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Hampton Events

  On December 5, beginning at 7 p.m. see live reindeer and have a photo taken with Santa. Downtown businesses will remain open until 9 p.m. Contact Candy Franklin, Main Street Director at or by phone at 770-946-4306.


GWRRA 16th HeroDay

  Gold Wing Road Riders Association,  Chapter A,  McDonough will have their  16th “HeroDay” on Saturday,  December 7 at noon at CJ’s Hotdogs, located at 101 Eagles Landing Parkway in Stock-bridge. The motorcycle chapter has adopted soldiers via,  an organization that helps support our troops by customizing care packages to soldiers serving our country.  Please help support our soldiers this holiday season  by bringing any items/donations to Steer’s, 14 Old Jackson Road in McDonough.  Contact Joyce Piotrowski, Chapter A’s HeroBox Coordinator at 770-954-0938. For more info and a list of requested items visit


Crossroads Career Network

  Crossroads Career Network meets at Stockbridge First UMC, 4863 N. Henry Blvd., Monday,  December 16 at 7 p.m. in room 330 (upper level entrance from the top parking lot).  Guest Speaker: Ms. Judi Adams, Founder and President of RightChanges (Job Coaching Services). Topic:   Harnessing the Power of the Physical Brain During the Job Search. It’s free.  All are welcome.   Childcare is provided. For more details email or call 770-474-4111.


Families Anonymous

 Families Anonymous, a world-wide Twelve-Step self-help support program for relatives and friends concerned about and affected by substance abuse or behavioral problems of a loved one, has announced the start of a new group in McDonough. This new group will meet at Wesley Way United Methodist Church each Monday at 7 p.m. No dues or fees are required and they use first names only at the meetings to preserve individual anonymity. Visitors are welcome. For more info, call Pam at 770-315-6057 or email Additional information about Families Anonymous may be found at


Christmas Dinner Theatre Dec. 6 & 8

  The Celebration Choir of First Baptist Church Locust Grove will have their Christmas Dinner Theatre on Friday, December 6 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 each and are available at the church office. They also have an encore performance, without the dinner, on Sunday, December 8 at 6 pm.  Set in late 1941, I’ll Be Home for Christmas is the story of the faith of a family, and a nation on the brink of World War II, preparing to celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace. The music highlights the sounds of the ‘40s, including swing, lush ballads, and big band songs interspersed with reenactments of radio broadcasts during that time. Original music mixed with familiar Christmas favorites form the backdrop for this memorable dramatic musical. The church is located at 2950 Tanger Blvd. in Locust Grove.


Hot Dog Fundraiser Dec. 7

  The Second Hotdog fundraiser will be held at Kroger on Jonesboro Road in McDonough this Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. There will be karate team demonstrations around 1 p.m. Please come shop and join us by buying a hotdog plate or making a donation to support DJ Martinez. DJ is one of Krogers employees with Hodgkins Lymphoma. He is an amazing young man, a college student, a gymnastics instructor, a Kroger employee, a Demo karate teacher, and also volunteers for his scholarship. So please come out and show your support. Money raised will help his family with their mounting medical bills.


Christmas with the Arts

  The Henry Arts Alliance will present Christmas with the Arts December 8 at 3 p.m. at the Henry Performing Art Center, located at 37 Lemon Street in McDonough. Tickets are $5 each at the door. For more info visit


Genalogical Society Open House Christmas Party

  The Genealogical Society of Henry and Clayton Counties, Inc. cordially invite the community to their Open House Christmas Party, December 10 at 7 p.m. at 71 Macon Street, in McDonough. Refreshments will be provided. For more info contact Jo Anne Miller at 770-957-4740. 


American Legion Post #33 Meeting Dec. 5

  Stokes-Morris American Legion Post #33 will meet Thursday, December 5 at 7 p.m. in Room C of the Education Building at Piedmont Henry Hospital. Veterans are invited to attend. For information contact the Post Adjutant at 770-289-6212.


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