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Don’t Get Spooked By Cybercrime!

10/31/2022 to 11/02/2022

7125 Democracy Boulevard, c/o Macy's Home, Bethesda, MD 20817

If you use the Internet or have a smartphone, you are a target for cybercriminals. Join Washington Metro Oasis and AARP Maryland to learn how to protect your personal information, email, financial data, and devices from this growing threat. Part One: Cybercriminal Tricks and Traps, Monday, October 31. Part Two: Protect Your Devices & Home Network, Wednesday, November 2. FREE, in-person OR online via Zoom. For more information, washington-metro.oasisnet.org OR email washingtonmetro@oasisnet.org OR call 240-800-3745.

Shanthi Chandrasekar Studio Tour

11/05/2022 to 11/05/2022

7475 Wisconsin Ave, Lower Level, Bethesda, MD 20814

Studio Tour. Shanthi Chandrasekar. Saturday, November 5. 2pm. Studio B, 7475 Wisconsin Avenue, Lower Level, Bethesda, MD 20814. Register (required): bit.ly/aacc-nov5-shanthi. Tickets: $15 general/$10 AA&CC members. Shanthi Chandrasekar is a multimedia, multidisciplinary artist who has been drawing and painting since early childhood. Her interest in understanding different forms of visual media has led her to experiment with drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking and papermaking. She has also been trained in the traditional art forms of kolam and Tanjore-style painting. While many of her works are influenced by her Indian heritage, her true inspiration comes from the mystery and majesty of the world around her; her muse lives where the scientific overlaps with the spiritual. Part of the Asian Arts & Culture Center’s Creative Confluence season.

ABA Expansion Team PG Valor Basketball Team Season Opener

11/13/2022 to 11/13/2022

301 Largo Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

ATTENTION: ALL SERVICE MEMBERS and FIRST RESPONDERS we want to CELEBRATE YOU at our season opener! Please visit our website at www.PGValor.com to watch our official video and more importantly to get your special tickets for you and up to 3 additional guests! Thank you for your service and please know that PG Valor supports you! $10 general admission (non service members or first responders). Other ticket prices are available. About the team: PG Valor is an American Basketball Association (ABA) team in Prince George’s County, Maryland.  In addition to competing in the ABA from November through March for regular season games and from March through April for playoff and championship games, PG Valor competes in charity games against other professional and local teams.  At the end of its first season (2016-2017), PG Valor was ranked No. 2 in its conference.  PG Valor was ranked No. 1 in its conference and the 2018 Chesapeake Division Champion in its second season (2017-2018).  Fourteen PG Valor players have received contracts to play overseas; one player was called up to the G-League; and one player participated in the 2018 ABA All-Star game.  Recently, three players have been selected for the 2018 ABA Gold. In 2019 a PG Valor player was selected to participate in the ABA All star game and PG Valor ended season 3 in the second round of playoffs. Community Partnerships are also available for non profits and other members of the DMV Community. This is in addition to sponsorship opportunities for local, national and international businesses. PG Valor is minority and woman owned by LaDonna M. Smith, from Fairmount Heights, Maryland. As of 2022, PG Valor became a registered entity under PG Valor Sports, LLC-a Maryland based company.

Responding to Repetition…Again and Again (Webinar)

11/15/2022 to 11/15/2022

16940 Georgia Ave, Olney, MD 20832

Presented by Rebekah Wilson, MSW, a Dementia Care Specialist, Trainer and the owner of Aging Care Coach, LLC. She has 14 years of experience in elder care services, including hospice, home health care, assisted living, and care management. In these arenas, she has focused her expertise on teaching, community outreach, marketing, and developing innovative strategies for providing comfort care for seniors and their caregivers. In this session, Rebekah will discuss reasons behind some of the common symptoms exhibited in dementia, with an emphasis on repetitive questions and statements. Participants will identify how they and other caregivers traditionally respond in these scenarios. Alternative approach strategies will be explored and participants will practice new ways to respond when repetition occurs.

Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors

11/15/2022 to 11/15/2022

VIRTUAL, Rockville, MD 20850

Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways people living with dementia communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common triggers, and learn strategies to help manage some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.

O! What a Beautiful City

11/19/2022 to 11/19/2022

3101 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

From vibrant neighborhoods and peaceful parks to enlightening museums and lasting monuments to our Nation’s history, Washington, DC is brimming with harmony and life. O! What a Beautiful City is a tribute of gratitude to the community that we have called home since our founding in 1965. In this program, we honor composers, their works, and pieces with ties to the DC metro area including Pulitzer Prize winner George Walker, Duke Ellington, B.E. Boykin, and Ysaÿe Barnwell. Join us as we show our love for DC through song. FEATURED ARTISTS: Dr. Jace Kaholokula Saplan, conductor; Choral Arts Symphonic Chorus. Tickets start at $15. https://choralarts.org/o-what-a-beautiful-city/