Things to do-March 26-May3

March

March 26

“Last Will and Embezzlement” starring Mickey Rooney will be shown  at 6 p.m. at NCG Theater at 55 Fischer Road, Sharpsburg. The film is a documentary on elder abuse giving first-hand accounts from real life victims and is intended to help the community detect, report and prevent elder abuse. Following the film, there will be a panel of experts to lead a discussion. Admission is free. The event has been accredited by the National Association of Social Worker’s Georgia Chapter for 2.5 CEU credits. Contact tlanierelderlaw@mindspring.com for more information.

March 27

The award-winning drama department at Starr’s Mill High School will present Neil Simon’s  “Proposals” at 7 p.m. in the school’s Willie Duke Auditorium. A nostalgic memory play, “Proposals” recalls one idyllic afternoon in the summer of 1953, the last time the Hines family gathers at its retreat in the Poconos.
Tickets are available in the front office at the school and at the door the evening of the performances.  Tickets are $5 for students and $8 for adults.

Debby Giusti, award-winning local author and bookstore favorite, will sign copies of her new suspense novel, “The Agent’s Secret Past, which is a part of the Military Investigations series, today from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Omega Books in Peachtree City.  Refreshments will be
served. Call 770-487-3977 to reserve a copy of the book.

Pedal for Pets second annual Foodies for Fido event is at the
Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center and Hotel today from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Over 17 local restaurants, caterers and chefs will be on hand to serve samplings of their delectable and delicious menu items.Many wonderful raffle items are available this year. Tickets are on sale now for $50. Tickets may be purchased on line at:www.pedalforpets.org or may be purchased at the door.
Credit cards accepted.


March 28

Griffin Choral Arts will present “A Mother’s Tears” at two performances: on March 28 and March 29. Both performances will be at 7:30 p.m. at the Griffin Auditorium.  
This presentation features Karl Jenkins’ Stabat Mater performed with a professional orchestra and with world-premiere choreography by Mitch Flanders and the Griffin Ballet Theatre.

J. C. Booth Middle School Drama will present “The Music Man, Jr.” at McIntosh High School Auditorium  today at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Tickets may be purchased at Booth Middle School, at the door, or from a cast member.
Master showman Harold Hill is in town, and he’s got “76 trombones” in tow. Based on the timeless Broadway classic,the show adapts this musical for young performers. The result is a bold, brassy show that will have the whole town talking.

The award-winning drama department at Starr’s Mill High School will present Neil Simon’s  “Proposals” at 7 p.m. in the school’s Willie Duke Auditorium. A nostalgic memory play, “Proposals” recalls one idyllic afternoon in the summer of 1953, the last time the Hines family gathers at its retreat in the Poconos.
Tickets are available in the front office at the school and at the door the evening of the performances.  Tickets are $5 for students and $8 for adults.


Come join the Fayette County Republican Party for family night spaghett dinner in the newly renovated Fayette Event Center, located at 174 N. Glynn St. in Fayetteville.  The evening is hosted by the Fayette County Republican Party with “fantastico” spaghetti, bread, and desserts. Entertainment will also be provided all for $10 per person with a maximum for families of $40. Our guest speaker is Governor Nathan Deal. Governor Deal will be dining with us and saying a few words from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. We encourage you to purchase your tickets ASAP as they are going fast. To purchase limited seating tickets we have PayPal. Please go to the web site myfayettegop.org to purchase online Tickets can be attained through The Fayette County Republican Party Office by contacting 770-716-1545.  To assure your seats, please act now. Contact Cherie Werginz for more information at cwerginz@gmail.com or by phone 770- 460-8708.

March 29

The fifth annual Breast Cancer 1-Day Walk is today. This year’s walk will be 3.7 miles around Lake Peachtree City beginning at Drake Field. A Hollywood theme with lots of fun
and entertainment is planned. Check-in at 8:30 a.m., opening ceremonies at 9 a.m. and the  walk begins at 10 a.m. To sign up go to www.bc1daywalk.org
or call the local office at 770-487-4396.

The award-winning drama department at Starr’s Mill High School will present Neil Simon’s  “Proposals” at 7 p.m. in the school’s Willie Duke Auditorium. A nostalgic memory play, “Proposals” recalls one idyllic afternoon in the summer of 1953, the last time the Hines family gathers at its retreat in the Poconos.
Tickets are available in the front office at the school and at the door the evening of the performances.  Tickets are $5 for students and $8 for adults.


J. C. Booth Middle School Drama will present “The Music Man, Jr.” at McIntosh High School Auditorium  today at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Tickets may be purchased at Booth Middle School, at the door, or from a cast member.
Master showman Harold Hill is in town, and he’s got “76 trombones” in tow. Based on the timeless Broadway classic,the show adapts this musical for young performers. The result is a bold, brassy show that will have the whole town talking.

