Sunday, May 30, 2021
Here's What's Been Happening at PHP!
ALL MEMBERS please remember to wear your name badges when you are out and about. It will help avoid awkward situations when you're not sure who you're talking to!
Intro to Hand Building with Clay
We are at the end of our 8-week program, Intro to Hand Building with Clay, where Members have been learning a variety of ways that clay can be used to construct both functional and art forms. Classes are taught by Janet Schneider and our last class is this Tuesday, June 1st from 12:30pm-3pm in the PHP Art Studio.
Wine & Wickets
Wine & Wickets will occur every Tuesday from 4pm-6pm. Our next gathering is Tuesday, June 1st. Cost is $10/Member and RSVPs are required. Call Concierge at 678.619.0474 if you plan to attend each week.

Looking for "Sheriffs"!
We need your help! We need two Members to volunteer each week to be the leaders and run the event. Responsibilities include passing out stickers, timing the games, keeping everything running smoothly, etc. If you are interested in being a Sheriff for one week, please contact Jayne Ann.
Music on the Balcony
Join us this Wednesday, June 2nd from 5:30pm-7:30pm for Music on the Balcony with Steve Long, a singer, pianist, and entertainer! He loves the stage and puts his
whole heart and soul into a concert. He has years of experience which include
playing for stars and dignitaries such as Cary Grant, Helen Hayes, Bob Hope,
former President and Mrs. Bush, Liberace, Tony Bennett, the late Rose Kennedy and
David Foster. Don't miss out!

And mark your calendar for Wednesday, June 23rd from 5:30 - 7:30 when Joe Gransden is scheduled to make a return appearance. Joe is an amazing and well-known trumpet player with a singing voice that has been compared to Chet Baker and Frank Sinatra. He is always a crowd favorite!
Goizueta Gardens Tour at the Atlanta History Center
Join us Thursday, June 3rd for the Goizueta Gardens Tour. Shuttle bus will depart PHP at 9:30am. The Atlanta History Center’s Goizueta Gardens is the first botanical garden in the southeast to plant in the New Perennial Movement in a major way. Sarah Roberts, the Olga C. de Goizueta Vice President, Goizueta Gardens and Living Collections, will be giving the tour. Cost is $20 per Member. Call Concierge at 678.619.0474 by 6/1 to reserve a spot.
Movie Showing
Join us Thursday, June 3rd at 4pm in the Georgian Room to watch another classic movie, North by Northwest starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, and James Mason. Popocorn will be served. Please call the Concierge at 678.619.0474 to reserve your seat.
Buckhead Heritage Speaker Series
The Buckhead Heritage Speaker Series presents a free Zoom talk titled "Architectural Modernism in Buckhead" with Charles Lawrence on Thursday, June 3rd at 7pm. Join Charles Lawrence, Architectural Conservator and Preservation Planner in the Historic Preservation Studio at Lord, Aeck & Sargent, to discuss Modern architecture in Georgia with a focus on examples of Modernism in Buckhead from the Buckhead Modern Resources (1940-1990), Atlanta Regional Commission survey, 2014. Charles will introduce Modernism, the development of Modern architectural forms and styles, and show many examples from Buckhead and across the state. Click here to Register.
Buckhead Heritage Society Spring Garden Party
The Buckhead Heritage Society is hosting a Spring Garden Party on Sunday, June 6th* from 4-6:30pm at the home of Mrs. William Bowen Astrop at 205 Blackland Road, Atlanta, GA 30342. Enjoy fellowship, drinks, light appetizers, and music as you tour this Philip Shutze designed home and explore Jean Astrop's peaceful garden featuring hydrangeas, which should be in full bloom. Valet Parking included. Cost is $125 per person for Members and their guests and $150 per person for Non-Members. Click here to purchase tickets or call Richard Waterhouse at 404-467-9447.

*Rain date is June 13.
Men's Bible Study
Join us for a Men's Bible Study* led by Jim Phillips every other Tuesday. Our next meeting is on Tuesday, June 8th at 10am in the Bridle Room. Call Concierge at 678.619.0474 to sign up.

