Weekend Guide: January 10-11-12

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From Staff Reports

The weekend events calendar is slowly beginning to pick up as the second weekend of January has arrived.

On Friday, Exercise is Medicine kicks off the weekend at the Newnan Carnegie Library, Sweetland on Ice in LaGrange has another three-day weekend for ice skaters, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service will take place at the Mt. Olive UMC in Newnan.

On Saturday, Keep Newnan Beautiful and Coweta County host Tire Amnesty Day at the Hunter Complex in Sharpsburg, the HELP Spay/Neuter Clinic holds its low-cost vaccine day, the Frostbite 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run is in Peachtree City, the Free Dental Van is at Nissan of Newnan, CAREing Paws takes place at the PTC Library, the 33rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade hits the downtown Newnan streets at noon and Saturday night, Action Wrestling has an 8-card event at East Coweta High.

Check out the live and local music from Kris Youmans of the Kris Youmans Band for Friday and Saturday evenings below.

For more events, check our Facebook page by clicking: https://www.facebook.com/pg/wintersmedia/events/.

Weather-wise, rain once again moves into the Coweta County area on a weekend and this time, a chance of severe weather is in play for Saturday. On Friday, look for a high of 66 degrees with rain chances up to 80 percent by evening. On Saturday, high temperatures will reach 71 degrees before a cold front moves through with thunderstorms, strong winds and a 100 percent rain chance. Finally on Sunday, partly cloudy skies early then rain moves in again Sunday night.

Below is the day-to-day listing of events in the area. To have your event published, please email [email protected].

FRIDAY, JANUARY 10

Exercise is Medicine
The Carnegie Library hosts this 45-minute class on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. A wellness class for prevention and management of chronic disease conditions. Call for details.
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
770-683-1347 • 1 LaGrange St., Newnan 30263

Newnan Trolley Service
This free service is offered to take riders from downtown Newnan to Ashley Park. Runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Pickup locations at City Hall, the Governor Ellis Arnall Parking Lot on Madison Street, and Ashley Park at Dillard’s (West Entrance) and Regal Cinemas. The first pickup is at 1 p.m. at City Hall with the last full route starting at 7 p.m.
Free Admission
1-7 p.m.

Sweetland On Ice
Sweetland On Ice features a 5,500 square foot covered outdoor ice rink, skating helpers for beginners, seated area with fire pits, and tasty snacks from our concession area. Daniel Holloway returns as the Sweetland On Ice concessionaire for the season alongside Harvest Coffee & Bakery serving up all of your favorite treats!
$12 for entry & skate rental
5 – 9 p.m.
110 Smith Street, LaGrange 30240

Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service
The MLK Commemorative Service is the first part of the two-day Celebration sponsored by the Easter Star Newnan Chapter No. 483. The second event – the MLK Jr. Parade – will follow on Saturday. The Commemmorative Services will be held at the Mt. Olive United Methodist Church in Newnan.
Free Event
7 p.m.
Mt. Olive UMC, 1180 Poplar Road, Newnan 30265

Strange LaGrange: Ghosts, Legends, & Spirited History – A Walking Tour
Join Troup County Historical Society Docent and Southern Spirit Guide, Lewis Powell, for a ghostly tour of downtown LaGrange to hear about the spirited history of Troup County and those who call it home. Tours will depart from the Legacy Museum on Main, rain or shine, and move through the downtown area. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, bring a water bottle, and an umbrella if the weather calls for rain!
7 p.m.
136 Main Street, LaGrange 30240

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Serenbe Playhouse – Narnia
Tickets: TBA
5 p.m. / 7 p.m.
770-463-1110 • 9110 Selborne Lane, Suite 210, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

LOCAL AND LIVE MUSIC
From Kris Youmans’ Music calendar each month in The Paper.

