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    • "Country Alcoholics Anonymous" meets each Thursday at 7:30 p.m. out Highway 493 North, past the Bailey post office. Veer left on to GumLog Road, 1/2 mile to club house by baseball field on right. For information call (601) 737-2463.

    • 6 p.m. — The International Singing Brakeman Association meets every third Thursday at the Best Western Hospitality Room on Frontage Road. Please bring a snack/dish to share. We will eat at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information, call Glyn Jones at (601) 581-1601 or Mama Kat at (601) 480-3934.


Saturday, April 6

    8 a.m.-noon — Old Marion Cemetery is having a work day. The cemetery is located at 4501 Old Homestead Rd in Meridian. Bring rakes,garbage bags and weed eaters. If you have an questions call 601-483-0590.

    10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Gene Harlan Powell, author of “Fisher of Men: The Motorcycle Ministry of Herb Shreve,” will attend the Jesus Jam and Bike Show in Pearl City Park on Highway 80 East in Pearl. He will sign copies of the first edition of his book from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more info contact Mr. Powell at or call 479-234-0800.

    11 a.m. — The Enterprise Volunteer Fire Department will have their annual chicken barbecue at the fire house from 11 a.m. until. Organizers invite everyone to come out and support the fire department.

Sunday, April 7

    10 a.m. — The Spoken 4 Quartet from Branson, Mo., will be featured in concert at Prospect Church in Collinsville for Friend Day. The public is invited. Prospect Church is located on the left side of Highway 19, six miles north of Collinsville. For further information call 601-986-8392.

    10:30 a.m. — Ozarks from Glendale, Ariz., in concert Sunday April at Cotton Heights Baptist Church, 1377 Cotton Gin Road in Meridian. Phone 601-673-0062 for more information.

Tuesday, April 9

    7 p.m. — The Church of the Mediator, Oak Hill Baptist Church, and TEEAM (Together Enhancing Autism Across Mississippi) are sponsoring an awareness seminar on autism.  The seminar will be held at the Church of the Mediator on April 9 at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Dr. Mark Yeager of the Yeager Group's Dr. Mark Yeager, who is considered the father of the Mississippi autism movement. The seminar will be free to the public. The Church of the Mediator is located at 3831 35th Avenue in Meridian.

    9 a.m. to 1p.m. — AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will E-file taxes at The United Way/RSVP Office, 721 Front St. Ext 760, ACME Plaza, Meridian, MS 39301. Please bring a copy of your previous year (2011) tax return, 2012 tax information, picture ID, and Social Security Cards for all family members. For more information call 601-692-2758. This is a free service. Reservations needed at this location.  Call 601-482-0512 for appointment.

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