Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

A Holocaust Survivor’s Blueprint for Happiness

In this deeply moving talk, Eddie Jaku — a 99-year-old Holocaust survivor — recounts his experiences and the powerful lessons he learned about the search for happiness.
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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

These soft and chewy oatmeal raisin cookies have a touch of cinnamon and JUST the right amount of sweetness from the raisins. This classic cookie is a must make!
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Silver Sneakers – Ease Your Exercise Pain

No pain, no gain? Not here. Learn how to fix common exercise-related aches so you can get the most out of your workouts. Follow along with SilverSneakers LIVE instructor Sims.
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Inside the Vaults of the National Archives
The First Around the World Flight

Prologue staff writer Rob Crotty describes the journey of eight Army airmen as they set out in 1924 to be the first humans to ever circle the globe by air. On their flight over Arctic mountain passes and vast Indian deserts, they would lose half their planes and set numerous records to become the “Magellans of the Sky.”
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Upcoming Alexandria Library

Fall Outdoor Event – Book Sale/Author Talk/Craft Workshop – Saturday, September 11 – 11:00am – 4:00pm – Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

Join us at this outdoor event and take part in a book sale, author talk and craft workshop.
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Yoga in the Reading Garden – Outdoor Exercise Series – Monday,
September 20 – 5:00pm – 6:00pm – Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library – Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Wendy Harper returns to led the popular Yoga in the Reading Garden. Yoga will happen every 3rd Monday of the month from September to December. Click here to register.

The Trees of Alexandria and Northern Virginia – Tuesday, September 21 – 6:00 – 7:00pm

Learn about the trees native to Northern Virginia from the arborist for the City of Alexandria. Click here.


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