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The Regulatory Process of Starting a Small Business

Monday, May 15, 2017, 6:30 pm

Are you interested in starting a small business in the District?  Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about: Business Licensing Corporate registration
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T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join Susan Lowell from tenleytowntaichi.com and learn about the flowing movements of this time-honored Chinese martial art, which weaves together meditation and relaxation with the wisdom of Chinese medicine. Experience a gentle, traditional movement system which emphasizes softness and stability, comfort and awareness as a path to improved health, and find out why it is celebrated by NIH, the Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School.

123 Andrés

Monday, May 22, 2017, 10:00 am

123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn! 
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Job Seekers Walk-In Help

Monday, May 22, 2017, 4:30 pm

Get help with your resumé, cover letter, and more. Library staff will provide one-to-one help for job seekers. First-come, first-served on the 3rd Monday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Click this link to find more events like this one!
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Adult Coloring: Summer Fun

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 2:00 pm

Color the warmer days red, yellow, green and blue at our 90-minute adult coloring fun sessions. Materials provided.
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Pacific Rhythm

Saturday, June 3, 2017, 3:30 pm

Traditional music and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa are presented with authentic costumes for each island. You will be up on your feet as they teach you some Polynesian dances. 
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Poetry Reading with Poets on the Fringe

Thursday, June 8, 2017, 7:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of original poetry read by the Poets on the Fringe. Free and open to the public.
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Yoga Mondays

Monday, June 12, 2017, 10:30 am

Stretch into summer with the help of a gentle yoga practice. Classes are free and 75 minutes long. Please bring your own yoga mat.  Seats are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, but limited to 30 participants. Registration will open each week before class at 10:15 a.m. (Pre-registration is not available.)
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Meditation for Peace and Well-Being

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 7:00 pm

Doctors and health practitioners now recognize the positive impact of meditation on physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Join Sangeeta Sinha, an experienced meditator, as she offers tips and suggestions for your own meditation practice.
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Age-Friendly DC: Movie Matinee

Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 1:30 pm

Revisit your youth (or at least your thirties) with director Lawrence Kasdan's drama about old friends who get together for the weekend. What the young-ish men and women learn about each other's secrets will change the way they view their own lives. Rated R, 1 hour and 45 minutes, 1983.