2014-10-30 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday morning, November 2, at 2 a.m. Clocks should be set BACK one hour.

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The Shepeard Community Blood Drive will be held on Thursday, November 6, in three locations – at Wills Memorial Hospital in the Bloodmobile from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; at Berry Plastics in the Bloodmobile 2-4 p.m.; and at First United Methodist Church in the fellowship hall 2-7 p.m.

. The Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation will meet Sunday, November 2, at 2:30 p.m. at the Mary Willis Library. Tom Duggan will present the program, “Bottles-Part 2.” All current and prospective members are invited to attend.

. Candlelight Shopping on The Square will be held on Tuesday, November 25, in downtown Washington.

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The New Springhill Baptist Church of Philomath will celebrate its annual Family and Friends Day the first Sunday, November 2, at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Sam Bishop and the New Bethlehem Baptist Church of Carlton, Georgia, will be the special guest messenger and church family.

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Mt. Carmel Baptist Church has Prayer Meeting services led by Deacon Johnny Mills each Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The public is invited.

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New Saints CME Church will hold the next Safety Net Advisory Program (SNAP) meeting on Saturday, November 18, at 11 a.m. at Pizza Hut.

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Booker’s Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Grand Ole Fashion Dress-up Day Sunday, November 2, at 12:30 p.m. The public is invited. Dinner will be served immediately after service.

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Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will present its annual Christmas program December 21 at 6 p.m. The public is invited.

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Washington VFW Post #5899 and Ladies Auxiliary frozen barbecue and stew will be available this weekend. Call 706-678-1166 for pre-orders.

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Hilliard Station Baptist Church will have its fourth annual Family and Friends Day program on November 16 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Michael Routh of Morton Chapel Baptist Church of Athens will be the speaker. Dinner will be served.

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The Washington Optimist Club 5k race will be held on Saturday, November 1, beginning at the Wilkes County courthouse at 8:15 a.m. Registration opens at 7 a.m. More information is available at www.active.com.

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The 14th annual I’d Rather Be In Tignall Fall Festival will be held Saturday, November 8, at the old school grounds on Independence Street in Tignall from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call Carolyn Gammon at 706-285-2736.

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The Tignall City Council will meet at 5 p.m. on November 12, at City Hall in Tignall.

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The Washington Chapter of OLLI@UGA will meet Monday, November 3, at 2 p.m. at the Episcopal Parish House. Sarah Gordon, editor and author, will share “Flannery O’Connor: A Foray into the Fiction.”

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The Washington Chapter of OLLI@UGA will meet Thursday, November 13, at 2 p.m. at the Episcopal Parish House. Dr. Albert Sams will share his knowledge on the topic “Eye: Diseases Affecting the Eyes of the Aging Population.”

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The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ will host prayer services nightly at 6 p.m. until December 31. The church is located at 279 Springfield Road in Crawfordville. The public is invited. Bertha Evans is the pastor.

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Black Rock A.M.E. Church will have its Youth Night on Friday, October 31. Contact any member or Sis. Judy Heard for additional details.

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The Washington-Wilkes Class of 1971 will have a class meeting on Saturday, November 8, at 5 p.m. at the Mary Willis Library. For more information, contact Lawrence Stokes at 706-339-7504.

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The Iris Garden Club will meet Tuesday, November 11, at 10 a.m. at the home and gardens of Dr. Katharine Sanders with the program, “Hoop House Gardening.” Carpooling will be at 9:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church.

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New Life Baptist Church will hold its first-ever “Fall Ball” on Friday, October 31, just before the football game from 5:30-7:30 p.m. It will be held at the New Life location at 808 E. Robert Toombs Ave. For more information call 706-726-1517.

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Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church will hold its Men’s Day Program on November 9, at 2 p.m. The guest speaker will be Luther “Bernard” Holyfield, the brother of the former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield of Atlanta. Dinner will be served.

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Pauline Chapel F.B.H. Church will celebrate Pastor Kimberly Leverett’s 14th anniversary on November 2 at 3 p.m. at The Pope Center. The guest speaker will be Pastor Tonita Cody of Parks Grove F.B.H. Church. Dinner will be served.

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Clifford Grove Baptist Church of Rayle will have a Dolls Meet and Greet for the parents on November 8 at 1 p.m. at the Mary Willis Library.

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The annual Wilkes County branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet will be held Saturday, November 1, at 6 p.m. at the Third Shiloh Rev. G.L. Avery Center. The guest speaker will be Rev. Dr. James Washington Jr., pastor of New Grove Baptist Church of Winterville. For tickets, contact Rachel Jackson or Rev. Lance Pitts.

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The Rayle City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 4, at City Hall in Rayle.

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Gibson Grove Baptist Church will hold a two-night revival Thursday and Friday, November 6-7 at 7 p.m. with Minister Frances Harper of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Crawfordville as guest speaker.

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Gibson Grove Baptist Church will hold its Pastor Support Ministry Anniversary on Sunday, November 26, at 2 p.m.

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The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 13, at the Wilkes County courthouse with a work session in the chairman’s office beginning at 5 p.m.

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The Washington City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, November 10, at The Pope Center beginning at 6 p.m. A work session will be held starting at 5 p.m.

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Trinity Baptist Church will celebrate its Men’s and Women’s Day Program the first Sunday, November 2, at 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

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The Mount Nebo Baptist Church annual Fifty State Rally will be held November 9 at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Calvin Staley.

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