Meetings & Announcements 

On the 1st Wednesdays of each month we will be starting a Scrapbook Club.  It starts at 2:00pm at the Extension Office.  Bring your lunch.  Bring your paper, ideas, and join us a we learn something each month. 

  • October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 at 9:30am at Sharpsburg Community Center.  Dancing Away Dementia.  New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that dancing dramatically reduces the occurence of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.  Every Monday during the month of October put on your dancing shoes as we dance to sharpen our minds, exercise our limbs, and have fun and fellowship with others.
  • October 5, 10am at the Library.  Senior Funday.  Join Laykin Butcher, SNAP-ED assistant, as she demonstrates how to stretch those food dollars.  Each month this program occurs.  New nutrition facts, ideas, and tips on how to cook and store food, cut out empty calories, etc.
  • October 12 & 23, 5:30pm.  Oct. 12th at the Library.  October 23rd at the Bath County Extension Office.  Small Steps to Health and Wealth.  This new program addresses the issue of how we interact with health and wealth.  Participants will learn 25 behavior change strategies that can be applied to improve both their health and personal finances.  The first session will include creating a cost efficient fall decoration--a fall wreath.  The second session will include preparing healthy snacks for get together parties.
  • October 13, 10am at the Library.  Pastime Playdates.  Join us for this new program that focuses on the child, birth to kindergarten, and teaches them skills to prepare for kindergarten.  We will read a story, eat a snack, complete a craft or activity, and play with other children.
  • October 25, 10am at the Library.  Keys to Embracing Aging.  The seventh session of Keys to Embracing Aging is on safety.  This focuses on safety in the home,  with transportation, health, recreation, and emergency preparedness.  These sessions are open to all ages. 
  • October 26, 10am at the Bath County Extension Office.  Importance of Balance Leader Lesson.  Join us for this lesson on why it's important to strengthen our balance to extend our longevity in the home.  You will gain specific information on stretching and flexibility techniques. 

Please Call 606-674-6121 to sign up for any of the classes listed above.

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