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Upcoming Special Events (Virtual)

Jane Austen Discussion Group with Tara Wallace

February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 17, 2021

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

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

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on February 22, 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.

Tuesday Technology Workshops with B

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 23, 2021

Learn or refresh your technology skills with B from the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Public Library.

Unracism: Monthly Discussions with Courtney Tolbert

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 28, 2021

"Unracism" - monthly conversations with Courtney Tolbert.

What IF…? Films and Conversations

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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One event on February 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Enjoy conversation and films!

Learn more abut William H. Johnson in this Smithsonian American Art Museum Docent-led talk.

Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as [...]

Courtney Tolbert’s Tuesday Monthly Music Appreciation Sessions

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 20, 2021

Music Appreciation with Courtney Tolbert. Register here.

Courtney Tolbert’s Friday Monthly Poetry Discussions

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 17, 2021

Join Courtney Tolbert for monthly poetry discussions.

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Ongoing Virtual Art, Music, and Performing Arts Classes

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African American Artists part 3 with Chichi Lovett Wednesdays at 12:30-1:30 pm (Jan 13-March 10, 2021)

January 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 10, 2021

Explore the work of African American artists in this class taught by Chichi Lovett.

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ZOOM en Español — Conversemos , Comuniquemos y Comida

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

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

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Ukulele I on Thursdays at 10:00-11:00 am (Jan. 14-March 4)

January 28 @ 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 4, 2021

Have fun and learn/improve your Ukulele skills with musician and teacher, John Linn.

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Black Mountain College Artists with Marie Pavlicek-Wehrli Thursdays 1:00-2:00 pm (Jan. 14-March 4, 2021)

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 4, 2021

Explore the artists of the Black Mountain College with artist and poet Marie Pavlicek-Wehrli.

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Sitcom Reading with Topher on Thursdays (Jan 14-March 4, 2021)

January 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 4, 2021

Have fun and read old sitcom scripts with Topher and others.

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Cartoon Sharing Workshop

January 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 25, 2021

Join a cartoon sharing group and discuss what they mean to you.

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Ukulele II on Fridays at 10:00-11:00 am (Jan 15-March 5, 2021)

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 5, 2021

Join this "intermediate" class of Ukulele students taught by musician and performer, John Linn.

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Sitcom Reading with Topher on Thursdays (Jan 14-March 4, 2021)

January 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 4, 2021

Have fun and read old sitcom scripts with Topher and others.

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Ongoing Virtual Fitness Classes

Ruth Barnes

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

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

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

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Gentle Movement and Guided Meditation

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Enjoy gentle movement and guided meditation with Meg Artley.

Ruth Barnes

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

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

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

January 29 @ 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

January 29 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Friday, repeating until September 24, 2021

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

Photo of Joel Timmons

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

January 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until September 24, 2021

Enjoy practicing Tai chi with Joel Timmons through zoom. Register here.

Ruth Barnes

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

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until September 27, 2021

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

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 27, 2021

Register for Bara's Vaida's Gentle Yoga class on Mondays at noon.

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