Saturday, Oct. 9
Hook FM in Sylvester will present Building 429 in its national 30 Seconds to Change Tour: A Tour to Benefit Haiti, at 6:30 p.m. at Life Christian Church, 1211 Stuart Ave in Albany. Also performing will be MIKESCHAIR and Abandon. The tour encourages sponsoring Haitian children, spreading the message that it takes only 30 seconds to contribute to restoring the hope of a devastated country and change a life forever. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. Info: www.hookfmonline.com and (877) 4HookFM.
Saturday, Oct. 16
A retreat for mothers of preschoolers titled “Call Her Blessed” will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Gillionville Baptist Church, 4614 Gillionville Road. Tickets are $40 in advance; $45 at the door. Admission includes a light breakfast, two full meals, snacks and drinks. Speakers include Jo Crosby, counselor; humorist Ellen Hester; Ward Wright’s mother, Miranda; testimony and singing by Kristi Childress; and Stacey Stoner leading worship. Info: Tammy Mackey at 317-5057.
Thursday, Oct. 21
Mallary Baptist Association’s 127th annual meeting will be he held at 6 p.m. at Lakeside Baptist Church, 2806 N. Jefferson St. Fred Luter, pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, will speak. The fellowship meal costs $5. RSVP to 432-6191.
Saturday, Oct. 23
Kinchafoonee Baptist Church on West Century Road in Leesburg will have a fall festival featuring singing with Dayspring and a silent auction from 2 to 5 p.m. For tickets and barbecue plates, call 759-7053 or 432-5180.