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Calendar of Community Events

January 21, 2022 - 06:00
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PUTNAM

JAN. 11 THROUGH APRIL 4

What: GriefShare

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Lake Country Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall

More Info: If you are grieving the loss of a loved one, please join us beginning Tuesday, Jan. 11. All are welcome. Call 678-773-6498 for more information. The program is free, but there is a $15 charge for a workbook.

FRIDAY, JAN. 21

What: Atlantic City Boys

When: 7 p.m.

Where: The Plaza Arts Center, 305 N. Madison Ave., Eatonton

More info: Get your tickets now online at plazacenter.org. Tickets start at just $25.

SATURDAY, JAN. 22

What: GWM Writing Workshop with Jim Auchmutey

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Georgia Writers Museum, 109 S. Jefferson Ave., Eatonton

More Info: Writing coach Jim Auchmutey will be at Georgia Writers Museum sharing techniques on how to build a vivid scene in narrative writing. Cost is $45 per person. Those unable to attend in person can attend on Zoom. Reach out to GWM at www.georgiawritersmuseum.org for more information and to register for the event.

SATURDAY, JAN. 22

What: LifeSource Food Distribution

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Putnam County Elementary School

More info: ORHS also will provide pet food and signups for spaying/neutering services. Face Masks are mandatory.

SUNDAY, JAN. 23

What: Loran Smith speaks at Old School History Museum

When: 2 p.m.

Where: Plaza Arts Center, 305 N. Madison Ave., Eatonton

More Info: The Old School History Museum is honored to host the legendary Loran Smith as our speaker as he speaks on his topic: “The Fallout from being a Dawg with Serendipitous Travel Options.” The lecture begins at 2 p.m. and usually lasts about 45 minutes. Afterwards, guests are invited to tour the museum and visit with the speaker and docents.

SUNDAY, JAN.23

What: 50th annual Elks Hoop Shoot

When: 2 p.m.

Where: Putnam County Recreation Department

More info: The 50th annual Elks Hoop Shoot is for ages 8-13 (proof of age required). Contact Mike Black for more at 706-473-9300 or mikeblack0215@gmail.com

MONDAY, JAN. 24

What: Putnam County Republican Party monthly meeting

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Lutheran Community Center, 1081 Lake Oconee Parkway, Hwy 44, Eatonton

More info: Guest Speakers are Dr. Jody Hice, Secretary of State candidate; Col. Alan Sims, 10th District Congressional Seat; Dr. Kandiss Taylor, candidate for Governor

THURSDAY, JAN. 27

What: January 2022 Business After Hours

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: Bo Trawick State Farm, 103 Harmony Crossing, Suite 5, Eatonton

More Info: Please join us as we kick-off the 2022 Business After Hours Series! The January 2022 Business After Hours is hosted by Bo Trawick State Farm! Come out and enjoy delicious food and beverages, connect with fellow business leaders and create future business opportunities at this after hours business networking event. Business after hours is free to attend & open to everyone!

SATURDAY, JAN. 29

What: Calligraphy Session II

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

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

More Info: Learn how to use cartridge calligraphy pens with different nibs. Practice connecting letters to make words, numbers and address an envelope. Create a project using calligraphy letters with a layout and steps to producing a finished piece. Prerequisite Calligraphy I. Instructor Linda Elkins. Class costs $50. For more information and to register, visit theartisansvillage.org/classes.

THURSDAY, FEB. 10

What: February 2022 Business After Hours

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: Century Bank & Trust, J.V.Dell P.C., 1040 Founders Row, Greensboro

More Info: Please join us for the February 2022 Business After Hours hosted by Century Bank & Trust and J.V. Dell P.C. Come out and enjoy delicious food and beverages, connect with fellow business leaders and create future business opportunities at this after hours business networking event. Business after hours is free to attend & open to everyone!

SATURDAY, FEB. 12

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Reach 2 Teach New Life Christian Center, Fellowship Hall, 206 Agnes Dr., Eatonton

More info: Your blood can save lives. We’d like to thank all donors at this blood drive for coming to give blood to help meet the urgent need for blood in the Black community. Get a $20 gift card by email from our friends at Amazon.

FRIDAY, FEB. 18

What: Banks & Shane Unplugged A Valentine’s Concert presented by Harmony Medical Foundation

Where: El Sitio Mexican Grill

When: 7:30 p.m.

More info: Tickets are $30. To purchase tickets, call 762- 220-1049 or email hmedfoundation@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, FEB. 26

What: Fourth annual Polar Plunge

When: 3-5 p.m.

Where: Georgia Butts BBQ, 1137 Lake Oconee ParkwayEatonton

More info: Join Georgia Butts BBQ for a bite and a beverage at the 4th Annual Polar Plunge starting at 3 p.m. on February 26. The $50 contribution will include a t-shirt, towel, beer cup and soup buffet. This event supports a great local cause.

