Music for Meals – March 20 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at the FSS Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive. Enjoy a delicious meal from Chef Bonnie Kanofsky while enjoying a wonderful evening of music benefiting Fayette County’s Meals On Wheels program. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at the front desk at either FSS location. 770-461-0813 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.FayetteLifeEnrichment.org.
Donations are now being accepted for the Annual Yard Sale sponsored by Senoia Area Historical Society's museum committee. Items can be dropped off any Friday or Saturday, 1 - 4 p.m. during museum hours at 6 Couch Street. The sale will be held on April 6, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. We accept almost anything, but preferably no clothes. For more information or pickup assistance for large items call Carol Dallas at 770-757-9769.
Dementia Caregiver Support Group - The Sixty Plus Program at Piedmont Fayette Hospital offers a monthly support group for the caregivers of older adults with memory loss. The group meets the Third Wednesday of each month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Piedmont Fayette Hospital, West entrance, 1267 Building Cancer Wellness Center, third floor. Facilitated by a licensed social worker and open to any caregiver of an older adult with memory loss. To register for the group, please call 770-719-7214.
Financial Planning Series – March 21 – 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail. Have your financial plans kept up with the times? Thomas Williams with Peachtree Planning Corporation will help you keep pace in an ever-changing financial landscape. This month’s topic will cover: Wealth and Giving, Maintaining Wealth, and Leaving a Legacy. This program is free, but pre-registration is required. 770-461-0813 or email email@example.com (include name, phone number and event title). FSS members and non-members welcome. www.FayetteLifeEnrichment.org.
Graceful, Healthy Aging: Women’s Health and Wellness Workshop presented by Piedmont Fayette Hospital and Fayette Senior Services on March 21, 2013 from 10 a.m. to Noon at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1279 Hwy 54 W., 1279 Building, 3rd Floor, conference room C. Refreshments, giveaways, and educational materials available. The event is free— but preregistration is required. Call 770-461-0813 to register.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3650 of Fayetteville invites all veteran of any foreign war to join and meet the third Tuesday of each month 7 p.m. at The Historic Train Depot located at 250 Lanier Avenue, East in Fayetteville. Further information for qualified veterans may be obtained by calling Ronald Stubbs (404) 431-0276, or H. K. Denton (678) 817-5888, or Tom Morris (470) 214-9060.
Peter Pan- Acting Craze: Learn acting skills while preparing a skit of Peter Pan. Class is offered through Peachtree City Parks and Recreation (770) 631-2525 on Thursdays, March 21-May 9 from 5-6 for age 8-14. Acting Craze-Life Lesson skits is offered on Fridays March 22-May 10th from 5:30-6:30 through Fayette County Parks and Recreation (770)716-4320.
University Health Services at Clayton State University, along with LifeSouth Community Blood Centers (329 Westridge Pkwy., McDonough, Ga.) will be holding a blood drive on the Clayton State campus on March 21. The LifeSouth Bloodmobile will be parked in front of Laker Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each donor will receive refreshments, cholesterol screening, and a donor gift. Donors must be 17 or older, although 16-year-olds may donate with written parental consent. Donors must also weight 100 pounds or more, and show I.D. For more information go to www.lifesouth.org.
Reader's Theater-"Slurping Beauty". Introduce theater while improving your reading skills! For ages 6-8. Fridays March 22 - May 10 from 4:30-5:15 p.m. through Fayette County Parks and Recreation (770)716-4320.
The 4th Annual Breast Cancer 1- Day Walk will be on March 23 in Peachtree City. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. on March 23 with Opening Ceremonies at 9 a.m. Walk registration includes Free T-Shirt, Free lunch, Awards, Entertainment, and Giveaways ending with a PINK ROSE CEREMONY for Survivors. Grab your PINK Hula Skirt and tennis shoes let’s get walking! Remember…the funds stay in Georgia! Visit www.bc1daywalk.org and call 770-487-4396 to sign up.
Ladies on Spokes Spring Spin-off on March 23. Women’s cycling club invites all local women to its spring kickoff meeting at 9:30 a.m. at the Living Faith Fellowship Church, 1481 Redwine Road, Fayetteville. All levels of riders are welcome. Meet the officers and ride leaders and hear about upcoming activities and rides. A group ride will follow the meeting. For more information contact Terri at 678-378-9440 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Senoia Optimist Club, “Friend of Youth”, will host its spring barbecue on March 23. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The barbecue will be held at the Masonic Lodge in downtown Senoia. The lodge is located at 19 Main Street – between Hollberg's Furniture and Senoia Coffee & Café. For more information regarding the Senoia Optimist Club, visit the website at www.senoiaoptimistclub.org.
