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August 2020






Online Happy Hour
Every Other Tuesday

August 11th @ 5:30 pm

Zoom in to join us and see your friends.
Many of our board members hope to join us for this Happy Hour, we hope you will be there too.



  
Georgetown Village Check In Call

Wednesday @ 11 am

Dial in Number 1+515-604-9094
Access Code-190-486-505

No Agenda-just call in and share your thoughts, anything you want to discuss, how you are doing, etc.

We welcome all members and volunteers to call in and let's keep in touch!






DISCUSSION @ COFFEE TALK


Thursdays
10:30 am

Conference Call

Dial 1+515-604-9094
Access Code-190-486-505


GV Vice President and Health Care Committee Chair Pam Godwin is joining us at Coffee Talk this week to discuss your concerns and share information about the coronavirus. All members and volunteers are welcome to call in and join us.



Georgetown Village has  various opportunities to stay in shape while at home.

Click here for more information.


Let's Get Moving! Top 7 Exercises to Keep Seniors Active | Luba's ...
Basic Training- 4 Your Body
Exercise Class -MOVED ONLINE


Given the latest events and development, for the safety of our Fit & Well Seniors, the Y has temporarily cancelled all Fit & Well Senior classes until further notice.

YMCA leadership will continue to monitor any changes and progress as it pertains to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we will let you know when the Fit & Well Senior Program will continue.To aid in remaining Fit & Well please click here.



Virtual Book Chat

 White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by [Robin J. DiAngelo, Michael Eric Dyson]Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Monday, August 17th

10:15 am –Social Chat
10:30-Book Discussion

"White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism"
by 
Robin DiAngelo, Michael Eric Dyson (Foreword)

In this in-depth exploration, anti-racist educator Robin DiAngelo examines how white fragility develops, how it protects racial inequality, and what can be done to engage more constructively.

"Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption"
by 
by Bryan Stevenson

A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.

If you have recommendations or suggestions please email them directly to Toni Russin tonirussin@hotmail.com.  


To view the 2019 - 2020 GV Book List please click here. 

 



Cocktails, Conversations, and Covid


Wednesday, August 19th at 5:30 P.M.

"Fake News and Real Journalism:

 Why It's So Complicated"

 

with Bill Plante, former CBS News Journalist

and Georgetown Village Board Member

 

Bill Plante, is former CBS News journalist and correspondent known for many aspects of his career, most especially his coverage of the civil rights efforts of the 1960s and several tours on the Vietnam War. Bill was asked to provide his thoughts on how journalism is in the process of changing in America and also the crisis situations in which America and journalism find ourselves. This will be a session not to be missed, with a long-time expert on and participant in American life and journalism.


To view our CCC programming schedule through September please click here.  

To sign up please contact the GV Office at 202-999-8988 or Email: lynn@georgetown-village.org



YOGA CLASS FOR SENIORS

  

Want to try a new type of exercise while you are home? Try Yoga for Seniors-click on the link here-

Yoga for Seniors




Canasta Online

Have you been wanting to play canasta, but not confident enough to join the game? Do you prefer to play from the comfort of your home? Here is a link to online Canasta, this website also has other games.  
 Canasta Online








Around Town DC has a number of very interesting virtual activities this week. 

Click here
 to visit their page and register for some of these interesting programs. For those of you who like to write, there is a writing workshop. For those who like music, there is a Concert and Conversation, and for those who like to draw, there are also drawing classes. Click here for more information and to view the schedule of events-Around Town DC.