GREENE

MONDAY, JAN. 24

What: Greensboro Garden Club meeting

When: 9:30 a.m.

Where: Basement of First United Methodist Church, 4171 Carey Station Road, Greensboro

More info: At 10 a.m., Lea Clark with the Georgia Forestry Commission will discuss community forestry and care of trees. For information, contact Cheryl at 706-453-1906.

SATURDAY, FEB. 26

What: Rumours: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute

When: 8-11 p.m.

Where: Oconee Brewing Company, 202 North West Street, Greensboro

More info: Tickets will sell out!

MORGAN

THURSDAY, JAN. 20

What: Help stop the spread of human trafficking

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Morgan County High School

More info: Did you know that approximately 374 girls are human trafficked monthly in the state of Georgia? Please help us stop the spread of human trafficking by learning more information and ways to identify human trafficking at our Latin Club function.

BALDWIN

TUESDAY, JAN. 18

What: Write Space Writers Group

When: 12:30-2 p.m.

Where: Allied Arts of Milledgeville, 201 N Wayne St, Milledgeville

More info: A space for writers of all interests and experience levels to workshop and grow their skills; facilitated by author and Fulbright Scholar Dr. Kerry Neville.

TUESDAY, JAN. 18

What: “A Tale of Two Prodigies” Recital

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Max Noah Recital Hall, Georgia College & State University, 210 N Wilkinson St

More info: Come enjoy classic compositions by two of the world’s greatest musical prodigies: Wolfgang Mozart and Felix Mendelssohn. Both child geniuses were influenced by their sisters and died young. Guest artist and cellist Steven Taylor joins Georgia College faculty Bryan Hall and David H. Johnson, both violinists, and pianist Hue Jang. A $5 donation is encouraged. All proceeds benefit music scholarships or the GC Department of Music through GCSU Foundation, Inc.

THURSDAY, JAN. 20

What: Corks & Canvas

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: The Club at Sinclair, 3700 Sinclair Dam Rd NE, Milledgeville

More Info: Courtney Hitchcock will guide you through the steps to paint a cute Valentine’s gnome! Courtney Hitchcock is the Elementary Art teacher at JMA. in Youth Ministry, her passion is art! Over the years, she has created several commissioned art pieces. She is a self-taught artist who worked for Truth Be Told Art for two years before she came to JMA. She has also done photography, ceramics, stained glass, acrylic, and watercolor. The night will be $35 a person. The price for an accompanied guest is $45. Kids Club is available if needed, by reservation only. Assorted hors d’oeuvres are available for $10 a person.

FRIDAY, JAN. 21

What: Ricky Ruffus Concert

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Buffingtons, 120 West Hancock Street

More Info: Singer-songwriter hailing from the soul-rich, rock ‘n roll-laden area of middle Georgia. Front man for FreeLance Ruckus, acoustic solo artist, and event DJ.

SATURDAY, JAN. 22

What: Cash’s Juke Joint Rocks the Rooftop

When: 11 p.m.

Where: 101 West Hancock Street Milledgeville, GA 31061

More info: Cash’s Juke Joint debuts at Amici in downtown Milledgeville for a night of lighting the sky straight off of the rooftop! A raw & uncut sound. Cash’s Juke Joint gets straight to the nitty gritty! Experience this dynamic band! If you’re looking for great vibes, you will love the soul-stirring feels of CASH’S JUKE JOINT live!!

JAN. 27-29

What: Disney’s Moana JR

When: 7 p.m.; Sunday also at 3 p.m.

Where: Georgia Military College, 249 Broad St., Milledgeville

More info: Disney’s Moana JR. is a 60-minute musical adaptation of the 2016 Disney animated film. Watch Moana and her village of Motunui bring life to the stage with an epic journey of self-discovery and bravery.

TUESDAY, FEB. 1

What: Daniel Bolshoy, guitarist

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Max Noah Recital Hall, Georgia College & State University, 210 N Wilkinson St

More Info: His program will include lyrical and romantic guitar music by Schubert, Ponce, Guastavino and more. All the pieces are closely connected to art songs, from the greatest song masters (Schubert) to homages to them from around the Latin world. A $5 donation is encouraged. All proceeds benefit music scholarships or the Music Department through the GCSU Foundation, Inc.

FRIDAY, FEB. 4

What: Food Truck Frenzy at First Friday

When: 5:00 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: 114 East Hancock Street

More info: Come downtown Milledgeville for the first 2022 First Friday. Main Street will be spotlighting local Food Truck Vendors as well as holding their first Block Party Bingo. Trucks will be set up and ready to serve from 5-8 p.m. There will be live music from Emma Gullo from 6-7 p.m., and a huge community bingo from 7-8 p.m.. Don’t forget that you can support your local downtown restaurants by purchasing “togo” beverages to bring down to the event. Live music will be located in the Deep Roots main stage parking lot. Thanks to their wonderful CHAMPION Sponsor-Fickling Lake Country!