Area Cal­en­dar of Events

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Mark those cal­en­dars now on Sept. 29 for the up­com­ing Out­reach Taber­na­cle’s night of south­ern gospel at the church at 1351 Co. Road 31 in Mus­ca­dine, Ala. They’ll be host­ing The Mas­ters Touch from Val­ley, Ala., and Chat­tanooga’s His Call and The Yar­broughs from Bre­men. Out­reach Taber­na­cle’s church choir will also per­form un­der the di­rec­tion of GW Cash. The night of song starts at 5:30 p.m. Cen­tral.

Get ready for an­other rock­ing night at the Cedar­town Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter as Polk County wel­comes WILKES to the stage with sev­eral spe­cial guests on Satur­day, Oct. 27. Doors will open for the show at 6:30 p.m. and tick­ets are on sale now and start at $15. WILKES will be joined by Kaleb Lee, Pryor Baird and Gar­ri­son Ray for the event. Call the box of­fice at 770-7484168 to re­serve tick­ets now, or go on­line to cedar­town­

Out­reach Taber­na­cle on Mus­ca­dine, Ala., lo­cated at 1351 County Road 31, is hold­ing their re­vival ser­vices on Satur­day, Sept. 22 and Sun­day, Sept. 23 with guest evan­ge­list Rev. Robert Paul Lamb and Deb­bie Lamb preach­ing the gospel. Ser­vices get un­der­way on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. cen­tral, and 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 23. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Pas­tor Rouzelle Sanders at 770-712-1032.

Get ready for the an­nual River­walk Fes­ti­val in Rock­mart along the Euharlee com­ing up on Satur­day, Oct. 20 in Rock­mart’s Se­aborn Jones Park. Ven­dor reg­is­tra­tion is un­der­way now, and those in­ter­ested in tak­ing part can visit rock­ for more in­for­ma­tion, or call 770-684-2706 to talk to spe­cial events co­or­di­na­tor Jeff Hol­stein. Ad­mis­sion to the fes­ti­val is free for the gen­eral pub­lic.

Oc­to­ber is Clergy Ap­pre­ci­a­tion Month, and a cel­e­bra­tion is planned for a Clergy Con­nec­tion Break­fast hosted by Polk Med­i­cal Cen­ter on Thurs­day, Oct. 4 at 7:30 a.m. Guest speaker for the event is Judge Mark Mur­phy. Mark those cal­en­dars and share with clergy con­tact and plan to join for the morn­ing event. The event is be­ing spon­sored jointly by Polk Med­i­cal Cen­ter and the Polk County Cham­ber of Com­merce. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact di­rec­[email protected] polk­ge­or­

Learn more about di­a­betes and how to eat healthy with the dis­ease in an up­com­ing class be­ing held on Thurs­day, Oct. 4 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Nathan Dean Com­mu­nity Cen­ter in Rock­mart (604 Goodyear Ave.) The event be­ing held by the Polk County Ex­ten­sion Of­fice in­cludes a lot of use­ful in­for­ma­tion about the dis­ease, risk fac­tors and healthy habits. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired by Sept. 27. Those who at­tend are en­tered into a draw­ing for a Fit­Bit. Con­tact 770749-2142 or e-mail [email protected] to take part.

Cedar­town’s 41st an­nual Fall Fes­ti­val is com­ing up on Satur­day, Oct. 6, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and ap­pli­ca­tions are now open for ven­dors to sign up and take part. Arts and Crafts ven­dors are $40, food ven­dors $50, and booths for in­for­ma­tion only are $25. Chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties are $75. Ad­di­tional fees are re­quired for power and drinks. Find forms on down­towncedar­ to fill out and re­turn to the Down­town Cedar­town As­so­ci­a­tion as soon as pos­si­ble to be a ven­dor. Pa­trons can en­joy the pa­rade, fes­ti­val and more free of charge. Call or e-mail Ra­mona Ruark, Main Street Di­rec­tor at 770-748-2090, or e-mail her at rru­[email protected]­towncedar­

Cedar Chris­tian School is ac­cept­ing stu­dents for en­roll­ment for the start of classes this fall. Those in­ter­ested in Christ-fo­cused ed­u­ca­tion for their youth can con­tact them at 678-901-3500, e-mail [email protected], or visit the Cedar Chris­tian School Face­book page. The school lo­cated at 625 West Ave., Cedar­town.

