Today

• 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.

• 7 a.m.- 9:45 a.m. — The Archonettes of Delta Nu Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta sorority will have a pancake breakfast at Applebee's. Call La'Toya Capers at (601) 604=2857.

• 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.

• 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.

• 5 p.m.- 7 p.m. — A reception will be held in honor of Dorothy Price by her family will be held at Union Station, 1901 Front Street in downtown Meridian. Call (601) 484-6841 or (601) 483-3944.

• 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.

• 9 a.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.

• 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.

• 2 p.m. — A retirement reception will be held for Ann Culpepper who is retiring from teaching at Lamar School. The reception will be held in the Lamar School Cafeteria. All students, parents, former students and friends are invited. Call (601) 482-1345, ext. 13.



Monday, May 5

• 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.

• 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.

• 1 p.m. — The Queen City Duplicate Bridge Club will meet at 1 p.m. at the Meridian Activity Center, 3300 32nd Avenue. All duplicate bridge players are welcome.



Tuesday, May 6

• Noon - 1 p.m. — National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will hold its regular monthly meeting at Weems Community Mental Health Center, 1415 College Drive. Bring brown bag lunch. Call Kristen Owen at (601)483-3821 or email namimeridian@gmail.com.

• 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.

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

• 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. — National Alliance on Mental Illness Connection support group will meet at College Park United Methodist Church, 1103 Highway 19 North. For more information call Gaynell Coleman at (601) 693-4991.

• 7 p.m. — The Oakland Heights Lodge No. 577 will hold a stated meeting at the lodge building located at 4893 Highway 19 North. Call David Stokes at (601)616-2322.

Wednesday, May 7

• 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 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.

• 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. — The Queen City Duplicate Bridge Club will meet at 1 p.m. at the Meridian Activity Center, 3300 32nd Avenue. All duplicate bridge players are welcome.

• 5:45 p.m. — The Lauderdale County Country Dancers will meet at the Northeast Community Center on Briarwood Road, next to Northeast Lauderdale High School. Clogging will be taught at 5:45 p.m.; line dancing at 6:45 p.m. and square dancing at 7:30 p.m. All ages are welcome. Call Carol Hosch at (601) 483-7016.

• 6 p.m. — Northwest Junior High School will hold its Awards Recognition Program in the Meridian High School Auditorium. Tickets are $3.50. For more information call Northwest Junior High at (601) 484-4094.

• 6:30 p.m. — American Legion Post and Auxiliary No. 257 will meet for their regular monthly meeting at East Mississippi Electric Power Association on Highway 29 North. All members are urged to attend and guests are welcome. Call (601) 679-5055.



Friday, May 9

• 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. — The Meridian Duplicate Bridge Club meets at the Meridian Activity Center, 3300 32nd Avenue. This is an open game and everyone is welcome. Call Tommie at (601) 679-8466 or Josie at (601) 483-5884.

• 7 p.m. — Celebrate Recovery will meet at Lauderdale United Methodist Church in the Worship Center. Call Mike at (601) 479-4995.



Saturday, May 10

• 9 a.m. — The Stonewall Historical Society will have a bake sale on Main Street in front of the old company store on Highway 513. Proceeds will go to renovations for the future Stonewall Museum building. Call Vallie Molony at (601) 659-4860 or Oree at (601) 938-4823.

• 11 a.m. — The Meridian Daylily Society will meet at Meridian Community College Hardin Hall, Room No. 122 for the regular by-monthly meeting. Call Harriett Touchstone at (601) 626-8950.

• 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.

• 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.

• 8 p.m.- Midnight — The Newton County American Legion Post No. 89 on Highway 15 will sponsor a dance with Britt Gulley and the Water Moccasins performing. Cost is $8 at the door. Call Louis P. Foley Sr. at (601) 683-3266.



Sunday, May 11

• 9 a.m., 5:30 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.





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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