What’s happening Weekend

What’s happening weekend: Jane’s walk events, Georgia Strawberry Festival, Stop the killing rally

MACON/REYNOLDS, Georgia (KBTV) – The month of May kicked off Macon Bike Walk Month.

As part of Macon Bike Walk month, non profit organization, Bike Walk Macon held a series of events over the weekend in honor of Jane’s Walk. Jane’s Walk is held in many cities which aims to bring neighbors together and share ideas that work for the “people” versus businesses. Some of the series included a mental Heath pop up gym, a walk in the pleasant hill, Fort Hill, and Napier heights neighborhoods to learn the history of the sites and noble women who are from the area (pleasant hill), and also view Macon’s historic theaters. There were a total of 11 events held around Macon. Executive director of Bike Walk Macon, Rachel Umana says the Jane’s Walk events are held the first week of May every year. She adds it give people an opportunity to know their history and their neighbors. The events were held on Saturday and Sunday.

In Reynolds, hundreds of people came out to the Georgia Strawberry Festival to participate in contests, parades, showcases and so much more!

Macon-Bibb county community leaders continued the “Stop the Killing Rally” on Saturday evening. Dozens of people held signs in support of the initiative. Macon Power Car Club also joined in on the rally. Bibb County coroner Leon Jones says the homicides are increasing. The number is now at 22.

Here’s the link to watch the stories: https://youtu.be/GSfdWSgcxk4

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