BOOK CHAT -- Cormac McCarthy's "The Road" will be discussed at the Cartersville Public Library Tuesday, June 15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
'CHI-FIT' -- Sue Hopkins from Etowah Valley Yoga will lead attendees through gentle motions during weekly sessions at the Cartersville Public Library Tuesdays through July 22, from 10 to 10:40 a.m.
CARTERSVILLE FARMERS MARKET -- The Downtown Farmers Market operates Wednesdays and Saturdays during the summer. Held at Founders Oak Park along Public Square in Cartersville, the annual market opens at sunup and closes about noon or when the farmers sell all of their produce.
THRILLER BOOK CHAT -- Discuss your favorite thriller and discover other great books to read at this event at the Adairsville Public Library Thursday, June 17, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
GEORGIA DOWNLOAD DESTINATION -- Learn how to navigate this site and download audio books at the Cartersville Public Library Thursday, June 17, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
EUHARLEE MARKET -- A farmers' and artisans' market is being held every Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the parking lot of Johnny Mitchell's Smokehouse on 100 Covered Bridge Road in Euharlee and occur every Friday through December. For more information, contact Alex Austin at 770-856-1967 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
'DIXIE SWIM CLUB' -- The Pumphouse Players will present "Dixie Swim Club" at The Legion Theatre -- 114 W. Main St. in Cartersville -- June 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 8 p.m. and June 20 and 26 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 for general admission; $12 for students, senior adults and PHP members; and $10 each for pre-paid groups of 10 or more. For more information, visit www.pumphouseplayers.com or call 770-387-2619.
ROYAL SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY -- Classes take place at Heritage Baptist Church in Cartersville on the first and third Fridays of the month at 7:30 p.m. Learn a style danced both in the ballrooms and barns of Scotland. No experience required. No partner required. Wear flat, soft shoes and comfortable clothes. First class is free, after that classes are $3 per person per class. Contact Susan Tumlin at 770-386-3656 or Rhonda Raye at email@example.com before attending your first class in case of a schedule change.
HEALING STORIES -- Milbre Burch will present Healing Stories -- two storytelling performances and a teen storytelling workshop -- Saturday, June 19, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Cartersville Civic Center. Hosted by Bartow Collaborative Family Connection, the event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 770-773-7342.
'ASTROLOGY IN ACTION' -- Professional astrologer Brooke Moore will offer a short introduction to real astrology followed by hands-on learning exercises where those in attendance will create astrology charts and maps. This session will be held at the Cartersville Public Library Saturday, June 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. Registration required.
TEA PARTY -- The Tea Party movement comes to Cartersville Saturday, June 19, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Dellinger Park group shelter area, 100 Grove Park Road. Speakers will present views on current political issues. Admission is free. For more information call organizer Doug Cochran at 770-382-0684 or 770-655-3478.
FAMILY FESTIVAL -- The Pettit Environmental Preserve will hold a Family Festival on Saturday, June 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event will include self-guided hikes or hiking with the Preserve's educator, activities from Tellus Science Museum, a professional storyteller and much more. Admission and all activities are free. Ed Bostick, retired Kennesaw State University biology professor, will lead "Professor Ed's Edible Wildflowers" an informative presentation with a "wildflower snack" at the end of his 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. sessions. For more information on the Preserve or the Family Festival, visit www.pettitpreserve.org or call 678-8480-4179.
BARTOW DEMOCRATS -- The Next Bartow County Democratic Party meeting will be held Monday, June 21, starting at 7 p.m. at The IHop Restaurant, 640 E. Main St. in Cartersville. Delegate selection and the voting process begins for the State Democratic Convention. Contact J.M. Prince, chair, with any questions, at 770-386-1379.
AT&T AND BELLSOUTH CWA RETIREES -- will have their monthly meeting on June 21 at 11:30 a.m. at the union hall on Old Lindale Road in Rome. Bring a side dish to go with hamburgers and hot dogs. For more information, call 706-291-4471.
