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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?2019-08-29T18:44:10-04:00

Summer II and early Fall Class Schedule

Please see the upcoming class descriptions below. ----------------------------- CLASS DESCRIPTIONS Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library        3310 Connecticut Ave. NW Zumba Gold with Ruth Barnes Wednesdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm                   July 17-Sept. 25 (no class Sept. [...]

Summer II and early Fall Class Schedule2019-08-20T20:00:51-04:00

Anacostia River Explorers

Check out some of the free options to explore and maintain the Anacostia River.

Anacostia River Explorers2019-07-01T20:09:10-04:00

Scrabble Fun

Come join us for some Scrabble fun -- everyone welcome! Boards and tiles will be provided. Hosted at Iona Senior Services and the Tenley-Friendship library by Charles Lee and Sammy Taubman, rising 10th graders at Wilson and long-time Scrabble players. Coaching provided upon request.

Scrabble Fun2019-06-28T21:03:30-04:00

The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series

A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees (day use fees) at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. A pass covers entrance, standard amenity fees and day use fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Children age 15 or under are admitted free.

The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series2019-06-03T20:54:30-04:00

Field Trip: Frederick Douglass Historical Site

Join us on June 24 for a field trip to Frederick Douglas Historical Site! Take a guided tour through the home where Frederick Douglass, one of America’s most influential social reformers and abolitionists, spent his last years writing and advocating for civil rights.

Field Trip: Frederick Douglass Historical Site2019-06-04T21:09:35-04:00

The Center for Mindful Living

The Center for Mindful Living is a sanctuary in the city, offering meditation classes and special events related to the practice of Buddhism, mindfulness, healthy living, kindness and community. Many classes are offered on a drop-in basis, including Daily Meditation from 7:30 – 8:15 am Monday through Friday. All are warmly welcome to learn, practice and gather in fellowship here.

The Center for Mindful Living2019-12-30T09:40:52-05:00

The Open Mind Discussion Group

The Open Mind is an informal group offering a series of discussions on important ideas and issues.

The Open Mind Discussion Group2019-04-13T14:09:09-04:00

Think Tank Lecture Series

Think tanks and other organizations that host lecture series. Get on their email lists to keep up with their offerings.

Think Tank Lecture Series2019-04-12T17:25:37-04:00