The Union Recorder

April 2, 2013

Day Book, April 2, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The Sallie Ellis Davis Cultural Center will host workshops highlighting Southern culture during the month of April. April 2 through 6 a ceramics class taught by Josh Green will be held each morning from 8 to 10. The course fee is $15 for ages 10 and up. A gourd art class hosted by Carol Babb will be held April 4 through 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. The class is $25 per session for ages 10 and up. Each class has a limit of 20 students. For more information all (478) 445-5889.

The Special Olympics will be held April 10 at the Baldwin High School field at 10 a.m. Volunteers are needed to help with the event, those needed are huggers, timers, escorts, cheerers and more. If you would like to volunteer contact Shannon New-Diaz at (478) 445-2509 or sanew@dhr.state.ga.us.

In support of Relay for Life Century Bank is providing Easter candygrams for $2 and $4, the latter includes a bean bag animal. Belk’s will host a Charity Sale on Saturday, April 27 from 6 to 10 a.m. Tickets are $5 and all proceeds from tickets sales go to Relay for Life. For more information or to purchase a candygram or sale ticket contact Tammy Lee at tammylee@centurybankonline.com. Piggly Wiggly is also asking for $1 donations at checkout all through March.

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.

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.

Allied Arts schedule of Summer Arts Camps for Youth is now available. Call Allied Arts at (478) 452-3950 or visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com for a registration form or for additional information.

Belk is currently recruiting local non-profit groups to participate in its semi-annual Charity Sale Fundraiser on April 27. Any non-profit organization with 501c3 status is eligible. Participating charities raise money by selling tickets for $5 each, which entitles purchasers to attend a private 4-hour sale. The entire $5 from every ticket sold goes to the participating charity so it's a great fund-raising opportunity for your church, school or community organization.  The more tickets sold, the more money raised. For more information please contact Belk in the Milledgeville Mall at (478) 452-5572 ext. 210.



Tuesday, April 2

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 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 colin@thedigitalbridges.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.

4 to 7 p.m.: The Milledgeville Marketplace Farmers Market is held at 222 E. Hancock Street in Downtown Milledgeville (Next to the Golden Pantry). Free parking available. Call (478) 414-4014 for information.

6 p.m.: The County Commission meets in the Baldwin County Courthouse in Rm. 319.

6:30 p.m.: American Legion Auxiliary Post 523 meets at 430 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. All members are urged to attend.

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.

7:30 p.m.: The Knights of Columbus Council 9458 meets in Flannery O'Connor Hall for a regular business meeting at Sacred Heart Church, Hancock and Jefferson streets. Tom O'Neill (478) 456-0901 or (478) 451-0745, or e-mail tom_oneill44@yahoo.com.