Community Calendar for 4/10/13

Published 3:09 am Tuesday, April 9, 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, April 10

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• CRCT testing begins for students in Decatur County Schools and continues through April 18

• Bainbridge State College: Students can meet with a local tax professional who will answer their questions about filing income taxes, Student Wellness Center, all day

• 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.

• Anniversaries: Doris M. and Dewey White, Eddie and Patricia Newsome, Randy and Karen Crews

• Birthdays: Alexsia Temara Harrison, Larry Hunter Jr., Haley Smith, Janell Cleveland, Glenn Godwin, Brynn Edwards


Thursday, April 11

• 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 restaurant, noon

• AA, 814 S. West St., noon

• Bainbridge State College: Award-winning fantasy author Jeff VanderMeer will have a reading and question-and-answer session in Room 961 of the Student Wellness Center, 3 p.m.

• 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: James and Pauline Stewart

• Birthdays: Phillip Holmes, Ward Cole, Judy Nettles, Karon Elwell, Janelle Williams, April Floyd, Dottie Brown, Stephanie Brock


Friday, April 12

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

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, located in Vada, will host the Young at Heart monthly covered dish social at 6:30 p.m.

• New Birth Christian Center continues its celebration of Pastor Brian Lewis’s 1st year anniversary at Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church, 849 Martin Luther King Drive, with Apostle Lee Lyons and Priestly Praise as guests.

• Mt. Gilead Free Will Baptist Church, located at 2932 Spring Creek Road, Brinson, will host Squire Parson in concert at 7 p.m.

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

• Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. Dick Ivey, Bruce and Becky Guest, Dorislyn and Michael Padgett

• Birthdays: Lillie Miller, Angela Cooper Newby, Melvin Bryant Sr., Philip Ponder, Tami Lyle, Grant McDonald, Bradley Crews


Saturday, April 13

• Ultimate Sports Promotions Baseball Tournament hosted at the Bill Reynolds Sports Park on Cox Avenue, all day, continues Sunday

• Bainbridge Youth Sports Club Inc. is sponsoring a Car Wash, with free hot dogs and drinks, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Auto Zone, 1020 E. Shotwell St.


Sunday, April 14

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, located in Vada, will begin a spring revival that runs through the 18th at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Hugh Rockett will be the guest speaker, with special music each night.

• Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church, located at 1810 S. West St., will observe Pastor Jerome Severson’s 14th anniversary at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Kelvin Wells, Christ Tabernacle, in charge of the services.


Monday, April 15

• Tax Day

Mt. Zuma M.B. Church, located at 2015 Vada Hwy., Bainbridge, will begin their annual revival that runs through the 19th, at 7:30 p.m., with the Rev. Hayward Teague of Dothan, Ala. leading the services.


Tuesday, April 16

New Salem Freewill Baptist Church, located at 2573 Spring Creek Road, will begin the observance of pastor Archie Crews anniversary and the 139 church anniversary. Services are at 7:30 p.m. each night of the week and concludes on Sunday, April 21 at 11 a.m. service. Special speakers are Pastors Belinda Corley, Huelett Powell, Percy Leggett and Calvin Isom.


Friday, April 19

New Birth Christian Center continues celebration of the first year anniversary of Pastor Brian Lewis. Service at Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church, 849 MLK Drive, with Evangelist Grace Cooper as speaker.


Saturday, April 20

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


Friday. April 26

Deep South Rider SpringFest 2013, opens at 1754 Pond Town Road. Gates open at 5 p.m. Motorcycle and music festival to raise funds for Bainbridge BikeFest property development. Powered camp sites $60.00. Event runs through Sunday, 28th.

• New Birth Christian Center will host Dr. Janet Clary of Tallahassee as speaker in a first-year anniversary celebration of Prophet Brian Lewis. The event will be at Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church, 849 MLK Drive.

Oak City Cemetery Living History Tour, Come experience Bainbridge’s rich history and the truths, tales and folklores of some of its most famous residents, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Sunday, April 28

St. Thomas M.B. Church, located at 198 Edwards Road, Fowlstown, will celebrate the annual Men and Women Day at 2 p.m. with Rev. Charles McDonald and Mt. Early M.B. Church of Albany in charge of the services. Dinner will be served.


Monday, April 29

• Last day of classes for regular and B terms at Bainbridge College


Tuesday, April 30

• Final Exams Begin at Bainbridge College (through May 2)


Saturday, May 4

• “Safe on the Water,” (water safety education and family 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.

“Touch a Truck” sponsored by the City of Bainbridge, children and families can come to Willis Park and see all of the heavy equipment, police cars and fire trucks the city government uses up close and in person, 9 a.m. to noon


Sunday, May 5

New Birth Christian Center will conclude its month-long celebration of the first year anniversary of Prophet Brian Lewis with a message brought by Dr. Jackie Porter at 4 p.m. Location to be announced.


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