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Douglas County Happenings

Through the Holidays:, 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. "A Mid-Century Christmas" at the Douglas County Museum of History & Art
6754 Broad Street, downtown Douglasville - Free Admission, Open to the Public
Exhibit open Tuesdays - Saturdays through January 14 678.449.3939 info@douglascountymuseum.com

Job Opening: Publisher's Assistant for Chapel Hill News & Views
For details, please click on the link.

Job Opening at the Water & Sewer Authority: Experienced Laborer
This employee performs work of routine difficulty in manual labor involving physically demanding unskilled and limited semi-skilled tasks. Works as a member of water, wastewater or construction crew maintaining water and/or sewer lines. Employee will be on call on a rotating basis. Excellent benefits including health, drug, dental, life and disability insurance, and a defined benefit pension plan. Send resumes to PO Box 1157, Douglasville 30133 or complete an application in the offices at 8763 Hospital Drive.

Thursday, December 8 - Saturday, December 10, 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.: Art Bazaar at the Cultural Arts Center
8652 Campbellton Street - Free Admission, Open to the Public - original arts and crafts for sale by the Douglas County Art Guild - paintings, ornaments, gourds, pottery, stained glass, note cards, jewelry, textiles, photos, prints, woodturning, pet treats and more 770.949.2787

Thursday, December 8 - Friday, December 16, 12:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.: 18th annual Christmas Concerts in the Courthouse
Douglas County Courthouse Atrium, 8700 Hospital Drive - Free Admission, Open to the Public, Seating Available - 12:15 p.m. and 12:45 p.m. concerts weekdays - broadcast live on dctv23 with simulcast on www.CelebrateDouglasCounty.com - replays on weekends

Thursday, December 8: Chestnut Log Middle School Chorus/Chestnut Log Middle School Band
Friday, December 9: Annette Winn Elementary/Mason Creek Middle School

Monday, December 12: Bright Star Elementary School & Beulah Elementary School/Winston Elementary
Tuesday, December 13: Mirror Lake Elementary/Alexander High School
Wednesday, December 14: New Manchester High School/South Douglas Elementary School
Thursday, December 15: Lithia Springs Elementary/Mt. Carmel Elementary School
Friday, December 16: Eastside Elementary
Contact: Wes Tallon, Director of Communications & Community Relations 770.920.7593 wtallon@co.douglas.ga.us

Thursday, December 8 - Saturday, December 10, 7:00 p.m.: ACCA - Christmas, Volume III presented by the FAME Chorus
New Manchester High School Atrium, 4925 Ga Hwy 92/166 - $7 adults, $5 students

Friday, December 9 - Sunday, December 11, 7:00 p.m.: Living Christmas Tree
Douglasville 1st Baptist Church, Timber Ridge Drive at Prestley Mill Road - Free Admission, Open to the Public

Saturday, December 10, 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.: Whoville Holiday - Mom's Day Off
Dance Academy West, 2529 Bright Star Road - $40 per child includes lunch, hot chocolate bar, Whoville hair, crafts, dance, a visit with the Grinch and more - for ages 3 - 12 - pre-registration required 770.489.8580

Saturday, December 10, 11:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.: Captain Herb Emory Toys for Tots Toy Drive and Bike Ride
Fred's BBQ House, 541 Thornton Road, Lithia Springs - Free Admission, Open to the Public - bike ride- NASCAR simulator & cars - tanks - helicopter - Santa & train - live radio with WSB AM750/95/5FM - please bring a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots 770.941.1155

Saturday, December 10, 1:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.: A Deer Lick Park Christmas
2105 Mack Road - Free Admission, Open to the Public
1:30 p.m.: 1.5-mile Jingle Jog run/walk (fee is new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots)
3 p.m.: Kids Arts & Crafts
3 - 6 p.m.: Musical Groups Performance
3:30 p.m.: Dine & Dash Opens
3:45 p.m.: Candy Cane Hunt
4:45 p.m.: Santa and Mrs. Claus Arrive
5 p.m.: Float Rides
6 p.m.: Tree Lighting
Contact: Douglas County Parks and Recreation 770.920.7129

Monday, December 12, 6:00 p.m.: Chapel Hill Middle School Chorus Winter Concert
Douglas County High School Mashburn Theater - Free Admission, Open to the Public - 6th grade at 6 p.m., 7th grade at 6:45 p.m., 8th grade at 7:30 p.m.

