Things to do-Aug.4-Aug.26

August

August 4

Donors are needed and are welcomed at the upcoming blood drive for the Senoia area today from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Senoia United Methodist Church.  Members of the Senoia Optimist Club will help to host the event and will offer blood donors their “famous” grilled cheese sandwiches along with a number of free coupons from local area businesses.
It is anticipated that those who donated at the Optimist Club’s last blood drive will be personally notified about the upcoming effort and given the opportunity to schedule their appointments to better meet their needs.  If necessary, potential donors may either sign up online at
http://www.redcrossblood.org/ or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).  In addition, Senoia Optimist Club member and blood drive coordinator Ivie Bowman may be contacted at 678-378-7151.  Please remember, too, that “walk-ins” are always welcome at these drives.

August 7

The Piedmont Fayette Hospital Auxiliary will host the next Red Cross Blood Drive  today from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  The event will be held in the 1279 Building, third floor, Conference Room C. To give blood, a donor must be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. To make an appointment visit www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor key pfh or call 770-719-7098.

August 13

Find out the best ways to avoid a serious fall by attending a FREE fall risk assessment today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at  Piedmont Fayette Rehabilitation and Fitness Center, 1250 Highway 54, Suite 200, Fayetteville, Ga. For more information, please call 770-719-7290.

August 15

Sixty Plus Services of Piedmont Fayette Hospital and Fayette Senior Services cordially invites you to News About Cancer Care and Treatment today from 10 a.m. to noon at Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness (West Entrance, Third Floor), Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1267 Highway 54 West, Fayetteville. This ever popular program will focus on the latest in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. Learn about the wonderful programs and amenities available at Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness and enjoy a cooking demonstration by Lea Bowen, sous chef, Taste and Savor. Presenters will be Trevor M. Feinstein, M.D., Piedmont Cancer Institute; Tavari Taylor Brown, MPH, LAPC, program manager, Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness; and Ellen Steinberg, LD, RD, registered dietitian, Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness. The event is free but registration is required. Lunch will be provided. Please call 770-461-0813 to register. The program is sponsored by Somerby of Peachtree City.

August 16

Sandy Creek Patriots football players and the Touchdown Club are hosting
“Super Saturday in the Park” at Shamrock Park in Tyrone from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m, featuring
children’s entertainment, arts and crafts, games, yard sale items, silent auction,
raffles, food, and lots more. For more information contact Vicki Gunnin at 770-
487-3758 or Shelley Langston at 770-639-3086.

Fairburn’s Southside Theatre Guild’s upcoming musical production of “110 Degrees in the Shade”  is today. The show is a sizzling musical based on N. Richard Nash’s book and play, “The Rainmaker.” The musical centers around Lizzie, a spinster woman, who lives in her family’s ranch, in a hot and drought-stricken American Southwest town. The plot centers on her search for love and her choice between two suitors: Starbuck, a charismatic con man posing as a rainmaker who can bring rainfall to the drought-stricken, and Sheriff File, the town’s most eligible bachelor. Tickets can be purchased on-line at stgplays.com or you can call the box office at 770-969-0956.

August 19

Living Better with Parkinson’s provides support for individuals, family members and caregivers affected by Parkinson’s disease. Whether you have lived with Parkinson’s for years, were recently diagnosed or know a loved one affected by the disease, you will learn valuable information regarding diagnosis, treatment, medication, exercise, diet, new research and daily life. Piedmont Fayette Hospital extends a cordial invitation to today’s program from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.,  at the Bridge Community Center, 225 Willow Bend Road in Peachtree City. For more information, please call 770-487-4444.

A breast cancer support group meets today from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1267 Building (West Entrance), Third Floor, 1267 Highway 54 West, Fayetteville, Ga.  The group is open to women of all ages who are currently fighting or have survived breast cancer. For more information, contact Lesa Merritt at Lesa.Merritt@piedmont.org.

August 23

To help the community get active and have better access to physicians, Piedmont Fayette Hospital is piloting a health and group fitness program called Walk with a Doc. The next program is today from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Shakerag Knoll, 191 McIntosh Trail in Peachtree City. Registration is required. To register, visit piedmont.org>>Tools & Resources>>Classes and Events. Then choose the date of the event you are interested in. You can also register by calling 877-527-3712, toll free. Limited space available.

August 26

The Prostate Cancer Information Group meets today at  7 p.m. at Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1267 Building (West Entrance), Third Floor, 1267 Hwy 54 West, Fayetteville, Ga. Men (and their partners) with concerns about prostate cancer are encouraged to attend. For more information, please call Jim O’Hara at 770-632-2898.