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Coliseum celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Coliseum celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Coliseum Health System will be celebrating all month with events that are, according to a news release, designed to bring awareness to prevention and early detection.

Those events are posted here

Byron Fire Department to have Fire Prevention Fun Day

The Byron Fire Department is holding a Fire Prevention Fun Day at the Jail House in Byron October 3 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Food, fun and games will be provided. 

Volunteer firefighter Steve Smith is putting on the event.

Mercer University to hold Tennis Classic

Mercer University to hold Tennis Classic

Mercer University is holding a Tennis Classic of Macon featuring the top professional tennis players at the Leroy Peddy Tennis Center from October 25 to November 1, 2015.

According to a news release, players will attempt to win ranking points and gain experience as they move up the top teir of women's tennis.

For ticket and volunteer information, please call Eric Hayers, the tennis coach at Mercer and tournament director, at 478-301-2269.

1st Middle Georgia Idol to be held in Macon

The first Middle Georgia Idol event will be held November 12 starting at 7 p.m. at the Howard Middle School Auditorium on Forsyth Road.

The event will showcase the talent of Middle Georgia's youth and young adults. It's a fundraiser to benefit the Family  Counseling Center.

Tickets are $10 per person and children under ages 10 are free with a paying adult.

To purchase tickets, please call the Family Counseling Center at 478-745-2811.

Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys to hold free law clinic

Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys to hold free law clinic

The Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys and New Life International Ministries will hold a free law clinic October 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 283 Grant Avenue in Macon.

According to a news release, free legal advice will be given by licensed Georgia attorneys in the following areas: criminal law, family law (guardianship, child support, legitimization), landlord/tenant law, personal injury, social security/disability, small business and consumer rights.

Free lunch will be provided by Lee and Eddie's BBQ.

G. Love and Special Sauce to play at Cox Capitol Theatre

G. Love and Special Sauce, with support from Chris Kasper, will play at the Cox Capitol Theatre October 10 at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $22.40 to $400 with options for general admission and reserved boxes.

Buy tickets here or call 478-251-6391.

Herbalist Darryl Patton to lead workshop at Ocmulgee Indian Mounds

A master herbalist and author Darryl Patton will lead a workshop about wild edibles and native plants November 7 at the Ocmulgee National Indian Mounds.

According to a news release, Patton has over 30 years of experience gathering wild edibles and using medicinal plants.

In the afternoon, according to the release, Patton will spend the afternoon in exploration of the site. There will also be a hike where participants will have a chance to ask Patton questions.

The cost to attend is $40 per individual adult. If more than one adult attends in a group, the price is $37 per adult. Seating is limited.

For more information, click here or call 478-396-8409.