Calendar of events

Extension office open house May 8

To celebrate 100 years of the Extension Service in Mississippi, the Webster County Extension office is hosting an open house from 2-4 p.m. May 8 at its office located at 16 E. Fox Ave. in Eupora.
For more information on the Extension Service Centennial Celebration, call the Extension office at 258-3971.

Young at Heart Dance

A Young at Heart Dance will be May 9 from 7-10 p.m. at the Starkville Sportsplex Activities Building, 505 Lynn Lane.
Come and dance to the hits of the ‘60s to present: classic rock and roll, rhythm and blues, and big band-style music. Admission is $5.

Gospel singing

Gore Springs Community Center will host a Gospel Music Jubilee at 6 p.m. May 10 featuring Bobby Hawkins, Still Blessed, Psalms Trio and Magnolia Gospel. Admission is $5.

Jazz concert

Eupora High School Band Boosters will sponsor a jazz concert at the BLY Fine Arts Center on May 10 at 7 p.m. Admission is $5.
The concert will feature the Eupora High Jazz Band, Jessica Horton and Bill Stewart.

Friends of Library

Friends of Library will meet May 12 at 11:30 a.m. Speaker will be Randy Pierce, author of “Magnolia Mud.”  Lunch will be available for a small fee. Everyone welcome.

Relay for Life luminarias

Join people throughout Webster County by making a donation for a luminaria in honor or in memory of someone touched by cancer.
Webster County’s sixth annual Relay for Life events will be May 16. Luminarias (with the names on them) will line the track at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Hospital that night. During the event, all participants will share in the special luminaria ceremony; candles will be lit and names will be called of those for whom donations for luminarias have been received.
Anyone interested in making a donation of $10 for a luminaria may request an order form that displays the bright pink luminaria poster or by calling Frances Hyde at 552-0705. People are encouraged to secure their luminarias early so that they may enjoy the activities the night of the event.

EHS Class of 1964 reunion

The Eupora High School Class of 1964 will have a reunion the weekend of May 23-25.
Organizers invite anyone who was ever in this class, was friends with someone in the class, or was close to or a family member of someone in the class to come and visit with classmates from 1-3 p.m. May 24 at the open house at the old high school. Other activities are also planned.
Contact Judy Hodges Cascio at 662-323-3758 or Hugh Gibson at 662-258-7855 for details.

Bailey Reunion

The annual Bailey Reunion will be May 24 and 25 at the George Bailey Home Place located in the West Shady Grove community. For more information, call Lisa Bailey Stewart at 662.552.0745.

MayFest in the Park

Mathiston will celebrate its 125th birthday on the weekend of May 30-31.
Friday night’s activities will include a gospel singing, hamburger/hotdog plates to benefit the Mathiston VFD, free birthday cake and a fireworks show.
MayFest in the Park will be May 31. The day will include vendors, an antique car show, performances by local talent and a hot air balloon for tethered rides. The vendor fee is $10.
For more information or for a vendor/car form or if you’d like to perform Saturday, contact Betty at 662.312.8724 or Sue at 662.263.6161.

Biggers Reunion

The Biggers Family Reunion will be at 11 a.m. May 31 at the Biggers Old Home Place, 4180 Chester-Tomnolen Road, Eupora. For further information contact Larry Biggers at 706-464-6870.

Mathiston Library story hour

The Mathiston Public Library has story hour and activities for children of all ages every Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Webster County Library storytime

Storytime at Webster County Public Library is held each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Children ages 3-6 are invited to attend. For more information call 258-7515.

Maben Public Library story hour

Maben Public Library has story hour every Friday at 10 a.m. featuring many fun activities along with a story with Ms. Mary. Children ages 3-6 are invited.

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.

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