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PAGE 2A HOGANSVCILLE HERALD - WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25, 2014 Old Chipley Town Festival Saturday ByANDY KOBER With very nice weather forecast, organizers of the Ole Chipley Town Festival are expecting a large number of visitors this Saturday. The annual festival has been scheduled for 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, in the down- town area of Pine Mountain. The festival is sponsored by the Pine Mountain Merchants Association and largely orgardzedby Tara Hall. It is held along Commerce Avenue and Broad Street. Pine Mountain Fire Department willbe serving hot dogs on the north end of Commerce while children's rides and games, courtesy of Roach Amusements, will be found near Wells Fargo Bank. It is anticipated that at the cor- ner of Broad and McDougald, there will be a petting zoo and pony rides. Between those three points, those attending will find a wide variety of arts and crafts, homegrown items, food booths and more. In addition to the booths at the festival, the downtown merchants will be offering great buys including gifts appropriate for Christmas. Music, featuring the tal- ents of Randy and Darlene Dameron, has been scheduled throughout the day. During the festival, the Humane Society of Harris County will be offering pet adoptions and micro-chipping of pets. The Chickadee Choo Choo trackless train, normally found at Callaway Gardens, will be chugging around the area and Sparky the Fire Dog could be making periodic vis- its to the festival. Admission to the festival is free: By Andy Kober FUN TIMES - Everybody enjoys a festival and the Ole Chi pley Town Festival has been scheduled for this Saturday in Pine Mountain. Hayley Duke is shown enjoying a bounce house that was featured at Pine Mountain's spring festival. Community Calendar Hogansville Masonic Lodge meeting, 7:30 p.m., Monday, Oct.:13, at the'Lodge in Hummingbird Festival Poker Hogansville. i- Tournament, noon Saturday, Sept. 27, and Hawg Heaven BBQ. Benefits the Hummingbird Hummingbird Festival Dinner and Silent Festival. Call 706-637-8990 for details. Auction; 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, Victoria Belle " Mansion Vintage White Barn. $65 per person. HogansviUe Health Department iS open For reservations call 706-333-2520. Wednesday, Oct 1, by appointment with vari- . ous services available. For more information .............................. 5 p.m. call 706-637-4834 or 706-845-4085. ' Saturday and Sunday, Oct: 18-19, downtown Hogansville. Hogansvitle Senior Center. Sponsored by Oct. 18, Royal Theater. $10 adults, $5 children Hogansville Ministerial Association. under t2. Fundraiser for Callaway High Cross Monday, Oct. 6, at the Hogansvitte Recreation Department, Monday, Oct. 20, at the Hogansvilte Recrcationl Department. Hummingbird Quilt Guild, 1 p,m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the Community Room and 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8,. at the Hogansville Police Station.  TO have Hummingbird Festival 5K Run:, 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, starting at Hogansville Elementary School. Registration fee of $25. llne is each Monday at noon. Registration is now available by emaiting i i i i , , , Claude A, McKibben & Sons Funeral Home 208 Johnson Street Hogansville, Georgia 706-637-8623 We Sell All Types of Tires N HUBBARD &. SPINKS- Parts.Service 1115E, Main St, Phone: H0gansville, GA30230 (706) 637-6379 eater.I I in, I PILOT CLUB HAS GUEST SPEAKER - The Pilot Club of Hogansville had a special guest speaker at their last program meeting. Lt. Col. Jimmy Yarbrough from the Coweta County Sheriff's Department came to talk about safety and specifically - women's safety issues. Lt. Col. Yarbrough gave much insight to ways and places that we make ourselves susceptible to predators. He talked about home safety as well as safety when we are away from home. He talked about not making yourself a target and gave many suggestions for self protection. If you are inter- ested in participating in a women's self-defense class, you may contact the Coweta County Sheriff's Department for more information.Shown with Lt. Col. Jimmy Yarbrough is Pilot Club member, Janie Dollar. FDR Park Events ByANDY KOBER 00mmunitv TruSt ,{emr FDIC An Equal Housi,g Lender Dc00nt0wnH0g00s me ;00-637-6544 i I I . F.D. Roosevelt State Park has two events scheduled for Saturday that will be fun for the entire family. * Saturday is "Your State Parks Day" and the $5 park- ing fee is waived all day. The first event begins at 9 a.m. and will last until 4 p.m. a = at Lake Franklin. Visitors can = enjoy a day of picnicking, pad- dling canoes and kayaks, mak- ing fish craft projects and fish- ing. Fish bait and drinks will i be available, and no fishing license will be required. | There will be a general . admission fee of $5 per per- son ages 10 and older. Canoe and kayak rentals will be $8 per person. Those planning to attend should meet at the Small Group Camp, which.is locat- ed just off Kings Gap Road just east of the Rock Bridge on Ga. Hwy. 354 near Pine Mountain. - . At 8 p.m. the Coca-Cola i! Space Science Center has scheduled an evening of star : gazing, This event will be held at the park office amphitheater  located on Ga. Hwy. 190. Those attending can antic- :: ipate learning about stars and :i! star maps, along with night sky : viewing. F.D. Roosevelt State Park : has fun events scheduled almost every weekend. This weekend's fun stuff includes:" Water Wonders, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27. Meet at the Lake Delanor fish- ing dock and see what lives in the lake. Nets and viewing scopes will be provided. Art in the Park, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Park Office located on Ga. Hwy. 190. Use vines, tree rings, nuts and recycled mate- rials to make pieces of art. Programs at ED. Roosevelt State Park are open to the public but there is a $5 parking fee. For more information about any of the programs at the state park, call 706-663- 4858.