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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.
June 3 through July 19 the Baldwin County Nutrition Department provides free meals to children. (No meals will be served July 4-5.) The meals will be served at Baldwin High School, Monday through Friday. Breakfast is from 7:30 - 9 a.m. and lunch is from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. A school bus will deliver and serve lunch to the following sites: Graham Homes, 11 a.m.; Duplex City, 11:25 a.m.; GNETS, 11:45 a.m.; River Bend Apartments, 12:10 p.m.; The Manor, 12:40 p.m.; Finnagan's Mobile Home Park, 1:05 p.m.; 5th Street Mobile Home Park, 1:30 p.m.; and Lockwood Mobile Home Park, 1:50 p.m. Any child up to age 18 may eat free. For more information call 478-457-3315.
The Milledgeville Golf Association will have an Open House on June 15 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. to teach children ages eight through 16 the game of golf. Applications are available from any member of the association or by visiting Little Fishing Creek golf course. For more information contact Chairman Bruce Thomas at 478-454-1080 or President Joe Taylor at 478-452-7817.
A bake and yard sale to benefit Oklahoma tornado victims will be held on June 15 beginning at 8 a.m. The event will take place at Dogwood Retirement Homes, 101 S. Columbia St., and will feature home and kitchen items as well as baked goods and knick-knacks.
June 15 and 22 the Kappa League will hold a Karwash/Yard Sale at Century Bank on North Columbia Street. All proceeds from the event will be sent to Moore, Okla. in support of tornado victims.
Allied Arts will sponsor an Adult Printmaking Workshop on Tuesday, June 18 and Thursday, June 20 from 6 - 9 p.m. in the Allen's Market Building. Call 478-452-3950 or visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com.
Central State Hospital Local Redevelopment Authority has partnered with Z97 to host a free concert open to the Milledgeville community in hopes of providing a fun, family friendly experience. The concert will be held June 22 at Central State Hospital's Pecan Grove. Free Lance Ruckus and Fall Line Ramblers will be performing while Metropolis Café and Baldwin Fire Rescue provide food, snacks and nonalcoholic beverages during the entertainment. Guests are welcome to pack their own picnic basket and blanket, or guests can purchase an eight-person table for $20 or $5 for couples for more comfortable seating arrangements. The event will begin at 5 and will conclude around 9 p.m. Fall Line Ramblers are scheduled to perform at 5:30. Free Lance Ruckus will pick up at 7:30. To reserve a table contact Steffi Beigh at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by Metropolis Café and fill out the back of the RSVP flier with your name, the number of people in your party and a contact number. The deadline for reservations is June 17.
Throughout June the Animal Rescue Foundation Inc. (ARF) will hold a cat adoption special. The adoption fee special is $25 for teenage and adult cats that have been at the shelter since before May 20. ARF is open Monday, Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday from 5 - 7 p.m. ARF is located at 711 S. Wilkinson St. Call 478-454-1273, check Facebook or visit www.animalrescuefoundation.org.
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.
Thursday, June 13
9 a.m.: The Baldwin County Board of Health will hold their quarterly meeting at the Baldwin County Health Department, 953 Barrows Ferry Road. For more information contact the Health Department at 478-445-4274.
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 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 - 5 p.m.: Free HIV testing at 900 Barrows Ferry Road. 478-445-5518.
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 email@example.com to reserve your slot or to volunteer.
5:00 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.
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.
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.