What’s New in Cancer Care and Treatment, Oct. 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1255 Highway 54, Fayetteville - West Entrance, 3rd floor. Lunch provided. Presenters: Jonathan C. Bender, MD, medical director, Piedmont Fayette Hospital Cancer Center; Tavari Taylor Brown, program manager, Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital; Melissa Johnson, PT, DPT, CWS, Regional Director Wound Care and Hyperbaric Services , Piedmont Fayette Hospital; Nancy Jaworski, My Chef Nancy. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the latest innovations in prevention, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship care. Sponsored by Somerby of Peachtree City and Mrs. Adele Andrews. Registration is required. Call 770-461-0813.
Red Cross Blood Drive on Oct. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1279 Building, Third Floor, Conference Room C. Save a life – give blood! Refreshments and fun giveaways! To give blood, a donor must be at least 17 years old and weight at least 110 pounds. To make an appointment visit www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor key pfh or call 770-719-7098.
Cemetery Walk on Oct. 18 and 19. Spirit Guides Lead You Through the Fayetteville Historic City Cemetery from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., $5 for Adults and $3 for children under 12. All ticket holders will be given a half hour time slot, and will take the tour in groups of 10 to 15 people. For information call (770) 719-4173 or visit fayetteville-ga.gov/events.
Log Cabin Dance Party - Come dance with us the third Friday of every month in Fayetteville! Cost is $25/couple/$15 single. You don’t have to know ballroom dancing to come out and just enjoy the music, food, KARAOKE and fellowship…not to mention the large wooden dance floor. Music is primarily reminiscent of the 50’s and 60’s and 70’s for those who remember “when” with a nice variety of old standards and good ballroom music and some country line dancing. Something for everyone! The dance is scheduled from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m., but come around 7:15 if you’d like to learn a new line dance before the music starts! Checks need to be made out to: LCDP (Log Cabin Dance Party) as soon as possible. Mail your checks to: Barbara Stevens, 171 Inman Rd. Fayetteville, GA 30215. Call 770-703-7165 f you have any questions.
Fall Festival and Car Show on Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at National Heights Baptist Church, 103 Old Norton Road, Fayetteville. There will be live music, food and sidewalk games for the kids. Call the church at (770) 461-1704 for more information.
Peachtree City Classic Road Race on Oct. 19 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. 33rd Annual Peachtree City Classic Pre-Race Expo Friday night inside the Amphitheater. Race on Saturday morning at Frederick Brown, Jr Amphitheater Parking Lot, Peachtree City.
The Fayette Humane Society will hold a yard sale 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Tack Trolley Horse & Pet Supply - Hwy 85 - Fayetteville. All proceeds to benefit the Fayette Humane Society, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, all-volunteer animal rescue organization. For more information call 770-487-1073.
Annual Fall Yard Sale on Oct. 19 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Fayette County Parks and Recreation Department, this community-wide sale will be held in the Kiwanis Park at 980 Redwine Road in Fayetteville. All vendor spots have been sold including over 14,000 square feet of booth space! FREE admission and parking for all bargain hunters! This special event is expected to be held rain or shine. For more information, call 770-716-4320 or visit www.fayettecountyga.gov/parks_and_recreation.
The Fayette County Teen Republicans will be meeting at the White Water Creek Club House located at 165 Birkdale Drive in Fayetteville at 1pm on Oct. 19. Parents, if you are looking to have your 8th grader through high school student participate in strengthening their leadership skills, speaking skills while learning about the political process this is the organization to join. All Fayette County, Home School teens are welcomed. For further information please reference the website www.fayctr.org or contact the adult leader Mr. Tyrone Jones at 678-598-7880.
The Prostate Cancer Information Group will meet on Tuesday, October 22, at 7 p.m. at Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1267 Building (West Entrance), Third Floor. Susan Gordon, LMSW, manager of Sixty Plus Services, Piedmont Fayette Hospital will give an overview of services that are available for older adults and will discuss educational programs that help patients navigate the healthcare system and understand the complexities of Medicare. An open discussion will follow. Men (and their partners) with concerns about prostate cancer are encouraged to attend. For more information, please call Jim O'Hara at 770-632-2898.
Chili Fest on Oct. 26 on the Old Courthouse Lawn; Set up begins at 8 a.m.; Cooking begins at 9:00; Judging begins at Noon. Registration Deadline -
Sponsored by Fayetteville Main Street and Fayette Shriners. Open to the Public
For information call (770) 719-4173 or visit fayetteville-ga.gov/events.
Pumpkin Festival/Trick or Treat on Main Street; Costume Contest and Market Day on Oct. 26. Market Day will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. Coming back again this year "Dog Costume Contest" at 2:30 p.m. Children will Trick or Treat to all the Vendors and to all the participating Merchants from 3 - 4 p.m. Costume Contest starts at 4 p.m. For information call (770) 719-4173 or visit fayetteville-ga.gov/events.
