Gordon County’s Chamber of Commerce will host its 29th annual Golf Tournament Wednesday, Sept. 21, with tee times at noon, at Fields Ferry Golf Club. Register online at GordonCountyChamber.com/Events.
Evergreen Baptist church revival Sunday, Sept. 18, through Friday, Sept. 23. Sunday night’s service begins at 6 p.m., and week nights at 7:30 p.m. Brothers Ron Howard and Forrest Leachman will be visiting preachers. Pastor Jerome Silvers invites all to attend.
Downtown Calhoun and the Harris Arts Center will host a Food Trucks & Friends event, Friday, Sept. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m., downtown at City Park, 308 N. Wall St. With music from Andrew Miles, Faye and Jessie Bentley, and White Water Junction. Admission is free.
Calhoun Animal Control, 202 Kirby Road, will host its 9th Annual Open House & Vaccine/Adoption Clinic Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon, Prices: Rabies — $5, DA2PP (5-in-1) — $10, Bordetella (kennel cough) — $10, combo (cat vaccine) — $20. Adoption fees$60 or $25 for already altered animals.
The Gordon County Saddle Club will host its annual Saddle Up for St. Jude trail ride Saturday, Sept. 24, at Dry Creek Trails in Armuchee, to help support the children at St. Jude’s Hospital. Registration begins at 9 a.m., with ride out at 10 a.m. A $10 gift donation per rider is requested. Call Desmond Fox at 770-548-5956 for more information.
New Echota State Historic Site will host Your State Parks Day Saturday, Sept. 24, for “Blue Birds, Wood Ducks, and Butterflies,” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join rangers as they spruce up some of the wildlife nesting boxes with light maintenance. Call 706-624-1321.
The Gordon County Singing Convention will be Saturday, Sept. 24, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 574 Pleasant Hill Road, Ranger, at 6:30 p.m. Singers, directors and specials are expected from the surrounding areas. All singers and listeners are invited to participate.
Resaca Assembly of God, 904 Resaca Lafayette Road, Resaca, will hold Homecoming, Sunday, Sept. 25, at 10:30 a.m. with Brother Chris Craig speaking and music from the church praise team. A home cooked meal will follow the service.
United Way of Gordon County will host its 29th annual Unity Run 5K Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m. Registration is now open at gordoncountyunitedway.org online.
The Second Infantry Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division at any time. For information about the association’s 99th annual reunion in Kansas City, Missouri, Sept. 28 through Oct. 2, contact Mike Davino at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-498-1910.
Sonoraville High School, 7340 Fairmount Highway, will hold its on-campus Homecoming Parade Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m., with bonfire following at 10 p.m.
Synovus Bank, 135 WC Bryant Parkway, will host a Bottled Water Drive, now through Friday, Sept. 30. All collections will be donated to local non-profits in the community
Living Water Ministries Church, 5730 Fairmount Highway, will host a gospel singing benefit Saturday, Oct. 8, from 1 to 6 p.m. Along with music, there will be door prizes and a cake auction. Hot dog plates will be served with sides, a drink and dessert for $7 each. All proceeds will go to buy toys for underprivileged local kids at Christmas.
The “Formed By Fire” and “Songs of the Sacred Harp” exhibits run now through Friday, Oct. 14, at the Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St. Admission is free.
Calhoun Elks Lodge, 143 Craigtown Road, will host a Spencer Causey Celebration of Life Memorial Golf Outing Saturday, Oct. 22, at noon, with a reception in the Lodge Room at 3 p.m. The event is a 9-hole two-person scramble with no entry fee. For play, RSVP by Oct. 1, or Oct. 8 for reception only by text to 706-260-6576.
The annual Rotary Club of Calhoun Golf Tournament is set for Wednesday, Oct. 19, with registration at 11 a.m., and shotgun start at 1 p.m. Box lunches will be provided for an 18-hole four-man scramble at Fields Ferry Golf Club, 581 Fields Ferry Drive. Entry forms available at the club, or by emailing email@example.com. Call Jim Rosencrance at 706-263-6631 for more information.
The Local Emergency Planning Committee will hold its next meeting Thursday, Oct. 20, at 9 a.m., at the EOC, 218 Public Safety Drive. Discussion will be the Hazardous Materials Drill held Sept. 6.
