Wednesday, February 29, 2012

On Deck Sports

On Deck Sports, serving the Valdosta and surrounding area, is a professional baseball and softball training facility. We work with kids of all ages. On Deck Sports offers instructional lessons, with a focus on hitting, catching, infield play and pitching. Pitching machines are available for rent, along with a batting Cage and bullpen. On Deck Sports, will soon offer video analysis of the fundamentals to help break down the various motions and techniques for detailed analysis. It gives the coaches, parents, and players a visual reference for proper evaluation.
Our purpose at On Deck Sports is to "get you to the next level" of your competitive sport by giving you the means to reach your mental and physical potential.

Georgia International Folk Fair

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Azalea Festival - 3/10 & 11th

The 2012 Valdosta - Lowndes Azalea Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, March 10 and 11. Attendees from all over the Southeast will enjoy one of our area's beautiful parks filled with over 140 vendors, three stages of entertainment, a huge food court, a 5K race, a 1 mile fun walk/run, and a KidZone with a waterball ride, frisbee chasing k-9's, inflatable attractions, a children's train ride, pony rides, a rock wall, a live tiger presented by Tiger Stripes Animal Sanctuary, carriage rides, a Humane Society pet contest. Other areas of the park will feature a classic car and bike show (motorcycles on Sat., cars on Sun.), a mechanical bull ride, racing pigs, a plant sale by Wiregrass Technical College, roaming clowns and jugglers, a euro-bungee ride, and a whole lot more!

This event has become a regional Festival attracting vendors and attendees from all over the Southeastern United States. We're delighted that we can offer this and so much more with no admission charge.

In 2011, we had over 140 Vendors from Ohio, Tennessee, Alabama, North and South Carolina as well as 20 from Florida and over a dozen from North Georgia. In addition, last-minute hits on our website indicate that people are traveling from as far away as the Carolinas, Alabama and throughout Florida to attend the Azalea Festival. And why not? It's great fun!

If you have any questions about the Festival, please contact us at 229-269-9381. See you at the festival!

H. Aaron Strickland
Executive Director

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Park Avenue Methodist Church: Mother Son Luau, Mother Daughter Tea & 5th Annual Bunny Hop

Mother-Son Luau
Saturday, March 10th at 5:00 and 7:30pm at the church. Admission $10. Tickets on sale at the church.  Proceeds benefit Missions

Mother-Daughter Tea
A Celebration of Life Through the Eyes of a Child
All women and young ladies are invited to attend Saturday March 3, 2012 at 3:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Sponsored by the Park Avenue UMW. All proceeds will benefit UMW Missions. Tickets are now on sale: Adults $8, Children $5 (5th gr. and younger).

5th Annual Bunny Hop
March 17th. Tickets are $7 each & 2 & under are free. This includes a pancake breakfast, bounce house, slide, Easter egg hunt & games. Also you can have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny! Proceeds go to Park Ave PreK.

For More Information Call Park Avenue Methodist Church:

Phone: (229) 242-3562

Monday, February 27, 2012

VHS & LHS Financial Aid Night!

Financial Aid Night
Forum provided for those seeking assistance with financial aid

On Tuesday, Feb. 28, VCS and Lowndes County Schools are teaming up to sponsor a financial aid class to help area high school students and adults who are seeking financial aid. 

The class will be held in the University Center on Patterson st. from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Maggie Lunceford, Georgia Student Finance Representative, will discuss updates and information including:
  • FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Hope Scholarship 
  • Hope Grant
  • Pell Grant
  • Work Study Programs
  • Student loans 
We hope to see you there!

Friday, February 24, 2012

Science Saturday

Science Saturday tomorrow at VSU 9am-12pm. Free and open to the public in the Bailey Science Building.

The event will provide hands-on activities for children to help them understand all aspects of biology. Activities include examining skulls and crossbones, a closer look at the skin, animal dissections, pond life exposed and monitoring the heart beat on an EKG.

The Science Saturday program is part of the College of Arts and Sciences STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Initiative. The goal of the STEM initiative is to encourage middle grades students to major in STEM areas and help students succeed in those programs. The program puts science and math into a fun and entertaining context and allows students to see basic scientific principles in action.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Happy Kids Spring Consignment Sale!!

Its time for the Spring Happy Kids Consignment Sale!! 

Drop off: Feb. 26 & 27. Sale open to public, Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 9AM!! 

We have a few consignor slots left. 

See our FB page for more detail or email

Downtown Nashville!!

Boys & Girls Club Baseball

South Georgia Baseball Academy

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Strictly for Kids Sale

Strictly for Kids Sale

Our website is  Please go to the website and see all the details for our upcoming Spring/Summer 2012 sale.  If you wish to consign, please email me back and I will send you an account number. Also, please let me know the date and time you would like to drop your things off.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Valdosta Junior Service League's Tossed & Found Thrift Sale

Leapin' Lizards, Moms & Sons!

Attention Moms and sons! While daddy and daughter are at the big Valentine’s Dance this Friday and Saturday we invite all you moms and sons to come for your own special time together! It’s Family Feast & Fun Night at Leapin' Lizards Party and Fun Zone! Get 2 kid’s admissions, 1 large pizza, and a pitcher of Pepsi for only $25!! (Have only 1 kid - no problem, same deal with one kid’s admission for only $20!!)

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Sale at Belk

Stopped by Belk last week and grabbed some Ralph Lauren/Polo shirts for my kids on clearance for $8 for little kids, $9 for big kids.  That is a great price!  I had to return some pants that didn't work today and I saw some still on the clearance racks!