Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

The Magic Ingredient that Brings Pixar Movies to Life

Danielle Feinberg, Pixar’s director of photography, creates stories with soul and wonder using math, science and code. Go behind the scenes of Finding Nemo, Toy Story, Brave, WALL-E and more, and discover how Pixar interweaves art and science to create fantastic worlds where the things you imagine can become real.
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Stay-at-Home Chef’s Moist Pumpkin Bread

This moist Pumpkin Bread is made from scratch and is absolutely fool proof and easy to make. Add walnuts, raisins and more or just enjoy it plain. You will love this super moist fall quick bread! Click here.

Silver Sneakers – Core-Strengthening Workout

Silver Sneakers Master Trainer Andi takes you through a simple (yet effective) core-strengthening workout that can be done seated or standing.  Click here.

Walt Whitman Documents Discovered in the National Archives

During the 1860s and 70s Walt Whitman, one of America’s greatest poets and writers, worked as a government clerk in Washington, D.C., spending much of that time in the Department of Justice. This video short features Kenneth Price, professor of English at University of Nebraska-Lincoln and co-editor of the Walt Whitman Archive, who discovered more than 3,000 documents in Whitman’s handwriting in the records of the Department of Justice. Click here.

Upcoming Alexandria Library

A Guided Hike through Dora Kelley Nature Park – At Jerome “Buddie” Ford Nature Center – Saturday, September 25: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Explore the trees of the Dora Kelley Nature Park with an in-person guided tour. Click here.

Irish Breakfast Band -Saturday, September 25: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Join us in the garden for a performance by Del Ray’s own Irish Breakfast Band. Click here.

Friends of Duncan Film Club – Romantic Thrillers – Wednesday, September 29: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Watch the selected films at your leisure, and join the Friends of Duncan Library Film Club on the last Wednesday of the month to discuss!  Click here.


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