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Caregiver Resource Expo 10:00 am
Caregiver Resource Expo @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Are you facing the challenges of caregiving that come with caring for a loved one? If so, you are not alone. Approximately 65 million people, 29% of the U.S. population, provide care for a chronically … Continue reading
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1-on-1 Medicare Consultations 9:00 am
1-on-1 Medicare Consultations @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
A representative with Georgia Cares will meet one-on-one with Medicare beneficiaries and their families. Georgia Cares is a State Health Insurance Assistance program that provides free, non-biased information about Medicare.
Kids These Days 10:00 am
Kids These Days @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Officer Edwin Hernandez with the Fayetteville Police Department will be on site to help grandparents better understand and identify risky behaviors in their grandchildren. Learn about peer pressure, drugs and alcohol use, sexting, gang indicators … Continue reading
Volunteer Open House 2:00 pm
Volunteer Open House @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
If you are a FSS volunteer or are interested in becoming one, join us for our monthly meeting! Enjoy refreshments, meet with other volunteers, learn about upcoming events, current volunteer opportunities, and get center news … Continue reading
What’s for Lunch? 11:30 am
What’s for Lunch? @ Gathering Place
Nov 2 @ 11:30 am
Join us as we board the FSS bus and head out to a pre-arranged mystery destination for lunch in the area. Lunch to be purchased on your own.
Choosing Wisely 1:30 pm
Choosing Wisely @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Senior Citizens are among the primary users of the medical system and feeling confident in interacting with healthcare providers is critical to your care. Gayle Esposito with Baby Boomers for Balanced Health Care provides tips … Continue reading
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Medicare Open Enrollment Mobile Truck 9:00 am
Medicare Open Enrollment Mobile Truck @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Is your Medicare plan right for you? Meet with GeorgiaCares representatives to look through your current Medicare plan Part D and review plans for 2018 during this open enrollment period. A mobile truck will be … Continue reading
Social Security Savvy 1:30 pm
Social Security Savvy @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Kim Schnoes, Certified Financial Planner with SmartPath will help us better understand our social security benefits. Get tips on maximizing your social security income and retirement planning considerations while learning the ins and outs to … Continue reading
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A Letter from James Henry Gooding 1:30 pm
A Letter from James Henry Gooding @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Jim Scott shares the story of Corporal James Henry Gooding of the 54th Mass USCT during the Civil War. Cpl Gooding was a writer for the New Bedford Mercury newspaper and provided the daily report … Continue reading
Afternoon Tea 3:00 pm
Afternoon Tea @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Raise your pinkies and enjoy an authentic Afternoon Tea. Delight in unique tea blends with traditional savories and pastries. Hats are welcome – tea cups provided or bring your own special tea cup.
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Quilting: Winter’s Song 8:00 am
Quilting: Winter’s Song @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
With the upcoming holiday season, journey through this great holiday inspired book of patterns. The possible projects are endless from runners, table toppers, wall hanging and quilts. Choose your project and collect fabric. Book is … Continue reading
Get to Know Fayette Senior Services 10:00 am
Get to Know Fayette Senior Services @ MCINTOSH PLACE
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
This is a great opportunity for those interested in becoming an FSS member to learn more about the benefits of membership. Learn more about the social services offered by our organization and how to take … Continue reading
Reflexology 10:00 am
Reflexology @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Reflexology is the application of specialized pressure techniques that are applied to a variety of areas, including hands and feet. Relax while the use of pressure, stretch and movement help lower your stress.
Eyeglass Adjustments and Repairs 11:30 am
Eyeglass Adjustments and Repairs @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 7 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Dale Klauss with Dale’s Optical will be here to perform minor repairs, adjustments, maintenance, and cleaning on your glasses.
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Virtual Dementia Tour 9:00 am
Virtual Dementia Tour @ MCINTOSH PLACE
Nov 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
It’s hard to understand what someone with dementia is going through, but Senior Helpers will help us see into their world for a few short minutes. The Virtual Dementia Tour has been a proven method … Continue reading
Cutting Edge 1:30 pm
Cutting Edge @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Choosing the right type of grass is essential in having a lush, beautiful lawn. Kim Toal with the Extension Office teaches about types of grasses that thrive in Fayette County and how to properly maintain … Continue reading
Snack-cident 1:30 pm
Snack-cident @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
The holiday season is filled with our favorite foods and meal planning can be challenging for those of us watching our weight. Dietician Mary Kay Rudd teaches behavior pit falls surrounding our holiday food choices … Continue reading
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Medicare Open Enrollment Consultations 9:00 am
Medicare Open Enrollment Consultations @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Anita Richards with Piedmont Fayette Sixty Plus and a GeorgiaCares Medicare expert will be on site to assist with Medicare Open Enrollment questions and help. Meet one on one with your prepared questions and get … Continue reading
Around Town @ Mercedes-Benz Stadium 9:15 am
Around Town @ Mercedes-Benz Stadium @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 9 @ 9:15 am
Take a tour of the new Mercedes-Benz stadium, home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United teams.  See both teams’ locker rooms, clubs, lounges, suites, Beirgarten, field and more during this tour. After, enjoy lunch … Continue reading
Express Lunch 1:00 pm
Express Lunch @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Enjoy a delicious lunch delivered right here at FSS! This month, lunch from Chick-Fil-A will be a chicken sandwich club, chips, fruit, cookie and a drink.
Movie Day 1:30 pm
Movie Day @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 9 @ 1:30 pm
Logan (2017) | R Starring: Hugh Jackson, Patrick Stewart. In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X, somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan’s attempts to hide from the world, … Continue reading
The Laugh Track Comedy Night 6:00 pm
The Laugh Track Comedy Night @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A night of laughs awaits as Comedian Carlos Rodriguez brings his talents live to all of us at Fayette Senior Services. Enjoy a delicious and wonderfully prepared dinner by Chef Heather before relishing in some … Continue reading
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Will the Real Me Please Step Forward? 1:30 pm
Will the Real Me Please Step Forward? @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Who are we as adults after society places rules, expectations, values and norms as we grow from youth? Can you tell the difference between who you really are and who you present in a social … Continue reading
Open Line Dance 7:00 pm
Open Line Dance @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bust out your dance shoes and join Eddie Huffman once a month for a fun night of dancing. Come sit back, relax, and enjoy an evening with friends. All dance levels welcome.
