Some upcoming events include benefit events for the county’s teachers, students and public safety workers; and a musical at Dallas Theater.

• A reception and award ceremony for the Paulding Fine Arts Association’s annual Student Art Show is set for Sunday, Feb. 10, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Dallas Civic Center and Dallas Theater.

The reception is set to begin at 2 p.m. in the Dallas Civic Center at 121 E. Griffin St. in Dallas. Luther's Mountain Band will perform from 2:30 to 3 p.m. in the Dallas Theater, before the award ceremony from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Theater.

The association sponsors the Student Art Show for Paulding residents ages 3 to 18 in seven different age categories. A judge from outside the county with an art background is chosen each year.

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• The sixth annual Paulding Casino Night to benefit the Paulding Education Foundation is set for Feb. 16 from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. at 655 West at 655 Rich Davis Road in Hiram.

The event features hors d'oeuvres, drink tickets, $5,000 play money, dancing, prizes and auction items.

Sponsors include the Hardy Automotive Group, AFLAC Sandy Kaecher, McMichen Family Foundation, GreyStone Power Corp., Cobb EMC, Peter Hawkins Auctions, Credit Union of Georgia, Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service and Lonati Law Firm.

The Paulding Education Foundation raises funds for a number of scholarships and events benefiting the Paulding County School District’s students and teachers.

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• “Grease The Musical” is set for six shows March 1 to 3 and March 8 to 10.

Friday and Saturday performances are at 7 p.m. and Sunday shows at 3 p.m.

According to the theater’s website, “It’s the original high-school musical, featuring all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie including ‘You’re The One That I Want,’ ‘Summer Nights,’ ‘Hopelessly Devoted To You,’ ‘Greased Lightnin’’ and many more.”

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• The Paulding Public Safety Rodeo is set for March 22 at 7 p.m., and March 23 at noon, at Earl Duncan Park at Paulding Meadows in Dallas.

Bice Rodeo Co. will produce the event and the 40 Something Cowgirls organization will host it. The location is 472 Paulding Meadows Drive in Dallas.

The event will benefit Paulding Public Safety Appreciation Inc. which assists public safety workers and their families in a number of ways.

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