The Union Recorder

October 6, 2012

Day Book, October 6, 2012


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Flu vaccines are now available at the Baldwin County Health Department. They will offer both the traditional flu shot and Flu Mist, which is a nasal spray. Vaccines will cost $25 but are available at no charge to those on Medicaid, Peachcare, Wellcare, Amerigroup, Medicare Part B, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia or a State Benefit Plan through United Healthcare or Cigna. Flu vaccines will also be offered in the schools this year. Parents will receive permission slips from their child’s school in the coming weeks.

Tickets for the Haunted Trolley Tour go on sale at 9 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Milledgeville Convention and Visitor Bureau, 200 W. Hancock St.

Oconee Regional Healthcare Foundation’s “An Evening in Paris” will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Centennial Center on the GC Campus. Tickets are $125 each and can be purchased by calling (478) 456-9866.

Middle Georgia Art Association is taking submissions for the judged exhibit “Harvest Time.” Entrants must be 18 or older and out of high school. The deadline to enter is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. For more information, call (478) 744-9557 or e-mail middlegeorgiaart@bellsouth.net.



Saturday, Oct. 6

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Morris-Little American Legion Post 6 will host a “Crafts Bazaar and Bake Sale” at 231 Log Cabin Road. Proceeds from the fundraiser will support the Annual Auxiliary Christmas Gift Shop at the Georgia War Veterans home. For more information, contact (478) 457-7718.

9 a.m.: Yoga at the Greenway every Saturday morning. Bring a yoga mat and/or towel. All ages welcome. A $1 to $5 donation is appreciated. For more information, call (478) 973-9767.

9 a.m. to noon: The Fall Line Farmers Market is now open every Saturday morning in the parking lot behind First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Wayne Street rain or shine. More than a dozen middle-Georgia farmers and producers who live in a 100-mile radius of Milledgeville sell a wide selection of naturally grown, seasonal vegetables; grass-fed beef and lamb; heritage breed pork; free-range eggs; hormone-free dairy products including butter and yogurt; artisan bread and cheese; local honey and preserves; baked goods including specialty cakes; perennial plants and more. Come sample, browse and take advantage of the opportunity to meet and talk with folks who are passionate about providing locally grown, delicious food. Children and well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome. For more information call (478)414-6433.

3 p.m.: The Readers Book Club meets at Blackbird Coffee downtown to discuss its current selection. Be prepared to suggest or vote on a book for the group to read. The club is free and open to the community.



Sunday, Oct. 7

2 p.m.: ABATE of Georgia District 7 for all motorcyclists meets at AP’s Hidden Hideaway on Broadway in Macon. (478) 451-9870.

3 p.m.: The Milledgeville Music Club meets in Room 228 in Georgia College’s Porter Hall. Special guest will be Dr. Bob Wilson joining Dr. Richard Greene in presenting a study of the music in our area including the history of the Milledgeville Music Club.



Monday, Oct. 8

Noon to 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: Fifties Plus meets at the Milledgeville FUMC on Log Cabin Road and is open to everyone. For more information on meetings and lunch, call the church office at (478) 452-4597.

1 to 3 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library and Digital Bridges host an Open Computer Clinic at the Library. 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 volunteer.

4 p.m.: American Legion Morris-Little Auxiliary Unit 6 meets at 231 Log Cabin Rd. All members are urged to attend. For more information call Carrol Griffin, Unit 6 President at (478) 453-0295.

4 p.m.: The Baldwin County Board of Registrars holds its monthly meeting in Room 102 of the Baldwin County Courthouse.

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.: Milledgeville Jaycees meet at Walter B. Williams Jr. Park.

7:30 p.m.: The Oconee River Buskers Square Dance Club meets at the Walter B. Williams Recreation Center.



Tuesday, Oct. 9

10:30 a.m.: A Senior Olympic badminton club will be held at the Baldwin County Recreation Department gym.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Cafe Central is open every Tuesday at Freedom Church in Milledgeville. A free meal will be served to everyone who comes. For information on volunteering, call (478) 453-4400.

12:45 p.m.: The Milledgeville Kiwanis Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club. Visitors are welcome to the program and to lunch with a club sponsor.

1 p.m.: The Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club, an official member of the American Contract Bridge League, meets at the Eatonton Performing Arts Center on Madison Avenue in Eatonton. Come with a partner or e-mail Pat Turney at turney@plantationcable.net for a possible partner match.

3 to 6 p.m.: Milledgeville Marketplace Farmers Market features locally grown produce and hand made products. It is located in the city lot at 222 East Hancock between the Chevron Golden Pantry and the Huddle House. Free customer parking is available in the top parking area, and additional parking is located in the freshly cut grassy field just behind the lot.

3:30 to 6:30 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.

5:30 p.m.: The Baldwin County Board of Education meets at the board administrative building, 110 N. ABC Drive.

6 p.m.: The Faith Hope and Love Cancer Support Group for Women meets at Golden Corral, 2600 N. Columbia St. in the Walmart Shopping Center. The meeting is open to cancer patients and survivors. Carolyn Minshew (478) 453-7434 or mysnoopy@windstream.net or Laverne Dalton (706) 485-0453 or Laverne@goldlink.net.

6 p.m.: Oconee Regional Medical Center’s Diabetes Support Group will meet in the hospital’s Education Center. The featured speaker will be Barry Johns, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at Mercer University School of Medicine, and Clinical Endocrinologist. Topics discussed will include: causes behind diabetes complications, factors that can impact a rise in their HgA1c, who their healthcare team should include, history of diabetes, diabetes depression, what other conditions can impact diabetes. For more information, please call (478)457-2300.

6:30 p.m.: The Old Capital Car Club meets at IHOP (International House of Pancakes), 2598 N. Columbia St., for dinner followed by the meeting at 7:30 p.m. All auto enthusiasts are invited to attend. (478) 453-7098 or (478) 453-0295.

6:30 p.m.: Milledgeville City Council meets at City Hall.

7 p.m.: The Sweet Georgia Sound Sweet Adeline Chorus meets at Vineville Christian Towers to practice, socialize and sing. It is for women only. (478) 932-5387.

Wednesday, Oct. 10

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

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

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

Noon: The Twin Lakes Library System Board of Trustees meets at Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St.

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