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For the week of Oct. 14-20
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This week

Miss Flowery Branch Scholarship Pageant, Flowery Branch. Registration due Wednesday. Pageant Nov. 5-6, The Springs Community Church, 6553 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. $100 entry fee. For ages 3-24. 678-357-7359 or
info@fifthrowcenter.com.

Rock Goodbye Angel, Gainesville. Candlelight Remembrance Service for those who have lost an infant through miscarriage, stillbirth, perinatal loss or neonatal loss. Refreshments will be served following the service at 7 p.m. today, Duckett Mill Boat Ramp, 3720 Duckett Mill Road, Gainesville. 770-331-1281. 

YMCA Fall Big Band Dance Party, Gainesville. Refreshments and dance lessons. 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Georgia Mountains YMCA, 2455 Howard Road, Gainesville. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. 770-344-9345
ormsadams1@mac.com.

C.C. Cloud Youth Center Open House, Gainesville. 10 a.m. Saturday, C.C. Cloud Youth Center, Athens St. & Ridge Road, Gainesville. Free. 770-531-0046.

Pageant workshop, Flowery Branch. 6 p.m. Sunday; to prepare for Nov. 5 and 6 Miss Flowery Branch Scholarship pageant. Fifth Row Center Studio, 5509 Main St., Flowery Branch. Free. Open to ages 3-24. 678-357-7359 or
info@fifthrowcenter.com.

Unchained Tour, Gainesville. Authors will sign books and meet fans. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Northeast Georgia History Center, 322 Academy St., Gainesville. 770-531-2664 or
info@theunchainedtour.org.

Upcoming

Gala for Hope & Healing, Gainesville. Benefits the Children's Center for Hope & Healing. Hors doeuvres by Scott's on the Square, wine and live jazz by Larry Barker and ensemble. Silent auction. Oct. 23, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-532-6530, ext. 33.

My Sister’s Place fund raiser, Lula. Includes a live and silent auction, dancing and live music provided by the Larry Daniels Band. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Walter's Barn, Lula. Call for directions. $30 per ticket, $240 for a table of eight. 770-530-5505 or 678-617-9047.

Ride for Recovery Poker Run, Gainesville. Benefits the participants of the Treatment Courts of Hall and Dawson Counties. Motorcycle ride. 8 a.m. Oct. 23. Ride begins at First Baptist Church of Gainesville, 751 Green St. NW, Gainesville, and ends at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, 1855 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville. $25 for the first rider, $10 per passenger, $5 for an extra hand. 770-297-3526
oramathe@hallcounty.org.

Spooktacular, Gainesville. Costume contest. 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. Oct. 29-30, Pier 29 on Lanier, Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville. $5.
www.pier29onlanier.com.

Ongoing 

American Business Women's Association, Gainesville. 6 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month, Ryan's Family Steakhouse, 2415 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville. To attend as a guest, call 770-967-3352.

Toastmasters, Gainesville. Improve your public speaking skills. 5:45-6:45 p.m. Mondays. Jacobs Building Room 208, Brenau University, 340 Green St., Gainesville. Free. 678-469-2777
orgainesvilletoastmasters@yahoo.com

Old-fashioned square dance, Hiawassee. 7 p.m. Mondays. Senior Center, 48 River St., Hiawassee. Free. 706-896-1060 or
info@townshistory.org.

East Georgia Genealogy Society, Winder. Meets 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Betty Jo Maddox Community Room, The People's Bank Financial Center, 76 Broad St., Winder.

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