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A tea party with a magical twist.

A tea party with a magical twist.

Alice originally met the Mad Hatter by going down the rabbit hole to Wonderland.  Saturday, she, the Hatter, and some other magical friends visited the Fellowship Hall inside First Presbytarian Church for a Tea Party.  Children, many dressed as their favorite princesses, dined on snacks as they were entertained by songs from familiar favorites.

Of course, the most fun of all was the meet and greet held afterward.  Autographs, pictures, and of course hugs, made for a great end to an afternoon not to be forgotten.

Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp presenting "Camp Rock" June 15-25.

Bleckley Summer Theatre Company will present Disney's Camp Rock July 15-25.  Auditions are July 15 from 10 am-2 pm with camp July 18-22.  Community performances will be July 22 at 7 pm and on July 23 at 2 and 7 pm. Camp will be held at House of Grace Church, 133 Jac Arts Rd.  Cost is $125 per child for ages 4-12.  Forms, available here, can be emailed along with payment via PayPal, to mwrwjw@aol.com or mailed to 231 Country Club Rd, Cochran, GA 31014.  Call Kelli Greer, (478)972-2023 for more information.  Registration is due by July 6.

An invitation to a Mad Tea Party.

Princesses with a Purpose will hold a Mad Tea Party June 25 at 6 pm inside the First Presbytarian Church Dining Hall, 682 Mulberry St. in Macon at 6 pm.  Boys and girls of all ages are invited to dine on sweets and treats as fairy tale favorites serande them with songs they can sing along to.  Cost is $10 per person and includes a Meet and Greet afterwards.  Guests are encouraged to come in their favorite costumes and enjoy an evening of treats, music, and laughter.

Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.  Please bring your ticket to the event.

Softball camp will benefit local players trip to USFA World Series.

Aliyah Whitehead, Faith Harris, and Jordan WIlliams are teammates on both the BCHS softball team as well as travel team Fusion Gold.  Fusion will be playing in the USFA World Series this July.  To help raise funds for the trip, the three will be hosting a softball camp for children in grades 3-8 June 29-30 at the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department.  Cost is $20 one day, $30 for both.  Skills taght include hitting, slap hitting, base running, and fielding.  A three-inning game will be on June 30.  Drinks and snacks provided.

To reserrve a spot, contact Amy Ingrahm (478)230-7327, Shermanda Harris (478)230-1436, or Pamela Williams (478)230-2621 by June 28.

Public meeting for online school June 28.

A meeting to gauge interest in a K12 Virtual/Online school will be held June 28 at 7 pm in the Bleckley Pre-K cafeteria, 242 E. Dykes St.  It's open to residents of Bleckley and adjoining counties.  The proposed virtual K12 school would offer free online curriculum as well as options for home schooling and dual enrollment.   Particpating students will be eligible for extra curricular activities in Bleckley schools.

For more information, call the Board of Education, (478)934-2821, extension 0.

Cochran church hosting Revival services June 28-30.

Church of God by Faith will host Central Georgia District Revival June 28-30 at 7:30 pm.  All are invited.  The church is located at 243 Ash St.

Summer Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris Library starting June 22.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran Bleckley Library will begin June 22 at 10 am.  It will run weekly at that time through July 27 with another being held August 17 at 10 am.  Story Time is presented by Trinity Episcopal Church.