EDUCATION · The Chickamauga City Board of Education will have a special called meeting Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 3 p.m. for the purpose of receiving an oral exit report from the visiting Quality Assurance Review Team in con-junction with theChickamauga City School System Accreditation.
Thursday, Feb. 2
COMMUNITY · Cherokee Ridge Elementary School will be featured in a one-hour documentary on “Spotlight on Schools” from 4 to 5 p.m. on local cable channel UCTV: North Georgia Comcast 265, Charter 5 and Chattanooga Comcast 96.
ENTERTAINMENT · A free promo event for the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Thunder Nationals will be held from 2-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Advance Auto Parts store parking lot on Alabama Highway (Ga. 151) in Ring-gold. A USHRA (United States Hod Rod Association) Monster Truck driver and truck will be on hand to greet fans. The Thunder Nationals will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 and Saturday, Feb. 4, at UTC McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tenn. For tickets go to www.TicketTracks.com or call 423-266-6627. For more information visit mon-sterjam.com.
ENTERTAINMENT · The Dalton Little Theatre will present “Barefoot in the Park” Feb. 2, 3, 9 and 10 at 7 p.m., Feb. 4 and 11 at 8 p.m., and Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. The theatre is at 210 N. Pentz Street in Dalton. For more information, call 706-226-6618 or visit daltonlittletheatre.com.
COMMUNITY · Pray Chiropractic will host a blood drive with Blood Assurance Thursday, Feb. 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 706-935-7729 or visit www.praychiro.com to sign up and donate blood.
EDUCATION · The Board of Education will participate in an extended work session Thursday, Feb. 2. The work session will be held at the Board of Education Office on 307 Cleveland Street, Ringgold, in the board room. The meeting is scheduled from 9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. for the purpose of preparing for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools team visit.
COMMUNITY · LFO High School is offering studio space for local artists and classes for community members. Art-ists wishing to utilize the art room and equipment are welcome to attend any of the scheduled evening sessions working in your medium. Room 310 will be open from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. each evening. 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 emailing email@example.com. All ages and ability levels are welcome. Stained glass classes will be held Feb. 7, 9, 21 and 23.
Friday, Feb. 3
COMMUNITY · LaFayette High will sponsor a public information program on anti-bullying at 2:10 p.m. on Fri-day, Feb. 3, in the gym. The program, "Above and Beyond," will be presented by a nationally-recognized organiza-tion in the effort to prevent bullying. Parents are invited to attend. All visitors must check in at the front office when entering. For more information, call 706-638-2342.
COMMUNITY · Northwest Georgia Family, a support group caring for families with special needs, meets the first Tuesday of every month. The next meeting will be 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.” Dinner and childcare are free for those who pre-register by Feb. 3. For reser-vations, call 706-638-2732.
COMMUNITY · Fairyland Elementary with The Missoula Children's Theatre will present “The Secret Garden” at 7 p.m. For more information, call 706-820-1171.