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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.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.
Thursday, April 18
As part of Patron Appreciation Week the Mary Vinson Library will hold 1930’s Throwback Thursday. Stop by the Mary Vinson Memorial Library dressed in 1930s fashion and be serenaded with music from the period. The first three participants will receive five free books from the Georgia Literary Festival Book Sale. Be sure to get your picture taken in the photo book to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Twin Lakes Library System.
8:30 a.m.: The Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce Full Board meets in the Chamber Boardroom at 130 S. Jefferson St.
10 a.m. to 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 building at Oconee Regional Medical Center. For information or to volunteer, call (478) 457-2124.
11 a.m.: AARP will meet at the Golden Corral on N. Columbia St. Please bring items for the food pantry.
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 p.m.: Learning in Retirement will host the LIR Book Club at the First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Wayne St.
2 to 5 p.m.: Free HIV testing at 900 Barrows Ferry Road. (478) 445-5518.
3 to 5 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.
5:30 to 9 p.m.: The GC Sustainability Council will hold the Student Green Fee Symposium. Make sure to check out the GC Sustainability Council website, www.gcsu.edu/green, for further information on event times, locations and sign ups. A student research poster display and catered reception will start the evening off. At 7:30 the keynote speaker will be Maude Barlow, a well-known water rights activist.
5:30 to 7 p.m.: The Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce hosts Business After Hours. Call (478) 453-9311 for the location.
6:30 p.m.: The John Milledge Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, meet at the Milledgeville Country Club.
7 p.m.: The Milledgeville Lions Club meets at the Golden Corral on North Columbia Street.
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.: 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.