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  1. Get the Mo$t from Medicare – Efland Cheeks

    October 22, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Efland-Cheeks Community Center

    Did you know that Medicare Part D Drug Plans and Part C Advantage Plans change every year? Your medication costs can increase significantly if your plan changes their drug list and pricing as of Jan 1. Most people on Medicare can only make changes to their plans during Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period: Oct 15 to Dec 7. Attend one of our Get the Mo$t From Medicare classes to learn about Open Enrollment and other tips to reduce your Medicare costs.

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  2. Flu Shots - Seymour

    October 22, 2018, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine, annually. The single best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated each year. Vaccination is especially important for people at higher risk of getting severe influenza and their close contacts - including healthcare personnel and those with close contacts of children younger than 6 months. Flu shots provided by Orange County Health Department, Walmart, and Walgreens.

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  3. Shingles and Pneumonia Vaccines Coming to You - Seymour

    October 22, 2018, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Pharmacy teams from Walgreens and Walmart will conduct two-part immunization clinics: Part 1) *A pre-immunization assessment and registration appointment to answer questions, verify insurance co-pays, if any, and reserve your vaccine; and Part 2) The vaccination clinic. Note: If you do not have the pre-immunization assessment, vaccine will NOT be available for you. Bring the following to your registration appointment: 1) Health Insurance Cards, 2) Primary Care Provider Name & Phone Number, 3) Immunization History, and 4) List of Medications *If you are unable to attend the pre-immunization assessment, please contact the pharmacy team leader to arrange an assessment and register for your vaccine. For the Seymour Clinic, contact Sharon at Walgreens: 919-590-4800.

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  4. Gentle Acupressure Qi Gong to Spark Your Day - Seymour

    October 22, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Qi Gong (pronounced Chee-Gong) is an ancient Chinese health care system developed over 2,000 years ago in China. Qi Gong is made up of physical postures (moving or stationary), breathing techniques, and focused intentions that serve as an excellent form of exercise because of their gentle and soothing nature. Anyone can do Qi Gong, regardless of age, ability, flexibility, or activity level! We will be incorporating acupressure and precise stimulation to certain reactive points on the body into a Qi Gong routine to significantly improve balance, relieve pain, encourage mobility and reduce stress. Questions? Please contact Danny Lopez, LAc at (858) 243-5990 or danny@triangleacupunctureclinic.com

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  5. Estate Planning Workshops - Passmore

    October 22, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Putting Your Estate in Order: Topics include: assessing your needs; creating a strong Will or Trust; and avoiding complications for your beneficiaries. Mon, Oct 22. Securing Support For A Loved One When They Can No Longer Take Care Of Themselves: Topics include Financial Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and Revocable Trusts. Tues, Oct 23. Preparing For Long-Term Care: Topics include understanding the difference between assisted living and skilled nursing care, what benefits are available to help pay the costs, and pitfalls to avoid. Wed, Oct 24. Instructor: Colin Austin, Attorney at Law

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  6. Shingles and Pneumonia Vaccines Coming to You - Passmore

    October 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Passmore Center

    Pharmacy teams from Walgreens and Walmart will conduct two-part immunization clinics: Part 1) *A pre-immunization assessment and registration appointment to answer questions, verify insurance co-pays, if any, and reserve your vaccine; and Part 2) The vaccination clinic. Note: If you do not have the pre-immunization assessment, vaccine will NOT be available for you. Bring the following to your registration appointment: 1) Health Insurance Cards, 2) Primary Care Provider Name & Phone Number, 3) Immunization History, and 4) List of Medications *If you are unable to attend the pre-immunization assessment, please contact the pharmacy team leader to arrange an assessment and register for your vaccine. For the Passmore Clinic, contact Tyler at Walmart: 919-268-9035.

