Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

Gourmet Food for the Final Frontier

What does an in-flight meal look like when you’re traveling to Mars? Designer Phnam Bagley envisions a future where astronauts have nourishing, flavorful food reminiscent of home — a giant leap from their current staple of “goop-in-a-bag.” Learn more about her team’s gourmet creations for galactic travel and how these innovations can improve life here on Earth.
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Ina Garten’s Rum Raisin Rice Pudding

Try this recipe for a spring dessert from Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa. Click here.

5 Reasons Why People Fail to Stick to Fitness Goals

When you’re trying to increase fitness — or any new healthy behavior — remember these tips to help you build motivation and discipline.
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Monterey Bay Aquarium Sea Otter 101 – How Much Food Do Sea Otters Eat?

Sea otters eat a lot of food. In fact, sea otters eating is what they’re best known for—besides being extremely cute. At the Monterey Bay Aquarium, resident sea otters get to practice their hunting skills.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Beatley Library Friends’ Book Sale – Friday, March 24: 10:00am – 4:30pm Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Support Beatley Library and shop a selection of thousands of books, DVDs, CDs, and more at the Beatley Library Friends’ Book Sale!
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Computer Assistance – ***THIS IS NOT A CLASS*** – Wednesday, March 29: 4:30pm – 6:30pm – Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Need help printing or scanning? Need to send and/or download an attachment but don’t know how? Volunteers are here to help!
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.Senior Services of Alexandria’s Senior Living in Alexandria’s Spring Floral Arranging with the Red Hill Garden Club, Thursday, April 20 – 10:30am

This month’s workshop will be a fun one with the Red Hill Garden Club. Learn how to make simple, pretty Spring floral arrangements to take home. Flowers will be supplied. All you need to bring is a pair of shears or scissors. Limited to 25 participants.
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