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Senior Living March 4-10

Friday/March 6

Games. Badminton games 12:30 – 3 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. All levels of players welcome; coaching available. No fee. Details, 703-228-0955.

Walking Group. Fast-paced walking group at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., will meet 9 a.m. No fee; newcomers welcome. For details, call 703-228-5722.

Music Appreciation. The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, will meet 1 p.m., to discuss Russian composer Alexander Scriabin. No fee; newcomers welcome. For more information, call 703-228-4403.

Art Class. Four-part series to learn the basics of Sumie-e, brush painting with India ink, beginning 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Conducted by artist Yoshiko Oishi Weick, Cost is $35 for four two-hour sessions. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

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

Health Group. Fitness instructor Peggy Finn begins gentle Hatha Yoga classes, adults 55+, 12:30 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Meditative style, extensive warm-ups to prepare for adapted Yoga poses. Cost is $24.50 for seven classes. Call to register 703-228-5321.

Games. Friendly Scrabble competition, adults 55+, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. All level of players welcome. Details, 703-228-0955.

Technology Talk. Cyberseniors/Cyberteens, computer training program for adults 55+ available at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Five four-hour courses, $20 each. Call or stop by, 10 a.m. – noon, 703-228-0555.

Sunday/March 8

Trip. Visit Middletown, Va. For brunch and a matinee theater performance. $59/person. Registration required, 703-228-4749.

Monday/March 9

Language. Linguist Dr. Merton Bland teaches ESL (English as a Second Language) classes, adults 55+, 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. Details, 703-228-5321.

Brain Help. Series of brain aerobics for adults 55+ begins 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Four sessions; free. For more information, call 703-228-0955.

Boot Camp. Senior Boot Camp, adults 55+, begins 8:30 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Cardio and strength techniques; indoor and outdoor workouts. Cost is $24 for six sessions. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Weights. Weight rooms with cardio and strength training exercise equipment available to adults 55+, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center; 2121 N. Culpeper St. Cost is $56 for 16 session ticket or $3.50 per drop-in. Call 703-228-4771.

Exercise. Seated exercise programs for adults 55+, weekly ($28) or bi-weekly ($56) begin 10 a.m., Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington. Improve muscular strength, balance and flexibility. Call to register, 703-228-4745.

Yoga. Traditional Hatha Yoga classes, adults 55+, begin 1 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Previous Yoga experience a plus. Cost is $35 for seven classes. Classic poses followed by guided relaxation. Call to register 703-228-5321.

Walkers. The Walter Reed Walkers, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., will walk in Bluemont Park, 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., Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Ballston Mall, Arlington. Cost is $1 (includes skates). For information, call 703-228-4745.

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

Games. Thomas Jefferson Community Center is the site of pickleball games for new and experienced players, Mon.- Fri., 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. OSAP registration required ($15 annual fee). For more information, call 703-228-4745.

Video Games. Langston-Brown Senior Center will host Nintendo Wii sports and games, starting at 9:30 a.m., 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Bowling, boxing, basketball, baseball, tennis, golf, billiards, table tennis. Free; newcomers welcome. For information, 703-228-5321.

Bridge Games. Social bridge games for adults 55+ 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. No fee; newcomers welcome; drop-in. Details, 703-228-5722.

Bingo. Bingo for seniors, 1-3p.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, $2 per card. $1 per card. Details, 703-228-4403.

Health Group. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weight loss support group, 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Private weigh-ins, programs. Annual fee of $24 includes newsletter. Call for more information, 703-228-0555.

Employment Talk. Employment counseling for adults 55+, 10 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Conducted by Haile Woldu, employment counselor, Employment Center. No fee. Call for appointment, 703-228-0955.

Registration Deadline. Register for an Irish program at Lee Senior Center on Wednesday, March 11, 12:30– 2:30 p.m., 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Irish food and a representative from the Embassy of Ireland. Cost is $6. Register by calling 703-228-0555. Newcomers welcome.

