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Upcoming Special Events (Virtual)

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.

Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube for Beginners

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Learn some basics of Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube with library staff person, B Milenkovik.

Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube for Beginners

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Learn some basics of Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube with library staff person, B Milenkovik.

Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube for Beginners

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Learn some basics of Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube with library staff person, B Milenkovik.

What do you want to see in a long-range transportation plan for the District of Columbia? 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.

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

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.

Fall Virtual Concert Series: The Piano Journey

November 18 @ 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!

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.

Pearls of Wisdom: Storytelling

November 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Enjoy this storytelling workshop. Register here!

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.

“Aging Solo” Alumni Virtual Get togethers

November 20 @ 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

Aging Solo Virtual events for those who have participated in the Iona Senior Services Aging Solo Series.

Conversations with the Department of Aging and Community Living (DACL)

November 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on December 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Learn about the services the DC Department of Aging and Community Living has to offer you in a series of seminars featuring different aspects of their programs.

Join Niel Rosen to plan for incapacity. Register here.

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.

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Virtual Art, Music, and Performing Arts Classes

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Courtney Tolbert’s Monday Meetings

October 26 @ 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

October 26 @ 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.

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Gratitude Circle

October 26 @ 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.

Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation using Zoom: Fall 2020

October 27 @ 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.

Dominique pastel drawing

Pastel with Old Masters taught by Zola Monroe Art Group

October 27 @ 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

October 27 @ 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

October 27 @ 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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Contemporary African American Artists, part 2

October 28 @ 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 25, 2020

Continue learning about contemporary African American Artists with Chichi Lovett. Register here.

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Virtual Fitness Classes

Ruth Barnes

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

October 26 @ 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.

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

October 26 @ 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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Dance with Taal Virtually

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

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

Gerri Carpenter

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

October 27 @ 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

October 28 @ 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.

Kathy Gracenin

Virtual RX: Move to the Music! Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 am

October 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2021

Register for Kathy's Rx: Move to Music class on Wednesdays at 10:30 am.

Ruth Barnes

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

October 28 @ 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.

Kathy Gracenin

Virtual RX: Move to Music class on Thursdays from 10:00-11:00 am

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Join Kathy's RX: Move to Music classes. Register here.

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