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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Thursday 21

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

LINE DANCING, for age 55 and older. 10 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-228-4721.

LOOK GOOD. . . FEEL BETTER, how to manage the cosmetic effects of cancer treatment and learn about head coverings and wigs. 10 a.m.-noon, Inova Alexandria Hospital Cancer Center, waiting room, 4320 Seminary Rd., Alexandria. Free, registration required. 703-504-7921.

PAIN PROGRAM, for age 55 and older, a discussion about the options for managing pain. 10:15 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-0955.

WELLNESS CLINIC, for age 55 and older. Call for fasting instructions. 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free. 703-228-0555.

Friday 22

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, registration required. 703-228-5722.

LEE WALKERS, for age 55 and older, travel by van to Silver Spring for a walk along the Sligo Creek Trail. 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $3, registration required. 703-228-0555.

LINE DANCING, for age 55 and older. 10 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-228-4721.

"STUCK WITH SHOTS," Pam Prindle of Foxhall Internists discusses flu, pneumonia and shingles vaccines, H1N1 and travel immunizations. 11 a.m.-noon, Carlin Springs Health Pavilion of Virginia Hospital Center, 601 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-558-6859.

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, for mothers with a breast cancer diagnosis and raising children. 1-2:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

Monday 25

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, members with 55+ pass. 703-228-4745.


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