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WEEK DAYS

Coweta County Senior Services, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

MONDAYS @ Central Community Center.

TUESDAYS @ Welcome Community Center

WEDNESDAYS @ Senoia Community Center

THURSDAYS @ Panther Creek Community Center in Sargent

For more info on any of the Senior Programs throughout the county, contact Patricia Hood at

770.252.6429

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WEDNESDAYS

Downtown Farmers Market

The DOWNTOWN Coweta County Farmers Market on South Court Square is open for business Wednesday’s from 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m., and offers locally grown fruits, vegetables, honey, fresh cut flowers, plants and much more!. Information is available for visitors and vendors at www.mainstreetnewnan.com__________________________________

SATURDAYS

Farmers Market on Temple Ave.

The Coweta County Farmer’s Market is hosted at the Asa M. Powell Sr. Expo Center on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Locally grown fruits, vegetables, honey, fresh cut flowers, plants and much more!

197 Temple Ave., Newnan

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 10

at The Carnegie

PreSchool Read & Run

Ages 2 to 5. 10 a.m. The Carnegie invites you to join Ms Natalie for preschool fun that’s focused on movement and exercise. A story and an obstacle course are included. Call to register.

Adulting 101: Managing Your Budget

In partnership with Delta Community Credit Union, the Newnan Carnegie Library presents a series of financial programs to help adults navigate life. 6 to 7 p.m. Refreshments served. Registration required.

770.683.1347 • 1 LaGrange St., Newnan

http://www.newnancarnegie.com

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AUGUST 11 & 12 … FRIDAY & SATURDAY

Kids Consignment Sale

Royal Baptist Church Annual Kids Consignment Sale Friday, August 11 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, August 12, 9 a.m. to 2 pm.. Clothing, furniture, toys, maternity, etc. Everything except highlighted items will be half price Saturday. Check out website for more info www.rbckidsconsignment.webs.com

70 Mayo Royal Ind. Blvd., Newnan GA

770.251.7762

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AUGUST 11 & 25 … FRIDAYS

Chattahoochee Bend State Park

Welcome to the Park Campfire

Join us in campground 2 to share stories and watch the fire burn. You are welcome to bring s’more supplies or hot dogs to roast at the fire. Open to all ages. Blankets or chairs are recommended. $5 parking.

Friday, Aug 11, 7 PM to 9 PM

Friday, Aug 25, 7 PM to 9 PM

770.254.7271

425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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AUGUST 12 … SATURDAY

Free Health Fair

Free Health Fair August 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Church of Christ, 197 Westside School Road, Newnan, GA 30263. Blood Pressure, Chiropractic, Diabetic, and Stroke Center Screenings and much more. Zumba Demonstration and more. Fun for Kids, Food and Prizes. POC Sarahann Pease @ 678-423-6491 or 678-207-8507. All are welcome to join in for this exclusive event.  “Be Well! Be Happy!”

197 Westside School Road, Newnan

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AUGUST 12 … SATURDAY

Chattahoochee Bend State Park

Games for the Camper

Looking for something to do on a rainy day? This workshop will give you ideas on games and stories to share in the camper or tent for those bad weather days. All ages welcome. Meet at Campground 1.  $2 plus $5 parking. 4 to 6 p.m.

Bingo at the Park

It’s time for B-I-N-G-O! Find all of the items on the bingo card and win a prize. Call the office for details on location and further details. Open to campers and day-use visitors. All ages welcome. $5 parking. 6 to 8 p.m.

Star Gazing

Join us at the visitor center for star gazing. We’ll be identifying constellations and discussing the ancient tales associated with them. Bring a blanket for sitting and a flashlight. Binoculars and star charts are recommended. All ages welcome.  $3 plus $5 parking. 9 to 10 p.m.

