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CG – Bow Making Class for Teens and Adults

Calhoun-Gordon County Library is hosting a Bow Making Class on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 4:00pm-5:30pm

This class is available for teens and adults. The holidays are upon us and it is time to decorate! Come learn how to make bows for presents or to decorate your house with. Bring your favorite color of wire ribbon that is at least 11/2 inches wide.

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CG – Basic English Class

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be teaming up with Crystal Veal to present a Basic English Class for teens and adults on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00am-12:00pm

This class is a combination of Basics in english with further listening and speeking development. The formal skills of writing, reading vocabulary and grammar will progress, along the lines of everday situations, interesting contexts, and a variety of materials. Newly-arrived learners as well as those students who would like to improve their English speaking skills, are welcome to participate, so that they may increase their participation in the English speaking world and enjoy more success. This free class is offered the first Saturday of every month at the Calhoun-Gordon County Library from 10:00am-12:00pm. The English instructor is Crystal Veal, CHS ESOL Teacher.

For more information, call 706-624-1456.

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CG – Music for all ages: Judy Mincey and the Sacred Harp Singers

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be presenting a music event for all ages: Judy Mincey and the Sacred Harp Singers on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 1:00pm

Jody Mincey and the Sacred Harp Singers will be presenting a shape-note singing farewell to the Reading Appalachia display, which will be leaving the library over the weekend.

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CG – Storyteller Jane Cunningham

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be presenting an all ages event: Storyteller Jane Cunningham on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 4:00pm-5:30pm

Storyteller and educator Jane Owen Cunningham is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face and a memory to your heart! Her enduring sense of humor and irresistible Southern charm make her “Miss Jane Stories” an enchanting experience for all audiences. Come hear “Miss Jane” spin a story with an Appalachian theme. These programs are sponsored by the Calhoun-Gordon Council for a Literate Community.

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CG – Appalachian Clogging

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting Patricia Bohlen for Appalachian Clogging on Monday, October 17 at 5:00pm

Join Patricia Bohlen as she discusses the history of clogging, the different clogging styles, and the health benefits associated with it. She will demonstrate the clogging steps and will allow attendees to try some as well if desired.

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CG – Singing Appalachia for the Family

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting Joseph Evans and Russell Cook for Singing Appalachia for the Family on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 1:00pm

Singing Appalachia is sponsored by the Georgia String Band Festival and Gordon County Fiddlers’ Convention, which for more than 10 years has drawn crowds to the Harris Arts Center in late April. All ages welcome.

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CG – Dulcimer and Mandolin Concert for all ages

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting several musicians on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 3:30pm

Come hear Kathy Sproull, Janice Smith, and Jim & Sherry Patterson as they provide a musical performance which includes Appalachian instruments, the Dulcimer and the Mandolin.

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CG – Teen & Adult Appalachian Papermaking Workshop (Pre-Registration Required)

Calhoun-Gordon County Library wil be working with Karli Land to present a teen and adult workshop: Appalachian Papermaking on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 1:00pm

Karli land will be leading a teen and adult workshop on papermaking that has an Appalachian twist. The class size will be limited, so pre-registration is required.

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CG – Writing Workshop with John Shivers

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting John Shivers for a writing workshop on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 10:30am – 2:00pm

Join local Author John Shivers as he teaches us about writing about the Appalachian region and its distinct customs and mores. This is a great workshop to attend if you’re planning to enter our Appalachian Writing Contest, which has a submission deadline of October 17 by 6:00pm. All ages are welcome.

Participants are encouraged to bring your lunch and participate in a “Lunch and learn” session. Pre-registration is encouraged.

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CG – Georgia Author Signing – Sarah A Steed

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting a young Georgia Author: Sarah A. Steed on Friday, September 16th, 2016 from 4:45pm – 5:30pm

Sarah A. Steed will be joining us for refreshments and a signing as we celebrate the release of her first novel Can I do This Alone, published by Westbow Press.

For more information, please contact the library at 706-624-1456.

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