Self-defense class designed for seniors

5/2/2014, 6 a.m.

Seniors 55 and older can learn the basics of self-defense at an informational program on May 8 at the Flat Shoals Library as part of Older Americans Month. The session takes place from 2 to 3 p.m.

Shijo Lawrence Johnson will demonstrate basic self-defense moves that anyone can use to fend off an attacker.

Funding is provided by the Friends of the Flat Shoals Library. Call or visit the branch to register.

The library is at 4022 Flat Shoals Parkway in Decatur. For more information or to register, call 404-244-4370.