Nov. 1: Patchwork Players perform original play in Pine Mountain

October 15, 2012 

The Patchwork Players presents "By the Pound" an original stage play written and directed by Rachel Einglett Elliott and Jack Bagley at Briton Little Theatre at the DHA Community Life Center in Pine Mountain. Proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Harris County. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, 3, 9, and 10 and 2:30 pm. Nov. 4 and 11. Seating is limited so tickets, costing $10, must be purchased in advance. A silent auction will be held at the reception-cash or check. For ticket information call 706-663-4447.

“By The Pound” tells the story of Walter MacDonald, a curmudgeonly widower who says he doesn’t need other people. But when he finds himself in a strange place where dogs and cats adopt people, Walter begins to find out that he does indeed need others.

Elliott and Bagley wrote the play as a fundraising effort for the Humane Society of Harris County. In addition to the performance, each evening will feature a silent auction which will also raise funds for the Humane Society. Members of the cast include Elliott, Bagley, Lorraine Berry of Pine Mountain, Lu Smith of Pine Mountain Valley, Jalen Smith of LaGrange, Gavi Coppers of Pine Mountain, Ginny Coppers of Pine Mountain, Marty Hagood of Lanett, Alabama, D. J. Dickerson of Fort Benning, and Brenda Steele of Columbus.

Movie Night: The second movie in the Briton Little Theatre’s Classic Film Series will be playing Fri. Nov. 16. Call the David H. Aldrich Community Life Center in Pine Mountain at 706-663-4447 for more information.

Other activities at the community center include playing bridge, recreational bingo and horse shoes. Work outs in zumba, zumba gold, strength training, tai chi, cardio spinning and yoga are offered. Weight Watchers meetings, library facility and Internet stations are also available. Call 706-663-4447 or email for more information.

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