Community Calendar for 2/2/2013

Published 1:07am Friday, February 1, 2013

Birthdays, anniversaries and special events can be added to, changed or deleted from the calendar by submitting them in writing at The Post-Searchlight office, 301 N. Crawford St., by faxing (229) 246-7665, by e-mailing news@thepostsearchlight.com; or mailing to P.O. Box 277, Bainbridge, GA 39818.

Saturday, Feb. 2
• Groundhog Day
• Snowflake Ball, hosted by the Decatur County Special Olympics, at Bainbridge College’s Kirbo Center at 6 p.m.
• Bainbridge Cruisers meeting and Cruise-In, Dairy Queen, 6:45 p.m.
• Anniversaries: Brian and Gena Parker
• Birthdays: Bertha M. Parrish, Diann Smith, Charles Hart, Harvin Willis, Luke Jones, Robert Bridges, Cathi Galpin

Sunday, Feb. 3
• Oak Grove M.B. Church, located at 138 Philyaw Road, Fowlstown, will observe the Women Ministry’s annual Pull-A-Book program. Speaker will be Rev. Sandra Simmons.
• Magnolia M.B. Church, located at 1210 Center St., Bainbridge, will observe “Fill a Pew” as their mission program to be held at 2 p.m. Speaker for the hour is Evangelist Sylvia Copeland.
• AA, 814 West St., 3 p.m.
• Birthdays: Joy Davis, Justin Wester, Teri Elizabeth Wilkinson, Vernice Howell, Major Brannen, Kristy McMillan Newsome, Scott Ewing, Austin Rowe, Amy Howell, Fredda Salter

Monday, Feb. 4
• Bainbridge Tea Party meeting featuring guest speaker Field Searcy, co-founder of the Georgia Tea Party, County Administration Building, 203 W. Broughton St., 6 p.m.
• Humane Society, YMCA Kid’s Center, 7 p.m.
• Birthdays: Chris Roberts, Lee Gilstrap, Victor G. Ausgood Jr., Rachel McLendon, Joey Miller, Ike Manuel, Erica Glass, Maggie Powell, Randy Martin, Sonja Hollingsworth, Latifah Moore, Emily Ward, Jean Stafford, A.J. Martistee

Tuesday, Feb. 5
• Special Election Runoff for State Senate District 11, all Decatur County voting precincts, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
• Toddler Tales, Decatur County Library, 301 S. Monroe St., 10 a.m.
• Bookmobile at Spring Creek Grocery, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
• Bainbridge City Council, Potter Street Community Center, 6:30 p.m.
• Nar-Anon Family Group (for friends and family of those suffering with addiction or drug problems), 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m.
• Narcotics Anonymous (closed meeting for addicts or people with drug problems), 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m.
• Anniversaries: Winfred and Rhonda Harrell
• Birthdays: Russell Smith, Cade Herring, Chris Marchant, Tammy Ingram, Chuck Enfinger, Riley Palmer, Lisa Spann, Leann Inlow, Shannon Key

Wednesday, Feb. 6
• AA Recovery Group, U.S. Highway 27 North behind Mr. Pip’s, 1 p.m.
• AA, 814 West St., women’s meeting at 6:30 p.m., speaker meeting at 8 p.m.
• Bookmobile at Wingate’s Lodge, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
• Bookmobile at Recovery Community Center, noon to 1:30 p.m.
• Birthdays: Kayla Godwin, Jason Soderberg, Karla Y. Jackson, Ivey Davis, David Brantly, Jonathan K. Harrison

Thursday, Feb. 7
• Chamber of Commerce Membership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m.
• Department of Drivers Services license examiner office open, U.S. Highway 27 in Colquitt, Ga., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Toddler Tales, Decatur County Library, 10 a.m.
• Kiwanis Club, Seminole Wind, noon
• AA, 814 S. West St., noon
• CPR class at Memorial Hospital, Kirbo Women’s Center at Memorial Hospital, 6 p.m.
• Orion Lodge No. 8, Louise St., 6:30 p.m.
• Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 1689, Big Boy’s Bait and Tackle, 7 p.m.
• Birthdays: Cynthia McGowan, Gabe Smith, Mary P. Burrell, Dale Littig, Bailey Wells, Katie Ward, Dante Price, Ted Snell, Peyton Burrell, Jennifer Tomlinson

