Christian Community Outreach will be hosting its annual Back to School Celebration on Saturday, July 30 at 11:30 a.m. at the Calhoun Recreation Department, 601 S. River St. The sixth annual event will provide free back to school items, food, games, clothes, shoes and other entertainment for families in the community.
The Murray County Singing Convention will be held Saturday, July 30 at Smyrna Baptist Church, 1913 Smyrna Church Road, beginning at 2 p.m., featuring old and new favorites. In case of misinformation, call Tim Howard at 706-695-2740.
New Zion Baptist Church, 568 Roland Hayes Parkway, will host its first Sunday carol with Jaidyn’s Call on July 31 with morning worship beginning at 10:30 a.m. and a fellowship lunch to follow.
Mount Tabor UMC, 2341 Everett Springs Road, Armuchee, will be hosting its VBS Food Truck Party Sunday, July 31 through Wednesday, August 3, 6-8:30 p.m., with dinner each evening, crafts, Bible study, games. Visit Mount Tabor UMC – Armuchee on Facebook for more information.
AdventHealth Gordon will present The Global Leadership Summit on Thursday August 4 and Friday August 5 at the Rock Bridge Community Church, 905 Curtis Parkway.
A gospel sing-along will be held at the Fairmount Community Center, 11921 Fairmount Highway, Saturday, August 13, 3-9 p.m., featuring Out of the Ashes, Highly Favored, Joyce Fortberry, Light House, Perry House, and Blood Line. by grace. Chicken Veggie Platters will be sold for $7 with plenty of door prizes and cake walks. All donations will be by Christmas toys. Call 706-671-7988 for more information.
Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., will host its regional art exhibit through Friday, August 19.
The GEM Theater will host its second Karaoke Showdown on Saturday, August 20 at 7 p.m. GEM has put together 20 acts and contestants can win prizes. For more information, email [email protected]
The Calhoun High School Homecoming Parade will take place Thursday, September 8 at 7 p.m., with a catch-up date set for Friday, September 9 at 3:30 p.m., downtown.
The Northwest Georgia Regional Fair Parade is scheduled for Saturday, September 10 at 11 a.m. in downtown Calhoun.
United Way of Gordon County will host its 29th annual Unity Run 5K on Tuesday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m. Registration is now open at gordoncountyunitedway.org online.
Calhoun VFW Post 5376, 406 W. Line St., will host its Fall Festival and Charity Jeep Show on Saturday, October 22, 5-9 p.m., featuring animals, games, food and more. Jeep entry is $10 and proceeds support continued work at the station.
The Calhoun Christmas Parade is scheduled for Thursday, December 8 at 7 p.m. downtown.
The 2nd Infantry Division Association is always looking for anyone who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division. For more information about the association’s 99th Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, Sept. 28-October 2, contact Mike Davino at [email protected] or 919-498-1910.
The Renis Barrett VFW Post 5376, 406 W. Line St., hosts Bingo every Sunday from 3-5 p.m., doors open at 2 p.m.
The Tallatoona Community Action Partnership is currently accepting appointments for the General Public Low Income Water Relief Program. For an appointment, call 770-817-4666, option 2, or 770-773-7730, option 2. Appointments will be conducted remotely over the phone due to COVID-19 precautions.
The Gordon County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet the second Tuesday of each month at Gordon County Fire Department Station 1, 218 Public Safety Drive. The LEPC is a federally mandated entity comprised of state and local officials, business representatives, and members of the press, charged with partnering with local governments and industries as a resource to improve disaster preparedness. Hazardous Material. Companies interested in participating should contact Gordon County Emergency Management at 706-602-2905.
Organizers are working to form a group of sexual assault survivors 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 ages 0-21 are entitled to a free education, including children with physical, mental or emotional challenges. Some of these children are not identified. Help us locate 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 Exceptional Student Services at [email protected] if you know of a child with a disability which has not yet been identified.
The Northwest Georgia Region Agency on Aging allows people with COPD, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, or any other chronic health condition to attend its six weeks Living well with chronic conditions from the safety of their home. Those who do not have a computer or the Internet can obtain them free of charge during the workshop. The program meets for two hours once a week. Registration is required by calling Rogena Walden at 706-295-6485.
The Renis Barrett VFW Post 5376, 406 W. Line St., will be hosting a Veterans Outreach Breakfast on the last Saturday of each month, 8-10 a.m., in the Events Room. The free breakfast is open to all local veterans.
Fairmount Evangelist Evelyn Adams appears every Friday night on WOTG TV online at wotgtv.com/west. For prayer requests, call 706-671-7988.
Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., hosts Toddler Friday the second Friday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon, with hands-on art, story time and music. The cost per child is $7 for the first and $5 for each additional child. For more information, call 706-629-2599.
The Northwest Georgia Breast Cancer Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Peeples Cancer Institute, 1212 Memorial Drive, Dalton. For questions, call 706-226-8966.
Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program, meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at City of Refuge, located at 100 Peters St.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts Tween-Out-Loud, each Wednesday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a snack and a boob pack during a reading of Beedle’s Tales on bard.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts First Steps in Music with Kaytlyn – a musical development lesson, the first Wednesday of each month, 10:30-11 a.m., for students in kindergarten to first grade.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts the Drama Club the first Thursday of each month, 4-5 p.m., for improv, games, and performing skills practice.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts the Anime Club, the second Thursday of each month from 4-5 p.m.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts a Nerf Lock-In, the first Friday of every month from 6-8 p.m. Bring your favorite Nerf gun or use one of theirs 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 the last Friday of each month from noon to 1 p.m.