By Chad Warfield
The DeSoto County Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 7 tonight at Hernando United Methodist Church. Call (662) 449-5720.
The Republican Women-DeSoto Area will meet at 10 a.m. today at the Hernando library. Retired U.S. Secret Service agent Ralph Kennedy is the speaker. Call (901) 335-1441.
Sound of Music
Horn Lake High School will hold open community auditions for its production of Sound Of Music 5:30-8:30 p.m. today. Three roles are available for girls appearing to be ages 7, 9 and 13. One role is available for a boy appearing to be age 11. Those auditioning must be able to sing and be a resident of DeSoto County.
Glenn’s Chapel, 8235 Miss. 301 in Lake Cormorant, will have its revival at 7 p.m. through Friday . Rev. Santiago Shol is the featured speaker.
Abundant Grace Ministries, 9239 E. Holmes, will have gospel singing at 7 p.m. Friday featuring The Almost Famous Crains and The Bluff City Quartet. Call (901) 299-8831 or (662) 349-3822.
Jackson Chapel Church, 2231 Grays Creek in Hernando, will have gospel singing at 7 p.m. Saturday featuring The Servants Heart Quartet.
The Hernando High Theatre Department will host a Guitar Hero III Tournament on a big screen 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at the Hernando Performing Arts Center on the Hernando High School campus. Arrive at 10 a.m. to sign up for your time slot with a chance to win a $100 Game Stop gift card. Everyone is eligible. There will also be a teacher division. No entry fee for teachers. The cost is $15. You can get registration forms at the Hernando Game Stop or register at the door. Email [email protected] countyschools.org.
DARS pet adoption
The DeSoto Animal Rescue Society will have a pet adoption 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday at Petco, 205 Goodman in Southaven. Dogs are $90 and cats are $75. Call (662) 342-9448 or visit desotopetlovers.org.
Garden of Grace
Garden of Grace Church, 2220 Cresthill in Southaven, will have its revival Sunday-Wednesday featuring Evangelist E. Kidd. Times are 10:45 and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday . Call (662) 393- 6349.
Wicker for Senate
Senator Roger Wicker and his campaign team are seeking persons wishing to volunteer and help in his re-election. There will be an informational meeting at the B.J. Chain Public Library in Olive Branch at 6:30 p.m. Monday . Call (901) 488-3882 or e-mail [email protected]
The Getwell Road United Methodist Church Day School has openings for its 3- and 4-year-old preschool classes in the new children’s building. Call (901) 283-7090 or visit getwellroad.org.
The Olive Branch Community Bible Study meets at 9:30 a.m. every Thursday beginning Aug. 28 at Hope Baptist Church, 6400 Center Hill. The study is Amos/Isaiah. Call (662) 893-6620, visit olivebranchcbs.org or e-mail [email protected]
Bible Community Life Study, an evening Bible study class for men and women of all denominations, begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at First Baptist Church in Olive Branch. The Book of Mark will be studied during the first semester, which runs September through mid- December. Call (662) 838-3132 or (662) 393-6952.
GROW Bible study
Colonial Hills Church, 7701 U.S. 51 in Southaven, will present Girls Raised On the Word weekly Bible study and fellowship for women 9-11 a.m. every Tuesday through Oct. 30. Child care is provided and homeschool classes are available. Call (662) 393-2445, visit colonialhillschurch.com or e-mail [email protected]
Free hunter education
A free hunter education course will be held at Goodman Oaks Church of Christ, 1700 Goodman in Southaven. The times are 6-8:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Aug. 28 and 8-10:30 a.m. Aug. 30. You must be at least 10 years of age, attend all four classes, pass a written exam and show that you can handle a firearm safely. Bring your Social Security number to class. Call (662) 349-3600.
Southaven Girl Scouts
Southaven Girl Scouts will have open registration 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Southaven Public Library and 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 30 at Southaven City Hall. Call (901) 767-1440 or (662) 536-3952.
Cornerstone Church, 5998 Elmore in Southaven, will have A Night Out On The Ranch steak dinner at 7 p.m. Aug. 29. The cost is $15. Childcare is available on request. Proceeds benefit a missions project team to Thailand. Call (662) 349-0216.
