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From A to Zen 1:30 pm
From A to Zen @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 5 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
The history of Buddhism take a long trek back in history, nearly 2,700 years. Join Dr. Roger Cochran as he gives us an overview of this intriguing religion and discusses the three major strands of … Continue reading
Fur the Skull of It 1:30 pm
Fur the Skull of It @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 5 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up close and personal as Nick Kilburg displays different skulls and furs of animals native to our region of the state. Learn about different specifics and focus on the adaptations, animal niches, habitats, invasive … Continue reading
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Garden Club 9:30 am
Garden Club @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 6 @ 9:30 am
If you have a green thumb, love gardening and are interested in volunteering, join the garden club! Learn about ongoing projects and ways you can get involved. For more information, contact Carrie Bittinger at cbittinger@fayss.org. … Continue reading
Get to Know Fayette Senior Services 10:00 am
Get to Know Fayette Senior Services @ MCINTOSH PLACE
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Learn more about the programs, opportunities to get involved and social services offered by our organization and how to take advantage of them when needed. We are here to help you age well and live … Continue reading
Reflexology 10:00 am
Reflexology @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Reflexology is the application of specialized pressure techniques that are applied to the hands and feet. Relax while the use of pressure, stretch and movement help lower your stress.
Check It Out Library Card Registration 11:30 am
Check It Out Library Card Registration @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 6 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Gina Martin with the Fayette County Public Library will be on-site opening new library cards, renewing existing cards and sharing information about library programs and resources. Interested applicants will need a current GA I.D. or … Continue reading
Volunteer Open House 2:00 pm
Volunteer Open House @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
If you are an 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
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Eyeglass Adjustments and Repairs 11:30 am
Eyeglass Adjustments and Repairs @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 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.
1-on-1 Medical Bill Assistance 12:30 pm
1-on-1 Medical Bill Assistance @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 7 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Diane Bell sits down one-on-one with you and helps decode your individual medical bills you’ve been having trouble with. Take away the frustration of trying to figure this out alone, and have Diane help you … Continue reading
Make Up Your Mind 1:30 pm
Make Up Your Mind @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 7 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Fernandas Robinson with restore Neurobehavioral Center gives us background on how the brain works and what happens during, and after a traumatic brain injury. Learn about recovery and the science behind it if you have … Continue reading
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Quilting: T-Shirt Quilt 8:00 am
Quilting: T-Shirt Quilt @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wondering what to do with all those old t-shirts? Make a great memory quilt with this. Walk through the technique for making a quilt for a t-shirt memories. Materials list and picture available at the … Continue reading
Around Town @ Jailhouse Brewery 11:30 am
Around Town @ Jailhouse Brewery @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 8 @ 11:30 am
Relish in a cold brew and learn the craftsmanship behind beer making. Enjoy an afternoon touring and tasting their beers at Jailhouse Brewery, one of the early adopters of craft brewing in Georgia. Before, enjoy … Continue reading
Express Lunch 12:00 pm
Express Lunch @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm
Enjoy a delicious lunch delivered right here at FSS! This month, lunch from Atlanta Bread Company will include a turkey sandwich, chips, dessert and a drink.
Movie Day 1:30 pm
Movie Day @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 8 @ 1:30 pm
Robin Hood (2018) | PG-13   Starring: Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx. In this rousing revamping of the centuries-old folk legend, battle-hardened Robin Hood returns from the Crusades and joins forces with a Moorish warrior to … Continue reading
Psychological Aging 1:30 pm
Psychological Aging @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
As the years pass, many of us focus on the changes and choices we have for many aspects of our lives.  Parallel to this is the need to become more aware of how we are changing … Continue reading
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Choose A Seat, Not A Side 1:30 pm
Choose A Seat, Not A Side @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Dr. Rick Chambers, Psychologist with A Better Way Counseling, helps us discover the findings behind our habit of choosing sides. Find out the reason you choose which side you’re on and the effect that creating … Continue reading
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Crochet: Magic Square Potholder 10:00 am
Crochet: Magic Square Potholder @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The best handmade potholder and easy to make. If you can single crochet, you can do this! Materials needed: One ball cotton yarn (Sugar and Cream or similar yarn); size H crochet hook. Contact Nancy … Continue reading
From My Head, Tomatoes 1:30 pm
