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January, 2019

Tuesday
1
New Years Day
Friday
4
TBA
8:00 AM
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Monthly lunch with your VoK friends, on first Friday of the month. Members & Volunteers invited. Bring a Kensington-area friend if you‘d like. Generally 12-2. Location listed below. Please RSVP to Laurie so we know how many are coming!
Friday
4
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Hear a master storyteller read a through-provoking short-story, followed by discussion. Caroline Latta, Theatre Dept., Columbia College Chicago
Saturday
5
Historic Train Station, Kensington
9:00 AM
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Open every Saturday year-round from 9am to 1pm at the Historic Train Station. Local and regional vendors offer fresh baked goods, seasonal fruits and vegetables, organic meats, seafood, cheese, artisan breads, olive oil and prepared foods.
Monday
7
Call in from home!
1:00 PM
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Susan Wilkens, yoga instructor, Dancing Cranes, leads simple breathing techniques for you to reduce stress and to increase your sense of well-being.
Registration required 1 1/2 weeks in advance.
Thursday
10
Call in from home!
2:00 PM
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Jan Smith, yoga and nutrition coach discusses ways in which specific foods contribute to brain power.
This is a group chat call-in. We need advance registration.
Friday
11
Kensington Park Library
11:00 AM
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Need technology assistance? A volunteer tutor will be at Kensington Park Library every Friday to assist with printing, scanning, copying and computer needs. Call to confirm on the day.
Friday
11
contact Donna, members@villagesofkensingtonmd.org for location info
1:00 PM
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ongoing group, but newbies can join at any time! Facilitator is VoK Volunteer Kathleen Holmay, a longtime meditation devotee and teacher.
Friday
11
Kensington Park Senior Living Highlands Building
2:00 PM
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Project Linus is dedicated to donating handmade blankets for newborn to 18-year-old children in need of comfort (seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need). Want to join this VoK group? Contact Carolyn at projectlinus.mc@gmail.com> for info.
Saturday
12
Historic Train Station, Kensington
9:00 AM
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Open every Saturday year-round from 9am to 1pm at the Historic Train Station. Local and regional vendors offer fresh baked goods, seasonal fruits and vegetables, organic meats, seafood, cheese, artisan breads, olive oil and prepared foods.
Sunday
13
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For members and volunteers. Join us in celebrating our incredible, dedicated volunteers! Sparkling drinks, snacks and raffle.
They‘re the glue that keeps the Village connected.
Presentation and Raffle at 3:30!
Bring a neighbor!
Monday
14
Call in from home!
1:00 PM
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Susan Wilkens, yoga instructor, Dancing Cranes, leads simple breathing techniques for you to reduce stress and to increase your sense of well-being.
Registration required 1 1/2 weeks in advance.
Tuesday
15
Kensington Town Hall, lower level
7:00 PM
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Gifford’s Ice Cream was beloved by millions for generations. Kensington Historical Society invites you to come and learn about the byzantine intrigue behind the scenes of Kensington‘s ice cream family from author Andrew Gifford. Perfect winter event!
Friday
18
Call-in from home!
2:00 PM
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Megan Wells, National Touring Storyteller, 2016 Oracle Winner reads a though-provoking short story, followed by discussion.
Saturday
19
Historic Train Station, Kensington
9:00 AM
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Open every Saturday year-round from 9am to 1pm at the Historic Train Station. Local and regional vendors offer fresh baked goods, seasonal fruits and vegetables, organic meats, seafood, cheese, artisan breads, olive oil and prepared foods.
Saturday
19
Kensington Park Library
12:00 PM
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Start the new year right! Learn simple ways to get organized, find things easier, and tackle the hard question of “How do I get started?” Presented by Orchestrated Moves, a local organization providing relocating and organizing services.
Monday
21
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday
Monday
21
Call in from home!
1:00 PM
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Susan Wilkens, yoga instructor, Dancing Cranes, leads simple breathing techniques for you to reduce stress and to increase your sense of well-being.
Registration required 1 1/2 weeks in advance.
Monday
21
Kensington Park Senior Living, Highlands Building, lower level Activities Room
7:00 PM
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Your VoK Board meets on the third Monday of each month to discuss VoK business. Open to Members, Volunteers, and the public -- everyone welcome! Graciously hosted by Kensington Park Senior Living.
Wednesday
23
Call in from home!
12:00 PM
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Learn stretching and strengthening techniques using ballet positions, focusing on hip flexors, core strength, and spinal alignment.
Register 1 1/2 weeks in advance. Exercises will be mailed. Then call from home to join group class.
Friday
25
Kensington Park Library
11:00 AM
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Need technology assistance? A volunteer tutor will be at Kensington Park Library every Friday to assist with printing, scanning, copying and computer needs. Call to confirm on the day.
Friday
25
Call in from home!
2:00 PM
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Sit back and enjoy a tale delivered by a master storyteller, then join a discussion about the story. Will Casey, Theatre Department, Columbia College of Chicago. Registration 1 week before session required.
Saturday
26
Historic Train Station, Kensington
9:00 AM
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Open every Saturday year-round from 9am to 1pm at the Historic Train Station. Local and regional vendors offer fresh baked goods, seasonal fruits and vegetables, organic meats, seafood, cheese, artisan breads, olive oil and prepared foods.
Monday
28
Call from home!
1:00 PM
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Tom Wilkens, yoga instructor, Dancing Cranes, leads us through a series of stretching postures and breathing techniques, yoga develops strength, flexibility, stamina and balance. 1 1/2 weeks advance registration required.
Tuesday
29
Call in from home!
12:00 PM
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Try an hour of seated and standing exercises that will boost your mind and body with Paige Corley, Certified Personal Trainer.
1 1/2 week advance registration required. We will forward printed exercises for you to follow along with the group.
Thursday
31
Call in from home!
12:00 PM
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Pat Rose, artist, teacher and art historian discusses printmakers and art from "the floating world".

Special Thanks to: Andy Fraser of Sandglass for technical and development assistance and Jill Gallagher for logo design.

 
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