Monday, December 12 - Tuesday, December 13, 7:00 p.m.: Christmas Concerts at Colonial Hills Christian School
Mt. Vernon Road, Lithia Springs - Free Admission, Open to the Public
6th - 12th grade program: 7 p.m., Monday, December 12th
K3 - 5th grade program: 7 p.m., Tuesday, December 13th 770.941.6342

Tuesday, December 13, 7:00 p.m.: FAME Dance Presents Senior Dance Concert
New Manchester High School Fine Arts Theater, 4925 Ga Hwy 92/166 - $7 adults, $5 students 770.651.2711

Tuesday, December 13 - Thursday, December 15, 7:30 p.m.: Believe Financial Freedom and Empowerment Conference
Studio T, 4040 Chapel Hill Road - Free Admission, Open to the Public - please bring a canned good/non-perishable food item or a toy for local needs
Contact: Michelle Elliott 770.364.2082

Thursday, December 15, 10:00 a.m.: Safe Kids Douglas County Child Safety Seat Inspection Station
Douglas County Transportation Center, 8800 Dorris Road - Free Appointment but RSVP Required - one-on-one time with parent/caregiver to provide education on proper car seat use, as well as hands-on help for car seat installation 770.949.5155

Thursday, December 15, 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.: Tacky Tinsel Tasting at the Old Courthouse Museum
6754 Bankhead Highway/US Hwy 78 - $10 admission includes 4 tasting tickets for wine & craft beer + cigar sampling - gaudiest outfit contest and redneck refreshments 678.449.3939 info@douglascountymuseum.com

Thursday, December 15, 7:00 p.m.: FAME Band Presents Band Holiday Concert
New Manchester High School Fine Arts Theater, 4925 Ga Hwy 92/166 - $5 students, $7 adults 770.651.2711

Saturday, December 17, 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.: "Managing Tome on Purpose" Book Signing by Dr. Deborah Johnson-Blake benefiting the Douglas County Humane Society
Eva's Bakeshop, 6880 Douglas Boulevard - 10% of book sale proceeds will benefit the Humane Society

Sunday, December 18, 3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.: Kwanzaa Celebration
Cultural Arts Center, 8652 Campbellton Street - Free Admission, Open to the Public - hosted by the DC Connection 770.949.2787 culturedirector@earthlink.net

Monday, December 19, 7:30 p.m.: Golden Bells of Atlanta in Concert
Douglasville 1st Presbyterian Church, Campbellton Street at I-20 - Free Admission, Open to the Public - concert will include old and new favorites in a variety of musical styles including classical, traditional, sacred and secular goldenbellsofatlanta@gmail.com

Douglas County Board of Commissioners

Douglas County Courthouse, 8700 Hospital Drive, Douglasville ~ 770.949.2000

Monday, December 19, 10:00 a.m.: Work Session
Commissioners Board Room, 3rd floor, Douglas County Courthouse - Open to the Public

Tuesday, December 20, 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.: Legislative Meeting
Citizen's Hall, Douglas County Courthouse - Open to the Public - Broadcast live on dctv23 (Channel 23 on Comcast & Channel 99 on AT&T U-verse) and simulcast on www.CelebrateDouglasCounty.com

Televised live on dctv23 and simulcast live on www.CelebrateDouglasCounty.com

Douglas County Board of Education/Public School System

9030 Georgia Highway 5 at Gurley Road (next to Hunter Park)
P. O. Box 1077, Douglasville 30133 ~ 770.651.2000

Friday, December 16: Last Day of School before the Christmas Holidays
Monday, December 19 - Tuesday, January 3: School Holidays

Douglas County Chamber of Commerce:
6658 Church Street, Douglasville ~ 770.942.5022

Need a Job?: Check out the latest job listings at www.douglasjobs.com.

Thursday, December 15, 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.: Comcast Business After Hours
John Bleakley Ford, 870 Thornton Road, Lithia Springs - Free for Members, $20 Guests - featuring Dot Padgett book signing, door prizes and more - come early, stay late


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Douglas County Happenings is a program of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners through its Department of Communications & Community Relations as a public service to our citizens. Our e-mail list is not published or sold. Listings in Happenings are limited to events open to the general Public that involve government, not-for-profit or charitable events. Deadline for submittal is Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. to dctv23@co.douglas.ga.us.