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    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

    July 19

    55+ Foodies discussion group, Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington, 9:30 a.m. 703/228-5946.

    Free blood pressure monitoring, Walter Reed, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 703/228-0955.

    Active Shooter Presentation, with a Prince William County Police Officer, Prince William Senior Center-Woodbridge, 10:30 a.m. 703/792-5081.

    Indoor shuffleboard, Walter Reed, 3 p.m. 703/228-0955.


    July 20

    Open Latin Dance, Arlington Mill, 10 a.m. 703/228-7369.

    Ballroom dance, Lee, 1-3p.m. 703/228-7369.

    Argentine Tango demonstrations, Lee, 3:15 p.m. Register, 703/228-0555.


    July 21

    Yard Sale, Prince William Senior Center-Manassas, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 703/792-6405.


    July 23

    Emergency preparedness information, Langston-Brown, 11 a.m. Register, 703/228-6300.


    July 24

    Food Safety 101, steps to prevent food poisoning, Prince William Senior Center-Manassas, 10:30 a.m. 703/792-6405.

    Cornhole toss games, Arlington Mill, 1 p.m. 703/228-7369.

    Burgers & Bocce, Walter Reed, 5 p.m. Fee. Register, 703/228-0955.


    July 25

    Wednesday Walkers, Walter Reed, indoors, 8:30 a.m. 703/228-0955.

    Introducing “Play in your Day,” Walter Reed, 10 a.m. Register, 703/228-0955.

    Sports and travel, Langston-Brown, 1 p.m. Register, 703/228-6300.

    Demonstration of how to create and print online, Arlington Mill, 6:30 p.m. Register, 703/228-7369.


    July 26

    Free blood pressure monitoring, Arlington Mill, 11 a.m. First come, first served. 703/228-7369.

    Indoor shuffleboard, Walter Reed, 3 p.m. 703/228-0955.


    July 27

    Fast paced walkers, Aurora Hills, 8 a.m. Register, 703/228-5722.

    Kirigami demonstration, by Yoshi Hazen, Arlington Mill, 10 a.m. Register, 703/228-7369.

    CPR Anytime, introduction to CPR skills with a video and hands-on practice using mannequins, Prince William Senior Center-Woodbridge, 1 p.m. 703/792-5081.

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


    July 30

    Discussing the Appalachian Trail, with trekker Tom Curtis, Lee, 1 p.m. 703/228-0555.


    July 31

    Five sneaky causes of weight gain, Walter Reed, 10 a.m. Register, 703/228-0955.

    Best approach to exercise, with Dr. Michael O’Connor from Source Physical Therapy, Arlington Mill, 11 a.m. Register, 703/228-7369.

    Meet Michelle Leith, Virginia Attorney General’s office to discuss frauds and scams, Lee, 11:30 a.m. Register early, 703/228-0555.


    Aug. 1

    Wednesday Walkers, Walter Reed, indoors, 8:30 a.m. 703/228-0955.

    Local history group, discussing South Arlington neighborhoods, Lee, 12:30 p.m. Register, 703/228-0555.

    Essentials of trusts in estate planning, Arlington Mill, 1 p.m. Register, 703/228-7369.

    Discussing the Enola Gay, with Col. Scott Willey (USAF, Ret.), Aurora Hills, 1:30 p.m. Register, 703/228-5722.


    Aug. 2

    In-depth discussion of hospice care, Walter Reed, 10 a.m. Register, 703/228-7369.


    Aug. 3

    Fast paced walkers, Aurora Hills, 8 a.m. 703/228-5722.

    Broadway music sing-a-long, with the Evergreens Duo, Langston-Brown, 11 a.m. 703/228-6300.

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


    Aug. 6

    Pickleball for beginners, Mondays, Arlington Mill, 9 a.m.; Walter Reed, 9:45 a.m. 703/228-4771.

    Strengthen shoulders and hips, Arlington Mill, 12:30 p.m. Fee. Register, 703/228-7369.


    Aug. 7

    Variables that affect balance, Lee, 1 p.m. Register, 703/228-0555.

    Ways to prevent identity theft, Lee, 1 p.m. Register, 703/2228-0555.


    Aug. 8

    Voting made easier, Aurora Hills, 1:15 p.m. Bring photo ID. Register, 703/228-5722.

    How to utilize Google services, Arlington Mill, 7 p.m. Register, 703/228-7369.


    Aug. 9

    Do’s and don’t’s of cancer prevention, Walter Reed, 10 a.m. Register, 703/228-0955.

    Aging Matters, radio show for seniors, meet host and producer, Cheryl Beversdorf, Lee, 11:15 a.m. Register, 703/228-0555.