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Stockbridge High Multi-Year Reunion

  The Stockbridge high school multi-year reunion for classes 1966 through 1982 will be held  October 18 at the Atlanta Airport  Marriott Hotel in College Park. Pre-register for $60 per person until March 1. After that the  price goes to $70 per person until September 1. The cost is $80 cash at door. For more info call Keith Craddock at 678-618-1607.

 

Alzheimerís Support Group

  Laurel Park Nursing and Rehab has partnered with Dogwood Forest Assisted Living to hold an Alzheimerís Support Group.  The group will hold itís first meeting on Tuesday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Laurel Park.  They are located at 1050 Hospital Drive in Stockbridge. All community members are invited to join them. For more information call Rachel Campbell at 770-507-3840.

 

African American Heritage Program March 1

  The 3rd Annual African American Heritage Program has been rescheduled for March 1 at 4 p.m. The program will highlight notable contributions of African-Americans to American culture and history and will feature local students and members of the community. It will be held at historic Smith-Barnes Elementary School located at 147 Tye Street Stockbridge in. Admission is free.

 

Griefshare

  Henry Baptist Church has Griefshare each Sunday from 3 until 5 p.m. It is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them.  Their griefshare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help.  You will gain access to valuable griefshare resources to help you recover from  your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.  The church is located at 4035 Jodeco Road, McDonough, GA 30253.

 

Genealogy

Foundations Classes

  The Genealogical Societies of Henry and Clayton County continues their series of Genealogy Foundations Classes on February 28 from 10 a.m. until noon. The class will cover Census, Military Records and Specialty Collections. Contact sjoverstreet@bellsouth.net. The series is free with society membership ($30) best value, or daily research fee for nonmembers. Visit them online at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gagshcc/ The Brown House is located at 71 Macon Street in McDonough.

 

Henry Singers

  The Henry Singers have begun practice for their May concert with music from Broadway and movies. It isnít too late to join them, however.  Practice is every Thursday night at 7:30 in the choir room of the McDonough Presbyterian Church on McGarity Road in McDonough. No audition is necessary. If you enjoy singing for the sheer joy of it, come join the group under the direction of Marion Williams.

 

Spring Sacred Music Concert

  St James The Apostle Catholic Church Music Ministry is now in rehearsal for their Spring Sacred Music Concert. They will perform the Haydn Missa Brevis in B Flat Major (The Little Organ Mass) as well as five selections from the Easter portion of Handelís Messiah.  Rehearsals are Thursdays from 7 until 9 p.m. This event is open to anyone who loves to sing.  Music and rehearsal cdís will be furnished. They will be accompanied by a string quartet. The concert date is May 10. The church is located at 1000 GA Highway 155 N. in McDonough.

 

Academy Theatre

  Academy Theatre will have acting, improv, dancing, tap, voice and music  classes starting at the Stockbridge Community Arts Center Saturday, March 1. Visit www.Academytheatre.org for more details! They would also like to invite the community to their Comedy Improv show Saturday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stockbridge Community Arts Center. Tickets are $6 online, $10 at the door.

 

Visual Artists Collective to hold special event February 27

  On Thursday, February 27 at 6 p.m. the Visual Artists Collective (VAC) will hold a special event at the McDonough Library with the winners of Henry County Art students competition present along with their winning art pieces. Art from high school students from 7 public schools and 1 private school in Henry County participated in the competition and the art has been judged. 10th through 12th grade students presented a variety of media from drawing and painting, to sculpture and ceramic, as well as photography.  The event is open to the public. The VAC regular monthly meeting will follow this event.  They are getting ready for their Winter Wonderland exhibit at the McDonough Library with a reception on Sunday March 9 from 1 to 5 p.m. where their artists will be present and refreshments will be served.

 

 

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