Things to Do-Oct.27-Dec.4

Things to Do-Oct.27-Dec.4

October

October 27

Newnan Coweta Habitat for Humanity will host its Feast For Habitat fundraising event from 5:30-10 p.m. at Cheek Creek Barn in Senoia. A limited number of seats remain. Purchase tickets and get more information at www.nchfh.org. All proceeds support NCHFH’s mission of building new homes and renovating existing homes for families in need throughout Coweta County.

October 29

The Zombie 5K is today at Ashley Park, 370 Newnan Crossing Bypass in Newnan.
Participants are encouraged to walk, creep, crawl or run while wearing their best zombie or ghoulish outfits.Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the race begins at 9. The award presentation begins at 10.
Register early to save money. Prices increase as the race gets closer. Medals will be awarded to the top male and female finishers in the following age categories: 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+. All children 13 and under will receive special participation medals.
Race packets can be picked up Oct. 26-28 at Dragonfly Running in downtown Newnan.
To sign up, visit www.active.com/newnan-ga/running/distance-running-races/zombie-5k-2016?int.

November

November 1

A class on cutting gardens is today from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at The Bridge Community Center, 225 Willowbend Rd. in Peachtree City. Join the Peachtree City Garden Club to hear Lanie Riner, of Thunderwood Farms Wholesale Nursery, as she gives tips on how to create a cutting garden to fill your home with colorful blooms all year long. Guests are welcome. Refreshments are served at 9:30. For more information, find the Peachtree City Garden Club on Facebook.

Learn about Fayette Senior Services today from 1:30 – 2 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services at McIntosh Place, 191 McIntosh Trail in Peachtree City. Come to one of these monthly meetings to learn more about Fayette Senior Services’ Life Enrichment Center. This is a great opportunity for those interested in becoming an FSS member to learn more about the benefits of membership and social services. We are here to help you age and live well! This program is free but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email: register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). FSS members and non-members welcome.

November 2

Pet adoption day is today from 1 – 4 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail in Peachtree City. Fayette County Humane Society will be at FSS with some furry friends. Drop in and meet adoptable cats and dogs you can take home as a great companion, or come by just to say hello and show the animals a little love. This program is free to attend, but adoption fees may apply if adopting. No pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email: info@fayss.org with questions. FSS members and non-members welcome.

November 3

In recognition of Veterans Day, retired Col. Don Dickinson, COLwill be speaking to the Greater Fayette Republican Women’s Club today at 6 p.m. at Green Ginger restaurant, located at 200 Market Place Connector in Peachtree City.Guests are welcome to attend! Please email gfrwcga.gmail.com for further info.

November 4

Michael Sawecki will be exhibiting his art work at the Peachtree City Library November 4 through December 2016. Sawecki works mostly in acrylics, but finds inspiration in the works of other artists, authors, and musicians, such as Francis Bacon, Thomas Ligott, and Nick Cave. An “After Hours” artist’s reception is today from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the main level of Peachtree City Library. This event is free and open to the public.

November 5

The New Hope Harvest Classic 5K Run/Walk is today from 8 – 11 a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 551 New Hope Rd., Fayetteville. Support the 15th annual event to benefit HeartCry, New Hope’s orphan ministry which serves vulnerable and orphaned children locally, nationally and around the world. For more information, call Bob Dalton, Race Director, at 404-469-7500 or go to newhopebc.org/events.

The Turkey Trot 5K is today at 8 a.m. at Sara Harp Minter Elementary School, 1650 Hwy 85S in Fayetteville. This race is part of the Rotary Club Grand Prix. Points are awarded at each race for all age groups. As the year progresses, points are accumulated (Sept-May). At the end of the year, awards will be presented to the top three runners, both male and female, in all age groups, having accumulated the most points. For more information, go to fcboe.org/shmes.

November 11

Christian City will have a special Veterans Day musical event today. The concert runs from 4-5 p.m. with a reception after the concert. RSVP requested Contact Ken White at 770-703-2683.

November 12

The Fun Run 5K is today at 8 a.m. at Braelinn Elementary School, 975 Robinson Rd. in Peachtree City. This race is part of the Rotary Club Grand Prix. Points are awarded at each race for all age groups. As the year progresses, points are accumulated (Sept-May). At the end of the year, awards will be presented to the top three runners, both male and female, in all age groups, having accumulated the most points. For more information, go to fcboe.org/bes.

November 19

Walk With a Doc is today at 8 a.m. in the parking lot near Partners II Pizza, Aberdeen Village, 215 Northlake Drive in Peachtree City. Walk with a Doc is an opportunity for community members to “walk and talk” with doctors and health professionals at a designated location. The program lasts approximately one hour, and offers a casual, enjoyable and personable experience with a doctor. The walk will feature new breast surgeon, Dr. Melanie Crutchfield Whitten, who will take five minutes to talk on a health topic; participants can ask questions freely for the remainder of the session. The group gathers in the parking lot at 8 a.m. and the walk begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. It is free and pre-registration is encouraged. Walks will occur the third Saturday of each month through November. For more information, go to piedmont.org/patients-visitors/walk-with-a-doc.
 

December

December 1

The 10th annual Chair-ity Event benefiting The Children’s Village at Christian City is today from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza, 201 Aberdeen Pkwy. in Peachtree City. Tickets are available Nov. 1 and are $55 each. Sponsorship levels range from $250-$10,000.There will be a raffle drawing for an Infiniti Q50. Tickets are $25 each or five for $100.Artists, business leaders, volunteers and philanthropists come together each year to support The Children’s Village at Christian City at the Chair-ity event, featuring live jazz, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, silent auction and a raffle drawing to win a new Infiniti Q50 from Infiniti of South Atlanta. The raffle is hosted by South Side Atlanta Rotary Clubs.
All proceeds from both the Infiniti Raffle and the Chair-ity event will support children in need, victims of abuse and abandonment who now live safely at The Children’s Village at Christian City. The Infiniti raffle drawing will occur at the end of the event and you do not have to be present to win. Get more info and buy tickets at http://christiancity.org/special-events/chair-ity/ or contact Ashley Bonner at 678-466-1093 or ashleyb@christian-city.org.

December 3

Peachtree City will kick off the holiday season with the annual Hometown Holiday todayThe fun starts at 5 p.m. at The Fred with a musical program featuring singing and dancing performances by local talent. Kids will enjoy participating in fun activities, and families can gather around the fire pits to make s’mores.Immediately following the program, attendees are encouraged to take their golf carts and follow Santa through the Trail of Lights to City Hall for the lighting of the tree and visits with Santa. Each child participating in the Trail of Lights will receive a free glow necklace to wear on the journey.

December 4

Harry Norman Realtors will present the third annual Fayette Humane Society Christmas Tour of Homes today from 1-5 p.m., showcasing six homes in Fayette County.
Tickets will go on sale Oct. 3 at a cost of $30 and will be available at the Harry Norman Realtor office, 120 Peachtree East Shopping Center in Peachtree City. The homes to be featured are located in six subdivisions in the area including Stoney Brook, Conservatory Pointe, Ashford Park, Greers Mountain, Highgrove and McNeil Farms. All proceeds from ticket sales will go to provide food, shelter and medical attention for the animals. For more information on the event visit www.fayettehumane.org, go to the Fayette Humane Society Christmas Tour of Homes Facebook page.