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This Week at the Carnegie: March 2-7



New month, new programs, and maybe a few glimpses of spring! It can't hurt to imagine warm, sunny days full of flowers and birds chirping. Even if the weather doesn't cooperate, we still have plenty to keep you busy and from being cooped up in the house this month! Check out our full online calendar here or come in to grab a paper copy.


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. No need to RSVP, come as able! Attendees are admitted on a first come, first serve basis. A waiver will need to be signed at your first class.



Crochet: 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Join the Carnegie Library on Mondays for Crochet at the Carnegie! If you are a beginner please bring one crochet hook - size “h” - and one 7-ounce skein of “Red Heart” yarn. Instructor, Judy Davenport, teaches the basics and will guide through any trouble spots. For experienced crocheters, bring your current project. Drop in as able, no need to RSVP!



Tuesday

Don’t Get Hacked: 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

In today’s high-tech world, information can be more valuable than cash. So how can you protect your information online, on the phone or at the cash register? What protections do you have? How can you spot ID theft quickly when it happens? And, how do you fix it? Join us as the UGA Extension Coweta County, Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, Candace Tucker, discusses what you need to know about scams, fraud and identity theft.

While the program is free, registration is requested. 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. No need to RSVP, come as able! Attendees are admitted on a first come, first serve basis. A waiver will need to be signed at your 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. No need to RSVP, come as able! Attendees are admitted on a first come, first serve basis. A waiver will need to be signed at your first class.



Thursday

Grant Ready: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Funding from foundations, corporations, and government grants are one way to expand an organization’s ability to serve its clients and to diversify the organization’s funding base. Gail McGlothin, a non-profit management and grant writing consultant, will help attendees identify what needs to be in place in order to start a grant program, what foundations will fund, and where to start looking for sources of funding. While the program is free, registration is limited and required. To register, please visit click here.


Gail McGlothin is a non-profit management and grant writing consultant with her company - Grant Writing Partners. She has been working in leadership roles in non-profits for 45 years in Georgia, Louisiana, Texas and now Georgia. Gail was invited by President George H. W. Bush to work on the task force that established the Points of Light Foundation and then served on its board for four 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. No need to RSVP, come as able! Attendees are admitted on a first come, first serve basis. A waiver will need to be signed at your first class.


Saturday

Building Open: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Our building will be open for you to enjoy our circulating book collection, children’s reading room, public use computers, and more!




Future Program Spotlight!

American Military History

Thursday, March 12th. 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Please click here for more information or to register!



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