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The Aragon BBQ will be held this weekend at Tom Pittman Field in Aragon. The traditional adult softball tournament will start Friday, Sept. 24, with the main festival starting Saturday, Sept. 25, with vendors, live music and barbecue. Fireworks are scheduled for 10 p.m. Saturday.

Keep Polk Beautiful will hold its annual Rivers Alive clean-up on Sept. 25 from 8 a.m. to noon in Cedartown at the Goodyear foot bridge off of West Avenue. The public is invited to come out, register and help with the efforts to keep our waterways and green spaces clean. Free T-shirts will be provided for the first 125 to register. For more information contact Randy Cook at 678-246-1083 or email RCook@cedartowngeorgia.gov.

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 visit rockmart-ga.gov/RockmartCulturalArtsCenter.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 polkgahistory@gmail.com with a group size, date and phone number. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 5 and up.

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, visit rockmart-ga.gov/RockmartCulturalArtsCenter.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-Can-Eat 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.

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.

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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