Christian Community Outreach is hosting its annual Back-to-School Celebration on Saturday, July 30 at 11:30 am at the Calhoun Recreation Department, 601 S. River St. The sixth annual event features free back-to-school items and food, games, clothing, shoes and other fun for families in the community.
The Murray County Singing Convention will be held at the Smyrna Baptist Church, 1913 Smyrna Church Road on Saturday, July 30, beginning at 2 p.m. with old and new favorites. For misinformation, call Tim Howard at 706-695-2740.
New Zion Baptist Church, 568 Roland Hayes Parkway, will hold its first Sunday Hymn with Jaidyn’s Call on July 31, with morning worship beginning at 10:30 am followed by a communal luncheon.
Mount Tabor UMC, 2341 Everett Springs Road, Armuchee, will host its Food Truck Party VBS Sunday, July 31 through Wednesday, August 3 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. featuring dinner, crafts, Bible study and games. Visit Mount Tabor UMC – Armuchee on Facebook for more information.
AdventHealth Gordon will present the Global Leadership Summit on Thursday, August 4th and Friday, August 5th at the Rock Bridge Community Church, 905 Curtis Parkway.
On Saturday, August 13, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., there will be a benefit gospel singing featuring Out of the Ashes, Highly Favoured, Joyce Fortberry, Light House, Perry House and Blood Line at the Fairmount Community Center, 11921 Fairmount Highway by Grace. Chicken platters with veggies sell for $7 with lots of door prizes and pie hikes. All donations benefit Christmas toys. Call 706-671-7988 for more information.
The Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., is hosting its Regional Art Show now through Friday, August 19.
The GEM Theater is hosting its second karaoke showdown on Saturday 20th August at 7pm. The GEM has set up 20 acts and participants can win prizes. For more information, email [email protected]
Calhoun High School’s homecoming parade will be Thursday, September 8 at 7 p.m. with a makeup appointment scheduled for Friday, September 9 at 3:30 p.m. downtown.
The Northwest Georgia Regional Fair Parade will be held in downtown Calhoun on Saturday, September 10 at 11 a.m.
The United Way of Gordon County is hosting its 29th Annual Unity Run 5K on Tuesday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m. Registration is now open online at gordoncountyunitedway.org.
Calhoun VFW Post 5376, 406 W. Line St. will be hosting its Fall Festival and Charity Jeep Show on Saturday, October 22 from 5-9 p.m. featuring animals, games, food and more. Jeep admission is $10, with proceeds supporting continued work at the post.
The Calhoun Christmas Parade is scheduled for Thursday, December 8 at 7 p.m. downtown.
The Second Infantry Division Association is looking for individuals who have at any time served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division. For information on the association’s 99th Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, September 28-October 2, contact Mike Davino at [email protected] or 919-498-1910.
The Renis Barrett VFW Post at 5376, 406 W. Line St. hosts bingo every Sunday from 3pm to 5pm with doors opening at 2pm.
The Tallatoona Community Action Partnership is currently accepting nominations for the Low Income Water Assistance Program from the general public. Call 770-817-4666 option 2 or 770-773-7730 option 2 to make an appointment. Appointments will be conducted over the phone due to COVID-19 precautions.
The Gordon County Local Emergency Planning Committee meets on the second Tuesday of each month at Gordon County Fire Station 1, 218 Public Safety Drive. LEPC is a government-mandated entity composed of state and local officials, business representatives and members of the press tasked with partnering with local governments and industry as a resource to improve security. Businesses interested in participating should contact Gordon County Emergency Management at 706-602-2905.
Organizers are working to create a sexual assault survivor group through the Gordon County Child Advocacy Center for victims of sexual assault who need more resources, support and education. Email [email protected] or call 706-602-2184 for more information.
From Gordon County Schools: All children aged 0-21 are entitled to free education, including children with physical, mental or emotional problems. Some of these children are unidentified. Please help us find and identify them. For more information, please call the Gordon County Board of Education, Special Education Office at 706-629-4474 or email Alecia Segursky, Director of Exceptional Student Services at [email protected] if you are traveling with a child know of a disability that is not yet disabled has been identified.
The Northwest Georgia Area Agency on Aging is enabling people living with COPD, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, or other chronic health conditions to attend their six-week Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop safely from the comfort of their own home. Those who do not have a computer or internet can have both made available free of charge during the workshop. The program meets once a week for two hours. Registration is required by calling Rogena Walden at 706-295-6485.
The Renis Barrett VFW Post at 5376, 406 W. Line St. hosts a Veterans Breakfast in the Events Hall on the last Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Complimentary breakfast is open to all local veterans.
Fairmount Evangelist Evelyn Adams appears online every Friday night on WOTG TV at wotgtv.com/west. For prayer requests call 706-671-7988.
Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., hosts Toddler Friday on the second Friday of each month from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm with hands-on art, stories and music. The cost per child is EUR 7 for the first child and EUR 5 for each additional child. For more information, call 706-629-2599.
The Northwest Georgia Breast Cancer Support Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Peeples Cancer Institute, 1212 Memorial Drive, Dalton. Call 706-226-8966 with questions.
Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program, meets Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in the City of Refuge at 100 Peters Street.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts tween-out-loud every Wednesday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a snack and a fidget package during a reading of The Tales of Beedle the Bard.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts First Steps in Music with Kaytlyn – a music development lesson, every first Wednesday of the month, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., for students in preschool through to the first class.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library at 100 N. Park Ave. hosts the Drama Club for improv, plays, and stage practice on the first Thursday of each month from 4-5 p.m.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts Anime Club on the second Thursday of each month from 4 to 5 p.m. Meet with super fans for anime culture and a movie.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts a Nerf Lock-In on the first Friday of each month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring your favorite Nerf gun or use one of them for snacks and a battle with 6th-12th graders.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts the Lunch Bunch Book Club on the last Friday of each month from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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