The Union Recorder

December 15, 2013

Day Book, Dec. 15, 2013

The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Rocket Roller Rink will hold a Public Safety Skate Dec. 15 from 6-9 p.m. The event is meant for public safety officials and their families only and is a thank you for their service. You must present a valid ID to receive half price admission. Call 478-452-6853 for more information.

The Old Governor’s Mansion presents its Christmas at the Mansion tours Dec. 3-23. Candlelight tours will feature: the Milledgeville Singers Guild (Dec. 14), the First Baptist Church Handbell Choir (Dec. 19). 

Animal Rescue Foundation will he holding a low cost spay and neuter clinic Dec. 30 in the Petsense parking lot, 2470 N. Columbia St. Contact 478-550-5050 to schedule your appointment.

Milledgeville Main Street introduces Downtown Dollars, gift certificates to support local businesses. They can be purchased in denominations of $5 and can be used at more than 30 locations downtown. They can be purchased in the Main Street office, 127 E. Hancock St. For a list of participating merchants visit the Main Street Facebook.

The 2012 Georgia River of Words exhibition is open and available for viewing from now until early December at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St. River of Words is an international environmental poetry and arts project that is coordinated by Georgia Project WET and the Georgia Center for the Book. For additional information call Sarah Hamil at 478-452-0677 or e-mail at

Creekside Elementary is having a Winter Coat Drive and is collecting new and gently used coats for children’s size six and adult small. Please drop off coats at the Communities in Schools office at Creekside or call the coordinator, Mrs. Specht, at 478-456-3127.

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 or contact Lori Muggridge at

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


Sunday, Dec. 15

2-4 p.m.: The Brown-Stetson-Sanford House, 601 W. Hancock St., invites the public for “It’s a Gingerbread Christmas”. Enjoy cider and gingerbread while touring the home and have a picture made with Santa. There is no charge, but donations are appreciated. 

2-5 p.m.: Milledgeville Singers Guild presents “Homes for the Holiday” tour of homes. For $10, visit three local homes decorated for the holidays. For more information e-mail

2 p.m.: “The Nutcracker.” Directed by Amelia Pelton. 8 p.m. Russell Auditorium. Admission: $12 (general), $8 (GC faculty/staff/non-GC students/senior citizens), $5 children 12 and under. Tickets available online at or at the door.

3 p.m.: The Georgia Military College Steinway Concert Series presents Emile Pandolfi with guest vocalist Dana Russell in the Goldstein Center for the Performing Arts. Ticket prices are $10 general admission and $5 for students with ID. A coffee and dessert reception with the artists will be held immediately following the concert. For ticket information, call the Office of Advancement 478-445-0202.

2-4 p.m.: Brown-Stetson-Sanford House presents “It’s a Gingerbread Christmas.” Drop by the house on the corner of Hancock and Jackson streets and enjoy cider and gingerbread, have a picture made with Santa and see the museum’s collection of vintage quilts on display.