Christian Community Outreach will host a Coat and Blanket Outreach Saturday, Oct. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at City Park, 308 N. Wall St. There will be free coats (kids and adults) and blankets to anyone in need. Call 678-767-0071 for more information.
Calhoun VFW Post 5376, 406 W. Line St., will host its Fall Festival and Charity Jeep Show Saturday, Oct. 22, from 5 to 9 p.m., with animals, games, food and more. Jeep entry is $10 with proceeds supporting continued work at the post.
Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 997 Brownlee Mountain Road, Adairsville, will host its Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 22 from 6 to 9 p.m., with hay rides, a pumpkin room, fair food, bouncy castle, carnival games, face painting, and more.
Seo’s Martial Arts will present its 2022 Taekwondo Tournament Saturday, Oct. 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Calhoun Middle School gym, 399 S. River St. Admission is $5 for the full event and concessions will be available. Events include Taekwondo forms, board breaking, sparring, weapons performance and martial arts demonstrations. There will also be giveaways and prizes, as well as special community figure guests.
The Harris Arts Center & Community Chorus are currently holding rehearsals Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m., at 212 S. Wall St., with performances set for Friday, Nov. 18, and Saturday, Nov. 19. Call 706-629-2599 or visit harrisartscenter.com for more information.
The Calhoun Christmas Parade is set for Thursday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m., in downtown.
Living Water Ministries Church, 5730 Fairmount Highway, will host a gospel singing Saturday, Dec. 10, from 1 to 6 p.m. Along with music, there will be preaching from Evangelist Winston Ledford. A free Christmas dinner will be served, and toys for underprivileged local children will be collected.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit toastmasters.org.
Tallatoona Community Action Partnership is currently accepting appointments for the Low Income Water Assistance Program from the general public. For an appointment call 770-817-4666, option 2, or 770-773-7730, option 2. Appointments will be conducted remotely by phone due to COVID-19 precautions.
The Gordon County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet the second Tuesday of each month at the Gordon County Fire Department Station 1, 218 Public Safety Drive. LEPC is a federally mandated entity composed of state and local officials, business representatives and members of the press, tasked with forming a partnership with local governments and industries as a resource for enhancing hazardous materials preparedness. Businesses interested in participating should contact Gordon County Emergency Management at 706-602-2905.
Organizers are working to form a Sexual Assault Survivor Group through the Gordon County Child Advocacy Center for victims of sexual assault who need more resources, support and education. Email Cindy@GordonCAC.org, or call 706-602-2184 for more information.
The Northwest Georgia Area Agency on Aging is making it possible those living with COPD, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, or any other chronic health condition to join its six-week Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop from the safety of home. Those without a computer or Internet can have both provided to them during the workshop at no cost. The program meets two hours once per week. Registration is required by calling Rogena Walden at 706-295-6485.
The Renis Barrett VFW Post 5376, 406 W. Line St., holds a veterans outreach breakfast the last Saturday of each month, from 8 to 10 a.m., in the event hall. The free breakfast is open to all local veterans.
Fairmount Evangelist Evelyn Adams appears each Friday evening on WOTG TV online at wotgtv.com/west. For prayer requests call 706-671-7988.
Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., hosts Toddler Friday the second Friday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon, with hands-on art, story time and music. Cost per child is $7 for the first, and $5 for each additional child. For more information, call 706-629-2599.
The Northwest Georgia Breast Cancer Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Peeples Cancer Institute conference room, 1212 Memorial Drive, Dalton. For questions, call 706-226-8966.
Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program, meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at City of Refuge, located at 100 Peters St.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts Tween-Out-Loud, each Wednesday from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. for a snack and fidget pack during a reading of The Tales of Beedle the Bard.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts First Steps in Music with Kaytlyn — a musical development lesson, the first Wednesday of each month, from 10:30 to 11 a.m., for preschool through first grade students.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts Drama Club, the first Thursday of each month, from 4 to 5 p.m., for improv, games and stage skills practice.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts Anime Club, the second Thursday of each month from 4 to 5 p.m. Hang out with super fans for anime culture and a movie.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts a Nerf Lock-In, the first Friday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. Bring your favorite Nerf weapon or use one of theirs for snacks and a battle with students 6th through 12th grade.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts Lunch Bunch Book Club, the last Friday of each month, from noon to 1 p.m. Bring a sack lunch and gather to enjoy some monthly-themed book club fun.