Senior centers offer activities

by Staff Reports

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. Remaining this week are Wednesday, May 8, Senior Cookout; Thursday, May 9, Gospel Heirs and exercises; and Fri., May 10, Angels of Hope, Bingo.

Coweta County’s other senior centers are at Welcome, Senoia and 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 Welcome community seniors (on Welcome Road near Western School) meet every Tuesday. Activities include card playing and crafts, and refreshments are provided.

Senoia area seniors meet at the center on Howard Road every Wednesday with such activities as bridge, cribbage and bingo. Refreshments are provided.

The Panther Creek center (near the fire station on Highway 16 West, Sargent) meets each Wednesday. Activities include such games as Bingo, and refreshments are served.


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