MGA Community Invited to Participate in Jane’s Walk

From Friday, May 3, through Sunday, May 5, Bike Walk Macon is hosting Jane’s Walk, a series of five walks around different areas in Macon. Each walk is led by citizens who will engage participants in conversation about the neighborhoods being explored on foot. All MGA students, staff and faculty are welcome to participate. Visit the Bike Walk Macon website for more information.

FOL 2019 Spring Old Book Sale

Friends of the Library invites the MGA community to check out the 2019 Spring Old Book Sale! The sales will take place at the Riverstreet Corners Shopping Center, 2720 Riverside Drive in Macon on the following dates: Wednesday, April 3, 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. (members only preview), Thursday, April 4, 10:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M., Friday, April 5, 10:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M., Saturday, April 6, 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Professor D.L. Simmons launches his “Evanenscene Eidolon” Art Exhibition and Academic Presentations at SAMLA

Professor D.L. Simmons presented in Birmingham, Alabama at SAMLA 90: Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies this past weekend in two academic presentations. He also had his Opening Art Exhibition: “Evanescence Eidolon” which features his new artwork collection of large prints during the popular, community-driven event, First Friday Art Crawl in downtown Macon. Continue reading

Pet Therapy at your MGA Libraries

Stressed out about final exams? EVERYONE is invited to hang out with pet therapy dogs! Cochran campus, Roberts Memorial Library Middle GA Therapy Dogs will be in the Cochran campus Library on Monday, April 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Dublin campus Library Therapups will be in the Dublin campus Library on Wednesday, May Continue reading

[THIS SATURDAY] Magnolia Soap Box Derby Prepares for 10th Anniversary Run

MACON, GA – The Magnolia Soap Box Derby will be celebrating the tenth year of the event (#DerbyDecade) on Saturday, April 14th, 2018 in downtown Macon. The race will take place on the Magnolia Street by Washington Park.

The derby car racing will begin at 11a and last until 4p. Racing takes place in three classes: Gravity Racing Challenge, Shadetree & Professional.

The Magnolia Soap Box Derby is one of the nation’s largest soap box racing event, attracting around 5,000 visitors annually.

In addition to derby racing, the event features food trucks, a live DJ, performances & STEM educational demos.

College Town Film Series To Screen ‘Women Of The Night: A Film Noir Exploration’

Macon’s film community kicks off 2018 with the 20th annual College Town Film Series, opening Jan. 25 at the historic Douglass Theatre in downtown Macon. The three-film series, sponsored by Wesleyan College, Mercer University, and Middle Georgia State University has the theme “Women of the Night: A Film Noir Exploration.” Read more about this upcoming Continue reading