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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

Macon-Bibb Parks & Rec Dept to celebrate National Visit a Park Day

Macon-Bibb Parks & Rec Dept to celebrate National Visit a Park Day

Several actvities will be held at Central City Park in Macon Friday for National Visit a Park Day.

According to a news release, starting at 6:15 p.m., recyclables will be collected in bins at the Round Building. A free Zumba class will be offered next to the former Georgia State Fair building at 6:30 p.m., and 'Annie' wil be shown in the nearby field beginning at 7:45 p.m.

Food and drinks will be sold during the event, and families can bring their own food. No alcohol is allowed.

For more information about Visit a Park Day, click 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.

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.

The Chameleon Village and The 567 Bring Site-Specific Theatre to Macon

Two Macon art organizations, The 567 Center for Renewal and The Chameleon Village Theatre Company, have come together to bring site-specific theatre to downtown Macon. On August 7, 2015, The 567 will host The Chameleon Village’s premier piece, Cope, during its First Friday exhibit opening.

This event is the official launch of The Chameleon Village. The mission of the fledging theatre company is to use site-specific theatre to bring new appreciation to underused areas, create a venue for collaboration between local artists and businesses, and provide an outlet for local talent. By teaming up, The Chameleon Village and The 567 hope to spark new interests in the arts community.

MaconBibbTV highlights Earth Day celebration

Macon-Bibb County’s Green Team celebrated Earth Day this year with a luncheon at the Ocmulgee National Monument and a festival in the improved Tattnall Square Park. According to officials, it had the highest attendance of any previous celebration.

Click here for a feature video from MaconBibbTV about this exciting day.

The 567 Center Announces 1st Annual Beer & Bluegrass

The 567 Center Announces 1st Annual Beer & Bluegrass
MACON – On Saturday, July 11, The 567 Center for Renewal will host the 1st Annual Beer & Bluegrass, a fundraiser to benefit its programs. The 567 was formed as a non-profit organization five years ago to bring creative life to downtown Macon. In honor of its fifth anniversary, it has planned an event that is sure to attract a lively crowd. The event will feature craft beer tastings from Growler Spot, food, and live music by Johnny Roquemore & the Apostles of Bluegrass. In addition, there will be a raffle for prizes such as a Big Green Egg and a large selection of craft beer. Macon Beer Company owner Jeremy Knowles will be present to answer questions about his brews. Johnny Roquemore & the Apostles of Bluegrass will certainly set a lively tone for the night. The Apostles' hard-driving bluegrass and humorous original songs have consistently amused their audiences all over the South.