Calendar of Events

EWHS groundbreaking Groundbreaking for the new East Webster High School building at Cumberland will be May 18. The ceremony will be at 2 p.m. Art in the Garden Tickets are now available for tours of area gardens when the Starkville Area Arts Council presents Art in the Garden. Scheduled for May 19, tours of six area gardens will be conducted from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. In case of rain, the event will be moved to May 20 from 1-5 p.m. The tickets are $15 per person, which includes breakfast at the Hilton Garden Inn, 975 Highway 12 E., beginning at 8 a.m. They are available at the SAAC office, located in the Greater Starkville Development Partnership building, and East Mississippi Lumber Co. They may also be purchased at the Hilton Garden Inn on the morning of the event. For more information contact the SAAC office at 324-3080. Peacock Reunion The Peacock Reunion will be May 19 at the home of Robert “Boogie” and Paula “Jeannie” Holland in Maben. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship. For more information call 263-4056. Tomnolen FD fundraiser The Tomnolen Fire Department will have a fundraiser May 19 beginning at noon. The celebration will feature live music, an inflatable playground, children’s games, a dunk tank, barbecue plates, hot dogs, drinks and chips. A car/bike show will be from 2-4 p.m. and a cakewalk will be at 5 p.m. A Taurus Judge pistol will also be raffled. Health, Fitness, Nutrition Workshop The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club and area churches will host the Health, Fitness and Nutrition Workshop reception at 5 p.m. May 21 at West Oktibbeha County High School’s cafeteria in Maben. Mrs. Mississippi Traci Mongeon of Choctaw County will be the guest speaker. The workshops are held every third Monday. For more information call club leader Rose Coffey at 242-7962. Extension offers youth workshops The Webster County Extension and the Office of Nutrition Education are offering upcoming events in May for youth in Webster County from 8-16 years of age. Workshops are free. Call to reserve a spot. We will be having fun and games this summer as we learn, so keep your eyes out for events each month. Sign up for events by calling 258-3971. • GRILL SAFETY WORKSHOP, May 21 and 29 from 9-11 a.m. at Extension Office (food safety and physical safety, food prep skills and tasting). • QUESADILLA DE HUEVOS WORKSHOP, May 23 from 9-11 a.m. at Extension Office (food prep skills and tasting). Mobile WIN Job Center visits The Mobile WIN Job Center will set up shop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mary 24 at the former Garan factory on Highway 9 South in Eupora. The Mississippi Department of Employment Security’s mobile WIN Job Center has 12 Internet-connected computer stations. Staff members are available to help job seekers. Quick Bites “Getting Started with Backyard Chickens,” a Quick Bites interactive program, will be from noon-1 p.m. May 24 at the Webster County Extension Office. Miriam Sansing and Alison Buehler will show what is involved in getting started with raising chickens in your own backyard. Call 258-3971 to register. Online Couponing An Online Couponing session by Dale Jordon of MSU Extension will be May 24 at 3:30 p.m. at the Webster County Extension Office. This program will help you change the way you shop. With the cost of living going up it is important to find ways to save money. “Couponing” is great way to get more bang for your buck. This free program, that is open to the public, will teach you where to find and print coupons by using your computer. You will also learn how to use your smart phone to save money. Call Extension at 258-3971 by May 22 to register for this event. Bailey Reunion The annual Bailey Reunion will be May 26 and 27 at the George Bailey Home Place located in the West Shady Grove community. For more information, call Lisa Bailey Stewart at 552.7252. UBS blood drive United Blood Services will conduct a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. May 31 in the Education Room of NMMC-Eupora. Volunteer blood donors must be at least 16, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Cub Scouts carwash/bake sale Cub Scouts Pack 30/144 will be having a carwash/bake sale on June 2 at SuperValu in Eupora from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All funds will be used for the pack’s summer activities. Story Hour Story Hour at the Maben Public Library is every Friday at 10 a.m. Come enjoy stories, music and other fun learning experiences for ages 3 to 6. AA meetings Alcoholics Anonymous meets Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 5-6 p.m. at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora in the Education Conference Room. Bingo at VFW Bingo is every Saturday at 6 p.m. at VFW Post 3806 in Eupora. Longview Opry Enjoy music, refreshments and fun at the Longview Opry on Highway 12 in Longview every Saturday at 7 p.m. Talent is welcome. Admission is free. Story Time Story Time at Webster County Public Library is every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Children ages 3-6 are invited to come and enjoy stories and activities. Gospel Singing, Gospel Singing, Stewart Fire Department, HWY 82, Stewart, MS. Saturday May 26,, 2012, 7:00 P.M. featuring Heavenly Journey, Chuck Clark, and Joy Card. Concessions available, Admission is Love Offering for Gospel Singing, Everyone is welcome to come join us for a great night of gospel singing, food, and fellowship. For more information call Angie 662-418-6454