Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

How poetry unlocked my superpowers

Keenan Scott Il’s passion for words, stories and superheroes fueled his journey to becoming a celebrated playwright, producer, director and actor. Showing how language can illuminate the superhero in all of us, Scott performs three spoken word pieces that seamlessly weave together literary devices like simile, assonance and slant rhyme, sharing the talent he’s cultivated despite the obstacles.
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Natasha’s Kitchen French Toast

Natasha shows how to make French toast for a weekend treat. Click here.

The Quick, Effective All-Steps Workout | SilverSneakers

Boost your cardiovascular health with this indoor, walking-inspired workout.
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History of Mother’s Day

Find out about the ancient roots and modern history of Mother’s Day, which is celebrated on the second Sunday in May in the United States.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Computer Assistance – ***THIS IS NOT A CLASS*** – Monday, May 15: 4:30pm – 6:30pm –  Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Need help printing or scanning? Need to send an or download an attachment but don’t know how? Volunteers are here to help!
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Dance Fitness Cardio Class -Tuesday, May 16: 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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Senior Health and Fitness Fair – May 18, 10 am to 12 noon – Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson Street in Old Town

This annual event features cooking demonstrations, blood pressure and glaucoma screenings; and exercises and meditation for older adults. Rhonda Williams, LCSW, with the city’s Department of Community and Human Services is the guest speaker and her talk – “Springing Forward – With Emotional and Physical Well Being” is about the importance of maintaining good health as we age. The Alexandria Health Department will be offering COVID-19 vaccine boosters.
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Senior Law Day – June 3, 9 am – 12 noon – First Baptist Church – 2932 King Street “Expect the Unexpected – When Life Throws you a Curveball”

This year’s Senior Law Day, sponsored by the Alexandria Bar Association and Senior Services of Alexandria will cover the basics of estate planning, late marriage and gray divorce, scenarios involving adult children, and housing options as you age. Senior Law Day is free and open to the public.
To register click here.
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