Lifelong Learning

Sunrise Ridge Boys

The Sunrise Ridge Boys- Community Band

Sunrise Ridge Boys “I went to a dance class and came home in a garage band!” exclaimed Bruce King.  Bruce lives on Sunrise Ridge and plays rhythm guitar and does…

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Lifelong Learning - Kendal at Lexington Style

Wise persons over the years have recognized the benefits of lifelong learning, long before research was conducted proving the fact.                  “I’m still learning,” Michelangelo, age 87                 “Live as…

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Kendal’s Lifelong Learning Keeps Residents Engaged and Brains Healthy

Older Americans are advised to keep their brains sharp and research supports the concept that discovering new interests and learning new things is key to a healthy brain and healthy…

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Why “Tutwiler” ? How the Library Was Named

We are all acquainted with the Tutwiler Library, but not everyone knows who “Tutwiler” was. Carrington Cabell Tutwiler, affectionately known as “Tut,” was a longtime professor of English literature at…

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Early Rockbridge- Self Guided Trip

Let’s take a ride north on US Rt. 11, six miles to the first settled community in Rockbridge County – Timber Ridge.  The first thing you’ll see is the Sam…

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VMI’s Memoir Project Partners with KaLex

The popular Rockbridge Community Memoir Project through VMI will look a little different this year as the popular in-person workshop goes virtual. The collaboration between VMI cadets and English faculty,…

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Where Art and Art Lovers Meet

Visit Downtown Lexington’s Gallery Row Downtown Lexington has gained a reputation among artists and art lovers from around Virginia as having a flourishing art scene. A stroll down West Washington…

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Stories of Enjoying in Place

Celebrating 100 years with a swim in the KaLex pool. Photos by resident Lad Session Ice cream “truck”. Staff serve delicious ice cream door to door to residents of the…

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