Community Calendar for 5/8/13

Published 5:14 am Tuesday, May 7, 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, May 8

Email newsletter signup

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.

• 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

• Birthdays: Bethany Rentz, Rosanna Rentz, Victor C. Ausgood, Angela Key, Sarah Richardson, Richard Joy, Bob Harrison, John Lawson Harrell, Diane Strickland


Thursday, May 9

• 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

• Mother’s Day Crafting Event for children, Decatur County Library, 3:30 p.m.

• Woodmen of the World Lodge 28 (public welcome), lodge is at the corner of Alice and West streets, 6 p.m.

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

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

• Birthdays: Jewell Davis, Jean Wingard, Shelia Edwards, Gail Long, Patricia C. Mitchell, Kyle Harris


Friday, May 10

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

Harvest America & Beyond Ministries Life Center, located at 1610 Old Quincy Road, Bainbridge, will hold a Gifted Open Mic Service from 7 to 10 p.m. Individuals sign up to share their talents.

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, located at Vada, will host the Young at Heart Social, a tribute to mothers with a covered dish meal at 6:30 p.m. Speaker will be Rev. Billy Joe Butler. Contact Vonnie Hatcher at 336-1828 for more information.

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

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

• Anniversaries: Romona and Sonny Livingston, Chuck and Carol Lewis

• Birthdays: Carolyn Olive, Almorris M. Reddick, Tanner C. Harrison, Peyton Green, Madelyn Lowe, Karl Pritzl, Parker Lowe, Dave Crane, Glenna Thornton, Mark Loeffler, Darryl McGee


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.

New Messiah M.B. Church, located on East River Road, is celebrating their annual choir anniversary at 6:30 p.m.


Sunday, May 12

• Mother’s Day

• Faith Life Ministries, located at 335 Colquitt Hwy., Eldorendo, will have a Mother’s Day celebration at the 11:45 a.m. service, with Pastor Earl Hallmon of Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Damascus as guest speaker. There will be music from the Mt. Zion choirs, special gifts for mothers, and dinner will be served following the service.

• Second Elizabeth M.B. Church, located at 2718 Attapulgus Hwy., Quincy, Fla., will hold its annual Mother’s Day service at 11 a.m. The message will be delivered by Rev. Sterling George.


Wednesday, May 15

Decatur County Retired Educators Association meeting at 11 a.m., Golden Corral.

• Second St. James M.B. Church, located at 1912 South Potter St., will start a three-day summer revival at 7:30 p.m. nightly, running through the 17th. Pastor Willie Smiley of St. Thomas M.B. Church will lead the services.

Second St. James M.B. Church, located at 1912 S. Potter St., Bainbridge, will begin a spring revival that runs nightly at 7 p.m. through the 17th. Revivalist Pastor Willie G. Smiley of St. Thomas M.B. Church will lead the services.


Thursday, May 16

• Bainbridge Little Theatre’s production of “Becky’s New Car,” Troupe Street, 7:30 p.m. (continues Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.)


Saturday, May 18

CASA 2013 Golf Tournament, Bainbridge Country Club. “Swing a Club for CASA Kids” charity golf tournament. Registration at 7:30 a.m. with shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. $40 per person, $160 per team. Lunch will follow with Senator Dean Burke as keynote speaker. Sponsorships at $50 each are welcome. Contact Nan McIntosh at 416-6624 or, for further information.

• Downtown Bainbridge Art and Wine Walk, Firehouse Center and Harrell Gallery, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., admission is $20 in advance or $25 the day of the event. Advance tickets are on sale at 127 E. Water St., the Southwest Georgia Welcome Center and at participating merchants.


Sunday, May 19

Harvest America & Beyond Ministries, located at 1610 Old Quincy Road, Bainbridge, will have a special Sunday morning service at 10:45 a.m.


Thursday, May 23

• Last day for students in Decatur County Schools


Saturday, May 25

Greater St. Mark M.B. Church, located on Hwy 311 in the Hopeful Community, will host a Get your Blessing Women’s Conference beginning at 9 a.m. Guest speakers are: Evangelist Corene Green, Evangelist Patricia Harrison, Rev. Tracey Davis and Evangelist Patricia Wilkins.


Monday, May 27

• Memorial Day


Sunday, June 9

Highway Free Will Baptist Church, located on Hwy. 84 West, Brinson, will hold a Homecoming beginning at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. S. E. Newberry as speaker. Lunch will be served at noon and singing with the Harper Trio begins at 1:30.