Flourishing After 55 in Arlington

Flourishing After 55 in Arlington


Department of Parks and Recreation 

300 N. Park Dr., Arlington, VA 22203            703-228-4747

Date: 3-23-22        Contact: Judy Massabny,  jmassa@arlingtonva.us

55+ Programs are virtual, indoors at 55+ Centers and outdoors. A 55+ Pass is required to participate (starting at a $20 annual fee). To join or register, go to registration.arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-4747.

Travel trivia features far reaches of the globe, opportunity to connect with new friends, Thursday, April 7, 11 a.m. Registration # 913601-03.

Trivia night with teams competing in a six round, pen and paper challenge, Thursday, April 7, 6 p.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center. Registration # 913601-05.

Antiquarian books never grow old. Explore what makes a book rare or valuable from Hélène Golay, owner of L.N. Golay Books, Thursday, April 7, 1:30 p.m. Registration # 913400-06.

Hike a path close to the April 8, 1826 Clay-Randolph duel, on Friday, April 8, 10 a.m., near 

Chain Bridge. Registration # 913106-16.

Intermediate drawing and painting class, beyond the basics, with community arts programmer Jennifer Droblyen, begins Friday, April 8, 1 p.m., Langston-Brown 55+ Center. Four two hour sessions, $30. Registration # 913303-04.

Movie entertainment at Lubber Run 55+ Center, Friday, April 8, 1 p.m., “The Courier”  (2021). 

Registration # 913804-01.

Coffee House Live!  Music by DEMZ2, pop tunes from the 60s and 70s, Saturday, April 9, 7 p.m., Langston-Brown 55+ Center. Packaged refreshments. Registration # 913301-04.

Diabetes discussion group topics include daily management, social and emotional support and available community resources, Monday, April 11, 3 p.m., Langston-Brown 55+ Center. Drop-in.

Planting with expert gardener Peter Jones, Monday, April 11, 11:30 a.m. April’s topic, bringing Bonsai out of winter storage. Registration # 913401-02.

Secrets of famous artists’ techniques revealed by community arts programmer, Jennifer Droblyen, Monday, April 11, 10:30 a.m. Registration # 913302-05.

Tour the Arlington Trades Center, discover the inner workings of County functions, Monday, April 11, masks required. Cost $6. Registration # 902204-02. Leave from Madison Community Center, 10:25 a.m.; Gunston Middle School, 10:45 a.m.

Rock music legends, Monkees vs Beatles, Tuesday, April 12, 1:30 p.m., Arlington Mill 55+ Center. Hear and discuss music from both. Registration # 913400-28 or virtual registration # 913400-29.

Rummikub challenge, winner of games gets to compete with Langston-Brown 55+ Center director Elizabeth Poole, Tuesday, April 12, 9:30 a.m. Registration # 913601-06.

Tour Planet Word Museum, D.C., housed in the historic Franklin School, many interactive exhibits celebrating the written and spoken word, Wednesday, April 13, masks required. Registration # 902204-03. Leave from Madison Community Center, 1:10 p.m.; Gunston Middle School, 1:30 p.m.

Spring tree nature walk, two miles around Virginia Highlands Park with park naturalist Maddie Koenig, Wednesday, April 13, 10:30 a.m. Registration # 913106-17.

Genealogy discussion group to meet with local advanced genealogist Susan J. Court, Wednesday, April 13, 3 p.m. Share discoveries and techniques. Registration # 913402-11.

History roundtable to discuss the history of world national borders, Wednesday, April 13, 11:15 a.m. Registration # 913402-17.

The study of words, phrases, expressions and the history of the English language, Wednesday, April 13, 10:30 a.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center. Registration # 913402-24 or virtual, registration # 913402-25.

Vegan recipes, demonstrated by representative from Virginia Cooperative Extension, Wednesday, April 13, 11 a.m., Langston-Brown 55+ Center. Registration # 913501-03.

Virtual movie discussion of “The Irishman” (2019), Thursday, April 14, 3 p.m. Registration # 913402-04.

Save the planet and your wallet. Learn how to keep cool and manage energy bills, Thursday, April 14, 11 a.m. Registration # 913401-05