Today

• 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. — A wood turning demonstration, craft sale and flea market will be held at Prospect Congregational Methodist Church on Highway 19 North, five miles north of Collinsville. Call Elaine Richardson at (601) 986-8392.

• 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. — Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will sponsor a free Health Awareness Day for the community at First Union Baptist Church, 610 38th Ave. There will be free glucose, blood pressure, cholesterol screenings and eye exams along with informational sessions. Call Evelyn Acklin at (601) 938-3837.

• 9:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 5000 Highway 39 North, in the basement of Alliance Health Care Center. Call (601) 693-1234 or the 24 hour info/hotline at (601) 527-6669.

• 10 a.m.-until — The descendants of Millicent Moore and John N. Brooks will be hold a reunion at the Collinsville Community Center on Highway 19 North in Collinsville. Doors open at 10 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. For more information call Allen Francis "Frank" Harrison at (228) 249-6631 or email at pops1939@hotmail.com.

• 11 a.m. — The Cleveland High School Reunion will be held today the Cleveland Community Center on Highway 16 between DeKalb and Philadelphia. Bring a covered dish. Call Waldo Mitchell at (601) 677-2744.

• 12:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 3753 19th St. Call (601) 482-2498 or the 24 hour info/hotline at (601) 527-6669.

• 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. — Exploring Writing with Mississippi Writers Guild members Anne McKee, Richelle Putnam and Virginia Dawson at the Meridian Activity Center, 3300 32nd Ave. Call (601) 485-1812 to pre-register.



Sunday, April 27

• 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous will met at 3753 19th Street. Call (601) 482-2498 or the 24 hour info/hotline at (601) 527-6669.

• 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 5000 Highway 39 North in the basement of Alliance Health Care Center. Call (601) 693-1234 or the 24 hour info/hotline at (601) 527-6669.



Monday, April 28

• Noon and 7:30 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 5000 Highway 39 North in the basement of Alliance Health Care Center. Call (601) 693-1234 or the 24 hour info/hotline at (601) 527-6669.

• 12:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 3753 19th St. Call (601) 482-2498 or the 24 hour info/hotline at (601) 527-6669.

• Noon — A Confederate Memorial Service in observance of the state holiday Confederate Memorial Day will be held in front of the Confederate Monument on the lawn of the Lauderdale County Courthouse. Call Charles or Adele at (601) 686-0686.

• 1 p.m. — The Queen City Duplicate Bridge Club meets at the Meridian Activity Center, 3300 32nd Ave. All duplicate bridge players are welcome. Call Mary at (601) 527-2107.

• 5 p.m.- 6:15 p.m. — Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) will meet at the Health and Fitness Auditorium at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. Call (601) 527-2924.



Tuesday, April 29

• Noon — Women's Christian support group meeting for those whose loved ones suffer with alcohol and drug problems, will meet at First Presbyterian Church, 905 23rd Ave. Call Charlie at (601) 483-5927.

• Noon and 7:30 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 5000 Highway 39 North in the basement of Alliance Health Care Center. Call (601) 693-1234 or the 24 hour info/hotline at (601) 527-6669.

• 12:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 3753 19th St. Call (601) 482-2498 or the 24 hour info/hotline at (601) 527-6669.

• 12:30 p.m. — East Central Community College show choir, Ac'cents will hold auditions for the 2008-2009 group, in the Vickers Fine Arts Auditorium on the Decatur campus. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and auditions begin at 1 p.m. Call (601) 635-2111, ext 225 or email vblaylock@eccc.edu.

• 1 p.m. — The Meridian Duplicate Bridge Club will meet at the Meridian Activity Center, 3300 32nd Ave. This is an open game and everyone is invited. Call Tommie at (601) 679-8466 or Josie at (601) 483-5884.



Wednesday, April 30

• 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. — Word Processing Computer Classes will be held at the Meridian Activity Center, 3300 32nd Ave. Cal (601) 485-1812 to pre-register.

• Noon and 7:30 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 5000 Highway 39 North in the basement of Alliance Health Care Center. Call (601) 693-1234 or the 24 hour info/hotline at (601) 527-6669.

