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Age-Friendly DC Progress Update

DC is on the way to becoming an age-friendly city. Come learn about the city's Age-Friendly DC 2015 Progress Report and what you can do to help transform DC into an easier city to grow up and older.    The Age-Friendly DC plan includes 75 strategies that DC agencies are implementing with support from community partners to make life easier for residents of all ages.  The 2015 progress report shows what agencies and community partners are doing to help us make DC a better city for the aging.   

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Book Hill Talks: Clinical Bioethics Education at Georgetown University

David Miller, Associate Director for Academic Programs, Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University will be on hand to discuss bioethics training for health professionals.

Coping with Death

Third in a series on death and dying and end-of-life issues, with questions to be addressed by three panelists/presenters as follows: How can people cope with death?  Can medical treatment reduce the pain of grief? Or is grief something that cannot be managed? Should grief be shared publicly? Or not? Should funerals celebrate the life of the deceased? Or should they help survivors to confront death?
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Seniors Yoga

The seniors yoga class, targeted to those over 55 years of age, continues every Tuesday this month. To register, please RSVP to The first thirty respondents are listed, others wait listed.
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November Yoga

Join Yoga Activist instructor Margaret Brozen as she leads an introductory  viniyasa yoga session every Tuesday this month. Please RSVP to The first thirty respondents are registered, others will be wait listed.
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International Game Day Celebration

International Games Day is a chance to celebrate games, libraries, and the communities that enjoy both. On Saturday, November 21, people and libraries all over the planet will join together to celebrate the mutually-reinforcing power of play and learning.  We'll have both board games and some Wii games, so join us for some fun Lamond-Riggs neighborhood library!
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Meet Author Ruben Castaneda

Ruben Castaneda is the author S Street Rising, which recounts how his life as a journalist covering the violent crack era for The Washington Post while struggling with his own addiction. The Washington Post placed S Street Rising on its list of 50 notable works of nonfiction published in 2014. The website Brightest Young Things named it one of the best books of the year, and Mr. Castaneda was a keynote speaker at the DC Author Festival.
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Chevy Chase Library Book Club: 'Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?'

The December selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast. We will meet on Tuesday, December 1 at 7 p.m. Since the branch will be closed for the month of December, we will be meeting at the Subway restaurant across the street.  (5616 Connecticut Ave NW.)
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The Joyful Closet: Three Rules for Developing Great Style

Learn great tips for cultivating your wardrobe with Ketura Persellin, style consultant and owner of The Joyful Closet. Ketura will talk about three key points to having style.