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Spices and Their Benefits #3180
Thursday, May 24
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free. Registration required.
Studies show that many different herbs and spices may offer health benefits.  Spices allow us to decrease our salt consumption without sacrificing taste.  Explore some common spice and herbs and how they can be used. Presented by Jobcy Alexander from Cobb Senior Services.

Memorial Day Cookout #3562
Friday, May 25
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$7.00 Cobb residents/ $9.00 Non-residents
Remember the days of a neighborhood block party? Everyone would come together to eat, play games, and have a fantastic time. We are bringing that to North Cobb! Celebrate the beginning of summer with a Memorial Day block party. Live it up with a flavorful grilled lunch and spend the afternoon playing games and savor the start of the warm weather.

Fundraiser to benefit North Cobb Senior Center.
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb residents/$4.00 Non-residents
Friday, June 1 #3608. Sponsored by Dogwood Forest of Acworth and Cigna.

Record Retention and Disposal
Wednesday, June 6 #4034
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required.
This session will cover the fundamentals of personal records management. You will learn the requirements and guidelines for the retention, preservation, and disposition of your records. Presented by Dinesh Gupta with H&R Block.

Advance Directives
Thursday, June 7 #3611
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free. Registration required.
Critical life conditions will be discussed and tools will be given on how to handle them. WellStar’s Faith Community Nurse, Cindy Newman, will provide valuable information regarding living wills and guardianships.

Your Brain Matters
Tuesday, June 12  #3616
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required.
Alzheimer's disease and other dementia and can be scary, but there are things you can do to keep your brain healthy.  Find out how staying active, being social, training your brain, and eating a healthy diet can help. Presented by Brendon Hall with Humana.

Long Term Care
Thursday, June 14 #4051
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required.
Are you caring for an aging parent? Are you prepared for the unexpected as you age? Join Peter Horvath with Horvath and Partners for this informational seminar on the basics related to long-term care insurance.

Shopping Trip: Town Center Plaza
Monday, June 18 #4036
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Registration required by June 1. Limited transportation available for $2 at time of registration Join 
After you enjoy your time shopping, we will make our way over to Olive Garden for lunch.

Town Hall with Chairman Mike Boyce
Tuesday, June 19

Dispelling Nutritional Myths
Thursday, June 21 #3615
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free. Registration required.
Nutrition information can be found anywhere and can be written by anyone, leading to a ton of false nutrition claims and myths. How can you tell a nutrition myth from a fact? Join Jobcy Alexander for a game to investigate the truths about the most popular nutrition myths.

Travel Tips 101
Thursday, June 21 #4049
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required.
Nothing is both as rewarding and as stressful as traveling. Join our seminar to learn how to select and pack an ideal travel wardrobe and much more. Presented by Kim Pierce with Globus company.

Independence Day Party
Thursday, June 28 #4038
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$7.00 Cobb residents/$8.00 Non-residents
Head out to North Cobb for a spectacular showcase of patriotism. Enjoy party games and a savory grilled lunch. Wear your red, white, and blue.

Movie at NCG Cinemas
Monday, July 2 #4821
9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$9.00 (movie, small popcorn, small drink) at theater.
Registration required by June 29th. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration.
Join us at Daddy’s Country Kitchen for breakfast (on your own). Afterwards, we will head over to Acworth’s NCG Movie Theatre for a movie of your choice.

Card Making for Beginners #4824
Wednesdays, July 11
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
$3.00 supply fee
Join Marcy Walsh with Dogwood Cottage Papercrafting Studio and be introduced to card making for any occasion. Have fun creating your own personalized card. All supplies will be provided.

Thursday, July 12 #4825
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free. Registration required.
Back by popular demand America’s favorite game show, Jeopardy! will test your knowledge. You can be a participant or be in the audience. Game and refreshments provided by Dottie Denham with Cigna.

Catching Up On Your Zzz’s #4901
Thursday, July 12
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required.
Are you tired of counting sheep to fall asleep? Do you feel tired all the time? Adequate sleep can lower your risk for certain diseases and help regulate your mood. Learn about the stages of the sleep cycle and what you can do to reap the benefits of “the great eight”! Presented by the Good Life Club.

Get the 411 on 911 #4910
Wednesday, July 18
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free. Registration required.
Join Cobb County 911 Education Team to learn about 911 guidelines, senior safety, scam alerts, and Swift 911.

Cardmaking Series
Wednesday, July 18 and July 25
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
$10.00 supply fee
Learn the basics and techniques to making your homemade cards unique. You will create and finish three cards each day – birthday, masculine, and sympathy/get well. Led by Marcy Walsh with Dogwood Cottage Papercrafting Studio.

