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Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Preventive Health Lunch & Learn

Age Friendly Preventive Health Education and HOT TOPICs Locally and Nationally discussed. All communities welcome! Hosted by Kathey Avery, Avery Health Education and Consulting LLC, (Avery HEC LLC) Free. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center 121 Shiloh Road. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Foot Care Clinic

Age Friendly Foot Care Clinic for older adults in the community with educational materials about healthy aging. Services include: - Toenail trimming - Filing calluses - Checking for common medical problems that impact mobility - Referrals to community services - Baseline cognitive assessments. No registration required. For more information about this free event, contact Shira Wolf-Camplin, wolf-camplin@memorycare.org, 828-771-2219. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Shiloh Community Association.

PEAK (Parents of Estranged Adult Kids) Online Support Group

Age Friendly Fe Anam Avis author of Parents of Estranged Adult Kids and therapist Keli Rugenstein, PhD are conveners. They will offer support on parental estrangement. There is no fee for this group, though participants should purchase PEAK book on Amazon - PEAK Fe Anam Avis To register, click here.  For more information, contact F Anam Avis: fe@asecondday.com 614-208-4090. Friday, August 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Virtual.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Friday, August 12, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Preventive Health Lunch & Learn

Age Friendly Preventive Health Education and HOT TOPICs Locally and Nationally discussed. All communities welcome! Hosted by Kathey Avery, Avery Health Education and Consulting LLC, (Avery HEC LLC) Free. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center 121 Shiloh Road. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Foster Parent Support Group

Foster Community Calendar This group comes together in order to support and encourage one another in a safe, positive framework through shared experiences, collaboration, education, and resources. Notice - Description: This group is for BCHHS licensed foster parents only. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Universalist Unitarian Church 1 Edwin Place Asheville, NC 28801.

PEAK (Parents of Estranged Adult Kids) Online Support Group

Age Friendly Fe Anam Avis author of Parents of Estranged Adult Kids and therapist Keli Rugenstein, PhD are conveners. They will offer support on parental estrangement. There is no fee for this group, though participants should purchase PEAK book on Amazon - PEAK Fe Anam Avis To register, click here.  For more information, contact F Anam Avis: fe@asecondday.com 614-208-4090. Friday, August 19, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Virtual.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Friday, August 19, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Coffee and Equali-Tea Time

Age Friendly Log on and spend some time with our diverse group of LGBTQ+ 55+ community.  A time and place for you to share your thoughts about our 55+ community. Ask questions, encourage involvement, advocate and learn.  Laugh, joke, meet new family and greet others. There is an evening version of this event.  We hold this weekday morning session for those who prefer to connect then. Registration for the series is required.  Once you register for the series, you can attend any of the events. To register, click here.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you have an online calendar, be sure to save the confirmation there. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Foot Care Clinic

Age Friendly Foot Care Clinic for older adults in the community with educational materials about healthy aging. Services include: - Toenail trimming - Filing calluses - Checking for common medical problems that impact mobility - Referrals to community services - Baseline cognitive assessments. No registration required. For more information about this free event, contact Shira Wolf-Camplin, wolf-camplin@memorycare.org, 828-771-2219. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Shiloh Community Association.

PEAK (Parents of Estranged Adult Kids) Online Support Group

Age Friendly Fe Anam Avis author of Parents of Estranged Adult Kids and therapist Keli Rugenstein, PhD are conveners. They will offer support on parental estrangement. There is no fee for this group, though participants should purchase PEAK book on Amazon - PEAK Fe Anam Avis To register, click here.  For more information, contact F Anam Avis: fe@asecondday.com 614-208-4090. Friday, August 26, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Virtual.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Friday, August 26, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

PEAK (Parents of Estranged Adult Kids) Online Support Group

Age Friendly Fe Anam Avis author of Parents of Estranged Adult Kids and therapist Keli Rugenstein, PhD are conveners. They will offer support on parental estrangement. There is no fee for this group, though participants should purchase PEAK book on Amazon - PEAK Fe Anam Avis To register, click here.  For more information, contact F Anam Avis: fe@asecondday.com 614-208-4090. Friday, September 2, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Virtual.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Friday, September 2, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Rainbow Inspirations

