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ONLINE ART CLASSES + EXHIBITS
UPCOMING ART WORKSHOPS
Artistic Colored Pencil with Robin Gray
Thursdays, Oct. 22 - Dec. 3, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
$60 for the series. On Zoom
For beginners and continuing students, create fine art with brilliant color using good pencils, paper, and a calm mind.
Acrylic Painting for Beginners with Debbie Gaedtke
Wednesdays, Oct. 28 - Nov. 18, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
$40 for the series. On Zoom
Experiment with different paintbrushes, mixing colors and beginner painting techniques as you draw and paint along with art instructor Debbie Gaedtke. Perfect for the absolute beginner!
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Life Stories/Mixed Media with Mariann Kearsley
Two 8-week Workshop Options Available:
  • Tuesdays, December 1 - February 2, 1:00 - 4:00 or
  • Thursdays, December 3 - February 4, 1:00-4:00 
Making art is not just about the skill of rendering an image. This class calls you to artistically tell your own life story. Class discussions go beneath the surface to focus on your life experience, your memories of events and exploration of your emotions. In-class sketching develops your visual vocabulary, personal style and ideas for developing artwork with personal meaning.
Appropriate for all skill levels.

VIRTUAL ART GALLERIES + EXHIBITS
CURRENTLY ON EXHIBIT!
New!
CALL TO ARTISTS

SMALL ART, BIG IMPACT- HOLIDAY EDITION
Create and donate fall, winter and Holiday themed artworks on 4.5" by 6.5" artist grade paper for Small Art, Big Impact: Holiday Edition.
  • Entry Deadline: October 30
  • Instructions: Drop off or mail submissions

ANNUAL INSIDERS SHOW
The final virtual art exhibit for 2020 is The Insider's Show. All TSC art participants can enter one artwork of any medium.

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ON-GOING ART CLASSES

Join at any time - newcomers welcome!

Hands-On Art History with Mark Fletcher
Create your own art applying and combining the methods of various artists like Van Gogh, Monet, Durer and others.

Draw With Your Eyes, Paint With Your Heart with Mark Fletcher.
Pen + Ink with a little watercolor.
ART PROGRAM QUESTIONS + INFORMATION

Jennifer Haskins, Art Program Coordinator
To join the Tallahassee Senior Center for the Arts Facebook Page click here

Thank you to our Art Program Sponsor

COFFEE CHAT
PHYSICALLY DISTANCING, SOCIALLY CONNECTING!
Coffee Chat October 13, 2020
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Topic
“Let's Talk Art”

Chat with Jennifer Haskins, Art Program Coordinator and Annie Booth, Program Coordinator, Florida State Museum of Fine Arts to discuss the classes, workshops and resources TSC for the Arts and MoFA has to offer you.
To register, call 850.891.4000 to get the Zoom link

HEALTH, WELL-BEING + FITNESS
Health + Wellness Virtual Office Hours

We may not physically be in the building, but we still want you to "drop-in" on occasion! "Drop in" at any time during the noted days and times!

Ruth Nickens, Health + Wellness Program Coordinator
1st Friday of every month, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Save the date for next month: November 6

Melanie Lachman, LCSW, UPLSIDE Program Coordinator
2nd Friday of every month, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Save the date for next month: November 13
NEW!
Dementia During COVID-19: DCCI and the Community

Dementia Care and Cure Initiative (DCCI), offers this presentation to provide an overview of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Attendees will learn about effective communication with persons living with dementia, ways to stay engaged during isolation, and resources available for individuals, families, and caregivers. By Sonnie Mayewski, MSW, LCSW, TMH Memory Disorder Clinic.
GETTING A FLU VACCINE EARLY THIS YEAR IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER!
To protect yourself, your family, and your friends, getting a flu vaccine this year is more important than ever! We are facing a challenging 2020-2021 influenza season with COVID-19 spreading at the same time.

For information about where flu shots will be offered
for the Tallahassee Senior Center Flu Resource Card
MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT
IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER!
SHINE Program (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is federally funded and offered through the Department of Elder Affairs and the local Area Agency on Aging. Year-round, a cadre of vetted and trained volunteer counselors assist clients with applying for Medicare and provide information to help them evaluate options for additional insurance. In addition, we also screen clients for eligibility for Medicaid and other financial assistance for medical and prescription drug costs and report Medicare Fraud and Abuse.
The Medicare Open Enrollment period runs from October 15 through December 7 and allows those with existing Medicare plans to make changes in their supplemental insurance, prescription drug plans, or advantage plans if they so desire. 

