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•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, email us at, or call our office at (706) 769-4565

• Madison Al-Anon meetings

every Thursday

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



Faith-based yoga classes offered weekly at The Studio at Icehouse Creative. Sunday 3pm, Tuesday 8:30am, Wednesday 6:30pm. See 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.

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.”

•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 19

we will highlight National School Bus Safety Week with a time of appreciation for our bus drivers at the Bus Shop (next to the Freshman Academy) at 8:15 A.M. right after the morning routes.  We’d love for you to attend and take a few pictures of our safe and dependable bus drivers!

•Friday, Oct 21

Hypertufa Planter Class with Jim Rowland.

Learn the basics of creating your own cement planter.

This will be the last Planter class of 2016.

Friday morning, October 21st, 10am to 12:30

$35  Call or come in for details. Canavan Home & Arts 125 West Jefferson Street, Madison


•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.

•Oct 21- 22

Eery ghost walk through the historic district highlighting our local haunts and history. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 other nights available by request. Reservation only or Melissa at 706-340-4357

•Oct 21- 22

Georgia High School Rodeo Association is holding a Rodeo at the Morgan County Ag Center on October 21st and 22nd.

Friday night events begin at 8:00 PM for high school contestants.

Saturday events begin at 9:00 AM for middle school contestants.

Saturday night events begin at 8:00 PM for high school contestants.

For further information, check the GHSRA website or John at 404-867-2012

•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 @ All proceeds go to the Morgan County Elementary School!

•Saturday, Oct 22

6pm Live in concert

Emmaus Road Quartet

Lake Oconee Baptist Chapel

2411 Reids Ferry Rd. Buckhead, Ga 30625

•Sunday, Oct 23

St. Paul AME Church will celebrate its 145th Church Anniversary on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 8:00a.m. The guest speaker for the occasion will be one of Madison’s own

Mrs. Janice Harris McCray from St. Philip AME Church of Decatur, Georgia. The pastor of this church is Rev. Cedric L. Cotton. Please come and celebrate this joyous occasion.  Dinner will be served.

•Tuesday, Oct 25

GriefShare Support Group is having a special session on “Surviving the Holidays.”

If Thanksgiving and Christmas are hard times for you because of the loss of a loved one, or if you want to be sensitive to someone who will be grieving, join us the evening of October 25 (Tuesday) from 6:30-8:30 for a video and discussion. Call in to the church at 706-484-0600 to let us know you are coming or contact Pastor Clark.

•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.

•Saturday, Oct 29

Annual Fall Festival at Sugar Creek Baptist Church from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. All kinds of fun for all ages.  Cakes and Pies for Sale.

•Friday, Nov 4

Come enjoy Christmas music favorites performed find Gene yaws! Accompanied by a live orchestra directed by Michael wells. Delicious Christmas treats will also be available! Please call 706-453-1908 to reserve your free seats today. Doors open at 6 PM and the show starts at 7 PM.  Grace Fellowship, 1971 S. Main St., Greensboro

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