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  7. Mary Saved $500 on her Medicare Costs. How Much Can You Save? – Efland Cheeks

    October 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Efland-Cheeks Community Center

    Did you know that Medicare Part D Drug Plans and Part C Advantage Plans change every year? Your medication costs can increase significantly if your plan changes their drug list and pricing as of Jan 1. Most people on Medicare can only make changes to their plans during Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period: Oct 15 to Dec 7. Make an appointment for a personal Annual Medicare Review with a certified counselor from the NC Dept. of Insurance.

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  8. Estate Planning Workshops - Passmore

    October 23, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Putting Your Estate in Order: Topics include: assessing your needs; creating a strong Will or Trust; and avoiding complications for your beneficiaries. Mon, Oct 22. Securing Support For A Loved One When They Can No Longer Take Care Of Themselves: Topics include Financial Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and Revocable Trusts. Tues, Oct 23. Preparing For Long-Term Care: Topics include understanding the difference between assisted living and skilled nursing care, what benefits are available to help pay the costs, and pitfalls to avoid. Wed, Oct 24. Instructor: Colin Austin, Attorney at Law

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  9. Dementia Education Collaborative - Efland-Cheeks

    October 23, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Efland-Cheeks Community Center

    The Dementia Education Collaborative, educational sessions designed to provide basic information about dementia to any interested individual, will continue being held at both centers with a slightly less frequent schedule. Aging Transition Team members and community partners will provide instruction.

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  10. After Hours Newcomers’ Social - Seymour

    October 23, 2018, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Are you new to the area? Looking for an interesting and creative outlet? Look no further! Every 4th Tuesday evening, the Center’s Program Advisory Committee (PAC) awaits your visit. This comfortable setting will be an opportunity to learn about the programs and services offered. In addition, you will receive a tour of the facility and enjoy a social meet and greet experience over a beverage and refreshments. *In October PAC will be sponsoring a special Bring Your Neighbor Day Party.

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  11. Party Like Rockstars: Bring Your Neighbor Day! - Seymour

    October 23, 2018, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Do your neighbors know about the best kept secret in Chapel Hill – the Seymour Center? Bring them to this party which is for both newcomers and the community! There will be live music, refreshments, facility tours, program highlights, opportunity to meet the staff, make new friends and to have a great time. The person who brings the most guests will win a special prize! Start talking to your neighbors. Event co-sponsored with the Seymour Center Program Advisory Committee. Min: 25/ Max: 100

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  12. HeartTransformed: Ending Racism - Passmore

    October 23, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    HeartTransformed: Ending racism is an authentic record of the journey of a people from 1640 until the current date. Arguably, the most important, hidden aspect of that journey is the power of race and racism to corrupt, separate, diminish and marginalize relationships between various human groups across the globe. The grave outcomes from these issues reduce our national GDP, our collective health and optimal expression of humanity. Instructor: Richard Shealey

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  13. Welcome to Medicare! - Durham Tech - OCC

    October 23, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Durham Tech – Orange County Campus

    Are you turning 65, and eligible for Medicare? Do you feel overwhelmed by all the information “bombarding” you? The Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) and the Orange County Department on Aging offer monthly sessions to learn about Medicare - and all its parts. Whether you are retiring soon, already retired or continuing to work, you’ll get valuable information including how and when to enroll, potential penalties for late enrollment, Medicare’s costs, benefits and options.

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  14. Dream Tending - Seymour

    October 23, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    In meetings, group members help one another attain a deeper understanding of a dream using a process called Dream Tending, developed by Stephen Aizenstat. This method of dream work does not interpret or analyze a dream but encourages the dreamer to connect with it by feeling it through active imagination and seeing what wisdom the dream has to offer. Please read, prior to attending your first session, the description of the Dream Tending process at www.dreamtending.com/dreamtending.pdf. For questions, contact Camilla Meeks at camillameek@gmail.com Min: 8/ Max: 20.

