Georgia College Theatre presents “The 1940s Radio Hour: A Johnny Mercer Swing Dance Musical” by Walton Jones, directed by Dr. Amy Pinney and music directed by Dr. Wendy Mullen with an all Georgia College jazz band alumni orchestra. The event will be held in Russell Auditorium  through Saturday, Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. nightly and Sunday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m. The 1940s Radio Hour, set in WWII, takes a nostalgic journey down memory lane in the New York City radio station (WOV) located in the Hotel Astor’s Algonquin Room around Christmastime 1942. The performers are trying to hit it big and include a producer, torch singer, a comic and a waitress turned star. Tickets: $15 for general seating; $11 for Georgia College faculty and staff, non-Georgia College students and senior citizens; and $7 for Georgia College students. To purchase tickets online go to gcsutickets.com. For more information call (478) 445-4226.

The 11th annual John Milledge Academy Blue and Gold Bash and auction will be held Saturday, March 12, at the Milledgeville Country Club. JMA is celebrating 40 years of excellence, and all proceeds go to support the school. A silent auction will be held at 6 p.m. followed by a buffet dinner from 6:30 to 8 p.m. A live auction picks up at 8 p.m. A raffle drawing for a $1,000 and a $500 prize will be held. Need not be present to win. Raffle tickets are $5 each or five tickets for $20. Tickets for the Bash and Auction are $35 per person or $60 per couple. Buy before Feb. 15 and get tickets for only $30 a person or $50 a couple. Raffle and auction tickets are available through the school by calling (478) 452-5570 ext. 220.

Thursday, Feb. 24

7 a.m.: The Old Capital Kiwanis Club meets in Room 2-52 of Herty Hall on the Georgia College campus.

Noon: The Rotary meets at the Country Club.

Noon: The Eatonton Kiwanis Club meets at Central Georgia Tech on the James Marshall bypass.

Noon: There will be a Called Board Meeting for the Milledgeville-Baldwin County Development Authority at the Chamber of Commerce.

1 p.m.: The Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club, an official member of the American Contract Bridge League, meets at the Eatonton Performing Arts Center at Madison Avenue in Eatonton. Come with a partner or e-mail Pat Turney at turney@plantationcable.net for a possible partner match.

1 to 5 p.m.: Tri-County EMC in Gray hosts an AARP Mature Drivers Safety Course to make up for the one cancelled due to bad weather. Attendance both days is required. Cost is $12 per person for AARP members and $14 for non-members. If qualified, participants may receive a 10 percent discount on auto insurance for three years. Please check with your insurance company for eligibility. To register, please call instructor John Langley at (478) 968-5039. Class size is limited to 35 people.

2 to 5 p.m.: Free HIV testing at 900 Barrows Ferry Road. (478) 445-5518

5 to 6:30 p.m.: Bridging the Basics beginning computer classes will be held at the Knight Community Innovation Center. Classes are held on a walk-in basis and there is no need to sign up or register. The Knight Community Innovation Center is located at 127 W. Hancock St. in downtown Milledgeville. Call (478) 387-0254 for more information.

5 to 7 p.m.: A detour open house is scheduled to discuss Georgia Department of Transportation’s proposed project in Baldwin and Wilkinson Counties. The meeting will be held at Midway Elementary School, 101 Carl Vinson Road. The public is invited to attend. No formal presentation will be given. The proposed project is a new portion of the Fall Line Freeway, from US 441 to State Route 24. Four separate off-site detours would be required during construction. Proposed detour locations are at the intersection of the new roadway and State Route 112, Stembridge Road, Butler Road and Ennis Road.

5 to 7 p.m.: Oconee Sleep & Wellness Center, 681 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, holds an open house and informational meeting. Activities include: Solutions for current problems or concerns with current C-PAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) users featuring updated technology; tours of the Center, explanations of what the study entails, and answers to questions regarding insurance, procedures, and time-frames; discuss and watch prep for a sleep study;  investigate home sleep studies and criteria; information on all sleep disorders; and discuss what sleep apnea looks like before and after treatment. Refreshments will be served and the community is invited to attend.

5:30 p.m.: The Bicycling Club of Milledgeville meets at Bartram Forest on Carl Vinson Road for its weekly mountain bike ride for all levels. Ride at your own pace.

6:30 p.m.: The Old Capitol Optimist Club meets at the Golden Corral Restaurant on North Columbia Street. Interested citizens are welcome.

7:30 p.m.: Bingo is held at the American Legion Post 523 on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Refreshments will be sold. (478) 452-1611

Friday, Feb. 25

City of Milledgeville Relay for Life team holds a turkey wing fundraiser between the City Hall and Annex. Plates are $5 each for two turkey wings and bread. Soda and chips are 50-cents each.

1 to 5 p.m.: Tri-County EMC in Gray hosts an AARP Mature Drivers Safety Course to make up for the one cancelled due to bad weather. Attendance both days is required. Cost is $12 per person for AARP members and $14 for non-members. If qualified, participants may receive a 10 percent discount on auto insurance for three years. Please check with your insurance company for eligibility. To register, please call instructor John Langley at (478) 968-5039. Class size is limited to 35 people.

7:30 p.m.: The Honey Dewdrops present an evening of traditional folk, country and bluegrass music in the Allen’s Market Building, 101 West McIntosh in Milledgeville. Tickets are $10 each at Allied Arts, 201 North Wayne Street. Call Allied Arts at (478) 452-3950 for more information or visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com.

Saturday, Feb. 26

L&L Market is open at L&L Farm Mart on the corner of Hancock Street and Roberson Mill Road. Vendors may reserve a spot by calling or dropping by during the week. The community is invited to drop by and purchase any number of handmade, homemade, or home grown items.

6 p.m.: Flagg Social Justice Legacy Awards Banquet will be held in Georgia College’s Magnolia Ballroom. Georgia College's President  Commission on Diversity and the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity will present three awards to nominees who work to create a more inclusive middle Georgia community. The awards will honor a Georgia College faculty, administrator or staff member; university student or student organization; and a middle Georgia community member or organization. The Flagg Social Justice Legacy Award is named in honor of the Rev. Wilkes B. Flagg for his lifelong contributions to educational advancement and social justice. The public is invited to attend the banquet, and dinner will be served. A social will follow the banquet with music by The Creoles/Ameribben Music Band. To make reservations, visit www.gcsu.edu/legacy or call (478) 445-5932. The deadline is Feb. 18.

7:30 p.m.: Georgia Military College holds an evening of short plays. The entrance fee is waived for a donation to Relay for Life in the name of Geoff’s Soldiers Relay team.

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