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Week of April 15, 2019

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HOT TOPICS

City Council Meets Thursday

The Peachtree City Mayor and Council will meet on Thursday, April 18, 6:30 p.m., at City Hall.  The public is welcome.  The agenda includes a Public Hearing for a variance to the watershed protection buffers at 506 Telfair Park, a request to abandon a drainage easement at 300 Turnbridge Circle, a request by B. Lilley Productions to hold air shows at Atlanta Regional Airport- Falcon Field, the Highway 54 East Access Management Plan, and a revised Indemnification Resolution to include suits for defamation against City elected and appointed officials.  The complete agenda and packet are available at www.peachtree-city.org/councilagenda

City Summer Camps – Registration Starts Today

What are the kids doing this summer?  Check out Peachtree City’s host of summer camps for options. 

  • Kedron Sports & Swimming – Ages 5 – 13 years
  • Kedron Arts & Swimming – Ages 5 – 12 years
  • Basketball (multiple camps) – Ages 4 – 18 years
  • Volleyball – Ages 9 – 14 years
  • LEGO Engineering – Ages 6 – 12 years
  • Little Veterinarian School – Ages 5 – 10 years
  • Playball – Ages 2 – 3 years
  • Friendship Craze / Acting Craze – Ages 8 – 14 years
  • Mind Up (Mindfulness) – Ages 10 – 14
  • Glenloch Summer Adventure Field Trips – Ages 5 – 12 (Early Bird discount through 4/21)

Learn more details about each of the camps listed above, session dates, and more at

https://peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/15027/2019-camp-flyers?bidId .  Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/peachtreecityrec/Home

COMMUNITY NEWS

Optimists & Fire Department Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday

Join the Peachtree City Optimist Club & PTC Fire Department this Saturday, Saturday, April 20, from 10:00 a.m. – noon, at Shakerag Knoll (192 McIntosh Trail) for a great event.  Photos and visits with the Easter Bunny and Sparky, the Fire Dog, bounce house, dinosaur slide, hunting for eggs and prizes, and much more.  This event is free.

World War II Heritage Days Returns April 27 & 28

Georgia’s largest annual World War II and 1940s themed event returns on Saturday and Sunday, April 27 & 28, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the CAF Dixie Wing Hangar and Atlanta Regional Airport – Falcon Field (1200 Echo Ct.).  This is a can’t-miss experience for anyone who enjoys nostalgia, big band music, swing dancing, historic aircraft and military vehicles, antique cars, and vintage fashion. The program includes educational activities and living history demonstrations for all ages.  Parking is $20 per car of golf cart. Parking for buses is $5 per person. Free parking for WWII Veterans. No additional fee for admission, but some activities and vendors have separate fees.  Check out all the details at www.wwiidays.org

Police Auxiliary Taking Donations for Police Week

The Peachtree City Auxiliary and a group of citizens will hold a Police Appreciation event on Tuesday, May 14, and Wednesday, May15, during National Police Week.  Any members of the community who would like to make a donation for this event is asked to send a check to the PTC Police Auxiliary Force 350 Hwy 74 S, PTC GA 30269 (please include the term POLICE WEEK on the memo line.  If you have questions, please contact sheeple53@aol.com

The Smokin’ Bike Fest BBQ Competition coming May 31 & June 1

The Smokin' Bike Fest will be held on Friday & Saturday, May 31 & June 1, at the McIntosh Trail Recreation Complex.  The whole community is invited to join the Peachtree City BMX Association as they celebrate their 40th Anniversary with BBQ competition, live music, kids’ activities, and more amazing food.  Parking and admission are free.  Locals can also compete against the pros in the Steak Grilling Contest on Friday night.  Sign up at https://smokinbikefest.com.  On Saturday, attendees will get to sample competition BBQ and vote in the People's Choice Award category.  Event proceeds benefit Peachtree City BMX and will help ensure the club continues giving back to the kids and the community for years to come.

