Calendar of Events

•PLANT SALE... Friends of the Edmondson Memorial Library in Vardaman will sponsor a Plant Sale Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m.-noon at the Vardaman Library. Donations of plants, shrubs, garden tools or garden supplies for this fundraiser appreciated. All proceeds will go toward supporting the library. Contact Janet Swindle, Librarian, 682-7333 for donations, questions, or info.

•Night Golf Tournament– Calhoun City’s New Century Club’s Charity Night Golf Tournament will be Saturday, May 7 at 5 p.m. at Pine Hills Country Club in Derma. Two person scramble, $80 per team. Includes registration, t-shirt, glow in the dark ball and one mulligan for each team member. Dinner provided. Cash prizes awarded. Sign up at Pine Hills Country Club or call Pam Shaw 542-0464 or Stephanie Lucius 401-4182.

•DALLAS TURNER FUNDRAISER Maximum Championship Wrestling Superstars will be Saturday, May 7 at Bruce VFW Post 5571. Jimbean Villard, Ragin Cajun, Danger Zone, White Lightning, Dustin Diamond, Reaper Chris Ward, Shane Shoffner and more are scheduled to appear. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bell time 7 p.m. Tickets $8. Bake sale on site. Concessions will be sold.

•Crossroads Cemetery CLEANUP will be Saturday, May 7 starting at 8 a.m. Please bring your own work tools.  In case of rain, cleanup will be Saturday May 14.
Dinner on the ground will be after the program. Bring your favorite dish.  Paper goods and ice will be furnished.
A reminder – in the event of a family member’s death, a committee member needs to be contacted before any funeral home begins to dig a grave. Donations can be made payable to Crossroads Cemetery Fund and mailed to Billie Hitt 541 Highway 8 West, Calhoun City, MS 38916 or contact at 662 637 2211 or bnghitt@hughes.net.

•ANNUAL HITT REUNION will meet this year in a new location. The event will be Sunday May 8 in Hitt Bottom at the home of George W. Hitt, 71 CR 344, Calhoun City. Reunion will be hosted by George Hitt, Kenny and Vonda Hitt. For info call Sherry and Henry Lomax (662)907-0319.

•Calhoun County Forestry meeting will be Tuesday, May 10, at 6 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Program will be on Norbord Mill. Please call 412-3177 by Friday, May 6, for prepare food preparation purposes.

•cELEBRATE EXCEL May 12 at 6:30 p.m. “Come picnic with us.” Multi-purpose Building in Pittsboro. Guest speaker Cortez Moss. Advance tickets $12, at the door $15.

•David Murphree Chapter Mississippi Society Sons of the American Revolution will meet Tuesday, May 17 at the Veracruz Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. Guests are welcome.

•ROBOTICS CAMP... end of school camp for 3rd-6th graders will be Monday-Tuesday, May 23-24 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Calhoun County Career & Technical Center. Cost is $60. Deposit of $30 and sign-up due by May 13. Contact Jennifer Bennett, 983-5628.

•CALHOUN CITY’s SquareFest will be May 27-28. More details will be released soon.

•CCHS CLASSS 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 are welcome. Jaffe’s home is at 8065 Stonewyck Rd. For info, call her at 901-755-7266.

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

•South Calhoun head start center is now accepting applications for the 2016-17 school years for 3 and 4-year olds who are age eligible by September 1, 2016. Applications are being accepted from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Early applications recommended. Racial diversity and inclusion of children with disabilities encouraged. 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. 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.

•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.

To submit items for the calendar, call 983-2570, fax 983-7667 or email to: calhouncountyjournal@gmail.com