Things to do-Feb.21-March 22

February


February 21

“Waiting to be Invited is today at the  Southside Theatre Guild in Fairburn. It’s 1964 in Atlanta. Four middle-aged black women, co-workers from a local doll factory, travel by city bus to a “whites only” eating establishment inside a downtown Atlanta department store Their purpose is to “test” their newly acquired civil rights handed down by the Supreme Court outlawing segregation in eating establishments. This funny, touching play received the Kennedy Center Roger L. Stevens Award for New Playwrights and the Adrienne Kennedy Award for Most Promising Young Dramatist. For ticket information, visit www.stgplays.com/pages/plays/2013-2014


February 22

“Waiting to be Invited is today at the  Southside Theatre Guild in Fairburn. It’s 1964 in Atlanta. Four middle-aged black women, co-workers from a local doll factory, travel by city bus to a “whites only” eating establishment inside a downtown Atlanta department store Their purpose is to “test” their newly acquired civil rights handed down by the Supreme Court outlawing segregation in eating establishments. This funny, touching play received the Kennedy Center Roger L. Stevens Award for New Playwrights and the Adrienne Kennedy Award for Most Promising Young Dramatist. For ticket information, visit www.stgplays.com/pages/plays/2013-2014.

The Fayette County Democratic Committee presents a Better Georgia Candidate Training today from 9 a.m-1:30 p.m. in the Holiday Inn Express Meeting Room at 140 East Lanier  
Ave. If you have ever thought about running for local office or helping with a local campaign, join us for this invaluable training session sponsored  
by Better Georgia and State Representative Ronnie Mabra.  This training is  designed for potential candidates, campaign managers, key campaign staff,  volunteers, and activists.  The workshop will focus on fundraising, direct  
voter contact, message delivery and more.  The training is nonpartisan, free, and includes lunch. Space is limited so don’t delay.  If interested in  registering for this event, email admin@fayettedems.org.

The Sandy Creek High School Choral Department has rescheduled the 2014 Miss Sandy Creek Pageant after inclement weather forced the original pageant to be cancelled. The pageant is today at 7:30 p.m. at Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $7 Feb. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the SCHS cafeteria, or for $10 at the door. The pageant is the most important fundraiser of the year for SCHS choral programs. Contestants will compete for prizes and scholarship money. Scoring of the pageant has three components: teacher recommendations, an interview with the judges, and the evening gown presentation. The first two components are scored prior to Saturday evening’s pageant.
During the pageant, a song from SCHS’s upcoming spring musical, “Once Upon a Mattress,” will be performed by the cast of the show. In addition, several young men from the SCHS Chorus will provide entertainment with a men’s formalwear presentation.
The SCHS Choral Department invites the community to support the school’s choral programs during an evening that celebrates some of the outstanding young women of SCHS.

February 23

“Waiting to be Invited is today at the  Southside Theatre Guild in Fairburn. It’s 1964 in Atlanta. Four middle-aged black women, co-workers from a local doll factory, travel by city bus to a “whites only” eating establishment inside a downtown Atlanta department store Their purpose is to “test” their newly acquired civil rights handed down by the Supreme Court outlawing segregation in eating establishments. This funny, touching play received the Kennedy Center Roger L. Stevens Award for New Playwrights and the Adrienne Kennedy Award for Most Promising Young Dramatist. For ticket information, visit www.stgplays.com/pages/plays/2013-2014.

A Company of Friends Theatrical Productions is holding open auditions for their spring musical, Disney’s “Peter Pan, Jr.” today and Feb. 24 for performers ages seven through 21 years of age. This Disney classic features a large cast of over 30 performers and has many roles for both males and females. Auditions will consist of a simple taught dance and song and cold readings from the script. Auditions will be held at the Fayetteville Train Depot in Fayetteville, right off the square. Schedule breakdown for auditions is Sunday at 5 p.m. for ages 7 to 9 years, 6:30 p.m. for ages 10 to 13 years and February 24 for ages 14 to 21 years and then call-backs for all ages at 7 p.m. for all ages. Performances will be April 23-27 with no rehearsals over spring break. ACOF does require a production fee from all who are cast in shows. The fee for Peter Pan is $95 and covers all costumes and personal props. Fee can be covered by purchasing ads for the program or paying by check on the first rehearsal. There is a 20 percent discount for family members who are cast together.

