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Community announcements for May 9
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The Richmond Hill High School bands will perform with the Richmond Hill Middle School Wildcat Winds at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the amphitheater in J.F. Gregory Park.
The concert is free. Come out and enjoy the music.

Children’s drama
The Children’s Drama Ministry will present “Down by the Creek Bank,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church, 9050 Ford Ave.
The event is free, and the public also is invited to a 5:45 p.m. dinner. The cost is $5 per adult, $3 per child and a maximum of $15 per family.
For more information or to make reservations, call 756-2190.

Library meeting

The Bryan County Library Board will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Richmond Hill Public Library. This meeting is open to the public.

Test market survey
Right Direction Credit Restoration will be conducting a survey from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Quality Inn Midtown, 7100 Abercorn St., Savannah, and is offering $5 to those who participate.
The survey is to determine if individuals or business owners in Chatham, Bryan and surrounding counties who have purchased or are looking to purchase a credit restoration program would be interested in learning how to restore his/her credit themselves.  Participants must be 18 years or older, and each will be rewarded $5 per survey. The survey is limited to two participants per household, and participants must have valid ID.
There will also be door prize giveaways, as well as restoration workshops.

4-H sale

Bryan County 4-H is holding a Boston butt sale May 21. Pickup locations will be First Baptist Church in Richmond Hill from 9 a.m. to noon and Pembroke Pharmacy from 10 a.m. to noon. 
Advance tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the 4-H Office in Pembroke, 131 N. College St., or in Richmond Hill by calling 572-2929. A 4-H’er from the neighborhood may also be selling tickets. Boston butts can also be purchased the day of the sale. 
Proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward the cost of activities such as camps, conference and competition events for local 4-H’ers.

Canoe trips
Fort King George will conduct canoe trips on the majestic Altamaha River at 9 a.m. Saturday and May 21.
The first trip will take place at Barrington Lake, the location of historic Fort Barrington in the Revolutionary Era, ancient beach dunes and centuries-old tupelo and willow swamps. The second trip will run from Miller Lake, down the Altamaha, and take out at Barrington Lake. Visitors will pass by historic bluffs, one of which was home to famous Georgian Mary Musgrove in the colonial era.
Both trips last about three hours and will involve guided natural and historical interpretation.
The cost is $25 per person and includes canoes, paddles and life jackets. Visitors should bring their own snacks, sunscreen and bug spray. Meet at Fort King George Historic Site Museum.
For more information, call (912) 437-4770 or go to

Butt sale
Purchase a Boston butt for $20 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 27 at the Richmond Hill Senior Center at 185 Ball Park Road.
All proceeds will benefit the Richmond Hill Senior Center. Pre-order ASAP by calling Brenda Garrett at 756-2783 or emailing

4-H sale
Boy Scouts Venture Crew 400 will host a baby back rib roast from 3 to 6 p.m. May 28 at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church at 12965 Hwy. 144.
The cost is $25 for a slab of ribs or a Boston butt.
Call 756-7268 to pre-order.

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