From My Head, Tomatoes @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Delicious, savory, juicy tomatoes are a summer staple here in the south! Join Carolyn Methec with Bamboo Cove Farm and The Peachtree Market as she provides us with a slice of knowledge about tomatoes. Learn … Continue reading
Veg Out 1:30 pm
Veg Out @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Packing more fruits and veggies into your daily diet doesn’t need to feel like a chore. In fact, if you buy what is in season, you’ll get produce that has reached its peak in flavor … Continue reading
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AARP Smart Driver’s Course 9:00 am
AARP Smart Driver’s Course @ MCINTOSH PLACE
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The AARP Smart Driver’s Course is a refresher course for adult drivers, which has helped millions of drivers remain safe on today’s roads. Tune up your driving skills and update your knowledge. Most auto insurance … Continue reading
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Hearing Screenings 10:00 am
Hearing Screenings @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Huh, What did you say, I didn’t hear you? Waits Hearing Aid Center will be at FSS just for you. Get a complementary hearing screening without having to deal with all the doctor office visits.
Rock and Scroll 1:30 pm
Rock and Scroll @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 14 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Electronic books and audiobooks have taken the digital world by storm. Jessica and Sarah with the Fayette County Library will demonstrate how to get ebooks and audiobooks for free. Learn about the RbDigital app for … Continue reading
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ALS Support Group 10:00 am
ALS Support Group @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
For more information, contact Anita Flowers at 404-636-9909 or by email at anita@alsaga.org.
Case Closed 1:30 pm
Case Closed @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Dr. Greg Masson, retired Environmental Toxicologist, Pathologist, and former medical, veterinary and clinical professor shares some background and stories from a few of his favorite closed cases he worked on in wildlife conservation. What happens … Continue reading
Dementia Caregiver Support Group 1:30 pm
Dementia Caregiver Support Group @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
For more information, contact Tori Sorrells at 770-719-7214 or by email at tori.sorrells@piedmont.org.
The Grape Escape 2:30 pm
The Grape Escape @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 15 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Wine connoisseur Eric Trout, will be on hand to pass along all his expertise about wines. Join in the fun for a monthly educational program related to different wines, regions, countries, and more. Get information … Continue reading
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A New Way to Farming 1:30 pm
A New Way to Farming @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Join Meredith Ferguson with Alo Farms as she introduces and explains a new way to farming. This incredible local farm’s method of harvesting differs from organic or any other type of farming. Learn about the … Continue reading
In Ryan’s Name 1:30 pm
In Ryan’s Name @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Drug abuse is a subject none of us want to discuss, but it is so important to be aware to help save those around us. Join Doreen Barr, founder of the organization In Ryan’s Name … Continue reading
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1-on-1 Medicare Consultations 9:00 am
1-on-1 Medicare Consultations @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 19 @ 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.
Crochet: Can & Bottle Cozy 10:00 am
Crochet: Can & Bottle Cozy @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
In this summertime heat, if you’re going to have a few beverages, why not have cozy’s around the cans or bottles to prevent your hands from getting cold and wet. Materials needed: One or two … Continue reading
A Novel Idea Book Club 1:00 pm
A Novel Idea Book Club @ MCINTOSH PLACE
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm
This month, we will be reading Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray and Laurie Kamoie. For more information, please contact Jill Prouty at jprouty@peachtree-city.org.
A Massacre to Remember 1:30 pm
A Massacre to Remember @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Jim Scott takes us back in time to the Boston Massacre of 1770. Learn more about this unbelievable piece of history in which the British soldiers killed several people.  Discuss what classifies it as a … Continue reading
From For Sale to Sold 1:30 pm
From For Sale to Sold @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
If you’re in the market for a new house or looking to sell yours, it is important to know the stages to today’s real estate world. Linda Sorrow and Lee McKinney, real estate specialist with … Continue reading
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We’ve Got Your Back 2:30 pm
We’ve Got Your Back @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 20 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Dr. Josh Davis with First Step Physical Therapy discusses the ever-painful causes of sciatica nerve discomfort. Get tips on avoiding sciatica, best course of action to take if you do suffer from this, in addition … Continue reading
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Painting Workshop 10:00 am
Painting Workshop @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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 stunning colorful poppies.
Computer Technology Assistance 11:00 am
Computer Technology Assistance @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Bring in your laptop and questions for your computer for 1-on-1 assistance. Lance Collins with PTC Techs will assist computer technology troubleshooting, removal of unwanted programs, antivirus prevention, general questions, and more. Bring your computer … Continue reading
