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Bulletin Board

CCSD Virtual Community Bulletin Board

Please check here frequently for information on community events, recreation leagues, performances, summer and school break camps, enrichment activities, community service opportunities, scholarships and more. These announcements are submitted by organizations not affiliated with the Cherokee County School District and are not considered school-sponsored activities or events.  For information on how to submit an announcement, please see these guidelines:  Community Bulletin Board Guidelines.


School Break Camps/Summer Camps/Childcare

Cherokee County YMCA School Break Camps - Canton

Cherokee County YMCA School Break Camps - Woodstock

Cherokee Recreation & Parks Agency School Break Camps


Community Events

Holiday Lights at Veterans Park drive-through lights display benefitting groups including CCSD Skills USA - 6 p.m. nightly through Dec. 31 - Admission is $20 per car

Ball Ground Public Library's Holiday Open House with crafts, treats and Santa - 6 p.m. Dec. 3 - FREE

Woodstock Public Library's Holiday Open House with crafts, treats and Santa - 6 p.m. Dec. 3 - FREE

R.T. Jones Memorial Library in Canton's Holiday Open House with crafts, treats and Santa - 6 p.m. Dec. 4 - FREE

Rose Creek Public Library in Towne Lake's Holiday Open House with crafts, treats and Santa - 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5 - FREE

Holiday Lights of Hope lights display at Hobgood Park benefitting the Anna Crawford Children's Center - 6 p.m. Dec. 5-23 - Admission is $10 adults; Children 14 and younger admitted FREE

Falany Performing Arts Center's Christmas at Reinhardt Concerts - Dec. 5-8 - Tickets are $30

City of Waleska Christmas Tree Lighting at Northside Pharmacy downtown - 6 p.m. Dec. 5 - FREE

City of Holly Springs Christmas Tree Lighting at the Historic Train Depot - 3:30 p.m. Dec. 6 - FREE 

City of Canton's Christmas in Canton Festival downtown - 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 6 - FREE

Cherokee High School Friends Club's Annual Christmas Play - 7 p.m. Dec. 6. Admission is two canned goods.

March of the Toys Parade for Toys for Tots in downtown Ball Ground - 7 p.m. Dec. 6 - FREE; All are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy to donate

City of Holly Springs Christmas Parade - 1:30 p.m. Dec. 7 - FREE

23rd Annual City of Woodstock Christmas Jubilee and Parade of Lights - 5:30 p.m. Dec. 7 - FREE

Canton Optimist Club's Annual Christmas Parade downtown - 6 p.m. Dec. 7 (Christmas Market begins at noon; Santa arrives at 3 p.m.) - FREE

Service League of Cherokee County Reindeer Run 5K and Fun Run at Etowah River Park - Dec. 7 - $32.25 for 5K; $16.25 Fun Run

CRPA Canes & Cocoa Event at Biello Park - Dec. 7 - Admission is $10 per child

CRPA Santa Letters drop-off at the Recreation Center - Nov. 20 -Dec. 11 - FREE 

City of Woodstock Santa Mail drop-off at the Gazebo at the Park at City Center downtown - Dec. 2 - Dec. 15 - FREE

CRPA Santa's Calling program - RSVP by Dec. 13 - FREE

Elm Street's Production of "A Christmas Carol" - Shows Dec. 13-24 (Sensory Friendly show at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 21) - Admission is $18 ($13.50 in advance)

City of Canton's Santa Visits at Cannon Park downtown - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 14 and 21 - FREE 

Wreaths Across America ceremony at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton - 11 a.m. Dec. 14 - FREE

Falany Performing Arts Center's Screening of "The Grinch" and Children's Activities - 2 and 5 p.m. Dec. 15 - Admission is $10 adults, $5 children

City of Canton's Canton Theatre Special Screening of "Elf" - 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 22 - Admission is $2

R.T. Jones Memorial Library's "Noon" Year's Eve Countdown with games, crafts and treats - 11 a.m. to Noon Dec. 31 - FREE

Rose Creek Public Library's "Noon" Year's Eve Countdown with games, crafts and treats - 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Dec. 31 - FREE

Guns n Hoses 5K Feb. 22

CCSD Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony Schedule


Youth Sports and Activities

Cherokee Youth Lacrosse Registration Dec. 2-Jan. 17

Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

Upward Basketball and Cheer at First Baptist Church Woodstock

Fort Blitz After School Leadership Academy - Ages 9 and Older

Therapeutic Recreation Events Spring Schedule for Children, Teens & Adults

SPLASH: Weekly swim events for children with learning/developmental disabilities

Fort Blitz After School Leadership Program


Community Service and Leadership Program Opportunities for Students

Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce's Teen Leadership Cherokee Program - for 10th-graders - application window opens every September

Georgia School Boards Association Youth Council - for rising 10th- and 11th-graders

Model Atlanta Regional Commission - for rising 10th- and 11th-graders

Next Step Ministries Volunteer Opportunities

Goshen Valley Foundation Second Saturdays Service Days

Horse Rescue Relief and Retirement Fund - Volunteer Opportunities - All Ages

Assisting Adults with Special Needs (volunteers must be 16+ years old)

State Superintendent of Schools' Student Advisory Council - for middle and high school students - application window opens every August


Community Awareness

Census 101 - What you need to know

How the 2020 Census Will Invite Everyone to Respond

New Meningitis Vaccine Requirement for 2020-21 School Year: 11th graders

CCSD Factsheet: Clearing the Air on Vaping’s Dangers

West Nile Virus Update from Health Department

Lice Lice Baby - A Girl Scout Gold Award project by Maddie Avillar and Video (Not a CCSD endorsement of specific products) 

Sweet Basil Farms produce home delivery fundraiser for CCSD schools

A Parent's Guide to Title I ESEA Brochure

A Parent's Guide to Title I ESEA Brochure - Spanish

DFCS Guidelines to Become a Foster or Adoptive Parent

DFCS Guidelines for Leaving Children Home Alone

Parent Alert New Age Requirements in Effect for Child Booster Seats


Free Offerings

North Georgia Community Action - Energy Assistance Program Help Available

Free and Low Cost Healthcare at Bethesda Community Clinic in Canton


Contests/Scholarships/Internships/Student Jobs



The School District does not guarantee the financial stability, proper licensure and professional certifications, and/or fair business practices of a business and does not warrant or assume any responsibility related to the performance of the service/products provided. This list does not in any way constitute the District’s endorsement of an organization, the beliefs of an organization or group, nor does it provide an expression of any opinion or any recommendation by the School District.