J.ust C.olor Booth Fun Run is today at 9:30 a.m., at Heritage Christian Church, located at 2130 Redwine Rd.). This 2K/4K non-timed run will route participants through five “color stations” where they will be showered with colored powder from head to toe. Fun for the whole family. More information at http://jcboothpto.wix.com/justcolorboothrun. Registration $20 in advance, $25 on race day.

The Southern Crescent Chorale under the direction of Janice Folsom is proud to present the tenth annual Benefit Concert today at 7 p.m. at the Peachtree City United Methodist Church.  The concert will benefit The Joseph Sams School. The Landmark Christian School and Sandy Creek High School choirs will join the SCC for an evening of outstanding choral music. The Landmark High School Choir under the direction of Don Johnson and the Sandy Creek High School Choir under the direction of Craig Robertson are both outstanding ensembles and the Southern Crescent Chorale will be honored to share the stage with them for this occasion. For more information:  www.southerncrescentchorale.org or 770-716-1231

March 30

J. C. Booth Middle School Drama will present “The Music Man, Jr.” at McIntosh High School Auditorium  today at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Tickets may be purchased at Booth Middle School, at the door, or from a cast member.
Master showman Harold Hill is in town, and he’s got “76 trombones” in tow. Based on the timeless Broadway classic,the show adapts this musical for young performers. The result is a bold, brassy show that will have the whole town talking.

Grazing Here in Peachtree City
will host a concert from 2-10 p.m. benefiting Wounded Warriors. Hourly raffles, silent auction with signed guitars from Zac Brown & Ed Rolland (lead singer of Collective Soul) and the Sweet Tea Project. Live music from Francisco Vidal, Kevin Dunbar, CWT, Neil Cribbs, Sean Johnson, Reuben’s Bell and other special guests.

April



April 1

The Peachtree City Garden Club will host its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. at The Bridge Community Center, 225 Willowbend Rd., Peachtree City. Join us at 9:30 a.m. for refreshments and fellowship. Lynn Mock, owner/landscape designer of The Greenery in Griffin will speak on “Successful Design Tips and Tricks for the Landscape,” sharing her 40 years of experience on enhancing your outside space.  Guests are welcome. For more information, go to www.peachtreecitygardenclub.org.


St. Christopher’s Greek Pastry Sale order deadline is today for pickup April 11-12.  Featured items include handmade Tiropita (cheese filo triangles) - $10 per dozen, Spanakopita (spinach, onion, cheese filo triangles) - $10 per dozen, Tsoureki (gorgeous braided Easter bread) - $10 per loaf, and Koulouria (twisted cookies with or without sesame) - $8 per dozen.  All proceeds benefit St Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Philoptochos Society’s local and national charities. Order forms available at http://www.saintchristopherhoc.org/media/LadiesPhiloptochosSociety_Sprin...

April 3

The Fayette County High School Chorus presents a school-wide talent show 2014
April 3rd at 7 p.m. at Sam’s Auditorium
Come out and see step teams, crazy teacher acts, and fabulous acts by our multi-talented students! Don’t miss it! Cost is $5 at the door.

The Fayette County Faith-based Disaster Network and the Fayette Humane Society will offer a free workshop on Caring for Animals in a Disaster.  The training is open to the public and will be held from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the Fayetteville Public Library. For more information, call Sharon at 770-486-8225.


Fayette County Retired Educators, an advocacy and information sharing group for all teacher retirees, meets today at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church at 10:30 a.m.in the Family Life Center (gym). The featured speaker is State Senator Ronnie Chance. Join us as we learn about the recent legislative session and discuss legislative procedures and issues concerning retirees. Contact us at www.fayettegaretirededucators.org or hiestandmm@comcast.net.

April 7

The Piedmont Fayette Hospital Auxiliary will host the next Red Cross Blood Drive today from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  The event will be held in the 1279 Building, third floor, Conference Room C. To give blood, a donor must be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. To make an appointment visit www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor key pfh or call 770-719-7098.

April 10

Did you know that oral health can be an indicator of your overall health? The health of your mouth is linked to heart disease and stroke, respiratory disease, arthritis, diabetes and gastrointestinal disease. Sixty Plus at Piedmont Fayette Hospital and Fayette Senior Services will present a seminar on the importance of maintaining excellent oral health as we age  today at11:30 a.m. at Fayette Senior Services Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive, Fayetteville, Ga. Join Dave Lee, D.M.D., for a highly informative discussion and learn about the newest trends in prevention, diagnosis and treatment for teeth, gums, implants and dentures. Breakfast provided. There is no charge for the program; however, registration is required. To register, call 770-461-0813.