Rules for Graduation Signs and Banners

Peachtree City waives the sign permit requirement and $30 fee for graduation signs or banners placed at subdivision entrances between May 1 – June 12.  No advertising on the signs is permitted, and signs/banners may not be tied to trees or block signs or visibility.  All banners must be removed by June 12.  Permits or fees are not required for graduation signs placed on personal residential property, and one sign per lot is permitted.  For more information on placement and size restrictions, visit https://peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/1821/FAQ-graduationsigns

Registrations Announced & Underway:

  • City Summer Camps Registration opens TODAY!  Catalog with camp descriptions and online registration at www.peachtree-city.org/recreation 
  • Golf Cart Summer Safety Classes for ages 12 – 16.  The Peachtree City Police Department will be offering their golf Cart Safety Course several times over the summer (8:00 a.m. – noon, June 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, July 1, 2, 3, 22, 23). This is a great, free class for a young new cart driver. Contact Officer Cjudy@peachtree-city.org to reserve a spot (class size is limited, reservation required).
  • July 4th Parade Registration Begins May 15. Parade registration for Peachtree City residents and businesses will begin May 15 (Fayette County residents/businesses begins May 22).  Before registering, please review the 2019 Parade Rules at http://www.peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/11137/Parade-Info-and-Rules-2019?bidId
  • Call for Submissions - Peachtree City Anthology - In honor of Peachtree City’s 60th anniversary, the will publish an anthology of personal essays/poems capturing the essence of Peachtree City as “home.” Memoirs of growing up in, moving to, or starting a business in Peachtree City, newsworthy moments, iconic events, or lost places, profiles of local personalities, ghost stories and tall tales, etc., all needed.  Ages 15 & up only, 2,000-word max for prose, 100 lines for poetry, deadline June 30. For submission instructions and more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/peachtree-city-anthology-submissions-tickets-57620598762 
  • Teen CERT Program Summer Camp – Registration underway for ages 13 – 17.  Registration deadline is June 1, with daily morning sessions (8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) at the Police Department from June 10 – 14.  More info and applications at http://www.cert-peachtreecity.com/
  • Youth Football & Cheer (K-8th Grade) at http://www.fayettecountyfootball.com/ - Late registration begins May 1.
  • Dragon Boat Teams Early Bird Registration Now Open – the Rotary Club is registering teams for the September 28 Dragon Boat Festival at Drake Field and on Lake Peachtree - https://ptcdragonboats.org/ 
  • PTC Monopoly Tournament for Ages 12+.  Registration underway for Saturday, May 4, Official Hasbro tournament - no entry fee and over $2,000 in cash and prizes.  Register by sending name, age, email, phone, and address to MonopolyPTC@gmail.com  
  • Exchange Student Host Families - World Heritage International Student Exchange host families for the 2019-20 School Year.  Students come from over 60 countries with health insurance, spending money, and the urge to learn about the American Culture. Go to www.world-heritage.org or contact BobComeau@att.net / 978-204-3953 if interested.   Please apply before the end of June.

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATES

Utility /Right-of-Way Projects

Atlanta Gas Light is working in Everton Phase 1 through June 1. 

AT&T is working at the following locations:

  • Cameron Trail area (Wickerhill, Treillage, Tapestry, Chestnut Field) through July 22. 
  • Glenloch (Bridlepath, Clydesdale, Morgans Turn, Doubletrace, Stevens Entry) through May 21. 
  • Kedron Drive West (The Retreat at Kedron Village, Belvedere, Sagamore) through April 21. 

REMINDER:  Utility work takes place in City-owned Right-of-Way or Utility Easements.  Please do not threaten contractors – they are allowed to work in this area whether you personally want the service or not. While it may be your “yard,” it is not your property.  Contractors will restore grass when done in the neighborhood – Residents should water new grass seed/sod after installation (the utilities do not return to keep grass seed/sod watered).  No one should have private sprinkler systems or electric dog fences in the public right-of-way, but if you do, please mark them when you see other utilities marked in your yard.  Utility contractors are not responsible for restoring these items, and locate services (811) will not know about them to mark them. 

