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January 2020

Mondays at 11:30 am
(Except Federal Holidays)

Christ Church of Georgetown
3116 O Street NW
Parish Hall (Second Floor)

Cost $10

No cost for GV Members!

This is a fitness class that focuses on the basics of functional movement. Great for first times, deconditioned adults, and anyone looking to improve their activity level. We work on balance, memory, flexibility, breathing, strength, cardio, etc. The class includes a variety of seated and standing exercises and is a perfect start for most seniors. All are welcome! 

Please contact the GV office at 
202-999-8988 to sign up.

Canasta Game
3 - 5 pm 

Our canasta group is looking for new members  and they would love to have you join them!  If you haven't played in a while and would like a refresher, or would like to learn how to play, they are happy to teach you. 

This friendly game takes place regularly at Pat Scolaro's home.  Let us know if you would like to join in the fun!   

For more information, please contact Pat Scolaro.

Tuesday, January 7th
5:30 - 7 pm

Mai Thai
3251 Prospect Street NW


Wednesday, January 8th
12:30 pm 

Pinstripes Bistro
1064 Wisconsin Avenue NW

Please contact the GV office at 
202-999-8988 to sign up.

Quarterly Birthday Tea

Thursday, January 9th 

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
3400 O Street NW

 Celebrating members with birthdays in the months of
October - December.  Spouses are welcome to attend! 

To RSVP, contact the GV office.

Monday, January 13th
1:00 pm
1680 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Lower Level

This training is open to volunteers providing transportation to Village members. Information covered will include tips to make your volunteer assignment safer and easier for you and the Village member. Assistive devices for use during transport will also be discussed and demonstrated. Training will be conducted by GV Board Member & Volunteer, Pam Godwin, CRNP and GV Volunteer Pat Loughlin-Reed, MSN, RN. Pam has served as an adult nurse practitioner and certified gerontological clinical nurse specialist. Pat is a retired registered nurse.

DC Villages are invited to participate. Due to space limitations, outside villages are limited to two volunteers per village. More will be accepted based on space availability. Please RSVP no later than 5pm Wednesday, January 8th so we will know if we can accept additional participants.

To RSVP Contact: 202-999-8988 or Email:

Volunteer Training 

Wednesday, January 15th
5:30 pm
1680 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Lower Level

We are a non-profit membership organization established to help seniors age safely in their homes. We do this through the help of community volunteers who have been trained and vetted. If you have spare time, even if it is only an hour or two a month, we can use your help! 

To sign up please contact the GV office at 202-999-8988 or Email:

Book Discussion

"The Overstory", by Richard Powers

Monday, January 20th
10:30 am
3400 O Street NW

 The Overstory, winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of―and paean to―the natural world. From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers’s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from antebellum New York to the late twentieth-century Timber Wars of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. There is a world alongside ours―vast, slow, interconnected, resourceful, magnificently inventive, and almost invisible to us. This is the story of a handful of people who learn how to see that world and who are drawn up into its unfolding catastrophe.

Please contact the GV Office at 202-999-8988 to sign up. 

Tuesday, January 21st
5:30 - 7 pm

Brasserie Liberté
3251 Prospect Street NW


The Nabi Collection of Vicki and Roger Sant

Wednesday, January 22nd 
Lunch @ 12pm - Phillips Cafe Tryst 
Tour 2 pm - 3 pm

The Phillips Collection invites you to a special tour of Bonnard to Vuillard: The Intimate Poetry of Everyday Life with exhibition curator Elsa Smithgall. The exhibit presents over 60 exquisite, rarely seen works by a leading group of European Post-Impressionist artists who ushered in a new form of artistic expression in the 1890s. Assuming the name "Nabis" (from the Hebrew navi, meaning "prophet"), its members shared a belief in art's intimate connection to everyday life.

The tour will be led by Senior Curator Elsa Smithgail who curated the show. Many thanks to Barbara Hall, both Georgetown Village Board Member and on the Board of Trustees of The Phillips Collection, for our access to this special event which she advises is, "A gorgeous exhibition that will have wide appeal." 

To sign up please contact the GV office at 202-999-8988.

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Tuesday, January 28th 

Dinner @ Mr. Smith's on K Street NW

Movie at AMC Georgetown 

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Financial Planning, Wills, Trusts, Estates for 55 and Older”

(Particularly Helpful for Singles)

Thursday, January 30th @ 6:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church
3240 O Street NW
(Use the Potomac Street Entrance)

Living well with solid finances in retirement takes planning, and as we age, the best choices for investment change.
Join us for a thought-provoking panel with three experts on wills, trusts, and estates, who will also discuss financial
scams targeting seniors.

To reserve your participation in events, please contact the Georgetown Village office at 202-999-8988 or email

Josh Kuhnert
Georgetown Village Assistant Treasurer


Doug Woodward, Certified Financial Planner™
Private Client Group Relationship Manager
TD Wealth

Roland Schrebler, JD (Wills, estates, trusts)

Sydney Palinkas (Financial scams targeted at seniors)
Community Educator
Charles E. Smith Life Communities

Georgetown Village is offering this set of four educational programs FREE to its members. The cost to Village volunteers and members of other Villages is $30.00 for the series and $10.00 per session, for community members the cost is $15.00 per session or $50.00 for the entire series.

Georgetown Village thanks our series sponsors:

Toni and Jonathan Russin ∙ Jim Smith ∙ Barbara Hall ∙ Kelly Advocacy Outcomes, LLC ∙ Emily Sommers

Reserve early to assure your spot in the room!

February 2020