The Union Recorder

October 10, 2013

Day Book, Oct. 10, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The Old Governor’s Mansion will feature Civil War era exhibits and lectures throughout October and November. “What We Wore on our Heads: An Exhibition of Civil War Era Headwear” will be on display from Oct. 1 - Nov. 2. “Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War” will be on display Oct. 2 - Nov. 15. Mate Masie: “What I Hear I Keep” will be featured at the Sallie Ellis Davis House from Oct. 2 - 30. “Picket’s Charge: A Novel” will be presented by Charles McNair Oct. 26 at 6 p.m.

Allied Arts will host the exhibition Speaking Highly of the South by Stan Strickland from Oct. 6 - Nov. 15. A reception from 1-3 p.m. will be held Oct. 6.

The annual Nunn-Wheeler Cemetery Day will be held at the Nunn-Wheeler Cemetery in Wilkinson County on Oct. 6. Please come and bring a picnic lunch to enjoy around 12:30 p.m.  Everyone who would like to attend is welcome including past donors, new donors and community members. Contact Rodney Stone for more information or to make a donation, 478-946-3226.

A Lake Sinclair Clean-Up Day will be held Oct. 9 from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.. Volunteer assignment will be given out at Georgia Power Company Plant Branch, 1100 Milledgeville Highway. Contact Regina Linch, 706-484-7206; Guerry Brooks, 706-485-8704 Ext. 2; and Sandra Hudson, 706-485-8704 Ext. 3.

CGTC will offer a Soils Education Seminar on Oct. 9 for a fee of $99. The seminar will be taught by Thomas Macfie of Soil Science Inc. For more information contact Brent Rosencrantz at 478-445-2307.

The Oconee Regional Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert, Piano Passion, on Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. at Russell Auditorium.

A Harvest Festival and Petting Zoo will be held on Oct. 27 starting at 9:45 a.m. at New Vision COGIC, 941 Dunlap Road. There will be food and prizes.

Tractor Supply Company is announcing the launch of PetVet Clinic - an easy, affordable and convenient way to protect your pet by providing all of its vaccination needs. For information about clinic dates and times visit www.petvet.pawsplus.com or contact the Milledgeville Tractor Supply store.

Court Appointed Special Advocates is seeking volunteers for its Fall training. If interested call 478-452-9170, visit ocmulgeecasa.org or contact Lori Muggridge at ocasalm@baldwin.k12.ga.us.

The Baldwin County Health Department has flu vaccinations available. For more information contact the Health Department at 478-445-1574.



Thursday, Oct. 10

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 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 second and fourth 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 colin@thedigitalbridges.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.

5 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. 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.