Community Calendar 11-29-2018



November 30

The Sanctuary Choir and drama group of First Baptist Church of Magee will usher in the Christmas season with a presentation of The Nativity Symphony on Friday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary at 222 1st St. NW in Magee.  Everyone is invited. Tickets are free and are available at the church office and from church members.


November 30 and December 1

Kennedy Springs Baptist Church "Mission Center" WINTER SALE! Friday and Saturday,  November 30 and December 1, (8 a.m.-12 noon). Most winter  clothes will be $1.00* with the exception of some new and name brand items. Hundreds of jackets, coats, sweaters and sweats are now available for unbelievable prices as well as many boots and hundreds of blue jeans  for $1.00* They receive new donations from CATO, Ballyhoo and Dollar General  often. Hundreds of books are available for 10¢.  It is open to the public the first and third weekend each month selling  toys, dishes, linens, knick knacks and much more at great, low prices! They offer free Bibles, Sunday School books and daily prayer devotional books. Follow the pink signs from Polk’s Pharmacy only 9 miles from downtown Magee and only 10 miles out Highway #540E from  Highway #49 to 2034 Highway #540. (601/847-0702). Be sure to spread the word and share their fb page "Kennedy Springs Mission Center Ministry". (* Indicates some slightly higher)


December 1

Harrisville will host their annual Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 1.  Line up is at 9 a.m. and the parade starts at 10 a.m.


The D’Lo Christmas Parade will be on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 4 p.m. Line up at 3 p.m. at D’Lo Water Park and 1st Street.  Theme: A Christmas Wish.


The annual Braxton Christmas Parade will be on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m. Santa will be in Mable Everett Park from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  For more information call 601-540-7500.



December 2

The Sanctuary Choir and drama group of First Baptist Church of Magee will offer a second presentation of The Nativity Symphony on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary at 222 1st St. NW in Magee.  Everyone is invited.  Tickets are free, available at the church office and from church members.


December 3

Mendenhall Library will have Christmas Open House on Dec. 3 from 5-6 p.m.


Pictures with Santa at Mendenhall Library, Dec. 3, from 4-6 p.m. Bring your camera.


Mendenhall LIbrary will host a Christmas Blood Drive on Monday, Dec. 3, noon-7 p.m.


December 4

Jan Risher, a graduate of Magee High School now working in Louisiana, will be at the Magee Library on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m. to discuss her new book, Looking at the Stars from Old Algiers and Other Long Stories Short and sign copies for the public.  Everyone is welcome to attend.


December 6

Mendenhall Library will have a session on DIY Christmas Ornaments on Dec. 6 starting at 4 p.m. All K-6 children are invited to come.


December 7

On Friday, December 7, enjoy free live music, holiday decorations, and traditional treats at the twenty-third annual Christmas by Candlelight Tour. Seven sites will be open and sporting holiday decorations—the State Capitol, Mississippi Governor’s Mansion, Old Capitol Museum, Manship House Museum, and Eudora Welty House and Garden, plus the new Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.


December 7 & 8

Awestruck Community Theater will present their children’s play, What Could Go Wrong the Night Before Christmas on Friday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m. at the Boswell Auditorium on the Main Campus of BRC on Hwy. 149.  Tickets are $15 at the door, $10 for senior citizens and children under 10 years.


December 11

The Magee Christmas Parade will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m. on Main Avenue in Magee.  The theme is “A Dr. Seuss Christmas.” 


December 12

Mendenhall Library will have Morning Movie on Dec. 12 at 10 a.m. We will be watching “The Star,” The Story of the First Christmas.


December 13

Mendenhall Christmas Parade Thursday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m.

The theme this year is  "A Birthday Celebration."  To enter a float or other unit, call the Chamber office at 601-847-1725 or 601-847-2525. The parade is sponsored by the Mendenhall Area Chamber of Commerce.


Brown Bag and Brush Painting class at Mendenhall Library from 11:30-1:30 p.m. The group will paint a Christmas Door Hanger.


December 18

Mendenhall Library will host Make and Take Christmas Ornaments  December 18 starting at 4 p.m. Teens are invited to attend.


December 24-25

The Board of Supervisors & Simpson County Solid Waste office will be CLOSED Monday, December 24 & Tuesday, December 25, in Observance of Christmas and also on Monday, December 31, and Tuesday, January 1, 2019, in observance of New Year's. Trash pickup will run as follows for both holiday weeks: Regular trash pickup for Monday & part of Tuesday routes will be picked up beginning Wednesday and will run until all routes are collected throughout on Friday afternoon. Please have trash out by 6 a.m. in bags for pick up.


January 2

Mendenhall Library will have Bingo on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at 11:30 a.m. Patrons are invited to join us for a friendly game. Prizes and refreshments.



 “Celebrate Recovery” meets every Thursday night at Overflow Church at 6 p.m., 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 to see what goes on. 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 will be held 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.