The Union Recorder

February 16, 2013

Day Book February 16, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The Old Governor’s Mansion is hosting “Labor Behind the Veil” tours every Tuesday in February from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. by appointment. Ticket cost is as follows: adults, $15; seniors, $8; adult groups, $10; students, $4. To make a reservation (due the day before), contact (478) 445-4545.

The Animal Rescue Foundation Inc. (ARF) will hold its 15th Annual ARF Auction on Saturday, March 2, at the Milledgeville Country Club. Tickets are $40 and there will be heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

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.

The City of Milledgeville water department will be conducting maintenance on the 1 million gallon ground storage water tank located on Dunlap Road. The tank will be out of service beginning Jan. 29 and will remain out of service for approximately six weeks. This is part of the City’s preventive maintenance program to ensure a high quality of drinking water for our customers. Customers in this area may experience low water pressure and/or discolored water. If you experience this please contact the Water and Sewer office at (478) 414-4052.



Saturday, Feb. 16

8 a.m.: Yoga at  Blackbird Coffee. Bring a yoga mat and/or towel. All ages welcome. $3/1 hour session.

9 a.m. to noon: The Greenway Farmers Market will be held at Highway 22 at River Bridge.

9 a.m.: Plantation Quilters meet at the visitor center at Jarrell Plantation near Juliette. Dues are $10 a year. Bretta Perkins (478) 986-5172.

8 p.m.: The Georgia College Women’s Center will be presenting the Vagina Monologues in the Max Noah Recital Hall in Porter Hall, 210 N. Wilkinson St. at 8 p.m. Tickets are available online for $8 or at the door for $10. To purchase tickets online visit https://www.wepay.com/events/2013vaginamonologues.



Sunday, Feb. 17

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



Monday, Feb. 18

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

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: Milledgeville Exchange Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club

3:30 to 5:30 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host a Game Night with Xbox, Wii and board games (middle and high school students). For more information, contact Dabney Kinser at (478) 452-0677 ext. 127.

5 to 7 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library and Digital Bridges host a Computer Clinic at the Library, 151 S. Jefferson St. 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 daniel@thedigitalbridges.org to reserve your slot or volunteer.

6:30 p.m.: The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 523 meets at the American Legion Post 523 on Martin Luther King Drive.

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