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Up­com­ing events

For in­for­ma­tion on hold­ing or sup­port­ing a ben­e­fit at the Oostanaula Com­mu­nity Club in Cal­houn, call Bar­bara Tal­ley at 770-608-2050.

On­go­ing

The Cal­houn Recre­ation Depart­ment is hold­ing Ad­ven­ture Sum­mer Camp and reg­is­tra­tion is now open. There are four ses­sions for kids 8-12 years old: June 6-10, June 13-17, June 20-24 and July 18-22. There are two ses­sions for kids 1214: June 27-29 and July 25-27. Par­tic­i­pants will go on a trip daily in these camps. For the 8-12 year olds, the camp is de­signed to do ac­tiv­i­ties out­side, fun ed­u­ca­tional trips, and try­ing new things. The camp for 12-14 year olds is for the ad­ven­tur­ous; there will be white wa­ter raft­ing, zip lin­ing and in­door rock climb­ing. Reg­is­tra­tion dead­line is the Tues­day be­fore each ses­sion. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the Cal­houn Rec at 706-629-0177.

The Mil­i­tary Or­der of the Pur­ple Heart Rome Chap­ter 525, meets the first Mon­day of the month ex­cept hol­i­days at the Rome Na­tion Guard Ar­mory lo­cated at 340 Wil­shire Road at 6:00 P M. All vet­er­ans who have been awarded the Pur­ple Heart are el­i­gi­ble for mem­ber­ship and are in­vited to join. For more in­for­ma­tion: Con­tact Howard Cothran at 706-676-44692 or Al­fred Carnes at 706802-8262.

Sum­mer 2016 Driver’s Ed­u­ca­tion cour­ses will be of­fered by the Gor­don County Schools at Gor­don

Cen­tral High School and Sono­rav­ille High School. Classes will take place at Gor­don Cen­tral High School on June 13, 14, 15 and 16 from 8 a.m. un­til 4 p.m. each day. Classes at Sono­rav­ille High School will take place on June 27, 28, 29 and 30 from 8 a.m. un­til 4 p.m. each day. A break will be taken at noon each day. In­struc­tors ask for stu­dents to bring pa­per and a pen­cil or pen to each class; along with their learner’s per­mit. Classes are open to any stu­dent, re­gard­less of where they at­tend school, as long as they have their learner’s per­mit. The cost for the Driver’s Ed­u­ca­tion course is $250. A non­re­fund­able de­posit of $50 must be sub­mit­ted with ap­pli­ca­tion, and ap­pli­ca­tions can be found on­line at www.gcbe.org or at ei­ther Gor­don Cen­tral or Sono­rav­ille High Schools. For more in­for­ma­tion about the cour­ses, con­tact Pam Ste­wart or Gina Daniel at the sys­tem trans­porta­tion office at 706-629-1804.

The Cal­houn Hous­ing Au­thor­ity Board of Com­mis­sion­ers meet on the fourth Wed­nes­day of each month for the reg­u­lar called Board Meet­ings at 12:00 p.m. Spe­cial Board meet­ings will be ad­ver­tised in ad­vance. All meet­ings are held at 607 Oothcalooga St. Cal­houn, Ge­or­gia. The pub­lic is in­vited to at­tend. Call to ver­ify a meet­ing is sched­ule prior to at­tend­ing.

The Down­town De­pot Farm­ers Mar­ket is open each Mon­day from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. through­out the sum­mer. It’s free for ven­dors.

Cal­houn City Schools Com­mu­nity Ed­u­ca­tion Pro­gram is of­fer­ing Sum­mer Fun this year with many dif­fer­ent camps for kids aged pre-k through 8th grade. To regis­ter, do so and pay on­line at www.cal­houn­schools. org un­der depart­ments/ Com­mu­nity Ed­u­ca­tion or sub­mit reg­is­tra­tion form with pay­ment to the Com­mu­nity Ed­u­ca­tion Office at 380 Bar­rett Rd. Reg­u­lar reg­is­tra­tion for ALL camps ends the Thurs­day pre­ced­ing each camp week. A $10 late fee will be ap­plied to all cam­pers who do not meet the reg­u­lar reg­is­tra­tion dead­line. Jacket Jam­boree is now a the­me­based ac­tiv­i­ties camp. Please visit our web­site or call 706-629-6788 for more in­for­ma­tion.

The Sugar Val­ley Com­mu­nity Club is now rent­ing for Birth­days, An­niver­saries, Fam­ily Re­unions and Ben­e­fits. Call 706-602-2989 for in­for­ma­tion.

