Friday, April 4, 2008

Spotlight on...
Doggie Dash 2008
What: a 5k (or shorter course) pledge-walk with your dog to support Georgia Heartland Humane Society’s rescue of abused and abandoned animals of Fayette & Coweta Counties; When: Saturday April 12; Registration 9:30 am; Walk begins at 10:30 am; Where: Shakerag Park, Peachtree City; For more information, directions, pledge and registration forms: or email, or call 770-830-2820; Proof of rabies shot required. Dog must be in good health.


Special Section: Summer Programs & Camps
4/4/08 Summer is right around the corner! School will be out and parents will be looking for camps and other programs to keep the kiddos occupied! We're here to help. We've set up a special section "Summer Programs & Camps" where we'll be listing any and all workshops, day camps, vacation bible schools, arts programs and things designed to keep children's hands busy and minds stimulated. Send your news!

Keep PTC Beautiful Launches Website!
4/4/08 (10:22 p.m.) Keep PTC Beautiful, an organization dedicated to controlling litter and promoting beautification efforts, has launched their website! The effort is currently being supported by the Public Works department. As the group grows and works to gain status as an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, this website will provide links to other efforts in the City to help with litter prevention efforts. Volunteer are welcome! Visit the Keep PTC Beautiful...

This weekend...

Angela Speir, PSC, to Speak to Fayette Republicans
Fayette County Republicans* are invited to join the local Republican Party for their regular First Saturday Breakfast at the International House of Pancakes, Fayetteville. Angela Speir will be the guest speaker Saturday, April 5th. Speir is the first woman elected to the Public Service Commission and the second Republican woman elected to a statewide office. In 2005 she became the first woman to chair the Commission. The meeting is open to the public. There is no charge to attend the meeting. Breakfast is optional and may be purchased from the menu (please arrive by 8:30 if you choose to order breakfast). Attire is casual. The meetings begins at 9 a.m. *It is not necessary to be a member of the Republican Party to attend.

Note: The Spring Yard Sale is still on as scheduled, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (rain or shine).
Calling All Bargain Hunters! 7th Annual Spring Yard Sale April 5th
Visit over 50 yard sales in one location at the 7th Annual Spring Yard Sale on Saturday, April 5th from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Fayette County Parks and Recreation... More

Tickets for The Touring Stage Version of Disney’s HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL Go On Sale April 5 Disney Theatrical Productions and Theater of the Stars announced today that tickets for the new touring stage version of the phenomenally popular Disney’s HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL will go on sale to the public on Saturday, April 5 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm... More

"Line and Color" - Redefining the Painted Surface
(Blogpost) MudFire Gallery's exhibition Line and Color asks what happens when drawing and painting departs from a two dimensional canvas format into the third dimension, etched permanently on functional and sculptural ceramics. The ten... More

YearOne and Stone Mountain Park Welcome Bikers to the 4th Annual Cool Car Festival
For the fourth year in a row, YearOne presents the Cool Car Festival at Stone Mountain Park on April 5. In addition to an incredible array of cars from the 1920’s to present, this year’s show features motorcycle displays of all models, shapes and sizes including beloved Harleys, Hondas, Yamahas... More


Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School and Landmark Christian School Host College Fair April 16th
4/4/08 (10:43 p.m.) Thinking about college? Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School and Landmark Christian School are hosting a College Fair on Wednesday, April 16th... More

PTC Outdoor Watering Restrictions relaxed . . . slightly
Although Peachtree City and Fayette County are still included in the Level 4 Drought outdoor watering restrictions, some limited outdoor watering is now allowed. Read Limited Watering Rules

The Atlanta Jazz Festival in partnership with Spelman College and Jazz 91.9 WCLK, presents the 8th Annual Youth Jazz Band Competition. Created to showcase young jazz talent from more than 400 youth from middle and high schools throughout the metro Atlanta area, the competition is a great vehicle for young enthusiasts to pursue and broaden their knowledge and understanding of jazz music.

Vatican International Exhibit of the Eucharistic Miracles on Display at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School
4/4/08 (11:24 p.m.) The Vatican International Exhibit of the Eucharistic Miracles will be on display at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School from April 14 – April 18... More

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