Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

Public art that turns cities into playgrounds of the imagination

Visual artist Helen Marriage stages astonishing, large-scale public art events that expand the boundaries of what’s possible. In this visual tour of her work, she tells the story of three cities she transformed into playgrounds of the imagination — picture London with a giant mechanical elephant marching through it — and shows what happens when people stop to marvel and experience a moment together.
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How to make the Best Fruit Salad

This EASY fruit salad recipe is the BEST! Packed with cantaloupe, kiwis, strawberries, pineapple, grapes, mango, and blueberries this is a great dish to bring along to a picnic, or cookout.
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SWEATIN’ TO THE OLDIES Workout with Richard Simmons

Blast from the past workout with Richard Simmons is a fun way to get moving from the comfort of your own home.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia – Sunday, June 05: 2:00pm – 3:00pm – Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library – Large Meeting Room

Alexandria Library teams up with The Alzheimer’s Association to present a series of educational programs about Alzheimer’s and Dementia.
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One-on-One Computer Tutoring – Wednesday Evenings – ***THIS IS NOT A CLASS*** – Wednesday, June 08: 5:00pm – 7:00pm – Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

Schedule an appointment with our Computer Volunteer to help with the Internet, Email, MS Word, or other computer questions.
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Reshaping America: – Juneteenth & the Changing Definition of What is an American – Thursday, June 09: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Join the State Archivist for the District of Columbia for a lecture in United States history.
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Freedom House Museum Reopens May 27

The Freedom House Museum will reopen to the public on May 27. The building, located at 1315 Duke Street, was once part of the headquarters for the largest domestic slave trading firm in the United States. From 1828 to 1861, traders trafficked tens of thousands of enslaved adults and children through 1315 Duke Street. Tickets are required.
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