Griffin Moose Lodge. Will present a membership promotion spaghetti dinner every Wednesday in October to help support Toys for Tots. Dinner will take place in the Griffin Moose Lodge dining room at 1435 Zebulon Road between the hours of 6 and 9 p.m.
Spalding County Democratic Party. Meets on the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at 410 E. Taylor St., Suite B.
After-school art lessons. Classes for students in first grade through fifth grade will meet on Monday from Oct. 22 to Nov. 12 from 4 to 5:15 p.m. at the Christian Enrichment Center. Registration deadline is Oct. 15. To register call 678-688-3858.
VFW Post 8480. On Nov. 10 the All Around Organization and Vaughn-Blake VFW Post 8480 and its Ladies Auxiliary will feed all veterans and homeless people from noon to 3 p.m. at the post at 610 N. Third St., Griffin.
SAT preparatory class. Meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays from Oct. 23 to Nov. 13 at the Christian Enrichment Center of Griffin First United Methodist Church. Registration deadline is Oct. 16. To register call 678-688-3858.
Spanish lessons. Will resume on Thursdays at 10 a.m. at the Christian Enrichment Center starting on Oct. 18. To register call 678-688-3858.
Oktoberfest Dance. Will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 at the VFW building, 1205 Poplar St., Griffin. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Proceeds will help support the local Knights’ charities. Music by the Party Time Band. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. For more information call Mike Dayton at 770-233-0742 or email email@example.com.
Annual Green-Shivers Reunion. Will be held Sept. 30 at the home place of Charlie and Ada Shivers. A covered dish meal will be served at 1 p.m. All friends and relatives are encouraged to attend. Call Patsy Vaughn at 770-228-2605 for more information.
Life Chain Griffin. Will be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. Meet at the Chick-fil-A parking lot for poster distribution. This is a silent, peaceful, prayerful vigil to demonstrate that there is opposition to abortion. For more information call John Devlin at 770-467-0910.
Griffin First United Methodist. Shopping spree, bazaar, and bake sale on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. We are reserving vendor space now. Details on facebook at Griffin FUMC Shopping Spree & Bazaar or contact Meredith for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or text 770-468-6126.
Griffin Historical Consortium. This is a new group of Spalding County residents interested in compiling information about black history in Spalding County. Interested persons are invited to join. The group will meet on Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. at 119 Central Ave. For more information call the Rev. Freddie Phillips at 770-227-1889 or Jackie Williams at 770-227-9109.
Health fair. A health fair focusing on diabetes will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at Towaliga County Line Baptist Church, 153 Short Road, Jackson. Scheduled to appear are Dr. D. Barnes, D.P.M., Dr. E.P. Osehobo and fitness trainer Tracy Mitchell. For more information visit www.towaligacountylinebc.org.
“Sew Happy” Sewing Class. Will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday from Oct. 22 to Nov. 5. Register by calling the Christian Enrichment Center at 678-688-3858.
The Griffin Moose Lodge No. 1503. Hosting a blood drive Oct. 18 from 2 to 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 3
Daybreak Rotary Club of Griffin. From 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Griffin Country Club. For additional information call 770-228-0710.
Ceramics class. From 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Spalding County Parks and Recreation main office. For additional information call 770-467-4750.
Kiwanis Club of Griffin. Meeting at noon at Kiwanis Fairgrounds. For additional information call 770-227-9187.
Brightmoor Hospice Grief Education and Support Group. Presented at 1 p.m. in the Brightmoor Nursing Center chapel, 3235 Newnan Road, with Dr. Jack Landham as facilitator. Adults only. For additional information call 770-467-9930.
Anger management. 7 p.m. at First Assembly of God Touch of Healing Counseling Center Room 502. For additional information call 678-688-3133.
Divorce Care. 7 p.m. at First Assembly of God, Room 304. For additional information call 678-688-3133.
Connect Group classes. From 7 to 8 p.m. at Eagle’s Way Church. Free.
Moose Family Center Bingo. 7:15 p.m.
Grief and Share Recovery Support Group. Meets at 6:30 p.m. at Eagles Way Church, 100 Hudson Road, Griffin.
Griefshare Support Group. Meets at 7 p.m. at First Assembly of God Touch of Healing Counseling Center. For more information call 678-688-3133.
Spalding County Senior Center. Walkaerobics at 9 a.m., Intermediate Line Dance at 10 a.m., Total Wellness Workout at 11:30 a.m., Bridge at 1 p.m., Bingomania at 2 p.m. Billiards all day.
Thursday, Oct. 4
Walking Club of the Older American Council for Griffin and Spalding County. 8:30 a.m. in the City Park gym. Open to seniors 55 and older. For additional information call 770-227-6241.
Weight Watchers. 9:30 a.m. at Sun City Peachtree clubhouse.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS). Weigh-in at 6:00 p.m. and meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Christian Enrichment Center of First United Methodist Church, 1401 Maple Drive. For additional information call 770-227-8674.
12-Step Recovery. 7 p.m. at the First Assembly of God, Touch of Healing Counseling Center. 678-688-3133
Widow’s Ministry. Coordinated by Nancy Taylor at 6 p.m. at Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. For additional information call 770-227-2300.
Spalding County Senior Center. Senior Fishing Day at Tyus Park (pre-registration was required), Fun Fitness at 10 a.m., Bridge at 1 p.m., Hand and Foot Canasta at 1 p.m. Billiards all day.
Friday, Oct. 5
Quilters Guild of the Southern Crescent. 7 p.m. at Fayette Presbyterian Church, 791 Georgia Highway 92 North, Fayetteville. For additional information call 770-412-4812.
Al-Anon. 8 p.m. at St. George’s Episcopal Church.
The Jackson-Butts County group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at the Daughtry Foundation building, 221 E. College St., Jackson.
Spalding County Senior Center. Walkaerobics at 9 a.m., Crochet/Knitting Class at 9:30 a.m., Advanced Tai Chi Class at 10 a.m., Intermediate Tai Chi Class at 10:30 a.m., Bridge at 1 p.m., Open Card Play at 1 p.m., Table Tennis at 2 p.m., Friday Flicks (meet at the cinema) at 4 p.m. Billiards all day.
Saturday, Oct. 6
Free clothing giveaway and blood pressure check. Dickerson Memorial SDA Church will be holding this event from 10 a.m. to noon at the old Touchstone Service Station at the corner of Blanton Avenue and North Sixth Street. For more information call Jackie Copeland at 770-229-5467.
Griffin Bicycle Club. 8:30 a.m. 40-mile group ride leaves from First United Methodist Church, 1401 Maple St.
Weight Watchers. Meeting at 8:30 a.m. at Mount Gilead Baptist Church.
Where Do Broken Hearts Go? Club Aerobics at 11 a.m. at Griffin First United Methodist Church. For additional information call 770-468-1432.
Moose Family Center Bingo. 1:45 p.m. For additional information call 770-228-1173.
Primary Purpose Alcoholics Anonymous. Meets at 5:30 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 1689 Martin Luther King Parkway, Griffin. 770-229-4869.
Hollonville Opry House. Bands scheduled to play are New Horizon, Dixie Renegades, The Weaver Believers Family, Blue Jam, and
Kirkland & Friends. Music starts at at 6 p.m. 770-228-4832, www.hollonvilleopry.com
Sunday, Oct. 7
The Jackson-Butts County group of Alcoholics Anonymous. Meets at 7 p.m. at the Daughtry Foundation building, 221 E. College St., Jackson.