Local Calendar of Events – Feb. 20-26


From Staff Reports

Listed below are some of the area’s events taking place this week.

February 22, WEDNESDAY…  

Coweta Public Library Events
• AARP Tax Preparation at Central Library, 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 at Your Library at Grantville Branch, 11 a.m.
• Preschool Story Time at Senoia Branch, 11:30 a.m.
• Computer Classes at Powell Branch, 2 p.m.
For info/register, cowetapubliclibrary.org

February 23, THURSDAY …

Coweta Public Library Events
• AARP Tax Preparation at Powell Branch, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Kid Krafts at Powell Branch, 11 a.m.
• Pokémon Club at Powell Branch, 4 p.m.
• Let’s Learn Spanish at Central Library, 4:15 p.m.
For info/register, cowetapubliclibrary.org

Blood Drive
Hosted by American Legion Post 57 and VFW Post 2667. Set for 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Legion Hall, 130 Veterans Club Road, Newnan.

Piedmont Newnan’s 2SMART Mindfulness Training
Eight-week course facilitated by Dr. Rollings that will start on Feb. 23 at 9 a.m. and is hosted virtually via Zoom. More info at www.piedmont.org/womensheartsupport

Black History Month Celebration
A celebration in dance, music, song, spoken-word and a brief lecture. Live music by percussionist and jazz player Jerry G. White, an appearance by singers Arnotti-Stephens and more! Newnan Historical  Train Depot, 60 E. Broad St. Light refreshments. This event is FREE. A collaboration between the Coweta County African-American Heritage Museum and Newnan-Coweta Historical Society. Info: 770-251-0207.

February 24, FRIDAY …

Coweta Public Library Events
•  Take & Make for Kids at Central Library
•  Storybook Yoga at Central Library, 11 a.m.
For info/register, cowetapubliclibrary.org

February 24 & 25, FRIDAY & SATURDAY …

Newnan’s FUMC Spring Children’s Consignment Sale
The semi-annual Newnan FUMC Spring Sale will be Friday, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 25 from 8 am. to Noon. Half price Sale Saturday. Cash or check only. 33 Greenville Street, Newnan 30263. For info, call 770-253-1237 or visit nfumcpreschool.org.

Drop Dead Elegant – Interactive Murder Mystery & Dinner
In Interactive Murder Mysteries, patrons move around the sets to look for clues, ask the actors questions, and solve the murder(s). Friday and Saturday, 7:30 to 10 p.m. newnantheatre.org

February 25, SATURDAY …

Tire Amnesty Day
Hosted by Keep Newnan Beautiful. 8 a.m. to Noon at the Hunter Recreational Complex, 2970 Hwy. 16 East in Sharpsburg. Some fees and restrictions apply. For questions, call 678-673-5505 or email [email protected]

Coweta Public Library Events
•   Cross-Stitch & READ at Central Library, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
•    3-D Print Club at Powell Branch, 10:30 a.m.
For info/register, cowetapubliclibrary.org

Campfire and S’mores at Chatt Bend State Park
Roast marshmallows and swap stories or simply come and enjoy the warmth of the fire at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park. Bring your blankets and chairs. Pre-register by calling the visitor center. $3 per person plus $5 parking pass. 10 person limit. 770-254-7271. 425 Bob White Way, Newnan, GA 30263-5228.

16th Annual Oscar Gala
The Board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Coweta County invites you to this popular black-tie event will take place at 7 p.m. at the Newnan Centre. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Coweta County.

Breathing and Buried in Bethlehem
A program on life as a resident of Fayette and Coweta counties during post slavery times with 153 year old PTC’s Bethlehem Baptist Church as a focus. Included will be the program and a walk in Bethlehem Baptist’s cemetery with opportunities for questions and answers from the public. Support is provided by the Georgia Humanities and others. Begins at 11 a.m. 475 Dividend Drive, Peachtree City.

February 26, SUNDAY…

John McCutcheon Benefit Concert for Ukraine
Takes place at 3 p.m. at Newnan Presbyterian Church, 38 Greenville Street.

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