Calendar of Events

Published 6:16 pm Friday, January 18, 2008

By Staff
MLK parade entries free, due tomorrow
Atmore’s Martin Luther King parade applications are due tomorrow. There is no fee for entering the parade. For more information, see page 1B of today’s Advance.
ECHS NJROTC holds air rifle championship
The second annual regional air rifle championship will be held Jan. 19 in the NJROTC spaces in the career tech area at Escambia County High School. This is a five-state regional championship to select the best shooters who will go on to the Navy Nationals. There will be three relays, one at 8 a.m., one at 10:30 a.m. and one at 1 p.m.
Kingsfield center hosts Sullivan singing
The Enoch and Margie Sullivan Family will be in concert at Kingsfield Worship Center Jan. 18 at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 807 West Kingsfield Road in Cantonment.
For more information call 850-937-0508 or visit the Web site at
Canoe church hosts gospel singing
The McKissack Quartet and Nell Wiggins Ole Time will sing at 6 p.m. Jan. 19 at Canoe Baptist Church.
FBC Atmore hosts community service
There will be a Sanctity of Life Community Service at First Baptist Church Atmore on Jan. 20 at 6 p.m. Participating churches include, First Presbyterian, First United Methodist, First Baptist of Atmore, Grace Fellowship and Robinsonville Baptist.
Club honoring MLK on Jan. 20 at church
The Progressive Civic and Recreational Club is sponsoring the 22nd Annual Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 20 at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Atmore.
The public is invited.
Atmore Baptist Temple hosts event
Atmore Baptist Temple will host a revival meeting with evangelist David Young Jan. 20-23. Sunday’s meetings will be held at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday meetings will be held at 7 p.m. nightly. Atmore Baptist Temple is located at 1707 S. Main St.
For more information, call 368-8282.
Historical Society to meet Jan. 21
The Atmore Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. Jan. 21 at the PD Webb Building.
Workshops scheduled for poll workers
A poll worker’s workshop will be held Jan. 22 at the Atmore City Hall at 1 p.m.
NAACP meeting scheduled for Jan. 22
The first meeting of the year of the NAACP Chapter # 5027 will be held Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at the PCRC Building, Houston Avery Park.
Contact president Ted Mcneal with any questions 251-368-6521.
Dialysis center hosts class on Jan. 29
There will be a Key Kidney Class Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. at Atmore Davita Dialysis Center, 807 E. Craig St. This class is for pre-dialysis and dialysis patients.
For more information call 368-5593.
Kelley’s offers two classes this month
Kelley’s Ambulance Service is offering two classes this month:
You must pre-register for these classes a week in advance. Classes will meet at 21 N. Main St. For more information, call 368-5915.
Beth Moore study slated Feb. 5-6
The First Presbyterian Church invites the community to participate in Beth Moore’s newest Bible study, Stepping Up: A Journey Through the Psalms of Ascent to be held at the First Presbyterian Church in Atmore, beginning Feb. 5 at 9:30 a.m. and Feb. 6 at 3:30 p.m. Childcare will be provided for the Tuesday morning sessions only. The seven-week study includes an introductory session and six weekly group sessions. The group will meet weekly to discuss the assignments and view Moore’s video lectures.
For more information or to register, call Jan Rice at 368-8091.
Trinity hosts pancake supper on Feb. 5
Trinity Episcopal Church will sponsor a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The cost is $3 per person. The supper will be held in the parish hall next to the church.
Primary election will be held Feb. 5
Escambia County will hold a Presidential Primary Election Feb. 5 for the purpose of determining who will represent the Republican and Democratic Party in the General Election in November. This election will be held at the regular polling places and the voting hours will be 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
FNB selling tickets to Glamour Magic
First National Bank &Trust is selling tickets to Glamour Magic. The photo sessions will be held Feb. 6-9 at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Tickets are $9.95 each for the session and an 8X10 photo. Hair and makeup are provided. Glamour Magic will call for session times.
For more information, call 368-3148.
Turtle Point hosts BBUG program
It’s BBUG time again at Turtle Point. We are inviting parents and guardians of K through 5th grade students to submit an application for the BBUG (Building Backyard Urban Greenspaces) Program.
Why should you be a part of this program? Because it is fun, educational, and free! The BBUG Program is an innovative project that trains parents to take their children outside and learn about our natural world. The BBUG Program is an effort to get children off the couch and unplugged - from TV, video games and computers - and into the natural world. Children that spend time outside show fewer symptoms associated with ADHD, maintain a healthier body weight, are less likely to become depressed, and score higher on standardized tests. As BBUG participants, you will receive a backpack filled with equipment - worth over $200 - absolutely free. All we ask is that you commit to USE the equipment with your child and keep records of your projects for the BBUG Committee to review during the first year.
If you would like an application emailed to you, please send an email to with “BBUG” in the subject line. Call (251) 296-3401 to get an application by mail or to pick one up. Space is LIMITED. We will be accepting applications for the BBUG Program through Feb. 8.
Vikki Day’s Gallery hosts art classes
The Day Gallery is full of events throughout the upcoming month.
Call 294-1237 for more information on any of the classes.
Atmore Lions looking for new members
The Atmore Lions Club meets the first and third Wednesday for lunch each month at the Atmore Community Hospital. All interested in joining the club are welcome to attend.
Countryside Hospice in need of volunteers
Countryside Hospice is in need of volunteers who have spare time on their hands and who would like to help others. No medical knowledge is needed.
Call Kathi Kelley at 334-222-7048 or toll free at 1-888-567-2914 for more information.
VFW host Friday night dances
Friday Night Dances at the VFW are open to the general public for a donation of $5 per participant. Country and soft rock music for dancing is provided by the VFW’s Freedom Band. If you like good, clean, safe fun, the VFW Post located at 206 W. Ashley Street is the place to be on Friday nights from 7:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.
Legion Auxiliary schedules meetings
American Legion Auxiliary meeting is held the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion building.
If anyone is interested in membership, please call 446-1403.
If you would like a community event published in the Advance please fax it to 368-2124 or email it to

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