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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.

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.

Legacy Grandparenting Summit 2021

10/21/2021 to 10/22/2021

12440 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD 20852

On October 21-22, McLean Bible Church - Montgomery County will be a host site for the Legacy Grandparenting Summit. Grandparents around the country will join together for two days tailored to help them grandparent with purpose. This live simulcast will give grandparents the vision and resources to make the most of the time they spend with their grandchildren. Grandparents can provide tremendous impact on the spiritual direction of their grandchildren. The Legacy Grandparenting Summit will offer the encouragement and advice necessary to unleash the full potential of grandparents. Attendees will walk away with practical action steps they can immediately take to nurture their relationships with their grandchildren. Cost is $59

Tell It Like It Was! Genealogical Society Conference- Oct 23

10/23/2021 to 10/23/2021

1500, Shenandoah Road, Mount Vernon, VA 22308

Putting off writing your memoir because you don’t know where to begin? Or, have you unearthed fascinating stories about your ancestors you want to share? The Mount Vernon Genealogical Society offers guidance on where to begin telling your story and the stories of your families at its Annual Conference, Saturday, October 23, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. via Zoom. Journalist and Memoir Advisor Christina Lyons will keynote the conference, pulling from a 34-year journalist career as well as extensive training in personal reflection techniques, autobiography writing, and genealogy. Following Lyons will be a series of presentations by professional genealogists and writers that offer pointers for writing, organizing your research, using photos to bring characters to life, and sharing your work through publishing. The conference is open to members as well as nonmembers. The registration fee is $40. Find out more and register online at www.mvgenealogy.org.

The Keegan Theatre Presents Adrienne Earle Pender’s N

10/23/2021 to 11/20/2021

1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, Dc 20036, Washington, DC 20036

In 1921, Charles S. Gilpin was the first African American lead on Broadway. By 1926 he was lost to history. N explores Gilpin's bond with playwright Eugene O'Neill as one word decides their fates.