April 12

Ladies on Spokes will have its annual Spring Spin Off at 9 a.m. All levels of riders can participate at PrimePoint Garden,1205 Ga. Highway 92 South in Fayetteville.
Hear about our ladies cycling club. Join in on a group ride to Lake Horton. For more information, email  sbarnette@ladiesonspokes.com. or call 832-221-4940.

Paws for a Purpose
Dog walk and Canine 5k run is today. This event is for the dogs! The sixth annual charity dog walk and run features your dog, your family, pet adoptions, contests, local vendors and more. For additional information and race registration please go to:
http://www.fayettedaybreak.org For questions or additional information contact: Carol Stallings at 770- 487-9399, or e-mail: casb125@numail.org.

The Fayette County Democratic Committee (FCDC) will host its next general meeting at 9 a.m.  The venue for the gathering is the Fayetteville IHOP.  The group meets at the IHOP every second Saturday of the month.  Meetings are free and open to the public.  Come out and learn what is happening in your community and your state.  For more information, visit the FCDC website, www.fayettedems.org.

April 14

American Legion Fayette County Post 105 and Legion Auxiliary Unit 105 meet today at the Log Cabin, 180 S. Glynn St, Fayetteville. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. with a pot luck supper and program/business meeting at 7:30 p.m.   April program is the 2014 Public Safety Awards presentation.   Top law enforcement and fire/EMS personnel from the seven county departments will be honored by Post 105.  Contact Larry Newsome, Post Adjutant, 770-461-1203. Eligible military veterans and their families are encouraged to attend. Facebook: Fayette County Post 105.  http://www.americanlegionpost105ga.org

April 17

The Greater Fayette Republican Women’s Club will hold their evening meeting beginning at 6:30pm at Fayette County Republican Party Headquarters, 174 Glynn Street North, Fayetteville today.  The guest speaker will be U.S. Representative Phil Gingrey, candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate.  Also speaking will be Richard Woods, candidate for the Republican nomination for State School Superintendant.  All interested Republicans are welcome.  A light supper will be provided by GFRWC.   For more information, please contact Debby Dickinson, 404-376-4132 or ptcdebby@bellsouth.net.

The Fayette Humane Society will hold its semi-annual yard sale from 9 a.m  to 3 p.m. at Tack Trolley Horse & Pet Supply - Hwy 85 - Fayetteville.
All proceeds will benefit the Fayette Humane Society, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, all-volunteer animal rescue organization.
For more information, call 770-487-1073.

April 26

The sights and sounds of The Greatest Generation will come alive when the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing hosts the eleventh annual “WWII Heritage Days” April 26-27. The history festival will be held at The Historical Airpower Facility, Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field in Peachtree City from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. both days.The weekend will again feature historic aircraft, antique cars, vintage military vehicles, guest speakers, education displays, demonstrations by reenactors portraying Allied and Axis troops, and activities for school age kids.  Highlights include an opening ceremony recognizing local WWII veterans and a 1940’s hangar dance.
The theme of the 2014 opening ceremony, Honoring The Women of The Greatest Generation, will pay tribute to women who served in the military and on the Home Front.  Activities begin at 9:30am with a patriotic music program performed by Bombshells United. Suggested donation for “WWII Heritage Days” is $5, Children 5 and under free.  “WWII Heritage Days” will be held rain or shine. Please no pets. Tickets for “Keep ‘em Flying” are $50 before April 21st, $60 at the door.  Reserved tables and group discounts available.  All ticket sales final.  For more information, please visit www.wwiidays.org or call 678-364-1110.

The Fayette County Board of Realtors in partnership with Rachel’s Dance Connection is excited to announce the second annual “Fayette Celebrity Dancers” charity benefit today at Starr’s Mill High School.  Show time is 7p.m.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the website ($15 in advance or $20 at the door), through any of the dancers or at the Fayette County Board of Realtors.

May

May 3

The Senoia Area Historical Society (SAHS) is sponsoring an easy 3-hour bicycle tour of historic Senoia for bicyclists of all ages and abilities.  The tour is great for people interested in the history of the area, interesting architecture, tales of residents past and present, and the sites where such films and TV episodes have been shot. The tour starts at 9 a.m. It will begin and end at the SAHS Headquarters/Museum at 6 Couch Street in Senoia, where riders will have the opportunity to view a brief history of the town and images of some of Senoia’s key citizens and structures from the past, then ride through the Senoia Historic District, making stops in front of homes and churches. Recommended donations are $15 for adults and $10 for children under 13.  All proceeds benefit the Senoia Area Historical Society.  Donations are tax deductible.  Helmets are required.  Due to frequent stops, walkable cycling shoes are recommended.
 

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