Do you have in­ter­est in study­ing the Bible and prophe­cies within? Con­tact Dr. Idel Suarez about a new study group be­ing formed lo­cally for se­ri­ous schol­ars of the text. Con­tact him at 813310-9350 for more in­for­ma­tion about how to par­tic­i­pate and fu­ture meet­ings.

Rivers Alive is com­ing up this month, and of­fi­cials are ask­ing vol­un­teers to mark their cal­en­dars now. Come take part in the an­nual cleanup of lo­cal streams and wa­ter­ways in Rock­mart on Sept. 22, with more de­tails to come soon. Con­tact Randy Cook for more in­for­ma­tion at [email protected]­town­ge­or­ or call 678-246-1083.

Join the Cedar­town-Polk County Hu­mane So­ci­ety for their an­nual Spayghetti Din­ner, this year be­ing hosted by the First Pres­by­te­rian Church of Cedar­town on Satur­day, Oct. 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. It’s a dine-in or take-out meal, and a 50-50 raf­fle is also be­ing held. $10 per per­son. Call Char­lotte Har­ri­son at 706-252-4412 for more in­for­ma­tion.

The Har­rell-Weaver Re­union is com­ing up in Oc­to­ber, and fam­ily mem­bers are in­vited to come take part in the an­nual gath­er­ing. Rel­a­tives are asked to come to Fairview Bap­tist Church in Rock­mart on Satur­day, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring food enough to feed im­me­di­ate fam­ily mem­bers, and ad­di­tional to share. E-mail [email protected] for more in­for­ma­tion.

Get tick­ets now for the up­com­ing Farm to Ta­ble on Mar­ble, set for Oct. 6. The din­ner will take place in down­town Rock­mart in the out­doors, with tick­ets start­ing at $60 for in­di­vid­u­als or $225 for a whole ta­ble of six, stretch­ing 200 feet in to­tal. The meal will fea­ture lo­cally grown prod­ucts, and will start at 6 p.m. Pur­chase tick­ets now by con­tact­ing Shonna Kirk­patrick at shon­nakirk­[email protected], Dan Bevels at [email protected], or to take part as a spon­sor by email­ing di­rec­[email protected]­ge­or­

The of­fice of Ex­cep­tional Stu­dents of Polk School District is avail­able to as­sist with the iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of chil­dren with dis­abil­i­ties and pro­vi­sion a free ap­pro­pri­ate pub­lic ed­u­ca­tion be­gin­ning at the age of three through the age of 21. If you sus­pect your child is ex­pe­ri­enc­ing any de­vel­op­men­tal de­lay or you sus­pect your child might have a dis­abil­ity and would like as­sis­tance or for more in­for­ma­tion about ser­vices avail­able through Polk School District, con­tact the PSD Ex­cep­tional Stu­dent Ser­vices of­fice at 770-684-8718.

The Polk County Demo­cratic Com­mit­tee meets on the sec­ond Satur­day of every month at 9:30 a.m. Dur­ing even num­bered months the group meet at The Rock­mart Li­brary at 316 N. Pied­mont Ave., Rock­mart, and dur­ing odd num­bered months the party meet at the Cedar­town Wel­come Cen­ter, 609 Main St., Cedar­town. All are wel­come to take part! Check out more in­for­ma­tion at the Polk County Demo­cratic Com­mit­tee at face­ Polk-County-Demo­cratic-Com­mit­tee-GA -850067035038585/.

