Busy week as kids go back to school

Mon, 08/10/2009 - 9:10am
By: Michael Boylan

The bell has rung and thousands of local children are back in class, wishing they could be outside having fun. There is plenty of fun to be had after school hours though, for children and adults alike.

Southside Theatre Guild will hold auditions for “The Music Man” tonight and tomorrow, Aug. 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. Performance dates are October 1-17. For more information, visit www.STGplays.com or call 770-969-0956.

ABWA will have their monthly dinner/meeting on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Baci’s in Fayetteville, Call Elizabeth Dresden for reservations at 770-241-2167

The Young Professionals of Fayette County will meet Tuesday at Irish Bred Pub in Peachtree City at 5:30 p.m. All people between the ages of 21 and 39 who either live or work in Fayette County are welcome to attend. Please visit our website at www.ypfayette.com for further information.

On Wednesday, there will be a giant puppet workshop at Linda’s Playhouse. Come help us build a life sized puppet! 9 a.m. -2 p.m. - all ages - free with museum admission - www.lindasplayhouse.org

Hippiefest will come to“The Fred” on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Phone 770-631-0630 or visit www.amphitheater.org

The Not Back to school Bash at Linda’s Playhouse - featuring not-back-to-school activities just for those too young to start school - willt ake place Friday from 9 a.m. -2 p.m. - all ages - free with museum admission - www.lindasplayhouse.org

The Moonlight Ballroom Dance Club of LaGrange will host a Western themed dance for the public on Friday, August 14 at the LaFayette Christian School Gym at 1904 Hamilton Road in LaGrange. There will be a free pre-dance Western Two Step lesson by Wayne Foote at 7 p.m. for anyone who wants to come. The dance is from 8- 10:30 p.m. Visitor couples are welcome to the dance - $20 per couple. Dress: casual or Western. Come enjoy slow dancing, swing, shag, foxtrot, waltz, cha-cha, rumba, tango, samba, salsa, polka, electric slide, and Western Two Step! For more information on the dance or local dance lessons, call (706) 884--5857.

On Saturday, Ladies on Spokes, a local women’s cycling club is celebrating it’s first anniversary with a bike ride on Saturday. Meet in the Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church parking lot at 8 a.m. for a ride to Lake Horton. A light breakfast will be served in the park. Ladies interested in biking are welcome to participate along with our members. Please RSVP by Aug. 14 to Judy Coleman at 770 486-7636

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