Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

The danger of a single story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.
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Autumn Chopped Salad

Check out this Autumn chopped salad with apple cider vinaigrette.
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Silver Sneakers: Workouts to Add to your Morning Routine

Whether you like to sleep in or you’re an early riser, it’s important to get in some movement once you get out of bed. Here’s a customizable workout you can do in the mornings to help you feel more awake and ready for your day.
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The Queen’s Coronation | Elizabeth: The Unseen Queen

A short video produced by the BBC of Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Computer Basics: Computer, Keyboard & Mouse – Get familiar with how to interact with a desktop computer – Monday, September 19: 10:00am – 11:00am –  Beatley Library computer area

If you know little or nothing about computers and want to learn more, this is the place to start!
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Robust Walkathon – Tuesday, September 20 at 10 am, Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Drive in Alexandria (Rain Date is September 27)

Join in this fun walk about the park where group leaders walk participants to exercise stations to learn how to weave low-intensity exercises into a walk and gain balance and strength.  There will be a special appearance by public safety representatives of the Alexandria Fire and Sheriff’s Departments, and a PK Silver mini-tutorial on Parkour.  There is a suggested $10 donation to register. COVID-19 Precautions: Bring mask to be worn when distance cannot be maintained & in small walking groups.
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Duncan Book Group – “The Yellow House” by Sarah M. Broom
Wednesday, September 21: 7:00pm – 8:00pm –  James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

The Duncan Book Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month.
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