Community Calendar: Things to Do in March
From Staff Reports
Below are fun, educational and family-friendly events in Coweta County during the month of March.
NOW – THURSDAY, MARCH 24
RELAY Art Exhibit
In The Vault Gallery at Wadsworth Auditorium, 25 Jefferson Street, Newnan.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21
AARP Smart Driving Course
9:30 a.m. at Newnan Carnegie Library, 1 LaGrange Street, Newnan.
Upon completion, you may qualify for an auto insurance discount. Registration/applicable fee to AARP is required, contact Jesse Johnson at [email protected] or 678-485-0655 to register.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22
Coweta Public Library Events
For info and/or to register, visit: cowetapubliclibrary.org
• AARP Tax Preparation Service at Central, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Toddler Time at Senoia Branch, 10 a.m.
• Baby Time at Senoia Branch, 10:30 a.m.
• Book Worms Story Time at Central Library, 10:30 a.m.
• Lap Time at Powell Branch, 10:30 a.m.
• Storybook Yoga at Powell Branch, 10:30 a.m.
• Homeschooler @ Your Library at Grantville Branch, 11 a.m.
• Preschool Story Time at Senoia Branch, 11:30 a.m.
Golf Life Ladies to Tee Off 10th Season with Kickoff Session
5:30 p.m. at White Oak Golf Club, 141 Clubview Drive, Newnan
Golf Life Ladies is gearing up for the tenth season of the women’s golf league with this meeting. Golf Life Ladies is also known as ‘The Social Golf League’, where women can grow new relationships all while learning the game. League members get to choose from a clinic taught by a golf pro or 9-hole play; after golf, networking takes place. Last year’s season wrapped up with an end of year tournament that benefitted a local nonprofit, Newnan-Coweta Humane Society. Over the past nine years, Golf Life Ladies has donated over $130,000 to their local community.The Golf Life Ladies league is open to any ladies that would like to develop new, local connections while learning the game of golf. Membership in the league includes access to a private golf club, along with affordable, fun, organized golf opportunities. Due to their partnership with White Oak Golf Club, the league is not exclusive to White Oak members. To join Golf Life Ladies, email Kim and Samantha at [email protected] or call Samantha at 770-820-5559. For more information about Golf Life Ladies, visit https://www.facebook.com/GolfLifeUSAstuff.
THURSDAY, MARCH 23
Lunch & Learn – Doing Business with the State of Georgia
10 a.m. to Noon at the University of West Georgia, Newnan Campus, 80 Jackson Street.
Are you looking to scale and do business with the State of Georgia government or your local municipality? Then attend the West Central Georgia Black Chamber Lunch & Learn event and hear from Director Julian Baily. She will cover how to do business with the state, getting certified, and more! Tickets are free for Chamber members and $25 for non members. To purchase your tickets, click HERE.
Atlanta Children’s Museum – Museum-on-the-Go: Dance Around the World
10 a.m. at The Nixon Centre, 1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan • 770-254-ARTS
Children aged 2 to 6 years. The Atlanta Children’s museum brings their show on the road to entertain our younger artists to engage and dance. Exploring distinct cultures through art, music and dance is so much fun! Jump on an imaginary jet and fly to faraway places and explore Dance Around the World! For more information visit thenixoncentre.net.
BWFC 2023 Spring Swing
6-10 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta SW, 201 Aberdeen Parkway, Peachtree City
The Business Women of Fayette and Coweta invites you to the 2023 Spring Swing. It’s an evening of dance, dinner and drinks, live and silent auction, and games. This event benefits Coweta Community Foundation, Healing Bridge Clinic, i58 Mission, Pathway Home, and Two Sparrows Village. Sponsorships and tickets are available at website bwfcc.org/spring-swing.
A Salute to Glen Campbell with Jeff Dayton at The Nixon Centre
7 p.m. at The Nixon Centre, 1523 Lower Fayetteville Road • 770-254-ARTS
Tickets $20 adult; $15 senior / student; $5 CCSS employee. For more information visit: thenixoncentre.net.
FRIDAY, MARCH 24
Spring Art Walk
5 to 9 p.m. downtown Newnan • mainstreetnewnan.com
A celebration of local art hosted by Main Street Newnan around the Courthouse Square. Businesses extend their hours to host store-front exhibits and demonstrations curated by a variety of Newnan’s finest artists. Visitors can expect to stroll through over 25 locations and see the work of multiple artists with a wide variety of art styles and mediums, including: oil on canvas, engraving, pottery, photography, jewelry-making, fiber arts, performing arts and acrylics.
SATURDAY, MARCH 25
Keep Newnan Beautiful Electronics Recycling
8 a.m. to Noon behind Newnan City Hall. 678-673-5505 or [email protected]
Click the following link to find out the list of items which can be recycled: LINK.
Senoia Farmers’ Market
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 40 Travis Street in downtown Senoia.
Locally sourced farmers market. Every Saturday.
Sweep the Hooch
9 a.m. to Noon at CJ Smith Park, 92 Farmer Street, Newnan
Join Keep Newnan Beautiful, Newnan Utilities, and Chattahoochee River Keepers. Registration is required for participation. The day’s project will be to clean up one of the tributaries that leads to the Chattahoochee River. Call the Keep Newnan Beautiful office with any additional questions 678-673-5505. For more information, visit: keepnewnanbeautiful.org.
