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 until Nov. 2. “Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War” will be on display until Nov. 15. “Out the Change the World: The Life and Works of John Oliver Killins” will be featured at the Sallie Ellis Davis House from Oct. 30. “Picket’s Charge: A Novel” will be presented by Charles McNair Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
Tri-County EMC is hosting a design contest until Nov. 8 for its 2013 Christmas Card. Students grades Kindergarten through fifth who live in a household served by Tri-County EMC may enter. For more information visit www.tri-countyemc.com.
Allied Arts will host the exhibition Speaking Highly of the South by Stan Strickland until Nov. 15.
The GMC President’s Parade will be held Oct. 27 at 2 p.m.
ORMC and the American Cancer Society are offering free smoking cessation classes Oct. 29 and Nov. 5 and 12 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in the Education Center. Call 477-454-3705 to register.
Oct. 23 - 24 GC’s Sustainability Council will host two events from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The educational events will be held at the Arts & Sciences fountain to raise awareness about sustainability.
Sinclair Christian Academy will have a Fall Festival Oct. 25 from 5-8 p.m.
Toomsboro Kids’ Club is sponsoring a city-wide yardsale in Toomsboro Oct. 26 from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. in downtown Toomsboro.
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.
Baldwin High School will present the Haunted Nature Trail Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin High Nature Trail. The event is $5 per person. For more details contact Pam Howard at 478-453-6429.
Salvation Army needs volunteers for bell ringers this holiday season. For more information contact Millie Day at 478-452-7511.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Baldwin County Health Department has flu vaccinations available. For more information contact the Health Department at 478-445-1574.
Thursday, Oct. 24
10 a.m.-2 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 at Oconee Regional Medical Center. For information or to volunteer call 478-457-2124.
11:45 a.m.: The Civitan Club of Baldwin County meets second and fourth Thursdays at the Golden Corral. Civitan’s main thrust worldwide is helping the physically and/or mentally challenged. Guests are invited to attend the meetings and enjoy lunch when accompanied by a member. For more information contact Priscilla Randall at 478-453-8369 or Jo Fraser at 478-453-5691.
Noon: Milledgeville Exchange Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club.
Noon: The Rotary meets at the Country Club.
Noon: The Eatonton Kiwanis Club meets at Central Georgia Tech on the James Marshall bypass.
12:30 p.m.: The Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club, an official member of the American Contract Bridge League, meets at the Plaza Arts Center, 305 N. Madison Ave. in Eatonton. For more information contact Betty Roper at 706-467-3079.
2-5 p.m.: Free HIV testing at 900 Barrows Ferry Road. 478-445-5518.
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.
7:30 p.m.: Lake Country Twirlers is a square dance club that meets at the Harmony Association Building on Highway 44. Everyone is invited to come by, meet members, enjoy refreshments and see what fun square dancing can be. For more information call 706-468-5090 or visit www.LCTwirlers.groupsite.com.