The Union Recorder

April 28, 2014

Day Book, April 28, 2014


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — GMC will hold a blood drive at the Cordell Event Center from noon to 5 p.m. April 29 for the Armed Services Blood Program, the official United States military blood program. For more information contact 478-387-4718.

The Sallie Ellis Davis House is currently showcasing the exhibit “Prominent Black Educators.” The show features painted portraits of local educators accompanied by biographies. The exhibit will run until April 30. Tickets are $3 for adults, $2 for seniors; university faculty, staff and students are free. For information call 478-445-4545.

The opening ceremony for a Bible reading marathon will take place May 1 at 6 p.m. on the steps of the old courthouse. The marathon is in preparation for the National Day of Prayer May 2. Reading will continue through May 7. To learn more, or to schedule a time to read, contact Ruth Larson at 478-453-1827 or Bible Pathway Ministries, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 615-896-4243.

The BHS Fine Arts program and the BHS Theatre present ‘Grease’ May 1-3. Tickets are $7 general admission. For more information visit www.baldwinhighschool.net/theatre.

Allied Arts will host Tom Brantley and Missionary Ridge at Allen’s Market May 2 at 7:30 p.m. On May 3 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. a watercolor painting workshop will be taught by Dana Wiggins at Allen’s Market, 101 W. McIntosh St. The registration fee is $65.

Clinton’s War Days Remembered will be held May 3-4 in Clinton, between Gray and Macon off US Highway 129. Gates open at 9 a.m. with the battle beginning at 2:05 p.m. Tickets: adults, $5; students 18 and under, $3; children under six, free; Memorial Service, free.

The GC Department of Theatre and Dance will present the 2014 Dance Minor Spring Concert May 3 at 8 p.m. and May 4 at 2 p.m. For tickets visit gcsutickets.com: $12, general admission; $8, seniors, faculty/staff and non-GC students; $5, GC students

Camp Good Grief is now accepting applications. The deadline to apply is May 5.

Free IMPACT pre-service training classes will be offered for those interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent. Classes will begin May 3 and go through June 14. Families are asked to attend all classes, which will be held on Saturdays. For more information contact 478-445-7020.

The Milledgeville Youth Program will be offering free tutoring four days a week for five weeks for grades three through 12 at CGTC from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Volunteers are welcome and students are asked to bring their work assignments. For more information call Julian Reddick, 706-444-3525, or Mr. Burrows, 478-757-6636.



Monday, April 28

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 at Oconee Regional Medical Center. For information or to volunteer call 478-457-2124.

3:30-5:30 p.m.: The Collins P. Lee Tutoring Program holds free tutoring 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 Cyndee Edwards.

5:30 p.m.: Milledgeville-Baldwin County Development Authority meets in the Chamber of Commerce boardroom.

7-8:30 p.m.: Northside Baptist Church, 1001 N. Jefferson St., offers free Citizenship Classes. Free childcare is provided. Contact 478-452-6648.

7 p.m.: The Milledgeville Singers Guild will meet at the First United Methodist Church, 366 Log Cabin Road. For more information, or to join, contact Jay Hodges at jayhodges610@yahoo.com.

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

7-9 p.m.: A community bike project will be held at the Milledgeville Fire Department on West Thomas Street. Bikes will be repaired by volunteers and given to those in greatest need in the community. The event is co-sponsored by Milledgeville Cares Inc. and the Milledgeville Fire Department. Donations of all usable bikes and bike parts will be accepted at the station on Thomas Street any time. High school age and adult volunteers are needed to repair bikes. Adam Heagy of Oconee Outfitters will teach the class. Tools will be provided or available at cost for individual's kits (optional). The bike project will meet the fourth Monday of each month. For more information contact Louise Sallstrom at 478-457-5311 or visit milledgevillecares@gmail.com.

7:30 p.m.: Milledgeville Jaycees meet at Walter B. Williams Jr. Park.

7:30 p.m.: The Oconee River Buskers Square Dance Club meets at the Walter B. Williams Recreation Center.