Georgia College Theatre Department, the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity and ABLE Student Alliance present the nationally acclaimed Liz Lerman Dance Exchange from Washington, D.C. where members of the company, theatre and dance students, community members and Georgia College students collaborate to create a dance on disability. For information on participating as a performer, call (478) 445-1980. For audience information on the performance, call (478) 445-4226. Participants should attend rehearsals from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 through Tuesday, April 19 in Russell Auditorium. No skill is required. Dancers may be disabled or not. Participants may be students or Milledgeville community members. Those interested may call first or simply come Saturday evening, April 16 at 6 p.m. to Russell Auditorium. A free informal workshop performance will be held on Wednesday, April 20 at 8 p.m. for all audiences in Russell Auditorium.

Saturday, April 16

L&L Market is open at L&L Farm Mart on the corner of Hancock Street and Roberson Mill Road. Vendors may reserve a spot by calling or dropping by during the week. The community is invited to drop by and purchase any number of handmade, homemade, or home grown items.

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 Life Enrichment Center holds a backyard cleanup open to any volunteers who want to help. The Life Enrichment Center provides individuals with developmental disabilities the opportunity to meet individualized goals through Employment and Personal and Social Services. The Center will provide any tools necessary to work and snacks throughout the day to keep all volunteers motivated and satisfied. All volunteers are asked to dress comfortably and in clothing that can get messy. For directions or more information, contact Judith Keim at 478-456-2713 or jkeim@windstream.net

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Lockerly Arboretum Spring Plant Sale.

Noon to 4 p.m.: The Wilkinson County Historical Society and the Ocmulgee Archaeology Society holds an artifact identification day at the Gordon Historic Train Depot. The public is invited and encouraged to bring any artifacts 50 years or older to have them identified and dated. Well known archaeologists Stephen Hammock of Warner Robins Air Force Base; David Mincey President of the Ocmulgee Archaeology Society; and Dr. Bob Cramer of Gray are expected to be on hand to offer their specialty on prehistoric Indian projectile points and pottery. They will also be glad to look at old weapons, swords, bullets and ceramics. The community is invited to attend.

8 p.m.: Nashville blues and rock recording artist and Georgia College alumnus Dave Perkins and Friends will appear in concert with Julie Lee at the Student Activity Center on the Georgia College Campus in Magnolia Ballroom. Perkins recorded with musical greats such as Ray Charles, Willie Nelson, Amy Grant, Lucinda Williams and Carole King. Admission is $15.  The event is presented in conjunction with Startling Figures: A celebration of the legacy of Flannery O’Connor and is sponsored by the Flannery O’Connor Andalusia Foundation and Georgia College.

Sunday, April 17

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

Monday, April 18

Noon to 4 p.m.: Harriet’s Closet, a free supply closet to help fill the needs of cancer patients, is open. The non-profit organization dedicated to helping cancer patients in Central Georgia has relocated next door to Georgia Cancer Specialists building at Oconee Regional Medical Center.

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

2 p.m.: The American Legion Post 237, Hardwick (Davis-Watson Chapter) 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 (912) 506-5664.

5 p.m.: The Sinclair Water Authority meets at 126 Cay Drive, Milledgeville.

5:30 p.m.: Baldwin High School School Council meets in Conference Room 200 at Baldwin High School. The meeting is open to the public.

6:30 p.m.: The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 523 meets at the American Legion Post 523 on Martin Luther King Drive.

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. Round dancing begins at 6:30 p.m.

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

Tuesday, April 19

10:30 a.m.: A Senior Olympic badminton club will be held at the Baldwin County Recreation Department gym. For more information, contact David Carver at (478) 456-2735.

Noon: The Grumman Retiree Club Peach Pit Chapter meets at Golden Corral.

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.

1 p.m.: The Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club, an official member of the American Contract Bridge League, meets at the Eatonton Performing Arts Center on Madison Avenue in Eatonton. Come with a partner or e-mail Pat Turney at turney@plantationcable.net for a possible partner match.

2:45 p.m.: The Nancy Hart Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, meets at the Country Club. The topic is topic is “History of GMC.”

5 to 6:30 p.m.: Bridging the Basics beginning computer classes will be held at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library. Classes are held on a walk-in basis and there is no need to sign up or register. The Mary Vinson Memorial Library is located at the corner of South Jefferson and Greene streets in downtown Milledgeville. Call (478) 387-0254 for more information.

6 p.m.: The Bicycling Club of Milledgeville meets in the parking lot behind Oconee Outfitters for its weekly road ride. Beginner pace for first hour, moderate pace later.  

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

7:30 p.m.: The Baldwin County chapter of the NAACP meets at Flagg Chapel Baptist Church.

Wednesday, April 20

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

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

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