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Oconee Today -- Oct. 29

Bundle up students before sending them to the bus stop - old man winter is stirring.

Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting that in the Watkinsville area temperatures will drop below 40 degrees by 6 a.m.  A high of 57 is expected this afternoon, with gusty winds. 

Top things to know:

  • This is the final week to vote in advance of the Nov. 6 general election. Oconee County registered voters can cast ballots between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at either the Board of Elections Office on Court Street in Watkinsville or at the Oconee County Civic Center.
  • Patch blogger North Georgia Weather is keeping a close eye on "Sandy a 'Massive and Highly Destructive Storm.'"  To see recent updates, click here.
  • Holy Yoga Level 1-2 is offered at Mars Hill Baptist Church at from 9 - 10 a.m. The fee is $5 per month and participants are asked to bring a small toy donation to each class.
  • The UGA Student Union sponsors an American Red Cross blood drive at the Tate Student Center from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • The public is invited to a free screening of "PLANEAT" from 7- 8 p.m. at the UGA Miller Learning Center. The film discusses choices that are good for our health, good for the environment, and good for the future of the planet. See more details.
  • Registration for winter sports and activities continues this week at the Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department.   Register online at www.oconeecounty.com/ocprd/ or visit Oconee Veterans
    Park.

Be sure to check the Oconee Patch event calendar for more events. Have an event you would like added to the calendar? Click here to post it.

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