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October 2018

Food Trends Demo

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Beatley Central Library, 5005 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA, VA 22304 United States
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Healthy eating trends are constantly changing. Ever wonder which ones are right for you? Join Registered Dietitian Madison Reeder as she explains which trends are best to incorporate in our diets and which are best to avoid. Each session will include a cooking demonstration and food samples. Held the 4th Tuesday of every month, these events are free. However, participants must register ahead of time and space is limited. To attend our October 23rd session, call 703.836.4414 x 110.

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Young at Art Reception & Awards

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The 32nd Annual Juried Art Show for Artists 55+   The Reception & Awards will be hosted on Oct. 25th at the Durant Arts Center Check out the flyer for more information: YAA18_Flyer_R3

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Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

October 31 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St.
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
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Happy Halloween! As they say, "Trick or Treat... give me something good to eat!" Let's spend the afternoon celebrating the real heroes of SSA-- our volunteers! We want to take some time to give back to those of you who give so genuinely, so often.

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November 2018

Speaker Series: Stay Fit and Safe at Home

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beth El Hebrew Congregation, 3830 Seminary Road
Alexandria, 22304 United States
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Co-sponsored by Northern Virginia Fall Prevention  Alliance Friday, November 2, 2018 9:30am -- noon Learn about physical changes and the importance of exercise as we age, how to prevent falls, proper use of medication, important home modifications, and scam prevention. Representatives from the Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance, Goodwin House at Home, and the Fairfax County Financial Exploitation Task Force will be on hand to answer your questions and share advice that will keep you safe and secure at home.…

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Senior Tours: Black History Museum

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Beatley Central Library, 5005 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA, VA 22304 United States

Join Senior Services of Alexandria on Friday, November 9th for a free tour of the Alexandria Black History Museum. Free transportation is provided from Beatley Library at 5005 Duke St. The event runs 10am to 1pm. Please register here:

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Dementia Caregivers Conference

November 12 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Alexandria, 2932 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
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$35

DESCRIPTION Please join us for our 32nd Annual Dementia Caregivers Conference: Finding Hope & Harmony in Caregiving! This year's speakers include: Kim Campbell was married to country/pop legend Glen Campbell for 34 years until his passing in August of 2017, following a long and very public battle with Alzheimer's. The documentary, Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me, shared their family’s journey with the world and opened up a national conversation about the disease. Kim founded CareLiving.org to encourage caregivers to take care of themselves…

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Coffee Connection: Meet and Mingle

November 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Giant Foods Starbucks, 3131 Duke St.
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
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Are you looking to meet other seniors in your neighborhood? Do you want to learn more about a variety of topics, including local programs available to older adults, volunteer opportunities, and nutrition?     Join Senior Services of Alexandria for a Senior Social on the following dates: November 14 December 5   Giant Foods’ Starbucks 3131 Duke St.   No cost to join; simply RSVP, call 703-836-4414 ext. 119.

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Food Trends Demo

November 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Beatley Central Library, 5005 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA, VA 22304 United States
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Canceled. Unfortunately, this event has been canceled. We will have more Food Trend Demos in the future. Thank you for your understanding!   Healthy eating trends are constantly changing. Ever wonder which ones are right for you? Join Registered Dietitian Madison Reeder as she explains which trends are best to incorporate in our diets and which are best to avoid. Each session will include a cooking demonstration and food samples. Held the 4th Tuesday of every month, these events are…

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December 2018

Coffee Connection: Meet and Mingle

December 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Giant Foods Starbucks, 3131 Duke St.
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
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Free

Are you looking to meet other seniors in your neighborhood? Do you want to learn more about a variety of topics, including local programs available to older adults, volunteer opportunities, and nutrition? Join us! Giant Foods' Starbucks 3131 Duke St. No cost to join; simply RSVP, call 703-836-4414 ext. 119.

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Holiday Celebration for Seniors

December 7 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson ST.
Alexandria, VA 22314
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  Join us for a luncheon and live entertainment on December 7th at the Lee Center Exhibit Hall!   Click here for more information: https://seniorservicesalex.org/holiday-celebration-for-seniors/ 

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