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Third Thursdays End of Life Conversations: The Conversation Project at the Tenleytown Library on Thursday, December 19 from 10:00 am to noon. Please arrive a few minutes early to complete a form and enable the workshop to start on time. 

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Workshop: Social Media

January 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Intro to Social Media: Biljana "B" Milenkovic  from the Tenleytown library will introduce you to Social Media. What Facebook, Instagram, twitter do and how you can join the crowd (should you decide to). Bring your smartphone, ipad, or laptop. There will be WiFi in the room. Have your e-mail username and passwords handy.

Protect yourself

Join us for an interactive discussion on fraud, scams, and other forms of abuse. Learn more about the most common scams, how to protect yourself, [...]

Join us at the Cleveland Park Library on Friday January 7 for an interactive dance performance by Shuchi Buch, a free boxed lunch, and facilitated discussion. Please register.

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Grounding in Tradition: Praneetha Akula Praneetha Akula performs classical and contemporary Indian dance, specializing in Bharatanatyam dance. She will show us how this type of dance expresses South Indian religious themes and spiritual ideas. There will be an opportunity for you to dance with this wonderful performer if interested. Please register.

Derek Musgrove

G. Derek Musgrove, co-author of Chocolate City: A history of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital, will join us to discuss his new project: the Washington D.C. Black Power Map.  This event is February 5, 2020 from 2:00-4:00 pm. Please register.

Kalanidhi Dance

Join Kalanidhi Dance on Monday, February 24, 2020 as they present the beautiful South Indian classical dance style, Kuchipudi. Please register.

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Art, Music, and Performing Arts Classes

Around Town DC Winter-Spring Schedule

December 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

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Woodworking at Chevy Chase Community Center

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every Monday at 10am until March 16

Improve your fix-it skills as you “apprentice” with an experienced woodworker and craftsman.

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Art Surprises at the Residences at Thomas Circle

December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 16, 2019

Work with self-portraiture and a share wisdom with future generations using surprises from your past. 

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Collage and Printmaking at Chevy Chase Community Center

December 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every Tuesday at 2:30pm ending March 19

Learn experimental printmaking by using collage, mixed media, and other techniques to create woodblock and monotype prints.

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October – December 2019 Ukulele Class

December 19 @ 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

You can learn how to play the ukulele!

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Woodworking at Chevy Chase Community Center

December 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every Monday at 10am until March 16

Improve your fix-it skills as you “apprentice” with an experienced woodworker and craftsman.

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Collage and Printmaking at Chevy Chase Community Center

December 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every Tuesday at 2:30pm ending March 19

Learn experimental printmaking by using collage, mixed media, and other techniques to create woodblock and monotype prints.

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Woodworking at Chevy Chase Community Center

December 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every Monday at 10am until March 16

Improve your fix-it skills as you “apprentice” with an experienced woodworker and craftsman.

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