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  15. New! Edventures with Microsoft Store @ Streets Of Southpoint Mall

    October 24, 2018, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Passmore and Seymour Centers

    Enjoy a couple of offsite workshops co-sponsored with Microsoft Store @ Streets of Southpoint Mall. These hands on courses will expose you to informative and creative experiences that will make you more confident in today’s tech savvy society. Transportation provided. Workshop: Online Safety Series - The online world is now almost inseparable from our daily world. But life online comes with risks to our privacy, safety, relationships, reputations, and commerce. In our Online Safety series we will review internet safety, telling fact from fiction about online dangers, and practical steps to protect your information, identity, and digital services. *Transportation provided for offsite series. Min: 10/Max: 20. Instructor: Angelyn Smith, Community Development Specialist.

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  16. Lunch and Learn - The State of Minas Gerais: The Golden Belly of Brazil - Seymour

    October 24, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    This interactive program features a guest speaker each quarter. These healthy conversations will stimulate your mind and create new thoughts after each presentation or powerful performance. A catered lunch will follow. The State of Minas Gerais: The Golden Belly of Brazil In the 16th century, Portuguese explorers discovered precious stones, diamonds and gold in the lush mountains of a region later named “Minas Gerais”. The state became, and remains today, the mining capital of Brazil. Many eminent and colorful professionals and artists, such as the architect Oscar Niemeyer, were born there. This presentation will discuss and illustrate the history and culture of Minas Gerais and Belo Horizonte, the state capital. Min: 15/Max: 25

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  17. Retirement: Making Your Money Last - Seymour

    October 24, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Have you retired recently? Are you planning to retire soon? This presentation discusses ideas to help build a reasonable and sustainable strategy for managing income and expenses during retirement. We’ll explore how to address key concerns such as inflation, health care expenses and market volatility as well as ways to prepare in advance for things that may not go as expected. Instructor: Jane Clark, Financial Advisor

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  18. Flu Shots - Seymour

    October 24, 2018, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine, annually. The single best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated each year. Vaccination is especially important for people at higher risk of getting severe influenza and their close contacts - including healthcare personnel and those with close contacts of children younger than 6 months. Flu shots provided by Orange County Health Department, Walmart, and Walgreens.

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  19. Shingles and Pneumonia Vaccines Coming to You - Seymour

    October 24, 2018, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Pharmacy teams from Walgreens and Walmart will conduct two-part immunization clinics: Part 1) *A pre-immunization assessment and registration appointment to answer questions, verify insurance co-pays, if any, and reserve your vaccine; and Part 2) The vaccination clinic. Note: If you do not have the pre-immunization assessment, vaccine will NOT be available for you. Bring the following to your registration appointment: 1) Health Insurance Cards, 2) Primary Care Provider Name & Phone Number, 3) Immunization History, and 4) List of Medications *If you are unable to attend the pre-immunization assessment, please contact the pharmacy team leader to arrange an assessment and register for your vaccine. For the Seymour Clinic, contact Sharon at Walgreens: 919-590-4800.

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  20. Bus Riding Made Easier though Technology - New! - Seymour

    October 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Tired of waiting at a bus stop and not knowing when the next bus will arrive? Learn how to use transit apps to track your bus in real time and relax.

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  21. Little’s Cooking Light, Quick & Easy - Seymour

    October 24, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    Learn simple, yet easy Asian cooking recipes that will be easy and fun to create. These flavorful dishes will be perfect for the summer, and will be light and fresh! Recipes and ingredients supplied. What’s Cooking in September? An Asian Fish Dish. What’s Cooking in October? A Halloween Surprise Dish. What’s Cooking in November? A Vegetarian Hot and Sour Soup. Instructor: Fung Little. Min: 5/Max: 15.

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  22. Art of Magic - Seymour

    October 24, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Have you wondered how to do magic tricks? Come, learn from not one - but two magicians! Lee Werley and Bob Crane will offer magic classes with each one offering unique tricks including - card tricks, rope tricks, coin magic, tricks with everyday items and math magic. Tricks will be demonstrated, explained, and the class will have the opportunity to perform them. Whether you’ve done magic before, or want to learn, come and have fun. Min: 5/Max: 15.

