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Ongoing:

• Madison AA meetings every Sunday

and Thursday

Call 706-318- 1551 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.

• GARDEN WITH

VENUS and Other

Paintings by Nicholas Kilmer

Nicholas Kilmer is an American painter living in Cambridge, MA, whose artistic career is well-steeped in American and French Impressionism.   This exhibition is composed primarily of oil paintings – figure, landscape and portraits – selected from the body of Kilmer’s work over the past fifteen years.

Steffen Thomas Museum of Art, 4200 Bethany Road.  Open Tues. – Sat. 11 AM – 4 PM.  706-342-7557. www.steffenthomas.org.

Upcoming:

Friday, Jan 27

Kipley A. Meyer, a mindful minimalist, expresses intensity in his work while leaving interpretation to the observer. The focus of his work is to create interplay and harmony between the disparate elements in life and nature that inspire him. His pieces engage and enchant possessing a laissez-faire seldom anticipated in timber. Meyer’s work is featured around the country at solo exhibits and art shows. This show will continue through February 27, 2017.  For more information, call 706.342.9360 or email sbcollins00@gmail.com.

Saturday, Jan 28

The Lake Country Beekeepers Association fifth annual bookkeeping short course is an all day workshop on Saturday, January 28 at 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Oconee fall line technical college, 10571 Highway 15, Sparta, Georgia. The pre-registration fee is $40 or $45 on the day of the program. There’s a $10 fee for each additional family member and children under 18 with an adult are free. Contact Mary Lacksen: Mlacksen@gmail.com, 478.456.1049

Friday, Feb 3

Friday, February 3rd, 10am-12:30pm

Create a Hypertufa Planter (they only look heavy) with Jim Rowland at Canavan Home & Arts $35 Reserves your spot.

Call for more info: 706-343-0025

125 West Jefferson Street, Madison

Saturday, Feb 11

Valentine Pottery Workshop at the Madison Artists Guild Gallery From 2 – 4pm taught by Elizabeth Collins. Do something unique with your Valentine instead of the usual dinner, chocolate, and flowers! Spend time creating together & make beautiful keepsakes for each other or those you love.

“It’s the Little Things” 3 simple hand-building clay projects: heart ornaments, change dishes, and family name plates all personalized with stamps and texture tools. $30 per person

Sign up at the Gallery or go online to sign up at www.madisonartistsguild.org.

123 S Main Street. For more information, call 706.342.9360.

Monday, Feb 13

The Go Red for Good Sam Fashion Show benefitting St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital will be held Monday, Feb. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee. Tickets are now available for $125 and can be purchased at www.gsfashionshow.com.

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Wednesday, Feb 25

Diamond Masquerade: A Mardi Gras Gala at Merchants Hall (Madison Tea Room in downtown Madison).  Sat., Feb. 25, 7 – 10 PM. Cocktails, dinner and dancing featuring The Atlanta Seventeen Big Band and New Orleans cuisine from Washington Grass Inn.  Silent auction trip to New Orleans and more! Tickets and reserved tables available at www.steffenthomas.org or by calling 706-342-7557.  Limited seating.  Benefiting arts outreach through Steffen Thomas Museum of Art.

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