Henry Happenings

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

Henry Farmers Market
The Henry County Farmers Market is held each Thursday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Jason T. Harper Event Center at 97 Lake Dow Road in Mc-Donough. Items vailable for purchase include fresh produce, vegetables, baked goods, pet treats, soaps, honey and woodworking products. For more information call the Henry County Extension Office at 770-288-8421.

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.

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

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.

ESL Class at Fairview Library
English as a Second Language classes are being held at the Fairview Public Library, 28 Austin Road in Stockbridge on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. The classes are free of charge and are for beginners to intermediate. For more info, contact Andrea Faulk at 678-432-5353 ext. 3 or by email at faulka@mail.henry.public.lib.ga.us.