Community Calendar for 11/3

Published 12:22 am Friday, November 2, 2012

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; or mailing to P.O. Box 277, Bainbridge, GA 39818. 


Saturday, Nov. 3

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• First Saturday Market Day, Willis Park, 9 a.m. to noon

• Last Night for the Decatur County Fall Fair, Fairgrounds off Vada Road, gates open at 4 p.m.

Recovery United Methodist Church, located on Recovery Road off State Route 97 South, will hold their fall pilau supper from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Dine-in at fellowship hall, or carry-out. $6 per plate.

• Birthdays: Janiza Brown, Sherria M. Norwood, Lauren Henry Harrell, Winston Moore, Garon Sellars, Rudolph J. Miller, Ryan Shirley, Jimmie Lou Cooper, Cole Bulger, Terry Bell


Sunday, Nov. 4

• Daylight Saving Time ends

• Port City Church of God, located on U.S. Highway 84 West, will observe a special homecoming service at 10:30 a.m., with a covered-dish dinner to folllow. Pastor Gerald Horne will be guest speaker.

• Second St. James M.B. Church, located at 1912 S. Potter St., will have a Season for Thanksgiving pre-Thanksgiving Dinner at 2:30 p.m., with the Rev. Cleveland Sanders, of Colquitt, Ga.

Friendship House of Jesus, located at 220 N. Russ St., will begin holding Sunday worship services at their location beginning at 10:30 a.m. The public is invited to come worship with Friendship House under the pastorship of Jimmy Adamson.

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

• Anniversaries: Keith and Tami Lyle, Todd and Malinda Dean

• Birthdays: Anisa Thompson, Kim Bowles, Kent Morris, Vivian Kwilecki Sapp, Nila Lowe, Carah Jones, Bobby Barber Jr., Mark Loeffler, Chistaunda Smith, Claire Culverson


Monday, Nov. 5

• Open registration begins for students enrolling in Spring 2013 classes at Bainbridge College

• Humane Society Board meeting, Kid’s Center at Bainbridge YMCA, 7 p.m.

• AA, AA Building, 814 S. West St., 8 p.m.

• Birthdays: Zack Godwin, Michael L. Greene, Ashley Heard, Kylie McGlincy


Tuesday, Nov. 6

• Election Day

• Bookmobile at Spring Creek Grocery, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

• Toddler Tales, Decatur County Library, 301 S. Monroe St., 10 a.m.

• Rotary Club, Charter House Inn, noon

• Decatur County Planning Board, County Administration Building, 203 W. Broughton St., 1:30 p.m.

• Bainbridge City Council, Potter Street Community Center, 6:30 p.m.

• Fellowship Baptist Church will sponsor a Girls Night Out at Seminole State Park. Meet at the church at 6 p.m. to catch the bus to the lake. Cost is $5. RSVP for childcare and/or transportation. Contact Volunteers needed, as well as pots of chili, s’more supplies and help building the campfire.

• Southwest Georgia Daylily Society, Senior Center, 402 W. Water St., 7 p.m.

• Nar-Anon Family Group (for friends and family of those suffering with addiction or drugs), 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: Scarlet and Don Ordner, Brent and Melodee Loeffler

• Birthdays: Buddy Lowe, Darrius Landy, Missy Rollins


Wednesday, Nov. 7

• Bookmobile at Wingate’s Lodge, Wingate’s Lodge, Hutchinson Ferry Road, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

• Bookmobile at Recovery Community Center, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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

• Birthdays: Latoya Garnes, Jeffery Spears, Hal Brannen


Thursday, Nov. 8

• Department of Drivers Services license examiner office open, US-27 in Colquitt, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Toddler Tales, Decatur County Library, 301 S. Monroe St., 10 a.m.

• Make a Thanksgiving Craft (activity for children ages 4-8), Decatur County Library, 4 p.m.

• Bainbridge High School Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally, 5 p.m. (parade starts near Bainbridge Middle School and ends at Willis Park, where a pep rally will follow)

• Bainbridge Oncology Support Team (BOST), Kirbo Women’s Center at Memorial Hospital, 6 p.m.

