Tifton Gazette


July 14, 2014

Mark Your Calendar - July 14


Water/Gatorade drive for firefighters, through July 31, drop off donations at Forest Avenue, Tift Avenue, Union Road or volunteer stations, call 326-0691 for pickup
Wiregrass Farmer’s Market, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Georgia Museum of Agriculture
Downtown Tifton Farmer’s Market Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Kids Days, first/third Saturdays until Oct. 11, 9-11 a.m., activities include “Seed in a Cup,” healthy eating, fingerprinting/ safety discussion, see the market Facebook page for more info
RL Mack Headstart program now accepting applications for its free program for 3- to 5-year-olds, call 382-5110 for info
A school supply drive to benefit military families is being hosted by Tift Co. 4-H through July 31, drop off items at Tift County Extension office, call 391-7980 for info
Miss Rita's School Mobile has arrived in Tifton for the sixth summer session at 401 North Ridge Ave. Private tutoring available whether it is remedial or enrichment. Call now to set up your time: 941-313-0614 or (toll free) 1-877-TEACH-51.
Scott Routsong, the Balloon Man, will be at the library July 17, 2 p.m., free event for the family
Bottles & Brushes, Museum of Ag, 6-8 p.m., July 25, $25, call 391-5222 for more info
“Little Shop of Horrors,” July 25-Aug. 2, Tift Theatre, 7 p.m. nightly, 3 p.m on Sunday, tickets are $10
Mim’s Kids Back to School event, July 26, TCRD gym
PRO-VET will be at the Tifton-Tift County Public Library July 29 from 1-4 p.m. 
The Traveling Vietnam Wall is coming to Ashburn Sept. 4-7. Organizers are seeking photos of Franklin Collins, Delma Dickens, Robert Dykes Jr., Hulus Key Jr. and Thomas Owens for the official program for the wall's appearance, e-mail photos to wiregrassfarmer@yahoo.com, for more info call 567-3431
“Chicken Scratch,” featuring artist Nicole Walker’s photos of Fitzgerald’s wild chickens, Ag Museum, Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., through Sept. 6
Omega Pepper Festival, City of Omega Park, free, Sept. 12-13
La Fiesta del Pueblo, Fulwood Park, all day, free, Sept. 27
Tifton Truck & Tractor Pul, American Legion Fairgrounds, Sept. 26-27, 7 p.m., $15/adults, $5/age 10 and under
If you are interested in starting a neighborhood watch where you live, contact Capt. Dennis Reese at 777-1432.
To submit information for Mark Your Calendar, call 382-4321, or e-mail your info to angye.morrison@ gaflnews.com. 

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