August 2020

FREE COVID-19 Drive-up Testing – Paulding County Health Department

Monday - Friday from 8:30am - noon

Open to all Georgians; 451 Jimmy Campbell Parkway, Dallas. Be aware traffic for the Silver Comet Trail and Paulding Chamber. Questions? 770-443-7881

9th Annual Ride to the Rescue – Bike Ride and Dog Walk

October 3; Saturday 7:30am - 3:30pm

Benefitting Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue. Family event with 8 mile bike ride and 1 mile dog walk. Food, music, vendors and craft brew. Register at ridetorescue.us

Paulding Public Safety Rodeo – Paulding Meadows – Dallas

October 9-10; Friday and Saturday, Gates Open at 5pm, Rodeo at 7pm

Questions? bicerodeo.com

Eye Glass Clinic at CareLink of Northwest Georgia

October 10; Saturday 12pm - 4pm

Glasses will be $10.00 and those interested can participate with a valid prescription. Questions? Call Michelle Wigley at 404-797-6441 or wigleymichelle@yahoo.com

A Soldier’s Life: Officer’s Camp – Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Sire

October 10; Saturday 10am - 2pm

Staff demonstrates and portrays standard, US Military set-up and operation battlefield planning. $5 parking. 770-443-7850

Cabin Life: Soap Don’t Lye – Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site

October 17; Saturday 10am - 2pm

Step back into the past and experience life on an 1850’s homestead. Featured demonstration: soap making. $5 parking. 770-443-7850

Free and Secure Shred Event

October 24; Saturday 9am - 12pm at New Season Church

Rain or shine. 4457 Atlanta Highway, Hiram. Questions? 770-943-3726 x 2031

Georgia Classic Rides “Block Parties” – Downtown Dallas

September 26; 4th Saturday of the month; 4pm - 9pm (Last one of the Season)

Beautiful cars and family fun! georgiaclassicrides.com

Trick or Treat Block Party – Main Street – Dallas

October 31st - Saturday, 5pm - 9pm

Food, fun, candy and costume contest! Questions? 770-443-8111

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Paulding

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Paulding seeks volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in Juvenile Court. Learn how you can help a child in foster care find a safe, permanent home. Email rlundy@casapaulding.org or call 770-505-0065. casapaulding.org

CAYA Reconciliation Ministries

CAYA Reconciliation Ministries shows God’s love by reaching out to feed and clothe those who are physically and spiritually in need, welcome the stranger and visit the sick. cayaministries.com

Family Alliance of Paulding

Promoting activities that enrich the lives of families by providing community advocacy, education, and vital social services for individual development. familyallianceofpaulding.org

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

Keep Paulding Beautiful

Help us create a clean environment in which to live, work, and play. keeppauldingbeautiful.org

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. Johnston St, Dallas, 30132

DONATION REQUEST: Paulding County Animal Control

Shelves are low on dry food for SMALL BREED dogs, or small/mini bit sized food. There is also a need for GRAIN FREE dry dog food. Donations can be sent to:
Paulding Co Animal Control
779 Industrial Blvd North
Dallas, GA 30132
Amazon or Chewy.com orders are accepted. Questions? 770-445-1511
***The shelter can also assist if you need food for your dog or cat.

ONGOING MONTHLY EVENTS – Confirm dates/times with coordinator:

Battlefield Tours – Pickett’s Mill Battlefield

Every Saturday; 10am

Walk in the footsteps and learn the stories of the brave men who fought on this battlefield on May 27, 1864. Questions? 770-443-7850

Dallas Rotary Club at Rodney’s

Every Thursday; 7:50am networking, 8am meeting

Questions? dallasrotaryga.org

Grief Share Support Group at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church

Classes offered every few weeks. Contact them for dates and time. 678-435-5951

Nature Hike – Pickett’s Mill Battlefield

Every Saturday; 1pm

Learn about the native plants and animals on this short hike. Questions? 770-443-7850

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

2nd and 4th Tuesdays 7pm - 9pm

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 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.

Peach Fuzz Fiber Guild Meetings at Treasure Hunt Antique Mall

MONTHLY - Saturdays; 11am - 1pm & WEEKLY - Fridays; 1pm - 3pm

Spinning, Knitting, Crocket, Weaving, Sewing and more. 678-398-9195