Community calendar for 2/13/13

Published 4:48 am Tuesday, February 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; or mailing to P.O. Box 277, Bainbridge, GA 39818.

Wednesday, Feb. 13
• Ash Wednesday (Christian observance)
• Greater Mt. Calvary First Born Church, located at 471 E. Broad Street, Climax, begins a revival that runs through Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. nightly, with Bishop Titus B. Deas Jr., of Deliverance Temple Ministries, in Chattahoochee, Fla., leading the services.
• New Harvest Outreach Ministries, located at 111 Donalson St., Bainbridge, will begin a winter revival that runs through the 15th at 7:30 p.m. nightly, with Evangelist Curtis Louis of Moreno Valley Calif. leading the services.
• Bookmobile at Parker Park in Climax, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
• Family Connection, Kirbo Center at Bainbridge College, noon
• Lions Club, Charter House, 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.
• Anniversaries: Larry and Elaine Poitevint
• Birthdays: Malcolm Sheppard, Kaye Wester, Ty Ward, Jennifer Nichols, Jackson Allen Guest, Brenda Bailey

Thursday, Feb. 14
• Valentine’s Day
• 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.
• AA, 814 S. West St., noon
• Kiwanis Club, Seminole Wind, noon
• Bainbridge Oncology Support Team (BOST), Kirbo Women’s Center at Memorial Hospital, 6 p.m.
•  Union M.B. Church, located at 703 Martin St., West Bainbridge, begins Pastor David Johnson’s 22nd Anniversary celebration at 7:30 p.m. on the 14 and 15th, and 11 a.m. Sun.,17. Guest pastors and churches are: Thurs. Kelvin Wells, Christ Tabernacle; Fri. Mark Wilkerson, Pilgrim Rest and Rev. Lonzy Harrison on Sunday. Dinner will be served on Sunday.
• Southwest Georgia Photography Club, Firehouse Center and Harrell Gallery, 7 p.m.
• Anniversaries: Heath and Kristie McCarty, Jimmie and Karen Hill
• Birthdays: Ayanna Fleming, Shan Spooner, Clayton Terry, Mark Esquivel

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Friday, Feb. 15
• Department of Drivers Services license examiner office open, U.S. Highway 27 in Colquitt, Ga., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Bainbridge Middle School will host its Annual Black History Program (public invited to attend), Memorial Coliseum, 9 a.m.
• Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Planting, West Bainbridge Elementary School, 9 a.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)
• Morris Temple Community First Born Church of the Living God, located at 300 Poplar Ave., will host the greater Bainbridge District women worker meeting at 11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. with Minister Marget Brown in charge.
• Birthdays: Chip Davis (Family Bank), Jennifer Ruffin, Benjamin Ordner, Sam Odom, Greg Calhoun, Sheigh Marie Smith, Gerald Woodward

Saturday, Feb. 16
• Media Bass Fishing Tournament (Seminole Division) at Big Jim’s Resort, Georgia 253 South, all day
• Electronics Recycling Event sponsored by Keep Decatur County Beautiful, Old Landfill on Georgia 309 South, 9 a.m. to noon
• 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.
• Lamb Temple of God, located at 1425 MLK Dr., Bainbridge, will have a Black History Program at 6 p.m. Guest speaker will be Evangelist Samantha Lightfoot.

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.
• Pine Hill M.B. Church, located on Pine Hill Church Road, will have a Women’s Day celebration at the 11:15 a.m. service with Rev. Tamorris Baulkman and Mt. Nebo Church in charge.
• Cypress Pond Freewill Baptist Church, located on Draper Road, Boykin, will have the annual Black History program at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Kelvin Wells as speaker.

Monday, Feb. 18
• Presidents’ Day (school holiday)
• 7th Annual Sam Howell Memorial ‘Pars for Paws’ golf tournament to benefit the Bainbridge-Decatur County Humane Society, Bainbridge Country Club, noon

Friday, Feb. 22
• Annual Phoenix Affaire RISE! Weekend, downtown Bainbridge, continues through Sunday

Saturday, Feb. 23
• Humane Society Book Fair to benefit the Bainbridge Animal Shelter, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 516 E. Broughton St., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• MediaBass fishing tournament (Southeast Division), Big Jim’s Resort
• Fishers of Men bass fishing tournament (South Georgia Division), Wingate’s Lodge

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.
• First African Baptist Church, located at 115 Church Street in West Bainbrige, will hold the annual Black History Program during the 11 a.m. worship service. A soul food sampler dinner will be served following the worship hour.

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.

Saturday, March 2
• The City of Bainbridge presents Movies on the Flint, featuring a free showing of the family comedy “Night at the Museum,” Earle May Boat Basin, 6 p.m.

Monday, March 4
• Spring Break for Bainbridge College (classes resume March 11)

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.

Friday, March 15
• Furlough Day for Decatur County Schools

Saturday, March 16
• FLW Outdoors Bass Fishing League Series (Bulldog Division) fishing tournament, Earle May Boat Basin
• Bainbridge Leisure Services Baseball and Softball Opening Ceremonies, Bill Reynolds Sports Park No. 3, 10 a.m.

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

Saturday, March 23
• Bainbridge Half-Marathon races held from Memorial Hospital
• Complete Child Care will hold a fundraising family carnival event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bainbridge Middle School track. Contact Tamra Bowen at 229-309-4781for more information.
• Annual Lake Seminole Festival and Panfish Tournament to benefit the Seminole County Band Boosters, Spring Creek Park Resort, Georgia 253 South

Saturday, March 30
• MediaBass fishing tournament (Seminole Division) at Wingate’s Lodge

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

Thursday, April 4
• FLW Outdoors Everstart Series (Southeast Division) bass fishing tournament, Earle May Boat Basin (continues through April 6)

Saturday, April 20
• MediaBass fishing tournament (Seminole Division), Big Jim’s Resort

Tuesday, April 30
• Final Exams Begin at Bainbridge College (through May 2)

Saturday, May 4
• “Safe on the Water,” (water safety education and famly festival) sponsored by the Jackson County Fla. Sheriff’s Department and the Town of Sneads Park on Lake Seminole, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday, May 10
• River Town Days concert featuring The Dirty Guv’nahs, Earle May Boat Basin, 6 p.m.

Saturday, May 11
• River Town Days festival, Earle May Boat Basin, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Bainbridge College Spring Graduation, BC Student Wellness Center, 10 a.m.

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

Thursday, May 23
• Last Day for Students in Decatur County Schools

Monday, May 27
• Memorial Day