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Event Calendar

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City Book Group

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Miriam's condo near Belmont & Sheridan in Chicago
Members: FREE, Non-Members: $0.00

It's always an insightful discussion of an author's work, how it relates to our own lives, and the times we live in. February's book is "Our Souls at Night" by Ken Haruf. Click on More Info to RSVP. We'll send directions to Miriam's when you RSVP.

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JBFCS Connect To Care - Budget Watchers Social Security Benefits and The New Regulations

JBFCS Connect To Care - Budget Watchers Social Security Benefits and The New Regulations Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM – 11 :30 AM
Location: JBFCS, 135 West 50th Street, 6th Fl
Members: FREE, Non-Members: $0.00

This workshop, focus's on helping you to decide when to begin your benefits, financial implications,and review new rules and regulations governing Social Security Retirement Benefits. Topics include: Social Security age time frames, the financial impact of waiting; basic rules and strategies.

Pre-Registration required by calling (212) 632-4602 or e-mailing connect-to-care@jbfcs.org

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Special Author Event: Lucinda Franks

Special Author Event: Lucinda Franks Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm
Location: MetLife, 1095 6th Avenue (entrance is SW corner of 6th Avenue and 42nd Street), Conference Rm 19.120/138
Members: $25.00, Non-Members: $35.00

Lucinda Franks will talk about her book, TIMELESS: LOVE, MORGENTHAU, and ME. In this beautifully rendered literary memoir, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lucinda Franks tells the intimate story of her marriage to Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau.

* Pre-registration required, walk-ins are not permitted at this venue. Registration closes Tuesday 2/16 at 5PM *

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TRIVIA NIGHT AT THE SANTA FE BAR & GRILL

TRIVIA NIGHT AT THE SANTA FE BAR & GRILL Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time: 4:30
Location: 187 Paseo De Peralta (De Vargas Mall)
Members: FREE, Non-Members: $0.00

Bar & Food Happy hour is from 4:30 to 5:30p. 
Trivia will begin at 6:00p.
We will organize teams of four to play at each table.

SPACE IS LIMITED – RSVP PROMPTLY!

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Explore Chicago: Latinicity

Friday, February 19, 2016
Time: 11:30am We'll meet inside the entrance
Members: FREE, Non-Members: $0.00

Member Lynn Waishwell will seek out interesting events and locales for the women of TTN to explore together as the opportunities arise. This month we're heading to Latinicity, a new food shopping/restaurant venue in downtown Chicago. See More Info to RSVP.

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WOMEN IN TRANSITION Workshop - a TTN Signature Program

WOMEN IN TRANSITION Workshop - a TTN Signature Program Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time: 9:30am - 1:30pm (Doors Open at 9:15 am)
Location: LGBT Center 208 West 13 Street (Betw 7th/8th)
Members: $40.00, Non-Members: $50.00

TTN’s Signature Program, WOMEN IN TRANSITION, is a half-day workshop for women who are exploring new possibilities, or anticipating or experiencing changes in life or work.

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Jewel New Year's LUNCHEON

Jewel New Year's LUNCHEON Sunday, February 21, 2016
Time: 12:30 TO 3:30 PM
Location: 400 Broad Hollow Road Melville, NY 11747 631-755-5777 www.jewelrestaurant.com
Members: $42.00, Non-Members: $52.00

The blizzard came and brought so much snow
Jewel was cancelled on Sunday, but now it’s a go.



To learn about everything you need to know
About refunds or rescheduling, read what’s listed below.

The luncheon will take place on February 21, 2016

* If you couldn’t attend on January 24, but you can now, you can register for the luncheon.
* If you can’t attend, you will receive a refund by check or on your credit card, whichever method of payment you used.
* If you can still attend, your payment will be applied to the new date.
* Everything will remain the same, the meal, the cost, and the entertainment. Only the date has changed.
* Please make new seating requests, because some people can no longer attend, but others will be able to.

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February program: SHARING THE JOY OF READING + Book Swap!

