Calendar

Let’s Get Together!

ANV Social and Educational Events are happening online via ZOOM! Please see the calendar for specific events and instructions for joining on ZOOM.

May
16
Mon
Pick-up Bocce Ball (weather permitting)
May 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Come and join other ANV members, volunteers, and friends for fun and a little bit of exercise. All skill levels are welcome. No prior experience or knowledge of bocce is needed. Everyone gets a chance to play.

Games begin at 5 pm and last approximately one hour. As the days get warmer, we will move the start to later in the afternoon. Bocce is played every Monday at the courts on the corner of Randolph St. & N. Glebe Rd. Parking is available in the Ballston Quarter parking garage for $1. All levels of bocce skills and experience are welcome. Everyone gets to play. Contact John Thomas for more information at Thomas-johnr@comcast.net .

May
17
Tue
Tai Chi Practice
May 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Whether you already practice Tai Chi or are curious to learn just what it is all about, drop in on ANV’s Tai Chi sessions. This is an informal practice group. Instruction is not provided.

Free, open to everyone.

May
18
Wed
Coffee and Conversation
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

A Conversation with Del. Patrick Hope. Patrick Hope is a Member of the Virginia General Assembly, serving as a delegate of Arlington’s 47th district. He has been a long-time advocate of the many issues that affect senior citizens and was instrumental in passing bills to strengthen the rights of nursing home residents. Del Hope will provide an update on the latest assembly session, as well as on the House Public and Safety Committee and the House Health, Welfare, and Institutions Committee.

Coffee and Conversation occurs on Wednesdays, 10–11 am. Join our weekly conversations via Zoom:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88948577106?pwd=eW0rN1RTTU5ITmJ5NnF2QXZINmdUQT09

You also have the option to dial in by phone to participate without video. For that, dial:
929-205-6099. The meeting ID is 889 4857 7106 and the passcode is 872327.

May
19
Thu
Board Games Meet Up
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Do you like board games? Join ANV members and volunteers for Games Day at Ballston Quarter Food Hall (lower level). Play games like Scrabble, Mexican Train Dominoes, Cribbage, Ticket to Ride, Qwirkle, and more. We play every other Thursday at 2pm. Parking is available in the Ballston Quarter parking garage for $1.

Weekly Happy Hour
May 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the Happy Hour Group. For more information contact Mike Murtha, Happy Hour Coordinator. Email Mike at dmmurtha@verizon.net

May
20
Fri
Ladies Lunch
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

ANV May Ladies Lunch will be held at Maya Bistro on May 20 at Noon. Please rsvp to roslynva@gmail.com or call 703-298-7780 to let us know you are coming. Maya Bistro is located at 5649 Lee Highway (Langston Blvd) and features classic and contemporary Turkish & Mediterranean cooking as well as other regional influences .

Men’s Lunch Bunch
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Men’s Lunch Bunch will get together on Friday, May 20 at noon at Sloppy Mama’s BBQ, 5731 Langston Boulevard. Sloppy Mama’s offers quality smoked meats including brisket, ribs, pork and chicken which comes by the pound or as a sandwich. We are hoping for a nice day so we can sit outside and enjoy the Spring weather. Please RSVP to Tim Burns at tfxb23@yahoo.com or by calling him at 571-224-4546.

May
23
Mon
Pick-up Bocce Ball (weather permitting)
May 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Come and join other ANV members, volunteers, and friends for fun and a little bit of exercise. All skill levels are welcome. No prior experience or knowledge of bocce is needed. Everyone gets a chance to play.

Games begin at 5 pm and last approximately one hour. As the days get warmer, we will move the start to later in the afternoon. Bocce is played every Monday at the courts on the corner of Randolph St. & N. Glebe Rd. Parking is available in the Ballston Quarter parking garage for $1. All levels of bocce skills and experience are welcome. Everyone gets to play. Contact John Thomas for more information at Thomas-johnr@comcast.net .

May
24
Tue
Tai Chi Practice
May 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Whether you already practice Tai Chi or are curious to learn just what it is all about, drop in on ANV’s Tai Chi sessions. This is an informal practice group. Instruction is not provided.

Free, open to everyone.

May
25
Wed
Senior Health Fair: Save the Date, May 25th at Ballston Quarter
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

In lieu of today’s Coffee and Conversation, please join us at a Senior Health Fair, hosted by ANV, Marymount, and Virginia Health. Join ANV, Marymount University, Virginia Health and the 55+ Program at a special Senior Wellness Health Fair on May 25 from 11:00am-2:00pm. Screenings and information on falls risk, blood pressure, vision, hearing, dementia, caregiving and more! Demonstrations include exercise, wellness, healthy plant-based foods and ask the pharmacist and dietitian. More information will be separately emailed as soon as the logistics have been firmed up.