Aragon First United Methodist Church of­fers a food pantry for the com­mu­nity to use if they need as­sis­tance. They are open Mon­days from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and Tues­day morn­ings from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. A pic­ture ID is re­quired to par­tic­i­pate. Call 770-684-4855 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Rock­mart First United Methodist Church in­vites the com­mu­nity to come out and join in wor­ship on Sundays and Wed­nes­days at the church lo­cated at 135 W. Church St. Sun­day morn­ing wor­ship be­gins with Bible study at 9:45 a.m., fol­lowed by Sun­day school at 10 a.m. for all ages, and an 11 a.m. wor­ship ser­vice. Wed­nes­day night in­cludes at 5 p.m. com­mu­nity meal on the last Wed­nes­day of every month, 6 p.m. Bible study and choir prac­tice at 7 p.m. Weekly chil­dren’s events at the church in­clude a 5:45 p.m. chil­dren and youth meal, 6:15 Chil­dren’s mu­sic and MYF, fol­lowed by L.I.F.E. at 6:54 p.m. All are in­vited to join in. Call Rev. Martha Dye at 770-684-6251or e-mail [email protected] for more in­for­ma­tion or ques­tions. The church also up­dates weekly on their web­site at rock­mar­

The next West Ge­or­gia Spay/Neuter Clinic is com­ing to the Cedar­townPolk County Hu­mane So­ci­ety again this Wed­nes­day, Sept. 19, 2018. Head over to the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s of­fice at 608 Adam­son Road, Cedar­town, on Fri­days from 4 to 7 p.m. or Satur­days from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to fill out an ad­mis­sion and pre­pay for the surgery. Those want­ing more in­for­ma­tion can call 678-3617304 for more in­for­ma­tion. Vac­cines and tests are avail­able for ex­tra cost as well. Trans­ports won’t be sched­uled again un­til Oct. 3 and Oct. 24

Mem­bers are in­vited to join the Cedar­town Ex­change Club weekly on Thurs­days at 6 p.m. at the Chero­kee Coun­try Club for meet­ings and din­ner. New mem­bers from across Polk County are en­cour­aged to get in­volved by con­tact­ing club pres­i­dent-elect Ed­ward Guz­man at 770-546-2482 to take part in the or­ga­ni­za­tion that is in­volved in a wide range of com­mu­nity projects. Visit their web­site at cedar­townex­change­club. com to learn more. An­nual dues are re­quired to be a mem­ber.

Just Us Min­istries Inc. Food Bank has dis­tri­bu­tion every Tues­day and Thurs­day at 904 Young Farms Road in Cedar­town. On Tues­day the dis­tri­bu­tion is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and on Thurs­days from 10 a.m. to noon. A pic­ture ID is re­quired. For more in­for­ma­tion call 770-687-1009 or 678-901-3354, e-mail jus­tus­[email protected], or visit Jus­tus­min­

Har­mony Bap­tist Church, 882 Lit­tle Har­mony Rd, Cedar­town (Esom Hill area) in­vites ev­ery­one to at­tend their weekly Sun­day morn­ing Ser­vices. First Sun­day morn­ing ser­vice be­gins at 9:45 a.m. with Sun­day School fol­lowed by wor­ship ser­vice at 11 a.m.. Our doors are open to all and we are look­ing for­ward to see­ing you. For more in­for­ma­tion visit our Face­book page, Har­mony Bap­tist church, Cedar­town.

The Ro­tary Club of Polk County meets weekly at the Richard­son Field De­pot in Rock­mart for lunch at noon every Tues­day and are en­cour­ag­ing mem­bers and po­ten­tial new mem­bers to take part. Con­tact Missy Ken­drick with the Ro­tary Club at 770-584-5234 for more on how to par­tic­i­pate or be­come a mem­ber. An­nual dues are re­quired to be a mem­ber.

