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December 1

 

Get in the holiday spirit with a dedication and first lighting of a holiday star at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. The star is a gift to the hospital from the Piedmont Newnan Hospital Auxiliary. The lighting will take place Monday, December 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the front parking lot of the hospital, located at 745 Poplar Road in Newnan. Music will be provided by the Lee Middle School chorus and light refreshments will be served.

Mark Your Calendar!!!
BigExpo, Thursday, December 4, 1 – 7pm
The most anticipated event of the year! 
Summit Family YMCA, 1765 E. Hwy. 34, Newnan

Patrick discusses fall and winter fashion with newspaper editor and author of fashion, Ms. Mary-lou Luther!

Tomorrow, November 13, Georgia residents will participate in a special 24-hour online giving event called GA Gives Day, and we need YOU to join us! Please spread a little love to your favorite charities with secure online donations.  Simply go to https://gagivesday.org/c/GGD and search “LaGrange” or “30240” to see the represented charities that serve our region.

To support the West Georgia Health Foundation, go directly to our page at https://gagivesday.org/c/GGD/a/wghealth.  Your gift will be used to create the Community Cancer Center at West Georgia Health.  We have already raised more than $8.2 million toward our $10 million goal for this project, and a donation of any size will make an incredible difference!

The GA Gives Day website is open now (and remains open all year long).  A donation at any time will count toward the annual fundraising total.  On behalf of all local charities, thank you so much!

Piedmont Newnan Hospital’s final Walk With a Doc of 2014 will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Carl Miller Park, 70 Sewell Road in Newnan. Any member of the Coweta County community is invited to join up with other walkers for an hour of fun and fitness.

 

Andrew Darlington, D.O., a cardiologist, will lead the walk. Dr. Darlington is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine and Nuclear Cardiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation and Cardiomyopathy. Dr. Darlington has a special interest in Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy.

 

Walkers are encouraged to gather at the main pavilion in Carl Miller Park by 8:15 a.m. as the walk begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. Dr. Darlington will take about five minutes to talk about heart health before leading all on a walk through the park while answering questions from participants.

 

Participants will receive a free water bottle, pedometer and T-shirt. While the event is free, registration is requested by calling 877-527-3712 or visiting piedmont.org/walkwithadoc. Registration will also be available on site starting at 8 a.m.

During these difficult economic times please help us make sure no family or child goes hungry in Coweta County. Please consider those who are less fortunate in our Community by donating at least $2.00 or two cans of food for the Can-A-Thon at your local public library.

 (No breakable please!)

The boxes will be picked up from your local public library on the morning of December 2, 2014.

Winter/Spring Season 2014-15

Taylor 2
Modern Dance Troupe
Saturday, November 15 at 7 pm
Tickets: $10

Paul Taylor is considered to be one of the foremost American choreographers of the 20th Century. Paul Taylor established Taylor 2 in 1993 to ensure that his works could be seen by audiences all over the world. Six professionals, with a particular gift for his style, perform his work throughout the world.

Women in the Arts:
A Presentation by Spalding Nix
Sunday, November 16 at 3 pm
An Accredited Member of the American Society of Appraisers who specializes in the appraisal of fine art, antiques & collectibles, Spalding Nix is an Atlanta native who opened Spalding Nix Fine Art & Antiques it 2003. The Gallery’s purpose is to bring fine, yet affordable, 18th & 19th century paintings and French furniture to the Southeast.
Visit Site

This lecture and reception is brought to you
by the generosity of
the Edgar B. Hollis Testamentary Trust.

Opening Reception For
Works of Elsa Sibley
Sunday, November 16, 4-6 pm

Elsa Sibley has been painting in the Newnan, Georgia area since 2000 as both a portrait artist and a plein air painter. Her background includes work with the Chatovs of Atlanta, David Laffel, Gustav Rehberger and Richard Pousette-Dart of the Art Students League (New York) and most important, a lifetime of study with her Aunt, the late Elsa Norris Dodd of Highlands, North Carolina. She has also participated in a number of plein air workshops hosted by Millie Gosch of Newnan, which include work with painters Roger Dale Brown and Gene Costanza. Her more recent works include a renewed interest in contemporary art, primarily with watercolor.