Georgia Heartland’s Doggie Dash - 3K walk with dog to raise money for animal rescue and pet over population. on Oct. 26. For information call (770) 301-3119.
Join us at Peachtree City United Methodist Church on Oct. 26 from 3-5 p.m. at our Robinson Road campus for a parking lot party! “Trunk or Treat” will be hosted by the PTCUMC Children’s Ministry. Come dressed in costume (family-friendly) for a time of fellowship and fall fun! This is an event for the entire family! What is Trunk or Treat? Groups and Families of all ages walk from trunk to trunk (or cart to cart) to look at the decorations and receive candy and treats. Contact PTCUMC at (770) 487-6499 for more detailed information. You may also find information on the church website. www.facebook.com/PtcumcChildrensMinistry.
NAACP 16th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet, Oct. 26, 6 p.m., at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center. This year’s banquet theme is, “Uniting Citizens Through Diversity and Inclusion.” The Keynote Speaker will be Shirley Sherrod, who was forced to resign from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) after video excerpts of comments taken out of context were posted online. She is now the director of field operations for the Federation of Southern Cooperatives in Georgia. The Fayette County Community is invited to attend this special event. Tickets can also be purchased online at $73 each at www.fcnaacp.org.
Spooktacular Golf Cart Scavenger Hunt & Silent Auction on Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to noon. The Healing Bridge Clinic in Peachtree City is holding this fundraiser at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center on Hwy 54, sponsored by Piedmont Fayette Hospital. $100 entry fee for golf cart teams of 1-6 riders, who set out to solve clues to find locations in Peachtree City and snap a photo. Return to the Wyndham Conference Center for treats, prizes, and a silent auction. Prizes will be awarded for the Top Three Finishers, Best Costume worn by a rider, and Best Decorated golf cart. Participants must provide their own camera and golf cart; daily golf cart rentals available from www.golfrider.com. All proceeds benefit the Healing Bridge Clinic, which provides primary health care to those in need. For more information and to register visit healingbridgeclinic.org or e-mail email@example.com.
Peeples Elementary School Pumpkin Fun Run on Oct. 26. The event includes a 5K run and a one mile run/walk. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. Race proceeds benefit the Peeples Elementary PTO. This race is part of the PTC Running Club Grand Prix Series. For information and registeration www.peepleselementary.org.
Join the Cornerstone Baptist Church for out Fall Yard Sale and Community Fair with fun activities for the entire family. Vendors, food, youth and kid activities, fitness demonstrations, health screenings and more. The church is at 640 Ebenezer Church Road, Fayetteville. The event is Oct. 26 from 10 a..m. to 5 p.m. For information call 770-631-0777.
National Heights Baptist Church will host a church wide yard sale on Oct. 26 at 9 a.m. Call the church at (770) 461-1704for more information.
Monster Golf Cart Rally to Scare Off Blood Cancers on Oct. 27. This event benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in their fight against blood cancers. The Monster Golf Cart Rally is held at Aberdeen Shopping Center (Northlake Drive at Highway 54) and features carts decorated as Monsters to help “Scare Off Blood Cancers.” Children are also invited to dress up in their costumes or come as they are for treats, games, face painting, dancing, and other fall festival type activities, followed by a Halloween Spirit ride around Lake Peachtree with carts decorated for Halloween. General admission is free - Monster Cart registration is $25, Halloween Spirit Cart donation of $10, and voting ballots are $1 each. Partners II Pizza (PTC) special Sunday lunch buffet will include donation of a portion of the proceeds to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Learn more and register at www.monstercart.org.
The Gift of Preparedness: The Importance of End of Life Planning, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City. Lunch provided. This program is being brought back by popular demand! Without being properly prepared during a time of crisis, decision making can be difficult and the necessary tasks associated with an emergency can seem insurmountable. Come learn how to put your personal affairs and final wishes in order before a life changing event occurs. Sponsored by Somerby of Peachtree City and Mrs. Adele Andrews. Registration is required. Call 770-461-0813.
The South Metro Rose Society will meet Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Heritage Bank at 440 N. Jeff Davis Drive in Fayetteville. All rose growers from novice to expert are invited to attend free of charge. This month's program features musician, writer, and rosarian, Stephen Hoy, speaking on "Roses by Amateur Hybridizers". Stephen has been growing roses for over 30 years and boasts over 275 roses in his garden. He is author of The Fragrance of Paradise which chronicles his illness and recovery as a liver transplant survivor. Please join us as Stephen shares his knowledge on his latest hobby, hybridizing roses. As usual, Master and Consulting Rosarians will be available to answer questions on any rose topic. For more information, call 678-545-1990.
Woolsey Baptist Church Fall Festival on Oct. 31 from 5 - 8 p.m. The Church is located at 115 Hampton Road, Fayetteville. Call the church at (770) 461-9618 for information.