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Crochet: Christmas Ornaments 10:00 am
Crochet: Christmas Ornaments @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do you want to build a snowman or a wreath? Nancy will have several patterns that can be used as tree decorations of package trim. Materials needed: size 3 crochet thread or sports weight yarn; … Continue reading
Computer Crisis 1:30 pm
Computer Crisis @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Ryan Jolly with Jolly Technologies covers the most common computer and telephone scams seen. Discover what to look out for and how to protect yourself against these electronic scams.
Honoring All Who Served 2:30 pm
Honoring All Who Served @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 13 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Calling all Veterans, family and friends, and Patriots alike to join this celebration as we honor the men and women who have served and who are still serving our country during our Veteran’s Day program. … Continue reading
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Quilting: Winter’s Song 8:00 am
Quilting: Winter’s Song @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
With the upcoming holiday season, journey through this great holiday inspired book of patterns. The possible projects are endless from runners, table toppers, wall hanging and quilts. Choose your project and collect fabric. Book is … Continue reading
Shop ‘Till You Drop 10:00 am
Shop ‘Till You Drop @ MCINTOSH PLACE
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Shopping online has created a simple and convenient way to getting what we need delivered right to our doorsteps. With online shopping comes the responsibility of keeping your information secure. Nitascia Washington with the Better … Continue reading
1-on-1 Legal Consultations 11:30 am
1-on-1 Legal Consultations @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 14 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
A representative with Georgia Legal Services is here to help provide you with general information on any non-criminal legal questions. Georgia Legal Services offers general guidance, advice, and information on legal inquires to try to … Continue reading
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Painting Workshop 10:00 am
Painting Workshop @ MCINTOSH PLACE & FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
MCINTOSH PLACE 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. FAYETTEVILLE 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Paint a picture by following along step-by-step with the instructor – you’ll be surprised by what you’re capable of! This month, paint … Continue reading
Reflexology 10:00 am
Reflexology @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Reflexology is the application of specialized pressure techniques that are applied to a variety of areas, including hands and feet. Relax while the use of pressure, stretch and movement help lower your stress.
Eat, Drink and Be Merry 1:30 pm
Eat, Drink and Be Merry @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
The holidays are almost here and with that comes the excitement of holiday parties. Be the hostess with the mostess that leaves everyone who attends your party talking for the rest of the season! Join … Continue reading
Mindful Meditation 1:30 pm
Mindful Meditation @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Mindfulness and meditation have a number of health benefits from reducing pain and stress, improving sleep, memory and focus and helping you lead a healthier life. Each month, Kimberly Mapel with Kimberly Mapel Counseling will … Continue reading
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ALS Support Group 10:00 am
ALS Support Group @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
For more information, contact Crystal Jackson at 404-636-9909 or by email at crystal@alsaga.org.
Brain Food 10:00 am
Brain Food @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Eating well is not only great for your physical health, but can also benefit your mental health. The brain requires nutrients just like the rest of your body. Christian City will share which foods in … Continue reading
Dementia Caregiver Support Group 1:30 pm
Dementia Caregiver Support Group @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
For more information, contact Tori Sorrells at 770-719-7214 or by email at tori.sorrells@piedmont.org.
P“age” Turners Book Club 1:30 pm
P“age” Turners Book Club @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 16 @ 1:30 pm
This month, we will be reading Skipping Christmas by John Grisham. For more information, please contact Joyce Beyer at wlbeyer@aol.com.
The Grape Escape 2:30 pm
The Grape Escape @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 16 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Eric Trout, wine connoisseur with Jack’s Fine Wine and Liquor, will be on hand to pass along all his expertise about wines. Get information on a variety of topics relating to the choice and become … Continue reading
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Homemade Pendants 9:00 am
Homemade Pendants @ MCINTOSH PLACE
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn three different techniques to making these gorgeous pendants – hand painted, alcohol ink and dichroic glass. After making, keep all three for yourself or give as a holiday gift.
The Turkey Bowl: Potluck & Family Recipe Swap 12:00 pm
The Turkey Bowl: Potluck & Family Recipe Swap @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gobble gobble! Don’t miss out on a delicious potluck and recipe swap, just in time for the holiday. Bring your favorite side dish or dessert along with the recipe to share. Chef Heather’s delicious turkey … Continue reading
Travel Group Meeting 2:00 pm
Travel Group Meeting @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
**Trip schedules available at front desk** Get updates on current trip sign-ups and itineraries and learn about the exciting upcoming trips that we have planned! Please refer to page 14 for rules and regulations on … Continue reading
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Crochet: Diagonal Box Stitch Wreath 10:00 am
Crochet: Diagonal Box Stitch Wreath @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Make this as a wall hanging or a pillow cover. This is an intermediate crocheter project. Knowing how to do the diagonal box stitch is helpful but you must know the basics of crochet. Materials … Continue reading
Never Too Old To Be Young 1:30 pm
Never Too Old To Be Young @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
As we age, it can be hard to determine what is normal and not when it comes to our five senses. Kathy Rainwater with Southern Grace Hospice will discuss our five senses and how aging … Continue reading
The Politics of George Washington 1:30 pm
The Politics of George Washington @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Jim Scott delves into the presidency of George Washington. What political party did he belong to? Hear about his feelings towards political parties and the warning he gave to congress and the nation about such … Continue reading
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Movie Day 1:30 pm
Movie Day @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 21 @ 1:30 pm
Wonder Woman (2017) | PG-13 Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, and Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a … Continue reading
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Express Lunch 1:00 pm
Express Lunch @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Enjoy a delicious lunch delivered right here at FSS! This month, lunch from Chick-Fil-A will be a chicken sandwich club, chips, fruit, cookie and a drink.
Movie Day 1:30 pm
Movie Day @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 22 @ 1:30 pm
Wonder Woman (2017) | PG-13 Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, and Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a … Continue reading
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CLOSED: Thanksgiving
CLOSED: Thanksgiving @ ALL LOCATIONS
Nov 23 – Nov 24 all-day
 