Must Be the Honey 1:30 pm
Must Be the Honey @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Break out your sweet tooth with Master Beekeeper Dan Scales of Sweet Kingdom Bees as he give you a little taste of honey! Get the buzz on how honey is made from the process of … Continue reading
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P“age” Turners Book Club 1:30 pm
P“age” Turners Book Club @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 22 @ 1:30 pm
This month, we will be reading Educated by Tara Westover. For more information, please contact Heidi Williams at jmwhome8332@gmail.com.
Island Fever Luau 5:00 pm
Island Fever Luau @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
As the evening sky settles into a spectacular sunset, FSS will be kicking off our Island Fever Luau with a vibrant Hawaiian theme. Help us shake off our grass skirts, dust off our ukuleles, and … Continue reading
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Eating Your Cholesterol 1:30 pm
Eating Your Cholesterol @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Kristen Avera, Dietitian with Diabetes Association of Atlanta, talks about our cholesterol. Learn the ins and outs to cholesterol and how meats and other foods can have a direct impact on its levels. In addition, … Continue reading
Mind Your Ps and Qs 1:30 pm
Mind Your Ps and Qs @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Jennifer Camp with Edward Jones provides insight on what it takes to be successful in your finances. Discuss the behaviors and characteristics successful investors have as well as what to avoid in order to get … Continue reading
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Car Wash 9:00 am
Car Wash @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Splish splash your car was taking a bath! Hector Antonio with Roll N’ Shine will be on site for your convenience to bring your car in for a wash, inside and out, while you wait … Continue reading
Fight Like a Girl Self Defense 1:30 pm
Fight Like a Girl Self Defense @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Lt. Odilia Bergh and Lt. Brad Williams teach us the best practices for self-defense. Geared toward providing women with basic self-defense tactics that are designed to allow a victim enough time to get away from … Continue reading
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Falling Into Spring 10:00 am
Falling Into Spring @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Fall is almost among us and it is the perfect time of year to start planning for next spring. As temperatures begin to cool, you can do a lot to increase your garden success next … Continue reading
It’s Par-tee Time 10:00 am
It’s Par-tee Time @ MCINTOSH PLACE
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Fore! Join Chris Kobloch, Head Golf Coach with Clubcorp Golf Course as he teaches us how to improve our golf swing. This interactive class will give us a chance to study the art of the … Continue reading
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Hearing Aid Cleanings & Maintenance 11:30 am
Hearing Aid Cleanings & Maintenance @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 28 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hearing Life Center will be on site to clean hearing aids and perform minor, basic maintenance you may need done.
Brain Games for Brain Health 1:30 pm
Brain Games for Brain Health @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Formerly called Brain Health University – same great program, just a new name! Shayla Quinn with Heritage presents monthly classes that demonstrates that brain health and cognitive engagement can be pursued through an assortment of … Continue reading
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Quilting: Sew Day 8:00 am
Quilting: Sew Day @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Take time to finish up projects. This class is not instruction based, just free time to work on a personal project with others.
Around Town @ Dobbins Air Force Reserve Base 8:30 am
Around Town @ Dobbins Air Force Reserve Base @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 29 @ 8:30 am
Fly on over and tour this reserve base that make it it’s mission to keep the American public safe with its readiness to conduct operations in peacetime, conflict, and war. Take a tour of the … Continue reading
Express Lunch 12:00 pm
Express Lunch @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm
Enjoy a delicious lunch delivered right here at FSS! This month, lunch from Atlanta Bread Company will include a turkey sandwich, chips, dessert and a drink.
Movie Day 1:30 pm
Movie Day @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 29 @ 1:30 pm
Dumbo (2019) | PG   Starring: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito. A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, … Continue reading
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Movie Day 1:30 pm
Movie Day @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 30 @ 1:30 pm
Dumbo (2019) | PG   Starring: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito. A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, … Continue reading
Touchdowns & Tailgates 2:00 pm
Touchdowns & Tailgates @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The best time of year in the South is back – it’s finally time for some football. Put on your favorite football teams colors and join us for a tailgate to kickoff the season! We’ll … Continue reading
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Car Wash @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Splish splash your car was taking a bath! Hector Antonio with Roll N’ Shine will be on site for your convenience to bring your car in for a wash, inside and out, while you wait comfortably in FSS. Roll N’ Shine has the right to turn down cleaning service for extremely dirty interior.

