Health Happenings

• Gentle Yoga at Newnan Carnegie Library Thursdays June 12 and 26 from 2:30 - 4 p.m. Free with advanced registration. Instructor Yvette Monet Limited equipment provided. Details: 770-683-1347 or www.newnancarnegie.com .

• Coweta County Farmer’s Market in coordination with Main Street Newnan June 11, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Historic Train Depot, East Broad Street.

• Soles for Cole 5K charity run for Cole Croteau, 8 a.m. June 21 at Ashley Park to raise money for medical costs related to Cystic Fibrosis. Donations: Cole’s Commanders Christian Cullen, 50 Northcrest Dr., Newnan, GA 30265. Details: 678-850-7043.

• Senior Friends Sponsored by Piedmont Newnan Hospital meets 10:30 - 12:30 p.m. third Wednesdays at Coweta Fairgrounds. Includes hot meal for $7. Meal reservations: 770-400-2374. Annual membership: $15 single, or $25 per couple. Details: 770-400-2374.

• Parkinson's Support Group meets at First United Methodist Church second Tuesdays 3:45 p.m. Caregivers welcome. Details: 770-253-7400. Next: July 8.

• Heart Healthy Class monthly last Tuesdays, 1 - 2:30 p.m., Piedmont Heart Institute, Sharpsburg. Register: 678-854-2970.

• Scleroderma Support Group meets bimonthly. Bridge Community Center, Peachtree City. Details: Richard or Barbara Moore, 770-252-1633.

• Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group first Thursdays, 10 a.m., Wesley Woods of Newnan. Details: Beth Lever, 770-683-6833.

• Celiac Disease Support Group second Saturdays, 1 p.m., Piedmont Newnan Hospital. Details: Bill Becker, 770-683-2613 or billbecker@numail.org.

• Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group meets third Wednesdays, 2 p.m., Savannah Court, Newnan. Details: Ellie Farrington, 770-253-4402.

• Lupus Support Group – Meets monthly at Country Inn and Suites, 1125 Newnan Crossing Blvd. E. First Mondays, 7 p.m. Details: Regina Olmstead, 404-550-5263.

• TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly – Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 958 Summers-McKoy Rd., Newnan. First meeting free, annual dues $28.

• TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly – Thomas Crossroads area. Meets Mondays; weigh-in 6:15 p.m., meeting to follow. Community Christian Church, 1717 Hwy. 154, Sharpsburg. Details, Ruth, 770-254-8913.

• Al-Anon Meetings – Mondays 7:30 p.m. Community Christian Church, Highway 154 at Lower Fayetteville. Details: Barbara, 678-876-0102.

• Survivors of Suicide (SOS) Support Group – Meets second Mondays, 7-9 p.m. Crossroads Church, Hwy 154 Campus, Newnan. Free and open to anyone who has lost someone to suicide. Details: Lynn and Nancy Bradley 770-251-6216.



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