Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

How I found myself by impersonating other people

Ever think you’d hear Sandra Bullock, Britney Spears and Dolly Parton in one TED Talk? Here they are, courtesy of “Saturday Night Live” star Melissa Villaseñor. She shares the life lessons of a comedian — complete with celebrity impressions — and reminds us to embrace all of our voices, even if they’re a little silly.
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Preppy Kitchen Amazing Apple Crisp

This easy Apple Crisp is a classic fall dessert that’s beyond delicious. Warm spiced apples sweetened with brown sugar under a crunchy topping with lots of oats makes for a perfect dessert.
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Autumn Transition Guided Meditation

Be present with the changing of the seasons with this guided Autumn meditation.
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Wonders of the Wild: The Serengeti

The Great Wildebeest Migration has begun in the Serengeti, Tanzania. The huge spectacle draws travelers from around the world to this region.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Art on the Avenue – Saturday, October 7 – 10 am – 6 pm – Mt. Vernon Avenue in Del Ray

Check out this annual art festival that is full of fun for everyone.
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True Tales of Old Alexandria -Tuesday, October 10: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
 Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library – Large Meeting Room

Come hear local author Ted Pulliam discuss his new book.
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Burke Branch Friends Fall Book Sale – Thursday, October 12: 3:30 – 7:00pm; Friday, October 13 – 11 am to 4 pm, Saturday October 14 – 11 am to 4 pm and Sunday October 15 – 1-4 pm – Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library

Books, CDs, and DVDs for both children and adults all for sale at low prices. Join the Friends and/or shop the sale and help support the library!
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Senior Services of Alexandria’s “Senior Living in Alexandria” event – Thursday, October 19 at 10 am – Westminster Presbyterian Church – 2701 Cameron Mills Road

This is the first speaker series event of the 2023-24 season and will be focused on Senior Safety and Awareness. Local experts will discuss a variety of topics geared to keeping you safe inside and outside of your home including: Fall prevention; Ideas on how to keep your home safe by removing tripping hazards and other minor fixes; Stroke prevention measures; and the Importance of knowing how various prescriptions interact. The event is free and open to the public.
Click here or call SSA at 703 836 4414 ext. 110.


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