Cobb County Government

Current Events & Activities

Medicare Open Enrollment Seminar #5797
CSS membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Wednesday, October 17
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Free; Registration required
If you are newly eligible or soon to be eligible for Medicare, this seminar is designed especially for you. The seminar will cover the basics of Medicare and what you need to know to make an informed decision about your coverage options. Presented by Dottie Denham with Cigna HealthSpring.

AARP Smart Driver #5774
CSS membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
October 18
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
$15.00 AARP members, $20.00 Non-members
Bring lunch for a 30 minute break. Check with your insurance company about a possible discount.

Bingo Mania #5637
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Fundraiser to benefit West Cobb Senior Center.
Friday, October 19
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$3 Cobb resident/$4.50 Non-resident
Sponsored by Arbor Terrace of Burnt Hickory. 

Tech Talk: Using Facebook #6145
CSS membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Friday, October 26
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Free; Registration required
Led by Johnny Barfield, learn to use the world’s most popular social network.

Lunch and Learn #6178
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Monday, October 29
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free; Registration required
Taxes and Retirement
The new tax and financial rules have changed. Understand the potential impact taxes have on your retirement income. Your paycheck may have stopped, but taxes continue. It is important to know and understand the potential tax implications of selecting which assets from which you draw your retirement income. If you would like more information on how taxes can impact your retirement income sources, this workshop is for you. Lunch and presentation provided by Austin Harris with Edward Jones.

DIY Paper Petals #5772
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Tuesday, October 30
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Free; Registration required
Learn how to make gorgeous flowers out of tissue paper which look great for decoration and never need water! Led by Bonita Prigmore with Medicare and Other Red Tape.

Card Making Basics #6252
CSS membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Wednesday, October 17
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Free; Registration required
With the holidays approaching and the cost of greeting cards rising, this is the perfect time to learn to create your own cards.   During class, instructor Susan Wilson will show you how to make your own card bases, use a paper trimmer to cut perfect edges, use a score board for straight folds, use cutting dies to add shapes to cards, use embossing folders for interesting backgrounds, and how to add designs to cards with stamps. Everyone attending class will receive her own mini stamp set, stamping block and ink cube to take home and make beautiful cards right away.

Rock it Out: Bubble, Bubble, Toil & Trouble #6283
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Wednesday, October 24
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free; Registration required
We’ll have a spooktacular time painting some faboolous Halloween rocks.

Bon Appétit #6192

CSS membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Monday, November 5
12:00 p.m.
On your own. Registration required.
Meet at the restaurant. This is a great way to make new friends.
Romano’s Macaroni Grill3625 Dallas Hwy SW

Dice Dice Baby, Bunco Bash #6243
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Tuesday, November 6
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Free; Registration required
Let the good times roll when you join us for an afternoon of Bunco. Meet and laugh with old pals and new friends. Enjoy snacks and prizes provided by Visiting Angels. Experienced players and beginners alike are welcome.

AARP Smart Driver #6190
No CSS membership required to attend this class
November 8
9:30 am – 3:30 pm
$15.00 AARP members, $20.00 Non-members
Bring lunch for a 30 minute break. Check with your insurance company about a possible discount.

Craft Happy: Fancy Fold Cards #6191
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Wednesday, November 14
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
$3 Cobb resident/$4 Non-resident plus $4 supply fee
Join Susan Wilson each month for a new craft.

Alcohol Ink Jewelry #6344
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Monday, November 26
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
$3 Cobb resident/$4 Non-resident plus $4 supply fee
Alcohol inks are a fun and easy way to unwind, relax, and enjoy creating beautiful abstract designs without any prior art experience! Rebecca Johnson will show you all about this amazing medium. You will leave with two pendants and two pairs of earrings.

Rock it Out: The Thankful Receiver Bears a Plentiful Harvest #6289
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Wednesday, November 28
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free; Registration required
In keeping with the Thanksgiving holiday we will paint rocks with a thankful theme.

Tech Talk: Cloud Storage #6245
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Friday, November 30
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Free; Registration required
Cloud storage is way of storing your computer data over the internet, saving you space on your harddrive. Led by Johnny Barfield of West Cobb Senior Center, learn all about how to back up your important information to the cloud.

Rock it Out: Santa Claus is Coming to Town #6290
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Wednesday, December 19
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free; Registration required
We’re making a list and checking it twice to see how many holiday rocks we can paint before Santa arrives.

Memory in a Jar #6513
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Monday, December 3
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
$3 Cobb resident/$4 Non-resident
Looking for a thoughtful gift for the holiday season? Learn how to give an antique look to a photograph inside of a mason jar. If crafting makes you nervous, this one will be a confidence booster due to the level of ease. A supply list will be provided at the time of registration.

Bon Appétit
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4:00 pm
On your own. Registration required.
Monday, December 3: Longhorn Steakhouse, #6365 2636 Dallas Hwy, Marietta, GA 30064

Holiday Door Hangers with Project Studio #6586
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Tuesday, December 11
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
$3 Cobb resident/$4 Non-resident Plus $25 or $39 supply fee
If you need a little Christmas, join us for this cute holiday craft led by our friends at Project Studio. You will have your choice of two projects at registration: an adorable Santa door hanger ($25 supply fee) or a cute holiday truck door hanger ($39 supply fee). Samples are available to view at the center.

Craft Happy: Fancy Fold Cards
CSS membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Wednesday, December 12 #6366
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
$3 Cobb resident/$4 Non-resident Plus $4 supply fee

AARP Smart Driver
No CSS membership required to attend this class
9:30 am – 3:30 pm
$15.00 AARP members, $20.00 Non-members
Bring lunch for a 30 minute break. Check with your insurance company about a possible discount.
December 13 #6364

Tech Talk: Taking and Managing iPhone Pictures #6386
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Friday, December 14
10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Free; Registration required
The holidays are here and you’ll probably be taking lots of pictures. Learn how to better use your iPhone’s camera functions as well as how to organize them.