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Community Announcements for Oct. 9

Oct. 9: There will be a ribbon cutting and grand opening for Ruffled Feathers Boutique from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at  2552 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill.

Magnolia Manor on the Coast will host a pig roast to celebrate community and volunteers at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at 141 Timber Trail in Richmond Hill. RSVP to 912-756-4300.

Oct. 11
The 2014 Healthy Hinesville 5K will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at Bradwell Park in Hinesville to benefit mental-health patients at Georgia Regional Hospital. Cost is $20 before the event and $25 on race day. Students and groups of five or more are $15 per person. Pre-register online at or register on the day of the event. Call Holly C. Stevens at 912-876-3564.

Oct. 12
Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church will hold “A Little Jazz in the Country” at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct 12 at the church, 7196 Belfast Keller Road. The show will include a barbecue dinner with all the fixings. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $2 for children 6-12, and children younger than 12 are free. Family passes are available for $25.

Oct. 18
The MJM Foundation Inc. and Georgia Coastal Youth Inc. will hold the “2 Person Captains Choice” golf tournament on Saturday, Oct.18, at Cherokee Rose Country Club, 225 Cherokee Trail in Hinesville. Shotgun start is at 1 p.m. For registration and entry-fee info, call Spencer V. Clark at 803-363-0263 or Chris Stacy at 912-695-0481.

Oct. 19
Descendants of John Morgan Futch and Nancy Crosby Futch will hold their 67th family reunion Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Smith Family Reunion Center on Seed Tick Road off Highway 119 North of Pembroke. Bring a covered dish for 1 p.m. lunch. Call Charlene Butler at 912-547-1219.

Pembroke’s quilt exhibit, featuring the award-winning work of fiber artist Wendy Analla, will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 in the Downtown Arts Centre, 38 W. Bacon St. in Pembroke.

Oct. 25
The city of Pembroke will hold its annual “Spooktacular Saturday” on Oct. 25. Events begin early that morning with the third annual Spooktacular 5K/10K Run, a fall festival in DuBois Square, the firefighters’ haunted house in the old Tos Theatre, a barbecue cookoff,  a continuation of the quilt exhibit and a music festival at the Christian church.

Little and Lizzy, Kindred Spirit, Faith Force Strength Team Show and other Christian musical groups will perform a free concert from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Pembroke Christian Church on Highway 280. Attendees should bring chairs. Call Andy at 912-653-3111.

Horsin’ Around will host its second annual “Wine & Equines,” a fundraiser to encourage people to support therapeutic riding experiences for individuals with disabilities, from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at 1032 John Carter Road in Bloomingdale.

Oct. 28
A ribbon cutting and grand opening for Navy Federal Credit Union will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 3490 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill.

Nov. 1
The second annual Veterans Salute will be from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Bryant Commons, 438 West Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville. The event is open to the public, with free admission and parking.

International Fair Trade Sale will be held from noon-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at St. Anne Catholic Church, Holy Family Hall, at 10550 Ford Ave.

Nov. 8
The Bryan County Bark Park’s inaugural Paws in the Park Fall Festival will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the soon-to-be-opened facility in DeVaul Henderson Park. Go to to register for 3K Run and Mile Walk and get more information.

Driver’s Education
Driver’s education classes are being offered in Richmond Hill through Bryan County Community Education.  Classes are monthly. The cost is $385. For more information, call 459-5116.

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