Community Calendar 11-28-2019

November 27

CMRLS Libraries will close at 12 noon on Wednesday, November 27, and remain closed Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; November 28, 29, & 30, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular library hours will resume on Monday, December 2. All online resources will be available at while your library is closed. Central Mississippi Regional Library System serves the public libraries of Rankin, Scott, Simpson, and Smith counties.

November 28

The USDA Service Center, which houses the Simpson County Farm Service Agency (FSA) and the Simpson County Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) offices, located at 3080 Simpson Hwy. 13, Mendenhall, MS, will be CLOSED Thursday, November 28, for Thanksgiving Day.  The Service Center will re-open on Friday, November 29, at 8 a.m. 

December 1

Pastor Scotty Dailey and Galilee sisterhood invite you to their Hat program on December 1 at 2 p.m. Theme is “Women on the Move for Christ.” Speaker will be Sis. Vickie Lockett of New Mt. Zion in Puckett. First Lady Floria Richardson of Word of Truth in Hazlehurst and First Lady Melba Keyes of Pentecostal True Holiness Church of Mount Olive. For more information contact Sis. Tanya Berry 601-808-1657.

December 2

Pictures with Santa Dec. 2, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Santa will be here for pictures with the children! Bring your camera! Mendenhall Public Library 1630 Simpson Highway 149 Mendenhall, Mississippi 39114. If questions, call 601-847-2181.

Christmas Blood Drive Monday, December 2, noon-6 p.m. at  Mendenhall Public Library, 1630 Simpson Highway 149, Mendenhall, MS 39114. If questions, call 601-847-2181.

LEGO Club kids, Let's have some fun! LEGO fun! Join us for some free build time and snacks! A great way to end the year! Kindergarten to 4th Grade December 2 at 4 p.m. Magee Public Library

120 First St. NW Magee, Mississippi 39111. For more information call 601-849-3747 or go to

December 3

The Mendenhall Christmas parade sponsored by the Mendenhall Area Chamber of Commerce will be held Tuesday, December 3, at 6 p.m.  This year the theme will be “Snowman’s Wonderland.”   Any businesses, church groups or individuals can participate. Floats will be judged on the theme of the parade. All entries must be lined up by 5:15 p.m. To enter, call the Chamber office at 601-847-1725 or 601-847-2525.

December 4

The Simpson County FSA Committee (COC) will meet on Wednesday, December 4,  at 9 a.m. in the Simpson County FSA Office. Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to attend or participate in this meeting should contact Jessie F. Watts, CED, at 601-847-0035, extension 106, or Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339, by Friday, November 29.

December 7

D’Lo will host its 26th annual Christmas Parade Saturday, December 7. Line-up time is 3 p.m. with parade starting at 4 p.m. Theme is “Old Fashioned Christmas.”

December 8

Pine Grove MB Church will host a Family & Friends Day on Sunday, December 8, at 1:30 p.m. The speaker will be Pastor Corey Walker from Taylor Hill MB Church in Braxton.

Magee 1st Baptist Church musician appreciation Sunday, December 8, at 2 p.m. All churches, choirs, soloists and groups are welcome. Pastor Monty Lee.

December 9

LEGO Club Tweens! School is almost out! Time for some fun. LEGO fun! Hang out, build something, and have a snack! December 9 at 4 p.m. 5th to 8th Grade, Magee Public Library 120 First St. NW

Magee, MS 39111. If questions, call 601-849-3747  or go to

December 14

Gospel Sing Saturday, December 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center, 663 Old Highway 49 Sanford. Featuring Harvest Quartet, Hickory Ridge and The  Faithway Singers. Free admission. A love offering will be received. For more info call 601-765-6485.

December 16

LEGO Club December 16 at 4 p.m. Teens! Shake off the stress of school! LEGOs! Have fun, do some building, and have some snacks! 9th - 12th Grade Magee Public Library 120 First St. NW

Magee, MS 39111. For questions call 601-849-3747 or go to

December 21

December 21 at 10 a.m. It's almost Christmas! Santa is making a quick stop at Magee to see all the boys and girls! Stop by and say Hi and get a picture with the Big Guy! We will have his favorites, hot cocoa and cookies! Parents, please bring a camera if you want a picture with Santa. Magee Public Library 120 First St. NW Magee, MS 3911.  If questions call 601-849-3747.

December 28

Magee High School Class of 1979 class reunion will be December 28 at 7 p.m. at Saratoga Community Center, 189 J. Smith Rd. Magee. For more information on the cost you can call Marian Loftin-Winn 601-594-8724  or Lois Williams-Johnson at 601-382-3470.


Toys Registration Drive Simpson County Age:  0-17 Registration: online at Dates to apply: 10/21/2019 – December 1, 2019, 6 p.m. Questions: Call 601-878-1029 or email Community Support. We are seeking partnerships with Non-Profits, Churches, Businesses, Schools, Social Service Agencies, City Departments and Officials. Ways you can support: Sponsorships, Events, Collect Toys, Donations, Food and Drinks for Volunteers, Box Trucks Usage, Storage, Advertisement, newspaper Ads or warehouse space.

“Celebrate Recovery” meets every Thursday night at Overflow Church at 6 p.m., 222 Railroad Dr. SE Magee, MS 39111.

Grief Share meeting began at Overflow beginning October 1. It continues on Tuesday nights from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 222 Railroad Dr. SE Magee, MS 39111.

Morning prayer and afternoon luncheon is held every Thursday at Mt. Moriah Church. Prayer time is 11 a.m. until noon. Lunch and fellowship time is 12:15-1:15 p.m. Prayer and lunch are open to all people to get spiritually fed and natural food for the soul. Senior citizens, the needy and the homeless, come and bring a friend. Mt. Moriah Church is located at 160 Mt. Moriah Church Road, Magee.

The Books-n-Lunch Club meets at the Magee Library at 12:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss a book chosen for adult readers. New participants are welcome. Pick up or prepare a lunch item to share and join the group, or just visit. Call the library at 601-849-3747 for information.

Magee First UMC livestreams Sunday morning worship services at 10 a.m. weekly via Services are also archived for viewing convenience.

The Simpson County Federation of Democratic Women meets at the E911 Building in Mendenhall the third Saturday of each month from 10-11 a.m.

American Legion Post 74 meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month. at the VFW, Hwy 49, Magee, at 6:30 p.m. Veterans and active duty service personnel welcome.

Lunch and Prayer is held every Tuesday from 12-1 p.m. at BridgePointe Church, 123 Choctaw Street E., Magee. Hosted by Genesis (a BridgePointe Ministry.)

Weekly Prayer  every Thursday at noon at the Faith Tabernacle COGIC located across from the Goodwater Barber School in Magee. For info call 601-849- 4007.

Preschool story time is held at Mendenhall Public Library on Thursdays at 10 a.m. Bring your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.The library offers many activities for children of all ages during the week and after school.