Calendar of Events

•Calhoun City Public Library will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 29 for Thanksgiving holidays.

•A.D. GOODMAN SCHOLARSHIP BANQUET will be Saturday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. at St. Luke Lodge on Young St. Tickets are $20. Call Richard Freelon at 662-829-9172.

• CHARLES & MARINE CLARK ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION will be Sunday, Nov. 29 at Montgomery Gardens, 4348 Old Hwy. 12 West in Starkville from 2-3:30 p.m. Family and friends are invited.

•BRUCE ROTARY CHRISTMAS AUCTION will be Thursday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Bruce Museum. Refreshments will be served as you bid on items including toys, pallets of Banner sod, Weyerhaeuser lumber, tools, local services and much more.

•WOODMEN OF WORLD, Lodge 1366, Family Christmas Party will be Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. at American Legion Building in Calhoun City. All members and family urged to attend. Please bring canned goods for food drive. All 25 and 50 year members will be presented a pin.

•CALHOUN CITY CHRISTMAS PARADE will be Thursday, Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m.

•Santa will be on the Bruce Square Saturday, Dec. 5 from 2-3:30 p.m. Santa must leave promptly at 3:30 p.m. to prepare for the Christmas Parade.

•Bruce LIONS CLUB Christmas Parade will be Saturday, Dec. 5, at 4:30 p.m. Parade theme will be  “A Fairy Tale Christmas and Grand Marshal is Dr. Bruce Longest.  Each float will receive expense money.  There is no charge to be in the parade.  Deadline to sign up for participation in the parade is Friday, Nov. 27. Call Jerry Janci, 662-412-2029 for more information.

•Bruce CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES will be Sunday, Dec. 6 from 1:30-4 p.m. Tour will start at Bruce United Methodist Church where refreshments will be available. Homes on tour are Marshall and Whitney Bailey, Shawn and Emily Snellings and Larry and Christi Stacy.
Tickets are $8 and available from any Bruce Fine Arts Club members, at Jeffery’s or at the church on event day.

•PIECES AND PATCHES QUILT CLUB will meet Monday, Monday, Dec. 7 at 1 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building. Everyone is invited.

•Annual Holiday Silent Auction, sponsored by FRIENDS of the Jesse Yancy Memorial  Library, is underway at the library until December 9.  Anyone with items or services to donate for the auction should get in touch with a FRIEND or the Library Staff.  All proceeds go to the FRIENDS group  to fund family nights, book signings, movies, snacks, and any materials or equipment needed by the library.

•VARDAMAN CHRISTMAS PARADE will be Thursday, Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m. on Main Street. Grand Marshals for this year’s parade will be John Jasper Adams and Ruben Byars.

•2nd NAACP A NEW VISION EVERYBODY IS SOMEBODY event will be Friday, Dec. 18 at 5 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Admission is $5 at door. Guest group will be Community Choir. Guest speaker will be Walter Zinn Jr., of Pontotoc. For information call Ella Ezell at 412-2418 or Santana Silas.

•16th ANNUAL REDNECK CHRISTMAS PARADE in Big Creek will be Saturday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. Lineup at 5 p.m. Rain or shine. $100 to #1 redneck. Call 628-6882 after 5 for more info.

•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. There is no charge. For info, 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.

•ARE?YOU?A?CANCER?PATIENT? Calhoun Cares is an ongoing non-profit organization to benefit cancer patients. If you are taking cancer treatments and you live in Calhoun County, you are eligible for assistance. Contact Calhoun Cares, Tammy Tallant, 662-983-0864.

•LOOSA SCHOONA CHAPTER of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet the second Monday of
each month from September through May at Jeffery’s on Bruce Square at 2:30 p.m. Meal is Dutch treat.

•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.

•FOSTER/ADOPT?PROGRAM... safe and stable families are sought in Calhoun County for foster families. Call 628-412-3183 for info about the Mississippi Department of Human Services Resource program.

•CALHOUN CITY AMERICAN LEGION POST #50 and American Legion Auxiliary Post 50 meet the first Monday of every month at 7 p.m. Meal at 6:30 p.m.

•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.

•FREE ADULT BASIC EDUCATION/GED preparation classes are held at the Bruce Adult Education Center on Newburger Ave. Call Ada Armstrong 414-6063 or the center 983-2038. Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday 9- noon, 5-8 p.m. Counseling 2 Career (C2) for ages 17-21 (out of school) available. Teachers are Ada Armstrong and Margaret Mays.

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

•SONS?OF?CONFEDERATE?VETERANS &?Order of the Confederate Roses meet every third Thursday at 6:45 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Grace Southern Baptist Church in Calhoun City. All are invited.

•CALHOUN?COUNTY?SHRINE CLUB meets every third Thursday at 7 p.m. at Masonic Lodge in Calhoun City.

• 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.

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