Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

How we can face the future without fear, together

It’s a fateful moment in history. We’ve seen divisive elections, divided societies and the growth of extremism — all fueled by anxiety and uncertainty. “Is there something we can do, each of us, to be able to face the future without fear?” asks Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. In this electrifying talk, the spiritual leader gives us three specific ways we can move from the politics of “me” to the politics of “all of us, together.”
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Stay-at-Home Chef 15-Minute Shrimp Scampi

Check out this easy-to-make recipe by clicking here.

Are You Flexible Enough?

Try this simple exercise to improve mobility and flexibility.
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US Presidents Song

In honor of Presidents Day, check out this short song that goes in order starting from George Washington all the way to modern presidents.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Our Faces in Film: Harriet – Friday, February 24: 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library – Large Meeting Room

All month long for Black History Month we will show films featuring African American lead characters. Join us for great films and snacks!
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Line Dancing – Tuesday, February 28: 11:00am – 12:00pm
 Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library – Meeting Room

Learn basic line dance steps while you workout to Golden Oldies music. This is a great class for beginners. Bring a friend or come alone. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
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Senior Services of Alexandria’s March 16 Volunteer Workshop at 10 am at Beth El Hebrew Congregation, 3830 Seminary Road

Alexandria is filled with volunteer opportunities for older adults. Come and hear from several local non-profits about all the volunteering opportunities available! It will be an informative and fun event. It is free and open to the public.
To register, visit or call 703-836-4414, ext. 110.
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