Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

What Gardening Taught me about Life – Tobacco Brown

Gardens are mirrors of our lives, says environmental artist Tobacco Brown, and we must cultivate them with care to harvest their full beauty. Drawing on her experience bringing natural public art installations to cities around the world, Brown reveals what gardening can teach us about creating lives of compassion, connection and grace.
Click here to listen.

Health and Recreation

Easy to Make Summer Salads

Check out this short video on how to prepare easy summer salads that are good for you and tasty.
Click here get started.

Easy Daily Meditation for Older Adults

Start your morning with this daily seated meditation. Click here.

New York Botanical Gardens
“A Walk through the Daylilies”

Take a stroll through the daylilies at the New York Botannical Garden. Click here to enjoy.


Remembering the 19th Amendment – Celebrating 100 Years

This short video produced by PBS is a capsule in time of how women fought for the right to vote. To see this short video with historic footage, click here.

Upcoming Alexandria Library Events

Monthly Meditation – Monday, August 24 – 7-8 pm

Yoga in Daily Life joins us via Zoom for our Monthly meditation class. Grab your yoga mat, and get ready to relax! Click here to register.

Find A Good Book – Explore Novelist and Books & Authors – Thursday, Aug. 27 – 10 – 11 am

Looking for a new book to read and not sure where to start? Learn to use Novelist and Books & Authors to find your next read! Click
here to register.

Virtual Carefull Knitting – Thursday Aug. 27 – 4-5 pm

Join us online for Barrett’s knitting and crochet group! Register here.
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