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Bleckley Theatre Summer Camp to present Grease.

Grease will be the word in June as it's this year's Bleckley Theatre Summer Camp selection.  The camp will be held June 4-12 at the city auditorium with performances that Friday and Saturday.  It's open to students in Pre K through upcoming eighth graders.  Cost is $125 if you have a costume, $150 if one must be provided.  Registration forms (available here) along with checks can be left in the office of your child's school or mailed to Mi Waters, 206 Village Circle, Cochran, GA 31014 by May 20.  Contact Waters (478-230-8809) or Kelli Greer (478-972-2023) for more information.

A night of arts at the BCHS auditorium May 7.

The Bleckley County High School Royal Singers will have their final show and senior recognition show May 7 at 6:30 pm in the high school auditorium.  Admission is $4 for adults, $2 for students.  Following the show at 7:30, the annual Spring Art Show featuring works by students in Robin Faulk's art classes will be held.  It's free and open to the public.

Jazz Knights at the Cochran-Bleckley Arts Alliance Friday.

The Cochran-Bleckley Arts Alliance will hold another Jazz Knights April 24 at 7:30 pm.  Music will be provided by the Middle Georgia State Jazz Ensemble.  Admission is free, donations accepted at the coffee bar.  Refreshments will be available.  The Arts Alliance building is located at 113 E Dykes Street.

Third annual MGA Juried Student Art Exhibition to open April 6.

The third annual Middle Georgia State College Juired Student Art exhibtion will open April 6 at 6 pm inside Peacock Gallery, located in Russell Hall on the Cochran campus.  Award ceremony and opening will be from 6-7 pm that night and the exhibition will be on display through April 24 inside the gallery.  Hours are 8 am-5:30 pm Monday-Thursday and 8 am-noon Fridays.

Friends of the Library holds Old Book Sale

Friends of the Library holds Old Book Sale

Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library held an old book sale Saturday at the old Bleckley County High School library.  Organizers said traffic had been steady as of that afternoon.  Hundreds of books in categories ranging from cooking to crafts to children's were on sale.  Proceeds will go toward the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library.

A "Knight" of jazz at the Arts Alliance.

A "Knight" of jazz at the Arts Alliance.

The Cochran-Bleckley Arts Alliance was transformed into a coffee house Friday night.  It was "Jazz Knights," featuring music by the Middle Georgia State College Jazz Enesmble.  To complete the coffee house feel, a concession stand in the back featured flavored coffees and teas for sale.

BCHS Royal Singers to hold spring concert.

Bleckley County High School's Royal Singers will hold their spring concert April 2 at 7:30 pm.  Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students.  Proceeds will benefit the group's upcoming trip to the OrlandoFest music competition.