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  23. Estate Planning Workshops - Passmore

    October 24, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Putting Your Estate in Order: Topics include: assessing your needs; creating a strong Will or Trust; and avoiding complications for your beneficiaries. Mon, Oct 22. Securing Support For A Loved One When They Can No Longer Take Care Of Themselves: Topics include Financial Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and Revocable Trusts. Tues, Oct 23. Preparing For Long-Term Care: Topics include understanding the difference between assisted living and skilled nursing care, what benefits are available to help pay the costs, and pitfalls to avoid. Wed, Oct 24. Instructor: Colin Austin, Attorney at Law

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  24. Mental Health First Aid Training - Passmore

    October 25, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies on how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to get help.

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  25. Flu Shots- Passmore

    October 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine, annually. The single best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated each year. Vaccination is especially important for people at higher risk of getting severe influenza and their close contacts - including healthcare personnel and those with close contacts of children younger than 6 months. Flu shots provided by Orange County Health Department, Walmart, and Walgreens.

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  26. Shingles and Pneumonia Vaccines Coming to You - Passmore

    October 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Passmore Center

    Pharmacy teams from Walgreens and Walmart will conduct two-part immunization clinics: Part 1) *A pre-immunization assessment and registration appointment to answer questions, verify insurance co-pays, if any, and reserve your vaccine; and Part 2) The vaccination clinic. Note: If you do not have the pre-immunization assessment, vaccine will NOT be available for you. Bring the following to your registration appointment: 1) Health Insurance Cards, 2) Primary Care Provider Name & Phone Number, 3) Immunization History, and 4) List of Medications *If you are unable to attend the pre-immunization assessment, please contact the pharmacy team leader to arrange an assessment and register for your vaccine. For the Passmore Clinic, contact Tyler at Walmart: 919-268-9035.

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  27. Retirement for Boomers and Retirees - Passmore

    October 25, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    It’s never too late or too early to learn about growing your money. Planning for your retirement and making sure that your money will last is a daunting task. Join us and discover how you can make wise decisions for the future. Topics include foundations of investing, fixed income, stocks, mutual funds, preparing for the unexpected and estate planning. Class Max: 15. Instructor: Jane Clark, Financial Advisor.

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  28. NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program - Seymour

    October 25, 2018, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    This 12-week series helps family members understand and support their ill relative while maintaining their personal well-being. This is for family members of close relatives with: Major Depression, Bipolar (manic depression), Schizophrenia, Panic, Obsessive Compulsive, and Borderline Personality Disorders. Limited to 25 people.

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  29. New! Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave - Seymour

    October 25, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    This captivating read, less than 140 pages will summarize the life of Frederick Douglass written by Frederick Douglass himself bearing his accounts of slavery, how this led him to become one of the most famous orators and former slave of his time. As you journey with him, you will find many of his experiences that can be used as lessons for today. Electronic copies of the book will be made available for pick up 2 weeks prior to 1st session for your convenience at the Seymour Center front desk on Thu, Sep 20. Weekly discussions will be led by Dr. Theodore Parrish on Thu, Oct 4 - 25. Light refreshments provided during break period. Min: 10/Max: 25.