The Tallahatchie River Players have extended the deadline of the one-act playwriting competition of the Tallahatchie RiverFest to Aug. 31. Prizes for first is $100, second is $50 and third is $25. The Tallahatchie River Players will produce the winning entry Sept. 27 during the annual RiverFest. The play is free to the public in the Magnolia Civic Center in New Albany. The competition is open to all ages. Entry fee is $10. Visit tallahatchieriverfest.com or call (662) 534-4354.
First Baptist Church, 3505 Goodman in Horn Lake, will offer English classes for internationals. Registration for new students is 7-8 p.m. Sept. 2. No new students will be accepted after Sept. 30. Classes are 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays Sept. 9-Nov. 18. Textbooks are $15 or $20. Instruction is free. Students should use the east entrance from the parking lot behind the building. Call (662) 393-7760.
Broadway Bound is taking registrations for musical theater training classes for children ages 6-14. Classes are Thursdays at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church and begin Sept. 4. The first semester’s performance is Jan. 23. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Call (901) 212-6865 or e-mail [email protected]
Safe driving class
There will be an AARP safe driving class 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 6 and Sept. 13 at the University of Mississippi, DeSoto campus, 5197 W.E. Ross Parkway in Southaven. Students 55 and older who complete the course are eligible for a discount on car insurance. AARP membership is not required. You must attend both sessions to receive your certificate. The fee is $10. Register before Sept. 6. Call (662) 342-4765.
Another AARP safe driving class will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 9-10 at the B.J. Chain Library in Olive Branch. Call (662) 895- 5900.
Also, an AARP safe driving class is scheduled for 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Sept. 9-10 at the Southaven Tennis Center, 3750 Freeman Lane. Register before Sept. 8. Call (662) 349-6833.
Finally, an AARP safe driving class will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 16-17 at the Olive Branch YMCA, 8555 Goodman. Register before Sept. 15. Call (662) 890-9622.
The Special Olympics Area 16 four-person scramble Golf Tournament is Sept. 15 at Wedgewood Golfers Club in Olive Branch. Entry fee is $100 per person. Hole sponsorship available. Lunch will be provided. Call (662) 393-8358 or e-mail [email protected]
Graceview Visitors Day
Graceview Presbyterian Church, 7660 Swinnea in Southaven, will have Visitors Day Sept. 17 for anyone looking for a Church. Worship service will start at 11 a.m. There will be a church cookout at noon followed by lawn games and fellowship. Call (662) 349-0133.
SHS Class of 1988
The 1988 Southaven High School class reunion is 6 p.m. Sept. 27 at Hollywood Casino in Tunica. Visit shsclass88.blogspot.com for more information or e-mail Terry Stanford ([email protected]), Clay Collins ([email protected]) or Carrie Cook ([email protected] yahoo.com).
Glenn’s Chapel bazaar
Glenn’s Chapel Church, 8235 Miss. 301 N. in Lake Cormorant, will hold its annual bazaar 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept 27. There will be breakfast, white elephant sale, cake walk, arts and crafts, moon walk for kids, barbeque plates or sandwiches for lunch and more. They we will have Boston Butts for $30 each, order in advance. Booth rental is $15. Call (662) 429-4510 or (662) 781-3636.
Soles 4 Souls
Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 8230 Highway 178 in Olive Branch, has joined with the SOLES 4 SOULS charity to collect gently used shoes for men, women, boys, girls and infants ending Sept. 28. There will be a collection box located in the church. Soles 4 Souls suggest a $1 donation per pair to assist with shipping cost. Call (662) 895-5029 or e-mail [email protected]
The 10-year-old Mississippi Royals competitive baseball team is holding tryouts for the 2009 season. Players must be age 10 or younger as of May 1, 2009. Call (901) 674-4733.
The North Mississippi Razors 12-year-old AA competitive baseball team is now holding tryouts. Call (901) 270-4166.
The Mississippi Wolf Pac 9-under competitive baseball team is holding tryouts. Experienced 8-year-olds are also welcome to call. Call (901) 277-9776 or (662) 781-8417.
14-year-old Team DeSoto competitive baseball team is holding tryouts. Call (901) 351-6931 or (901) 487-8086.
A 13-year-old competitive baseball team is looking for players for the fall. Call (901) 461-6807.
