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Them Mixon Boys will perform at The West Cinema and Event Center in Cedartown on Oct. 23. Tickets are $10 and the show starts at 8 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit www.thewestcinema.com.

Second Baptist Church of Cedartown, 152 Evergreen Lane, will hold a free drive-in movie night on Oct. 25 in the church parking lot. The feature will be the animated move “Ferdinand,” with attendees able to listen to the movie through their car stereo. Free popcorn, drinks, and candy while they last, as well as a costume contest with prizes awarded at 7:15 p.m. for younger kids. Please RSVP on Facebook or email pastor@sbcedartown.org.

Kresge United Methodist Church, 15 Booger Hollow Road, will host a drive-thru trunk or treat event Oct. 31 from 5-6:30 p.m. Goodie bags will be handed out under the church’s portico with visitors staying in their vehicles.

Local citizens will hold a patriotic flag waving event at two locations in Polk County on Nov. 1 from 2-5 p.m. at the Triangle Foods parking lot at the corner of U.S. 278 and Ga. 101 in Rockmart and along U.S. 278 in front of the Polk County Public Safety Complex and Sheriff’s Office in Cedartown. Each event is organized as a show of patriotism by showcasing the American Flag, the Georgia state flag and the “Back the Blue” flag in support of police and first responders. Participants are welcome to dress in patriotic clothing.

The Cedartown Recreation Department will begin online registration for the upcoming youth basketball season Nov. 1 at www.cedartownrec.org. In-person registration will be held at certain dates in November at the Nathan Dean Gym at Bert Wood Park, 605 Lynton Drive, in Cedartown. The in-person dates are Nov. 9, 10, and 12 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 16, 17, and 19 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Nov. 23 and 24 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Registration is $40 per child and is open to boys and girls ages 5-12. For more information call 770-748-7783.

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 Cedartowngeorgia.gov 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 choltzclaw@nwgacil.org.

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 info@nwgacil.org.

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 facebook.com/rockmartfarmersmarkert.

Want to get your event or announcement on the calendar? E-mail JStewart@polkstandardjournal.com.

Want to get your event or announcement on the calendar? E-mail JStewart@polkstandardjournal.com.

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