The Union Recorder

April 2, 2014

Day Book, April 2, 2014


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The Baldwin County Special Olympics will be held April 9 at the BHS field at 9:30 a.m. Volunteers are needed to help with the events, including: huggers, timers, escorts, cheerers or spectators. If you would like to volunteer contact Shannon New-Diaz at 478-445-2509 or sanew@dhr.state.ga.us.

The Oconee Master Gardeners Association and the Putnam County Cooperative Extension will host the final portion of a four part series on Gardening with Limitations April 9. This session will be Plantings and Container Gardening from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Hut, 400A W. Marion St., Eatonton. The presentation is free, but pre-registration is required, 706-485-4151.

The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation agency will host a job fair for area veterans in Macon in April. The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency has initiated a major jobs program designed to serve veterans with disabilities. The Jobs and Resources Fair will be held April 10 at Middle Georgia State College. Preconference activities begin at 9 a.m. and will include resume prep and interview skills workshops. The job fair begins at 10 .m. and will continue through 2 p.m. There is no charge or fee required. For more information call 404-232-1821 or e-mail carl.mcrae@gva.ga.gov.

Allied Arts is currently accepting entries for the 31st annual Oconee Artists Exhibition. Call 478-452-3950 or visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com for more information.

Relay for Life will be held April 11 starting at 6 p.m. at the Baldwin High School track.

The Lockerly Arboretum Annual Plant Sale will be April 11 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the arboretum, 1534 Irwinton Road. For more information call 478-452-2112.

A ladies luncheon and fashion show will be held April 12 at noon in the Flannery O’Connor Hall of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The event is $10 and all proceeds benefit Relay for Life. There will be food, table favors and door prizes. To purchase a ticket call 478-452-2421, 478-452-8550 or e-mail sacredheartmga@windstream.net.

AARP Foundation TaxAide volunteers will be in the area from Feb. 2 through April 15. To apply visit www.aarp.org/taxaide.

Ocmulgee CASA is seeking volunteers, if interested contact 478-452-9170, visit the website at ocmulgeecasa.org or contact Lori Muggridge at ocasalm@baldwin.k12.ga.us.

The Collins P. Lee Tutoring Program holds free tutoring Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. for grades three through six at the Collins P. Lee Community Center, 237 Harrisburg Road. For more information call 478-445-0785 and ask for Cynthia Edwards.



Wednesday, April 2

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.-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 five sets of easy-to-learn exercises good for all ages and all physical conditions. For more information call 478-453-4241.

3 p.m.: The Baldwin County Board of Assessors meets in the Baldwin County Courthouse in Room 104.

6-8 p.m.: Northside Baptist Church, 1001 N. Jefferson St., offers free English lessons for non-English speakers. Free childcare is provided. Contact 478-452-6648.