The Union Recorder

June 1, 2013

Day Book, June 1, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Maddox Investing in America Inc. will be providing free sack lunches to children in low-income areas on Saturdays and Sundays during the summer. Volunteers are needed to help package and deliver the lunches. If you would like to volunteer please contact Timothy and Tarneshia Maddox at 478-696-0112 or 478-234-9283.

June 3 through July 19 the Baldwin County Nutrition Department provides free meals to children. (No meals will be served July 4-5.) The meals will be served at Baldwin High School, Monday through Friday. Breakfast is served from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A school bus will deliver and serve lunch to the following sites: Graham Homes, 11 a.m.; Duplex City, 11:25 a.m.; GNETS, 11:45 a.m.; River Bend Apartments, 12:10 p.m.; The Manor, 12:40 p.m.; Finnagan’s Mobile Home Park, 1:05 p.m.; 5th Street Mobile Home Park, 1:30 p.m.; and Lockwood Mobile Home Park, 1:50 p.m. There are no income or registration requirements and any child up to age 18 may eat free. For more information contact Jeanne Starr, Director of Baldwin County School Nutrition, 478-457-3315.

The Haddock Community Enrichment Center is a new non-profit organization to be located at 187 Peach St., Haddock, formerly Idella Duncan Elementary School. A Steak Plate Sale to benefit the renovation will be held on June 8, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Piggly Wiggly on North Columbia Street in Milledgeville. For more information call Katie Williams-White at 336-314-4167 or Karen Young at 478-251-9110.

June 15 and 22 the Kappa League will hold a Karwash/Yard Sale at Century Bank on North Columbia Street. All proceeds from the event will be sent to Moore, Okla. in support of tornado victims.

Throughout June the Animal Rescue Foundation Inc. (ARF) will hold a cat adoption special. The adoption fee special is $25 for teenage and adult cats that have been at the shelter since before May 20. ARF is open Monday, Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. ARF is located at 711 S. Wilkinson St. Call 478-454-1273, check Facebook or visit www.animalrescuefoundation.org.

Allied Arts is hosting Summer Art Camps for Youth that will take place through June and July. Topics include cartooning, illustration, acting, water color, drawing, print making, theatre and a ‘sampler’ camp. For more information call 478-452-3950 or visit milledgevillealliedarts.com.



Saturday, June 1

9 a.m.: Yoga at the Greenway every Saturday morning. Bring a yoga mat and/or towel. All ages welcome. A $1 to $5 donation is appreciated. For more information, call 478-973-9767.

9 a.m. to noon: The Greenway Farmers Market is held at the Oconee River Greenway, Highway 22 West.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The Gordon Woman's Club Fleamarket will be held at 110 College St., Gordon. The cafe will be open and serving barbecue as well as desserts. There will be furniture, gadgets, clothes, etc. Vendor spaces are available for $5, call 478-233-3003.

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.: The second Annual West End Family and Friend Day event will be held at the West End Field. There will be fun for everyone as well as live performances.

3 p.m.: The Readers Book Club meets at Blackbird Coffee downtown to discuss its current selection. Be prepared to suggest or vote on a book for the group to read. The club is free and open to the community.

5 p.m. to midnight: The Eatonton Elks will host a Blue Devil Class Reunion. The event is $10 per person. Dinner begins at 5 and music begins at 8.

5:30 p.m.: The Chamber will host the 66th Blue Sapphire Gala Annual Dinner and Awards at the Milledgeville Country Club. Cocktails begin at 5:30, dinner begins at 6:30 and the program will take place at 7:30. For more information contact the Milledgeville-Baldwin Chamber.

7:30 to 10:30 p.m.: Ballroom Dancing held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Flannery O'Connor Hall at 110 N. Jefferson St. Admission is $5. Dancers of all levels gather monthly at this alcohol and smoke-free event. For more information contact Carol Melder at 478-453-3345.



Sunday, June 2

2 p.m.: ABATE of Georgia District 7 for all motorcyclists meets at AP's Hidden Hideaway on Broadway in Macon. 478-451-9870.



Monday, June 3

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Congressman Paul Broun will host a Constituent Service Day at the Powell Building at Central State Hospital, 620 Broad St., Suite 401-C. For more information constituents may call the Athens District Office at 706-549-9588 or visit his website www.broun.house.gov.

10 a.m.: Oconee Valley Family YMCA meets at People's Bank at Harmony Road and Highway 44.

Noon to 4 p.m.: Harriet's Closet, a free supply closet to help fill the needs of cancer patients, is open. The nonprofit organization dedicated to helping cancer patients in Central Georgia has relocated next door to Georgia Cancer Specialists building at Oconee Regional Medical Center. For information or to volunteer, call 478-457-2124.

3 p.m.: “The Mourning After” a bereavement group sponsored by Hospice Care Options is held at the First Baptist Church on South Liberty Street in Milledgeville. The event is free and open to the public. 478-453-8572.

5 to 7 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library and Digital Bridges host a Computer Clinic at the Library, 151 S. Jefferson St. The clinic is designed to teach basic skills to adult beginning computer users. Participants may come with specific questions or for general knowledge. For more information call 478-387-0254 or e-mail daniel@thedigitalbridges.org to reserve your slot or volunteer.

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.