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July 2013 8607 Horton Highway * College Grove, TN 37046

A big thanks again to those who contributed to our Challenge Campaign. Everyone really stepped up to the plate to support the center. Wednesday, July 17, 11:30 a.m. Birthday Potluck: Storytelling Mark Stewart, center member, will entertain us with storytelling. He has a wide array of stories to share from his repertoire. The Center provides the main dish, so please bring a covered side dish. Red Hat Society, Wednesday, July 24 Let's have a tea party. We have invited the Unionville Red Hatters to join us. For lunch, we will have sandwiches, desserts and tea, of course. We can play bingo. Please plan on bringing a small gift for prizes, and we'll let our guest win each game. Please arrive at the center by 10:30 to set up for lunch and bingo. Wednesday, July 10 - Goodwill Shopping Let's travel to the new Goodwill Store at Concord and Nolensville Road to shop. After shopping, we will drive down the road to Nolensville to have lunch at one of their many restaurants. We will leave the center at 9:45 a.m. Van fee $4. Wednesday, July 31 - Distillery Tour and Tasting In 1997, Prichard’s Distillery opened in Kelso. Prichard's Distillery represents the first legal distillery to be built in Tennessee in nearly fifty years. Using some of the highest quality ingredients and the same techniques, they are able to craft some of the finest tasting rums and Tennessee whiskeys produced in America. Van will leave the center at 9:00 a.m. Van fee $5. Cookbook Committee and Recipes Needed We need volunteers to serve on our cookbook committee. The committee will help in organizing the layout of the cookbook and help type recipes. FiftyForward College Grove is creating a cookbook filled with recipes from center members and community members to sell as a center fundraiser. Some of you have already turned in recipes. If you have not submitted recipes, please bring in 3 recipes of your choice. We look forward to having a great compilation of tasty recipes to include in the cookbook. Quilting Bee...The center is interested in forming a quilting bee. This is a social time to gather and talk while expressing your artistic capabilities. It would be great to have the group construct a quilt that the center could auction off for a fundraiser. If you would like to participate in the bee please contact the center. Meeting day and time to be announced. *The Center will be closed Thursday, July 4 for Independence Day.

CLASSEs Tuesday, July 23, 1 - 3 p.m. Bob Ross Painting Workshop Certified Bob Ross instructor, Liz Farrar, will teach a 2 hour class on 11x14 canvas in oil paint. Easy to follow, step by step instructions and demos for each step. This class is for beginners, yet experienced painters find they learn from it as well. Students should wear old clothes, since it tends to get messy! The cost is $20 and includes all supplies. You will take home a completed oil paint picture at the end of class. Sign up at center or call 368.7093. Non-members $3 fee. Art Workshop - Tea Cup Bird Feeder Turn an old teacup and saucer or vintage teacup into an easy to make bird feeder. Made with wires, beads, silverware and other creative decorations. It will be a 2 day workshop, dates and times to be announced Cost: $40 members and $55 non members Instructor: Renee LaRose Bible Study Classes on Summer Break The Bible study class meets the second and fourth Tuesday. Everyone is invited. Facilitator: Frances Greathouse Computer Class If you have a laptop, you may bring it to class. Pay as you go, $6 per class. Instructor: David Harmon Day & Time: Tuesdays at 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Wi-Fi is available at the center. 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. M – F. Preserving Family Stories on the Computer Classes currently suspended until further notice Learn new ways to start creating a variety of unique personalized items of your memories with projects inside Heritage Makers Studio. We have a multitude of projects you can create for your home, family and friends that will be treasured for years to come. It is all done on any internet connected fuss, no home or anywhere you choose. Give it a try and you'll be creating your own in no time!! $6 per class History and Genealogy The History & Genealogy Group meets the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 1 p.m. Please call the center first to confirm class meeting. Facilitator: Carolyn Smotherman H.O.T.T. Fitness This class is a mixture of Zumba Gold routines, light weights, kick boxing, floor exercises (for strengthening and toning) and of course a great stretch segment. Class fees are $3 for members and $5 non members Class times: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Instructor: Gineille Sabilino

Zumba Gold This class is perfect for those just starting their fitness journey. It’s a dance-fitness class that feels friendly and fun with easy to follow invigorating moves. Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Class fees are $3 members and $5 non members Instructor: Gineille Sabilino certified Zumba instructor Yogalates Yoga poses, combined with Mat Pilates exercises to help improve balance, flexibility and a full body workout for all levels and body styles. Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Class fees are $3 members and $5 non members. Instructor: Gineille Sabilino Line Dancing Learn the latest and hottest new line dances Friday mornings from 10 to 11:30 a.m. You will have a great time while you feel the benefits of a cardio workout. Center members, Sam and Shirley Kirtley, are great instructors and line dance enthusiasts. No fee.Cathy Smotherman assistant instructor and researcher. An intermediate line dance class has been added on Mondays, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Blood Pressure Checks Every other Thursday at 10 a.m. blood pressure checks by Willowbrook. Massages Wednesdays by appointment July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 Licensed Massage Therapist, Kathy McFarlane, has years of experience serving mature adults with a gentle touch. Cost: $45 mbrs. $60 non-members Writer’s Group Writing, Etc. is for people who love and appreciate the written word whether it is poetry or prose, fact or fiction. The group is open to published writers, beginners, and those who are at any point in between. Gentle critiques are given if requested. Come write with us every first and third Thursday of each month. July 18, 1 – 3 p.m. Free for members. Non members fee $24 a year. Hand Work Group The group continues to meet every Thursday at 10 a.m. to knit, crochet, construct quilt pieces, tat, cross stitch and other types of hand work. A great time to visit with others while working on individual projects. New participants are welcome. Mentoring and tutoring available. No fee. FiftyForward College Grove Book Discussion Group The book discussion group meets July 16 at 9 a.m. to discuss The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. New members are always welcome.

Mission Statement: FiftyForward enriches the lives of adults 50 + by providing pathways to health, well being and lifelong learning.

Canasta – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 – 3 p.m. Bridge – Mondays, 10 – 2:30 p.m. Poker - Weds, 12:30 – 3 p.m. Pool, Pedro, Scrabble, Rummikub, Skip-bo, and other games daily The center now has a corn hole game if you are interested in playing. College Grove Community Library 368-3222 Library Associate: Betty Kirkeminde Hours: M,W,R,F 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Tuesday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Summer Programs Weds at 11 a.m. No July 3rd program.

FiftyForward College Grove Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Center Director: Sarah Stephens Program Director/Newsletter Editor: Sarah Stephens Program Associate: Pat Connelly Williamson County FLIP Coordinator: 615.376.4332 Phone: 368.7093 Fax: 368.7935 Email: FiftyForward College Grove 8607 Horton Highway P.O. Box 223 College Grove, TN 37046 RETURN SERVICE REQUESTED

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CG July 2013 newsletter  

FiftyForward College Grove July 2013 newsletter

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