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.
The Milledgeville Golf Association will have an Open House at the Walter B. Williams Recreation Center, 59 Highway 22 W, on June 15 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.. The Open House will be an information session about golf classes to be held for children ages eight through 16. 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.
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.
The Sallie Ellis Davis Cultural Arts Center presents A Credit to the Race: The Presence, Problems and Portrayal of African-Americans at Work. Movies will be shown as part of the event. On June 18 at 3:30 p.m. “Imitation of Life” will be shown and on June 25 “Nothing But A Man” will be played. On June 27 at 6 p.m. Dr. Mark Huddle will present the Juneteenth Lecture.
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. Guests are welcome to bring a blanket or purchase an eight-person table for $20 or $5 for couples. The event will begin at 5 and will conclude around 9 p.m. For more information, or to reserve a table, contact Steffi Beigh at email@example.com. 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.
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 - 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.
Saturday, June 15
9 a.m.: Plantation Quilters meet at the visitor center at Jarrell Plantation near Juliette. Dues are $10 a year. Bretta Perkins 478-986-5172
9 a.m.: Yoga at the Greenway every Saturday morning. Bring a yoga mat and/or towel. All ages welcome. A $1 to $5 donation is appreciated. For more information, call 478-973-9767.
9 a.m. - noon: The Greenway Farmers Market is held at the Oconee River Greenway, Highway 22 East.
Sunday, June 16
6:30 p.m.: American Legion Auxiliary Post 523 meets at 430 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. All members are urged to attend.
Monday, June 17
7:30 a.m.: Lake Oconee Promise Keepers meets at The River of Life center on Scott Road. Jack Minchey 706-473-0431.
Noon - 4 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.
Noon: Milledgeville Exchange Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club.
5 - 7 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library and Digital Bridges host a Computer Clinic at the Library, 151 S. Jefferson St. 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 volunteer.
6 p.m.: The Twin Lakes Library System is pleased to announce that it will host Harris and Judy Churchwell for a book signing in the Local History Room of the Mary Vinson Memorial Library. For additional information please call Sarah Hamil at 478-452-0677 or email at email@example.com.
6:30 p.m.: The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 523 meets at the American Legion Post 523 on Martin Luther King Drive.
7 p.m.: BINGO is held at the American Legion on Log Cabin Road. No one under the age of 18 is permitted. Refreshments are sold by the Ladies Auxiliary. 478-452-8538.
7:30 p.m.: The Oconee River Buskers Square Dance Club meets at the Walter B. Williams Recreation Center.