The Union Recorder

October 5, 2013

Day Book, Oct. 5, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The Old Governor’s Mansion will feature Civil War era exhibits and lectures throughout October and November. “What We Wore on our Heads: An Exhibition of Civil War Era Headwear” will be on display from Oct. 1 - Nov. 2. “Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War” will be on display Oct. 2 - Nov. 15. Mate Masie: “What I Hear I Keep” will be featured at the Sallie Ellis Davis House from Oct. 2 - 30. “Picket’s Charge: A Novel” will be presented by Charles McNair Oct. 26 at 6 p.m.

Andalusia Farm’s ninth annual Bluegrass concert will be held on the front lawn Oct. 5 from 5-8 p.m. Heart Pine will be featured this year and admission is only $5. One-mile guided tours will be offered at 4. Bring your own food or enjoy hotdogs and hamburgers at the event.

Allied Arts will host the exhibition Speaking Highly of the South by Stan Strickland from Oct. 6 - Nov. 15. A reception from 1-3 p.m. will be held Oct. 6.

The annual Nunn-Wheeler Cemetery Day will be held at the Nunn-Wheeler Cemetery in Wilkinson County on Oct. 6. Please come and bring a picnic lunch to enjoy around 12:30 p.m.  Everyone who would like to attend is welcome including past donors, new donors and community members. Contact Rodney Stone for more information or to make a donation, 478-946-3226.

A Lake Sinclair Clean-Up Day will be held Oct. 9 from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.. Volunteer assignment will be given out at Georgia Power Company Plant Branch, 1100 Milledgeville Highway. Contact Regina Linch, 706-484-7206; Guerry Brooks, 706-485-8704 Ext. 2; and Sandra Hudson, 706-485-8704 Ext. 3.

CGTC will offer a Soils Education Seminar on Oct. 9 for a fee of $99. The seminar will be taught by Thomas Macfie of Soil Science Inc. For more information contact Brent Rosencrantz at 478-445-2307.

The Oconee Regional Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert, Piano Passion, on Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. at Russell Auditorium.

A Harvest Festival and Petting Zoo will be held on Oct. 27 starting at 9:45 a.m. at New Vision COGIC, 941 Dunlap Road. There will be food and prizes.

Tractor Supply Company is announcing the launch of PetVet Clinic - an easy, affordable and convenient way to protect your pet by providing all of its vaccination needs. For information about clinic dates and times visit www.petvet.pawsplus.com or contact the Milledgeville Tractor Supply store.

Court Appointed Special Advocates is seeking volunteers for its Fall training. If interested call 478-452-9170, visit ocmulgeecasa.org or contact Lori Muggridge at ocasalm@baldwin.k12.ga.us.

The Baldwin County Health Department has flu vaccinations available. For more information contact the Health Department at 478-445-1574.



Saturday, Oct. 5

9 a.m.: A yoga class taught by Xan Nichols is held at the Oconee River Greenway. Bring a yoga mat and/or towel as well as bug spray. All ages welcome. $3/1 hour session.

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

10:30 a.m.: Milledgeville Music Club will be held at GCSU’s Porter Hall Room 228 to meet the new music department chairman Dr. Sergio Ruiz and other music faculty for 2013-2014.

3 p.m.: The Readers Book Club meets at the Milledgeville Mall food court 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. For more information contact Jeff Taylor at 478-454-4206.



Sunday, Oct. 6

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, Oct. 7

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

Noon-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 Baldwin County Recreation Committee will meet at the Baldwin County Courthouse, 121 N. Wilkinson St., Suite 314.

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.

4 p.m.: American Legion Morris-Little Auxiliary Unit 6 meets at 231 Log Cabin Rd. All members are urged to attend. For more information call Carrol Griffin, Unit 6 President, at 478-453-0295.

5-7 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.: The Milledgeville Singers Guild will meet at the First United Methodist Church, 366 Log Cabin Road. For more information, or to join, contact Jay Hodges at jayhodges610@yahoo.com.

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.

7:30 p.m.: The Baldwin County chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference meets at American Legion Post 523.