Things to do-Feb.28-Apr.14



February 28

The Trinity Trail 5K run and 1-mile walk is today from 8 a.m to 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Proceeds from the event will be used to support the Catholic HEART Work Camp, a mission trip for Catholic teens to assist local communities throughout There is a $25 fee and you can register at Holy Trinity Faith Formation Office.


March 3

The Flat Creek Ladies Golf Association Welcome Breakfast is today. Join a lively group of women for 18 holes of golf on Tuesdays beginning March 3, with our “Welcome Breakfast” at 9 am at Flat Creek Country Club in Peachtree City. Membership requirement are Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA) index of 40.4 or less
Club Corp membership in good standing.
$40 annual dues payable to Flat Creek Ladies Golf Association (FCLGA) and great enthusiasm. Tuesday Play Days begin March 10 and end November 10 with 9 a.m. shotgun starts. You are not required to play every single play date; only play as often as you wish to play. You may still join our group an time during our 2015 season. We always welcome teachers for the summer months. For further information, please contact the Flat Creek Golf Shop at 770-487-8140. They will forward your name to our membership chairman.

March 7

Southern Crescent Chorale is thrilled to be making their eleventh appearance at Spivey Hall at 8 p.m. This concert entitled “Americana” will fill your hearts with joy. As part of the season theme “Salute to America”, the Chorale will delight you with their performance of American folk songs, hymns, and spirituals. Last season’s Spivey concert was a sellout so be sure to purchase your tickets soon. Tickets: $15 Adult $7.50 Student.

March 9

“Lunch & Learn: Hear Me Out” is today from noon. to 2 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Excuse me, what did you say? It happens to all of us, at some point we mutter those words. Hearing loss is normal with age, but at what point do you need something more? Dr. Kowal and Dr. Andrews, ENTs with Sleep & Sinus Centers of Georgia will help us cope with hearing loss.This program is $10, includes lunch and must be paid at the time or registration. Pre-registration is required. 770-461-0813 to register or stop by. FSS members and non-members welcome.

March 10

“You Had Me at Vino” is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: We can all buy wine, but how many can say they made their own! Barley and Vine will be on site to demonstrate how easy it can be to make our very own batch of wine. During this hands-on class, you will see the process of wine making and how easy and interesting it can be. Gain the knowledge you need to make great wine at home! This program is $10 and must be paid at the time or registration. Pre-registration is required. 770-461-0813 to register or stop by. FSS members and non-members welcome.

March 11

Piedmont Newnan Hospital’s Sixty Plus Services will host a workshop “Caregiving for Loved Ones With Dementia” from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop will address the types and stages of dementia, community resources, financial and legal concerns, communication techniques and the role of medications in managing challenging behaviors. The fee for the workshop is $25 and includes lunch and educational materials. Space is limited so advance registration is required by calling 1-877-527-3712.

March 14

The Metro South Regional Transition Council is hosting a “Transition Conference” today to help students with disabilities and their families navigate the choices available to them after high school. The transition from high school to adult services is often a rocky path with choices ranging from finding employment, and deciding on post-secondary education to choosing an appropriate day program. Added to all those decisions is learning about various government assistance programs and negotiating the paperwork. Those complications and more will be addressed at the conference at Griffin High School, 1617 West Poplar Street, Griffin. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and education sessions start at 9 a.m. The sessions end at 1:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. No childcare is available. Several concurrent sessions will be held during the conference. Topics include Social Security, Medicaid waivers, employment, and post-secondary education in college, technical school or bridge programs.
From 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., a Disability Expo will be open. The expo features key agencies and organizations who support youth and young adults with disabilities. For more information about the event, visit The Metro South Regional Transition Council is an eight-county collaborative representing Butts, Fayette, Henry, Lamar, Newton, Pike, Spalding, and Upson counties. It works to assist students with disabilities in becoming more productive citizens as they transition from school to adulthood.

March 16

The Fayette Master Gardener Association’s monthly meeting is today at 10 The Bridge in Peachtree City. The public is invited to join us at 11 a.m. to hear Laura Johnson speak on her constant quest for easier and more integrated methods of sustainability in the garden. She has been a Master Gardener since 1982 and last year she took a Permaculture Design course from the Permaculture Institute in Australia. She believes that following the basic principles of permaculture design will help us become “hunter gatherers” in our own back yard. Less work, healthier food and a healthier planet.

March 17

Pain is a 4 Letter Word is today from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: There is no argument to the discomfort that arthritis can cause, but there are ways to help alleviate some of the pain. Dr. Josh Davis with First Step Physical Therapy will cover the difference between osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, the causes of them, options for treatment, and ways to help with arthritic pain and inflammation. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. 770-461-0813 or email (include name, phone number and event title). FSS members and non-members welcome.

March 21

The Friends of the Library will present a workshop for people interested in writing and publishing children’s books. The leader, Danny Schnitzlein has published three children’s picture books. “The Monster Who Ate My Peas” was recently adapted into a play by Arts Power and is touring the United States. His second book, “The Monster Who DId My Math,” was chosen as one of twenty-five books Georgia Students should Read, by the Georgia Center for the Book. His books have been featured in the Georgia Department of Education’s “Read More” program.
The workshop is at the Peachtree City Library. Space is limited, and pre-registration is a must. A fee of $20 will be collected to help offset expenses.
Registration is on the Friends website, under the “contact us” menu.

Robert J. Burch Elementary will be having its 5th annual Burch Bear Tracks today at 8 am and includes Tot Trot, Mile Fun Run, and a 5K race. The primary goal for this event is to promote health and wellness through fitness as well as raise money for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) in their effort to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes. The secondary goal is to fund Burch’s running club in which hundreds of students participate. Entry Fee is $15 per participant; registration forms can be picked up at Burch Elementary or accessed online at


April 14

The Fayette Master Gardener Association is hosting a free and open to the public presentation by renowned garden expert Walter Reeves. He’ll talk about “how to be a Sherlock Holmes in your garden.” It will start at 10 a.m. in the County Commission Chambers, County Administrative Complex, 140 Stonewall Avenue, Fayetteville. Due to fire code regulations the number of attendees is limited and reservations are on a first come, first serve basis. Please contact the Fayette County Extension office at 770-305-5412 ext. 7 or email with the name and contact information of each person attending. We will confirm your attendance and have sign in sheets on the day of the event. If a conflict arises, please remember to cancel so we don’t leave anyone out.