Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

The weird and wonderful art of Niceaunties

Welcome to the “Auntieverse” — a surreal tribute to “auntie culture” by artist Niceaunties, inspired by the spirit of the women who care for each other and their families. From sushi-bedecked cars with legs to hot tub baths full of ramen, Niceaunties shares a visual feast that fuses AI and imagination and celebrates the eccentric, vibrant world of aunties with reverence and awe.
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Barefoot Contessa’s Chicken Salad

In the warm weather, chicken salad is a nice option for lunch or dinner. Check out this easy recipe.
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Walk a Mile in 20 Minutes at Home

Looking to get your steps in? Walk with Jenny to boost your immune system and fight weight promoting genes all while staying stress-free.
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Dutch Spring Tulips

This short film is a tribute to the tulip fields in The Netherlands.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Robust Walkathon – May 7 –10 am – 12 pm – Ben Brenman Park

Come celebrate spring at the Robust Walkathon at Ben Brenman Park on Tuesday, May 7 from10am-Noon. You’ll enjoy an invigorating walk around the lake, pausing at exercise stations where participants will perform low-intensity activities that will help you gain balance, agility, and flexibility. The suggested donation of $10 supports the Successful Aging Committee’s annual holiday events, the Dance for All Ages, and the Health & Fitness Fair.
Register by emailing or call 703-836-4414, ext.110.

Senior Services of Alexandria’s Health and Fitness Fair – Thursday, May 23 at 10 am at the Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson Street, Alexandria

The Successful Aging Committee is sponsoring the annual Senior Health & Fitness Fair on Thursday, May 23 from 10am-noon. This year’s fair will be a fun and interactive program featuring a presentation by the Inova Community Health Team, blood pressure and glaucoma screenings, a healthy cooking demonstration by the chef from The View Alexandria, chair yoga, and exercise with RPCA’s Rodney! The event will be held at the Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson Street, Alexandria. Light refreshments will be provided and the event is free, but please register by emailing or call 703-836-4414, ext. 110.

Historic Alexandria Walking Tour – May 18 – 10 – 11:30 am Carlyle House 121 N. Fairfax Street

Alexandria has grown from a small town in the 18th century to a bustling small city in the 21st century. Join us for a tour of Alexandria as we explore looking at the various Architecture styles that adorn the city streets and make it one of the best places to live and work.
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Senior Law Day – Saturday, June 8

Save the date for the 12th annual Senior Law Day on Saturday, June 8 from 8:30am-12:30pm. The theme will be “Protecting Ourselves as We Age: Essential Personal and Financial Strategies”. Join SSA and the Alexandria Bar Association for this free and informative seminar to make sure you are protected from scams and learn about strategies for aging well in Alexandria. The free event will be held at the First Baptist Church, 2932 King Street in Alexandria. Please register by mailing or call 703-836-4414, ext.110.
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