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Upcoming Special Events (Virtual)

State Health Insurance Program Interim Director, Chris DeYoung will answer your questions about Medicare's Annual Enrollment period.

Introduction to the Google Platform: December 2020

December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 29, 2020

Get a very basic overview of the Google Platform with B Milenkovic. B will cover google documents, slides, sheets, forms, and google hangouts.

Join Niel Rosen to plan for incapacity. Register here.

Planet Word: Virtual Tour

December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for a virtual tour of DC's newest museum-Planet Word.

Polar Bears of Canada with Jennie Gosche´

December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join environmental activist Jennie Gosche´ to learn about her trips to Canada to photograph polar bears.

Two week Zoom Filmmaking Workshop

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on December 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Participate in this movie making workshop. Let go and have fun!

Talk given by the Parkinson’s Foundation

December 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Join us for informative talks given by representatives of the Parkinson's Foundation. Register here.

Introduction to the Google Platform: December 2020

December 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 29, 2020

Get a very basic overview of the Google Platform with B Milenkovic. B will cover google documents, slides, sheets, forms, and google hangouts.

What IF…? Online Community Conversations: The Future of Sports and Fitness

December 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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One event on October 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Join the Interactivity Foundation in a facilitated discussion about the future of sports and society.

Cooking with Chef Susan Barocas: Super Soups!

December 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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One event on December 11, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Get ready for a small scale Thanksgiving with Chef Susan Barocas.

Courtney Tolbert’s Tuesday Monthly Music Appreciation Sessions

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Music Appreciation with Courtney Tolbert. Register here.

Two week Zoom Filmmaking Workshop

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on December 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Participate in this movie making workshop. Let go and have fun!

What do you want to see in the DC Department of Parks and Recreation's (DPR) upcoming planning?

Fall Virtual Concert Series: The Piano Journey

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Join piano virtuosos Michael Sheppard, Derek Zhi Guang Chiu, and Anna Ouspenskaya in their musical journey through the world of keys -- one concert in October, November, and December!

Introduction to the Google Platform: December 2020

December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 29, 2020

Get a very basic overview of the Google Platform with B Milenkovic. B will cover google documents, slides, sheets, forms, and google hangouts.

World on a Plate: Immigrants and American Food

December 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join food historian, Joel Denker, as he explores how immigrants influenced American food.

Learn what older adults should know about medical marijuana and CBD from Dr. Matthew Mintz. Read more and register here.

Courtney Tolbert’s Friday Monthly Poetry Discussions

December 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Join Courtney Tolbert for monthly poetry discussions. Register here if you have not joined the group previously.

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Virtual Art, Music, and Performing Arts Classes

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Saturday Virtual Lunch

November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 25, 2021

Enjoy a virtual lunch with others on the weekend. Register here.

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Courtney Tolbert’s Monday Meetings

November 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 29, 2021

One event on September 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Courtney Tolbert will present different and dynamic programs each week. See what is coming this week. Once you are on Courtney's Monday email list, no need to register again--you will receive the link each week.

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“Advanced” Drawing Workshop with Zola Monroe Art Group

November 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 7, 2020

Continue improving your drawing skills with Dominique Hughes.

Carol Morgan tree

Gratitude Circle

November 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until January 25, 2021

Raise our spirits by thinking of all the things for which we are grateful. Please register.

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Pastel with Old Masters taught by Zola Monroe Art Group

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 8, 2020

Join this pastel class taught by Dominique Hughes. Register here.

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Comedic Playreading with Topher

December 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 8, 2020

Join Topher Bellavia's playreading class. Register here.

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes Discussion Group

December 1 @ 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:45 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 30, 2021

Love mysteries? Join a Sherlock Holmes Short Story Club.

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ZOOM en Español — Conversemos , Comuniquemos y Comida

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

Join this Spanish language group for native and/or beginning Spanish speakers. Register here.

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Virtual Fitness Classes

Ruth Barnes

Virtual Zumba Gold Mondays at 10:00-11:00 am

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until September 27, 2021

Register for Ruth's Zumba Gold classes on Mondays from 10-11 am.

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Virtual Gentle Yoga Mondays 12:00-1:00 pm

November 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 27, 2021

Register for Bara's Gentle Yoga class on Mondays at noon.

Ruth Barnes

Virtual Zumba Gold Tuesday 11:00-12:00 pm

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 28, 2021

Register for Zumba Gold on Tuesdays at 11 am.

Gerri Carpenter

Virtual Exercise Class Tuesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm.

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 30, 2021

Register for Gerri's medium level seated class on Tuesdays at 1 pm.

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Virtual Advanced Gentle Yoga Wednesdays at 10:15-11:15 am

December 2 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 30, 2020

Register for Camille's Wednesday Advanced Yoga class at 10:15 am.

Ruth Barnes

Virtual Zumba® Gold with Ruth Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:00 pm

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

Register for Ruth's Zumba Gold class on Wednesdays at 11 am.

Mindfulness & Meditation: Building your Calm

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 3, 2020

Join this second mindfulness and meditation class.

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Gentle Movement and Guided Meditation

December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Participate in a gentle movement and guided meditation class with Meg Artley. Register here.

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