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Lunch ‘n Life

09/17/2018 to 09/17/2018

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 2589 Chain Bridge Road, Vienna, VA 22180

Lunch ‘n Life Hosted by the Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna. Elaine Flynn as Hemingway’s Four Wives. To register call SCOV at 703-281-0538 – Flyer & Registration Form: Cost: $15 per person for lunch/entertainment (due by September 12th).

Meet the Author with Alastair Jackson

09/19/2018 to 09/19/2018

102 The Plains Road, Middleburg, VA 20117

Join NSLM and author Alastair Jackson for a presentation on his newest publication, Lady of the Chase, The Life and Hunting Diaries of Daphne Moore. Longtime reporter in Horse and Hound, the elegantly turned-out Moore lived on a shoe-string budget, following the hounds and reporting on hunting characters from the 1930s to the 80s. In addition to her professional hunting reports she wrote- and illustrated- these personal hunt diaries. Alastair Jackson, the retired Director of the British Masters of Foxhounds Association, compiled the previously undiscovered hunting diaries of Daphne Moore, making them available to the public for the first time. $10 admission, free to NSLM members. Copies available for purchase at the event. RSVP to Anne Marie Paquette, the Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator,, 540 687 6542 x25.

Learn to Square Dance – Free open house and Square Dance lesson

09/20/2018 to 09/20/2018

The Rockville Nursing Home Conservatory Hall, 303 Adclare Road, Rockville, MD 20850

Learn to square dance - free open house and square dance lesson. Everyone is welcome, really! No experience, partner or fancy dress required. It really is fun, friendship and fitness all rolled up into one! I am the instructor/caller for the group and extend to you my personal invitation. Couples, Singles and Families are all welcome. Bring your two left feet and your friends too. We dare you to be square! Registration opens at 6:40 pm, 20 minutes before the dancing begins. Please try to show up 15-20 minutes early to park, sign-in and say hello before the dancing begins at 7pm. Visit for a printable flyer, complete details, a registration page, lots of pictures and video too.

Speak(easy) Howard Advance Care Planning Help

09/20/2018 to 09/20/2018

10710 Chrarter Drive, Columbia, MD 21044

Experts at Howard County General Hospital will help you think about your care wishes, name a health care agent, and electronically store your directive for providers to easily access. For more information, please contact Karen Shelton at

All-Inclusive Women’s Weekend Renewal Retreat

09/21/2018 to 09/23/2018

Available once registered, Purcellville, MD 20132

Calling All Women for Renewal, Reflection, Coaching, Strategy and Self-love. Lolita E. Walker of Walker & Walker Enterprises will host her 2nd Women’s Renewal Retreat of 2018 this September at an amazing rural & relaxing, 10,000 sq. ft. mansion, only 25 miles from Dulles International Airport. An hour from Baltimore and only 40 minutes from Washington, DC, this all-inclusive weekend gives you permission to take care of you first! Private Practice Psychiatrist, Dr. Safiyyah Rahman, Hospitality & Culinary Expert, Karima Roepel of The Ambrosia Food Group, and Skin Scientist & Skin Care Aesthetician, Dr. Jennifer Alexander of Dr. Jen Knows Skin, will join Lolita in hosting this September 21-23, 2018 Retreat. Join 11 other power women, 4 amazing experts, 2.5 days, & 1 goal – which is to renew you! This all-inclusive renewal weekend features vision board facilitation, yoga, cooking class, workshops, relaxation, meditation, poolside meals, a sustainable action plan to help you thrive in your greatness, & more! For more information, visit

Free Deaf and Hard of Hearing Effective Communication Emergency Kit

09/22/2018 to 09/22/2018

32 W Washington Street, Petersburg, VA 23803

Richmond VA and Surrounding Areas - To communicate with individuals that are deaf and hard of hearing in an emergency situation can be challenging if not prepared. Therefore, Here2Hear, a local 501(c)3 organization, has developed an emergency kit that will address communication needs when in an emergency situation. This kit will include items such as an emergency communication wallet and car visor card, emergency bracelet, flash lights, Text to 911 information and more. Here2Hear will provide free effective communication emergency kits for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals. Each kit distribution event is free and open to the public. Each event will include vendors, and Question and Answer sessions regarding emergency preparedness. There will be a session that will include a panel of first emergency responders from each locality that will address questions from attendees. Individuals must show proof of Virginia residency and hearing loss at the distribution event to receive a free kit. Kits will be provided to those individuals that register prior to the event by visiting us online at, calling (804) 774-8311 or sending an email Sign language interpreters will be available as well as light refreshments.