Flourishing After 55 in Arlington

 

Flourishing After 55

55+ Programs are virtual 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.

Senior Adult Transportation (SCAT) offers Arlington residents 55+ years of age and older pre-arranged taxicabs to and from 55+ Center locations for $2.50 each way. For more information and an application, call 703-892-1900.


55+ Programs


Folk music sing-along, Monday, Nov. 22, 1:30 p.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford Street. Drop in; no need to register.


Scale Down, weight loss support group, private weigh-ins, interesting programs, Monday, Nov. 22, 1:30 p.m., Langston-Brown 55+ Center, 2121 N. Culpeper Street. Drop in; no need to register.


Yarn Crafters group at Aurora Hills 55+ Center, meet to make hand-knit and crocheted items for babies, children and the elderly, Monday, Nov. 22, 10 a.m., 735 S. 18th Street. Drop-in; no need to register.


Tai Chi practice Monday, Nov. 22,12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1:30 p.m., both at Lubber Run 55+ Center, 300 N. Park Drive. Drop in; no need to register.


Genealogy 101, led by experienced genealogist Eileen Bogdanoff, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 11:30 a.m., Lubber Run Community Center, 300 N. Park Drive. Registration # 911400-57.


Drumming circle, reduce stress, improve motor skills, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1:30 p.m., Langston-Brown 55+ Center, 2121 N. Culpeper Street. Drop in; no need to register.


The Rocking Chairs, a grown up garage band, open rehearsal, playlist  includes hits from the 50s through the 70s, Wednesday, Nov. 24, noon, Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford Street. Drop in; no need to register.


Seated exercise class, $60/15 session punch pass or $4 drop in, Wednesday, Nov. 24, 9 a.m. No need to register.


Drop in basketball for women, bring white and dark shirts and a basketball, Wednesday, Nov. 24, 7 p.m., Langston-Brown 55 + Center, 2121 N. Culpeper Street. No need to register.


Ancient movement dance assists in gaining balance, core strengthening, flexibility, Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2 p.m., Langston-Brown 55+ Center, 2121 N. Culpeper Street. Drop in; no need to register.


Showing of the film, “Annie Hall,” Wednesday, Nov. 24, 12:30 p.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center, 735 S. 18th Street. Registration # 911704-6.


Folk music sing-along, Monday, Nov. 29, 1:30 p.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford Street. Drop in.

 

Open art studio for artists working at their own pace, materials not provided, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 3, 11 a.m., Arlington Mill 55+ Center, 909 S. Dinwiddie Street. Drop in.

 

Morning meet-up with fellow 55+ members, BYOC (bring your own coffee), casual conversation, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown 55+ Center, 2121 N. Culpeper Street. Drop in.

 

Youthful movement dance with fusion of ancient art, low impact, helps with balance, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2 p.m., Langston-Brown 55+ Center, 2121 N. Culpeper Street. Drop in.

 

Local history discussion group will feature the Lee House, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1:30 p.m. Registration # 912402-10.

 

Online printing projects, demonstration by Emily Braxton, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 3 p.m. Registration #912300-01.

 

Opera appreciation group to listen to “Aida” with discussion to follow, led by George Cecchetti,

Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1:30 p.m., Lubber Run 55+ Center, 300 N. Park Drive. Registration # 912300-11.

 

Travel Trivia game, Thursday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. Registration # 912601-01

 

Arlington Mill Trekkers, easy paced walk along the W&OD and Four Mile Run Trails, Thursday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m., Arlington Mill 55+ Center, 909 S. Dinwiddie Street. Drop in.

 

Line dance class, easy for beginners, Thursday, Dec. 2, 1 p.m., Arlington Mill 55+ Center, 909 S. Dinwiddie St.; Friday, Dec. 3, 10:30 a.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center, 735 S. 18th Street. Drop in.

 

Armchair travel, watch New Mexico video, discussion to follow, Friday, Dec. 3, 3 p.m. Registration # 912400-06.

 

Explore painting with community arts programmer Jim Halloran, Friday, Dec. 3, 1 p.m., Aurora Hills 55+ Center, 735 S. 18th Street. No experience necessary; materials  provided. Registration # 912303-23.

 

Just Play’n Country, traditional mountain music, Friday, Dec. 3, 1 p.m., Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford Street. Drop-in.

 

Intergenerational pen pals, seniors and high school students from an Honor English Club, Friday, Dec. 3, 1 p.m. Registration # 912300-02.

 

GranDay and snowflake craft demonstration with grandparents and grandchildren, create new memories, Saturday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m., Arlington Mill 55+ Center, 909 S, Dinwiddie Street. Registration  # 912310-01

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