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Second annual Cochran Bleckley Arts Alliance Sidewalk Art contest August 6.

The Cochran Bleckley Arts Alliance will hold their second annual sidewalk art contest August 6 at 9 am in the building's parking lot (142 E Dykes St) next to the Tessie W. Norris Library.  It's open to children of all ages. Registration is free, materials provided.  Prizes awarded and coffee will be available for parents.

Cochran church holding fifth Sunday night sing.

Limestone Baptist Church located at 874 Hwy 257 will hold a fifth Sunday night sing featuring Darrell and Dawn Ritchie from Lawrenceville July 31 at 6 pm.  A love offering will be taken and refreshments will follow in the Fellowship Hall.

Cochran Police holding National Night Out street party August 2.

The Cochran Police Department will be a part of this year's National Night Out August 2.  National Night Out is designed to promote police-community relations.  A street party is planned for 6-9 pm that evening on the lawn, 102 N. Second St.  According to a promotional release, the event will feature activities including slides, bounce house, rock wall, corn hole, and a dunking booth.  There will also be food such as pizza, cotton candy, and popcorn.  The Cochran Fire Department will be in attendance handing out smoke detectors.

Cochran Dairy Queen participating in Miracle Treat Day July 28.

Cochran Dairy Queen Grill & Chill will be part of Miracle Treat Day held at DQ restaurants nationwide July 28.  On that day, one dollar from all Blizzard sales in Cochran will go to the Children's Hospital Navicent Health in Macon.   The restaurant is located at 270 N. Second St.

Bleckley NAACP Back to School Bash July 30.

The Bleckley NAACP will hold their annual Back to School Bash July 30 from 6-10 pm at the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department for students in grades 6-12.  The event will feature, food, games, and music.  For more information, call Doris Harris, (478)397-4797.

Cochran church giving away backpacks, school supplies, July 30.

First Baptist Church of Cochran will hold their third annual backpack and school supply giveaway July 30.  It starts at 2 pm and will be at the Hangar, 130 E. Beech St.   Backpacks and other school supplies (IE: crayons, #2 pencils, glue sticks) will be given away until all have been handed out.

Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp performances of Disney's Camp Rock July 22-23.

Participants in this year's Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp will hold community performances of their selection, Disney's Camp Rock The Musical, July 22-23 at House of Grace church.  Times are 7 pm both days with a 2 pm matinee that Saturday.  Admission is $5 adults, $3 children 12 and under.  House of Grace is located at 133 Jac Arts Road in Cochran.