CALENDAR

Fayette Extension Program:  Wildflowers – Tuesday, April 16, 10:00 a.m., at the Fayette Extension Office (140 Stonewall Avenue W, Suite 201, Fayetteville).  Learn some of the different wildflowers that flourish in Georgia that will increase visual interest and increase pollinators in your garden. Program is free, but RSVP required at with names, number attending, and phone number at uge2113@uga.edu

Peachtree City Convention & Visitors Bureau Meeting – Wednesday, April 17 – CANCELLED.  The next regular meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 15, 9:00 a.m., at the Visitors Center. 

Library Adult Sensory Storytime – Wednesday, April 17, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., at the Peachtree City Library.  This program is geared toward special needs adults and will include a storytime with a common theme, followed by a simple craft or activity that provides a sensory experience for special needs adults. For example: playing instruments, listening to music, building with Legos, yoga poses, coloring and pasting, or creating something to take home. This program is free and open to the public. This event will be held in the Children’s Storytime Room. No registration required.

Peachtree City Police Department Blood Drive – Friday, April 19, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., at the PD (350 S HWY 74).  Sign up at https://donors.lifesouth.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/597253

Run the Ridge 5K for SCT – Saturday, April 20, 8:00 a.m., at The Ridge Nature Area (390 Burch Rd, Fayetteville). Parking opens at 6:30 a.m.  For registration and information on volunteering or sponsorship, visit https://sctlandtrust.org/run-the-ridge-5k/

Fayette County Earth Day Festival – Saturday, April 20, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at The Ridge Nature Area (390 Burch Rd, Fayetteville).  Celebrate with lots of fun activities, including hikes, educational activities for the entire family, local vendors, and pet adoptions.  Admission is free. For more information and sponsorship opportunities, visit https://sctlandtrust.org/2019-earth-day-festival/

Peachtree City Planning Commission Meeting – Monday, April 22, 7:00 p.m., at City Hall.  The public is welcome.  Agenda and packet will be posted at www.peachtree-city.org/planningagenda

Fayette County Board of Education Meeting – Monday, April 22, 7:00 p.m., at 205 LaFayette Avenue, Building A, in Fayetteville. 

Fayette County Board of Commissioners Meeting – Tuesday, April 23, 2:00 p.m., at the County Commission Chambers, 140 Stonewall Ave. W, Suite 100.  For agenda information, visit https://fayettecountyga.gov/administration/BOC/county_commission_meetings.htm

Holy Trinity Knights of Columbus Community Golf Outing – Friday, April 26, at Whitewater Creek Country Club. Contact Rick Binfield at 678-462-7425 or rick@rickbinfield.net for details.

FSS Presents: Read Good with Goodreads – Friday, April 26, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., at The Gathering Place, (203 McIntosh Tr.). Open the pages with the Peachtree City Library as they teach us about the reading app, Goodreads – the largest community of book lovers in one place. Get a demonstration on how to set up an account, search for books, find your next great read, and even follow your favorite author. Feel free to bring your tablet or phone to follow along. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org

Fayette Master Gardner Association Plant Sale – Saturday, April 27, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at the Fayette County Government Complex (140 Stonewall Ave. W).  Plants, art, tools, and other garden-related items for sale.  For more information, visit https://www.fayettemga.org/events

World War II Heritage Days – Saturday & Sunday, April 27 & 28, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the CAF Dixie Wing Hangar and Atlanta Regional Airport – Falcon Field (1200 Echo Ct). Enjoy the nostalgia, big band music, swing dancing, historic aircraft and military vehicles, antique cars, and vintage fashion of the 1940s, with educational activities and living history demonstrations for all ages.  Parking is $20 per car of golf cart. Parking for buses is $5 per person. Free parking for WWII Veterans. No additional fee for admission, but some activities and vendors have separate fees.  Check out all the details at www.wwiidays.org

