December 2012 – January 2013
Hike to Savage Falls Meet Ranger George at the Savage Gulf Ranger Station to start this New Year with your best foot forward!
This is a moderate 4 mile hike roundtrip to see the beautiful Savage Falls.
Dress warmly and bring water & snack for the trail.
Please remain after the hike and warm up at the ranger station with some hot chocolate!
To ring in the New Year and continue the celebration of Tennessee State Parks 75th anniversary, Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park in Manchester will host a First Hike at 10 am on January 1st.
Starting from the museum, a park ranger will lead the 1 ¼ mile hike around what is called the Old Stone Fort telling you about the site built by Native Americans 2000 years ago.
Wear hiking shoes, bring some water, and enjoy some coffee and hot chocolate in the museum afterward.
For more information about First Hikes in other Tennessee State Parks, visit http://www.tn.gov/environment/parks/firsthikes
Other pertinent information…
• Happy New Year! Welcome to one of America’s State Parks – Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park. Today, all 50 states are offering First Day Hikes in state parks across the country as a way to promote healthy lifestyles and year round recreation at America’s State Parks.
• Hikes are occurring from Massachusetts to California to ring in the New Year and connect individuals and families to nature fostering physical and emotional well-being and shared stewardship of our natural, cultural and recreational resources.
• Each year, over 720 million people visit America’s State Parks and contribute over $23 billion to the economy. State Parks are a “close to home” resource and an important part of our country’s fabric, enhancing our quality of life.
• Whether you are a first time visitor to this park or a regular, we hope that this First Day Hike inspires you to make America’s State Parks an important part of your exercise routine and your life.
|***Alzheimer’s Disease affects 5.4 million nationwide. In Tennessee 120,000 are diagnosed and 400,000 caregivers are affected.
***If you are interested in learning more about Alzheimer’s Disease or the services the Alzheimer’s Association can provide, there will be a Presentation on the Basics of Alzheimer’s at the following time and location:
Friday, January 4th 2013
Coffee County Senior Center in Manchester
603 Woodbury Hwy.
Manchester, TN 37355
***Please contact Erin Harwell, Manager of Programs and Education for more information:
|Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633 Ph:1.800.272.3900|
Our Fathers House Church located at 126 North Popular Street, Cowan
Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
To help with medical expense of Jewell & Pack Thomas.
Dinner will be B-B-Q, baked beans, cole slaw, drink and dessert for $6.00.
Singers will be: The Cathey’s, – Saved by Grace,- Solomon’s Porch,- and Joe Gifford and David Miller.
Sponsored by The Heartfelt Gospel Music Association Ray Cathy 931-212-4638
Manhatten Island Swim Challenge
Length: 28.5 miles (for every mile you swim you move two on the map)
Challenge: Swim 14.25 miles in 8 weeks (average 1.7 miles a week) or
Swim 470.25 laps total in 8 wks or 58.8 laps a week
33 laps = one mile (there and back is one lap)
All swimmers that complete the challenge receive a prize.
Monday – 7:15pm * 30 Minute Stretch Class *
This is a mild stretch class used to increase flexibility. This class would also be beneficial after a tough workout to wind down and stretch the muscles out to decrease soreness.
Wednesday – 9:00am * Basic Step *
Maybe you want to take step aerobics but have not taking a class in a while or maybe you are a beginner? Either way, this class would be ideal for anyone, including seniors, looking for a group fitness class to get in shape.
Monday thru Thursday 12:10 – 12:45 * Lunch Time Express Work Out *
Come to this class on your lunch break & receive a 30 minute full body work out including stretching, toning, & cardio. Come to this class ready to workout and sweat.
Great for beginners or long time work out fanatics!!
Tuesday & Thursdays 4:00 – 5:00pm * Youth Spin Class *
Participants must be 13 years of age or younger & at least 4”11” or taller
Class will consist of 30 minutes of spin / 20 minutes of weights / 10 minutes of stretching
Each child should bring a 16 oz or larger bottle of water & a towel to class each day.