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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.
June 3 through July 19 the Baldwin County Nutrition Department provides free meals to children. (No meals will be served July 4-5.) The meals will be served at Baldwin High School, Monday through Friday. Breakfast is from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and lunch is from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A school bus will deliver and serve lunch to the following sites: Graham Homes, 11 a.m.; Duplex City, 11:25 a.m.; GNETS, 11:45 a.m.; River Bend Apartments, 12:10 p.m.; The Manor, 12:40 p.m.; Finnagan’s Mobile Home Park, 1:05 p.m.; 5th Street Mobile Home Park, 1:30 p.m.; and Lockwood Mobile Home Park, 1:50 p.m. Any child up to age 18 may eat free. For more information call 478-457-3315.
The Milledgeville Golf Association will have an Open House on June 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to teach children ages eight through 16 the game of golf. Applications are available from any member of the association or by visiting Little Fishing Creek golf course. For more information contact Chairman Bruce Thomas at 478-454-1080 or President Joe Taylor at 478-452-7817.
June 15 and 22 the Kappa League will hold a Karwash/Yard Sale at Century Bank on North Columbia Street. All proceeds from the event will be sent to Moore, Okla. in support of tornado victims.
June 17 through June 21 Chaplinwood Health & Rehab will be celebrating Certified Nursing Assistants Week. Vendors who would like to participate are encouraged to contact Chaplinwood at 478-453-8514 and ask for Melissa Francis or Charlotte Demmon.
Allied Arts will sponsor an Adult Printmaking Workshop on Tuesday, June 18 and Thursday, June 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Allen's Market Building. Call 478-452-3950 or visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com.
Central State Hospital Local Redevelopment Authority has partnered with Z97 to host a free concert open to the Milledgeville community in hopes of providing a fun, family friendly experience. The concert will be held June 22 at Central State Hospital’s Pecan Grove. Free Lance Ruckus and Fall Line Ramblers will be performing while Metropolis Café and Baldwin Fire Rescue provide food, snacks and nonalcoholic beverages during the entertainment. Guests are welcome to pack their own picnic basket and blanket, or guests can purchase an eight-person table for $20 or $5 for couples for more comfortable seating arrangements. The event will begin at 5 and will conclude around 9 p.m. Fall Line Ramblers are scheduled to perform at 5:30. Free Lance Ruckus will pick up at 7:30. To reserve a table contact Steffi Beigh at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by Metropolis Café and fill out the back of the RSVP flier with your name, the number of people in your party and a contact number. The deadline for reservations is June 17.
Throughout June the Animal Rescue Foundation Inc. (ARF) will hold a cat adoption special. The adoption fee special is $25 for teenage and adult cats that have been at the shelter since before May 20. ARF is open Monday, Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. ARF is located at 711 S. Wilkinson St. Call 478-454-1273, check Facebook or visit www.animalrescuefoundation.org.
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.
Wednesday, June 12
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.: The Oconee Master Gardeners Association, in cooperation with UGA Cooperative Extension, will present Advanced Food Preservation. Extension Agent Keith Fielder will discuss different methods of preserving the fruits and vegetables that are coming into season. He will also talk about food safety issues. The presentation will be held at the Baldwin County Extension Office, 320 Linda Drive. The presentation is free and everyone is welcome to attend.
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.
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 email@example.com to reserve your slot or to volunteer.
6 p.m.: Goldwing Road Riders Association Georgia Chapter 1 meets at the Golden Corral on North Columbia Street. Dinner is followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. All bikers and biker enthusiasts may attend.