*The Bible Study will have our final meeting June 22nd and then take a break for the summer and resume in the Fall.
June Farm to Table Dinner
Join The Terraces for a Farm to Table Dinner and Introduction to The Terraces on Tuesdays in June starting June 8th and continuing on June 15th, 22nd, and 29th. Enjoy a delicious set menu and wine pairing along with a brief overview of The Terraces and an introduction to key staff. Cost is $25 per Member. Seats are limited to 10 each week. Call Concierge at 678-619-0474 to sign up.
Walk for Wellness at Blue Heron
Join us Wednesday, June 9th* for a Walk for Wellness at The Blue Heron Nature Preserve. The Shuttle departs from PHP at 1:30. Take a walk guided by a Blue Heron leader that will boost your wellness by exploring various portions of the 30-acre nature preserve and elevate your knowledge of the natural and built features, flora, and fauna that make this greenspace a treasure for all. Call Concierge at 678-619-0474 to sign up. Space is limited. 

*Rain date is Thursday, June 10th.
June Caregiver Support Group
Please join us for a Caregiver Support Group facilitated by Mandy Merkel, MMSc, CMS, CCC-SLP. Share your experience and learn about available help for caregivers. Groups will be held Wednesday, June 9th and Wednesday, June 23rd at 2pm in Duckworth. Space is limited and RSVP is required. Call Concierge at 678.619.0474 to reserve. 
Documentary and Q&A with Alexa Foreman
Join us for a Documentary viewing of Scandal: The Trial of Mary Astor and a Q&A with Alexa Foreman on Thursday, June 10th from 2pm-3:30pm in the Georgian Room. The documentary explores the headline-making 1936 child custody trial of movie goddess Mary Astor and the fall-out from the release of her private diaries detailing her passionate affair with a legendary Broadway writer and wit. As the first solo project of film scholar Alexa L. Foreman, it represents two years of research, interviews, and writing by Foreman. It's sure to be an enlightening event!
Center for Visually Impaired Talk
Join us on Tuesday, June 15th at 2pm in the Georgian Room for a conversation with Angie Clawson from the Center for the Visually Impaired about age-related vision lossWe’ll share tips on what you can do to make living with low vision easier and safer and how the Center can help you gain the skills and tools you need to continue living independently and doing the things you enjoy. Call Concierge at 678.619.0474 to sign up.
Car Detailing
Premium Detail Pros will be here on Wednesdays, June 16th and 30th for car detailing. The cost is $100 for a 2-hour detail. Optional add-ons are available and include cloth upholstery cleaning for $25 and carpet cleaning for $25. If you would like to reserve a spot, please call Concierge at 678.619.0474.
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Talk
Join us for an Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Talk Wednesday, June 16th at 3pm in the Georgian Room. Call Concierge at 678.619.0474 to sign up.
PHP Book Club
Join us for the PHP Book Club! The book for June is The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. The discussion will take place Thursday, June 17th at 4pm in the Bridle Room and will be led by Louise Franklin. Space is limited. Please call the Concierge at 678.619.0474 to reserve your spot.
Meet in The Georgian Room Thursday, June 17th at 2pm and join Jackie Green of Copiana to learn about Copiana's Aeropnoic Farms and how these sustainable farms grow entirely on water and nutrients, what they can grow, and how you can reserve work-free farm produce for a small monthly fee. Copiana allows you to enjoy all the benefits of organic gardening with none of the hassles. Our team installs, maintains, and harvests. Join Jackie if you would like to learn more about having a garden full of fresh veggies and herbs at your fingertips and how you can fill your fridge with delicious produce from your Peachtree Hills Place farm!
Atlanta Cyclorama: Curator’s Tour
Join us Tuesday, June 22nd for The Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama: Curator’s Personal Tour. Shuttle departs PHP at 12:30pm. Join project curator and Senior Military Historian Dr. Gordon Jones for a special look at the hidden details and unknown backstories of The Battle of Atlanta cyclorama. Your personalized tour takes you around the painting scene by scene: what’s accurate, what’s not, and how it got that way. Cost is $20 per Member. Call Concierge at 678.619.0474 by 6/14 to sign up.
Farm Flower Workshop
Join us Thursday, June 24th at 3pm in the Georgian Room for a Farm Cut Flower Workshop where we will be led by Nancy Patterson and will work with farm fresh flowers like Queen Anne's Lace, ZInnias, Sunflowers, Cosmos and more. Cost is $75 per Member and includes flowers, flower frog, instruction, and a glass of Rose. Call Concierge at 678.619.0474 to sign up. NOTE: Cancellations after 6/10 will be charged to Member Accounts.
* Must have a minimum of 10 Members
Van Gogh Experience
Join us for a visit to the Van Gogh Immersive Experience where you can enjoy the works of the Dutch genius yourself in the artist's masterpieces with a 360-degree digital art exhibition. The August 12th date is full but we are adding more dates. If you are on the waitlist, you will be contacted. Cost is $35 per Member. NOTE: Any cancellations will be charged to Member Accounts.
Exciting news! The Peachtree Hills Civic Association recently worked with the City's Parks and Recreation Department to have Pickleball courts painted onto all three of the tennis courts at Peachtree Hills Park. They were recently installed and anyone is welcome to play when a court is available.

