MILLEDGEVILLE — Local meetings and events.
The third annual Old Capital Fall Festival will be held at the Old Midway School, 725 Irwinton Road, on Sept. 7. Admission is free. For more information contact James Hill, 478-456-5153, or Franklin Walker, 912-583-0081.
JMA and Five O’Clock Somewhere Bar-B-Que are sponsoring a softball double header at 4 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the JMA softball fields. The event is family friendly and is to support National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Proceeds from the event will go to CURE Childhood Cancer, an Atlanta based organization. Children and families directly impacted by childhood cancer will be recognized. For more information contact Natasha Gainous at 478-696-3738 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Sept. 11 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. a Kids Community Party will be held at 341 Horne Ave. For more information call 478-363-3225.
Mark the Magic Man will host two shows on Sept. 14 at the W.E. Knox Civic Center, Gray, at 3 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children and VIP tickets are available. Proceeds will benefit the Help Camden Foundation.
Allied Arts will host fall workshops and classes. On Sept. 19 a class will be offered to tour the permanent collection and is geared toward youth 10 and older. On Sept. 21 a watercolor painting workshop will be given. For more information call 478-452-3950 or visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com.
The Kiwanis Club of Milledgeville will be hosting the 2013 River Rat Race at the Oconee River Greenway Sept. 21. For more information visit the Kiwanis website, www.kiwanisclubofmilledgevillega.org, or call Joe Mangum at 478-453-3458.
Rep. Paul Broun will host a Military Academy Day on Sept. 21 from 10 a.m.-noon in the Old Georgia Capitol Building of Georgia Military College. The event is free and open to students grades eight through twelve. Those who are interested in attending can contact Reagan Williams by phone at 706-340-9410 or email at Reagan.Williams@mail.house.gov with any questions.
The Oconee Regional Healthcare Foundation will host an Ice Gala on Sept. 21 at the GC Centennial Center. For more information and to buy tickets contact Connie Wilson at 478-454-3859 or email@example.com.
AARP Baldwin County Chapter #5387 is sponsoring a community trip to Tunica and Memphis Sept. 22-28. For more information contact Barbara Vann at 478-452-5726 or 478-288-0213.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Sept. 7
7 a.m.: The Men's Club of Milledgeville of First United Methodist Church will hold its annual Public Safety Breakfast at the Baldwin County Fire Department, Allen Memorial Drive. All fire, EMS, sheriff, police and other public safety officers are invited to stop by and join them for breakfast.
9 a.m.-7 p.m.: Campus Club Milledgeville will host its first annual ArtHealthy Festival on GC’s Front Lawn (Centennial Center in case of rain). The festival is recommended for all ages and admission is free. For more information visit www.arthealthy.com.
9 a.m.: Belk will hold an informational meeting. The session is to recruit local non-profit groups to participate in the semi-annual Charity Sale Fundraiser. Breakfast will be served in the Milledgeville Mall conference room. For more information contact Belk at 478-452-5572 ext. 210.
9 a.m.: A yoga class taught by Xan Nichols is held at the Oconee River Greenway. Bring a yoga mat and/or towel as well as bug spray. All ages welcome. $3/1 hour session.
9 a.m.-noon: The Greenway Farmers Market is held at the Oconee River Greenway, Highway 22 East.
10 a.m.-3 p.m.: The Gordon Woman's Club Fleamarket will be held at 110 College St., Gordon. The cafe will be open and serving barbecue as well as desserts. There will be furniture, gadgets, clothes, etc. Vendor spaces are available for $5, call 478-233-3003.
1-1:45 p.m.: Auditions for boys in the party scene of the 18th annual GC Nutcracker will be held in the Miller dance studio located at the corner of Montgomery and Wayne streets. Boys grades three through eight should wear a t-shirt, shorts and athletic shoes. No previous dance experience is required.
3 p.m.: The Readers Book Club meets at the Milledgeville Mall food court to discuss its current selection. Be prepared to suggest or vote on a book for the group to read. The club is free and open to the community. For more information contact Jeff Taylor at 478-454-4206.