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Seniors in Action - Special Activities

SIA Book Club

 

Fall Schedule
9:30-10:30 a.m. One Tuesday per month.

September
Tuesday, Sept. 20       Historical Fiction, "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate
Book Selection Day. Bring 3-5 book suggestions.

October 
Tuesday, Oct. 11        Award-Winning Fiction T.B.D.

November
Tuesday, Nov. 15       Classic Fiction T.B.D.


December
Tuesday, Dec. 6
          Non-Fiction T.B.D

 


Presentations & Workshops

Cooking Thyme with Stacie
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

9011.222       Free for SIA members; registration required. Please Note: To register for this SIA activity, you must either call the MCC Registrar at 703-744-9365 or come into the center between the hours of 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

 

We will be making French dessert crepes in this cooking class.


Falls Screening & Safety for Older Adults with NOVA Falls Prevention Alliance
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-Noon
9012.222      Free for SIA members; registration required. Please Note: To register for this SIA activity, you must either call the MCC Registrar at 703-744-9365 or come into the center between the hours of 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

In recognition of National Falls Prevention Awareness Week, the Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance (NVFPA) will be offering fall screenings and will provide fall safety information for older adults.

Getting the Most from Google
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 10-11:30 a.m.
9013.222      Free for SIA members; registration required. Please Note: To register for this SIA activity, you must either call the MCC Registrar at 703-744-9365 or come into the center between the hours of 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

 

There is a lot more to Google than search. If you have a Google account, you also have an email account with many hidden features, a calendar you can share with friends and family, collaborative word processing, and
more. In this session we'll look at how you can make good use of these free services.


Giant Nutrition Series: 4 Weeks to a Healthier You
Wednesdays, Oct. 5-Oct. 26, 10-11 a.m.
9014.222       Free for SIA members; registration required. Please Note: To register for this SIA activity, you must either call the MCC Registrar at 703-744-9365 or come into the center between the hours of 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

 

Whether you’re concerned about weight, chronic disease management or just optimizing your health, this four-week series will help you identify relatively simple and gradual changes that add up to major improvements. Join Kristen McGill, MS, RDN, CSOWM, LDN, as we discuss diabetes, heart health, gut health and even brain health—and sample some tasty new products along the way!

Crafternoon: Leather Craft 
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 1-3 p.m.
9015.222       Free for SIA members; registration required. Please Note: To register for this SIA activity, you must either call the MCC Registrar at 703-744-9365 or come into the center between the hours of 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

Join MCC’s very own Director of Programs, Michael Fisher, as he shares his passion for leatherworking. Additional activities will be added throughout the year. 


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