Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

How to speak so that people want to listen

Have you ever felt like you’re talking, but nobody is listening? Here’s Julian Treasure to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates the how-to’s of powerful speaking — from some handy vocal exercises to tips on how to speak with empathy.
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Preppy Kitchen’s Easy Quiche Recipe

This is the best quiche recipe you will ever make! Made with a delicious buttery and flakey pie crust filled with creamy custard, this quiche is the perfect easy breakfast, brunch, or dinner. Even better, it can be prepared ahead of time and frozen for a stress-free meal.
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Bunny Hop Chair Yoga

Have fun with this short little exercise.
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The Journey Of A Fabergé Egg

For nearly two centuries, mystery and intrigue has surrounded the legendary Fabergé.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Alexandria Hospital: Women Mobilize the Community – Sunday, March 31, 2024 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM – The Lyceum – 201 S. Washington St.

Health care in Alexandria took a big step forward when a dynamic group of Alexandria women led by Julia Johns met to organize the Infirmary in December 1872. Through their efforts, townspeople were no longer required to go to Richmond or Washington to receive hospital care. The first purpose-built hospital facility was built in 1917 on the 700 block of Duke Street. Since then, the hospital has lead the way in it has been a leader in healthcare from its nursing school to its oncology program.
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Ruby’s Jamaican Kitchen Culinary Tasting – All Alexandria Reads
Monday, April 01: 7:00pm – 8:00pm – Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library – Second Floor

Curious about black cake and other Caribbean food? Try samples from Ruby’s Jamaican Kitchen and learn about Jamaican cuisine.
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Native Blooms for the Summer Garden (All Alexandria Reads)
Wednesday, April 03: 3:00pm – 4:00pm – Virtual – Zoom

Join us to learn more about native perennials, woody plants, and grasses that bloom during summer.
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Save the Date: Senior Services of Alexandria’s Health and Fitness Fair – Thursday, May 23 at 10 am at the Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson Street, Alexandria

Save the date for the annual Health and Fitness Fair sponsored by the City’s Successful Aging Committee. This year Inova Alexandria will be presenting and doing blood pressure checks, glaucoma screening by Prevention of Blindness, chair yoga, exercise with Rodney, and cooking demo by The View Alexandria! It is a fun and informative event! To register email or call 703-836-4414, ext. 110.
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