Calendar of Events

•ABE/GED CLASS registration at Adult Education Center in Bruce is May 25-26 for the summer term. No cost. Call Ada Armstrong 414-6063 or Margaret Mays 414-5018.

•Calhoun City Public Library’s book discussion group will meet Thursday, May 26 at 2 p.m. at the library. This month’s topic is fiction published after 2001 (reader’s choice). All are invited to enjoy books and coffee.

•CALHOUN CITY’s SquareFest will be May 27-28. Outdoor movie “Mercy Rule” Friday at 8 a.m. New Century Club 5-K Glow Run Friday at 8 p.m. Methodist Men’s Pancake Breakfast starts Saturday at 6 a.m. Food vendors and children’s activities start Friday night. Pryor Funeral Home annual balloon release Saturday at 10 a.m. Jessey Higdon and Sharecroppers Band Saturday 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bring lawn chair. Call  for info– 628-6960.

•PICKIN’ SHED will be having live music Friday night, May 27, at 7 p.m. The House Band and The Ellis Family from Pope will be providing the music. Saturday night, May 28, at 7 p.m. The Pickin’ Shed is hosting Karaoke.  Both nights at 6 p.m. Potluck meal. Donations accepted Friday night. Cover Charge for Saturday night.

•5-K GLOW FUN RUN OR WALK will be Friday, May 27 in Calhoun City. Registration is at 7 p.m. Race at 8 p.m. Glow sticks and t-shirt provided. Race will start at corner of Monroe and Taylor. Registration is $25 for adults, $10 for 12 and under. Event is sponsored by New Century Club and Cannon Motors. For info, call Stephanie Lee at 628-6636. Proceeds to Calhoun City Fire Department.

•Newman Reunion will be this Saturday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Turkey Creek Baptist Church just off Hwy 32 between Bruce & Water Valley All friends & family invited to bring a covered dish and join us. Contact Margaret Newman Browning for more information 542-8743.

•Calhoun City Public Library will be closed Saturday, May 28-Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

•Jesse Yancy Memorial Library will be closed Saturday, May 28-Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 31 at 10 a.m.

•Calhoun County Extension Office will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

•Calhoun City Lady Wildcat Softball Camp (Open to next years 3rd – 6th grade girls) will be May 31-June 2 from 9 a.m.-noon at softball field. Register at Chandler Drug on square. Cost $35. For info, call Coach Travis England (662) 927-0639.

•Create Club will meet Tuesday, May 31 at the Multi-Purpose Building at 6 p.m. Group will be making a barb wire cross.

•Calhoun City Public Library Summer Reading kicks off on Thursday, June 2 at 10:30 am with The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County program presented by Liza Mays. Ages 3-12.  Everybody welcome. Program is approximately forty-five minutes.

•New Start Resource Center in Pittsboro has released their June schedule. All programs and events are free. June 4, Farmers Market 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; June 6-7 Kids Book Club, noon-3 p.m.; June 11 Driver Safety Course noon-3 p.m..

•CCHS CLASS OF 1952  will have their annual BBQ reunion, Saturday, June 4 at the home of Nancy Jaffe in Germantown. Come early and stay late. Visitors welcome. Jaffe’s home is at 8065 Stonewyck Rd. For info, call her at 901-755-7266.

•JIM & MATTIE HARBOR MCKIBBEN REUNION will be Saturday, June 4 starting at 10 a.m. at Old Field Methodist Church activity building. All are invited.

•DALLAS MARTIN BENEFIT to help purchase a headstone will be Saturday, June 4  at Thorn Community Center, CR 405 & CR 37 Houston. Entertainment will be Downs Family of Booneville and the Nooner Family of Lapanto, AR. BBQ plates will be served. Also selling cakes, pies and Boston Butts. For info, call 456-0890.

•MARY COLE RECEPTION... Retiring CCMS teacher Mary Cole will have a retirement reception Saturday, June 4 at 5 p.m. at the Methodist Corner in Calhoun City.

•EXCEL SUMMER SCHOOL... Excel is in the process of taking applications for summer school.  Summer session will begin June 6. Call 662-628-5165 or 662-614-1648 for more details.

•MARTY TURNER BENEFIT will be Saturday, June 11 at Banner Church. Chicken plates will be served from 4-7 p.m. Several items to be given away.

•BENEFIT FOR JACKIE HOLLAND KIMMONS June 11 at 6 p.m. at Bruce Masonic Hall (blue building). Choirs, praise teams, churches invited. Donations accepted. For info, Helen Spencer 628-6830, Kasie Young 983-2429.

•DAVIDSON REUNION  Sunday, June 12 at Bruce Community Building beginning at 10 a.m. All friends and relatives welcome.

•South Calhoun head start center is accepting applications for the 2016-17 school years for 3 and 4-year olds. Applications accepted from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. For info call (662) 628-6585 or stop by South Calhoun Head Start, 125 Carter St., Calhoun City.

•Tai Chi classes will be held at the Calhoun City Public Library at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise to increase balance and flexibility. No charge. Contact Patsy Zeidman at 662-628-1378 or the Calhoun City Public Library at 662-628-6331.

•FREE ADULT READING AND WRITING HELP... Bruce First Baptist Church is enrolling adults who wish to learn to read or improve their reading ability. Each learner will be matched with their own private tutor for confidential tutoring sessions lasting approximately one hour per week. No charge for the tutoring, but small fee for workbook. All tutors certified by the MS Baptist Literacy Missions Board. For information, call the church office. 662-983-2218.

•DOG?LOVERS! LEAGUE?FOR?NO-KILL?SHELTER meets the first Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the dog shelter on S. Thompson St. For info, call 983-7471.

•DRIVER’S LICENSE RENEWAL station is open in Pittsboro every third Tuesday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the old tax assessor’s office/church building near the entrance to the Multi-Purpose Building on Hwy 9.

•CALHOUN?VETERANS SERVICE?OFFICER Robert Gosa is at the American Legion Building in Calhoun City on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. until. Call for appointment, 628-1933 or 983-9328.

•WEIGHT?WATCHERS?IN BRUCE meets every Monday night at 5:30 p.m. at Jody’s Dance Studio.

•ANTIOCH LODGE 549... first Monday at 7:30 p.m.

•CALHOUN CITY VFW POST 12032 meets every 4th Thursday at 7 p.m. in the old Kellwood Outlet store building on N. Madison in Calhoun City.

•BRUCE VFW & AUXILIARY MONTHLY meet first Thursday of each month. Pot luck meal at 6 p.m. Meeting at 7 p.m. To rent building, call Robert Henry 835-9726.

•BRUCE?LIONS?CLUB meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday at Pizza Palace at noon.

•NARCOTICS?ANONYMOUS meets Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. at Mt. Comfort Baptist Church, 38 CR?257, Bruce.

• BRUCE GROUP ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets Friday nights at 8 p.m. at Bruce United Methodist Church.

•CALHOUN?CITY?ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets Monday nights at 8 p.m. at Lewis Memorial Methodist Church, Calhoun City. For info, call 628-4222.