CCF to mark Tornado Anniversary with Day of Service
9 a.m. at Bridging the Gap and RiverLife
Coweta Community Foundation is preparing to commemorate the anniversary of the March 26 tornado by declaring Saturday, March 25, 2023, a Community Day of Service. Service opportunities will be available with two of the Foundation’s community partners, Bridging the Gap and RiverLife. At Bridging the Gap, volunteers will gather at 9 a.m. to move inventory and shelves and lay down plywood flooring to improve their warehouse facility. Volunteers may register by going to https://www.btgcommunity.org/ or https://www.btgcommunity.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer/. Volunteers will register through the Hands on Atlanta website. The RiverLife project will begin at 9 a.m. and will include debris removal and other clean-up endeavors. Volunteers may register at the RiverLife website, http://riverlife.org/. There will also be a commemorative tree planting at the Hope Global Duplex on the corner of Pinson Street and Savannah Street in the heart of the Chalk Level community. This event will begin at 10 am.
Motorcycle Ride Fundraiser
Begins 9:30 a.m.; Kickstands up at 11 a.m. 2355 Highway 29, Newnan.
Family Patterns Matter is partnering with Faith Riders for a great event … They will host a motorcycle ride at Madras Park where there will be food, great raffle items, music, vendors and family fun. Pre-register online and get a t-shirt. $20 bike and $5 passenger. Family Patterns Matter works with marginalized youth to bring art and music therapies, journaling, life and social skills to help plan their future after high school graduation. Through their programs they provide resources that bring change and success. They believe all children deserve the opportunity to reach their full potential. Youth, through these programs, are defined by their potential not their circumstances. Family Patterns Matters mission is “equipping the next generation for a better tomorrow.” Visit familypatternsmatter.org for more information.
Armadillo Chat and Chew at Chattahoochee Bend
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chattahoochee Bend State Park, 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan
Meet the naturalist at the Day-Use Area to learn about Armadillos. Make your own Armadillo then have lunch with the naturalist. 10-person limit. $3 plus $5 parking. Please call the office to pre-register at 770-254-7271. For more info, visit: https://gastateparks.org/ChattahoocheeBend.
Bark in the Park Spring Fling 2023
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Coweta County Animal Shelter, 91 Selt Road, Newnan.
Food, Vendors, Silent Auction, Family & Pet Friendly Entertainment.
Family Movie Night, Evening in the Park
5-9 p.m., 329 Griffin Street, Grantville
Live music from local artists. Hope you have a sweet tooth because we are having a Cake Walk with some delicious baked goods. Wanna Face painting?!! Cool! because we are doing Free face paintings. Come on out and spend the Entire evening with us! Play at the park, Bring the skate boards and skate at our skate park or Play some corn hole with us. Movie under the stars. We are going to watch “The Never Ending Story.”And for your dinner purchases, we will have Christo’s Pizza and Red’s Grub Shack food trucks on site! Girls Scout will be selling Cookies.
SUNDAY, MARCH 26
Geocaching for Beginners at Chattahoochee Bend
10 to 11:30 a.m. at Chattahoochee Bend State Park, 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan.
Come learn how to geocache and see what we find. We will go over the basics and learn some tips and tricks. Please download the Geocaching App from app store or www.geocaching.com. Free. 20-person limit. Meet at visitor center! Please call the office to pre-register 770-254-7271. $5 parking. For more information, visit: https://gastateparks.org/ChattahoocheeBend.
MONDAY, MARCH 27
The Literary Circle at Newnan Carnegie
10 to 11 a.m. at the Newnan Carnegie Library, 1 LaGrange Street, Newnan • 770-683-1347
Join the Literary Circle Book Club as March’s book title will be: Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver. Registration is required, register at eventbrite.com/e/546323176327.
TUESDAY, MARCH 28
Medicare Information Session
2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Newnan Carnegie Library, 1 LaGrange Street, Newnan • 770-683-1347
Be prepared! Join the Newnan Carnegie Library and Sworney and Associatesfor an informational session about Medicare! *How does Medicare actually work? *What do I need to know about the upcoming 2023 Medicare year? *Do I need a Supplement plan? *How much will coverage cost? *What about deductibles, co/insurance and co/pays? *Can I wait to get Part D? *Can I keep my doctors? *What preventative services are covered? Come gather the information that you need about Medicare! Register at eventbrite.com/e/530745713717.
THURSDAY, MARCH 30
Everybody Needs a Mule Author Talk and Book Signing
5:30 to 7 p.m. at the McRitchie-Hollis Museum, 74 Jackson Street, Newnan • 770-251-0207
Local football fans and history buffs, dash on over to the McRitchie Hollis Museum for this free event to catch Richard Proctor with his talk about “Everybody Needs a Mule,” the Max Bass biography. Bass was the long-time football coach at Newnan High and highly regarded as one of the best football coaches in high school football. Light refreshments, talk, book signing. All are welcome.
FRIDAY, MARCH 31
Coweta Casa’s 80s Prom
6 to 10 p.m. at Old Moreland Mill, 7 Main Street, Moreland
Over 21 Only. Silent Auction. Prom Pictures. Tickets available at cowetacasa.org