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Hinesville marking Georgia Cities Week
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Local events
• Earth Day: 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the YMCA soccer fields
• Cupcake War/public-safety display: 5:30–7 p.m. Wednesday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center
• Read Across Liberty: Volunteers will read to local students at their schools Thursday and Friday.
• Citywide cleanup: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26, in Bradwell Park. Lunch will be served at noon. Call 880-4888 to register.
• Gospel concert:  6-8 p.m. Saturday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center. Tickets cost $5.

Hinesville will celebrate Georgia Cities Week the week of April 20-26. During that time, the city will host several events to reflect the 2014 theme, “People, Place and Purpose!”
Georgia Cities Week is a 15-year initiative organized by the Georgia Municipal Association. It focuses on the importance of cities sharing information about the valuable services they provide while positively impacting residents’ quality of life. The week also is an opportunity to celebrate community achievements and recognize volunteers and city employees.
“Georgia Cites Week is part of our ongoing effort to raise public awareness about the services we provide and to educate the public on how city government works,” Hinesville public-relations manager Krystal Hart said. “We have involved our schools, businesses, chamber of commerce/CVB, media and civic clubs in the planning of these events. We are confident there is something for everyone to enjoy.”
Events planned for the week include an Earth Day celebration, Cupcake War with a public-safety display, Read across Liberty day, a citywide litter cleanup and a community gospel concert.
A pre-celebration of events kicked off April 17 with the State of Hinesville Address by Mayor Jim Thomas and a lunchtime concert in Bradwell Park on Good Friday.
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