The Union Recorder

February 21, 2013

Day Book, February 21, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The Old Governor’s Mansion is hosting “Labor Behind the Veil” tours every Tuesday in February from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. by appointment. Ticket cost is as follows: adults, $15; seniors, $8; adult groups, $10; students, $4. To make a reservation (due the day before), contact (478) 445-4545.

The Animal Rescue Foundation Inc. (ARF) will hold its 15th Annual ARF Auction on Saturday, March 2, at the Milledgeville Country Club. Tickets are $40 and there will be heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

Ocmulgee Court Appointed Special Advocates is looking for volunteers for its next training session. CASA is a non-profit organization that works with abused and neglected children that have found themselves involved in the court system through no fault of their own. These children need a voice in court and that is the role of CASA to see that these children have an opportunity to have their voices heard and to received services needed. Interested volunteers should contact the CASA office at (478) 452-9170 or visit their website at www.ocmulgeecasa.org.

The City of Milledgeville water department will be conducting maintenance on the 1 million gallon ground storage water tank located on Dunlap Road. The tank will be out of service beginning Jan. 29 and will remain out of service for approximately six weeks. This is part of the City’s preventive maintenance program to ensure a high quality of drinking water for our customers. Customers in this area may experience low water pressure and/or discolored water. If you experience this please contact the Water and Sewer office at (478) 414-4052.



Thursday, Feb. 21

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 hold a meeting at Golden Corral. Bring food 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 Book Review meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Wayne St., to be followed by the Writer’s Group at 3 p.m. For more information call Ethelene Jones at (478) 453-8751.

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 colin@thedigitalbridges.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.

3:30 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host a Teen Movie Night (middle and high school students). The movie will be “Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist” (rated PG-13). For more information, contact Dabney Kinser at (478) 452-0677 ext. 127.

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.

8 p.m.: Georgia College Theatre Department is proud to present I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, a musical comedy with lyrics and book by Joe DiPietro and music writtenby Jimmy Roberts. Dr. Amy Pinney directs with Dr. Wendy Mullen directing music. The performance will take place in Russell Auditorium. Tickets — General admission: $16; senior citizens, Georgia College faculty and staff: $12; Georgia College students: $7. Groups of 10 or more can get a discounted rate of $11 per ticket.

To purchase tickets in advance visit GCSUTickets.com or call (478) 445-4226.