For questions or more information
800-963-5337 or 850-891-4043

ON-GOING FITNESS CLASSES
Staying active is one of the most important things we can do to keep healthy and age successfully. While we can't be together in person, we encourage to join us for a variety of virtual fitness classes, offered 3 ways for your viewing convenience:


Fitness classes are provided by the City of Tallahassee Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Affairs, the Tallahassee Senior Center and Foundation, and Senior Services supporters like you!
Click here to provide your support!
Gentle Seated Yoga
with
Bridget Welch, LMT
Brain-Body-Balance with
Merisha Johnson Phillips, AFAA-CPT
Friday @ 9 am on WCOT
Gentle Yoga with
Ferdouse Sultana, E-RYT® Wednesday @ 9am on WCOT
Sponsored by
Stretch & Flex with 
Robin Perry Davis, ACSM
Saturday @ 9am on WCOT
Mindful Movement with
Lori Roberts, certified NIA yoga instructor
Monday @ 9am on WCOT Tuesday @ 11 am on Facebook
Sponsored by Capital Health Plan
HEALTH + WELLNESS PROGRAMS AND FITNESS CLASSES
QUESTIONS + INFORMATION

Ruth Nickens, RN, Health + Wellness Coordinator

Thank you to our Health & Wellness Presenting Sponsor!

Thank you for your support to make these classes possible!
To donate, click here
To become a member, click here
or
checks can be mailed to: TSC Foundation,
1400 N. Monroe St. Tallahassee, FL, 32303
LIFELONG LEARNING
OCTOBER LIFELONG LEARNING CLASSES

Thank you to our Lifelong Learning Presenting Sponsor!

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT AND TO REGISTER FOR
VIRTUAL LIFELONG LEARNING CLASSES
Click here Lifelong Learning Virtual Classes or on the specific classes below

JUPITER, SATURN, AND BEYOND
Taught by Dr. Steve Blumsack, this 3-session class will describe our current knowledge of the solar system beyond the planet Mars.

DID SOMEBODY SAY CANNABIS?
This program will be covering the basics of the Florida Medical Cannabis program. How to become a patient? What are the qualifying conditions who is eligible?

ALL ABOUT SHARKS
There are over 400 species of modern sharks. Marine biologist Leslie Breland, from the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab, will enlighten participants on the lives, habits, and wide variety of these predators of the deep.
  • Tuesday, October 27, 11:00 a.m. - Noon
  • $ 5 donation
  • Click here to register: ALL ABOUT SHARKS

LIFELONG LEARN PROGRAMS QUESTIONS + INFORMATION
Maureen Haberfeld, Lifelong Learning Coordinator

All classes will be on the Zoom platform.
For assistance with Zoom or registration 891-4000
FRIDAY LIVE!
Update + Recap
Fridays at 10 a.m. Join us on our
for an update and recap with

This will include a Facebook Challenge. You will not want to miss it...and speaking of missing - we miss you! Sending virtual hugs!
Brainteaser Challenge
Let's keep our minds challenged and active!

Here's a challenging Brainteaser, Letter Boxing, submitted to Braingle.com by TRILLIONAIRE. 
 
Complete the word square by inserting the 9 letters into the grid, to create the same words reading down & across.
D E E L L L O O O
E A C H
A _ _ _
C _ _ _
H _ _ _

Share your answer with Nancy O'Pry Gentry, Special Projects Coordinator at Nancy.Gentry@talgov.com
The first three people to answer correctly will get a "shout out" during the next
Find more brainteasers at www.braingle.com
Ballet on Demand
Thank You to All our Members + Donors!

Our programs + services
are funded by and dependent on your donations and membership!


Please support our programs by making a donation
and/or renewing your membership to the
Tallahassee Senior Center Foundation!
Your donations and membership are tax deductible.

TO DONATE, click here
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION and to RENEW ONLINE

To set up automatic monthly or annual payments, click here.

Checks can be mailed to:
TSC Foundation, 1400 N. Monroe St., Tallahassee, FL, 32303

For information or assistance
Donations, honorariums, memorial gifts,
galaxy stars, and legacy gifting are appreciated!
Additional Ways to Support
Tallahassee Senior Services!
Are you celebrating a birthday or a special occasion and have enough "stuff?" How about hosting a Facebook Fundraiser to benefit the Senior Center?
To do this, you must have a Facebook account/profile,

Thank you for sharing the joy of active aging opportunities for our community!
SHOP + SUPPORT US!
Do you shop at Amazon.com?
Through Smile.Amazon.com, you can choose the Tallahassee Senior Citizens Foundation, Inc. as your charity of choice, and every time you shop, 0.5% of AmazonSmile purchases will be donated.
The mission of Tallahassee Senior Services is to offer programs, activities, and opportunities designed to encourage active living, optimal aging, and social fitness for independent adults age 50+.

The TSC Foundation generates funding to support programs,
services and participants of Tallahassee Senior Services.

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF THE CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE OR WWW.FDACS.GOV/ConsumerServices. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.” Registration #CH8035
Links to programs, classes and opportunities!