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CALENDAR OF COMMUNITY EVENTS

March 20, 2020 - 06:00
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MORGAN

CLOSED FOR TWO WEEKS-ONGOING – SATURDAY, MARCH 28

What- Black Heritage and the Brotherhood of Man

When- Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

More info- The new exhibit features the work of 10 contemporary African American artists. For more information, visit steffenthomas.org.

CLOSED – MARCH 23 ONGOING – JUNE

What- The Chair Show

When- Normal MMCC Hours

Where- Madison Morgan Cultural Center

More info- The juried exhibit celebrates and explores the ubiquitous chair. The show will represent a wide range of styles and interpretations of chairs through multimedia art. For more information, visit mmcc-arts.org.

POSTPONED- Friday, March 20 and Saturday March 21

What- Do Tell! Storytelling Festival

When- Friday, 7 p.m. & Saturday, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Where- Madison-Morgan Cultural Center

More info- This year’s storytellers include Barbara McBride-Smith, Antonio Rocha, Dolores Hydock and Andy Irwin and MC Carol Cain. Evening performances are $15 for adults, $5 for students. Daytime tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Weekend package of all four sessions available for $45. For more information, visit mmcc-arts.org.

CANCELED- THURSDAY, MARCH 26

What- Local author expo

When- 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Where- Morgan County Library

More info- Come out for an evening supporting the achievements and creativity of local authors in the marquis ad community. Light refreshments will be served. ( 2 columns

POSTPONED- SATURDAY, MARCH 28 Breeze is

What- Valentina Breeze is 3.227 x 4.5

When- 7 p.m. 3.227 x 4.5

Where- Madison-Morgan Cultural Center

More info- The 2020 Chamber Music Festival continues with classic pianist Valentina. Tickets are $40 or $25 for students. For more information and tickets, visit mmcc-arts.org. Tall" (but I meas Herald Jour

CANCELED- SATURDAY, APRIL 12"W 4 x 10"

What- Madison Fest

When- 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where- Town Park

More info- Come enjoy a free, family-friendly festival featuring an arts and crafts market, regional food, creative crafting activities and live music all day long. For more information, visit madisonga.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 17

What- Joe Alterman Trio

When- 7 p.m.

Where- Madison-Morgan Cultural Center

More info- Tickets are $45, $30 for students. For more information, visit mmcc-arts.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 18

What- Joe Alterman Family Concert

When- 10 a.m. bike parade, 11 a.m. concert

Where- Madison-Morgan Cultural Center

More info- This concert is for young audiences of all ages. The concert will be around 20 minutes in length followed by an ice cream social on the MMCC lawn. The event is free. For more information, visit mmcc-arts.org.

GREENE

POSTPONED- SATURDAY, MARCH 21

What- The Big Event

When- 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where- Lake Oconee Village

More info- The purpose of The Big Event festival is to educate and inform the Lake Oconee Area residents and guests of the products, services and personnel of the Lake Oconee Area Builders Association and to promote its members, suppliers and associates. For more information, visit lobalive.com.

POSTPONED- THURSDAY, MARCH 26 – SUNDAY, MARCH 29

What- Lake Country Players present “Southern Fried Funeral”

When- March 26 – 28, 7 p.m. & March 29, 2:30 p.m.

Where- Festival Hall

More info- Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at lakecountryplayers.ticketleap.com/ southern-fried-funeral/ or call, 706-819-3190.

CANCELED-SATURDAY, APRIL 18

What- Southland Jubilee

When- 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where- Downtown Greensboro

More info- A variety of vendors will fill the streets of downtown Greensboro that will allow guests to enjoy a little bit of everything. Walk down South Main Street and enjoy the car show that is put on each year by the Georgia Classic Cruisers. The Fairytale Festival will also return to Festival Hall during the jubilee this year. Characters will be inside to take pictures with families. New this year there will be a pirate and princess makeover boutique set up inside Festival Hall to add a little bit of magic to your Southland Jubilee experience. For more information, visit southlandjubilee.com.

PUTNAM

POSTPONED- THURSDAY, MARCH 26

What- Flannery O’Connor Book Club

When- 10 - 11 a.m. I have for

Where- Georgia Writers Museum

More info- The Flannery O’Connor Book Club is free and open to the public. Dr. Bruce Gentry of Georgia College facilitates the discussion of the story/stories for that month. Coffee and light refreshments are severed. The March meeting will cover O’Connor’s first story and its revision into her last story, “The Geranium+” and “Judgment Day.” is 3.6" wide x 7" tall

x 7 POSTPONED- in.). FRIDAY, MARCH 27

What- Putnam County Women in History Celebration

When- Noon

Where- The Plaza Arts Center, 305 N. Madison Ave.

More info- Contact Janie B. Reid at janiereid2@gmail.com to send your nominations. The event is free to the public. Theme for 2020 is “Valiant Women of the Vote.” Deadline for al is 12W" x 10.5 submitting nominations for consideration is Friday, March 13. Self-nominations are acceptable, as well as previous honorees.

SATURDAY, but they must MARCH 28

What- Celebrate Recovery Group Fundraiser

When- 1 p.m.

Where- Lake Country Baptist Church

More info- Cost of an adult plate is $0 and children’s plate is $4. A cake auction will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Music provided by the praise and worship team, Mended, will also be performed. Tickets on sale now and can be purchased from any member of the group. Plates will also be available the day of the event while supplies last. For more information, call 478-251-0020.

MONDAY, APRIL 6 THROUGH FRIDAY, APRIL 10

What- Rock Eagle’s Camp EcoAdventure

When- For one day or the whole week

Where- Rock Eagle, 350 Rock Eagle Rd.

More info- Contact Anna Nolan at 706-484-4838 or annan@ uga.edu. The camp is open to ages 6 through 11. Each day includes snacks, activities, crafts and much more.

SATURDAY, APRIL 11

What- Annual Rabies Clinic

When- 9 a.m. – noon

Where- Putnam County Extension Office

More info- Cost is $12 per dog and/or cat. Cash or checks only. For more information, call 706-485-4151.

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

What- Watercolor on Canvas

When- 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where- The Artisans Village Art Gallery, 110 W. Marion St.

More info- Contact theartisansvillage.org to register. Cost is $45 and supply fee is $20. Jeanne will prepare the canvases and provide all materials (except students need to bring a small container to hold water). Instructor is Jeanne Trammell.

BALDWIN

ONGOING – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1

What- Seeking vendors for 8th annual ArtHealthy Festival

When- Ongoing

Where- Event is at Georgia College

More info- Contact Toyia Barnes at 478-387-0200 or visit, arthealthy.org. Seeking Middle Georgia businesses and organizations that promote art, art-health and healthy living to become ArtHealthy Festival Vendors. There is no charge to become a vendor.

SATURDAY, APRIL 18

What- 8th Annual ArtHealthy Festival

When- 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Where- Georgia College

More info- One-doay event that brings together campus and community members to promote art and healthy living in Central Georgia. The ArtHealthy Festival seeks to address to the epidemic of obesity through the arts, education and recreation and will include a kid zone, 5k and live music. For more information, visit arthealthy.org.

ATHENS-CLARKE

The Classic Center has announced that all March events have been POSTPONED or CANCELED. For more information, visit classiccenter.com.

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