Berry College, 2277 Martha Berry Highway, will host Berry College Bass Days
with Donavan Stokes and Eric Hanson giving lectures on double bass repertoire, lessons, master classes, bass ensembles and recitals today. The event is free and area bassists of all ages are welcome. For more information email ehan[email protected]
The Puryear Detachment, Marine Corps
League, will install officers for 2019 at their breakfast
meeting at 8:30 a.m. today at Pisgah Baptist Church, 5603 Alabama Road. The church’s Brotherhood members will serve breakfast. Commandant Tom Beavers will announce the Detachment’s “Marine of the Year” and present service awards.
The Rome/Colored Main High School
Reunion Committee will meet today at 1 p.m. at the Kelsey-Aycock-Burrell Center, 41 Washington Drive. Western Square Dance Promenaders Club, 327 Woods Road, will host an Open House Extravaganza at the Barn with free, introductory, Westernstyle square dance lessons on today, Jan. 19 and Jan. 26 at 6 p.m. each evening. Both singles and couples are welcome. For more information call 706-409-2311 or 770-547-8535.
The Berry College Chaplain’s Office will host Rebecca DeYoung, a philosophy professor at Calvin College, discussing vices and virtues in relation to spiritual formation at 7 p.m. on Monday in the Krannert Spruill Ballroom, Berry College, 2277 Martha Berry Highway. DeYoung’s focus of study is ethics, ancient and medieval philosophy and Thomas Aquinas’ work with ethics and the seven deadly sins. The lecture is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information visit berry.edu/ religiouslife/guestspeakers. Berry College, 2277 Martha Berry Highway, will host Pixar co-founder Ed Cat-
mull speaking about creativity at 8 p.m. on Feb. 21. Catmull is president of Pixar & Walt Disney Animation Studios and Disneytoon Studios and has been honored with five Academy Awards including the Gordon E. Sawyer Award for his lifetime of technical contributions and leadership in the field of computer graphics for the motion picture industry. Admission is free, but tickets are required and must be picked up in advance. Tickets will be available beginning Monday.
The Salvation Army Social Service Center, 317 E. First Ave., is collecting
diaper donations. Wipes and all sizes pull-ups and diapers are needed. Donations may be dropped off MondayFriday from 9 a.m.-noon and from 1-3 p.m. For more information call 706-291-4745 or email Cather[email protected] salvationarmy.org.
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 Cather[email protected] uss.salvationarmy.org.