Calendar of Events

Published 5:54 am Wednesday, May 28, 2008

By Staff
The Paper Station, located at 100 N. Main St. will host a “Meet Kevin” event tomorrow from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.
The event will be an opportunity for area residents to meet District 4 County Commission candidate Kevin McKinley.
BOE food program begins June 2
The Escambia County Board of Education Child Nutrition Program will hold its summer food program June 2-27 at Escambia County High School. Attend the program for nutritious meals at no charge.
Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. until 9 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Meals are served Monday through Friday.
For more information, call Cindy Young at 368-2341.
FBC Bratt to host softball tournament
The First Baptist Church of Bratt will be holding a Co-ed Softball Tournament at Bradberry Ballpark in Walnut Hill on May 31. There will be a $200 entry fee per team. Three women minimum on the field at all times. Proceeds will go to the youth group's summer camp expenses.
For more information, contact Brad Gibbs at 294-0187 or Derek Angeles at 850-418-5004.
Greater Mt. Triumph VBS continues
Greater Mt. Triumph Missionary Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. May 26-30. The theme this year will be “Adventures in Faith.”
Greater Mt. Trumph to honor Hawthornes
Greater Mt. Triumph Missionary Baptist Church will host fifth-year Pastor's Anniversary event Honoring the Reverend and Sister Willie Hawthorne, Pastor and First Lady
The celebration begins on:
The church is asking everyone if they would please come and help make this day a special occasion for the Reverend and Sister Willie Hawthorne.
Mark Trammell Trio in concert May 30
The Mark Trammell Trio will be in concert May 30 at 7 p.m.
Bethel United Methodist Church is located at 5191 Hwy. 21 in Atmore.
There will be no admission, but a love offering will be received.
For information, please Call 251 368 1074
Forest seminar slated for May 31
The Escambia County Soil and Water Conservation District in partnership with the Alabama Treasure Forest Association, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, NRCS and Forest partners will host a "Women Forest Landowner" seminar on Saturday, May 31, 2008 from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the property of Bert and Carolyn Eichold located in Nokomis, AL. This is sure to be a day of learning you won't want to miss!
Registration is $15 per person with a registration deadline of Wednesday, May 28, 2008. Seating is limited so register early. To register for this valuable and informative seminar or for more information, please call Chasity Pettis at (251) 867-8042, Ext. 3.
FBC Atmore VBS slated for June 2-6
First Baptist Church Atmore will host Vacation Bible School June 2-6 from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Preregister at or in the church office.
Call 368-2181 for more information.
Walnut Hill Baptist VBS slated June 4-6
Walnut Hill Baptist Church will be having a three day Vacation Bible School June 4-6 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The theme is Lifeway's Outrigger Island.
All activities will be geared around a tropical theme. On the last day of VBS there will be a Hot Dog Supper and games and a water slide. VBS commencement will be held on Sunday, June 8th. VBS is opened to 4 year olds through students completing 5th grade. Anyone interested in attending can call Ramona at 327-4676 or email . Early registration is appreciated.
Walnut Hill Baptist is located at 5741 Arthur Brown Road in Walnut Hill, Fla.
Walnut Hill Mennonite VBS
Walnut Hill Mennonite Church will host Vacation Bible School for children 5 years old up to 10th grade June 2-13 from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
If you would like to attend and need transportation, or for more information, call Eric Koehn at 327-6180, Brian Decker at 327-9596 or Kerry Boeckner at 327-4708.
Moore to host rabies clinics June 7
There will be a rabies clinic conducted by Dr. Tommy Moore of Atmore Animal Hospital on June 7 at the following locations:
Price is $8 per animal
Art, antique festival slated for June 7
Come to the country for the First Annual Southwest Alabama Antique and Art Fair in Uriah, June 7 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Rain date will be June 14th. Artists from all over Southwest Alabama and Northwest Florida will be there. Original Fine Art, Original Folk Art, Original Pottery, Hand Crafted Quilts and Antiques.
