•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.
• 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
• 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, Madison, GA. For more information, call 706-431- 6013.
• Madison AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday
Call 706-318- 1551 for more
• 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 2 nd and 4 th Monday at 7:00 p.m. Harvest Time Church, 2120 Athens Hwy,
Madison GA 30650. For more information, call 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.
• 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 mid 20th to the early 21st centuries.
•Sept 17- Dec 11
The Georgia Museum of Art will present the exhibition, “Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950.”
•Thursday, Sept 29
7-9:30pm 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
•Oct 4- Nov. 15
St. Mary’s Hospice Services is now accepting applications for its Healing Grief workshop, a free 7-week program for adults who have lost a loved one through death. The group will meet from 2-4 p.m. each Tuesday from Oct. 4 through Nov. 15 at Chapelwood United Methodist Church, 100 Janice Drive, Athens. Participants need to complete an application in order to enroll. To request an application or for more information, call St. Mary’s Hospice at 706.389.2273 or, toll-free, 1.800.822.3381.
•Wednesday, Oct 5
Come paint with local Hannah Tindol.
First make it & take it class –The Peacock. Morning or evening hours, 10-12 noon or 7-9pm $25 covers all supplies
Canavan Home & Arts. 125 W Jefferson Street. 706 343 0025
•Friday, Oct 7
4 – 7pm MAGallery is moving to the historic Vason Building at 121 S Main Street. Come and celebrate with us the beautiful restoration of this 1890’s building that almost burned down last December. The Madison Artists Guild is excited to be able to showcase our member artists, both familiar and new in this beautiful new location. For more information, call us at 706.342.9360.
•Sunday, Oct 9
The Morgan County African American Museum will be hosting an opening exhibit for local Artist Chris Cooke, 2:00 -4:00 p.m. at the museum. Chris will be displaying some of his newest paintings that has never been displayed or seen by the public. The exhibit will be on display through December.
•Friday, Oct 14
Moonlight Paddle on Lake Rutledge
7:45 PM to 9:45 PM Meet at the Beach at Lake Rutledge for a moonlight paddle! Please pre-register for this event by calling the park office at 706-557-3004. $15.00 per person, $7.50 if you have your own boat. Ages 6 and up. Limited to 20 participants. $15.00 per person $7.50 if you have your own boat $5 parking. 706-557-3004.
•Saturday, Oct 15
Kel-Mac Saddle Club Benefit Shows at the Morgan County Ag Facility. Hunter, western, trail- 9am Contact Susie at 706.342.3775 for more info.
•Oct 21- 22
Spooky Wagon Ride
Come on out to the park if you dare, and take a frightful wagon ride through a dark and creepy forest. Meet a strange and ghastly cast of characters along the way. Learn about park history, legends, and lore. Wagon will depart from Group Shelter 2 parking lot, each ride lasts about 20 minutes. Rides will be first come, first serve. $6 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
•Saturday, Oct 22
Join us for the 5th Annual Trick or Trot 5k and Family Fun Run in Downtown Rutledge. 1 mile Fun Run begins at 8:30am and 5K starts at 9:00am. For registration information, please contact Kerrie Sampson @ Kezsam75@gmail.com. All proceeds go to the Morgan County Elementary School!
•Friday, Oct 28
Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf
Friday, Oct 28, 2016 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Come and enjoy our miniature golf course in a different light—meaning at night. The park will be keeping the mini-golf course open late and provide glow-in-the-dark accessories; the course itself will have markers to assist players in navigating each hole. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.