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Cooking Matters Series
Wednesdays, August 15 – September 26: #5387
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required. 
Cooking Matters is a six-week cooking course developed by Share Our Strength that will teach you how to make healthy meals on a budget and will educate you on smart food shopping, making healthy nutritional choices, and how to cook delicious low-cost meals.  

Lip Sync Battle #5362
Thursday, August 16 
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Join us for the most entertaining show of the year - the Lip Sync Battle! Senior Services staff will compete as top performers as they mouth the words to their favorite songs. Stay to vote on a winner. 

Food For Thought: Can You Hear Me Now? #5383
Thursday, August 16 
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$5.00 Cobb residents/$6.00 Non-residents
Join Mark Stevenson with American Family Hearing Aid Center as he provides current information on hearing loss and available treatments. Topics included health issues related to hearing loss and what you can do to maintain good hearing for years to come.  

ABC’s of Medicare – Helping You Through the Medicare Maze #5410
Monday, August 20 
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required. 
Do you have questions about your existing Medicare plan or, will you or someone you know be eligible for Medicare soon? This is a great opportunity to get valuable information that will help you choose the option that is right for you. Join Gabriel Lorenzo with Ask Gabe, Inc during this informational presentation as he breaks down each plan.  

Acworth City Luncheon and Bingo
Tuesday, August 21 #5361
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required by August 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. 

Eating the Rainbow #5375
Wednesday, August 22 
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 
Free. Registration required.
Challenge yourself to eat different colors of fruits and vegetables.  Learn about ways to increase local and seasonal fruits and vegetables into your daily diet. Provided by Atlanta Regional Commission and Jobcy Alexander with Cobb Senior Services. 

Friends of North Cobb Bingo Bonanza 
Friday, August 24 
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
$5.00 Cobb residents/ $6.00 Non-residents 
Don’t miss out on all the fun. Join the Friends of North Cobb as they host your favorite game! Fundraiser to benefit North Cobb Senior Center. 

Stevi B’s and Bingo 
Monday, August 27 #5376
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
$5.29 at restaurant; Reservations required by August 1. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration. 
Come on out for a delicious pizza and salad buffet and Bingo. 3335 Cobb Parkway, Acworth

Headaches Decoded #5384
Wednesday, August 29 
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required. 
Headaches are a common problem, but many people don't know much about why they happen and how to prevent them.  Find out about the different types of headaches and triggers that might cause them. Presented by Brendon Hall with Humana.

Paint ‘n Party
Tuesday, September 4 #5615
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.

AARP Smart Driver 
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, September 6 #3189

Bingo 
Fundraiser to benefit North Cobb Senior Center
Friday, September 7 #5371 
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb residents/$4.00 Non-residents
sponsored by Orcutt Law and Aberdeen Place Hospice 

Culinary Creations
Monday, September 10: Simple Sides #5634
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
$2.00 Cobb residents/$3.00 Non-residents 
Do you need some snap in your beans or some pep to your potatoes?  Join Sherry Collier to learn quick, easy & unique ways to prepare your favorite veggies and side dishes.

Friends of North Cobb 
Tuesday, September 11
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Have fun using your creativity with others throughout the year to raise funds for North Cobb Senior Center. These funds will contribute to maintaining and enhancing center programs and projects.  

Medicare 101
Tuesday, September 11: #5629
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required. 
Annual enrollment begins in October. Dottie Denham with Cigna will give a fun and educational presentation on all the basics of Medicare. Get the answers to your Medicare questions and learn how to better understand your options.

Healthy Brain Game Day
Wednesday, September 12: #5628
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Free. Registration required.
A healthy mind is the essential key to staying independent, involved and enjoying our lives to the fullest at any age. Join Aloha to Aging for this exciting series of games to keep your mind sharp and stimulated.

