Things to Do-April 15-April 19



April 15

The Line Creek Civitan Club and the Camp Big Heart Civitan Club are hosting the 10th annual Civitan “Leave No One Behind” Golf Tournament today at 9 a.m. at the Braelinn Golf Club in Peachtree City. Cost is $100 per player with four player teams. Sponsorships are available as well. Net proceeds will benefit developmentally challenged youths and adults at Civitan’s Camp Big Heart Summer Camp. Camp Big Heart has been in existence since 1984 and it offers a unique one-week residential camping experience with a broad range of recreational activities to children and adults with mild to moderate developmental disabilities. Its wide range of programs enables campers to transcend disabilities and develop new skills, while making new friends and maintaining old friendships. The event will feature, a golf cart donated by Bulldog Golf Cart and a two-year use of a Lexus SUV for anyone that makes a hole in one on the designated par 3 hole. While we are looking for groups of golfers, either foursomes or individuals, we are also looking for sponsors that will help us in raising funds for Camp Big Heart to be able continue this excellent camping experience for the children and young adults with developmental disabilities. For more information regarding this worthwhile event, please contact Wayne Howell at the contact information above or Chris Anderson, 678.294.1916,

April 16

Pyke & Associates, P.C., Attorneys at Law will be conducting free seminars on the basics of estate planning. These seminars will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Peachtree City today and April 21 from noon to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.-9 p.m both days. A catered meal will be served 30 minutes before the seminars. Contact: 770-507-2500 ext.2

April 17

“Rocket Boys” is today at the Legacy Theatre. The musical follows the memoir of a misfit coal-miner’s son who engages some skeptical friends to join his dream of rockets and space. The best-selling book is one of the leading community/library reads across the country, a staple on school lists, and is published now in nearly every language across the globe. This inspiring new musical runs until May 10. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. as well as Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are on sale now through the box office at 404-895-1473 and online at Single tickets are priced at $25 with discounts for seniors and students. Group rates are available.

April 18

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing will host “Keep ‘em Flying”, a World War II-theme hangar dance and dinner, complete with big-band performances and 1940s Hollywood “stars”, surrounded by rare World War II aircraft and memorabilia. The nostalgic festivities will be at the Historical Airpower Facility, Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field (KFFC), Peachtree City from 6 p.m.-11 p.m. “Keep ‘em Flying” guests will hear the Peachtree Jazz Edition perform big band tunes made famous by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman. Described as “one of the best bands in Atlanta”, the Peachtree Jazz Edition has a loyal swing-dance following and is returning to “Keep ‘em Flying” for the 12th straight year. The Freedom Belles, a female trio that performs 40s classics by the Andrews Sisters and other stars, also will entertain guests. Tickets for “Keep ‘em Flying” are $55 before April 13, $65 at the door. Reserved tables and group discounts are available. 1940s attire is encouraged. The dance will take place rain or shine. No refunds please. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 678-654-2464. For more information, visit

Join 8-year-old Andrew as he fights childhood hunger by hosting a food drive to benefit Fayette Samaritans today from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Jack Day Park at the Gazebo in Fayetteville.

Bring non-perishable items to donate. There is a prize for the person who donates the most food.

Join us today at Huddleston Elementary School for this year’s Huddleston Hustle. The Kids’ Fun Run (.5 mile) begins at 8 a.m. followed by the Kids’ Marathon (1 mile). The 5K race will begin following both of these events. Registration is $12 for the Fun Run, $15 for the Kid’s Marathon and $20 for the 5K event. For more information and sponsorship opportunities, go to All proceeds from this event will benefit instructional technology programs at the school. Registration by March 27 will guarantee a T-shirt. Race packets may be picked up on Friday April 17 from 3:15-6:00 p.m. in the school gym or the morning of race day.

The 2015 Fayette County Earth Day Festival is today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Shamrock Park in Tyrone. We are currently looking for vendors to share their eco-friendly products, services, and educational knowledge! To register for a booth or for more information visit, email or visit

Come celebrate our 16th Anniversary Open House BBQ with us at Azalea Estates today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. We will have a blast as we enjoy hot, fresh popcorn and frozen lemonade while we are entertained by magician/illusionist Larry Wilburn at 10am. At noon we will break out the barbeque for a free lunch feast of charcoal-grilled hamburgers and hotdogs with all the fixings, followed by a toe-tapping, hand-clapping bluegrass concert by Line Creek Bluegrass Band at 1 p.m. Fun for the whole family!! Join us for this fun, free event! Azalea Estates is located at 105 Autumn Glen Circle in Fayetteville. Call for more information at 770-461-0039.

Brooks Woman’s Club annual plant sale is today from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ga. Highway 85 Connector in downtown Brooks at the Southern Treasures antique store. Master Gardeners will be in attendance to answer questions. Beautiful perennials and annuals – most plants $5 and under. Call for additional Information: 770-719-8475 or 770-716-6914. All proceeds support charitable projects of the Brooks Woman’s Club, a 501c-3 organization.

April 19

The Fayette County Historical Society welcomes Fayette County resident, Ralph Boston at its Sunday meeting. Boston has become one of the most versatile Track and Field athletes in the history of the sport. He won Olympic medals in the long jumbo with Gold in 1960 in Rome, Silver in 1964 in Tokyo and Bronze in 1968 in Mexico City. He later became a television sports commentator, an administrator for his alma mater, the University of Tennessee and a business executive in Georgia. He will share his experiences at the society’s headquarters, 195 Lee Street, the Margaret Mitchell Research Center, Fayetteville, at 3 p.m. You do not have to be a member to attend.