Fight Like a Girl Self Defense @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Lt. Odilia Bergh and Lt. Brad Williams teach us the best practices for self-defense. Geared toward providing women with basic self-defense tactics that are designed to allow a victim enough time to get away from an attacker. Situational awareness will be the central theme. You’ll leave with more confidence and knowledge to prevent you from becoming a target.

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Falling Into Spring @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Fall is almost among us and it is the perfect time of year to start planning for next spring. As temperatures begin to cool, you can do a lot to increase your garden success next spring/summer. Kim Toal gives insight about the importance of soil testing, buying seeds, plant selection and the importance of cleaning your garden space and tools.

It’s Par-tee Time @ MCINTOSH PLACE
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Fore! Join Chris Kobloch, Head Golf Coach with Clubcorp Golf Course as he teaches us how to improve our golf swing. This interactive class will give us a chance to study the art of the golf swing and who knows, maybe send us well on our way to competing in the Masters next year! Get tips on finding the best clubs to fit you, improving your golf swing and taking control of your golf game.

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Hearing Aid Cleanings & Maintenance @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 28 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Hearing Life Center will be on site to clean hearing aids and perform minor, basic maintenance you may need done.

Brain Games for Brain Health @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Formerly called Brain Health University – same great program, just a new name! Shayla Quinn with Heritage presents monthly classes that demonstrates that brain health and cognitive engagement can be pursued through an assortment of experiences and lifestyle choices. Each month join in for a series of exercises and games that help sharpen the mind. This month, discover how to manage stress and the brain.

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Quilting: Sew Day @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Take time to finish up projects. This class is not instruction based, just free time to work on a personal project with others.

Around Town @ Dobbins Air Force Reserve Base @ FAYETTEVILLE
Aug 29 @ 8:30 am

Fly on over and tour this reserve base that make it it’s mission to keep the American public safe with its readiness to conduct operations in peacetime, conflict, and war. Take a tour of the base and learn about its operations in addition to seeing some aircrafts, security weapons, and learning about their missions and squads. After, enjoy lunch at Marietta Diner (www.mariettadiner.com – to be purchased on your own).

Express Lunch @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm

Enjoy a delicious lunch delivered right here at FSS! This month, lunch from Atlanta Bread Company will include a turkey sandwich, chips, dessert and a drink.

Movie Day @ GATHERING PLACE
Aug 29 @ 1:30 pm

Dumbo (2019) | PG

 

Starring: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito. A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover the dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.