55+ Programs are virtual, indoors at 55+ Centers and outdoors. A 55+ Membership is required to participate ($20 annual fee). To join or register, go to registration.arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-4747.
Eat the Rainbow, celebrate National Nutrition Month by eating colorful fruits and vegetables, Thursday, Mar. 10, 11 a.m. Presented by Virginia Cooperative Extension. Registration # 913501-01.
Virginia leads the skyways, hear about the state’s aerospace innovation from Roger Connor, author of “Virginia Aviation,” Thursday, Mar. 10, 1:30 p.m. Registration # 913400-19.
Movie group members to discuss “Wind River” (2017), Thursday, Mar. 10, 3 p.m. Registration
Beginning quilling, create delicate raised images from coils of 1/8” wide paper strips, Thursday, Mar. 10, 1:30 p.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center. Registration # 913310-01. Cost $18.
Explore painting techniques using non-toxic oils, Friday, Mar. 11, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center. No experience necessary, materials provided. Registration # 913303-03.
Tour Arlington Trades Center, discover inner workings of Arlington’s vital services, Monday, Mar. 14, $6. Leave from Madison Community Center, 10:25 a.m.; Gunston Middle School, 10:45 a.m. Registration # 902203-03.
Planting with Pete, new group led by expert gardener Peter Jones, Monday, Mar. 14, 11:30 a.m.
March topic, Growing Orchids All Year Round. Registration # 913401-01.
Secrets revealed of famous artists, including techniques, Monday, Mar. 14, 10:30 a.m. Registration # 913302-04.
55+ ice skating, MedStar Capitals Iceplex, Ballston Quarter, level 8, Monday, Mar. 14, 8:10 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. Skates, $1, parking, $1. Drop in.
Beginner’s bridge, seven part series, begin Monday, Mar. 14, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center.
Registration # 913602-01.
Satisfying soups presented by Master Food Volunteer, Caryn Wagner, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Monday, Mar. 14, 2 p.m., Arlington Mill 55+ Center. Registration # 913501-02.
Women Working for a Better Community, presented by Cathy Hix, pres., Arlington Historical Society, Tuesday. Mar. 15, 11 a.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center. Registration # 913400-09.
Genealogy 101, share research information and tools, Tuesday, Mar. 15, 1:30 a.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center. Presented by Eileen Bogdanoff, experienced genealogist. Registration # 913402-06.
Acoustic Café, live music from the 50s to today, Tuesday, Mar. 15, 7 p.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center. Registration # 913301-01.
55+ deep water exercise class begins Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2:15 p.m., Long Bridge Aquatics & Fitness Center, 8 sessions, $32, registration # 913102-05. Ask about additional dates.
Chair Hatha Yoga, seated or chair may be used as a balance point for standing poses, Wednesday, Mar. 16, 11:45 a.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center, 10 sessions, $50. Registration # 913103-05.
55+ Tour de Friends Bike Club, Wednesday, Mar. 16, 11 a.m., ride from Bluemont Park to Vienna. Registration # 913206-02.
Early St. Patrick’s Day party with live music and packaged snacks, Wednesday, Mar. 16, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center. Registration # 913890-01.
Opera appreciation group to discuss “Don Carlo” by Giuseppe Verdi, Wednesday, Mar. 16, 1:30 p.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center. Professional commentary, hear musical selections. Registration # 913300-03.
Through an Irish emigrant’s eyes, a hypothetical yet historically inspired story of Irish Americans, presented by Jon Vrana, Pres., Burke Historical Society, Thursday, Mar. 17, 1:30 p.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center, Registration # 913400-12 or virtual, same time, registration # 913400-13.
Fast Forwards, fast paced walking group, Friday, Mar. 18, 9 a.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center. Two to five mile loop, some hills. Drop in.
Movie enthusiasts to view “No Time to Die” (2021), Friday, Mar. 18, 12:30 p.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center. Registration # 913804-05.
Kukuwa dance workout, low impact, high energy choreography, begin Friday, Mar. 18, 8:45 a.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center, nine sessions, $45. Registration # 913100-02.
Pruning principles, outdoors (weather permitting), learn how to prune shrubs, Monday, Mar. 21, 1 p.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center. Registration # 913401-04.
Community engagement forum, Monday, Mar. 21, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Virtual interactive discussion on what matters most to older Arlingtonians. Sponsored by Arlington Area Agency on Aging & Disability Services. To register email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Short story reading and discussion of “The Last Spin” by Evan Hunter, Monday, Mar. 21, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center. Registration # 913300-08.
Visit the National Gallery of Art’s special exhibit, “James Van Der Zee’s Photographs, A Portrait of Harlem,” Tuesday, Mar. 22, $11. Registration # 902203-04. Leave from Madison Community Center, 11:40 a.m.; Barcroft Sports & Fitness, 12 p.m.
Virtual tour of a Giant Food store to identify healthy items with dietician Kristen McGill, Tuesday, Mar. 22, 11 a.m., Lubber Run 55+Center. Registration # 913500-06.
Women’s drop-in basketball games, Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Langston-Brown 55+ Center. Bring basketball and dark and white shirts.
Discuss magazine articles from “The Atlantic,” facilitated by Adult Services Librarian Vicky McCaffrey, Wednesday, Mar. 23, 11 a.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center. Registration # 913402-19.
Acoustic afternoon, live music performed by Arlington residents Ed Girovasi and Phil Rosen, Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2:30 p.m., Langston-Brown 55+ Center. Registration # 913301-05.
Strength training, work with weights, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center. Cost $60, 15 session punch pass or $4 drop in.
Tai Chi practice, Taoist style, Wednesdays and Fridays, 12:30 p.m.; Yang style, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 11:30 a.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center. Drop in.
55+ “Tour de Friends” Bike Club will tour Del Ray, Alex., Thursday, Mar. 24, 11 a.m. Registration # 913206-03.
Meditate and create relaxation, learn experimental meditation techniques, Thursday, Mar. 24, 6 p.m., Arlington Mill 55+ Center. Eight sessions, $60. Registration # 913500-02.
Do you have money waiting for you? A representative from Virginia Treasury Department’s Unclaimed Property Division will discuss how money can be recovered, Thursday, Mar. 24, 1:30 p.m. Registration # 913400-02.
New genealogy series from Library of Virginia’s outreach specialist Ashley Ramey, begins Thursday, Mar. 24, 3 p.m. Registration # 913400-232.
Paint along with community arts programmers, recreate artworks on display at area museums, Thursday, Mar. 24, 10 a.m. Registration # 913303-06.
Take steps to protect yourself, Friday, Mar. 25, 11 a.m., Virginia Hospital Center. Presented by Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (VICAP) and Arlington Police Department. To register, email, MedicareHelp@arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-1725.
Live acoustic music by 55+ member Chuck Vasaly, Friday, Mar. 25, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center. Registration # 913301-06.
Just beneath the surface and behind the scenes of famous artists techniques, Friday, Mar. 25, 10 a.m. Registration #913302-01. Presented by Jim Halloran, community arts programmer.