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July 20

“Fire Rescue Heroes” is scheduled today from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville location (The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive).
Deputy Fire Chief Tom Bartlett with the Fayette County Fire and Emergency Services shares a general overview of the department. Gain insight on what makes up the department, home safety tips, and what services they provide that we can all take advantage of. From response time information, who to call when, and what you can use them for, you’ll leave with more knowledge than you could imagine.This program is free but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). FSS members and non-members welcome. For more information visit www.fayss.org.

July 21

“Makeup Chic” is scheduled from 1-2 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Peachtree City location (The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail).
Join Paula Hyatt with Merle Norman in Peachtree City as she gives up the best tips and tricks to makeup makeovers and skin care! With so many options available for makeup choices, Paula will share some of the most popular.This program is free but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). FSS members and non-members welcome. For more information visit www.fayss.org.

July 23

A ride for Fayette County Deputy Toby Daly is today at noon at the old courthouse in Fayetteville. Toby is fighting cancer. Registration is at 9 a.m. with kickstands up at 11 a.m. The escorted ride returns at noon for a raffle and lunch. Cost is $20 per bike, and $10 per passenger. For more information, contact tfopope@gmail.com.

The Legacy Theatre is producing the family hit “Mary Poppins” running through Aug. 7. Now this favorite tale has been adapted into a fresh, new Broadway musical featuring classic songs like “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”, “Spoonful of Sugar” and “Step in Time” alongside new musical numbers. Performances are Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $30-$45 and can be purchased at www.thelegacytheatre.org or by calling the Box Office at 404-895-1473. The Legacy Theatre is located at 1175 Senoia Rd. in Tyrone.

July 26

“A Life Behind the Scenes” is scheduled from 10-11 a.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville location (The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive).
Tammy Williams, owner of the local television and film studio Open River Pictures and founder of Open Rivers Film Academy shares her story of how she reached her dream of working in the film industry and her experience in motion pictures.This program is free but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). FSS members and non-members welcome. For more information visit www.fayss.org.

July 28

“Farm to Table Living” is scheduled from11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville location (The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive).
The farm-to-table way of thinking focuses on using extremely fresh ingredients that have been barely modified, sometimes presented raw just a few feet from where they grew. Learn about the health benefits of embracing this philosophy with an emphasis of freshness, seasonality, local availability, and simple preparations. Speakers include: Tricia Stearns – Director of PTC Farmer’s Market, a Dietician with Diabetes Association of Atlanta, Scott Tyson – Owner of 180 Degree Farm, Lisa Stillman – Dietician with Alpha Internal Medicine. This program is $15 and includes lunch. Pre-registration is required and payment must be made at the time of registration. Phone 770-461-0813 or stop by any location to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. For more information visit www.fayss.org.

Larisa McMichael, the leader of the Newnan Storytellers, has announced that the next meeting is today at 7 p.m. at the McRitchie Hollis Museum, 74 Jackson St. in Newnan. The meeting is open to anyone interested in storytelling. Anyone who wishes may tell a story. Any theme is acceptable but it is suggested that the story be a Brer Rabbit Tale, an American Tall Tale or a USA Patriotic or Travel story.
For information about Newnan Storytellers, phone 678-416-3121.

July 29

“Not Just Any Fat, The Right Fat” is scheduled for Friday, July 29, 1-2:30 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Peachtree City location (The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail).
Get the scoop on healthy options for including fat into your diet from Dr. Delores Davis with Better Health Concepts. Learn why low fats and carbs vs high fats and carbs diets don’t work and the best mix that works for you. This session will include a tasting of infused olive oils and balsamic vinegars and a couple of combinations to take home as well as handouts.
This program is $15 and includes materials and tasting. Pre-registration is required and payment must be made at the time of registration. Phone 770-461-0813 or stop by any location to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. For more information visit www.fayss.org.

July 30

The Fayette County Marshal’s Office, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, will host a boater education class today from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. at the Fayette County Administrative Complex, 140 Stonewall Ave. W. in Fayetteville.This course satisfies the legal requirements passed 2014 requiring everyone born in 1998 or later who operate any motorized vessel on state waters to complete a boating education course. The course is also very beneficial to boaters of many skill levels, covering different types of boats, safe operation, legal requirements, and how to handle emergencies. The course is free, but is limited to 30 participants. Sign up at https://events.gooutdoorsgeorgia.com/Events/ViewEvent.aspx?id=1822 (you will need to create an account). Questions? Contact Sgt. Lem Miller, Fayette County Marshal’s Office, 770-305-5198.

 

August

August 1

Eligible blood donors are urged to schedule a donation today in conjunction with the blood drive scheduled for 1-6 p.m. at the Senoia United Methodist Church.
Walk-ins are always welcome at this drive, which is co-sponsored by the local church and the Senoia Optimist Club.The American Red Cross issued an emergency appeal July 5 asking eligible blood and platelet donors to give as soon as possible. The upcoming blood drive is for the Senoia area and beyond, and it will be held in the Fellowship Hall of the Senoia United Methodist Church, 229 Bridge Street. If you would like to learn how you can help in this or another worthwhile project sponsored by the Senoia Optimist Club, contact senoiaoptimistclub@gmail.com or Club President Phil Downey at 770-833-9242. If you would like more information about the Senoia United Methodist Church, visit http://senoiaumc.org/ or call the church office Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at 770-599-3245.

August 12

The 2016 Atkinson Arnall Tribute Dinner is scheduled for today at 7 p.m. at the Newnan Centre. The keynote speaker will be Atlanta Journal Constitution’s award-winning political cartoonist Mike Luckovich. U.S Senate candidate Jim Barksdale, state Rep. Robert Trammell, and County Commissioner Al Smith will also be Tickets for the 2016 Atkinson Arnall Tribute Dinner are $50 each. The dinner will be preceded by a cash bar cocktail hour featuring the musical stylings of Nichelle Young. Tickets are available now through PayPal at www.cowetademocrat.com. Checks made payable to the Coweta County Democrats can be mailed to P.O. Box 276 Newnan, GA 30264.
For more information email chair.cowetadems@gmail.com or phone 678-895-0370.

August 13

The Fayette County government is announcing its third event for local residents with kayaks and canoes to assist with cleaning water reservoirs. The program is called Water Guardians and the lake cleanup is today from 8:45-11 a.m. at Lake McIntosh reservoir in Peachtree City. Please arrive by 8:45 a.m. in the boat dock parking lot off of TDK Blvd. Each new volunteer that registers with waterguardians@fayettecountyga.gov by Aug. 1 will be given a Water Guardian T-shirt at sign-in to wear during the event. To register for this event, send an email to WaterGuardians@fayettecountyga.gov and include your name, daytime phone number, contact email address and T-shirt size.In the event of rain, a makeup date will be given by email.