All Cobb residents age 55+ are invited to participate in activities at various senior centers throughout Cobb. The following is a list of activities scheduled at the East Cobb Senior Center located at 3332 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30066. Call the East Cobb Senior Center at 770-509-4900 for reservations and/or more details.

Disaster Preparedness

December 7, 10am-11am; free, but registration is required

Learn how you can prepare your home, pets and yourself for emergency situations. Presented by Metro Atlanta Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).

Arthritis and Joint Pain

December 7, 10:30am-11:30am; free, but registration is required

With over 200 bones and joints in the human body, there are many things that could cause pain. Over 50 million Americans have arthritis and many more live with joint pain. Learn the different types of diseases that impact joints along with risk factors, prevention techniques and treatment options, and become equipped with the tools to battle joint pain. Presented by the Good Life Club at Wellstar.

Dine-a-Round: Aspens

December 8 at 5pm; separate checks; registration required

Everyone meets at the restaurant. Aspens is located at 2942 Shallowford Rd, Marietta 30066.

Cooking Class

December 9, 11am-1pm; $4 Cobb residents; $5 Non-residents; Plus $7.50 supply fee

Indulge with tasteful adventures blurring the line between what’s healthy and what’s delicious, transforming the humble veggie and simple dinners into something extraordinary. Smita Daya from Olea Oliva will demonstrate moong dal with tomatoes and onion and mascarpone stuffed mejool dates.

Preserving, Enjoying & Sharing Your Personal History

December 9 (Introductory Seminar), 13 & 16, 10am-12pm; free, but registration is required

Learn ways you can preserve your history by putting it into digital format so that you can share it, and make gifts of it. Our ancestors’ lives helped shape ours, and the events of our lives can set the stage for future generations. These important experiences are captured in photographs, negatives, slides, articles, letters and other memorabilia stored in albums or boxes put away in our closets, attics or basements. Where is yours located? Space is limited.

Therapeutic Touch/Aromatherapy

December 13, 10am-11:30am; freegistration required

Seminar to learn more about therapeutic touch and aromatherapy health benefits. Presented by Melissa Heustess.

AARP Smart Driver

December 22, 9am-4pm; $15 AARP members, $20 non-members (cash or check)

Check with your insurance agent about a possible discount. Bring a lunch.