Visit Site

The reception is brought to you
by the generosity of the
Edgar B. Hollis Testamentary Trust.

The Harlem Quartet
Thursday, November 20 at 7 pm
Tickets: $12

The Harlem Quartet brings new attitude to classical music. Their mission to share their passion with a wider audience has taken them around the world. The musically versatile ensemble has performed with such distinguished performers as Itzhak Perlman, Ida Kavafian, Carter Brey and many more. Their most recent recording, Hot House, with jazz master Chick Corea and percussionist Gary Burton was a 2013 multi-Grammy Award winner.

Christmas with
The Annie Moses Band
Tuesday, December 2 at 7 pm
Get your tickets early!
$15 adult, $12 student/senior

Come celebrate Christmas with The Annie Moses Band. The Annie Moses Band had been inspiring and entertaining audiences for over a decade, bringing their distinctive style of music across the nation and around the world. A captivating blend of folk and classical, the Annie Moses Band is talented ensemble of songwriters, singers and musicians, combining technical skill with exhilarating showmanship.

An Evening of Spirituals
Featuring Indra Thomas
Tuesday, January 27 at 7 pm

Advance tickets required for this complementary event, available early January.

Indra Thomas has a glorious voice: stunningly expressive and profoundly musical. Ms. Thomas may be the best kept opera secret in America. European opera houses know her well. She possesses a full blown lyrico-spinto soprano and is one of the finest Verdi singers around.

As the daughter of a Baptist minister, she has all the instincts for spirituals. She knows how to project joy, drama, sorrow, humor and has a real smile in her voice at the right times, all balanced with musician’s head and a singer’s heart.

Masters of Soul
Formerly Masters of Motown
Saturday, January 31 at 7 pm
Tickets: $15

In the early 60’s some of the most iconic names in the history of popular music were discovered in the Motor City of Detroit. Masters of Soul is a celebration of these artists, their music and style. The show features stylishly costumed, fully choreographed tributes to both male and female groups backed by a live band.

 

Tuesday – Thursday from 3:00pm-5:00pm

Homework Help: Library branch staff will assist pre-registered students in grades K – 12 to better understand their homework assignments and or projects. The students must have a homework assignment(s) or project to complete in order to participate in this program and students must do their own work. Pre-registration is required. There is a limit of 6 students per appointment hour.

 

Thursday November 13th @ 11am

Toddler Time! (Ages 2-4) Registration is required. What time is it? It’s Toddler Time; Crafting time; Rhyming time, Dancing time at the library! This is a crafting program designed for toddlers between the ages of 2 to 4 years old. Toddlers will learn about letters, numbers and shapes as they craft a beautiful piece of art to take home.

 

Friday November 14th @ 4:00pm

Globe Trotting (ages 5 – 12) Registration is required. Take a trip to different places around the world at your library. We invite you to be our guest as we learn about exotic places and different cultures through literature and activities. We will visit the Cherokee Nation this November. Refreshments will be served.

 

 

Saturday November 15th  at 12:00pm

GED Prep Classes: This is a one hour class taught by educator Shelly Smith for adults preparing to take the GED exam. Registration is required.

 

 

Upcoming Programs:

 

Thursday November 20th @ 11am

Musical Mother Goose (Toddlers 1-4 years) Registration required.

 

Friday November 21st @ 4pm

Creation Station: Art Adventure (Children 5-12 years old) Building Blue Bird Houses!! Class size is limited to 15 children. Registration is required.

 

Thursday December 4th @ 11am

Saving with Crafting: Fashion Sashay Scarves! (Adult 18yrs & up) Class size is limited to 10 participants. Registration is required.

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