Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

3 Reasons for Optimism in Difficult Times

“Every great and difficult thing has required a strong sense of optimism,” says editor and author Kevin Kelly, who believes that we have a moral obligation to be optimistic. Tracing humanity’s progress throughout history, he’s observed that a positive outlook helps us solve problems and empowers us to forge a path forward. In this illuminating talk, he shares three reasons for optimism during challenging times, explaining how it can help us become better ancestors and create the world we want to see for ourselves and future generations.

Six Delicious Matza Recipes to Try This Passover

Check out this short video with some easy to make Matza recipes.
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10-Minute Heart Health Workout

All you need for this heart-pumping routine is open floor space and yourself. Click here.

Hillwood Gardens – What’s in Bloom at the Dacha

Jessica Bonilla, Hillwood Estate and Garden’s Director of Horticulture, shares what’s in bloom near the Dacha. Click here.
Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Cooking With Kole – Saturday, April 2: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Join an online cooking class straight to your own kitchen!
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Resiliency on the Southern Border – A Report from the Front Lines in Mexico -Tuesday, April 5: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Rebecca Eichler, Immigration Attorney and Human Rights Advocate, reports on what she has experienced working at the U.S./Mexico border.
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Monthly Meditation – Wednesday, April 6: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Monthly Meditation, lead by our Friends at Yoga in Daily Life, is a free one-hour meditation class open to everyone. Click here.

“Senior Living in Alexandria” April 21 In-Person Workshop – “Floral Arranging with the Red Hill Garden Club” at 10 am, Beatley Central Library, (Large Conference Room) 5005 Duke Street

Join Senior Services of Alexandria for its “Senior Living in Alexandria” in-person workshop on floral arranging with the Red Hill Garden Club. Whether you are a gardener or not, everyone loves spring flowers, and this will be a fun event. Join and see how easy it is to make simple arrangements. Flowers will be supplied. All you need to bring is a pair of shears or scissors. The workshop is limited to 30 people and masks and proof of vaccination are required. Click here.
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