Arbor Day Celebration
The Louisville Garden Club will have an Arbor Day Celebration on Friday, April 24, at 1 p.m. at Helen Clark Memorial Park. An oak tree will be dedicated in memory of Frank Easterlin and in celebration of Louisville as a Tree City, USA. Everyone is invited to attend.
Support group anniv.
The Charlie E. Brown Kidney Support Group will celebrate its 11th Anniversary on Saturday, April 25, at 5 p.m. at Greater St. Matthews AME Church, with guest speaker Minister Derrick Hill. Everyone is invited to attend.
Wrens Neighborhood Watch
The Wrens Neighborhood Watch will meet on Monday, April 27, at 6 p.m. at the Wrens City Civic Center. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited to attend.
Glascock County High School orientation for parents of eighth grade students will be held on Tuesday, April 28, at 6 p.m. in the GCCS cafeteria. Topics to be discussed include graduation requirements, high school testing, scheduling, teen driving, and more.
Glascock County Consolidated School will hold middle school orientation for fifth grade students and their parents on Tuesday, April 28, at 6 p.m. in room 306 at the school. Sixth grade teachers will provide an overview of sixth grade including curriculum content, procedures, expectations, and other information to help make the transition from elementary to middle school smooth and less stressful for students and their parents.
National Day of Prayer
A National Day of Prayer event will be held on Thursday, May 7, at noon at the Jefferson County Courthouse, with speaker Pastor Jonathan Witt of First Baptist Church, Louisville. The theme is “An Appeal to Heaven.”
JCHS sports banquet
The Jefferson County High School Winter/Spring Sports Banquet will be held on Monday, May 11, at 6:30 p.m., with speaker East Georgia State basketball coach, Leroy Jordan. The cost is $5 for non-winter/spring sports athletes.
Garden Club event
The Louisville Garden Club will present Creative Tablescapes for Today, themed table designs for special occasions created by Club members, on Saturday, May 30, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Abbot-Easterlin home, Louisville. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets are available from Louisville Garden Club members, Twisted Sisters or the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce. Light refreshments will be served.
The Louisville United Methodist Church Preschool registration is now open for the 2015-2016 school year for three- to four-year-olds. Applications are available in the church office. Spaces are limited. For more information, call (478) 625-7669.
Heating cost assistance
Family Connection and Communities In Schools of Glascock County, Inc., is partnering with the CSRA EOA, Inc., Energy Assistance Program to sponsor helping Glascock County residents with assistance for heating costs. Family Connection and Communities In Schools of Glascock County, Inc., has begun scheduling appointments. To make an appointment or for more information, call (706) 598-0722.
JC Head Start
The CSRA EOA, Inc., Head Start has openings for children who will be 3-years-old by Sept. 1 and 4-years-old by Dec. 31, excluding Augusta Tech, Lincolnton and Wrens. The program offers medical and dental services, mental health services, transition practices, nutrition experiences, social services and opportunities to parental involvement. Opportunities are available for enrollment of children with disabilities. All services are free to qualified applicants. Applications can be obtained Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at local Head Start centers in Wadley, Louisville and Wrens, or at CSRA EOA, Inc., Central Office, Augusta.
Buzzard Blast 5k, Fun Run
Registration is now open for this year’s Buzzard Blast 5k and Fun Run. The race will be held on Saturday, May 9, at 8 a.m. at the Jefferson Hospital Wellness Center. Visit www.buzzardblast.com to print a registration form.
The 2015 Buzzard Blast Festival will be May 9 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendor applications are now being accepted. For an application or more information, visit www.buzzardblast.com or contact Amy Howard, Jessica Guy or the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce at (478) 625-8134.
Auditions will be held for Cinderella by Rodgers and Hammerstein for the Schoolhouse Players will be held on May 15, from 7-8 p.m. at the Bartow Community Club. The play will be directed by Leia Giddens. Bring sheet music in the classic music theater style, ready to sing 16 bars. A pianist will be at the audition. Parts are for 10 females, seven males and four children. Play performances will be July 10, 11, 17, 18 and 19. For more information, contact Giddens at (478) 457-7278.
The Schoolhouse Players season tickets are on sale now at The Book Worm, Louisville, Gunn Drugs, Wadley, and Barney’s Pharmacy, Wrens. There are three musicals left for this season. Season tickets save 33 percent off the ticket price at the door.
The Ferst Foundation of Jefferson County is seeking children birth to age 5 to register to receive a free book each month until they are 5. They are also seeking donors to help provide these books - $36 will provide one child with one book a month for one year. To register a child for free books, call (478) 625-3751. To make a donation, mail it to 306 E. Broad Street, Louisville, GA 30434.
The Louisville group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. at 402 W. 7th Street. Anyone who has a problem or knows someone with a problem is invited to attend these meetings.