Friends and relatives of William (Will) King, Annie (Delia) McGuire King, Horace Price, Verna Miles Price, Robert (Uncle Bob) Patterson are invited to a reunion at 11 a.m. May 29 at Tanner State Park picnic shelter No. 2. Bring a covered dish. For information, call 770-301-9475 or 770-853-0590.
The Bates-Patterson family reunion will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 30, at Poplar Springs Primitive Baptist Church on Smithfield Road, north of Bowdon. Lunch will be at 12:30 p.m. For information, call Donnie Bates at 770-834-8376.
Haralson County Recreation Department seniors will take a trip to Billy Graham’s The Cove on July 8 with buffet dinner, movie and breakfast. Spend the night at the Cove. Price is $105. Money due by June 4. For information, call Rhonda at 770-646-2029.
The Haralson County Recreation Dept. is taking registration for cheerleading, flag football, tackle football, soccer and fall ball through July 23. For information call 770-646-2029.
Buchanan Farmer’s Market
Vendors and shoppers are welcome to the Buchanan Farmer’s Market every Thursday through the fall from 7 a.m. to noon. There is a $5 fee for vendors to cover advertising costs. Fresh and locally grown produce will be available, as well as concessions, at the Buchanan Methodist Church parking lot, on the corner of Georgia Highway 120 and U.S. Highway 27. For more information, call Karren Higgins at 678-644-0743 or Dan Guinn at 404-293-0079.
Junior Cheer camp
The Bremen Blue Devil Junior Cheer camp will be held June 9-11 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Bremen High School Gym. The Cheer Camp is for upcoming kindergarten children to 7th graders. The cost is $30. Registration for the Junior Cheer camp can be found on the Bremen High School Web site. For more information, contact Christina.firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-537-2592.
Haralson County Senior Center
The Haralson County Senior Citizens is taking reservations for an October trip to Branson, Mo. Contact Rhonda at Senior Center in Buchanan 770-646-2029. We would like to have sign ups complete by June 10. The center also hosts Aerobics at 10 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The center plays bingo at 10 a.m. every last Tuesday of the month and is sponsored by Southern Traditions.
An extreme cowboy race will be held May 29 at Possum Snout Arena in Tallapoosa. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and race starts at 10 a.m. $20. There will be adult and junior classes. All proceeds benefit Rachel’s Wish Foundation. For information call 770-574-8104.
April Book Bunch
Children’s Story Time at the Buchanan-Haralson Public Library at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. For information about topics for each week or other information, call 770-646-3369.
One Pitch Coed softball Tournament will be May 22 at Tallapoosa Ball Park. For more information call 770-375-3859 or 678-699-1129.
Grab a partner and join us for Dance Classes including Swing, Cha Cha and Rumba on Mondays. Session II will begin June 7 from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. for four weeks at Sewell Mill. The cost of the class is $30 per person per session, and the instructor is Debra Cleckler. Register at the Bremen Parks & Recreation Department, 770-537-4222.
Horsin’Around Fun Show
There will be a Horsin’ Around Fun Show each second Saturday of the month until November at Possum Snout Arena, Hwy. 78, Tallapoosa. Registration is at 4 p.m. There will be adult and junior and open classes. All proceeds will benfit Rachel’s Wish Foundation. For information call 770-574-8104.
Bremen Big Bark Festival
Downtown Bremen is hosting the First annual Bremen Big Bark Festival on May 29. We will be celebrating all creatures big and small. All money raised will go to the Haralson County Animal Shelter. Vendor space is available, contact Kristen 770-537-2331.
Golden Years Club
21st Century Leadership Ekklesia of Jesus Christ will hold registration for their Biblically based senior citizen program, The Golden Years Club, from 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. June 14, 313 Mt. Zion Street, Bremen. Programs include informative sessions on breast cancer, prostate cancer, pain management and healthy eating habits. Recreational activities include music, arts and crafts and field trips. The program is directed by the Rev. Will Smith. For more information, call 770-537-9933.
HCHS 10 Year Reunion
The Class of 2000 10 Year Reunion will be held Aug. 21. The cost is $25 per couple. Checks should be mailed to Misty Redden Price 141 Chestnut St., Tallapoosa, GA 30176 before May 31, if possible. Please include “class reunion” on the check memo. Receipts will be mailed. Location is still being determined at this time. Please contact Misty Redden Price at 770-301-4487 or Shea Strickland 404-272-3475 with any questions. Join the group “HCHS Class of 2000” on facebook.com for updates.
