The second annual Street Painting Festival of Eatonton will be held at the downtown courthouse square Saturday, May 9 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. There will be artists from all over painting the downtown streets of Eatonton, transforming the streets into a walk through, open-air art museum. There will also be music, live performances, food, wandering minstrels, crafters and vendors and this year we’re pleased to announce that the Georgia Classic Cruisers will showing off their beautiful antique cars and trucks. Jimmy Britt Chevy will be bringing new cars too for everyone to see. This is a one day fun-filled family event. There will be a parentally supervised area for young children to chalk up the streets of Eatonton.

Artists from ages 7 to 10 are eligible to win trophies and cash prizes.

To participate as a vendor, crafter, artist or restaurant please contact Ms. Bruno at (706) 818-0648 or email her

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 LOLA is a non-profit organization to assist consumers in Greene, Putnam, Morgan and Baldwin counties to select Quality landscape professionals

Singer-songwriter David Berkeley will perform at The Savannah Room at the Lake Welcome Center May 2 in Greensboro, 5820 Lake Oconee Parkway. Tickets are $15.

The Lake Oconee Lutheran Church’s Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 1 p.m., 1089 Lake Oconee Parkway, behind Harmony Community building. (706) 485-4699.

The Lake Oconee chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host a Women in the Outdoors event on June 13 -14, 2009 at Lake Oconee Shooting Club in Eatonton. For more information, contact Brandi at the Lake Oconee Shooting Club at (706) 485-4557, or call (800) THE-NWTF or visit For more information about the NWTF visit or call (800) THE-NWTF.

An Autism/Developmental Delay Group forming in Lake area for caregivers, parents, and those on the spectrum. For more information, please call Josette at (478) 456-2592.

Green County Toastmasters invites everyone to come to the meetings of the recently Chartered Toastmasters Club. Join the Charter members in building self confidence, developing public speaking skills and learning how to think on your feet. Learn by doing at your pace, among friends and neighbors. Numerous studies call Public Speaking the number one fear among Americans. Join us in the pursuit of challenging that statistic. The Club meets every Tuesday at 6 p.m. sharp in the First Presbyterian Church meeting room on Main Street in Greensboro (next to the Downtown Post Office). Call (706) 453-0799 or (706) 999-1760 for information.

The Phoenix Homemakers Club meets the third Tuesday of every month at the First United Methodist Church of Eatonton, 302 N. Madison Avenue. (706) 485-5336.

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 welcomed to attend with survivors. For more information, please contact 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 Center.

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

American Association of Retired People meets 2 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Senior Citizens Center in Greensboro.

Bariatric Surgery Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. April 14 at the Cowles Auditorium in the Georgia Center for Total Cancer Care at Cowles Clinic. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the Cowles Auditorium in the Georgia Center for Total Cancer Care at Cowles Clinic. Anyone considering surgery, pre- or post-op is welcome. Stacy Paine, (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 given by the Medical College of Georgia is held on the third Friday of each month at the TenderCare building in Greensboro. (706) 453-1201.

A Diabetics Support Group of Putnam County meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month except June, July and August at the Senior Citizens Center. (706) 485-8591.

A Diabetes Support Group meets from 5 p.m. 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. Bingo is held at 2 p.m. each Sunday and 7 p.m. each Thursday.

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 at (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.

Exchange Club of Lake Oconee meets at noon every Wednesday Richland Creek located on Lake Oconee Parkway in Greensboro.

The Greensboro Writer’s Guild meets every Tuesday at 1:30 in the Activity Center of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer.

For further information contact Kathy Wright (706) 485-2987 or Bill Boughner (706) 467-3423.

Overeaters Anonymous meets in Eatonton at 12:30 p.m. each Wednesday at Christian Life Today, 202B N. Jefferson Avenue. (706) 467-3790.

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