COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Clayton County Master Gardeners – News

November 4, 2015 - garden totes

Nov. 6

Humane Society Craft Sale

The Clayton County Humane Society is hosting a qualification sale Nov. 6 and Nov. 7 during a Two by Two Thrift Store, 150 N. McDonough St. in Jonesboro. There will be Christmas and animal-themed items, that embody list runners, napkins, path quilts, receptacle bags, chuck pillows, tree skirts, ornaments and jewelry. All deduction from a sale will advantage a Humane Society.

Nov. 7


The Clayton County Master Gardeners is hosting is celebrating a 10th anniversary of hosting symposiums for a community. The thesis this year A Decade of Gardening. The eventuality is Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.. during a Fairfield Neighborhood Clubhouse. Guest speakers for a eventuality are Bob Westerfield, prolongation consumer of horticulture during UGA Griffin will be vocalization on “Vegetable Gardens for Small Spaces and Budgets.” Amanda Tedrow with Athens-Clarke County Agricultural Natural Resources Cooperative Extension Office will be vocalization on “Composting — The ‘Rotten’ Everyone Should Learn to Love.” Tara Dillard, a nationally famous and nationally endowment winning, garden designer, author and orator who hosted her possess CBS -TV show, The Better Gardening Show will be vocalization on a subject “The Garden View…Designs for Beautiful Landscapes.” Finally, Rick Barnes, an active elaborate horticulturalist in Georgia over over 35 years, will pronounce on “Gardening in Small Spaces.”

Information session

The village is invited to attend a proffer information eventuality and open residence during a Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 1465 Ga. 20 in McDonough, Nov. 7 during 10:30 a.m. For some-more information, hit Mary Robeck, proffer manager, during or call 770-415-1636.

Nov. 13

‘Papa’s Angels’

The Front Porch Players’ Christmas play, “Papa’s Angels,” starts Nov. 13-14 and Nov. 20-21 during 7:30 p.m., Nov. 15 and Nov. 22 during 2:30 p.m. during First Presbyterian Church of Jonesboro, 1842 Lake Jodeco Road in Jonesboro. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $8 for children. Reserved seating is available. For some-more information or to squeeze tickets, revisit


Food Pantry

Joseph Store House Food Pantry, 9940 Dixon Industrial Blvd. in Jonesboro is collecting food a fourth Saturday of any month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and any Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The food cupboard is open a second and fourth weekend of any month. For some-more information, call 770-335-1250.

Women’s Counseling

A giveaway Women’s Group Counseling is offering Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. during 9940 Dixon Industrial Blvd. in Jonesboro. For some-more information or to register, call 678-698-5094.


The Forest Park Al-Anon Group hosts a assembly any Tuesday starting during 7 p.m. during Jones Methodist Church, 5320 Phillip Drive in Morrow. For some-more information, call 404-993-7377.

Fraternity Meetings

The Pi Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. in Morrow essentially serves a Clayton County village while portion other tools of Metro Atlanta. Chapter meetings are hold on a third Tuesday of any month from 7 to 9 p.m. during a Forest Park Library, 4812 West St. For some-more information, hit Trenton Bailey during or revisit

Homestead Hospice

Homestead Hospice in Jackson is looking for volunteers in Clayton County to revisit with patients and yield comfort, fraternisation and romantic support. The hospice provides training and ongoing support to volunteers. For some-more information, call Gay Moncrief during 770-775-0100 or email

Senior Community Program

The Experience Work Senior Community Service module is open to residents age 55 and comparison who are impoverished and need a job. For some-more information, call 404-500-1547.

Kiwanis Club

The Kiwanis Club of Forest Park meets during 6:30 p.m. any Thursday during 752 Main St., Suite C, in Forest Park. Call 770-478-1950 for some-more information.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays during a First United Methodist Church, 142 S. Main St., Jonesboro, in a classroom territory of a church. The assembly is giveaway and open to anyone who cooking compulsively.

Two by Two Thrift Shop

The Clayton County Humane Society’s Two by Two Thrift Shop is open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. during 150 N. McDonough St. in Jonesboro. Donations are accepted. All income lifted goes to advantage a Humane Society.

Senior Breakfast

A comparison breakfast is hold any second Saturday of any month from 9 to 11:30 a.m. during Lovejoy Community Center, 11622 Hastings Bridge Road. Each breakfast facilities a guest orator on a accumulation of issues confronting comparison citizens. For some-more information, call 678-479-8655.

Clayton County Library System

Visit for a horde of activities during all Clayton County libraries. Activities embody storytime, qualification projects, low-pitched performances and most more.

Stately Oaks

Stately Oaks, Jonesboro’s antebellum home, is looking for volunteers to assistance with tours. For some-more information, call Joyce Wright during 770-473-0197.

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