Alexandria and Arlington wellness calendar, April 25 to May 1, 2013

April 24, 2013

Memory screening test A five-minute private test by health-care professionals from Care Options. Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Call for an appointment. 703-228-6300. Free with 55+ Pass.

“Challenges of Aging” talk By Patricia Sands of the Medical Team. Thursday, 1 p.m. Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. 703-228-0955. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

At Home in Alexandria program Lawyer John Laster discusses health care and legal documents in a talk, “Know Your Rights and How to Ensure Them.” Thursday, 1-3 p.m. Charles E. Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-231-0824. Free.

Discover Happiness Hour Roshan Loungani discusses how to maximize happiness. Thursday, 2:30 p.m. Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. 703-228-0955. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Meditation workshop Led by a member of the Art of Living Foundation. Saturday, 1-2 p.m. Charles E. Beatley Library, small conference room, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-746-1702. Free.

Workshop: Ayurveda in Modern Life An ancient wisdom to achieve a balanced, happy and healthy life through meditation and yoga. Sunday, 4:15-5:30 p.m. Shirlington Branch Library, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. info@apurvawellness.com. 703-228-0322. Free.

Hearty summer salads Demonstrated by Jennifer Abel of Virginia Cooperative Extension. Monday, 11 a.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. 703-228-6300. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Seniors walking program Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Ballston Common Mall, food court level, 4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-558-6859.

Senior table tennis games All levels. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon. Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. 703-228-0955. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Co-ed volleyball pickup games Tuesday, 1:30-3 p.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. 571-257-5027. Free with 55+ Pass.

Modern dance Taught by Jane Franklin Dance. Tuesday, 2 p.m. Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. Second St., Arlington. 703-228-0955. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Walking club trip Travel by van to the National Arboretum in the District. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. 703-228-4403. $4 with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Northern Virginia senior softball For men and women. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For information, call 703-524-5576.

Square dancing For age 55 and older. Wednesday, 1-3 p.m. Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. 703-746-5556. www.alexandriava.gov. $5.

Weight-loss support group Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS). Wednesday, 7 p.m. Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. 703-430-3764. www.tops.org. $28 to join.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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