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Hampton Events

  McBrayer Movietime will be June 29 (movie TBA) and begins at dark. Hampton's Got Talent auditions begin at 6:30 p.m. in McBrayer Park. They will have a Country Breakfast and Blood Drive on June 29 from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Hampton Masonic Lodge No. 70, located at 34 McDonough Street.  They have Park it at the Market every Friday in McBrayer Park from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Join the July 4th parade by contacting  It will begin at 10 a.m. with festivities in McBrayer Park from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. For more info, contact Candy Franklin at or call 770-946-4306.


Tomato Sandwich Party

  Community Gardens of Henry will hold its Second Annual Love and Homegrown Tomatoes Fundraiser on Saturday, June 22, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Proceeds go to develop and enhance the Helping Harvests gardens that are a vital part of the organization, along with its community gardens. The event will be held at the Wesley Way Gardens, located at 150 John Wesley Way in McDonough. For more info, call their office at 770-954-0000 or email You can also visit or contact Gloria Hughes, Public Relations, Community Gardens of Henry, 678-772-0004,


AdvoCare 500 ticket discount

Atlanta Motor Speedway is celebrating “Henry County Week” until June 23, allowing county residents and businesses to purchase NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 tickets for 25 percent off. AdvoCare 500 tickets are on sale now and adult tickets start at just $39. Student tickets cost just $19. For more information, visit or call or 770-946-4211.


KidShine Day Camp

  Generation Church will host KidShine Performing Arts Day Camp this summer. Kids will have the opportunity to participate in dance, puppets, instruments, scenery painting, drama and more. KidShine will take place Monday Friday, July 22 - 26, with a final performance on Friday night. The day camp is open to campers entering grades 3 - 8 in fall 2013 (completed 2nd - 7th grades). Registration is $190 per camper with available discount for siblings. To register or for info, visit


Camp Invention June 24 - 27

  Rock Spring Elementary School is hosting Camp Invention during the week of June 24 - 27. This year’s Camp Invention program is Spark, which features the I Can Invent: Launchitude module, where children use physics and engineering to create a Duck Chucking device using components from everyday objects. Each day, children rotate through integrated modules that employ creative thinking to solve real-world challenges. Children learn vital 21st century life skills such as problem solving and teamwork through imaginative exploration. To learn more visit or call 800-968-4332.


 Heritage Writers Group

 The Heritage Writers Group has new meeting times. They now meet the first and third Saturdays of each month from 2-4 p.m. All writers are invited to visit. Bring two pages double spaced of something you have written to read. They have a lot of fun, and get a lot done. Meetings are held at Dawg Eared Books, located at 41 Keys Ferry Street in McDonough.


Henry County High School Class Reunion

  The Henry County High Class of 1973 is planning their 40th reunion to be held Saturday, August 31, from 7-11 p.m. at Pilgreen’s at Lake Dow in McDonough. For more information contact Henley Varner at 678-549-5159 or


Toastmasters meeting

  If you have a fear of public speaking or would simply like to become a better speaker, Henry County Toastmasters can help. The group meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Henry Medical Center Education Building (in the Boardroom), 1133 Eagles Landing Parkway, Stockbridge. For more, contact Pete Peterson at 678-770-4462 or


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