March 25 – GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE / 7:00PM / FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH NEWNAN. Featuring: Combined Sanctuary Choirs and orchestra of Salem Baptist Church, McDonough and First Baptist of Newnan in the presentation of “The Lenten Sketches” by Joseph Martin. There will also be a sharing of the Lord’s Supper.
The Jonesmen will be in concert at Alvin’s Bar B Que in Griffin – Saturday March 26th at 6 pm.
Jodeco Road UMC would like to welcome your family to a free community wide Easter Egg Hunt for children ages infant through 5th grade. It will be held on Saturday March 26th at 3:00PM. The Easter Bunny will be present to supervise the hiding of the eggs, prize eggs, and grand prize eggs as well as impromptu pictures. The children will be hunting in separate areas according to their age groups with eggs, prize eggs, and grand prize eggs hidden in each age group area. Other age appropriate children’s activities are planned. The church is located at 1500 Jodeco Rd, Stockbridge GA. Take exit 222 off I75 go west 1.7 miles. The church will be on the right. (770)975-8300 http://www.jodeco.org/
Eggstravaganza at Community Bible Church in Stockbridge on Sat, March 26, 12am – Sun, March 27, 12am. Your kids will LOVE Eggstravaganza at Community! Join us on Saturday, March 26th at 5:30PM for massive egg hunts with 50,000 eggs, featuring Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny arriving via helicopter! More information at www.communitybiblechurch.com
There will be a Community Easter Egg Hunt at Smyrna Presbyterian Church — 2920 Highway 212 – on Saturday March 27th at 11:00 am. Everyone welcome and there will be children’s activities, photo with Easter Bunny, hot dog lunch, and more. For more information call 770-483-8962.
Faith Baptist Church in Stockbridge will conduct Easter Sunrise Services at Cochran Park at 7 am on March 27th followed by a breakfast at the Faith Baptist Church fellowship hall. A children’s egg hunt will be held following the 10 am service.
Enjoy Easter weekend with your family this year at Callaway Gardens® during the weekend of March 26-27, 2016. As in years past, Callaway Gardens has family-friendly activities planned for the whole weekend.
The day will begin with what appears to be a giant, colored Easter egg floating in the sky … but it’s actually a Tethered Hot Air Balloon* ride. For a small fee, guests can experience the gentle feeling of floating in a hot air balloon. Saturday and Sunday tethered rides* will be available 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. and cost $10 per person.
A new Bunny Hop Children’s Fun Run will be open to all children that would like to participate at 11 a.m. on Saturday. It will be followed by The Great Bunny Chase 5K at 11:30 a.m. Pre-registration for the 5K is available at www.active.com or onsite prior to the event.
The Easter Bunny will visit from Noon to 5 p.m. with whom boys and girls can have their Easter photo taken and enjoy the festivities.
All ages are invited to participate in the Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday, March 26, at Robin Lake Beach. Guests of all ages should bring an Easter basket and set out to find thousands of candy eggs, along with some very special prize eggs. The hunt for Toddlers to 3-year-olds will start at 2 p.m. All other age groups will hunt simultaneously in dedicated areas at 2:30 p.m. Egg hunts are free with admission to Callaway Gardens.
After the egg hunts, Missing Peace will entertain guests with featured lead singer 14-year-old Marty Joe Barnes.
Sunday Sunrise Service
The annual Easter Sunrise Service will be Sunday, March 27, at 7 a.m. on the ski pavilion on the west-side of Robin Lake Beach. Marc Pritchett of R.U.S.H. Ministries and Mountain View Baptist Church of Thomaston, Ga., will deliver the Easter Sunday message. The natural beauty of Callaway Gardens during the early morning hours serves as a magnificent backdrop to this service and beautiful music. Admission is free prior to 8 a.m. Guests should enter through the original Gardens gate on U. S. Hwy. 27.
Heritage Park in McDonough will be hosting a Vietnam Veterans Day “Welcome Home” service on March 29th at 1 pm over by the Veterans Wall of Honor. The event will feature guest speaker US Marine Corps Major General Arnold Fields, Retired. Vietnam Veteran’s will be formally recognized at the event, but their names must be registered at the at the Heritage Park Museum or call 770-228-7300.
Looking for annuals, perennials, and shrubbery? Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain will have plenty to choose from including those hard to find plants. The Plant Fair and Sale will be open to the public on Thursday, March 31st from 3 pm to 7 pm, April 1-2 from 10 am to 6 pm, and April 3rd from 10 am to 5 pm. Admission to the plant fair and sale at the Beach Dome at Robin Lake Beach is free when entering through the beach gate on U.S. Highway 27
Carver Road Baptist Church in Griffin welcomes Representative Lynn Westmoreland as their special guest speaker on Wednesday, April 6th from 6-7 pm. Representative Westmoreland will be sharing his testimony and how Christians can pray for their leaders. For more information visit www.CarverRoad.org
The Fayette Pregnancy Resource Center is presenting their 2016 Spring to Life Gala on Tuesday, April 12th at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Peachtree Conference Center in Peachtree City. The Keynote speaker si Dr. Bob Reccord. There is no charge to attend but guests will be given the opportunity to give to the ministry. For reservations visit www.fayetteprc.com/gala/
Kia Kerr will be in concert at Atlanta Bible Baptist Church on Sunday, April 17th at 6:30 pm. Kia will be performing music from her upcoming album and sharing ministry goals.