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Confused about Health Insurance? Medicare Part D Discussion

Cheryl Smith from the Department of Aging and Community Living will help us understand the variety of services and policies need to know in advance of the Medicare Part D Open Season. Join us at the Tenleytown Neighborhood Library on Monday, September 16 from 5:00-7:00 pm.

Confused about Health Insurance? Medicare Part D Discussion2019-08-22T17:36:57+00:00

The DC Center for the LGBT Community

The DC LGBT Center educates, empowers, celebrates, and connects the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. To fulfill their mission, they focus on four core areas: health and wellness, arts & culture, social & peer support, and advocacy and community building.

The DC Center for the LGBT Community2019-08-21T19:55:00+00:00

Excercise for Parkinson’s- Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church

This program brings together people impacted by Parkinson’s Disease to participate in various physical exercises aimed at improving posture, balance and circulation and increasing strength, muscle control and mobility.  Various activities designed to engage participants mentally are also incorporated.

Excercise for Parkinson’s- Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church2019-08-21T19:29:19+00:00

Field Trip: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

Join us on Monday, October 7th when we will be taking a private tour of the “Americans and the Holocaust” exhibit at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. This exhibit aims to shed light on the American mindset during the Holocaust and the socio-economic factors that contributed to it. Register!

Field Trip: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum2019-08-12T13:20:41+00:00

Libby? Kanopy? RDdigital Magazines?

Libby? Kanopy? RDdigital Magazines?   Confused by all of these applications? It's time to be confused no more.     On Wednesday, September 11 from 10:00 -11:30 am, bring your "smart" device and learn how to use some of these free services offered by the DC Public Library. During the workshop you'll learn how to access/use Libby (e-books/audio books), Kanopy (movies), and RBdigital Magazines..     You will need your device, password to device, Apple username and password (where/if applicable), and your library card.  Participants should have a working knowledge of their particular device (for example, know how to download an app). 

Libby? Kanopy? RDdigital Magazines?2019-08-14T15:49:47+00:00

Cultural Tourism DC

Cultural Tourism DC offers many programs in DC that are low-cost and free. There are also lots of opportunities to volunteer for programs. Visit their website to learn about  walking tours, PorchFest, Passport DC, DC Neighborhood Heritage Trails, African American Heritage Trails, and see their events calendar.

Cultural Tourism DC2019-08-07T16:22:53+00:00

DC Urban Gardener’s Network

Ready to get your hands dirty? Welcome to the DC Urban Gardener’s Network, your hub and guide to a wealth of urban agriculture, environmental, sustainability, food access and nutrition organizations, events and resources in our community. 

DC Urban Gardener’s Network2019-08-07T16:08:39+00:00

Fall Concert, Conversation, and Lunch Series

Please come to hear a delightful live music performance, enjoy a delicious boxed lunch, and participate in a facilitated conversation with people from your community. This program is intended for DC residents age 60 plus. Register a week before the program is offered so we know how many lunches to order.

Fall Concert, Conversation, and Lunch Series2019-08-22T13:13:48+00:00

Not Ready to Retire?

You’re in your fifties, sixties or beyond and have saved nothing or not nearly enough to retire. You don’t want to be blamed or shamed about it. Too late for that. What you want to know is whether there is anything you can do now to intercept the precarious financial path you’re on. Join us at either Cleveland Park or West End to hear acclaimed author, Elizabeth White, speak about some strategies to help you cope in this time of your life.

Not Ready to Retire?2019-07-17T17:17:06+00:00