Henry Happenings


Breakfast at Hampton Masonic Lodge
Hampton Masonic Lodge #70 will hold a Country Breakfast fundraiser to benefit the family of Connie and Marshall Dodgen on Saturday, August 4 from 7-11 a.m. Funds raised will go towards Marshall’s cancer treatment. Enjoy a breakfast of eggs, grits, sausage, biscuits, gravy and a beverage. Donations are requested and guests may dine in or carry out. The Hampton Masonic Lodge is located at 34 McDonough Street.

Fall Softball Signups for Youth
McDonough Youth Association is holding Fall Softball signups online from now until August 17 at www.myayouth.org. They will hold a walk-up registration on August 4 and August 11 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Alexander Park, 300 Atlanta Street in McDonough.

Snips and Chips at the McDonough Library
The Henry County Library System will present Snips and Chips on Sunday, July 22 from 1-5 p.m. at the McDonough Library. Drop in anytime for a Sunday afternoon of scrapbooking led by Joy Irvin. The program is for teens and adults. Bring your paper crafting supplies and works in progress. Some donated supplies and a Cricut machine are available for your use. This event is free and open to the public. The McDonough Public Library is located at 1001 Florence McGarity Blvd.

Henry Farmers Market held each Thursday
Come on out to the Henry County Farmers Market to take advantage of fresh produce and hand crafted items each Thursday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Jason T. Harper Arena at Heritage Park in McDonough. The market averages 14 vendors each time and some of the items they offer are tomatoes, peaches, blueberries, potatoes, corn, squash, onions, mushrooms, jellies, eggs, honey, baked goods and all summer vegetables. As well as hand crafted items like pens, woodcrafts, jewelry, dog treats, soaps, and hand sewn items. For more information, contact the Henry County Extension office at 770-288-8421.

Concert in McDonough this Saturday
Main Street McDonough continues their Summer Concert Series on Saturday, July 21 from 7-10 p.m. on the McDonough Square. Music will be provided by Full House Band and feature genres such as Country, Pop, Motown, Southern Rock and more. This is a family friendly event. For more information, contact Main Street McDonough at 678-782-6230 or visit www.mainstreetmcdonough.com