February program: SHARING THE JOY OF READING + Book Swap! Monday, February 22, 2016
Time: 5:45-7:30pm
Location: Montezuma Lodge, 431 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe
Members: $5.00, Non-Members: $5.00

TTN welcomes Ruth Greenberger, president of the Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe.
Book Swap After Presentation!

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Workshop to learn about and create your Advanced Directive for Healthcare.

Workshop to learn about and create your Advanced Directive for Healthcare. Monday, February 22, 2016 to Monday, February 29, 2016
Time: 2:30 - 5:00 pm
Location: Jewish Family & Children's Services, 2150 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Members: $20.00, Non-Members: $20.00

Join the Solo Aging Special Interest Group and the Seniors at Home program of the JFCS for “It’s About How You L.I.V.E” workshop to learn about and create your Advanced Directive for Healthcare.

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The Radical Age Movement: Sex Over 50: Ageism and the Making of a Quiet Epidemic

The Radical Age Movement: Sex Over 50: Ageism and the Making of a  Quiet Epidemic Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: NY Ethical Culture Society 2 West 64th Street (Central Park West) New York, NY
Members: $FREE, Non-Members: $FREE

Did you know that sexual relationships don’t stop just because people get older? Join us to learn more about ageism, perceptions and reality of older adults and sexuality. Presented by Tosia McCormick, MS, LMHC.

Suggested donation: $5

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Another NOURISHING Volunteer Opportunity

Another NOURISHING Volunteer Opportunity Thursday, February 25, 2016
Time: 2:30 - 5:30pm
Location: DOROT 171 West 85 Street
Members: FREE, Non-Members: $0.00

Love to cook?
Interested in helping those in need?
Join us to whip up a meal for seniors at DOROT’s Homelessness Prevention Program. It’s an enjoyable and rewarding afternoon - as the TTNers who participated in December will tell you!

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Movie Group

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Rd, Glenview, IL
Members: FREE, Non-Members: $0.00

We're doing a rental this month: "The Martian" See "More Info to RSVP.
Matt Damon stars as the astronaut accidentally left behind alone on Mars. It sounds preposterous, but is actually very engaging.

This meeting falls right before the Oscars, so if you would like to bring your predictions, we will again have a little contest. Write them out, sign and seal, and we will open the following month, with a prize for the winner.

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The Lunch Bunch

Friday, February 26, 2016
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Symphony's Cafe, 1945 Central St, Evanston
Members: FREE, Non-Members: $0.00

Do you enjoy discovering the ethnically diverse cuisines available in the Chicago area while conversing with interesting people? Give The Lunch Bunch a try. Click More Info to RSVP. The cost is determined by the entree you order.

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Encore Transition Program - February Session

Monday, February 29, 2016 to Thursday, March 3, 2016
Time: 5:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: 551 Fifth Avenue at 45th New York, NY
Members: $795.00, Non-Members: $795.00

Pace University’s popular Encore Transition Program, now in its third year, helps you make the most of the second half of life by putting your talent, skills and experience to work in nonprofit organizations. The program is a compact, hybrid model of 3 in-person workshops and an online component. Dates are Feb 29th, March 2nd & March 3rd.

$50 Early Bird discount for registrations by February 17th.

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How To Bounce Back From Life’s Challenges: Strategies for Building Resiliency Skills

How To Bounce Back From Life’s Challenges: Strategies for Building Resiliency Skills Saturday, March 5, 2016
Time: 10:30 a.m. to noon
Location: Springfield Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave., Springfield, NJ
Members: FREE, Non-Members: $0.00

We all face challenges – from disappointments to traumas. How we handle those situations can make all the difference. The good news is that our response can be learned.

Joyce Madee, a Certified Health and Wellness Coach, will speak about the latest research on resiliency and provide tools and tips on overcoming adversity. She is the founder of Best Self Wellness Coaching in New Brunswick, with another office to open soon in Summit.

This program is sponsored by the North-Central NJ Chapter of The Transition Network. Light refreshments will be served.

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Online Orientation for New Members

Online Orientation for New Members Friday, March 11, 2016
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
Location: Online Webinar
Members: FREE, Non-Members: $5.00

Join us to learn more about TTN, and gain some valuable tips on how to make the most of your membership.

