Henry Happenings


MYA Softball Signups upcoming
McDonough Youth Authority (MYA) will be holding Softball Signups August 1, 8, and 15 at Alexander Park, 300 Atlanta Street from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. For more information, contact www.mya.com.


Compassionate Friends
The Compassionate Friends is for parents and other family members who have lost a child in death. It meets the second Tuesday of each month at Salem Baptist Church (although it is not a Church program) on Hwy. 155. Please call Freddie Saye at 678-925-4027.


Henry County NAACP
The Henry County Branch NAACP will hold their next regular scheduled meeting Tuesday, August 11 at 7 p.m. Monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month. For more information, please contact Eugene Edwards at 404-433-3290.


Habitat for Humanity ReStore seeking volunteers
The Habitat for Humanity ReStore McDonough is seeking volunteers to give 4 hours a week to help make a difference in the community. The ReStore sells donated, new and gently used furniture, household décor, appliances, and building supplies to the general public, in order to raise funds to support Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity as they provide affordable housing for families in the community who need it. Volunteers in the ReStore assist shoppers, accept donations, unload donation trucks, and prepare and set up merchandise. The ReStore is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and is located at 1465 Hwy. 20 West in McDonough. For more information or to volunteer, contact Mary Robeck, Volunteer Manager, at mrobeck@habitat .org or 770-415-1636. For information about donating items to the ReStore, call 770-962-4200


AA Groups in Henry
The Hampton Group meets at Hampton United Methodist Church, 10 West Main Street in Hampton Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Fridays at 8 p.m.

The Henry County Group meets at the Piedmont Henry Hospital Education Bldg., 1133 Eagle’s Landing Pkwy. in Stockbridge on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7 p.m.

Just For Today Group meets at St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church, 1865 Hwy. 20 in McDonough on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thurs-days at 7 p.m.

The Locust Grove Group meets at Locust Grove United Metho-dist, 211 Peeksville Rd. in Locust Grove on Fridays at 8 p.m.

The McDonough Group meets at McDonough United Metho-dist Church, 151 Macon Street in McDonough Monday through Saturday at noon each day.

The Stockbridge Group meets at Stockbridge Presbyterian Church, 4740 N. Henry Blvd. in Stockbridge on Mondays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m.

Al Anon meets at the Piedmont Henry Hospital Education Bldg., 1133 Eagle's Landing Pkwy. in Stockbridge on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7 p.m.


Free GED classes
Connecting Henry is now offering free GED classes to Henry County youth ages 16 - 24. Classes are held Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon.

For more info call Connecting Henry at 770-288-6230.


Parks and Recreation Summer Day Camp
The Henry County Parks and Recreation Department have a Summer Day Camp for area children through July 31. Summer camp runs from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. each weekday and is for children ages 5 to 13.

For more information, call Henry County Parks and Recreation at 770-288-7300 or visit www.hcprd.org.