Age Friendly Hear their Story. Learn Their Journey. Be Inspired. A series of spotlights on our LGBTQ community leaders and influencers. This free, monthly event is part of Blue Ridge Pride's Generation Plus For more information, contact Butch Thompson, BThompson@blueridgepride.org. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. Virtual.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Foot Care Clinic

Age Friendly Foot Care Clinic for older adults in the community with educational materials about healthy aging. Services include: - Toenail trimming - Filing calluses - Checking for common medical problems that impact mobility - Referrals to community services - Baseline cognitive assessments. No registration required. For more information about this free event, contact Shira Wolf-Camplin, wolf-camplin@memorycare.org, 828-771-2219. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Shiloh Community Association.

PEAK (Parents of Estranged Adult Kids) Online Support Group

Age Friendly Fe Anam Avis author of Parents of Estranged Adult Kids and therapist Keli Rugenstein, PhD are conveners. They will offer support on parental estrangement. There is no fee for this group, though participants should purchase PEAK book on Amazon - PEAK Fe Anam Avis To register, click here.  For more information, contact F Anam Avis: fe@asecondday.com 614-208-4090. Friday, September 9, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Virtual.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Friday, September 9, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Preventive Health Lunch & Learn

Age Friendly Preventive Health Education and HOT TOPICs Locally and Nationally discussed. All communities welcome! Hosted by Kathey Avery, Avery Health Education and Consulting LLC, (Avery HEC LLC) Free. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center 121 Shiloh Road. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Foster Parent Support Group

Foster Community Calendar This group comes together in order to support and encourage one another in a safe, positive framework through shared experiences, collaboration, education, and resources. Notice - Description: This group is for BCHHS licensed foster parents only. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Universalist Unitarian Church 1 Edwin Place Asheville, NC 28801.

PEAK (Parents of Estranged Adult Kids) Online Support Group

Age Friendly Fe Anam Avis author of Parents of Estranged Adult Kids and therapist Keli Rugenstein, PhD are conveners. They will offer support on parental estrangement. There is no fee for this group, though participants should purchase PEAK book on Amazon - PEAK Fe Anam Avis To register, click here.  For more information, contact F Anam Avis: fe@asecondday.com 614-208-4090. Friday, September 16, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Virtual.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Friday, September 16, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Preventive Health Lunch & Learn

Age Friendly Preventive Health Education and HOT TOPICs Locally and Nationally discussed. All communities welcome! Hosted by Kathey Avery, Avery Health Education and Consulting LLC, (Avery HEC LLC) Free. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center 121 Shiloh Road. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Foot Care Clinic

Age Friendly Foot Care Clinic for older adults in the community with educational materials about healthy aging. Services include: - Toenail trimming - Filing calluses - Checking for common medical problems that impact mobility - Referrals to community services - Baseline cognitive assessments. No registration required. For more information about this free event, contact Shira Wolf-Camplin, wolf-camplin@memorycare.org, 828-771-2219. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Shiloh Community Association.

PEAK (Parents of Estranged Adult Kids) Online Support Group

Age Friendly Fe Anam Avis author of Parents of Estranged Adult Kids and therapist Keli Rugenstein, PhD are conveners. They will offer support on parental estrangement. There is no fee for this group, though participants should purchase PEAK book on Amazon - PEAK Fe Anam Avis To register, click here.  For more information, contact F Anam Avis: fe@asecondday.com 614-208-4090. Friday, September 23, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Virtual.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Friday, September 23, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Coffee and Equali-Tea Time

Age Friendly Log on and spend some time with our diverse group of LGBTQ+ 55+ community.  A time and place for you to share your thoughts about our 55+ community. Ask questions, encourage involvement, advocate and learn.  Laugh, joke, meet new family and greet others. There is an evening version of this event.  We hold this weekday morning session for those who prefer to connect then. Registration for the series is required.  Once you register for the series, you can attend any of the events. To register, click here.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you have an online calendar, be sure to save the confirmation there. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

