COM­MU­NITY CAL­EN­DAR

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TO­DAY

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 choltz­claw@nwgacil.org. 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.

THURS­DAY

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.

FRI­DAY

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.

To list an event email Rome­New­sTri­bune@RN-T.com or call 706-290-5252. To have an event listed in Ro­man Record as well, please send it at least 10 days in ad­vance. Not see­ing your club or meet­ing date? Check the Clubs & Meet­ings cal­en­dar ev­ery Sun­day.

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