• Southwest Georgia Photography Club, Firehouse Gallery, 7 p.m.

• Anniversaries: Bo and Ashley Logue

• Birthdays: Javis Hampton, Perry Bridges, Ambert Roberts, Margaret Marchant, Jim Pace Jr., Haisten Wilkinson, Douglas Griffin Sr., Earl Elkins, Jack Thomas, Ellen King, Cecelia Willis


Friday, Nov. 9

• Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, located in Vada, will host the Young at Heart social at 6:30 p.m. with chili, soup and sandwich night. Special entertainment from the Harper Trio of Camilla. Contact 246-7282 or 336-1828 for more information.


Saturday, Nov. 10

Salem M.B. Church, located at 451 Old Faceville Road, will celebrate its 3rd annual harvest bazaar from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with games, food, hay rides and booth rentals. Call 243-8281 or 246-0271 for more information.

• Bainbridge Shrine Club Pancake Supper, on U.S. Hwy. 84 East, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets available from Shrine Club members or at the door.

New Fountainhead Baptist Church, located at 197 Old Pelham Rd., Bainbridge, will have a Fun Fair starting at 5 p.m., featuring games, food and prizes.

• River Writers Public Reading and Open Mic Night, 119 W. Water St., 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

• Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. Donald Nelson

• Birthdays: Audrey Davis, Roger Mills, Trey Mock


Sunday, Nov. 11

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, located in Vada, will hold Homecoming services with guest speaker Rev. Billy Joe Butler of Blackjack Baptist Church and special singing by Nancy Stewart Sanders. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Covered dish follows morning worship. No evening services.

• Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church, located at 214 Fowlstown Rd., Hwy. 309, Attapulgus, will host Missionary Janet Mitchell of Nelson Chapel A.M.E Church who will speak on “God’s Call for Courageous Women” at 3 p.m.

New Fountainhead Baptist Church, located at 197 Old Pelham Rd., Bainbridge, will have a special service honoring all veterans and their families at 11 a.m. Lunch will follow at 12 noon.

New Freedom Christian Ministries, Inc., located at 725 E. Calhoun St., Bainbridge, will have a special Veteran’s Day service  from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with Sgt. 1st Class Eric Davis of Bainbridge as keynote speaker.


Monday, Nov. 12

• Veterans Day Ceremony, Willis Park, 9 a.m.


Tuesday, Nov. 13

Decatur County Board of Health will meet at 8 a.m. at the Health Department on West Street. Meeting is open to the public.


Thursday, Nov. 15

• The Little Black Dress Charity Event (to benefit foster children in Decatur County), Kirbo Center at Bainbridge College, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

• Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours (for Chamber members) at Harvest Moon Market on U.S. 84 East, 5 p.m.


Friday, Nov. 16

• Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Appreciaton Luncheon, Cloud Livestock Facility off East River Road, 11:30 a.m.

• Early Release Day for Decatur County Schools and start of Thanksgiving Holiday Break (Nov. 19-23)


Saturday, Nov. 17

St. John’s Episcopal Church, located at 516 E. Broughton St., will hold its Holiday Country Store from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall, featuring baked goods, frozen foods, home canned delights and the Christmas Corner with seasonal crafts and decorations.


Sunday, Nov. 18 

• Second St. James M.B. Church, 1912 S. Potter St., will have a Harvest Rally at 11 a.m. with Rev. Henry L. Flowers III as guest speaker.

• Holiday Open House shopping event, Downtown Bainbridge, 1 p.m. (over 100 Christmas prize balls will be dropped in Willis Park at 2 p.m.)

• Bainbridge Bazaar 2012 – Creative Gifts Handmade by Imaginative Eclectics, Firehouse Gallery and Center, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Nov. 22

• Thanksgiving


Sunday, Nov. 25

Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church, located at 1810 S. West Street, will observe Harvest Rally and Old Fashion Day at 11:15 a.m. Dress in old time clothes. Dinner will be served.


Thursday Nov. 29

• Opening Night for the Bainbridge Little Theatre’s production of the comedy “The Dixie Swim Club”