The Standard Journal

Area Calendar of Events


The City of Cedartown is inviting civic clubs, community groups, churches and businesses to participat­e in the BOO! Bash at Bert Wood. This free, family-friendly event is scheduled for Oct. 16 from 4-7 p.m. at Bert Wood Park in Cedartown. For more informatio­n contact Aimee Madden at AMadden@CedartownG­

An exhibit is on display at the Rockmart Cultural Arts Center, located at 316 N. Piedmont Ave. Ginger L. Lowry’s “Art of the Horse” exhibit will be on view through Oct. 21 in the RCAC Gallery. Susan D. Waters’ “O Holy Night” life-size nativity made out of wire and papier mache is scheduled for Nov. 4 through Dec. 23. Church or civic groups are welcomed to sign up to visit this exhibit. For more informatio­n visit­lturalArts­Center. aspx or call 770-684-2707.

Polk County Historical Society cemetery tours are back with a new tour of Cedartown’s Greenwood Cemetery. Tours are available each Friday in September and October at 6 p.m. Those interested can email polkgahist­ with a group size, date and phone number. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 5 and up.

The City of Rockmart

will present its drive-thru trick or treat event on Oct. 30 from 4-6 p.m. at Nathan Dean Park off of the Rockmart Bypass. This is a free event with visitors encouraged to dress up and decorate their vehicles. Visitors must enter from Prospect Road and remain in their vehicles.

Fall art classes are in session at the Rockmart Cultural Arts Center, located at 316 N. Piedmont Ave. Classes available include pottery, drawing, painting, fused glass, and weaving, as well as children’s pottery and mixed media classes. Form more informatio­n on these classes, including times and costs, visit­lturalArts­Center.aspx or call 770-684-2707.

The Polk County Historical Society and Museum is continuing to offer free story time and kids craft on the first Saturday of the month through December. Geared toward children ages 3-9, a member of the community will read a book followed by a craft. Each story time begins at 11:30 a.m. at the museum located at 117 West Ave., Cedartown.

Sons of the American Legion Post 12 in Rockmart hosts a $5 All-You-CanEat spaghetti and meatball supper the third Wednesday of the month from 5-7 p.m. at 1 Veterans Circle. Each meal comes with garlic bread, salad and tea, and all proceeds got to veterans’ and children’s programs.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from United States