A Memorial Scholarship for paraprofessionals will be awarded in May by the Griffin-Spalding Retired Educators Association. To qualify, paraprofessionals must be currently enrolled in a teacher education program or accepted into one. All principals have been given applications and guidelines. The deadline is April 25, 2008.
Mayfling Arts and Crafts Festival. Celebrating its 25th Anniversary at City Park beginning at 8:30 a.m. April 25. Mayfling will continue at 6 p.m. April 26, with the annual chess tournament and Texas Hold’em at the Community Center in City Park. On April 27, the Mayfling Festival will begin at 11 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. Sunday’s events will include the Mayfling Classic and Muscle Car Show, hosted by Southern Cruisers, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a live concert at 2 p.m. with Adam Tucker. Applications available at the Griffin-Spalding Chamber of Commerce or call 770-228-8200 for information. www.griffinchamber.com.
Jesus Christ Superstar. April 25-27. Presented by the Acting Up Ministries of Griffin’s First United Methodist Church. A ground-breaking rock opera by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber that highlights the struggles of Judas and Jesus. Call 770-228-3020 or www.griffin-fumc.org. Courtesy of the Griffin Area Arts Alliance.
James S. Boynton Chapter, United Daughters of The Confederacy, will hold an observance of Confederate Memorial Day at 2 p.m. April 26 in Stonewall Cemetery. The chapter will also observe the 110th anniversary of the chapter. The public is invited. In case of inclement weather services will be held in the Fellowship Hall at Searcy Memorial Methodist Church, 205 Spalding St.
Cruisin’ 2008. Southern Cruisers. Meet at Mo-Joe’s, 1531 N. Expressway, from 5 to 9 p.m. April 26. Trophies, oldies music, 50-50 drawing and door prizes. For information call Jack Prewitt at 770-412-0559, Charles Daniel at 770-473-9587 or Ralph McBurnett at 770-412-6955.