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Community announcements for July 23
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The children’s playground in J.F. Gregory Park will be closed Monday and Tuesday while the fence surrounding the playground is being replaced. The playground is scheduled to reopen July 27.
For more information call Harvey Lashley at 667-4039.

Bible school
New Beginnings Community Church will have its vacation Bible school from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday at the church off Hwy. 144 at the entrance to Buckhead North.
The school is for kids ages 4 through middle school. For more information or to preregister, call 445-0196.

Meeting moved
The Development Authority of Bryan County’s regular meeting has been rescheduled for 8 a.m. Wednesday at Black Creek Golf Club in Black Creek.

Fundraiser sale
The Richmond Hill Lions Club will have a garage sale from 7 a.m. to noon July 30 at Gerrald’s Heating and Air at 100 Edsel Drive in Richmond Hill.

Canoe trip
Fort King George will conduct a canoe trip at 9 a.m. July 30 on the Altamaha River. 
The trip will take participants through 19th-century rice fields teeming with wildlife and history. If conditions permit, the trip will continue down Cathead Creek and finish at Skippers Seafood dock. Guided interpretation will be provided along the way. 
Canoes, paddles and life jackets are furnished. Guests should bring plenty of water, snacks and sunscreen. Bugs rarely are a factor on these trips.       
The cost is $35 per person. Reservations are required.
For more information, call (912) 437-4770 or go to

Pastor Gary Quinney and the members of Corinth Baptist Church invite friends and former members to celebrate homecoming at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 14 at 19536 Hwy. 144, 10 miles east of Hwy. 17. 
The Rev. Travis Cowart will be the guest preacher for the morning worship service, after which there will be a covered-dish lunch in the social hall. Seating will also be available in the pavilion. After lunch will be a concert by The New Hymnsmen in the sanctuary.
For more information, please call the church at 727-2617.

Saturday fun
Fort King George State Historic Site will host its monthly First Saturday Fun at the fort from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6 at the site in Darien.
Volunteers will be firing the fort’s cannon, as well as doing musket drills and conducting hands-on games for children. Activities such as a scavenger hunt, rolling hoops, tug-of-war and exploring the site’s nature trail are but a few of the various activities that families can enjoy while visiting the fort during this time.
The cost is $4 to $6.50. For more information, call (912) 437-4770 or visit

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