Community Calendar – Things To Do in March

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From Staff Reports

Below are fun, educational and family-friendly events in Coweta County during the month of March.

MONDAY-FRIDAY, MARCH 13-17

Lucky Ducks
Hosted by City of Newnan Leisure Services, 25 Jefferson Street.

Join the City of Newnan Leisure Services and hunt for rubber ducks. They will be hidden in the City Parks and each day a hint will be provided to help you find them. Once a duck is found, it needs to be brought to Leisure Services to be exchanged for a prize pack! Think you have what it takes to find one, or do you think you’ll ‘quack’ under the pressure?

NOW – THURSDAY, MARCH 24

RELAY Art Exhibit
In The Vault Gallery at Wadsworth Auditorium, 25 Jefferson Street, Newnan.
This exhibition celebrates the powerful relationship between artists and their current or former instructors. Featuring art by Newnan area middle and high school teachers. Closing reception is Friday, March 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. during the Art Walk. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 2 to 6 p.m.

THURSDAY, MARCH 16

Hometown Novel Nights Fresh Voices, New Books
6:30-8:30 p.m. at Newnan Carnegie Library, 1 LaGrange Street. 770-683-1347 • newnancarnegie.com
Join the Newnan Carnegie Library and Hometown Novel Writers Association as they discuss “Fresh Voices, New Books”, hearing from some fresh local talent and the new material they are offering readers. Free event, register at: eventbrite.com/e/539306469167.

FRIDAY, MARCH 17

Senoia Shenanigans at Senoia’s Alive After 5
4 p.m. in downtown Senoia. enjoysenoia.com
We’re seeing GREEN! Join us in Senoia for this St. Patrick’s Day themed Alive After Five & our first AA5 of 2023! We’ve got a leprechaun costume contest, food trucks, activities and more!

SATURDAY, MARCH 18

2nd Annual Dog Microchipping Event
9 a.m. at the Coweta County Fairgrounds, 255 Pine Road, Newnan.
Hosted by Newnan Police Department. $20 – All dogs must be on a leash or in a carrier. Appointments or walk-ins are accepted. The Newnan Kennel Club will be having a 3-day event March 17-19 featuring Fast CAT (Course Ability Tests). Call or email Newnan Animal Control for appointments – 770-254-2355, Ext. 163 or email: [email protected] or [email protected].

Make More Music Festival 2023
4 to 9 p.m. at The Foundation, 6 Perry Street in downtown Newnan.
Local Bands – John Hensley Band, Matt & Ashley Morris, Murphy G, Kris Youmans Band, Leonard Washington. Food trucks – Mad Mexican, Foundation Ice Cream, Mother Clucker’s. Tickets available at go.rallyup.com/makemoremusicfestival. moremusicfoundation.org

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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