Wednesday, October 13, 2010
The 2010 Moody Community Appreciation Day/Air Show will be held on Saturday, November 13 (Rain date is Sunday, November 14) This event is FREE and open to all military members, retirees, civilians, contractors and their families - as well as the entire Valdosta, Georgia, community! http://www.moodyfss.com/content.asp?pid=14&id=940
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office announces the return of its Safe Halloween Trick or Treat Carnival from 5-9 pm on October 30th at the Lowndes County Civic Center. Admission to the event is $1. Admission to enter the haunted house is also $1. All the proceeds from the carnival will be given to the Lowndes Drug Action Council (LODAC). Vendors wishing to participate can contact Ramonda Holmes at the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office @ 229-671-2900. Above information taken from Valdosta Daily Times newspaper.
On Friday Oct. 15, Valdosta State University’s Planetarium will present The Astrotheology of Thomas Wright, the first public planetarium show of the 2010-2011 season. There will be two showings, one at 8 p.m. and the other at 9 p.m. Dr. Kenneth Rumstay, director of the planetarium and observatory, will use the planetarium to take visitors back in time to the middle of the 18th century. Admission is by ticket only, and tickets are free of charge. However, seating for each show is limited to 47. Tickets may be reserved in advance by calling VSU’s Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences at (229) 333-5752. Tickets will be available at the door beginning at 7:30 p.m. on the night of the show. Limited public parking is available in front of Nevins Hall. Because of the darkened environment within the planetarium, latecomers may not be admitted once the show has begun. This show is suitable for ages 5 and up. If weather permits, the observatory atop Nevins Hall will be open to allow guests an opportunity to view the wonders of the heavens. http://valdostadailytimes.com/local/x935813874/VSU-to-host-planetarium-show-Friday Above information copied from Valdosta Daily Times website. Show Dates and Titles: October 15, 2010 ~ The Astrotheology of Thomas Wright November 12 ~ Meteorites: Rocks from Space December 3 ~ The Star of Bethlehem February 11, 2011 ~ Is there life on other worlds? April 8 ~ Fifty years ago: Man in Space!
This just announced! The next Bring A Friend Free Day at Wild Adventures Theme Park is Sunday, October 17. All Season Pass holders, both 2010 and 2011, are invited to bring a friend to the park for FREE on that day. Simply visit the park with your friend and your season pass to share the adventure! http://www.wildadventures.com/Calendar/EventDetails/tabid/341/Default.aspx?EventID=108
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Chick-fil-A at North Valdosta (Inner Perimeter Road) is having Winnersville Days this coming Thursday, October 7 and Friday, October 8! All you have to do is eat breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Chick-fil-A at North Valdosta and donate your receipt to either the Lowndes Vikings box or Valdosta Wildcats box! The school with the most in totaled receipts for the two days will receive 10% of those totaled receipts donated to their school!!
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Wednesday, October 6, 2010
The Thomasville Fly-In Come join us for the 43rd Annual Fly-In the 2nd weekend in October! October 8, 9, and 10, 2010 THOMASVILLE AVIATION CLUB Irv NeSmith, President 1 A. Sherrod Road Coolidge, GA. 31738 Phone: 229-403-1071 Email: email@example.com The Plane Station, Inc. 229-226-4753 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (229) 403-1071 http://www.thomasvilleflyin.com/ *I am not sure where this is actually taking place. If you are interested, contact the above numbers/emails!
October 5, 2010 to October 9, 2010 53rd Annual Deep South Fair at Thomasville Exchange Club Fairgrounds Tuesday – Saturday, October 5th – 9th, 2010 at Thomasville Exchange Club Fairgrounds, 2057 GA Hwy 122 / Pavo Rd. •Derby Nights: Tuesday & Thursday – Gates open 5:30 PM until 10 PM, Admission $6 (5 & Under Free). Derby begins at 7:30 PM ~ New This Year: Mini Van Class! •Wednesday - Gates Open 5:30 PM – 10 PM, Admission $6 (5 & Under Free) ~ Midway Attractions & Cheehaw Park Live Animal Exhibit, 6 PM – 10 PM; Thomas County 4H Goat Show, 6:30 PM until… •Friday – Gates Open 5:30 PM until Close, Admission $6 (5 & Under Free) ~ Midway Attractions • Saturday - Kids’ Day - 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM, Admission $6 – 12 & Under Free Until 5:30 PM. Admission $6 After 5:30 PM (5 & Under Free). Midway Attractions & Cheehaw Park Live Animal Exhibit, 6 PM – 10 PM. Arts & Crafts Exhibit, Commercial Exhibits Open All Week During Fair. Armband Prices: Tues., Wed., Thur. – $18 and Fri. & Sat. – $20. Contacts: Sam Harnevious, 229-403-6037, Jim Searcy, 229-221-4981, Benny Bufford, 229-584-0775, Eddie Freeman, 229-266-2241. Fairgrounds Main Number, 229-226-6121. http://www.thomasvillega.com/?p=569
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
The Valdosta State University Planetarium has announced its 2010-2011 series of public planetarium shows: • Oct. 15: The Astrotheology of Thomas Wright. • Nov. 12: Meteorites: Rocks from Space. • Dec. 3: The Star of Bethlehem. • Feb. 11: Is there Life on Other Worlds? • April 8: Fifty Years Ago: Man in Space! Planetarium shows are at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. on each evening and are suitable for ages 5 and up. Admission is by ticket only, and seating is limited to 47 visitors per show. Tickets are available free of charge and may be reserved in advance by calling the Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences at (229) 333-5752. The planetarium is located in NH 3004 on the third floor of Nevins Hall. If weather permits, the VSU Observatory will be open for public viewing during and after the planetarium shows. Reservations are now being accepted for all shows. http://valdostadailytimes.com/local/x231066274/VSU-announces-planetarium-show-schedule
An A-Maze-Ing Place Where: Off Interstate 75 Exit 13, on Old Clyattville Road, like heading to Wild Adventures. Regular hours: 6 p.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 30. Haunted Maze: Last two weekends of the month, from 9 p.m.-midnight. Other times: Group visits by schools, church groups, clubs, etc., can be scheduled for other times and dates. Maze admission: $8, adult (13-up); $6, children (ages 4-12); free, children under 3. $3, hayride; refreshments, corn cannon, more. More information: Visit the website http://www.anamazingplacevaldosta.com/; or call (229) 740-2346. http://valdostadailytimes.com/local/x677779871/Corn-maze-returns-with-new-twists
PROBE COLLEGE FAIRS HELP STUDENTS WITH IMPORTANT DECISIONS Approximately 45,000 Georgia high school students and their parents will explore the options of post-secondary education this fall at one of the many PROBE College Fairs, including the Valdosta Fair to be held at Valdosta High School Gymnasium on Thursday, October 7, 2010 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. PROBE is the organized college fair tour that attracts representatives from non-profit educational institutions to shopping malls, civic centers, and high schools throughout the state of Georgia. The typical PROBE FAIR consists of two to three hours of browsing time for students and parents. Topics such as financial aid, housing, programs of study, admission’s requirements, scholarships, and campus life are discussed with the representatives. Last year, more that 250 private and public colleges and universities, technical institutes, and ROTC participated in PROBE. For more information, contact the Valdosta High School Counseling Department at (229) 333-8550 or Bill Smith, Executive Director at (404) 355-8586.