Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

The Shared Wonder of Film

Movies have the power to create a shared narrative experience and to shape memories and worldviews. British film director Beeban Kidron invokes iconic film scenes — from Miracle in Milan to Boyz n the Hood — as she shows how her group FILMCLUB shares great films with kids.
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Classic Deviled Eggs

Check out the Preppy Kitchen’s recipe for classic deviled eggs.
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Getting Up and Down from the Floor Safely

Watch this short video with helpful tips.
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Singing Spring Bird

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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Office of Historic Alexandria Traditional Concert Series Friday, May 17 – 7:30 pm at the Lyceum, 201 S. Washington Street

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Burke Book Club – “Before the Coffee Gets Cold” by Toshikazu Kawaguchi, Wednesday, May 15: 3:30pm – 5:00pm  
Virtual – Zoom

Celebrate AAPI (Asian American & Pacific Islander) Month by joining us for a discussion of of Kawaguchi’s beautiful and moving story exploring the age-old question.
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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 events@seniorservicesalex.org or call 703-836-4414, ext. 110.

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 events@seniorservicesalex.org or call 703-836-4414, ext.110.

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