COMMUNITY · The Conasauga Chapter of the Georgia Nurses Association will meet at the Whitfield County Health Center at 7 p.m. Patrick Livingstone, medical representative from Forest Pharmaceutical, Inc., will bring the speaker, Dr. Andrew Vernon, pulmonologist from Chattanooga. He will speak on the treatment of COPD with the medicine Daliresp. A meal will be provided. RSVP by noon on Feb. 4 by calling Bernice Whaley at 706-259-5508.
COMMUNITY · The LaFayette-Walker County Public Library will have their Preschool Ready to READ class on Mondays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 10 a.m.
COMMUNITY · “First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe is sponsoring “Navigating through Change.” Are you seeking employment or more fulfillment in your job? First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe will offer classes on crafting your resume, interviewing for jobs, telling your story, and finding more fulfillment in work. Classes are taught by HR professionals and teachers from the area. “Navigating through Change” starts Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 2645 LaFayette Road in Fort Oglethorpe. Classes are completely free. For more infor-mation, contact the church at 706-866-0232 or visit fbcfo.org.
ENTERTAINMENT · A Father-Daughter Dinner Dance will be held Friday, Feb. 10, beginning at 5 p.m., at The Colonnade. Fathers and their daughters ages 5 to 11 are invited. Admission is $75 per couple and $35 for each addi-tional daughter and includes photos at 5 p.m., a formal dinner at 6 p.m., and an evening of dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. The registration deadline is Monday, Feb. 6. Register by visiting the YMCA office at the Catoosa Senior Center on the Benton Place campus, by calling 706-935-2226, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHURCH · The Winter Bible Conference, “Israel and Prophecy,” is at Faith Baptist Church Feb. 6-10 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Featured preachers are Billy Mitchell (Monday through Thursday) and Ronnie Jones (Friday). This event was originally scheduled for Jan. 9-13. No day services. The church is at 308 Boynton Drive in Ringgold. For more information, call 706-937-7091, or email email@example.com.
Tuesday, Feb. 7
COMMUNITY · Lakeview Fort Oglethorpe High School is offering studio space for local artists and classes for community members. Stained glass classes run Feb. 7, 9, 21 and 23. Artists wishing to utilize the art room and equipment are welcome to attend any of the scheduled evening sessions and work in your medium. Room 310 will be open from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. each class night. 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 e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMMUNITY · Northwest Georgia Family Share, a support group caring for families with special needs, meets the first Tuesday of every month. The group meets Tuesday, Feb. 7, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at LaFayette First Baptist Church. Denny Whitesel, a family counselor, will speak on “Lasting love: Marriage when raising children with special needs.” For reservations, call 706-638-2732.
Wednesday, Feb. 8
COMMUNITY · Valentine Sleep in the Deep at the Tennessee Aquarium will be held from Friday, Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m. to Saturday, Feb. 11, at 8:30 a.m. Families with children ages 6 and older accompanied by an adult are wel-come. Give your family a very special Valentines experience this year and celebrate this special holiday as you Sleep in the Deep. During your night of adventure inside River and Ocean Journey, you will discover the wonderful and sometimes wacky world of critter courtship. You will also enjoy an IMAX 3D movie, explore behind the scenes and encounter Aquarium animals close-up. At lights out, bed down in the Undersea Cavern of Ocean Journey, while sharks and thousands of colorful fish swim over and around you. In the morning, we'll even give the river otters a special Valentine's treat. The $55 admission includes overnight, IMAX movie, guided tours, special activities, pizza and continental breakfast. Must register by Wednesday, Feb. 8. For more information, call 423-267-FISH (3474) or visit http://www.tnaqua.org/Events.aspx.
CHURCH · Elizabeth Terrace Baptist Church, at 600 Mohawk Street in Rossville, will be holding its 23rd annual Faith Promise Missions Conference Feb. 8-12. Conference preacher will be Dr. Dean Hamby, assistant director of Macedonia World Baptist Missions. Each service will feature a different missionary presenting their field of ser-vice. Services on weeknights will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday services will begin with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., morning
worship at 10:50 a.m., and Sunday evening worship at 6 p.m. There will be no Saturday night service. Pastor George Pinion and the members extend a cordial invitation to the public to attend. A nursery will be provided.
COMMUNITY · The Hear Now Café, a support group for hard of hearing people, will hold a special valentine event Friday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. The free event is equipped with our FM listening system for hard of hearing to see, hear and understand everything, and the chef will bake a homemade valentine dessert. The group will meet at the Ridgeview Baptist Church in the activity center 6 N. Moore Road and Brainerd Road in Chattanooga. RSVP by Feb. 8 by calling 423-624-1669 or e-mailing email@example.com. The Hear Now Café is open to all hard of hear-ing people, friends and families, and meets on the second Friday of each month.
COMMUNITY · The Battlefield Civitan Club will honor local clergy at a breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. Feb. 8, at Parkway Baptist Temple, 67 Stuart Road, Ft. Oglethorpe. The speaker will be Dr. David Sampson of Parkway Baptist Temple.