COMMUNITY · No Limits Basketball continues throughout the month of February. No Limits focuses on fun, ba-sic basketball skills and exercise for students and adults with or without disabilities. Participants must be at least 4-years-old and there is a $15 charge. Friends and family of persons with disabilities are encouraged to join in the fun. For more information and a schedule, call Pam at 706-638-0337.
COMMUNITY · U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-9) has announced a series of Walker County Days as part of his 9th Congressional District county connection program. A constituent services representative from Graves’ office will be available to meet with local constituents Jan. 31 from 1 to 3 p.m. The constituent services representative will be available at the Walker County Courthouse Annex, 101 South Duke St., LaFayette. Staff members are trained to assist Georgians with casework, questions and concerns pertaining to federal programs or policy issues. The re-maining meeting days for 2012 are March 27, May 22, July 17, Sept. 11 and Nov. 6, from 1 to 3 p.m.
COMMUNITY · The Brown Bag Book Club will meet Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 12 –1:30 p.m. at the LaFayette-Walker County Public Library. This month’s featured book is “The Art of Racing in the Rain” by Garth Stein.
Wednesday, Feb. 1
EDUCATION · The Chickamauga City Board of Education will have a special called meeting Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 3 p.m. for the purpose of receiving an oral exit report from the visiting Quality Assurance Review Team in con-junction with theChickamauga City School System Accreditation.
Thursday, Feb. 2
COMMUNITY · Cherokee Ridge Elementary School will be featured in a one-hour documentary on “Spotlight on Schools” from 4 to 5 p.m. on local cable channel UCTV: North Georgia Comcast 265, Charter 5 and Chattanooga Comcast 96.
ENTERTAINMENT · A free promo event for the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Thunder Nationals will be held from 2-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Advance Auto Parts store parking lot on Alabama Highway (Ga. 151) in Ring-gold. A USHRA (United States Hod Rod Association) Monster Truck driver and truck will be on hand to greet fans. The Thunder Nationals will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 and Saturday, Feb. 4, at UTC McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tenn. For tickets go to www.TicketTracks.com or call 423-266-6627. For more information visit mon-sterjam.com.
ENTERTAINMENT · The Dalton Little Theatre will present “Barefoot in the Park” Feb. 2, 3, 9 and 10 at 7 p.m., Feb. 4 and 11 at 8 p.m., and Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. The theatre is at 210 N. Pentz Street in Dalton. For more information, call 706-226-6618 or visit daltonlittletheatre.com.
COMMUNITY · Pray Chiropractic will host a blood drive with Blood Assurance Thursday, Feb. 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 706-935-7729 or visit www.praychiro.com to sign up and donate blood.
EDUCATION · The Board of Education will participate in an extended work session Thursday, Feb. 2. The work session will be held at the Board of Education Office on 307 Cleveland Street, Ringgold, in the board room. The meeting is scheduled from 9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. for the purpose of preparing for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools team visit.
COMMUNITY · LFO High School is offering studio space for local artists and classes for community members. Art-ists wishing to utilize the art room and equipment are welcome to attend any of the scheduled evening sessions working in your medium. Room 310 will be open from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. each evening. Classes are $15 per night or $40 per month which includes most supplies. Space is limited, so reserve your spot by calling 706-866-0342 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. All ages and ability levels are welcome. Stained glass classes will be held Feb. 7, 9, 21 and 23.