Calendar Items for Jan. 23, 2009

Girl Scout Cookie Sale

It’s cookie time once again!  The local Girl Scout troops started taking orders for cookies Friday, Jan. 9 and will continue to take them through Feb. 3.  The cookies will arrive on Feb. 16.  Cookies will also be on sale throughout Union County through March 6.  For more information, call Jan Speck at 534-8729.

Holy Convocation at First Non-Denominational Church

On January 19-23, 2009 First Non-Denominational Church (Bishop Albert Smith, Pastor) will have a Holy Convocation at 7p.m. nightly. There will be a different speaker each night.  Located at 1102 Bratton Road New Albany Ms, next to Highway patrol station.

Union County American Red Cross Blood Drive

The Union County American Red Cross will host a blood drive this Friday-Sunday, Jan. 23-25 at Wal-Mart. The Bloodmobile will be there from 2 until 7 p.m. Friday, noon until 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday.

NAHS Softball Team Pancake Breakfast

The New Albany High School Softball team will host its annual Pancake Breakfast this Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, from 6 until 10:30 or 11 a.m. at the New Albany Middle School.  Tickets may be purchased from the softball team members or at the door.

Country Music Night

Family Tradition & Friends will perform on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009 from 4:30 until 10:00 P.M. at the old Lakeside Grocery at 112 CR 331.  For directions and admission costs, call  662-871-5111.

“The Dukes” in Concert

New Albany Main Street presents “The Dukes” in concert on January 24, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Magnolia Civic Center.  Tickets will be available at the New Albany Main Street office (formerly old post office).  For more information please call Vickie Duke at 662-534-3438.

Revival at St. James Church of God in Christ

St. James Church of God in Christ will host a Revival on Jan. 26-30, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. nightly.  The speaker will be the Elect Lady of the Northern Mississippi Jurisdiction, Missionary Alma B. Hoyle.

Ordination Service at New Birth Community Church

New Birth Community Church will have ordination service for Minister Shan Howell Sunday, Jan. 25, at 3:30 p.m. Jonathan T. Tucker is host pastor.

Shoe Size Program

Flatwood Grove Church of the Living God Annual Shoe Size Program will be Sunday, February 1, @ 6:00 p.m. The speaker will be Rev. Lawrence McKenzie of Poplar CME Church in Saltillo MS. For more information contact Mother Helen Carroll (662) 524-3251.

NAHS to present “Beauty and the Beast”

This year’s New Albany High School musical will be Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” Performances will be Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6 and 7, at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee Sunday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m.  For ticket information, call the New Albany High School office at 534-1805.

Valentine Banquet and Fashion Show

Oak Grove M.B. Church Life Center will host a Valentine Banquet and Fashion Show on Feb. 7, at 5 p.m.  It is sponsored by the church’s youth department.  For ticket information call Inez Finley at 266-1056.

“Importance of Being Earnest”

The Tallahatchie River Players present “The Importance of Being Earnest” at the Cine` Theatre in Historic Downtown New Albany.  For information, including admission, call 662-534-3438.

“A Musical Valentine”

The Tupelo Symphony Orchestra will present “A Musical Valentine” at the Cine` Theatre, in Historic Downtown New Albany on Feb. 15, 2009.  Steven Byess, Conductor from Denver, Colorado, Laurie Gayle Stephenson, Soprano from New York, New York, and Steve Amerson, Tenor from Los Angeles, California, along with the 65 piece orchestra will perform.  For more information call 662-534-4354.

Tallahatchie River Players to present MASH”

The Tallahatchie River Players are to present M.A.S.H at the Cine` Theatre in Historic Downtown New Albany on April 17-19. For information, including admission, call 662-534-3438.

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