COMMUNITY · The LaFayette-Walker County Public Library will have their Preschool Ready to READ class on Mondays, March 19 and 26, at 10 a.m.
EDUCATION · The regular monthly meetings of the Walker County Board of Education will be held on the third Monday of each month, with the exception of the January, February, November and December meetings in 2012. Meetings will be held at 6 p.m. at the Walker County Department of Education Building, 201 South Duke Street, LaFayette. 2012 meetings are March 19, April 16, May 14, June 18, July 16, Aug. 20, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10.
Tuesday, March 20
COMMUNITY · The Rossville Library will host their weekly homeschool program Tuesday, March 20, at 1 p.m. The class consists of books, games, experiments and/or crafts. The theme this week is “gardening” and the kids will plant flowers.
COMMUNITY · “Ready to R.E.A.D. Time” storytime group at the Rossville library meets Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for books, games, and crafts. All ages welcome, come join the fun! The upcoming themes are: March 20 – How Does Your Garden Grow?, read about plants and flowers and make a flower craft. March 27 - Alakazam!, read magical stories and do magic tricks.
Wednesday, March 21
COMMUNITY · An exhibit on quilts and their history will run in Chattooga Academy through April 29. The ex-hibit features quilts that belong to LaFayette area families, including two quilts on loan from the Martin Davis House. A volunteer will be on hand to assist visitors with the exhibit Sundays from 1-3 p.m. Chattooga Academy is open between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. most days Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday. The building is at 304 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-639-1519.
COMMUNITY · The Fort Oglethorpe city council work session previously scheduled for March 21 at 1 p.m. has been canceled.
COMMUNITY · Homeschooled children are invited to come to the LaFayette-Walker County Public Library on Wednesday, March 21, at 1 p.m. to read books, learn and converse with other students their age.
COMMUNITY · Seniors and Friends of Fort Oglethorpe meet each Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Constitu-tion Hall on Forrest Road. The all-volunteer group offers games, crafts, blood pressure/blood sugar checks, bingo and refreshments. The remaining March schedule is: March 21 and 27, crafts, games, bingo, blood pressure/sugar checks. For information or transportation, call Peggy Stanfield at 706-866-1369.