November Calendar of Events
Football In Paulding
August 16 and every Friday through November 8; 7:30pm
See Our Town’s annual football issue for full calendar. Or visit:
East Paulding Raiders – www.eastpauldingfootball.com
Hiram Hornets – www.hiramathletics.com
North Paulding Wolfpack – www.northpauldingfootball.com
Paulding County Patriots – www.pchsfootball.com
South Paulding Spartans – www.southpauldingfootball.com
Paulding Gymnastics UPCOMING Events!
- Parents Night Out - Nov. 1 and Dec. 13; Friday 7pm - 11pm; $25 per child
- Toddler Time - every Friday from 10am - 12pm; $5 per hour
106 Greystone Power Blvd., Dallas. Questions or to Register/ 770-445-5525
Secret Santa Needed for Paulding’s Foster Children
Email PDFCS at Paulding.Foster.Kids.Christmas@gmail.com to learn how you can create excitement in a child’s life this Christmas!
Due West UMC’s Holiday Market – Bake Sale – Silent Auction
November 2; Saturday 9am - 2pm
Over 45 vendors with handcrafted items – jewelry, pottery, monogramming and more. Proceeds benefit Due West UMC Preschool. Market: 3965 Due West Road, Marietta. Questions? 770-590-0982 or Facebook: DueWestUMCPreschool
30th Anniversary of Christmas Open House – Christmas is our Business
November 3, 10, 17 and 24; Sunday 12pm - 6pm
December 1 and 8; Sunday 12pm - 6pm
12+ Beautifully decorated trees, garlands, wreaths, etc., FREE Admission. 149 Mary Wallace Way, Dallas. Rosewood Park Subdivision.
Empowering Women GiveMas Event
November 8; Friday 7pm at The Pizza Shack in Cedarcrest
Collection event of food for school, weekend back pack program. Food can be dropped at the Paulding Chamber until November 20. Questions? 770-445-6016
Be Free Fitness 5K benefitting Shepherd’s Rest Ministries
November 9; Saturday 7am - 11am
Questions or to register call 678-247-5498; email email@example.com
Georgia Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association (TOTA) Meeting
November 9; Saturday 10:30am at the Pickens County Library
Keynote speaker: Dr. Barbara Kawulich. Meetings are free and open to the public. gatrailoftears.com
Acworth Craft Beer Festival
November 9; Saturday 1pm - 5pm Historic Downtown Acworth
Enjoy over 100 craft beers, wine, live music, great food, and TONS of fun! This event is for people 21 and older, no kids or pets will be allowed. For all additional details, visit: acworthbeerwinefest.com
Love Life & Shop presented by Paulding Pregnancy Services
November 16; Saturday 10am - 4pm at Fortified Hills Baptist Church
Arts, crafts, and retail festival. Visit with Santa; Shop with many vendors and check off some items on your Christmas list. Questions? 770-222-6911
Casino Night – All in for Paulding Kids – Paulding Senior/Community Center
November 16; Saturday doors open at 6pm
Cocktail attire required, and must have ticket. Presented by Family Alliance of Paulding, Inc., Kindsworks United and Paulding CASA. For info visit familyallianceofpaulding.org
Outdoor Rotisserie Cooking Class at Pickett’s Mill Battlefield
November 16; Saturday 10am - 2pm
Preregistration Required. $20/person. Equipment and ingredients provided; participants may bring spices of their choice, and will be invited to assist with meal preparation at the Pioneer Thanksgiving Event on November 23. 770-443-7850
A Pioneer Thanksgiving at Pickett’s Mill Battlefield
November 23; Saturday 10am - 2pm
A living history specialist will perform cooking demonstrations and then portray a 1853 Pioneer Thanksgiving at the cabin. $3-$6. 770-443-7850
WAREHOUSE OF HOPE: Food Bank CLOSED – 770-489-0509
November 22 - December 1; Reopens December 2 at 11:30am
“Lights of LIFE” at Life University in Marietta
November 28 - Thanksgiving Day through December 31 - New Year's Eve
Petting zoo, train and pony rides, concessions. Rates and Questions? LIFE.edu
Dyslexia Workshop at St. Clare of Assisi
December 3; Tuesday 7pm - 8:30pm
Do you know someone who struggles with reading, spelling, and writing? Learn what dyslexia is and what it isn’t. Event is FREE. 6301 Cedarcrest Road, Acworth. Register: readspellwriteacworth2019.eventbrite.com
14th Annual Hiram Christmas Tree Lighting
December 6; Friday 6pm - 9pm in Olde Town Hiram
Free, family event; Petting Zoo; Horse & Carriage Rides; Pictures with Santa. Free shuttle from Hiram Elementary, Ground Lutheran Church and Silver Comet parking lots. Questions? 770-445-6016
5th Annual Journey to Bethlehem Live Nativity & Craft Marketplace
December 6-7; Friday and Saturday 6pm - 9pm, Rain or shine
Walk through Bethlehem while the Nativity Story unfolds before your eyes! Holiday marketplace and Cafe offering gifts and dinner for purchase. St. Vincent De Paul – 680 West Memorial Drive, Dallas stvincentdepaulchurch.org
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – “Feed the Hungry”
August 31; Saturday
Keystone Baptist Church needs 500 volunteers for one hour each to pack 50,000 meals in four hours. Volunteer or make a donation.
Keystone Baptist Church – 3303 Dallas Highway NW Acworth. Register/Donate/Questions? keystoneonline.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.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Helping Hands of Paulding
Pantry Volunteer, Case Managers, Store Pick-Up, Back-Up Truck Driver, Clothing Center Volunteer, Fundraiser Volunteer and Grant Writer. Questions? 770-443-1230
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.
Paulding County School’s Fine Arts Day
April 13; Saturday ALL DAY at Paulding County High School
Artwork on display and performances from each High School and a professional Art Auction raising money for scholarships as well as food trucks and vendors! Questions? 770-443-8000