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Wonderful Wednesday

May 18th | 6:00 – 8 P.M.

If you’ve never been to a Wonderful Wednesday you’re missing out! The bands keep getting better and the food is always delicious. Don’t miss fun, relaxation, and LIVE MUSIC featuring this month’s band Tallumba, a local Latin American music ensemble.

Come enjoy great food from Soulful Café and Rankin’ Tacos. Goodwood will also be pouring sommelier-selected wines, craft beer, hard seltzer, and soft drinks sponsored, in part, by Tri-Eagle Sales. Please no BYOB or coolers at this event.

This event, sponsored by AARP, is part of Goodwood’s Wonderful Wednesday music series and is being held outside on Goodwood’s Historic Roller Rink.

Please click the link below to AARP’s guide to learn more on how to Vote in Florida’s 2022 Elections: https://states.aarp.org/florida/election-voting-guide

Florida Emancipation Celebration

May 20th | Free Tours All Day

May 20th is the anniversary of the freeing of enslaved persons in Tallahassee. This historic announcement was made in 1865 by Union Brigadier General Edward M. McCook, whose headquarters were housed in the building that today is the Knott House Museum. Please join us for a free tour of the museum including a tour of our basement.

The Knott House will also be hosting a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, celebratory drumming, and more. A free picnic lunch will follow in Lewis Park. For more information on May 20th and other programs, please click the links.

Wine Tasting

Thursday, June 2nd | 5:30 – 7:00 P.M.

“A person with increasing knowledge and sensory education may derive infinite enjoyment from wine.” – Ernest Hemingway. Our wine tasting will leave you with new knowledge about great wines and an opportunity to step outside your comfort zone to try something different.

Eat bread at pleasure, drink wine by measure. So drink responsibly!

We will have a special: Buy two tickets for $40 great for couples and friends who love to experience things together!

Sponsored by Centennial Bank: “Bank your way, anywhere, anytime.”

Fitness Programs

Outdoor Headphone Yoga

Fridays, 10:00 – 11:15 AM | Sunken Garden Saturday, May 21st 9:30 – 10:45 AM

Tune in and flow out with Outdoor Yoga Tallahassee at Goodwood’s Sunken Garden. Yoga instructors Caulley Soto and Danielle Miller will guide you through a 75-minute music-infused vinyasa class focusing on breath and mindful movement — in an effort to stretch and strengthen both the physical and mental self. Grab one of the provided headsets, spread out and find your perfect outdoor space, enjoying this unique and immersive experience. Class is limited to 23 participants at $16/per person. Register through Eventbrite or by contacting Outdoor Yoga Tallahassee on Instagram or Caulley Soto at cfsoto19@hotmail.com. 

Historic Tower/ Building
Historic Tower/ Building

Onsite and Virtual Gentle Chair Yoga

Mondays, 4:30- 5:30 PM | On Demand

Gentle Chair Yoga is one of the gentlest forms of yoga. In this 50 minute virtual class, traditional focused breathing techniques and meditation are practiced with modified yoga strengthening movements and sequences. Join this Chair Yoga class, led by KC Knudsen, onsite in the Jubilee Cottage ($5 suggested donation). Since in person class will be limited to 10 vaccinated individuals, and we will continue to maintain social distancing, please contact KC Knudsen to reserve your space. First time virtual participants, please register below to receive the Zoom program link.

Watch Previous Gentle Chair Yoga Classes Now >

Any donation would be appreciated at this time.

This class is supported by the Knight Foundation and Leon CARES as part of Goodwood’s Pathways to Wellness Initiative.

Community Gatherings
Historic Tower/ Building
Historic Tower/ Building

Goodwood’s Got Game Nights!

Now in person!

Wednesday | May 11th | 4:30 – 6:30 PM

Goodwood is so excited to bring the community back together to play an array of games with friends and family. Guests will have the chance to play giant chess and checkers, monopoly, code master, bingo, and other board games. We also have a fun game of murder mystery that will have everyone guessing who did it?

This program continues to be supported by AARP as part of Goodwood’s Pathways to Wellness Initiative.

Nutrition, Gardening & Health
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Community
Wellness Garden

Volunteer in the Garden

Fall vegetable planting is around the corner. Stay tuned for our next garden work day to help address food insecurity in our community! In the meantime, garden volunteer opportunities are always available. Contact Goodwood to arrange a time for you to come help keep our gardens inviting. 850-877-4202.

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