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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Thursday 18

BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORING, for age 55 and older, 10:15 a.m. screenings: Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., 703-228-0555; and Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., 703-228-5321. Free.

STROKE PROGRAM, information for stroke survivors and caregivers. 11:30 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-228-0555.

LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP, for lupus patients, led by trained professionals, sponsored by the Lupus Foundation of America Greater Washington Chapter. 7 p.m., Charles E. Beatley Library, Small Conference Meeting Room, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. Free. 202-349-1167.

Friday 19

FAST FORWARDS WALKING GROUP, for age 55 and older, fast-paced walk in the neighborhood. 9 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5722.

LEE WALKERS, for age 55 and older, travel by van for a walk at Arlington's Gulf Branch Park. 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2.50, registration required. 703-228-0555.

BADMINTON, for age 55 and older, all levels and coaching available. 12:30-3 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. 703-228-0955.

Saturday 20

GATEWAY TO FITNESS, Lucy Bowen McCauley teaches stretch exercises. 9-10 a.m. Saturdays through Sept. 5, except July 4, Gateway Park, Lee Highway and North Lynn Street, Arlington. Free. 703-522-6638.

Sunday 21

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT, for parents of children, teenagers and young adults with a psychiatric diagnosis. 1-2:30 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church, 5533 N. 16th St., Arlington. Free. 703-862-9588.

Monday 22

DROP-IN SEATED EXERCISE CLASS, for age 55 and older, improve muscle strength, flexibility and balance using dyna bands and weights. 9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and June 26, Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Each class, $3.50. 703-228-4745.

EXERCISE CLASSES, for age 55 and older, improve strength using weights. 9 a.m. sessions: upper body, Monday; lower body, Wednesday; and lower body, Friday. Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. Second St., Arlington. $3.50. 703-228-4745.

WALTER REED WALKERS, weekly program. Travel by van to the District and walk along the Southwest Waterfront. 9:30 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. $2.50; registration required. 703-228-0955.

DROP-IN EXERCISE, for age 55 and older, intermediate and advanced levels, to improve muscle tone, bone density, balance and flexibility, includes cardiovascular workout. 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and June 26, Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. Second St., Arlington. Each session, $3.50. 703-228-4745.


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