770.254.7271

425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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AUGUST 13 … SUNDAY

Chattahoochee Bend State Park

Hike the Wild Turkey Trail

Come hike the Wild Turkey Trail and see all that the park has to offer. Look for critters in the woods and learn a few plants along the way. Ages 8 and up. $5 parking. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

770.254.7271

425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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AUGUST 15 …  TUESDAY

Darkness in the Afternoon

The August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse

2:30 p.m. Dr. Bobby Powell, professor of Physics and directory of the Observatory at University of West Georgia, will discuss the upcoming solar eclipse. The partial eclipse will be visible, if the weather is clear, across the entire state of Georgia. The total phase (darkness) will be visible in NE Georgia. In Newnan, about 95% of the Sun will be covered at mid-eclipse. This presentation will cover the cause of eclipses, the time of the August 21, 2017 eclipse, plans for observing the eclipse as the University of West Georgia, and ways to observe the eclipse safely. All attendees will receive free eclipse glasses. Call to reserve your spot.

770.683.1347 • 1 LaGrange St., Newnan

http://www.newnancarnegie.com

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AUGUST 16, SEPTEMBER 6 & 20 …

1st & 3rd WEDNESDAYS

Golf Life Ladies

Golf Life Ladies is also known as “The Social Golf League,” where women can learn and grow new relationships all while learning the game. Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 5:30pm. at White Oak Golf Club. For more information, e-mail Kim or Samantha at [email protected] or visit Facebook.com/GolfLifeUSAstuff.

141 Clubview Drive, Newnan, GA

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AUGUST 17 … THURSDAY FOOTBALl

Newnan vs Carrollton @ UWG

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AUGUST 17 … THURSDAY

DRAW! with Tracy

Tracy Brooks, local, self-taught artist, will be sharing her DRAW! program, which focuses on using creativity and the art of drawing as a vehicle of healing and change. Registration is required; limited to 18 participants, 18 and older. 2 p.m. Call to register.

770.683.1347 • 1 LaGrange St., Newnan

http://www.newnancarnegie.com

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To Kill A Mockingbird

August 17-20, 24-27

Scout, a young girl in a quiet southern town, experiences dramatic events that will affect the rest of her life. Her widower father, Atticus, is raising her and her brother, Jem. Set in 1935, this play illustrates the social issues and language of this time period. Thursday-Saturday, 8 p.m., Sunday, 3 p.m.

Newnan Theatre Company

24 First Avenue, Newnan, GA 30263

http://www.newnantheatre.org

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AUGUST 18 … FRIDAY

American Military History

Dr Todd will speak on U.S. long arms development over our 200 year history from 2 to 4 p.m. Call to register.

770.683.1347 • 1 LaGrange St., Newnan

http://www.newnancarnegie.com

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AUGUST 18 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALl

East Coweta @ Lovejoy

Northgate @ Veterans

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AUGUST 19 … SATURDAY

College Football Kickoff Breakfast

The annual breakfast fundraiser for the Coweta Samaritan Clinic. ESPN commentator Tony “Mr. College Football” Barnhart will offer insights and predictions for upcoming season. Newnan First United Methodist Church Parish Hall at 7:30 a.m. For information, call Tom Lukens at 678.423.3164.

33 Greenville Street, Newnan

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AUGUST 19 … SATURDAY

Turin Tractor Pull

Turin Antique Tractor Association, Inc. presents the 23rd annual Turin Antique Farm Power Show and Tractor Pull. Sponsored by Coweta County Farm Bureau. Activities include Parade at 10 a.m., Tractor Pull, Slow Race and Kids Pedal Race. For more information call Bill Banks 678.300.4923; Billy Banks 770.294.4263; Joe Christopher 678.378.7426; Geoff Tinsley 678.300.1168 or visit website

www.turintractorpull.com

Highway 16 Turin

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AUGUST 19 … SATURDAY

RiverFest 2017

Friends of Chattahoochee Bend State Park host the RiverFest at Greenville Street Park from Noon – 4:00 PM • Riverfest …  Kayak demos, mountain bike demos, mountain bike pump track, rock walls, food trucks, live music and more.

http://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

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AUGUST 21, 22 & 23 … Mon., Tues., Wed.

