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Personal Development

If you love rock and roll and want to sing some of the greatest hits of all time, join the Boomers Chorus, a program geared for people ages 55 and above who love to sing. There’s no experience required, and sessions culminate in a performance.

Event date
Rehearsals: Tuesday, September 10 to November 5, 2019 – 6:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (no rehearsal on Oct. 8)

Performance: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – 6:45 p.m.

Karen S. Franklin, a consultant for the Museum of Jewish Heritage, guides you through the process of successfully exploring your family’s past or Holocaust-era history using a wealth of genealogical resources—many of them online.

Event date
Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Learn the benefits of quiet time spent in touch with nature as Melanie Choukas-Bradley, a certified nature and forest-therapy guide and author of The Joy of Forest Bathing, leads a series of 2-hour walks in the Smithsonian’s beautiful Enid A. Haupt Garden.

Event date
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Learn the benefits of quiet time spent in touch with nature as Melanie Choukas-Bradley, a certified nature and forest-therapy guide and author of The Joy of Forest Bathing, leads a series of 2-hour walks in the Smithsonian’s beautiful Enid A. Haupt Garden.

Event date
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Learn the benefits of quiet time spent in touch with nature as Melanie Choukas-Bradley, a certified nature and forest-therapy guide and author of The Joy of Forest Bathing, leads a series of 2-hour walks in the Smithsonian’s beautiful Enid A. Haupt Garden.

Event date
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.