Let’s Do Lunch 
11:30 a.m.
Lunch on your own; Reservations required by August 1. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration.
Thursday, September 13; Shogun Japanese Steak and Sushi Bar; #5474

Team Bowling at Stars and Strikes 
10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
$5.00 (shoes & 2 hours of bowling) at bowling center
Registration required by August 1. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration. 
Join us for a fun morning at 10010 GA 92, Suite 180 Woodstock. 
Friday, September 14 #5614

Crafting Corner 
Friday, September 14: Bottle Painting #5611
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb residents/ $4.00 Non-residents
Paint and decorate your own wine bottle with Cindy Davis. This bright and happy bottle will be sure to put you in the mood for fall as the perfect décor for any table or shelf and will brighten up any room in your home.

Are You Prepared? 
Monday, September 17: #5630
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required. 
Pre-planning your own funeral leaves most people feeling a little uneasy, but more adults are finding that pre-planning a funeral offers great emotional and even financial security for them and their families. Get the facts and learn how to prepare your future by joining Gary Teate with Mayes Ward- Dobbins Funeral Home and Crematory as he provides you with all the information you need to be prepared.

Acworth City Luncheon and Bingo
Tuesday, September 18 #5476
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required by September 4. 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 
Monday, September 24 #5609
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
$5.29 at restaurant; Reservations required by August 1. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration. 
Come on out for a delicious pizza and salad buffet and Bingo. 3335 Cobb Parkway, Acworth

Cooking Up Ancient Grains
Tuesday, September 25: #5631
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required.
There are many healthy, unrefined, grains easily available at the grocery store other than rice and oats.  Learn how you can incorporate some additional variety of grains into your diet.  Presented by Jobcy Alexander.

Football Kick-Off
Wednesday, September 26: #5475
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$5.00 Cobb residents/$7.00 Non-residents 
Football is officially here! Put on your favorite team gear and enjoy an afternoon of football fun.

Friends of North Cobb Flea Market
Friday, September 28
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Come to North Cobb Senior Center to find great discounts on hundreds of items. Find your hidden treasure for a steal of a deal. Hosted by Friends of North Cobb.

Paint ‘n Party
Tuesday, October 2 #5801
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb residents/$4.00 Non-residents
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 
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, October 4 #5369

Bingo 
Fundraiser to benefit North Cobb Senior Center
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb residents/$4.00 Non-residents
Friday, October 5 #5812 sponsored by The Holbrook and National Agents Alliance 

Let’s Do Lunch 
11:30 a.m.
Lunch on your own; Reservations required by October 1. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration.
Tuesday, October 9: Red Lobster #5700; 2626 George Busbee Pkwy

Nutrition Seminar – Food Safety
Wednesday, October 10: #6179
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free. Registration required. 
Learn how to avoid food hazards in your own home. This lesson will teach you the basics of food safety and how to protect you and your loved ones from simple food-related accidents. Presented by Cobb Senior Services.

Team Bowling at Stars and Strikes 
10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
$5.00 (shoes & 2 hours of bowling) at bowling center
Registration required by October 1. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration. 
Join us for a fun morning at 10010 GA 92, Suite 180 Woodstock. 
Friday, October 12 #5815

Crafting Corner 
Friday, September 14: Easy Table Display #5818
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb residents/ $4.00 Non-residents
See how easy it is to make a table display with little to no money. You'll be surprised at what's under the centerpiece. Presented by Joan Ricketts. 

Acworth City Luncheon and Bingo
Tuesday, October 16 #5703
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Free. Registration required by October 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.

Cop Talk
Thursday, October 18: #5833
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
Friday, October 19: #5834
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! 

Flu Shots
Monday, October 22: #5835
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.
 
Stevi B’s and Bingo 
Monday, October 22 #5830
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
$5.29 at restaurant; Reservations required by October 1. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration. 
Come on out for a delicious pizza and salad buffet and Bingo. 3335 Cobb Parkway, Acworth

Geriatric Depression
Wednesday, October 24: #5836
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
Thursday, October 25: The Great Pumpkin #5826
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
$2.00 Cobb residents/$3.00 Non-residents 
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!

Just Desserts
2:00 p.m.
On your own; Reservations required by October 1. Limited transportation for $2.00 at registration.
Tuesday, October 30; Fusco’s Italian #5827. S. Main Street, Acworth

Lions, Tigers, and Taxes, Oh My!
Wednesday, October 31: #5974
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.