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Community calendar for 7/13/13

Published 3:24am Friday, July 12, 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, July 13

• American Bass Anglers Bassmaster Weekend Series (Georgia Division 8) tournament on Lake Seminole, take-off at 6:30 a.m. or safe light, weign in at 2:30 p.m. in the Earle May Boat Basin

The Decatur County Genealogical Society, Inc. will meet at 10 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1510 W. Longleaf Drive. The program is aimed at helping those who want to learn how to begin researching their family histories.

• Jolly 60s, Calvary Baptist Church, Chason Street, 6 p.m.

• Birthdays: Torrence P. McNelson, Mary R. Miller, Jon McRae, Cassandra D. Landy, Audrey Runnels Moore

 

Sunday, July 14

• Beulah Thomas Baptist Church, located on Woodhull Road (off U.S. Highway 27 South) will have a homecoming celebration with the Rev. Joshua Rathel of Flat Creek Baptist Church as guest speaker at the 10:30 a.m. service. Dinner on the grounds and special music will follow.

St. Stephen M.B. Church, located at 156 Miss Ann’s Lane in Whigham, will have a Women’s Day celebration at 3 p.m. Sister Emma Crump-Cooper of St. Mark M.B. Church of Mitchell County, will be the featured speaker. Dinner will be served following the service.

Second Elizabeth M.B. Church, located at 2718 Attapulgus Highway, Quincy, will have a “Team Spirit” Youth service at 11 a.m. Those attending are asked to wear their favorite collegiate gear.

•  First African Baptist Church, located at 115 Church St., West Bainbridge, will conclude its 110th anniversary celebration at the 11 a.m. service with Rev. Henry Flowers III preaching. Dinner will be served.

•  Greater St. Mark M.B. Church, located at 1532 State Route 311, Camilla, will hold the 2nd annual Dorothy Mae Gaines Scholarship program at 11 a.m. with Dr. Emantavius Williams of Camilla as guest motivational speaker. Educators and parents from Decatur and Mitchell County are invited to support the scholarship program, which helps fund scholarships for deserving students in both counties.

• AA, AA Building, 814 West St., 3 p.m.

• Anniversaries: Lane and Billie Jean Rich, Ronnie and Alice Cox, Conrad and Paula Salter

• Birthdays: Ashlyn Ponder, Brock Bailey, Elliott Marsh, Reynolds Griner

 

Monday, July 15

• Final session of Slip, Slide and Serve tennis camp at the Bainbridge Tennis Center, Cox Avenue, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (cost is $55 per child between the ages of 5-12, call 229-248-2020 to register)

St. Mark M.B. Church, located at State Route 311 (East River Road), in Camilla, Ga., will begin a revival that runs through the July 17, at 7:30 p.m. nightly, with the Rev. Johnny Kegler as guest minister.

Travelers Rest M.B. Church, located at 661 Cal Thomas Road, in Whigham, Ga., will begin a revival that runs through July 19 at 7 p.m. nightly, with the Rev. Delliese Cox in charge.

Saint Stephen M.B. Church, located at 156 Miss Ann’s Lane, Whigham, will begin a revival that runs through July 19 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Bernard Sales of Boston, Ga., formerly of Decatur County, will lead the services.

• Bookmobile at Selman Place Apartments, Gordon Avenue, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

• Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts Pack 505 meeting, Recovery Methodist Church, 6:30 p.m.

• AA, AA Building, 814 West Street, 8 p.m.

• Birthdays: Pat Trolinger, Joyce Powell, Joetta Johnson, Vera Poitevint, Will Melton, Nathan Booker, Melissa Phillips, Sherry Collier

 

Tuesday, July 16

• Registration for new students and elementary students who have changed residential zones, all Decatur County schools, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (through Thursday, July 18 registration times on Friday, July 19 are from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.)

• Bookmobile at Gibbs Bainbridge Village, Hubert Dollar Drive, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

• Summer Reading Program Event, 10 a.m. Decatur County Library, 301 S. Monroe St., 10 a.m.

• Bookmobile at Brogdon’s Grocery, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

• Rotary Club, Charter House Inn, noon

• MOPS, First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 5:30 p.m.

• Bainbridge City Council, City Hall at 101 S. Broad Street, 6:30 p.m.

• Decatur County Lions Club, Salvation Army Building, 600 S. Scott Street, 7 p.m.

• Faceville Lodge No. 487, Georgia State Route 97 South, 7:30 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 of people with drug problems), 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m.

• Anniversaries: Keith and Linda Harrison, Edwin and Brenda King

• Birthdays: Daphne Landy, Nancy Morris Shattles, Cindy Bridges Powell, Pat Gillespie, Paul Davis, Larry Miles, Madison Stephens, Kendrick Harris Jr., Joanie Williams

 

Wednesday, July 17

• Faith Life Ministries Church, located at 335 Colquitt Highway, in Eldorendo, will begin a revival that runs through the 19th at 7:30 p.m. nightly, with Pastor E. Flanders leading the services.

• Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Chamber building in the Earle May Boat Basin, noon

• Bainbridge-Decatur County Retired Educators Association, Golden Corral Steak House, Shotwell Street, noon

•  Teen Study Groups for ACT/SAT, Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library, 301 S. Monroe St., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

• Southwest Georgia Regional Library System Board meeting, Decatur County Library, 3 p.m.

• Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library Board meeting, 301 S. Monroe St., 5 p.m.

