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posted May 19, 2013, 8:13 AM by L M

Office of Senior Adult Programs

Department of Parks and Recreation

300 N. Park Dr., Arlington, VA  22203            703-228-4744

e-mail:  enter in search box  55+ Pass


                                                                                                                               May 2013

TO:       Civic Association Presidents/Newsletter Editors

From:   Judy Massabny, 703-228-4721

Subject: Senior activities in JUNE 2013



Senior center locations:

Arlington Mill (AM) at Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St. (off Quaker Lane) 22206  Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.      703-228-7791

Aurora Hills, (AH) 735 S. 18th St. (near Pentagon City) 22202    703-228-5722

            Mon., Wed., Fri., 10-3                                

Culpepper Garden, (CG)  4435 N. Pershing Dr. (off Geo. Mason Dr.) 22203   703-228-4403

            Mon.-Fri.,  9-3                                      

Langston-Brown,  (L-B) 2121 N. Culpeper St. (corner of Lee Hwy.) 22207    703-228-6300

            Mon-Fri., 9-3                            

Lee,  (Lee) 5722 Lee Hwy. (corner N. Lexington) 22207   703-228-0555

            Mon.-Fri., 9-3                            

Walter Reed, (WR) 2909 S. 16th St.  (off Walter Reed Dr. between Columbia Pike & S. Glebe) 22204         Mon.-Fri., 9-3         703-228-0955              


JUNE  2013  TRIPS BY  ARLINGTON  COUNTY  “55+ TRAVEL,” 703-228-4748

Sat., June 1                  Barnes and Rodin Art Museums, Phila., $140 (includes lunch)

Mon., June 3                Potomac Mills, Woodbridge, $10

Thurs., June 6               Tea by Julia Faye, Stone mansion, Balto., $45

Fri., June 7                   Glenstone Museum, Potomac, MD, $10

Sun., June 9                  “Company,” Signature Theatre, matinee, $69

Mon., June 10              A Day in Delaware, (walking tour of Dover), $42 (incl. lunch)

Tues., June 11              Dumbarton House concert, D.C., $10

Thurs., June 13             Textile Museum, D.C., $18

Fri., June 14                 Potomac Point Winery, Stafford, VA, $48 (incl. lunch)

Mon., June 17              Chesapeake Beach RR Museum, Rod-n-Reel lunch, MD, $63

Thurs., June 20             Agecroft House tour, Richmond, $55 (incl. lunch)

Sat., June 22                “Anything Goes,” Kennedy Center, D.C., matinee, $97

Sun., June  23               Dover Downs Casino, DE, $11

Tues., June 25              Ocean City, MD, $11

Wed., June 26              Nats vs. Diamondbacks, D.C., evening $56

Fri., June 28                 Winterthur estate, DE, $40


JUNE  CALENDAR of EVENTS at Senior Centers  (Highlights)

(No fee unless specified; registration required)  Call to register for each activity.


Mon., June 3                Nutrition made clear, 1 p.m., CG

                                    Transition workshop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Central Library


Tues., June 4                Eldercare planning, 1 p.m., Lee

                                    Use the Science of Happiness, 7 p.m., WR


Wed., June 5                IRAs and investing, 1:30 p.m., AH


Thurs., June 6               Summer skin care, 1 p.m., WR


Fri., June 7                   Celebrate Parents Lunch, 12 p.m., $6, AH


Mon., June 10              Cell phone basics, 10 a.m., L-B

                                    Flag Day celebration, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., CG

                                    Impressionists and Fashion, 1 p.m., $6, AH

                                    Shift in economic power, 1 p.m., CG


Tues., June 11              Hoarding behavior, 10 a.m., WR

                                    History roundtable, 11:15 a.m., Lee

                                    Jewelry box treasures, 1 p.m., L-B

                                    New to Medicare, 3 p.m., DHS


Wed., June 12              Medicare Plan Finder online, 10 a.m., AH

                                    Coping with hearing loss, 10 a.m., Lee


Thurs., June 13             Vitamin rich meals, 11 a.m., L-B

                                    Living on a fixed income, 1 p.m., WR


Fri., June 14                 Relaxation Tool Kit, 10:15 a.m., WR

                                    Cranium crunches, 1 p.m., CG


Sat., June 15                De-cluttering, 10 a.m., CG

                                    Spanish Club, 10 a.m., CG


Mon., June 17              Savvy Saving Seniors, 1 p.m., Lee

                                    Cooking with summer veggies, 1:30 p.m., AH


Tues., June 18              Rubber Stamp workshop, 11:30 a.m., Lee

                                    Passport to retirement, 1 p.m., L-B

                                    Summer foods demo, 7 p.m., WR


Wed., June 19              Jerry & Friends play ragtime, 10:30 a.m., WR

                                    Take charge of diabetes, 11 a.m., CG

                                    Travel safety, 1:30 p.m., AH

                                    Investment strategies, 4 p.m., L-B


Thurs., June 20             Who makes decisions, 1 p.m., WR

                                    Care & feeding of the brain, 1 p.m., CG


Fri., June 21                 15 steps to optimum health, 11 a.m., L-B

                                    Cranium crunches, 2 p.m., AH


Mon., June 24              Museum masterpieces, 1 p.m., CG

                                    Medicare update, 1:30 p.m., AH


Tues., June 25              Morocco travelogue, 10:30 a.m., WR

                                    Making retro trivets, 11:15 a.m., Lee


Wed., June 26              Driver safety classes, 9 a.m., $14, MAD

                                    Adventures in W. Africa, 1:30p.m., AH


Thurs., June 27             Geocaching, 1 p.m., WR


Sat., June 29                Line dancing workshop, 1 p.m., CG


Additional activities listed in “Arlington County 55+ Guide,” 703-228-4721.

Call for a complimentary copy or go to Arlington County website, ,

and click “Seniors” under Services on the home page.


Peer Transition Guide Program offers retirees ways to build connections through a variety of opportunities. If you’re considering volunteering, employment or seeking new, fun hobbies, call 703-228-4878.


See below for regularly scheduled events—55+Pass required


All levels and types of exercise classes and programs are offered at senior centers including aerobics, pilates, tai chi, yoga, zumba, strength training, flexibility, balance, walking clubs, water exercises, personal trainers and weight rooms. Call for information, 703-228-4745.


***Table tennis *** Pickleball***Volleyball***Golf***Tennis***Women’s Basketball

***Biking***Ice Skating***Wii Bowling***Chess***Scrabble***Canasta***Cribbage

***Mah Jongg***Bingo*** Bridge***Poker***Computer Training***Crafts***Painting

***Performing Arts groups*** Ballroom Dances***TOPS and more.