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Miss Dogwood Pageant

The Miss Dogwood Pageant is scheduled for Saturday, March 5.

The event will begin at 2 p.m. with Tiny Miss Dogwood, Little Miss Dogwood and Junior Miss Dogwood.

At 7:30 p.m., the pageant will feature Miss Pre-Teen Dogwood, Miss Teen Dogwood and Miss Dogwood.

The pageants will take place in the Perry High School Auditorium.

For more information, call the Perry Chamber of Commerce at 478-987-1234.

The 23rd Annual Perry Dogwood Festival is scheduled for April 9-10.

Westfield Chorus and Literary Team Preview Concert

The Westfield School Upper School Chorus and Literary Team will have a Preview Concert on Thursday, March 3 at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall. 

The Literary Team won the 2010 GISA AAA State Literary Championship.

The event is free and open to the community.

 For more information, call 478-987-0547, ext 223.

Perry Players to Perform 'Father of the Bride'

Perry Players Community Theatre will present Father of the Bride from March 11 until March 20 each night at 8 p.m.


Ticket prices are $12.00 for adults  and $6.00 for youth except Wednesday and Sunday when they are $10.00 and $5.00.

Reservations are recommended and may be made beginning the Monday prior to the opening of the play.

For more information, click here.

Belly Dance Lesson in Perry, Ga and Warner Robins, GA

Perry Belly Dance is now offering belly dance lessons to students of all levels in the Perry and Warner Robins area.

Our studio is conveniently located in Downtown Perry, GA and we are also available for private and group lessons at our studio or at your site.

Classes include:  Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and Professional belly dancing.

We will also be offering additional classes and workshops in the near future.

Perry Idol Finalists & Alternates Announced

Perry Idol Finalists & Alternates Announced

The Perry Idol Committee of the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce announced its 2011 Perry Idol Finalists & Alternats.

The Perry Idol Finale will be held Saturday, March 19th, 6 p.m. at the River Church in Kathleen.

That's according to a Perry Chamber news release.

Tickets will be sold at the Perry Chamber in advance $7 for Adults, $3 for Children. Cost the night of the event will be $10 for Adults, $5 for children. Call (478) 987-1234 for details.

In the Adult Category (Ages 15 and up) are: Aveon Williams, Ben Robbins, Chad Davis, Dawn Weaks, Gina Hodges, Jessica Davis, Jill Davis, Kerrence Thomas, Mikanell Rodriguez, Morgan James, Sam Fisher and Wesley Willis, Jr. The two alternates that were chosen were Samantha Bartlette and Taylor Dixon.

Students to Compete in District 6 Spelling Bee

The District Six Spelling Bee will take place on February 26 at Fort Valley State University.

The winner from the District Competition will go on to compete in the State Spelling Bee Competition at Georgia State University on March 18.

Local Children Selected for Touring 'Wizard of Oz' Show

Local Children Selected for Touring 'Wizard of Oz' Show

The National Tour of “The Wizard of Oz” announced that 12 children from Central Georgia will perform the roles of munchkins in Macon showings of the beloved classic live on stage.

“The Wizard of Oz” will be performing at The Grand Opera House March 15-16 at 7:30 p.m. in downtown Macon.

That is according to a Grand Opera House news release

Macon dance studio Academy of the Performing Arts auditioned, selected and will prepare all 12 munchkins for their choreographed songs and dances in the production. The children will have the opportunity to dance alongside a nationally touring Broadway company and learn valuable, real-world skills while having fun. Owners Sylvia Haynie and Laura Voss, both with 30 years’ experience, are excited to be a part of this production.