Calhoun Times Community Calendar | Gordon’s life



The Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., will host a 135th birthday celebration honoring Gordon County native tenor Roland Hayes on Friday, June 3 at 7 p.m., featuring tenors Timothy Miller and Brent Davis, as well as pianist Will Buthod. Admission is $15, or $12 for students and seniors, and $10 for HAC members.

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 3066 Fairmount Highway, will celebrate the homecoming on Sunday, June 5 at 11 a.m. Former pastor Darris Baker will be the guest speaker, followed by dinner on the grounds. Everyone is welcome, especially former members. A special collection will be levied and proceeds will be donated to the care and upkeep of the church cemetery.

New Town Baptist Church will host the Kingsmen Quartet on Sunday, June 5 at 11 a.m. during the regular church service. A love offering will be received.

Calhoun Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1411 Rome Road, will host a Vacation Bible School for ages 4-12, June 6-10, 6-8:15 p.m. Daniel’s Courage Throughout His Captivity in Babylon will be the theme.

The Anna Shaw Children’s Institute will hold its next CHAMP webinar on Tuesday, June 7 at noon. Lindsey Coker, Educational Resources Coordinator, will present on “Individual Education Plans vs. 504 Plans”. Visit the events section on for live stream information. For more information, call 706-226-8900.

The Gem Theater, 114 N. Wall St., will premiere the movie “Bednobs and Broomsticks” on Tuesday, June 7 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. to kick off its six-week summer movie series.

The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library Board will hold its regular quarterly meeting on Tuesday, June 7 at 4:30 p.m. at the Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 North Park Ave. This meeting is open to the public. .

The Atlanta Braves 2021 World Series Trophy will be in downtown Calhoun at the Depot, 109 S. King St., on Friday, June 10, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., is hosting Cruise Night, Saturday, June 11 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $75 and registration is required by June 1.

Calhoun Swarm Football will host its first golf classic on Thursday, June 16 at Fields Ferry Golf Club, 518 Fields Ferry Drive, with registration at noon, shotgun tee-off at 1 p.m. and awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit calhounswarm.comemail [email protected] or call 706-483-2299.


Christian Community Outreach will hold its annual Back to School Celebration, Saturday, July 30 at 11:30 a.m. at the Calhoun Recreation Department, 601 S. River St. The sixth annual event will provide free back to school items, food, games , clothes, shoes and other entertainment for families in the community.

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The Renis Barrett VFW Post 5376, 406 W. Line St., hosts Bingo every Sunday from 3-5 p.m., doors open at 2 p.m.

The Tallatoona Community Action Partnership is currently accepting appointments for the General Public Low Income Water Relief Program. For an appointment, call 770-817-4666, option 2, or 770-773-7730, option 2. Appointments will be conducted remotely over the phone due to COVID-19 precautions.

The Gordon County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet the second Tuesday of each month at Gordon County Fire Department Station 1, 218 Public Safety Drive. LEPC is a federally mandated entity comprised of state and local officials, business representatives, and members of the press, charged with partnering with local governments and industries as a resource to improve disaster preparedness. Hazardous Material. Companies interested in participating should contact Gordon County Emergency Management at 706-602-2905.

Organizers are working to form a group of sexual assault survivors through the Gordon County Child Advocacy Center for victims of sexual assault who need more resources, support and education. Email [email protected] or call 706-602-2184 for more information.

From Gordon County Schools: All children ages 0-21 are entitled to a free education, including children with physical, mental or emotional challenges. Some of these children are not identified. Help us locate and identify them. For more information, please call the Gordon County Board of Education, Special Education Office at 706-629-4474 or email Alecia Segursky, Director Exceptional Student Services at [email protected] if you know of a child with a disability which has not yet been identified.

The Northwest Georgia Region Agency on Aging allows people with COPD, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, or any other chronic health condition to attend its six weeks Living well with chronic conditions from the safety of their home. Those who do not have a computer or the Internet can obtain them free of charge during the workshop. The program meets for two hours once a week. Registration is required by calling Rogena Walden at 706-295-6485.

The Renis Barrett VFW Post 5376, 406 W. Line St., will be hosting a Veterans Outreach Breakfast on the last Saturday of each month, 8-10 a.m. in the Events Room. The free breakfast is open to all local veterans.

Fairmount Evangelist Evelyn Adams appears every Friday night on WOTG TV online at For prayer requests, call 706-671-7988.

Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., hosts Toddler Friday the second Friday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon, with hands-on art, story time and music. The cost per child is $7 for the first and $5 for each additional child. For more information, call 706-629-2599.

The Northwest Georgia Breast Cancer Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Peeples Cancer Institute, 1212 Memorial Drive, Dalton. For questions, call 706-226-8966.

Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program, meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at City of Refuge, located at 100 Peters St.

The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts Tween-Out-Loud, every Wednesday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a snack and a boob pack during a reading of Beedle’s Tales on bard.

The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts First Steps in Music with Kaytlyn – a musical development lesson, the first Wednesday of each month, 10:30-11 a.m., for students in kindergarten to first grade.

The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts the Drama Club the first Thursday of each month, 4-5 p.m., for improv, games, and performing skills practice.

The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts the Anime Club, the second Thursday of each month from 4-5 p.m.

The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts a Nerf Lock-In, the first Friday of every month from 6-8 p.m. Bring your favorite Nerf gun or use one of theirs for snacks and a battle with 6th-12th graders.

The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts the Lunch Bunch Book Club the last Friday of each month from noon to 1 p.m.


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