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Upcoming Special Events (Virtual)

Join us to learn from Darlyn Szczepanik who will host a Zoom cooking class called “Let’s Make it Meatless!” Register here.

Virtual Death Cafe

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Participate in this Virtual Death Cafe using Zoom. Register here.

Music Appreciation with Courtney Tolbert. Register here.

Summer 2020 Virtual Concert Series

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

After months of quarantine, violinist Michelle Kim and cellist Igor Zubkovsky reunite for an afternoon of musical joy! Please register below.

Cooking in the Age of Corona

August 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Chef Susan Barocas to learn about cooking in the age of Corona. Register here.

Zoom Forum: Thursday, August 20 at 1 pm

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Bring your Zoom questions!

Jane Austen Discussion Group with Tara Wallace

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Professor Tara Wallace will help us explore Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility on July 17 and Pride and Prejudice on August 21. Register here.

"Unracism" - monthly conversations with Active Wellness at St. Alban's Program Manager, Courtney Tolbert

“All Stirred Up” with Laura Kumin

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join author, teacher, and cooking coach Laura Kumin as she talks about her new book "All Stirred Up", which tells the story of the forgotten suffragists through cookbooks and food.

Join Niel Rosen to plan for incapacity. Register here.

Medical Aid in Dying: Learn about this DC Law

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Medical Aid in Dying:  Learn about the law and how you can access this medical practice  -- or not.

Media Literacy Series presented by the Freedom Forum

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

One event on October 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Join the NewseumED, also known as the Freedom Forum, in a 4-part series on media literacy. Register here.

Social Media #101 presented by Kathleen McGuinness

September 24 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Understand the terms and usage of Skype, Facebook, Twitter & Instagram (Twitter and Instagram are mostly informational). What’s all the fuss about? Kathleen McGuinness is [...]

“Aging Solo” Alumni Virtual Get togethers

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 18, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Due to the pandemic, Iona Senior Service has had to pause in-person gatherings for Aging Solo alumni. However, through Zoom, we have been able to [...]

Sheila Griffith from the Alzheimer’s Association: Monthly Talks

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Sheila Griffith of the Alzheimer's Association will be sharing information with us related to Alzheimer's Disease.

Media Literacy Series presented by the Freedom Forum

October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on September 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Join the NewseumED, also known as the Freedom Forum, in a 4-part series on media literacy. Register here.

Sheila Griffith from the Alzheimer’s Association: Monthly Talks

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Sheila Griffith of the Alzheimer's Association will be sharing information with us related to Alzheimer's Disease.

Media Literacy Series presented by the Freedom Forum

November 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on September 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Join the NewseumED, also known as the Freedom Forum, in a 4-part series on media literacy. Register here.

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Virtual Art, Music, and Performing Arts Classes

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Saturday Virtual Lunch

August 15 @ 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 26, 2020

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

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Courtney Tolbert’s Monday Meetings

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until October 26, 2020

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.

Dominique Drawing

Introduction to Drawing (Intermediate)

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 31, 2020

Learn more advanced drawing skills with Dominique Hughes. Register here.

Carol Morgan tree

Gratitude Circle

August 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 28, 2020

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

Dominique pastel drawing

Introduction to Soft Pastels with Dominique Hughes

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 1, 2020

Learn how to use pastels with Dominique Hughes. Please register.

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Journal Writing Workshop with Judy Licht

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

Join this writing workshop hosted by journalist, Judy Licht. Register here.

Contemporary African American Artists

August 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Explore contemporary African American Art with Chichi Lovett

Abstract in Red

ZOOM en Español — Conversemos , Comuniquemos y Comida

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 26, 2020

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

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until October 26, 2020

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

Kathy Gracenin

Virtual Low Impact Fitness Class Mondays from 11 am-noon

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until October 26, 2020

Register for Kathy's low impact fitness class on Mondays at 11 am.

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

August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday, repeating until October 26, 2020

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

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Virtual Tai Chi Mondays at 2:00-3:00 pm

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until October 26, 2020

Register for Norman's Tai Chi class Mondays from 2-3 pm.

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Dance with Taal Virtually

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2020

Professional Indian Dancer, Shuchi Buch, get you up on your feet and dancing! Please register.

Ruth Barnes

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

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2020

Register for Zumba Gold on Tuesdays at 11 am.

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Virtual Strength Training Tuesdays Noon-1:00 pm

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

Register for Niclaire Jones's Strength Training class on Tuesdays at noon.

Gerri Carpenter

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

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 29, 2020

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

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