When: Back to Calendar January 30, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Thursday, January 30

• ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Student Series at the Madison Morgan Cultural Center at 9:30am & 1pm. Tickets are $5 for students and teachers are FREE.  Please contact Rebecca Bonas to make reservations, 706-342-4743 ext. 23 or rbonas@mmcc-arts.org.

Saturday, February 1

• “Atlanta Audubon Beginners Bird Walk” at Hard Labor Creek 10 A.M.- 12 P.M. This field trip is designed for anyone interested in learning more about birds, habitats critical to some species, and organizations like the Audubon Society which are dedicated to bird conservation. Meet at the Park Office/Trading Post. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Sunday, February 2

• Canavan Home & Arts Workshop at 125 West Jefferson St. for a morning or afternoon workshop on Super Bowl Sunday. Creative classes scheduled before & during the game.  Food provided for both workshops.  15 years & up. Check out photos on Facebook or in our shop window. Need more details?  Call us at 706-343-0025.

Now Through February 2

• ’Vessels & Views’ at Town 220

Tuesday, February 4

• Workplace Spanish for Travelers & Tourists Would you like to take a Spanish class without learning grammar, rules or having any prior Spanish training? “Workplace Spanish® for Travelers & Tourists” is designed for leisure travelers to learn the key terms & phrases that result in better treatment, attention & respect when traveling to Mexico, the Caribbean, Central & South America. Please call  404-297-9522 #5303 to register in GPTC’s 4 week continuing education class beginning February 4, Tuesday & Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

Wednesday, February 5

• Storyteller Miss Renee at the Morgan County Library 9:50am. For information, call 706-342-1206.

• Intro to Computers Class Learn how to navigate basic email, surf the internet, & a brief overview of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access & PowerPoint. Please call  404-297-9522 #5303 to register in GPTC ‘s continuing education Intro to Computers class scheduled for February 5-26, Wednesdays, 6-8pm.

Thursday, February 6

•Canavan Workshop Baby, it’s cold outside!  Warm up at Canavan Home & Arts while learning to create a chenille scarf. Made on a sewing machine, bring yours or use ours.  All tools included except your choice of fabric. Morning or evening workshop.  Call or Facebook for details.  706-343-0025

Saturday, Febraury 8

• AFLAT – A Funky Little Art Thing Opening Reception at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.. For information, call 706-342-4743.

• “Winter Wonder Hike on Lake Rutledge Horse Trail” at Hard Labor Creek 10 A.M.- 2 P.M. Join a Park Ranger on this 4 mile hike on the Lake Rutledge Horse Trail. Enjoy the scenery of rolling hills, gentle streams, and lots of forest scenery. Bring a camera to record your journey, and a light lunch to enjoy on the way. This hike is recommended for children over 10 years old, and adults that are in good walking shape. Meet at the Park Office/Trading Post. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

•NAACP Founder’s Day Celebration at St. Paul A.M.E. at 847 5th St, Madison. Host Pastor: Rev. Cedric Cotton. The program starts at1:00 p.m. The speaker will be Minister Demarcus (Dee) Brinkley Smyrna Baptist Church, Madison. •Steffen Thomas Jewelry Factory taught by Elizabeth Collins. Come be a part of making unique Steffen Thomas jewelry for yourself and our Museum Shop! Time:  10:00 – 1:00 (pizza party atNOON!)  Fee:  $10/Adults, $8/Kids ($2 discount for STMA members)   Where:  Steffen Thomas Museum of Art, 4200 Bethany Road, Buckhead, GA  30625.  706-342-7557, www.steffenthomas.org.

Thursday, February 13

• AFLAT – A Funky Little Art Thing Opening Reception at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.. For information, call 706-342-4743.

• Bingo for Books at the Morgan County Library 6 p.m. Free to the public, but reservations are required. For information, call 706-342-1206.

Friday, February 14

• AFLAT – A Funky Little Art Thing Exhibit at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. For information, call 706-342-4743.

• “Valentine’s Day Full Moon Wagon Ride” at Hard Labor Creek. 7-8 P.M., 8-9 P.M. Bring your special someone to cozy up to underneath this full moon on Valentine’s day. This wagon ride will begin at the beach, and take riders through some romantic landscapes with a moonlit view. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, February 15

• “Valentine’s Day Full Moon Wagon Ride” 7-8 P.M., 8-9 P.M. at Hard Labor Creek. Now Through February 14

• Steffen Thomas in the Extreme:  Works Large and Small.  This temporary exhibit has been installed for the 2013 holiday season and will remain on view through Valentine’s Day, 2014.. This exhibit features many works that have never been displayed in public.  Primarily figural in nature, these visual treasures range widely in medium and technique and demonstrate Steffen Thomas’s extreme virtuosity with a wide variety of materials, techniques, and expressions.  The Steffen Thomas Museum of Art is located at 4200 Bethany Road, Buckhead, GA  30625 and is open Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 AM till 4:00 PM. For more info call 706-342-7557 or visit www.steffenthomas.org

Saturday, February 15

• AFLAT – A Funky Little Art Thing Exhibit at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. For information, call 706-342-4743. Sunday, February 16 •NAACP Black History Religious Program at Union Springs Baptist Church. 1400 W. Main St. Rutledge, GA 30663 Host Pastor: Rev. Robert Terrell. The program starts at 4:30 p.m.

•St. Paul AME will celebrate its annual Family and Friends Day. Service will begin at 8 am. The speaker for the occasion will be the dynamic 14 year old, Rev. Christopher Aharon McClain of Monticello,GA. Brunch will be served immediately following the service.

Thursday, February 20

• Antique Show and Sale Preview Party at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. For information, call 706-342-4743. Friday, February 21

• Antique Show and Sale at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. For information, call 706-342-4743.

• Fundraiser for Dave Belton at the Variety Works, 6 p.m. Belton, a Morgan County Board of Education member, is running as a Republican in the Georgia State Representative District 112 race. The Buckhead Bluegrass Boys will provide entertainment.

Saturday, February 22

• Antique Show and Sale at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. For information, call 706-342-4743.

• ‘Henry & Mudge’ Student Series at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. For information, call 706-342-4743.

Thursday, February 27

• ‘Bidder 70’ – Southern Circuit Independent Film at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. 7 p.m.. For information, call 706-342-4743.

Wednesday, March 5

• Storyteller Miss Renee at the Morgan County Library 9:50am. For information, call 706-342-1206.

Thursday, March 13

• Bingo for Books at the Morgan County Library 6 p.m. Free to the public, but reservations are required. For information, call 706-342-1206.

Thursday, March 20

• ‘Perfect Strangers’ – Southern Circuit Independent Film at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. 7 p.m.. For information, call 706-342-4743.

Saturday, March 22

• Peace, Love & Rockin’ Art at the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. For information, call 706-342-7557.

Friday, April 4

• BRAG Spring Tune-Up Ride For information, visit www.brag.org.

Saturday, April 5

• Storytelling Festival at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. For information, visit www.mmcc-arts.org or call 706-342-7557.