A community trip to Casino Drive in Cherokee, N.C. will take place on Saturday, July 20. Transportation will be provided, and the group will leave at 8 a.m. from the Piggly Wiggly on the Southside. The group will return at approximately 1:30 a.m. For more information contact Sabrina Lee at 478-363-2314, 478-452-6584, 478-452-4217 or 478-456-5468.
A bone marrow drive, sponsored by the Be The Match Foundation, in honor of Antwon, a five-year-old with Sickle Cell Anemia, will be held on Saturday, July 27 at East Wilkinson Community Park from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
June 3-July 19 the Baldwin County Nutrition Department will provide free meals to children. The meals will be served at Baldwin High School, Monday-Friday. Breakfast is from 7:30-9 a.m. and lunch is from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. A school bus will also deliver and serve lunches throughout the community. For information on locations and times contact 478-457-3315.
Allied Arts is hosting Summer Art Camps for Youth that will take place through June and July. For more information call 478-452-3950 or visit milledgevillealliedarts.com.
July 1-Aug. 31 Papa John’s Pizza will donate $1 to Georgia Cancer Support Group every time someone makes an online order with the promotional code: GCS10. Buy a large, three-topping pizza for $10 to help GCS. For more information contact Robbie White at 478-731-9390 or Deborah Jones at 478-731-1446.
Maddox Investing in America Inc. will provide free sack lunches to children in low-income areas on Saturdays and Sundays during the summer. Volunteers are needed to help package and deliver the lunches. To volunteer call Timothy and Tarneshia Maddox at 478-696-0112 or 478-234-9283.
Communities In Schools has partnered with Baldwin Family Connection to hold a School Uniform Drive until July 31. New and gently used clothing will help provide uniforms to students in need. Acceptable clothing items are: khaki, black or navy pants and white, navy, red or black shirts with collars. Clothes can be dropped off Monday-Thursday at the Board of Education, Communities In Schools (GC, 101 Chappell Hall), Northridge Christian Church and First United Methodist Church.
Saturday, July 13
8 a.m.: The 100 Black Men of Milledgeville and Baldwin County meet at the Baldwin County Recreation Center on Highway 22. Mentees meet at 10 a.m.
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: The Animal Rescue Foundation Inc. will be holding an adoption event at PetSense. Several animals whose adoption fees have been waived will be at the event, but adoption applications must still be filled out. For more information visit www.animalrescuefoundation.org, their Facebook page or the shelter at 711 S. Wilkinson St.
9 a.m.: A yoga class taught by Xan Nichols is held at the Oconee River Greenway. Bring a yoga mat and/or towel as well as bug spray. All ages welcome. $3/1 hour session.
9 a.m.-noon: The Greenway Farmers Market is held at the Oconee River Greenway, Highway 22 East.
9 a.m.-2 p.m.: The Oconee Regional Chapter of Project Linus meets at Hope Lutheran Church, Highway 49. The Chapter is open to anyone who wants to provide needy children with a comforting blanket. Attendees should bring a drink.
10 a.m.-4 p.m.: The Gordon Woman’s Club Fleamarket will be held at 110 College St. in Gordon. There will be clothes, kid’s items, furniture, home goods, etc. The Cafe will be open to serve homemade barbecue and other food items.
Monday, July 15
7:30 a.m.: Lake Oconee Promise Keepers meets at The River of Life center on Scott Road. Jack Minchey 706-473-0431.
Noon-4 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.
Noon: Milledgeville Exchange Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club
5 p.m.: The Sinclair Water Authority meets at 126 Cay Drive, Milledgeville.
5-7 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library and Digital Bridges host a Computer Clinic at the Library, 151 S. Jefferson St. 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 volunteer.
6:30 p.m.: The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 523 meets at the American Legion Post 523 on Martin Luther King Drive.
7 p.m.: BINGO is held at the American Legion on Log Cabin Road. No one under the age of 18 is permitted. Refreshments are sold by the Ladies Auxiliary. 478-452-8538.
7:30 p.m.: The Oconee River Buskers Square Dance Club meets at the Walter B. Williams Recreation Center.