Sept. 14

Monroe Co. Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner

In recognition of Monroe County Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, the Middle Georgia Misfit Shrine Club of Forsyth will host a Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner on Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 3:30-8:30 p.m. at the Monroe County Community Clubhouse. All city officers, county deputies, Georgia State Patrol employees and DNR employees are invited to enjoy a complimentary meal. For more information, call John Martin at 478-550-2461.

Sept. 16-Nov. 1

Nightmare Asylum comes to Forsyth

Actor R.A Mihailoff, a.k.a. “Leather Face” from Chain Saw  Massacre 3 and Hatchett II, will make a special appearance at M & A Starter & Alternator in Forsyth on Friday-Sunday, Sept. 16 (7 pm-12 am), Sept. 17, (7 pm-1 am) & Sept.18 (7 pm -11 pm). The public is invited to meet Mihailoff and tour “The Nightmare Asylum” at M & A Starter & Alternator, 186 Town Creek Rd. in Forsyth. “Nightmare Asylum” will continue Sept. 16- Nov. 1. 

Sept. 17

Clean up on Citizenship Day

Beautify Forsyth will sponsor a clean-up on Citizenship Day, Saturday, Sept. 17. Meet at City Hall at 8 a.m. The target area will be the north side of Forsyth, particularly around Milledge Circle and the Water Works Road area. Main Street Forsyth has gloves and vests for the use of participants, and the city will provide trash bags and pick up the filled bags. The clean-up will last until about 10 a.m.

Free tutoring sessions begin

The Leon Goodrum tutoring sessions begin Saturday, Sept. 17 at 9 a.m. in the Hardin Library on the Georgia Department of Corrections, Tift College Campus, Forsyth. Parents interested in enrolling your child for these free tutoring sessions, please bring your child to the beginning session. For further information, call Annie McCray, coordinator, at 478-994-4600.

Taylor House sells rental items

After 12 years the Taylor House, 261 Brooklyn Ave., Forsyth will no longer be a rental facility; it is now a private home. There will be a yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 17 beginning at 9 a.m. Items used during rental will be for sale. These include; chairs, tables, linens, Christmas decorations, flower arrangements, dishes and other miscellaneous items. Parking for the sale is in the side parking area.

High Falls has paddleboarding class

High Falls State Park will have Stand-Up Paddleboarding for Beginners on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10-11 a.m. The class will help develop fundamental skills, such as, balance, effective paddling/stroke, steering, and falling/recovery techniques. It is open to adults and children 12 and older who are accompanied by an adult. Participants must be swimmers. Advance registration required. $15 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.

Sept. 17-18

25th Annual Ocmulgee Indian Celebration

Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Hwy., Macon will host the 25th Annual Ocmulgee Indian Celebration on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17 and 18 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Over 300 Native People, artists, dancers, storytellers, musicians, and historic lifestyle demonstrators, will share their culture. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children (6 to 12) and active duty military; children under 6 are free.

Sept. 19

Golf Scramble for Bolingbroke FD

The Bolingbroke Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 2nd Annual Charity Golf Scramble at Brickyard Golf Club on Monday, Sept. 19. Tee-off is at 9 a.m. Deadline for entries is Sept. 16. For more information, contact Matt Corbitt at 478-508-6356 or Jim Mickle at 478-994-0034 golf@bolingbrokevfd.org.

Cabaniss Chapter 415 to meet

Cabaniss Chapter 415 United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold its September meeting on Monday, Sept. 19 at the Conley Building (Stone Depot). Love, Laugh and Learn begins at 5 p.m. and the regular meeting begins at 6 p.m. Barbara Fincher will present the Historical Program, “Major George Washington Littlefield, Confederate Soldier and Philanthropist.”

Sept. 22

Job Fair/Hiring Event

The Monroe County Workforce Development Center will host a Job Fair/Hiring Event on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. For more information, please call 478-994-8211. The Workforce Development Center is located at 89 Washington Drive (near William Hubbard Middle School) Forsyth.

Sept. 24

Royal Celebration of Hope

The Royal Celebration of Hope will be on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 6-9 p.m. at the Monroe County Middle School Banks Stephens campus gym. Attire is formal or church dress. Students must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets, available at the door, are $10 for everyone age 3 and up. West Mane Salon will present the Bibbidy Bobbidy Boutique from 5-6 p.m. for $20. Call Kelly Hiers at 478-994-3313 to reserve a space.

Yard Sale to benefit Paran Baptist Cemetery

There will be a yard sale to benefit Paran Baptist Church Cemetery on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 8 a.m.-12 noon at Christ United Methodist Church, 410 N. Frontage Road, Forsyth. Come shop for furniture (including dressers and beds), kids’ clothes, quilts, home decor and more. There will be a bounce house for the children. The Paran Baptist Church Cemetery on Hwy. 42 North in Forsyth was established in 1855 and funds are needed for its upkeep and preservation. Donations for the yard sale are welcomed. Email kellycasey@bellsouth.net if you would like to contribute in any way.

Indian Springs Park has Sock Hop

Indian Springs State Park will have a Sock Hop on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 5-8 p.m. Dust off those poodle skirts and letter sweaters! Enjoy music, dancing, and refreshments at the Stone Pavilion. $5 parking.770-504-2277.

Navicent hosts Men’s Health Fair

Navicent Health will host 2016 Men’s Health Fair on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 7 a.m.–12 p.m. at Central Georgia Technical College, 3300 Macon Tech Drive, Macon. This free event is open to the public. Men’s Health Fair will include free screenings, ranging from hearing and strength screenings to cholesterol and HIV tests, as well as free seminars: Men & Cancer, Men & Cardiovascular Health, Men & Diabetes, Men & HIV, Men & Stress. For more information,or to pre-register, visit www.navicenthealth.org and search “Men’s Health Fair” or call 478-633-6336.

Sept. 26

Mary Persons Choirs in concert

The award winning Mary Persons Choirs will present “The Pursuit of a Dream” on Monday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. The concert will feature the Women’s Choirs, Men’s Chorus and Mixed Chorus in a presentation of inspiring music. The choral groups are under the direction of Charles M. Hernandez with accompaniment by Terry Clopton. Admission is free to this first concert of the MPHS choral season, which will be held in the Roberts Chapel at State Offices South at Tift College. The Mary Persons choral program and individual members have received Regional and State level recognition in competitions over the past several years. Seating is not reserved.

Oct. 6-7

Masquerade $5 jewelry & accessories sale

Monroe County Hospital Auxiliary will host the popular Masquerade $5 Jewelry and Accessories Sale on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 6 & 7. The sale will be in the Monroe County Hospital Cafeteria. Sale hours are Thursday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Friday from 7 a.m.-3 p.m.  Proceeds from Auxiliary fundraisers benefit the hospital and community. 

Oct. 7-8

Vineville Baptist has Fall Bazaar

Vineville Baptist Church, 2591 Vineville Ave., Macon will host its Fall Bazaar on Friday, Oct. 7 from 5-8 p.m. and on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy the cafe & bakery, holiday gift shop, international and national market, gently used shop and children’s activities. There will be jewelry, crafts and pantry items and grilled chicken on Saturday. Reserve a spaghetti supper on Friday. For more information, call 478-743-9366.