Every Tuesday morning between 9am-11am, there will be open play for all skill levels and if there are enough people, players will rotate to allow everyone an opportunity to play. All you need is your paddle and enthusiasm for the game! Come play this fun and popular game with your friends and neighbors!
American Parkinson Disease Association Events & Programs
The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is proud to sponsor community programs that bring a variety of educational, exercise, and wellness programs directly to you wherever you are! Most programs are held via Zoom and registration is required.

Save the date! Join us Monday, June 7th for the "Driving Parkinson's Away" Golf Tournament! We hope you'll help support this worthy cause.

Join us for vital programs to keep you moving and lift your spirits!
There is something available every day of the week and all are available to you FREE, in the comfort of your home and most can be done seated or standing.
Check our virtual calendar for Dance, Tai Chi, Yoga, Sing Loud and so much more!
PHP Lending Library
Located in the bottom cabinets of the built-ins in the Library/Bar, we have PHP books that are available to borrow. When you borrow a book, replace it with one of your own to share with others! Be sure to stop by and bring a book.
Join Us For Pétanque
Pétanque pick-up games (weather permitting) will take place on the below dates. Call the Concierge at 678.619.0474 if you plan on attending. Meet at the Pétanque court. 
Tuesday, June 1st at 3pm
Friday, June 4th at 4pm*
Saturday, June 5th at 11am

*Join Andy Isakson at the Pétanque Court every Friday at 4pm for a 30-minute clinic and review, then gameplay afterward. All skill levels are welcome. Come join in on the fun! Read more about Andy's history with Pétanque.
No Bridge this Monday due to Memorial Day. We will be back on schedule next Monday, June 7th at 1:30pm in the Bridle Room! It's open and free play!

  • 8 weeks: $175/person
  • Wednesdays from 1pm - 3pm
  • Remaining dates are June 2nd, 9th, 16th and 30th
Let's Play Bingo!
You DO NOT want to miss out on the fun!! But you will have to wait a week as we will not have Bingo this Monday due to Memorial Day. We will be back on schedule for Monday, June 7th at 5pm in the Bridle Room! Call Concierge at 678.619.0474 to reserve your spot. Bingo cards will be $2 each/round.
Weekly Men's Coffee
The PHP Men will be meeting this Wednesday, June 2nd at 10am in the Georgian Room for a social hour. Note: We won't have any speakers again until the Fall. Coffee, pastries and fruit will be served and will be deducted from the meal plan for those attending. RSVP is required. Call Concierge at 678.619.0474 if you would like to attend.

