Senior Living

Coweta County centers offer activities

Tommy Thompson Senior Center, 29 Hospital Rd. in Newnan, has activities weekdays, Monday through Friday. The center offers lunch for a small fee. For details contact Director Ida Johnson at 770-683-8600 or 683-8602. Morning and afternoon activities include such things as daily Koffee-Klatch, exercise, Wii games, crafts/classes, card games, pool games, line dancing and excursions.

Activities remaining this week for the Thompson Center are Wednesday, July 17, Bingo; Thursday, July 18, Exercises and Nancy Olsen 10:30; Friday, July 19, Exercises and Medicare Jeopardy at 10:30 with Belinda.

Activities at Thompson Center next week include: Monday, July 22, Shopping at Goodwill and exercises; Tuesday, July 23, Regal Movie and Bingo; Wednesday, July 23, Sing-a-long with Ms. Pearl; Thursday, July 25, Craft Day; Friday, July 26, Birthday party; Saturday, July 27, Yard sale.

Coweta County’s other senior programs are at the county community centers in Welcome, Senoia and at Panther Creek (on Ga. Highway 16, Sargent). They offer a variety of activities and from time to time organize covered-dish luncheons and birthday recognitions.

The county community center programs are funded by the Coweta County Commission and operated under the Coweta Recreation Department. For further information contact Patricia Hood at 770-252-6429 or phood@coweta.ga.us.

The Welcome community seniors (1792 Welcome Road near Western School) meet every Tuesday, and refreshments are provided. Activities include arts and crafts, Bingo, stamping and card making, Bunco, covered dish luncheon, blood pressure check, and beading.

Senoia area seniors meet at the center at 300 Howard Road every Wednesday with such activities as arts and crafts, Bridge, Cribbage classes, Bingo, stamping and card making, covered dish luncheon, blood pressure check, musical entertainment and informational speakers. Refreshments are provided.

The Panther Creek center (near the fire station at 2285 Highway 16 West, Sargent) has meetings each Wednesday. Activities include such games as arts and crafts, Bingo, stamping and card making, knitting, covered dish luncheon, quilting, crocheting, blood pressure check, and macramé. Refreshments are served.



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