Tuesday/March 10

Legal Talk. Attorneys from Legal Services of Northern Virginia will meet individually with seniors 9:30 a.m. – noon, Langston-Brown Senior Center and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Lee Senior Center. No fee. Call to register, 703-228-5321.

Puzzles. Introduction to Sudoku puzzles, adults 55+, 7– 9 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Language. English to Spanish to English dialogue sessions to improve vocabularies, adults 55+, 1 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center. Free. Call for details, 703-228-5321.

Exercise. Lunchtime kickboxing classes for adults 55+, begin 11:45 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722Lee Highway, Arlington. All levels of fitness welcome. Cost is $22.50 for five sessions. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Exercise Group. Sports ‘n Flex exercises for adults 55+, designed for fitness gurus, begin 1 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Cost is $22.50 for five classes. Register, 703-228-0555.

Dancing. Line dancing classes for adults 55+ start 11 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Cost is $3.50 per class, drop-in. For more information, 703-228-4745.

Fitness Assessment. Fitness assessments and personal fitness plans for adults 55+, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Program includes assessment plus three sessions with fitness coach. Cost is $130; newcomers welcome. Call to make appointment, 703-228-4771.

Free Exercise Demonstration. Free demonstration of Kettlebell exercise program using cast iron weights, adults 55+, 12:10 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Drop-in; newcomers welcome. Call for details, 703-228-5321.

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

Games. Volleyball for adults 55+, 1:30 p.m. (practice), 2 p.m. (games), Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpepr St., Arlington. All levels of players welcome; coaching onsite; free. For more information, 704-228-5321.

Dance Class. Choreographer Jane Franklin will teach adults 55+ two modern dance classes beginning 2 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Book Discussion. The book discussion club at Culpepper Garden Senior Center will meet 1:30 p.m. to discuss “Three Cups of Tea” by Greg Mortenson, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. No fee; drop-in. Details, 703-228-4403.

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; coaching available. No fee; drop-in. Details, 703-228-0955.

Travel. Learn about MetroRail services for adults 55+ including SmarTrip farecards, 11:30 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Guest speaker, Reginald Ward, Metro services specialist. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Wednesday/March 11

Trip. The Baltimore Museum of Art is the destination of seniors, to see, “A Circus Family: Picasso to Léger.” Cost is $19. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Meditation. Explore structured approach to meditation in a six part series for adults 55+ beginning 2 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Cost is $21 for six classes. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

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

Lessons. Piano lessons for adults 55+, individual or group, taught by Ruthann Pippenger, Piano on the Run, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Cost is $15 or half hour session. For more information, call 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., 703-228-4403.

Games. Nintendo Wii sports and games for adults 55+, noon – 3 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. Call to sign up, 703-228-5722.

Games. Canasta making a comeback at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, 10 a.m. Free; newcomers welcome; drop-in. Information, 703-228-0555.

Nutrition Class. Smart choices in nutrition for adults 55+ will be explored in a six part series beginning 11 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Classes will include recipes, cooking demonstrations and practical advice. Free; newcomers welcome; drop-in. Details, 703-228-0955.

Health Group. Hearing loss support group for adults 55+, 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Discuss coping issues with Bonnie O’Leary, Northern Virginia Resource Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons. Free; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Thursday/March 12

Health Group. Free blood pressure monitoring for adults 55+, 10:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Information, 703-228-5321.

Mental Exercises. Creative mental exercise for adults 55+ called The Achievement Letter, 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Opportunity to explore future plans. No fee; newcomers welcome. For more information, call 703-228-0955.

Group. The Lee Woodcarvers group will hold an open workshop 1 p.m., Lee Senior Center. 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. New members welcome to share knowledge; no fee; drop-in. Details, 703-228-0555.

Sleep Habits. Practical strategies for developing better sleep habits for adults 55+ will be discussed, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Session conducted by Mary Belanich, Virginia Hospital Center. No fee; newcomers welcome; drop-in. For more information, 703-228-0955.

