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Licensed to Kilt

There will be an Academy of Comedy Improv show at the Stockbridge Community Arts Center Saturday, April 12 at 8 p.m. As a special offer audience members who wear a proper kilt to the event get in for only $5. The name of the show is ‘Licensed to Kilt’. The Academy of Comedy Improv is the only professional improvisation troupe based in Henry County. The Improv group includes Brian Phillips, Kiera Robbins, Paige Steadman and Academy Artistic Director, Robert Drake. Online tickets are $6 and the cost is $10 at the door if you’re not wearing a kilt. To purchase tickets online visit The Stockbridge Community Arts Center is located at 146 Burke Street in McDonough.

Stockbridge High Multi-Year Reunion

  The Stockbridge High School multi-year reunion for classes 1966 through 1982 will be held October 18 at the Atlanta Airport  Marriott Hotel in College Park. The  price is $70 per person until September 1. The cost is $80 cash at door. For more info call Keith Craddock at 678-618-1607.



  Henry Baptist Church has Griefshare each Sunday from 3 until 5 p.m. It is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them.  Their Griefshare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help.  You will gain access to valuable Griefshare resources to help you recover from  your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.  The church is located at 4035 Jodeco Road, McDonough, GA 30253.


Handbell Choir Concert

  A Joyful Ring Handbell Choir at McDonough Presbyterian Church invites the community to their Spring Concert on Sunday, May 4 at 5 p.m. in the Sanctuary.  Joining the Handbell Choir will be the Chancel Choir and the Men’s Chorus, as well as guest artists.  Come see the variety of techniques used to make music with handbells. It promises to be an evening of enjoyable vocal and instrumental music. The church is located at 427 McGarity Road in McDonough.


Spring Sacred Music Concert

  St. James The Apostle Catholic Church Music Ministry is now in rehearsal for their Spring Sacred Music Concert. They will perform the Haydn Missa Brevis in B Flat Major (The Little Organ Mass) as well as five selections from the Easter portion of Handel’s Messiah.  Rehearsals are Thursdays from 7 until 9 p.m. This event is open to anyone who loves to sing.  Music and rehearsal cd’s will be furnished. They will be accompanied by a string quartet. The concert date is May 10. The church is located at 1000 GA Highway 155 N. in McDonough.


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 to 8 p.m. at the Henry Medical Center Education Building (in the Boardroom), 1133 Eagles Landing Parkway, Stockbridge. For more information, please contact Pete Peterson at 678-770-4462 or


Feed the Children Campaign

  On Saturday, April 12, Tabernacle of Praise will join forces with the national Feed the Children Campaign Initiative. They are asking the community to help by sponsoring a Feed the Children truck. A gift of $25 will be stretched to provide 5x’s the food and other essential items to 400 families in the Henry County area. This community initiative will also partner to aid families from several local community organizations. Please make all donations payable to Tabernacle of Praise Church International, memo: Feed The Children. No American should go hungry. For more info call the church at 678-272-7838 or by email at


Locust Grove Easter Egg Hunt

  The annual Locust Grove Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday April 12 from 10 until 11:30 a.m. at the Locust Grove City, 3644 Highway 42 in Locust Grove. The Easter  Bunny will be there and it will feature a bonnet contest, prize eggs and candy. Come have fun with the Easter Bunny on the front lawn of  City Hall. Ages 2 to 6th Grade will hunt in various locations around City Hall.


Host Families needed for Foreign Exchange Students

  Host families are needed to host foreign exchange students who will attend local high schools. Students come for one school year only. They will have their own insurance and their own spending money. Students will not smoke, drink or drive. For more information please contact Ms. Jinx Ratcliffe at 770-477-1376.


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