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 DCV EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS

   
  
OUR  ACTIVITIES
 
Weekly:
 
Arboretum Walking Group

Take a leisurely stroll through the gardens and grounds every Saturday.


DCV Senior Yoga

Increase your strength, balance, memory, and flexibility with classes led by a local yoga guru.
 

Group Exercise Classes

Power up with high energy classes for greater strength, tone, and balance.

  

Knitting & Stitching Group
Bring your knitting or sewing project and socialize with other Villagers.
 

Weekday Walking Group

Gather at the Fountain and set forth on a journey every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for strength and endurance.

 

Monthly:

 

Dining in Dupont
Enjoy new dining experiences and old favorites with small group, price-fixed lunches and dinners.

 

Docent Tours

Go behind the scenes to explore art collections and fascinating places of interest.

 

Live and Learn Seminars

Hear experts provide the road map to legal, financial, physical fitness, mental health, travel, retirement and long-term care planning.

 

Sunday Soup Salons
Enjoy homemade soups and meet fascinating people in arts, politics, literature, and more who share their insights and uncover local treasures. 
 
Tech Tuesdays Coffee
Network with Villagers for Tech Talk to share tips and address a range of tech concerns.

Annual:

 

Annual Spring Gala

Join an exciting evening that brings together the entire community to bid on destinations with proceeds supporting our Village.
    

CelebSalons

Purchase a front row seat as Villagers host celebrity guests in their homes for intimate conversation and a chance to support DCV.

Annual Appeal

DCV conducts a mass mailing appeal to donors, sponsors, friends and families to support our Village.

 

Fall Meeting

Members gather to celebrate a year in review and a forecast of upcoming events and priorities for our Village.
 
Holiday Party
Our DCV family celebrates the holiday season in December with light fare and good cheer.
 
Ice Cream Social
DCV hosts this event during a hot Summer day to help member socialize and cool off.
 
Wine-Tasting Fundraiser
Friends of Dupont Circle Villiage hosts this event in support of DCV.

Periodic:

A Matter of Balance

Learn practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels in this six-session DCV Falls Prevention Program.

  

AARP Drivers Safety
Enhance your skills to maintain confidence and safety while on the road.
 

Georgetown Senior Mentor Program

Inform the practice of medicine while working with students as they pursue a specialization in geriatric medicine.
 
Mad Hatter Tea
Participate in this invitational afternoon gathering to meet and socialize with other DCV members.
 
New Member Dinners
Learn more about DCV, ask questions and meet other new members.

     
UPCOMING EVENTS

  (All events are for Members Only unless noted otherwise)


 

LIVE AND LEARN: APPROACHING LIFE'S CHALLENGES

Monday, March 27, 3:30-5:00 pm

Dr. David George will discuss the emotional and behavioral responses we use to confront change.  Dr. George is board certified in both internal medicine and psychiatry, and is the author of Untangling the Mind, Why We Behave the Way We Do.
RSVP please

National League of American Pen Women
1300 17th St NW (17th & N)

COFFEE AND TALK
Tuesday, March 28, 11:15 am

Informal gathering to socialize.  You may order lunch or just a bite to eat (or, of course, coffee).

Trio Restaurant, corner of 17th & Q


TOUR OF NATIONAL MUSEUM
OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE

Wednesday, March 29, 11:30 and 11:45 am

Limited number of timed passes available for 11:30 and 11:45 am.  This is a self-guided tour.  The entry is timed, but stay as long as you want.  Contact Lucy at lucy1030@starpower.net for a pass or to be put on a wait list.

1400 Constitution Avenue

RETIRING WELL:
IDENTITY, ROLES AND RELATIONSHIP IN RETIREMENT

Wednesday, March 29, 5:15 - 7:00 pm


The first in a new five-part program on successful aging and retirement, co-sponsored by DCV, and presented by Iona Senior Services at Foundry United Methodist Church in Dupont Circle. The series will be held 5:15 pm to 7:00 pm on alternate Wednesdays from 29 March to 24 May.  The series is designed for people of all ages and stages who want to explore what’s ahead, as well as for adult children wanting to help their parents age well.


Cost for the full five-session series is $50; $15 per session for single sessions. Registration is available online at http://www.foundryumc.org/calendar


PASSOVER SEDER
Monday, April 10, 5-8 pm

Limit 18 seats.  More information to follow.

ARENA STAGE:  A RAISIN IN THE SUN
Thursday, April 20, 8:00 pm

Arena Stage has offered tickets at an excellent discount: tickets are $47.25, and going fast.

DELLA ROBBIA: SCULPTING IN COLOR IN
RENAISSANCE FLORENCE
Friday, April 21, 1:30-2:30 pm


Luca della Robbia (1399/1400-1482), a master sculptor in marble and bronze, invented a glazing technique for terracotta sculpture that positioned him as one of the most innovative artists of the 15th century.  Meet at the West Building Rotunda





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