RECIPE SWAP LUNCH -- Discovered a lunch recipe? Bring it in along with samples to share. Enjoy great company and food at the Cartersville Public Library Monday, June 21 and July 19, from noon to 1 p.m.
GOLF TOURNAMENT -- A golf tournament benefiting the Christian League for Battered Women, a domestic violence center in Bartow County, will be held Tuesday, June 22, at the Fields Ferry Golf Club in Calhoun. Lunch will be at noon, followed by a 1 p.m. tee time. Entry fees are $340 per team and $85 per individual. For more information, call 770-386-8093.
RECIPE SWAP - DESSERTS -- Bring your great dessert recipe along with some samples to the Emmie Nelson Public Library in Euharlee Tuesday, June 22, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
JUNIOR RANGER CAMP -- Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site -- 813 Indian Mounds Road in Cartersville -- will hold a Junior Ranger Camp Wednesday, June 23, to Friday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eight to 12-year-olds can earn a Junior Ranger Badge as they participate in activities such as storytelling, dig boxes, games, and clay and copper crafts. A registration form and $30 fee are required for each child. For more information, call 770-387-3747.
MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES -- Play this game at the Adairsville Public Library Wednesday, June 23 and July 21, from 10 a.m. to noon. No experience necessary; those who do not know how to play can learn at the session.
DREAM WEAVERS -- The monthly meeting of yarn enthusiasts will be held Thursday, June 24 and July 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cartersville Public Library. Attendees should bring their own supplies.
NAPKIN FOLDING -- Learn different restaurant napkin folding techniques to impress your dinner guests at the Cartersville Public Library Friday, June 25, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
IMPROV NIGHT -- Join Teresa Harris of the Pumphouse Players as she hosts a version of "Whose Line is it Anyway?" at the Cartersville Public Library Friday, June 25, from 7 to 9 p.m. This event is for adults only.
TALLATOONA -- Tallatoona Community Action Partnership Inc. will hold its monthly Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, June 29, at 6 p.m. at the Cartersville Civic Center at 435 W. Main St., Cartersville, GA 30120-3442.
BEGINNERS' GENEALOGY -- Linda Cochran will teach this class on discovering your family tree at the Emmie Nelson Public Library in Euharlee Tuesday, June 29, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
RECIPE SWAP - PARTY FOODS -- Have a great party recipe? Bring it along with samples to share in the recipe swap at the Adairsville Public Library Thursday, July 1, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
SALEM WITCHCRAFT TRIALS -- "READiscover" American history with a discussion on this topic at the Cartersville Public Library Thursday, July 1, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
RELAY FOR LIFE -- Relay committee meetings, all on Tuesdays at 6 p.m., all at the City Loft, are scheduled: July 6, July 27, and Aug. 10. Relay team meetings are scheduled as follows: Thursdays, July 8 and July 29 at 7:30 a.m. at H&R Block or at 6 p.m. at the Civic Center; Thursday, Aug. 12, at 6 p.m. at Dellinger Park; and Tuesday, Sept. 7, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Unity National Bank.
MOVIE AT LIBRARY -- The R-rated "The Book of Eli" will be screened for free at the Cartersville Public Library Tuesday, July 6, from 6 to 8 p.m.
'TRAVEL DESTINATION: HAWAII' -- "READiscover" our 50th state at the Emmie Nelson Public Library in Euharlee Tuesday, July 6, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
MAHJONG IN THE AFTERNOON -- Starting in July, come play Mahjong on the first Wednesday of the month (July 7) at the Cartersville Public Library from 2 to 4 p.m. Basic knowledge of the game is required.
BATTLE OF ALLATOONA -- Larry Stephens, author of "Hold the Fort ... I am Coming," will discuss an important part of Civil War and local history at the Cartersville Public Library Wednesday, July 7, from 7 to 8 p.m.
BROWN BAG LUNCH AND MYSTERY BOOK CHAT -- International mystery authors is the theme of the Thursday, July 8 session, which will run from noon to 1 p.m. at the Cartersville Public Library.