Abide Brewing Company – Jimmy Bass
5 p.m. • 110 Werz Industrial Boulevard, Newnan 30265

Alamo – Jade Sanders
9:30 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Common Rarity
10 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – TBA
8 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

Georgia Shrimp Company – Live Band Karaoke with The Swinging Sofas
9 p.m. • 100 North Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree City 30269

Grazing Here – Crossroads Rebellion
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

The Great Southern Pub – Corey Kilgannon
7 p.m. • 100 East Main Street, Hogansville 30230

Line Creek Brewing Company – Jason Bowen
6 p.m. • 150 Huddleston Road, Peachtree City 30269

The Mad Mexican – Joey Troup
6 p.m. • 2 East Court Square, Newnan 30263

SummerGrove Golf Club – Pete & Pete
7 p.m. • 335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan 30265

SATURDAY, JANUARY 11

Coweta County Tire Amnesty Day at Hunter Complex
Keep Newnan Beautiful and Coweta County are teaming up to host its annual Tire Amnesty Day. This event is rain or shine and will be held at the Hunter Recreation Complex just off Highway 16 in 8 Sharpsburg and will be the only location for the entire county. This year the program will be able to take car and truck tires without rims for free.
Car & Truck Tires – Free
Large Equipment Tires – $8 each
Passenger Tires with Rims – $5 each
Tractor Tailer Tires with Rims – $15 each.
8 a.m. – Noon
678-673-5505 • 2970 Highway 16, Sharpsburg 30277

Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic
The H.E.L.P. Spay/Neuter Clinic of Newnan is hosting its April Vaccine Clinic. Patients are seen first come, first served. No appointment necessary. For Dogs: Rabies Vaccine, Distemper/Parvo (DHPP) Vaccine, Leptospirosis Vaccine, Kennel Cough Vaccine; Heartworm Test. For Cats: Rabies Vaccine, FELV Vaccine, Feline Upper Respiratory (FVRCP) Vaccine, FIV/FELV Combo Test. Microchips for Dogs and Cats only $25, includes registration!
9 – 10:45 a.m.
770-304-7911 • 12 The Crescent, Newnan 30263

Frostbite 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
Hosted by St. Paul Lutheran Church. This 5k race and 1 Mile Fun Run are part of the Peachtree City Rotary Elementary Grand Prix Series. There will be prizes, costumes, snacks, and all sorts of fun. Register online at https://www.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=13111. You can also register at the school office or call 770-486-3545.
Registration Fee: $25 includes shirt ($15 no shirt)
5K Run at 9 a.m.
1 Mile Fun Run at 9:05 a.m.
700 Ardenlee Parkway, Peachtree City 30269

Free Dental Van at Nissan of Newnan
Continental Societies and Nissan of Newnan host Colgate’s dental van for children ages 1-12 offering free dental health info, dental screenings and dental care kits.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
783 Bullsboro Dr., Newnan 30263

CAREing Paws Program at Peachtree City Library
The CAREing Paws Program utilizes registered therapy dogs to improve literacy skills for children. If your child struggles with reading this may be for you. Children must have a basic knowledge of reading. Open to children in Grades K-5. The library offers six, 20-minute sessions. Parents must reserve a time slot in advance for their child. Children may bring a book or choose a book at the library. Registration Required. To register call the library at 770-631-2520.
Free Event
10 a.m. – Noon
201 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City 30269

Tax Benefits of a Home-Based Business Workshop
Held at the Peachtree City Library. In this workshop, hosted by Tasha Tolbert of Love Guac, learn how to maximize deductions and tax credits, and reduce your tax liability with the right home-based business. Tax law encourages business activity by offering many tax benefits to entrepreneurs. Running a home-based business has advantages that can qualify you for several of these deductions and credits. Reduce your W-2 income with the write-offs you will be able to use as a business owner! This event will be held in the lower level of the library in Room 2. This event is free and open to the public. Registration required. To register, click the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/peachtree-city-library-7869023261.
Free Event
10 – 11 a.m.
201 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City 30269

Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in downtown Newnan
The 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration Parade will take place through the streets of downtown Newnan. The event is sponsored by the Eastern Star Newnan Chapter No. 483. It begins at noon from Newnan High School and will proceed to the downtown Square. The parade will turn onto Salbide Street, then head up Greenville Street, turn left onto North Court Square and then left onto West Court Square and down LaGrange Street back to the high school. Grand Marshals this year will be Monique Bentley and Clifton Fisher of the African American Alliance, Inc.
Free Event
Noon
Downtown Newnan 30263

Sweetland On Ice
Sweetland On Ice features a 5,500 square foot covered outdoor ice rink, skating helpers for beginners, seated area with fire pits, and tasty snacks from our concession area. Daniel Holloway returns as the Sweetland On Ice concessionaire for the season alongside Harvest Coffee & Bakery serving up all of your favorite treats!
$12 for entry & skate rental
Noon – 9 p.m.
110 Smith Street, LaGrange 30240

Dog Adoptions at PTC’s Pet Smart
Come down and see some of the amazing pups Coco’s Cupboard has available for adoption at the Peachtree City Pet Smart.
Noon – 4 p.m.
2701 Hwy. 54, Peachtree City 30269

Cat Adoptions at PTC’s Petco
Come check out the Kitty Krewe from Coco’s Cupboard every Saturday at Peachtree City’s Petco.
Noon – 4 p.m.
1243 North Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree City 30269

Newnan Trolley Service
This free service is offered to take riders from downtown Newnan to Ashley Park. Runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Pickup locations at City Hall, the Governor Ellis Arnall Parking Lot on Madison Street, and Ashley Park at Dillard’s (West Entrance) and Regal Cinemas. The first pickup is at 1 p.m. at City Hall with the last full route starting at 7 p.m.
Free Admission
1-7 p.m.

Action Wrestling at East Coweta High
The Streets of Rage card of 8 matches is set for East Coweta High with all proceeds benefit the East Coweta Wrestling program. Featured matches include AC Mack vs. Kevin Ku for the Action & Sup Bonestorm Championships and Warhorse vs. Nick Iggy for the Independent Wrestling Championship.
Tickets – $10-$15 (actionwrestling.tumblr.com)
7:30 p.m.
East Coweta High, 400 McCollum-Sharpsburg Road, Sharpsburg 30277

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Serenbe Playhouse – Narnia
Tickets: TBA
5 p.m. / 7 p.m.
770-463-1110 • 9110 Selborne Lane, Suite 210, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

LOCAL AND LIVE MUSIC
From Kris Youmans’ Music calendar each month in The Paper.

Alamo – Hudson Road
8 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse –Jade Sanders / Parmalee
8 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – HBB (Hardy Boyd Band)
8:30 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

Grazing Here – Matt Lyons Band
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

The Mad Mexican – Larry Mills
6 p.m. • 2 East Court Square, Newnan 30263

Serenbe – Kristin Andreasson
8 p.m. • 9016 Selborne Lane, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

SUNDAY, JANUARY 12

Sweetland On Ice
Sweetland On Ice features a 5,500 square foot covered outdoor ice rink, skating helpers for beginners, seated area with fire pits, and tasty snacks from our concession area. Daniel Holloway returns as the Sweetland On Ice concessionaire for the season alongside Harvest Coffee & Bakery serving up all of your favorite treats!
$12 for entry & skate rental
Noon – 9 p.m.
110 Smith Street, LaGrange 30240

Newnan Trolley Service
This free service is offered to take riders from downtown Newnan to Ashley Park. Runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Pickup locations at City Hall, the Governor Ellis Arnall Parking Lot on Madison Street, and Ashley Park at Dillard’s (West Entrance) and Regal Cinemas. The first pickup is at 1 p.m. at City Hall with the last full route starting at 7 p.m.
Free Admission
1-7 p.m.

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Serenbe Playhouse – Narnia
Tickets: TBA
5 p.m. / 7 p.m.
770-463-1110 • 9110 Selborne Lane, Suite 210, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

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