The Union Recorder

October 1, 2013

Day Book, Oct. 1, 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.

On Oct. 3 the Milledgeville Area Patriots will host a City Candidate Forum at Victory Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. Everyone in the community is invited. For more information call Janice Westmoreland at 478-387-5316.

Allied Arts will host fall workshops and classes. On Oct. 3 an architecture and history class geared toward youth 10 and older will be offered. For more information call 478-452-3950 or visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com.

Andalusia Farm’s ninth annual Bluegrass concert will be held on the front lawn Oct. 5 from 5-8 p.m. Heart Pine will be featured this year and admission is only $5. One-mile guided tours will be offered at 4. Bring your own food or enjoy hotdogs and hamburgers at the event.

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

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.



Tuesday, Oct. 1

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

11 a.m.-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.

11 a.m.: The public is invited to attend a weekly meeting at the Collins P. Lee Center at 237 Harrisburg Road to discuss plans for the Lucille Harris Community Garden and Solomon Harris Walking Trail, as well as to hear updates about efforts by the Parks & Recreation Dept., Milledgeville Community Garden Association, Baldwin Family Connection and the Habitat for Humanity Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative. For more information contact the Wards at 478-453-2565 or Barbara Vann at 478-452-5726.

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.

3-5 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.

3-6 p.m.: The Milledgeville Marketplace Farmers Market is held at 222 E. Hancock Street in Downtown Milledgeville (next to the Golden Pantry). Free parking available. Call 478-414-4014 for information.

6:30 p.m.: American Legion Auxiliary Post 523 meets at 430 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. All members are urged to attend.

7 p.m.: The Sweet Georgia Sound Sweet Adeline Chorus meets at St. Peter Claver Auditorium to practice, socialize and sing. It is for women only. 478-932-5387.

7:30 p.m.: The Knights of Columbus Council 9458 meets in Flannery O'Connor Hall for a regular business meeting at Sacred Heart Church, Hancock and Jefferson streets. Tom O'Neill: 478-456-0901, 478-451-0745 or e-mail tom_oneill44@yahoo.com.