Community Calendar for 5/22/13

Published 4:47 am Tuesday, May 21, 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 22

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• Bookmobile at Spring Creek Park Resort, 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 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: Irma Robey, Pat Smith, Gerard Kwilecki IV, Ralph Dobson, Morgan Rich


Thursday, May 23

• Last day for students in Decatur County Schools

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

• Kiwanis Club, Seminole Wind restaurant, noon

• AA, 814 S. West St., noon

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

• Bainrbridge High School Graduation, BHS Gym, 8 p.m.

• Birthdays: Ann Murawski, Kaye Hutchins, Victor Dickenson, Edward Enfinger, Jim Griffin, Aaron Houston, Corey Harrison


Friday, May 24

• Grace Christian Academy will have its graduation at 7 p.m., in the gymnasium.

• 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: Joe and Pat Conyers

• Birthdays: Mallory McRae, Charity Dickson Tabb, Bill Powell Jr., Kyle Stewart, Hannah Griner, Kathy Howell, Miguel Gonzalez, Celia Roland, Trea Kelly, Lori Shiver


Saturday, May 25

Greater St. Mark M.B. Church, located on Georgia State Route 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, the Rev. Tracey Davis and Evangelist Patricia Wilkins.


Sunday, May 26

• The Independent Pallbearers Lodge No. 14 will host its annual program at 11 a.m., at the Second Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church, in Quincy, Fla. The spoken word will be delivered by the Rev. Lonzy Harrison Sr. Please join us in this service and take advantage of the opportunity to become a member of Independent Pallbearers Lodge No. 14.

• Christ Tabernacle of the Living Word, located at 1701 Bethel Road, will be having its annual “Mothers and Missionaries Anniversary and Women’s Day Celebration” at 2:30 p.m. The speaker for the occasion is the Rev. Tamorris Baulkman. Dinner will be served following the program.

• Mt. Gilead Free Will Baptist Church will be having its homecoming celebration, with lunch immediately following the morning service. There will be a singing at 1:30 p.m., with the Kingdom Hill Quartet.

Ford Chapel A.M.E. Church, located at 425 W. College St., will have a Familiy and Friends Day service at 3 p.m. with Rev. Kenney Evans as guest speaker.

Trinity Baptist Church, located at 1865 Tallahassee Hwy., Bainbridge, will have a patriotic service at 10:45 a.m. honoring those who serve our country in the armed forces and those in uniform locally. A BBQ lunch follows the morning service. An afternoon service begins at 1:30 p.m.


Monday, May 27

• Swansall M.B. Church, located on Swansall Road in Brinson, will be having its annual revival Monday, May 27, through Friday, May 31, at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The speaker will be the Rev. Tamorris Baulkman of Mt. Nebo M.B. Church in Bainbridge.

• Memorial Day


Wednesday, May 29

• Second St. James M.B. Church, located at 1912 S. Potter St. in Bainbridge, will celebrate its pastor’s anniversary Wednesday, May 29, through Friday, May 31, at 7:30 p.m. nightly, and Sunday, June 2, at 3 p.m. The pastor is the Rev. Eugene Roberts.

• John F. Kennedy Jr.’s Birthday


Friday, May 31

• USTA Georgia 40 and Over Tennis Tournament, Bill Reynolds Tennis Center, Cox Avenue (continues Saturday and Sunday


Saturday, June 1

• The Mt. Olive M.B. Church Missionary Department will have its annual prayer breakfast at the church, located at 100 Mt. Olive Road, in west Bainbridge, at 9 a.m. The theme is, “There’s Power in Prayer (Acts 16: 25-26).” The speakers will be the Rev. Daniel and Flossie Smith, of Macedonia M.B. Church in Donalsonville.

• Christ Tabernacle of the Living Word Church, located at 1701 Bethel Road, will have a women’s seminar at 2 p.m. The theme will be “Yet I Rise,” and speakers include Lora Harris, Rosa Smiley and Minister Qunta Bush.

• First Saturday Market Day, Willis Park, 9 a.m. to noon


Sunday, June 2

• Climax Baptist Church, located at 204 W. Lee St., in Climax, will have its vacation Bible school starting Sunday, June, 2, through Thursday, June 6, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., for students ages 2 through the 12th grade. There will be a meal each night for the children, and the Rev. Steve Poppell is the pastor.

• Climax Baptist Church, located at 204 W. Lee St., in Climax, will have its homecoming at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school will begin at 9 a.m. The Rev. Stanley Phillips will be the guest speaker, and a covered-dish lunch will follow the service.


Thursday, June 6

• A six-week class for caregivers will be offered each Thursday evening through July 18, except for July 4, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Senior Center, 402 W. Water St. Classes are free, but reservations are required. Contact Diannah Bruch at 229-379-1198 or Lindy Harrel at or 229-220-2194 for more information.


Sunday, June 9

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