The Skinny on Fat
Thursday, July 19
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required.
Fat has a bad reputation, but not all fats are bad. Find out which fats you should avoid and which you should keep. Presented by Brendon Hall with Humana.

M.I.N.D. Diet
Thursday, July 20
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free. Registration required.
To age healthy and well, a lifestyle change is required. Learn about M.I.N.D. diet which is aimed to prevent Alzheimer’s disease with brain-healthy foods. Presented by Jobcy Alexander, Nutrition Coordinator with Cobb Senior Services.

Clinical Preventative Services
Monday, July 23 
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free. Registration required.
Improve the quality of your health and reduce the incidence of chronic disease by becoming familiar with needed immunizations, screenings and services, what Medicare covers in relation to them, and other free/low cost services available. Presented by Cobb Senior Services Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).

Ice Cream Social
Fundraiser for North Cobb Senior Center
Tuesday, July 24 #4923
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb resident/ $4.00 Non-resident
Come enjoy an afternoon of fun, fellowship and delicious ice cream with all the fixin’s. Bring a friend and enjoy some fun entertainment.

Hearing Screenings
Friday, July 27 #4896
12:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Free. Registration required.
Join us to get a free hearing screening or hearing aid cleaning. Hearing screenings are by appointment only. Provided by Wellstar Audiology.

Monthly Birthday Bash
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free for those celebrating their birthday month (must show identification at time of registration). Happy Birthday to you! If it’s your birthday, join us for cake, ice cream, games and fun.
June 22 #4048
July 27 #4835

Team Bowling at Stars and Strikes
10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
$5.00 (shoes & 2 games) at bowling center; Registration required. Limited shuttle transportation available for $2.00 at time of registration. 10010 GA 92, Suite 180 Woodstock.
July 13 #4829

Paint ‘n Party
Fundraisers to benefit North Cobb Senior Center.
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
$3.00 Cobb residents/$4.00 Non-residents
 You will learn basic techniques such as shading, controlling tones, composition and drawing methods. Gayle Morrison from Marietta Senior Center will show the difference between contour drawing (line drawing) and drawing with value.
June 5 #3609
July 3 #4822

Crafting Corner
Fundraisers to benefit North Cobb Senior Center.
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Friday, June 8 Flower Arranging #4035
$5.00 Cobb residents/ $6.00 Non-residents
This workshop offers a basic introduction to flower arrangement: no experience necessary.
Friday, July 13 Flower Arranging #4035
$3.00 Cobb resident; $4.00 Non-resident
basic introduction to flower arrangement: no experience necessary. Come as you are and leave with a floral design to share with your friends and family! Presented by Cindy Davis from Cobb Senior Services.

Culinary Creations #2955
Fundraisers to benefit North Cobb Senior Center
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, June 14 Casting Call #4050
$2.00 Cobb residents/$3.00 Non-residents
Did someone say pizza in a cast-iron skillet?  Yes, you heard it right! This sturdy pan is not only used for frying chicken. Join us to make deep dish pizza and other favorites in a cast-iron skillet.  It may be the only pan you will ever need.
Wednesday, July 18 Chill Out #4832
Learn how to prepare cool summer no-bake treats that are easy and fun to make.

Acworth City Luncheon and Bingo #2887
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required. $2.00 transportation available (limited)
Join us at Roberts School Community and Education Center (4681 School St, Acworth, GA 30101) and enjoy free lunch and Bingo.
June 19 #3411
July 17 #4831

Stevi B’s and Bingo
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
$5.29 at restaurant; Reservations required; $2.00 transportation available (limited)
Come on out for a delicious pizza and salad buffet and Bingo. 3335 Cobb Parkway, Acworth.
 May 21 #3179
June 25 #3614
July 30 #4920

Fundraiser to benefit North Cobb Senior Center
$3.00 Cobb resident; $4 Non-resident
July 6 #4823 sponsored by The Holbrook of Acworth and Edward Jones

Let's Do Lunch
On your own; Registration required; $2 transportation available (limited)
June 13 Taco mac #3616
July 26 Huey Luey's #4924

AARP Smart Driver
1st Thursday each month
$15.00 AARP members, $20.00 Non-members
Bring lunch. Check with your insurance agent about a possible discount for taking this course.
June 7 #2795
July 5 #3187

Just Desserts
On your own; Reservation required. $2 transportation available (limited)
May 29 Bahama Breeze #3204
July 31 O'Charley's #4922

Hiking Club
Every Friday
Leave Center at 8:30am

Garden Club
1st Monday each month

Book Lovers
1st Friday each month

Friends of North Cobb
2nd Tuesday each month