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Aging

  1. Flu Shots - Passmore

    October 2, 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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  2. Retirement for Boomers and Retirees - Seymour

    October 2, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Seymour 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, and estate planning. Class Max: 15. Instructor: Jane Clark, Financial Advisor

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  3. Men’s and Women’s Health Symposium - Seymour

    October 2, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Come for an afternoon of food, fellowship, and discussion on men’s and women’s health issues - specifically health issues surrounding urological diseases and sexual health. A keynote address will begin the event, and short breakout sessions will follow – one for men’s health and one for women’s health. A meal will be provided. This event is sponsored by Boston Scientific. Speaker: Brad Figler, MD, FACS (Urologist, UNC School of Medicine) 984-974-5289 and Jennifer Wo, MD, MPH (Obstetrics and Gynecology).

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  4. Ribbon Cutting for the Passmore Center’s New Space

    October 2, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Join the OC Board of County Commissioners and the staff of the Orange County Department Aging on Tue, Oct 2, at 5 pm for a Ribbon Cutting to officially welcome in the new space at the Passmore Center. Light refreshments will be served.

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  5. Let’s Continue the Conversation: End-of-Life Care Conversation Groups - Seymour

    October 2, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Did you know that 90% of people say that talking with their loved ones about end of life care is important, but that only 27% have actually done so? The Project EngAGE End of Life Choices Senior Resource Team is working to change this! Please join us on Tue, Oct 2, for small, facilitated group discussions, inspired by the Conversation Project, an organization dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end of life care. In small “Conversation Groups,” coached by Project EngAGE End of Life Choices Senior Resource Team members, participants will learn how to engage their loved ones in end of life care conversations. Adult attendees of all ages are welcome. Attendees will receive the Conversation Starter Kit from The Conversation Project and a free copy of The Five Wishes Booklet.

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  6. Welcome to Medicare! - OCPL

    October 2, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Orange County Public Library

    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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Animal Services Events

  1. Dog Adoption Month!

    October 1, 2018 - October 31, 2018

    It's DOG ADOPTION MONTH! All adoptable dogs and puppies are nearly half price during the month of October! Dogs = $65, Pups = $80. Stop by to find your new best friend and take advantage of these special prices!

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Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)

  1. CANCELED - BOCC Regular Meeting

    October 2, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Library

  1. Tiny Tots Storytime

    October 2, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children from walkers to age 3 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25-minute interactive program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music, and movement. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.)

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  2. Kids Explore

    October 2, 2018, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Kids Explore, a program for Grades K-2, provides hands-on STEAM activities to engage children’s creativity and problem solving skills. The children are given opportunities to explore monthly themes from different angles about a variety of topics while socializing with their peers at the library.

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  3. The Kissing Hand Puppet Show at Main

    October 2, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Puppet Show Inc. presents a re-telling of Audrey Penn’s classic book “The Kissing Hand.” A make and take craft will follow the show. No registration necessary. Best for children 4+ with a caregiver.

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