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Family Movie Night
The Pinehurst Parks and Recreation Department will present "Mirror Mirror" tonight at 7 p.m. as part of its Family Movie Nights series.
The free movie showing at the Village Arboretum, 395 Magnolia Road, begins at 5:30 p.m. with pre-movie activities, including face painting and games. Concessions will also be available.
For more information on the Family Movie Nights series, call (910) 295-0166.
The Moore County Joint Nursing Home/Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 10:00 a.m. at the Senior Enrichment Center, U.S. 15-501 (north of the Traffic Circle).
There will be a program discussing the transition from a private home to a long- term care home.
A family member will speak about the family decision regarding long-term care, and a resident from a long-term care facility will speak about their experiences moving to their new home. A staff member from a facility will discuss the transition process for the new resident and staff.
For information about the meeting or the committee, call Barbara Venditti, chairman, at (910) 295-4081.
From insects to mushrooms, there are so many small things in nature we overlook.
Learn about some of the amazing aspects of nature we don't always pay attention to during "Miniature Marvels," at Weymouth Woods, Sunday, Sept. 9, at 3 p.m.
"We'll start in the auditorium with a short slide show, then head outside on the trails to look for some of our tiny treasures," says a spokesman.
The program is free.
Weymouth Woods is located at 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines.
The Senior Center has many activities available for the community. The center is located on U.S. 15-501, north of the Pinehurst Traffic Circle. Call (910) 215-0900 to reserve a seat or for more information.
On Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 2 p.m., Lynne Drinkwater, community relations coordinator with St. Joseph of the Pines, will be at the Senior Enrichment Center with an informative presentation on the "Together We Can Do MOORE" semi.
From distributing blankets, coats, hats and gloves on the semi during the winter, to providing access to resource agencies such as the Sandhills/Moore Coalition for Human Care and the Moore Free Care Clinic, to creating educational programs that help meet the needs of people in the rural parts of Moore County, Drinkwater will share news, including the new dental program on the semi, how it came to be, and how it will operate.
'A Pain in My Neck'
Karen Backall, PT, Appalachian Physical Therapy, will be at the Senior Enrichment Center Thursday, Sept. 13, at 4 p.m. to discuss neck problems.
"Come and learn about what you can do to prevent neck problems, and what you can do to relieve them if they exist," says a spokesman.
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