Citizen’s Firearm Safety Course

Coweta County Sheriff’s Office offers Citizen’s Firearms Fundamental 3 part program designed to provide basic instruction in the safe and effective use of firearms (primarily handguns). Students, age 21 or older (18-20 years can participate if accompanied by parent or guardian) must attend all 3 sessions. For more information contact Marsha Dailey 678.423.6739 or [email protected]

560 Greison Trail, Newnan

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AUGUST 23 … WEDNESDAY

History with Elizabeth

Please join the Newnan Carnegie Library and local historian Elizabeth Beers. She’ll discuss Nonagenarians starting at 10. Call to reserve your spot.

770.683.1347 • 1 LaGrange St., Newnan

http://www.newnancarnegie.com

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AUGUST 25 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Newnan @ Starr’s Mill

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AUGUST 26 … SATURDAY

Household Hazardous Waste

& Paint Recycling Event

Keep Newnan Beautiful’s Recycling Event is Saturday 8 a.m.

http://www.keepnewnanbeautiful.org

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AUGUST 26 … SATURDAY

Joe Gransden Big Band Show

Featuring Carmen Bradford

The Joe Gransden 16 Piece Big Band is quickly becoming one of the busiest groups on the jazz scene. Joe and his Big Band return to The Nixon Centre for the Arts with guest singer, Carmen Braford from The Count Basie Orchestra, to pay tribute to the Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald, celebrating her 100th Birthday! 7 p.m. Tickets: $15 Student / Senior and $20 Adults. Check out web for more info

http://www.thenixoncentre.net

1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd

Newnan, GA 30265

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AUGUST 26 … SATURDAY

Chattahoochee Bend State Park

Hooch Hike and Paddle

A 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail to the bend boat launch and break for lunch. Then a nice, easy paddle back down the Chattahoochee. Boats are available to rent or bring your own. Register in advance, space is limited. Ages 10+  $12 per person plus $30 boat rental. $5 parking.

Saturday, August 26, 2017 8:15 AM to 2:30 PM

Saturday, September 30, 2017 8:15 AM to 2:30 PM

Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:15 AM to 2:30 PM

Glow In The Dark Bowling

Grab your glow sticks and light bracelets and come out for family fun outdoor bowling. Bring a dim light or use glow sticks for light (no bright phone lights or flashlights, please). All ages. Cash only.  $3 per person $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Saturday, August 26, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Saturday, September 30, 2017 8 PM to 9:30 PM

Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

770.254.7271

425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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AUGUST 30 … WEDNESDAY

AARP Driver Safety Program

at the Carnegie from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Take the 8 hour classroom refresher course. Class is designed for drivers 50+ years old. Possible auto insurance discounts. Call Mike Daves at 770.502.0586 to register. Cost is $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. All ages welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult.

770.683.1347 • 1 LaGrange St., Newnan

http://www.newnancarnegie.com

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SEPTEMBER 1 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

ECHS vs Maynard Jackson

Northgate vs Starr’s Mill

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Saturday * September 2

Sunrise on the Square 5K Road Race

The Sunrise on the Square Labor Day Road Race begins in Downtown Newnan and spans through “The City of Homes” . The race is a USATF certified course featuring chipped timing, where runners will enjoy the diversity of terrain, including: long flat stretches, downhill, and uphill sections. The Sunrise on the Square Labor Day Road race welcomes both runners and walkers of all skill levels. Runners are given options to pursue a 5K route, and a 10k route. This event is hosted by Main Street Newnan, in partnership with Communities in Schools, who will receive all profit from the race. For more information visit http://www.mainstreetnewnan.com or call 770-253-8283

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Market Day

First Saturday of every month from April-December, around the courthouse square in downtown Newnan, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The market showcases a variety of handmade, homemade, and homegrown products created by local artisans, artists, and farmers.http://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

downtown Newnan

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SEPTEMBER 2 … FIRST SATURDAYS

Walk With The Doc

in conjunction with Main Street Newnan’s Market Day event. First Saturday @ 8:30 a.m. at  Piedmont Fitness Center. To register, visit  piedmont.org/docwalk or call 877.527.3712.

