A community trip to Casino Drive in Cherokee, N.C. will take place on Saturday, July 20. Transportation will be provided, and the group will leave at 8 a.m. from the Piggly Wiggly on the Southside. The group will return at approximately 1:30 a.m. For more information contact Sabrina Lee at 478-363-2314, 478-452-6584, 478-452-4217 or 478-456-5468.
June 3-July 19 the Baldwin County Nutrition Department will provide free meals to children. (No meals will be served July 4-5.) The meals will be served at Baldwin High School, Monday-Friday. Breakfast is from 7:30-9 a.m. and lunch is from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. A school bus will also deliver and serve lunches throughout the community. For information on locations and times contact 478-457-3315.
Allied Arts is hosting Summer Art Camps for Youth that will take place through June and July. For more information call 478-452-3950 or visit milledgevillealliedarts.com.
July 1-Aug. 31 PapaJohn’s Pizza will donate $1 to Georgia Cancer Support Group every time someone makes an online order with the promotional code: GCS10. Buy a large, three-topping pizza for $10 to help GCS. For more information contact Robbie White at 478-731-9390 or Deborah Jones at 478-731-1446.
Maddox Investing in America Inc. will provide free sack lunches to children in low-income areas on Saturdays and Sundays during the summer. Volunteers are needed to help package and deliver the lunches. To volunteer call Timothy and Tarneshia Maddox at 478-696-0112 or 478-234-9283.
Communities In Schools has partnered with Baldwin Family Connection to hold a School Uniform Drive until July 31. New and gently used clothing will help provide uniforms to students in need. Acceptable clothing items are: khaki, black or navy pants and white, navy, red or black shirts with collars. Clothes can be dropped off Monday-Thursday at the Board of Education, Communities In Schools (GC, 101 Chappell Hall), Northridge Christian Church (after July 7) and First United Methodist Church.
Friday, July 5
10 a.m.-noon: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.
4-8 p.m.: The Fall Line Farmers Market features local farmers, local vendors and live music on the front lawn of First Presbyterian Church at 210 S. Wayne St. There will be free flags for the kids and free samples of Iced Mocha Coffee from Pot O' Gold Coffee for the parents. Don't miss real home-made peach ice cream and smoothies from Georgia Peach Co. or Georgia Bob's famous barbecue and chicken salad to enjoy "on the go" or while you linger and listen to "Moe Jonez", an acoustic blues and rock band with Milledgeville's John Askew, Nathan Pearson, Glenn Rivers, Gary Swinger, Marshall Henderson and Will Parker. Also check out the many unique downtown businesses as well as Milledgeville Mainstreet's fun First Friday activities showcasing our local heroes. Fire fighters, police officers and EMTs will be on hand in the parking lot next to the Post Office. So grab a flag, some great food and have some fun on this First Friday in downtown Milledgeville. For more information about the Fall Line Farmers Market call 478-414-6433 or visit them on Facebook.