MEALS ON WHEELS: For Amory’s Meals on Wheels program May 8, Penny Leech will coordinate, and First Baptist Church and Phyllis Mize will deliver. For more information on this service, call 640-1088 or 315-0679.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: The Aberdeen group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi, located at 102 South James St. Monday meetings are closed groups. Wednesday meetings are open to the public. AlAnon meets at the St. Francis on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8 p.m. and at noon on Wednesdays at the Amory Municipal Library. A new Al-Anon meeting is being held in Amory on Monday evenings at 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Amory in building C. Amory AA meeting is held at First United Methodist Church Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8 p.m. For more information, call 315-4793 or 315-1965. For a listing of other AA meetings, visit http://aa–mississippi.org.
QUICK BITES: The Monroe County Extension Service will host the Quick Bites program, “May Celebrations,” hosted by Lynette McDougald May 4 at noon. Call the Extension office at 369-4951 if you plan to attend.
THIS WEEK AT THE ELKIN: The Elkin Theatre will show the movie, “Boss Baby,” rated PG Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6. Admission is $5 for all regular movie tickets. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the movie begins at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.elkintheatre.com.
TEACHERS OF DISTINCTION: The South Monroe County Community Fund will host its inaugural Teachers of Distinction Awards May 3 at 1 p.m. at the Elkin Theatre.
ART SHOW: Aberdeen High School’s gifted arts students will hold their annual art show May 4 from 3:30 until 5:15 p.m. at the Elkin Theatre.
NETTLETON CLEAN UP DAY: The City of Nettleton, in conjunction with Keep Mississippi Beautiful, will have its Nettleton Clean Up Day May 6. The citywide cleanup will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church pavilion and end there at 11:30 a.m. Breakfast, lunch, water and garbage bags will be provided.
GOLF TOURNAMENT: A golf tournament benefiting Coy Dabbs will be held May 6 at 10 a.m. at Amory Golf Course. It will consist of four-man teams at $160 per team. Dabbs was diagnosed with esophageal cancer and has been undergoing treatment and awaiting surgery. To sign up, sponsor or donate, contact Lee Myatt at 315-6000, Dakin Duncan at 315-9148 or Mike Dabbs at 372-3938.
FISH FRY: Evergreen-Carolina Volunteer Fire Department will have its spring fish fry at the Evergreen Community Center, located approximately eight miles south of Mooreville, May 6 from 3:30 until 7:30 p.m. Plates are $9, and all proceeds support the fire department. Donations are welcome.
RETIREMENT CEREMONY: The Amory School District will host a retirement reception on May 15 from 3:30 until 4:30 p.m. at the culinary arts dining room located in the Amory Career & Technical Center, located at 1006 Sam Haskell Dr. Serena Coleman, Ruth Earlean Esters, Rebecca Hudaon, Glenda Keeton, Malinda Luker and Letha Mae Spratt will be honored.
FISH FRY: Bartahatchie Volunteer Fire Department will host a fish fry fundraiser May 27 at the Bartahatchie Community Center from 3 until 7 p.m. Plates are $10 and include fish, hushpuppies, fries, coleslaw, a drink and dessert. Proceeds will help purchase fire equipment. For tickets or more information, call any of the VFD firefighters or fire chief Keith Box at 436-1304.
PRAIRIE FUN DAY: The Prairie RCDC will host the annual Prairie Fun Day June 10 from 8 a.m. until at the Prairie Community Center. The deadline to sign up for booths is May 31. For more information, call 369-7975 or 295-1660.
CLASS REUNION: Hatley will have an all-class reunion Aug. 12 at the Aberdeen Country Club from 6 p.m. until midnight. People who attended Hatley but didn’t graduate from there are welcomed to attend. Food and fellowship begins at 6, and The Gents will perform from 8:30 until midnight. Tickets are $75 for couples and $45 for singles. Money can be taken to Barbara Howell at Renasant Bank, NAPA in Amory or mailed to Sherry Camp Parkhurst at 1250 Steam Mill Ferry Road, Jackson, TN 38301.