February 24

The South Metro Rose Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Heritage Bank at 440 N. Jeff Davis Drive in Fayetteville. All rose growers from novice to expert are invited to attend free of charge. This month’s program features Clayton Beaty, owner of Beaty Fertilizer, Inc. of Cleveland, Tennessee. Educated at Tennessee Tech, Mr. Beaty started his fertilizer business in the late 70s and in the mid 80s developed Mills Magic Rose Mix, a blend of 8 eight different organics that roses thrive on and is sold internationally. Beaty Fertilizer also carries many other types of fertilizers and gardening products. Beaty will speak to the club on a variety of topics which will include amending our soil to produce the best roses and his trip in Feb. 2013 to see the rose gardens of China. He will also introduce us to some of the latest rose growing products offered by Beaty Fertilizer. Please join us for this interesting and informative program. As with all meetings, Master and Consulting Rosarians will be available to answer questions on any rose topic. For more information, call 678-545-1990.

February 28

Promise Place is hosting its first ever Improv Comedy night  tonight  at 6:30 p.m. titled “Promise You’ll Laugh”. The event is at the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone. A professional improvisational group from Atlanta will entertain the audience with 100 percent of the proceeds directly benefitting Promise Place. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase for $30 in advance or $35 at the door. For tickets please contact Paul Jones at 770-461-3839 ext 112  or at paul.jones@promiseplace.org. Sponsorship opportunities with advertising space included are also available through contacting Paul.
Join us we look forward to laughing out loud with you at the first annual “Promise You’ll Laugh.”

March


March 1

The PALS Pageant is today at 6 p.m. at 6 p.m. at Duke Auditorium at Starr’s Mill High School. The organization helps foster relationships between students with and without disabilities. Admission is free, although donations are accepted. For more information, visit www.smhaspals.webs.com.

The Southern Crescent Chorale will make their ninth appearance at Spivey Hall at 8 p.m.  The concert entitled “Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs” will feature many choral favorites including Wilberg’s “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing, “Thompson’s “Alleluia,” Christiansen’s “Psalm 50” and a large number of spirituals including Moses Hogan’s “I Can Tell the World,” “We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace,” and “Wade in the Water.”  Other favorite spirituals include “My God Is A Rock,” “Ain’t Got Time to Die,” “Deep River,” and Ezekiel “Saw duh Wheel.”This concert will be presented in memory of Dr. Amy Adele Foster, gifted performer, educator and former accompanist for the Chorale.  She died on January 8th after a long battle with cancer. Tickets for the concert are $15 for adults and $7.50 for students and may be purchased from Spivey Hall. (www.spiveyhall.org or 678-466-4200).
For more information:  www.southerncrescentchorale.org or 770-716-1231.

Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City is hosting a 5K and 2K Run today. Free Breakfast. Proceeds will benefit teens attending Catholic Heart Week and Amigos for Christ. If interested go to http://holytrinityptc.org/ for more information.


March 4

The Flat Creek Ladies Golf Association Welcome Breakfast is today. Join a lively group of women for 18 holes of golf on Tuesdays beginning March 4 with our “Welcome Breakfast” at 9 am at Flat Creek Country Club in Peachtree City.  Membership requirement are:
 Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA) index of 40.4 or less
 Canongate membership in good standing
 $35 annual dues payable to Flat Creek Ladies Golf Association (FCLGA)
 Great enthusiasm
Tuesday Play Days begin March 11 and end Nov. 11 with 9 a.m. shotgun starts.  You are not required to play every single play date; only play as often as you wish to play. You may still join our group anytime during our 2014 season.  We always welcome teachers for the summer months.  For further information, please contact the Flat Creek Golf Shop at 770-487-8140.  They will forward your name to our membership chairman.

