June 12

Kayakers and Canoeists — Join us for the 3rd annual Rotary Poker Paddle to be held Sunday, June 12 from 5-7 p.m. at the Reynolds Plantation Pavilion

A kayak raflle will be held. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20. The event is sponsored by The Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties. Proceeds from the Rotary Poker Paddle will be used to support the many projects that the Rotary Club undertakes both locally and internationally.

June 18

The Art of Reverse Painting. 10 a.m. to noon. The Steffen Thomas Museum of Art, 4200 Bethany Road, Buckhead 30625; (706) 342-7557. Create spring flower still lifes with this unique “inside/out” form of art. Taught by the daughters and granddaughters of Steffen Thomas. Admission is $10 for adults; $8 for children. STMA members receive a $2 discount. Those in financial need may attend free of charge. Reservations are required. Please call (706) 342-7557 or visit www.steffenthomas.org.

Crooked Creek Community Association holding yard sale

The Crooked Creek Community Association is holding its fifth annual yard sale on Saturday, June 18, 2011 from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Community Center located at 160-A Crooked Creek Drive in Eatonton, GA. As an added incentive, The Bone Island Grill at Crooked Creek Marina will be donating a $10 gift certificate for each person that spends at least $10. Should you redeem these coupons on any Wednesday or Thursday, the value will increase to a total of $15. Please mark your calendar to attend this community yard sale.

Should you have any items that you wish to donate for this sale, the community center will be open on Sunday, June 12, 2011 from noon until 5 p.m. to accept your donations.

For additional information, please feel free to contact  Cindy Spicer at (706) 484-1733.

Crooked Creek Community Association meeting

Starting  June 8, 2011, The Bone Island Grill at Crooked Creek Marina will hold a Crooked Creek Community Association Night on the first and third Wednesdays of every month. John Jansen of Crooked Creek Marina at 208 Crooked Creek Drive in Eatonton, GA is announcing that five percent of the net proceeds of those nights will be donated to the Association. Wednesdays are Trivia Nights at the marina so come and enjoy an excellent meal and some educational challenges.

Rock Hawk Youth Day Camp will be held June 20-22 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The camp will feature archery, conservation,  wildlife ID, water and hunter safety and area history and culture.

Lake Oconee Landscape Association has formed to promote professionalism in the green industry, in the lake country. All members of LOLA are required to be licensed, insured and reputable. LOLA members provides services such as; landscape installation, maintenance, lawn and shrub fertilization, weed control, garden centers, all your outdoor needs. All LOLA members are listed at www.lakeoconeelandscapeassociation.com. LOLA is a nonprofit organization to assist consumers in Greene, Putnam, Morgan and Baldwin counties to select quality landscape

professionals.

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets at 11:30 a.m. every third Monday in the dinning hall at Rock Eagle 4H Club Center. For further information call (706) 485-7606 or (706)

485- 0276.

The Lake Oconee Promisekeepers meet each Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. for light breakfast and coffee. All men are welcome. (706) 473-0431.

Living Beyond The Label Parent support group For children and adults with disabilities is now meeting monthly. For info: (478) 456-2592 or (706) 342-0568. E-mail: livingbeyondthelabel@yahoo.com

The Greene County Toastmasters Club invites everyone who wishes to improve their public speaking ability and increase their confidence to join them. The club meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month at the Fellowship Hall of the First Presbyterian Church in downtown Greensboro (next to the post office). The meeting starts promptly at 6 p.m. Greene County Toastmasters is a chartered member club of Toastmasters International. The mission of the club is to assist members in learning and developing their communication skills. Toastmasters International has grown to become a world leader in helping people become more competent and comfortable in front of an audience. The nonprofit organization now has nearly 250,000 members in more than 12,500 clubs in 106 countries, offering a proven - and enjoyable - way to practice and hone communication and leadership skills. For additional information, call (706)

817-6255 or (706) 453-0799.

The Phoenix Homemakers Club meets the third Tuesday of every month at First United Methodist Church of Eatonton, 302 N.

Madison Ave. (706) 485-5673.

The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition-Georgia Chapter will host “Hearts of Teal” the last Tuesday of each month. Survivors of all

gynecologic cancers are warmly invited to join us. Survivors, both new and long-term, will find understanding, care and even laughter to enrich your journey. Family and friends are welcome to attend with survivors. For more information, call Beverly Bentley, Georgia

Chapter president, at (706)

342-2039.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Eatonton group, meets at 7 p.m. each Sunday, Monday and Wednesday at the

Senior Citizens Ctr.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets in Greensboro at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church.

AARP meets at 2 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Senior Citizens Center in Greensboro.

Bariatric Surgery Support Group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the Cowles Auditorium in the Georgia Center for Total Cancer Care at Cowles Clinic. Anyone considering surgery, pre- or post-op, is welcome to attend. Stacy Paine, RD, LD (706) 484-0575.

Buckhead Bethany Friendship Club meets the third Wednesday of every month except June, July and August. Natalie Wheat, (706)

342-2264.

Community Addiction Recovery, C.A.R., meets at 10:30 a.m. each Saturday at First Baptist Church in Greensboro and at 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church in Madison. Ralph Danson, (706) 467-3547.

Diabetes School will be held in the Conference Room of TenderCare Clinic on April 14 from 1-4 p.m. Any diabetic, newly diagnosed or those just needing a refresher course, spouses, friends or anyone interested are welcome to attend. This is a complimentary event for the communities.

A Diabetes Support Group meets from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the TenderCare Clinic in Greensboro. (706) 453-1201.

Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Eatonton Performing Arts Center on Madison Avenue. Visitors must have a partner Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, call Betty Roper at (706) 467-3079.

Eatonton Elks Lodge No. 2549 of Putnam County meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at 135 Industrial Boulevard. The Elkettes meet at 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month.

Eatonton Jaycees meet at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the Elks Lodge, 135 Industrial Boulevard.

Eatonton Kiwanis Club meets at noon Thursdays at Central Georgia Technical College in Eatonton. Eatonton Service League meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of every month. Hollie Haley, (706) 484-0127.

Eatonton Town and Country Garden Club meets at 10 a.m. the second Tuesday of September through May at First United Methodist Church on North Madison Avenue. Jane Hersey, (706) 485-0935.

Greensboro Writer’s Guild meets every Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the activity center of Episcopal Church of the Redeemer. For more information, call Kathy Wright at (706) 485-2987 or Bill Boughner at (706)

467-3423.

Greensboro Arts Alliance meets the first Wednesday of the month at 3 p.m. at The Commons, Reynolds Plantation. The public is invited. For information, call Mev Rozsman at (706) 467-3325.

The Morgan County Master Gardener Association meets on the first Monday of each month from 5:30 till 7:30 (July and December excepted). Meetings are held at the Morgan County Extension Office located at 440 Hancock Street in Madison and are open for any who would like to attend. Join us — we have excellent speakers, field trips, and educational opportunities.

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