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Mount Vernon Genealogical Society Lecture: French American Research

10/19/2021 to 10/19/2021

1500, Shenandoah Road, New Alexandria, VA 22308

The population of New France was much smaller than the English Colonies in North America, but its vast territorial expanse left imprints from the Atlantic Ocean to the Rocky Mountains. Learn what records were created by these early French settlers from Genealogist Daniel R. Lilienkamp, J.D. at the Mount Vernon Genealogical Society’s October 19 meeting. Register no later than October 15 to this FREE ZOOM event at https://mvgenealogy.org/cpage.php?pt=111 OR by emailing contact: us@mvgenealogy.org.

Howard County General Hospital’s Living Well with Diabetes Howard County General Hospital’s Living Well with Diabetes

10/19/2021 to 10/19/2021

Virtual Event, Columbia, MD 21044

Howard County General Hospital’s Living Well with Diabetes is a virtual, interactive workshop that teaches diabetes self-management skills to include goal setting and stress management strategies; glucose monitoring; skin and foot care; techniques to cope with feelings of frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation; skills to communicate more effectively with family, friends and health professionals; and exercise and nutrition appropriate for diabetics. Course materials are free and sent to the address provided at registration. Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., via Zoom

Journaling to Manage Loss

10/19/2021 to 10/19/2021

5750 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215

Join Health Educator, Brittni Barcase, and Grief Clinician, Donna Kane, MA, CT, for this two-part journaling series (10/19 & 10/26). In both sessions we will work through journal prompts to understand the loss you carry or how to support someone else navigating loss. Additionally, breathing techniques will be taught by Brittni Barcase, 500 CYT, for those moments a pen and paper aren’t readily available. We ask that you attend both sessions to create a safe space for all participants. Free and open to the community. Registration recommended. https://forms.jcsmd.org/view.php?id=432138

Meditation at the MCPL

10/19/2021 to 10/19/2021

21 Maryland Ave, ROCKVILLE, MD 20850

Join Corina Urdaneta for a guided meditation. Corina Urdaneta is a Venezuelan-born, certified mindfulness teacher and Awakening Joy teacher trained by Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield and James Baraz. She has been a participant in the Year of Living Mindfully directed by Jonathan Foust of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington. She is a certified yoga teacher, trained at Kripalu Center for yoga and health, and at Dharamsala, India. Corina has been teaching yoga for 20 years and has taught in Ithaca, NY, Mexico and Venezuela. Join our Event Here: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89545388414. https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/5623173

AGING MATTERS radio program

10/19/2021 to 10/19/2021

2701-C Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201

Technology is becoming an important part of everyday life. When it comes to caregiving, there are technologies that exist to help with day-to-day tasks and responsibilities of caring for aging loved ones. Listen To AGING MATTERS on Tuesday, October 19 @ 2 pm on WERA Arlington 96.7 FM when host Cheryl Beversdorf talks with Claudia Fine, LCSW, MPH, Chief Professional Officer, e-Family Care, about caregivers’ duties and obligations and how technology is being used to provide care services. If outside listening area, visit wera.fm, click Listen Live/Listen Online. This broadcast will be available on Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/aging-matters/id1526204286 and Spotify Podcast - https://open.spotify.com/show/0HvZeXmoVAmtXmbQwBJVvM. Visit www.agingmattersonline to access all AGING MATTERS radio programs and TV episodes.

Voice of a Woman Toastmasters Club Hosts Virtual Open House

10/20/2021 to 10/20/2021

Virtual, Columbia, MD 21045

Are you a woman over the age of 18 who wants to elevate her business or career? Do you desire to write blogs, host a podcast, or become a better public speaker? If so, the Voice of a Woman Toastmasters Club, based in Columbia, Maryland, might be the place for you. Women in the club benefit from Toastmasters' self-paced personal and professional development program and get real-world experience at meetings which helps them develop into great communicators and leaders. Learn more about Voice of a Woman Toastmasters Club at their Virtual Open House. Voice of a Woman Toastmasters Open House. Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Location: Virtual via Zoom. Time: 7:15 PM – 8:45 PM (EST). Register: https://bit.ly/3lp7YEr. For more information, Contact Valerie, Open House Chair, at 410-415-3291 or email Valerie Brice-Brooks at vppr-2381330@toastmastersclubs.org