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1/28/22: The McLean Community Center and the Old Firehouse Center are open. All classes will be held as scheduled. Rentals and local, open meetings are not affected unless canceled by the Executive Director or the rental client.


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Come be a part of the new Seniors in Action program, Mondays through Fridays! There are fun social activities for ages 55+ to keep you engaged, educated, and having fun.

Seniors in Action Plus (Includes registration for Strength & Balance class 1900.322)
1961.322          M-F, 1/18-5/27          $180/$130 MCC district residents. Spaces are limited for this pass.

Seniors in Action

1960.322          M-F, 1/18-5/27          $65/$55 MCC district residents

SIA Schedule for Monday, Jan. 24 - Friday, Jan. 28, 2022 (PDF) (Click the link to download) 


General Program Overview (Subject to Change) 


9:30-10:30 a.m.               Coffee Social

11 a.m.-1 p.m.                 Games

9:30-10:30 a.m.               Book Club (2nd Tuesday of the month),
          • January 18 (This is an exception to the standard rule)
          • February 8
          • March 8
          • April 12
          • May 10

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.      Mah-Jongg (Practice & Play)

10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.        OFC Games Option (Pool, Table Tennis, Scrabble, Beginner Drop-In Bridge)

10 a.m.-Noon                   Speakers 

9-10 a.m.                         Open Fitness
10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.            SIA Intermediate Bridge
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.        OFC Games Option (Pool, Table Tennis, Scrabble)

9:30-10:30 a.m.                Tea Time

12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.             Potluck (Last Friday of every month)
          • January 28: Healthy Dishes
          • February 25: Comfort Foods
          • March 25: Brunch
          • April 29: Picnic Favorites
          • May 27: Farmers Market Inspired

For more information, contact Seniors in Action Program Manager Carrie Conley at caroline.conley@fairfaxcounty.gov.

All events will be held in person unless noted by **


Tuesday, Jan. 18
10:45 a.m.-noon 

Cooking Demo Class with Tasting
Stacie Husman, Cooking Thyme with Stacie

Wednesday, Jan. 19
10-11 a.m.
Identity Theft, Virtual Program**
Martin Bailey, AARP

Thursday, Jan. 20
10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
SIA Bridge Open House
SIA Games Program


Tuesday, Jan. 25

SIA Mah-Jongg Open House 
SIA Games Program


10:30-11 a.m.
Speaker, Mah-Jongg Instructor Bette Shanley

11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Games for Experienced Players & Introduction for New Players

Wednesday, Jan. 26
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
IPAD Introduction Workshop

Wednesday, Feb. 2
10 a.m.
Balancing Virtual and In-Person Resources for Seniors In Fairfax County
FFX County Dept of Neighborhood & Community Services' (NCS) Virtual Center for Active Adults

Wednesday, Feb. 9
10 a.m.
Internet Security, “Spot the Scam”
Jacqueline Rich FFX County NCS Info Tech Educator

Wednesday, Feb. 16
10 a.m.-11 a.m.
Running Into Your 50s & Beyond
Alisa Harvey, Elite Master Runner

Wednesday, Feb. 23
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Windows Photos Workshop
Harry Contos 

Enjoy increased flexibility, strength, balance and energy as you challenge yourself, while respecting and honoring your body. You'll need a yoga mat, strap and block, a resistance band, a set of 1- to 2-lb. hand weights and water.

Instructor: TBA.

Session I


9 lessons @ 55 mins, $155/$125 MCC district residents
1870.322      M, 1/24-3/28          11:30 a.m.-12:25 p.m.
No lesson on 2/21.


11 lessons @ 55 mins, $190/$155 MCC district residents
1872.322      Th, 1/20-3/31         11:30 a.m.-12:25 p.m.


Session II


8 lessons @ 55 mins, $135/$115 MCC district residents
1871.322      M, 4/11-6/6            11:30 a.m.-12:25 p.m.
No lesson on 5/30.

9 lessons @ 55 mins, $155/$125 MCC district residents
1873.322      Th, 4/14-6/9           11:30 a.m.-12:25 p.m.

Includes warm-up, strength-building, balance exercises, gentle stretches, and chair-based options. Bring water, dumbbells, resistance “stretchy” bands, and a 6-8-inch diameter ball. Bring a mat. Some exercises will be on the floor.

Instructor: Linda Bernstein.


14 lessons @ 55 mins, $265/$220 MCC district residents
1900.322          Tu, 2/1-5/17          1-1:55 p.m.
No lesson on 3/15 and 4/5.