• 12:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 3753 19th St. Call (601) 482-2498 or the 24 hour info/hotline at (601) 527-6669.



Thursday, May 1

• 1 p.m.- 3 p.m. — Info Exchange and Bingo will be held at the Meridian Activity Center, 3300 32nd Ave. Call (601 485-1812.

• Noon - 1 p.m. — Make-A-Wish Volunteers will have a meeting at Rush Medical Building, sixth floor conference room. The results of the Wish Walk will be discussed along with new projects. Lunch provided. New volunteers welcome. Call Rebecca at (601) 483-4134 or Jane at (601) 819-4072.

• 6:30 p.m. — The American Legion Post No. 125 and the Auxiliary will hold their regular meeting at the Dick McWilliams building, 2640 Old Fifth St. there will be a pot luck dinner before the meeting. Call Roy Pete at (601)986-5545.



Friday, May 2

• 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. — College Park United Methodist Church will hold a Relay For Life fund raiser, Spring Fest 2008. Sliced ribeye sandwiches will sold for $6 each, at the church located at 1103 Highway 19 North. Delivery available for 10 or more. Call (601) 485-5262. Also there will be a homemade crafts sale at the church with proceeds going to Relay For Life.



Saturday, May 3

• 7 a.m.- noon — A Benefit Garage Sale will be held at East Mississippi Electric Power Association parking lot on Highway 39 North. All proceeds will go to Relay For Life. Call (601) 581-8633.

• 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. — The Fifth Annual May Fest will be held at Ritchey Park in Enterprise with games, gospel singing, vendors, food, pony rides and children's activities. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy. Call (601) 659-3057.

• 9:30 a.m.- noon — Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library will host a free genealogy seminar at the library. Theme is "How to Use Legal Resources to Trace Your Family." Call Carol James at (601) 693-6771, ext. 222.

• 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. — Handmade Crafts, Gift Items will be for sale at College Park United Methodist Church, 1103 Highway 19 North. All proceeds will go to Relay For Life. Call (601) 485-5262.

• 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. — Dixie Highway School reunion will be held at The Circle S. Ranch Fish House, 5300 Clarence Harris Road in Lauderdale. The graduating classes of 1957 and 1958 will be honored. Call Vivian Amato at (601)604-0694 or (601) 644-9534.

• 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. — The annual Suqualena Masonic Lodge Fish Fry will be held at the lodge building on Highway 494 in Suqualena. Music will be provided by the Hutcherson Family and Friends Band. Cost is $7 per plate for eat in or carry out. Call (601) 626-7888.

• 6 p.m. — Quitman's Little Opra will be held at Quitman Fire Department and will offer line dancing instruction beginning at 6 p.m. followed by good music and dancing. Bring a finger food and cost is $2 at the door. All proceeds will go to the Fire Department. Call Annie and CP Crimm at (601) 776-6269 or Jeanie and Jim Crapes at (601) 776-6296.



Sunday, May 4

• The descendants of John Poole and George Tully Biggs will hold a reunion at Clarko State Park, pavilion No. 3. Call Arlene W. Baker at (601)737-8888.

• 10 a.m.- until — The Annual Sanderson-Green Reunion will be held at Union City Park. Lunch served at noon and bring a covered dish to share. Call Carolyn Stevens at (601)656-2468.



Monday, May 5

• 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. — Computer Classes Part II (Internet and Email Access) will be held at the Meridian Activity Center, 3300 32nd Ave. Call (601) 485-1812 to pre-register.



Thursday, May 8

• 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. — Computer Classes Part I (How To Turn the Dern Thing On!) will be held at the Meridian Activity Center, 3300 32nd Avenue. Call (601) 485-1812 to pre-register.



Saturday, May 10

• 4:30 p.m.- 9 p.m. — Marvin Weir and the Good timers will perform at the Meridian Activity Center, 3300 32nd Avenue. Please bring covered dish to share for dinner to be served at 6 p.m. All musicians welcome. Call (601)626-8128.



To submit an event to Community Calendar, call Stephanie Denham at (601) 693-1551, ext. 3303, or

e-mail sdenham@themeridianstar.com. Announcements may also be submitted by fax, (601) 485-1275.

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