Friday/March 13

Nutrition Class. Hareg Tecklu, Virginia Cooperative Extension office, will conduct nutrition classes for adults 55+ beginning 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Practical advice, recipes and cooking demonstrations. Free; newcomers welcome; drop-in. Details, 8703-228-5321.

Old Time Classics. Comedy Club at Aurora Hills Senior Center will meet to relive TV and radio classics, 10:30 a.m., 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Games. Baked potato Bingo and entertainment for adults 55+, noon, Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Musical entertainment by pianist Milton Nelson. Cost is $6. Register by Wed., Mar. 11 by calling 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 Mexican music and composers. No fee; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-4403.

Walkers. The Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will walk in Rock Creek Park, D.C., 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.

Games. Badminton for adults 55+, 12:30– 3 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. All levels of players welcome; coaching onsite. Free. Details, 703-228-0955.

Technology. Five four-hour computer courses for adults 55+ at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Cost is $20 each. Call or drop-in for details, 10 a.m. – noon, 703-228-0555.

Monday/March 16

Gardening. Master Gardener Carol Rosen will present a program on planting and growing ornamental plants and flowers in a container, 11 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. Call to register early, 703-228-4403.

Art. Our Favorite Artists series at Aurora Hills Senior Center will feature J.M.W. Turner, James McNeill Whistler and Claude Monet in “Dreams of London and Venice,” presentation, 1 p.m., 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Cost is $5. For more information, call 703-228-5722.

Games. Mah Jongg (American style), 10 a.m. – noon, Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Free. For more information, call 703-228-5722 (AH).

Crafters. The Yarn Crafters of Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., will meet 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., to knit and crochet items for charities. No fee; patterns and yarn provided. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

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

Language. ESL classes (English as a Second Language), 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. Taught by linguist Dr. Merton Bland. Details, 703-228-5321.

Exercise. Intermediate and advanced full fitness exercise class including half hour cardiovascular workout, 10 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions or $3.50 per class; drop-in. Information, 703-228-4745.

Strength. Strength training classes focusing on preserving and gaining new muscular strength and flexibility, 9 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions or $3.50 per class, drop-in. For information, call 703-228-4745.

Seated Exercise. Seated exercise classes, 9 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Cost is $3.50 per class; drop-in. For more information, call 703-228-4878.

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

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

Ice Skating. Ice skating at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Ballston Mall, 8 -9:15 a.m. Cost is $1 (includes skates). For information, call 703-228-4745.

Tuesday/March 17

Video Exercise. Wii Fit is an interactive video program of exercises, yoga, strength training, aerobics and balance games, 1 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. Call for appointment, 703-228-5321.

Exercise. Bi-weekly exercise class emphasizing 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; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Training. Core training to improve posture, balance and stability begins 1 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Cost is $21 for six classes; stability ball required. Call to register, 703-228-5321.

Beginner Exercise. Beginners full fitness exercise class, 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Cost is $3.50 per class; drop-in. Information, 703-228-0555.

Weight Training. Weight machines and free weights available exclusively for seniors, 7 – 11 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Certified fitness professional onsite. Cost is $56 for 16 sessions or $3.50 per drop-in. For information, call 703-228-4745.

Exercise. Kettlebell exercise program using a Russian cast iron weight begins 12:10 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Cost is $30 for six sessions. Call to register, 703-228-5321.

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

Walkers. The Langston Walkers, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., will meet for an indoor walk at the Center, 9:30 a.m. Free; newcomers welcome. For more information, 703-228-5321.

Health Class. Beginners and intermediate Pilates classes start 9:15 a.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Cost is $70 for 20 classes. Call to sign up, 703-228-0555.

Games. Volleyball for all levels of players, 1:30 p.m. (practice), 2 p.m. (games), Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. For more information, 703-228-5321.

