Some summer camp ideas for your kids

The count-down to “school’s out” is underway. In a few weeks, thousands of children will be saying, “Mom, I’m bored!” Don’t despair, though, there are hundreds of options in and around Fayette County to keep those minds and young bodies busy.

We’ve compiled a list from our advertisers this week. Be sure to see their ads on pages 10-12 of the C-section of the April 25 paper.

The Artist Within is offering summer camps beginning June 4. For information, visit www.TheArtistWithinOnline.com, or call 770-407-9197. Read More»

Lunch on the Lawn returns to Fayetteville Friday

File photo of a Lunch on the Lawn from last year.

Fayetteville Main Street will kick off the spring season with its first outdoor event of the year. This Friday, April 27, the first Lunch on the Lawn program of 2012 will provide an opportunity for local employees and residents to get outside on their lunch break, and enjoy the spring weather and music on the Historic Courthouse lawn. The MOMS Club of Fayetteville will also be fund-raising for the Church Street Park Playground Improvement Project. Read More»

Whitewater takes flight with 'Peter Pan' this weekend

Whitewater takes flight with 'Peter Pan' this weekend

Whitewater High students have been preparing for months for the spring production, “Peter Pan,” which opens Thursday, April 26, and continues through Sunday, April 29. Under the direction of Susan Simich, the cast and crew of over 60 students will present a mix of the traditional and new.  The excitement is evident in rehearsals. 

“Peter Pan” is a story that touches people of all ages which makes it even more thrilling for the drama department to be able to present this classic tale. Read More»

Southside Theatre Guild presents 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum'

Southside Theatre Guild presents 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum'

What do you get when you combine the plots of the plays of Plautus, written 2000 years ago, with music and lyrics from Stephen Sondheim and a script from one of the creators of “M*A*S*H?” You get one seriously funny and farcical musical that has tickled the funny bones of audiences for generations. Read More»

Great tastes in downtown Senoia

Great tastes in downtown Senoia

The setting was the Veranda Historic Bed and Breakfast Inn on Seavy Street in Senoia. And the event was a culinary delight as more than 300 people dined under the trees and sampled the city’s best cuisine at the 3rd Annual Taste of Senoia sponsored by the Senoia Optimist Club. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Here’s your Citizen Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder

Here’s your Citizen Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder

The Citizen Newspapers presents the Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder. Click here to access the digital edition.

FAQ stands for Frequently Asked Questions and the goal of this publication is to be the place to go to find those answers and to point your in the right direction for finding more information about the things you need to know. Read More»

WWII vet had ‘close calls’ on B-17 bombing runs

Dennis Baker, 93,  dances with the 2012 version of the Andrews Sisters during Heritage Days at Peachtree City’s Falcon Field this past weekend. Photo/John Munford.

In World War II, Dennis Baker was a bombardier on a B-17, helping attack specific Axis targets in occupied Europe.

But on Sunday Baker, 93, was cutting a rug with three young ladies posing as The Andrews Sisters who invited him to the stage during their show at the annual World War II Heritage Days in Peachtree City.

They made sure to make Baker feel welcome, as he got pecks on the cheek from the gals as they danced to “Celebration” by Kool and the Gang. Read More»

Area to be filled with sweet sounds this weekend

The cast of Fayette County High School’s 35th annual variety show. Photo/Special.

Peachtree Wind Ensemble’s 20th anniversary among numerous weekend concerts

This is a big weekend for music in Fayette County involving two programs with a long history. Read More»

Spotlight shows announced for 2012 season at 'The Fred'

It’s nearly time to kick off the 2012 season at The Fred, and while series shows remain a hot ticket item, four new spotlight shows have just been announced by the staff of The Fred. These shows include a diverse mix of entertainment; all targeted at varying age groups to help round out the season and offer something for everyone.

The four spotlight shows include The Golden Dragon Acrobats on June 9, The Fayette Pops Symphony Orchestra on July 3, The Swingin’ Medallions on July 7, and The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra on July 21. Read More»

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