Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 1, and continuing through Monday, April 17, the AARP Foundation will provide free tax preparation through its TaxAide program. The service is by appointment only at the Calhoun-Gordon County Library, 100 N. Park Ave., Mondays and Wednesday, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For an appointment, call the library at 706-624-1456 or text 706-889-6433 with your name, phone number, and email address.
The Highland Rivers Foundation Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, Feb 2, at 1:30 p.m., at Northside Hospital Cherokee — Board Room, 450 Northside Cherokee Blvd., Canton. The meeting is open to the public. For additional information or directions, call 706-2705000.
Author, speaker, and life coach Grant Graves will present an in-depth look at Men’s Ministries Saturday, Feb. 4, at 10:10 a.m., at God’s Pantry, across the driveway from the Calhoun Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1411 Rome Road. All men (age 18 and up) are invited to attend for fellowship, refreshments.
Oostanaula School Community Club, 1595 Oostanaula Bend Road, will host a benefit Saturday, Feb. 4, with music by Hickory Wind at 4:30 p.m., and home cooked meal at 5 p.m. Food is $10 per adult, and $5 for children under 12, for two meats, vegetables, desert and a drink. There will also be cakewalks, cake auction and door prizes.
St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 223 Trammell St., will host its mid-winter parish fundraiser, Saturday, Feb. 4, at 5:30 p.m., with all proceeds going towards building upkeep and repairs.
New Echota State Historic Site and Museum, 1211 Chatsworth Highway, will be open Sunday, Feb. 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to celebrate Super Museum Sunday with free admission. Visitors will be able to explore the museum and enjoy a self-guided walking tour of the park grounds and historic buildings with interpretation from park staff and volunteers.
Encounter Church, 903 D S. Wall St., will host guest speaker Dr. Mike Smalley on Sunday, Feb. 5, at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome.
Anna Shaw Children’s
Institute will hold its next CHAMP
(Classes to Help, Advise & Motivate Parents) webinar Tuesday, Feb. 7, at noon. Evan Anderson, PhD, pediatric psychologist, will give a presentation on “Tips for Covering Difficult and Sensitive Topics with your Children.” Visit the event section on Facebook.com/HamiltonCares for live streaming information, or call 706-2268900.
The Board of Trustees of the Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library will hold a regular quarterly meeting Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 4:30 p.m. at the library, 100 N. Park Ave. The meeting is open to the public.
Harris Arts Center, 212 S.
Wall St., will host 100 Ways to Squeeze a Lemon, a free creative writing class with Millicent Flake Tuesday, Feb. 21, and Tuesday, March 7, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Registration is required by Feb. 9.
The Calhoun Housing Authority will host a public meeting Thursday, Feb. 9, from 4 to 5 p.m., 607 Oothcalooga St., to receive comments regarding its 2023 Capital Improvements Budget and 5-year plan.
The GEM Theatre, 114 N. Wall St., will host R&B Inc., Atlanta’s premier R&B, funk and soul band, Saturday, Feb. 11, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 to $35, available at calhoungemtheatre. org, or by calling 706-625-3132.
AdventHealth Gordon, 1035 Red Bud Road, will host a Diabetes Education Class Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m., in Conference Room E. To register call 706-602-7800, ext. 2310.
The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual meeting at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, 1151 Highway 53 Spur, Thursday, Feb. 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Keep Calhoun Gordon Beautiful will host its annual Arbor Day free tree seedling giveaway event Saturday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Calhoun Recreation Department gym, 601 S. River St.
Court Appointed Special Advocates will begin volunteer child advocate training Tuesday, Feb. 21. Those interested in becoming a CASA advocate, contact Rachel Holbert at email@example.com by email.
Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., presents African American Heritage in Art: Local Collectors now through Friday, Feb. 24.
United Way of Gordon County will host its annual Casino Night Friday, March 3, from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at the 209 On Wall Street venue. Tickets will be $50 per person. Visit gordoncountyunitedway.org/casino for more information.
AdventHealth Gordon, 1035 Red Bud Road, will host a Diabetes Education Class Tuesday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the Harris Radiation Therapy Center Conference Room. To register call 706-6027800, ext. 2310.
Now through Monday, April
17, the AARP Foundation will provide free tax preparation through its Tax-Aide program. The service is by appointment only at the Calhoun-Gordon County Library, 100 N. Park Ave., Mondays and Wednesday, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For an appointment, call the library at 706-624-1456 or text 706-8896433 with your name, phone number, and email address.
Calhoun High School will host its on-campus 2023 graduation ceremony Friday, May
26, with time TBA.
Gordon County Antique Engine and Tractor Club will host the fourth annual Bartow County Spring Tractor Show Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at American Legion Post 42, 525 Martin Luther King Jr. St., in Cartersville. For information, call Larry Allen at 678-986-0362, or Ricky Matthews at 770-527-5346.
AdventHealth Gordon, 1035 Red Bud Road, will host a Diabetes Education Class Tuesday, April 18, from 6 to 9 p.m., in Conference Room E. To register call 706-602-7800, ext. 2310.
CLStrong Foundation will host its annual Connor Luke Hayes Memorial 5K Saturday, April 22, beginning at 8 a.m., at the Calhoun Recreation Department park off McDaniel Station Road. A participant and sponor proceeds benefit the CLStrong Foundation. For more information contact Brandi Hayes at firstname.lastname@example.org 706-913-3511.
Sonoraville High School will host its 2023 graduation ceremony at the Dalton Convention Center, 2211 Dug Gap Battle Road, Dalton, Saturday, May 27, at 10 a.m.
Gordon Central High School will host its 2023 graduation ceremony at the Dalton Convention Center, 2211 Dug Gap Battle Road, Dalton, Saturday, May 27, at 4 p.m.
Georgia-Cumberland Academy will host its on-campus 2023 graduation ceremony Saturday, May 27, at 8 p.m.
The Gordon County Antique Engine and Tractor Club will host its 17th annual Gordon County Tractor Show at the Cherokee Capital Fairgrounds, 1060 Liberty Road, Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21.
NOTICE: All children ages 0-21 are entitled to a free education, and that includes children with physical, mental or emotional problems. Some of these children are not identified. Please 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@example.com if you know of a child with a disability that has not yet been identified.
Family Resource Center of Gordon County, 320 N. River
St., hosts its Family Ties Relative Caregiver Program to third Thursday of each month, from noon to 1 p.m., with lunch provided. RSVP by the third Monday of each month to firstname.lastname@example.org or 706625-3311.
The Renis Barrett VFW Post 5376, 406 W. Line St., hosts Bingo every Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m., with doors opening at 2.
Calhoun Elks Lodge, 143 Craigtown Road, hosts Bingo every Thursday with doors and concessions opening at 6 p.m., and calling beginning at 7 p.m.
Calhoun Moose Lodge, 329 Prater Lake Road, hosts Cornhole every Friday night at
7:30 p.m. The blind draw format pays first and second place. $12 to enter.
The Calhoun Toastmasters Club meets the second and fourth Monday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. via Zoom. For more information or to request a link to join, email email@example.com, or visit toastmasters.org.
Rock Bridge Community Church hosts a Monday Meetup, each week from 7 to 9 a.m. with pastors available for people to drop in, ask questions, get to know them, or hang out.