October Calendar of Events
Dallas Farmers Market (Ends in November)
Every Saturday; 8am-12pm, Downtown Dallas, Regions Bank Parking Lot
Paulding Gymnastics UPCOMING Events!
- Pumpkin Path - Month of October
- Parent's Night Out - October 13, November 10 and December 8; Saturday 7pm-11pm
- Toddler Time every Friday 10am-12pm
- Terrific Tuesdays are every Tuesday 10am-12pm
106 Greystone Power Blvd., Dallas. Questions or to Register? 770-445-5525
Paulding Chamber – Georgia Power Luncheon – Paulding Senior Center
October 4; Thursday 11am-1pm
($20/mem. $25/ non-mem prepaid; $5 more at door.) To register visit www.pauldingchamber.org or call 770-445-8065.
Cowboy Day 2018 at the Town of Ynot
October 6; Saturday High Noon - 4pm
Admission $10/car. Family fun day with Old West entertainment. Bring your lawn chairs. Questions? www.thetownofynot.com/cowboy-day
16th Annual Paulding Fine Arts Association Arts and Crafts Fall Festival
October 13; Saturday 10am-4pm Main Street in Downtown Dallas
Local artists and craftsman showcasing their best work. FREE admission! Fun family entertainment with food, music and more! www.PauldingFineArts.org
14th Annual McKenna Farms Fall Festival – Everyone Welcome!
October 13; Saturday 11am-4pm
Live music, hay rides, games, cake walk, face painting, pony rides! $10/person, under 2 FREE. Proceeds benefit McKenna Therapy Services, 3044 Due West Road, Dallas. www.McKennaFarms.org
2nd Annual Trunk-or-Treat for New Georgia Youth Athletic Assoc.
October 13; Saturday 2pm - 5pm
Free Admission! Dress up and come for a day of fun! 5885 Villa Rica Hwy., Dallas 30157. Vendor booths available. Questions or to register visit www.ngyaa.org.
Owl-O-Ween Hot Air Balloon Festival at Kennesaw State University
October 19-20; Friday 6pm-11pm and Saturday 4pm - 11pm
Balloon Glows, Trick-or-Treating, Tethered Balloon Rides, Vendor Marketplace, Food Trucks, Interactive Kid’s Area, Live Music and more! owl-o-ween.com
Golden City Car Cruise – Mill Amphitheater, Villa Rica
October 20; Saturday 5pm - 8pm
Cartersville Bluegrass and Folk Festival – Downtown Cartersville
October 20; Saturday
2 stages, 14 performances, 50+ craft and food vendors, a kids zone, and more! FREE Admission, FREE Kids’ Corner Activities, FREE Parking, FREE Music! cartersvillebluegrass.com
Food and Farming Myths at the Paulding County UGA Extension Office
October 25; Thursday 10am
Master Gardener Extension Volunteers will present this FREE program. Space is limited. Call 770-443-7616 or visit www.ugaextension.org/paulding to register.
Georgia Classic Rides “Block Parties”* – Watson Government Complex
October 27; 4th Saturday of the month; 4pm - 9pm
Beautiful cars and family fun! georgiaclassicrides.com
Halloween Trick or Treat Village! Presented by PCPRD
October 27; Saturday 2pm - 7pm Earl Duncan Park at Paulding Meadows
FREE event with candy, fun, and games! Questions? 770-445-8065
Creepy Classics – A Halloween Movie Event at the Dallas Theater
October 27; Saturday
Hocus Pocus - 3:00pm, Ghostbusters - 5:30pm and The Shining - 8:00pm
See THREE Halloween classics on the big screen at this FREE event!
Hunter’s Harvest Fall Festival and Arts & Crafts Show
October 27; Saturday; 12pm - 4pm at Hunter Park, Douglasville
Arts & crafts, food, and children’s play zone. Costumes encouraged. FREE and open to the public. Questions? email@example.com.
Track or Treat Fun Run for the liveSAFE Resources
October 28; Sunday 1:30pm - 4pm at Swift Cantrell Park
1/4, 1/2, and 1 mile distance options. Afterward, families can trick or treat around the Park. lifesaferesources.org/event/tot18
Georgia Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association (TOTA) Meeting
November 10; Saturday 10:30am at the Funk Heritage Center in Waleska
Keynote speaker – Anita Finger-Smith – “Those Who Didn’t Go.” Meetings are free and open to the public. gatrailoftears.org
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)
Paulding is seeking volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in Juvenile Court. For more information how you can help a child in foster care find a safe, permanent home please call 770-505-0065 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit casapaulding.org to learn more.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Keep Paulding Beautiful
You can help Keep Paulding Beautiful create a clean and healthy environment in which to live, work, and play. To volunteer call 770-443-0119.
ONGOING MONTHLY EVENTS – Confirm dates/times with coordinator:
Book Writers Critique Group
Every Tuesday 1:00pm - 2:30pm at Starbucks - Crossroads
8655 Hiram Acworth Hwy. Dallas, Georgia.
Questions? email@example.com or 678-414-6146 (leave a message)
Dallas Rotary Club at Audrey’s Cafe
Every Thursday; 7:30am networking, 8am meeting
Contact Madge Lovingood 770-439-7991 with any questions.
Grief Share Support Group at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
Classes offered every few weeks. Contact them for dates and time. 678-435-5951
Manna Food Ministry – Feed the Hungry
Offering affordable, pre-packaged, high-quality nutritious food boxes. Questions? 678-310-9660. Major credit cards accepted. 460 S. Johnson St. Dallas, 30132.
Paulding County Beekeepers Club
2nd Thursday of the month; 7pm at Dallas Primitive Baptist Church
222 Legion Rd., Dallas or follow on Facebook at Paulding County Beekeepers! Questions? Call Sue McCleary at 678-310-7305.
Paulding County Singles Ages 50 and OVer
2nd Tuesday of the month; 6pm at Los Arcos Mexican Restaurant, Hiram
Paulding Singles 50 and Over on Facebook or call Phyllis Coble at 678-247-6499.
Paulding County Writers’ Guild Meeting
Call 770-943-0571 or check www.pcwgga.org/calendar for meeting info.
Paulding Literacy Council Programs
Learn more by calling 770-974-5531.
– Become an adult reading tutor – tutors needed; training provided.
– Learn and improve your reading skills – tutoring sessions for Paulding residents.
– English classes on Mondays and Wednesdays. To register call 770-443-1660.
– Class instruction for GED. To register call 770-443-1660.
Paulding Parks & Recreation Program Registration
Now offers registration at all park offices and online at https://recreation.paulding.gov/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/SPLASH.html
Check online for list of their programs and registration periods.
Paulding Photography Club – Downtown Dallas
2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month; 7pm
Meetings are at 122 Main Street, Dallas. Monthly competitions, field trips, etc. For more information visit: www.facebook.com/PauldingPhotographyClub.