ENTERTAINMENT · The Jewish film series continues at the Jewish Cultural Center on Wednesday, June 6, at 7 p.m. with the showing of “Ahead of Time.” Call 423-493-0270 for more information.
COMMUNITY · Storyteller and guitarist Andy Offutt Irwin will perform at the LaFayette-Walker County Public Library on Wednesday, June 6 at 2 p.m. for the summer reading club “Dream Big Read!”
COMMUNITY · An Ice Cream Festival at Ruby Falls begins June 1, and runs daily from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. throughout the month of June. Enjoy a selection of Mayfield’s finest ice cream, hand-dipped, with special flavors of the day and free sampling. Ruby Falls is home to the tallest and deepest underground waterfall accessible to the public in the United States. Visit torubyfalls.com for more information.
COMMUNITY · YMCA swim lessons will be held at North Georgia Healthcare in Ringgold for children ages 3-12 from now through Aug. 30. Classes are Monday-Thursday for two-week sessions, with morning and evening sessions available. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $70. Visit ymcachattanooga.org for more information.
COMMUNITY · The YMCA will hold free summer meal programs for children 18 and under in Catoosa and Walker counties now through July 27 at various sites in Catoosa and Walker counties. Visit ymcachattanooga.org for more information. COMMUNITY · Junior golfers up to age 18 are invited to attend summer golf camps at the LaFayette Golf Course. The camps will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9-11 a.m. each day at a cost of $60 per camp. Tuesdays will include work on the driving range, Wednesdays will be spent on the practice greens, and Thursdays will be reserved for on course work. The camps will be directed and taught by Eddie Jackson, a former PGA Tour player who has spent the past 27 years as a teaching professional. For more information, call the LaFayette Golf Course at 706-639-1580.
Thursday, June 7
COMMUNITY · The Rossville Public Library will host a yoga night for adults Thursday, June 7, at 6:30 p.m. Please bring a towel or mat.
COMMUNITY · The Rossville Public Library will host a Wii game day for teens and tweens Thursday, June 7 from 2-5 p.m.
COMMUNITY · The Chattanooga History Center will present Cherokee Life, a program for parent/child teams, from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9. Children 6 to 8 years old are eligible, and each child is to be accompanied by one parent, grandparent or other caregiver. The fee of $10 admits a child and an adult. The fee is $5 per child/adult pair for History Center members. Call 423-265-3247 to register. The registration deadline is June 7.
COMMUNITY · Walker County Emergency Services will offer a free class in community CPR for ages 14 and up from 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 7. The class will be held at Fire Station #1 in Rock Spring, in front of Georgia Northwestern Technical College. Pre-registration is required to ensure adequate course materials. Call 706-539-1255 or email Captain Traci Reece at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register.
COMMUNITY · The Catoossa County Chamber of Commerce will hold an ambassadors meeting from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 7. For more information catoosachamberofcommerce.com.
COMMUNITY · Teens are invited to the La Fayette-Walker County Public Library to learn about “Death Masks from History” and to create their own at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 7. This is a Summer Reading Program.
Friday, June 8
ENTERTAINMENT · Chris McDaniel, formerly with multi-platinum selling Confederate Railroad, will appear at Sacred Sounds Friday, June 8. at 7:30 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot, corner of Depot Street and U.S. 41 in Ringgold, for the Share America Foundation. Also appearing will be harmonica player Otis Head and the barbershop quartet Rock City 4. Randall Franks from TV’s “In the Heat of the Night” will emcee. The event is a fundraiser for the Pearl and Floyd Franks Scholarship Fund helping musicians achieve higher education. Donations for tickets are adults: $5, Children 5 and under free with adult. Tickets may be purchased locally in advance during business hours at SonShine Christian Books 706-861-7675 in Fort Oglethorpe. For more information, Share America Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 42 Tunnel Hill, Ga. 30755.
COMMUNITY · Youth indoor soccer, for children ages 6-9, will be held June 22 through July 27 (Saturday practices and games) at the YMCA Program Center at the Fort Oglethorpe United Methodist Church gym, Registration deadline is June 8. Cost is $50. Visit ymcachattanooga.org for more information.
COMMUNITY · Rookies indoor soccer, for children ages 3-5, will be held June 22 through July 27 (Friday practices and games) at the YMCA Program Center at the Fort Oglethorpe United Methodist Church gym. Registration deadline is June 8. Cost is $50. Visit ymcachattanooga.org for more information.
COMMUNITY · Youth basketball, for children ages 6-12, will be held June 22 through July 27 (Saturday practices and games) at the YMCA program center at the Fort Oglethorpe United Methodist Church gym. Registration deadline is June 8. Cost is $50. ymcachattanooga.org for more information.
COMMUNITY · Parkridge East Hospital is hosting a pelvic pain seminar on the topic of endometriosis from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 8 in the facility’s BirthPlace classroom. This event will help attendees to understand more about symptoms and treatment for endometriosis, one of the most common causes of chronic pelvic pain. Dr. Del Ashcraft will give a brief presentation followed by a question and answer session. Light refreshments will be provided. This event is free, but space is limited and reservations are required - call MedLine at 800-242-5662 to reserve your seat.
COMMUNITY · The annual Highway 95 yard sale will be held Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9, starting at 8 a.m. The sale begins in Rock Spring and winds along Highway 151. Enjoy good bargains and food.
COMMUNITY · Newnan Springs United Methodist Church is having vacation bible school June 8-10 (Friday-Sunday). On Friday, June 8, VBS is 6-8 p.m.; Saturday, June 9, VBS is from 4-7 p.m.; and Sunday, June 10, is from 10 a.m.-noon. Church is at 78 Monanaw Avenue, Rossville. For more information, call 706-866-6724.