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Quilting: UFO Projects in Progress 8:00 am
Quilting: UFO Projects in Progress @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 27 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
A great day to work on those projects in progress previously started or to start a new project. This class is not instruction based, just free time to work on a personal project with others. … Continue reading
Crochet: Diagonal Box Stitch Wreath 10:00 am
Crochet: Diagonal Box Stitch Wreath @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Make this as a wall hanging or a pillow cover. This is an intermediate crocheter project. Knowing how to do the diagonal box stitch is helpful but you must know the basics of crochet. Materials … Continue reading
Energy to Spare 1:00 pm
Energy to Spare @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Becoming energy efficient in our homes can save on our monthly bills. Vicki Hammond, Scott Lee and Bernard Know with Coweta-Fayette EMC will share information on items homeowners can choose from to save on your … Continue reading
Memory Screenings 3:00 pm
Memory Screenings @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dr. Martinez and his staff with the Neuropsychology Center will be on site to perform one-on-one memory screenings that are helpful in determining if forgetfulness is more than just normal aging. Immediately following a screening … Continue reading
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To Be Frank 10:00 am
To Be Frank @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Brad Fairchild with Fayette News uncovers the story of Hugh Dorsey, a Fayette County native known for his role as the lead prosecutor in the infamous Leo Frank trial during the early 20th century. Despite … Continue reading
Social Security 1-on-1 Consultations 11:30 am
Social Security 1-on-1 Consultations @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 28 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm
We all have specific questions that relate to our individual needs when it comes to social security and Kim Schnoes, CFP® with SmartPath is here to help answer those for us. Meet one-on-one with Kim … Continue reading
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Hearing Aid Cleanings & Maintenance 11:30 am
Hearing Aid Cleanings & Maintenance @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 29 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Waits Hearing Aid Center will be on site to clean hearing aids and perform minor, basic maintenance you may need done.
Decking the Halls 1:30 pm
Decking the Halls @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
From decorating your mantel to trimming the tree, learn tips and tricks for getting you home ready for the holidays. Resident designer Amy Epperson will be sharing some of her favorite design tips to make … Continue reading
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Around Town @ SunTrust Park Braves Stadium 9:00 am
Around Town @ SunTrust Park Braves Stadium @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am
Tour the new home of the Atlanta Braves, SunTrust Park. Visit the rooftop, press box, Hank Aaron Terrace, clubs, suites, Monument garden, Braves Clubhouse, dugout, and more during this tour. After, choose any restaurant you’d … Continue reading
Christmas Cones 11:00 am
Christmas Cones @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 30 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Get in the holiday spirit by making unique decorative tree cones. In this class, you will learn to make cones as well as get creative ideas for decorating them. All materials are included but feel … Continue reading
Computer Technology Assistance 11:00 am
Computer Technology Assistance @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 30 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Bring in your laptop and questions for your computer for 1-on-1 assistance. Ryan Jolly with Jolly Technologies will assist computer technology troubleshooting, removal of unwanted programs, antivirus prevention, general questions, and more. Bring your computer … Continue reading
We Got Sole 1:30 pm
We Got Sole @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Dr. Rose James with American Foot and Leg Specialist shares tips to keeping our feet healthy and strong. Learn about common skin conditions, arthritis, diabetic foot care and nail care in addition to the best … Continue reading
Wrap It Up 1:30 pm
Wrap It Up @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Bonita Prigmore gets us in the holiday spirit during this gift wrapping demonstration. Get ideas on wrapping, ribbon tying, custom tag ideas, creative ways to wrap odd shaped gifts and more. After the demo, you’ll … Continue reading

