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. Cobb seniors who wish to register for any of these activities or use one of the county’s six senior centers will no longer have to pay a $60 annual membership fee. Call the East Cobb Senior Center at 770-509-4900 for reservations and/or more details.

 

Backyard Habitats (#12546)

Friday, February 7 ● 10-11am
Free; Registration required
You can make a difference. You can invite wildlife back to your own yard and neighborhood by planting a simple garden that provides habitat. Presented by Cobb County Extension.

 

Safety 101 with Officer Cole (#12547)

Wednesday, February 12 ● 10-11:30am
Free; Registration required
Learn safety tips and be aware of surroundings. Presented by Cobb County Public Safety Department.

 

Normal Aging or Dementia: Recognizing and Managing the Unexpected Detour (#12548)

Thursday, February 13 ● 11:30am-1pm
Free; Registration required

An overview of Alzheimer’s disease and its effects. Learn about what causes memory loss, the difference between normal aging and signs of dementia. Complimentary lunch will be provided. Presented and sponsored by The Arbor Company.

 

Heart Health 101 (#13388)

Monday, February 17 ● 10-11:00am
Free; Registration required
Learn more about heart disease and stroke prevention and how to stay healthy at any age with heart disease. Let’s have some fun while learning to take care of our hearts.

 

History Corner: The Leesburg Stockade Girls (#12196)

Tuesday, February 18 ● 1-2pm
Free; Registration required

In 1963, thirty black preteen girls were imprisoned in a hot Georgia stockade for 45 days for trying to buy movie tickets.

 

Dine-a-Round (#12552)

Friday, February 21 ● 11:30am-1pm Separate checks; Registration required. Meet at CatFish Hox, 595 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta, 30066.

 

AARP Smart Driver (#12307)

Thursday, February 27 ● 9am-4pm
$15.00 AARP members/$20.00 Non-members (cash or check only).
The course teaches proven driving techniques to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road. Learn age-related physical changes and how to adjust your driving compensate. Check with your insurance agent about a possible discount. Bring a lunch.