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Alexandria and Arlington County health calendar

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Thursday 18

LANGSTON-BROWN WALKERS, for ages 55 and older, a walk around the center. 9:30 a.m. Thursday and Feb. 25, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5321.

GET FIT FOR GARDENING PROGRAM, features yoga and exercises for gardeners, sponsored by Rock Spring Garden Club. 10 a.m., Little Falls Presbyterian Church, 6025 Little Falls Rd., Arlington. Free. 703-538-5230.

SPECIAL EDUCATION SUPPORT GROUP, for parents of children with disabilities. 10 a.m.-noon, Jefferson-Houston Elementary School, 1501 Cameron St., Alexandria. Free. 703-706-4552.

DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER'S LECTURE, nurse Aleena Truhart discusses its prevention and treatment. 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-228-0955.

HEALTH SCREENINGS, for age 55 and older, blood pressure and glucose screening (requires two-hour fast). 11:15 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free. 703-228-0555.

HOLISTIC MOMS NETWORK PROGRAM, Hai Jin Kim of Health Builders and Julia Wray of Cornerstone Chiropractic discuss "Fighting the Flu Naturally." 7-9 p.m., Arlington United Methodist Church, 716 S. Glebe Rd., Arlington. Free. 703-824-6167 or

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 to Accotink Stream Valley Trail in Springfield. 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2, registration required. 703-228-0555.

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

SEATED EXERCISE CLASS, for age 55 and older. 9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Feb. 26, Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. $3.50. 703-228-4745.

STRENGTH TRAINING CLASSES, for age 55 and older, using weights. 9 a.m. Monday (upper body), Wednesday (torso) and Feb. 26 (lower body). Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. Second St., Arlington. 16 sessions, $56, registration required. 703-228-4745.

WALTER REED WALKERS, weekly program for age 55 and older. Travel by van to National Memorial Park in Falls Church. 9:30 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. $2.50; registration required. 703-228-0955.

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