The Greater Fayette Republican Women's Club will meet for dinner on May 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Mimi's Good Food, 303 Kelly Dr., Peachtree City. Terry Garlock, Vietnam veteran, will be the guest speaker. All interested Republican women are invited to attend. For more information, please contact Denise Ognio, email@example.com or Debby Dickinson, 404-376-4132/ firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit greaterfayetterwc.org.
Chick-fil-A Leadercast satellite event hosted by the Fayette Chamber, May 10, at 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m, Peachtree City Christian Church. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from 9 inspiration leaders such as Jack Welch, John Maxwell, Dr. Henry Could, and Condoleezza Rice. &bull Tickets are only $89 for chamber members &bull. We have special group rates available too! For more information call the Chamber at (770) 461-9983.
Come enjoy a Beginner West Coast Swing Lesson and dance on May 10 at the LaFayette Christian School Gym, 1904 Hamilton Road in LaGrange. The dance, which is hosted by the Moonlight Ballroom Dance Club of LaGrange, is from 8:00 – 10:30 and the Beginner lesson is at 7:00 p.m. Dress: smart casual. Visitor couples are welcome - $20 per couple. Enjoy swing, slow dancing, waltz, foxtrot, cha-cha, electric slide, polka and more! For more information call 706-884-5857.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. -Griffin Area Alumnae Chaper Jabberwock 2013 Featuring Gospel Artist- Dottie Peoples. May 11, 7 p.m. Griffin Auditorium $25 at door. Advance ticket info contact Nailah Jones (770) 473-6843 or email@example.com
The Friends of the Fayette County Public Library are asking for new or gently used book donations for their upcoming book sale on May 18. Children's books, best sellers and other books in good condition are needed. Books may be dropped off at the library or contact Sig at 404-386-1718 to arrange for pick-up. Donations are tax deductible. Visit us on the web at www.ffcpl.org, www.facebook.com/fotfcpl or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teen CERT Camp (ages 13 to 17) – Teen version of the Community Emergency Response Team program that teaches basic disaster response skills, including fire safety, light search and rescue, disaster medical operations, and team organization. Free program, limited class size. More information and registration applications at www.cert-ptc.com through June 7.
The Grantville Day Crosstie Festival is now accepting vendor applications. For or more information visit Grantvilledayfestival.com or call 770-583-9013 or 770-583-9900.
American Legion Fayette County Post 105 and Legion Auxiliary Unit 105 meet the second Monday of each month at the Log Cabin, 180 S. Glynn St, Fayetteville. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. with a pot luck supper and business meeting at 7:30 p.m. Contact Larry Newsome, Post Adjutant, 770-461-1203. Eligible military veterans and their families are encouraged to attend. Facebook: Fayette County Post 105.
The Clayton State University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is teaching a Starting a Business workshop on May 16, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. The workshop will be at the Clayton State University-Fayette site located at 100 World Drive, Suite 100 in Peachtree City. For more information, please contact Heather Chaney at 678-466-5100.
“55 Alive Mature Driving Class” defensive driving course for those 25 years old and better presented by AARP instructor John Milani. After completion of the class participants will receive a certificate that could result in a discount on auto insurance. There is a small fee of $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-AARP members to participate in the class. To register please contact: Sally Shankle, Heritage Bank, 770-515-7081.
Sons of Confederate Veterans Fayette Camp #79 meets the third Thursday of each month at the Fayette County Historical Society, 195 Lee St., Fayetteville. Meetings generally involve discussions of local historical events. Visitors are Welcome. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Facebook: General LaFayette McLaws Camp #79 SCV. Website www.fayettescv.org.
East Coast Swing is offering 5 ninety minute lessons - $30 per person at 1891 W. McIntosh Rd. (Hwy 92), Griffin, GA 30223. Lessons will concentrate on six count (Single step), and eight count (Triple step) swing. Basic swing, up to first level of Intermediate swing. Couples and singles are encouraged to attend. No partner requied. Contact Lynn Douglas: email@example.com or call (678) 557-2727.
Come dance with us the third Friday of every month at the American Legion Log Cabin in Fayetteville! Cost is $25/couple/$15 single. You don’t have to know ballroom dancing to come out and just enjoy the music, food, KARAOKE and fellowship…not to mention the large wooden dance floor. The dance is scheduled from 7:30 pm – 10:30 p.m., but come around 7:15 if you’d like to learn a new line dance before the music starts! Checks need to be made out to: LCDP (LogCabin Dance Party) as soon as possible. Contact Barbara Stevens at 770-703-7165 if you have any questions.
45th Annual Fine Art Show on the Old Courthouse Lawn and Taste of Living History Exhibit at the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife Museum on May 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. & May 19, from 12 to 5 p.m. For more information call 770-716-5332.
Members of the South Metro Rose Society invite everyone to visit the 28th Annual Rose Show on May 18-19 from 1-4 p.m. both days at Fayetteville Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 870 Redwine Rd. in Fayetteville. Parking and admission are free. Rose bouquets will be sold and many beautiful items will be raffled. ARS Consulting Rosarians will be on duty to answer any rose questions. For more information call 770-631-3885.
