DARIEN - The Darien-McIntosh County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Independence Day celebration Saturday, July 2, in historic downtown Darien. The Second Chance Band will entertain the crowd at 7 p.m., and attendees are encouraged to bring food, chairs and blankets. At dark, the fireworks display over the Darien River will begin.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Family and friends rally around as you confront an unexpected challenge. Some plans will have to be changed until all the fuss and fluster settle down.
A Kids Fishing Event, planned as a way to introduce youth to the life-long sport of fishing, will be held from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at Pond 30, Training Area Echo 1, off Highway144 West.
Some box office giants are battling it out in theaters this week. "The Hangover Part II" currently is in the top spot, boasting the biggest ever five-day opening for an R-rated movie, according to hollywoodreporter.com.
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Welcome to June. With it comes the first day of summer, celebrations of our nation's flag and Army history, remembrance of war triumphs and our dedication and love for fathers everywhere. As we begin the redeployment of the last of our 3ID dogface soldiers, soon our local military families will once again be complete. So be sure to venture off your normal path and enjoy some of the following events and festivities.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A heads-up alert to all free-spirited ewes and rams: Be wary of a deal that could result in compromising your independence. Check every detail before making a commitment.
Children up to age 12 are invited to hear special Father's Day stories and make a related craft from 4-5 p.m. June 8 at George P. Hays Library, building 411. There is no charge. For more information, call 912-767-2828.
Today, we're switching things up just a little bit. Rather than review a film or TV show for you, this time I'm going to discuss a book.
Coastal Georgia's mixed community of civilians and military members formally will observe Memorial Day this weekend by honoring the sacrifice of the fallen and the selfless service of veterans and active-duty military.
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Fort Morris State Historic Site will present its annual Memorial Day Commemoration from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, May 30. The Friends of Fort Morris cannon crew will conduct cannon demonstrations, musket drills and soldier talks on the hour to honor those who fought for and still fight for the nation's liberty.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Lots of possibilities begin to open up by midweek. Some seem more appealing than others. But wait for more facts to emerge later on before you consider which to choose.
The Richmond Hill Historical Society will present the award-winning documentary "Stubborn as a Mule" at 7 p.m. June 2 in the Richmond Hill Museum.
Teens (ages 13-18) are invited to a skate jam under the cool lights and music from 8-10 p.m. Saturday at Corkan Family Fun Center, building 449. Bring your favorite music and it could be played on the sound system. Stewart's curfew rules apply. The $5-per-person cost includes skate rental. For more information, call 767-4273.
The original "Dolphin Tale" was a surprise hit with critics and audiences, but somehow, I'm not sure how it was enough to justify a sequel.
Military families' kids (15 and younger) are invited to a fishing event from 7-10 a.m. Saturday at Halstrom Lake on Hunter. Participants can register at the site.
Bend-the-Bar: Registration is under way for the Stewart/Hunter "Bend-the-Bar" Powerlifting and Bench Press Challenge Saturday at 4thIBCT Fitness Center.
"The Identical" is the type of movie that would be great on the Hallmark Channel or even TBN, for that matter. It's a movie that deals with a lot of elements that are both familiar and fundamental to movies of this kind: It features Scripture, Southern nostalgia and, of course, the birth of rock 'n' roll.
An AARP safe-driving course will be held from
"The November Man" has Pierce Brosnan returning to his spy-thriller roots, though not exactly with the same kind of charisma he brought to James Bond. Instead, we're treated to a competently made yet cliché-ridden film that, frankly, no one will remember in November.
The Civil War weapons presentation "Incoming" with Shuman's Artillery will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Fort McAllister State Park, 3894 Fort McAllister Road in Richmond Hill.
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