Cobb County Government

Current Events & Activities

Support Freeman Poole Senior Center now thru December 28th at Ciel Blue & Longhorn. Read for details.

**Note: Beginning Thursday, December 14, access to online registration will not be available as we make the move to a new registration system. Access will be re-established on January 2, 2018, at which time you will be able to create your CSS membership and register for activities that take place on or after February 1st. We appreciate your understanding.

Trivia Fun #15250
Wednesday, December 20
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free; Registration required
Get your thinking hat on and see how you do in answering questions from back in the 50’s.  Don’t miss out on this fun-filled morning.  Invite some friends.

Understanding Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) #15251
Thursday, December 21
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free; Registration required
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease that makes it hard to breathe.  It’s the result of lung irritants that have caused permanent damage to the lungs.  COPD includes two conditions – emphysema and chronic bronchitis, or both of these conditions.  Stay informed as Piedmont Healthcare’s pulmonary program manager presents.

Protect Your Assets from Health Care Costs #15520
Thursday, January 11
10:30 p.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free; Registration required
With the rising cost of health care and medical expenses, Nolan Jeter with Edward Jones will discuss how to navigate costs, protect assets and transfer wealth while maintaining your standard of living.

Sequoyah: Cherokee Genius #15521
Tuesday, January 16
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Free; Registration required
Sequoyah, a man who could neither read nor write in any language, single handedly created a way to write the Cherokee Indian language. This presentation follows Sequoyah’s steps from a label of lunatic to honored elder as he created the syllabary. Presented by Carol Brown, teller of stories and legends of the Cherokee Indians.

Importance of Immunizations #15523
Thursday, January 18
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free; Registration required
It is always better to prevent disease than to treat it after it occurs. Many vaccine-preventable diseases can cause severe illness and complications. Vaccine-preventable diseases have a costly impact, resulting in doctor’s visits, hospitalizations, missed days from work and premature deaths. Presented by Priti Kolhe, Cobb and Douglas Public Health.

Karaoke Happy Hour #15526
Friday, January 19
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$5.00 Cobb resident; $6.00 Non-resident
It’s karaoke happy hour time again! Don’t sit home alone, join others for this fun social gathering of music, singing and socialization. Light refreshments; first come, first served. Fundraiser with all proceeds to benefit C. Freeman Poole Senior Center.

Georgia’s New Power of Attorney Law #15515
Tuesday, January 23
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Do you know who would be making your health care decisions if you were unable to communicate? State regulations about who can step-in and make your health care decisions may go against what you want. Learn why you need a Georgia Advance Directive for Health Care and what can happen if you don’t have one and cannot express your wishes. Also learn the new changes with Georgia’s Uniform Power of Attorney Act. Learn what it means for you and what actions you should take. Presented by Danielle Humphrey of Hurley Elder Care Law.

Trivial Pursuit #15525
Thursday, January 25
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Free; Registration required
Get your thinking hats on and join us for this fun-filled time! Facilitated by Terri Ward of Visiting Angels.

AARP Smart Driver
Fourth Wednesday Monthly
9:30 am – 3:30 pm
$15.00 AARP members, $20.00 Non-members
Bring a lunch. Check with your insurance company about a possible discount.
January 24 #15522

Treat Yourself Tuesday
Reservation required; separate checks. Call center for details
January 9:  Bonefish Grill #15519, 2997 Cobb Parkway SE

Bingo Bash
Fundraisers to benefit Freeman Poole Senior Center

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$3.00 Cobb resident; $4.00 Non-resident
January 22 #15524

Wii Bowling
Every Tuesday

Game Day Wednesdays
Every Wednesday
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Enjoy a fun afternoon of board games.

Shanghai Rummy
Every Tuesday
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.