Cobb County Government

Current Events & Activities

Cop Talk #5833
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Thursday, October 18
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Free. Registration required.
Join Officer Fernando Pharr with Cobb County Police Department where you will learn personal safety and awareness, how to respond to an active shooter event, how to identify theft and senior crimes and neighborhood safety-how to respond to suspicious activity.

Hearing Screenings #5834
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Friday, October 19
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. 

Community Fair
Saturday, October 20
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
 FREE! Activities for ALL Ages! Rain or Shine!

Flu Shots #5835
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Monday, October 22
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Free with Medicare. 
Flu season is here and CVS is spending the day with us to help fight the virus by providing flu shots. The flu shot protects you from this year’s current strain of flu virus and also keeps you from possibly spreading it to other people. Sign up today and take one step closer to a healthier tomorrow.

Geriatric Depression #5836
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Wednesday, October 24
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required.  
Geriatric depression is a mental and emotional disorder affecting older adults. Feelings of sadness and occasional “blue” moods are normal. However, lasting depression is not a typical part of aging. Join Bridget Kurt with Aberdeen Place Hospice to learn how to fight depression and live a long, happy life.  

Culinary Creations #5826
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Thursday, October 25
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
$2.00 Cobb residents/$3.00 Non-residents 
The Great Pumpkin
Some call it fall and others call it autumn, but one thing we can all agree on is: it’s pumpkin season!  Join Sherry Collier to create amazing dishes using this fall favorite!

Lions, Tigers, and Taxes, Oh My! #5974
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Wednesday, October 31
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required.  
Join Patricia Dejager with H&R Block as she presents on everything you need to know about taxes in retirement. Learn about record retention and disposal, what new tax changes mean to retirees, what benefits are taxable, and more. If you have any specific questions, she will also answer those during her Q&A time after the presentation.

AARP Smart Driver #5804
No CSS Mmmbership required to attend this class.
Thursday, November 1
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
$15.00 AARP member, $20.00 AARP Non-member
Bring lunch. Check with your insurance agent about a possible discount for taking this class.

Scarf Tying Demo #5975
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Monday, November 5
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Free. Registration required.
Scarves are a great way to update an outfit and in this workshop you will learn some of the ways to tie the latest fashion scarves, including tricks with infinity scarves. Presented by Bonita Prigmore with Medicare and Other Red Tape.

Food For Thought: Soldier Letters from the Atlanta Campaign #6337
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Monday, November 5
9:30 am – 11:00 am
$3.00 Cobb residents/$4.00 Non-residents
Join author, TV host, and Civil War historian, Brad Quinlin as he takes you on the journey of the soldier as they tell you their story of the 1864 Atlanta Campaign. Breakfast will be served and sponsored by Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home.

Paint ‘n Party #5802
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Tuesday, November 6
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.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 teach the difference between contour drawing (line drawing) and drawing with value.

Veterans Recognition Luncheon #6318
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Wednesday, November 7
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required.
North Cobb Center welcomes all veterans and their spouses to attend a honorary luncheon to thank you for serving our country and protecting our freedom.

Team Bowling at Stars and Strikes #5816
No CSS membership required to attend this trip.
Friday, November 9
10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
$5.00 (shoes & 2 hours of bowling) at bowling center
Registration required by November 1.Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration.
Join us for a fun morning at 10010 GA 92, Suite 180 Woodstock.

Crafting Corner #5821
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Friday, November 9
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb residents/ $4.00 Non-residents
Bow Making
Tying a bow is an elegant, symmetrical, visually-pleasing way to finish wrapping a package. Fancier decorative bows may be used to accessorize outfits or create decorations for weddings and other special events. Bring your favorite pattern of wired ribbon and learn from Cindy Davis with Marietta Senior Center how to tie a basic bow, a looped bow, and a floral bow.

Friends of North Cobb Monthly
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Tuesday, November 13
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
 
Technology for the Hearing Impaired #6350
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Tuesday, November 13
9:30 am – 10:30 am
Free. Registration required.
Approximately one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74 have hearing loss and nearly half of those older than 75 have difficulty hearing. Join Greg Cordak with ClearCaptions as he provides this educational seminar on the technology offered for seniors with hearing impairment.

Let’s Do Lunch #5701
No CSS membership required to attend this trip.
Wednesday, November 14
11:30 a.m.
Lunch on your own; Reservations required by November 1. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration.
L. Marie’s Southern Cuisine

Thanksgiving Potluck #6320
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Thursday, November 15
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb residents/$4.00 Non-residents
Are you well-known for your sweet potato pie recipe? Do you make the best macaroni and cheese for the holidays? Whip up your favorite side and bring it to our Thanksgiving Potluck. Turkeys, desserts and beverages are provided. Sign up at the front desk for a side dish to bring.

