All Cobb residents age 55+ are invited to participate in activities at various senior centers throughout Cobb. The following is a list of activities scheduled at the East Cobb Senior Center located at 3332 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30066. Cobb seniors who wish to register for any of these activities or use one of the county’s six senior centers will have to pay a $60 annual membership fee. Call the East Cobb Senior Center at 770-509-4900 for reservations and/or more details.

23 Arabian Nights-East Cobb Senior Center’s
23rd Anniversary Celebration
Friday, August 10 • 11am-2pm.
$15/Cobb resident; $18/Non-resident.

Miracle of Immunizations #4921
Friday, August 17 • 10-11am.
Free; Registration required.
What vaccines are available to protect adults and how do they work? Learn the basics about the most important shots like: flu, pneumonia, shingles, and other vaccines. Presented by Ben Pearson with Walgreens.

Tour of Italy #4194
Monday, August 20 • 11:30am-1pm.
$8 supply fee; Registration required.
Come make Chicken Bruschetta Pasta and homemade herb bread with an olive oil dipping sauce. All in the microwave and oven. Taught by Cherie Beasley with Pampered Chef.

Dine-a-Round #3959
Wednesday, August 15 • 11am-1:30pm.
Reveille Café. 2960 Shallowford Rd, Marietta.
Separate checks; Registration required.
Everyone meets at the restaurant.

AARP Smart Driver #2694
Thursday, August 23 • 9am-4pm.
15/AARP members; $20/Non-members (cash or check only).
The course teaches proven driving techniques to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road. Learn age-related physical changes and how to adjust your driving to compensate. Check with your insurance agent about possible discount. Bring a lunch.

Protect Yourself from Shingles-Get Vaccinated # 5312
Friday, August 24; deadline August 17 • 10am-12pm.
Appointment required.
Protect yourself, get the new shingles shot. Stop at the front desk to schedule your appointment and pick up paperwork. Note: This is the new vaccine, so the cost is $169.99 without insurance, however, most insurance plans, including Medicare D cover it to some extent. Provided by Walgreens.

This article originally appeared in the August issue of the EAST COBBER magazine, on page 56. Click here to view the digital edition.