Oconee Today -- Aug. 22
A sing-a-long, craft extravaganza and high school softball games are a few of the things to know about in and around Oconee today.
Weather: Plan on partly cloudy skies and highs in the mid 80s for the middle of the work week. The Weather Channel predicts lows in the mid 60s overnight and a 20 percent chance of scattered showers.
On this day in history...Althea Gibson becomes the first African American woman to play in a U.S. national tennis competition. Read details.
Top things to know:
- Seniors are invited to a sing-along by Charlie Helm at the Oconee County Senior Center. It begins around 10:30 a.m.
- Get a jump start on fall with the Autumn Craft Extravaganza at Rocksprings Community Center in Athens. Kids ages 6-13 are welcome at a fee of $2 each. The event begins at 4 p.m.
- North Oconee High School JV and varsity softball teams host Walnut Grove for games beginning at 5:55 p.m. Go Lady Titans!
- Teens interested in volunteering at the Oconee County Library should stop by from 6-8 p.m. to build book safes that will be sold at the Library Friends annual book sale.