Buchanan-Haralson Public Library has Children’s Story Time at 4 p.m. each Tuesday. For information about story topic, call 770-646-3369. The Library is also bubbling with excitement for Summer Reading, which begins at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 1. Sign up today. Delicious 2009 Georgia Pecans and Peanuts are still available at the Library. Prices range from $4.50 to $7 per pound. Proceeds benefit the library.
Tallatoona Haralson will distribute food from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, on a first come first serve basis, while quantities last at the End Time Warriors For Christ on Carrollton St. in Buchanan (go around back). To pick up food for someone else you must have a permission note from that person with their name, street address, household income and household size. You must be resident of Haralson Co. For more info., call 770-646-3845.
Bremen Middle University
On May 20 and 21, Bremen Middle School will open its doors to provide an opportunity for community members to share their skills with students. If you have an interesting hobby, talent, or business, please contact Kiley Thompson at 770-537-4874.
Fair On The Square
Fair on the Square, normally scheduled the third Saturday in May will be re-scheduled due to construction work being done at the Historic Courthouse. We hope to have a summer party and fair to celebrate the completion of the Streetscape Project. All Fair vendors will get a letter and a refund if they have registered. Please join us later in the summer.
Parrish Family Reunion
Parrish Family reunion, Sunday, May 30, at Helton Helen Park Pavilion. Relatives and friends of Lou Emma Parrish, Gordon Parrish, Andrew Parrish, and D.O. “Will” Parrish are invited. Bring cover dish. Lunch will be served at 12:30. For more information 770-574-7966 James Parrish.
Make A Splash at the Buchanan-Haralson Public Library this summer. Children’s summer reading program each Tuesday in June. Receive a free summer starter pack. The first 100 to sign up receive a free book. Prizes and oceans of fun. Cool weekly programs. Call for details 770-646-3369.
U8yr-U12yr Soccer Tryouts for the West Georgia Futbol Club will be June 1 - 4. For more information visit www.westgafc.com.
The Tallapoosa lunch bunch book club will meet at 1 p.m. June 1 in the Tallapoosa Library reading room to discuss “The Appeal” by John Grisham. The group meets the first Tuesday of each month in the library. New members are welcome. For info call Karen at 770-574-3124.
Dance & Twirl Camp
The Bremen High School Colorguard and Majorettes will sponsor a Dance and Twirl Camp from 9 a.m. to noon June 21 - 25 at the Bremen High School Gym for ages 4 years through Middle School. Cost: $40 per child (includes T-shirt) For more info and registration forms: visit Bremen High School Web site and click on “Student Life/Band Boosters” or call: 678-701-7119. Registration forms due Friday, May 28.
Winner’s Baseball Camp
Camp Coordinator, Coach Mark Clark, Head Varsity Baseball Coach of Bremen High School announces Baseball Camp from 9 to 11:30 a.m., June 21 - 24, for the 6 - 12-year-olds. Each child will be grouped according to age. Camp location will be at the Bremen Recreation Field. For more information and forms call 770-537-4472 or 678-850-1983.
Robinson / Howard Reunion
The annual Robinson / Howard family reunion will be taking place at John Tanner State Park at 1 p.m. pavilion no. 3, Sun. May 30. Parking $5 and donation of $5 to help with cost. Bring food, drinks, ice, instruments, pictures, swim suits, bikes, and any other fun ideas. Any questions call Felicia Bryant 770-834-6737 or Heather Camp 678-878-8688.
Williams - Hutcheson Reunion
Family and friends are invited to attend the annual reunion of the descendants of John T., Nancy Jane and Josie Hutcheson; Berry and Nancy Jane Williams; Lera Hutcheson Williams and G.F. Williams. It will be held at Helton Howland Park on Hwy 78, Tallapoosa, Ga., on Saturday, June 12, at noon. Family, bring a covered dish if you like. For more information call Lanette at 770-574-8596 (e-mail: email@example.com or Sandra Mosely at 770-574-7261.
Bremen Board of Education
The Bremen Board of Education will hold a called board meeting on at 7 a.m. Monday, May 24. The purpose of this meeting is to receive the preliminary budget and the revised calendar. The Bremen Board of Education holds its regular board meeting on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Warren Sewell Administration Building located at 504 Laurel St. in Bremen. The next regular board meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 14. All board meetings are open to the public.
Buddy Poppy Drive Once Again
The Veterans of Foreign Wars has been distributing Buddy Poppies since 1922 with proceeds from donations used exclusively to assist disabled, needy veterans and the widows and children. The drive will begin Memorial Day weekend. V.F.W. and Ladies Auxiliary will be giving them out and any donations will be appreciated. Wear you poppy with pride!