Gor­don Hospi­tal’s CRE­ATION Health Farm­ers’ Mar­ket is a lo­cal mar­ket pro­vid­ing lo­cal farm­ers and pro­duc­ers the op­por­tu­nity to sell fresh pro­duce and home­made items to lo­cal con­sumers. This in­cludes but is not lim­ited to fresh fruit, veg­eta­bles, flow­ers, plants, herbs, nuts, honey, jams, jel­lies, sal­sas, oil, vine­gars, baked goods, bev­er­ages, and 100 per­cent hand­made arts and crafts. There is no fee to par­tic­i­pate as a ven­dor. The mar­ket runs ev­ery Thurs­day evening from 5 - 7 p.m. June 16 – Aug. 18. The mar­ket is lo­cated on the cam­pus of Gor­don Hospi­tal at 1035 Red Bud Road NE. For ven­dor in­for­ma­tion, call 706-8795850, or email denise.rus­tad@ahss.org.

Week of May 22

Noni's Nook at the Cal­houn-Gor­don County Li­brary will be held on Thurs­day, May 26 at 10:30 a.m. Theme is All About Memo­rial Day. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 706-6241456.

Story Time at the Chatsworth-Murray County Li­brary on Wed­nes­day, May 25 at 10:30 a.m. Theme is Memo­rial Day Sto­ries. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 706-6954200 and ask for Tif­fany.

Week of May 29

First Thurs­day Book Club Join the dis­cus­sion on Thurs­day, June 2, at the Curry House Restau­rant. Ar­rive early to or­der din­ner and the book dis­cus­sion be­gins at 7 p.m. We will dis­cuss the CUCKOO’S CALL­ING by Robert Gal­braith. Roberta Char­bon­neau for more in­for­ma­tion 678-7735655.

Reg­is­tra­tion for the 2016 Cal­houn-Gor­don County Li­brary Sum­mer Read­ing Pro­gram be­gins on­line on Sun­day, May 29.

June 3 and 4 Gor­don County Se­nior Cen­ter High­way 41 Yard Sale at Painted Post Trad­ing Com­pany, lo­cated at 1336 High­way 41 North be­gin­ning at 7:30 a.m. Come out and help sup­port this fun raiser for our pro­grams at the cen­ter.

Mus­tang/Ford Show & Swap Meet, spon­sored by Prater Ford and hosted by Chero­kee Re­gional Mus­tang Club, will be held at Gor­don Cen­tral High School on Satur­day, June 4, 2016. Exit 315- I-75, Cal­houn, Ge­or­gia fol­low the Signs. Reg­is­tra­tion is from 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and fees are $20. Awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and dash plaques for the first 100 en­tries; plus a Club Par­tic­i­pa­tion Award at the end of the show. There will also be an On-Site 50/50 Raf­fle and food. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit Santa for For­got­ten Se­niors Project. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Al­fred Knight at 770-548-1531, Sandi Dil­lard at 706-6252677 or Russ Gil­bert at 770-548-1389.

Story Time at the Chatsworth-Murray County Li­brary on Wed­nes­day, June 1 at 10:30 a.m. Ma­gi­cian David Ginn will be on hand.. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 706-695-4200 and ask for Tif­fany.

Fair­mount City Li­brary Sum­mer Pro­gram be­gins Wed­nes­day, June 1 at 2 p.m. for chil­dren ages 4 – 12. The guest speak­ing will be Mickie Boswell, a vol­un­teer from the Tel­lus Mu­seum in Cartersville. She will dis­cuss ex­hibits, pro­grams and ac­tiv­i­ties avail­able at the mu­seum.

Week of June 5

Alzheimer's As­so­ci­a­tion Fam­ily Care­giver Work­shop on Thurs­day June 9, 2016 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion - 922 East Mor­ris Street in Dal­ton. Top­ics cov­ered will be The Ba­sics: Mem­ory Loss, De­men­tia, and Alzheimer’s Disease; Ef­fec­tive Com­mu­ni­ca­tion; Un­der­stand­ing & Re­spond­ing to De­men­tia Re­lated Be­hav­ior; Com­mu­nity Re­sources. Speak­ers are Su­san Greene, Ge­ri­atric Nurse Prac­ti­tioner, and Re­bekah Davis, Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion Di­rec­tor of Pro­grams. Reg­is­tra­tion is free, but re­quired. Lunch is pro­vided. Please call 800-272-3900 to regis­ter!

AARP Safety Driv­ing Course will be held at the Fair­mount Com­mu­nity Cen­ter on Satur­day, June 11, 2016. To regis­ter, please call 678.313.8298.

ShugArt Stu­dio will be host­ing its fifth an­nual sum­mer art camp “Hawai­ian Sum­mer”. It will con­sist of two ses­sions: the first ses­sion will start June 7 and the sec­ond ses­sion will be­gin July 5. Both learn­ing and fun will come to­gether in this Hawai­ian theme art camp. Cam­pers will cre­ate a va­ri­ety of mixed me­dia projects such as: sand art, seashell art, flo­ral de­signs and much more. The camp is avail­able for ages five and up. ShugART Stu­dio is lo­cated at 122 Nick­lesville Rd NE, Re­saca. Please con­tact Tammy Shugart for more in­for­ma­tion at 706-602-9333 or tam­myshugart122@com­cast. net

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