Sherwood, at 1 Goodman Road, will be giving away free groceries from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, to anyone who needs them. The church is just past Etowah Park off Kingston Highway.
The Northwest Georgia Regional Cancer Coalition is hosting a virtual focus group for fathers of children aged 11-18 at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 20 to gather thoughts on how to best serve fathers and their children when it comes to cancer awareness and prevention. Each participant will receive a $25 Walmart gift card. To register, email email@example.com.
Covid-19 vaccinations will be given at Cave Spring City Hall from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, April 21. To pre-register call 706-777-3382.
Floyd Medical Center will offer Covid-19 vaccinations to anyone age 16 and older from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, at Armuchee High School, 4203 Martha Berry Highway, and Pepperell HS, 3 Dragon Drive in Lindale. Sign up in advance online. AHS: tinyurl.com/2tv727kj; PHS: tinyurl.com/pcym2385. Under 18 will need parent or guardian.
The planning committee for Model Old Timers Reunion will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 21, at the Landmark Restaurant. For more information, call 706-506-1389.
Mt Olive Missionary Baptist Church of Rome Inc, 17 Pennington Ave., will be giving away free groceries from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 22. Drive thru only. No I.D. required. For more information call 706-234-6413.
The nonpartisan League of Women Voters Rome Floyd will meet by Zoom on Thursday, April 22 at 6 p.m. The program will be preparation of voter education materials about redistricting for community distribution, including copies of voting district maps for our area libraries. For more information, call 706-676-0507.
SpringStone Yoga is holding a free Outdoor Community Yoga Class from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, April 24, at the Rome Labyrinth, 402 Civic Center Drive, on Jackson Hill. Donations for PAWS animal shelter optional.
Silver Creek United Methodist Church, 36 Reeceburg Road, will sponsor a free community lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 24. Drive-thru only. This month’s menu is barbecue sandwiches, slaw, chips, dessert, and drink. Everyone is welcome.
Animal Rescue Foundation Rome Floyd is having its annual car show on Saturday, April 24, at Ollies Bargain Outlet, 2448 Shorter Ave, through 2 p.m. Registration is from 8 to 10 a.m. and costs $25. Preregistration is $20. All participants receive a T-shirt. Raffle tickets and ARF merchandise available for purchase. Prizes awarded.
The Armuchee High School Class of 1957 will meet at Landmark Restaurant at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 24. Food orders will be from the menu. Further information can be provided by Lynn Woodall at 706-676-4117.
The Porcelain Art Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 24, at Larue Huckaby’s Studio. For more information, call 706-266-6534.
The Junior Service League of Rome will hold its biennial Garden Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 24. Tickets are $25 for the regular tour, $50 for the “taste and tour,” and are available at Chieftains Museum, 501 Riverside Parkway. For more information visit jslofrome.com.
Floyd Medical Center will offer Covid-19 vaccinations to anyone age 16 and older from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, at Coosa High School, 4454 Alabama Highway, and Model HS, 3252 Calhoun Road. Sign up in advance online. CHS: tinyurl.com/sd6pk6tp; MHS: tinyurl.com/vtzbjauf. Under 18 will need parent or guardian.
NWGA Center for Independent Living will hold a virtual Transportation Town Hall from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, via Zoom or phone. Email Christina Holtzclaw at firstname.lastname@example.org for the meeting link. For more info call 706-314-0008.
The Highland Rivers Health Governing Board of Directors will meet at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 28, in the Reaching our Community Clubhouse, 1 Goodyear Ave., in Cartersville. The meeting is open to the public. For additional information or directions, call 706-270-5000.
Between The Rivers Farmer’s Market will return to Bridgepoint Plaza on Saturday, May 1. The market will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on the first and third Saturday of every month until Sept. 18. Locally grown produce, meat, eggs, local honey, baked goods, coffee, local artisans, and breakfast from Pop-Up Chefs.
Downtown Rome will host the annual Ellen Axson Wilson ArtsFest from 10 a.m. — 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 1. The event will feature craft vendors throughout downtown, along with live music and sidewalk sales. For more information or vendor space, visit DowntownRomeGA.us.
The 2021 Georgia Mushroom Festival will be held Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2 at Rolater Park in Cave Spring. A Magic Mushroom Music Jam on Saturday is part of the event this year. For more information visit GeorgiaMushroomFestival.com.
The Exchange Club Family Resource Center Presents “A Night with Scott Thompson, Songs I Wrote and Songs I Wish I Wrote” at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds Special Events Pavilion. Attendees will be seated in 8x8 boxes limited to 4 people to ensure social distancing. Tickets to the fundraiser can be purchased at https://tinyurl.com/dv8m3hm. For more details, contact Kelly Sanker at 404-723-7732.
Elevation House is hosting its second annual Georgia Power Beautiful Minds Gala & Auction at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 13, on Zoom. For information about the event, the un-ticketed silent auction and to purchase tickets visit ElevationHouse.org/BeautifulMinds. Contact Carrie Edge at 706-413-2323 with any questions.
The annual Peace Officers Memorial Service honoring fallen law enforcement officers of the community is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, May, 14, at the Law Enforcement Complex Memorial Plaza on Fifth Avenue.
Recovery meetings for public safety only — law enforcement, firefighters, corrections and all emergency responders — will be held Thursday nights from 7 to 8 p.m. via Zoom. The meeting ID is 867 0688 0102. Text or call 503-507-4151 for password.
The Armuchee Ruritan Club will meet at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at Sam’s Burger Deli, 3268 Martha Berry Highway. The next one is April 20. Board meetings will still be at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday. The next one is April 13.
The Northwest Georgia Area Agency on Aging is making its six-week Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop available remotely by computer or phone. Participants receive tip sheets, a reference book, and 2 CDs. There is no charge, but registration is required. For more information call Rogena Walden at 706-295-6485.
The AlAnon support group meets at Westminster Church, 1941 Shorter Ave., at noon each Wednesday. Everyone is invited to come.
The Our Lady of the Three Rivers Chapter of the Society of Mary meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, 42 Ash St. For more information call 706-506-1241.
VFW Post 4911 at 2632 Cedartown Highway hosts Bingo every Friday night. You do not have to be a member to play. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., the kitchen opens at 6 p.m., and the games begin at 7:30 p.m. Cash prizes.
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 email@example.com.
American Legion Post 136 from Lindale meets the fourth Monday of the month 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.
Pisgah Baptist Church, 5603 Alabama Highway, has Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and Sunday worship at 10:50 a.m. On Wednesdays they offer 8:30 a.m. prayers and 7 p.m. Bible study and a youth meeting.
Bush Arbor Baptist Church, 3290 Black’s Bluff Road, holds Sunday School at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. and evening services at 6 p.m. on Sunday. Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information, visit their Facebook page or call 770-885-0779.
St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, 42 Ash St., meets for Holy Communion Sundays at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome. A nursery is provided. For more information call 706-506-1241.
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church worships in person on Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. The 10 a.m. service is also broadcast on WLAQ radio station and YouTube. Celtic Service meets in person on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. All in person services require reservations, contact the church office at 706-291-9111. Church website www.stpetersrome.org for details.
Covenant Presbyterian Church (EPC), 1645 Cartersville Highway in Rome, holds Sunday School at 10 a.m. followed by an 11 a.m. traditional communion worship service. Social distancing practiced, masks recommended but not required. For further information, visit CovenantRome.org or call 706-767-8373.
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