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Upcoming Special Events (Virtual)

Learn basic Zoom skills so you can participate in all these great programs!

Introduction to Google Slides

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to use Google slides. Register here.

Media Literacy Series presented by the Freedom Forum

August 7 @ 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.

Improve your smartphone photography skills with our friend B from the DC Public Library.

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

The Polar Bears of Kaktovik, Alaska

August 14 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Enjoy a trip to the cold with Jennie Gosche´ ashe she shearsphotos and experiences photographing polar bears in Kaktovic.

DISdance party

August 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on August 14, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Get the weekend started! Dance with us!

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.

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.

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Virtual Art, Music, and Performing Arts Classes

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Introduction to Improvisational Comedy

August 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

Join this virtual improvisation class. Register here.

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes Discussion Group

August 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

Love mysteries? Join a Sherlock Holmes Short Story Club.

Lunchtime

Saturday Virtual Lunch

August 8 @ 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 10 @ 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 10 @ 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 10 @ 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.

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Introduction to Soft Pastels with Dominique Hughes

August 11 @ 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 11 @ 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.

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Virtual Fitness Classes

Ruth Barnes

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

August 6 @ 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.

Ruth Barnes

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

August 7 @ 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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Virtual Tai Chi Fridays at 2:00-3:00 pm

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Register for Norman's Friday classes at 2 pm.

Ruth Barnes

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

August 10 @ 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 10 @ 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 10 @ 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.

Gerri Carpenter

Virtual Fitness Class Mondays from 12:30-1:30 pm

August 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Monday, repeating until August 31, 2020

Join Gerri Carpenter's medium level seated exercise class. Register here.

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

August 10 @ 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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