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Dance for All Ages: April 5th

The Dance for All Ages will be held Friday, April 5th at TC Williams High School from 7pm-9pm. The theme is “Dance Night at the Casino.”   King and Queen Door prizes DJ Dancing Refreshments Free Admission & Parking but please RSVP by March 29th Call 703.746.5676

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April Showers Umbrella Donation Drive

APRIL SHOWERS UMBRELLA DONATION DRIVE   For those struggling to pay for rent or food, an umbrella can be a luxury. A simple trip to the grocery store can be daunting when walking to the bus, pushing a stroller with a child, or for the elderly in

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Classes for Caregivers Series

CLASSES FOR CAREGIVERS EDUCATION SERIES These programs are a part of our ongoing Classes for Caregivers series, geared towards family caregivers caring for a loved one at home. All sessions are FREE and open to the public. Classes are held the third Wednesday of each month from

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AARP Workshops: Job Search, Networking, and Interviewing

AARP is offering two upcoming workshops for older adults held at: City of Alexandria Workforce Development Center Lower Level Conference Room 1800 N. Beauregard Street Alexandria, VA 22311   JOB SEARCH IN THE DIGITAL AGE Friday, February 22 | 1:30 –3 p.m. Whether you’re making a career

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Scam Alert: Caller asking for Social Security Number

The FTC is getting reports about people pretending to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA) who are trying to get your Social Security number and even your money. In one version of the scam, the caller says your Social Security number has been linked to a

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Enhancing Your Cell Phone for Easier Use

Join Dammie Onafeko as he discusses Apple iPhones and how their accessibility features can support individuals with low vision. Free parking and refreshments provided. For more information, call Kym at the library at (703) 746-1762.   Beatley Library in Alexandria (5005 Duke St.) February 15th from 1-230PM.

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Need free help with your taxes?

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program provides free federal tax return preparation and e-filing from Feb 1 (Mason District Government Center will open January 30) through April 15, 2019 by volunteers certified by the IRS. The twelve centers (listed below) in Northern Virginia also prepare Virginia returns.  Sites

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Free 6-week Wellness Seminar

Sign up for a 6-week free seminar focused on long-term wellness hosted by Giant’s in-store nutritionist, Min Krishnamurphy, MS, RD. Topics include nutrition, exercise, stress management, motivation and more. Please commit to attending 5 of 6 classes. Classes are held once a week at your giant. To

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

What’s going on Jan 12th? The City of Alexandria encourages residents to dispose of prescription medicines safely during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on January 12th, or drop them off year-round at a permanent drop box location in Alexandria. On the 12th, Alexandria will have multiple drop

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Getting out guards against depression

Getting out guards against depression in old age New study finds clear link between cultural engagement and lower risk December 13, 2018 Cambridge University Press FULL STORY Regular visits to the cinema, theatre or to museums could dramatically reduce the chances of becoming depressed in older age

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