Calendar: Week of October 15

Here’s a look at the week ahead on our “Sunday Morning” Calendar:

Monday is Day One for Medicare Open Enrollment. Through December 7, people on Medicare can change their health plans and prescription drug coverage for 2019.

  • Medicare Open Enrollment Info (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)

Tuesday sees the opening of “In Praise of Painting” at New York’s Metropolitan Museum, an exhibit of Dutch masterpieces from the 17th century.

  • “In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at the Met,” at the Metropolitan Museum of art, New York (through October 4, 2020)
  • Vermeer and the Dutch Masters who influenced him (“Sunday Morning,” 01/07/18)

Starting Wednesday, recreational marijuana is legal all across Canada.

  • What to know as Canada becomes the biggest country to legalize pot (CBS News, 10/10/18)
  • Complete coverage: Marijuana Nation

On Thursday, the National Archives in Washington hosts a special program on Frederick Douglass, celebrating the bicentennial of the birth of the civil rights pioneer.

  • The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, D.C. (National Park Service)
  • Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Community
  • The Prophetic Pragmatism of Frederick Douglass (The New Yorker, 10/15/18)
  • Family of abolitionist Frederick Douglass continues his legacy (“CBS Evening News,” 06/19/13)

Friday sees the return to public view of a newly-restored pair of ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

  • Celebrate the return of Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers, October 19 at the National Museum of American History
  • Tickets for screenings of “The Wizard of Oz” at the museum’s Warner Bros. Theater (October 19 and 20)

And Saturday is World Osteoporosis Day.

  • World Osteoporosis Day
  • What is Osteoporosis? (National Osteoporosis Foundation)
  • Osteoporosis (Office of Women’s Health, HHS)
  • International Osteoporosis Foundation

See also:

  • “Move it or lose it”: How to protect your bones as you age (CBS News, 09/29/17)
  • Men are at risk for osteoporosis, too (CBS News, 11/06/14)
  • Calcium and osteoporosis (CBS News, 04/25/06)
  • Myths of osteoporosis (CBS News, 04/02/04)
  • Best ways to fight osteoporosis (CBS News, 09/17/03)

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