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Encore Learning presents WETA Lives Here: Making Programs by and for the Metro D.C. Community

01/24/2022 to 01/24/2022

virtual, Arlington, VA 22205

virtual. Did you know that creating programs specifically about the Metro D.C. region is also an essential part of WETA’s mission? In this session, you’ll hear from WETA’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Miguel Monteverde, about how a popular new program, If You Lived Here, was created. You’ll watch a full episode of the show, get behind-the-scenes insights, and see a sneak peek of new programs currently in production. WETA is also a producer and distributor of nationally recognized programs like PBS NewsHour, Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and documentaries by renowned filmmaker Ken Burns (Muhammad Ali, Baseball, The Civil War, and more). Expect to hear insider stories about that, too. Miguel E. Monteverde, Jr. is Senior Vice President and General Manager, WETA Greater Washington. Monteverde oversees local programming strategy and multi-platform content development and production for the Greater Washington, D.C. community. He joined WETA in October 2019. Advance registration is not required, and this free event is open to all. You may be prompted to enter your name and email address before being admitted to the webinar. This is an Encore Learning Presents event, cosponsored by the Arlington Public Library. Connect to the event online via Zoom: Or dial in by phone (for audio only): 301-715-8592. Meeting ID: 842 6805 2749. This event does not require registration. (As reflected by the READ ONLY option below, there is no need to register.) Simply connect to Zoom just before the event begins. We look forward to seeing you all online! Please email questions to

Unclutter, Declutter: Learn Best Ways to Downsize Your Home- Virtual

01/24/2022 to 01/24/2022

21 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850

Join presenters Lori James and Theresa Taylor as they give strategies, processes, and plans that will help reduce stress as you are in transition of downsizing your home or thinking about it. ***NEW: You will need to be logged in to Zoom to attend this program. You can create a free account on Zoom using the sign up link on the Zoom website - Once you are signed in on Zoom, return to this page and click on the link below to join the program. Join us for an informal and relaxed interactive discussion on all things related to decluttering and moving your living space. Join our Event Here: Or Dial In: 301 715 8592. Meeting ID: 838 6647 1129. Don't have a card right now? No worries! Find out how to get one at


01/25/2022 to 01/25/2022

2701-C Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201

Climate change is about the earth getting warmer and the problems that causes for people and the planet we live on. As the U.S. population ages, the number of older adults living with climate change-related health vulnerabilities will continue to increase. On AGING MATTERS this Tues Jan 25 at 2 pm and Fri Jan 28 at 4 pm on WERA Arlington 96.7 FM, join host Cheryl Beversdorf and guests Julie Becker, MA, Ph.D., MPH, Senior Public Health Scholar and Climate Change Advisor with Physicians for Social Responsibility Pennsylvania, and Rose Schneider, MPH RN, Senior Public Health and Climate Change Advisor, as they discuss causes of climate change, health impacts on older adults, and solutions to reduce effects of climate change. Outside listening area? Visit, click Listen Live/Listen Online. To access all AGING MATTERS radio shows and TV episodes, visit

Public Reception: Icons of American Animation

01/27/2022 to 01/27/2022

Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall at McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, MD 21157

The public is invited to view this major exhibition that emphasizes the artistic and cultural significance of American animation spanning the 20th century with a broad range of art from more than 30 studios including Disney, Fleischer, Warner Bros., Hanna-Barbera, UPA, MGM, Pixar and more. Curated by Robert Lemieux, associate professor of communication and cinema at McDaniel, the exhibition is on view concurrently at both McDaniel and the Carroll County Arts Council in Westminster, Md., through Saturday, March 12.

Encore Learning Spring Course Preview

01/27/2022 to 01/27/2022

virtual, Arlington, VA 22205

Join us on Thursday, January 27 at 10:00 AM for our Spring Course Preview via Zoom. This is where you can learn more about courses you are interested in and meet your instructors.  Spring Course Preview Thursday, January 27 at 10:00 AM via Zoom: Course registration begins on Monday, January 31 at 10:00 AM sharp. Classes will begins on February 28. The new course catalog for the Spring 2022 semester is now LIVE on our website! We are offering a robust selection of 35 courses including: 17 new courses, 13 in-person courses and 22 virtual courses. To review all the information about the Spring semester check out our courses page. On this page you will find a course calendar, a printable pdf of the course catalog, a grid view of the courses, information for in-person class requirements, as well as our general information about courses. All registration links will be active on January 31 at 10:00 AM. Enrolling in an Encore Learning course is a great way to stay involved in your community, meet new people, and continue to learn! With a variety of courses this semester, invite a friend or two and expand your mind! There is something for everyone. Visit   for more information. Courses -

Rethinking Quality of Life When Your Loved One Has Memory Problems

01/27/2022 to 01/27/2022

Virtual , Virtual, MD 20850

Isolation for older adults who have dementia and their family caregivers involves more than just loneliness—the literature suggests it’s downright dangerous for their health. Isolation doesn’t just negatively impact physical and mental health, but it also increases the risk that an older adult will be financially exploited or suffer other abuse. This virtual session will help you determine if you or your loved one are isolated and solutions for becoming more socially engaged. Please join us for this informative event—register today!