Calendar of Events

•COMMUNITY FOOD DRIVE… Gentiva Home Health, Calhoun City office, is placing food collection bags at various locations for their August Food Drive. Other healthcare providers are invited to join the effort. Residents, physicians and referral sources seeking info about the drive should call 662-628-6657. Food and personal items are being sought. All collected items will be distributed to the Calhoun Baptist Association.

•NEW START RESOURCE CENTER is offering free after school study sessions for all grades every Tuesday and Wednesday 3:30-4:30. Call 662-800-1630 to register. Personal Development/Job Workshop every Thursday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

•QUICK BITES will meet via interactive video conference at noon at the Multipurpose Building Thursday, Aug. 25. Program is Gardening from Inside Your Home.

•Macedonia Water Association will hold annual meeting Thursday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m. at the well house. All members are encouraged to attend. Two board positions will be voted on.

•FIRST SATURDAY ARTS/CRAFTS & FARMERS MARKET will be Saturday, Sept. 3  at the Side Porch on Main Street in Vardaman starting at 7am until.

•GLASPIE and GUNN FAMILY REUNION will be Saturday, Sept. 3 at the American Legion Building in Calhoun City beginning at 11 a.m. For info, call Glenda Armstrong 662-542-6093 or Dorothy Conner 662-414-5128.

•Bramlett family reunion will be Saturday, Sept. 3 in New Albany at the Holiday Inn Express. E-mail lashon1006@hotmail.com or 662-316-4001 for more info.

•BURSON, CORBITT, MHOON, STOVALL & STEELE family reunion will be Saturday, Sept. 17 at Bruce Community Center. Please send fees by July. Cost is $25 for family of four ($5 for each additional family member) or $15 for single adults. Send funds to Mary Cole, 134 Parkview Dr., Calhoun City, MS 38916. For info call 662-209-0131, 628-6830 or 983-8950.

•VFW #4100 Saturday night dance doors open at 6 p.m. Band plays 8 p.m.-midnight. Bobby Hood and Sandra Martin on the first, second, fourth Saturdays and Prime Country the third and fifth Saturdays.

•VFW #4100 BINGO every Friday night. Cards available at 6, play begins at 7. Ends at 10 p.m. FMI 662-786-1545.

•Tai Chi classes 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.

•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.

•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.

•SONS?OF?CONFEDERATE?VETERANS &?Order of the Confederate Roses meet every third Thursday at 6 p.m. 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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