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Southside Market Antiques & Collectibles Hosts 1st Friday Shopping!

Southside Market Antiques & Collectibles Hosts 1st Friday Shopping!

Beginning Friday, May 6, 2011, Southside Market Antique and Collectibles will offer extended hours on each first Friday of the month. 

Located in the historic former Stuckey's Candy Complex in Eastman, Southside Market will be open until 9 p.m. and offer face-painting, a cake walk, rides for kids by M & M Saddle Club, and special sales and discounts throughout the complex. If you still need that perfect Mother's Day gift, stop by Friday, May 6th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Southside Market is located at 100 Candy Court in Eastman, and can be visited at www.southside-market.com.

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Spring Buddy Ball May 7 at Cochran-Bleckley Rec. Department

The second annual Spring Buddy Ball game will be played May 7 at the Cochran-Bleckey Rec. Department.  Buddy Ball is baseball for special needs children who normally would not have an opportunity to participate in sports. 

Volunteers including middle and high school students serve as buddies for the participants.  Buddy Ball is for children ages 3-15.   Games will be played on two fields.  Ages 9-15 play at 9 am, 3-8 start at 9:30 a.m. 

Lunch will be provided at noon.  For more information, contact Margaret Spielman at 478-934-6726 or Kathy Simmons at 478-374-6489.

BCMS Holds Spring Fling Festival

BCMS Holds Spring Fling Festival

The new Bleckley Middle School was a busy place Friday night as it hosted a festival entitled "Spring Fling." 

In past years, the festival, which serves as a school fundraiser, had been held in the fall. 

Attendees could chow down on hamburgers, play bingo, take a whack at a car bash, and other fun events. 

Hundreds of people came, walked for cakes, took rides on the giant slide, and generally had a great time.

Shimmy Mob in Atlanta

"Sunday May 1st at 12pm Perry Bellydance along with belly dancers from all over Middle Georgia will be participating in a belly dance flash mob at Atlantic Station in Atlanta.  The Atlanta event is part of a much larger event in which dancers from all over the US, Canada as well as Vietnam and Italy will be doing the exact same choreography flash mob style to raise funds for Women and Children’s shelters. The choreography was provided by the coordinators of the event and depending on their location dancers have either learned the dance on their own or have gotten together with a participating instructor and learned with a group.

Saturday participating dancers from Perry, Macon and Warner Robins will gather at Perry Bellydance and join the other dancers from Middle Georgia and Tennessee with team leader Lacy Perry via skype to have one last practice and discuss logistics

Phone Bank for Disaster Relief Today on WMAZ

Today 13WMAZ joins the Red Cross to raise money for disaster relief after the tornadoes in the South.

During newscasts at Midday, a special one-hour newscast at 5 p.m. and again at 6 p.m., you will be able to call a phone bank in our studio, where Red Cross volunteers will be ready to take your pledges of support.

Annual United Way Meeting Scheduled

The Annual United Way meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 12.

The meeting and dinner will take place in Pine Forest Methodist Church's Fellowship Hall.

Dinner begins at 7 p.m.

RSVP by May 9, 2011 to Executive Director John Draper at 478-274-9769 or e-mail hguw@bellsouth.net

Heart of Georgia United Way serves Dodge, Johnson, Treutlen, Telfair, and Laurens Counties.

Pine Forest Methodist Church is located at 400 Woods Ave. in Dublin.