A nutrition class intended for parents, grandparents and caregivers will be held June 21 starting at 10 a.m. at the Collins P. Lee Community Center. The class will be taught by Dr. Valerie Walker of Oconee Primary Care and will discuss the benefits of healthy eating. There will also be information on other health topics including basic first-aid and car seat safety. The event is hosted by Baldwin Family Connection in collaboration with ORMC.
A mobile mammography center will be at Belk June 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Free mammograms will be offered to the community to spread breast cancer awareness. For more information call 478-452-5572 ext. 210. To make an appointment call 855-655-2662.
Allied Arts will sponsor a watercolor workshop for adults taught by Dana Wiggins June 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Allen’s Market Building, 101 W. McIntosh St. The registration fee is $65. For more information, to register, or otherwise call 478-452-3950. A beginners photography workshop will be offered July 14-17 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The cost is $65 and Dana Wiggins will be the instructor.
The Baldwin County Nutrition Department will provide free meals to children during the summer June 2-July 25 (no meals will be served July 4). Summer meals will be served at two locations: GNETS, 1300 B. Orchard Hill Road, and BHS, 155 Highway 49 West. Breakfast will be from 7-8 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Lunch will be delivered to the following sites: Graham Homes, 11 a.m.; Pine Knoll Apartments, 11:25 a.m.; Duplex City, 11:45 a.m.; River Bend Apartments, 12:10 p.m.; The Manor, 12:40 p.m.; Finnagan’s Mobile Home Park, 1:05 p.m.; 5th Street Mobile Home Park, 1:30 p.m.; Lockwood Mobile Home Park, 1:50 p.m.
Saturday, June 21
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. to noon: The Green Farmer's Market (formerly known as the Greenway Farmer's Market) is open at the new Market Park Pavilion downtown. There will be live music, fresh produce and other vendors. The finest summer vegetables are now ready at market – squash, cucumbers, grass fed beef, peaches, blueberries, artisan baked bread, fresh Miami; plus flowers, milk, jams and jellies and fresh scones. At 10 the Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting to celebrate the market’s move to its new community location.