26 West Court Square, downtown Newnan

www.piedmont.org/docwalk • 877.527.3712

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SEPTEMBER 4 … MONDAY

Labor Day Arts Festival

Handmade Local Art from over 50 artists, Live Music, Food, Face Painting and More 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. around the court sqauare

Court Square, downtown Newnan

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SEPTEMBER 7 … THURSDAY

7 Bridges –

The Ultimate Eagles Experience

7 Bridges: The Ultimate EAGLES Experience is a stunningly accurate tribute to the music of the Eagles.   7 p.m. Tickets $15 / $20. The Nixon Centre for the Arts

1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA 30265. 770.254.2787

http://www.TheNixonCentre.net

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SEPTEMBER 8 … FRIDAY

Fall Art Walk

Friday, September 8 from 5 to 9 p.m. ~ a celebration of local art! Businesses extend their hours to host store-front exhibits and demonstrations curated by a variety of Newnan’s finest artists. Complimentary tastings and hors d’oeuvres will be served by some of our local businesses, as well as specials and promotions.http://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

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SEPTEMBER 8 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Newnan @ Etowah

East Coweta vs LaGrange

Northgate vs Douglas Co.

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SEPTEMBER 9 … SATURDAY

Newnan Police Department:

1st Annual Car, Truck & Rat Rod Show

Fun, Food, vehicles, games, door prizes and much more: Register your vehicle ($20 before 9.9, $25 on 9.9), or come out and have some fun with the family. Saturday, September 9 from 9 to 2 at 1 Joseph Hannah Blvd. (Public Safety Complex). All money raised will benefit community outreach programs. For more information call 770.254.2355 ext 140 or email [email protected]

1 Joseph Hannah Blvd., Newnan

Public Safety Complex

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The Kitchen Witches

September 14-17, 21-24  

Newnan Theatre Company

24 First Avenue, Newnan

http://www.newnantheatre.org

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SEPTEMBER 15 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Newnan vs Washington-Atl

East Coweta @ North Cobb

Northgate @ Creekside

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SEPTEMBER 16 … SATURDAY

Chili & Blues Festival

Music, food, arts crafts and much more.

downtown Grantville

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SEPTEMBER 16 … SATURDAY

Celebrating A Life:

The Keesha Vessell Vasculitis Walk

Saturday, September 16,  Registration: 8:00 AM

2 Mile Walk begins at 8:45 AM. Temple Avenue Veterans Park @ corner of Temple Ave & Jackson Street

No entry fees, donations only.  All money goes to the Vasculitis Foundation to further both research and awareness. Free T-Shirt while they last.  Door prizes.

More info email

[email protected]

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SEPTEMBER 19 … TUESDAY

Taylor 2 – American Modern Dance

7 p.m. Tickets $15 / $20. The Nixon Centre for the Arts, 1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA 30265. 770.254.2787

http://www.TheNixonCentre.net

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SEPTEMBER 22 – October 1

Kiwanis Coweta County Fair

http://www.cowetacountyfair.org

275 Pine Road, Newnan, GA

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SEPTEMBER 22 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALl

Newnan vs West Forsyth HC

East Coweta @ Arabia Mtn

Northgate vs South Paulding

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SEPTEMBER 23 … SATURDAY

Fido Fest 5K/1 Mile Fun Run

Newnan Coweta Humane Society is hosting the “Fido Fest 5K/1Mile Fun Run” in Ashley Park, Newnan on Saturday, September 23 at 8 a.m. Register now! Early registration open! Race is September 23! Register at: http://www.active.com/newnan-ga/running/distance-running-races/fido-fest-5k-and-fun-run-2017

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SEPTEMBER 29 … FRIDAY

Pianist Joey Alexander

7 p.m. Tickets $15 / $20. The Nixon Centre for the Arts, 1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA 30265. 770.254.2787

http://www.TheNixonCentre.net

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