HALLOWEEN AT THE LIBRARY
There are many Halloweenthemed events coming up at the Burke County Library this month. On Halloween Day, Wednesday, Oct. 31, children are invited to play games and trick-or-treat at the library from 3-5:30 p.m. There will be a costume contest at 5 p.m.
BIG BOOK SALE
The Burke County Public Library is holding a big book sale. Stuff a bag for $4. (Bags are available at the library.) Open during regular business hours: Monday (9 a.m.-8 p.m.), Tuesday and Thursday (9 a.m.- 7 p.m.), Wednesday (9 a.m.-6 p.m.) and Friday (8 a.m.-5 p.m.). The library is located at 130 Highway 24 South in Waynesboro.
THURSDAY, NOV. 1
Burke County Retired Educators Association will meet at 3 p.m. at the Burke County Senior Citizens Center. GREA Area Director Emanuel Larkin Jr. will be guest speaker.
SATURDAY, NOV. 3
The SGA Elementary School PBIS team will hold a fall festival from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the PBIS.
Burke County High School will hold a community yard sale in the student pickup parking lot 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is $20 (cash), and that money will be donated to Relay For Life 2019. Registration guarantees a space, and sellers keep all of their proceeds. No food vendors but all others are accepted. There will be no childcare on site. For more information, contact Doris Carson or Sandra Johnson at 706.554.6691 after 3 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 6
First Tuesday at Liberty community fellowship will meet at Liberty Market, 107 E. 7th Street, from noon-1. Pastor Ashley Moore will preach from Psalm 145 and together we will enjoy complimentary lunch, singing, and prayer. For more information, contact Karen Cox at 706.551.0345 or Lyn Brooks at 706.871.5042. We meet each first Tuesday of the month. All are welcome.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7
Free diabetic teaching will be offered in the Burke Medical Center classroom, 6-8 p.m. The course is designed to help diabetics learn how to better control their diabetes through healthy eating. Participants should eat before they come and are encouraged to bring along their partners or anyone who helps with food preparation. Please enter through Emergency Room waiting area. Space is limited, and pre-registration is encouraged. Call 706.554.4435.
SATURDAY, DEC. 1
The Burke County Woman’s Club will hold the Christmas Tour of Homes from 4-7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance at the Burke County Museum, Yvonne’s and Pecan Row.