Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

Tracey Chevalier: Finding the Story inside the Painting

When Tracy Chevalier looks at paintings, she imagines the stories behind them: How did the painter meet his model? What would explain that look in her eye? Why is that man … blushing? She shares three stories inspired by portraits, including the one that led to her best-selling novel “Girl With a Pearl Earring.”
here to listen.

How to Make Ina Garten’s Roasted ChickenA roasted chicken makes a cozy meal in the cold weather. Here is a short video from the Barefoot Contessa Ina Garten on how to make a delicious baked chicken. Click here to get started.

A Five-Minute Full-Body Stretching Routine
Fabulous 50 offers a short 5-minute full body stretching routine that you can do from your living room. Click here.

Take a Virtual Tour of the Evergreens at the New York Botanical GardenAs winter sets in and the deciduous trees drop their leaves for the season, the evergreens step into the spotlight. Click here to see their beauty.

Upcoming Alexandria Library

Cultivating Peace, Hope, and Resilience in the New Year – Friday, January 29 – 3:00pm – 4:15pm

Start the New Year right with a resolution to reduce stress by joining us for a guided program through meditation and yoga. Shireen Lewis, Integral Yoga Hatha and Stress Management Teacher, will guide the attendees through this 45-minute class new strategies to establish and maintain a continuous sense of peace, resiliency and hope as we move into 2021. Click here to register.

Write2Heal Online Poetry WorkshopMonday, February 1 – 7:00 – 9:00pm

Join us for a two-hour reading and writing poetry workshop with spoken word poet Matthew Dreitlein. Click here to register.

Learn about Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry – Wednesday, February 3 – 10:00am – 11:00am

Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, and photos of the men and women who served. Learn more about this new library resource.

Register by clicking here.


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