The City of Hinesville invites residents to celebrate Georgia Cities Week 2019 from April 22 – 27. To commemorate this week, the city will hold a variety of events. The theme of this year’s Georgia Cities Week is “Georgia Cities: True Colors,” highlighting the unique character of cities.
The schedule of events for Hinesville’s 2019 Georgia Cities Weeks is as follows:
Monday, April 22: Car Seat Safety Checks: From 9 a.m. – noon, firefighters will be conducting car seat safety checks at Fire Station 1 (located at 103 Liberty Street). Stop by and bring your car seat and the whole family to meet some of Hinesville’s finest and see Fire Station 1. This event is free and open to the public.
Tuesday, April 23: Coffee with a Cop: From 8 – 11 a.m., stop by McDonald’s on the corner of Hwy 84 and MLK Jr. Drive to have a cup of a joe with officers from the Hinesville Police Department. Kids can meet police officers, color a picture, play on the playground and meet the Hamburglar. This event is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, April 24: City Hall Tours: From 9 – 11 a.m., visit city hall for tours through the building and get an inside look at Hinesville and learn some history of the city. Tours will depart from in front of council chambers on the hour every hour. Each tour should take no longer than 45 minutes. This event is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, April 24: Story Time at City Hall with the Hinesville Public Library: Join your neighbors for a special story time at city hall at 2 p.m. with the Hinesville Public Library. Hear a story that focuses on hometowns and then design your own city with sponges and paint. This event is free and open to the public.
Thursday, April 25: Progress Through People Luncheon: Mayor’s State of the City Address: On Thursday, April 25, Mayor Allen Brown will give the annual State of the City address during the Liberty Chamber of Commerce’s April Progress Through People luncheon sponsored by ESG Operations, Inc. This event requires an RSVP by close of business on Monday, April 22 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Business attire is required.
Thursday, April 25: Level Up with the Law: Join the Hinesville Police Department for an evening of battling villains, racing, shooting hoops and more. From 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, kids are invited to Level Up with the Law and play games with police officers at Fang’s Island Food and Arcade (located at 521-B Oglethorpe Highway). This event is free and open to the public.
Friday, April 26: Downtown Stroll: Join us as we celebrate Hinesville’s “True Colors” with the Downtown Stroll on Friday, April 26 in Bradwell Park from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Kids will be able to play games, use sidewalk chalk and create a rock for the new Hinesville Rocks initiative (coming in May 2019). There will also be a “Touch-a-Truck” section for event attendees to view vehicles from and visit with the Hinesville Fire Department, Hinesville Police Department and Public Works/ESG Operations, Inc. Finally, the City of Hinesville is proud to announce a new health and wellness program, Healthy Hinesville, will be kicking off during the Downtown Stroll. There will be downtown walks held at 5:45 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. leaving from the gazebo in Bradwell Park and touring the downtown area – including the Old Liberty County Jail. Tours will take approximately 45 minutes. This event is free and open to the public.
Saturday, April 27: Great American Cleanup: Join the City of Hinesville and Keep Liberty Beautiful for the 2019 Great American Cleanup on Saturday, April 27 at 8:30 a.m. in Bradwell Park. Bags, vests and trash grabbers will be provided to participants, along with lunch. Pre-registered participants are also guaranteed a Great American Cleanup t-shirt. To register, visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0d4dabab2ca6f94-great or contact Keep Liberty Beautiful at email@example.com.
Cities across Georgia will be celebrating Georgia Cities Week, sponsored by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA), to showcase and celebrate cities and the many services they provide.