The Union Recorder

February 20, 2013

Day Book February 20, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The Old Governor’s Mansion is hosting “Labor Behind the Veil” tours every Tuesday in February from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. by appointment. Ticket cost is as follows: adults, $15; seniors, $8; adult groups, $10; students, $4. To make a reservation (due the day before), contact (478) 445-4545.

The Animal Rescue Foundation Inc. (ARF) will hold its 15th Annual ARF Auction on Saturday, March 2, at the Milledgeville Country Club. Tickets are $40 and there will be heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

Ocmulgee Court Appointed Special Advocates is looking for volunteers for its next training session. CASA is a non-profit organization that works with abused and neglected children that have found themselves involved in the court system through no fault of their own. These children need a voice in court and that is the role of CASA to see that these children have an opportunity to have their voices heard and to received services needed. Interested volunteers should contact the CASA office at (478) 452-9170 or visit their website at www.ocmulgeecasa.org.

The City of Milledgeville water department will be conducting maintenance on the 1 million gallon ground storage water tank located on Dunlap Road. The tank will be out of service beginning Jan. 29 and will remain out of service for approximately six weeks. This is part of the City’s preventive maintenance program to ensure a high quality of drinking water for our customers. Customers in this area may experience low water pressure and/or discolored water. If you experience this please contact the Water and Sewer office at (478) 414-4052.



Wednesday, Feb. 20

7:30 a.m.: Lake Oconee Promise Keepers meets at The River of Life center on Scott Road. Jack Minchey (706) 473-0431.

10 a.m.: The American Legion “Davis Watson” Post 237, Hardwick, meets in the Birdsong Recreation Building at the Georgia War Veterans Home, 2249 Vinson Hwy. S.E. All Legion members are urged to attend. For more information call John W. Griffin, Sixth District Commander at (478) 453-0295.

10:30 a.m. to noon: Free computer classes for seniors will be held at the Senior Citizens Center in Baldwin County.

10:30 a.m.: VIP, a support group for visually impaired persons, meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Wayne St. (478) 452-1444.

11:30 a.m.: Digital Bridges will host a Chamber of Commerce Forum sponsored by Georgia College. To RSVP, contact Gregg Kaufman at gregg.kaufman@gcsu.edu one week before each forum.

Noon: Milledgeville Exchange Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club.

1 p.m.: Falun Gong exercise class will be held at Central City Park (formerly Bonner Park) free of charge. Cultivate mind and body with 5 sets of easy-to-learn exercises good for all ages and all physical conditions. For more information, call (478) 453-4241.

1 to 3 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.

3 to 5 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host a We Read Program. Children may read with a designated reader and choose a special prize. For more information, contact Youth Services at (478) 452-0677 ext. 129.

3:30 to 5 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host Teen Club (middle and high school students). Crafts, snacks and after school activities galore. For more information, contact Dabney Kinser at (478) 452-0677 ext. 127.

5 p.m.: The Central State Hospital Local Redevelopment Authority meets in City Council Chambers at City Hall.

6 p.m.: The Oconee Regional Medical Center/Oconee Regional Health Systems, Inc. Board meets in the Administrative Suite Board Room.

8 p.m.: Georgia College Theatre Department is proud to present, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” a musical comedy with lyrics and book by Joe DiPietro and music written by Jimmy Roberts. Dr. Amy Pinney directs with Dr. Wendy Mullen directing music. The performance will take place in Russell Auditorium. Tickets — General admission: $16; senior citizens, Georgia College faculty and staff: $12; Georgia College students: $7. Groups of 10 or more can get a discounted rate of $11 per ticket. To purchase tickets in advance visit GCSUTickets.com or call (478) 445-4226.

















Thursday, Feb. 21

8:30 a.m.: The Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce Full Board meets in the Chamber Boardroom at 130 S. Jefferson St.

10 a.m. to 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 a.m.: AARP will hold a meeting at Golden Corral. Bring food items for the food pantry.

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 p.m.: Learning In Retirement Book Review meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Wayne St., to be followed by the Writer’s Group at 3 p.m. For more information call Ethelene Jones at (478) 453-8751.

2 to 5 p.m.: Free HIV testing at 900 Barrows Ferry Road. (478) 445-5518.

3 to 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.

3:30 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host a Teen Movie Night (middle and high school students). The movie will be “Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist” (rated PG-13). For more information, contact Dabney Kinser at (478) 452-0677 ext. 127.

