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Free dental exams honor MLK legacy of service

Appointments necessary

Georgians have created a multitude of unique ways to celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the national day set aside to honor the state’s native son, but free dental screenings might qualify as one of the most original ideas.

It’s a tradition in the Dental Hygiene program at Clayton State University, though.

Dental hygiene students, staff and faculty will provide free dental screenings, x-rays, and oral health education to patients as part of the school’s annual MLK Day of Service. Read More»

Murder suspense for dinner

Dinner show features interactive crime act

Enjoy a night of mystery and suspense at a Murder Mystery Theater Dinner this Friday.

Join the Clayton State University Campus Events Council (CEC) Friday, Jan. 16, at 6 p.m., in the Student Activities Center Ballroom.

The Murder Mystery Theater Dinner will feature a meal and an interactive "Crime and Punishment" murder mystery where the diners could very well be the stars.

The event is free for Clayton State students, $5 for Clayton State faculty and staff, and $10 for non-Clayton State patrons. Read More»

Things to Do-Jan.14-Jan.24

January
January 14

“Don’t Let a Fall Trip You Up is today.
Find out the best ways to avoid a serious fall by attending a free fall risk assessment from10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Piedmont Fayette Rehabilitation and Fitness Center, 1250 Highway 54, Suite 200, Fayetteville, Ga. For more information, please call 770-719-7290.

January 16
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Getting ready to run

Getting ready to run

Oak Grove Elementary School is preparing for its Run for the Gold 5K Run/Walk and one mile Fun Run on March 7. Lace up your shoes for a great morning of running in Peachtree City’s quiet neighborhoods and paths. Oak Grove Elementary’s Twelfth Annual Run for the Gold 5K Run and on mile Fun Run helps kick off the impending spring.

Early registration is $20 for participants with an $80 cap for all families. Phantom runners - those who wish to support Run for the Gold but are unable to run - may purchase a T-Shirt for $15.Registration after Feb. 27 is $25.00. Read More»

Johnny Cash musical opens Friday

The cast of "Ring of Fire." Photo/Submitted.

“Ring of Fire,” the jukebox musical all about Johnny Cash opens at The Legacy Theatre Jan. 16 and runs until Feb.15. The show features all the songs audiences know and love performed live along with gripping narrative about the life of the “Man in Black.” Read More»

Soccer kicking off

Players can register online

The Peachtree City Lazers is offering soccer leagues and camps for kids of all ages -- including those from 18 months to adult.

Walk-up registration is scheduled for Jan. 17, 20, and 24 at various locations in Peachtree City and one in Newnan, but players can also register online at ptcsoccer.org or peachtreecitysoccer.org.

A preseason “total player development” series will also be held in February, but participants must register by Jan. 29.

More information on times and locations can be found on the group’s website.

'GWTW' expert to speak in Newnan

Dr. Jennifer W. Dickey speaking on 'GWTW'

Author to discuss Tara set, Mitchell House

“Gone With the Wind” expert and author Jennifer W. Dickey will speak in Newnan this month about the plywood set created as Tara for the movie and the struggle to create a Margaret Mitchell House in Atlanta.

Dickey will be the speaker at a Newnan-Coweta Historical Society program at the McRitchie-Hollis Museum, 74 Jackson Street in Newnan, at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 27. The presentation is free and open to the public. Read More»

Tyrone starts super sign up day

Tyrone set for super sign up day

Fun ranges from legos to line dancing

Tyrone is gearing up for the town’s first “Annual Super Saturday Sign Up” when residents can register for activities ranging from Lego Camp to line dancing.

Spring classes, camps and sports for all ages are available through the town’s recreation department and residents can register on Saturday, Jan. 24, during the super sign up. The event will be held at the Tyrone Recreation Center, 145 Commerce Drive, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A full list of activities can be found at www.tyrone.org/recreation or more information can be obtained by calling 770-487-4694.

Dads, daughters dance all night

Creates special memories

After Hollywood’s Golden Globe awards show on Sunday, it’s time to prepare for Peachtree City’s own red carpet event – the annual Father/Daughter Dance.

Registration is underway for the big event set for Saturday, Feb. 21, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Kedron Fieldhouse and Aquatic Center at 202 Fieldhouse Drive.

Girls 6 to 12-years-old and dads of all ages can dance the night away while a DJ spins some of their favorite tunes. The evening will include light refreshments, and a keepsake photo. Read More»

Newnan church offering tea and secrets

Flower guild will reveal tips on arranging

St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Newnan is hosting its fourth annual “Flower Festival and Traditional English Tea” where spectacular floral arrangements will be on display and guests will be treated to a musical recital and afternoon tea featuring cakes, bonbons, sandwiches and, of course, tea.

During the afternoon event on Saturday, Jan. 24, the ladies of St. Paul’s Flower Guild will even reveal a few secrets to creative flower arranging during a special demonstration. Read More»

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