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Portrait Workshop by Julia Trawick Knight

Open to all high school age students and adults.
· This workshop will focus on the portrait and the many different mediums of expression: pen and ink, painting, drawing, charcoal, and clay sculpture.
· Ms. Knight will demonstrate and reveal the characteristics that make up the head, face, neck and shoulders. As the student becomes aware of the features of the head, he or she can be more effective in portraying the spirit of the subject.
· Please bring in what supplies are necessary and a photograph of the subject.
· Easels, tables and chairs will be provided as well as water and a light lunch.
· The cost of the workshop is $45.00.
· Workshop will be held in the upper level of the Cultural Arts Center,  


Rome Floyd Co Library Children's Dept.

Cliff Patton and Skeeter (a unique critter) will entertain children and
adults on Tuesday, June 12th at 10:00 a.m. Cliff has been performing to school
groups and libraries for over thirty years and is loved by all. He is a master
ventriloquist, comedy magician and professional balloon artist. Don’t miss
this magical event! The program is sponsored by Drs. Amar and Poonan Singh. And will be held in the Coosa Room of the Rome Floyd Public Library.


Quite a Catch

Ron Anglin, a juggler and entertainer for over seventeen years, will
present “Quite a Catch” at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 14th. Tumbling, juggling, singing and clowning around are part of the entertainment that Mr. Ron Anglin provides. The program is sponsored by W.C. Owen. It is in the Coosa Room of the Rome Floyd Public Library.


Grandparents Day!

Grands Who Care
is hosting the fourth annual
information fair and family fun day for
grandparents and their grandchildren

Friday June 15th, 2012
10 am – 1 pm
Charles C Parker Senior Center
1325 Kingston Road, Rome

Free Admission!
Free Parking! Free Food!
Join us for children’s outdoor activities, face painting and more.
Exhibitors will be on site for grandparents to learn
about activities and resources available for them,
as well as for children in our community.
For more information contact Julia



Northwest Georgia Hot Air Balloon Festival

The annual Northwest Georgia Balloon Festival in Menlo allows for all ages to enjoy music, arts and crafts, carnival rides and, of course, hot air balloons!
Come early or stay late to see the colorful lift-off of balloons in a variety of shapes and sizes rise effortlessly through the sky against the backdrop of scenic Lookout Mountain. For those brave enough to experience the "high" of ballooning, tethered rides are also available.


Free Women’s Health Fair for the Rome Community

The Theta Omicron Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha is sponsoring a free women's health fair on
Saturday, June 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The fair will take place at the Westminister Presbyterian Church on Shorter Avenue and feature the Women of Worth Center of Rome and the Breast Center at Floyd.
Area will be available for children to play while women participate in the fair.

If you would like more information, please contact Dr. Tasha C. Toy at or at  


Zumbathon Charity Event

Zumbathon is the newest C.H.A.M.P.S. fundraiser for the C.H.A.M.P.S. (Choosing Healthy Activities, Methods, Promoting Safety) program which is strictly funded through local donations and sponsorship. If you would like to partner with us to help raise funds to help ensure a child’s participation in healthy activities that are drug-free, non-violent and promotes safety, then join Deputy Matt Maddox, FCSO C.H.A.M.P.S. Instructor:

June 16, 2012
2-5 pm
Cornerstone Church of Rome

Tickets: $10

Sheriff’s Office to benefit the C.H.A.M.P.S. program


RCAC Artist Deadline

Rockmart Civic Arts Commission Visual Arts Committee is calling artists for the Summer Exhibit,
“Flora & Fauna”
Do you like to paint or sculpt flowers, plants or animals?Then this is the show you have been waiting for!

The Visual Arts Committee invites all artists, age 18 and up, to submit up to five pieces of original art based on the summer theme, “Flora & Fauna”. Please submit photos of photographs, paintings, drawings, or three dimensional art to the Rockmart Civic Arts Commission for our show scheduled for July 13 – August 25, 2012.


NWGA Hot Air Balloon Festival

Carnival Rides
Arts and Crafts
Lots of Great Food!
Live Entertainment
The best part...Balloon Rides!!
What is Ballooning?

The balloons fly at these times:

Friday - 6PM
Weather Permitting

Saturday & Sunday - 6AM and 6PM
Weather Permitting

June 22-24 2012

Contact Us
Want more Pictures and Bios? Click HERE!

Where: Chattooga High School, Summerville GA

Benefit: Chattooga High School Athletic Department

Hours: Friday 3:00 to 9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am to 9:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm to 7:00pm

Events: Hot Air Balloon Festival, Carnival Rides
& games, Live Entertainment, Craft Show
& Venders, Tethered Balloon Rides,
Rock Climbing Wall, Mechanical Bull
and lots of great family fun! 


N.A.A.C.P. freedom Fund Banquet

The Adult Unit of the Rome/Floyd County N.A.A.C.P. will hold its Freedom Fund Banquet on

Saturday, June 23, 2012, at 6:00 P.M.
at the Rome Civic Center.

The theme for the evening is: The Struggle Continues.
Please join your NAACP family, friends and community for this gala occasion.
Freedom Fund Tickets are $ 30.00 each and available at Kroger, PakMail, Auto Link Motors and from N.A.A.C.P. Unit members.  



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