Henry Happenings

Workshop on Preventing Identity Fraud
Henry County Libraries will hold a workshop on preventing identity fraud on Monday, October 24 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Fairview Public Library. Recovering from identity theft is an arduous process and this workshop highlights some important steps on how to do everything you can to prevent this from ever happening to you. Free resource guides from the Federal Trade Commission will be provided along with other free handouts that contain step-by-step advice to help limit the damage, report identity theft, fix your credit and stop the chances of your becoming a victim of identity theft. For more information, contact the Fairview Library at 678-432-5353 Ext. 3.

Halloween Vendor Fair October 31
GoNow Doctors will host a Halloween vendor fair, Lifesouth blood drive, and Trick or Treat event on Monday, October 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. Children in costumes can trick or treat while adults browse the vendor fair. “McGruff the Crime Dog” will be on hand for the festivities along with 16 vendors. GoNow Doctors is located at 4861 Bill Gardener Pkwy. in Locust Grove. For more information, call 770-846-2295.

Henry County Master Gardener Program
The Henry County Cooperative Extension Office is accepting applications for the 2017 Master Gardener Program until October 28. Applications are available at the Henry County Cooperative Extension and www.ugaextension.org/henry. For more information, call 770-288-8421, or come by the Extension office, located at 97 Lake Dow Road in McDonough. The program is open to anyone who is interested in community service and gardening. The 2017 program will begin January 9 and end on March 27. The classes will be held on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 4 pm. There will be 50 hours of class room instruction; classes will be taught by county agents and University of Georgia specialists.

FunDay at Wesley Way
Wesley Way UMC will have FunDay @ WesleyWay on Saturday, October 29 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. The event and all activities are free to the community. They will have live music, a cake walk, hayrides, inflatables, trunk or treat, corn hole, hobby trains, kids games, pumpkin bowling, human foosball, pumpkin painting, a treasure hunt, food and more. It will be held at the church, located at 150 John Wesley Way in McDonough. For more information, call 770-898-3023 or visit www.wesleyway.org.

Caring for Aging Parents Support
The Palms at Lake Spivey invites the community to join their support group, Caring for Aging Parents Support (CAPS). Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 until 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Call Mark Wells at 770-477-7207 for more information or to join. The Palms at Lake Spivey is located at 8080 Summit Business Parkway in Lake Spivey. They can be reached at 770-477-7207.