PEAK (Parents of Estranged Adult Kids) Online Support Group

Age Friendly Fe Anam Avis author of Parents of Estranged Adult Kids and therapist Keli Rugenstein, PhD are conveners. They will offer support on parental estrangement. There is no fee for this group, though participants should purchase PEAK book on Amazon - PEAK Fe Anam Avis To register, click here.  For more information, contact F Anam Avis: fe@asecondday.com 614-208-4090. Friday, September 30, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Virtual.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Friday, September 30, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Foster Parent Training (Class 1 of the 6 week course)

Foster Care This training provides six weeks (30 hours) of foster parent training to help prepare you for the challenges and joys of being a foster parent. The classes are held one evening a week for six weeks and must be attended in the order they are offered. In general, foster families provide a safe, temporary placement for children from birth to age 18. Buncombe County is specifically seeking foster parents to provide homes for sibling sets and children 12 and older. These vulnerable youth want to stay in their home communities with their school, friends and in these beautiful mountains, we all call home. Licensed foster families can make this happen! Classes in this session will occur on the following dates:  Class 1 and Orientation: October 4, 2022 Class 2: October 11, 2022 Class 3:  October 18, 2022 Class 4: October 25, 2022 Class 5: November 1, 2022 Class 6: November 8, 2022. Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 5:45 PM – 8:45 PM. 200 College Street, Asheville, NC, 28801. Masks and social distancing required. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Rainbow Inspirations

Age Friendly Hear their Story. Learn Their Journey. Be Inspired. A series of spotlights on our LGBTQ community leaders and influencers. This free, monthly event is part of Blue Ridge Pride's Generation Plus For more information, contact Butch Thompson, BThompson@blueridgepride.org. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. Virtual.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Thursday, October 6, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

PEAK (Parents of Estranged Adult Kids) Online Support Group

Age Friendly Fe Anam Avis author of Parents of Estranged Adult Kids and therapist Keli Rugenstein, PhD are conveners. They will offer support on parental estrangement. There is no fee for this group, though participants should purchase PEAK book on Amazon - PEAK Fe Anam Avis To register, click here.  For more information, contact F Anam Avis: fe@asecondday.com 614-208-4090. Friday, October 7, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Virtual.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Friday, October 7, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Preventive Health Lunch & Learn

Age Friendly Preventive Health Education and HOT TOPICs Locally and Nationally discussed. All communities welcome! Hosted by Kathey Avery, Avery Health Education and Consulting LLC, (Avery HEC LLC) Free. Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center 121 Shiloh Road. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Thursday, October 13, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Foot Care Clinic

Age Friendly Foot Care Clinic for older adults in the community with educational materials about healthy aging. Services include: - Toenail trimming - Filing calluses - Checking for common medical problems that impact mobility - Referrals to community services - Baseline cognitive assessments. No registration required. For more information about this free event, contact Shira Wolf-Camplin, wolf-camplin@memorycare.org, 828-771-2219. Thursday, October 13, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Shiloh Community Association.

Western NC Falls Prevention Coalition Quarterly Meeting

Age Friendly Are you interested in being a member of the Advisory Council for the WNC Fall Prevention Coalition? Our Advisory Council meeting dates and times are below.  Send us an email with your interest and county(s) you would want to represent! Email: fallpreventioncoalitionwnc@gmail.com   Join a Committee!  See below for committee description/goals/committee chair contact information: Include your name, organization and which committee you are interested in supporting.  Committees:  History, Vision, Mission and Bylaw Creations , Communications and Membership , Research and Data , Education , Strategic Planning (To begin in 2022). Friday, October 14, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. virtual. For more info visit ncfallsprevention.org.

