Community Calendar for 1/23

Published 6:41 am Tuesday, January 22, 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. 


Wednesday, Jan. 23

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• Bookmobile at Spring Creek Park Resort, State Route 310 South, 9:15 a.m.

• Bookmobile at Parkside Mini Mart, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

• Lions Club, Charter House Inn, 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: Julie McConnell, Moses Spears, Nell Hines, Dewey White, Dawn Harrison, Linda Inlow


Thursday, Jan. 24

• 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

• Habitat for Humanity, First Presbyterian Church Ward Sunday School Room, 5:30 p.m.

• Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Ceremony, Kirbo Center at Bainbridge College, 6:30 p.m.

• Birthdays: Morgan McCullough, Larry L. Lowe, Cynthia Conyers, Charles Bryan, Carole Horne Livingston


Friday, Jan. 25

• 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: Terri B. Fleetwood, Teresa Heard, Corbin Resler, Melissa M. Washington, Flint Reynolds, John Summerhill, Darien “Bubba” Porter, Walter Landrum, Larsen Wilkinson, John Monk


Saturday, Jan. 26

Emanuel M.B. Church, located at 161 Emanuel Church Road, Fowlstown, will be giving away free clothing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, contact (229) 220-3191.


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

• Lily Hill M.B. Church, located at 202 Pecan St., Climax, will host Family and Friends Day.

• CalvaryAssembly of God Church, located at 3606 Spring Creek Road, will hold a dedication service, thanks to special volunteers and their fine workmanship and monetary donations, beginning at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Collins, superintendent of the Assemblies of God of Georgia, as guest speaker. Bring a covered dish for lunch.

• Mt. Olive M.B. Church, located on Spring Creek Road in West Bainbridge, will observe Family and Friends Day at the 11 a.m. service.

• Morris Temple Community Church, located at 300 Poplar Ave., will host 100 Hundred Women and Men in White at 11:30 a.m. with Sister Latasha Jackson.

• Second Elizabeth M.B. Church, located at 2718 Attapulgus Hwy., Quincy, will host Deacon and Deaconess Day at 11 a.m. with Elder Earl Saulters Jr. as speaker.


Tuesday, Jan. 29

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

• Meet State Senate candidate Mike Keown, at the Firehouse Gallery on Water Street, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Wednesday, Jan. 30

New Life Deliverance Ministries, 115 Lynnwood Drive, Bainbridge, will begin a revival with guest ministers, Apostle Jacquelyn C. Porter of Tallahassee on Jan. 30 and Jan. 31, and Dr. Vernette Rosier of Panama City, Fla., on Feb. 1. Services are at 7:30 p.m. nightly.

Miracle Deliverance Pentecostal Church, located at 2554 Bethel Road, will begin a revival continuing through Feb. 1 at 7:30 nightly, with Bishop DeMarco Speight as speaker.

Hilltop Bible Baptist Church, located at 110 17th Ave. N.W., in Cairo, Ga., will host the Hinkle Family Bluegrass Gospel concert from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event is free.


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.


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.


Tuesday, Feb. 12

• Lincoln’s Birthday


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)


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


Saturday, March 22

• Bainbridge Half-Marathon races held from Memorial Hospital


Monday, April 1

• Decatur County Schools are on Spring Break through April 7