“Flourishing After 55” in Arlington

“Flourishing After 55” in Arlington

Office of 55+ Programs

Office of 55+ Programs

Department of Parks and Recreation

3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington, VA 22207 703-228-4747

Date: 5-26-21 Contact: Judy Massabny, jmassa@arlingtonva.us

55+ Programs are virtual. A 55+ Membership is required to attend ($20 annual fee). Learn more at parks.arlingtonva.us, search 55+ member. To join or register, go to registration.arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-4747.

Virtual & Outdoor Programs

Meditate and create relaxation class, experiential meditation techniques, reduce stress, lower blood pressure, begins Thursday, June 17, 10:30 a.m., 11 sessions, $60. Registration # 914500-07.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, live virtual tour led by a Museum guide, Thursday, June 17, 1:30 p.m. Registration # 902106-06.

Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens, Washington, D.C., virtual tour led by a volunteer docent, Thursday, June 17, 6 p.m. Registration # 902106-07.

Genealogy, the importance of chancery records, Thursday, June 17, 3 p.m. Registration # 914400-04.

Pondering poetry, share thoughts with others, Thursday, June 17, 11 a.m. Registration # 914300-01.

Tai Chi practice with experienced volunteers, Monday, June 21, 10 a.m., Virginia Highlands Plaza, 1600 S. Hayes Street. Registration # 914105-15.

“Meatballs and Matzah Balls,” cookbook author Marian Friedman discusses her favorite culinary discoveries, Monday, June 21, 3 p.m. Registration # 914501-01.

This month in the garden topics, landscape issues and challenges, discuss with a Master Gardener, Monday, June 21, 1 p.m. Submit questions and photos ahead to mgarlalex@gmail.com. Registration #914400-29.

Short story reading and discussion of “The Lottery,” by Shirley Jackson, Monday, June 21, 1 p.m. Registration # 914300-04.

Piano lounge music, listen, sing, play along with personal instrument, Tuesday, June 22, 2 p.m. Popular pianist Valerie Welsh plays movie themes, musical favorites and easy listening standards. Registration # 914802-02.

Genealogy 101, meet with other enthusiasts to learn about family roots, Tuesday, June 22, 11:30 a.m. Discussion led by Advanced Researcher Eileen Bogdanoff. Registration # 914400-01.

“Haunted Prague,” capital of the Czech Republic, known as one of the most haunted cities in the world, Tuesday, June 22, 1 p.m. Presented by author Michele Patrick. Registration # 914400-24.

Getting a good night’s sleep, discuss common problems, habits, learn self-care skills, Wednesday, June 23, 11 a.m. Registration # 914500-06.

Frances Perkins, the first female U.S. Cabinet member, Secretary of Labor, appointed by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Wednesday, June 23, 10 a.m. Presented by historian Mary Lipsey, member, Fairfax County History Commission. Registration # 914400-13.

What’s in a Will, Wednesday, June 23, 11 a.m. Presented by Elder Law Attorney Ed Zetlin.

Registration # 914400-25.

Sudoku games, beginners and pros welcome, Thursday, June 24, 2 p.m. Registration # 914601-04.

Paint along with a community arts programmer, Thursday, June 24, 10 a.m. Copy art from area museums. Registration # 914301-08.

Keeping cool and saving energy, Thursday, June 24, 1 p.m. Presented by Virginia Cooperative Extension energy master. Registration # 914400-32.

Basic drawing class for beginners and those who want to hone skills by keeping a sketchbook, Friday, June 25, 1:30 p.m. Presented by art instructor Ruth Kling. Registration # 914301-03.

Line dance in the park, easy for beginners, Friday, June 25, 10 a.m., Virginia Highlands Park, 1600 S. Hayes Street. Registration # 914100-02.