PEAK (Parents of Estranged Adult Kids) Online Support Group

Age Friendly Fe Anam Avis author of Parents of Estranged Adult Kids and therapist Keli Rugenstein, PhD are conveners. They will offer support on parental estrangement. There is no fee for this group, though participants should purchase PEAK book on Amazon - PEAK Fe Anam Avis To register, click here.  For more information, contact F Anam Avis: fe@asecondday.com 614-208-4090. Friday, October 14, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Virtual.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Friday, October 14, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Preventive Health Lunch & Learn

Age Friendly Preventive Health Education and HOT TOPICs Locally and Nationally discussed. All communities welcome! Hosted by Kathey Avery, Avery Health Education and Consulting LLC, (Avery HEC LLC) Free. Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center 121 Shiloh Road. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Thursday, October 20, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Foster Parent Support Group

Foster Community Calendar This group comes together in order to support and encourage one another in a safe, positive framework through shared experiences, collaboration, education, and resources. Notice - Description: This group is for BCHHS licensed foster parents only. Thursday, October 20, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Universalist Unitarian Church 1 Edwin Place Asheville, NC 28801.

PEAK (Parents of Estranged Adult Kids) Online Support Group

Age Friendly Fe Anam Avis author of Parents of Estranged Adult Kids and therapist Keli Rugenstein, PhD are conveners. They will offer support on parental estrangement. There is no fee for this group, though participants should purchase PEAK book on Amazon - PEAK Fe Anam Avis To register, click here.  For more information, contact F Anam Avis: fe@asecondday.com 614-208-4090. Friday, October 21, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Virtual.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Friday, October 21, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Coffee and Equali-Tea Time

Age Friendly Log on and spend some time with our diverse group of LGBTQ+ 55+ community.  A time and place for you to share your thoughts about our 55+ community. Ask questions, encourage involvement, advocate and learn.  Laugh, joke, meet new family and greet others. There is an evening version of this event.  We hold this weekday morning session for those who prefer to connect then. Registration for the series is required.  Once you register for the series, you can attend any of the events. To register, click here.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you have an online calendar, be sure to save the confirmation there. Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Thursday, October 27, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Foot Care Clinic

Age Friendly Foot Care Clinic for older adults in the community with educational materials about healthy aging. Services include: - Toenail trimming - Filing calluses - Checking for common medical problems that impact mobility - Referrals to community services - Baseline cognitive assessments. No registration required. For more information about this free event, contact Shira Wolf-Camplin, wolf-camplin@memorycare.org, 828-771-2219. Thursday, October 27, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Shiloh Community Association.

PEAK (Parents of Estranged Adult Kids) Online Support Group

Age Friendly Fe Anam Avis author of Parents of Estranged Adult Kids and therapist Keli Rugenstein, PhD are conveners. They will offer support on parental estrangement. There is no fee for this group, though participants should purchase PEAK book on Amazon - PEAK Fe Anam Avis To register, click here.  For more information, contact F Anam Avis: fe@asecondday.com 614-208-4090. Friday, October 28, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Virtual.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Friday, October 28, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Rainbow Inspirations

Age Friendly Hear their Story. Learn Their Journey. Be Inspired. A series of spotlights on our LGBTQ community leaders and influencers. This free, monthly event is part of Blue Ridge Pride's Generation Plus For more information, contact Butch Thompson, BThompson@blueridgepride.org. Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. Virtual.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Thursday, November 3, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

PEAK (Parents of Estranged Adult Kids) Online Support Group

Age Friendly Fe Anam Avis author of Parents of Estranged Adult Kids and therapist Keli Rugenstein, PhD are conveners. They will offer support on parental estrangement. There is no fee for this group, though participants should purchase PEAK book on Amazon - PEAK Fe Anam Avis To register, click here.  For more information, contact F Anam Avis: fe@asecondday.com 614-208-4090. Friday, November 4, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Virtual.

Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Age Friendly Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre- registration needed. This event is Free. Friday, November 4, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Shiloh Community Center. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.

Burton Street Senior Elite Club

Age Friendly This program is geared for senior citizens and provides fun activities, planned trips, movie days, chair exercise classes, fellowship days, game days and special meals prepared by different seniors from the group. Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burton Street Community Center 134 Burton Street. For more info visit www.ashevillenc.gov.