Baldwin County Schools will hold kindergarten registration for children 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2013. Registration will be held weekdays March 18-29 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Birth certificate, proof of residence, current immunization form, eye, ear and dental forms and a social security card are required. For school zone questions call (478) 457-2405.
Mark the Magic Man will host a benefit performance at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at the Baldwin Fine Arts Center. Proceeds from the performance will go to the Baldwin GIVES program. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. VIP seating, which includes reserved seats on the first three rows and a backstage pass to meet and greet the cast, are $25. Tickets are available at Elite School of Gymnastics on Log Cabin Road, from any Baldwin GIVES volunteer, The College and Career Center at Baldwin High School, or Z-97. Call 1 (877) 565-0238 for more details.
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.
Beginning in April and May IMPACT pre-service training classes to become a foster or adoptive parent will take place. They will be held in Gray and are free. For more information call 1 (877) 210-5437 or (478) 445-7020.
Tuesday, March 12
10:30 to 11 a.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host a Toddler Time Program (ages: 18 months to 3 years). For more information contact Youth Services at (478) 452-0677 ext. 129.
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.
12:30 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.
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.
3 p.m.: The Flannery O'Connor-Andalusia Foundation will host a public ceremony to mark the end of the restoration project that has been taking place on the home of Jack and Louise Hill, an African-American couple who worked and resided at Andalusia during the time O'Connor lived there. The Hills are mentioned in O'Connor's work “The Habit of Being.” For more information about Andalusia, the Hill house project and the grand opening event please contact the Foundation at (478) 454-4029 or visit the
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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 email@example.com to reserve your slot or to volunteer.
3:30 to 4 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host a Story Time Program (ages three and up). For more information contact Youth Services at (478) 452-0677 ext. 129.
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 Wal-Mart Shopping Center. The meeting is open to cancer patients and survivors. Carolyn Minshew (478) 453-7434 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Laverne Dalton (706) 485-0453 or Laverne@goldlink.net.
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.