Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

Lessons from past presidents

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talks about what we can learn from American presidents, including Abraham Lincoln and Lyndon Johnson. Then she shares a moving memory of her own father, and of their shared love of baseball.
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Natasha’s Kitchen – Cherry Pie

There’s nothing like fresh homemade cherry pie bubbling through a rich, flaky lattice pie crust. How to make the best cherry pie with fresh or frozen cherries.
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In-Home Silver Sneakers Class!

Silver Sneakers classes are a great way to stay active. Check out this 20-minute workout.
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Celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Check out this short video produced by National Geographic about celebrating Mardi Gras.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Low Vision Resource Group – Alexandria Accessible Travel – Friday, February 16: 1:00pm – 2:30pm – Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library -Large Meeting Room

Come join us to learn about accessible travel options in Alexandria.
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Duncan Book Group – (ONLINE) “Crook Manifesto” by Colson Whitehead
Wednesday, February 21: 7:00pm – 8:00pm – Zoom

Join our online book club that meets in the evening, every third Wednesday of the month, to discuss a book chosen by one of the members!
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Senior Services of Alexandria and At Home in Alexandria Falls Prevention Event, February 21, 1-3 pm at Beatley Central library, 5005 Duke Street

Senior Services and At Home in Alexandria are teaming up with the Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance for a special Falls Prevention workshop including the screening of the documentary “Saving Claire” about one woman’s life after a fall. This will be followed by a panel discussion on the importance of fall prevention. The event is free, but please register by emailing events@seniorservicesalex.org or call 703-836-4414, ext. 110.

Meaningful Conversations about Racism – Feb 29 – 7:00 – 9:00 pm – Black History Museum – 902 Wythe Street

Join in this important conversation.
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