Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

How do you build a sacred space?

To design the Bahá’í Temple of South America, architect Siamak Hariri focused on illumination — from the temple’s form, which captures the movement of the sun throughout the day, to the iridescent, luminous stone and glass used to construct it. Join Hariri for a journey through the creative process, as he explores what makes for a sacred experience in a secular world.
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Preppy Kitchen’s Peach Pie

This delicious peach pie recipe packed with fresh peaches in a flakey butter crust is a summer classic and perfect with a scoop of ice cream. You’ll love the big flavor, foolproof method, and crisp (not soggy) crust.
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One- Mile Indoor Walking Workout

With it so hot outside, try this one-mile indoor walking workout with fabulous 50s.
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Ocean Waves

Feel like you are at the beach with this short video of ocean waves.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Dance Fitness Cardio Class – Tuesday, July 25: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library – Large Meeting Room

Pump up your heart beat while dancing and having fun!
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Lee-Fendall House Trivia Nights – August 4 and 18

Join us all summer to test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to history! The theme of our August 4th trivia night will be Pets and August 18th will be the 1980s.
Tickets are $10 a person which includes 1 drink. Additional drinks can be bought at our cash bar. Teams may have up to 6 members each. Ages 21 and over only.

Register Now for the Fall Senior Academy –
Starts Wednesday, September 6 – 9:30 am – 12 noon

Senior Services of Alexandria’s Senior Academy will begin Wednesday, September 6 and continue every Wednesday morning through September 27 from 9:30am-Noon. This four-week program provides attendees with an in-depth overview of how the city operates and what’s available for older adults. City residents or employees who are 60+ may register on SSA website by clicking on
 Academy or call the office at 703.836.4414 ext. 110.

Centenarian Celebration – September 12, 5 pm at City Hall

The City of Alexandria is celebrating its Centenarian residents at an event at an in-person event before the City Council meeting on September 12th at 5 pm in the Vola Lawson lobby. If you know a resident of Alexandria who will be 100 or older this year,
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