Sunday, April 2
CHURCH ·Revival at Kensington Church of Go, 85 Halls Mill Road Chickamauga, with Irby Camp Fire of God Ministries April 2-5. Sunday at 11a.m. and 6 pm.; Monday -Wednesday 7 p.m. Pastor Dennis Chambers invites everyone. For more info call 423-315-1544.
Tuesday, April 4
COMMUNITY · The
LaFayette-Walker County Library,
305 Duke Street, in LaFayette, offers a
crochet and knitting club first and third Tuesday and Thursday
of the month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. This self-directed group offers support, learning and networking opportunities for all who wish to learn or are experienced.
Friday, April 7
CHURCH · Christian music stars the and on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot, corner of Depot Street and U.S. Highway 41 in Ringgold. The event is a fundraiser for the Pearl and Floyd Franks Scholarship Fund helping musicians achieve higher education. For more information, visit www.shareamericafoundation.
Watkins Channing Saturday, April 8
ENTERTAINMENT · The Friends of the
Gordon-Lee Mansion will open for tours
the Mansion on April 8 and April 15 between the hours noon and 2 p.m. The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum will operate the Chickamauga Turn Saturday and the Mansion will be open for tours. All proceeds go to the Friends of the Gordon-Lee Mansion, a 501c3 organization, for preservation efforts. Admission is $5 adults and $1 for 12 and under. Contact the Friends at 423-488-0861 or on Facebook for more information.
Tuesday, April 18
COMMUNITY · The Georgia Department of Agriculture will conduct an egg candling class on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the Gordon County Agriculture Center in Calhoun. Those interested in obtaining an Egg Candler’s certification through this event should contact the Georgia Department of Agriculture at 770-5355955 to sign up for one of the two-hour training sessions. There is no cost for the training but those selling eggs off the farm are required to have an Egg Candling license/certification. For more information contact the Walker County Extension Service at 706-638-2548
Saturday, April 22
Dahlonega’s Bear on the Square Mountain Festival
has announced a strong lineup for its 21st annual event, scheduled Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, in and around the town’s Historic Public Square. For details about this festival celebrating the culture of the Southern Appalachians through the presentation of music, traditional craft and folkways — including the complete lineup and more information about performers and artists, schedules and updates between now and the event, visit www. bearonthesquare.org.
Saturday, April 29
COMMUNITY · Chattanooga Doll Club will hold a
from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 29. Admission is $5 for adults; children under 12 get in free. The event will be held at The Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold. From I-75 exit at 350, proceed west on Battlefield Parkway; turn right at second stop light on Old Mill Road. For show and dealer information contact
and Sale Doll Show
Jane Heavener, 706965-6031, mjheavener@ cat.com. The show will feature antique, Barbie, GI Joe, artist dolls, fashion dolls, composition, hard plastic, doll books.
COMMUNITY · Join us at Clark Park, located on Robin Road in Ringgold, on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the
Communities In Schools Duck Derby.
There will be activities, food, entertainment, craft vendors, and more. Ducks will go in the water at 1 p.m. To buy a duck, visit ciscatoosa. org.
COMMUNITY · from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., the
Rossville Public Library Ready to READ
offers programs for youngsters. The library is currently in a temporary facility at the Rossville Recreation Center ( 301 Williams St.) while its McFarland Avenue location is being renovated.
CLUB · Guests are welcome when the
Ringgold Kiwanis Club
every Tuesday morning,
from 7-8 a.m. for breakfast and fellowship at the First Baptist Church of Ringgold, locatedat 7611 Nashville St. Call Wayne Pennington, 423-838-3535, for more information.
COMMUNITY · The
LaFayette-Walker County Library,
305 Duke Street, in LaFayette, offers
in the Morrison Study Room every Monday from 5-6 p.m. Coloring sheets and supplies will be provided. Ages 16+.
adult coloring” Recovery At Ringgold
is a Christ-centered, Biblically-based,
nondenominational recovery program
that is designed to provide support for anyone who is struggling with
compulsive issues or addictive behaviors.
It is a “safe place,” which means no one will judge you or try to force their idea of “normal living” on you. You will find people who are going through the same issues you may be facing from whom you can gain experience, strength and hope. Dinner served from 6-6:45 p.m., a worship service at 7 p.m. and open sharing groups offered at 8:15 p.m. every Thursday night, 52 weeks a year, at Ringgold United Methodist Church. Details at RecoveryAtRinggold. com or 706-935-4777.