Walking Group
Our Walking Group is in full swing so join David, our Fitness Manager, and Alex, our Physical Therapy Manager, to get your steps in each week. Contact David at 404.783.3892 if you plan to come. The group will meet in the lobby this Wednesday, June 2nd at 2pm.
Knitting, Sewing, Quilting & Needlepoint
Are you interested in knitting or needlepoint? Come join us in the Bridle Room this Wednesday, June 2nd at 3pm. There won't be any formal instruction, just social crafting time. Space is limited, so please RSVP to the Concierge if you are planning to come at 678.619.0474. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Ladies' Wine & Cheese
Ladies, join us for Wine and Cheese every Wednesday from 4:30pm-5:30pm in the Library. The cost is $7 per person and includes wine & cheese. Call Concierge at 678.619.0474 each week if you plan to come! 
Mah Jongg
Join us for Open Play on Thursdays from 2:30pm-4:30pm beginning June 3rd in the Bridle Room. Call Concierge at 678.619.0474 to sign up if you would like to play.

Thanks to all the Member interest, we have added an Advanced Beginner Mah Jongg class on Tuesdays in June from 1:30pm-3:30pm. This class will start on June 8th and continue for 4 weeks (June 15th, 22nd, & 29th) in the Bridle Room. Cost is $50/Member. Call Concierge at 678-619-0474 to sign up.
PHP Bible Study
Our Wednesday Bible Study is done for this Spring but will resume after Labor Day. 

Thanks to interest, a group from the Wednesday Bible Study has decided to meet for an informal book discussion for 2 or 3 weeks in June. We will have our first meeting on Wednesday, June 16th at 4:30pm in the Conference Room next to Concierge. They will be reading a book called "Heaven" by Randy Alcorn. All are welcome to come and discuss the book. 
Atlanta History Center Upcoming
Virtual Author Talks
Don’t miss the Atlanta History Center’s virtual Author Talks! Register online and join them for engaging conversations with award-winning authors like Ed Tarkington author of The Fortunate Ones, Anna Malaika Tubbs author of The Three Mothers, and more! The virtual Author Talks are open to the public, presented via Zoom, and moderated by a variety of engaging hosts. For more information, visit their website.

Did You Know?
Each week, we will be including Member questions about our community. If you have a question you would like answered, please send it to Jayne Ann Milling, Concierge.
This question was referred to Amanda Dumich, our Executive Director. Here is her response.

Q: What do I do if I hear construction noise before 8:00 am?

A: Noise from construction and outdoor maintenance on our campus should not be heard before 8:00 in the morning. If you hear construction or maintenance noise before 8:00 am, please contact Security at (678) 619-5994 and they will investigate. 
This question was referred to Amanda Dumich, our Executive Director. Here is her response.

Q: Is PHP a smoke-free community?

A: Peachtree Hills Place is a smoke-free campus. Members are encouraged to alert Security at (678) 619-5994 or Concierge at (678) 619-0474 to report the smell of smoke.
Senior Residency Counselor

Residency Counselor
Who's Your Next Neighbor?
We would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest Members Dr. Trent and Martha Johnson from Franklin, NC and midtown Atlanta who are moving into Austin Walk V. Their daughter and son-in-law live a 9 minute walk away!

If you have friends outside PHP who might like to attend an event - Book Club, Wine & Wickets, a lecture, or similar activities, reach out to Charlotte or Karen, and let’s invite them over to see the wonderful community we are building!
Early Access Program Now Available for AWIII and AWIV
The Club is pleased to now offer early access to amenities for those Members who have yet to move into their homes and would like to enjoy the fellowship of their neighbors. Click here for more information.

