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  • 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

    Arlington’s five 55+ centers are closed, however, virtual programs and outdoor programs are available and open to all residents 55 years of age and older. Residents must pre-register to receive a link to the virtual programs and the outdoor programs. Register at registration.arlingtonva.us or by calling 703/228-4747, option 3.

    55+ Programs are virtual. A 55+ Membership is required to attend ($20 annual fee). Learn more at parks.arlingtonva.us (search 55+ member). To join or register, go to registration.arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-4747.

    March 12

    Aurora Hills Fast Forwards, fast-paced walking group, 9 a.m. Registration #913201-01.

    Explore Drawing Techniques, in charcoal, pencil and pastel, 1 p.m. Registration #913301-01.

    Recipe Roundtable, including gluten-free, 3 p.m. Registration #913501-08.

    March 15

    Documentary Discussion, “Voyage of Curiosity,” 2 p.m. Registration #913402-32

    This Month in the Garden, 1 p.m. Email questions ahead of time, mgarlalex@gmail.com. Registration


    March 16

    55+ Live! Talk Show, noon. Preview of upcoming programs, meet 55+ staff. Registration #913801-02.

    March 18

    Pondering Poetry, new group shares ideas, 1 p.m. Registration #913300-05.

    Genealogy, class focuses on naturalization records and citizenship process, 3 p.m. Registration #913400-16.

    March 19

    Virginia Legislative Update, with Va. Del. Patrick Hope, 10 a.m. Focus on issues of interest to 55+ community. Registration #913400-08.

    St. Patrick’s Day History, presented by Raymar Almquist, cultural and press attache, Embassy of Ireland, 3 p.m. Registration #913803-01.