Performances of the hit show “Godspell” are scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 29, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 30, at 2 p.m. at The RAD Playhouse, 233 N. Fifth Ave., just off Broad Street. Tickets are $16 at or call 706 331-1006.

The Ridge Ferry Park Farmer Market will not move from its regular location Saturday morning because the cross-country meet it had planned to accommodate has been canceled.

The 14th District Republican Party will hold a rally from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 29, at Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, 1400 MLK Jr. Blvd. featuring candidates for office across the Northwest Georgia district.


Floyd Against Drugs in partnership with a host of local agencies and organizations will mark International Overdose Awareness Day with a butterfly release at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, at the Rome Clocktower.


The City of Rome invites citizens to a public forum on the River District Streetscape from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at the Courtyard Rome River Walk, 320 W. Third St.


The NWGA Center for Independent Living’s monthly Virtual Access Collaborative session will be Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. The speaker is Rick Tucker, a certified credit counselor and financial advisor. For the link to attend, contact Christina Holtzclaw at or 628-246-1825.


American Legion Post 52 and Auxiliary will hold a Labor Day Weekend Yard Sale on Saturday, Sept. 5, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a BBQ and Brunswick stew sale starting at 10 a.m. The post is at 1205 Calhoun Ave. Call 706-346-0119 for more information.

To list an event email or call 706-290-5252.

The American Red Cross Northwest Georgia Chapter has a blood drive scheduled for Monday, Sept. 14 from 3-7 p.m. at the Red Cross, 112 John Maddox Drive. Donors will receive free COVID-19 antibody testing. Go to or call 1-800-REDCROSS to make an appointment. Walk-ins may be accepted.

The 4th Annual ONE TABLE event sponsored by One Community United is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, on the Town Green and John Ross Pedestrian Bridge in downtown Rome. Tickets cost $40 a piece and are available online at “One Table 2020” and at Yellow Door Antiques and Art, 219 N. Fifth Ave. Social distancing will be observed.


Rome Area History Museum will again offer Haunted On Broad tours the first two weekends in October. Tours last about 90 minutes, with no more than 10 people allowed in each group. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased online at or at the welcome centers on Jackson Hill, 402 Civic Center Drive, and across from the Town Green, 300 W. First St.

St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, 42 Ash St., meets for Holy Communion Sundays at 9:30 a.m. All are invited. For more information call 706-506-1241.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church invites anyone to join online prayers at 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday on their Facebook page. Sunday worship at 10 a.m. is a live broadcast on WLAQ radio 96.9FM or 1410AM or on the station’s website Adult Forum resumes Aug. 2 at 11:15 a.m. via Zoom. Contact the church office for log in credentials at 706-291-9111.

The NWGA 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

American Legion Post 136 from Lindale meets the fourth Monday of the month starting at 6 p.m. in the VFW post at 2642 Cedartown Highway. Masks are required.

DAV Chapter 95 meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at VFW Post 4911 on Cedartown Highway. Face masks are required. For more information or assistance in filing VA claims, contact Chapter Commander Art Cook at 334-208-2736.

Pruitt Health Hospice is seeking caring, compassionate volunteers to provide companionship and support for patients. No experience necessary. Call Chaplain George Nix for more information. 706-236-4704.

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

Lyerly United Methodist has their “Feeding the Flock” cookbook for sale for $10 and $3 S/H. It can be purchased from any church member, at Pine Ridge Outdoor Supply or Gilliland’s Island in Lyerly, or by sending payment to the church at P. O. Box 152, Lyerly, GA 30730. For more information, call Jo Ann Mitchell at 706-895-2636.

To list an event email or call 706-290-5252.

To list an event email or call 706-290-5252. 


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