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This Week at the Carnegie: October 7-11


If you are looking to get a jump start on your 2020 resolutions, this is great week to visit the Carnegie. Whether you are hoping to eat better, exercise more, finally write that book you've dreamed of, learn a new craft, or simply read a new book - we have you covered! Take a look at the great programs we are offering!

Program dates, times, and descriptions are below. Please visit http://newnancarnegie.eventbrite.com/ to register for programs in advance. All programs at the Carnegie are open to the public and free of charge.

Monday

Exercise is Medicine: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

EIM is a circuit cardio alternating safe and easy to follow low-impact aerobics with strength conditioning. Elastic tubing with handles is used for resistance training and core strengthening. The Exercise is Medicine (EIM) program includes “move and learn” activity designed to offer those of all ages with chronic diseases the cardio-strength-flexibility and balance training needed to safely improve chronic health condition symptoms. Certified instructors from Piedmont Newnan Wellness Center provide forty-five minutes of gentle therapeutic exercises. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. All equipment provided.

Crochet at the Carnegie: 2:00 p.m. to 4 p.m.

This class is designed for beginners as well as more advanced. If you want to learn the basics and make a lap robe. Bring one crochet hook - size “h” - and one 7 ounce skein of “Red Heart” yarn. This class is for all levels of skill. Instructor, Judy Davenport, teaches the basics and will guide through any trouble spots. For experienced knitters, please bring your current crochet project.

Tuesday

Eating Habits for Health & Hydration with Laura Marchese, MS, RDN, LD: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Interested in optimizing your health and well being with better diet choices - but feeling overwhelmed by how to sort through all of the conflicting misinformation out there? You won't want to miss our upcoming workshop with nutrition expert, Laura Marchese, MS, RDN, LD, as she presents on "Eating Habits for Health and Hydration: Nutrition to Nourish the Body & Brain". Laura is a licensed and registered dietitian who is passionate about promoting no-nonsense nutrition science and simple strategies to help people better nourish themselves and their families. As the owner and lead dietitian of Nourishing Nutrition Consulting and founder of ‘A Healthier You in 2’ online video series, Laura enjoys translating the science of food and nutrition into more ‘digestible’ information that can empower people to make better choices. This presentation will enlighten you with the evidence-based nutrition info you've been craving and energize you to embrace a more balanced, nourishing and sustainable road map to better health. To register, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eating-habits-for-health-and-hydration-tickets-72100000041

Wednesday

Exercise is Medicine: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

EIM is a circuit cardio alternating safe and easy to follow low-impact aerobics with strength conditioning. Elastic tubing with handles is used for resistance training and core strengthening. The Exercise is Medicine (EIM) program includes “move and learn” activity designed to offer those of all ages with chronic diseases the cardio-strength-flexibility and balance training needed to safely improve chronic health condition symptoms. Certified instructors from Piedmont Newnan Wellness Center provide forty-five minutes of gentle therapeutic exercises. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. All equipment provided.

Gentle Yoga 1:30 p.m.— 2:30 p.m.

Please join the Carnegie for Gentle Yoga with Yvette! Instructor, Yvette Monet will guide adults & seniors at all levels of physical ability in stretch & strengthen muscles exercises. Gain flexibility & balance and relieve stress. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. All equipment provided or bring your own mat.

Writing Workshop with Alex & Angela McRae: 3:00 to 4:45 p.m.

The Carnegie Library hosts a series of Writing Workshops with authors, Alex & Angela McRae. The workshops will teach the writing process from brainstorming to publishing. These sessions in October will build on each other. Registration is required for this program. Please call 770-683-1347 to register.

Book Club with Lola 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Lola, a registered therapy dog, and her handler, Ms. Pam provide a free fifteen minute, private reading exercise for elementary and middle school aged students. Registration is required and can be done by calling 770-683-1347.

Thursday

Hometown Novel Nights: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

This month's featured authors include Roger Johns, Kim Osborn Sullivan, and DK Marley. A super cast of talented, regional authors who will engage with the audience to talk about themselves, their writing journey, and thier books. Southern Fried Books will be our partner and sponsor and will handle all the book sales during the event. Refreshments provided. To register, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hometown-novel-nights-newnan-tickets-64609516804?aff=ebapi

Friday

Exercise is Medicine: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

EIM is a circuit cardio alternating safe and easy to follow low-impact aerobics with strength conditioning. Elastic tubing with handles is used for resistance training and core strengthening. The Exercise is Medicine (EIM) program includes “move and learn” activity designed to offer those of all ages with chronic diseases the cardio-strength-flexibility and balance training needed to safely improve chronic health condition symptoms. Certified instructors from Piedmont Newnan Wellness Center provide forty-five minutes of gentle therapeutic exercises. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. All equipment provided.


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