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The Illegal Wildlife Trade - How Can It Be Stopped?

The Illegal Wildlife Trade - How Can It Be Stopped? Friday, March 11, 2016
Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm
Location: Home of a TTN member in Midtown Manhattan
Members: $25.00, Non-Members: $N/A

DO YOU LOVE ANIMALS?

Do you know that we're losing 35,000 African elephants each year?
Do you know that tigers and other big cats, rhinos, freshwater turtles and tortoises are just some of the other species being impacted by the illegal wildlife trade?

Come to this TTN member-only event and learn about what is being done to protect our planet's iconic species.

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Women Making History

Women Making History Monday, March 14, 2016
Time: 6:30pm-General Reception (VIP Reception and Buffet
Location: The Mayflower Hotel: 1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC
Members: $150.00, Non-Members: $150.00

The Women Making History Event is an elegant affair held during Women's History Month. It honors a select group of women who have made a significant contribution in their field and serve as an inspiration for women everywhere.

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New Members—Getting to Know You Tea

New Members—Getting to Know You Tea Saturday, March 19, 2016
Time: 2-4pm
Location: 790 Paseo de la Cuma, Santa Fe
Members: FREE, Non-Members: $0.00

New members will join longtime members for conversation and light refreshments.

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Aging in America Conference (March 20 -24 2016)

Aging in America Conference (March 20 -24 2016) Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Time: 1- 4 (full conference March 20 -24)
Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel (2660 Woodley Road, NW Tel 202-328-2000) and Omni Shoreham Hotel (2500 Calvert Street NW Tel 800-843-6664).
Members: $Register, Non-Members: $Register

Did you know that the Aging in America Conference will be in Washington DC March 20 -24 2016?

We are very proud to say that one of our members, Barbara Hoenig, is chairing the Business Forum on Aging (BFA) Session and she will also be moderating a fantastic program on The State of Older People - Their Economic Security, Their Health. You are welcome to come to the conference.

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North Shore Book Group

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Evanston home of a member 1 block from the Purple Line Stop. When you RSVP, we'll send directions.
Members: FREE, Non-Members: $0.00

We're discussing "Still Life with Breadcrumbs" by Ann Quinlan in April. See "More Info" to RSVP if you're not on this group's email distribution list.

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Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change Online Class

Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change Online Class Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Time: Wednesdays at 12:30 - 1:45 from April 6th thru May
Location: Online
Members: $150, Non-Members: $150

A six session online class that will teach you the building blocks of community oral history that supports social justice.

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On Resilience Conversation

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: Walter Reed Senior Center, Street: 2909 S. 16th Street, City/Town: Arlington, Virginia
Members: FREE, Non-Members: $n/a

Science says ... we can increase our capacity for resilience.

Our brain says ... we can learn how to be more resilient.

Our heart says ... we can become better people by learning from adversity.

Our soul says ... we can heal from adversity.

All this in one hour! Join us for this practical session on Resilience - you'll be a stronger person when you leave.

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National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center

National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center Friday, May 13, 2016
Time: 8 - 9:30 (and optional dinner before in the Kenned
Location: The Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F Street, NW, Washington DC
Members: $35, Non-Members: $40

Come join us for an evening at the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center.

Alban Gerhardt returns to play Elgar's Cello Concerto on a program featuring the National Symphony Orchestra conducting debut of James MacMillan. He will lead orchestral interludes from his opera The Sacrifice plus Vaughan Williams's Symphony No. 4.

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Grounds for Sculpture – A TTN Special Outing

Grounds for Sculpture – A TTN Special Outing Saturday, June 4, 2016
Time: 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: A Day Trip Outing from NYC to Harrison, NJ (Bus meeting location TBD)
Members: $90.00, Non-Members: $110.00

Join us for a day trip to GROUNDS for SCULPTURE, a picturesque parkland filled with modern, traditional, and whimsical sculpture by known and new artists. There are even sculptural interpretations of some beloved impressionist paintings! A docent will guide us through this beautiful park.

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