WHERE: Mistletoe State Park
WHEN: Sept. 5
FOR MORE INFO: Families will vie for prizes as they test their skills at games and survival techniques. The event will include water relays, campfire building, orienteering, shelter building, a scavenger hunt and more. The winning family will receive two nights free camping and outdoor equipment donated by Academy Sports. Cost is $20. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
BARBECUE CHICKEN LUNCH
WHERE: Young Memorial Methodist Church, 1711 Washington Rd., Thomson
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 14, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: the plates will be $7 each and will be available for eat in or take out service. All proceeds will go to sight conservation programs and Lions Club charities to help in our community. Call Lion President Kathy Phillips at 706-595-1821 or Lion Mary Beard at 706-595-1717.
McDUFFIE SCHOOLS OPEN HOUSE
WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 6
FOR MORE INFO: All elementary schools, 4-6 p.m.; Thomson Middle School and Thomson-McDuffie Junior High School, 5-7 p.m.; Thomson High School, 6-8 p.m.; and McDuffie Achievement Center, 4-7 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Looking for players for a new 13U AA Travel Ball Team starting in Lincoln County. Please call 706-401-6476 or 706-699-0166.
2009-2010 TOURS AND COLLEGE GAME PLANS READY
WHERE: Vanderhorst Christian Methodist Episcopal Fellowship Hall
WHEN: Monday, Aug. 10
FOR MORE INFO: A parent meeting for all parents, youth and community persons interested in the proposed college tours and college football games scheduled for this fall. The first trip is scheduled for Sept. 26. The Magic City Classic is scheduled for Oct. 31 and arrangements must be made. Hotel rooms are being booked now. Please join us as we outline the proposed trips, objectives and goals for this season. Contact Mary Belton at 706-595-5887, Jane Pettis at 706-595-5114, Deborah Brown at 706-955-7234, Tracy Taylor at 706-466-5560 or Barbara Fort at 706-597-0781.