Flourishing After 55

Post date: May 19, 2013 3:13:23 PM

Office of Senior Adult Programs

Department of Parks and Recreation

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

e-mail: jmassa@arlingtonva.us www.arlingtonva.us 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 evalencia@arlingtonva.us

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

Mon., Wed., Fri., 10-3 mmanolis@arlingtonva.us

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

Mon.-Fri., 9-3 cbluford@arlingtonva.us

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

Mon-Fri., 9-3 epoole@arlingtonva.us

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

Mon.-Fri., 9-3 acarr@arlingtonva.us

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


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, www.arlingtonva.us ,

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.