Category Archive: Lifestyle

Newcomers Club

Considering Tallahassee as your new home destination? Joining the Tallahassee Women’s Newcomers Club will help you realize your fondest expectations. A group of more than 200 women from all walks of life make up this group of vibrant women, many of them retired and looking for friendships and ways to meet others with similar interests. …

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Senior Center

Getting involved is as easy as a visit to the Tallahassee Senior Center. Think it is for the sedentary? Think again. The Senior Center is for anyone over 50 and serves up a menu of exciting opportunities for lifelong learning and activity. Interested in art? Classes are offered in watercolor, pastels, oils, acrylics, landscapes and …

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Art and Culture

Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) The capital area offers an array of inspiring and engaging activities for people of all ages. COCA invites you to join us as we celebrate and support the rich cultural tapestry of our community. Explore the many ways to connect with us and the arts! www.cocanet.org www.morethanyouthought.com – complete …

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Shop Downtown, Midtown and beyond

Whether you’re a fashionista or a collector of sorts, Tallahassee can suit your shopping needs. The fashion scene is driven with offerings from dozens of local boutiques and shops. From Downtown to Midtown to Killearn, you can have your choice of vintage or couture. Downtown, there’s Sick Boy Vintage, Avant Garb, Olde Fields Clothing Co. …

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Discover the ‘Other Florida’

In her iconic collection of essays titled “The Other Florida,” author Gloria Jahoda famously described Tallahassee as “200 miles from anywhere else.” True as far as big cities go. But that doesn’t mean Jahoda was putting down her adopted home or the folks who populate its surrounding counties. As the so-called “poet of the people …

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Our cultural cup runneth over

BY KATI SCHARDL I had the terrible misfortune of being sidelined by a broken leg during the most flat-out crazy-busy time of the cultural year — Seven Days of Opening Nights, February’s marathon of arts and entertainment. I missed out on way more than one week of art, film, dance, music and performance art — …

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Festivals & big events

Looking for a celebration? Here’s a sampling of this area’s many events. North Florida Wine & Food Festival: FSU’s Dedman School of Hospitality hosts its second annual celebration of the fruit of the vine Sept. 8 through 12. www.winefoodfest.com 11th Annual Fur Ball Gala: The community dresses up to support the Leon County Humane Society …

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Recreation

FOR THE KIDS (AND GROWN-UPS) Challenger Learning Center: A 32,000 square foot facility in downtown Tallahassee featuring state-of-the-art Space Mission Simulator, a five-stories-tall IMAX Theatre and a digital, domed, high-definition Planetarium & Theatre. IMAX and planetarium shows begin on the hour, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon-7 p.m. …

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