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This Week at the Carnegie: Jan.13-17


We have already seen lots of new faces at our programs this year at the Carnegie! We love seeing our community learning new skills, improving their health, finding a new book, and of course having fun! Check out what great programs we have coming up this week.



Program dates, times, and descriptions are below. Please visit http://newnancarnegie.eventbrite.com/ 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.



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



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.


Bingo: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

BINGO is for all ages and skill levels! Snacks are provided. Come join the Carnegie for a fun and relaxing afternoon of playing BINGO. While the program is free, registration is required. To register, please click here.



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. 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.



Thursday

Archaeology of Israel: 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.

The Newnan Carnegie is excited to host Christy Barker, M.A. as she lectures on the archaeology of Israel. She will focus on some interesting archaeological sites including: Masada, Herod’s palace fortress in the Judean desert, Caesarea Maritima, the lavish Roman capital of Judea, and Tel Dan, a center of ancient idol worship. Q & A to follow. While the program is free, registration is required. To register, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/archaeology-of-israel-tickets-82852910285.

Christy Barker is the Curator, and Assistant Director of Education and Programs at the Biblical History Center in LaGrange, Georgia. She graduated with her Master’s in History from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Her Master’s thesis is titled, “An Archaeological History of Qumran,” which is where she went on an archaeological excavation in January 2017, in Cave 53 near the plateau. This was the first archaeological team to find a Dead Sea Scroll in nearly 60 years.



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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