MUSIC IN THE PARK
WHERE: Mitchell Depot
WHEN: First Saturday -- April through October
FOR MORE INFO: There will be bluegrass, country and gospel music, hamburgers, hotdogs, soft drinks by donation. Bring your lawn chairs or blanket. Playground available for the kids. Free parking.
OLD THOMSON MIDDLE SCHOOL YEARBOOKS FOR SALE
WHERE: Thomson Middle School
WHEN: Monday through Friday during school hours
FOR MORE INFO: The yearbooks are for years 1998, 200-2008 and they are $15 each. Buyers need to come to the front office to make their purchase. Cash only please.
FREE H1N1 FLU VACCINE
WHERE: McDuffie County Health Department
WHEN: Mondays are walk-ins and Tuesdays-Fridays are appointment only
FOR MORE INFO: This is available to anyone and everyone.
ONLINE EXPRESS TUTORIAL
WHERE: Any place, any time where there is access to the GadOE online Moodle site
WHEN: Ongoing 24/7 for 365 days a year
FOR MORE INFO: This is a free online program offered by the Georgia Department of Education that provides tutorial support for the Science and/or Social Studies GHSGT. To sign up students must access the site to create their own registration account using their GTID (Georgia Testing Identifier) number. For students who are out of school, please contact Pat Blenke at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the GTID number.
CHEERLEADING AND GYMNASTICS
WHERE: Sweetwater Gym
WHEN: Until April 25; Monday: 4-5 p.m. and Thursday: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Open to ages 3-8 years old. Participants will perform at the TCB Extravaganza event on Sunday, April 25. Cost is $45 per month. Call 706-595-8182.
GET A BURN PERMIT
WHERE: By Calling 1-877-652-2876
WHEN: Always get a burn permit, it's the law
FOR MORE INFO: Breezy, warm, spring days are perfect for enjoying the outdoors, but they're perfect, too, for wildfires. To prevent the spread of wildfires, the Georgia Forestry Commission is urging residents to take extra precautions when burning yard debris, using an outdoor grill or enjoying campfires. If you're not sure when to get a permit just call 1-877-OK2-burn or log ontoGaTrees.org.
WHERE: McDuffie County Library
WHEN: April 15, 9 a.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Obesity will be the topic discussed during the McDuffie County Consortium meeting. Attendants will learn about the risk factors of obesity during pregnancy and through the life span. Other topics will be After Babies Fitness Challenge Update and Summer Activities for Students.
WHERE: Masonic Lodge #205
WHEN: April 15, 6-7:30 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: You can dine in or take out or they will deliver. The dinner includes salad, rolls, dessert and tea. $5 per plate.
WHERE: Downtown Mitchell
WHEN: April 16 at 7 p.m. through April 18 at noon
FOR MORE INFO: Arts/crafts, bike ride, lawnmower/golf cart race, parade, fireworks, street dance, music, worship and much more. Vendor application forms online at www.glascockcountyga.com. Call 706-598-2004.
WHERE: Doodle Hill Hunting Club, 2924 Sterling Gibson Rd., SW, Thomson
WHEN: April 17
FOR MORE INFO: Approximately 5 hour ride through wooded areas. Evening meal and dance with DJ DeWayne Holliman Saturday night. Hamburger and hot dog lunch will be available Saturday. Primitive camping available - no electric or water hookups. $25 includes ride, evening meal and dance. $15 ride only and $10 evening meal and dance. Contact Jerry Brinkley 706-595-7345 or cell: 706-825-8465.
WHERE: City of Harlem
WHEN: April 17, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: During the annual Spring Trash to Treasures. Call 706-556-0043 or visit www.harlemga.org. for an entry form and more information.
WARREN COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE
WHERE: Warrenton City Park
WHEN: Friday, April 23; 6 p.m. until midnight
FOR MORE INFO: If you haven't joined or created a team, now is the time. Call Tish Wilson, event chair, at 706-465-2136 to get started.
BRIARWOOD BOOSTER CLUB TOURNAMENT
WHERE: Warrenton Country Club
WHEN: April 24
FOR MORE INFO: This is a 4-man scramble. Cost is $300 team; $75 per players (lunch included). Registration/Lunch 12p.m;. Shotgun start 1 p.m. Sign up deadline: April 21. Contact Chris Rogers, 706-595-9861 or 706-597-7234; or Warrenton Country Club 706-465-3032.
JAKE FISHING DAY
WHERE: Ogeechee River Mill, 262 Reynolds Rd. Warrenton
WHEN: Saturday, May 8; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Sponsored by the National Wild Turkey Federation Warren County Chapter. Come one, come all for: fishing, casting contest, BB gun shooting contest, mill tours, DNR and Smokey the Bear, hot dog lunch, lots of prizes and fun for the whole family. Contact Missy Garner at 706-465-2195 or John Wood at 706-962-0062 for more information.