Alexandria and Arlington wellness calendar, Jan. 31-Feb. 7

January 30, 2013

Fast Forwards walking group Fridays at 9 a.m. Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. 703-228-5722. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Lee Center walkers trip Travel by van to Georgetown Branch Trail in Maryland. Friday at 10 a.m. Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-228-0555. $3 with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Ballroom dance Friday at 1 p.m. Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-228-0555. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Arlington tai chi practice For age 55 and older. Saturdays at 9:15 a.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St. 703-228-6300; Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr. 703-228-4403; Mondays at 2 p.m. Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. 703-228-5722. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Strength and Conditioning Club For age 55 and older. A self-directed group activity. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-noon William Ramsay Recreation Center, 5650 Sanger Ave., Alexandria. 703-746-5558. Fitness pass required. www.alexandriava.gov.

Lunchtime yoga Mondays, noon-1 p.m. Cora Kelly Recreation Center, 25 W. Reed Ave., Alexandria. 703-838-6464. www.alexandriava.gov/Recreation. Free. Registration required.

Seniors walking program Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Ballston Common Mall (meet at Food Court level), 4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-558-6859. Free.

Indoor walking program Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. 703-228-6300. Free with annual 55+ Pass.

Arlington blood drive Tuesday, 1-6 p.m. Westwood College, 4420 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments welcome.

Alexandria blood drives Tuesday, 1:30-8 p.m.; Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Alexandria Chapter House, 123 N. Alfred St. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments welcome.

Arlington blood drive Tuesday, 2:30-8:30 p.m. Walker Chapel United Methodist Church, 4102 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments welcome.

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

“Generic Drugs” workshop A presentation by health-care journalist Helena Rubinstein. Next Thursday at 10:15 a.m. Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. 703-228-0955. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

“The ABCDs of Medicare” Next Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Arlington County Department of Human Services, Sequoia Plaza auditorium, 2100 Washington Blvd., Arlington. 703-228-1700. Free. Registration required.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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