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  1. GenHERation Founder Katlyn Grasso to Speak at Foxcroft School’s Leadership Day

    September 6, 2019, 9:00 AM @ Foxcroft School

    The public is invited to hear Katlyn Grasso, whose GenHERation network, where young women and female executives connect, has been named a 2019-20 Alison Harrison Goodyear ’29 Fellow at Foxcroft School, and will keynote at the schoolwide Leadership Day, Friday, September 6 at 9:00 AM in Engelhard Gymnasium. There is no admission charge, but space is limited; please call 540.687.4511 or email for details. Katlyn created GenHERation’s Discovery Days bus tours and has grown the GenHERation community to more than 250,000 members, 300 national events, and 200 partner companies. She speaks nationally about entrepreneurship, technology, and the advancement of women. Her work has been featured in Seventeen, Forbes, The Huffington Post, and The Washington Times. Katlyn was featured on the cover of Philly Biz magazine as the youngest woman on the “Women to Watch” list.

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  2. Canter & Crawl

    September 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ National Sporting Library & Museum

    Canter & Crawl: The Glass Sculpture of Joan Danziger, presents a solo show of the DC-based, contemporary artist’s latest body of work. Stimulating the imagination, Danzinger’s vibrant wire and glass-shard sculptures are inspired by the spirit of the horse and the jewel-like nature of insects.

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  3. Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen

    September 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen centers on a unique decorative object from the NSLM’s permanent collection. Recently conserved, the four-panel screen is comprised of paintings and prints showing 18th century racing portraits on one side and manège training (an early form of dressage) on the other. The exhibit will cast light on a captivating era in British sport, art, and literature.

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  4. NSLMology: The Science of Sporting Art

    September 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    NSLM melds art with science to create NSLMology, an exhibition for explorers of all ages! Visitors are invited to experience scientific principles within three centuries of paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and hands-on activities. Get up close and personal with the physics of locomotion and identify meteorological patterns, ecology, the science of colors, and even chemistry. Locomotion: Horses gallop faster than human eyes can comprehend. How was this mystery of motion solved? Weather: Wind, water cycles, and cloud types are all on display for scientific inquiry. Ecology: What plants and animals do we find in the wild, and what do they eat to survive? Color theory: How do artists mix colors to show temperature and mood? Chemistry: How many states of matter are used to create bronze sculptures? What elements make up the alloy bronze? Enjoy highlights from the permanent collection in an entirely fresh way as a self-guided experience or contact us to book a group tour.

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  5. Identity Theft: Practical Detection and Protection

    September 6, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Emmanuel Episcopal Church Parish House

    Identity Theft: Practical Detection and Protection is the topic for the next meeting of Healthy and Independent Living (HAIL) on Friday September 6 at 11:00 a.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church. The speaker will be Karen DiFederico BB&T Assistant Vice President and Market Leader. She will offer practical information on: • What is identity theft, • What identity thieves want from you, • Red flags that signal your identity is compromised, • Protecting yourself, and • What to do if, in spite of all your best efforts, you become a victim.

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