Fayette County's Bark for Life – Saturday, April 27, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., at Shakerag Knoll (201 McIntosh Trail).  Bring the pooch to a “pAwsome” event and help raise money to fight cancer.  For more information and registration, see https://www.facebook.com/Bark-For-Life-Fayette-County-GA-374202406027293/

Annual Spring Cleanup - Saturday & Sunday, May 4 & 5, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at the Mulching Center and Meade Fields Parking Lot (Rockaway Road).  Peachtree City residents can drop off unwanted appliances, furniture, and other junk that the City cannot normally accept. No tires, batteries, or household garbage. If you have questions, please call Public Works at 770-487-5183.

Paws for a Purpose Charity Dog Walk – Saturday, May 4, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at Shamrock Park in Tyrone, GA. The annual event features a 1 Mile Dog Walk, vendors, contests, pet adoptions, and more. This family-friendly and dog-friendly event is hosted by Fayette Daybreak Rotary Club and benefits animal welfare groups in the community. For more information, visit https://fayettedaybreak.org/paws-for-a-purpose  or contact carolstallings@numail.org..

Operation Homefront Golf Invitational – Monday, May 6, at Flat Creek Golf Club.  Proceeds benefit Operation Homefront, a national non-profit organization dedicated to building strong, stable, and secure military families so they can thrive in the communities they have worked so hard to protect. More information and registration at https://operationhomefront.formstack.com/forms/peachtree2019

St. Christopher Golf Classic – Monday, May 13, at Flat Creek Country Club.  All proceeds benefit St. Christopher’s Outreach Ministry, The Bedford School, and The Joseph Sams School.  For more information and registration, visit https://secure.perfectgolfevent.com/eventweb/7454/

ONGOING

Current Recreation Activities Catalog available at www.peachtree-city.org/recreation

Peachtree City Yard Sales – Signs at City Hall, List on the PTC App.  Authorized yard sale signs are available at City Hall for $0.50 each, and the yard sale application and rules are available at City Hall or online at http://www.peachtree-city.org/979/Yard-Sales

Tree Removal Permits – Tree removal permit applications are reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Department – visit http://peachtree-city.org/1195/Trees

Burn Permits – Outdoor burning is allowed October 1 – April 30. Outdoor burn permits are required for residential yard debris burning.  Visit www.peachtree-city.org/burn to obtain permit for the day of burn (page is updated daily to reflect whether weather conditions allow for burning on that day). 

“My Community Officer” Program – The Peachtree City Police Department’s “My Community Officer” program pairs officers who have volunteered to serve as individual points of contact with each neighborhood in Peachtree City for questions or issues on police related issues.  Learn more at www.peachtree-city.org/MyCommunityOfficerPlease make sure the department has updated Homeowner Association contact information via this page as well.

Recycling – The Peachtree City Recycling Center (off Highway 74 S at Rockaway Road) accepts yard waste and e-waste and is open on Wednesdays, 1:00 – 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Recycling Stations at Public Works are open 24/7 and include a used book drop. No aerosol cans or plastic bags can be accepted. For more information, email kptcb@peachtree-city.org or call 770-632-3195.

Doing Business with Peachtree City – Do you operate or work for a local business that would be interested in doing business with the City?  Visit www.peachtree-city.org/bids to check out current bids and Requests for Proposals/Information, and sign up for the City’s vendor list.

Crime Tips – If you have information that would assist the Police Department in any local crimes, please call 770-487-8866 or submit an anonymous tip at www.peachtree-city.org/police ttp://www.peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/1644/Police-Department-Applicationand selecting “Crime Tips” or the department’s Facebook app, or text "PTCTIPS” and the information to 274637 (“CRIMES”)"

MedReturn Prescription Disposal Program – Citizens can bring unwanted prescriptions to the PTC Police Station Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (NO needles/sharps, syringes with needles, thermometers, IV bags, bloody or infectious waste, personal care products, empty containers, inhalers, medical equipment, liquids, creams, or hydrogen peroxide).




