Tri-County EMC in Gray hosts an AARP Mature Drivers Safety Course from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6 and Thursday, Oct. 7 at their main office, 563 Gray Hwy., in Gray. Attendance both days is required. The cost is $12 per person for AARP members and $14 for no-members. A 10% discount on auto insurance for three years may apply with eligibility. Check with individual insurance companies for qualifications. To register for the class, call instructor John Langley at (478) 968-5039. Class size is limited to 35 persons.
Saturday, Sept. 18
8:30 a.m.: The 10 Democratic County Parties of Georgia’s 25th Senatorial District invite all Democrats to a breakfast honoring Floyd Griffin at The Hut, 400 Marion St., in Eatonton. Also on the program will be Quentin T. Howell, Democratic candidate for State House District 141, which includes all of Baldwin County and part of Putnam County. A full breakfast will be prepared and served by the Putnam County Democratic Party. A contribution of $10 is requested, but not required. For more information call Fred Ward (706) 816-6010 or Morgan County Democrats Chair Patsy Harris (706) 342-1011.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: The annual Library Fair will be held at Mary Vinson Memorial Library on the corner of Greene and Jefferson Streets. Books, games, activities and tons of fun things to do will be ready and waiting for participants. The community is invited to come out and enjoy the day.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Baldwin County Animal Shelter and Have a Heart-Save a Live volunteers will showcase cats, dogs, kittens and puppies from the shelter which are available for pet adoption. The event will take place at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library Fair on Greene St. Two dog trainers will be on hand to answer animal behavior questions.
9 a.m.: Plantation Quilters meet at the visitor center at Jarrell Plantation near Juliette. Dues are $10 a year. Bretta Perkins (478) 986-5172
9 a.m.: A Community Garden meeting and fall garden education day will be held at the Community Garden. A short meeting and educational program to discuss plants for the fall and winter will be held before planting in the Children’s Garden beds. The community is invited to attend.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Hamburg Arts & Craft Festival will be held at Hamburg State Park, 6071 Hamburg State Park Road in Mitchell located 7 miles north of Warthen. Admission is $1 per person. Parking is $5. The festival features arts, crafts, food vendors and other events for kids and adults. A kids fishing rodeo will be hosted from 9 a.m. to noon for kids up to 15-years-old. Bring your own fishing gear and bait. Hayrides begin at 10 a.m. The gristmill will begin grinding at 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. For more information, call (478) 552-2393.
7 p.m.: The Boys and Girls Club presents “Classic Hollywood Night” fundraiser at the Milledgeville Country Club, 3700 Sinclair Dam Road. Admission includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, live jazz music, swing dancing performance and instruction, as well as photographs by paparazzi stalkers, door prizes, celebrity doubles, and much more! Tickets are $40 per person or $70 for couples. Group tickets for 6 or more are $30 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call Paul Bernard at (478) 452-2315 or Doreen Sams at (478)445-0966 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
8 p.m.: Georgia College & State University Theatre presents “To Kill a Mockingbird” written by Harper Lee, dramatized by Christopher Sergel and directed by Dr. Amy Pinney. The play will be held in Russell Auditorium. Tickets are $13 for general seating, $9 for GCSU faculty and staff, non-GCSU students and senior citizens, and $5 for GCSU students. Group rates are available. To purchase tickets, visit gcsutickets.com or call (478) 445-4226.
Sunday, Sept. 19
2 p.m.: Georgia College & State University Theatre presents “To Kill a Mockingbird” written by Harper Lee, dramatized by Christopher Sergel and directed by Dr. Amy Pinney. The play will be held in Russell Auditorium. Tickets are $13 for general seating, $9 for GCSU faculty and staff, non-GCSU students and senior citizens, and $5 for GCSU students. Group rates are available. To purchase tickets, visit gcsutickets.com or call (478) 445-4226.
6:30 p.m.: American Legion Auxiliary Post 523 meets at 430 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. All members are urged to attend.
Monday, Sept. 20
7:30 a.m.: Lake Oconee Promise Keepers meets at The River of Life center on Scott Road. Jack Minchey (706) 473-0431.
Noon: Milledgeville Exchange Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club.
Noon to 4 p.m.: Harriet’s Closet, a free supply closet to help fill the needs of cancer patients, is open. The non-profit organization dedicated to helping cancer patients in Central Georgia has relocated next door to Georgia Cancer Specialists building at Oconee Regional Medical Center.
2 p.m.: The American Legion Post 237, Hardwick (Davis-Watson Chapter) meets in the Birdsong Recreation Building at the Georgia War Veterans Home, 2249 Vinson Hwy. S.E. All Legion members are urged to attend. For more information, call (912) 506-5664.
3 p.m.: Baldwin County Retired Educators Association meets at the Baldwin County Board of Education. Guests include Johnny Grant, Rusty Kidd, Floyd Griffin and Quentin T. Howell. Members are reminded to bring school supplies, box tops and labels, total number of volunteer hours and items for raffle.
5 p.m.: The Sinclair Water Authority meets at 126 Cay Drive, Milledgeville.
6:30 p.m.: The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 523 meets at the American Legion Post 523 on Martin Luther King Drive.
7 p.m.: BINGO is held at the American Legion on Log Cabin Road. No one under the age of 18 is permitted. Refreshments are sold by the Ladies Auxiliary. (478) 452-8538
7:30 p.m.: The Oconee River Buskers Square Dance Club meets at the Walter B. Williams Recreation Center. Round dancing begins at 6:30 p.m.
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