Things to do-Jan.12-Feb.18

Things to do-Jan.12-Feb.18

January January 12 “The Estate You Leave Behind” is today from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville location (The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive). Join Jennifer Camp with Edward Jones and Robert Goldberg with Goldberg & Associates as they share the importance of having an estate plan in order. From both the […]

Weather leads to rescheduled concerts

Weather leads to rescheduled concerts

Spivey Hall has announced the rescheduling of two concerts cancelled this past weekend due to hazardous weather conditions. The Glenn Miller Orchestra (originally scheduled for Saturday, January 7 at 3:00 p.m) has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 26 at 11:00 a.m. The London Haydn Quartet (originally scheduled for Sunday, January 8 at 3:00 p.m.) has […]

Senoia blood drive Jan. 30

Senoia blood drive Jan. 30

With a severe winter blood shortage, this month the American Red Cross issued an emergency call for blood donations. “Blood and platelet donations are critically needed in the coming days so that patients can continue to receive the lifesaving treatments they are counting on,” said Alyson Barraza of the Connecticut Red Cross Blood Services Region. […]

Pumping class for breastfeeding moms

Pumping class for breastfeeding moms

Pumping Basics, a one-hour class discussing planning and preparing to pump and returning to work while breastfeeding/pumping, will be offered Sunday, Jan. 15. Recommended after delivery. Mothers and babies welcome. Register online at piedmont.org or call 877-527-3712.  

Learn the basics of caring for a newborn

Learn the basics of caring for a newborn

Baby Basics, open to expectant mothers and their spouses or partners, provides information and guidance related to the care of the newborn. Topics discussed include bathing, diapering, burping, feeding, calming techniques for a fussy baby, car safety seats, immunizations, circumcisions, signs of illness and when to call the pediatrician. The class is led by Jan […]

Satilla paddle adventure Apr. 1-2

Satilla paddle adventure Apr. 1-2

If your New Year’s resolution involved spending more time outdoors or exercising more, Georgia River Network and Satilla Riverkeeper have dialed up just the adventure for you—a 2-day, 28-mile canoe/kayak/paddleboard adventure on southeast Georgia’s Satilla River set for April 1-2. Registration for the event is open at www.garivers.org/paddle_georgia/springonthesatilla.html The statewide river advocacy group is hosting […]

Breastfeeding basics for new moms

Breastfeeding basics for new moms

Breastfeeding Basics provides information to expectant couples on the benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby, correct positioning and latch, milk volume expectations and breast pumps. It will also cover what to expect during the early breastfeeding days as well as later returning to work. The next class is Saturday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m.-noon, led […]

Support group for new mothers

Support group for new mothers

Baby Dayz is a free monthly informational group led by Piedmont Fayette Hospital Lactation Consultant Jan Mannion, RN, that offers support to mothers of infants up to one year old. The class meets the second Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Fayette County Library Community Room, 1821 Heritage Parkway in […]

Learn infant CPR Jan. 9

Learn infant CPR Jan. 9

A class on Infant CPR and Choking will be offered at Piedmont Fayette Hospital Monday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m. for a fee of $10. This is an infant CPR and choking skills class and practice session designed to help until EMS arrives. If attending as a couple or a group of two, phone 877-527-3712 […]

Things to Do-Jan.4-Jan.31

Things to Do-Jan.4-Jan.31

January January 4 “Good Food Gone Bad” is today from, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville location (The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive).The food landscape is ever changing and it is so important to keep up with the changes. Donna Savage with the USDA gives useful food safety tips. From ways to prevent […]