Henry Happenings


Caring for Aging Parents Support
The Palms at Lake Spivey invites the community to join their support group, Caring for Aging Parents Support (CAPS). Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 until 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Call Mark Wells at 770-477-7207 for more information or to join. The Palms at Lake Spivey is located at 8080 Summit Business Parkway in Lake Spivey. They can be reached at 770-477-7207.

Vocal Performance Classes
The Henry County Parks and Recreation Department is now offering Vocal Performance Classes each Friday from 7-8 p.m. at Heritage Park. Classes are for ages 8-13 and cost $80 per month. The instructor is Karin Williams. This program is for those who want to improve their singing voice, learn music theory, develop performance techniques and work with other aspiring young singers. A small group setting provides a supportive environment where students are encouraged to have fun while exploring their creativity and vocal potential. Students will learn proper vocal techniques and exercises to develop their singing voices, build self-confidence and increase musical awareness. Heritage Park Recreation Center is located at 96 Lake Dow Road in McDonough. Contact them at 770-288-7300.

Studio Art and Mixed Media
Fairview Recreation Center has Studio Art and Mixed Media classes each Saturday from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Classes are for ages 7 and up. The cost is $72 per month. The class instructor is Sheila Patterson. Students will embark on a journey of self-discovery by learning illustration, painting and sculpting techniques to create art based on observation and imagination. Children will sequentially build artistic skills and knowledge. The materials needed are a sketch pad. Fairview Recreation Center is located at 35 Austin Road in Stockbridge. Contact them at 770-288-7314.

Compassionate Friends
The Compassionate Friends is for parents and other family members who have lost a child in death. They meet the first Monday of each month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Center Point Church located at 4127 US Highway 41 Bypass South in Griffin. For more information contact Debbie Woerner, Co-Chapter Leader at 678-878-5256.

Volunteers Needed at Local Hospice
Volunteers are needed for Gentiva Hospice in Stockbridge. Duties include patient companionship and socialization, caregiver respite, office/administrative work, special event assistance, community outreach, special projects. For more information contact Volunteer Services Manager, Christina Semple, Psy.D. by email at Christina.semple@gentiva.com or by phone at 770-389-5760.