The Rome Chapter of The Compassionate Friends will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at Life Church, 19 John Davenport Drive. This support group is for those who have lost their child, grandchild or sibling. For more information call Dee Ann 706-936-9021 or Sandra 706-506-6108.


New Zion Baptist Church, 2475 Morton Bend Road in Coosa, will have a Big Gospel Singing at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 12. Glenn Wilbanks & Family, The PO Boys and others. Everyone welcome. For info call Pastor Cary Lindsey at 706-802-2866 or 706-235-5149.

Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, 5935 Rockmart Highway in Silver Creek, invites you to join us at “Big Fish Bay” for Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 12. For more information contact the church office at 706-235-2800.


Unity Baptist Church, 2261 Pleasant Valley Road, Silver Creek, will be hosting VBS from June 14-18 from 6 to 9 p.m., dinner served at 6 p.m. There will be a Brotherhood and Sisterhood event on Monday, June 21 at 7 p.m. Supper will be served.

All residents are invited to attend the Rome-Floyd Unified Development Code Community Kickoff Event to engage in the comprehensive update of zoning and land-use regulations at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, at the Rome Civic Center, 400 Civic Center Drive.

Celanese Girls will meet Tuesday, June 15, at 11:30 a.m. for lunch at Ridge Ferry Park. For more information, call 706-506-1389.

Greater Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 445 E. 14th St., will host a Juneteenth Celebration from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, in the parking lot. All are welcome. We will follow CDC guidelines. For more information, contact Dahlice Malone at 706-346-0595 or Lynn Dorsey @ FB Messenger. Bring your own lawn chair.

Students of Excellence Scholarship Foundation will host a Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Camp One Sirron, 175 Hasty Road. All activities are free and seating is available by reservation. There will be a tour with a display of Black history. For reservations call 770-547-8369 or email

Alton Holman Heritage Arts, Inc., 30 Alabama St. in Cave Spring, is holding a day camp for ages 10 and up from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 21-24 with workshops in caning, leathercraft, knitting, and pine needle basketry. Students bring their own lunch. Fee $120, discounts available for siblings and parent-child pairs. To register visit or call 706-936-0411 or 706-331-2725.

Restoration Lindale will host an Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, June 26. Parade lines up at Pepperell Elementary at 9:30 a.m. to start at 10 a.m. and goes to First Baptist Church of Lindale. Arts and crafts festival on South First Street is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wreath laying at Gilbreath Center is 11:30 a.m.

The William S. Davies Homeless Shelter will host the Dog Days of Summer Party from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, June 27, at River Dog Outpost in downtown Rome. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased online at

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