Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

Where Joy Hides and How to Find it

Cherry blossoms and rainbows, bubbles and googly eyes: Why do some things seem to create such universal joy? In this captivating talk, Ingrid Fetell Lee reveals the surprisingly tangible roots of joy and reminds us how we all can find — and create — more of it in the world around us. Click here.

Perfect Peach Pie

The perfect peach pie is within your grasp. A vibrant, sweet peach filling surrounded by a perfect fail-proof crust. It really is the perfect peach pie! Click here.

What is the Summer Solstice?

Summer may feel like it starts when the weather warms up, but the summer solstice is the official start of the season in the Northern Hemisphere. Click here.

Sea Otter Hoop Dreams

Older animals benefit from an exercise program too. Click here to watch how this sea otter keeps fit and flexible, while having fun!

Upcoming Alexandria Library

Cooking with Kole – Nutritious and Delicious – Saturday, June 26: 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Kole is back with an online cooking class straight to your own kitchen! Click here to register.

Romance Book Club – Monday, June 28: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Do you love to read romance novels? Want to talk about them with other romance book lovers? Join us! Click here.

AARP’s Tuesday Explorers Conscious, Conscience & Community: A Journey in Pursuit of African American Historical Justice in Alexandria

Part 1: August 3 @ 3:00 p.m. register
Part 2: August 10 @ 3:00 p.m. register
Alexandria, Virginia has a rich African American past in which people were courageous, persistent, and creative in the midst of an unjust society. Pamela Cressey discusses her 35 years of rediscovering African American sites through her lens of community archaeology.
Pamela Cressey was the Alexandria City Archaeologist for 35 years and has been an adjunct member of The George Washington University Anthropology and American Studies departments since the 1970s.
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