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May 21, 2017: 27th Annual AFTA Cup Team Tennis Tournament

May 5, 2017

Arts for the Aging hosts its annual team tennis tournament on Sunday, May 21. Come out to play at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center where DC’s preeminent tennis event, the Citi Open, is held, and to see local tennis celebrities and stellar Junior Tennis players from the JTCC in exhibition play. Enjoy a casual and fun awards ceremony and party at the stadium on …Read More

AFTA News and Opportunities

March 20, 2017

  There are several opportunities to share for those of you interested in the intersection of creativity and aging.  Our most recent Program E-news gives you the full scoop. Arts and the Brain: Arts for Aging Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:30pm The Mansion at Strathmore Janine Tursini, Arts for the Aging, Inc (AFTA) Jehan El-Bayoumi, MD, FACP, George Washington University Wall Matthews, AFTA Teaching …Read More

“Weaving Our Stories” Beautifully Blends Generations

September 1, 2016

  This summer AFTA Teaching Artists Marcie Wolf-Hubbard (art) and Annetta Dexter Sawyer (dance, theatre) led four creative workshops with older adults and children aged 7-15 at Elizabeth House in Silver Spring, MD.  This was the third annual “Weaving Our Stories” program, a collaboration between AFTA and Housing Opportunities Commission (HOC) of Montgomery County.  Elizabeth House provides subsidized housing for older adults, and the youth …Read More