Henry Happenings


Autism Cut-a-Thon April 22
A Shine a Light On Autism Cut-a-Thon will be hosted by Egos & Envy Hair Salon on Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The event will feature barbecue, hair chalking for donations, a corn hole board raffle, giveaways and more. 100% of the proceeds from that day will be donated to Helping Every Loving Parent (H.E.L.P). This up-and-coming autism organization, to be located on Rock Quarry Road in Stockbridge, will feature sensory rooms, classes for parents of children with autism as well as community resources. If you can’t make it to the event and still want to contribute, call the salon at 770-954-1822.

Spring Tomato and Vegetable Plant Sale
The Community Gardens of Henry will hold a Spring Tomato and Vegetable Plant Sale on Saturday, April 22 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m at Windy Hill Community Garden. Come see what’s available for planting and view the community garden at 86 Work Camp Road (adjacent to the Blessings Thrift Store.) Tomato and warm weather vegetable plants will be available as well as surprises donated by our member gardeners, including ornamentals and houseplants. Plots for rent are available in the Windy Hill Community Garden. Plot fees include soil, fertilizer, water, seeds, use of tools and plowing. For membership information, go to henrygardens.org or call 770-954-0000.

Master Gardener Plant Sale April 29
The Henry County Master Gardeners will hold their annual Plant Sale on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Heritage Park Pavilion at 99 Lake Dow Road in McDonough. This event is free and open to the public. Master Gardeners will be available to answer any questions you may have regarding the planting and care of your garden.

Community Forum
An International Community Forum on Health Disparities and Social Justice Issues will be held on Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Jimmie Lee Smith Community Center at 5883 Hwy. 155 N. in Stockbridge. The forum will focus on Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, Sexual Abuse and HIV-AIDS. The event is free and open to the public. Participants will have access to resources including HIV testing, free counseling and a free light breakfast. It will be hosted by Rev. Tracey R. Harris and Dr. Rashad Richey. Register today at www.eventbrite.com/e/international-community-forum-tickets-32530230796