“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington’s Office of Senior Adult Programs for June 1-8.
Marymount students learn counseling technique by helping U.S. troops.
A group of counseling students got to experience a therapeutic technique while also helping service men and women serving in Afghanistan. Graduate students in the Pastoral Counseling program at Marymount University in Arlington assembled care packages for U.S. troops as part of a community service requirement. One of the project’s goals was to teach the future therapists how altruism can have long-term mental health benefits.
County officials to consider creation of vending zones that would allow more flexibility.
It's shortly after 1 p.m. on a beautiful spring day in Rosslyn.
Information on events taking place in Arlington.
Local effort offers budding yogis a chance to improve their minds, bodies and spirits with free or $5 classes.
D.C. Yoga Week Runs through May 5 For more information and a list of participating studios, visit HYPERLINK "http://dccy.org/" http://dccy.org/. “This event will raise awareness about how great yoga is for your mind, body and spirit.” — Amanda Shipe, Mind Your Body Oasis, Arlington
I think about it enough, I don’t want to think about it too much. What’s “it?” Cancer.
Medical Care for Children Partnerships funds medical, dental care for children of uninsured working families in Fairfax County.
“To me, children are the most beautiful creatures of God and there is nothing comparable to being able to give them a healthy and happy smile.” —Dr. Tehreem Butt, recipient of the Dr. Jorge Arnoldson Award
Vote-swapping operation traded transportation votes for Medicaid money.
Half a million uninsured Virginians may be eligible for Medicaid under an agreement now being worked out in Richmond — a deal in which Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell agreed to include Medicaid expansion as part of the budget if Senate Democrats supported a transportation package.
Information on events happening in Arlington.
“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington’s Office of Senior Adult Programs for April 1-6.
Arlington senior centers: Aurora Hills, 735 S. 18th St.; Walter Reed, 2909 S. 16th St.; Culpepper Garden, 4435 N. Pershing Dr.; Langston-Brown, 2121 N. Culpeper St.; Lee, 5722 Lee Hwy.; Arlington Mill at Fairlington, 3308 S. Stafford St.; also Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St.; TJ Comm. Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Senior trips: U.S. Botanic Garden Gardens, D.C., Monday, April 1, $9; Allenberry Playhouse, Boiling Springs, Pa., “The Andrews Brothers,” Wednesday, April 3, $67; National Symphony Orchestra open rehearsal, Thursday, April 4, $8; Nina’s Dandy cruise, Friday, April 5, $64. Call Arlington County 55+ Travel, 703-228-4748. Registration required. History of Faberge eggs, Monday, April 1, 1 p.m., Culpepper Garden. Free. Register, 703-228-4403. Seated exercise classes, Monday-Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m., Madison Community Center $60/15 sessions, $4 drop in. Details, 703-228-4878. Strength training classes, Monday-Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m., Thomas Jefferson, $60/15 sessions, $4 drop in. Details, 703-228-4745. Square dance group meets Mondays, 10 a.m., Culpepper Garden. Novices welcome. Free. Register, 703-228-4403. Russian culture and language, Tuesdays, 10 a.m., Langston-Brown. Free. Details, 703=228-6300. Piano lessons, half hour sessions, $20, Tuesdays, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m., Culpepper Garden. Call for appt., 703-228-4403. Indoor walking group, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m., Langston-Brown. Free. Details, 703-228-6300. Beginners full fitness class, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m., Lee. $60/15 sessions. Register, 703-228-0555. Credit reports and scores explained, Wednesday, April 3, 11 a.m., Langston-Brown. Free. Register, 703-228-6300. Computer basics for novices, Wednesday, April 3, 10 a.m., Aurora Hills. Free. Register, 703-228-5722. Theater Appreciation series begins Thursday, April 4, 10 a.m., Langston-Brown, $35/9 classes. Register, 703-228-6300. Downsizing tips, Thursday, April 4, 1 p.m., Langston-Brown. Free. Register, 703-228-6300. Advanced line dancing, Thursdays, 1:30 p.m., Lee. Newcomers welcome. Details, 703-228-0555. Drawing and painting classes, intermediate, Friday, April 5, 1 p.m., Langston-Brown. $28/four two-hour sessions. Register, 703-228-6300. Arlington Poets group, Friday, April 5, 3 p.m., Langston-Brown. Free. Register, 703-228-6300. Fast-paced walking, Fridays, 9 a.m., Aurora Hills. Free. Register, 703-228-5722. Computer classes for novices, five four-hour courses, $20 each, Lee. Call Fridays, 703-228-0555.
Virginia Hospital Center receives national award.
Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington has every reason to be proud as a peacock. It was the only hospital in the Washington Metropolitan region, and one out of 332 in the nation, to receive the Healthgrades 2012 Outstanding Patient Experience Award.
Exercise Nation Fitness Clubs opened its newest location in Arlington on Monday, March 4.
Information for upcoming events in the Arlington area.
Legislators to consider $2 million for Mental Health First Aid.
The idea of first aid dates back to Order of St. John, a medieval society of knights that offered training in how to treat common battlefield injuries.
Arlington Bulletin Board for February-March.