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Literary Mount Vernon Walking Tour

10/26/2019 to 10/26/2019

400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore MD, MD 21201

Follow in the footsteps of Baltimore's literary luminaries and discover the elegant brownstone mansions and majestic cultural institutions built by Baltimore's successful 19th-century merchants and industrialists. Learn how a neighborhood of scholars, struggling artists and authors, newspaperman, philanthropists, and social reformers offered rich opportunities to discuss and debate ideas and open new literary avenues. All tours begin at the Enoch Pratt Free Library - Central Branch. Tickets are $10. Please note that advance registration is required; no walk-ups will be accepted. Learn more and register here: https://www.mdhumanities.org/programs/literary-walking-tour/

Genealogy – Research Through Time & the Hidden Gems in Between

10/26/2019 to 10/26/2019

Pocahontas Middle School, 12000 Three Chopt Road, Henrico, VA 23233

GRIVA Fall Conference featuring Diane L. Richard Research Through Time & the Hidden Gems in Between. Session 1: Sign of the Times: Timelines in Genealogy. Session 2: Internet Archive, JSTOR, HathiTrust etc. Session 3: Maps! Oh the Places They Can Take Us Without Leaving Home. Session 4: Post Office Records: Geography, Politics, Religion & More. Cost: $50 for Members and $60 for Non-Members, includes lunch Vendors present all day! For more information visit: http://griva.org/

AARP VA-Scam Jam: A Special Fraud Fighting Event

10/26/2019 to 10/26/2019

15941 Donald Curtis Dr, Woodbridge, VA 22191

Every day, hundreds of local residents lose their hard-earned money to a variety of fraud schemes. In fact, every 2 seconds, a con artist steals someone's identity! To strike back against scammers, AARP Virginia and Prince William Area Agency on Aging are bringing together top experts and law enforcement officials to present a free informational Scam Jam and Shredfest. The presenters will discuss scams targeting Virginians, such as fake solicitor schemes, bogus investment deals, lottery scams, email fraud, a grandparent ruse, and the latest identity theft shams. Bring Your Documents to Shred We will have a shred truck on-site from 8:00 a.m. until 12 p.m. or until the shred truck fills up so come early! Search for Unclaimed Property Virginia Treasury's Unclaimed Property Program will be on-site returning money, stocks, bonds, dividends, utility deposits, insurance proceeds, tangible property and more to the rightful owners. RSVP info: Call 877-926-8300 or online at: https://aarp.cvent.com/events/aarp-va-scam-jam-a-special-fraud-fighting-event-woodbridge-10-26-19/registration-5c661c9c1bd94bfab2b15659928dd2cf.aspx. Event Cost: $0.00

Techniques of Medical Illustration: Pen & Ink

10/26/2019 to 10/26/2019

2500 Linden Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Join the National museum of Health and Medicine on October 26, 2019, from 10a.m.-12p.m. for a Techniques of Medical Illustration program. Join museum staff for an introduction to historic medical illustrations from the museum’s Otis Historical Archives and try your hand at making illustrations, using pen and ink, of specimens and artifacts from the museum’s collections. Supplies will be available but participants are encouraged to bring their own materials. This program is most suitable for high school students and adults. Event is free but reservations are required. Call (301) 319-3312 to register or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2546778318678027/ to learn more.

Aspen Hill Library used book sale

10/26/2019 to 10/26/2019

4407 Aspen Hill Road, Rockville, MD 20853

Aspen Hill Library used book sale will be held on Saturday, October 26, from 10 am to 4 pm, at the Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road, Aspen Hill, Maryland. Over eight thousand books organized into over 35 subjects, plus tons of kids books. DVDs and music CDs also available. Most of the stock has been received since our last book sale. Book, CD, and DVD donations are welcome at the sale.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Aspen Hill Library. For more information, call (301) 871-1113 or e-mail aspenhill@folmc.org. 

Aphasia Communication Partner Training

10/26/2019 to 10/26/2019

7251 Preinkert Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Families and friends of people with aphasia are invited to a one-day workshop. We will cover what aphasia is, how it impacts communication and what steps can be taken to improve communication with their loved one. Families will participate in a group seminar as well as family-based education and training. A fee of $10/person will go to cover the cost of lunch. Schedule: Sign-In: 10-10:30 am; Training: 10:30am -2:30pm. To register: https://go.umd.edu/AphasiaCPT For more information contact kslawson@umd.edu