An Early Access Agreement can be obtained through our Director of Accounting, Brad Fowler. Members may also stop by the PHP Administration office to obtain an agreement, Monday – Friday 9am-4pm. For further questions please call our Administration Office, 404.467.4900.
Safe and Sound
Have you met Sasha Foreman and Tina Tyson? They are part of the team of 12 security guards and certified EMTs that keep our community safe and secure 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Stationed in the guardhouse watching cameras and patrolling on foot with Sasha and Tina, four guards patrol the community throughout three shifts per day. Our Certified EMTs are always on hand as well to assist with medical emergency needs.
As more and more people get vaccinated, more people are traveling. Read updated information on Domestic Travel During COVID-19 brought to you by the CDC.
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Website Tips
If you're currently living at Peachtree Hills Place, you should be able to log into our user interface. Follow these steps to set up your Member profile and to learn about our community. The website address is
NOTE: Members that have an iPad or iPhone can download the PHP Member Website App to your device. In the App Store, search “Peachtree Hills Place Portal".

  • Same-day primary care appointments
  • Emergency department care
  • Walk-in and extended hours for urgent care locations
  • Specialty care scheduling
On Call Medical & Wellness Services
Our dedicated concierge services offer instant support to help you get the care you need, when and where you need it. A private, not-for-profit organization serving nearly 2 million patients across Georgia, Piedmont is known for the best clinicians and a one-of-a-kind experience that always puts patients first. With hospitals, 24 urgent care centers, 28 Piedmont QuickCare locations, and over 500 affiliated physician practice locations, Piedmont is here to meet the healthcare needs of you and your family.

We have established a relationship with Piedmont, however, our medical team is always available to assist.
For support or to learn more about Friends of Piedmont, call 404.605.1083.
Croquet Corner
*Beginning Monday, May 31st*
Mondays 9am-11am (Mixed) and 4pm-6pm (Ladies)
Tuesdays 4pm-6pm (Wine & Wickets)
Wednesdays 4pm-6pm (Men)
Thursdays 9am-11am (Mixed)
Fridays 4pm-6pm (Ladies)

NEW: Online reservations for the lawn.
Visit and bookmark to reserve the lawn under the "Amenities Reservations" section. NOTE:

  • Reservations can be made in advance each Sunday for the current week and the following week.
  • Please include the names of those who are playing in the reservation details section.
  • To reserve a full lawn, you must reserve BOTH lawn 1a and lawn 1b.
  • Sign-ups for social play are no longer required.

Croquet Equipment
Members will need to pick up their own mallets and balls from the Fitness Center when going to play croquet. We ask that all equipment be returned after playing.

Interested in PHP logo apparel or croquet apparel? Check out our catalog and also stop by Concierge to see what we have!
Join the United States Croquet Association! Discover the exciting world of croquet, a sport for all ages and abilities. Click here to learn more about becoming a member. Annual dues are $70/person or $110/couple.

Wine & Wickets
Wine & Wickets will occur every Tuesday from 4pm-6pm. Our next gathering is Tuesday, June 1st. Cost is $10/Member and RSVPs are required. Call Concierge at 678.619.0474 if you plan to attend each week.
Our Weekly Workout:
Interested in Pilates, Personal Training, or Gyrotonics?
For Pilates, book a private or semi-private session with Jenessa. Pilates helps with injury prevention, graceful aging and movement, and so much more. All levels welcome. Learn more here.

Or if you are interested in personal training or Gyrotonics, we can help with that too. Contact David at 404.783.3892 to book a session for any of these services.
Health & Wellness
This Week's Fitness Classes
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10am Seated Yoga 
11am Gyrokinesis
*All classes in the Georgian Room

9am Water Aerobics Aquatics Area (Pool)
10:15am Moving & Grooving - Coach K
11am Pilates
*All classes except Water Aerobics in the Georgian Room

9:45am Gentle Yoga (Intermediate Yoga)
11am Seated Yoga
*All classes in the Georgian Room

9am Water Aerobics Aquatics Area (Pool)
10:15am Moving & Grooving - Coach K
11am Very Gentle Yoga (Stretching, Strengthening & More) 
*All classes except Water Aerobics in the Georgian Room

Past fitness videos can be accessed on the Peachtree Hills Place website.
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