Busy week ahead: Tax deadline, BOE meetings, Harbin Doc Walk, Renew our Rivers, RACA’s Fire Fly Fling, GNTC plant sale and Steeplechase

Busy week ahead: Tax deadline, BOE meetings, Harbin Doc Walk, Renew our Rivers, RACA’s Fire Fly Fling, GNTC plant sale and Steeplechase

"Downtown Midnight Glow" by Lexi Beard, Pepperell High School junior; first place winner, Fire Fly Fling Student Art Competition.
“Downtown Midnight Glow” by Lexi Beard, Pepperell High School junior; first place winner, Fire Fly Fling Student Art Competition.

Monday

Monday is deadline to file your taxes. Taxpayers get a few extra days from the normal April 15 deadline. Details

Monday’s Alcohol Control Commission meeting begins at 5 p.m. in Rome City Hall. On the agenda: Issue a New Beer Package License at Old Havana Cigar Bar, 327 Broad St., to Steven McDowell. Reason: Intent to sell “growlers” or take-home draught beer). Issue a New Beer Package License at Garden Lakes Food & Beverage, 2022 Redmond Circle, to Mr. Balvantkumar P. Prajapati.

Bartow County Board of Education: Meets at 6 p.m. Agenda

Tuesday

The Floyd County Board of Education will have a Called Board meeting Tuesday, April 19, in the board room.  The board will meet at 7:30 a.m. to go into a closed meeting to discuss personnel and be finished around 8 a.m. for the called meeting to begin.  The agenda items are to discuss Policy GBN-Fair Dismissal and approve personnel recommendations.

The Gordon County Board of Commissioners meets at 6:00 p.m. in the first floor conference room at the Gordon County Administration Building, 201 Wall Street, in Calhoun. Agenda

Harbin Clinic Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Jason Rogers invites locals to get outside, walk with friends and possibly receive some medical advice in the process during the second meeting of the Harbin Doc Walk and Talk Series. The event takes place at Bridgepoint Plaza at 5:30 p.m. where participants will get the chance to walk and talk with Dr. Rogers.

Rome’s 60-member community chorus, The Three Rivers Singers, will present Johannes Brahms’ Requiem (in English) – at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church, 100 E. Fourth Ave.

Thursday

Cartersville City Council meets at 7 p.m. with work session at 6 p.m. Meets in Council Chamber on 3rd floor of Cartersville City Hall. Agenda

Friday

City of Rome to celebrate Earth Day with Renew our Rivers. Keep Rome-Floyd Beautiful will host the clean-up efforts and invites community members to participate. Volunteers will receive a free T-shirt and a coffee and biscuit breakfast. The event will be held at 8:00 a.m. at Brushy Branch which is located at Montgomery Landing off Blacks Bluff Road in Coosa.

Rome Area Council for the Arts’ 5th Annual Fire Fly Fling, presented by Pirelli Tire in partnership with the Downtown Development Authority. This year’s event will take place on the Fifth Avenue bridge overlooking the Oostanaula River on Friday, April 22, at 7 p.m. Details

The Spring Plant Sale at Georgia Northwestern Technical College will take place April 22-23. The sale is hosted by GNTC’s Horticulture program. Sale hours are noon to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 22, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 23. Items being sold include vegetable transplants, heirloom tomatoes, peppers, melons, herbs, perennials, a limited amount of shrubbery and more. The sale will take place at the greenhouses located across from GNTC’s Floyd County Campus, next to the Woodlee Building. GNTC

Saturday

The 51st running of the Steeplechase at Kingston Downs benefiting Bert’s Big Adventure. Gates open at 9 a.m. with first race at 1:30. Details

The Rome Symphony Orchestra will perform its sixth annual Young Artists Concert at the Rome City Auditorium on Saturday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. Details

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