FRIDAY BINGO -- Play bingo at the Emmie Nelson Public Library in Euharlee Friday, July 9, from 2 to 3 p.m. Have fun, meet new people and win prizes at this library event.
BEAD JEWELRY MAKING -- Learn a new beading technique while making a trendy, nature-inspired necklace at the Cartersville Public Library Friday, July 9, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. $5 materials fee due with registration.
MOVIE AT LIBRARY -- The classic movie "On the Waterfront" will be screened at the Cartersville Public Library Saturday, July 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.
MONDAY BINGO -- The Cartersville Public Library will host bingo on Monday, July 12, from 2 to 3 p.m.
FAMILY GAME NIGHT -- Bring your family to play board games and "READiscover" summer family fun at the Emmie Nelson Public Library in Euharlee Tuesday, July 13, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
EARLY SUMMER VEGETABLE AND PLANT SWAP -- Bring some small plants and/or vegetables to swap with others at the Adairsville Public Library Thursday, July 15, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
'THE FOOD OF LOWCOUNTRY' -- Author Joe Dabney reveals the secrets of one of the most mysterious, romantic regions of the South in "The Food, Folklore and Art of Lowcountry Cooking" at the Cartersville Public Library Thursday, July 15, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
FIREFLY NIGHTS -- In the summer of 2009, Barnsley Gardens Resort (www.barnsleyresort.com) created a fun new summer event named Firefly Nights. It will continue Saturday, July 17, this year. This monthly event includes dancing under the stars, live romantic music, and cocktails in the Ruins. The event is free of charge. There will be a cash bar for beverages.
RECIPE SWAP - POT LUCK -- Bring your favorite recipe along with samples to share at the Emmie Nelson Public Library in Euharlee Tuesday, July 20, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
BOOK CHAT -- Richard Russo's "The Old Cape Magic" will be discussed at the Cartersville Public Library Tuesday, July 20, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
'FOUNDATIONS OF INVESTING' -- Stocks, bonds, mutual funds and more will be discussed by Chuck Simpson of Edward Jones Investments at the Cartersville Public Library Thursday, July 22, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
MURDER MYSTERY -- Join in the fun and try to figure out "whodunit" in the mystery "Next of Kin" at the Cartersville Public Library Friday, July 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. Roles available to participate or attendees can just watch and try to guess the murderer. Dinner will be potluck.
ANIMECON -- The Cartersville Public Library will hold its third-annual "AnimeCon" Saturday, July 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. The event for teens and adults will feature a cosplay fashion show, anime screenings, an art contest and a video game tournament.
'TAILGATING WITH THE ETOWAH SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION' -- This fundraising event will be held Thursday, Aug. 5, at 6 p.m. at Taylor's Lake and will feature barbecue and drinks. Special guests will be Wes Durham, sportscaster for Georgia Tech and the Atlanta Falcons; Georgia Bulldogs sportscaster Loran Smith and "Mr. College Football" Tony Barnhart. The event also will feature a live and silent auction of signed footballs, baseballs and jerseys from sports notables such as Nick Saban, Mark Richt, Paul Johnson and Hank Aaron. Tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for children under 18, and are available at the Etowah Scholarship Foundation, WBHF Radio or Holt's Pharmacy. For more information, call 770-382-1757.
RELAY FOR LIFE -- Bartow County's Relay for Life event will be Friday, Sept. 10, and Saturday, Sept. 11, at Dellinger Park in Cartersville. Along with entertainment throughout the night, Friday's festivities will include be a survivor's reception from 5 to 7 p.m.; opening ceremony and survivor's lap and caregivers' lap at 7 p.m.; and a luminary service at 9:30 p.m. The event will wrap up Saturday at 9 a.m. with the closing ceremonies. The event's proceeds will go toward the American Cancer Society. For more information, visit www.BartowRelayForLife.org.
The What's Going On calendar runs Sundays and occasionally during the week as space permits. To submit an item for this calendar, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Items should be sent at least two weeks before the event will occur. For more information, call Joe at 770-382-4548 after 5 p.m.