• 12:05 p.m.-12:50 p.m. — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1116 23rd Ave., sponsors the Chamber Music Series. Performance by harpsichordist John Paul. Free admission, brown bag lunches welcome. Call (601) 693-2502.
• Noon-1 p.m. — Make-A-Wish volunteer meeting at Rush Foundation Hospital, sixth-floor conference room. Lunch provided. For information, call (601) 483-8144.
• 1 p.m. — Queen City Duplicate Bridge Club meets at the Senior Citizen Center, 3200 33rd Ave. This is an open game and all players are welcome. Call Mary, (601) 527-2107.
• 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Pain Management Center of Meridian will host an open house on the fifth floor of the annex building at Riley Hospital. Call (601) 484-3586.
• 6 p.m. — Meridian Chapter of Mississippi Valley State University Alumni Association meets at the Council of Organizations Building, 814 45th Ave. All alumni are asked to attend. Call (601) 485-2217 or (601) 483-6475.
• 6:30 p.m. — Promises of Hope Cancer Support Group will meet at Collinsville First Church of God on Highway 19 North. Call Meridian Oncology at (601) 696-4624, Barbara Willard at (601) 986-2011 or Charlotte Vincent at (601) 986-8833.
• 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. — Grief counseling and homicide/suicide support group will meet at Wesley House Community Center, 1520 Eighth Ave. Cost is free. Call (601) 485-4736.
• 6:30 p.m. — Gold Wing Road Riders Association will meet for their dinner ride. They will meet at Trucker’s Supply, 519 Highway 19 South, off Interstate 20. Cally Lydia at (601) 483-5727 or (601) 880-3914.
• 7 p.m. — Community of Hope Tutoring Program at Jubilee Mennonite Church celebrates the accomplishments of its students with a special program, which will also feature a book fair display. The church is at 812 28th Ave. Call Ducky McCormick, (601) 693-3952.
• 7 p.m. — Spring Choral Concert at Meridian Community College’s McCain Theater, Ivy Hall. Call Tammy Miles, (601) 484-8851.
• 7 p.m. — The East Central Community College Ac’cents will present an annual spring concert in Vickers Fine Arts Center Auditorium on the Decatur campus. Admission is free. Call (601) 635-2111, ext. 225.
Friday, May 5
• 12:45 p.m. — The East Central Community College Ac’cents will hold auditions in the Vickers Fine Arts Center Auditorium on the Decatur campus. Call (601) 635-2111, ext. 225.
• 1 p.m. — Meridian Duplicate Bridge Club meets at the Senior Citizen Center, 3300 32nd Ave. This is an open game, and everyone is welcome. Call Tommie at (601) 679-8466 or Josie at (601) 483-5884.
Saturday, May 6
• 6:30 a.m.-until — Relay For Life Rummage Sale at First Union Baptist Church, 610 38th Ave. in Meridian. Call Deke Cross, (601) 483-0839.
• 7 a.m.-2 p.m. — Oakland Heights United Methodist Church’s Spring Fest. The church is on Highway 19 North, across from Mississippi State University-Meridian Campus. Call Leigh Kilpatrick at (601) 483-5430 or the church office at (601) 485-5262.
• 7 a.m. — East Mississippi Master Gardeners’ Plant Sale at the Farmer’s Market, Front Street and 18th Avenue in downtown Meridian.
• 7 a.m.-until — Relay For Life garage sale, sponsored by Dusty Social Service Club, 2327 36th St. Call (601) 483-1246.
• 8 a.m.-2 p.m. — Kemper County Relay For Life team will hold a rummage sale in Courthouse Square in downtown DeKalb. Call Joyce Franklin, (601) 693-2381.
• 9 a.m.-2 p.m. — Enterprise Women’s Club will host the third annual May Festival at the town park. Arts, crafts, entertainment, food and children’s activities. Call (601) 659-4693 or (601) 659-3057.
• 10 a.m. — East Mississippi Community College’s Scooba Campus will hold graduation exercises at Keyes Currie Coliseum. More than 200 students from the Scooba Campus and Naval Air Station Meridian extension will participate. Call Kelly Atwood, (662) 476-5066.
• 10 a.m. — Porterville Volunteer Fire Department will sell catfish, whiting and chicken plates during its annual fund-raiser. Plates are $6; proceeds will go to the volunteer fire department. Call (662) 476-5974.
• 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. — Virginia Dawkins will sign her book, A Cup of Comfort For Christians, at the Bible Book Store in Bonita Lakes Mall.
• 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — First Christian Church, 1301 23rd Ave., will hold a Spring Festival with all proceeds going to Relay For Life. There will be games and fun for the whole family. B.B. Archer will prepare Etouffe Plates at $7 per plate, $5 raffle tickets for Charlie Busler painting. Call (601) 693-1425.
• 6:30 p.m. — Clarke County Christian Singles will have a roundtable discussion, karaoke night and covered-dish dinner at Living Word Church, 500 N. Jackson Ave. in Quitman. Call Peggy at (601) 776-3150 or Gwen at (601) 776-3062.
• 8 p.m. — Meridian Symphony Orchestra, with the MSO Women’s Chorus and sopranos Lester Senter and Phyllis Lewis-Hale, will be in concert at McCain Theater on the campus of Meridian Community College. Preconcert lecture at 7 p.m. Call (601) 693-2224.
To submit an event to Community Calendar, call Stephanie Denham at (601) 693-1551, ext. 3303, or e-mail email@example.com. Announcements may also be submitted by fax, (601) 485-1275.
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A Celebration of Life service will be held later for Patricia Ann Gaddis Warren, who died Friday, June 18, 2021, at home. Stephens Funeral Home is handling her arrangements. Please visit the online register at www.stephensfunerals.com.
Arrangements are currently incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mrs. Johnnie P. Taylor, 86, of Meridian, who died Thursday, June 17, 2021, at her residence.
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Services for Ricky Everett Roberson are Friday, 11 a.m., at Stephens Funeral Home. Burial will follow in First Baptist Collinsville cemetery. Mr. Roberson, 68, of Meridian, passed away Sunday. Friends may sign the online register at www.stephensfunerals.com.
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