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HOT TOPICS

City Council Meets Thursday
The Peachtree City Mayor and Council will meet on Thursday, April 18, 6:30 p.m., at City Hall. The public is welcome. The agenda includes a Public Hearing for a variance to the watershed protection buffers at 506 Telfair Park, a request to abandon a drainage easement at 300 Turnbridge Circle, a request by B. Lilley Productions to hold air shows at Atlanta Regional Airport- Falcon Field, the Highway 54 East Access Management Plan, and a revised Indemnification Resolution to include suits for defamation against City elected and appointed officials. The complete agenda and packet are available at www.peachtree-city.org/councilagenda


City Summer Camps – Registration Starts Today
What are the kids doing this summer? Check out Peachtree City’s host of summer camps for options.
• Kedron Sports & Swimming – Ages 5 – 13 years
• Kedron Arts & Swimming – Ages 5 – 12 years
• Basketball (multiple camps) – Ages 4 – 18 years
• Volleyball – Ages 9 – 14 years
• LEGO Engineering – Ages 6 – 12 years
• Little Veterinarian School – Ages 5 – 10 years
• Playball – Ages 2 – 3 years
• Friendship Craze / Acting Craze – Ages 8 – 14 years
• Mind Up (Mindfulness) – Ages 10 – 14
• Glenloch Summer Adventure Field Trips – Ages 5 – 12 (Early Bird discount through 4/21)
Learn more details about each of the camps listed above, session dates, and more at
https://peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/15027/2019-camp-flyers?bidId . Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/peachtreecityrec/Home


COMMUNITY NEWS


Optimists & Fire Department Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday
Join the Peachtree City Optimist Club & PTC Fire Department this Saturday, Saturday, April 20, from 10:00 a.m. – noon, at Shakerag Knoll (192 McIntosh Trail) for a great event. Photos and visits with the Easter Bunny and Sparky, the Fire Dog, bounce house, dinosaur slide, hunting for eggs and prizes, and much more. This event is free.


World War II Heritage Days Returns April 27 & 28
Georgia’s largest annual World War II and 1940s themed event returns on Saturday and Sunday, April 27 & 28, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the CAF Dixie Wing Hangar and Atlanta Regional Airport – Falcon Field (1200 Echo Ct.). This is a can’t-miss experience for anyone who enjoys nostalgia, big band music, swing dancing, historic aircraft and military vehicles, antique cars, and vintage fashion. The program includes educational activities and living history demonstrations for all ages. Parking is $20 per car of golf cart. Parking for buses is $5 per person. Free parking for WWII Veterans. No additional fee for admission, but some activities and vendors have separate fees. Check out all the details at www.wwiidays.org


Police Auxiliary Taking Donations for Police Week
The Peachtree City Auxiliary and a group of citizens will hold a Police Appreciation event on Tuesday, May 14, and Wednesday, May15, during National Police Week. Any members of the community who would like to make a donation for this event is asked to send a check to the PTC Police Auxiliary Force 350 Hwy 74 S, PTC GA 30269 (please include the term POLICE WEEK on the memo line. If you have questions, please contact sheeple53@aol.com


The Smokin’ Bike Fest BBQ Competition coming May 31 & June 1
The Smokin' Bike Fest will be held on Friday & Saturday, May 31 & June 1, at the McIntosh Trail Recreation Complex. The whole community is invited to join the Peachtree City BMX Association as they celebrate their 40th Anniversary with BBQ competition, live music, kids’ activities, and more amazing food. Parking and admission are free. Locals can also compete against the pros in the Steak Grilling Contest on Friday night. Sign up at https://smokinbikefest.com. On Saturday, attendees will get to sample competition BBQ and vote in the People's Choice Award category. Event proceeds benefit Peachtree City BMX and will help ensure the club continues giving back to the kids and the community for years to come.


