Community Calendar for 1/5/2013

Published 2:22 am Friday, January 4, 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; or mailing to P.O. Box 277, Bainbridge, GA 39818. 


Saturday, Jan. 5

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• Bainbridge Cruisers meeting and Cruise-In, Dairy Queen, 6:45 p.m.

• Birthdays: Nicole Kirkland, Brenda Hendrix, Vince Hilliard, Aaron Hall


Sunday, Jan. 6

• AA, 814 West St., 3 p.m.

• Birthdays: Linda Harrison, Lisa Hammock, Jason Bowen, Celeste Burke, Cason Boutwell Hall


Monday, Jan. 7

• First day of classes for regular and A terms at Bainbridge College

AA Recovery Group, U.S. Highway 27 North behind Mr. Pip’s, 1 p.m.

• Learn how to download eBooks and audiobooks (free class), Decatur County Library, 301 S. Monroe St., 5:30 p.m.

• Humane Society board meeting, YMCA Kid’s Center, 7 p.m.

• Auditions for the Bainbridge Little Theatre’s production of “Oliver!”, 7 p.m. (continues Tuesday at same time)

• Anniversaries: Mike and Carolyn Miller

• Birthdays: Diane Poitevint, Lee Key, Les O’Berry, Eric French, Bobby Inlow, Kim Walden, Yuri Dunlap


Tuesday, Jan. 8

 Special election to fill the vacancy in State Senate District 11 (The runoff will be Feb. 5, if necessary)

• Toddler Tales, Decatur County Library, 10 a.m.

• Bookmobile at Iron City convenience store, 10 a.m.

• Students in Decatur County Schools return to class

• Rotary Club, Charter House Inn, noon

The Southwest Georgia Hemerocallis Society will meet at 6 p.m. at the Decatur County Senior Center, 402 W. Water St. for installation of newly elected officers and to discuss plans for the 2013 Daylily Show. Interested new members are welcome.

• Bainbridge Planning Commission, Potter Street Community Center, 6 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: James and Shea Harrell

• Birthdays: Becky Trammell, Hunter Boyett, Jasmine Jones, Courtney Sapp, Becky Hall, Ivey Godby, Billy Keasler, Allison Harrell, Isaac Poitevient, Haley Powell, Tommy Hawkins


Wednesday, Jan. 9

• Bookmobile at Parker Park in Climax, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

• Lions Club, Charter House Inn, noon

• Family Connection, Kirbo Center at Bainbridge College, noon

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.

• Birthdays: Joseph Newsome, Kyra Gaines


Thursday, Jan. 10

• 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

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

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

• Celebrate Recovery, First United Methodist Church, 6:30 p.m.

• Narcotics Anonymous, 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m. (closed meeting for addicts or people with drug problems)

• Nar-Anon Family Group, 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m. (for friends and family of those suffering with addiction or drug problems)

• Anniversaries: Durell and Sylvia Jones

• Birthdays: Patsy Smith, Dewayne Culverson, Braeden Mcmillan, John Henry Ellis, Brent Loeffler, Stephanie Smith, Brandon Brock, Donna Green, Reid Willis


Friday, Jan. 11

• 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: Warren O’Quinn, Jean Givens, Ricky Joseph Sullivan, Shawn Edwards


Saturday, Jan. 12

Mt. Moriah #2 M.B. Church, located at 1213 Wautauga Road, will have a benefit program for James “Jabbo” Johnson. The program begins at 5:30 p.m. with the Rev. Dellise Cox of Beulah M.B. Church of Cairo preaching the sermon. Contact Deacon H.G. Harrell 465-3664 or Jasmyn Edmond 465-3505 for more information.


Sunday, Jan. 13

Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church, located at 849 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Bainbridge, will host a 2013 Year of Release Conference beginning the 13th at 5 p.m. and running through Dec. 16. Weekday services are at 7 p.m., with Bishop George Bloomer of Durham, N.C., as guest speaker.

Second Elizabeth M.B. Church, located at 2718 Attapulgus Hwy., Quincy, will present “Crown of Glory, Women in Hats” at 3 p.m., wtih Minister Isabella Alls Dubose speaking.

St. Thomas M.B. Church, located at 198 Edwards Rd., Fowlstown, will launch their new scholarship fund commemorating their oldest member, Mother Itra Moore, who is 101 years of age. This will be incorporated with the morning worship service.

 Mt. Nebo Church, off Lake Douglas Road, will hold its Men and Women’s Day program at 3 p.m. with Pastor Hayward Teague as guest speaker.


Monday, Jan. 14

The Decatur County Historical and Genealogical Society will hold its dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Charter House. For reservations, please call (229) 246-4238 by noon on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.


Friday, Jan. 18

Redeeming Life Fellowship Church, located 2378 Highway 188, Cairo, Ga., will host The Gathering of Apostles and Prophets through Jan. 20, featuring guest speakers each day. Friday services begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday workshops run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday service is at 11 a.m.


Saturday, Jan. 19

• Decatur County Special Olympics is presenting “The Miracles” in concert at the Bainbridge College Kirbo Center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 each and can purchased at local banks, other businesses, or from a Special Olympics committe member.

• The Bainbridge Kiwanis Club’s 9th Annual River Run 5K and 10K races will be held at the Earle May Boat Basin. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and the races start at 9 a.m.


Monday, Jan. 21

• Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday


Thursday, Jan. 24

• Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Ceremony, Kirbo Center at Bainbridge College


Sunday, Jan. 27

Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church, located at 1810 S. West St., will have “Family and Friends Day,” at 11:15 a.m. Dinner will follow the service.

• International Holocaust Remembrance Day


Monday, Jan. 29

• GED graduation will be held for all graduates from July 2011 through January 2013, at the Kirbo Center, at 7 p.m.


Thursday, Jan. 31

• The 2013 Job and Career Expo will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kirbo Center on the Bainbridge College campus. The event is sponsored by the SWGA Employer Committee and Bainbridge College, and co-sponsored by Bainbridge Career Center at Georgia Department of Labor and the Bainbridge/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce.

• University of Georgia’s 2013 Ag Forecast, Cloud Livestock Facility, registration at 9 a.m., seminar from 10 a.m. to noon with lunch to follow. Richard Barnhill, owner of Mazur and Hockman Peanut Brokers, will be the speaker.


Saturday, Feb. 9

• Bainbridge Rotary Club’s Third Annual Casino Night, Kirbo Center at Bainbridge College, 6 p.m.


Thursday, Feb. 14

• Valentine’s Day


Monday, Feb. 18

• Presidents’ Day (school holiday)