Fayette Senior Services announces July calendar listings

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Coffee with a Cop – Thursday, July 6 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: The Fayetteville Police Department will be joining us for some morning coffee. Ask any questions you may have or just say hello when you drop in at any point during this time to have a chance to share a cup of coffee and meet some of Fayetteville’s local law enforcement. 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.

 

Hands Speak – Monday, July 10 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: American Sign Language (ASL) has long connected many people of the deaf community to communicate with others! Have you ever been interested in learning sign language? Join J Primous, owner of DEAFinately Connected, who has over 20 years of experience with ASL to discover more about this incredible language. Focus on the background of ASL and how it was developed, hear about stories of strength from kids to adults in the deaf community, and learn a few basic signs. Not only may it come in handy with speaking to others, but is also engaging and great for our minds! 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 Heart and Soul of Motown – Monday, July 10 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive Let the music move you and take you back in history as Robyn and L’Tanya with Simply Awesome Entertainment brings thier passion for Motown all the way down to Fayette Senior Services. This music sensation changed America and became one of the most influential sounds of the 20th century. Break through the music notes for an overview of this genre and bring out the soul of this beautiful sound. Motown music will be incorporated throughout to help tell the story. Enjoy the sounds and style live as performer Donnie Long performs at the end. 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 Space Shuttle Discovery – Wednesday, July 12 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Hear the story of one of the most complex space shuttle missions ever executed. It was 1991, and the Space Shuttle Discovery had just put the Hubble Space Telescope into orbit the year before. Next up was the first real Star Wars mission for proof of technology in orbit. Eric Imker, Mission Program Manager, presents the now declassified details. Did President Reagan’s Star Wars program contribute to winning the Cold War? From inception, technology development, astronaut training, lift off to satellite release and recapture and post mission data analysis, it was a long and delayed mission! 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 Face of Fayette – Friday, July 14 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Constructed in 1825, this iconic piece of Fayette County is the oldest courthouse in Georgia. The Old Fayette County Courthouse has been a beautiful part of our story for centuries. Debi Riddle with the Fayette County Historical Society shares the long history of the courthouse. Twice it was almost lost, but it still stands strong and keeps evolving over the years. Take in a bit of local history of this unique center of our county and hear names and stories associated with it from years gone by. 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 Good Kind of Fat – Wednesday, July 19 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Not all fats are bad for you, and you better believe that! Some of the tastiest nutritious foods are what they call healthy fats, including omega-3 fatty acids. Dietitian Lamura Poore with Diet To Lifestyle shares the benefits of these omega-3 fatty acids. Learn about what foods are a good source of these anti-inflammatory foods and what role they play in your healthy lifestyle. 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.

 

Lunch & Learn: Down to the Details – Thursday, July 20 – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: There may come a time when you’re ready to downsize and your current home is just too big for where you’re at in your life! Selling your home and downsizing can be overwhelming. Join Monica Hyder with Caring Transitions and Realtors Tonya and Tom Byrd with The Byrd Group at Keller Williams as they help take away some of the stress of it all. Learn about traditional versus non-traditional ways of selling your home and discover which route may serve you best. From putting your home on the market to simply selling without any prep work, there are many options to consider. In addition, get tips for downsizing, decluttering, and determining what you should take with you! This program is $10 and includes lunch. Pre-registration is required. 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.   

 

A Taste of Tomatoes – Monday, July 24 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: We are in the height of tomato season, which means we are surrounded by these juicy, ripe and mouthwatering tastes! Did you know how many different types of tomatoes there are and that each one brings a different flavor to the table? Kim Toal with Fayette County Extension shares about the most common types you may see and will bring a few for us to taste and discuss. Please bring 2 to 3 of your favorite tomato to share with the class for the tastings and discussion. This program is FREE to attend but payment will be made to truck directly for lunch. Pre-registration is encouraged. 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.

 

Pharmacology – Wednesday, July 26 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Medications can be so helpful in treatment plans, but certainly is something to be watched closely for how they work together. Pharmacology is the science of how medications and drugs act on biological systems and how the body responds. Pharmacist Hannah Gray with Walgreens Pharmacy shares insight on medication interaction. Learn why it’s important to be on top of your medications and get tips on how to speak with your doctors and pharmacist to make sure they aren’t interacting negatively or against each other. 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.     

 

Mobile Escape Room – Thursday, July 27 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Let the games begin! Can you escape in time? Put your mind to the test with this fun, interactive, and fast-paced game of logic and riddles. Can you escape the room and get out on the other side? This Curse of the Mummy Egyptian themed mobile escape room is filled with multiple puzzles for you to solve. Crack the case and be the ultimate escape room champ! Grab a group of friends or we’ll pair you with others during each 10-minute time slot. This program is $15 and pre-registration is required. 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.