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.

Dine-a-Round (#12192)
Tuesday, January 7 ● 11:30am-1pm
Separate checks; Registration required.
Meet at Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q, 3420 Sandy Plains Road NE, Marietta 30062

Snack & Learn with ClearCaptions (#12190)
Friday, January 10 ● 10-11am
Free; Registration required
Clear Captions enables anyone with hearing loss to communicate easier with the most advanced call captioning system available. Learn more about your options.

Birding for Beginners (#12191)
Tuesday, January 14 ● 10-11am
Free; Registration required
Learn where to go to find birds and how to identify them.

Biography Corner: Martin Luther King, Jr. (#12197)
Tuesday, January 14 ● 1-2pm
Free; Registration required

Financial Fraud (#12193)
Friday, January 17 ● 10-11am
Free; Registration required
Incidences of fraud are on the rise, and scammers’ tactics are becoming more complex. This presentation will help you get the information you need to “outsmart the scammers.” We will discuss how to spot certain red flags that may indicate a fraudulent encounter, resources individuals can turn to in the event they or loved ones are targeted, and steps you can take to help protect yourself and loved ones.

Sipping with Seniors (#12194)
Wednesday, January 22 ● 10-11am
Free; Registration required
The difference between Medicare Advantage and supplements will be discussed. Also, resources of how to fill in the Medicare Gap will be reviewed.

Tech Talk: Cord Cutting (#12195)
Monday, January 27 ● 10-11am
Free; Registration required
Services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime are some of the most well-known names in what’s become known as “cord cutting,” doing away with pay TV and using internet-based services to get television programming. Learn more about these services and how you can use them to cut your cable bill.

History Corner: The United Nations (#12196)
Tuesday, January 28 ● 1-2pm
Free; Registration required

AARP Smart Driver (#12198)
Thursday, January 24 ● 9am-4pm
$15.00 AARP members / $20.00 Non-members (cash or check only); Registration required
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.