The Pepperell High School Class of 1958 will have a luncheon at the Landmark Restaurant, 2740 Martha Berry Highway, today at 11:30 a.m. For more information call Eleanor Hardin Hamby at 706-232-8144.
The Access Collaborative will meet at the Northwest Georgia Center for Independent Living, 527 Broad St., suite 101, to discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act today from 2-4 p.m. Alternate-format materials and more information are available by contacting Christina Holtzclaw at email@example.com. For more information call 706-314-0008.
Berry College, 2277 Martha Berry Highway, will host a lecture by Hillsdale College Professor of History Brad Birzer titled “The 20th Century’s Killing Fields” at 7:30 p.m. today in the McAllister Auditorium. He is the co-founder of The Imaginative Conservative and is a fellow at both the McConnell center at the University of Louisville and the Reagan Presidential Library. The event is free and open to the public.
The Berry College History Department will host commemorative events for the centenary of the World War I armistice starting with a lecture by Harvard University History Professor Erez Manela titled “The Great War: A Global Perspective” at 6 p.m. on today in the Evans Hall auditorium. There will be a roundtable discussion covering the impact of the war and a general overview of its events at 11 a.m. on
Thursday in the Krannert Center, room 217. Beth Anne DeKeizer will present research and the short documentary film “Berry and World War I” at 4 p.m. on
Nov. 11 in the Krannert Center, room 217. A ceremony at the Berry World War I monument on Memorial Drive will follow at 5:30 p.m. All events will be held at Berry College, 2277 Martha Berry Highway, and are free and open to the public.
The Camellia Garden Club will meet Thursday, at 11 a.m. at The Rome Federated Garden Center, 100 E. Eighth St. The program will be presented by Keith Mickler, Floyd County Extension Coordinator. Visitors and guests are welcome. For more information call 706-295-3751.
Georgia Highlands College, 3175 Cedartown Highway, will hold a career expo Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. The event is open to the public. The college is looking to fill a variety of positions in areas including admissions, business office and part-time and full-time faculty. Bring a CV or resume. For more information visit jobs.highlands.edu.
The Berry College Jazz Ensemble will perform their fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Ford Auditorium, Berry College, 2277 Martha Berry Highway. Under the direction of John David, director of jazz and percussion studies, this concert will showcase contemporary music from around the world. The event is free and open to the public.
Single Friends will host a dance on Friday from 7-10 p.m. at the Charles C. Parker Senior Center, 1325 Kingston Highway. Couples welcome. Entry is $7 per person.
Georgia Legal Services Program assistance will be available in the Judicial Courthouse, 3 Government Plaza, Suite 114, on Friday from 9 a.m.-noon to assist low-income clients in a range of civil matters including TPOs, public benefits, housing, consumer issues, school suspensions and unemployment. This service is provided on the second Friday of each month by Superior Court Clerk Barbara H. Penson and Georgia Legal Services Program. For more information call 706-291-5190.
The DeSoto Theatre, 530 Broad St., will host an art exhibition by local artist Siri Selle on Friday from 6-9 p.m. Selle will showcase her different painting styles through the years. Selle has received recognition in Georgia and Norway for her work and won RACA’s Emerging Artist Award in 2007. Admission is free.
Berry College, 2277 Martha Berry Highway, will host award-winning poet Elena Karina Byrne reading her poetry at 4 p.m. on Friday. Byrne is the poetry consultant and moderator for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books and was regional director of the Poetry Society of America. For more information visit elenakarinabyrne.com. The event is free.
The Salvation Army, 317 E. First Ave., is holding the Give Warmth Coat and Jacket Drive. Donations can be dropped off at the store. For more information call 706-291-4745 or email Catherine.Hart@uss.salvationarmy.org.
The Friends of the Library are holding their Christmas Gift Silent
Auction through Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. Showcases include “Children’s and Vintage Christmas Items,” “Great Gift Ideas” and “More Gifts of the Season.” For a complete list of offerings visit rome.shrls.org/friends-ofthe-library. Proceeds benefit the library.
Applications for the 2018 Rome Christmas Parade are now available. Applications are due by Nov. 15 and are $100 each with a late fee of $50 after Nov. 15. The parade theme is “The King is Born.” Floats and entries are encouraged to decorate accordingly. The parade will be held Nov. 27 with a rain date of Nov.
29. Proceeds will be used for Christmas lighting in the downtown area and to cover parade expenses. Visit www.romechristmasparade.com or the Rome Christmas Parade Facebook page for applications and more information.
The Moon Gallery, Berry College, 2277 Martha Berry Highway, will host “Select,” a student group exhibition featuring student work made in the college’s studio art classes, Nov. 27-Dec. 3.
The gallery is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. A reception will be held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 27.
The Rome Shrine Club will host a turkey shoot every Saturday through Christmas from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 109 Bell’s Ferry Road. Call Tony Warren at 706-2525734 for more information.
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