The Union Recorder

April 17, 2013

Day Book April 17, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 the Phillips  of 101 Sportsman Circle will hold a yard and plant sale to help support their Reindeer Flight School. The sale will go from 7 a.m. until. Please drop-by rain or shine. There will be an azalea clearance, hundreds of plants, antiques, homemade jellies, Christmas decorations and home decor as well as books.

During the month of April the Twin Lakes Library System will celebrate Patron Appreciation Month (PAM). Celebration plans include: Amnesty, you could be eligible to save 50-100 percent on your library fees; Wall of Original Works (WOW), a showcase original writing and art submitted by patrons; Poem In Your Pocket, unique bookmarks of favorite and original poetry by library staff distributed on April 26. April 15 through April 19 they will celebrate Patron Appreciation Week. For more information visit the PAM website, www.tllsga.org/pam2013, or contact Sarah Hamil at (478) 452-0677 or sarahhamil@tllsga.org.

In support of Relay for Life tickets are being sold for Belk’s Charity Sale on Saturday, April 27 from 6 to 10 a.m. Tickets are $5 and all proceeds from tickets sales go to Relay for Life. For more information or to purchase a sale ticket contact Tammy Lee at tammylee@centurybankonline.com.

Belk is currently recruiting local non-profit groups to participate in its semi-annual Charity Sale Fundraiser on April 27. Any non-profit organization with 501c3 status is eligible. Participating charities raise money by selling tickets for $5 each, which entitles purchasers to attend a private 4-hour sale. The entire $5 from every ticket sold goes to the participating charity so it’s a great fund-raising opportunity for your church, school or community organization. The more tickets sold, the more money raised. For more information please contact Belk in the Milledgeville Mall at (478) 452-5572 ext. 210.

Georgia’s Fifth Annual Antebellum Trail Pilgrimage will take place from April 18 through April 21. The 100-mile Antebellum Trail spans seven historically significant communities including Athens, Watkinsville, Madison, Eatonton, Milledgeville, Gray/Old Clinton and Macon. Tickets can be purchased at any of the Welcome Centers along the trail prior to and during the Pilgrimage or online at www.atpilgrimage.com. Tickets for the Pilgrimage are $25. Groups of 10 or more receive discounted tickets at $20.



Wednesday, April 17

As part of Patron Appreciation Week the Mary Vinson Library will host a Movie Marathon Day (with popcorn) in the Children’s Theatre. At noon they will play “Bringing Up Baby” (G), at 2 p.m. they will play “The Adventures of Robin Hood” (PG) and at 4 p.m. they will play “The Lady Vanishes” (NR).

7:30 a.m.: Lake Oconee Promise Keepers meets at The River of Life center on Scott Road. Jack Minchey (706) 473-0431.

10 a.m.: The American Legion “Davis Watson” Post 237, Hardwick, 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 John W. Griffin, Sixth District Commander at (478) 453-0295.

10:30 a.m. to noon: Free computer classes for seniors will be held at the Senior Citizens Center in Baldwin County.

10:30 a.m.: VIP, a support group for visually impaired persons, meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Wayne St. (478) 452-1444.

Noon: The GC Sustainability Council will host a Times Talk. Make sure to check out the GC Sustainability Council website, www.gcsu.edu/green, for further information on event times, locations and sign ups.

Noon: Milledgeville Exchange Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club.

1 p.m.: Falun Gong exercise class will be held at Central City Park (formerly Bonner Park) free of charge. Cultivate mind and body with 5 sets of easy-to-learn exercises good for all ages and all physical conditions. For more information, call (478) 453-4241.

1 to 3 p.m.: Digital Bridges Open Computer Clinic is open in the Knight Community Innovation Center, 127 W. Hancock St. Work station availability is limited. 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 colin@thedigitalbridges.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.

5 p.m.: The Central State Hospital Local Redevelopment Authority meets in City Council Chambers at City Hall.

6 p.m.: The Oconee Regional Medical Center/Oconee Regional Health Systems, Inc. Board meets in the Administrative Suite Board Room.