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  30. Low Vision Clinic - Passmore

    October 26, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Are you experiencing low vision due to eye diseases such as macular degeneration, cataracts, or glaucoma? Do you want to learn more about vision aids to help people with low vision? Come and meet with a low vision specialist to determine the type and degree of vision loss and learn more about recommended low vision aids. Clinics are offered by the Community Low Vision Center, and will be held in an easy access mobile clinic at each center’s parking lot. Min: 5

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  31. A Magical Evening and Dinner with Magician Lee Werley and Friends - Seymour

    October 26, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Make this an evening to remember by joining local magicians for fun and a collage of magical entertainment! You will be amazed, maybe in disbelief as the evening unfolds before your very eyes with several fun acts. Promptly following the show, you will have the opportunity to meet the magical team and dinner will be served. Min: 40/Max: 85

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  32. Lace Day - NC Regional Lacers - Seymour

    October 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Come join a fun group of lace makers from the NC Regional Lacers and see how handmade lace is done. It is easier than it looks, and you can try our hand at it if you’d like. For more information, contact Mary Alexion, mary.alexion@gmail.com, Lace Day Coordinator or Janice Tyler, jtyler@orangecountync.gov or 919-245-4255.

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  33. Gospel Concert & a Joyous Affair! - Seymour

    October 28, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    First-ever gospel sounds celebrating soulful and vibrant tunes that will lift and encourage your heart. Featuring our very own local groups and soloists tied to their gospel roots are the Gospel Sounds of Joy, Regina Gale, Gospel Friends and Prince Taylor. Co-sponsored with Hannah Ruth Foundation.

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  34. Booming Nights at Seymour: Silk and Leather Fiber Art Earrings

    October 29, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Start with the best materials and let your creative and artistic juices flow! Using silk and mixed fiber ribbon and leather cording as the base form, embellish and create a stunning personal wearable art statement. Make as many as time allows. Great for Christmas gifts! All tools provided - just bring yourself. Suitable for all ages and levels. Light refreshments provided during the social break. Space limited to 10 participants. Instructor: Dawn Hummer

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  35. ART SHOW - Jewelry Show Featuring Charley Norwood - Seymour

    October 30, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Celebrate with Charley Mae Norwood this fall as she showcases hand-made sewing projects made with seed beads. She will also feature unique pieces created with crystals and pearls. Show will be on display until Tue, Nov 27. Hostesses will be: Fung Little and Paula Morvan with live music by Horace Sher.

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  36. Dementia Education Collaborative - Efland-Cheeks

    October 30, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Efland-Cheeks Community Center

    The Dementia Education Collaborative, educational sessions designed to provide basic information about dementia to any interested individual, will continue being held at both centers with a slightly less frequent schedule. Aging Transition Team members and community partners will provide instruction.

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  37. HeartTransformed: Ending Racism - Passmore

    October 30, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    HeartTransformed: Ending racism is an authentic record of the journey of a people from 1640 until the current date. Arguably, the most important, hidden aspect of that journey is the power of race and racism to corrupt, separate, diminish and marginalize relationships between various human groups across the globe. The grave outcomes from these issues reduce our national GDP, our collective health and optimal expression of humanity. Instructor: Richard Shealey

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  38. New! Edventures with Microsoft Store @ Streets Of Southpoint Mall

    October 31, 2018, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Passmore and Seymour Centers

    Enjoy a couple of offsite workshops co-sponsored with Microsoft Store @ Streets of Southpoint Mall. These hands on courses will expose you to informative and creative experiences that will make you more confident in today’s tech savvy society. Transportation provided. Workshop: Online Safety Series - The online world is now almost inseparable from our daily world. But life online comes with risks to our privacy, safety, relationships, reputations, and commerce. In our Online Safety series we will review internet safety, telling fact from fiction about online dangers, and practical steps to protect your information, identity, and digital services. *Transportation provided for offsite series. Min: 10/Max: 20. Instructor: Angelyn Smith, Community Development Specialist.

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  39. Trick or Treat Carnival (for Orange County Sportsplex children)

    October 31, 2018, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ Passmore Center - Parking Lot

    What fun this will be as we set up in our parking lot and invite the children from the Orange County SportsPlex to trick or treat with us. We will have carnival games to play as they visit your “truck” for their “treat”. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. If you would like to take part in this event or if you would like to donate an unopened bag of candy (not hard candy) please call Terry at 919-245-2016.

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