BADY'S CHARITIES HEALTH FAIR
WHERE: Warren County Senior Center, 48 Warren St., WarrentonWHEN: Saturday, July 10, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: A hands-on community forum for understanding health care and its importance in prolonging life. Health care volunteers will offer blood pressure readings, glucose readings, cholesterol screenings, healthy dental education, dialysis education and much more. The health fair is free to the public and the goal is to assist the members of this community with becoming more educated on the topic of healthy living. Call 706-733-6615.
ADULT TENNIS LEAGUE MEETING
WHERE: Sweetwater ParkWHEN: July 12, 6:30 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: This meeting is to discuss an upcoming adult tennis league. This will include singles and doubles ages 17 and up. Contact Bristol Tiller at the Recreation Department at 706-595-2152.
FAMILY Y SWIM LESSONS SUMMER SESSION
WHEN: June 21 - July 21
FOR MORE INFO: Offering swim lessons for all ages and skill levels, ages 6 months to adult beginners. Lessons are held in two-week sessions Monday through Thursday at the indoor pools at the Wilson Family Y and Aiken County Family YMCA and at the outdoor pools at White Oak Campground in Thomson. Open to Family Y members and non-members. Discount for additional siblings. To register, visit any Family Y location or online at www.thefamilyy.org. Financial assistance is available for all Family Y programs.
THOMSON HIGH SCHOOL CANNERY
WHERE: Thomson High SchoolFOR MORE INFO: The cannery will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 1, July 6-8, July 15, July 20-22 and July 27-29. Canning vegetables is a 40 cents charge per can. Shelling peas is a 10 cents charge per pound. Contact 706-986-4200 for any other information or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHERE: Downtown WarrentonWHEN: July 3, 10 a.m. until
FOR MORE INFO: Patriotic day parade and first Saturday tennis tourney. Starting at 10 a.m., they will have a patriotic parade. Everyone is invited to decorate in red, white and blue their golf cart, bicycle, car or truck and meet at the Warren Street parking lot, in front of the library, at 9:30 a.m. to line up. The parade will travel to City Park, where they will gather for watermelon eating and the annual Pie Bake-Off. Around 11:30 a.m., the Tennis Tourney will begin. If anyone would like to participate in the tourney or to enter the bake-off please pick up entry forms at the Chamber office on South Norwood Street or download one at www.EventsInWarrenCountyGA.org.
CSRA BEAGLE CLUB BBQ & TRADE DAY
WHERE: Winfield Community Center
WHEN: July 31
FOR MORE INFO: Free and open to the public. In addition to great food and fellowship, we plan to have: a live broadcast by Kicks-99, Jason Norman Reptiles and a hunting hawk, BB gun and archery shooting events, moonwalk and pony rides for the kids, beagle coloring contest for the kids, a horseshoe tournament (open to everyone), prize drawings for registered guests, beagles for sale (puppies and adults), dog supplies, rabbits and related supplies, a delicious rabbit stew, a silent auction, information on beagle trialing and our club running grounds available to test beagles. 706-294-6260
ADULT SOCCER PROGRAMWHERE: Sweetwater Park GymWHEN: Games begin Aug. 2 and run until the end of September
FOR MORE INFO: This is open to ages 17 and up. Cost: $35 for in-county residents and $50 for out-of-county residents. Contact Monte Ashcraft at the Recreation Department 706-595-2152.
SEAMLESS SUMMER NUTRITION PROGRAM
WHEN: Monday through Thursday until August 13
FOR MORE INFO: Breakfast 7:45-8:45 a.m. and Lunch 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 706-986-4051.
LOCATIONS: Thomson Elementary School, Thomson Middle School, Thomson High School, Boys & Girls Club and Human Development, Department of Juvenile Justice, Thomson McDuffie Parks and Recreation Department and Y130 Main Center
R.L. NORRIS CLASS OF 70
WHEN: September 4-6
FOR MORE INFO: For more information please contact Geraldine Sturgis at 706-595-6677 or Susie Moton at 706-466-0875
MUSIC IN THE PARK
WHERE: Mitchell DepotWHEN: 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.
GET A BURN PERMIT
WHERE: By Calling 1-877-652-2876WHEN: 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.
GYMNASTICS, TUBMLING, CHEERLEADING AND STUNT CLASSES
WHERE: Sweetwater GymWHEN: Registration weekly Monday or Tuesday at 6 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Open to ages 3-18. Monday: 6-7 p.m. Gymnastic class beam, vault and tumbling; 4-5 p.m., 3-6 year old class; Wednesday: 6-8:30 p.m. Cheer for Christ Level 6 open team 18 and over. They have competitive cheerleading and dance teams for girls ages 6-18. For more information contact Laura Adams - 706-595-8182 or visit the web site at http://eteamz.active.com/ThomsonBulldogs.