• AA, AA Building, 814 West St., 6:30 p.m.

• Anniversaries: Edward and Lisa Chavis, Daniel and Cynthia Humphrey, Randy and Jan Dunlap

• Birthdays: Wayne Sykes, Scott Dunn, David Kendrick, Mary Jacobs, Terrence G. Kirksey, Shirley Gilstrap, Eddie Newsome, Holly Long, Ryan Phillips, Jessica Moye Thompson, Tommy Lashley, Elnora Friend, Kyle Duke, Ryan Phillips

 

Thursday, July 18

• Department of Drivers Services license examiner office open, U.S. 27 North, Colquitt, Ga., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Toddler Time, Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library, 301 S. Monroe St., 10 a.m.

• Kiwanis Club, Charter House Inn, noon

• Decatur County Breast Cancer Support Group, the parlor of First United Methodist Church, 300 W. Shotwell St., 6 p.m.

• Decatur County Board of Education, 507 Martin St., 6 p.m.

• Orion Lodge No. 8, Masonic Lodge on Louise Street, 6:30 p.m.

 

Friday, July 19

• Department of Drivers Services license examiner office open, U.S. 27 North, Colquitt, Ga., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Staying Alive Group of Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m.

• Birthdays: Brandon T. Washington, Nina Anne Kramer, Jaemari Bowens, Quaheem Hamilton, Abigail Anderson, Frank Loeffler, Caylin Walsingham

 

Saturday, July 20

• Prophetic Kingdom Ministries, located at 1610 Old Quincy Road, in Bainbridge, will host the 2013 Breaking the Chains Conference beginning at 6:30 p.m., with Prophet Patrick Cleveland of Valdosta leading the service.

 

Sunday, July 21

Bethel A.M.E. Church, located at 207 N. Griffin Ave., in Attapulgus, will have its Missionary anniversary at 3 p.m. on the theme, “Women in White Serving Others.” The speaker will be Melody Hill.

Mt. Pleasant Freewill Baptist Church, located on Glennville Road, in Cyrene, will observe its third annual Family and Friends Day, beginning with 10 a.m. Sunday School and Dr. Marvin Thomas as guest teacher. Morning worship is at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Craig D. Conyers of Murfreesboro, Tenn., as guest minister. Rev. Conyers is a Bainbridge native, the son of Willie James Conyers and the late Daisy Donalson Conyers.

 

Monday, July 22

• Match Play Tennis Camp for all ages hosted by tennis pro Elyse Fenton, Bainbridge Tennis Center, Cox Avenue, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., runs through Thursday, July 25, cost is $40, call (229) 248-2020 to register

• New Beginnings Learning Center class orientation, Bainbridge Middle Schol Cafeteria, 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church, located at 1810 S. West Street, will begin a revival, running nightly at 7:30 through July 26. Bishop Frederick Williams of Gethsemane Worship Center in Albany will lead the services on the theme of “Reviving the Soul.”

 

Tuesday, July 23

• Summer Reading Program Celebration (including a visit from Fuzzy the Clown), Decatur County–Gilbert H. Gragg Library, 10 a.m.

• Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for SP Travel Center, Dothan Road, 10 a.m.

• Registration for new students and elementary students who have changed residential zones, all Decatur County schools, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (through Thursday, July 25)

•  First Baptist Church of Quincy, located at 210 W. Washington St., Quincy, Fla., will host the Daraja Children’s Choir from Uganda, Africa, in concert at 6:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, July 25

• Bainbridge State College: Last day of classes for Summer Semester

 

Monday, July 29

• Bainbridge State College: Final exams for Summer Semester (through July 30)

 

Tuesday, July 30

• Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for South Georgia Spine and Joint Center, 517 S. Scott Street, 1 p.m.

 

Thursday, August 1

• Open House for all Decatur County Schools, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Friday, August 2

• First Day of Classes for students in Decatur County Schools

 

Monday, August 5

• Open House and Family Picnic at Grace Christian Academy, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Tuesday, August 6

• First Day of School for students at Grace Christian Academy (K5-12)

 

Wednesday, August 7

• First Day of Classes for K3 and K4 students at Grace Christian Academy

 

Wednesday, August 21

• Bainbridge State College: First day of classes for regular and A terms for Fall Semester

 

Thursday, August 22

• Denim and Diamonds Gala: dinner, dancing and auction to benefit the Bainbridge-Decatur County YMCA, hosted by Southwind Plantation, 6:30 p.m., for tickets call the YMCA at (229) 243-0508

 

Friday, August 23

• Bainbridge High School varsity football team’s first game of the 2013 season versus East Gadsden High School, Havana, Fla.

 

Monday, Sept. 2

• Labor Day Holiday

 

Thursday, Sept. 5

• Media Bass National Team Championship (for teams in Georgia, Alabama and Florida)(continues through Sept. 8), Earle May Boat Basin

 

Saturday, September 8

• U.S. Tennis Association Patriots Day Jr. Championships (GA Level 4), Bainbridge Tennis Center, all day Saturday and Sunday, visit www.bainbridgetennis.com or call (229) 248-2020 for more information

 

Friday, Sept. 13

• Bainbridge High School varsity football team’s first home football game of the 2013 season versus Early County, Centennial Field, 7:30 p.m.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 18

• 2013 Bainbridge Bikefest music and motorcycling festival begins, 1754 Pondtown Road, continues through Sunday, Sept. 22

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