Published 12:00 am Saturday, November 4, 2006
n Rummage Sale for Masonic Lodge
The Georgiana Masonic Lodge is holding a fundraiser rummage sale starting at 8 a.m. today. Location is 249 Jones St., one block west of G'ana Hospital.
Sweet Potato Festival
The Butler County Optimist Club's Annual Sweet Potato Festival will be held on November 4, 2006 at the Butler County Fairgrounds. The festival begins at 10 a.m. and closes at 4 p.m.
Some of the activities include performances by the praise dancers from various churches, hula hoop contests, the seven-shape singers, and the crowning of the kings and queens.
Items for sale will vary; cakes, pies, cookies, hot dogs, candied apples, hot fish sandwiches, soft drinks, crocheted bedspreads and other items will be available. For further information, call 382-3203, 382-2722 or 382-3867.
Workmen Quartet at Providence UMC
The Workmen Quartet will be performing at Providence United Methodist Church at 5 6 p.m. Nov. 4, 2006. The church is located on Starlington Road, 9 miles NW of Georgiana. Please join us! For more info, call 334-276-9568.
Seminar at Antioch East
Ladies' Night Out Ministry of Antioch East Baptist Church invites ladies to a seminar on November 4, 2006 entitled “Hey, Whose Birthday is It, Anyway?” as presented bv Bob and Beth Crittendon of WLBF-FM Radio Station in Montgomery. The program will begin at 8 a.m. with a luncheon following. The cost of this program is $10 per person. Deadline for registration is October 28, 2006. Gifts and door prizes will be presented. For more information, please contact Deborah Daniels at 371-7777.
Melinda Rainey Thompson, Greenville native and author of “SWAG: Southern Women Aging Gracefully” will be holding a book signing from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Greenville-Butler County Public Library Sunday, November 5. Everyone is encouraged to come out and meet this hometown writer.
Antioch East Dedication
Antioch East Baptist Church, 2303 Old Stage Road, will hold a dedication service at 2 p.m., Nov. 5, for the new sanctuary God has provided. All are invited to attend,
Heaven's Gate and Hell's Flames
First Assembly of God at 760 North Conecuh St., Greenville, will be presenting “Heaven's Gate and Hell's Flames,” a high-impact, live Christian drama you'll never forget. It is in its 45th year of production and has been presented all over the world. Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. and Nov. 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. Nursery provided nightly, free admission.
Hunter Education Class
A Hunter Education Class is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 6, 7, and 8 at LBW campus in Greenville. Must be ten years or older to graduate. All hunters born on or after August 1, 1977, must complete a hunter education course before purchasing their first hunting license. To register: Call Linda Adams at 334383-6701 to register.
City of Greenville Blood Drive
The American Red Cross and the City of Greenville are conducting a blood drive today, Nov. 7, from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the Red Cross bus, 119 E. Commerce St., Greenville. Positive ID required to donate. All presenting donors will receive a T-shirt, as well as be entered into a drawing to win two Delta Airlines round-trip tickets. Come out and give the gift of life!
GHS Class of ‘77 Reunion Meeting
The Greenville High School Class of ‘77 is planning a reunion planning meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 at Greenville High School. For more info, contact Carolyn Griffin at 383-9732 and Sharon Smith at 382-6292.
Friday Nite Jamboree at Ga-Ana
The Ga-Ana Theatre, Georgiana, presents its Friday Jamboree at 6 p.m. with Omar and the Trail Blazers of Jackson, Miss. Also appearing is young singing sensation Ricky Fitzgerald and the Lost Highway Band. Fitzgerald will be unveiling historic Hank trail marker. Admission only $5 for a toe-tappin' good time. For more info, call 334-376-9019 or 334-382-7959.
P/MP VFD Camp Stew Sale
Delicious camp stew will be on sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Nov. 11 at the Providence/Mount Pisgah VFD, 1806 Starlington Road. For advance orders, call Chris Hilliard at 346-2583 or 346-2768.
Veteran's Day Celebration
The Butler County Historical Society invites everyone to a day of celebration honoring the Alabama National Guard Butler County Unit and all veterans of all wars, slated for Saturday, November 11 in Confederate Park. Music begins at 10 a.m., program at 11 a.m. Lunch to follow along with a book signing by Nimrod Frazer in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church. For more info, call Herbert Morton at 382-4611, Barbara Middleton at 382-2639 or Judy Taylor of the BCHGS at 383-9564.
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