The Union Recorder

October 3, 2013

Day Book, Oct. 3, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The Old Governor’s Mansion will feature Civil War era exhibits and lectures throughout October and November. “What We Wore on our Heads: An Exhibition of Civil War Era Headwear” will be on display from Oct. 1 - Nov. 2. “Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War” will be on display Oct. 2 - Nov. 15. Mate Masie: “What I Hear I Keep” will be featured at the Sallie Ellis Davis House from Oct. 2 - 30. “Picket’s Charge: A Novel” will be presented by Charles McNair Oct. 26 at 6 p.m.

On Oct. 3 the Milledgeville Area Patriots will host a City Candidate Forum at Victory Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. Everyone in the community is invited. For more information call Janice Westmoreland at 478-387-5316.

Allied Arts will host fall workshops and classes. On Oct. 3 an architecture and history class geared toward youth 10 and older will be offered. For more information call 478-452-3950 or visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com. Allied Arts will also host the exhibition Speaking Highly of the South by Stan Strickland from Oct. 6 - Nov. 15. A reception from 1-3 p.m. will be held Oct. 6.

Andalusia Farm’s ninth annual Bluegrass concert will be held on the front lawn Oct. 5 from 5-8 p.m. Heart Pine will be featured this year and admission is only $5. One-mile guided tours will be offered at 4. Bring your own food or enjoy hotdogs and hamburgers at the event.

The Helping Hands Society of Sacred Heart Catholic Church will hold its annual fundraiser at the Milledgeville Country Club. There will be a buffet dinner and silent and live auctions. Tickets are $30 per person and must be purchased in advance by calling 478-452-2421. All funds raised are used to helped the needy of Baldwin County.

The annual Nunn-Wheeler Cemetery Day will be held at the Nunn-Wheeler Cemetery in Wilkinson County on Oct. 6. Please come and bring a picnic lunch to enjoy around 12:30 p.m.  Everyone who would like to attend is welcome including past donors, new donors and community members. Contact Rodney Stone for more information or to make a donation, 478-946-3226.

CGTC will offer a Soils Education Seminar on Oct. 9 for a fee of $99. The seminar will be taught by Thomas Macfie of Soil Science Inc. For more information contact Brent Rosencrantz at 478-445-2307.

The Oconee Regional Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert, Piano Passion, on Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. at Russell Auditorium.

Tractor Supply Company is announcing the launch of PetVet Clinic - an easy, affordable and convenient way to protect your pet by providing all of its vaccination needs. For information about clinic dates and times visit www.petvet.pawsplus.com or contact the Milledgeville Tractor Supply store.

Court Appointed Special Advocates is seeking volunteers for its Fall training. If interested call 478-452-9170, visit ocmulgeecasa.org or contact Lori Muggridge at ocasalm@baldwin.k12.ga.us.

The Baldwin County Health Department has flu vaccinations available. For more information contact the Health Department at 478-445-1574.



Thursday, Oct. 3

10 a.m.-2 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 at Oconee Regional Medical Center. For information or to volunteer call 478-457-2124.

Noon: The Rotary meets at the Country Club.

Noon: The Eatonton Kiwanis Club meets at Central Georgia Tech on the James Marshall bypass.

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.

2-5 p.m.: Free HIV testing at 900 Barrows Ferry Road. 478-445-5518.

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

3-5 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 p.m.: The Baldwin County Commissioners will meet in Suite 319 of the Courthouse to discuss fiscal year 2014 budget requests.

4:30 p.m.: The Baldwin County Chapter of the Fort Valley State Alumni Association meets at the public service building at the Milledgeville Police Department.

6:30 p.m.: The Milledgeville Area Patriots meet at Victory Baptist Church on Meriwether Road. The meeting is open to the public.

7 p.m.: The Milledgeville Lions Club meets at the Golden Corral on North Columbia Street.

7:30 p.m.: Bingo is held at the American Legion Post 523 on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Refreshments will be sold. 478-452-1611.

7:30 p.m.: Lake Country Twirlers is a square dance club that meets at the Harmony Association Building on Highway 44. Everyone is invited to come by, meet members, enjoy refreshments and see what fun square dancing can be. For more information call 706-468-5090 or visit www.LCTwirlers.groupsite.com.