For more information call 251-377-4667 or email
Cosmetology event slated for June 7-10
Alabama State Cosmetology annual educational convention begins Saturday, June 7 through June 10 at The Ashbury Hotel in Mobile.
The event will offer informative and innovative information to the professional and students. For further information contact 205-966-2028 or 251-473-2710
Mt. Olive to host Mission Day
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church will host a Mission Day Program June 8 at 3 p.m. Everyone is invited. Choirs are asked to render an A/B section.
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church is located at 248 Pouncey Road in Atmore. Chairperson is Barbara Poole Harris and the Reverend is Monroe Tucker Jr., pastor. Mistress of ceremony will be Thelma Grant of Gaines Chapel AME.
For more information, call 368-1277 ext. 101.
Hendersons will perform June 8
The Hendersons will be in concert on Sunday June 8 at Bratt Assembly of God Church. The group will take stage at 11 a.m. and lunch will follow.
The church is located 5154 Hwy 4 in Bratt, Fla.
Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information please call 850-327-6298.
Sardis VBS slated for June 9-13
Sardis Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School June 9-13 from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. for Pre-K children through sixth grade. Adults will have Bible study on Wednesday evenings through the month of June. The youth will have Bible study on June 6.
Join "Catch the Reading Bug!" this summer at the Atmore Public Library and discover the amazing world of insects!
The 2008 Summer Reading program will be held every Friday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m beginning June 6 and ending July 11. Children ages 5-12 are welcome to attend. To open our Summer Reading Program we will be having a Wild West Show! Please make plans to attend!
Below is a list of events:
For more information call 368-5234.
Grand School reunion June 26-29
The J F Shields/MCTS Grand School Reunion will be June 26-29 in Beatrice. Thursday night will be hospitality night in the school band room beginning at 7 p.m.
For further info please contact the president at 251-957-4864 or 251-789-2424.
Wawbeek VFD monthly yard sale
Wawbeek Volunteer Fire Department’s monthly yard sale will be held the first Saturday of each month 8 a.m. until. Money goes to purchase Jaws of Life. Reasonable donations accepted.
Class of ‘58 to hold reunion July 5
Escambia County Training School Class of 1958 will host a reunion on July 5 at Weatherford’s Steak House (formally known as Best Western Restaurant) There will be a fee of $55 per person or $100 per couple. Deadline to pay is June 1. All interested parties call 251-368-2660 or 251-368-3501.
NWE cheer sign-up held on Saturdays
NWE Cheerleader registration will be held every Saturday in May at Earnest Ward Football from 10 a.m. until noon.
Fiddler’s Convention to be held July 19
The 29th Atmore Rotary Fiddler’s Convention will be held on July 19. The Rotary Club is looking for a few judges for the event. If you or someone else you know is interested, call Keith Castleberry at 368-2106.
Trinity VBS slated for July 21-25
Trinity Episcopal Church’s Vacation Bible School will be held July 21-25 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
For more information call Sandra Mayer at 368-5933.
Greenlawn serves as loan closet
The American Cancer Society Community Loan Closet, located at Greenlawn Home Health Care (810 East Craig Street), has supplies for cancer patients including, hats, wigs, breast prostheses, bras, blankets, port pillows and turbins. Please stop by and benefit from this free source.
First Presbyterian hosts Bible Study
The Atmore community is invited to the study, “Vertically Inclined: Climbing Higher with God” by author, Mary Kassian. This exciting, seven-session, video-based study is especially designed to show Christian women how, by tethering themselves more securely to Him, they can climb to greater spiritual heights.
Along the way, participants will be challenged to: develop an increased loyalty to Christ and His work; to examine their values and renew their determination; to take steps to increase their love for Christ, and to enjoy Him more.
The study begins June 25 and will run for seven weeks, meeting each Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church on Horner Street. Childcare will be provided and the cost of the study book is $15.00. For more information or to register please call Jan Rice at 368-8091. You will gain a different perspective—with this exhilarating, video-enhanced study and experience the thrill of following Christ to new places! Please plan to join us!
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