The Fayette County High School Class of 2015 will sponsor the annual Spring Tiger Run Car Show in the FCHS Tiger Stadium on March 23 from Noon til 3:30 p.m. Anyone wishing to enter a car should contact Sherry Van de Motter at 770-402-3447 or access the school website at www.fchstigers.org.
Hopewell UMC, in Tyrone, invites the community to participate in Easter services. The choir will present a Cantata on Palm Sunday, March 24, at 11:00 a.m., entitled “Canticle of the Cross.” The church will hold Maundy Thursday services on March 28, at 7 p.m.. This service commemorates the Last Supper when Jesus shared the Passover meal with his disciples on the night before he was crucified. On Easter Sunday, March 31, services will be held at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The church is located at 351 Jenkins Rd., Tyrone, directly across from Sandy Creek High School. For more information you may contact the church office at 770-306-7537.
Brooks United Methodist Church invites the community to celebrate Easter with us. Beginning on Palm Sunday for worship at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. There will be an Easter Egg Hunt that afternoon (March 24) from 3:30 – 5 p.m. with games, crafts and snacks! Bring your Easter basket and join us! The Holy Communion Maundy Thursday Service will be on March 28 at 7 p.m. The Good Friday Service will be at 7 p.m. on March 29. Brooks Community Sunrise Service at the cemetery will be at 7 a.m. with a community breakfast afterwards in the gym at Brooks UMC. The Easter services will follow at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Please join us as we celebrate the risen Lord.
The South Metro Rose Society will meet March 25 at 7 p.m. at the Heritage Bank at 440 N. Jeff Davis Drive in Fayetteville. All rose growers from novice to expert are invited to attend free of charge. This month's program features Mark Windham, professor and distinguished chief of ornamental pathology at the University of Tennessee, who will speak on Rose Rosette Virus. Mr. Windham is Past President of Knoxville's Holston Rose Society and has been growing roses for 25 years. As usual, Master and Consulting Rosarians will be available to answer questions on any rose topic. For more information, call 678-545-1990.
Stimulating Your Brain the Healthy Way – March 26 – 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at the FSS Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive. Cheryl Idol with Coastal Home Care will present healthy tips to stimulate your brain. Learn healthy alternatives to cooking and snacking that will help with memory loss. Healthy snacks will be available for all to enjoy, and we will play a fun game of trivia at the end for prizes, so listen carefully! This program is free, but pre-registration is required. 770-461-0813 or email email@example.com (include name, phone number and event title). FSS members and non-members welcome. www.FayetteLifeEnrichment.org.
Photography: Light in Nature – March 26 – 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail. Attention photography enthusiasts! Donna Rosser, The Barefoot Photographer, will discuss light in nature. Learn how to be creative with focus points, how to create the right lighting, and more. This program is free, but pre-registration is required. 770-461-0813 or email firstname.lastname@example.org (include name, phone number and event title). FSS members and non-members welcome. www.FayetteLifeEnrichment.org.
The Prostate Cancer Information Group will meet at Piedmont-Fayette Hospital on March 26. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the Cancer Wellness Center in the 1267 Building, 3rd floor. Use the Outpatient/West Entrance. The program will be a talk on Treating Prostate Cancer with Hormone Therapy with Fernando Duralde, MD of Georgia Urology. Men (and their partners) with concerns about prostate cancer are encouraged to attend. The Prostate Cancer Information Group is sponsored by The American Cancer Society and Us TOO, International. For information, please call: Jim O'Hara at 770-632-2898.
Donuts with a Cop – March 27 – 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at the FSS Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive. Enjoy coffee and donuts while hearing from some of Fayette County’s finest local law enforcement agencies. This month, new Sheriff Barry Babb with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office will give you a chance to learn all about what is happening in all areas of our community. This program is free, but pre-registration is required. 770-461-0813 or email email@example.com (include name, phone number and event title). FSS members and non-members welcome. www.FayetteLifeEnrichment.org.
Summer registration for Driver Education is Saturday, April 13, from 8-9 a.m. at the LaFayette Educational Center. Then, ongoing until classes fill up. First come First Served. Cost: $390; bring Permit number or Driver’s Licence number when you register. For information visit www.fayettecs.org or call (770) 460-3990 ext. 470.
Poetryfest is sponsoring a poetry contest free to everyone. Poems must be 21 lines or lesson any subject and style . Include your name and address on the same page as your poem. Deadline for entering is March 31. All entrants will be sent a winners list. Send on poem to Free Poetry Contest, P. O. Box 3336, Central Point, Ore. 97502.