5:30 to 7 p.m.: The Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce hosts Business After Hours. Call (478) 453-9311 for the location.

6:30 p.m.: The John Milledge Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, meet at the Milledgeville Country Club.

7 p.m.: The Milledgeville Lions Club meets at the Golden Corral on North Columbia Street.

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.: 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.

8 p.m.: Georgia College Theatre Department is proud to present I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, a musical comedy with lyrics and book by Joe DiPietro and music written by Jimmy Roberts. Dr. Amy Pinney directs with Dr. Wendy Mullen directing music. The performance will take place in Russell Auditorium. Tickets — General admission: $16; senior citizens, Georgia College faculty and staff: $12; Georgia College students: $7. Groups of 10 or more can get a discounted rate of $11 per ticket. To purchase tickets in advance visit GCSUTickets.com or call (478) 445-4226.



Friday, Feb. 22

10 a.m. to 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 colin@thedigitalbridges.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.

8 p.m.: Georgia College Theatre Department is proud to present I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, a musical comedy with lyrics and book by Joe DiPietro and music written by Jimmy Roberts. Dr. Amy Pinney directs with Dr. Wendy Mullen directing music. The performance will take place in Russell Auditorium. Tickets — General admission: $16; senior citizens, Georgia College faculty and staff: $12; Georgia College students: $7. Groups of 10 or more can get a discounted rate of $11 per ticket. To purchase tickets in advance visit GCSUTickets.com or call (478) 445-4226.



Saturday, Feb. 23

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Shiloh Baptist Church, 204 Harrisburg Road S.W., will host their first annual health-fair. Lab work will be provided by US Clinical Laboratories at a low cost. Participants may get cholesterol, lipid, comprehensive metabolic panel, thyroid profile, PSA and CBC blood tests done. Individuals with insurance may have these tests filed on their insurance. Nurses will be available to take blood pressures, obtain weight and other important screenings. Additional health screenings and educational information will be provided. For information on Health-care providers wishing to participate, contact Sister Mary Smith at (478) 454-7910. The health-fair will culminate on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. The public is cordially invited to attend.

8 a.m.: Yoga at the Greenway has moved indoors to Blackbird Coffee. Bring a yoga mat and/or towel. All ages welcome. $3/1 hour session.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: The Milledgeville Police Department will hold a child safety seat check in the Walmart parking lot. Child seat technicians from the police department, Sheriff’s Office and the Baldwin and surrounding county health departments will be on hand to check seats. Also, the Milledgeville Police Department Explorer Post will on site providing fingerprint/identification kits for children. The event is free of charge. For more information called the police department at (478) 414-4000.

8 p.m.: Georgia College Theatre Department is proud to present I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, a musical comedy with lyrics and book by Joe DiPietro and music written by Jimmy Roberts. Dr. Amy Pinney directs with Dr. Wendy Mullen directing music. The performance will take place in Russell Auditorium. Tickets — General admission: $16; senior citizens, Georgia College faculty and staff: $12; Georgia College students: $7. Groups of 10 or more can get a discounted rate of $11 per ticket. To purchase tickets in advance visit GCSUTickets.com or call (478) 445-4226.



Sunday, Feb. 24

2 p.m.: Georgia College Theatre Department is proud to present I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, a musical comedy with lyrics and book by Joe DiPietro and music written by Jimmy Roberts. Dr. Amy Pinney directs with Dr. Wendy Mullen directing music. The performance will take place in Russell Auditorium. Tickets — General admission: $16; senior citizens, Georgia College faculty and staff: $12; Georgia College students: $7. Groups of 10 or more can get a discounted rate of $11 per ticket. To purchase tickets in advance visit GCSUTickets.com or call (478) 445-4226.

2 to 4 p.m.: The Milledgeville Convention & Visitor’s Bureau will offer free African-American historic trolley tours in honor of Black History Month. The tour highlights the African-American heritage of Milledgeville where religion flourished, education grew and influential men and women left their mark on the Antebellum Capital. The tour is a first-come, first-serve basis; for more information, contact (478) 452-4687 or visit www.visitmilledgeville.org.



****Monday, Feb. 25

Noon to 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.

***1 to 3 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library and Digital Bridges host a Computer Clinic at the Library by appointment only. 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 volunteer.

3:30 to 5:30 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host a Game Night with Xbox, Wii and board games (middle and high school students). For more information, contact Dabney Kinser at (478) 452-0677 ext. 127.

