April 15 Work Session is cancelled!

April 15, 2019

The April 15, 2019, work session meeting has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items.  The next work session meeting is scheduled Monday, May 6, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.

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May Day Festival and Soap Box Derby

April 11, 2019

The City of Perry and the Perry Public Arts Commission are hosting an outdoor art festival on Saturday, May 18th, 2019, from 10AM – 4 pm. Join us in Historic Downtown Perry for our first ever Soap Box/Gravity Racer Derby, Live Art, food, drinks and live music! **The race will begin at 10AM on Washington Street and the live art/entertainment will begin at 12PM right here in Historic Downtown Perry, GA!** ___________ To apply to be an artist for this event, please fill out the registration form at the link below: https://goo.gl/forms/9gbmPZAKAKULMArP2 To register for the soap box derby, please fill out the registration form at the link below: https://forms.gle/tsCyNRgkQ5CdrEKr8 DOWNHILL GRAVITY RACE/DERBY RULES: Three wheels minimum (must be sufficient quality to support race car and driver) Must have brakes sufficient to hold and stop race car Must have place to put feet in safe manor Cannot have any propulsion device other than gravity. (ie No springs, motors, launching devices, etc.) Steering system must be safe and functional Any building material can be used (wood, steel, plastic or any combination of materials) No Sharp objects in driver area Driver must wear a helmet while racing (Bike helmet at a minimum will suffice) – All cars will be inspected prior to racing and must pass inspection to participate/race – All contestants are required to sign a liability waiver in order to participate in this race – Any using of feet, hands or pushing of cart during race will be grounds for disqualification – Any construction or questions of these rules can be answered by calling Bob Taylor at (478) 988-2883.

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Food Truck Friday begins April 5

April 4, 2019

The City of Perry is excited to kick off our second year of the Food Truck Friday series!  Food trucks galore will be hitting the downtown streets of Perry this Friday evening, April 5th!  We will have an assortment of local, regional and Atlanta-based Food Trucks in attendance to serve all your hunger needs. The event is 6:00 pm -10:00 pm. Just Tap’d and Bodega Brew will be serving beer and wine. Live entertainment will begin at 7:00 pm! It is free admission. No outdoor coolers are allowed. Please bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy live entertainment on the Old Courthouse Lawn. Your dogs are invited too but make sure they are on a leash! There will be a Kids Zone which includes Face Painting, Bounce Houses, etc. If you have any questions, please contact our Special Events Coordinator, Anya Turpin, for more information at anya.turpin@perry-ga.gov.  

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