Cobb County Government

Current Events & Activities

Bingo Bash #5946
CSS Membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Fundraiser to benefit Freeman Poole Senior Center
Monday, October 22
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb resident/ $4.00 Non-resident
Sponsored by Motherwell Homecare.

Math Behind Aging #6194
CSS Membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Tuesday, October 23
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free; Registration required
Have you properly planned to ensure your money doesn’t run out? Rufus Hunley of Advanced Retirement Planning will investigate the cost of nursing homes, home health care, assisted living, independent living and the options and benefits that are available to pay for these services. 

AARP Smart Driver #5947
CSS Membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Wednesday, October 24
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$15 AARP members; $20.00 Non-members
Bring a lunch. Check with your insurance agent about a possible discount for taking this class.

Harrah’s Cherokee
Wednesday, November 14; Deadline: October 24
7:30am – 9:00pm
Save the date and plan to travel with us. Bring your Total Rewards Card; for those who do not have one, bring a State or Federal issued ID. A secondary ID is required for a jackpot. New sign-ups must have e-mail address to receive Total Rewards Card. A $10 game and food credit are included in price at select food outlets only. 
$47 Members; $52 Non-members. Payment due at registration. Deadline: October 24.
Price includes motor coach transportation, lunch and tip. No refunds will be given unless the trip is cancelled. Activity Level 3.

Make Your Voice Heard
Thursday, October 25
1:00 pm
Registration not required; All are welcome.
You are invited to an open discussion regarding senior center rentals and group membership. We would like to hear your concerns and ideas related to these two topics. Meeting hosted by William Tanks, Director, Public Services Agency, and Michael Murphy, Chairman's Assistant for Special Projects.

Balance Issues #5943
CSS Membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Friday, October 26
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Free; Registration required
Do you have a fear of falling?  Are you holding onto furniture as you walk around the house?  As we age, balance can sometimes be compromised which can lead to falls resulting in injuries.  You will learn how to evaluate if you have balance issues and some practical ways to improvement such as trip-proofing your home, safety with walkers, and exercises that you can perform to minimize fall risks.  Presented by Julie Smith of Woodland Ridge Assisted Living.

Medicare Benefits #6385
CSS Membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Tuesday, November 6
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free; Registration required
Medicare beneficiaries (and future ones) register to learn more about Medicare Advantage plans, prescription drug plans and other Medicare programs. Presented by Curtis Turner, president of Executive Ideas, Inc.

Advanced Care Planning #5955
CSS Membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Friday, November 9
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free; Registration required
Who would make your health care decisions if you couldn’t make them for yourself?  Making decisions about your final health care means a lot to the people who matter most to you.  They’re the ones who will honor your wishes – or live with the choices they made because you never made them for yourself.  Join others and give your loved ones a lasting gift – peace of mind!  Presented by Cindy Newman, WellStar Health System.

Treat Yourself Tuesday #5949
No CCS Membership required to attend this event
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Separate checks; Registration required
Meet at restaurant
Tuesday, November 13 Longhorn’s Steakhouse, 1355 E-W Connector

AARP Smart Driver #5950
No CCS Membership required to attend this class
Wednesday, November 14
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$15 AARP members; $20.00 Non-members
Bring a lunch. Check with your insurance agent about a possible discount for taking this class.

The Tate House
Wednesday, December 12; Deadline: November 14
10:30am – 5:00pm
Join us as we travel to the Tate House, a North Georgia event venue. We will enjoy a historical luncheon tour of the Pink Marble Mansion. Come step back into the past as you view this elegant southern mansion and let the staff spoil you with their southern hospitality! 
$68 Members; $75 Non-members. Payment due at registration. Deadline: November 14. Price includes motor coach transportation, lunch, tip and tour. No refunds will be given unless the trip is cancelled. Activity Level 4.

Friends of Freeman Poole Thanksgiving Meet and Eat
No CSS Membership required to attend this event
Thursday, November 15
12:00 p.m.
$15.00
Don’t miss out on this festive and traditional Thanksgiving celebration. Tim Morgan Caterers will cater the meal consisting of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing, green beans, and dessert. Invite your friends to join in the fun as the Larry Bailey Band performs. Fundraiser with all proceeds to benefit C. Freeman Poole Senior Center.

Bingo Bash #5952
CSS Membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Fundraiser to benefit Freeman Poole Senior Center
Monday, November 26
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb residents/ $4.00 Non-residents
Sponsored by Humana.

Geriatric Depression: How to Cope #6619
CSS membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Wednesday, December 5
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free; Registration required
Depression affects more than 6.5 million of the 35 million Americans aged 65 or older. Coping and recovering from depression requires action but taking action when you’re depressed is hard. Join Bridget Kurt of Aberdeen Place Hospice as she explains how to cope properly.

AARP Smart Driver
No CCS membership required to attend this class
Wednesday, December 12 #6618
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$15 AARP members; $20.00 Non-members
Bring a lunch. Check with your insurance agent about a possible discount for taking this class.

Treat Yourself Tuesday
 No CCS Membership required to attend
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Separate checks; Registration required Meet at restaurant
Tuesday, December 11 #6617 Red Lobster, 1805 E-W Connector

Friends of Freeman Poole Holiday Meet and Eat
No CSS Membership required to attend this event
Thursday, December 13
12:00 p.m. $15.00
Join us this holiday for a fun-filled afternoon where Campbell High School’s String Quartet and Pebblebrook High School’s Phoenix choral group will perform. You will enjoy a scrumptious meal by Tim Morgan Caterers. Fundraiser to benefit Freeman Poole Senior Center.

Wii Bowling
CSS Membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Every Tuesday
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free
Join in the fun for Wii bowling. Meet new friends and socialize while having fun.

Shanghai Rummy
CSS Membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Every Tuesday
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Free
Have fun meeting new friends and playing cards. 

Canasta
CSS Membership required to participate in any activity, class, or event
Every Wednesday
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Free
Get your friends together for a fun afternoon of playing cards and meeting new friends.