The Peachtree City Garden Club will host its monthly meeting today at The Bridge Community Center in Peachtree City. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. but attendees are encouraged to come at 9:30 a.m. for refreshments and fellowship. The topic for the meeting is:  “Favorite Deer-Resistant Plants.” Connie Cottingham, Publicity and Special Events Coordinator for the State Botanical Garden of Georgia will talk about her favorite deer-resistant plants to add to your garden. Guests are welcome. For more info, go to www.peachtreecitygardenclub.org.

March 7

St. Patrick’s Ballroom Dance Ball is from  7 p.m. to 10:45 p.m. Gym at Christ’s Church at Whitewater, 1577 Hwy. 85 South in Fayetteville. Stardust Ballroom Dance Club will host this event with free hour of dance lessons.  Dance, music & lighting will be presented by DJ Bill Mitchell. Cost of dance includes an hour of Salsa lessons by instructor Sondra Chan. Beginner lesson begins at 7 p.m. and intermediate at 7:30 p.m. Come to either or both lessons! Dance from 8:00 - 10:45 p.m. Attire is St. Patrick’s or smart casual. Light refreshments will be provided. All dancers and dance students are welcome! Foxtrot, waltz, swing, rumba, cha cha, tango, night club 2-step, slow dance & more! Location: Guest fee is $25 per couple; $15 per single. For more Information, visit StardustBallroomDanceClub.com or call Bobby Bunn at 770-584-3094 and leave a message.

March 8

The Metro South Regional Transition Council, an eight county collaborative (including Fayette) will host a Life After High School Conference and Expo for students with disabilities and their families today. The event will be at the Learning Center within the Griffin Spalding School System complex at 216 South 6th Street in Griffin, GA. Website:www.msrtcconference.weebly.com.

An AARP Drivers Safety Class is today at the Powell Library on Hospital Road in Newnan.  The class will teach defensive driving techniques and may just save you a pretty penny on car insurance!  The class is from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.   The cost of the class is $15 for AARP mbrs. and $20 for non mbrs. To register call 770-253-3625.  All attendees must bring your drivers license, AARP card if member and a brown bag lunch.

March 13

The Braelinn/Sara Harp Minter golf fundraiser is today at 9 a.m, at Whitewater Creek Country Club.Both elementary schools are co-hosting a golf fundraiser. Proceeds will go to  
The Leader in Me program that both schools wish to implement in the near   future. Leader in Me is a school wide initiative which supplements  
educational curriculum by teaching children the “Seven Habits of Highly Effective  
People.”
Sponsors and golfers welcome!
Contact: 770-365-5224
Visit us on Facebook:  Braelinn Sara Harp Minter or visit
www.saraharpminter.org. or www.braelinnelementary.org.

March 15

Wellspring Treasures
is celebrating  its 10 year anniversary
from noon to 3 p.m. at 116 Peachtree  East Shopping Center Eeet. Mary Frances Bowley, founder of Wellspring Living. Enjoy live entertainment with Judy Parker and Vivian Clifton. During celebration only shop storewide
and receive 15 percent off. Stay for drawings, door prizes,  gift baskets and refreshments.

The 8th Annual Newnan Jr. Service League Shamrock 5k/10k/Leprechaun Dash is today in downtown Newnan. Visit http://www.njslonline.org for paper registration form and more information or register online at www.active.com before March 12.
Email questions to: njslshamrockrun@yahoo.com or call Kristi Mundt at 404-272-0517.

March 16

Peachtree City Seventh-day Adventist Church at 4957 Hwy. 34 East in Sharpsburg, will have a free community outreach health fair from 11a.m.-4p.m. featuring 20 or more exhibitors. There is something for everyone including participating in the
American Red Cross blood drive in the Family Life Center. Please make an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org Free salad bar lunch will be offered.
For more information email nancale@aol.com

March 22

Robert J. Burch Elementary will be having its fourth annual Burch Bear Tracks today at 8 a.m. and includes Tot Trot, Mile Fun Run, and a 5K race. The primary goal for this event is to promote health and wellness through fitness as well as raise money for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) in their effort to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes. The secondary goal is to fund Burch’s running club in which hundreds of students participate. Entry fee is $15 per participant; registration forms can be picked up at Burch Elementary or accessed online at www.burchbears.org

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