m., Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Ballston Mall, Arlington. Cost is $1 (includes skates). For more information, call 703-228-4745.

Card Games. Friendly poker games for adults 55+, 10 a.m.-noon, Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free. For more information, 703-228-5722.

Knitting. Join seniors to knit and crochet items for Arl. charities, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Yarn and patterns provided. Call to sign up, 703-228-5722.

Tuesday/Feb. 24

Legal Talk. Attorneys from Legal Services of Northern Virginia will be available to meet one-on-one with seniors, at no charge, 10 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Call for appt., 703-228-0955.

Health Talk. Conversation for caregivers of people with dementia, led by Joyce Montgomery, Capital Hospice, 11:15 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Learn helpful communication techniques. Free. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Language. Practice English/Spanish dialogue to improve vocabularies, 1 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Adults 55+; no fee. For more information, 703-228-5321.

Exercise. Fun exercise class for adults 55+, 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. Register, 703-228-5722.

Beginners Exercise. Beginners exercise class for adults 55+, 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Improve flexibility, muscle tone, balance. Cost is $3.50 per class, drop-in. Details, 703-228-0555.

Meteorology. Hands on lesson in meteorology and behind the scenes look at the weather station at ABC-TV, ch. 7, 10 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center. Program presented by professional meteorologist; no fee; newcomers welcome. Register by calling 703-228-4403.

Fitness. Individual fitness assessments for adults 55 , includes personal fitness plan by Arlington County certified fitness professional. Call for appt., 703-228-4771. Cost is $130.

Tai Chi. Open Tai Chi practice, adults 55+, 10 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Free; no instructor onsite. Details, 703-228-0555.

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

Games. Pickleball, similar to tennis, played indoors, adults 55+, 12:30 – 3 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-0955.

Games. Afternoon volleyball for adults 55+, 1:30 p.m. (practice), 2 p.m. (games), Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Beginners welcome; free. Details, 703-228-5321.

Singing. Informal singing of the Oldies, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Sing, hum or listen. Free; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-0555.

Table Games. Table tennis for adults 55+, 10 a.m. – noon, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. All levels of players welcome. Free. For information, call 703-228-0955.

Wednesday/Feb. 25

Dance Workshop. Choreographer Jane Franklin conducts creative movement workshop for adults 55+, 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No dance experience necessary. Free. Call to sign up, 703-228-5321.

Piano. Piano lessons for adults 55+, individual or group, Culpepper Garden Senior Center. Call to sign up, 703-228-4403. Cost is $15 per half hour session.

Party. Pizza and Bingo party for adults 55+, 1 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Cost is $5; newcomers welcome. Donations of bingo prizes welcome. For more information, call 703-228-0555.

Brain Games. Introductory mental exercise class for adults 55+, 11 a.m., Langton-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Learn systematic approach to solving Sudoku puzzles. Small classes; free; register early by calling, 703-228-5321.

Bridge. Duplicate bridge for adults 55+, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Cost is $4.50; newcomers welcome. For information, call Anne Gress, 703-243-7714.

Walking Club. The Walking Club of Arlington for adults 55+ will travel to Buttermilk Creek, Reston, for its weekly walking program, 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, 703-228-4403.

Basketball. Evening basketball practice for women (50+), 7 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Practice skills, play 3 on 3 half court scrimmages. Free. Details, 703-228-4745.

Thursday/Feb. 26

Volunteer. Volunteer opportunities with CrisisLink, a telephone outreach program, will be discussed 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-0955.

Nutrition. Favorite foods and good nutrition will be explored 10:30 a.m. (Spanish), 11 a.m. (English), Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5321.

Woodcarving. Woodcarving enthusiasts are invited to an open workshop, 1 p.m. Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. No fee. Call for more information, 703-228-0555.

Information Session. Practical information for adults 55+ about planning the transfer of personal property and possessions, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. For more information, call 703-228-0955.

Friday/Feb. 27

Life Discussion. Arlington senior adult specialist Nancy Connors will lead a discussion about lessons learned in life, 1:30 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-5722.

Technology. Computer classes for adults 55+ available through Cyberseniors/Cyberteens, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Call or drop by, 10 a.m. – noon, 703-228-0555. Five four-hour courses, $20 each.

Fast Walkers. Fast paced walking group for adults 55+ will meet 9 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will walk in Arlington’s Bluemont and Bon Air Parks, 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 will meet 1 p.m., to discuss Diaghilev Ballets, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-4403.

Celebration. Langston-Brown Senior Center will host a Black History Month celebration, 10:30 a.m., 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Afrocentric fashion show, gospel music, potluck luncheon. No fee, admission is potluck dish. Call to register, 703-228-5321.

Market. The Dutch Village Farmers Market, Marlboro, MD is on the agenda for adults 55+. Cost is $19 (includes lunch). Call Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.