Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

An alternative to the “midlife crisis”

Midlife doesn’t have to be a scary time, says entrepreneur Chip Conley. In this short yet profound talk, he takes inspiration from the natural world to reframe our 40s, 50s and 60s as a transitional stage that’s full of grace and beauty — and urges us all to make aging aspirational.
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Sweet Potato Casserole

This classic sweet potato casserole is an easy side dish perfect for Thanksgiving and the holidays. Creamy mashed sweet potatoes with brown sugar and a dash of cinnamon topped with gooey toasted marshmallows and crunchy pecans. It’s a sweet and salty symphony of flavor!
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1-Minute Gratitude Meditation (Perfect for Thanksgiving)

Coach Leah guides you through a 1-minute Thanksgiving Gratitude meditation to help you slow down and appreciate something in your life that makes you feel full and content.
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The Turkey Trot

A step-by-step on how to do the turkey trot!
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

City of Alexandria’s 2023 Tree Lighting Ceremony – Saturday, November 18 at 6 pm at Market Square (301 King Street)

Come join in the fun for this free event to kick-off the holiday season.
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Alexandria Oddball Cinema – The Ghost and Mrs. Muir – Sunday, November 19: 2:00pm – 4:00pm – Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library – Large Meeting Room

Oddball Cinema brings you all of the weird, eclectic, and lesser-known films you probably never saw in theaters.
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Line Dancing – Tuesday, November 21: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library – Meeting Room

Learn basic line dance steps while you workout to Golden Oldies music. This is a great class for beginners. Bring a friend or come alone. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
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Beyer Subaru “Share the Love Campaign” – November 16 – January 2

Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) is this year’s hometown charity for the “Share the Love” Campaign and is collecting festive gloves, socks and scarves for its Meals on Wheels clients. Also, for every Subaru purchased or leased from November 16 to January 2, Subaru and its retailers will donate a minimum of $300 to non-profit partners like SSA! If you would like to donate a pair of socks, gloves or a scarf, you can drop them off at SSA’s Office at 206 N. Washington Street, Suite 301 or at Beyer Subaru at 7416 Richmond Highway in Alexandria.



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