Culinary Creations #5828
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Monday, November 19
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
$2.00 Cobb residents/$3.00 Non-residents
Easy Apps
Whether you’re hosting the party or bringing a dish to share, join Sherry Collier of North Cobb Senior Center to prepare easy appetizers, ready in 15 minutes.

Acworth City Luncheon and Bingo #5704
No CSS membership required to attend this trip.
Tuesday, November 20
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required by November 20. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration
Join us at Roberts School Community and Education Center (4681 School St, Acworth, GA 30101) and enjoy a free lunch and Bingo.

Stevi B’s and Bingo #5831
No CSS membership required to attend this trip.
Monday, November 26
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
$5.29 at restaurant; Reservations required by November 1.Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration.
Come on out for a delicious pizza and salad buffet and Bingo. 10020 GA-92, Woodstock, GA 30188

How to Prevent and Manage Diabetes #6311
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Thursday, November 29
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free. Registration required.
Are you at risk for developing diabetes and want to know more about how to prevent it? Do you have diabetes and are looking for ways to better manage it? This lesson will provide you with handy tips to help prevent and manage diabetes, as well as how to eat a well-balanced diet. Presented by Cobb Senior Services Nutrition Department.

Reading Food Labels #6312
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Friday, November 30
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Free. Registration required.
Join Aislinn Cummings with WellCare as she shows you how to read and understand food labels. She will also discuss ways you can use the nutrition panel to make healthier choices.

Bingo
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12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb resident/$4.00 Non-resident
Monday, December 3 #5813 sponsored by Canterfield of Kennesaw and PruittHealth. Fundraiser to benefit North Cobb Senior Center

Paint ‘n Party
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Tuesday, December 4 #5803
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb resident/$4.00 Non-resident
You will learn basic techniques such as shading, controlling tones, composition and drawing methods. Gayle Morrison will teach the difference between contour drawing (line drawing) and drawing with value.

AARP Smart Driver
No CSS membership required to attend this class.
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
$15.00 AARP member, $20.00 AARP Non-member
Bring lunch. Check with your insurance agent about a possible discount for taking this class.
Thursday, December 6 #5805

Snowflakes and Diamonds Holiday Extravaganza #6515
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Friday, December 7
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$5.00 Cobb resident/$7.00 Non-resident
Deck the halls at North Cobb for our annual holiday party. Enjoy a merry afternoon while you mingle and enjoy a festive day of food and fun.

Let’s Do Lunch
No CSS membership required to attend
11:30 a.m.
Lunch on your own; Reservations required by December 1. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration.
Wednesday, December 12; Henry’s Louisiana Grill; #5702

Culinary Creations
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Thursday, December 13: Holiday Surprise #5829
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
$2.00 Cobb resident/$3.00 Non-resident
The holidays are here!  Treat your family and friends to homemade food gifts that make the season brighter.  Join Sherry Collier to spread some culinary cheer that will impress everyone on your list.

Team Bowling at Stars and Strikes
No CSS membership required to attend this event.
10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
$5.00 (shoes & 2 hours of bowling) at bowling center Registration required by December 1. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration.
Join us for a fun morning at 10010 GA 92, Suite 180 Woodstock.
Friday, December 14 #5817

Crafting Corner
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Friday, December 14: Snowflake Christmas Ornament #5822
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb resident/ $4.00 Non-resident
Hang on your tree or admire anywhere you like. Choose buttons of your choice and you will adhere them to the craft stick. Take home or give as a gift. Presented by Joanie Ricketts.

Stevi B’s and Bingo
No CSS membership required to attend this event
Monday, December 17 #5832
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
$5.29 at restaurant; Reservations required by December 1. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration.
Come on out for a pizza and salad buffet and Bingo. 3335 Cobb Parkway, Acworth

Acworth City Luncheon and Bingo
No CSS membership required to attend this event
Tuesday, December 18 #5707
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required by December 1. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration
Join us at Roberts School Community and Education Center (4681 School St, Acworth, GA 30101) and enjoy a free lunch and Bingo.

Tips for Making Your Holidays Healthier #6348
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Wednesday, December 19
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free. Registration required.
Nutrition is important no matter what time of the year it is, but the flavors of our traditional holiday foods are just as important to us. Learn tips and tricks on how to add nutrients and reduce the calories in your favorite holiday treats without losing the flavor. Presented by Jobcy Alexander, Cobb Senior Services.

Holiday Sing-Along #6349
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Thursday, December 20
9:30 am – 10:30 am
Free. Registration required.
Join Catherine Black, owner and music therapist of Rhythm and Therapy, as she brings the holidays to North Cobb. Enjoy this holiday sing-a-long with your friends and have a good time.