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Crochet: Diagonal Box Stitch Wreath @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Make this as a wall hanging or a pillow cover. This is an intermediate crocheter project. Knowing how to do the diagonal box stitch is helpful but you must know the basics of crochet. Materials needed: worsted weight yarn (Red Heart Super Saver or Vanna’s Choice); 2 skeins of Fern Green (background color); 1 skein of Kelly Green (wreath); 1 skein of Scarlett Red (bow); small amounts of Cranberry (bow accent); Mustard or Yellow (wreath decoration). For more information, contact Nancy Crow at icrochet2@bellsouth.net.

Never Too Old To Be Young @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

As we age, it can be hard to determine what is normal and not when it comes to our five senses. Kathy Rainwater with Southern Grace Hospice will discuss our five senses and how aging affects each one. Learn about signs of normal aging versus when you should contact your doctor and how to cope with the decline of some of these.

 

The Politics of George Washington @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Jim Scott delves into the presidency of George Washington. What political party did he belong to? Hear about his feelings towards political parties and the warning he gave to congress and the nation about such ideas.

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Movie Day @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 21 @ 1:30 pm

Wonder Woman (2017) | PG-13

Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, and Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers of true destiny.

 

Movies sponsored by Traci Fuller Insurance Agency (logo)

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Express Lunch @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Enjoy a delicious lunch delivered right here at FSS! This month, lunch from Chick-Fil-A will be a chicken sandwich club, chips, fruit, cookie and a drink.

Movie Day @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 22 @ 1:30 pm

Wonder Woman (2017) | PG-13

Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, and Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers of true destiny.

 

Movies sponsored by Traci Fuller Insurance Agency (logo)

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CLOSED: Thanksgiving @ ALL LOCATIONS
Nov 23 – Nov 24 all-day
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Quilting: UFO Projects in Progress @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 27 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

A great day to work on those projects in progress previously started or to start a new project. This class is not instruction based, just free time to work on a personal project with others. You will need to provide your own sewing machine.

Crochet: Diagonal Box Stitch Wreath @ FAYETTEVILLE
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Make this as a wall hanging or a pillow cover. This is an intermediate crocheter project. Knowing how to do the diagonal box stitch is helpful but you must know the basics of crochet. Materials needed: worsted weight yarn (Red Heart Super Saver or Vanna’s Choice); 2 skeins of Fern Green (background color); 1 skein of Kelly Green (wreath); 1 skein of Scarlett Red (bow); small amounts of Cranberry (bow accent); Mustard or Yellow (wreath decoration). For more information, contact Nancy Crow at icrochet2@bellsouth.net.

Energy to Spare @ GATHERING PLACE
Nov 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Becoming energy efficient in our homes can save on our monthly bills. Vicki Hammond, Scott Lee and Bernard Know with Coweta-Fayette EMC will share information on items homeowners can choose from to save on your energy bill and discuss audit programs available to help in these savings.