Rules for Graduation Signs and Banners
Peachtree City waives the sign permit requirement and $30 fee for graduation signs or banners placed at subdivision entrances between May 1 – June 12. No advertising on the signs is permitted, and signs/banners may not be tied to trees or block signs or visibility. All banners must be removed by June 12. Permits or fees are not required for graduation signs placed on personal residential property, and one sign per lot is permitted. For more information on placement and size restrictions, visit https://peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/1821/FAQ-graduationsigns .


Registrations Announced & Underway:
• City Summer Camps – Registration opens TODAY! Catalog with camp descriptions and online registration at www.peachtree-city.org/recreation
• Golf Cart Summer Safety Classes for ages 12 – 16. The Peachtree City Police Department will be offering their golf Cart Safety Course several times over the summer (8:00 a.m. – noon, June 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, July 1, 2, 3, 22, 23). This is a great, free class for a young new cart driver. Contact Officer Cjudy@peachtree-city.org to reserve a spot (class size is limited, reservation required).
• July 4th Parade Registration Begins May 15. Parade registration for Peachtree City residents and businesses will begin May 15 (Fayette County residents/businesses begins May 22). Before registering, please review the 2019 Parade Rules at http://www.peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/11137/Parade-Info-and-Rules-2019?bidId
• Call for Submissions - Peachtree City Anthology - In honor of Peachtree City’s 60th anniversary, the will publish an anthology of personal essays/poems capturing the essence of Peachtree City as “home.” Memoirs of growing up in, moving to, or starting a business in Peachtree City, newsworthy moments, iconic events, or lost places, profiles of local personalities, ghost stories and tall tales, etc., all needed. Ages 15 & up only, 2,000-word max for prose, 100 lines for poetry, deadline June 30. For submission instructions and more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/peachtree-city-anthology-submissions-tickets-57620598762
• Teen CERT Program Summer Camp – Registration underway for ages 13 – 17. Registration deadline is June 1, with daily morning sessions (8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) at the Police Department from June 10 – 14. More info and applications at http://www.cert-peachtreecity.com/
• Youth Football & Cheer (K-8th Grade) at http://www.fayettecountyfootball.com/ - Late registration begins May 1.
• Dragon Boat Teams Early Bird Registration Now Open – the Rotary Club is registering teams for the September 28 Dragon Boat Festival at Drake Field and on Lake Peachtree - https://ptcdragonboats.org/
• PTC Monopoly Tournament for Ages 12+. Registration underway for Saturday, May 4, Official Hasbro tournament - no entry fee and over $2,000 in cash and prizes. Register by sending name, age, email, phone, and address to MonopolyPTC@gmail.com
• Exchange Student Host Families - World Heritage International Student Exchange host families for the 2019-20 School Year. Students come from over 60 countries with health insurance, spending money, and the urge to learn about the American Culture. Go to www.world-heritage.org or contact BobComeau@att.net / 978-204-3953 if interested. Please apply before the end of June.

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATES

Utility /Right-of-Way Projects

Atlanta Gas Light is working in Everton Phase 1 through June 1.

AT&T is working at the following locations:
• Cameron Trail area (Wickerhill, Treillage, Tapestry, Chestnut Field) through July 22.
• Glenloch (Bridlepath, Clydesdale, Morgans Turn, Doubletrace, Stevens Entry) through May 21.
• Kedron Drive West (The Retreat at Kedron Village, Belvedere, Sagamore) through April 21.

REMINDER: Utility work takes place in City-owned Right-of-Way or Utility Easements. Please do not threaten contractors – they are allowed to work in this area whether you personally want the service or not. While it may be your “yard,” it is not your property. Contractors will restore grass when done in the neighborhood – Residents should water new grass seed/sod after installation (the utilities do not return to keep grass seed/sod watered). No one should have private sprinkler systems or electric dog fences in the public right-of-way, but if you do, please mark them when you see other utilities marked in your yard. Utility contractors are not responsible for restoring these items, and locate services (811) will not know about them to mark them.

