Flourishing After 55 in Arlington

Flourishing After 55 in Arlington


“Flourishing After 55”    

Office of 55+ Programs

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.

55+ “Tour de Friends” Bike Club members will ride to Reston Town Center and back, Thursday, Apr. 21, 11 a.m. Registration # 913206-07.

Recycling and compost updates presented by representatives from Arlington’s Dept. of Environmental Services, Thursday, Apr. 21, 1:30 p.m. Registration # 913400-01. Program will include how to reduce Arlington’s carbon footprint and the benefits of keeping food waste out of landfills.

 Introduction to line dancing, learn basic steps, Friday, Apr. 22, 10:15 a.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center. Drop in.

EarthFest 2022, virtual presentation, Saturday, Apr. 23 starting at 10 a.m. Learn about recycling, how to make recycled planters and upcycled art. All ages welcome. For registration information, call 703-228-7369.

Rummikub, game combines elements of gin rummy and Mah Jongg, weekdays at Arlington Mill 55+ Center at

11 a.m. Drop in. Rummikub is also a Northern Virginia Senior Olympics event.

Early morning art activity with community arts programmer Jennifer Droblyen, Monday, May 2, 9 a.m.

Registration # 913303-13.

Canasta games, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., Walter Reed 55+ Center. Instruction available. Drop in.

Mother’s Day Music and Tea, packaged assorted sweets, Wednesday, May 4, 1:30 p.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center. Bring pictures of mother, wife, children. Registration # 913890-02.

Local history  group to discuss Arlington’s parks, Wednesday, May 4, 1:30 p.m. Registration # 913402-15.

Opera appreciation, hear and discuss musical selections from Bellini’s “Norma”, Wednesday, May 4, 1:30 p.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center. Registration # 913300-06.

Basic hand crafts, develop skills using silk flowers and bottle cap crafts, Wednesday, May 4, 11 a.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center. Registration # 913310-04.

Aging in Place, find out if your home is suitable and safe to stay long term, Thursday, May 5, 1:30 p.m. Presented  by Patrice Winter, associate professor, George Mason University. Registration # 913404-06.

Smart homes, hear a basic introduction to home automation devices such as Amazon Alexa and Google Home,  Thursday, May 5, 2 p.m., Arlington Mill 55+ Center. Registration # 913403-07.

Travel Trivia, Thursday, May 5, 11 a.m. Registration # 913601-04.

Sudoku puzzles, new techniques, share favorite puzzles, Thursday, May  5, 1:30 p.m. Lubber Run 55+ Center. Drop in.

Mom knows best or does she? Learn how to make healthy versions of family favorites, Friday, May 6, 2 p.m., Arlington Mill 55+ Center. Registration # 913501-05.

Spellbinders, volunteer storytellers, practice the magical tradition of oral storytelling, Friday, May 6, 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown 55+ Center. Registration # 913301-11.

Intergenerational GranDay, create 3-D Mother’s Day cards and flowers, Saturday, May 7, 10 a.m., Arlington Mill 55+ Center. Open to grandparents with grandchildren, ages 5 and up. Registration # 913310-05.