Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

Remember to say thank you

In this deceptively simple 3-minute talk, Dr. Laura Trice muses on the power of the magic words “thank you” — to deepen a friendship, to repair a bond, to make sure another person knows what they mean to you. Try it.
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Mashed potatoes in white bowl on wooden rustic table. Healthy food.

Home for the Holidays – Thanksgiving Leftovers

Watch this short video with some ideas on what to do with leftover Thanksgiving turkey.
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Exercises for Everyday Life

Learn how to lift, carry, and squat safely and effectively to make real-life movements easier. Follow along with Silver Sneakers LIVE instructor Sims as part of the Get Fit Fast Challenge.
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History Channel – History of Thanksgiving

Although Thanksgiving celebrations dated back to the first European settlements in America, it was not until the 1860s that Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday of November to be a national holiday.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

National Novel Writing Month Write-Ins Sunday, November 27: 1:00pm – 4:30pm –  Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library – Small Conference Room

It’s National Novel Writing Month! Please join us in reaching the goal of 50,000 new words of fiction in 30 days. C
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Current Events – Discussion Group – Tuesday, November 29: 2:00pm – 3:00pm via Zoom

Join us on Zoom for a current events discussion on the 4th Weds. of the month. Email to join our email list and get details on this month’s topic.
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Save the date for the Alexandria Scottish Christmas Walk Parade: December 3, 2022 at 11 am

For more than 50 years, Campagna Center has celebrated Alexandria’s Scottish heritage during the holiday season. The parade will be produced by Visit Alexandria in partnership with Campagna Center and the City of Alexandria. The new partnership allows Campagna Center to continue to deliver its critical mission of supporting children and families in Alexandria with education and social support programs from cradle to career. For more information on the Alexandria Scottish Christmas Walk Parade,
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