Pike County Times
The Pike County Times, PO Box 843, Zebulon, Georgia 30295. Click here to donate through PayPal. Becky Watts: Phone # 770-468-7583 editor(@)pikecountytimes.com
 
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Welcome to the Calendar of Events Page.

The Pike County Times will post your church and community event and fundraisers free on the Calendar of Events page. Community events from surrounding counties are welcome on this page as well. Email your upcoming events to: editor (at) pikecountytimes (dot) com. If you would like to buy an advertisement for your Open House or other business event, check out the advertising rates by clicking here. You won't be able to beat these weekly or monthly rates in a printed publication!

The Phone Directory is on the Other Important Information link above. County and City Government, Education, Post Offices, County Dump, and even Utility contact numbers are listed there. Service Organization information is listed on the Periodic Events page above. Please email any changes or additions to editor (at) pikecountytimes (dot) com. If you would like to send a short press release about your Service Organization, please include a phone number and website address if you have one and email your information to: editor (at) pikecountytimes (dot) .com

 
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Regular Monthly Community Events
 
Prayers for Military

Pike County Post 197, The American Legion will hold a short service to offer thanks and prayers for our military on the first Monday of every month at 12:00 pm (noon). This is a monthly service that is held at the Veteran’s Memorial on the Pike County Courthouse grounds. The public is encouraged to attend. For more information contact pikepost197@gmail.com.

 
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Support Group to Meet

A support group for caregivers of family and friends who are diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease and dementia, held its first meeting on March 8, 2012 at Concord United Methodist Church. The group will meet the second Thursday of each month.

Caregivers of loved ones with memory loss are invited to attend. There will be a special informational program as well as the opportunity for conversation and fellowship. Refreshments will be provided. Separate supervised activities will be provided for loved ones with memory loss.

Contact Tammy Jarrett at 706-646-3949 or Gary Kemp at 770-584-2388 if you plan to attend or for more information.

 
Invitation to Pike County from Thomaston Toastmasters Club

Thomaston Toastmasters meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 12 - 1 p.m. at The Pie, 710 N. Church Street, Thomaston. Visitors are welcome. Anyone living or working within driving distance is welcome to attend. Visit us on Facebook for more information: www.facebook.com/ThomastonToastmasters

 
Pike County Republicans Meet

The Pike County Republican Party meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Pike County Senior Center located at 2488 Highway 19 N, Zebulon.

 
Pike County Democrats Meet

The Pike County Democratic Party meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7 PM at A Novel Experience in Zebulon. Click here for more.

 
Pike County American Legion Family Meetings Are Held Monthly

The American Legion Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion, and the American Legion Post 197 meet on a monthly basis here in Pike County. All meetings are held at the Post 197 Building located at 645 Meansville Road in Zebulon, Georgia.

For more information, contact pikepost197@gmail.com.

 
GED Classes Offered at Concord Baptist Church

GED classes and are offered at Concord Baptist Church (8670 Hwy. 18). Amy Tate is there every Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Students may also register for the program at the same location and times. All classes, books, and materials are free. Scholarships for GED testing fees are available. Contact Amy at atate@sctech.edu or 770-467-6036 for more information. (Amy spoke to Kiwanis of Pike last week. Thanks to Mike Cox and Kiwanis Club of Pike for this information.)

 
Pike Community Resource Network Changes Meeting Place

The Pike Community Resource Network meets on the first Thursday of each month from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at the Church of Joy located at 3080 Highway 362 W, Williamson.

If you have any questions, please contact Michael Powell of the Pike Community Resource Network at 770-567-2930 or pikecommunityresourcenetwork@gmail.com.

 
Community Events
 
Pine Mountain Trail Association -"Roadside Trash Pickup"
Workday at FDR State Park

PINE MOUNTAIN - Do you want to help out in a project that will benefit many at a public venue? Does your group want to participate in a group project picking up trash and making a community asset shine? FDR Park is looking for volunteers to help with a roadside trash pickup. Workdays are FREE and volunteers of all ages are welcome. You do not have be a PMTA member to participate and you do not sign up in advance or call ahead. Just show up a few minutes before the stated start time.

Click here to find out more about this and a list of hikes at FDR Park. Please tell them that you read about this on Pike County Times and snap a selfie or two and send them to editor@pikecountytimes.com as you work or hike!

 
Burning Restrictions Are No longer in Effect

The EPD burning restrictions go into effect May 1, 2017 and last through the summer months until October 1 each year. ww.pikecountytimes.com/secondary/permit9.18.17.html

For more information visit the Georgia Forestry Commission’s web site at www.gatrees.org or call your local office of the Georgia Forestry Commission at (770)227-5522 or (706)646-6011. You can also contact the Georgia Environmental Protection Division at (404)362-2671.

 
Spring 2018 Baseball & Softball Registration

Spring 2018 registration for youth baseball and youth softball will begin online at www.pikecorec.org Wednesday, January 3rd. Registration will end Friday, January 19th.

All registrants must be sized for their uniform by Friday, January 26th. The recreation office will have Extended Hours on Tuesday, January 9th and Thursday, January 11th until 7:00pm to assist with registration and for uniform sizing.

Registration fees for youth baseball & youth softball are $137.00 per registrant (3/4 baseball fee is $82.00). The Out of County Fee is $25.00 per registrant and the Sibling Discount is $10.00. If paying by credit card, the registration fee is $141.97 (3/4 baseball fee is $85.10).

Registration for youth baseball is for ages 3-15 and youth softball is for ages 4-16. Please register early, once divisions are full a waiting list will be started. For more information please call the recreation office at 770-567-2027.

 
Georgia State Retirees Association (GSRA) to Meet

The Tri-County Chapter of the Georgia State Retirees Association (GSRA) will hold its quarterly meeting in Meadows Classroom at Roosevelt Warm Springs on Tuesday January 23, 2018 at 5:00. Please join us and learn more about the organization. Items for discussion will include the new tax laws recently passed in Washington, goals and objectives for 2018 and FY2019 from GSRA and the GSRA Legislative Day at the Capitol scheduled for Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

If you are an active or retired state employee living in Meriwether, Talbot, Harris, Upson, Pike, Troup or Taylor county you are urged to attend these meetings. For more information please contact Joy Evans at 706-656-0046 or Kathy Clements at 706-655-2390.

GSRA is an organization established and maintained by state retirees for state retirees. We advocate for retirees as well as active employees and keep you informed about any changes or impacts to your retirement benefits through monthly newsletters, media sites, annual statewide meeting, legislative liaison team, action alerts, GSRA day at the Capitol, and local chapters with regular meetings. Join your fellow retirees and prospective retirees and help us help you. www.mygsra.com

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