The Baldwin County Special Olympics will be held April 9 at the BHS field at 9:30 a.m. Volunteers are needed to help with the events, including: huggers, timers, escorts, cheerers or spectators. If you would like to volunteer contact Shannon New-Diaz at 478-445-2509 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Oconee Master Gardeners Association and the Putnam County Cooperative Extension will host the final portion of a four part series on Gardening with Limitations April 9. This session will be Plantings and Container Gardening from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Hut, 400A W. Marion St., Eatonton. The presentation is free, but pre-registration is required, 706-485-4151.
The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation agency will host a job fair for area veterans in Macon in April. The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency has initiated a major jobs program designed to serve veterans with disabilities. The Jobs and Resources Fair will be held April 10 at Middle Georgia State College. Preconference activities begin at 9 a.m. and will include resume prep and interview skills workshops. The job fair begins at 10 .m. and will continue through 2 p.m. There is no charge or fee required. For more information call 404-232-1821 or e-mail email@example.com.
Allied Arts is currently accepting entries for the 31st annual Oconee Artists Exhibition. Call 478-452-3950 or visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com for more information.
Relay for Life will be held April 11 starting at 6 p.m. at the Baldwin High School track.
The Lockerly Arboretum Annual Plant Sale will be April 11 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the arboretum, 1534 Irwinton Road. For more information call 478-452-2112.
A ladies luncheon and fashion show will be held April 12 at noon in the Flannery O’Connor Hall of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The event is $10 and all proceeds benefit Relay for Life. There will be food, table favors and door prizes. To purchase a ticket call 478-452-2421, 478-452-8550 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
AARP Foundation TaxAide volunteers will be in the area from Feb. 2 through April 15. To apply visit www.aarp.org/taxaide.
Ocmulgee CASA is seeking volunteers, if interested contact 478-452-9170, visit the website at ocmulgeecasa.org or contact Lori Muggridge at email@example.com.
The Collins P. Lee Tutoring Program holds free tutoring Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. for grades three through six at the Collins P. Lee Community Center, 237 Harrisburg Road. For more information call 478-445-0785 and ask for Cynthia Edwards.
Saturday, April 5
9 a.m. to noon: The Green Farmer’s Market (formerly known as the Greenway Farmer’s Market) is open at the new Market Park Pavilion downtown. There will be live music, fresh produce and other vendors.
10 a.m.-3 p.m.: The Gordon Womans Club Fleamarket and Cafe will be at 110 College Street, Gordon. There will a variety of goods available and barbecue will be served. To reserve a space call 478-233-3003.
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.
7:30-10 p.m.: Ballroom Dancing held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Flannery O'Connor Hall at 110 N. Jefferson St. Admission is $5. Dancers of all levels gather monthly at this alcohol and smoke-free event. For more information contact Carol Brock at 478-453-3345.