Community Calendar 11-30-2017

November 28-Dec. 1

Magee Library will be closed November 28 - December 1 for inventory. The library will reopen on Saturday, Dec. 2.


December 2

Mendenhall Business Women’s Club Tour of Homes will be Saturday, Dec. 2, from 4-7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from any club member or at the door of the homes.


The Annual D’Lo Christmas Parade is Saturday, Dec. 2, at 4 p.m. Line up is at 3 p.m. at D’Lo Water Park. The theme this year is Love Came Down. For more information call 601-201-6226.


The Braxton Christmas Parade will be held on Dec. 2. Line up is at 1 p.m. The parade will be at 2 p.m. Visit and take your own photo with Santa from 12-1 p.m. Theme: T’was the Night before Christmas in the Small Town of Braxton.


A gospel sing will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center, 663 Old Highway 49, Sanford, featuring Gospel Grass Revival, Touch of Faith, Faithway Singers. Admission is free. A love offering will be received. For more information call 601-765-6485.


Make a vintage ornament magnet at Magee Public Library on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the meeting room. This is a free class.


December 3

Men in Black and Women in Red Program will be held at Mt. Mercy M.B. Church on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend.


December 5

Movie Day will be held at Magee Public Library on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 4-6:10 p.m. in the meeting room. Watch Beauty and the Beast and even dress the part. The movie is Walt Disney and rated PG.


December 7

Teens, de-stress with games on Thursday, Dec. 7, at Magee Public Library from 3:43 to 5 p.m. Play games and enjoy snacks! 


December 9

A stamp class will be held at Magee Public Library on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the meeting room. Come learn how to make handcrafted cards, name tags, and other related Christmas items. There is a $5 material cost.


December 10

A special concert will be held at Salem Baptist Church, 2380 Salem Road, Lake, MS on Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. It is a night to remember with the Browders from Hilton, VA. This will be their only stop in Mississippi on their Christmas concert tour. The Browders will be singing Christmas music, old and new. For more information call 601-775-8272.


December 11

Support Simpson County with Toys for Tots. Spread a little cheer to a child less fortunate. Toys for Tots are collecting the following: Monetary donations (make all checks payable to Toys for Tots), BIkes for children 1 to 17, dolls (multi-races), doll houses, video games, table games, crafting projects, gifts for children 0-3, gifts for youth ages 14-17, educational toys, scholarships of $100 or more, visibility on website, letters of appreciation. All donations are due by Dec. 11. All donations may be dropped off in Mendenhall at Peoples Bank, PriorityOne Bank, Fred’s, Dollar General of Mendenhall, Family Dollars, Simpson County School District Offices, Mendenhall Police Department, Rho Iota Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. For more information contact Lillie Hardy at 601-847-4018 or LaTasha Millis at 601-847-1212 or Deonka Mazie at 601-863-9763 or Donations may be submitted through the foundation website of Select the counties in which you want to contribute. Donations go to counties in which funds were raised.


December 12

The Mendenhall Christmas parade sponsored by the Mendenhall Area Chamber of Commerce will be held Tuesday, December 12, at 6 p.m.  This year the theme will be “An Angelic Christmas.”  Any businesses, church groups or individuals can participate so spread the word. Floats will be judged on the theme of the parade so get creative. 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



The Magee Library has 25 angels from the Salvation Army ready to be adopted. All gifts must be returned with the tag by Dec. 6. Angel Tree is a unique holiday assistance program that connects a generous individual or group with a deserving child in need.


A Bible study on the book of Revelations is being offered every Sunday night at 6 p.m. led by Pastor Bro. Donald Green at Fellowship Baptist Church, Hwy 13 South, Mendenhall.


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 is 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 more 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.


Drug problem? Narcotics Anonymous can help. NA toll free helpline: 866-643-6792. Local NA meeting schedule: Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at Overflow Church in Magee.


American Legion Post 74 meets the third 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.