CALENDAR

Fayette Extension Program: Wildflowers – Tuesday, April 16, 10:00 a.m., at the Fayette Extension Office (140 Stonewall Avenue W, Suite 201, Fayetteville). Learn some of the different wildflowers that flourish in Georgia that will increase visual interest and increase pollinators in your garden. Program is free, but RSVP required at with names, number attending, and phone number at uge2113@uga.edu

Peachtree City Convention & Visitors Bureau Meeting – Wednesday, April 17 – CANCELLED. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 15, 9:00 a.m., at the Visitors Center.

Library Adult Sensory Storytime – Wednesday, April 17, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., at the Peachtree City Library. This program is geared toward special needs adults and will include a storytime with a common theme, followed by a simple craft or activity that provides a sensory experience for special needs adults. For example: playing instruments, listening to music, building with Legos, yoga poses, coloring and pasting, or creating something to take home. This program is free and open to the public. This event will be held in the Children’s Storytime Room. No registration required.

Peachtree City Police Department Blood Drive – Friday, April 19, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., at the PD (350 S HWY 74). Sign up at https://donors.lifesouth.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/597253

Run the Ridge 5K for SCT – Saturday, April 20, 8:00 a.m., at The Ridge Nature Area (390 Burch Rd, Fayetteville). Parking opens at 6:30 a.m. For registration and information on volunteering or sponsorship, visit https://sctlandtrust.org/run-the-ridge-5k/

Fayette County Earth Day Festival – Saturday, April 20, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at The Ridge Nature Area (390 Burch Rd, Fayetteville). Celebrate with lots of fun activities, including hikes, educational activities for the entire family, local vendors, and pet adoptions. Admission is free. For more information and sponsorship opportunities, visit https://sctlandtrust.org/2019-earth-day-festival/

Peachtree City Planning Commission Meeting – Monday, April 22, 7:00 p.m., at City Hall. The public is welcome. Agenda and packet will be posted at www.peachtree-city.org/planningagenda

Fayette County Board of Education Meeting – Monday, April 22, 7:00 p.m., at 205 LaFayette Avenue, Building A, in Fayetteville.

Fayette County Board of Commissioners Meeting – Tuesday, April 23, 2:00 p.m., at the County Commission Chambers, 140 Stonewall Ave. W, Suite 100. For agenda information, visit https://fayettecountyga.gov/administration/BOC/county_commission_meetings.htm

Holy Trinity Knights of Columbus Community Golf Outing – Friday, April 26, at Whitewater Creek Country Club. Contact Rick Binfield at 678-462-7425 or rick@rickbinfield.net for details.

FSS Presents: Read Good with Goodreads – Friday, April 26, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., at The Gathering Place, (203 McIntosh Tr.). Open the pages with the Peachtree City Library as they teach us about the reading app, Goodreads – the largest community of book lovers in one place. Get a demonstration on how to set up an account, search for books, find your next great read, and even follow your favorite author. Feel free to bring your tablet or phone to follow along. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org

Fayette Master Gardner Association Plant Sale – Saturday, April 27, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at the Fayette County Government Complex (140 Stonewall Ave. W). Plants, art, tools, and other garden-related items for sale. For more information, visit https://www.fayettemga.org/events

World War II Heritage Days – Saturday & Sunday, April 27 & 28, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the CAF Dixie Wing Hangar and Atlanta Regional Airport – Falcon Field (1200 Echo Ct). Enjoy the nostalgia, big band music, swing dancing, historic aircraft and military vehicles, antique cars, and vintage fashion of the 1940s, with educational activities and living history demonstrations for all ages. Parking is $20 per car of golf cart. Parking for buses is $5 per person. Free parking for WWII Veterans. No additional fee for admission, but some activities and vendors have separate fees. Check out all the details at www.wwiidays.org

