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COUNTDOWN TO THE HOLIDAYS!
NEW!
To Register and for More Information

LIFELONG LEARNING
NEW!

November Lifelong Learning

Let’s Eat . . . Deck-licious Appetizer Class DECK THE HALLS PRE-EVENT!
Virtually join KitchenAble Cooking School’s Chef Jessica Bright McMullen as she teaches you how to prepare several holiday appetizers that are sure to tempt your taste buds. A generous tasting of all dishes to be prepared and recipe handout will be provided. The tasting box will include stuffed endive served chilled with cheese and pomegranates, potato latkes with herbed sour cream, smoked salmon “wreath”, and cranberry & brie tarts with pistachios.


Let’s Be Merry . . . Deck-orate for the Holidays DECK THE HALLS PRE-EVENT!
Join award winning John Gandy of John Gandy Events for a virtual class targeting Holiday Celebrations as seen through his creative eye. This most sought-after event planner combines innate style with an attention to detail that will surely give you much to think about as you plan for your holiday festivities. Join us on for an experience like none other.


Online Grocery Shopping: Shop Safely During the Pandemic
Tue., Nov. 17 3 – 4 p.m. Virtually join online shopping enthusiast Bijal Patel to learn how easy it is to purchase your groceries and other household items online with the option of picking them up in person (never leaving your car) or having them delivered to your home. She will give simple instructions on how to shop online at Wal Mart, Publix, and Target using your computer, tablet, or smart phone. Class will include tips on how to change or modify your order after it is submitted. Grocery shopping has never been easier.


Deck-tinis and More DECK THE HALLS PRE-EVENT!
Thu., Nov. 19 5:30 – 7 p.m. Join mixologist extraordinaire, Eric Pounders, of Township Gastropub along with Michael Spellman of Sniffen and Spellman who will share his secrets for martini making! Virtually learn how to mix some unique and enticing cocktails and kick your social gatherings up a notch during the holiday season! A drink kit will include all ingredients and liquor to make four different martinis. Other items you will need are a cutting board, knife, ice, something to mix drinks with and glassware.
  • Thursday, November 19, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
  • $10 without drink Kit, $25 with drink kit
  • NOTE: Drink kit pre-order pickup will be on Wed., Nov. 18 at Madison Social between 11:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
  • Click here to register for Deck-tinis!


Deck-orate Your Holiday Table with a Thanksgiving Centerpiece DECK THE HALLS PRE-EVENT!
Virtually join Floral Design Expert, Edna Hall Whitehead from A Touch of Class / Celebrations on Main in Havana, Florida, and use fresh flowers and greenery to create a lovely centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table. All supplies will be provided and can be picked at the Tallahassee Senior Center on Mon., Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. to noon. Virtual class on Zoom Fee $24. Limited space available.
Questions or More Information
Maureen Haberfeld, Lifelong Learning Coordinator
850-891-4033
PLANNING YOUR LEGACY
Learn More About Planning your Legacy
November 4, 11:00 a.m.
Katrina Rolle will share different approaches to help you apply your values towards causes and people that you care about in a long-lasting way.
Questions, information, or help with registering, email: Karin.Caster@talgov.com

ART CLASSES, EXHIBITS + EVENTS
VIRTUAL ART GALLERIES + EXHIBITS
NEW!
Celebrate Virtually!
UPCOMING ART WORKSHOPS
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.

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 to:
Jennifer Haskins - Tallahassee Senior Center
1400 N. Monroe St. - Tallahassee, FL 32303

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

USEFUL INFORMATION!
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COVID-19 HOLIDAY SAFETY!

Plan on celebrating Halloween?

Click Here for Safety Tips!
HEALTH, WELL-BEING + FITNESS


Questions
and/or
To Enroll

Judy Shipman, LCSW
850.891.4047
NEW FRIENDS CONNECTION GROUP
for
SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITIES
UPSLIDE is adding a new virtual Friends Connection group for adults in senior living communities! We understand the challenges and feelings of loneliness that can come with measures to limit the spread of COVID among residents and visitors. This Friends Connection group will provide participants with a safe and confidential space to build relationships, give and receive support, and engage in meaningful conversation with peers. If you or someone you love would benefit from this kind of interaction, please join us!
The 4th Wednesday of the month, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., via ZOOM
(One on one virtual technology assistance available)

For more information + to sign up
Melanie Lachman 850.891.4066
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
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!
GETTING A FLU VACCINE EARLY THIS YEAR IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER!
For information about where flu shots will be offered,
CLICK HERE for the Tallahassee Senior Center Flu Resource Card
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
COFFEE CHAT
PHYSICALLY DISTANCING, SOCIALLY CONNECTING!
Coffee Chat November 10, 2020
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

“Let's Talk Facility!”
Grab your coffee and Chat with Patti Wallace, Facility Supervisor and the guys that make it happen
Daniel Elias + Arthur Rhynes


A "Sneak Peak" at who's on deck to chat!
  • November 24 - Southside Outreach Coordinator, Wendy Barber
  • December 8 - Leon County Senior Outreach and Lifelong Outdoor Pursuits Coordinator, Susan Davis
  • December 22 - UPSLIDE Coordinator, Melanie Lachman, LCSW
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!
Zoom + Technology Assistance
Don't let your inexperience with technology prevent you from participating in the many virtual opportunities we are offering! We have volunteers ready to provide one-on-one assistance with Zoom and other technologies!

To be connected with a volunteer, call 891-4000
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!