The League of Women Voters of Rome-Floyd is hosting Chief Elections Clerk Robert Brady for a public demonstration of the new Dominion voting equipment on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Daniel Hall, 101 E. Fourth Ave. The free drop-in event will include a presentation, Q&A, and hands-on training on the new voting machines to be used in 2020 elections beginning in March.
Pam Walker, a Rome News-Tribune columnist, will be signing copies of her new book, “People, Places, and Memories of Rome,” on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Dogwood Books, 240 Broad St.
The Floyd County Republican Women meet Tuesday, Feb. 4, at Red Lobster, 700 Shorter Ave. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m., the meeting begins at noon. Guest speakers will be the Floyd County Clerk of Court candidates, incumbent Barbara Penson and Joe Costolnick.
The February meeting of The Access Collaborative will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 5, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the office at 527 Broad St. Light refreshments will be provided.
One Community United invites area residents to attend the fifth annual Hearts United Gathering from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in the Wilder Center at Rome First United Methodist Church. 202 E. Third Ave. Local leaders including Rome High Principal Eric Holland and pastors Millie Kim and Jim Buice will address such issues as education; race relations and reconciliation; and community improvement. For more information, contact Rick Stevenson at 706-936-7576 or Charles Love at 706-290-3437 or go to OCU’s Facebook Event page.
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The Highland Rivers Foundation Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, Feb. 6, at 1:30 p.m. in the Northside Cherokee Hospital Administrative Board Room, 450 Northside Cherokee Blvd. in Canton. The meeting is open to the public. For additional information or directions, please call 706/270-5000.
The Rome chapter of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is offering a free course about mental illness and how to live in recovery. Peer-to-Peer is an eight-week course starting Sunday, Feb. 9, and meets from 2 to 4 p.m. People living with a mental illness are invited to take the class. For more information and registration contact NAMI Rome at 706-506-5010.
Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home will host a free event with regular admission on Sunday, Feb. 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. “Tea With Frankie” will combine tea and cookies with the temporary exhibit “Style With Substance: The Designs of Frankie Welch,” which runs through Feb. 29. For more information, call 706-291-9494 or visit the website at www.chieftainsmuseum.org.
The Floyd-Rome Retired Educators Association will meet at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, at the Thornton Recreation Center for a catered soup, sandwich and dessert meeting. The program will be on Elder Law.
The Rome Community HeART Project is adding “Movie Night with Heart” on Feb. 13 to its annual public art display. Tickets are $25 and include a pre-show reception at 7 p.m. featuring bite-sized desserts and cocktails, followed by an 8 p.m. showing of Rob Reiner’s “When Harry Met Sally” on the DeSoto’s new large screen. Tickets are available online at RomeArts.org.
The Floyd County Republican Party will hold its mass precinct meeting Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. at the Charles Parker Senior Center, 1325 Kingston Highway, to elect delegates and alternates to the County Convention, which will be held on March 21 at 10 a.m. at the senior center. All Floyd County registered voters who concur with the principles of the Republican Party are invited to attend.
The 20th Annual Night at the Movies features great food and the classic movie “Casablanca” on Feb. 25 starting at 6 p.m. in downtown Rome. Tickets are $55 each, $100 for 2, or $45 each for groups of 10 or more. Tickets can be purchased at www.exchangeclubfrc.org or by calling 706-290-0764. Proceeds benefit the Exchange Club Family Resource Center and its child abuse prevention programs.
The Rome chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness is offering a free, 8-week course about mental illness for family members or friends of someone living with a mental illness. It starts Sunday, March 1, and meets from 2-4:30 p.m. at the NAMI Rome trailer in Rome. For information and registration, contact Bonnie Moore, 706-506-8314.
Shorter University’s Ledbetter College of Business will be hosting its free third annual job fair on Monday, April 6, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the college building, 232 Shorter Ave.
Rome Area History Museum is hosting several events in February. On Thursday, Feb. 6, family elder Floyd Clown Sr. and author William Matson will discuss and sign their book, “Crazy Horse and Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. On Sunday, Feb. 9, the museum will offer free admission from noon to 4 p.m. On Tuesday, Feb. 11, The monthly “Rome Area History Museum Volunteer Coffee Break” returns. Also, on Thursday, Feb. 27, a “Lunch and Learn” at noon celebrates the contribution of black baseball to American history. Lunch will be catered by Doug’s Deli. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at: RomeGeorgia.org/LunchandLearn.
To list an event email RomeNewsTribune@RN-T.com or call 706-290-5252. To have an event listed in Roman Record as well, please send it at least 10 days in advance. Not seeing your club or meeting date? Check the Clubs & Meetings calendar every Sunday.