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This Week at the Carnegie: Feb. 3-7


February has arrived! Do you remember your first visit to Carnegie? Maybe, you checked out a book or attended a program. During this season of hearts and cupid, we hope you will come and fall in love with the library all over again! We always have something new going on and fresh books to explore. With Saturday morning openings starting soon, it’s an excellent time to rediscover the Carnegie!




Program dates, times, and descriptions are below. Please visit Eventbrite to register for programs in advance unless otherwise noted. 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. Feel free to attend as able. A waiver is required to be filled out at the first class.



Crochet at the Carnegie: 1:30 p.m. to 4: 00 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. Drop in as able, no need to RSVP!



Tuesday

Introduction to Bridge: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Lois Bruning will teach a beginner’s course on how to play Bridge. All supplies provided, and no partner is needed. Participants are required to attend all 6 sessions. Session dates are as follows: January 7, 14, 21, & 28 and February 4 & 11. They will last one hour, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. No one will be added after the first class. This program is currently full.



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. Feel free to attend as able. A waiver is required to be filled out at the first class.


Gentle Yoga: 1:30 p.m. to 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. Feel free to attend as able. A waiver is required to be filled out at the first class.



Thursday

Entrepreneur Storytime: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Are you interested in starting your own business? Or maybe you want to learn the backstory of one of Newnan's talented entrepreneurs! This month's featured business owner Kenya Brantley, will share her entrepreneurial journey to opening Greenhouse Mercantile. While the program is free, registration is required. To register, please click here.



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. Feel free to attend as able. A waiver is required to be filled out at the first class.


Future Program Spotlight!

Aging in Cities with Dr. Anabel Pelham

Friday, February 21st 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Please click here for more information or to register!



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