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August 1, 2018 
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How Chess Can Reconnect a Community
Before air-conditioning, the Internet and 24/7 TV, sitting outside and playing chess (or checkers) was a popular pastime. A community in Georgia is making outdoor board games a pastime again.
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How a Party in the Streets Can Create a Community
Neighbors of all ages who didn’t know one another met for a “plaza party” — and left having made lots of new friends and plans for the future.
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Hello, Alexa? — A pilot program demonstrates how voice-activated technology could prevent isolation and loneliness among older adults. Source: AARP Bulletin ►
19 Ways to Be a ‘Zero Waste’ City — Boston considers options for recycling lots more and discarding a lot less. Source: WasteDive ►
Kids Create a Cool Green Space — Environmental designers and landscape architects are working with teens and preteens to research, design and plan public parks and outdoor places. Source: The Dirt ►
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