Friday, Feb. 8
• First Night of Father-Daughter Valentine Dance, sponsored by the Bainbridge-Decatur County Council for the Arts will be held at the Firehouse Gallery, from 7 to 9 p.m. Second night is Saturday, Feb. 9. Tickets are on sale at AtoZ on Water Street, next to the Firehouse, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturdays until Feb. 2. Cost is $30 per couple, with charge of $5 for each additional child.
• Department of Drivers Services license examiner office open, U.S. Highway 27 in Colquitt, Ga., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• AA Recovery Group, U.S. Highway 27 North behind Mr. Pip’s, 1 p.m.
• Staying Alive group of Narcotics Anonymous, 232 W. Shotwell St. (across from Methodist Church), 8 p.m. (open meeting, everyone welcome)
• Birthdays: Cleo Washington, Erica Faison, Tommy Monk, Subrina Bell, Glenda White, Kyler Keefer, Lawson Lane, Brenda King, Luke Jones, Kelly Brooks, Caitlin Harrison, Taylor Givens, Nikki Dunlap

Saturday, Feb. 9
• Bainbridge Rotary Club’s Third Annual Casino Night, Kirbo Center at Bainbridge College, 6 p.m.
• Mother-Son Valentine Dance will be held at the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 per couple and $5 for each additional child up to 6th grade. Contact Ann Sellers at 229-246-3960 for tickets or more information.

Sunday, Feb. 10
• Second St. James M.B. Church, located at 1912 S. Potter St., will observe Black History at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. O. Jemaine Simmons Sr., of Jacobs Chapel, of Tallahassee, Fla., as speaker.
• New Messiah M.B. Church, located at 1300 East River Road, will sponsor a Black History program at 2 p.m. with Rev. Alfred Smith III as pastor.
• Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church, located at 1810 S. West St., will observe Deacon’s Day at the 11:15 a.m. service.

Tuesday, Feb. 12
• Lincoln’s Birthday

Wednesday, Feb. 13
• Greater Mt. Calvary First Born Church, located at 471 E. Broad Street, Climax, begins a revival that runs through the 15th at 7:30 p.m. nightly, with Bishop Titus B. Deas Jr., of Deliverance Temple Ministries, Chattahoochee, leading the services.

Thursday, Feb. 14
• Valentine’s Day

Saturday, Feb. 16
• St. Thomas M.B. Church, located at 198 Edwards Road, Fowlstown, will begin celebrating the pastor’s second anniversary at 6 p.m. with a musical presentation. Guest speakers through the week are: Sunday, 3 p.m., Rev. Joe N. Malone of Tallahassee; Wednesday, 7 p.m., Rev. James Turner of Camilla; Thursday,7:30 p.m., The Right Rev. Chris Burney, Tallahassee; Friday, 7 p.m., Bishop-Elect Eric Collins of Bainbridge; Sunday, 11:15 a.m., Rev. Larry Isaac Scott of Marianna, Fla.; and 3 p.m., Rev. Alfred Jones of Moultrie.

Sunday, Feb. 17
• Blakely Civic Center will be the site of a Valentine’s Ball starting at 7 p.m. to benefit Helping Hands of Early County. Proceeds go to help pay for equipment food and activities for after school/summer program. Contact (229) 724-7372 for more information.

Monday, Feb. 18
• Presidents’ Day (school holiday)

Sunday, Feb. 24
• Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church, located at 1810 S. West Street, will observe Black History with a special program at 11:15, featuring Rev. John Neal.

Thursday, Feb. 28
• 28th annual Pilot Club Roast will be held at The Charter House, beginning with dinner at 7 p.m. This year’s subject will be Glennie Bench. Tickets are $20 and available from any Pilot Club member, from Emily Yent at Edward Jones, 102 E. Broughton St., or Lisa Jarrell at Southwest Georgia Oil Company, 1711 E. Shotwell St.

Sunday, March 10
• Daylight Saving Time begins

Monday, March 11
• Harvest America & Beyond Ministries, located at 1610 Old Quincy Rd., will hold a Kingdom Transformation Revival through Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m. nightly.

Wednesday, March 20
• Decatur County Retired Educators Assoc. meeting at 11 a.m., Golden Corral.

Saturday, March 22
• Bainbridge Half-Marathon races held from Memorial Hospital

Monday, April 1
• Decatur County Schools are on Spring Break through April 7

Wednesday, May 15
• Decatur County Retired Educators Association meeting at 11 a.m., Golden Corral.

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