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The Highland Rivers Foundation Board of Directors will meet Aug. 6 at 1:30 p.m. via teleconference due to circumstances necessitated by pandemic conditions involving public safety. The meeting is open to the public. For additional information, please call 706-270-5000.

The Arts Reignited Arts Exhibit is currently being held in the Skellenger Gallery at the Cedartown Performing Arts Center. More than 200 works of art are available to view. The “A Night with Local Artists” Gala will be held for the exhibit Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy live music, wine, and an opportunity to engage in conversation with the artists. Find more at

The 8th Annual Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Georgia Polk County Golf Tournament will be Aug. 21 at Cherokee Golf and Country Club in Cedartown. Check in begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Lunch and awards will follow. For more information and to register online visit

Keep Polk Beautiful is sponsoring an electronics recycling day as part of the Great American Cleanup on Aug. 29 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fenley TV, 549 1/2 West Ave. Accepted items include televisions, computers, stereo equipment, phones, video game systems and microwave ovens. For more information call Randy Cook at 678-246-1083 or email

Tallatoona CAP is accepting appointments for the LIHEAP CARES Cooling Assistance Program for the general public for assistance with their electric bill. All households that did not receive LIHEAP CARES Cooling Assistance during the month of July are eligible to apply. For more information and to schedule an appointment, visit or call 770-817-4666, option 2, or 770-773-7730, option 2.

The Sterling Holloway Hunny Pot Festival is making a 2020 return, schedueld for Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Big Spring Park in Cedartown. The second annual celebration of Cedartown native Sterling Holloway, the original voice of Disney’s Winnie the Pooh, will be a fun-filled day designed around the iconic yellow bear. Check out for more information as the festival date draws closer.

The Spooky Spokes Bike Ride and Halloween Village is being planned for Oct. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at 605 Lynton Drive. This is not your typical trunk or treat. In fact, there are no trunks, only good-old fashioned fun. Join us for seasonal kids’ activities, hay ride, a costume contest, bike ride and more! Keep up with event updates on

Market on Main is coming up this fall on Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Cedartown. The annual festival on Main Street will showcase a variety of vendors, along with the annual parade, dog contest, kid’s activities, food and more. Visit to find updates on Market on Main.

The Northwest Georgia Center for Independent Living holds a COVID-19 Peer Support call every Monday at 2 p.m. via the Zoom website and by phone. For the link and password, or if you need assistance, contact Christina Holtzclaw at 628-246-1825 or

The NWGA Center for Independent Living is offering free Personal Protection CARE Kits to people with disabilities who live in Northwest Georgia. The kits include three face masks, two disposable thermometers, give pair of gloves and alcohol wipes. To request a kit and become a consumer, contact the center at 706-314-0008 or

The Rockmart Farmers Market is back in business, though with social distancing and sanitation guidelines in effect. Come take part in the market on Waters Street in downtown Rockmart on Thursdays starting at 2 p.m. Find weekly updates about available produce and more at

Milltown Music Hall has information on shows that are being scheduled for this summer at

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