The Union Recorder

April 11, 2013

Day Book, April 11, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Lockerly Arboretum will host its annual Spring Plant Sale on Friday, April 12, from 1 to 6 p.m., and Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

During the month of April the Twin Lakes Library System will celebrate Patron Appreciation Month (PAM). Celebration plans include: Amnesty, you could be eligible to save 50-100 percent on your library fees; Wall of Original Works (WOW), a showcase original writing and art submitted by patrons; Poem In Your Pocket, unique bookmarks of favorite and original poetry by library staff distributed on April 26. For more information visit the PAM website, www.tllsga.org/pam2013, or contact Sarah Hamil at (478) 452-0677 or sarahhamil@tllsga.org.

In support of Relay for Life tickets are being sold for Belk’s 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 sale ticket contact Tammy Lee at tammylee@centurybankonline.com.

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.

Georgia’s Fifth Annual Antebellum Trail Pilgrimage will take place from April 18 through April 21. The 100-mile Antebellum Trail spans seven historically significant communities including Athens, Watkinsville, Madison, Eatonton, Milledgeville, Gray/Old Clinton and Macon. Tickets can be purchased at any of the Welcome Centers along the trail prior to and during the Pilgrimage or online at www.atpilgrimage.com. Tickets for the Pilgrimage are $25. Groups of 10 or more receive discounted tickets at $20.



Thursday, April 11

10 a.m.: “Music Inspired by Dr. Seuss” is a musical concert featuring original songs written by the performers with disAbilities from the Life Enrichment Center and the music therapy students at GC. The event will be held at the Goldstein Center on the Georgia Military College campus.

10 a.m. to 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 building at Oconee Regional Medical Center. For information or to volunteer, call (478) 457-2124.

11:45 a.m.: The Civitan Club of Baldwin County meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays at the Golden Corral. Civitan's main thrust worldwide is helping the physically and/or mentally challenged. Guests are invited to attend the meetings and enjoy lunch when accompanied by a member. For more information contact Priscilla Randall at (478) 453-8369 or Jo Fraser at (478) 453-5691.

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

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.

5 p.m.: The Historic Preservation Commission meets at City Hall.

5:30 p.m.: The Baldwin Christian Learning Center holds its monthly meeting at Hope Lutheran Church.

5:30 p.m.: American Legion Morris-Little Post 6 meets at 231 Log Cabin Rd. at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. for a meal followed by a Guest Speaker and Business meeting. All members are encouraged to attend. For more information call John W. Griffin, Post 6 Commander at (478) 453-0295.

6 p.m.: The Oconee Regional Medical Center Inc. and the Oconee Regional Health Systems Inc. Boards of Directors meet in the ORMC Administrative Suite Board Room. This meeting will be the Quality Board meeting.

7 p.m.: The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary of Post 6686 in Eatonton meets at the Post home, 793 Monticello Road. Dinner is provided and is followed by the meeting.

7 p.m.: The Sons of Confederate Veterans Old Capital Camp 688 meet at the Milledgeville County Club. A buffet dinner is served with a program to follow. (478) 452-6633. You may attend as a guest.