Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

Live Drawings of the Human Experience

In this live drawing performance and poignant autobiographical journey, author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka sketches some life-shaping moments, showing us how drawing and storytelling can help us honor and remain close to those we’ve lost.
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Giada De Laurentiis’ Frittata With Asparagus, Tomatoes and Fontina

This is a perfect dish for an Easter or any brunch.
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10 Minute Stair Exercises to Build Muscle in Your Glutes, Hips, and Legs

This 10 minute workout will strengthen muscles needed to walk up and down stairs: glutes, hips, thighs, core and legs. Perfect for seniors and beginners.
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Bing Crosby’s “Easter Parade”

Listen to this 1942 rendition of the song “Easter Parade.”
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Le Tour d’Alexandria 2022 – Saturday, April 9: 10:00am – 12:30pm
 Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Join us for a leisurely bicycle fun-ride to all Library branches. The theme for this ride is “resilience” and will feature points of interest that reflect the perseverance of Alexandria communities.
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StoryWalk at Holmes Run Trail – Standing on Her Shoulders: A Celebration of Women – Sunday, April 10: All Day – Holmes Run Parkway and Pelham Street

A fun way to spend a beautiful spring day is to visit one of Alexandria Library’s StoryWalks. Street parking is available at trail location or park at the Beatley Central Library lot and walk about 10 minutes.
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 “Black Broadway in Washington, D.C.” – A Local Author Talk with Briana A. Thomas -Tuesday, April 12: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Please join us for a talk with Alexandrian author, Briana A. Thomas, on her new book, which explores Washington, D.C.’s U Street and the rich African American history of this notable corridor.
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“Senior Living in Alexandria” April 21 In-Person Workshop – “Floral Arranging with the Red Hill Garden Club” at 10 am, Beatley Central Library, (Large Conference Room) 5005 Duke Street

Join Senior Services of Alexandria for its “Senior Living in Alexandria” in-person workshop on floral arranging with the Red Hill Garden Club. Whether you are a gardener or not, everyone loves spring flowers, and this will be a fun event. Join and see how easy it is to make simple arrangements. Flowers will be supplied. All you need to bring is a pair of shears or scissors. The workshop is limited to 30 people and masks and proof of vaccination are required.
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