Calendar of Events

•Quick bites  will be Thursday, Apr. 27, from noon until 1 p.m. via interactive video at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Program will be on termites.

•Maximum Championship Wrestling superstars  Rage in the Cage Friday, Apr. 28 at Bruce National Guard. Doors open 7, bell time 8. General admission $8. Featuring Jimbeau Villard, Nemesis, A.T.K, Reaper, Crazy Jack, ladies’ match, and more. Card subject to change. (289th VCC-NCO fundraiser)

•SAREPTA SCHOOL REUNION will be Saturday, April 29 beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Sarepta Baptist Church with potluck lunch following the program. Everyone is invited to attend.

•WATER VALLEY VFW POST 4100 AUXILIARY will have Bingo every Friday night. Start selling books at 6 p.m. Play at 7 p.m. Dances every Saturday from 8 p.m.-midnight. Doors open 6 p.m. April  29– Peggy and the Chosen Few. May 6– Prime Country. May 13– Bobby Hood. May 20– Prime Country. May 27– Bobby Hood. All are invited.

•DRUG TAKE BACK DAY Sheriff’s Department in Pittsboro will accept all medications for disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 as part of National Take Back Drugs Day. Deputy Kenneth White said expired/unused drugs will be accepted, “no questions asked” so that they may be disposed of properly.

•PRO WRESTING EGO Unite and Fight will be Saturday, Apr. 29 at Bruce VFW. Doors open at 6, show at 7 p.m. Admission $10, kids 4 and under free. Appearing will be Marko Stunt, Ali Shabaxx, Monty Warbucks, Bootboy Bubbler, Trever Aeon and Joseph A’Gau.

•Jimmie Dee Holland is turning 90 years old. Everyone is invited to stop by and enjoy cake and ice cream Sunday, Apr.  30, between 2-4 p.m. at her home 102 Webb Ave Bruce. For info, call Jackie 662-983-2429 or Janie 510-760-3241.

•Fine Forgiveness Month... April is Fine Forgiveness Month for the Calhoun City Public Library. All fines will be forgiven on returned materials. Overdue fines will also be forgiven for patrons who update their accounts.

•Bruce VFW And Auxiliary will host Ego Wrestling on Saturday, Apr. 29. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bell time 7 p.m. This is a fundraiser for both groups.

•RETIRED TEACHERS will meet Monday, May 1 at Buck’s in Calhoun City at 11 a.m.

•A FATHER’S JOURNEY THROUGH HIS SON’S ADDICTION... Steve Hutton, will talk about his book “Pride Aside” Saturday, May 6 at 6 p.m. at the Front Porch, 212 N. Main St. in Vardaman. Parents, families, teachers, coaches and church leaders and interested citizens are invited. For more info, Call 662-983-0942.

•KATie grACE STONE BENEFIT will be Saturday, May 6. Katie Grace, 8 years old, has stage 4 cancer and is at St. Jude. She is the daughter of Cecil and Jessica Hughes Stone. Spaghetti plates $10, tacos in a bag $2. Event is at Grace Fellowship Church. Serving from 4-5 p.m. Singing from 5-6 p.m. Auction at 6 p.m. Motorcycle run at 1 p.m. Also bouncy slide, snow cones , etc. $20 for family or four, $10 for family of three.

•HEATHER AUSTIN BENEFIT will be Saturday, May 6  from 4 p.m. until at the Pontotoc Extension Center, behind Family Dollar on Hwy 15. Heather is the daughter of Jimmy and Donna Dillard. Proceeds will go to medical expenses. Auction start at 6 p.m. Hamburger, hot dog and BBQ plates served. For info, call Phyllis Havens 662-628-9517 or Sherry Williams 662-419-0152.

•4-H “A Stitch in Time” Sewing club will meet Monday, May 8, at 3:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Call 662-412-3177 for more information.

•COUNTY WIDE TEACHER’S LUNCHEON planning meeting will be Monday, May 8, at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Derma Baptist Church. Derma Baptist, in addition to other area churches, will hold the 3rd annual teacher’s luncheon in August.  Anyone who would like to be involved in this ministry for teachers and staff of Calhoun County is invited. For more info, contact Sonja Chrestman at schrestman@tds.net.

•DINNer WITH THE BHS BAND will be Friday, May 12 at 6 p.m. at the Bruce Museum on the square in Bruce. A catered meal will be served while attendees hear music played live by the BHS Band. Tickets are $15. Proceeds go toward the purchase of four new instruments. Sponsorships are available. For more information, call Ellen Shaw at Jeffery’s, 983-2880.

•DEWAYNE POTTS BENEFIT will be Saturday, May 13 at VFW Post 4100, Water Valley. Spaghetti plates $10. Motorcycle run begins at noon. Auction and entertainment. For info, call Robert Aston 631-9685 or Deborah Aston 786-1545.

•DEMOCRATIC MUNICIPAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEES can receive assistance in preparing for this year’s elections by contacting Marshall W. Coleman, Chairman of the Calhoun County Democratic Committee at 662-816-6031 or by email at marshall.coleman@tds.net.

•SOUTH CALHOUN HEAD START CENTER is accepting applications for the 2017-18 school years for children 3 and 4 years old. Children must be age eligible on or before September 1 to apply. Applications accepted from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. For info, call 628-6585.

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

•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. For info, call the church office. 662-983-2218.

•Republican Party/Republican Women meetingS... Women meet the first Tuesday in each month at the courthouse in Pittsboro at 5:30 p.m. The county party meets the third Tuesday in each month courthouse at 7 p.m. Anyone interested is invited to attend.

•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 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.

•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.

•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.

•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?CITY?ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. at Lewis Memorial Methodist Church, Calhoun City. For info, call 628-4222.

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