Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

The Value of your Humanity in an Automated Future

In this surprisingly comforting talk, tech journalist Kevin Roose makes the case that rather than trying to compete with automation, we should instead focus on what makes us uniquely human.
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Easy-to-Make Cornbread

Here is an easy recipe for soft, moist and golden cornbread. You can make this a buttermilk cornbread and even a delicious super sweet cornbread.
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Silver Sneakers – “How to Burn Seasonal Weight Gain”

There are so many different factors during the holidays that can add a few unwanted pounds. Good nutrition is the foundation of shedding unwanted weight gain and a regular exercise routine is beneficial to your heart health and your muscular strength.
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National Gallery 10-minute Art Talk: How Botticelli Revolutionized Portraits

Associate Curator Laura Llewellyn discusses ‘Portrait of a Young Man’ by Sandro Botticelli, and explores how he revolutionized portraits.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Free Employment Services – Workforce Development Center
Wednesday, December 29: 5:00pm – 7:00pm – Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch

The Workforce Development Center provides resume review, job interview practice, tips on landing a job in the Alexandria region & more.
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Friends of Duncan Film Club Hollywood Movie Musicals – Wednesday, December 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!
All are welcome to this lively, virtual monthly movie discussion.
This month we will be discussing Hollywood movie musicals. Suggested viewing: Singing in the Rain and Meet Me in St. Louis. Click here.


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