The Third Sweet Pilgrim Baptist Association invites all churches to a “County Wide Revival” through Fri., April 5, 7:30 p.m. nightly. Rev. Terry Fairly will be moderator. For more info call 601-598-2041.
Youth 12 and under are invited to participate in a tennis clinic taught by Seven Georgian and other volunteers Sat., April 6, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Cost is $10 per child. To register or for more info call Kathryn Lewis at 228-697-4505 or Steven Georgian at 601-528-1617.
The Crosby Arboretum, 370 Ridge Rd., Picayune, will host a “Wildflowers for Mississippi Landscapes,” presentation Fri., April 5, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. The presentation is free for members and $5 for non-members. For more info or to register call 601-799-2311.
Strawberries & Cream Festival
The Crosby Arboretum, 370 Ridge Rd., Picayune will host a Strawberries & Cream Festival Sun., April 7, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Bring the family and join to celebrate the history of the old strawberry farm on the lovely Pinecote Pavilion. Ice cream, fresh strawberries and Picayune Frog Lemonade will be served. Admission is free and open to the public. For more info call 601-799-2311.
Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation will offer Ag in the Classroom Workshops June 11 at DeSoto County School Adm. Building, Hernando; June 12 at Mississippi Farm Bureau Building, Jackson; and June 13 at James Lynn Cartlidge Multi-Purpose Building, Hattiesburg. Registration is 8 a.m. and workshops are 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 a.m. CEU credits are available for $20. For more info or to register call 601-928-7351. Deadline to register is May 15.
Stone High School Class of 1963, the first graduating class of Stone High, will hold their 50-year class reunion Fri., May 3 at the Lakeview Lodge, Flint Creek Water Park. Other classes of SHS are invited to visit 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. for a “meet and greet” with the class of ’63.
Westside Community Center will host a Drawdown on Sat., April 6 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 donation will get you dinner for two adults and one drawdown entry. The Max Dreyer Band will provide entertainment. For more info call 601-795-7926.
Bethlehem Baptist Church will host a musical benefit for Joyce Breland at 7 p.m. on Sat., April 20. For more info call Bro. Kevin Stubbs at 228-731-7122.
Bank of Wiggins will host a fish dinner to benefit the American Heart Association 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Fri., April 5. Plates are $8 each and include fish, potato salad, baked beans, bread and dessert. Ask for tickets at any Bank of Wiggins location. For more info call Marilyn, Beth, Jennifer or Amy at 601-928-5233.
The 2013 Stone County American Heart Walk will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Sat., April 20 on the MGCCC Perkinston Campus. For more info call 228-604-5308.
Perkinston Elementary School will hold Kindergarten pre-registration Tues., April 9 – Thurs., April 11, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Items required include a certified birth certificate, completed Mississippi Immunization Compliance form 121, 2 proofs of residency and a photo ID of the person enrolling the child. Students must be enrolled by their legal guardians and must be 5 years of age by Sept. 1, 2013.
The Stone County Arts Council will host a special watercolor workshop with Elizabeth Huffmaster. The full day workshop will be 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sat., May 11 at the Visual Arts Center on Perkinston Campus of MGCCC. Fee is $60 for members and $75 for non-members. Limited space, call to reserve a spot 601-928-6298.
The Women’s Auxiliary of the Third Sweet Pilgrim Baptist Association of Perry County will present a special program, “Christian Women Do You Have Your Armor Ready,” at 3 p.m. on Sun., April 28, 1403 Hwy 98, New Augusta. For more info call Jauneice Benjamin at 601-598-2041.
A benefit account has been opened at Southern National Bank in Wiggins for Patricia Basye and Felicia Holliman. The two were seriously injured in a car accident recently.
Pine Needle Quilters
The Pine Needle Quilters will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tues., April 9 at the Sunflower Community Center. Brenda Parker will present the program, “Crazy Quilting.” For more info call Wyvona Scarbrough at 601-928-3801.
Senior Health Fair
Stone County TRIAD, SCSO and MSUES will host a Senior Appreciation Day and Health Fair 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Thurs., April 11 at the Stone County Fairgrounds exhibit building. A free lunch will be served at 11 a.m. For more info or to reserve a vendor space call MSUES at 601-928-5286.
There will be a “Know Your Numbers,” Health Fair at MGCCC Perkinston Campus on Wed., April 3, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the Bellinger Student Center. The event is open to the public and no admission.
Stone County Arts Council will host a Pine Needle Basket class taught by Sandra Cassibry 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Tues., April 23 at the Perkinston campus Visual Arts Center. Cost is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. All supplies are included. For more info call 601-928-6298.
Wiggins Masonic Lodge No. 481 F&AM, 129 S. First St., Wiggins will hold their monthly breakfast Sat., April 6, 7:30 a.m. until. Plates are $6 and the public is invited.
The Strong Bones, Strong Women exercise class meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Wiggins at the Stone County Rehab Center on Hwy 26 at 9:00 a.m., and at McHenry at the Community Building next to the McHenry Fire Station, at 10:30 a.m. The classes are for osteoporosis prevention and muscle strengthening. For info call 601-928-5286.
Healthy Heart Class
The Strong Women, Healthy Hearts class meets at 5:15pm on Monday and Thursdays at the Stone Co Extension Office on Critz Street. For more information call 601-928-5286.
Westside Community Center has Bingo every Thursday night. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games start at 6:30 p.m.
Pine Hill Dulcimers and Friends meet 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at Wiggins Presbyterian Church. Other acoustic instruments are also welcome as well as the people who play them. No charge, very casual, all ages and lots of fun. For more info call 601-528-1663.