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Upcoming Special Events (Virtual)

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.

Filmfest DC 2020

September 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Filmfest DC's director, Tony Gittens to learn about this year's Filmfest DC. Register here.

Talks given by the Parkinson’s Foundation

October 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

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

What IF…? Online Community Conversations: The Future of Sports and Fitness. A Four-Part Exploratory Conversation Series

October 8 @ 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.

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.

Music Appreciation with Courtney Tolbert. Register here.

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

Cooking with Susan Barocas

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn about cooking pumpkins and squash with Chef Susan Barocas. Register here.

Jane Austen Discussion Group with Tara Wallace

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Professor Tara Wallace will help us explore Jane Austen's novels.

Unracism: Monthly Discussions with Courtney Tolbert

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

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.

Hospice: Living into our dying

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how hospice can prolong life and enhance care after medical treatment ends from former hospice nurse, Dixcy Bosley. Register here.

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.

Talks given by the Parkinson’s Foundation

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

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

What IF…? Online Community Conversations: The Future of Sports and Fitness. A Four-Part Exploratory Conversation Series

November 12 @ 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.

Harnessing the Power of Grief

November 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn how to harness the power of grief with Julie Potter. Register here.

Swedish Death Cleaning with Dixcy Bosley

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about "Swedish Death Cleaning" from Iona Nurse Care Manager, Dixcy Bosley.

Jane Austen Discussion Group with Tara Wallace

November 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Professor Tara Wallace will help us explore Jane Austen's novels.

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Virtual Art, Music, and Performing Arts Classes

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Contemporary African American Artists

September 30 @ 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

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ZOOM en Español — Conversemos , Comuniquemos y Comida

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 27, 2021

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

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Beginning and Intermediate Ukulele: Fall 2020

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until November 19, 2020

Learn Ukulele from musician and teacher, John Linn. Register here.

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Exploring Contemporary Drawing and Materials

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 19, 2020

Explore contemporary drawing and materials with poet and artist, Marie Pavlicek-Wehrli. Register here.

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DISdance party

October 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Get the weekend started! Dance with us!

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Courtney Tolbert’s Monday Meetings

October 5 @ 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.

Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation using Zoom: Fall 2020

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 24, 2020

Enjoy this 8-week meditation and mindfulness class.

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Comedic Playreading with Topher

October 6 @ 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.

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Virtual Fitness Classes

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

September 30 @ 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.

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Virtual Fun Cardio Movement Class from 10:30-11:30 on Wednesdays

September 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 1, 2020

Join fitness instructor, Sandy Downing, in a fun cardio movement class. Register here.

Ruth Barnes

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

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 28, 2020

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

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Virtual Let’s Move Class Thursdays at noon

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

Join Norma James for a class that will help you build strength, engage your corps and improve your posture and balance. Register here.

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Gentle Movement and Guided Meditation

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

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

Ruth Barnes

Virtual Move with Music Thursdays at 2:00-3:00 pm

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

Join Ruth Barnes for a fun move with movement class. Register here.

Regine Clermont

Virtual Beginners Gentle Yoga Fridays at 10:00-11:00 am

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until January 29, 2021

Register for Regine Gentle Yoga class from 10:00-11:00 am

Ruth Barnes

Virtual Zumba Gold Fridays at 11:30 am-12:30 pm

October 2 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Register for Ruth's Zumba class Fridays at 11:30 am.

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