LAKE OCONEE — Halcyon Hospice is looking for volunteers to provide companionship and socialization to terminally ill patients and their caregivers. There is something for everyone’s talents, time and abilities. Volunteer opportunities include, but are not limited to: playing music, reading, crafts and clerical support. Contact Tami Dedels at (678) 943-3585.
STMA and The Plaza Arts Center in Eatonton present “Mothers and Children: Beyond Sentiment.” This show features a collection of paintings depicting the theme of mother and child. The show is located at The Plaza Arts Center, 305 N. Madison Ave., Eatonton.
January through February
Reynolds Plantation has opened their seasonal ice skating rink. Access to the rink is complimentary for resort guests, $40 per four-hour session for adults, $30 per four-hour session per child (12 and under). The prince includes a skate rental.
January through March
STMA, 4200 Bethany Road, Buckhead, will present “Steffen Thomas Prints and Printmaking.” The exhibit contains Steffen Thomas’ hand pulled prints, printmaking plates and tools. For more information, call (706) 342-7557.
The Madison Artists Guild proudly presents “Point of Origin,” the debut show of local artist Katharine Wibell, at MAG’s new quarterly venue, Perk Avenue. Several years ago, Wibell, a recent graduate of both Mercer University’s Fine Art and Psychology programs, became interested in stippling and pointillism.
Wibell’s work varies focal points and mediums dependent upon which of her wide range of interests she wants to explore. It is her unique choice of style that ties her body of work together into this fascinating and unparalleled show. The public is invited to meet the artist and enjoy light refreshments at the opening Thursday, Jan. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. The show runs through March 2013. Perk Avenue at 111 W. Jefferson St., Madison, GA 30650. For MAG information: http://www.madisonartistsguild.org/.
Jan. 24 through Feb. 13
The pets at the Oconee Regional Humane Society are offering a two bedroom, two-bath ocean view condo at the Royal Caribbean Resort in Cancun — Riviera Maya. The weeklong condo rental (March 30 – April 6) will be for the winner of ORHS’ Rest and Rescue Raffle, also included is boarding for one pet at Park Place Animal Hospital (airfare is not included). Raffle tickets are available at 1020 Park Ave., Suite 101, Greensboro, as well as at Park Place Animal Hospital. Tickets are $10 or three for $25. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.orhspets.com — to ensure your purchase will go toward the raffle contact ORHS for more information.