City of Griffin will be closed Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day. The holiday refuse and recycling schedule is as follows: Monday’s pick up will be Tuesday; Tuesday’s pick up will be Wednesday; Wednesday’s pick up wil be Thursday; and Thursday’s pick up will be Friday.
City of Griffin Board of Commissioners. Workshop 9 a.m. Tuesday and at 6 p.m. for its regular meeting at One Griffin Center, 100 S. Hill St.
The Griffin Academy of Music. Now accepting applications for vocal students ages 7 to 18 for the upcoming season. To register call 770-468-5400.
Western square dance class. Classes are held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Tuesday starting Sept. 9. Fayetteville Presbyterian Church, Georgia Highway 92 North, Fayetteville. For more information call Yvonne or Duane at 770-716-7966 or Jo or Gene at 770-478-2233.
North Clayton Senior High School Class of 1978. 30th reunion. For information, graduates should e-mail email@example.com or visit http://www.classcreator.com/College-Park-GA-North-Clayton-1978/class_index.cfm.
Griffin High School Class of 1999. Michelle Brooks and Kate Hutson O’Quinn are looking for classmates of GHS Class of 1999. If you are interested in celebrating our 10th reunion next summer please send your mailing address and phone number to: firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also reach Kate Hutson O’Quinn for submissions at 678-603-2251.
Griffin High School Class of 1988 will hold its reunion Sept. 20. For more information, visit www.1stclassreunions.com, e-mail email@example.com or call 678-858-5479.
First Steps Program serves families of newborns at Spalding Regional Medical Center with a personal visit, parenting education, telephone follow-up and referral to community resources. For more information and to volunteer, call 770-885-0638.
The annual Shivers-Green reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 28 at the home place of Charlie and Ada Green Shivers. A covered dish meal will begin at 12:30 p.m. Call 770-227-3027.
Griffin Fly-Ins. Radio-controlled airplane air show, Sept. 13 beginning at 10 a.m. For more information, call Billy Moore at 770-227-6304.
Griffin First United Methodist Church Craft Bazaar and Shopping Spree is now renting tables to businesses and crafters for its Nov. 15 event. Contact Meredith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Performing at the Hollonville Opry House on Saturday, Aug. 30 are Riverdale Travelers, Blue Jam, Larlos Brothers and Klassic Kuntry. Music starts at 6:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 3
Special called meeting of the Pike County Board of Commissioners at 5:30 p.m. A public hearing and first reading of the 2008-2009 budget will take place. The five-year history and projected millage rate will be also be given at this meeting.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 5
Don Mattingly and the Country Dreamers, with Paul Brown and band will perform at Buckner’s Music Hall from 7 to 9 p.m. Free admission. Call 706-870-3011.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 6
“September Smash” outdoor celebration of the fall season at Imperial Park in downtown Griffin. Call 770-228-5356.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 7
Molena Nursing Home will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m.
Pike County Veterans will meet at 2 p.m. at the J. Joel Edwards Public Library meeting room. Issues to be discussed are the American Legion Post 197 Charter re-establishment (completed), selection of officers, member drive, Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony participation, and final discussion about the Veterans Memorial Monument.
Rock Springs Church will hold its fourth annual Men of Action Golf Course, Hickory Hill Golf Club. Call 770-229-8663.