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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com 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, Sept. 26
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 & 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.
Parkinson’s Support Group. Meeting from 2 to 3 p.m. in classroom two in the Women’s Center at Spalding Regional Medical Center. For additional information call 770-233-2001.
Thursday, Sept. 27
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
Quilters Guild of the Southern Crescent. Meeting at 7 p.m. at Fayette Presbyterian Curch, 791 Georgia Highway 92 North, Fayetteville. For additional information call 770-412-4812.
High Hopes African Violet Club. Meets from 1-3 p.m. at the UGA Research and Display Garden on Ellis Road. The program includes a walk around the display garden to look at plants. For more information, call Susan Wilson at 770-467-9381.
Griffin-Spalding County Friends of the Library. Meeting from 6-8 p.m. in the meeting room of the Griffin-Spalding County Library. There will be a meet-and-greet for new members and officers from 6-7 p.m. with a general membership meeting from 7-8 p.m. For more information, call 770-412-4770.
Friday, Sept. 28
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.
Saturday, Sept. 29
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 Walnut Creek Band, Paul and Angela Brown, Cadillac Creek, and Blue Jam. Music starts at 6:30 p.m. 770-228-4832, www.hollonvilleopry.com
Sunday, Sept. 30
The Jackson-Butts County group of Alcoholics Anonymous. Meets at 7 p.m. at the Daughtry Foundation building, 221 E. College St., Jackson.