The Church of Je­sus Christ of Lat­ter-day Saints in Cedar­town, hosts a ge­neal­ogy group that meets from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thurs­day nights, ex­cept hol­i­days. There are no fees for these ses­sions and they are open to any­one. Please bring all of your ba­sic fam­ily his­tory (if you have it) such as names, birth-dates/death dates of par­ents, grand­par­ents, chil­dren, etc. Bring your lap­top or tablet, if you have one. If not, we can still help. Ques­tions? Con­tact us at 678-477-2861 and leave a mes­sage or visit our Face­book page at www.face­­i­lyQuest42/

The Sit and Stitch is back to sewing at Rock­mart First United Methodist Church in the fel­low­ship hall. The group will meet the first and third Mon­day’s of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Par­tic­i­pants can bring any craft they choose or help with a min­istry project this year. The group is mak­ing cro­chet or knit­ted caps for do­na­tion to Help­ing Hands. A pat­tern will be pro­vided and the group has crafters who can help those in need of in­struc­tion. Bring a sack lunch. Cof­fee or tea pro­vided. Any ques­tions please call Made­line Brown 678-435-5032.

The Ki­wa­nis Club of Cedar­town en­cour­ages mem­bers to take part in weekly meet­ings on Fri­days at noon at the Chero­kee County Club. Po­ten­tial new mem­bers are asked to get in touch with Rhonda Heuer, Club Sec­re­tary at 770748-1016 to learn more about how you can take part in mak­ing the com­mu­nity a bet­ter place. An­nual dues are re­quired for mem­ber­ship. Visit ki­wa­ to learn about the club.

Check out the Rock­mart Farm­ers Mar­ket at the Sil­ver Comet Trail­head be­hind Southcrest Bank on Thurs­days from 2 to 6 p.m. Visit Rock­mart­farm­ers­mar­ for de­tails about ven­dors and up­com­ing classes.

The Church of Je­sus Christ of Lat­ter Day Saints pro­vides op­por­tu­ni­ties to lo­cal res­i­dents in­ter­ested in hear­ing the mes­sage of Je­sus Christ. For more in­for­ma­tion about how you can speak to lo­cal El­ders, con­tact 687-852-7497, or visit their meet­ing house at 10005 N. Main St., Cedar­town for wor­ship ser­vices at 10 a.m. on Sundays.

The Ferst Read­ers Com­mu­nity Ac­tion Team meets the first Mon­day of the month at 5 p.m., al­ter­nately in Cedar­town and Rock­mart. Call 404-862-1273 for the meet­ing lo­ca­tion. Find out more about how to help im­prove child­hood lit­er­acy in Polk County at fer­st­foun­da­

Shiloh Bap­tist Church would like to in­vite the com­mu­nity to come par­tic­i­pate in wor­ship ser­vices weekly at their sanc­tu­ary at 433 Shiloh Road. Join the church for Sun­day school at 10 a.m., fol­lowed by 11 a.m. ser­vice or Wed­nes­day nights at 6 p.m. Call Pas­tor Jamie New­some for more in­for­ma­tion at 404-425-8510.

The Ge­or­gia Le­gal Ser­vices Pro­gram’s Claire Sher­burne will be on hand at One Door Polk in Cedar­town every fourth Mon­day to help those in need with free civil le­gal ser­vices to low-in­come per­sons. This will in­clude all cases re­lated to hous­ing, em­ploy­ment, ed­u­ca­tion, do­mes­tic vi­o­lence, con­sumer fraud, wills, health­care and other is­sues in­volved in the le­gal com­pli­ca­tions of ev­ery­day life. Call 404-206-5175 for more in­for­ma­tion.

The Cedar­town Op­ti­mist Club meets on Thurs­day morn­ings at 7:30 a.m. for their weekly break­fast meet­ing and en­cour­ages mem­bers to join in and take part at the Goodyear Civic Cen­ter on Prior Street in Cedar­town. Those in­ter­ested in join­ing the Op­ti­mist Club and help lo­cal youth or­ga­ni­za­tions can con­tact Ron­nie Din­gler by e-mail at [email protected]­

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