****5 to 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 daniel@thedigitalbridges.org to reserve your slot or volunteer.

***5:30 to 7 p.m.: Digital Bridges will be offering basic computer classes to the public at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St. Sign up is required at Digital Bridges. For more information, contact Barry Reese at (478) 452-0677 ext. 125.

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

6 p.m.: Survivors of Suicide meet at River Edge Behavioral Center on Blandy Road (just past Flooring America on the left). For more information call Leanne Branch (478) 451-2740.

6 p.m.: “The Mourning After” a bereavement group sponsored by Hospice Care Options and the GC Psychology Department is held in room 1-15 in the GC Arts and Sciences Building. The event is free and open to the public. (478) 453-8572.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.: A community bike project will be held at the Milledgeville Fire Department on W. Thomas St. 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 from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, contact Louise Sallstrom at (478) 457-5311 or visit milledgevillecares@gmail.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.

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

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



Tuesday, Feb. 26

10:30 to 11 a.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host a Toddler Time Program (ages: 18 months to 3 years). For more information, contact Youth Services at (478) 452-0677 ext. 129.

10:30 a.m.: A Senior Olympic badminton club will be held at the Baldwin County Recreation Department gym.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Cafe Central is open every Tuesday at Freedom Church in Milledgeville. A free meal will be served to everyone who comes. For information on volunteering, call (478) 453-4400.

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.

12:45 p.m.: The Milledgeville Kiwanis Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club. Visitors are welcome to the program and to lunch with a club sponsor.

3 to 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.

3:30 to 4 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host a Story Time Program (ages three and up). For more information, contact Youth Services at (478) 452-0677 ext. 129.

4 p.m.: N.A.M.I. (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Oconee, a support group for consumers, family, and friends of individuals with a severe mental illness/brain disorder, meets in the Christian Education Building of Covenant Presbyterian Church at 440 N. Columbia St. (478) 452-8600.

6:30 p.m.: Milledgeville City Council meets at City Hall.

7 p.m.: The Sweet Georgia Sound Sweet Adeline Chorus meets at Vineville Christian Towers to practice, socialize and sing. It is for women only. (478) 932-5387.



Wednesday, Feb. 27

7:30 a.m.: Lake Oconee Promise Keepers meets at The River of Life center on Scott Road. Jack Minchey (706) 473-0431.

10 a.m. to noon: Abbey Hospice Foundation, 215 Azalea Court, Social Circle, holds Basic Adult CPR training using an Automated External Defibrillator. To reserve a spot, contact Monica Laguaite at (770) 464-5858 or email volunteer@abbeyhospice.com.

10:30 a.m. to noon: Free computer classes for seniors will be held at the Senior Citizens Center in Baldwin County.

1 p.m.: Falun Gong exercise class will be held at Central City Park (formerly Bonner Park) free of charge. Cultivate mind and body with 5 sets of easy-to-learn exercises good for all ages and all physical conditions. For more information, call (478) 453-4241.

1 to 3 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.

3 to 5 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host a We Read Program. Children may read with a designated reader and choose a special prize. For more information, contact Youth Services at (478) 452-0677 ext. 129.

3:30 to 5 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host Teen Club (middle and high school students). Crafts, snacks and after school activities galore. For more information, contact Dabney Kinser at (478) 452-0677 ext. 127.

5 p.m.: Georgia College will hold a Georgia College Happy Hour Forum in the Library & Instructional Technology Center in the second floor. To RSVP, contact Gregg Kaufman at gregg.kaufman@gcsu.edu one week before each forum.

6 p.m.: The Bicycling Club of Milledgeville & Baldwin County meets in the basement of Blackbird Coffee on Hancock Street. Join cyclists of all types, ages and levels of ability to discuss plans for upcoming rides. Visit http://mvillebikes.com.



Thursday, Feb. 28

10 a.m. to 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 to 5 p.m.: Free HIV testing at 900 Barrows Ferry Road. (478) 445-5518.

3 to 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.

3:30 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host a Teen Movie Night (middle and high school students). The movie will be “Pitch Perfect” (rated PG-13). For more information, contact Dabney Kinser at (478) 452-0677 ext. 127.

6:30 p.m.: The Old Capitol Optimist Club meets at the Golden Corral Restaurant on North Columbia Street. Interested citizens are welcome.

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.: 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.: 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