Dance Class. Choreographer Jane Franklin will teach a modern dance class, 2 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Music Group. Voices of Arlington, multicultural singing group, will rehearse 10 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. New members welcome; free. For more information, call Stacie Steinke, 703-485-5745.

Table Games. Table tennis, 10 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Coaching onsite; free; all levels of players welcome. For more information, 703-228-0955.

Stamping Club. The Rubber Stamping Club at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will meet 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., to create Spring greeting cards. Cost is $1. For information, call 703-228-0555.

Music Group. Barbershop singing group, the Songfellows, will entertain seniors on St. Patrick’s Day, 1 p.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Free; newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-4403.

Health Lecture. Medicare 101 seminar for newly eligible or soon to be eligible seniors, 6 p.m., DHS building, 3033 Wilson Blvd., 7th floor. Call to register, 703-2328-1700.

Health Meetings. One on one meetings to discuss Medicare, Medicaid or Medication issues with Martha Trunk, Agency on Aging, 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Call for appointment, 703-228-5321.

Wednesday/March 18

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

Wii Games. Wii sports and games played at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, 1 p.m. Free. Details, 703-228-0555.

Gardening. Expert gardener Peter Jones will show how, when and what kind of plants to grow from seeds, 11 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Free; newcomer welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Card Games. Duplicate bridge, a form of mental aerobics, 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 will walk in Lady Bird Johnson Park, 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3; newcomers welcome. Group leaves from Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, 703-228-4403.

Golf Club. Arlington Senior Golf Club to meet 11:30 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Program to include preparations for 2009 golfing season. New members welcome. Call for information, 703-228-4745.

Cooking. Cooking demonstration of healthy foods, 11 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Recipes and samples; free; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0955.

Thursday/March 19

Health Lecture. Free blood pressure monitoring, 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. For more information, 703-228-0955.

Woodcarvers. The Lee Woodcarvers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will meet 11 a.m. to do chips relief and round carving. Open workshop; no fee. Details, 703-228-0555.

Theater Performance. The National Theatre, D.C. will host seniors for a performance of “A Chorus Line.” Cost is $90. Call Arlington Senior Adult Travel, 703-228-4749. Registration required.

Technology. Using the Internet to find a job is the topic of a program 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Employment counselor Jack Dunne will discuss online job information and resources. Free; drop-in. Details, 703-228-0955.

Hobby Talk. Favorite hobbies to be shared 11:30 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington. Hobbyists will discuss how they got started and the meaning it brings to their lives. Free; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-0555.

Social Club. The Fair Golds, senior social club, will meet 12:30 p.m., Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington. Guest speaker, comedy author Mike Bloom. No fee; newcomers welcome. For more information, call 703-228-5722.

Friday/March 20

Sleep Talk. How to get a good night’s sleep is the topic of discussion, 10 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington. Guest speaker, Mary Belanich, senior health manager, Virginia Hospital Center. Free; newcomers welcome. For information, 703-228-4403.

Workshop. Two part workshop on composing and writing one’s life story, 10:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Program conducted by senior adult specialist, Rachel Thompson. Free; newcomers welcome. Call to register, 703-228-5722.

Technology. Drop in at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, 10 a.m. – noon, to learn about five four-hour computer courses. $20 each for text book. For more information, call 703-228-0555.

Walkers. Lady Bird Johnson Park, is the destination of the Lee Walkers, Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highwy, 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 will meet 9 a.m., 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. Call to sign up, 703-228-5722.

Games. Badminton enthusiasts welcome at Walter Reed Senior Center, 12:30– 3 p.m., 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Onsite coaching available for beginners. Free. Details, 703-228-0955.

Music Group. The music appreciation group at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, will meet 1 p.m., to discuss American composer Samuel Barber, best known for Adiago for Strings. No fee; newcomers welcome. For more information, 703-228-4403.

Book Group. The Aurora Hills Senior Center book discussion group will meet 1 p.m. to discuss, “Professor and the Madman,” by Simon Winchester, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. No fee; newcomers welcome. For information, call 703-228-5722.