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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Thursday 10

SENIORS WALKING PROGRAM, 8-9 a.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays, Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Free. 703-558-6859.

EATING NUTS FOR NOURISHMENT, for age 55 and older, discussed by Jennifer Abel of Virginia Cooperative Extension. 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-0955.

CANCER LECTURE, social worker Kathy Dorner and patient counselor Kerstin Perini discuss "Fear of Cancer Recurrence." 7-8 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-558-0920.

Friday 11

FAST FORWARDS WALKING GROUP, for age 55 and older, fast-paced walk in the neighborhood. 8 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-228-5722.

LEE WALKERS, for age 55 and older, travel by van to Rock Creek Park in Washington. 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2, registration required. 703-228-0555.

LYMPHEDEMA AWARENESS LECTURE, specialists discuss lymphedema caused by cancer treatment. 11 a.m.-noon, Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-558-0908.

REIKI FOR CANCER PATIENTS, 30-minute sessions. 7-9 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, community classroom, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free, appointments requested. 703-558-6284.

Saturday 12

GATEWAY TO FITNESS, Jocelyn Gordon teaches hula-hoop exercises. 9-10 a.m., Gateway Park, Lee Highway and North Lynn Street, Arlington. Free. 703-276-7759.

Sunday 13

YOGA IN THE FRESH AIR, a part of Virginia Yoga Week, features an outdoor karma class led by yoga instructor Margaret Townsend, and a food and clothing drive to benefit Carpenter Shelter and Alexandrians Involved Ecumenically. 3-5 p.m., Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. Free. 571-218-2161.

Monday 14

SENIOR ICE SKATING, 8-9:15 a.m., Kettler Capitals Iceplex, 627 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington. $1, includes skate rental. 703-228-4745.

PICKLEBALL, for age 55 and older. 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. weekdays, Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. Second St., Arlington. Free for members with a 55+ pass. 703-228-4771.

SEATED EXERCISE CLASS, for age 55 and older. 9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and June 18, Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. $3.50. 703-228-0555.


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