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

Questions? www.goldencitycruisers.com

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? davisk@douglasvillega.gov.

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 rlundy@paulding.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? writers_music@att.net 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.