WOODSTOCK MUNICIPAL COURT WILL OFFER AMNESTY IN APRIL

From April 21st to the 27th, the City of Woodstock will celebrate Georgia Cities Week. This year’s theme is “Soaring to New Heights” and the city will host events to highlight the many services it provides and its contribution to a better quality of life.

The City of Woodstock is kicking off Georgia Cities Week celebrations early. The City-Wide Yard Sale and Greenstock Day Recycling Event will take place on Saturday, April 20. The Woodstock Farm Fresh Market kicks off its 2024 Season on Saturday, April 20 beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Market Street in downtown Woodstock. 

On Monday, April 22nd from 5 pm to 6:30 pm, the City of Woodstock will host a Georgia Cities Week Touch-A-Truck event to introduce our youngest residents to the value of local government. See vehicles used by Woodstock Fire Department, Woodstock Police Department, Woodstock Public Works, and Woodstock Parks and Recreation on East Main Street in downtown Woodstock.

On Monday, April 22nd beginning at 6 pm at the Chambers at City Center, engage with elected officials and representatives from the city’s ten departments at a Towne Hall Open House. Then join us for the Regular Meeting of Mayor and Council at 7 pm where Mayor Caldwell will announce the winner of Woodstock Elementary School’s “I Love Woodstock Because…” Art Contest. 

Woodstock Municipal Court is offering Amnesty Week April 22-26. Those who missed a court date in the past year may come into the City of Woodstock Municipal Court’s office and take care of the citation without any additional penalty (Note that this is not amnesty for the underlying charge; this amnesty applies to the failure to appear bench warrant that was issued when the failure to appear occurred). 

A breakfast honoring all city employees sponsored by the Woodstock Lions Club will take place on Thursday, April 25th from 8 am to 10 am in the Courtroom at the City Annex. Thank you, Woodstock Lions!

The topic for the Downtown Woodstock Walking Tour Series on Thursday, April 25th is “How Downtown Woodstock Revitalized” and will explore the re-development of the downtown district. Learn how Woodstock underwent a planning process that led to the creation of one of the top and most visited downtown districts in the southeast. Tours run every half hour beginning at 6pm to 7:30pm, and cost $5 per person.

Woodstock is an arts-centered city. On Friday, April 26th at 8 am at the Woodstock Arts Theater, IN WDSTK’s Morning INfluence features Woodstock Arts Executive Director, Christopher Brazelton and his team sharing plans for the 2024-2025 season. Registration is required at inwdstk.org. 

Visit Woodstock GA invites you to participate in the 11th annual Discover Woodstock Scavenger Hunt until April 27th. Team up to gather photographic evidence of a journey through 100 different venues in Woodstock. Find the scavenger hunt clues at visitwoodstockga.com/scavenger-hunt

City of Woodstock employees provide services that make this city a great place to be for both residents and visitors,” said Deputy City Manager Coty Thigpen. “Our employees love helping businesses grow and setting the stage for events where we can gather as a community.”

Cities across Georgia will be celebrating Georgia Cities Week, sponsored by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA). Based in Atlanta, GMA is a voluntary, non-profit organization that provides legislative advocacy, educational, employee benefit and consulting services to its 538 member cities.