• How to submit an event:

    Events may be emailed to events@catholicherald.com; mailed to the Catholic Herald, 200 N. Glebe Rd., Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22203; or faxed to 703/524-2782.  

    Publication is not guaranteed and events within the diocese are given preference.

    Local Senior Centers:

    Arlington Mill, 909 S. Dinwiddie St., Arlington  
    Aurora Hills, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington
    Langston-Brown, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington
    Lee, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington  
    Madison, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington

    Prince William Senior Center-Manassas, 9320 Mosby St., Manassas

    Prince William Senior Center-Woodbridge, 13850 Church Hill Dr., Woodbridge
    St. Martin de Porres, 4650 Taney Ave., Alexandria
    Walter Reed, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington

    Oct. 11

    Basic electricity how-to’s and never-do’s, Walter Reed, 10 a.m. Register, 703/228-0955.

    Protecting against identity theft, Langston-Brown, 11 a.m. Register, 703/228-6300.

    Holiday and Travel Safety, with Sarah Maroney from Manassas City Police, Prince William Senior Center-Manassas, 11 a.m. 703/792-6405.

    Downloading and streaming music demonstration, Arlington Mill, 2 p.m. Register, 703/228-7369.


    Oct. 12

    Sultana Ancient Art Dance Troupe, Walter Reed, 11 a.m. 703/228-0955.

    Ballroom Dance, Arlington Mill, 1 p.m. 703/228-7369.


    Oct. 13

    Afternoon of singers and dancers, Lee, 2 p.m. 703/228-0555.


    Oct. 15

    Current events discussion of local and world news, Walter Reed, 10 a.m. 703/228-0955.


    Oct. 16

    Prince William Wildflower, with Karen Vehrs on “The Importance of Native Plants,” Prince William Senior Center-Woodbridge, 10:30 a.m. 703/792-5081

    Living with Parkinson’s disease, Lee, 11:30 a.m. Register, 703/228-0555.

    Travel writer Jess Moss shares stories and tips, Walter Reed, 6:30 p.m. 703/228-0955.


    Oct. 17

    Make No Bones About It, discussion on the advantages and use of wish bones, back bones and funny bones, with Vicki Graham from ACTS, Prince William Senior Center-Manassas, 11 a.m. 703/792-6405.

    Basics of social media, hands-on workshop, Aurora Hills Library, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington 11:30 a.m. Register, 703/228-5722.

    Partner dance lessons, Lee, Wednesdays, beginner, 2 p.m., intermediate, 2:45 p.m. 703/228-0555.

    Overview of home automation devices, Arlington Mill, 7 p.m. Register, 703/228-7369.


    Oct. 18

    Management of chronic diseases, Langston-Brown, 11 a.m. Register, 703/228-6300.

    55+ Foodies discussion group, Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington, 6 p.m. 703/228-4878.

    Repurpose old costume jewelry, Lee, 1 p.m. 703/228-0555.

    Converting records, cassettes and CD’s to digital audio files, Arlington Mill, 2 p.m. Register, 703/228-7369.


    Oct. 19

    “Inheritance” documentary film, discussion and impact, Aurora Hills, 12:30 p.m. 703/228-5722.


    Oct. 24

    Flu Shot Clinic, Prince William Senior Center-Manassas, 9-11:30 a.m. 703/792-6405.


    Oct. 25

    Seniors and Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse, with Michele I. Leith, community outreach coordinator, Office of the Attorney General, Prince William Senior Center-Manassas, 11 a.m. 703/792-6405.


    Oct. 28

    Social Art Swap, Arlington Mill, 1:30– 3:30 p.m. 703/228-7369.


    Oct. 29

    Medicare updates, Langston-Brown, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Register, 703/228-6300.

    Hiring a home renovation contractor, Lee, 1 p.m. Register, 703/228-0555. 

    How to make a sketchbook of memories, Aurora Hills, 1–3 p.m. Register, 703/228-5722.


    Oct. 30

    Strategies to reduce clutter, Arlington Mill, 11 a.m. Register, 703/228-7369.

    Three American women artists showcased, Lee, 1:30-3 p.m. Fee. Register, 703/228-0555.

    Name That Tune, songs from the 60s and 70s, Walter Reed, 6:30 p.m. 703/228-0955.


    Nov. 1

    History discussion group, Walter Reed, 1 p.m. Register, 703/228-0955.


    Nov. 2

    Medicare Plan finder assistance, Lee, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Call for appointment, 703/228-0555.

    Performance by The Sultanas, Langston-Brown, 11 a.m. 703/228-6300.

    Ballroom Dance, Lee, 1–3p.m. 703/228-0555.