Join B98.5FM as they present a free outdoor movie, “Wreck it Ralph,” on May 18, on a giant 36-foot screen at Drake Field. The movie begins at dusk and is open to the public. Concessions available until halfway through the film, but feel free to bring your picnic baskets, blankets and coolers. Arrive early to enjoy the pre-show festivities! Please be mindful of City ordinances. Also, this summer, Peachtree City will continue the free outdoor movie experience with a Family Film Series starting with “Journey 2: Mysterious Island” on June 15, followed by “The Croods” on July 13. Further details on the Family Film Series will be forthcoming. For more info, call 770-631-2525.
The Friends of the Fayette County Public Library Summer book sale will be held on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library located at 1821 Heritage Park Way, Fayetteville between the Stonewall County Complex and the City Cafe. For more information and to find out how to become a Friend’s member, you may find us at www.ffcpl.org. Like us on Facebook at www.fb.com/fotfcpl and Follow us at www.twitter.com/ffcpl or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TRI PTC Adult Triathlon, May 18. .93 Mile Swim/25 Mile Bike/6.2 Mile Run Drake Field for transition and packet pickup; City Hall for finish line and awards.
The community is invited to come and enjoy a delicious BBQ chicken meal at Hopewell United Methodist Church, in Tyrone, on May 18. Tickets are $8 each and include ½ BBQ chicken, slaw, baked beans, bread, and iced tea. The meal will be prepared and sold by the Methodist Men and proceeds will support their mission efforts. The senior adult group, Recycled Kids, will sponsor a Bake Sale during the event to satisfy your sweet tooth. The Hopewell youth group will be washing cars from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The car wash is FREE – but donations will be gladly accepted. Hopewell is located at 351 Jenkins Rd., across the street from Sandy Creek High. For more information, or to purchase tickets in advance, call the church office at 770-306-7537.
Fun time dance at Manchester Community Building on the Corner of Second Street and Second Ave. Live band - $8 single-$15 couple. Please bring a treat to eat-beverages furnished-dress casual. Call 705-846-3007 for other information.
Fayette County Civitan Club’s 21st annual Old Courthouse 5k on June 8. The run will begin at 8 a.m., at the Fayette County Senior Services Center located at the Fayette County Justice Center, 4 Center Drive in Fayetteville. Proceeds from the run will aide organizations serving medically fragile citizens of our community, such as the Joseph Sams School, ExceptionalOPS, Fayette County Special Olympics, and Southwest Christian Care. Day of race registration will open at 7:15 a.m. in front of the Fayette Senior Services bldg. Now that early registration has begun, you can also pre-register on- line at: http://www.active.com/running/fayetteville-ga/21st-annual-old-courthouse-5k-2013.
Taste of Fayette on May 19 from
Noon - 5:00 p.m. Located at Stonewall Village in downtown Fayetteville. Don't miss this popular event showcasing Fayette's finest restaurants! Sample up a taste from 50 cents to $3 while enjoying live entertainment on the stage. Call 770-719-4173 for more information.
Join the highly decorated Starr’s Mill High School Dance team for a week of crafts, games, snacks and LOTS of dance. A special performance for parents at the end of the week! June 3 - 6, from 9 a.m. - 12p.m. Registration Fee $100 (Rising Kindergarten-Rising 8th graders). Registration Deadline is May 24, walk ups welcome on camp day if space allows. No personal checks. Send Bank Cashier’s Check or money orders (made out to FCBOE) or stop by Community School office (205 Lafayette Avenue, Fayetteville) to pay by Visa or MasterCard, Cash or Money order. Email for details: email@example.com.
Traditional Memorial Day Ceremony will be held May 27 at 11:00 a.m. at the Fayetteville City Cemetery. American flags will decorate the graves of veterans buried there. All Fayette County citizens are invited to attend. Bring lawn chairs. In event of rain, ceremony will be held at American Legion Log Cabin, next to Fayetteville Fire Station. Event sponsored by Fayette County Post 105.
Calling all Senoia Area Veterans to join togethr to form the senoia Area Veterans golf cart brigade and participate in Senoia’s Memorial Day Parade on May 27. Please call Ken Hazelton at (770) 295-9369 for information.
The Prostate Cancer Information Group will meet at Piedmont-Fayette Hospital on May 28. The meeting will start at 7:00PM in the Cancer Wellness Center in the 1267 Building, 3rd floor. Use the Outpatient/West Entrance. The program will be a talk on Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer (Including Robotic Surgery) by Scott Miller, MD of Georgia Urology. Men (and their partners) with concerns about prostate cancer are encouraged to attend. The Prostate Cancer Information Group is sponsored by The American Cancer Society and Us TOO, International. For information, please call Jim O'Hara at 770-632-2898.
Stardust Ballroom Dance Club will host its Tenth Anniversary Ballroom Dance with free one-hour lesson on May 31, from 8 – 10:45 p.m. Cost of dance includes one-hour West Coast Swing lesson 7 - 8. Attire is smart casual. Light refreshments provided. All dancers and dance students are welcome! Foxtrot, waltz, swing, rumba, cha cha, tango, night club 2-step & more! Location: Gym at Christ’s Church at Whitewater, 1577 Hwy. 85 South in Fayetteville. The guest fee is $25 per couple/$15 per single at the door. Information: StardustBallroomDanceClub.com or call Diane at 770-461-2369 and leave a message.
Lunch on the Lawn, May 31 on the Old Courthouse Lawn from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Open to the Public