Flourishing After 55 in Arlington

Flourishing After 55 in Arlington

55+ Programs are in person at 55+ Centers, unless otherwise noted. 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+ Centers will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25 in observance of Thanksgiving

Scrabble games, friendly competition, coaching available for new players, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 1 p.m., Langston-Brown 55+ Center. Drop-in.

Local history discussed Wednesday, Nov. 23, 1:30 p.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center. Registration # 911402-14.

Open art studio for artists to work at their own pace, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m., Arlington Mill 55+ Center. No materials or instruction provided. Drop-in.

55+ Centers will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25 in observance of Thanksgiving

Aurora Hills Book Club members will discuss “The Expats” by Chris Pavone, Monday, Nov. 28, 11:30 a.m.


Cyber Monday at Walter Reed 55+ Center. Monday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m., “Securing the Best Deal,” registration # 911403-10; “Why Won’t the WiFi Work,” 10:45 a.m., registration # 911403-11; 

“Network Security and Scams,” 11:30 a.m. Registration # 911403-12. Presented by Arlington County staff.

Famous artists’ secret techniques revealed by Community Arts Programmer Jen Droblyen, Monday, Nov. 28, virtual. Registration # 911302-06. 

Karaoke at Arlington Mill 55+ Center, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 4 p.m. Perform favorite songs, lyrics projected on a large screen. Registration # 911890-04.

Responsibilities of an Executor explained by Elder Law Attorney Ed Zetlin, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m., virtual. Registration # 911404-07.

Holiday recipe exchange, get new ideas for tasty treats, Thursday, Dec. 1, 6 p.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center. Registration # 912890-01. Hosted by center director Ashley Gomez.

Who are the Windsors? Three part series exploring key members of the House of Windsor beginning Thursday, Dec. 1, 2 p.m., virtual. Presented by Ashley Craig, Library of Virginia, Registration # 912400-15.

Virtual tour of Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens with Park Guide Joe Cashman, Thursday, Dec.1, 11:30 a.m. Registration # 912400-22.

History discussion group led by Dwight Rodgers of Encore Learning, Thursday, Dec. 1, 1 p.m., Walter Reed 55+ Center. Registration # 912402-13.

Origami class will focus on creating 3-D snowflakes, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2:30 p.m., Arlington Mill 55+ Center. Registration # 912310-01. Supplies provided.

Trivia buffs welcome to join a fun-filled Trivia challenge, Thursday, Dec. 1, 11a.m., virtual. Registration # 912600-10.

55+ Travel group to tour the Perry Belmont House, D.C., Thursday, Dec. 1 Cost $11, Arlington resident; $13, non-resident. Bring $10 donation for the tour. Registration # 902212-01.

Social ballroom dance, spacious dance floor, no instruction provided, partners not needed, Friday, Dec. 2, 1:45 p.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center. Drop-in.

Introduction to line dancing, learn basic steps from instructor Suzie Pratts, Friday, Dec. 2, 10:15 a.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center. Drop-in.

Travel guru Lowell Nelson to share his recent trip to Alaska, Friday, Dec. 2, 1:30 p.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center. Registration # 912400-11.

Astronomers’ view of the Star of Bethlehem, Friday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m., Langston-Brown 55+ Center. Presented by Dr. Jennifer Lynn Bartlett, president, Friends of Arlington’s David M. Brown Planetarium. Registration # 912400-25.

Intergenerational pen pals between 55+ members and  high school students from an honors English Club, informational meeting, Friday, Dec. 2, 3:30 p.m., virtual. For additional information, email Elizabeth Poole, Langston-Brown 55+ Center director at epoole@arlingtonva.us. Registration # 912300-01.

Explore drawing with community arts programmer Jen Droblyen, Friday, Dec. 2, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center. No experience necessary, materials provided. Registration # 912303-01.

55+ Travel group will travel to Philadelphia, PA for a docent-led tour of the Barnes Foundation, home to one of the world’s greatest collection of  impressionist, post-impressionist and early modern paintings plus other artwork, Saturday, Dec. 3. Cost $54, Arlington resident, $62, non-resident. Registration # 902212-02.