Fayette County's Bark for Life – Saturday, April 27, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., at Shakerag Knoll (201 McIntosh Trail). Bring the pooch to a “pAwsome” event and help raise money to fight cancer. For more information and registration, see https://www.facebook.com/Bark-For-Life-Fayette-County-GA-374202406027293/

Annual Spring Cleanup - Saturday & Sunday, May 4 & 5, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at the Mulching Center and Meade Fields Parking Lot (Rockaway Road). Peachtree City residents can drop off unwanted appliances, furniture, and other junk that the City cannot normally accept. No tires, batteries, or household garbage. If you have questions, please call Public Works at 770-487-5183.

Paws for a Purpose Charity Dog Walk – Saturday, May 4, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at Shamrock Park in Tyrone, GA. The annual event features a 1 Mile Dog Walk, vendors, contests, pet adoptions, and more. This family-friendly and dog-friendly event is hosted by Fayette Daybreak Rotary Club and benefits animal welfare groups in the community. For more information, visit https://fayettedaybreak.org/paws-for-a-purpose or contact carolstallings@numail.org..

Operation Homefront Golf Invitational – Monday, May 6, at Flat Creek Golf Club. Proceeds benefit Operation Homefront, a national non-profit organization dedicated to building strong, stable, and secure military families so they can thrive in the communities they have worked so hard to protect. More information and registration at https://operationhomefront.formstack.com/forms/peachtree2019

St. Christopher Golf Classic – Monday, May 13, at Flat Creek Country Club. All proceeds benefit St. Christopher’s Outreach Ministry, The Bedford School, and The Joseph Sams School. For more information and registration, visit https://secure.perfectgolfevent.com/eventweb/7454/


ONGOING

Current Recreation Activities Catalog available at www.peachtree-city.org/recreation

Peachtree City Yard Sales – Signs at City Hall, List on the PTC App. Authorized yard sale signs are available at City Hall for $0.50 each, and the yard sale application and rules are available at City Hall or online at http://www.peachtree-city.org/979/Yard-Sales

Tree Removal Permits – Tree removal permit applications are reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Department – visit http://peachtree-city.org/1195/Trees

Burn Permits – Outdoor burning is allowed October 1 – April 30. Outdoor burn permits are required for residential yard debris burning. Visit www.peachtree-city.org/burn to obtain permit for the day of burn (page is updated daily to reflect whether weather conditions allow for burning on that day).

“My Community Officer” Program – The Peachtree City Police Department’s “My Community Officer” program pairs officers who have volunteered to serve as individual points of contact with each neighborhood in Peachtree City for questions or issues on police related issues. Learn more at www.peachtree-city.org/MyCommunityOfficer . Please make sure the department has updated Homeowner Association contact information via this page as well.

Recycling – The Peachtree City Recycling Center (off Highway 74 S at Rockaway Road) accepts yard waste and e-waste and is open on Wednesdays, 1:00 – 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Recycling Stations at Public Works are open 24/7 and include a used book drop. No aerosol cans or plastic bags can be accepted. For more information, email kptcb@peachtree-city.org or call 770-632-3195.

Doing Business with Peachtree City – Do you operate or work for a local business that would be interested in doing business with the City? Visit www.peachtree-city.org/bids to check out current bids and Requests for Proposals/Information, and sign up for the City’s vendor list.

Crime Tips – If you have information that would assist the Police Department in any local crimes, please call 770-487-8866 or submit an anonymous tip at www.peachtree-city.org/police ttp://www.peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/1644/Police-Department-Applicationand selecting “Crime Tips” or the department’s Facebook app, or text "PTCTIPS” and the information to 274637 (“CRIMES”)"

MedReturn Prescription Disposal Program – Citizens can bring unwanted prescriptions to the PTC Police Station Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (NO needles/sharps, syringes with needles, thermometers, IV bags, bloody or infectious waste, personal care products, empty containers, inhalers, medical equipment, liquids, creams, or hydrogen peroxide).

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