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Bret Michaels to rock The Fred

Bret Michaels to rock The Fred

Bret Michaels will be rolling into Peachtree City on Sept. 6 when he brings his 2014 “Let’s Rock” tour to The Fred Brown Amphitheater.

Michaels is a multiplatinum global superstar who has turned his passion for music into a multi-faceted brand that encompasses record breaking touring sales, reality TV stardom, legendary songs that have sold over 32 million records, product endorsements as well as being a devoted philanthropist, all supported and followed by three generations of loyal fans.

He was born in the small town of Butler, Pa. March 15, 1963. Read More»

‘Sordid Lives’ kicks off fall season for Newnan Theatre

Terri Peters and Melanie Jessel as Noleta and LaVonda in Del Shore’s “Sordid Lives”. Photo/Submitted.

By Joan Doggrell
Special to The Citizen

“It is said that funerals bring out the best and the worst in people,” said Tony Daniel, artistic director of Newnan Theatre Company. “And everyone in Winters, Texas, proves this adage to be true.”

Del Shores’ “Sordid Lives” opens Aug. 28 and runs through Sept. 7. Daniel is directing, assisted by Drew Turner.

“This is one of the most absurdly funny plays that Del Shores has ever written,” said Daniel. “He also wrote ‘Daddy’s Dyin’ (Who’s Got the Will?)’ which we performed here at NTC a few years ago.” Read More»

Free screening of 'Rio 2' is Saturday night

Free screening of 'Rio 2' is Saturday night

Bring the family and join everyone for a freeoutdoor movie, “Rio 2”on a giant 36-foot screen at Drake Field, just to the left of the Peachtree City Library.

The movie is open to the public and begins at dark. Arrive early to enjoy the pre-show music and activities.

Concessions are available, but feel free to bring your picnic baskets and coolers. Alcohol is not permitted. The movie is presented by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Read More»

Things to do-Aug.30-Sept.26

August

August 30

Before you settle in to watch football next Saturday, why not help change the world first? Join ‘A Self-help Assistance Program (ASAP) for coffee, donuts and snacks plus a tour of the new “Tools For Empowerment” tool donation and recycling center. Here your donated tools will bring hope to youth in Haiti. Stop by Saturday at 341 D-Bob Industrial Way, Unit C, Peachtree City (off Huddleston) between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

September 4
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Plaza attends Space Camp in Alabama

Noah Plaza.

Noah Plaza of Fayetteville recently attended Space Camp at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, home of Space Camp and NASA’s official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Space Flight Center. The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while training students and adults with hands-on activities and missions based on team work, leadership and decision-making.

He was part of the Space Academy Program which is specifically designed for trainees who have a particular interest in science and aerospace. Read More»

New Order of the Arrow Scouts endure 'Ordeal'

Top left to right:  Christian Carr, Hayden Dill, Josh Bowers, Sam Snyder, Ryan Robertson; Bottom left to right:  Benjamin Easter, Grayson Whiteley, Chandler Rebel, Ryan Johnson. Photo/Submitted

One of the first things these scouts do as member of The Order of the Arrow is go on a weekend called the “Ordeal”. This picture was taken after they got back from the “Ordeal” Weekend in August at Camp Thunder Gerald Lawhorn Scout Base. Read More»

Things to do-Aug.23-Sept.12

August 23

Fayetteville Main Street is hosting its second free “Moovie Night” of 2014 at Southern Ground Amphitheater tonight with “Back to the Future”. Beginning at 7 p.m., families are encouraged to come out for an evening of fun, music, and movies. Those attending should bring their own chair or blanket. The movie will begin shortly after sundown.
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'Moovie Night' is Saturday

'Moovie Night' is Saturday

This Saturday, August 23, Fayetteville Main Street is hosting its second free “Moovie Night” of 2014 at Southern Ground Amphitheater with “Back to the Future”. Beginning at 7pm, families are encouraged to come out for an evening of fun, music, and movies. Those attending should bring their own chair or blanket. The movie will begin shortly after sundown. Read More»

Bon Jovi Tribute band plays Saturday

Get ready for 80s fun. Photo/Submitted.

If you love rock n’ roll and 80’s music, then you will love Slippery When Wet! The Bon Jovi tribute band is playing The Fred Aug. 23.

Slippery When Wet – The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute was formed in 2003 by Jason Morey after answering many inquiries of “Are you Jon Bon Jovi?”. Most notably comedian Dave Chappelle invited Jason backstage following one of his comedy shows thinking that he was the New Jersey icon. It was then that Jason knew he had to take advantage of the resemblance. Read More»

Art contest winners announced at PTC Library

Some of the winners from the contest. Photo/Submitted.

Winners of the Peachtree City Library’s “Ride the Wind” Art Competition were announced Aug. 9, during local author Larissa Reinhart’s signing of her latest Cherry Tucker mystery novel, “Death in Perspective.”

In the Elementary Category:

1st Place - Priyam Kadakia (Grade 6) for “Life Under the Sea”

2nd Place - Dominique Hairston (Grade 3) for “ Reading in the Wind”

3rd Place - Amanda Agnos (Grade 1) for “Sailboats in the Wind”

In the Youth Category:

1st Place - Jessica Shenning (Grade 8) for “Soaring Words” Read More»

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