•Open Studio at the
Painted Pineapple July 12th to 15th, Tues to Fri, 10am to 6ish pm
Looking for something fun to do during the hot summer months? The Painted Pineapple will be open to walk-ins for creative fun! Simply drop-in during our Open Studio hours and create. Open Studio consists of process art for a small studio fee or choose from a variety of pre prepped crafts and projects priced based on project.
• ntercessory Prayer
is held 1-5pm Monday through Friday at Calvary Baptist Church 184 Academy St. Madison Ga. 30650. Its held in the Hoke L. Smith education building on the top level in Conference room. Please feel free to stop by and be a part of the prayer ministry as we send up prayers unto the Lord. If you are in need of prayer, please feel free to stop by For more information, please call 706/342/4260. The Prayer Line is 706/342.1204
• Oconee Cultural Arts
Foundation Cameron Hampton Workshop Series
The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF) is offering a unique series of one-day Saturday workshops with Cameron Hampton. Workshops are taught in a casual studio environment with hands-on demonstrations and individual assistance by the instructor. You can take just one class or all (separate fee for each) as each class will focus on a different medium and/or technique. Workshops are currently offered in Drawing, Painting (Multi-Media), Watercolor, Pastels and Sculpture. For more information and online registration, go to our website at www.ocaf.com, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call our office at (706) 769-4565
•Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation
Writing the Personal Essay The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF) is currently offering a literary arts class, “Writing the Personal Essay” with award winning Georgia writer, Dana Wildsmith. Personal essays allow us to share our life experiences, strengths, struggles, and beliefs with others and are often required as a part of college and scholarship applications. Learn how to write about your insights and reflections, personal growth and goals, decisions and responses to events, even your favorite activities or books in a way that is both engaging and articulates the point you are trying to communicate. Class runs for three Saturdays in July. For more info and online registration, go to our website www.ocaf.com, email us at email@example.com, or call our office at (706) 769-4965
• Madison Al Anon meetings
Al-Anon is a support group for those affected by someone else’s drinking—be it a family member or a friend—who may or may not still be drinking. Meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday night at the white building next to the Episcopal Church: 338 Academy St. For more info: 706-431-6013.
• YOGAFAITH OF MADISON
Faith-based yoga classes offered weekly at The Studio at Icehouse Creative. Sunday 3pm, Tuesday 8:30am, Wednesday 6:30pm. See www.facebook.com/yogafaithmadison for monthly specials. Mats provided or bring your own.
• Join our History Makers and break every chain of addiction!
This support group meets every 2nd and 4th Monday at 7:00 p.m. Harvest Time Church, 2120 Athens Hwy, Madison GA 30650 For more information, call Pastor Stacey Carver (706) 474-1109
• Compassion for Cancer Yoga
Pointe of Grace each Friday from 3 p.m. until 4:15 p.m. Free class. Offered by certified yoga instructor, Allie Bourgeois. This is for cancer patients and survivors. Also open to those with heart disease, diabetes, auto immune deficiency, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis. Also open to care givers such as family members, nurses, hospice & oncology professionals.
• Community Meditation
First Thursday of every month. Free and open to the public. 6:45 – 7:15 pm at Uptown Athletic Center behind Thrifty Mac. Please bring mat or pillow to sit on. Come learn to still and quiet the mind and find peace. Please contact Allie at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
• Board of Commissioners have a meeting the first Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. and a work session the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5 p.m. in the board room at the Board of Commissioners Administrative Building
• Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club
An official member of the American Contract Bridge League, is now meeting at the Parkside Main 8 Theater,1050 Parkside Main, Greensboro, at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information contact Betty Roper at 706-467-3079.
• 45 Years of Art and Artists:
Works from the Hathia and Andy Hayes Collection
Through August 20 at the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art. Included in this exhibit are paintings and prints selected from the Hayes’ collection and include works by national and international artists. Artistic styles range from Expressionistic and Impressionistic to pure abstraction. Most works were produced from the mid20th to the early 21st centuries.
•Boating Safety Class Schedule for Lake Oconee 2016 July 13-14 Crowe Marine; June 15-16, and August 17 and 18, 6 to 10 p.m. Singleton Marine; Both nights are mandatory, sign up: www.gooutdoorsgeorgia.com
•July 11- August 5
Silver Lakes apartment community now taking applications. July 11th to Aug 5st
A new beautiful 44-unit, low-to-moderate income, senior-restricted (55yrs+) housing complex is scheduled to open in August. The complex, located at 555 5th St. Madison, GA, will offer computer/office area, fitness center, common area and more. Call 706-717-9593 for more information or fill out an application at the Icehouse, 271 W. Washington St. (next to Ricardo’s restaurant) 9am to 5pm. Equal Opportunity Housing and Handicapped Compliant provider.
•Friday, August 5
Calvary Baptist Church revival at 7pm.
Apostle Nathan Byrd will preach Rev. Dr. Hoke Smith’s 28th Pastoral Anniversary on Sunday August 7th at 3pm at Calvary Baptist Church. Everyone is invited.
•Sunday, August 7
It’s Homecoming time at Antioch Baptist Church in Godfrey. Guest Speaker will be Dr. Charles Robinson from Zimbabwe.
•Sunday, August 7
Sunday night, Sugar Creek Baptist Church will have a singing featuring the Saxon’s from Lula. Begins at 6pm. You will be glad you came.
•Tuesday, August 9
Ocmulgee CASA’s Fall training will begin on Tuesday, August 9th at 5:30 p.m. at 100 S. ABC Street, Milledgeville (the Early Learning Center behind the Baldwin County Board of Education). To sign up, please call 478-452-9170.
•Thursday, August 11
The Uncle Remus Regional Library System Board of Trustees will have a regularly called meeting on August 11, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Such meeting will be held at the Uncle Remus Regional Library System Headquarters located at 1121 East Avenue, Madison GA 30650.
•Sunday, August 14
Beacon Heights Baptist Church
Homecoming @10:00 a.m. Worship-Meal-Singing Jack Segars will be preaching
•Thursday, August 25
All Fired UP! Pottery and Ceramic Art from the Hathia and Andrew Hayes
Collection 6 – 8 PM at the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art, Buckhead, GA near Madison. The exhibit includes works by over 20 ceramic artists, including three who have earned the distinction North Carolina Living Treasure, and samples the Hayes Collection of several hundred pieces by contemporary artists from throughout the US, Mexico, England, and Spain. Seagrove potter Ben Owen III will deliver a presentation followed by a gallery talk by the Hayes. Free and open to the public. All Fired UP! runs through November 23. www.steffenthomas.org. 4200 Bethany Road, Buckhead, GA. 706-342- 7557.
•Friday, August 26
10am- 12:30 Learn the basics of creating your own Hypertufa Planter. Taught by Jim Rowland, $35 covers all expenses. Canavan Home & Arts 125 W Jefferson Street, Madison 706-343-0025
•Saturday, August 27
Join the Morgan County HS Band for our 3rd Annual Mattress Fundraiser on Saturday, August 27th from 10 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Full showroom display of top brands such as Simmons Beautyrest will be available to test. Adjustable bed systems too.
•Sept 17- Dec 11
The Georgia Museum of Art will present the exhibition, “Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950.”