The D.C. Wolf Pack 10-year-old competitive baseball team is now holding tryouts for the upcoming season. Call (662) 404-0608.
The DeSoto Cardinals 9-under player pitch baseball tryouts are ongoing. To schedule a tryout, call (901) 870-0961.
Southaven VFW Post 10567, 1884 Veterans Drive, meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month. Call (662) 393-4488.
O.B. Senior Center
The Olive Branch Senior Center, 8800 College Street, has canasta at 10 a.m. and scrabble at 1 p.m. Mondays, and other card games during the week. Call (662) 890-7182.
Lline dancing is held at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at Graceland Christian Church on State Line in Southaven. The fee is $3 per class. Call (662) 429-1701.
The Samaritans Ministry, 2600 Goodman in Horn Lake, has extended its hours to accommodate clients who work during the day. New hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday and Wednesday and 6:30-8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of every month. Monetary and food donations and volunteers are always welcome. Call (662) 393-6439.
All About Adoption
The All About Adoption support group meets at 6:30 p.m. every first Monday of the month in the meeting room at Atmos Energy, 5249 Pepperchase in Southaven. Call (662) 342-9401.
AA and Al-Anon
The Greenbrook Group meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Graceland Christian Church, 2126 State Line in Southaven.
The Love and Tolerance Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Hernando Church of Christ, 2110 U.S. 51. Monday and Friday are discussions and Wednesday is Big Book Study. Al-Anon also meets at noon Monday and Friday. Call (662) 470-4701.
The Hernando Group Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon meet at 8 p.m. Thursdays at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 575 E. Commerce in Hernando.
DeSoto Group AA and Al-Anon meet at 8 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays at Maples Memorial Methodist Church, 8745 Goodman in Olive Branch. Call (901) 604-0929 or (901) 604-0930.
Olive Branch Trusted Servants Group AA and Al-Anon meet at 7:30- 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and Friday every week at the Olive Branch library. For AA call (901) 283-7673; for Al-Anon call (901) 605- 5021.
The Southaven OA
The Southaven OA, a fellowship of individuals who want to stop eating compulsively, meets at 2 p.m. Wednesdays and 6 p.m. Thursdays at Getwell Road United Methodist Church, 7875 Getwell. Call (901) 356-1237.
A Tai-Chi/Pilates class meets at 8:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Snowden Grove Sports Complex in Southaven.
A Cruise-In will be held 5-8 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Lenny’s Sub Shop, 3019 Goodman West in Horn Lake. Call (662) 393-5558.
Line dance class
Longstreet Methodist Church presents easy-level line dance classes, open to beginners, at 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Call (901) 753-0562 or (662) 393-2156.
Tri-County Animal Rescue will have Adoption Days the first and third Saturday of the month at Petco on Goodman in Southaven. Fees range from $75-$150. Call (662) 393-7529.
Marine Corps League
The DeSoto County Chapter of the Marine Corps League, Anderson- Jordan Det. meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the American Legion Post 134, 2520 Goodman in Horn Lake. Call (901) 229- 0001 or (662) 429-2567.
Horn Lake reunion
The Class of 1984 is looking for anyone who graduated from Horn Lake High School and is interested in attending the 25-year reunion. The reunion is tentatively set for July 24-25, 2009. Contact Renay Hunt Goodwin at (901) 255-0643 or e-mail at [email protected]
Klingon Assault Group
The Klingon Assault Group, a not-for-profit Star Trek fan organization, meets twice a month on Tuesdays and Saturdays in Horn Lake. Call (662) 543-0036.
Graceland Christian Church, 2126 State Line, has aerobics classes 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Call (901) 603- 9038.
Graceview Presbyterian Church, 7660 Swinnea in Southaven, presents Wonderful Wednesday children’s ministry for children grades 1-6 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays. There will be games, refreshments and Bible study. Call (662) 349-0133.
Olive Branch Humane Society has pet adoptions 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday at 7140 Miss. 178. Dogs, $100; cats, $90. Includes shots, spay or neuter and microchip. Visit obpets.petfinder.com or call (662) 895-5328.
– Compiled by Chad Warfield: [email protected] (662) 996- 1413
Originally published by Compiled by Chad Warfield .
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