Fayette Senior Services announces April calendar listings

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Tell Your Story – Monday, April 4 – 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive:

You never know the value of your story until you tell it! Each month, join us for a chance to create your story. This month, explore all things you, focusing particularly on your childhood. Why start here? Well, it is the beginning of all your beginnings. It’s where it all starts. If you think of life as a garden, then this theme covers the foundational plantings. These formative times are worth writing down and remembering. Join Joyce Beverly for this month’s chapter of the Tell My Story Course. Enter with memories and leave with a written story! Price includes printed course materials related to monthly theme, access to online resources and materials, and ability to join weekly Zoom writing sessions with Joyce. This program is $40 and pre-registration is required. Payment must be made at the time of registration. Call 770-461-0813 or stop by any location to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

 

Get Your Cray-On – Wednesday, April 6 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services
(FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail:

You don’t need to be an artist to create these colorful abstract works of art…made from crayons. Yes, you read that right! Gather up your grandkids leftover crayons (or buy some new ones) and learn a craft that is easy and fun. Bring out your creative side with Bonita Prigmore, owner of Medicare and Other Red Tape, as she guides you in creating your masterpiece. Bring your own crayons, pencil sharpener or grater and your creativity; all other materials will be supplied. Leave with a beautiful piece to take home. Photo samples available at front desk! This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

 

It’s Tea-riffic – Friday, April 8 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) –
Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail:

Tea for two, and two for tea! Ok, we’ll spare you the singing, but do join us for a delicious tea tasting. Jalen, owner of Sweet Tea Lounge, makes a splash into teas as he shares the health benefits of them, the many options available and the variety of creative ways you can use them! Enjoy a small tasting of some of Sweet Tea Lounge’s most popular teas! This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

 

The Ruins of the Civil War – Wednesday, April 13– 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior
Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive:

While much of the remains of the Civil War have disappeared in the Atlanta Area, there are still some incredibly interesting sites to see from the era. These include mill ruins, forts, schools, and even some town ruins. The sites include Starr’s Mill, Roswell Mills, Historic Banning Mills, Skull Shoals, Campbellton, Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield, and Allatoona Battlefield, to name a few. Historian Robert Jones joins us via Zoom to share some of the fascinating history of Civil War ruins around the Atlanta area. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

 

Glowing Skin – Friday, April 15 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) –
Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive:

Just like most things, your skin changes drastically as you age. Skin texture and shape begin to change, scratches and cuts may take longer to heal, wrinkles, dryness and age spots become more visible and your skincare routine may not be working as it always has. Join us a Piedmont Fayette Hospital provides as skin care expert to share tips for caring for your skin into your golden years. Discover ways to keep your skin healthy through a variety of skincare routines and ways you can help protect, cleanse, repair and nourish the skin. This program is part of the 2022 Piedmont Wellness Series. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

 

The Hidden Gems of Georgia – Monday, April 18 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail:

Hit the open road with Bonnie Helander, Gardening and Travel Writer for Southern Woman, as we explore the back roads and hidden places in North Georgia. These travel destinations are sure to charm and captivate the whole family! Learn about secret waterfalls, wildflower preserves, swinging and covered bridges and places to enjoy in nature that are off the beaten path. You will leave excited to plan your next excursion to the fascinating North Georgia Mountains. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

 

The Hummingbird Hum – Thursday, April 21 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior
Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive:

Who doesn’t love hummingbirds? These tiny birds with extraordinary abilities lead fascinating lives. Melissa Paduani with Georgia Audubon takes us through a year in the life of these magical little birds, from their courtship and breeding to their incredible migration. You’ll be fascinated to learn what these beautiful creatures can do! This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

 

Just Shred It: Shredding Services – Friday, April 22 – 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Fayette Senior
Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail:

FayetteSenior Services will have a shredding truck from A1 Shredding on site to take care of your shredding needs. Bring in your papers needing to be shred and have taken care of at a convenient and familiar site. FSS will not be handling any of your papers; each member is responsible for taking their shredding out to the trucks directly. This event is sponsored and made possible by Merrill Lynch – The Truitt Group. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

 

Grow Beyond Summer – Monday, April 25 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services
(FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail:

Let’s grow beyond the bounty and beautiful Summer gardens and get to the roots of why Summer vegetable gardens are more important now than ever before! Summer gardens are fun to plant and rewarding in bounty, but they can also improve your health and change your life. Certified Health Coach and Dietitian Jennifer Lunsford will join us to discuss the health benefits of summer vegetable gardens and why you will want to have certain veggies in your gardens. Don’t have a garden? No problem! Learn which vegetables to pick up at the local farmers market and produce stands to enjoy all summer long! Jennifer will also provide some delicious recipes. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

 

Picture Perfect Portrait – Tuesday, April 26 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS)
– Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive:

Portrait photography is about capturing the essence, personality, identity and attitude of a person utilizing backgrounds, lighting and posing. While this definition may sound simple, portrait photography can be one of the most challenging forms of photography to master. The goal is to capture a photo that appears both natural and prepared to allow the subject’s personality to show through. Dana Scott with DMS Creative Solutions shares about the various types of portraits along with some tips and techniques on how to take good ones. You will also have the opportunity to practice taking portraits in class. You can use your cell phone or camera for this class. If you have an off-camera flash that works with your camera, please bring as well. This program is $15. Pre-registration is required and payment must be made at the time of registration. Call 770-461-0813 or stop by either location to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.